Dept of Tulu - Dravidian Univeristy Dept of Tulu - Dravidian Univeristy
   Accredited by NAAC with "B" Grade
 9th place in Swachh Campus Ranking

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About the department:

The department of Tulu Language and Translation studies was established in the year 2007. The Department is purely research oriented and it offers M.Phil/Ph.D, certificate and diploma course. The Department is one of the five major Dravidian language departments and it aims at fulfilling the endeavors of the University.

  1. To plan and develop suitable teaching programmes in Tulu for Indians and foreigners.
  2. To teach Tulu at various levels.
  3. To conduct research programs leading to the award of M.Phil and Ph.D. in Tulu.
  4. To undertake research projects on Tulu Language, Culture and literature.
  5. To produce course materials such as syllabus, teacher guidelines, learning and teaching materials.
  6. To undertake translations from Tulu to other Dravidian Languages and from other Dravidian Languages to Tulu.
Contact Number
Prof. B.S.Shiva Kumar
Professor & Head of the Department & Dean
Comparative Study and Translations
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Programs Offered :
Name of the Programme Intake
Ph.D in Tulu

Seminars and Workshops:
  1. National Seminar organized on ,Nature in Early Dravidian, Literature 23rd, 24th January 2010 at Vivekananda College, Puttur, Karnataka.
  2. National Seminar organized on Tulu, Telugu and Krishnadevaraya: Interrelationships at Udupi on 19th and 20th May 2010.
  3. Aatidonji Dina, Tulu Cultural Festival and a one day Seminar at Pilikula NisargaDham Mangalore on 24th August 2010.