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Department of Kannada

Courses offered: M.A., M .Phil, Ph. D. and P G Diploma in Translation

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme

Duration: M A- 4 Semesters (2 Years)

                P G Diploma-2 semesters (1 year)

Intake: M A: 30 + 10 (Payment seats)

             P.G. Diploma in Kannada Translation: 10 seats


A Candidate should passed a B.A. degree with Kannada/folk literature as optional subject with 50% of marks in the subject and in aggregate obtained from any recognized university (45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates). Candidates with any bachelor’s degree with at least basic Kannada in two years of the programme who satisfy minimum eligibility percentage (50% for GM, 45% OBC and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates), are also eligible. 

Eligibility for P.G. Diploma in Translation:

A candidate should passed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Candidates with any bachelor’s degree basic Kannada (50% for GM, 45% OBC and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates)+

Prof.Mahesh Chintamani
Designation  Professor & Chairperson, Department of Kannada
Prof.Mahesh Chintamani
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Telephone No (Office)   08352-229056


Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation  Profile

 Prof. Mahesh Chintamani

 M.A., Ph.D.

  • Pracheena Kannada Haagu Nadugannada sahitya
  • Samshodhane Mattu Grantha Sampadane

 Professor & Chairperson

 Prof. Vijayashree Sabarad

 M.A., Ph.D
  • Aadhunika Kannada sahitya
  • Vachana Sahitya
  • Sahitya Vimarshe
 Dr. M. Nagaraj

 M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.

  • Madhyakaleena Kannada Sahitya
  • Aadhunika Kannada Sahitya
  • Janapada Sahitya
  • Vachana Sahitya

 Asst Professor

 Dr. Narayan B. Pawar M.A., Ph.D
  • Aadhunika Kannada Sahitya
  • Vyakarana
  • Bhasha Vijnana
  • Sahitya Vimarshe

 Asst Professor



To Empower Through Quality Higher Education in Kannada Studies


 (i) To prepare the Women Students of our Department to become suitable for Kannada

     Language, Literatures in Kannada & Literary Criticism.

(ii) To prepare the Women Students of our Department competent for Self Employment by

    training them in Communicative Skills, Soft Skills, & Personality Development.

(iii) To prepare the Women Students of our Department fit for Leadership by giving them  

      exposure to interdisciplinary subjects. 


  • LCD Projector
  • Printer & Scanner
  • Photo Copier

Career Opportunities:

This Course helps the students in building their career. 


More than 50% Placement has been made.


Dr.Mahesh Chintamani
Professor & Chairperson
Phone No: 08352-229056
Mobile No. 8277441640