Akkamahadevi University: Courses, Facilities

  • Bijapur , Karnataka

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Akkamahadevi Women's University, formerly known as Karnataka State Women's University, was established in 2003 at Vijayapura (formerly Bijapur). It is the only Women's University in Karnataka to provide education to women exclusively. The university offers undergraduate, PG courses, PG diplomas, and certificate courses. It has been accredited 'B'grade by NAAC and four Stars in KSURF rankings. Apart from the regional centre at Sindhnoor, the university also has centres at Udutadi and Mandya.

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AWUV Highlights

With some of the best features and facilities, Karnataka State Women's University offers a unique opportunity to the students to become a part of the learning process in an open academic environment. Some of its key highlights are given below:

AWUV Highlights

Type of Institute


Establishment Year


Affiliated Colleges

148 Women's Colleges


‘B’ Grade by NAAC, UGC


Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate


Automated llibrarry with free of cost access to INTERNET/INFILIBNET, e-books, e-journals


Bijapur, Karnataka, India

Why Choose AWUV?

The Karnataka State Women's University is the only women's university in the state of Karnataka which is exclusively dedicated to women's education. The university has been accredited 'B' grade by NAAC. The university has four Stars in KSURF rankings. The official authority of the university, known as the College Development Council (CDC), functions as an intermediary between the UGC, the AICTE, the NCTE, the Higher Education Department and Karnataka State Higher Education Council and affiliated Colleges.

AWUV Rankings

Many organizations have ranked Karnataka State Women's University's level of education in different fields over time. They are mentioned below:

  • B Grade by NAAC
  • Four Star in KSURF Ranking

AWUV Courses

The academy offers highly curated programs such as bachelor's degree in arts, business administration, computer applications, commerce, education, fashion technology, home science, physical education, science and social work at the undergraduate level and  32 PG Courses, PG diploma and certificate courses in the fields of arts, commerce and management, social sciences, science and technology and education. The details of some of the courses and their specialisation offered at different levels are mentioned below:




Nutrition And Food Processing, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry.


Management Studies, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Commerce, Library & Information Science, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Education, English, Social Work, Management, Economics, Kannada, Physical Education, Sociology, Journalism And Mass Communication, Women Studies, Electronics.


Economics, English, Kannada, History, Sociology, Mass Communication & Journalism, Music, Political Science, Urdu, Women Studies, Hindi, Performing Arts.


Computer Science, Sociology, Kannada, Social Work, Women Studies, Economics, Education, English, Library & Information Science, Physical Education, Management, Commerce, Electronics, Bioinformatics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

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AWUV Departments

The academy has set up separate departments specializing in different courses and disciplines. These departments are enlisted below:

  • Humanities 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Science and Technology 
  • Studies in Education and Research
  • Physical Education 
  • Yoga Studies

AWUV Admissions

Karnataka State Women's University admission is initiated through the official notification from the university. An online application on the official website is filled with relevant information. The Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts an entrance test called Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) for admission to the university. The eligibility criteria for some of the courses are mentioned below:

B.Ed Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must pass from a UGC with a minimum of 50% in aggregate for the General and OBC category and 45% for the candidates belonging SC/ST category.

M.Ed Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to pass a B.Ed degree from a recognized university. 
  • 55% of marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination

MA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to qualify with a bachelor's degree with an optional English subject with 50% marks in aggregate.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to qualify with a bachelor's degree with 50% of marks in aggregate or equivalent obtained from this university or any recognized university.
  • Seats are filled based on ranking in CET conducted by the KEA and CMAT.

MSc in Computer Science Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to pass any of the following degree programmes from any recognized university with 50% of marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ ST/ Cat-I and 45% for OBC category candidates) 
  • B.Sc with computer science/ information science/ information technology as one of the optional subjects. 
  • B.Sc with physics/ electronics/ statistics/ instrumentation as optional subjects with one-year P. G. Diploma in computer science or computer applications. 
  • B.Sc/ BCA
  • B.I. Sc./ BIT 
  • BE/ B.Tech (All branches) (7) B.Sc with mathematics

MCA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to pass in BCA/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent degree or Candidates are required to pass in B.Sc./ B.Com/ BA with mathematics at 10+2 level or graduation Level (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of the concerned university).
  • Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.

M.Phil/Ph.D Eligibility Criteria

The scheme, duration intake and eligibility for these courses are as per the UGC regulations entitled "UGC Minimum standards and procedure for the award of M.Phil and PhD degree.

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AWUV Infrastructure

Karnataka State Women's University facilities are well equipped with all the requirements for a better study environment for students. One of the highlighting features of this university is its well-housed and well-managed automated library with free of cost access to INTERNET/INFILIBNET, e-books, e-journals. The collection includes 82485 volumes and 300 periodicals. 
Some of the facilities offered by the university are mentioned below:

  • Syndicate Bank 
  • an on-call Hostel Ambulance
  • a Health centre
  • an ICT cell. 
  • On-campus hostel facility

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AWUV Scholarships

The Karnataka State Women’s University provides financial assistance to its students to aid their education. The scholarships are provided to students coming from backward classes under which they are issued reimbursement based on their merit scores. Reserved category students are provided scholarships on an academic basis. Additionally, many state government scholarships are also made available to the students. The scholarship provided by the university are given below:

  • Postmatric Scholarship

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Akkamahadevi University Highlights

Affiliate University Akkamahadevi University
Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 54
Total Area (In Acre) 281
Construction Area (Sq. M) 410105.8
Year of Establishment 2003
Website www.kswub.ac.in

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