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Ranked 92 for Overall by QS 2020
Ranked 59 for Overall by QS 2019
Karnatak University - [KU], Dharwad

Karnatak University - [KU], Dharwad

Dharwad, Karnataka UGC Estd 1950 State University NAAC Grade A Ranked 92 for Overall by QS 2020+1 more

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Established in 1949 and gaining the title of a statutory university in 1950, Karnatak University is the second oldest university of Karnataka providing quality education over the years. There are 5 constituent colleges offering UG and PG courses in science, arts, commerce, fine arts, law and education. The institution has been consistently ranked at the 90th -95th place by the QS India University rankings and is amongst the top 550 colleges in Asia according to the Asian University rankings 2020. It is officially recognized by the UGC and has received Accreditation from the NAAC.

The university offers various PG and PhD courses under the department of science, social sciences and management studies. Admissions are processed on the basis of merit through the exam held by the institution for PG students and on the basis of merit for UG students.

Karnatak University Highlights

Established | Institute Type1949| Public
Approved byUniversity Grants Commission of India
Set byGovernment of India
Entrance ExamKarnatak University admission test/JEE/GATE/NET/SLET/JRF/CMAT/GMAT/KMAT
Courses OfferedPG/PG Diploma (1 year)/MBA/PhD/M. Phil/Distance learning/ Certificate courses
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based & Entrance Test
Campus Area888 Acres
Facilities AvailableLibrary, Hostels, Computer centre, Gymkhana, Day care and women’s facility centre
Official Websitehttps://www.kud.ac.in/

Karnatak University Ranking

Body/MagazineRankYear
QS India university rankings922020
QS India university rankings592019

Karnatak University Courses

The University offers a variety of PG, PhD, M. Phil and Diploma courses.

GraduationSubjects OfferedDurationEligibility
M.ScBiochemistry2 years45% passing exam in the qualifying graduation examinations
Biotechnology
Botany
Chemistry
Electronics
Geography
Applied Geology
Applied Genetics
Mathematics
Microbiology
Physics
Statistics
Zoology
Computer Science
M.A.ArtsKannada2 years45% passing exam in the qualifying graduation examinations
English Folklore
Foreign Languages (French)
Hindi
Linguistics
Marathi
Sanskrit Urdu & Persian
Music
Social SciencesAncient Indian History & Epigraphy, 
Anthropology,
Criminology & Forensic Science ,
Economics,
History & Archaeology, Jainology,
Mass Communication & Journalism, 
Library & Information Science,
Philosophy,
Political Science,
Psychology,
Sociology, Social Work
MBA-2 years50% marks in any Bachelor’s degree + PG-CET by VTU
MTA-2 yearsCandidates must have Post-Graduate degree in the related discipline with at least 55% marks.
M.ComGeneral2 yearsGraduation
Corporate Secretary (CS)
LL.M-2 yearsA candidate passing 3 years LL.B. or 5 years B.A.LL.B., B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
M. Ed.-1 yearCandidate passing B. Ed with 50% aggregate.

Apart from the above mentioned courses, the college also offers Masters in Tourism Administration (MTA), PhD, PG Diploma, Certificate courses, Diploma, Advanced Diploma

Read more: Karnatak University Courses & Fees

Karnatak University Admissions

Admissions at Karnatak University for PG and PhD aspirants are based on the entrance examinations conducted by the university and merit list is drawn up by the same.

How to apply?

Students who wish to apply to Karnatak University may follow the steps given below for the admission process:

  • Application forms are available online on the official website of Karnatak university in the admission section.
  • All details in the form including education details, names and addresses need to be filled accurately.
  • Submission of the form requires an application fee. The application fee for general category students is INR 150 and INR 70 for SC/ST students. The form needs to be submitted before the deadline.
  • In case of the registration for the entrance examinations, the same rules are applicable. The entrance exam is conducted offline and consists of objective type questions. The examination pattern and syllabus are given on the official website.
  • Results are declared on the official website of Karnatak University in the ‘University News’ section, which can be consequently checked by the candidates.
  • In respect of those subjects where the Entrance test is conducted admission is made on the basis of a merit list prepared by taking into consideration 50% of marks obtained in the qualifying examination and 50% of marks obtained in the Entrance test.

