• Established In : 2011
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    Website : http://janapadauni.in/english/index.php
    Address : Karnataka Janapada Vishwavidyalaya Gotagodi, Shiggavi Taluk, Haveri District - 581 197. Ph:- 0836-2255180  TeleFax : 0836-2307402  

The renowned Karnataka Folklore University is one of the top universities in Asia which provides advanced teaching in research and learning opportunities to the students of Folklore. Establishment of this university has added a new dimension and approach to the higher education in the state. The Karnataka Folklore University provides an opportunity for the higher education and also to organize advanced research in Folklore studies. The university is set up with the mission to establish three important inter – related productive organs of the university i.e. Adhyayanaanga, Samsodhanaanga and Prasaaraanga. Another mission of the university is to provide the disciplinary status to the folklore courses.

The Karnataka Folklore University is established with the sole purpose to offer the greater platform to the Folklore. The Karnataka Folklore University is officially inaugurated by the chief minister of on 16 June 2012. The university is situated in Gotagodi, Karnataka. The credit of establishment of this university for the Folklore studies directly goes to the government of Karnataka. This place where this university is situated is located exactly at the mid part of Karnataka. The land is rich in natural beauty and ground water. Also, this place is quite close to the national highway, railway station, and airport.
Karnataka Folklore University Key Features:
The Karnataka Folklore University is the place which gives the best quality education in the Folklore studies. The basic key features of this renowned university are mentioned here.
• The university is located at the place which provides the close connection between Folklore and nature and therefore, it provides the ultimate environment for the Folklore studies.
• The university stores the collected folklore material through the multimedia documentation in the proper way.
• The Karnataka Folklore University engaged in creating the self – confidence among the neglected communities by providing the high – quality education to them
• The university is facilitating the necessary translations of the Karnataka and other significant Folklores into English, Hindi and other Indian and foreign languages.
Karnataka Folklore University Courses Offered:
The Karnataka Folklore University is engaged in providing a wide range of PG courses, certificate and diploma courses. The details of all the courses are described here.
PG Courses:
• MA
• M.Sc
• Ph.D.


 Karnataka Folklore University Admission Procedure:

The Karnataka Folklore University offers admission to the deserving and eligible students. The candidates should check their eligibility before applying for the admission in this renowned university. The university prescribes the admission procedure which is strictly followed at the time of admission.
For PG Courses:
The university conducts an entrance examination so as to provide enrollment in the offered postgraduate courses. The university will then publish the merit list which comprises the list of the qualified candidates. Enrollment in the offered courses will be made through the student’s performance in the entrance test.
Latest Notifications:
The Karnataka Folklore University has published the 
latest notifications regarding the admission procedure. The application forms for admission is available from 15.06.2016 to 31.07.2016. The application is available on the university’s official link. The students should note that the application form should be completed in all respects with genuine details.


Karnataka Janapada Vishwavidyalaya

Gotagodi, Shiggavi Taluk, Haveri District - 581 197.
Ph:- 0836-2255180 
TeleFax : 0836-2307402

Karnataka Folklore University Notifications: