PIHEAD Programme

Abstract Information of University on PIHEAD Programme
01 Name and Address of the University KUVEMPU UNIVERSITY
02 Web-site Address www.kuvempu.ac.in
03 Name and contact information (including email) of International Students Adviser (in case there is none, a Faculty member may be so designated) Dr.M.Krishnappa
Directorate of Correspondence Courses
Kuvempu University.
E-mail: pihead@kuvempu.ac.in,   mv@kuvempu.ac.in
Phone: 08282-256450, 256246,  Fax    : 08282-256450
04 Location Details Jnana Sahyadri, the main campus of Kuvempu University is located at Shankaraghatta at a distance of 28 km from the main city Shivamogga, having Address as:
05 Recognition 1. Recognised by the UGC
2. Awarded 3 star status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council
06 Program of Study
a) UG Level
b) PG Level
UG level programmes offered by 82 affiliated and 03 constituent colleges and PG level programmes offered by 41 post graduate departments in discipline of Arts, Science, Education Commerce and Management.
07 Medium of Instruction English and Kannada
08 Other details about the Institute The campus is only 2 kms. from the magnificient Bhadra Reservoir. It is located in one of the world's 18 hotspots of Biodiversity and birth place of two life line rivers.

During 1973-1987, this was a PG Centre of  University of Mysore and became an independent University  from the year 1987 as Kuvempu  University  which   is offering Social Science, Languages and Science courses.

The Distance Education Council of the University Offers UG, PG and Diploma courses in Science, Social Science and Education, Commerce, Management, Tourism, Culture, Fashion Design, Mental Health.
09 Infrastructure Facilities The University has good infrastructure for post graduate teaching and research programmes. The University is named after well known national poet Kuvempu. During the centenary year (Dec. 2003- Dec. 2004) of Kuvempu, additional infrastructures, such as Bio-Sciences Block, Computer Science Block, Centenary Building, Indoor and Outdoor Stadiums are built.

Most of the PG Departments are awarded Research Projects and the Departments are organizing National and International Seminars in the campus
10 Other Amenities Library, Internet facility, Laboratories for Studies and Research in Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Applied Botany, Applied Zoology, Applied Geology, Biotechnology, Language learning, Tissue Culture, Aqua Culture and Water Management, Bio- Chemistry and Microbiology, Indoor and Outdoor Stadium, Hostels for Boys and Girls.
11 Co-curricular Activities

NSS Unit of this University has been rated as one of the best in Karnataka State. Sports, University Students festivals, Job Oriented Training Programmes etc. The University has a centre for Continuing Education and Extension activities.

12 Students Support Service Health centre, Canteen, Indoor Games, Placement and Orientation Programmes, Cultural Festivals etc. International Hostel facilities
Course Details  of  PIHEAD Programme