What is Department of Pre-University Education

Department of Pre-University Education

The Department of Pre-University, Government of Karnataka (PUE) is the organization for implementation of higher secondary education in the state. We function under the Department of Primary & Secondary Education. There are 1202 Government Pre-University colleges, 637 Aided Pre-University colleges, 1936 Unaided Pre-University colleges, 165 bifurcated Pre-University colleges & 13 Corporation Pre-university colleges.

After X standard every year about 10 lakhs students enroll in the 2 year Pre-university courses. The courses offered by the Department are broadly classified under the categories of Humanities (Arts), Science & Commerce. There are 23 subjects, 11 languages and 50 combinations in the Pre-University curriculum. In 2010-11, there were 4,43,185 students in Humanities in I & II PUC, 2,47,421 students in Science in I & II PUC & 2,77,189 students in commerce in I & II PUC.


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Karnataka II PUC exam results to be released by May 1st week

The results of the Karnataka Second Pre University Certificate (Karnataka II PUC) examination are expected to be released by May first week, 2015, according to a release from the Department of Pre University Education (DPUE) , Government of Karnataka. The assessments are nearing completion; a... Read more

Karnataka II PUC exams for March 17 rescheduled to March 28

The Karnataka Second Pre University Certificate (II PUC) examinations which were to be held today, that is,  Tuesday, March 17, 2015 , have been rescheduled to Saturday, March 28, 2015 . The examinations which have been postponed are Mathematics and Geography. The test date has been... Read more

Karnataka II PUC from March 12-27; 6,10,939 students to take test

This year, the Karnataka Second Pre University Certificate (II PUC) examination will be conducted from Thursday, March 12 to Friday, March 27, 2015 . A total of 6,10,939 students from 4,526 PU colleges are expected to take the examination. Out of these, 2.3 lakh candidates are from the Arts... Read more

Online data on I PU students to be available with KEA from this year

The details of all students who join the Karnataka First Pre University Certificate (I PUC) course from the 2015-16 academic session will be available online with the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The move is expected to help candidates applying for the Karnataka Common Entrance... Read more

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