University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad was established on October 1, 1986. The College of Agriculture, Dharwad, was established in 1947 by the erstwhile provincial state of Bombay for modernizing agriculture and providing professional services to the farming community.
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad was built up on October 1, 1986. The College of Agriculture, Dharwad, was set up in 1947 by the past common condition of Bombay for modernizing agriculture based and giving proficient administrations to the cultivating group.
At first, the college was affiliated to Bombay University and in 1950 association was exchanged to Karnataka University, Dharwad. The College came under the administrative control of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Mysore that later renamed as re-organization of the state in 1956. . Accordingly, the College turned into the constituent school of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore in 1965 and with the arrangement of a different farming University in Northern Karnataka in 1986, the school went under the ward of University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
The University and jurisdiction extends to 12 districts of Karnataka, namely Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gadgag, Gulbarga, Haveri, Koppal, Raichur and Uttar Kannada in northern Karnataka. The University is composed of 10 Collges, 10 Krishi Vikas Kendras and ATIC.
· College of Agriculture, Dharwad
· College of Agriculture, Raichur
· College of Agriculture, Bijapur
· College of Agriculture, Bheemarayanagudi
· College of Rural Home Science, Dharwad
· College of Agrilcultural Engineering, Raichur
· Kittur Rani Channamma College of Horticulture, Arabhavi
· College of Forestry, Sirsi
· College of Horticulture, Bagalkot
· College of Horticulture, Bidar.
The main campus is located at Pune-Bangalore highway no. 4 at an altitude of 478 meters.
There are various facilities which provides the best hostel, medical, sports, scholarship, library, electronic learning system at the same place of University.