About Us

The Bangalore University was established in 1964 as a branch of the University of Mysore and subsequently separated with two premiere colleges, namely – Central College and University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE). The university witnessed the first stages of growth in terms of courses and students in between 1965-66. The current university campus is also called Jnana Bharathi or JB. The JB campus is home to the distinguished office holders of the Bangalore University, and is a perfect representation of the current standards of education offered by the same. The Bangalore University is one of the largest universities of Asia with ‘A grade’accreditations from NAAC.

As far as the QS university rankings are concerned, BRICS-2016 awarded Bangalore University with Rank #1 among the BRICS nations. Also, the university boasts of the 15th rank as the Top Multi-Disciplinary Universities in India. It also stands at number 5 in South Zone and #1 in Karnataka. Coming to the academics, the Bangalore University has 6 faculties, namely – Management, Arts, Science, Education, Law and Engineering. It offers 48 PG Departments; one PG Centre at Kolar; 684 Affiliated Colleges; 4 university colleges; and lots of other directorates of higher learning and educational centres. The university also offers impressive research opportunities and the university also offers 50 PG courses and Diploma & Certificate Courses oriented towards job and employment. The Bangalore University also offers 5-years integrated Biological Sciences’ Courses.

Currently, the Bangalore University is also organizing extension lectures and endowment lectures via its Parasaranga Division. It has many notable MoUs with national and international universities and educational institutions of repute. There are more than 3 lakh students studying under the name of Bangalore University which is a huge number as far as the stats are concerned. The university aims to deliver excellent higher education in Law, Commerce, Humanities, Social Sciences and Science & Technology.

Courses offered by the Bangalore University are as follows :

  • BA
  • BFA
  • BSW
  • BA (4 year course in Criminology and Correctional Administration)
  • BA (Vidvat Madhyama)
  • B. Sc.
  • BCA
  • B. Lib.
  • BS
  • Home Science
  • BS in Rehabilitation Sciences
  • B.Com
  • BBM
  • BHM
  • BIAS
  • BBF
  • LLB
  • BA, LLB
  • B.Ed
  • B P.Ed
  • BE (Civil, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical, Electronics and Communication, IT, Computer Science and Engineering, B. Arch.)

  • Arts (M.A., M.P.A., M.S.W Social Work and M.V.A)
  • Science (M. Sc., MCA, M. Voc., M.L.I.Sc.)
  • Commerce and Management (M.Com, MBA)
  • Education (M.Ed. and M.P.Ed.)
  • Law (LL.M.)

  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • Construction Technology
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Machine Design
  • Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Thermal Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Materials Technology
  • Power Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Electronics and Communication.
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Networking
  • Software Engineering
  • Bio Informatics
  • Web Technologies

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Project and Construction Management

  • PG Diploma in Ambedkar Studies 
  • PG Diploma in Basha Vignana (Linguistics)
  • PG Diploma in Epigraphy 
  • PG Diploma in Film Acting 
  • PG Diploma in Functional Hindi
  • PG Diploma in Hindi Translation
  • PG Diploma in Gandhian Studies 
  • PG Diploma in Tourism and Museology
  • P. G. Diploma in Manuscriptology 
  • PG/Post Diploma in Visual Arts 
  • PG Diploma in Communal Harmony and Social Peace
  • PG Diploma in Rural Management 
  • PG Diploma in Geo-Informatics 
  • PG Diploma in Psychological Counseling
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Embryology & Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • PG Diploma in Yoga Studies 

  • Diploma in Sanskrit 
  • Diploma in Urdu 

  • Certificate Course in Dalit Movement
  • Certificate Course in Gandhian Studies
  • Certificate Course in Human Rights & Duties
  • Certificate Course in Yoga Instructors

  • 5 years Integrated B-Sc.-M.Sc in Biological Sciences

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Main Rd, Gnana Bharathi, Bengaluru, Karnataka

080 2296 1000

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