Kannada University Taluk

(State-Language University)



The Government of Karnataka through the Kannada University Act 1991 established Kannada University, Hampi, in 1991. Though the University was established in 1991, the demand for such a University was there in Karnataka since the mid 1980s.

Courses Offered

Teaching Regular Courses
All the departments offer Research Programs (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) in their area. D.Lit. Program is designed to provide space for extra-ordinary scholars, who work outside the academia or inside the academia, to obtain doctorate for the research work they do.
Innovative Regular Courses

  1. M.A.,Phd integrated course (Kannada literature and Folklore)
  2. Diploma in Sculpture
  3. B.F.A (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
  4. Diploma in Music (Sangeetha)
  5. B.A. in Music (Sangeetha)

Distance courses Offered
Post graduate diplomas

  1. Bashanthara Adhyayayayana (Translation Studies)
  2. Kriyatmaka Kannada (Functional Kannada)
  3. Dalita Adhyayana (Dalit Studies)
  4. Puratatva, Samskriti Mattu Pravasodyama (Archaeology, Culture and Tourism)
  5. Mahila adhyayana (Women’s Studies)
  6. Karnataka Adhyayana (Karnataka Studies)
  7. Dravida Adhyayana (Dravidian Studies)

Post-Matriculation Diplomas

      • Abhivriddhi Samvahana (Development Communication)
      • Karakushala Kalegalu (Handicrafts)
      • Janapada Sangita (Folk-Music)
      • Naataka Kale (Theatre Arts)
      • Paaramparika Jnana (Traditional Knowledge)

Certificate Courses

      1. Samshodhana Vidhana (Research Methodology)
      2. Telugu
      3. Tamil
      4. Malayalam

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
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Kannada University
(State-Language University)

Hampi, Vidyaranya,
Bellary Distt.
Hospet Taluk 583 276

Tel : 08394- 241334,241700
Fax : 08394- 241334
Email : [email protected],
[email protected],
[email protected]
Website : https://www.kannadauniversity.org

VC: Prof K V Narayana (I/c)
Reg: Dr V Shankar