The North Maharashtra University is one of the upcoming universities in India, the university was established on 15th August, 1990 under the Maharashtra University Act No. XXIX of 1989 as a teaching and affiliating University. It actually started its academic and administrative activities under the leadership of Prof. Dr. N. K. Thakare, the first Vice Chancellor of the university, from academic year 1991-92. The jurisdiction of North Maharashtra University is spread over three districts of North Maharashtra i.e. Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar.
The university was shifted to its own campus in 1995.The university is situated on the banks of river "Girna" and the campus of the university is spread over a hilly terrain of 650 acres of land. Each building of the campus is well connected through tar roads constructed by the University itself. The University is also well connected to Jalgaon City by Asian Highway No. 46. The transport modes like City Bus Service, Auto Rickshaws are available for employees, students, visitors.
The campus beautification is maintained through lawns and planting various trees on the campus. More than two lac trees have been planted to conserve the natural beauty and environment of the campus, for which the university was selected for the ï¿½Vanashree Award ï¿½ 2000ï¿½ by Government of Maharashtra and ï¿½Indira Priyadarshini Vriksha Mitra (IPVM) Award-2002ï¿½ by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The Maharashtra State Electricity Board has installed a separate sub-station to cater to the needs of electricity on the campus. As an alternative source of electricity supply, three 125 KVs Diesel Generators are installed on the campus. The university is approximately 10Kms away from the Jalgaon city. The pollution free hilly terrain provides natural ambience which creates a perfect environment for study. All Departments are equipped with all modern facilities, required by students/visitors.
The university is imparting education to students, through various courses at under graduate, post graduate, doctoral and post doctoral level, under 09 faculties, which includes Science, Engg. & Technology , Education , Medicine & Pharmacy , Ayurvedic Medicine , Arts & fine arts, Commerce and Management, Mental, Moral & Social Sciences, Law faculty .
Right now, there are 6 schools and 11 academic departments on the campus. Soon we will be strarting new academic departments. There are more than 200 colleges and 37 institutes and 17 recognized R & D centres affiliated to the university and this number is growing every year. The syllabi of different courses are designed to give profound and latest knowledge about the subjects to the students. The element of computer education is also being added to B.A., B.Sc. & B.Com. courses. The syllabi of the courses are revised from time to time as per the requirement.
The University has developed a model Examination System and is one of the few Universities in the State for conducting examinations regularly and declaring the results well in time as per the Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994. The action plan of the University in this regard is serving as a prototype to other Universities in the State. To improve the efficiency of work most of the functioning of Administrative Departments/sections is computerized. The modern management techniques are used for easy and user friendly administration. Prof. Dr. S. F. Patil took over as the second Vice Chancellor of this University on 14th Aug. 1996. During his tenure two new academic departments viz. Department of Comparative Languages & Literature and Department of Information Technology were started on the campus.
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon has 18 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon