Shivaji College, a constituent College of the University of Delhi, is run under the trusteeship of Delhi Administration. it is a co-educational institution and imparts instruction in various subjects at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
The College was founded in 1961 by the renowned social activist and farmer-leader, Honourable Dr. Panjab Rao Deshmukh, then Union Minister for Agriculture, to meet the needs and ideals of higher education in a predominantly agrarian area. Till some years after its inception, the college functioned from a temporary building in village Matiala. It was taken over by the Delhi Government, and relocated to Karampura, in 1967. The college finally shifted to its present location 1976.
Since its inception in a small structure in rural Delhi with borrowed science laboratories, the College has come a long way in 2015 with a campus spread over an area of 10 acres, used for academic purposes, residential complex and sports ground. The total built area of the teaching and administrative blocks in 10,002 sq. metres. There are 46 lecture rooms, most of which have multimedia projection facilities. In addition, there are 6 tutorial rooms and 14 science laboratories. 1 museum and 4 research project rooms. There are 4 computer laboratories with all the required software. The centrally air conditioned auditorium of the college has state of the art multi-media facilities and has seating capacity of 250 persons. The entire campus is a Wi-Fi enabled zone.