University of Mysore
#491 Overall Influence

University of Mysore

Indian university located in Karnataka

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The University of Mysore is a public state university in Mysore, Karnataka, India. The university was founded during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore. It opened on 27 July 1916. Its first chancellor was the Maharaja of Mysore; the first Vice-Chancellor was H. V. Nanjundaiah. The university became the first outside the British administration in India, the sixth in India as a whole, and the first in Karnataka. It is a state university of the affiliating type, and became autonomous on 3 March 1956, when it gained recognition from the University Grants Commission.

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What is University of Mysore known for?

#200 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#204 World Rank
Literature
#265 World Rank
Engineering
#380 World Rank
Philosophy
#415 World Rank
Chemistry
#452 World Rank
Education
#485 World Rank
Computer Science
#489 World Rank
Physics
#543 World Rank
Psychology
#596 World Rank
Religious Studies
#620 World Rank
Economics
#775 World Rank
Medical
#779 World Rank
Mathematics
#826 World Rank
Political Science
#910 World Rank
Sociology
#962 World Rank
Nursing
#1406 World Rank
Social Work
#2112 World Rank
Biology
#2315 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Mysore's Most influential alumni?

University of Mysore's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Literature, and Engineering. University of Mysore’s most academically influential people include Kuvempu, R. K. Narayan, and J. A. K. Tareen.

Kuvempu
Kuvempu

Indian poet, playwright, novelist, critic, and a prolific thinker.

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R. K. Narayan
R. K. Narayan

Writer of Indian english literature

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J. A. K. Tareen
J. A. K. Tareen

Indian academic

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Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao
Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao

Indian chemist

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A. K. Ramanujan
A. K. Ramanujan

Indian linguist

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S. Srikanta Sastri
S. Srikanta Sastri

Historian, Indologist, Polyglot

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Poornachandra Tejaswi
Poornachandra Tejaswi

Indian writer

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N. R. Narayana Murthy
N. R. Narayana Murthy

Indian businessman

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S. R. Nayak

Indian judge

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Richard Crasta
Richard Crasta

Indian-American writer and novelist.

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Raimon Panikkar
Raimon Panikkar

Spanish-Indian Catholic priest and theologian

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Gopalakrishna Adiga
Gopalakrishna Adiga

Kannada poet

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