Jiwaji University (JU) is a public affiliating university in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. The university offers affiliation to institutions of higher learning in seven districts of Gwalior and Chambal division: Gwalior, Morena, Bhind, Guna, Ashoknagar, Shivpuri , Datia and Sheopur Kalan. It started with 29 affiliated colleges and now more than 400 colleges are affiliated to it.
It is now almost forty seven years that University has witnessed a logarithmic phase of growth. It has also seen the strides that can parallel to any other national/ international academic instutions.
Several medals have been instituted by the university on various eminent personalities in different subjects as a mark of honour to the meritorious and brilliant students of different faculties.