The Kolhan University was established on 13 August 2009 with 14 Constituent Colleges and 12 Affiliated Colleges in geographical jurisdiction of East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum and Seraikela Kharswan District with more than 80,000 students strength. The University is in the area of tribal region.
The total number of students enrolled in Kolhan University for Bachelors, Masters and Vocational/Professional Courses comes to 55,500. Manish In graduation level 43,000 students have been enrolled in Part-I and Part-II. The number of Part III students are about 12,500, at present appearing from Ranchi University. Apart from that, the number of students enrolled in PG, Medical, Dental, Engineering, MBA, B.Ed. and Vocational/Add-on Courses are about 8,142 . Therefore, the total number of students enrolled is 63,642.
Apart from conventional courses in UG and PG level including Medical/ Dental/ Engineering/ Law/ Management/ Education following Vocational Courses are running under the University :
Different Vocational Courses running in 11 Colleges are :
BBA, BCA, BSC (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, MASS COMMUNICATION-VIDEO PRODUCTION, TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT and ADVERTISING SALES PROMOTION AND SALES MANAGEMENT), MBA, MCA, B.Ed. AND M.Ed.,
Ongoing Add-on (Vocational) courses running in different colleges are :
Banking, Applied Psychology, Communicative English, Web Designing, Industrial Chemistry, Pollution Management, e-Commerce, Aqua Culture, Advertising Sales Promotion and Sales Management, Functional English, Mass Communication, Information Technology and Computer Applications
College with Potential for Excellence Declared by University Grants Commission During Xth & XI Plan :
1. JAMSHEDUR WOMENS’ COLLEGE 2. KARIM CITY COLLEGE, JAMSHEDPUR
There is provision of 1 Model College in the District of Seraikela Kharswan under Kolhan University, Chaibasa.