Directorate of Distance Education

Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga Dist., Karnataka State, India  
 

 
  Prof.Jogan Shankar
Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor
 

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I am glad to welcome all the students interested in distance mode education offered by the Directorate of Distance Eduaction, Kuvempu University.
Kuvempu University is an affiliating State University in Karnataka ,established in 1987 ,It is a University with distinctive academic profile - blending in itself commitment to rural ethos and modern spirit . It has 50 Post-Graduate departments of studies in the faculties of Arts ,Science and Technology ,Commerce , Education and Law. It also has 4 constituent colleges and on outlying regional Post-Gradaute Centre at Kadur in Chikkamagaluru District.

Kuvempu University draws its substance from the rich cultural heritage and legacy of the region.The confluence of religious ,cultural and social movements in the university area has provided it with rich cultural resources.

The main campus is situated in the midst of lush green forest and a nearby wild life Sanctuary.The campus is only 2 kms from the magnificent Bhadra Reservoir across the river Bhadra ,one of the important life lines in the area. The main buildings of university are constructed on a small hillock,thus blending naturally with the landscape.The campus sprawls over an area of 230 acres.This picturesque locale is providing the right ambience for the University education.

The Distance mode education plays an important role in a country like ours where the formal education system cannot entirely meet the ever growing demand for higher education.

The distance education programmes of Kuvempu University were initiated during the academic year 2002-03 through the Dirctorate of Distance Education. Over the years many new courses have been added ,and right-now ,more than 30 courses are offered in various disciplines at PG,UG and diploma levels. The general programmes are also approved by Distance Education Council ,New Delhi - now the Distance Education Bureau of UGC ,New Delhi.

The pages on this website give all the details about programmes offered through distance mode. Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education will bring you rich and rewarding experience , and will prepare you to take up the challenges of the contemporary society ,economy and the globalized world.

Wishing you a fruitful , successful and a bright academic year.

Yours truly,
Prof.Jogan Shankar
Vice-Chancellor

      
Contact Address: Contact Details:
The Director Website : www.kuvempuuniversitydde.org
Directorate of Distance Education Email : info@kuvempuuniversitydde.org
Kuvempu University Fax : 08282 - 256370
Jnana Sahyadri Phone Numbers :
Shankaraghatta Liaison Officer : 08282 - 266184
Shivamogga Dist. Director’s Office : 08282 - 256450
Karnataka State, India Deputy Registrar : 08202 - 256246
PIN 577 451 Supdt. (UG) : 08282 - 256185
       

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