Course Intake

Department of Kannada

Programmes Offered

Programmes Intake Duration
M.A. (Kannada)   64 Two Years (4 Semesters)
M.A. (Kannada) PG Centre, Jnana Kaveri   60 Two Years (4 Semesters)
Ph.D. Kannada As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four Years and maximum five/six years for full-time and part-time research respectively.


Updated Syllabus


Eligibility for PG Course

Candidates who have passed any three years Degree examinations of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with Kannada as major/optional subjects are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in Kannada. Candidates who have passed the respective language/literature as a minor subject or first/second language at the degree level are also eligible provided they have secured not less than 60% marks in aggregate in the respective subject as a minor or first/second language. These marks are to be equated with marks of optional Kannada in the ratio of 60:45.


Eligibility for Ph.D  Course

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D programme shall have a Master’s degree in Kannada or a professional degree in relevant/allied/ concerned subjects declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate.