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Dictionaries/ Encyclopedia/ Thesaurus:
Dictionaries
Sl. No. Name URL
1 Photonics Dictionary www.photonics.com/
2 International Legal Dictionary www.wwlia.org/diction.htm
3 Language Dictionaries & Translators - Includes free translation services, glossary & many more. rivendel.com/~ric/resources/dictionary.html
4 Dictionary.com -Definitions from Webster's and more dictionary.reference.com/
5 Acronym Dictionary acronyms.silmaril.ie/acro.html
6 Imagine the Universe : Astrophysics Dictionary imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/dictionary.html
7 Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (Imperial College,London) foldoc.org/
8 American Heritage -- Fourth edition has 90,000+ www.bartleby.com/
9 Merriam-Webster -Familiar, fast and easy dictionary. www.merriam-webster.com/netdict.htm
Encyclopedias
Sl No. Name URL
1 Encyberpedia www.encyberpedia.com/ency.htm
2 Britannica Concise www.britannica.com/
3 Open-site Encyclopedia open-site.org/
4 Columbia Encyclopedia, www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/
5 Bartleby (Great Books Online) www.bartleby.com/
6 Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology www.rp-photonics.com/encyclopedia.html
7 HighBea Encyclopedia www.encyclopedia.com/
8 Wikipedia,The Free Encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
9 Symbols.com (Online encyclopedia of western sign and ideograms) www.symbols.com/
10 Free and Open General Encyclopedia www.wikipedia.org/
11 Encyclopedia of the Orient i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm
Thesaurus
Sl. No. Name URL
1 NASA Thesaurus www.sti.nasa.gov/thesfrm1.htm
2 Roget's Thesaurus machaut.uchicago.edu/
3 The CMU Pronouncing Dictionary (Carnegie Mellon) www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/cmudict
4 Controlling your language - links to metadata vocabularies www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/crossmedia/advice/controlling-your-language-links-to-metadata-vocabularies/
5 WWWebster Thesaurus (Merriam Webster) www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus.htm
6 WordNet Vocabulary --Provides homonyms, synonyms, and coordinate terms. Helper poets.notredame.ac.jp/cgi-bin/wn
7 Infoplease thesaurus www.infoplease.com/thesaurus
8 The Semantic Rhyming Dictionary --Use for rhymes, to spell check, to find synonyms,etc. www.rhymezone.com/
Government Websites
Sl.No.  Description URL
 1 Government of Karnataka http://www.kar.nic.in/index.asp and http://www.karnataka.gov.in/
 2 Karnataka - National Informatics Centre http://www.kar.nic.in/index.asp
 3 Karnataka Village Information http://nitpu3.kar.nic.in/samanyam15ahiti/
 4 Government of India http://indiaimage.nic.in/
 5 Government of India http://home.nic.in/ and http://india.gov.in/
 6 Government of India- Directory http://goidirectory.gov.in/index.php
 7 Karnataka Public Service Commission http//kpsc.kar.nic.in
 8 Union Public Service Commission http://upsc.gov.in/ or http://upsconline.nic.in/
 9 National Council for Teacher Education www.ncte-in.org
 10 National Council for Educational Research & Training www.ncert.nic.in
 11 Ministry of HRD (Education) www.education.nic.in
 12 Gazette - Karnataka State http://gazette.kar.nic.in/
 13 Karnataka State Council of Higher Education http://kshec.ac.in/index.php
 14 National Assessment And Accreditation Council http://naac.gov.in/

