Chhatrapati Shahu Institute of Business Education and Research (CSIBER), Kolhapur, Maharashtra was established in 1976. It is a private institute, recognized by UGC and affiliated to Shivaji University. It has been accredited A+ by NAAC. It offers full-time PG courses such as MBA, MCA, M.Sc, MSW, M.Com and a PG Diploma. Additionally, CSIBER also offers M.Phil at the Research level. Admission is either based on merit or an entrance examination. Candidates can apply to the college in online mode. 

CSIBER Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1976 | Private (Autonomous)
Approved by UGC
Affiliated to Shivaji University
Courses Offered PG, PG Diploma and M.Phil.
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters Infosys, Eureka Forbes, Airtel, Bajaj, Reliance, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank
Campus Area 12 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Computer Lab, Auditorium, Boys Hostel, Canteen, ATM, Sports facilities
Official Website

CSIBER Courses 

Courses Specializations Details
MBA - Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Bachelor's Degree with 50% aggregate
Selection Criteria- MAH-MBA/MMS-CET
Environment Management Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
Selection Criteria- DTE-CET / ATMA / C-MAT
MCA - Duration – 3 years
Eligibility – Bachelor's Degree with 50% in aggregate and must have studied Mathematics at 10+2 level
Selection Criteria- CET
M.Com - Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Graduation with Commerce
Selection Criteria - Merit-based
M.Sc Computer Science Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Graduated in B.C.S., B.Sc.(Computer Technology / IT/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Electronics) or B.C.A. with 50% aggregate
Selection Criteria- Entrance exam 
Environment and Safety Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Graduated in Science
Selection Criteria- Entrance exam, Group Discussion, Interview
Quantitative Economics Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Graduated in B. Com, B.B.A, BCA, BA (Economics), B.Sc. (Physics/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Computer Science)
Selection Criteria- Entrance exam
MSW - Duration – 2 years
Eligibility – Graduate in any discipline
Selection Criteria – CET
M.Phil Commerce & Management Duration – 1-2 years
Eligibility – Post graduation with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria- CET & Interview
Sociology & Social Work
PG Diploma Computer Applications Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Graduation with Mathematics as one of the subjects
Selection Criteria: Merit-based

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CSIBER Admissions

Admissions at the college are either based on merit or an entrance exam.

Candidates for courses like MBA, MCA, M.Sc, MSW and M.Phil are required to appear for entrance exams. For M.Com and PG Diploma, admission is based on merit. 

How to apply?

  • Candidates can apply on the official website of CSIBER
  • Click on the Application link and fill the form with required details
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • After payment, submit the application fee
  • Download the form for future reference

CSIBER Placements

The institute demonstrates a high rate of placements. It has a Career Development Centre and a Placement committee to increase the career prospects of its students. It has more than 50 companies visiting for placement every year. Some of their major recruiters are –

  • Infosys
  • Eureka Forbes
  • HDFC Bank
  • Airtel
  • Godrej
  • Wipro
  • Cipla

The placement details for MBA in the past few years are -

Year 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Number of companies participated 57 61 53
Number of student placements 65 75 88
Highest salary offered 5.5 Lakh/annum 6.66 Lakh/annum 6.15 Lakh/annum

CSIBER Scholarships

Scholarships and freeships are available for meritorious and deserving students from socially backward class. Students can also avail scholarships schemes provided by Govt. of India & Govt. of Maharashtra. Given below is the scholarship offered by CSIBER:

Late Dr.A.D.Shinde Merit Scholarship: Rs 10000, 15000 & 20000 is offered to meritorious students from every year for the MBA & MCA course.

CSIBER Facilities

The following facilities are offered by Chhatrapati Shahu Institute of Business Education and Research:

  • Computer Labs – CSIBER has 8 well equipped Computer labs with 500+ computers.
  • Internet - 24 x 7 Wi-Fi internet facility is available for students through 200 mbps line.
  • Classrooms – The campus has a total of 30 classrooms & lecture halls, with latest audio-visual aids.
  • Library – It offers a large collection of more than 91,678 books, journals, CDs, reports & e-books. The institute also has subscriptions that give access to various databases, which are readily available for the students & faculty. It also has a Reading hall which is open for 12 hours.
  • Sports - The college also has a playground where students can play basketball and football.
  • Hostel – It has a boys’ hostel with 71 rooms. It also offers mess facilities. 
  • Canteen – The canteen offers snacks and beverages at affordable rates.

CSIBER Faculty

CSIBER 6 departments with highly qualified professors who have the capabilities of imparting education with a strong foundation. The faculty includes Heads of Departments, Assistant Professors & Associate Professors. Amongst the following, around 25 professors hold Ph.D. and 13 hold M.B.A. degrees. The faculty has delivered 100+ guest lectures in various colleges. The faculty has won numerous awards and have had papers published in leading publications. They also hold memberships in respective professional bodies at National and International levels and are actively involved in research projects. The faculty members are in the following positions:

  • Associate Professors: 13
  • Assistant Professors: 17

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Ques. Does CSIBER, Kolhapur offer hostel facilities?

Ans. CSIBER offers hostel facilities for boys. The hostels have clean and spacious rooms. Some salient features are -

  • Reading room facility 24 x7.
  • Rooms available with single, double, triple & five occupancy.
  • Each Hostel room is provided with – Bed, cupboard, fan, tubelight, table & chair provided in each room.
  • Tea/Coffee machine available.
  • 24 hrs water supply. Hot water supply available.
  • Medical facilities provided.

Ques. What is the fee structure for M.Phil at CSIBER?

Ans. The Fee structure is as follows:

Details Amount (in Rs) for first year For Subsequent term (six months)
Registration Fee 500 --
Admission Fee 100 --
Library Fee 500 500
Computer/Internet Fee 2000 --
Tuition Fee 1000 --
Development Fee 2500 --
Workshop Fee 1000 --
Journal Subscription Fee 400 --
Alumni Fee 500 --
Library Deposit 1000 --
Total 9500 500

Ques. What is the course pattern for MBA at CSIBER?

Ans. The MBA program consists of 4 semesters, over a duration of 2 years. The syllabus for each semester is divided under the following categories –

  • Core Component (CC)
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
  • Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)
  • Generic Elective (GE)

Students will be awarded credit points and Internal marks on completion of courses, based on which candidate’s result shall be calculated.

Ques. Is the faculty for MSW at CSIBER good?

Ans. The MSW department comprises 7 faculty members that are highly qualified and experienced. All the faculty members hold a PhD degree and therefore, there is no doubt that the students receive a top-notch education. 

Ques. What are the career prospects after doing MCA?

Ans. After completion of MCA, candidates can work as the following –

    • IT Auditor
    • System Analyst
    • Software developer
    • CYBER expert
    • Consultant
    • Cloud Architect
    • Network Administrator
    • Database Administrator
    • Technical writer

Ques. Does CSIBER offer assistance in finding jobs?

Ans. The institute has an active placement committee that ensures that its students are placed in reputed companies. Students are put through training programs which will help them in career shaping. Some training programs conducted in the past were - Image Management for Career Development, Stress Management, Capacity Building, Work-life Balance and Workplace.