Kuvempu University, formerly known as Sahyadri Universoty is a public state university in Shimoga, Karnataka. It was established in 1987 under the provision of the Karnataka state legislature through amendment No. 28/1976 (29 January 1989) under the Karnataka State University Act 1976. The university is spread over an area of 230 acres. The motto of the university is "Foster Creativity in Teaching”. The University is affiliated to UGC, AIU, NAAC and ACU.
The university affiliates 95 colleges and three constituent colleges out of which one is autonomous.
The University has dedicated sports department that maintains an outdoor ground of 6000 sq meters and an indoor stadium of 1200 sq meter where almost all sports are played. The department also runs fitness centers for Yoga and gym activities.
The Library has over 70,000 books and 4,000 archived periodicals. The university runs 4 hostels (2 for women and 2 for men). These hostels have their own messes, where students are provided with nutritive food.
The University keeps on organizing sports and cultural events frequently which sees participants from India and abroad as well.
Application and Admission Procedure
KUVEMPU University offers programs and courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The University accepts only the online application form and then the payment is done. The final printout of the application form along with the required documents is submitted to the University to the Director of Directorate of Distance Education, KUVEMPU University, before the last date of last date of application.
The fee payment is done through online payment through NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfer), SBI Mysore challan, payment through post offices. The application fee is Rs.250 for general candidates and Rs.150 for SC/ST. The candidates who download the offline application have to pay Rs.50 extra.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Visit the online website and fill the application form or fill it offline giving correct details
- Then attach the required documents and submit the form.
- The admission is done on the basis of the academic performance.
KUVEMPU Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta-577451
Hostel and Facilities
KUVEMPU UNIVERSITY (KU), SHIMOGA
a. The Kuvempu University, Shimoga provides hostel facility for students.
b. Some of the other facilities provided in the campus are health centres, library, canteen, sports facility, guest house, and ambulance facility.
a. The hostel facility is available for male students, female students and working women also.
b. The hostel’s rooms are well furnished with 24*7 wifi connectivity and CCTV monitored.
c. Hostel accommodation is available for the students belonging to backward Classes and for the Post-Graduate students of the University.
d. Amount of the scholarship offered:
The university provides many scholarships for students who belong to backward classes and for students who secure good marks in academics and entrance exam.
a. Various festivals celebrated in the institute:
The University celebrates annual youth festival “Sahyadri Utsava”, “Aasare”, and all social, patriotic, cultural and religious festivals.
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1) 3 year Law Degree Course - A candidate who has graduated in any discipline from a recognized University can appear for L.L.B. course
2) Integrated Degree Program - Candidate must have passed 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam or an exam cosidered to be equivalnt to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam can enrol for integrated degree program (LLB and a first degree in any other subject).
Candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree after taking up other courses through distance mode are also considered eligible for integrated degree course. But those candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree through distance mode or from open universities without any basic qualification are not eligible for admission into law courses.
Minimum marks for admission into law courses -
1) 40% for SC/ST candidates
2) 45% for other candidates