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Tumkur University, Tumkur - Admission Details 2020

Tumkur University, Tumkur - Admission Details 2020

Tumkur, Karnataka UGC Estd 2004 State University NAAC Grade B Ranked 151 for Overall by NIRF 2020+1 more

Tumkur University Admission 2020: Courses, Fees, Eligibility Criteria

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Tumkur University was established in 2004 and is situated in the state of Karnataka. It is a state University which is accredited by NAAC with 'B' Grade. The University has been successful in being recognized as an Institute of National Eminence by the UGC. Recently, the university has been rated as a 'Three Star' institution under the Karnataka State Universities Rating Framework (KSURF) released by the Karnataka State Higher Education Council, Bengaluru

Tumkur University offers a number of courses at the UG, PG and doctorate level. The University has 24 postgraduate departments, 19 undergraduate departments, 2 constituent colleges, and 94 Affiliated Colleges. 

It established 29 research centres to promote advanced multidisciplinary research and academic collaborations. Applications are released during the month of May for UG and doctorate courses, and the month of July for PG courses. Students can submit their application within three weeks after the notification.

The selection for the UG courses will be done on the basis of academic merit. The admission to PG courses will be based on the counselling process. For MBA and MCA, the admission will be given directly through KEA, Bengaluru. For all the Ph.D. courses, the candidates have to appear for the entrance examination and personal interview.

Admission Highlights

University NameTumkur University
Type of UniversityState University
AccreditationsGrade ‘B’ by NAAC
Affiliated byUGC
Application modeOnline and offline
Modes of educationFull-time
Official Websitehttp://tumkuruniversity.ac.in/
CoursesUG ,PG, Doctoral Programs

Tumkur University, Tumkur Fees & Eligibility

B.Sc₹10,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Com₹15,400 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.A₹11,800 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.C.A₹40,000 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
CourseAdmission Link
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Important Dates

Last date for submission of application form 16 Jul, 2020
Announcement of OMNIBUS MERIT LIST  21 Jul, 2020
Counseling sessions for (M.Sc. Courses)/ (M.A. / M.S.W. Courses)/ (M.Com. Course) 26 Jul, 2020; 27 Jul, 2020; 28 Jul, 2020;

Tumkur UG Admission 2020: BA, B.Sc., B.Com, B.F.A, B.S.W, BCA, B.Ed., B.P.Ed.

Tumkur University offers eight courses at UG level which include BA, B.Sc., B.Com., BFA, BSW, BCA(Computer Applications), B.Ed., B.P.Ed. (Physical Education) as its flagship programme. 

CoursesBA, B.Sc., B.Com, BFA, BSW, BCA, B.Ed., B.P.Ed.
DurationBA/ B.Sc./ B.Com./ BFA/ BSW/ B.P.Ed.: 3 Years  B.Ed.: 2 Years  BCA: 4 Years
TypeFull Time
SpecializationsB.Sc.: 9 Specializations BA: 9 Specializations
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPass in class 12 with at least 50% marks in the related stream.
Basic Selection CriteriaAnalysis of past academic performance (Merit Based)

Specializations available in B.Sc.:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Microbiology

Courses in B.A.:

  • Kannada
  • English
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Politics Science
  • Sociology
  • Commerce and Management


  • Candidates must be of the age – at least 17 years old at the time of applying.
  • The candidate must have passed / currently pursuing final year of the qualifying examination, i.e. the +2 level from CBSE / ISC / State Board or the equivalent.
  • The subjects of study must be from the Science stream to be eligible for Social Work.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have passed at 10+2 level with minimum 50% from any recognized board are considered eligible to get admission in BA, B.Sc., BFA, BSW, B.Com., B.Ed., B.P.Ed. Courses.
  • Students who have passed at 10+2 with minimum 50% from the science stream with computer and mathematics as the main subjects from any recognized board are considered eligible for BCA course.

