Bangalore University - ideal for Higher Studies

Want to pursue higher studies? Want to study in Bengaluru, the IT capital City of India? Then choose Bangalore University as your destination for higher education. Know the information about the university from this article to get a better idea for your studies there.


Bangalore University was established in July,1964. It is located in Garden city, Bangalore (now Bengaluru), the Silicon City in Karnataka State in India. Bangalore University is set amidst greenery in a sprawling 1200 acres of land and is named as Jnana Bharathi Campus. The University is one of the biggest universities in Asia and is one of the Best Universities for higher studies for students. It has completed 52 successful years of existence providing world-class quality education and an excellent foundation for students to develop a wholesome personality. The university was accredited by NAAC in 2001 and accredited with a grade A under the new grading system. It has received the status of five stars. Examinations are conducted twice a year by the university based on semester systems.

The University offers 120 undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate courses. It offers several skill-based add-on and vocational courses also. About 3.5 lakh students pursue their educational studies at the University. Spread around 600 acres of land is an amazing Bio-Park which houses a varied diversity of bio-lives. The University has a number of tie-ups with several renowned institutions in India and abroad. The University provides career guidance, pre-examinations and for several competitive examinations at state and National level. The University includes three university colleges

  1. University Visveswaraya Colleges of Engineering (UVCE)
  2. It was established in 1917 and is one of the most prestigious and sought-after college in the state. Recruiting companies' line up for absorbing students for jobs in their companies.

  3. The University Law College
  4. is one of the Best University in the country. It stands at 15th place in the National Ranking and occupies 4th place in South India Level.

  5. The University College of Physical Education
  6. The College offers programs ; Bachelor of Physical Education (B.PEd), Master of Physical Education (M.PEd) and Doctorate of Philosophy ( PhD) in sports. The college conducts various coaching classes in sports and physical education


Separate hostel facilities are provided for both girls and boys at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD levels. The university has well qualified and dedicated faculty which strives for academic excellence. The excellent ambience is provided for students to pursue their studies at the Jnana Bharathi Campus. Set amidst the green cover are the indoor and outdoor games facilities, Auditorium and the library with 31/2 lakh books and around 175 periodicals. The library subscribes about 7500 journals online. The university's vision is to make significant contributions to higher studies in the fields of social science, humanities, law, commerce, science and technology. The university aims at providing quality teaching and fosters research in areas of social relevance that reflects its mission and goals.

Highlights of the Bangalore University

  • Bangalore University is Accredited "A" Grade by NAAC. BU ranks 151st among BRICS countries

  • 14th position in the Country. 1st position in Karnataka State. 5th position in Southern India as per Week -Hansa University Ranking Surveys 2017. BU has 48 postgraduate departments

  • One PG Centre at Kolar. 4 University Colleges. 684 affiliated colleges

  • Directorates of higher learning and research. 50 Post graduated courses are offered. Post-Graduate Global Languages and Visual Arts.

  • Employment oriented diploma and certificate courses are offered. Five-year integrated courses in Biological Sciences are offered

  • Psychological Counseling, Electronic Media and Yoga are also offered which are unique. Summer and Short courses are also offered.

  • Gandhian Philosophical studies and Dr B.R Ambedkar's Works. Faculty Development programmes -Refresher and orientation courses

  • Bangalore University is Academically Structured into Six Faculties - Arts, Science, Commerce and Management, Education, Law and Engineering.

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