University of Mysore history, admisision, placement & contact details and facilities

In this resource you can find the detailed wiki about the University of Mysore. Here you can find the admission procedure to get admit in UOM and its affiliated college. If you are searching for contact details read the article below.

University of Mysore history

mysore university logoUniversity of Mysore one of the finest university in India known for its higher education. This university is established by the Mysore Maharaja. During the time of July 27 1916 Maharaja Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV with the support of his Dewan and Sir M.Visvesvaraya this college was established successfully. Maharaja Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV was the first chancellor of this college. This is the first university in Karnataka and it is the sixth university in India. This university was recognized by University Grants Commission later and became autonomous status on the year 1956. At the time when the college is started only four departments were available namely Arts, Science, Engineering and Technology, and Medicine with a total of 28 subjects. Under this university only 12 colleges were administered by UOM Later the UOM offered courses such as B.A., B.Sc., Degree Courses and M.A., M.Sc., Courses. Diplomas in vocational subjects were also offered by UOM. Main campus was established later on 1960 at the western end of the Kukkarahalli Lake which covers area of 739 acres. The Headquarters of this university is located at the Crawford Hall which is eastern end of the lake. At this period two satellite campus were constructed for the purpose of post graduate course in UOM. Now this university is fully developed with 122 affiliated colleges and 5 Constituent Colleges. It is now equipped with 37 post graduate departments, 8 specialised research & training centres and 2 post graduate centers. Now the Mysore universities provide excellent education with providing all the facilities for students such as libraries with more than eight lakh books, 2,500 journal titles and 2 lakh volumes of journals. This campus is located at urban area with 4200 students.

Post graduate, Under graduate course and admission procedure in University of Mysore

There are many Phd PG courses in University Of Mysore when compared to other universities. Below I have provided the departments that are available in Manasagangotri Campus and the Hassan and Mandya campuses.

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    Ancient History and Archaeology
    Applied Botany and Biotechnology
    Computer Science
    Communication & Journalism
    Economics and Cooperation
    Environmental Science
    Food Science and Nutrition
    Jainology and Prakrit
    Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies
    mysore university hallLibrary and Information Science
    Political Science
    Physical Education
    Sericulture Science
    Social Work

So there are above 30 departments available in this university for Phd. These courses are available in other institutes of University of Mysore such as Academic Staff College, Ambedkar Research Centre, B.N.Bahadur Institute of Management Science, Centre for Information Science & Technology, Centre for Women Studies, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Institute for Development Studies, International School of Information Management (ISIM), Oriental Research Institute, School of Foreign Languages, Third Sector Research Centre, Univ. School of Design.

To get admission in university of Mysore candidates must appear in entrance exam conducted by this university. The entrance exam dates will be available in the official website.

Facilities available in University of Mysore

Library in UOM is well equipped with all features such as OPAC, Career Information Service Portal, E-Resources, E- Journals, E-Books, Databases. Campus Wide Access, Off Campus Access, University Library and Graduate Library. University library is very special one which is the oldest and largest library in our country. The graduate library provides facilities for students such as Study Carrels for Teachers, CD Browsing/Search Services, Study Center and Reading Room, Inter Library Lending, Reference Services, Xerox Facility, Extension Programmers. Career information service portal provides all the information about career such as Career Advice,UPSC Competitive Exams, KPSC Competitive Exams, SSC Competitive Exams, Defence Competitive Exams, LIC/GIC Competitive Exams, Bank Competitive Exams, Railway Competitive Exams, UGC Competitive Exams. This library is very useful to gain knowledge in all streams.

University Computer Center
This computer center is used for administration, faculty, Research Scholars and students. It also offers training programme in computer fields. This center conducts seminars, workshops and training programs which will be helpful to students.

UGC-CSIR (NET) Coaching Center
This is coaching center available in University of Mysore specially constructed for the benefit of backward class students of Karnataka. They coach for the competitive examinations. Coaching class conducted for competitive exams here are IAS, KAS, UGC and CSIR - NET and SET.

Students Welfare
The Directorate of Student Welfare is one of the facilities available in university of Mysore created for the welfare of students. The aim of student welfare is to give accommodation to PG students who gets admission. It gives facilities to the hostels in this university.

Prasanga in UOM is used for publication purpose. So far above 2300 publications has been made here. English-Kannada Dictionary is produced in this prasaranga. The well known publication in prasaranga are Prabhudda Karnataka, Manavikaa Karnataka, Vignanaa Karnataka, myscience and mysociety.

Folklore Museum
This is the museum available in UOM. This is considered as one of the best university in Asia. Collections available in this museum are very precious which include artifacts and handicrafts. These were collected from various parts of ancient Karnataka.

Gandhi Bhavan
Gandhi Bhavan contains the collection of things that used by Mahatma Gandhiji Father of our Nation. This is the first Gandhi Bhavan constructed in India. The speciality of this Gandhi Bhavan is that it contains books that published during the Indian pre-independence period.

Day Care Centre
Day care center is located at Manasagangotri Campus. It cares the children of the employers present in this university. It also appoints other children if there is vacancy. For more details or if you need your children to admit in this day care contact the address given below.
The Coordinator
Mysore University Day Care Centre
Manasagangotri Campus, Mysore – 570006
Phone Number: 0821-2419631, Mobile: 9980425919,

Other facilities in Mysore university
The other facilities available in Mysore university are USIC, Students Employment Information Guidance Bureau to get employment information, Placement Centre to get the placement details that are available in Karnataka, NSS/NCC service, University-Industry Interaction Cell, Health Centre.

Constituent colleges
There are four constituent colleges in University of Mysore they are
    Maharaja College
    University College of Fine Arts for Women
    University College of Physical Education
    Yuvaraja College

Contact details

Vishwavidyalaya Karyasoudha
Crawford Hall, Mysore - 6
Phone: 0821-2419361

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