Garden City University Bangalore, Karnataka established in 1992. The university offers various UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D. programs across arts, commerce, management, science, and medical streams from its 7 schools of study. Under UG, it offers BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BHM, BPT, BBA & BCA & under PG level it offers MA, M.Com, MBA, MCA, M.Sc, MTTM, and LL.M. Admissions to the university are based on entrance exams followed by personal interview. The application process can be done online on the official website of the university.

Garden City University Highlights

Established | Type 1992 | Private
Affiliated to Bangalore University
Courses BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA & BCA, MA, M.Com, MBA, MCA, and M.Sc
Admission Criteria Entrance Test
Application Mode Online
Facilities Canteen, Auditorium, Gym, Classroom, Hostel
Official Website

Garden City University Courses

Courses Details
LLM Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 3 Year LL.B. Degree Examination of any University or Institution after Graduation under 10+2+3 pattern with min 50% marks
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business and Trade Law
B.Com Hons Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
B.Sc  Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: Biotechnology Hons, B.Sc Fashion and Apparel Design, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and Genetics
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BA  Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: English Hons, Journalism Hons, Psychology, Tourism Hons, Tourism, History, and Journalism
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BBA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: Business Analytics
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BCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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BHM Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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BPT Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from the recognized board
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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Diploma in Hotel Management Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have completed 10th
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences with 50% with Chemistry or Biochemistry in addition to any two Life Science subjects
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: Biotechnology, Electronic Media, and Microbiology
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MA  Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with 50%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Specializations: Journalism and Mass Communication
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with 50%
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based
Specializations: Finance Management, Marketing, IT, Human Resource, International Business.
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MCA Lateral Entry Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree (BCA / B.Sc. IT / B.Sc. Comp.Sc.)
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
MPT Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: must have BPT degree with 50%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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MTTM Duration: 1.5 years
Eligibility: Any bachelor’s degree 50%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
PGDM Duration: 1.5 years
Eligibility: Any bachelor’s degree 50%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Ph.D Duration: 6 years
Eligibility: Master’s degree with 55%
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based
Specialization: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Computational Sciences, and Information Technology

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Garden City University Admission

The university accepts the application in two modes as discussed below:

Online Enrollment:

  • The online enrollment form can be filled online from the official website of the university.
  • After filling in the required details enrollment number is generated.
  • This number is to be used to pay the enrollment fee of INR 10,000 through the online payment portal. (The enrollment fee is the part of the tuition fee)

Offline Enrollment:

  • Alternatively, candidates can also download the enrollment form from the university’s website.
  • Candidates have to provide the required information such as personal and educational details in the admission application form.
  • The duly filled application form is required to be sent by post or courier along with a Demand Draft of INR 10,000 (US $500 for NRI/ Foreign students) drawn in favor of Garden City University, Bangalore on this address- Garden City University, 16th km Old Madras Road, K R Puram, Bangalore 560049.

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Garden City University Cut Off

Karnataka PGCET Cut off for the year 2018-

Courses General Cutoff (2018)
MBA 22482
MBA Finance 22482
MBA in Human Resource Management 22482
MBA International Business 22482
MBA Logistics and Supply Chain Management 22482
MBA Marketing 22482

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Garden City University Scholarship

Garden City University - [GCU], Bangalore offers financial assistance to deserving and meritorious students studying in its academic program. Mentioned below are the scholarships available at the GCU:

  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship
  • Top Class Education for Scheduled Tribe Students
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships for Professional and Technical Courses

Garden City University Placements

Garden City University placement offers are in the sectors of Packaging, Fashion design, Hospitality, Information technology, Commerce and Management, Media, Banking. The Placement Cell invites the top companies to the campus which is a matter of pride that GCC/GCU Alumni can be found working for the top corporates across the country and internationally.

The major highlights of the Garden City University Placement 2019 are mentioned below:-

No. of Companies visited 51
Highest Package INR 8,50,000 LPA
Average Package INR 3,80,000 LPA
Minimum Package INR 2,80,000 LPA

Some of the top recruiters are Cognizant, AB-Inbev, Capgemini, Accenture, NDTV, India TV, Axis Bank, Google, IBM, Oyo, Goibibo, Make My Trip, HP, Infosys, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, HDFC, ITC, P&G, KPMG, Mu Sigma, PWC, etc.

Garden City University Facilities

  • Hostel: Each student has the provision for storing valuables in their individual lockers. Medical help and counselors are available for medical emergencies, saloons, internet stations, convenience stores, pharmacy kiosks, multi-activity playing grounds, Laundry, Power back-up, Housekeeping, Hot water for a bath (6:00 am to 7:30 am), Safe drinking water, Study Hall, Stationery Stores, Gymnasium, Free Wi-fi, Adequate Security.
  • Library: Garden City University library has a huge collection of Information sources in various fields like Books, periodicals, Thesis, Dissertations, Bibliographies, OPAC Service, Reference, Referral Services. Apart from the above, The University has subscriptions with various Academic Databases to meet every academic researcher's needs.
  • Student’s Club: The general idea of a club within an educational organization is to let students demonstrate and display their interests that are often lost while they restrict themselves within a strict academic curriculum. At GCU we offer 35 clubs fewer than three broad categories namely, career interest clubs, sports clubs, and cultural & professional clubs, etc.

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GCU Bangalore FAQs

Ques. What changes have been made to teaching due to COVID-19?

Ans. There was only one alternative, which is to build a robust digital ecosystem and deliver classes online. Garden City University has successfully managed to complete the syllabi of the current semester through online modes. Online proctored video classes, teachers’ self-video, PowerPoint presentation with voice over, Google forms test are the major academic highlights as of now.

Ques. How will I know if I have got the admission?

Ans. The process of admission is very simple. Owing to the current situation, you could begin with the enrolment process which leads you to a confirmed admission of the desired course offered at GCU on payment of INR 25,000.

Ques. Why should I choose GCU?

Ans. Garden City University is a 28-year-old institution and INTERDISCIPLINARY in nature. The University has eight Schools under it offering courses from Diploma to Bachelor to Post graduation to PhD. The university has students from 81 different countries and every state and union territory in India. The University has the unique mix of Arts, Science, and Management Education offered with Technology as the base. Be it Media studies, Life Sciences or Hotel Management.

Ques. What is the admission process for International students?

Ans. Below admission process will be followed for International students-
  • Candidates will have to fulfill the basic eligibility criteria and submit the required documents on
  • Enrollment fee of $ 500 to be paid with the application form.
  • Offer letter will be given to the registered students by the university
  • Students need to pay the tuition fee after which they will receive a Bonafide certificate and fee receipt

Ques. How do I enroll in a program of my choice at GCU?

Ans. The admission process is based on the courses offered at the UG and PG levels. The student goes online, fills the application with required details, and files the same online for registering for the program of choice. This will be accompanied by paying a registration fee as mentioned in the application form.