Kumaun University is one of the popular Universities of Uttarakhand that comprises its three campuses at Almora, Bhimtal and Nainital. The University has around 35 government affiliated colleges and almost an equal number of private self-financed institutes and colleges. The ultimate motto of the University is to provide excellent teaching and high quality research.
The University has been awarded Four Star status by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified University.
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About the university
The University spreads over an extensive area of 160 acres with beautiful scenery and amazing man-made architecture. The University gives due heed to both teaching and research activities and has a curriculum that supports both curriculum and learning abilities of students by large. The location of the university greatly contributes to learning of students as it is located at undulating high level that encompass many herbs, shrubs, trees, rocks and minerals that greatly contribute to research and learning.
The University has its three campus DSB campus, SS Jena Campus and Bhimtal Campus. The University has earned full recognition to the University.
The University spreads over a massive area that offer both hostel and residential facilities to students along with other important facilities as in laboratories, classes, scenic views, research labs, highly motivating learning settings and sports and recreations.
The University also has a Himalayan Museum that was 1987 and exhibits certain old documents related to History of Uttarakhand as in literature, culture, religion, agriculture implements, household articles, coins, personality, musical instruments, regional journalism and independence movements.
- Himalayan Museum
- Scenic Views
- Internet rooms
- Healthy Learning Ambience
In academics the University has various departments. The list is mentioned below:-
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Commerce and Management
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Visual Art
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Technology
Important courses offered at Kumaun University are
Bachelors- Degree Course
- Bachelors of Arts- 3 years
- Bachelors of Commerce- 3 years
- Bachelors of Science -3 years
- Master’s of Science- 2 years course
- Master of Commerce-2 years
- Master of Arts in Economics – 2 years
- Master in Business Administration- 2 years
- Masters in Social Work- 2 years
- Masters in Journalism- 2 years
Kumaun University conducts an entrance test for candidates of different courses at different levels. In order to stand eligible for Under Graduate programs candidates must have attained 50% in 10+2 and for Master’s Program candidates must have graduated from recognized University and must have completed 45% marks in Graduation.
List of Affiliated Colleges of Kumaun University
|Thakur Dev Singh Bisht Campus, Nainital||Govt. Degree College, Gangolihat (Pithoragarh)|
|Motiram Baburam Govt. P.G. College, Haldwani (Nainital)||Govt. Degree College, Munsyari (Pithoragarh)|
|Govt. Girls Degree College, Haldwani (Nainital)||Govt. Degree College, Narayan Nagar, Didihat (Pithoragarh)|
|Pyarelal Nandkishore Galbaliye, Ramnagar (Nainital)||Govt. Degree College, Baulakote, Dharchula (Pithoragarh)|
|Almora Campus, Almora||Govt. P.G. College, Bageshwar|
|Govt. P.G. College, Ranikhet (Almora)||Govt. P.G. College, Lohaghat (Champawat)|
|Govt. P.G. College, Dwarahat (Almora)||Govt. Degree College, Champawat|
|Govt. Degree College, Jainti (Almora)||Radhe Hari Govt. P.G. College, Kashipur (U.S. Nagar)|
|Govt. Degree College, Syalde (Almora)||Govt. P.G. College, Rudrapur (U.S. Nagar)|
|Govt. Degree College, Manila (Almora)||Govt. P.G. College, Khatima (U.S. Nagar)|
|Govt. Degree College, Chaukhutiya (Almora)||Govt. Degree College, Bazpur (U.S. Nagar)|
|Arya Kanya Degree College, Almora||Ganna Krishak Girls Degree College, Kichcha (U.S. Nagar)|
|Govt. P.G. College, Pithoragarh||Chandrawati Tewari Kanya Mahavidhyalaya, Kashipur (U.S. Nagar)|
|Govt. P.G. College, Berinag (Pithoragarh)||
Sanatan Dharma Girls Degree College, Rudrapur (U.S. Nagar)