Government Colleges in Udupi District, Karnataka


Udupi Districts is one of the popular districts in the state of Karnataka known for its Sri Krihsha Temple, which attracts tourists and philanthropists from different parts of the nation. The district was created in the year 1997 and the district was formed by separating the taluks of Karkal, Kundapur and Udupi from the district of Dakshina Kannada and the administrative headquarters of the district is the town of Udupi. Konkani, Tulu and Kannada are the primary languages in the district and this district along with Dakshina Kannada District of the state are referred to as Tulu Nadu.

Education in Udupi District:

The district of Udupi in the Indian state of Karnataka has a literacy rate of 92%, which is the highest as compared to other districts in the state and the students of the district tops in the public examinations held in different districts by the Karnataka State Education Board. The district acts as the home for a number of internationally renowned educational institutions and a large number of educational institutions in the district are running under Nitte Education Trust and Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The district of Udupi has a number of first grade colleges running under the control of Government of Karnataka and the names of government colleges offering education from the district of Udupi are given below:

First Grade Colleges:

Government First Grade College, Hebri

Government First Grade College for Women, Kota padukere

Government First Grade College, Byndoor

Government First Grade College, Hiriadka

Government First Grade College, Kaup

Government First Grade College, Kundapura

Government First Grade College, Shankaranarayana

Government First Grade College, Thenkanidiyoor

Government Women’s First Grade College, Ajjarakadu

Government First Grade College, Hebri

Government First Grade College, Kota

Government First Grade College, Koteshwara

Manjunatha Pai Memorial Government First Grade College of Professional and Business

About Government First Grade Colleges:

Most of the Government First Grade Colleges functioning from the Udupi District are affiliated to the Mangalore University. These government colleges offer education in the faculties of arts, science and commerce, not only at the higher secondary level, but also at degree level and at some of the subject combinations under arts and science scheme offered by these colleges are:

History, Economics, Sociology

History, Economics, Political Science

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Several other subject combinations are also offered by these colleges and they offer a great foundation for students for higher studies and future job prospects by offering intermediate and UG courses.



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