Overview of DBT Sponsored Star College Scheme

Awarded Grade ‘A’ by the Review Committee for the First Year of ongoing Star College Scheme

Shivaji College has been awarded with financial grant under the illustrious Star College Scheme of DBT, Govt of India. The college has been awarded with Grade A on successful completion of one year of excellence in January 2021.

Star College Scheme (SCS) has been initiated by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India in 2008 to support colleges and universities offering undergraduate education to improve science teaching across the country. DBT is committed to the values of i) Pursuit of excellence ii) Academic and intellectual freedom iii) Creativity and innovation iv) Diversity v) Cooperation and Communication & vi) Accountability. DBT has therefore, launched a scheme for improving critical thinking and 'hands on' experimental work at undergraduate (college) level in sciences. It is expected to encourage, more students to take up higher education in science.