Karnatak University, Dharwad was established in 1949. The university is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" grade also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B).
The Bombay legislature of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency established Karnatak University through the Karnatak University Act 1949. It became a statutory University on 1st March 1950.
The University (888 acres) is offering courses in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Education, Law, Management, Science and Technology and Social Sciences. Symbolic of the University’s vision and mission the emblem of the University consists of the papal tree at the centre, an open book. There are 5 constituent colleges offering UG and PG courses in science, arts, commerce, fine arts, law, and education.
The University has 3 PG campuses, at Haveri (42 acres). Gadag (32 acres) and Karwar (6 acres) all of which are district headquarters. All campus are self-contained and are at various stages of development. They cater to the needs of local people as well as promote specialized studies
The University identifies the regional needs and overall development of students of this backward region of north Karnataka. A large number of students suffer from lack of communication skills and opportunities to develop their personality
Last Year, the University has been awarded the coveted ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ (UPE) by the University Grants Commission with a financial assistance of Rs. 50 crores for undertaking research activities and development of education
|Bachelor of Business Administration||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Master of Arts in English||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Folklore||Full Time||2 Years||BA|
|Master of Arts in Hindi||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Kannada||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Linguistics||Full Time||2 Years||BA|
|Master of Arts in Sanskrit||Correspondence||2 Years|
|Master of Commerce||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Computer Application||Full Time||3 Years||BCA|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications||Correspondence||1 Year|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Functional Hindi||Full Time||2 Years||Graduate with Hindi Functional Hindi as Optional Subject and 45% Marks; 40% Marks for SC/ST/Cat-I|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Translation||Full Time||1 Year|