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Karnatak University Placement

The university has maintained a 90% placement rate for the meritorious students accompanied with a fair salary package. Students are presented with Internship opportunities for 6-8 months with guaranteed stipend. The placement cell conducts mock interviews, pre- placement talks and encourages other necessary preparation amongst students to improve employability qualities. Top recruiters include Wipro Technologies, Cisco, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant, Infosys etc. with an average offered salary of INR 2.50 LPA. Campus recruitment drives are carried out every single year to help students achieve a steady position at reputed workplaces.

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Karnatak University Scholarships

The university offers a range of scholarships which include:

  • Students from minority groups are eligible for a scholarship if they surpass a cutoff of 75% in their higher secondary examinations.
  • Need based scholarships for students with low family income.
  • Students whose parents have served/are serving in the military are eligible for scholarships.
  • The university also provides scholarships in the sports quota and to the physically challenged students.

Read more: Karnatak University Scholarship

Karnatak University Facilities

The university provides the following facilities that cater to the needs of both faculties and students:

  • Green Library: In accordance to the university’s vision, the green library aims at providing lush green space for developing knowledge and culture. The place includes heritage walks, corners for group discussion, informative signboards and a centre for photographs and painting. The entire area undergoes daily maintenance.
  • Separate hostels for boys and girls: The University has 21 hostels that are adequately equipped with modern facilities.
  • Day care and women’s facility centre: The University caters to a safe space for women who can relax and spend their leisure time at this centre. It also allows working mothers to accommodate their toddlers at the daycare.
  • Gymkhana: The gymkhana maintains sports spirit amongst the students and faculties alike and organizes fests, sports competitions and other social and cultural functions.
  • Co-operative store: The co-operative store is run by the university and sells everyday necessities to the general public.

Karnatak University Faculty

The 8 departments of Karnatak University encompasses over 224 faculties throughout the main and the affiliate colleges catering to the needs of over 5000 students. The professors impart quality education with many of them granted PhD’s at the University of Michigan, Seoul National University, Zhejiang University and other reputed international institutions. Dr. Shri. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala who is the Governor of Karnataka is also the Chancellor of Karnatak University.

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Karnatak University FAQs

Ques. Does Karnatak University provide research opportunities for PhD students?

Ans. Karnatak University receives various funds from the UGC, Karnataka State Research Scheme, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Nuclear Science Center (NSC), Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), Department of Ocean Development (DOD) and many other reputed government research agencies for facilitating successful atmosphere for research amongst the students. Paper published by the students have received recognition from reputed international and national organisations and websites in the past.

Ques. What is the fee structure for distance learning courses provided by Karnatak University?

Ans. Karnatak University offers 15 distance learning courses. The course fee ranges from 13000-13800 for the entire course period.

Ques. When is the application form for UG and PG courses released?

Ans. The forms in questions are generally released in the month of April. The tentative dates for the release of the application forms for UG and PG courses are announced beforehand in the official website.

Ques. What are documents required during the time of an application at Karnatak University?

Ans. Candidates are required to present a list of necessary documents which include government issued identity card (Aadhar/Passport/PAN card), necessary mark sheets (10+2, graduation results) and passport size photographs.

Ques. What is the syllabus for the entrance examinations held by Karnatak University?

Ans. Candidates who wish to pursue a PG or PhD course at Karnatak University need to appear for an entrance examination. It is a 100 marks test containing 50 multiple choice questions, each carrying two marks. The syllabus for each course is different and can be found along with the examination bulletin released on the official website. Candidates can also go through past year’s question papers that can be easily found on the internet.

