Shivaji College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi. It is a co-educational institution and imparts instruction in various subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Over the years, several students of the college have excelled in the academic field by obtaining top or near-top positions in various university examinations. The results of the college in general have been consistently good. The college has extensive playgrounds which provide an excellent opportunity to students to participate in various games and sports. As in the academic field, on the sports field the college also has many an achievement to its credit. Not only has the college won prizes in various sporting events several times, but also, some of the students of the college have represented the University and the State of Delhi in competitions that were held at the Inter-University or National level, with some of them participating in international events as well. The college has various societies dedicated to art, literature, dance, debate, music, and most especially theatre. The theatre society of Shivaji College, named VAYAM, is one of the top college theatre societies of India.