Karnataka State Women's University

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Akkamahadevi Women's University Karnataka, Vijayapura ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮಹಿಳಾ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ
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 also known as AWUK Vijayapura was established in August 2003 and is the first university exclusively for women in Karnataka. It is situated in Bijapur. Prof. Sabiha is incumbent Vice-Chancellor of the University.[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. The University offers various 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 P G Courses, P G 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]

Global Women's B.Ed College[edit]

The Global Women's B.Ed College was started by the Mohammedia Educational Technical Social Charitable Trust in 2007. The college is at Jaleel Compound Payan Darga Road Area of Gulbarga, Karnataka. Global Women's B.Ed College is recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education and affiliated to Karnataka State Women's University. Every year, 100 scholars enroll into this institution to become qualified teachers.

The Global Women's College of Education appraises peoples interest in building a secure and successful career in the field of education, and assures that it will keep the students acquainted with the changing global environment and needs.


  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