Kannada University

Kannada University
Motto ಮಾತೆಂಬುದು ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ಲಿಂಗ
Type Public
Established 1991
Chancellor Vajubhai Vala
(Governor of Karnataka)
Vice-Chancellor Mallika S. Ghanti
Location Hampi, Karnataka, India
15°17′3.4″N 76°29′22.7″E / 15.284278°N 76.489639°E / 15.284278; 76.489639Coordinates: 15°17′3.4″N 76°29′22.7″E / 15.284278°N 76.489639°E / 15.284278; 76.489639
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website Official website

Kannada University,[1] also called as Hampi Kannada University or Hampi University, Kannada University, Hampi is a research oriented Public University in Hampi, Karnataka, founded in 1991 by the Government of Karnataka through Kannada University Act, 1991,[2] with the aim to develop the Kannada language and to promote the literature, traditions, culture, and folklore of Karnataka.


The University has three main wings

Courses offered

Distance Education Courses Post Graduate Courses


Also Certificate Courses running.


The University confers "Nadoja" awards, every year, which is equivalent to the Honorary [Doctor of Literature] (D.Litt) degree. The award which has been instituted by the University is given to eminent personalities for their contribution in various fields.[3]

See also

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