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.
|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.