Davangere University was established on 18th August 2009 and is one of the youngest universities in Karnataka by being carved out of Kuvempu University with a vision to meet the educational aspirations of the people of this region. Prior to its present status, the university functioned as a Post-Graduate Centre of the University of Mysore from 1979 to 1987, and later functioned as Post-Graduate Centre of Kuvempu University from 1987 to 2009. Davangere University is established with a vision to meet the educational needs and aspirations of the people of this region. Davangere and Chitradurga Districts are centrally located in the State of Karnataka. The 73 acres greenery campus is free from pollution. The ambiance of the campus flooded with greenery, young students and energetic staff is one of the striking features of the university. The focus of the university is for expansion and continuous development. The University is blessed with dedicated and committed faculty who continuously involve in welfare of the students and overall development of the University. The university thus is striving very hard to achieve greater heights and trying to fulfill the societal expectations
The University offers a wide range of PG courses in the Faculties of Science, Social Science, Commerce, Management, Education, and Visual Arts. All possible measures are taken to impart quality of higher education in accordance with the UGC Higher Education Policies with a view to provide access to higher education for various sections of the society. There are 22 PG departments offering 22 courses, 6 MPhil and 6 Ph.D Programmes. Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is introduced to all the P.G. programmes offered by the university by giving option of choosing any one paper as an open elective in the third semester. The cognate subjects chosen by the graduate students will enable them to take admission to the P.G. programmes and the P.G. students to opt for research programmes.
IQA Cell (IQAC)
was established during January 2015 in order to facilitate and assure internal quality in teaching, research and administration. Fair amount of information and documents have been collected by the cell and it is rigorously making efforts to enrich the quality. The cell has made efforts in getting student's feedback and giving necessary directions after the thorough analysis for the improvement of teaching and administration.
IQAC Director : Prof. Anitha .H.S.