Kumaun University is a state university[2] headquartered in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. Kumaun University consists of three main campuses at Almora, Nainital and Bhimtal and 49 affiliated government colleges, as well as numerous affiliated private institutions.

In 2017, it hosted the first Kautik Student Film Festival.[3][4]

Campuses

The university has three campuses, DSB Campus Nainital, SSJ Campus Almora and KU campus Bhimtal.

Faculties

The teaching and research activities are being carried out in both the residential campuses and affiliated colleges of the university.

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  • Faculties of Science
  • Faculties of Commerce & Management
  • Faculties of Arts
  • Faculties of Education
  • Faculties of Law
  • Faculties of Medicine
  • Faculties of Technology and Visual Arts
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

UGC-Academic Staff College

The UGC-Academic Staff College, Kumaun University, Nainital was sanctioned by the UGC, New Delhi on 10 October 2006 and started its first orientation programme on 12 February 2007. In addition to conducting orientation programmes and refresher courses, the UGC-ASC undertakes a number of extension activities.

UGC-ASC Nainital conducted short-term courses (2–6 days) for the senior faculty and professional development programme for non-teaching staff.[5]

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