Kuvempu University is a young and vibrant University in its Silver Jubilee Year. It is a centre of educational excellence. It has a distinctive profile, as nature has blessed the University campus with lush green surroundings and totally unpolluted environment. Western Ghats and the Bhadra Reservoir are very close to Kuvempu University, thus the campus is just the right place for all those who want to pursue higher education and research without any mundane distractions. At the same time, it has the state of the art infrastructure and other facilities of a modern University. Kuvempu University draws its rich cultural heritage and legacy of the region. The confluence of religious, cultural and social movements of the region has provided rich cultural resources.
The distance education programmes of Kuvempu University were initiated during the academic year 2002-03 through the Directorate of Distance Education. Over the years many new courses have been added, during this year DEC of IGNOU has recognized our Distance Education Programmes. The year, 2012-13, marks an important milestone of the University as it celebrates the Silver Jubilee Year, as well as the Decennial Year of its DDE.
This website gives you the necessary details about this multi-faceted University and the programmes offered through distance mode. I am sure that your endeavour to seek higher education through distance mode in the relevant area of your interest with Kuvempu University will bring you a rewarding experience, and make you a multi-skilled individual prepared to take up the challenges of the contemporary world.
Wishing you a bright academic year. Yours truly,
Prof. T. R. Manjunath