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Karnataka University

Karnataka University is one of the handful Universities in the Country with a potential for Excellence, as identified by NAAC by giving a five star status which only a handful of Universities have been able to achieve. The Karnatak University has Postgraduate Centers at Belgaum on a sprawling campus with 178 acres, Postgraduate Centre at Torvi, Bijapur on 200 acres with another Postgraduate Centre at Karwar 6 acres, catering to fisheries, needless to mention P.G. Programmes in leading colleges at Dandeli, Bagalkot, Gadag, Haveri, Bijapur, Dharwad, Hubli, Ilkal, Jamkhandi and Belgaum. The second oldest in the state, Karnatak University with 48 P.G. Departments, 5 P.G. Centers, 5 Constituent College : 256 Affiliating Colleges with 264 P.G. teachers, 4252 UG teachers, 4531 PG students and 1,01,142 UG students in a community of academics, all drawn in the adventure of learning from the seven districts of Northern Karnataka. In the nearly 1000 km stretch between the erstwhile Bombay and Bangalore, Karnatak University, Dharwad with its tower and the clock with radium hands and figure, as time ticks by, radiate the light of learning beckoning alumni all around.

The departments are:[edit]

1.ARTS DEPARTMENT 1. Department of Kannada 2. Department of Folklore 3. Department of English 4. Department of Sanskrit 5. Department of Foreign Languages 6. Department of Hindi 7. Department of Marathi 8. Department of Music 9. Kannada Research Institute 10. Department of Urdu and Persian 11. Department of Linguistics

2.SCIENCE DEPARTMENT: Department of Botany 2. Department of Chemistry 3. Department of Geology (Pure / Applied) 4. Department of Mathematics 5. Department of Physics 6. Department of Statistics 7. Department of Sericulture 8. Department of Zoology 9. Department of Bio-technology 10. Department of Bio-Chemistry 11. Department of Geography (Pure / Applied) 12. Department of Electronics 13. Department of Applied Genetics 14. Department of Computer Science

3.SOCIAL SCEINCE DEPARTMENT: 1. Department of Sociology 2. Department of Economics 3. Department of Political Science 4. Department of Gandhian Studies 5. Department of A. I. History & Epigraphy 6. Department of Anthropology 7. Department of Criminology & Forensic Science 8. Department of Journalism & Mass Communication 9. Department of Psychology 10. Department of Social Work 11. Research Center for Women’s Studies 12. Department of Philosophy 13. Department of Library and Information Science 14. Department of Physical Education 15. Department of History & Archaeology 16. Department of Jainology 17. Department of Yoga Studies The university also consists of commerce department,management,post graduate and other graduate departments- http://www.kud.ac.in/PG_Deparments/PG_Deparments.htm

Contact Details:[edit]

Address : Karnataka University, Pavat Nagar Dharwad - 580 003 Karnataka Type : State University Tel : +91-836-2215225/2215355/2215252 Fax : +91-836-2747884/2741928 E-mail : karnatakuniversity@yahoo.com Website : www.kud.ernet.in EPABX : 2747121 Vice Chancellor  : Sri. K.R. Aithal Tel: 0836 2448600/2215210 Email : vckud@ren.nic.in Registrar : Sri. Vinay Lothra Tel: 0836 2447750 Fax: 2747884, 2741928

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