Hemagangotri, Hassan

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:

  • MFM-Master of Financial Management

Faculty Members:


  1. The English Literary Club
  2. Hoysala Kannada Sangha
  3. Commerce Association
  4. Nature Club


•  A Bilingual Wall Magazine (English-Kannada) HEMAVAHINI for students with faculty on the advisory and editorial  reflects on various issues.

•  Bioscience department arranges field-visits, visits to the forests in the district including Gendekette and Bisale forests.

•  The Commerce department arranges trips to industries for fieldwork.

•  The Electronics department has educational collaboration with INSAT-MCF.

•  The English department conducts weekly tutorials for the students.

•  The Kannada department arranges educational tours with focus on folklore art and culture and also runs a Kannada wall Magazine ABIVYAKTHI .


•  Orientation for the new students.

•  The departments have jointly organized programmes in Hassan and elsewhere on the consequences of nuclear explosion.

•  Interdisciplinary seminars are held involving the students of all the departments.

•  Programmes have been organized on Career Guidance for students.

•  Talks have been delivered in AIR on a range of topics.


Courses Offered

(A) Courses offered under regular scheme called scheme 'A' and also under partially self-finance scheme called scheme 'B'

At Postgraduate Center, Hemagangotri, Hassan :
1 M.A. : English, Kannada
2 M.Sc. : Bioscience, Electronics
3 M.Com.


C) Courses offered under Fully Self-Finance scheme ONLY

At Postgraduate Center, Hemagangotri, Hassan :

1) M.Phil : Kannada