Educational Websites

Sl.No.  Description URL
 1 UGC, New Delhi www.ugc.ac.in
 2 Common Entrance Test Cell http://cet.kar.nic.in
 3 Department of Collegiate Education http://www.dce.kar.nic.in
 4 Department of Public Instruction http://www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in
 5 Directorate of State Education Research & Training http://www.dsert.kar.nic.in
 6 Directorate of Technical Education http://dte.kar.nic.in
 7 Karnataka Veterinary, Animal & Fisheries Sciences University http://www.kvafsu.kar.nic.in
 8 Kendriya Vidyalaya Asc Centre http://kvasc.kar.nic.in
 9 Kendriya Vidyalaya, Raichur http://www.kvraichur.kar.nic.in
 10 KrishiVigyan Kendra,Bellary http://www.kvkbellary.kar.nic.in
 11 Pre University Education http://pue.kar.nic.in
 12 PUC Board http://www.puc.kar.nic.in
 13 SSLC Results http://www.sslc.kar.nic.in
 14 State Institute of Urban Development http://www.siudmysore.gov.in
 15 Karnataka State Women University, Bijapur http://www.kswubij.ac.in
 16 Gulbarga University http://www.gulbargauniversity.kar.nic.in
 17 Karnataka State Open University www.ksoumysore.com
 18 Bangalore University www.bub.ernet.in
 19 Davangere university http://www.davangereuniversity.org
 20 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore www.iisc.ernet.in/
 21 Kannada University, Hampi www.kannadauniversity.org/
 22 Kuvempu University www.kuvempu.ac.in
 23 Mangalore University www.mangaloreuniversity.ac.in/
 24 Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University http://vskub.ac.in/
 25 Karnataka Sanskrit University http://www.ksu.ac.in/en/
 26 Manipal Academy of Higher Education www.manipal.edu/
 27 Karanataka State Law University http://www.kslu.ac.in
 28 Rani Channamma University, Belagavi http://rcub.ac.in/
 29 Tumkur University, Tumkur http://tumkuruniversity.in/
 30 University of Mysore www.uni-mysore.ac.in/
 31 Karnataka Folklore University, Gotagodi, HaveriDist http://www.janapadauni.in/introduction.html
 32 National Law School of India University www.nls.ac.in/
 33 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences www.rguhs.ac.in/
 34 Visveswaraiah Technological University www.vtu.ac.in/
 35 University of Agricultural Sciences (Bangalore, Dharwad, Raichur) www.uasbangalore.edu.in www.uasd.edu http://www.uasraichur.edu.in
 36 University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkote http://www.uhsbagalkot.edu.in/
 37 Karnataka University, Dharwad www.kud.ac.in
 38 Dr. GangubaiHangal Music & Performing Arts University Mysore http://www.musicuniversity.ac.in/index.php/en/
 39 National Institute of Technology Karnataka www.nitk.ac.in/
 40 Education Boards - National http://goidirectory.nic.in/education.htm
 41 Universities-Directory http://www.ugc.ac.in/stateuniversity.aspx
 42 Universities - Worldwide http://univ.cc/world.php

Learning / Course Materials

 Sl.No. Description URL
 1 National Program on technology Enhanced Learning - IITs and IISc http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/
 2 IGNOU - Course Materials http://www.egyankosh.ac.in/
 3 Civil Services http://www.civilserviceindia.com/study-material.html
 4 Science &Technology - Lecture Notes, Audio & Video Lectures http://www.learnerstv.com/
 5 Utah State OpenCourseWare http://ocw.usu.edu/
 6 Commonwealth of Learning http://www.col.org/resources/crsMaterials/Pages/default.aspx
 7 MIT OpenCourseWare - Free Online Course Materials http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
 8 Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/

Reference Sources

Sl.No.  Description URL
 1 English - Kannada Dictionary http://www.kannadakasturi.com/kasturiEnglishKanDictionary/start.asp
 2 Kannada - English Dictionary http://www.kannadakasturi.com/kasturiDictionary/start.asp
 3 Gazette - Karnataka State http://gazette.kar.nic.in/
 4 Gazetteer - Karnataka State http://www.kar.nic.in/gazetteer/dist_book.asp?pre_post=1&kan=2
 5 National Portal of India http://india.gov.in/
 6 Reference information http://www.encyclopedia.com/
 7 Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/
 8 Maps of India http://www.mapsofindia.com/
 9 Parliament of India http://www.parliamentofindia.nic.in/
 10 Indian Constitution http://indiacode.nic.in/coiweb/welcome.html

