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TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

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Karnataka is an Indian state which has a well-structured educational system and that’s why have a high literacy rate of 75.60%. Karnataka is famous among students who want to learn science especially medical, research and engineering. Bangalore, capital of Karnataka is known as the IT hub of India and it’s a house of educational facilities for students pursuing science stream. In all over Karnataka there are more than 1000 colleges, research centres and universities, and degree colleges affiliated to various universities. We’ve searched some top Universities and Colleges in Karnataka for you to better understand the courses and amenities provided by them.

There are some top universities of Bangalore in the below link you must refer, as they are top universities of Karnataka too.

1. Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Manipal)

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a private institution for pursuing higher education. It is located in Madhav Nagar Manipal, a region in the urban setting of Karnataka. The institution was established in 1993, founded by Dr. Tonse Madhav Ananth Pai who was an Indian doctor, educationist, banker, and philanthropist.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – The college stands at rank- ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). MAHE stands among the top 20 colleges in India for pursuing a higher educational degree.

Academics and Departments – Manipal Academy of Higher Education is divided into 8 departments, Department of Ageing Research, Department of Bioinformatics, Department of Biophysics, Department of Biotechnology, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Department of Plant Science, Department of Public Health Genomics, Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology. The institution also provides a Post-graduate Diploma in Corporate Communication and Diploma in Film Art.

2. Visvesvaraya Technological University (Belgaum)

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is a government institution for higher degree education. VTU was founded in 1997, named after Bharat Ratna Sir M Visweshwariah. It is located in Mache in Belgaum, Karnataka. The Trust founder of the institution was Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr.Sagunthala Rangarajan.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – VTU stands on 27th rank and is one of the most appreciated University in India. VTU has many top-level affiliated colleges offering Engineering courses in Karnataka.

Academics and Departments – VTU offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses and has 7 departments, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Science, Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Management studies. The Institution Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree and PG Diplomas in various fields.

3. University of Mysore (Mysore)

The University of Mysore is a government institution for higher degree education. The university was founded by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore in 1916.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – the University of Mysore is an ‘A’ Grade University by NAAC with five-star status. NIRF Ranking of University is 54 out of 100 which certifies it as the best Institution for degree courses.

Academics and Departments – The Institution provide both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses like M.Sc, MBA, BA, M.A, BBA, Ph.D., B.Arch.

4. National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroScience

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) is a government institution for higher education. The Institution is established in 1974 and is located in Hosur Road Bangalore, Karnataka.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – NIMHANS is ranked at the 4th best medical institution in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework and is under 200 in the world ranking.

Academics and Departments – The Institution has many Departments. Academic programs are divided into four category Doctor of Philosophy, Super Speciality Medicine Courses, Post-graduate Degree, Post-doctoral Fellowship.

5. Mangalore University

Mangalore University is a government institution for higher education. It is established in 1980. The University is located in Konje, Mangaluru, Karnataka. During the early nineties, engineering colleges like the National Institute of Technology – Surathkal and Manipal Institute of Technology – Manipal are some of the colleges affiliated to Mangalore University.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – The University has secured 87th position in India given by MHRD and 43rd place in QS India Ranking. Mangalore University is also Grade ‘A’ certified college by NAAC.

Academics and Departments – Mangalore University offers courses for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate and also provides educational degrees such as pre-bachelor degree, doctorate for several courses. The University offers courses in the field of Arts, Commerce, Science, Law and Management.

6. Karnatak University (Dharwad)

The second oldest university of Karnataka, Karnatak University is a state university. It was founded in October 1949 and is located in a large town of Dharwad, Karnataka. The university is a higher education institution. University Grants Commission, India officially accredited the Karnatak University. The university offers a bachelor’s degree in several fields to national as well as international applicants.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – The university has 263rd country rank and 6572nd world rank. NAAC accredited the university with an ‘A’ grade.

Academic and Department – The university has a huge number of departments and is divided into four divisions Science, Social Science, Management Studies, and Arts. The university offers PG courses, PG Diploma courses, Advanced diploma, and certificate courses in various fields. 

7. NITTE University (Mangalore)

NITTE University is an institution for higher education located in Deralakatte, Mangalore. It is sponsored by Nitte Education Trust. It was founded in 2008 and has established over 31 institutions spread in three campuses at Nitte, Bangalore, and Mangalore.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – This university is ranked at position 282  in India and scores 6756th position in the world. University Grants Commission, India accredited the university. It was ranked 74 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF) in 2020 among universities in India and has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Academics and Department – NITTE offers approximately 70 different UG and PG courses in the stream of Science and Technology, Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Business and Social Sciences, Medicine and Health, Language and culture. Some of the famous courses in these streams are MBBS, Bsc, BA, MD, MSc, MPH, BPharm, PharmD, B.E/B.tech, and so on.

