Bangalore University

Bangalore University Ranking

country rank: 132
world rank: 5378

University Overview

Bangalore University, founded in 1886, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Bangalore, Karnataka’s major metropolis (population range of over 5,000,000 people). Bangalore University (BU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. Bangalore University (BU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 134-year-old Indian university has a rigorous admission process based on candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Bangalore University Ranking

University Identity

Name Bangalore University
Acronym BU
Founded 1886
Motto Jnaanam, Vignana Sahitam

University Location

Address Jnanabharathi Campus Bangalore 560 056 Karnataka India
Tel +91 (80) 2296 1001
Fax +91 (80) 2321 9295

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Registrar, Banglore University, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore Bangalore 560056 (80) 2296 1002

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Social Media


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