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Karnatak University established initially at Mumbai in 1949, the location was shifted to Dharwad in October, 1949 and Karnatak University had its official inauguration in March 1950. The campus spans 750 acres (3 km²). Dr. D. C. Pavate was the vice-chancellor of the university from 1954 to 1967. The rapid development of the institution is credited to him.

The university was also recognized with the "Potential for Excellence" by UGC (University Grants Commission of India). The university is the second oldest, after University of Mysore, in the state of Karnataka.

Dr. Srinivas K. Saidpur (M.Sc., Ph. D) is the current Vice-Chancellor of the University.

Post Graduate Departments 48
P. G. Faculty 264 Teachers
Under Graduate Faculty 4,252 Teachers
P. G. Students 4,531 Students
Under Graduate Students 1,01,142 Students


Currently, the university has three faculties, viz., arts, science and Social Science. Medical Science and Engineering were also part of this faculty. However the Government of Karnataka established Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore,Karnataka for Medical Science and Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka for engineering


Art departments
Institute of Kannada Studies
Department of Folklore
Department of English
Department of Sanskrit
Department of Foreign Languages
Department of Hindi
Department of Marathi
Department of Yoga Studies
Department of Music
Department of Kannada Research Institute

Science departments
Department of Applied Genetics
Department of Botany
Department of Chemistry
Department of Geology
Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Statistics
Department of Sericulture
Department of Library Science
Department of Zoology
Center for Excellence in Polymer Science
Research Center For DNA Diagnostics

Social science departments
Department of Sociology
Kausale Institute of Management Sciences (KIMS)
Department of Economics
Department of Political Science
Department of Commerce
Department of Gandhian Studies
Department of A.I. History & Epigraphy
Department of Law
Department of Education
Department of Anthropology
Department of Geography
Department of Criminology & Forensic Science
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
Department of Psychology
Department of Social Work
Research Center for Women’s Studies
Department of Sports

Post-graduation centres
Karnatak University PG Centre, Belgaum
Karnatak University Karwar PG Centre, Karwar
This centre has Marine Biology and Economics as subjects of excellence.

Karnatak University Bijapur PG Centre, Bijapur


Colleges affiliated with the university
Karnatak University's five colleges in Dharwad are referred as constituent colleges. Administration of these colleges is in the hands of Karnatak University. However, the affiliated colleges are managed by various trusts. Before the advent of private universities in this part of India, all colleges in the districts of Dharwad, Belgaum, Bijapur District, Bagalkot, Gadag, Haveri and Uttar Kannada were affiliated to Karnatak University, Dharwad.


List of constituent colleges
Following are the Karnatak University's constituent colleges

Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad
Karnatak Science College, Dharwad
University College of Education, Dharwad
University College of Law, Dharwad
University College of Fine Arts and Music, Dharwad


Lists of affiliated colleges by district

Al-falha Pharmacy college, Hubli
Anjuman Arts & Commerce College, Dharwad
Anjuman BBA College, Dharwad
Anjuman-A-islam Nehru Arts, Science College, Hubli
Anjuman-E-Islam's Anjuman Arts College for Women, Koul Peth, Hubli
Babasaheb Ambedkar ist Grade Arts College, Navanagar, Hubli
BMHEC's CSI College of Commerce, Dharwad
BVVS Karnatak Christian Arts College, Hubli
GES's Arts & Commerce College, Kundagol
GNWS's Arts Commerce College, Kalaghatagi
Govt. Ist Grade College, Alnawar
Govt. Ist Grade College, Bankapur
Govt. Ist Grade College, Gudigeri
Govt. Ist Grade College, Savanur
HASS Ayurved College, Hubli
HASS K.S.Jigalur Arts & Commerce College, Dharwad
Hurakadli Ajja Law College, Dharwad
Indian Institute of Inspirational Leadership, Koppa Tank, Dharwad
Jagadguru Gangadhar College of Commerce, Vidyanagar, Hubli
JSS Banashankari Arts, Commerce & S.K.Gubbi Science College, Dharwad
JSS Sakri Law College, Hubli
Kannada Kiran Samstha's (Gadag-Betageri's) BSW College, Hubli
Karnakadas S.S's Ist Grade College, Hubli
Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad
Karnatak Homeo Medical College, Hubli
Karnatak Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli
Kittel Arts College, Dharwad
Kittel Science College, Dharwad
K. L. E. Society’s College of Business Administration, Vidyanagar, Hubli
K. L. E. Society’s Education College, Hubli
K. L. E. Society’s Gurusiddappa Kotambri Law College Vidyanagar, Hubli
K. L. E. Society’s Jagadguru Gangadhar College ofCommerce, Hubli
K. L. E. Society’s Mrityunjaya Arts & Commerce College, Dharwad
K. L. E. Society’s P. C. Jabin's Science College, Hubli
K. L. E. Society’s S. K. Arts & H. S. K. Science Institute, Hubli
KPES Law College, Dharwad
KSS Vijayanagar College of Education, Hubli
MVAS Shree K.G.Nadgir College, of Physical Education, Dharwad
RJVG Arts & Commerce College, Shiggaon
R. N. Shetty college of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Hubli
Shree Sharana Noolvi Chandayya Dr.b.R.Ambedkar Smaraka Arts and Commerce College, Hubli
Shree Mahalaxmi Arts & Commerce College, Dharwad
Shree Satya Sai Women's Home Science College, Dharwad
SJMV Ars & Commerce College, Hubli
SJMV Women's BBA College, Hubli
SJMVS's Arts, Commerce College for Women, Hubli
Sonia Education Trust College of Pharmacy, Rajatagiri, Dharwad
Srujanakala Fine Arts College, Dharwad
Veman Vidyavardhaka Sangha's College of Business Administration, Hubli
Shree Dharmastala Manjunatheswara college of Engg and Technology, Dharwad.


