Bangalore University Admission 2017

Bangalore University popularly known as BU is a public university located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Established in 1886, the university is also accredited Grade ‘A’ by NAAC. It offers a wide array of specializations in Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG), M Phil, PhD and diploma programmes. Students have option to choose from various courses the university has to offer like B.Sc., BMS, B.Tech, Hotel Management, LLB, MCA, MBA, B.Arch, foreign languages, etc.

The admission takes place through online and offline modes. The applications for most Undergraduate courses begin in the month of May, applications for Postgraduate courses begin in July and PhD in September.

Bangalore University grants admission to most undergraduate courses on a merit basis, for other courses like Law, the management conducts an entrance exam. For courses like B.Arch and B.E. courses, the university considers KCET. Students can take admission in postgraduate courses by appearing in PGCET. For doctorate courses, the aspirants have to qualify an entrance exam as well as an interview. Direct admission is given to correspondence courses (UG and PG level). 

Reservation of Seats

 Reservation of seats under Bangalore University intake, Autonomous College, Hyderabad Karnataka and Other Universities within Karnataka quota is as per the Govt. order issued from time to time. If all the categories of reservation cannot be covered, the seats will be allotted in the order of preference specified in the table below, making sure equitable distribution.

Category

Reservation (%)

Scheduled Caste

15

Scheduled Tribe

03

Category I

04

Category II A

15

Category II B

04

Category III A

04

Category III B

05


Bangalore University Admission Schedule

For UG Courses

Event

Date (Tentative)

Release of application forms

3rd week of May

Last date to apply

2nd  week of June

Release of Merit List

4th week of June

Counselling

June End

Commencement of Session

July End

Eligibility

Must have passed 10+2 and 2 years pre-university examination or any other examination considered equivalent thereto.

For PG Courses

Event

Date (Tentative)

Release of application forms

1st  week of July

Last Date of Application

3rd week of July

Release of Merit List

End July – Early August

Counselling

Early August

Commencement of Session

2nd week of August

Eligibility

40% - 50% marks in graduation in a relevant subject

For Ph.D. Courses

Event

Date (Tentative)

Release of application forms

2nd  week of September

Last Date of Application

2nd week of October

Entrance Examination

2nd week of November

Result Announcement

Early December

Interview Date

Last week of December

 

 

 

Bangalore University UG Admission

Bangalore University offers various courses at undergraduate level. To be eligible, the aspirant must have completed two years Pre-University examination of Karnataka State or its equivalent.  

Aspirants can get application form from the official website. The application forms are generally released in the 3rd week of May. Aspirants can apply through online and offline modes. The eligibility to take admission to various courses is determined by the principal before making admissions by examining the original academic documents relating to the qualifying examination of students in accordance with the University Regulations governing each course for which they seek admission.

The eligibility criteria for various UG courses have been given in the table:

Course

Eligibility

B.A.

Must have passed two year pre-university examination of Karnataka state with any combination of optional subjects or any other examination recognized as equivalent.

B.Sc.

Must have passed the two year pre-university examination of Karnataka state consisting of at least two science subjects as optional.

B.Com.

  • Students must have completed two year pre-university course of Karnataka State or equivalent.
  • Candidates who’ve passed Diploma in Commercial practice conducted by the Board of Technical Education in Karnataka may also be help eligible for admission directly to II year
  • Candidates who’ve passed Diploma in Business Administration Examination conducted by the Director of Technical Education in Karnataka may be held eligible for admission to I year

BBM

Must have passed the two year pre-university examination of Karnataka state consisting of at least two science subjects as optional.

BHM

Students who have completed two year pre-university (Class 12th  or 10+2) course of Karnataka state are eligible to take admission in B.H.M.

B.V.A.

  • Candidate must have passed the S.S.L.C. Examination conducted by Secondary School examination board, Karnataka State or examination of any other State or body recognized equivalent to  Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination
  • Should have passed an entrance aptitude test conducted by college concerned

B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design

  • Candidate must have passed Pre-University examination  or any other examination considered as
  • Students having Diploma in Textile Technology, Diploma in Costumes & Fashion Design, Diploma in Handloom Technology and Diploma in Handloom & Textiles  conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka are eligible for admission directly to the III Semester

BCA

  • Candidates who have passed two year PUC or equivalent examination in Science, Arts or Commerce stream securing minimum 35%marks
  • Candidates who’ve passed JODC or Diploma in Engg. (of three year duration of Govt. of Karnataka) with a minimum of 35% of marks aggregate in all the semesters


For Students outside Karnataka

The students who’ve passed their qualifying exam conducted by the recognized board/ statutory universities outside of Karnataka but within the country wanting to take admission to various courses will be admitted without Eligibility Certificates provided they satisfy the requirements of Bangalore University. However, such candidates have to pay INR 1,000/- towards the eligibility fee.

