University of Mysore
A name you can trust, in an uncertain world......
The University of Mysore was established on 27th July, 1916 during the benevolent reign of the Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness NalvadiKrishnarajaWodeyar (1884-1940). The mission of the University of Mysore, aims at 'promoting teaching and research in conventional and traditional domains of Arts, Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences and Professional disciplines'. Started with just two faculties, namely Arts and Science offering BA, BSc, BCom and BT courses, the University currently has 48 post graduate departments, 8 specialized research & training centers and 2 post graduate centers that together offer about 75 Post Graduate programs, 41 diplomas and post graduate diploma programs and 12 programs at graduate level.
The University also features an excellent infrastructure for curricular and co-curricular activities. The University Library has a collection of 6.2 lakhs covering books, reference works and journal back volumes. The library has set up a E-resource Portal with access to journals, e-books, e-thesis etc, a Carrier Information Resource Center and Learning Resource Center for Visually Challenged. The main campus features an amphitheater, an auditorium, a swimming pool, and hostels for women and men with modern amenities and comforts.
After assessing its overall performance, the University of Mysore has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an A grade in 2013. Current Science has ranked the University of Mysore as one of the top 20 Universities in Scientific and Research activities.
University of Mysore is recipient of several research and other academic programs of UGC, CSIR, DST and DBT and other agencies of Govt. of India. Considering the progress of the University and its contributions to the society, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has considered University of Mysore as `Institution of Excellence' On recommendation of Karnataka Knowledge Commission, the Karnataka Government considered University of Mysore as an "Innovative University" and recently, University Grants Commission has awarded University of Mysore -University with Potential for Excellence