Selection Criteria

  • The selection is done on the basis of merit list. 
  • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks obtained in class 12 are considered for admission and called for the document verification process.
  • Selection will be made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the past academic records.

How to Apply?

  • Candidates can obtain the application form by paying INR 250/- (INR 125/- for SC/ST).
  • Application form can also be obtained via post by sending a self addressed envelope to ''Registrar, Tumkur University, Tumkur" along with a demand draft in favor of "Finance Officer, Tumkur University, Tumkur". 
  • The filled in application form, along with the necessary documents, is to be sent to:

The Director,
UG Departments of Studies & Research,
B.H.Road, Tumkur-572 101.

Tumkur University MBA & MCA Admissions 2020

At the PG level, Tumkur University offers an MBA and MCA for a duration of two years and three years respectively.

DurationMBA- 2  years
MCA- 3 Years
TypeFull Time
Basic Eligibility Criteria50% pass in any field at UG level from any recognized university from relevant branch.
Basic Admission CriteriaKarnataka PGCET

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility requirement MCA program is Passed BCA with 50% marks from any recognized university.
  • To be eligible for MBA , the candidates must possess a minimum of 50% marks in Graduation.

Selection Criteria

MBA & MCA selection is directly done through Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Bengaluru. Applicants seeking admission need to appear in the PGCET-MBA/MCA test for getting admission to MBA/MCA programmes. This test is conducted for both the Karnataka residents as well as for residents of other states too.

How to Apply?

  • The application form for admissions to the MBA/MCA programme is available on the official website of the university.
  • The application has to be filled directly on the website.
  • After filling the details in the application form, applicants can download the bank challan for the payment of INR 800.
  • SC/ST applicants need to pay INR 400 as application fee.
  • Print the application form and send it to the address mentioned below:

Nodal Officer- Consortium for PGCET- 2020

Rani Channamma University Vidya Sangam

P B N H – 4, Belagavi – 591156

Tumkur University Post Graduate Admissions 2020

The University offers a number of different courses covering a variety of disciplines under post-graduation. 

Courses in M.A.:

  1. Mass communication and Journalism
  2. English
  3. History and Archaeology
  4. Economics
  5. Political Science
  6. Public Administration
  7. Sociology
  8. Kannada
CoursesMA/M.Sc./ MSW/ M.Com.
Duration2  years
TypeFull Time
Basic Eligibility Criteria50% pass in any field at UG level from any recognized university from relevant branch.
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance-based, counselling, Directly through KEA, Bengaluru

Courses in M.Sc.:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Organic Chemistry
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Biotechnology
  7. Library and information Science
  8. Environmental Science
  9. Botany
  10. Zoology
  11. Electronic Media
  12. Psychology
  13. Communication

Note- Minimum education is required for PG courses is graduation degree in the relevant discipline. (5% relaxation in marks has been given for SC/ST and category 1 candidates).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have completed graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks are considered eligible for MA, MSW, M.Sc. courses.
  • The minimum eligibility requirement M.Com. is that a candidate must pass at the undergraduate level with a B.Com. or B.B.A. degree from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks.

Selection Criteria

The selection will be done through Counselling based on merit, except for MA in Mass communication.. For admission to PG courses, candidates have to appear for a written test which is conducted by the university itself. 

  • Listed candidates on the basis of their marks in the entrance test are called for the personal interview round. Final selection is based on the overall performance of the candidate.
  • As for MA in Mass Communication and Journalism, it will be based on the entrance test.

How to Apply?

  • Applicants seeking admission can obtain the application form from State Bank of Mysore, Tumkur University branch by paying INR 350 as application fee through challan.
  • Apart from this, applicants can also obtain a form by sending a DD of INR 350 drawn in favour of the “Finance Officer, Tumkur University payable at Tumkur along with an A4 size self-addressed envelope affixing a stamp of INR 50 to the given address.
  • The filled application form along with the required documents needs to be sent to:

Chairperson of concerned PG Department

Tumkur University

B.H. Road Tumkur

Tumkur University Ph.D. Admission 2020

The University also offers higher education opportunities to interested candidates. It provides Ph.D. in full time and part time mode. 

