Bangalore University (BU) is a State University located in the Silicon Valley of India – Bangalore, Karnataka, and was established in the year 1964. The university has been ranked 68th in the top Indian Universities 2020 by the NIRF with a score of 43.33 out of 100.
Bangalore University offers various UG, Integrated, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate, and Ph.D. courses. The popular courses offered at the university include B.Ed, M.Sc, Ph.D., MA, B.E, M.Arch, and LLM. Admissions to most of the courses are done on the basis of merit while for certain courses the score of exams like GATE, KCET, UGC NET/ CSIR NET will be required.
The university also offers distance education to students through programs such as MA, PG Diploma, BA, B.Com, BBA, M.Sc, and M.Com, admitting students on the basis of merits obtained in the previous qualifying examination.
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|Established | Type||1964 | State|
|Recognized by||University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Courses||UG, PG, PG Diploma, Diploma, Certificate, and Doctoral|
|Admission criteria||Entrance and merit-based|
|Entrance Test||GATE, KCET, UGC NET/ CSIR NET, and PGCET|
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Mentioned below are the courses offered by the university at various levels:
|B.A.||Intermediate graduate with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PH) in aggregate||Home Science, Kathak & Choreography, Vidya Madhyama, Criminology, and Correctional Administration|
|B.Sc||Fashion & Apparel Design, Rehabilitation Science, Speech & Hearing Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology|
|B.Lib.I.Sc||Graduate with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PH) in aggregate||-|
|B.E.||10+2 with PCM with 50% marks in the aggregate||Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|B.Ed||Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks||English and Special Education|
|M.A.||Graduate with 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% in the relevant subject. (OR) B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com graduates with 55% marks||Economics, English, French, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Rural Development, Music, Women’s Studies, Urdu, Visual Arts, and Telugu.|
|MJMC||Graduates with 50% marks in the aggregate||-|
|M.Sc||Graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate (5% relaxation for reserved categories)||Applied Geology, Chemistry, Botany, Computer Science, Bio-Chemistry, Fashion and Apparel Design, Electronic Media, Environmental Science, Food and Nutrition, Mathematics, Zoology, and Statistics.|
|M.E.||Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Science, Textile Technology, Polymer Science, Mathematics & Computer Science|
|M.Com||Financial Analysis and International Business|
|M.Ed||B.Ed graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate||-|
|LL.M||50% marks (45% for reserved categories) in LL.B. or Integrated LL.B||Corporate & Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights & Environmental Law, Labour & Employment Law|
|Ph.D.||Master’s degree with 55% marks in aggregate||Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Law, and Engineering|
Apart from these, the University also provides postgraduate diploma courses in disciplines like Ambedkar Studies, Rural Management, Visual Arts, Gandhian Studies, Geo-Informatics, Yoga Studies, Epigraphy, and more.
Candidates seeking admission will require to fill an application form available on the official website of the University (http://bangaloreuniversity.ac.in). They should submit the duly filled in application form along with the relevant documents in the University. Mentioned below are the accepted scores for admission in the courses offered by Bangalore University.
|Course Name||Selection Criteria|
|BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ BCA/ B.Lib.I.Sc/ LL.B./ B.Ed||Merit-based|
|MA/ M.Sc/ M.Lib.I.Sc|
|MBA/ ME/ M.Arch||PGCET/ GATE|
|Ph.D||CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ SLET/ GATE/ JRF|
|LL.M||Admission Test conducted by the university and counseling|
Note: The University has reserved 15% seats for Scheduled Castes and 3% seats for Scheduled Tribes.
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Bangalore University has a special Training & Placement Cell that offers various job opportunities to all interested candidates as per their caliber. The Cell organizes numerous seminars and workshops related to the placement preparations such as mock interview drills, mock aptitude tests, personality development, and group discussion sessions, many more like them. The Cell offers Placements to candidates on the basis of the marks acquired consistently over the years in their respective courses.
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Bangalore University offers following Scholarships to the deserving candidates:
Apart from these, top-ranking students can also avail India National Merit Scholarship administered by the Government of India.
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Bangalore University releases its time table for the odd and even semesters on the official website. Students can download the time table in pdf format to check the exam date, day, time, and subject name. To check the time table:
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Ques. How is the Bangalore University?
Ans. Bangalore University is ranked at 38th overall by QS Ranking 2020, making it among the top universities of its kind in the country. The university offers students undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level programs in several specializations. Bangalore University provides students with state of the art infrastructure as well as a highly qualified faculty. The university also has a well-stocked library with a large collection of books that students and faculty can access. The placement record of the university has also been quite successful over the years.
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Ques. How are placements at Bangalore University?
Ans. Bangalore University has had a very good placement record over the years. The University has established a Centralized Placement Cell at the Canara Bank School of Management Studies, Central College. During the previous placement season, several students were placed at reputed companies and organizations. The placement session brought it an average CTC of INR 5 LPA. The highest offered CTC was worth INR 16 LPA.
Ques. How to apply for admission to PG at Bangalore University?
Ans. Visit the official website of Bangalore University. Fill the application form and pay the application fee of INR 200+45 (GST charges) (INR 100 for SC/ ST/ PH + 45 (GST charges) through e-payment. Send the duly-filled application form along with self-attested copies of required documents in person or through registered post to the university.
Ques. What is the MCA cutoff at Bangalore University?
Ans. The Karnataka-PGCET Cut Off Round 1 for admission to MCA at Bangalore University was 4555.
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Ques. Is the hostel facility available at Bangalore University?
Ans. Yes, there are a total of 7 hostels for male and female students with facilities such as dining, drinking water, reading room, TV, daily newspapers, etc.
Ques. How is Bangalore University? Is it easy to pass?
Ans. This depends on what course a student is pursuing from the university. Students pursuing MSc in Microbiology, Genetics, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, etc. obtain descent marks whereas students pursuing Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Political Sciences, etc. are never awarded full marks.
Ques. Which one should I prefer first, Bangalore University or Christ University?
Ans. Christ University is a deemed private university. It is the first indigenous Syrian Catholic religious congregation in India. The University is specifically known for its undergraduate courses and has ranked among the top ten for UG courses in surveys done by the India Today group. Every year, more than 16000 students enroll in various UG and PG programs offered at Christ University. Admission to the courses is based on the entrance exam conducted by the university except for MBA. For MBA it considers CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT, or ATMA Scores. Whereas, Bangalore University (BU) is a State University located in the Silicon Valley of India – Bangalore, Karnataka, and was established in the year 1964. The university offers various UG, Integrated, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate, and Ph.D. courses. Admissions to most of the courses are done on the basis of merit while for certain courses the score of exams like GATE, KCET, UGC NET/ CSIR NET will be required. The credibility of the universities depends on what course the students select.
Ques. What are the centers for KMAT 2020?
Ans. There are a total of 10 test centers for KMAT 2020:
Ques. What are the best books to prepare from to get admission to the Bangalore University MBA program?
Ans. To prepare well for the MBA entrance exam you need to go through several books. Some of the best books for KMAT 2020 are as follows:
Ques. With the KCET exam score, what are the courses I can apply for?
Ans. With the KCET exam score, you may apply for First Year or First Semester of full-time courses for Government share of seats in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Bachelor of Yoga and Naturopathy (BNYS), Farm Science courses i.e., Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture, B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture, B.Sc (Hons) Forestry, B.Tech. Biotechnology, B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science, B.Tech (Agril. Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Technology), B.F.Sc. (Fisheries), B.Sc. (Hons) Ag. Maco., B. Pharma and Pharma-D course, in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka.
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