ASS Amruteshwar Arts & Commerce College, Annigeri,
AVVP Shree Annadaneshwar Colleges, Naregal
Basanagouda Giraddi Govt. Ist Grade College, Ron
Dr. PGASS Music College, Gadag
Govt. Ist Grade College, Akki-Alur
Govt. Ist Grade College, Gajendragad
Govt. Ist Grade College, Shirahatti
GVVS's S. M. Bhoomaraddi Arts & Commerce College, Gajendragad
Hulkoti Co-Opertive Education Society's Arts, Science AND Commerce College Gadag
K. R. Bellad Arts & Commerce College, Mundargi
KKS B. S. W. College, Gadag-Betageri
KLES's Arts & Commerce College for Women, Gadag
KLES's S. A. Manvi Law College, Gadag
KSS Arts College, Gadag
KSS's Arts Commerce College, Mulagund
KSS's Arts, Commerce College, Mulagund
KVP Arts, Science & Commerce College, Hole-Alur
KVVS J. P. College of Education, Gadag
M. G. Arts College, Annigeri
Shree Prabhurajendra College of Physical Education, Gadag
Shree Siddeshwar Govt. Ist Grade College, Hungund
TMC Municipal Arts College, Laxmeshwar
Vijaya Fine Arts College, Gadag

BAJSS Arts & Commerce College for Women, (Gupta High School Building), Ranebennur
BMA Arts & Commerce College Byadgi
CES, B. R. Tambakad Ist Grade College, Hirekerur
GMH Shree Rajarajeswari Ars & Commerce College, Ranebennur
Govt. Ist Grade Arts & Commerce Collee, Hirekerur
Govt. Ist Grade College, Akki-Alur
HTRS' Priyadarshini Arts College, Rattihalli
J. E. Co-Op Society's Arts & Commerce College, Hanagal
JES's Education College, Hanagal
MVP's HVP's Mahantaswamy Arts, Science, & Commerce College, Haunsbhavi
RTES Arts, Science & Commerce College, Ranebennur
SJMV BAJES Arts & Commerce College For Women, (Manvi Building), Ranebennur
SSVH Shree S. S. College for Women, Haveri
  Uttar Kannada

Anjuman Arts, Science & Commerce College, Bhatkal
Anjuman Hami Muslimin Samsta's Women's College, Bhatkal
Anjuman-Hami-A-Muslimin Society's BBA College, Bhatkal
Arts, Commerce College, Sadashivagad
Bangurnagar Arts, Science & Commerce College, Dandeli
Bapuji Grameen Vikas Samiti's (Karwar N.K.) Arts College, Ramanagar, (Tq: Joida)
BGVS's Law College, Sadashivagad
BGVS's Shree Durgadevi Arts College, Kerwadi
Bhatkal Education Trust's Bhatkal Society's Shri Sudhindra Arts & Commerce College, Bhatkal
Divekar College of Commerce, Karwar
G. C. College, Ankola
Govt. Arts, Science College, Karwar
Govt. Ist Grade College, Haliyal
Govt. Ist Grade College, Mundagod
Govt. Ist Grade College, Yellapur
K.B.College of Education, Kumta
KCS Dr. A. V. B. Commerce College, Kumta
KCS Dr. A. V. B. Arts, Science College, Kumta
Mallikarjuna Arts & Commerce College, Siddapur
MCC Arts, Commerce & GHD Science College, Siddapur
MES's M. M. Arts, Science College, Sirsi
MES's College of Commerce , Sirsi
MES's Law College, Sirsi
MPES's Law College, Honnavar
MPES's SDM Arts, Science, Commerce College, Honnavar
SES Arts, Commerce College, Baad-Karwar
SES Mahasati Arts, Science & Commerce College, Ulga
SES's Education College, Baad-Karwar