TypeFull Time
Specializations18 Specializations : Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Buddhist Studies, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, English, History & Archaeology, Kannada, Mathematics, Material Science, Microbiology, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Sanskrit, Social Work, Sociology
Basic Eligibility CriteriaCandidates should have a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks. A candidate with M.Phil. degree from Tumkur University is also eligible for the Ph.D. program.
Basic Selection CriteriaThrough college Entrance exam followed by interview round

Key points for admission- A 5% relaxation (i.e. 50% minimum) is given to those from reserved categories.

  • Candidates will be given two application forms for filling, Form A and Form B.
  • The candidates who have not passed UGC/ CSIR (JRF)/ SLET/ K-SET/ GATE or teaching fellowship have to fill Form A.
  • Candidates who have passed UGC/ CSIR (JRF)/ SLET/ K-SET/ GATE or teaching fellowship have to fill Form B.
  • Candidates who have passed UGC/ CSIR (JRF)/ SLET/ K-SET/ GATE or teaching fellowship are not required to give the Entrance test. Their performance in the qualifying examination will then be given increased weightage. But, if they wish to give the entrance test, then they have to fill Form A and pay separate application fees.
  • Candidates who will fill form B will be shortlisted on the basis of following weightage:
    Interview: Master’s degree = 50 : 50

Eligibility Criteria

  • Tumkur University Ph.D. Admission is done through an entrance test followed by a personal interview. 
  • As per eligibility for doctoral courses, candidates should have a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks. 
  • The university also accepts the GATE / JRF / SLET score for Ph.D. admission.
  • A candidate with M.Phil. degree from Tumkur University is also eligible for the Ph.D. program.

Selection Criteria

  • The selection process consists of an entrance test, which is designed to check the aptitude of the candidate towards the subject in question.
  • Candidates must also appear for a personal interview, which may include questions based on research or subject specific knowledge. The cumulative performance in the entrance test and interview is considered for the final merit list.

How to Apply?

Documents required at counselling

  • Attested copies of marksheet and certificates of 10th and 10+2.
  • Attested copies of marksheet and certificates of graduation, if applicable.
  • Aadhar Card or any other document for verification
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Mark sheets of all semesters of the qualifying exam.
  • Provisional certificate of Qualifying degree
  • Transfer certificate


Ques. Does University provide Scholarships?

Ans. Karnataka authority offers many other scholarships for the students from financially challenged backgrounds. You can visit on the official website of the university to check the available scholarships.

Ques. What are the Facilities provided by the University?

Ans. Library, Network operation centre, Remote Sensing sensor, Automated Weather sensor. It also provides hostel facilities based on first come first serve.

Ques. How is the training and placement cell of University?

Ans. The placement cell, guided by a Professor is committed to provide the young techies for a successful career in the industry of their choice. Having proved its mettle in providing talented professionals as per the needs of the various sectors, the cell provides a well-developed holistic training in order to upgrade the students' technical aptitude.

Ques. Does Tumkur offer research courses?

Ans. Yes, Tumkur offers PhD programmes in various specialisations Candidates seeking admission to these programmes need to go through an entrance test, followed by a GD and PI round conducted by the University.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    7 Reviews found

    Praveen ChowdaryB.Sc ElectronicsBatch : 2008

    My Review

    Remarks -
    7.7 /10

    College is nice and the teachers was well talanted that time.

    Admission -

    By reference from friends and insight was I was fully scared first day as that was the first time I moved out from hometown for study purposes and I heard that the college was top in the state for study purpose as well as the lecturers were also very good.

    8/10food & accom
    8/10social life
    Hemanth KumarMBABatch : 2014

    My life at Tumkur

    Admission -

    Admissions are granted directly through Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) which organises different entrance exams for the seat allocation throughout the state of Karnataka. The university is pretty helpful throughout the counselling process.

