Kumaun University is a state university established in 1973 spread over an area of 160 acres. The University has three campuses. These campuses are D.S.B. Campus, Nainital, SSJ Campus, Almora, and Campus at Bhimtal. More than 65 affiliated colleges to Kumaun University including 49 government colleges.
It offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses in various subjects and offers many other courses. Out of the total of 336 courses, BA, B.Sc., LLB, B.Pharma, B.Ed, LLM, MA, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Pharma, and Ph.D. are some popular courses.
Admissions to the courses are merit based as well as Entrance based depending on the respective program.
|Established | Institute Type||1973 | Public|
|Affiliated to||Association of Indian University|
|Entrance Exam||Kumaun University Entrance Exam|
|Courses offered||336 courses across 13 streams|
|Popular Courses||BA, B.Sc, LLB, MA, M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D.|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-based | Entrance-based|
|Campus Area||160 acres|
|Facilities||Hostel, Library, Medical|
Kumaun is considered as one of the best universities in Northern India. The statistical rankings are mentioned following.
|National Institutional Ranking Framework (Pharmacy College)||75th||2020|
|India Today University||25th||2019|
|The WEEK magazine ( North – Indian Universities)||15th||2019|
Kumaun University offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses offering specialization in several different subjects.
|BA||Duration : 3 years|
Eligibility: 10 + 2 from a recognized board with minimum 50% aggregate
Subject: Drawing, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Home Science, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, IT
|B.Sc||Duration : 3 years|
Eligibility : 10 + 2 from a recognized board with PCM/B
Subject: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Biotechnology, Statistics, IT
|LLB||Duration: 5 years|
Eligibility: Bachelor's or Master's from a recognized university with a minimum 45 % aggregate
|MA||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with relevant subject
Subject: English, Hindi, Sanskrit, History, Economics, Applied Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Statistics, Music, Home Science, Education, Yoga, and Alternative Therapy
|M.Sc||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Science with relevant subject
Subject: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Biotechnology, Statistics
|MBA||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
Subject: e-business, e-commerce, Tourism
|Ph.D.||Duration: 3-4 years|
Eligibility: Master’s degree with minimum 55% aggregate from a recognized university
Subject: Law, Zoology, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Information Technology, Commerce, Pharmacy
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Admission to all UG courses except B.Ed and LLB is done based on the merit of the 10+2 examination. Admission to B.Ed and LLB is based on Kumaun University Entrance Examination.
Admission to all PG courses is based on the merit of a Bachelor's degree. The bachelor's degree must be from a recognized university. Admission to M.Ed and MBA is done through the Kumaun University Entrance Exam. MBA selection is done on the basis of entrance exam or through merit.
For admission to Ph.D. courses, the candidate must have a Master's degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate from a recognized university. Selection is done by the Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET).
How to apply?
The application is submitted through online mode.
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The University offers the Sahu Jain Trust Scholarship to the meritorious students. It is merit-based and given to the students in need. The scholarship ranges between INR 2,500 to INR 25,000 yearly.
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Ques. What are some helpful tips for students starting their first year at Kumaun University?
Ans. Attend daily classes. Take notes thoroughly. Go through the latest syllabus and buy the books as required.
Ques. Is the offline mode of registration allowed at Kumaun University?
Ans. The candidate must apply only in the online mode for the admission of any course.
Ques. What is the important document for the admission process?
Ans. The admit card is very important for the admission process. The admit card issued by the university must be carried all along the admission process.
Ques. Is the university-affiliated to any other commission other than AIU?
Ans. The university is accredited by the NAAC. It is given an 'A' grade by NAAC.
Ques. What help does the university provide to the students for placement?
Ans. The University assists the students to deal with recruiters. They are given the training to face the frequently asked questions of the recruiters.
|College||Avg Fees/ year|
|Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Garhwal||₹35,585|