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The University of Mysore, is a public university in India.

It was founded by the then Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and his Dewan, the renowned engineer-statesman Sir M.Visvesvarayya, on July 27, 1916.

 

The Maharaja of Mysore became its first chancellor. The University came into existence on the basis of a report on educational progress in the United States and Australia, submitted by Messrs Thomas Denham and C.R.Reddy who visited these countries respectively.

 

The University of Mysore became the first University outside the domain of the English administration in India, the sixth University in India as a whole, and the first ever University in Karnataka.

 

It is a state University of the affiliating type, and became autonomous on March 3, 1956, when it gained recognition from the University Grants Commission.

 

 

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Ashwin Ashok
+4 #2 Ashwin Ashok 2010-06-23 07:46
The great H H Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar has to be remembered by everyone in India........du ring his rule, Mysore was among the best administered states in the world.
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Guest
#1 Guest 2010-06-23 07:36
Again thanks to his Highness Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV..
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