Type of College

Government - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade



About Karnatak University Dharwad

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


  • 100% Commitment to Quality.
  • 100% Commitment to all promises to customers and various stakeholders & partners.
  • 100% Commitment to using the latest technology.
  • 100% Commitment to Continuous value addition to customers in all activities.


  • Our mission is to source, produce, & supply the finest quality products to our buyers while promoting practices that respect the earth & environment
  • The college has an attractive, campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms & computer lab etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Business Administration Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in English Full Time 2 Years M.Phil,M.A
Doctor of Philosophy in Folklore Full Time 1 Year Post Graduation
Doctor of Philosophy in Kannada & Linguistics Full Time 1 Year
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
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
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years BCA
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy in English Full Time 1 Year
Master of Philosophy in Folklore Full Time 1 Year
Master of Philosophy in Kannada & Linguistics Full Time 1 Year
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
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
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Bank/ATM
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Conference Hall
  • Suggestion Box
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee





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