Akkamahadevi Women's University

Formerly known as Karnataka State Women's University, Akkamahadevi Women's University was established in 2003 in the city of Vijayapura (Formerly Bijapur). It is the only Women's University in Karnataka that offers various UG programmes. It also offers P G Courses, P G Diploma and Certificate Courses in the Faculties of Arts, Commerce and Management, Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Education. 

  • Empowerment of women through education
  • To provide quality education and impart professional and vocational skills to enable women to be self reliant and meet the challenges of the changing socio-economic needs.

  • To promote personality development and leadership qualities with a balanced outlook towards society.

  • To help women enrich their knowledge and reap the benefits of knowledge power.
  • To ensure holistic education treasuring cultural heritage, core values of personal integrity, professional skills, awareness about the socio-economic, scientific and cultural developments at all levels in order to enable women lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives.

  • To equip women with necessary qualities to play an equal role in decision making in matters of importance to herself, family and society.

  • To promote advanced research in science social sciences, arts and humanities' especially on topics of regional importance.

  • To contribute towards socio-economic transformation of women in need through formal and non-formal education and training, out reach programs and facilitate strengthening of mass education and primary education programmes.

Academic Programs in Akkamahadevi Women's University

UG Programs

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)
PG Courses
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Computer Application (M.C.A)
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)
PG Diploma
  • M. Music (Hindustani Vocal)
  • P.G Diploma in Music (Hindustani Vocal)
  • Certificate Course in Music (Hindustani Vocal)
  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • PG Diploma in Arts
  • Yoga Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Ideal Womanhood
  • Women Studies
  • Kannada
  • Perforning Arts

Subjects Offered by Akkamahadevi Women's University

  • Kannada
  • English
  • Urdu
  • History
  • Hindi
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Lib. & I. Sc
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Women Studies
  • Political Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics

Admission Process in Akkamahadevi Women's University

Admission to M.Sc , MA, MCA & MBA/PGDM is based on merit on the qualifying examination. For MBA and MCA admission, students will be shortlisted on the basis of the entrance test conducted by Karnataka examination authority.

University Library

The University library is one of the most well stocked libraries which is crucial for the research and development work of the students. To keep pace with the ever-expanding field of knowledge the library is updated from time to time. Currently, the collection includes 82485 volumes and 300 periodicals. The library is completely automated by making use of the Information Technology. The users are given free of cost access to INTERNET/INFILIBNET, e-books,e-journals.

Contact Details

Akkamahadevi Women's University, Vijayapura
(Formerly known as "Karnataka State Women's University, Vijayapura")
Jnanashakti Campus,Torvi,
Vijayapura, Karnataka-586108

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