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Tumkur University, established in 2004, is one of the most renowned State University of Karnataka. It is a part of the Bangalore University established to provide education to the students coming from the district of Tumkur. The University is Deemed to be a 'B' grade University by the NAAC.

Events Dates
Last date to apply for MA, MSW, MCom, MCom (IS), MVA, MSc, PGD October 27, 2020
Declaration of provisional Omnibus merit list for MA, MSW, MCom, MCom (IS), MVA, MSc, PGD November 3, 2020
Declaration of Omnibus merit list for MA, MSW, MCom, MCom (IS), MVA, MSc, PGD November 7, 2020
Re-Opening of application forms for BA, BSW, BBM, BVA  October 17, 2020

The University has 24 postgraduate and 19 undergraduate departments with 2 constituent colleges and 94 affiliated colleges. The University also offers PG Diploma and Ph.D. Courses.

Admission to all the programs is done on the basis of Merit. Entrance Exams and further Interview have to be given to take Admission in PG and Ph.D. Courses. The University also accepts GATE / JRF / SLET score for Ph.D. Admissions.

Tumkur University Highlights

Following are the Highlights of Tumkur University, Karnataka:

Established 2004
Name of University Tumkur University, Karnataka
University Type State University
Entrance Exam PGCET, GATE, JRF, SLET
Approved by UGC
Admission Criteria Merit Based and Entrance test
Application Mode Online/Offline
Official Website http://tumkuruniversity.ac.in/

Tumkur University Rankings

Following are the Rankings of Tumkur University:

Ranked 151 for Overall by NIRF 2020

Tumkur University Courses Offered

The University offers Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Doctorate Courses in many Specializations. Under UG Courses, BA, B.Com., B.Sc., BCA, BBM, B.Ed., BSW, BFA, B.P. Ed. Courses are offered. Under PG Courses, MA, M.Com., M.Sc., MCA, MBA, MSW, MVA, PGD Courses are offered. Doctorate Courses include Ph.D. Course. The Key Details of all the Courses have been tabulated below:

Course Details
BA Duration: 3 Years
Specializations: Economics, Political science, Hindi, History, Journalism, Geography, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, English, Sociology
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed 12th class with a minimum of 50% marks.
MA Duration:2 Years
Specializations: Political science, English, Kannada, History and Archaeology, Public Administration, Sociology, Economics, Mass Communication & Journalism
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks.
M.Sc. Duration:2 Years
Specializations: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Botany, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Physics, Mathematics, Zoology, Psychology, Botany, Library and Information Science
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation in Science Stream with a minimum of 50% marks.
MCA Duration:3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation in Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks.
MBA Duration:2 Years
Specializations: Banking & Insurance, General
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks.
PG Diploma Duration:2 Years
Specialization: Disaster Management
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks.
Ph.D. Duration:3 Years
Specializations: Commerce, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Microbiology, English, Sociology, Biotechnology, Physical Education, Chemistry, Material Science, Buddhist Studies, History & Archaeology, Kannada, Political Science, Sanskrit, Social Work, Biochemistry
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Post Graduation with a minimum of 55% marks.

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Tumkur University Admission Guidelines

Selection Criteria:

  • Under-Graduate Courses: For admission in these courses, the candidate must have 50% marks in the required subject in 12th class. Selection would be done on basis of the merit list.The candidates shortlisted based on their marks in 12th class are called to the university for the document verification process.
  • Post-Graduate Courses: The candidate seeking admission in post-Graduation must have a degree with 50% marks in Graduation in the relevant subject.The candidate has to appear for a written test conducted by the university for taking admission in postgraduate courses. PGCET Entrance Exam is conducted for MBA and MCA Courses. Exam is conducted for other Courses by the University itself. Shortlisted candidates are called for the next round which is the personal interview. The admission is done based on the overall performance of the Candidate.
  • Doctorate Courses: The Admissions in the Doctoral Degree are done based on Written Test and Personal Interview conducted by the University.The candidates seeking a doctorate from the University must have an PG Degree with 55% marks in the relevant subject.The University also accepts GATE/JRF/SLET score for Ph.D. admissions.

How to Apply?

