Karnataka State Women's University

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Akkamahadevi Women's University Karnataka, Vijayapura
Type Public
Established August 2003[1]
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sabiha
Location Bijapur, Karnataka, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.kswu.ac.in

Akkamahadevi Women’s University Karnataka, Vijayapura (AWUK Vijayapura) was established in August 2003 and is the first university exclusively for women in Karnataka. It is in Bijapur. Prof. Sabiha is its incumbent vice-chancellor.[2]

It is recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act. Seventy women's colleges spread in twelve districts of north Karnataka are affiliated to this university.

It offers UG programmes leading to bachelor's degree in Arts, Business Administration, Computer Applications, Commerce, Education, Fashion Technology, Home Science, Physical Education, Science and Social Work. It also offers 20 PG courses, PG diploma and certificate courses in the Faculties of Arts, Commerce and Management, Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Education.[3]

It is recognized under DEC for distance education across India and abroad. The university is dedicated to promote excellence through academic achievement, research, creativity, innovation, interaction and collaboration, personality development and leadership qualities.[4]


  1. ^ "About KSWU". 
  2. ^ "Karnataka State Women's University Bijapur". Higher Education in India. Education in India. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  3. ^ "About KSWU". 
  4. ^ "About KSWU". 

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Coordinates: 16°50′08″N 75°38′33″E / 16.8356°N 75.6426°E / 16.8356; 75.6426