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PG Center Chikmagaluru

Post-Graduate Center of Kuvempu University is located at IDSG College Campus, Chikmagaluru. Chikmagalur is situated in south western part of Karnataka. Chikmagalur literally means "The town of the younger daughter" in the Kannada language. The district is named after its headquarters town of Chikmagalur. Chikmagaluru is reachable by Road and Train from state capital, Bangalore. Bus journey takes through NH-75 just 5 hrs. Train journey takes 7 hrs approximately. Similarly almost all parts of cities in Karnataka have been well connected by trains.

The PG Center has newly started from this academic year. The courses offered here are in great demand as they open new job opportunities. The emphasis here is always been for teaching, research and extension activities. To facilitate higher education to rural youths, the Kuvempu University established new post graduate centre in this region. The Post-Graduate Programmes at this centre are as follows:

  • 1  

    M.A., Kannada

  • 2  

    M.A., Political Science

  • 3  

    M.Com - Master of Commerce

  • 4  

    M.Sc., Mathematics


The larger portion of the Chikmagaluru consists of the Malnad or hill country, The hill stations around Chikmagalur are famous summer retreats since they remain cool even during summers. Mullayanagiri, the highest peak in Karnataka is 12 Kms away from Chikmagalur. The district is dotted with many holy spots and tourist places. Number of rivers originates from the hills of Chikmagalur district and flow in all the seasons.