Tumkur University

  • Tumkur, Karnataka
  • 4

    Academics & Faculty


Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

Tumkur University Overview

Tumkur University, Tumkur was started in 2004. This university was established to provides the basic educational needs of the Tumkur where the bulk of the student is from rural backgrounds. Tumkur University was recognized by the University Grants Commission. This university also accredited by the NAAC with a 'B' grade.

Tumkur University has seventeen postgraduation departments. This university offers doctoral programs in all departments. The  University provides the best quality education to the students. Tumkur University admission procedure is undertaken by the college management.

Tumkur University also has qualified faculty members who continuously publishing scientific and research papers in national and international journals. This university has an anti-ragging committee on campus. Tumkur University is the first university in India that implemented Sakala on the campus.

Tumkur University Highlights 
Established in 2004
University Type State University
Recognitions  University Grants Commission
Fees Details Tumkur University Fees
 Admission Tumkur University Admission
Accreditations  NAAC-B
Contact Number   0816 225 4546
Programs Offered  Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Ph.D
Address Vishwavidyanilaya Karyalaya, B.H Road, Tumakuru, Karnataka, India- 572103
Website www.tumkuruniversity.ac.in

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Tumkur University Courses:

Tumkur University offers undergraduate, and postgraduate programs, the following are the courses with specializations.

Courses Specializations
Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Journalism, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada
Economics, English, Kannada, History and Archeology, Public Administration, Sociology, Political Science
Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology
M.Sc --
B.Com --
M.Com --
BCA --
MCA --
BBM --
MBA --
BSW --
MSW --
Library and Information Science

Tumkur University Departments:

Tumkur University offers various courses like M.Sc, B.Sc, B.A and many more through its departments.

  • Department of English: The department has a goal to introduce a creative corner, talent speaks, Word buzz, Write-out and other competitions to showcase the abilities of students in English.
  • Department of Economics: This department aims to create and maintain a helpful environment for high-quality research. It works hard to increase the support for an economic strategy to promote financial wellbeing through active planning.
  • Department of History: Department of History aims to develop educational resources and infrastructure facilities to improve quality research in historical sciences.
  • Department of Journalism: Journalism Department has a goal to build a sense of social responsibility among the promised reporters and equip them to face the challenges offered by the acutely ambitious world of the media.
  • Department of Political Science: Department of Political Science has the intention to develop conditions favorable for high-quality research and knowledge in the country areas of Political Science.
  • Department of Sociology: Sociology Department has an aim to extend the understanding of sociological issues and help students apply that information in discussing social problems.
  • Department of Commerce and Management: Department of Commerce and Management intends to give quality management education in a best-promoting scholarly environment where students get both managerial jobs and responsible citizens of the country.
  • Department of Physics: This department aims to provide the best education to the students. Department of Physics has an experienced and qualified teaching staff and non-teaching staff.
  • Department of Chemistry: Chemistry Department of Tumkur University has the aim of introducing new programs and specializations with stress on rapidly expanding and changing demands of the industry.
  • Department of Biochemistry: Department of Biochemistry has a goal to enable learners with clear temper and analytical skills; build in them courage and power features through innovative teaching. It also works hard in research methods and creates information about the applicative potential of innovations and creativity in biochemistry.
  • Department of Biotechnology: The biotechnology department works hard for development in the field of food technology and agriculture. This department also aims at the maximum improvement of drugs.
  • Department of Library and Informational Science: This department has the intention to develop experts for information management and for excellent teaching in the library and information science.
  • Department of Environmental Science: The department of environmental science has the intention to develop knowledge in research with the strategic goal of the various environmental system and its impact on society.
  • Department of Mathematics: The Department of mathematics aims to create opportunities for students to understand the potential of mathematics. It works hard to provide the best skills required to handle the subject with greater levels of confidence for the students.
  • Department of Botany: This department aims to allow students with scientific humor and critical skills; build in them courage and skill through a creative way of teaching about the applicative potential of innovations.
  • Department of Zoology: Department of zoology aims to increase the development and broad communication of knowledge about the biology of animals and to understand animal life processes.
  • Department of Psychology: The Department of psychology encourages the balance between theoretical and empirical perspectives of psychology. It supports human development, learning, health, and wellness through the high quality of education, research, and service.
  • Department of Computer Science: The computer science department of Tumkur University aims to open the students to the software industry requirements and help them to tune themselves to industry requirements.
  • Department of Microbiology: Department of microbiology works hard to give the life science community technically experienced human resources, environment-friendly products and practices, and lab to land practices to spread scientific methods.

Tumkur University Facilities:

Tumkur University has a library which is located in Dr. V. S. Acharya Memorial Block. This library has around 41397 books and 36 journals. The university also provides book bank facilities to the students. This library also has a good collection of competitive books which helps the students to prepare for the exams.

The library also provides the xeroxing machine facilities to the students and staff. It also provides journals and magazines. It also provides the daily newspapers to the students which are helpful for the students to know about the current news. Tumkur University facilities are located in Sakala on the campus. This university provides the services under Sakala.

Tumkur University Placement:

Tumkur University has a placement cell that offers placement assistance to students. Tumkur University placements cell provides assistance for summer projects as well as for final placement assistance in various companies. It is linked to top hiring companies such as Infosys, Sigmoid, MAQ, Cognizant, and Tata Consultancy Services.

Top Recruiters:

Infosys Sigmoid MAQ
Cognizant TATA Consultancy Services Wipro 

Tumkur University Eligibility:

Tumkur University offers various level programs and their eligibility are given below.

Course Eligibility Criteria
Candidate must have passed 10 +2 (Any stream) with reasonable marks
Candidate must have passed 10+2 (PCB/PCM) with at least reasonable marks
Candidate must have passed 10 +2 (Any stream) with at least reasonable marks
Candidate must have passed graduation in any stream with the chosen subject as one of the subjects with reasonable marks.
Candidate must have passed B.Sc with the chosen subject as one of the subjects with reasonable marks.
Candidate must have passed B.Com in any related subject as the chosen subject with reasonable marks.

Tumkur University Admissions:

Tumkuru University admissions procedures are undertaken by college management. TU admission form is available on the official website of the college. The admissions to all the programs are granted based on the merit or score obtained in the qualifying entrance exam or based on the counseling, respective to the course. The below table presents the selection criteria basis for all programs:

Course Selection Criteria
UG Merit-based
PG Counseling-based
MBA and MCA Karnataka PGCET
MA Entrance-based

Tumkur University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 150


What is the address of Tumkur University?

The address of Tumkur University is Vishwavidyanilaya Karyalaya, B.H Road, Tumakuru, Karnataka 572103.

What is the contact number of the University?

The contact number of the university is  0816 225 4546.

What are the programs offered by the university?

Tumkur University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctorate programs.

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Hiremath | Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2015

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2016

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  • Excellent coaching and seminars i learn many things in my life. all lectures are supportive to do something new and ppt is good for all.
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