Furthermore, the Indian National students who’ve passed the qualifying exam of 10+2 conducted by the examining bodies of India like CBSE, ICSE, Govt. of Kerala, etc. outside India need not apply for issue of Eligibility Certificates. However, they would have to pay INR 2,000/- towards the Eligibility fee. Others would have to obtain Eligibility Certificates from the University before taking admission.

For Foreign National Students

Foreign Nationals wanting to take admission in Bangalore University are advised to apply for eligibility certificates. They need to fill and application form, which will be sent to Principal along with necessary documents.

The students who’ve passed the qualifying examinations recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi, equivalent to 10+2 examination in India are required to apply for eligibility certificates.

NOTE: Application without the necessary documents and also after the last date will be rejected. 

Bangalore University Selection and Admission

Procedure for Seat Selection and Admission

 The PGAC shall prepare the Provisional Omnibus List in a prescribed format and also a separate merit list (category-wise) as per the Government Order.

The PGAC shall notify the approved Omnibus merit List for each course and the provisional selection list before the counseling dates. The Rank List should follow the following Priority based on merit:

  • Priority I: Karnataka Student and Bangalore University Student
  • Priority II: Non-Karnataka Student and Bangalore University Student
  • Priority III: Karnataka Student and BU Autonomous College Student
  • Priority IV: Karnataka Student and Hyderabad Karnataka Student
  • Priority V: Karnataka Student and Universities within Karnataka Student
  • Priority VI: Universities outside Karnataka Student

 

Bangalore University PG Admissions

Bangalore University offers various courses at Postgraduate level like M.Arch, MBA, MCA, MA, etc. To be eligible, the aspirant must have completed graduation securing 40-50 per cent marks in aggregate of all the subjects at the Degree level (depending upon the course). Students have the option to submit the application form online. Once, the aspirants have applied and submitted their documents, PGAC prepares a Provisional Omnibus list and also a separate merit list category wise. After this the counselling process begins.

Bangalore University - Master of Arts Courses & Eligibility

Kannada

Economics

Philosophy

Rural Development and Management

English

Political Science

Women’s Studies

Hindi

Sanskrit

French and Spanish

History

Social Work

Journalism & Mass Communication

Performing Arts

Sociology

Telugu

Urdu

Visual Arts


Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria

Master of Arts: Candidates need to have passed undergraduate level from any recognized university in any discipline. In most of the M.A. courses 40% aggregate of all the subjects and 50% marks in cognate subject in the qualifying university examinations is required. Graduates from other courses like B.Sc. and B.Com who’ve secured at least 55% marks in the degree course are also eligible

Bangalore University - Master of Science Courses & Eligibility

Fashion and Apparel Design

Bio-Chemistry

Botany

Molecular Biology

Chemistry

Computer Science

MCA

Electronic Media

Electronic Science

Environmental Science

Applied Geology

Geography

M.L.I.Sc

Mathematics

Microbiology & Biotechnology

Physics

Psychology

Life Science

Statistics

Human Consciousness and Yogic Sciences

Zoology

Speech and Hearing Courses

 

Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria

For most courses B.Sc. graduates who have secured 40% marks in the aggregate of all subjects and at least 50% marks cognate subject at the degree level are eligible.

Bangalore University – Commerce Courses & Eligibility

M.Com

Tourism and Administration

Finance & Accounting

International Business

Business Administration

 


Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria for M.Com

Candidates who have passed the three year B.Com./ B.B.M. degree examination from Bangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent having not less than 50% (45% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the aggregate in Commerce subjects.

Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria - Master of Tourism and Travel Management

Candidates who have passed Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Examination from Bangalore University or any other University in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Engineering / Technology or equivalent having at least 50% (45% for SC/ST and category – I candidates) marks in the aggregate are eligible for admission.

Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria - M.Com Financial Analysis and International Business

Candidates having Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Commerce /Accounting/ Management/ Economics from Bangalore University or any other University and have secured at least 50% marks in the aggregate of all papers studied in the qualifying examinations are eligible.

Bangalore University Eligibility Criteria –Lateral Entry to 4th Year MMS/MBS Five Year Integrated Course

Candidates who have passed the B.Com/ B.B.M. Degree Examination of Bangalore University or any other University and has secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate in Commerce subjects in all the examinations of the B.Com. / BBM course are eligible.

Bangalore University Eligibility - Master of Law

 Candidate wanting to take admission to LL.M. Degree under semester scheme (CBCS) shall appear for admission test and must have passed with not less than 50% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST, Category-I and differently able candidates) in the aggregate of 3yrs/5yrs LL.B. examination conducted by B.U. or any other University recognized by UGC leading to LL.B. Degree.

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.

Hostel

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

06

1785

Girls Hostel

01

183

Central College Campus

 

Number of Hostels

Number of Inmates

Boys Hostel

01

184

Girls Hostel

02

486

 

PG Centre, Kolar Campus

 

 

Number of Hostels

Number of Inmates

Boys Hostel

01

156

Girls Hostel

01

124

 

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
Classroom
  • 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
Laboratory
  • The Bangalore University has well-equipped laboratories for all concerned departments.

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
Library
  • 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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