Karnatak University Dharwad (KUD), is a state university, sprawling in 888 acres of land, recognized by UGC and has also been accredited by NAAC, established on 1st March 1950, located in the Dharwad region of Karnataka State. It is the 2nd oldest university in the Karnataka state located in the mesmerizing region of Dharwad. Under the university, there are five constituent colleges present in different parts of the state with 224 teachers, 47 PG Departments, and 4500 students. There are 250 affiliated colleges of the university. The University offers courses in the various faculties such as:
NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Pavate Nagar, Dharwad - 580 003,
Karnatak University Dharwad Contact Number
0836 + 2215 270/228/296
Karnatak University Dharwad E-Mail ID
Karnatak University Dharwad, offers various PG, PG Diploma, PhD & Certificate courses in the faculties of Arts, Science, Management, Commerce, Education & Law in both affiliated & constituent colleges. KUD also have three Post Graduate Campuses located in the districts of Karwar, Gadag & Haveri. The minimum eligibility criteria to seek admission in courses offered by KUD is 45% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination. For getting more info related to the eligibility criteria, application & admission procedure of Karnatak University, students may visit the course-wise links as given below:
Note: Students must note that admission to MBA & MCA courses is based on PGCET conducted by CPAC VTU campus located at Belgaum.
Karnatak University Invites students to join its UG & PG external programs under the School of Correspondence Education Dharwad. This year KUD is offering non-semester based courses under the category of Basic, Optional & Compulsory programs in the name of External courses.
Students can download the application form in order to apply for the courses offered by the distance education department’s official website. Students have to submit their application form to the nearest college (selected as an examination center) for KUD Distance Education.
Karnatak University Dharwad open school admission offers many courses for open learning as External Courses such as B.A., M.A., B.Com., M.Com. and Diploma. KUD has so many language courses consisting in its curriculum for the betterment of the society and the nation.
Karnatak University Dharwad (KUD) conducts the semester examinations twice in a year i.e. in the months of May & December. Students can check their UG & PG external results (for affiliated colleges) & PG results (for constituent colleges) by simply surfing the official website of the university for regular courses results of the Karnatak University and the distance education website for the results of the distance education courses.
KUD conducts semester examinations twice in a year to evaluate the performance of students after the completion of the coursework. For PG courses the University follows the Choice Based Credit System (CBSS) as a part of the course structure. Students can check their KUD exam timetable through the official website of KUD. One may download the KUD exam timetable & save the same for future reference.
It has formed & conducts a cultural organization named “Vishvachetana” to push cultural activities and togetherness among teachers, students, and other staff.
Karnatak University sports section organizes competitions and selection for the students of the affiliated colleges of seven districts according to the calendar
Karnatak University is sprawling over 888 acres of land. The campus is provided with many infrastructural facilities such as Computer Centre, Health Centre, Canteen etc.
The university has a well-equipped library with 300 people of seating capacity. The library has more than 3 lakhs of books collection. It has 10000+ volumes and 45966 bound volumes. It also contains 32111 UN Publications.