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 300 colleges are affiliated to it.
The School of Studies in Commerce started in 1980â81 and that of Biochemistry from the session 1986-87. The School of Studies in Computer Science, Engineering & Applications started from the session 1995â96 and running MCA and BCA courses. Established in 2000, the Institute of Engineering Jiwaji University is Jiwaji and Rajeev Gandhi Technical University affiliated college of Engineering.