Karnatak University - [KU], Dharwad Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
MBA₹41,415 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Sc₹9,800 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.A₹6,435 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Ph.D₹16,985 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.C.A₹41,415 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
L.L.M₹16,570 (1st Year Fees)L.L.B.
Certification₹4,640 (Total Fees)-
Select Degree : MBA M.Sc M.A Ph.D M.C.A L.L.M Certification M.Com M.T.A Diploma M.P.Ed M.Lib.I.Sc PG Diploma M.Ed PGDM MSW + 10 More
Select Stream : Arts Science Commerce Law Education Management Medical Computer Applications Agriculture + 4 More

Karnatak University - [KU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility


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    ₹ 16,985 1st Yr Fees
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      Master of Laws [L.L.M]

      ₹ 16,570 1st Yr Fees
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        Ranking of Karnatak University - [KU]
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        Overall  #92 out of 100  in  India 2020 ( #59 out of 72 India 2019 )

        #13th in Karnataka


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        based on 11 students ratings

        7.5/10

        8.3/10academic
        6.2/10accommodation
        8.4/10faculty
        7.9/10infrastructure
        6.1/10placements
        7.8/10social

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          Ganesh ShanbhagMBA
          Batch : 1995
          7.5
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          My College

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          7.5 /10

          Good management. Knowledgable faculty. Librarian, Dean and Director

          7/10faculty
          7/10placement
          7/10social life
          9/10course
          7/10hostel
          8/10campus life
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          Rajashekhar BenakanalliMscPursued
          BATCH : 2020
          9.2
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
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          9.2 /10

          There is no any bad remarks to the college but we have very friendly teaching staff they are looking us their kids in the class and every where in whole life. So thank full to their love care taking concerns for us.

          9/10faculty
          9/10placement
          9/10social life
          10/10course
          9/10hostel
          9/10campus life
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          StudentB sc
          Batch : 2019
          9.3
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
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          9.3 /10

          The teaching staff is better enough. Students get encouragement and guidance in every step. to exhibit the talent,the curricular and curricular activity projects are implementing regularly. And if a student has any financial problem, the institution help for that. For the development of skills which are necessary to build our carrier, the trainings are given there.

          10/10faculty
          8/10placement
          10/10social life
          10/10course
          9/10hostel
          9/10campus life
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          Chetan HanjiM.Sc Applied Geology
          Batch : 2019
          6.7
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          The Best In karnataka

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          6.7 /10

          Only the placements are drawbacks, and infrastrictures are to be developed well. Staff should be recruited well regularly. More of the laboratory facilities are to be provided for more practical learning.

          8/10faculty
          2/10placement
          8/10social life
          8/10course
          7/10hostel
          7/10campus life
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          Narasimha Paramagond PakaliMscPursued
          BATCH : 2021
          7.8
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          Review about our Karnataka University Dharwad.

          Remarks -
          7.8 /10

          Yes upcorse we having both remarks about our college. University having positive remark about education because many laureates out from our college and many government officials were out as they are in good position.

          9/10faculty
          6/10placement
          9/10social life
          9/10course
          5/10hostel
          9/10campus life
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          Satish HDMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Biochemistry)
          Batch : 2006
          9.3
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          One the best institution for professional studies.

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          9.3 /10

          College is excellent and located on hills which provides beautiful environment for study. Management is managing campus very well

          10/10faculty
          9/10placement
          9/10social life
          10/10course
          9/10hostel
          9/10campus life
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          SanjanaBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science)
          Batch : 2012
          8.3
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          Memorable Journey of my life.

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          8.3 /10

          Over all I had amazing experience and I cannot forget this beautiful journey of my life .

          9/10faculty
          9/10placement
          9/10social life
          8/10course
          7/10hostel
          8/10campus life
          Harendra ModakPh.D.Pursued Sixth Year
          BATCH : 2016
          6.7
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
          Remarks -
          6.7 /10

          The placements and job opportunities depend upon the departments and the knowledge of every individual student. Since, Karnataka University is good in curriculum so the students can compete anywhere in the world which help them to apply all over the world and many of them crack the pot.

          9/10faculty
          4/10placement
          6/10social life
          9/10course
          4/10hostel
          8/10campus life
          Niveditha.sBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering)Pursued Third Year
          BATCH : 2016
          7.8
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          My best B.Tech days.

