Hassan is in the Malnad region surrounded by coffee plantations and forest. It is a city with rapid growth of small-scale industries. The Master Control Facility (MCF) of ISRO is located here. To meet the needs of the youth in this region and also to facilitate higher education to rural youth, the University of Mysore established this Centre. The Post-graduate Centre was established in 1992 and it has five departments offering courses at the Masters Degree level. The Post-graduate Centre is located about 7 Kms away from Hassan city on the Bangalore-Mangalore highway at Kenchatahalli in an area of about 74 acres of land. The campus has newly constructed academic building with adequate classrooms, hostel and laboratory facilities. Dormitory type facility is available for boys. The Library of the Centre has over 10,500 books, Subscribes to 13 journals, 24 magazines and news papers. The library is setting up a digital collection also with compact discs for the students. The emphasis here has always been on teaching, research, and extension activities. The courses offered here are in great demand as they open up new job opportunities.
THE DEPARTMENTS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING AT THE CENTRE :