Kuvempu University Distance Education Courses & Admission 2016

Kuvempu University Distance Education
Kuvempu University Distance Education offers various distance learning under graduate & post courses. Today we'll write about Kuvempu University Distance Education Admission Procedure & various courses offered by the university.

Kuvempu University was set up back in 1987 in the serene surrounding of Karnataka, and now has over 133 affiliated colleges under its jurisdiction over the states of Shimoga, Chitradurga, Chikmagalur, and Devanagere. The university campus is spread over 230 acres, and just 2kms from the Bhandra Reservoir. 

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Distance Education Courses Offered by Kuvempu Univerity, Karnataka

Undergraduate Courses:

  • B.A.
  • B.Com.
  • B.B.M.
  • B.Sc. (P.C.M.)
  • B.Sc. (C.B.Z.)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (Duration One year)

Postgraduate Courses:

  • Kannada Computer
  • Kannada Journalism
  • Translation Studies
  • Performing Arts (Theatre)
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Administration
  • Human Rights Management
  • Sports Management
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Cyber (IT) laws
  • Human Rights
  • Genetics
  • Industrial Safety

Graduate Diploma in:

  • Panchayat Raj

M.A. in:

  • Kannada
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Urdu
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • History and Archaeology
  • M.A. Education


  • Commerce

M.Sc. in:

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Applied Chemistry
  • M.L.I. Sc. (One Year)

Law Courses:

  •  L.L.M. (Business Law)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Different Distance Education Courses:

Post Graduate Courses

M.A. / M.Com

The candidate must have passed B. A. / B.Sc. / B. Com. / B.B.M. / B.B.A. / B.Ed. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. Agri. / B.Sc. Home Sc. From Kuvempu University itself, or any other recognized university to be eligible for M.A. / M.Com. / M.B.A courses.


Candidates must have passed B.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. Agri. / B.Sc. Home Sc. / any other equivalent degree in Science from Kuvempu, or any other recognized university to be eligible for M.Sc. course.


Candidates must have passed L.L.B. / B.L. from Kuvempu or any other recognized university to apply for L.L.M course.

B.L.I. Sc. / M.L.I. Sc.

Any types of graduates from either Kuvempu University, or from any other UGC recognized university are eligible to apply for the course of B.L.I.Sc.
Any graduate who has passed B.L.I. Sc. / B. Lib. Sc. From Kuvempu, or any other recognized university can apply for M.L.I. Sc. course.


All candidates who have passed the three year degree examination of Kuvempu, or any other professional degree of Kuvempu, or any other university are eligible, and they can apply for M.B.A. course.
The candidate would have to qualify in the Entrance Examination conducted by Kuvempu. Weightage for qualifying marks and Entrance Examination score shall be 50 - 50. Admissions to this course shall be based entirely on merit.

Graduate Courses

B.A. / B. Com. / B.B.M. / B.Sc.

1.            (i)            Students shall be admitted to B.A. / B.Com. / B.B.M. on the basis of their passing of either Pre University, or 12th standard or equivalent.
                (ii)           For B.Sc., candidates should have passed Computer Science PUC, or 10+2, or any other equivalent science course.
                (iii)          For admission to B.A., B. Com., BBM and B.Sc., candidates who have passed ITI / JOC from recognized institutes within Karnataka are also eligible to apply.

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Admission Procedure

Application Form along with Prospectus can be obtained from the address given below wither by post, or in person after the payment of required fees.

Directorate of Distance Education,
Kuvempu University,
Shankaraghatta – 577451

The application, duly completed in all aspects has to be submitted back to the Directorate before the last date, as specified in the prospectus.

Students may download application forms for the course they are interested to join, by visiting the official website of Kuvempu University Distance Education. Once the form has been downloaded, they would have to make a payment for the form either by SBI Bank Challan, or through NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfer). After the payment of application fee, they have to send the printed application form along with all the required documents to the Director of Distance Education, Education University (complete address in point number 1).

Above triplet forms are available only for admission to first year of the courses. For students interested in taking admission to second or final year of the course, they would have to use the copies of quadruplet challan given during the year 2011-12.