Search Engines

 Sl.No. Search Engines URL
 1 Google www.google.co.in
 2 Google Scholar www.scholar.google.com/
 3 Yahoo! Search http://in.yahoo.com/
 4 Altavista http://www.altavista.com/
 5 Microsoft Live http://www.live.com/
 6 AOL Search http://search.aol.com/aol/webhome
 7 Hotbot http://www.hotbot.com
 8 Dogpile Search http://www.dogpile.com/
 9 Jadoo-India http://www.jadoo.com/
 10 123India http://www.123india.com/
 11 Rediff http://in.rediff.com/index.html

Career information resources

Sl.No.  Description URL
UGC NET/JRF, SET & UGC-CSIR EXAMS
 1 UGC NET Exam http://www.ugcnetexam.com/
 2 UGC NET http://www.ugc.ac.in/inside/net.html
 3 UGC NET Papers http://examrace.com/UGCpaper.aspx
 4 COACHING INSTITUTES FOR UGC NET http://www.careerpointchd.net
 5 UGC NET Online http://www.ugcnetonline.in/
 6 CSIR-UGC NET http://203.199.141.241/online/index.jsp
 7 CSIR-UGC NET http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/
 8 Coaching-Training http://rajtutorials.com/
 9 COACHING INSTITUTES FOR UGC NET EXAM/ GATE http://www.axiomseducation.com/
 10 Coaching- Remedial Coaching Centre, GUG http://www.gulbargauniversity.kar.nic.in/
 11 KARNATAKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (KPSC)  
 12 Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) http://kpsc.kar.nic.in/
U.P.S.C. Exams
 1 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) www.upsc.gov.in and www.upscmantra.com
 2 Combined Engineering Service Examination http://www.upsc.gov.in
 3 Indian Forest Service (IFS) http://ifs.nic.in/
Bank Exams
 1 Bank Exams and others http://www.bankexamsindia.com/
 2 SBI Probationary Officers Exam www.statebankofindia.com
 3 Reserve Bank Officers Exam www.rbi.org.in
Defense Competitive Exams
 1 National Defense Academy www.nda.nic.in
 2 Indian Army www.indianarmy.nic.in
 3 Join Indian Army www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
 4 Indian Air Force www.indianairforce.nic.in
Life Insurance Exams
 1 L.I.C. Assistants/ Stenos/ Typists http://59.165.134.98/chowgule/jsp/exam/competitiveexams/lic.jsp
 2 Education & Career, Fellowships, Loan etc. http://career.webindia123.com/career/index.html
Staff Selection Commission
 1 Clerical/ Officers http://ssc.nic.in and http://ssconline.nic.in/
FELLOWSHIPS
 1 RAJIV GANDHI SC/ST FELLOWSHIP http://www.ugc.ac.in/page/Scholarships-and-Fellowships.aspx
 2 ICSSR FELLOWSHIP" http://www.icssr.org/
 3 Post Doctoral Fellowship" http://117.239.33.193/pdfss/ and http://www.icssr.org/Port-Doctoral.htm
 4 Maulanaazad fellowship for minorities http://maef.nic.in/
 5 Minorities - Scholarship http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/ScholarshipSchemes
 6 CSIR http://csirhrdg.res.in/
 7 Commonwealth Fellowship http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/
 8 United States - India Educational Foundation (USIEF) - Fulbright program http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships.aspx
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION - Funding
 1 ICSSR, MHRD & http://www.icssr.org/ic_main.htm
 2 UGC http://csirhrdg.res.in/tg_form.htm
RESEARCH PROJECTS
 1 UGC - MAJOR RESEARCH http://www.ugc.ac.in/
 2 UGC - MINOR RESEARCH http://www.ugc.ac.in/
 3 ICSSR http://www.icssr.org/rp_main.htm
 4 SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (DST) http://www.dst.gov.in/
JOB VACENCIES
 1 Employment News http://www.employmentnews.gov.in/index.asp
 2 Online Job Portals http://my.naukri.com
 3   http://www.freshersworld.com/
HIGHER STUDIES
 1 Higher Education/Study Abroad/Exams http://educationguruz.com/ and http://forums.highereducationinindia.com/
 2 CAT http://www.catiim.in/
 3 GMAT http://www.mba.com/
 4 TOEFL http://www.ets.org/toefl
 5 ELTs http://www.elt-online.co.uk/