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The Karnataka University Act 1949, passed by the Bombay Assembly of the former Bombay Presidency, founded Karnataka University Dharwad. The Karnataka University is acknowledged as a "University with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which has authorised it. KU Dharwad is another name for the university. It has been given an 'A' grade of accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). 

More than 250 colleges are currently affiliated with Karnataka University Dharwad. It provides postgraduate and diploma programmes. Some of the popular courses at  Karnataka University Dharwad are M.A., M.Sc., L.L.M., M.C.A., P.G.D.C.A., and Diploma in Russian are offered. For admission to its PG programmes other than M.C.A., Karnataka University holds an entrance exam. For admissions to the KUD Dharwad MCA programme, accepts students' scores from the PG-CET administered by the CPAC, VTU Campus, Belgaum. Numerous job and internship possibilities are available at KU Dharwad  placements. 

The placement cell of Karnataka University organises various technical and non-technical training sessions for students to enhance the skills required by the industrial standards. Additionally, Karnataka University Dharwad scholarships granted by the UGC and AICTE are available to students. The KU Dharwad campus is equipped with cutting-edge amenities like hostel facilities for both boys and girls, a playground, gym, health care, modern classrooms, a cafeteria, a library, an auditorium,  transportation services, parking facilities and infrastructure to give students and faculty members a welcoming environment.

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Karnataka University, Dharwad Location

The Karnataka University is situated at Pavate Nagar in the Karnataka city of Dharwad. The Hubballi Airport is 19.6 kilometres from the university. The closest railway station to the university is Dharwad Railway Station, which is located 2.6 km away. The bus stop closest to Karnataka University Dharwad is called City Bus Stop. It is 1.5 kilometres from the campus.

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Karnataka University, Dharwad Highlights

ExamCAT, GMAT, XAT +5 more
Courses26 Degrees and 736 Courses
Institute TypeState University
Student Count3881
Faculty Count164
Campus Size888 acres

Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

NAAC Accerdited
10 Oct'27

Karnataka University, Dharwad Placements

Karnataka University Dharwad has a placement cell that places the graduates in reputable public and commercial companies. The Karnataka University placement cell provides students with a wide range of placement possibilities. Students at Karnataka University Dharwad can also apply for internships. According to the Karnataka University placements candidates are placed in different public and private organisations. According to the NIRF report 2024, 7 PG students were placed with a KU Dharwad Average Package of Rs 3.60 lakhs. Karnataka University...
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Courses offered by Karnataka University, Dharwad

Karnataka University Dharwad offers courses leading to the postgraduate and postgraduate diploma. There are 51 Karnataka University courses offered in total. Karnataka University courses are offered in various fields including law, education, commerce, the sciences, and many other fields are available. The Karnataka University PG courses include LLM, M.Com, M.A., M.Sc., MCA, and Post Graduate Diploma in Linguistics and others. Courses at Karnataka University Dharwad are offered in full-time mode only. To apply for the programmes, candidates mus...

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Karnataka University, Dharwad Scholarship

The students of Karnataka University Dharwad are provided with a number of scholarships. The university is registered at the national scholarship portal. KUD Dharwad scholarship list includes various state and national level scholarships. Students can apply for state and national level scholarships by visiting the national scholarship portal. Some of the scholarships that can be availed by students are Postgraduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child, Postgraduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates etc. It must be noted that Karnataka University Dharwad scholarships are provided to students belonging to weaker sections of the society and to students with excellent academic performance.

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Karnataka University Dharwad Scholarships and Eligibility Criteria

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Postgraduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Single girl child enrolled in PG courses and aged 30 or less

Rs. 36,200 per annum (for 2 years)

Postgraduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates

SC/ST category students who are enrolled in professional courses

Rs. 4,500 per month 

Rs. 7,800 per month (for M.E./M.Tech)

Ishan Uday for North Eastern Region

Students from the northeast region of India whose family income is Rs. 4,50,000 or less

Rs. 5,400 per month (general degree)

Rs. 7,800 per month (technical/medical/professional/paramedical courses)

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Karnataka University, Dharwad Admission

The Karnataka University Dharwad gives admission to diploma, PG, and P.G.D courses. Karnataka University Dharwad admission to all PG courses is based on candidates' scores in an entrance examination. Candidate's marks in the last qualifying examination are also considered for admission to PG courses at Karnataka University Dharwad. Admissions to Karnataka University Dharwad considers Karnataka PGCET examination scores for MCA admissions. Candidates have to secure valid scores in the relevant exam to get Karnataka University admissions. To apply...
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Karnataka University, Dharwad Facilities

The facilities and infrastructure of Karnataka University Dharwad are as per the requirements of students and offers a comfortable environment to students and faculty members. KUD Dharwad facilities are a library, boys hostels, girl hostels, modern gym, auditorium, IT infrastructure etc. The varsity has facilities for sports like cricket, badminton, football etc. at the campus. Karnataka University Dharwad also has modern classrooms for teaching. Department based laboratories of the university provide practical experience to students. Along wit...
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Student Reviews for Karnataka University, Dharwad

College Infrastructure: 4.5/5
Academics: 4.1/5
Placements: 3.9/5
Value for Money: 4.2/5
Campus Life: 4.5/5

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The college infrastructure is good and have the necessary facilities like hostel , classrooms and well maintained labs , sports grounds are there . Living spaces are clean and the quality of food is good.

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Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, is an Institute in the North Karnataka region of India. The Karnatak Science College is the Constituent Science College of Karnatak University Dharwad and offers basic and applied courses in science, both at the undergraduate and the pre-university level.

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Karnataka University offers an online admission application process. All the eligible candidates who are willing to get admission in any courses of Karnataka University can apply online on or before the last date.
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Karnataka University, Dharwad Contact Address

Karnatak University, Pavate Nagar, Dharwad - 580003, Karnataka India

Karnataka University, Dharwad Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: What is the entrance exam for Karnataka University?

The eligibility for the MBA in Karnataka University is based on the scores secured in the CAT/MAT/XAT or any other equivalent exam marks are considered for admissions.

2: Is Karnataka University private or government?

Karnataka University is a public university and accredited by NAAC with A grade is located in Dharwad, Karnataka, India.

3: Which colleges come under the University of Karnataka?

University College of Education, Dharwad, Karnataka University’s Sir Siddappa Kambli Law College Dharwad, University of Fine Arts & Music and many other colleges are affiliated to Karnataka University.


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