    Placement -
    9 /10

    Companies visit our campus during the placement drives organized by our college. Students are offered job roles for the profile like managerial, consulting, operational, etc. The packages offered have a scope of improvement, but that literally depends upon the corporate tie-ups.

    9/10food & accom
    10/10social life
    Harish E SMBABatch : 2019

    A paradise of a college

    Admission -

    I gave KEA exam and my name was there on the second merit list, so I appeared for the counseling process organized by the University. The counseling process was a simple one and I was granted admission after document verification.

    Course Curriculum -
    9 /10

    Our course was pretty appropriate and helpful for understanding the corporate landscape. The University has a customized curriculum for each course. Our course curriculum made me capable of channeling my thought process in the right direction.

    9/10food & accom
    8/10social life
    Admission -

    Admission was taken on the basis of my class 12th marks. I applied in person by visiting college campus. I filled out a application form and submitted all other marksheets transcripts. Admission was easy.

    Course Curriculum -
    7 /10

    Course curriculum included everything essential for my program. the curriculum is also updated from time to time. Exams are a bit tough but not tough as our teachers were very competent in preparing us.

    7/10food & accom
    7/10social life
    Ravi SMA in political sciencePursued
    BATCH : 2020

    Political science

    Admission -

    We have selected the course and applied the application then our college was announced the merit list and we have attended the consoling And I have selected at GM quota and submit the all bio data then join the department.

    Placement -
    5 /10

    Yes, our college was provide the companies to our students in life of job job is very very important in the compitative word everyone leed the joy full life is the job is very important this is the logo of our college.

    5/10food & accom
    5/10social life
    Nandini K SBBMPursued
    BATCH : 2020

    Nandini Nayak

    Remarks -
    7.5 /10

    No, our college don't have any remarks.The system of college is very good. Every student have positive remarks. Because faculties completed the syllabus timely and clear the doubts at any time. Every celebration all are good.

    Admission -

    I have 75% in PUC. So I eligible for admission the college So I got the seat. Admission process is first call the applications and then conduct the councilling then start from general merit, ST, SC, sports, to alert the seats.

    7/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    SrivatsaB.SCPursued 4th year

    Good college

    Remarks -
    8 /10

    College is good and management stage are also good in their work.

    Entrance Preview -

    There is no entrance exam. Qualification is to pass 2nd PUC. IF THE MERIT IN 2ND PUC is high, admission is very easy.

    8/10food & accom
    9/10social life



    Devi priya chandana PS

    Is there any course available for m.com accounting and is there any entrance exam for this course

    26 Dec, 2019 13:29
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Priya, no, this course is not available in the university. However, you may check some other M.Com Accounts colleges in India from below:

    26 Dec, 2019 14:42

    Shall I pay fees for msc to both 2 years

    20 Jul, 2019 14:39
    Karishma Khatri

    Hi Pallavi, Kindly refer to Fee Details for your query.

    26 Jul, 2019 17:53
    manju reddy

    When published b.com 6th sem revaluation results

    01 Aug, 2018 16:40
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Manju, To get details for the results for the b.com you may contact to 0816-2254546 , 2255596.

    01 Aug, 2018 18:15
    Suman K

    I have completed Ba may I take msc in electronic media

    01 Jul, 2018 07:27
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Suman, For getting information regarding this please contact this number 2255596

    10 Jul, 2018 12:47
    Nagashree C j

    I have completed B.Sc (CZMb)..May I take EVS in M.Sc??

    20 Jun, 2018 15:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Nagashree, Yes You will but Selection process on basis of Students have to appear in the written test followed by counselling.

    20 Jun, 2018 16:25
    Nagashree C j

    When will M.Sc in microbiology get start???

    20 Jun, 2018 15:37
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Nagashree, Please visit the official website to get the information about Admission Procedure starts of this university.

    20 Jun, 2018 16:27

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