Anjuman Arts, Science & Commerce College, Bijapur
Anjuman Law College, Bijapur
ASS Arts College, Almel
BDPHWA's MAK Arts & Commerce College, Bijapur
BLDEA'S A.S.P.College of Commerce, BBA Programme, Bijapur
BLDEA's Arts & Commerce College for Women, Bijapur
BLDEA's Arts & Commerce College, Basavana Bagewadi
BLDEA's Arts College, Tikota
BLDEA's B M Patil medical College, Bijapur
BLDEA's Fine Arts College, Bijapur
BLDEA's Shri Jnanayogi Siddeshwar Swamiji College of Education, Bijapur
GPP Arts & Commerce & Science College, Sindgi
Sri GRG Arts, YAP Commerce College, Indi
GVVS's Arts College, Babaleshwar
Jagadamba Arts College, Hittinahalli (LT)
M. G. V. C. ARts, Science & Commerce College, Muddebihal
Malik Sandal institute of Art and Architecture, Bijapur
New Arts College, Bijapur
S. B. Arts & KCP Science College, Bijapur
S. K. Arts & Commerce College, Talikoti
SECAB's ARSI Arts Science & Commerce College for Women, Bijapur
Shree Vereshwar Vidya Vardhak Sangha's Shree Veereshwar Arts College, Nalatwad,
SKPVS's Arts College, Loni
SMVS's Rural Arts College, Hireroogi Bolegaon
Sri M. V. Nagathan ARts College, Nidagundi
Sri Renukacharya Arts College, Horti
SS Arts & Commerce College, Chadchan
SVVS's New Arts College, Tamba
TSPSmS's C. M. Managuli Arts College, Sindgi
Shree Sangameshwar Arts & Commerce Collge Kolhar.

Adarsh Arts College, Bewoor
Basaveshwar Arts College, Bagalkot
Basaveshwar Commerce College, Bagalkot
Basaveshwar Science College, Bagalkot
BLDEA's Commerce, BHS Arts & TGP Science College, Jamakhandi
BVVS's Arts & Commerce College, Mudhol
BVVS's Basaveshwar College of Physical Education, Bagalkot
B. V. V. Sangha's S.C.Nandimath Law College, Bagalkot
Rabakavi Education Society's Arts, Commerce College, Rabakavi
Govt. Ist Grade ARts & Commerce College, for Women, Jamakhandi
Govt. College of Education, Jamakhandi
JSS STC ARts & Commerce College, Banahatti
Rudragouda Patil Government First Grade college, Bilagi
S. R. Kanthi College of Education, Ilkal
SCP Arts & DDS Commerce College, Mahalingapur
Shree HVVS's Rural College, Kamatagi
SMV Arts, RRB Commerce & SKR Science College, Guledagudda
Sri Kalidas Education Samsthe's Arts College, Keroor
Sri Kalidas Education Samsthe's B. S. N. College, Badami
SVM Arts & Commerce College, for Women, Ilkal
SVM Arts, Science & Commerce College, Ilkal
SVM BBA College, Ilkal
VMSR Vastrad Arts, Science & Vijaya Mahantesh Commerce College, Hungund
VPM's SRM Arts & MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot
Shri Ramalingeshar P U College, Kundargi

Anjuman-E-Islam Arts & Commerce College, Belgaum
Bhaurao Kakatkar College, Belgaum.
B. K. College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Chikkodi
B. Shankaranand National Arts College, Ghataprabha
Banti Shankararayappa Arts & Science College, Harugeri
Beynon Smith College of Physical Education, Belgaum
BMK Ayuved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum
BSW College, Tukkanatti
Chousan College of Education, Chikkodi
CTES's Smt. Ahalyabai Appanagouda Patil Arts & Commerce College for Women, Chikkodi.
DMSM's B. K. College of Commerce, Belgaum
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Shikshana Samsthe B.Shankaranand Arts College, Kudachi
DVVS's Arts College & T.P.Science Institute, Sankeshwar
GIB Arts, Science & Commerce College, Nippani
Govt. college of Education, Belgaum
Govt. Ist Grade College, Nesaragi
Govt. Women's Arts College, Bailahongal
Jain College of Business Administration
JSPS's Arts & Commerce College, Munavalli
JSS Science College, Gokak
JSS's Bharatesh Business Administration College, (BBA) Belgaum
Karnatak Law Society's Institute of Management Education and Research
KJSS's Shree Adavi Siddeshwar Arts College, Ankalagi
KLES's B. V. Bellad Evening Law College, Belgaum
KLES's R. L. Science Institute, Belgaum
Karnatak Law Society's Gogte College of Commerce, Belgaum

External links
Official Karnatak University website

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