Karnatak Science College, Dharwad

Karnatak Science College is a Constituent college of Karnatak University, Dharwad. The college is located in 55 acres of hill with ever green natural vegetation and well balanced bio-diversity, beautiful and spacious class rooms and well equipped laboratories.


This college, well known as KCD (now KSCD), has produced many eminent personalities, not only in the field of science and technology but also in law, education, business etc.  More than two thousand students from all walks of life and culture learn in this college every year.  The academic atmosphere on the campus makes our students sharp thinkers, critical writers, eminent speakers and excellent academic achievers; to name a few: Shri. P.B.Gajendragadakar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court,Dr.D.C.Pavate, Former Governor of Punjab and Padma Bhushan awardee, Dr. M.I.Savadatti, Former Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore University, Padmashri Nandan Nilekani, CEO INFOSYS Banglore, Dr A.M.Pathan, Former Vice-Chancellor of Karnatak University and presently working as Vice-Chancellor, Central University, Gulbarga, Dr.Raman Deshpande, Leading Surgeon in Cancer Research Mumbai, Dr.R.B.Patil, Noted Physican and Padmashree awardee, Dr.K.M.Koliwad, Senior Scientist NASA, USA, Major General Michigan, Indian Army, Shri Jagadeesh Dodamani, IFS, Dr.Ravi Surpur, IAS, Shri Nanjundaswamy, IPS, Lt. Colonel. R.S.Desai. 


This is an institution which is known for liberal education in basic sciences in this part of North Karnataka. In the present world of competition we have to continuously innovate and re-adopt ourselves to the changing world.  The college under the guidance of dynamic management headed by The Honorable Vice-Chancellor Prof. H.B.Walikar of Karnatak University continues to encourage improvement of infrastructural facilities and Human Resource to enhance academic excellence, spirituality, social relevance and overall personality development of students of all sections of society.

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Semester System

Semester system for undergraduate students has been introduced to make their education to go hand in hand with the prevailing social, cultural, economic and technological environment. The courses are designed based on the needs of society in general.

Governing Council

The college has a governing council is headed by the Vice-Chancellor of Karnatak University, Syndicate Members, two staff members of the college and the Principal as secretary. It guides and regulates all the activities of the college.