“The University emblem is adapted from the royal emblem of Mysore. It depicts the bird Gandabherunda flanked on either side by the lion-elephant Sharabha (mythical creature believed to be stronger than the lion and the elephant, and upholder of righteousness)”
The University of Mysore offers academic programs in the faculties of Arts, Education, Commerce, Law, Science and Technology. The University’s undergraduate programs are offered in as many as 5 constituent colleges and 122 affiliated colleges spread over the four districts in the state of Karnataka.
The main post graduate campus of the University is located at Manasagangotri, which offers a panoramic view of the Kukkarahalli lake and the Chamundi Hills. The campus houses 39 post graduate departments offering nearly 55 Post Graduate Degrees and Diploma programs. The two post graduate centers of the University are located at Hassan and Mandya and offer post graduate programs in selected disciplines. The University of Mysore has a great research heritage, and has gained international repute for its research contributions in the fields of pure and applied sciences, language, literature and social sciences.