The Sanjay Ghodawat University (SGU) is established in the Academic Year 2017-18. It is established as a State Private University under Govt. of Maharashtra Act No. XL of 2017 dated 3rd May 2017, with the approval of the UGC and the state Government. Academic Council of SGU governs the rules and regulations for the smooth conduct of academic programs with the approval of Governing Council of SGU, which shall continuously monitor the programs and makes appropriate amendments in the rules and regulations as per requirements whenever required. Various committees constituted as per the act will recommend the curriculum, addition/deletion of courses, assessment system, discipline and conduct of students to AC, to ensure that the quality of upgradation and the relevance of the program are maintained to meet the present changes that are taking place at different levels of higher education system. SGU has constituted its own Academic Council, Academic Advisory Committee, Finance Committee, Library committee, Department under Graduate Committee, Class Committee, Evaluation Committee, Marks Finalization Committee, Mal-Practice Committee, Grievance Redressal Committee, Standing Disciplinary Action Committee, and Hostel Committee etc. All these committees ensure that the university functions as per the norms laid down by the UGC / State Government and such other regulatory bodies.
"For the true measure of giving is giving without measure." Spread across 150 Acres, Sou. Sushila Danchand Ghodawat Charitable Trust's Sanjay Ghodawat University (SGU) is situated in serene atmosphere amidst idyllic hills and lush green meadows to study in harmony with Nature. The Institution aspires to run along the lines of best-in- the-world education and become a world-class institution where teaching-learning process gets a far deeper meaning. Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur (SGU) stands for performance par excellence. World over where it is commonplace to see mediocrity as the order of the day, SGU always stands as the guiding star of brilliance, quality and deliverance beyond expectations. Innovativeness and Creativity are the hallmarks of a genius enterprise and SGU stands to be a stage where these qualities would be nurtured, encouraged and blossomed. Inner re-engineering towards a proactive outlook, courage to convert challenges into opportunities and an unyielding spirit with never-say-die attitude is expected from students, staff and management who are present in the grand precincts of the Institution. The genius is incomplete without the sense of social responsibility and SGU's ultimate goal remains the development of an attitude of gratitude that freely gives back without expectations.
The Sanjay Ghodawat University stands as a beacon of light to guide the younger generation of the day on the right path to fulfilment in career and life. The USP of the University is its research based curriculum and academically oriented teaching staff. The world class ambience and infrastructure helps the students to easily accommodate themselves in an environment that is conducive to the teaching- learning process. Hands on experience, challenge based case studies, maximum participation of students in the classroom, use of modern digital technology, smart classrooms, solution oriented thinking promotion, stress on research and innovation, international tie ups, choice based credit system for flexibility in choosing areas of interest etc. are some of the features of the University.