          Remarks -
          7.8 /10

          According to me, apart from the mess food and the bus fee for the day scholars, every other thing about my college is best.

          8/10faculty
          8/10placement
          7/10social life
          8/10course
          7/10hostel
          9/10campus life
          SoumyaMSC
          Batch : 2012
          7.0
          STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

          Karnatak University Best place to do Masters

          Remarks -
          7 /10

          University management was too rude and lazy. We had terrible experience in dealing with them.

          10/10faculty
          4/10placement
          9/10social life
          8/10course
          1/10hostel
          10/10campus life

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          Pavate Nagar
          Dharwad - 580003
          Karnataka , India

          0.29KmKarnatak University Bus Stop 2

          0836-2215333 , 2215270 , 2215228

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          Zameer Ahmed

          Please somebody tell me about MA in history correspondence admission date in kud plz plz

          06 Oct, 2020 16:22
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          Admin

          Hii Zameer, greetings from collegedunia. To Know more information related to correspondence admission in MA, please click here.

          06 Oct, 2020 17:47
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          Madhuhoneyb B

          When M com correspond start in kud please tell me sir

          22 Nov, 2019 22:24
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          Shobhna Chaturvedi

          Hi Madhu, admission process for this course is expected to start in September, next year. You can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in the university from here.

          26 Nov, 2019 17:27
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          Bhagyashri r angadi

          Want to take admission for msc what is the entrance exam and admission process

          30 May, 2019 14:42
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          Shobhna Chaturvedi

          Hi Bhagyashri, admission to M.Sc is done on the basis of merit in graduation marks. Students must have done graduation in the relevant discipline with Kannada as compulsory subject to be eligible for the course. For further details, you may check the Admission Procedure of the university from here.

          30 May, 2019 15:39
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          Shaz

          I want to take admission m a in urdu plz inform wen the process start n fee structure

          27 Sep, 2018 19:30
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          Akansha Expert

          Hello Shaz, You may please check this link for getting the MA Urdu Course fee structure of Karnataka University.

          28 Sep, 2018 11:16
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          Shaz

          I need to take m.a in urdu wen it starts mam

          27 Sep, 2018 19:27
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          Akansha Expert

          Hi Shaz, You may please contact to this number:- 0836-2215333 for getting the Admission information

          28 Sep, 2018 11:13
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          santosh patil

          I need information about foreign language course for 2018

          23 Jul, 2018 12:39
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          Garima Bansal

          Hi Santosh, To get admission details for the Language courses you may check this link:- Admissions

          23 Jul, 2018 16:55
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          Sahana

          Mca fee structure

          13 Jul, 2018 12:31
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          Garima Bansal

          Hi Sahana, To get admission details for mca you may check this link:- MCA Fee details

          13 Jul, 2018 16:04
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          sampatkumari

          Please tell me about college fees for sc st candidates..?

          06 Jul, 2018 13:03
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          Akansha Expert

          Hi Sampatkumari, please contact on this no, 0836-2215333 , 2215270 , for getting the Fee for Category students.

          06 Jul, 2018 15:43
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          Deepa

          Can I join M.com after doing BBA?

          11 Mar, 2018 16:37
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          Sakshi Garg Expert

          Hi Deepa, Yes, you can apply for M.Com program after doing your BBA course.

          13 Mar, 2018 12:29
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          HARISH BANGALORE SHIVASHANKAR

          WANT TO PURSUE PHD, IMMEDIATELY

          07 Oct, 2017 00:10
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          Sakshi Garg Expert

          Hi Harish, This college does not provide the Ph.D. program.

          09 Oct, 2017 14:49

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          October 13, 2020

          KUD Result 2020: Revaluation Process, UG & PG External Results

          Karnatak University Dharwad (KUD) Results for the even semester exams have been delcared. Student can download their result by entering their “Registration Number” on the official website. Students must know that the result declared by the university on the portal are provisional ti

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