Overview of Education in Hubballi Dharwad

Popularly known as ‘Shikshana Kaashi’ or ‘Vidya Kaashi’ Hubballi Dharwad is the Education Hub of North Karnataka. It hosts four universities, IIT, IIIT, and many other prestigious Educational Institutions.

Hubballi-Dharwad has 5 Engineering Colleges, 4 Medical Colleges, around 150 PU colleges and 27 Degree Colleges, and 13 Polytechnic Colleges.

Dharwad district has always been a Gateway of Learning and widely accepted as Land of Golden opportunities. Let us have a look at Important Educational Institutes in Dharwad District.

Important Educational Institutes of Hubballi-Dharwad

Indian Institute of Technology, Dharwad


IIT, Dharwad is an Autonomous Premier Technology Institute and is one amongst the 23 IIT’s in the country established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It was formally inaugurated on 28 August 2016.

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad


Established in 2015, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad (IIIT, Dharwad) is an Institute of National Importance primarily focused on Information Technology. IIIT, Dharwad is one amongst the 25 IIIT’s in the country.

KLE Technological University, Hubballi


KLE Technological University previously known as B.V.Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology is one of the top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka.
The institution has the tagline ‘Creating Value, Leveraging Knowledge’.

Karnataka University, Dharwad



Established in October 1949 and officially inaugurated in March 1950, Karnataka University, Dharwad is accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade and has been awarded the title ‘University with Potential for Excellence’.

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad


University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad was established on October 1, 1986. The University has 5 Colleges, 27 Research Stations, 6 Agriculture Extension Education Centres, 6 Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi


Karnataka State Law University was established in January 2009. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has accorded an ‘A’ grade to KSLU, Hubballi. Around 90+ colleges are affiliated with KSLU, Hubballi.

Engineering Colleges in Hubballi Dharwad

Science is about knowing, Engineering is about doing. Engineering is not just a degree, but a way of thinking. There are 5 Engineering Colleges in Hubballi Dharwad, they are as follows

  • KLE Technological University, Hubballi
  • SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad
  • KLE Institute of Technology, Hubballi
  • AGMR College of Engineering and Technology, Varur, Hubballi
  • Jain College of Engineering and Technology, Hubballi

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Medical Colleges in Hubballi Dharwad

There are 5 Medical Colleges in Hubballi Dharwad. They are as follows

  • Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubballi
  • SDM Institute of Medical Sciences, Dharwad
  • SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad
  • Dharwad Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences (DIMHANS), Dharwad
  • KLE Medical College, Gabbur, Hubballi

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