8. Kuvempu University (Shimoga)

Kuvempu University, established in 1987 by the act of Karnataka state legislature, is a non-profit institution for higher education. It was formerly called Sahyadri University. It is located in Jananasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka. It is a medium-sized institution that provides coeducational education. It offers higher education degrees such as a bachelor’s degree in various areas of study.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – The university has 285th country rank and 6819th world rank. National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF) ranked the university with 73rd rank. This university was accredited by University Grants Commission, India in the year 1987. It is accredited by other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations like the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), and Bar Council of India(BCI). This University is ranked with ‘A’ grade by NAAC.

Academics and Department- Various Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate courses are offered by this university in various fields of Arts and Humanities, Business and Social Sciences, Engineering and Science and Technology. It also provides distance education in various courses to fulfill the goals of students who are not able to come to class regularly. Some of the famous courses are MSc in physics, chemistry, and Environmental science. It has a joint venture with the University of Ghent, Belgium which involves the study of local tribal and village cultures from scientific perspective & understanding life changes in modern time.

9. Tumkur University (Tumkur)

Tumkur University was founded in the year 2004. It is a non-profit higher education institution that offers various courses and programs. It is located outside Bengaluru city in a small district called Tumkur to accommodate the needs of students of the district. This university has all modern and traditional facilities.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – The country rank of this university is 292 and it stands at 6877th position in the world. In the same year of establishment 2004, it was accredited by University Grants Commission and National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘B’ Grade in the three-grade rating scale.

Academics and Department – It is a multi-faculty university that has 12 PG departments, 94 affiliated colleges, and 2 constituent colleges which provides education in the fields of Science and Arts. The university established 29 research centers to promote academics collaborations and multi-disciplinary research. This university has 56 independent institutions that help as research centers for advanced and doctoral study in various academic research. Some of the institutions are R. V College of Engineering, Madras Music Academy, St. Aloysius College, Maha Bodhi Society, National Institute of Advanced Studies, and so on.

10. Central University of Karnataka (Gulbarga)

The Central University of Karnataka was established in the year 2009 in Kadaganchi, Karnataka. It is a coeducational higher education institution that follows its philosophy of achieving and maintaining the highest level of academic excellence, access in enrollment and recruitment, sensitivity to equity. It is emerging as a premier institution in India.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – Central University of Karnataka (CUK) is ranked 303rd position in India and 7009th position in the world. It was accredited in the year 2009 by the University Grants Commission and Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is approved by NAAC with ‘B++’ grade.

Academics and Department – 40 courses are offered by this university in various streams which are Arts, Humanities, Management, Science and engineering under UG and PG degree. Popular courses at this institution are M. Sc. and B.E/Btech.

11. Rani Channamma University, Belagavi (Belagavi)

Rani Channamma University is a public university that was founded in the year 2010. It is a non-profit education institution located at Vidya Sangama, Belagavi, Karnataka. It provides an opportunity for students of North Karnataka regions for getting higher education. This institution is well equipped with all facilities.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – Rani Channamma University is ranked as 427th university in our country and 8194th  university in the world. It was recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) in the year 2010 and is accredited by NAAC with ‘B’ grade.

Academics and Department – This university has a total of 18 PG departments,9 schools, 385 affiliated colleges, and 3 autonomous colleges. It offers UG, PG and doctorate programs in several branches such as Accounting and Commerce, IT and Software, Science, Teaching and Education, Business and Management Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mass Communication and Media, etc

12. KLE University (Belgaum)

KLE University also known as Karnataka Lingayat Education University is a non-profit private education institution located in JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum, Karnataka founded in the year 1916 by seven people who were educated and had an objective to bring education to Kannada-speaking region known as Bombay Karnataka region.

TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA
TOP 12 UNIVERSITIES IN KARNATAKA

Ranking – It is ranked at 376th position in India and 7724th position in the world by Unibank. It is officially recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) in the year 2006 and has the membership and affiliation of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL). This university is accredited as rank ‘A’ by NAAC.

Academics and Department – KLE offers various courses and programs leading to degrees such as Pre-Bachelor, bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees in several areas of study like Medicine and Health, Engineering, and Science & Technology. Various constituent colleges are connected with this university like J. N Medical College(Belagavi), College of Pharmacy (Hubli), Homeopathic Medical College, V.K Institute of Dental Sciences, Belegavi for providing high-class education to students. This university has collaborations and MoU with many international universities which are listed below:

University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, University of Michigan, USA, University of Missouri, USA, Sunderland University, UK, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia, Copperbelt University at the Republic of Zambia, Rhodes University, South Africa, Middlesex University, UK, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA, Christina Care Health Services, Delaware, USA, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA, University of Colorado, Denver, USA, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA, the University of California at San Francisco, USA, Fortius World School, London United Kingdom.

Snehal Mishra

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