Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJMU), formerly Kanpur University, is a public university Located in one of the biggest industrial metropolis of State of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur. It is regulated under the state legislature of the government of Uttar Pradesh.
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark for higher education. The university is geared to provide maximum scholastic benefit to each individual student. Now the university has 170 affiliated colleges in 15 districts. The university has a spreading campus of 264 acres, the university is booming with academic activities and providing the higher education to the students of the state.
The university has more than 4.5 lakhs students enrolled. It is one of the largest universities of Asia catering to urban and rural students offering an unparalleled range of professional and academic courses in disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Management and Medicine. The university is booming with academic activities. While the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in all disciplines of Art, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Medicine are offered in affiliated colleges and institutions, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties of Life Sciences, Business Management, Education and English.
The university has recently started an Institute of Engineering and Technology in the campus offering courses in four branches of engineering viz. Chemical, Computer Science and Information, Mechanical Engineering in the first instance.