Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur is a state university. It is affiliated to UGC. Kanpur University was established in 1966 when Agra University split into Agra and Kanpur universities. Mayawati, as chief minister, changed the name from Kanpur University to the current name.
The main university campus is situated on Grand Trunk Road, 12 km from Kanpur Central railway station, 4 km from Kalianpur railway station and 28 km from Kanpur Airport. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark of higher education. It is an educational community where students of various religions and cultural backgrounds study and work together in a congenial atmosphere. The university is geared to provide maximum scholastic benefit to each individual student.
|University||Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University|
|Location||Kalyanpur Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Motto in English||Rise from Darkness to Light|
|Established||9 February 1966|