• Establishment Year



    age > 50 years

  • university type

  • university NAAC grade


Available University Facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

More about Bangalore University

The Bangalore University (BU) is one of the most prestigious institutions in Bangalore University. Established in the year 1964, this public institution has been recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) and is a part of Association of Indian University (AIU), the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The university has world class infrastructure with all basic amenities and has also been accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade.

The University was initially a branch of the University of Mysore so as to include more courses for the higher studies in the metropolitan city of Bangalore, which eventually became independent universities. Later on two colleges, Central College (CC) and the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) formed the Bangalore University.

The campus is spread over in an area of 1100 acres and provides good facilities to the students and staff like Hostel, Health Centre, Cafeteria, Shopping Complex, Post Office, Swimming Pool, Sports Complex, Auditorium, and Bank.

The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate and diploma level courses. It has various departments offering degrees in Arts, Commerce, Science and Management.

S.No. Departments
 1. Department of Arts
 2. Department of Science
 3. Department of Commerce and Management
 4. Department of Education

Admission in the University happens on the basis of an academic score, every year the application forms released for undergraduate, post graduate and PhD, for undergraduate the application form releases in the third week of May and closes in the second week of June. The University releases its merit list in the fourth week of June. The classes start in July with an orientation program on the very first day of the college.

For postgraduate courses, the application form releases in the first week of July and ends in the last week of July. The merit list is put up either in the end week of July or first week of August. And, the classes start from the second week of August.

Lastly, for PhD courses, the application starts the second week of September and ends in the second week of October. The entrance exam is conducted in November.

The University recently (in the year 2010) has reserved one seat in the PG program for transgender.

The University's main logo says JNANAM VIGNANA SAHITHAM which symbolised higher and realised knowledge of an individual.

Available College Facilities

  • Bangalore University campus has been spread over the land area of 1100 Acres. The campus is at Jnana Bharathi Campus, Mysore Road, Mutharayana Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • The infrastructure of the University is good and has been accredited with 'A' grade from NAAC. The students are ensured with various facilities of Hostel, Canteen, Classrooms, laboratories, Internet, Projectors.
  • The classrooms are highly maintained, to ensure better teaching, the projectors are used, where the teaching and learning process is made easy through e-learning.
  • There is separate Hostel Building for girls and boys.The Hostel provides Single and Double seating, and a room consists of a table, chair, bed and cupboard per student. Along with the above facilities, there is the provision of Telephone, daily newspaper, Water Cooler, Dining area and Reading room in each block of the Hostel.
  • There is the availability of a Mess or Canteen inside the campus, and also, the campus is located in a well-connected area of the city, having various eating hubs around.
  • The campus has all basic infrastructural amenities like Health Centre, Cafeteria, Shopping Complex, Post Office, Swimming Pool, Sports Complex, Auditorium, and Bank.


The campus has both girls and boys hostel fully furnished with accomodation, drinking water, reading room, daily newspaper and TV.

The break up of the hostels are as follows:

Jnana Bharathi Campus


Number of Hostels

Number of Inmates

Boys Hostel



Girls Hostel



Central College Campus


Number of Hostels

Number of Inmates

Boys Hostel



Girls Hostel




PG Centre, Kolar Campus



Number of Hostels

Number of Inmates

Boys Hostel



Girls Hostel




Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
  • The classrooms of Bangalore University are fully furnished, they also have Audio and Visual aid for better learning experience.

Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids
  • The Bangalore University has well-equipped laboratories for all concerned departments.

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
  • Bangalore University has a library with around 58000 books and was set up in 1966.
  • Along with the books, it also has journals, thesis etc in both printed and electronic form.

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility

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