Shivaji Collegewas established in 1961. This College is affiliated to University of Delhi - [DU], New Delhi. Shivaji College is run under the trusteeship of Delhi Administration. This is a co-educational institution and this college proved a both undergraduate and post-graduate levels course. College education provides an opportunity to students to groom their inherent talents, explore their interests and new ideas and help them in a manner that they are an asset to society The college also provides necessary infrastructure in the form of a spacious library, well equipped laboratories an auditorium furnished with state-of-the-art audio-visual facility and a huge playground in addition to well-kept lawns and gardens. The students of the college have exhibited brilliant performances in their academic pursuits and extraordinary achievements in extra-curricular activities
Shivaji College aims to attain excellence in all aspects and aspires to become a premier institution of higher education by creating healthy and congenial academic environment helpful for innovation and experimentation. Quest for knowledge, freedom of expression and respect for culture is the hallmark of the college.
Shivaji College believes in attaining curricular and extra-curricular excellence. Here, emphasis is laid upon all-round and integrated development of students. The mission of the college is to provide academic excellence in the fields of science, commerce and humanities. The spirit of scientific enquiry is encouraged and students and faculty are motivated towards continuous research and learning. The college has facilities which include laboratories, computers, projectors and trained teachers for instruction. The college encourages competitiveness and a yearning for perfection. The objective is to inculcate the potential to venture beyond the set curriculum. The college believes in recognizing, encouraging and nurturing diverse talents and aptitude of the students. Skills for practical application of knowledge are also imparted aiming at holistic development of the students.
The mission of Shivaji College is aptly reflected in the college motto “Amritam tu vidya” (Education is eternal or a never ending process).
Shivaji College was established with the single aim of providing education to young girls and boys from West Delhi. Today, Shivaji College is the destination not only for students from West Delhi but also for students from various places outside Delhi. It is the hub of education and research as the College offers up-to-date infrastructure.