Tumkur University was founded in the year 2004 at Tumkur, in the state Karnataka, India. The University is an inscription of Bangalore University to fulfil the needs of the students from Tumkur district. This was developed under the Karnataka State Universities Act, 2000. Tumkur University is having multi-faculty university, which is having 12 postgraduate departments, 2 constituent colleges with 94 affiliated colleges. It developed 29 research centres to implement technological researches. Chancellor of this university is Governor - Vajubhai Vala and Vice-Chancellor is Prof. A. H. Rajasab. Tumkur University is having the great rating scale; it has taken under section of 12(b) according to the UGC Act, 1956. In that same year NAAC: National Assessment and Accreditation Council gave a great credit with “B” grade. Prof. A H Rajasab, Vice-Chancellor Chairman, Prof. H Kusuma, Joint Director, Collegiate Education (Nominee of Commissioner/Director, Collegiate Education) Ex-officio Member.
University College of Science:
The University school of Science is developed in 1940. Starting as associate intermediate school, it absolutely was upgraded to a full-fledged form school with Bachelors courses in disciplines within the Natural Sciences. Disciplines within the Commerce subjects were introduced in 1970. The erstwhile Government Science School was inaugurated by His Excellency Sri V.V. Giri, Bar-At-Law and the Governor of Mysore on August eleven, 1966. In 1973 it absolutely was divided into Science and humanities faculties. Dr. H Y Eswara is the principal of University College of Science, Tumkur University. University College of Arts:
The Government Science College was divided in 1974 into Government Arts College and Government Science College. In 2009, Tumkur University recognised the College as a constituent college of the University and renamed it University College of Arts. B Kariyanna Is the principal of University College of Arts, Tumkur University.
The university has recognised 56 academic institutions in all over India as analysis centres for doctoral and avant-garde abstraction in assorted areas some of the research institutes are:
Institute for Social and Economic Change
R.V. College of Engineering
National Institute of Advanced Studies
Maha Bodhi Society
Sri Siddhartha Institute of Management Studies
Malleswaram Ladies Association
Madras Music Academy
St. Aloysius College Journals published by the university:
International Journal of Science Research: Original researches are published.
International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities: It is a scholarly professional biannual journal.
Lokajnana: This is a quarterly journal and the original research is published in Kannada by translating. Honorary Distinguished Professors:
Important persons have been appointed for Honorary Distinguished Professors of the university include:
In 1991 Prof. Richard R. Ernst was honoured with Nobel Laureate in Chemistry in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland.
Prof. Anthony Cheetham, FRS, Goldsmiths’ Professor of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, UK.
Prof. Kurt Wüthrich, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (2002), Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Structural Biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA and Professor of Biophysics, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
Dr. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, Bangalore.
Prof. Rudolph Marcus, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1992), Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Prof. Eric S. Maskin, Nobel Laureate in Economics (2007), Adams University Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Tumkur University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.