Kuvempu University is a state university in Shivamogga, Karnataka, India. Kuvempu University is a young affiliating University in Karnataka. KU was established in 1987, it is a University with a distinctive academic profile, blending in itself commitment to rural ethos and a modern spirit.The University provides 41 Post-Graduate departments of studies in the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education and Law. Also, it offers 45 Post-Graduate Programmes, 4 P.G.Diploma and one Under-Graduate programme. The University has 184 affiliated colleges, five constituent colleges (among five, one is autonomous college) and other three autonomous colleges, five B.P.Ed. colleges, six Law colleges and 43 B.Ed. colleges under its jurisdiction spread over 4 districts of Shimoga, Chitradurga, Chikmagalur and Davangere. It also has outlying regional Post-Graduate centres at Davangere and Kadur.
The academic life on the campus is vibrant and exciting with seminars, symposia, special lectures and workshops throughout the year. Both the conventional and non-conventional course of study have updated syllabi responsive to the needs of the contemporary society and the research orientation is innovative, original and directed to societal needs. The main campus is in the lap of a lush, picturesque locale providing the right ambience for University education. Indeed, Kuvempu University is a place one would love to be associated with.
The University Library came into existence with the establishment of the Kuvempu University on June 29, 1987. Till then it was functioning as a Post-Graduate Centre Library under the control of University of Mysore and the library resources were housed in a temporary building at B.R.Project. In the year 1988, the library was shifted to the academic building on Jnana Sahyadri campus. Finally University library was shifted to its own newly constructed modular independent building in the year 2003. In the midst of its excellent setup of academic activities, the library acts as a nerve centre catering to the academic and research needs of the students, the researchers and the faculty members of 38 post-graduate departments, covering Science,
Social Science, and Humanities, engaged in higher pursuit of knowledge. The Kuvempu University Library has been shaped as a centre of excellence, for academic and research pursuits by keeping itself open to the changes brought in by information and communication technologies. The library is actively participating and contributing for the success of UGC’s INFLIBNET and INFONET activities, and availing the benefits of these programmes for the benifit of its users.
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Gnana Sahyadri Shankaraghatta – 577 451
Shimoga Distt., Shankaraghatta, Karnataka
Phone Numbers: 08282-25622208282-256221