  • Availability of Application form: Application form for UG Courses will be obtained through post by sending an envelope to Registrar of University.Application form for PG Courses except MBA & MCA will also be obtained through post by sending an envelope to Registrar of University. Application form for MBA & MCA will be available on the Official Website of University.
  • Where to send Application form:Filled Application form for UG Courses along with Required Documents and Application fees should be sent to UG Department at Tumkur University. For PG Courses except MBA and MCA, Form should be sent to Chairperson of Concerned PG Department at Tumkur University. For MBA, MCA, Application form should be sent to Nodal Officer-Consortium for PGCET 2020, Rani Channamma University Vidya Sangam, PBNH – 4, Belagavi – 591156.
  • Application fee: Application fee of INR 250 (INR 125 for SC/ST) for UG Courses, INR 800(INR 400 for SC/ST) for MBA/MCA, INR 350 for PG Courses except MBA/MCA should be sent to Finance Officer of Tumkur University.

Documents Required

  • 10th and 12th Marksheets
  • 10th and 12th Certificates
  • Graduation Marksheet, if applicable
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Marksheet of all semesters of the Qualifying Exam, if applicable
  • Provisional Certificate of Qualifying Degree, if applicable
  • Transfer Certificate

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Tumkur University Placements

Tumkur University has a placement cell of its own which provides for summer projects and final placements assistance with companies. The Placement Cell is constantly working to build the gap between industries and the Institution. The Placement Cell has a systematic organisation which provide assistance and a sustainable package to the students in collaboration with big corporations. A lot of companies visit the campus and students are offered jobs in managerial, Operational and in Consulting fields.

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Tumkur University Facilities

Facilities of Tumkur University have been given below:

  • Library:The University has a library with vast collections of books.It has about 41397 Books and 36 Journals, E-journals - 7900+ in the University.
  • Network Operation Centre:It provides with network operation centres.University campus has 420 LAN points and 10 Wi-Fi devices. University’s existing network is decentralized and uses various routers and firewalls.
  • Remote Sensing Centre:The university is also looking forward to establishing a remote sensing centre on the campus in collaboration with ISRO.University has collaborated with Indian Space Research Organization to establish a remote sensing centre on the campus. With the launch of GIS and remote sensing, centre university has joined the elite league of institutions with the boast of facilities.
  • Automated Weather Station: It is the latest of its kind in the state. It was established in 2010 as an initiative of ISRO. It is an agricultural friendly venture in addition to addressing the research and education needs.
  • Publications:Lokajnana - It is a quarterly journal containing research papers in original and translated languages. International Journal of Science Research - IJSR is an international journal published quarterly reporting on a publication of research papers. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities - It is a bi-annual journal published by the university. The main objective of journals is to share knowledge related to political science, history, sociology, archaeology, geography, international studies, etc.
  • Hostel:The institution also provides with on-campus residential facilities for the students.

Tumkur University Faculty

The students in the Tumkur University are trained by research Scholars with high-class education and knowledge. Following is the Faculty details:

  • Chancellor:VajubhaiVala
  • Vice-Chancellor: Professor Y.S. Siddegowda
  • Total Faculty: 132

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Ques. When was Tumkur University established and approved by the UGC?

Ans. Tumkur University was established in 2004 as a part of Bangalore University. It was approved by UGC in 2012 under section 12(b) of the UGC act,1956. Tumkur University has been accredited with 'B' grade university in the same year.

Ques. What are the PG courses offered by Tumkur University?

Ans. PG courses in the fields of Art ,Science and Commerce are offered by the University.M.Sc., MA, M.Com. MCA, MSW, MVA, PGD in addition to MBA course is offered by the institution.

Ques. How is the placement cell of Tumkur University?

Ans. Tumkur University has its placement cell which is working towards bridging the gap between multinational companies and the Institution. Every year there is an improvement in the package offered by the University and a lot of students have been offered a good on-campus placement by companies for managerial, consulting and operational fields.

Ques. What are the facilities provided by Tumkur University?

Ans. The University provides a lot of facilities including a library with 40,000 + books, residential facilities for both boys and girls and a Wi-Fi enabled campus among others.

Ques. How are the summer internships of "Tumkur University"?

Ans. The on-campus placement cell of Tumkur University provides with summer projects for students in the various fields. As per the reviews given by the students of Tumkur University, summer projects are a great opportunity as they provide the students with a new and diverse experience.