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Ranked 77 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 86 for Overall by NIRF 2019
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Bharathidasan University - [BU], Tiruchirappalli

Bharathidasan University - [BU], Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu UGC Estd 1982 State University NAAC Grade A Ranked 77 for Overall by NIRF 2020+2 more

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Bharathidasan University (BDU) is a State University in the city of Tiruchirapalli of the Tamilnadu state in India. The university has 151 Affiliated Colleges including 10 constituent colleges, 21 Govt. colleges, 11 government-aided colleges to have an autonomous status. Bharathidasan University has three campuses Palkalaiperur Campus, Khajamalai Campus, and BIM campus.

Bharathidasan University offers various UG, PG, Doctoral, and distance education programs in the University departments. Students can apply in Affiliated colleges, model colleges, and PG Extension Centers to grab admission in regular and distance programs. Bharathidasan University Admission is done on the basis of merit of the qualifying exam. It also accepts CAT/GMAT/MATand TANCET for the MBA program.

Bharathidasan University Highlights

Established | Type1982 | State University
Approved byUniversity Grants Commission (UGC)
AccreditationsNAAC ‘A+’ Grade
Faculty members230
Total Students2372
Campus area450 acres
Courses OfferedUndergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral
Admission CriteriaEntrance Exam
Application modeOffline
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Bharathidasan University Awards & Recognitions

  • Secured 60th rank in the list of Indian Universities of NIRF Rankings 2019
  • Accredited with A+ grade by NAAC in 2019
  • Ranked 49th as per Webometrics, the Ranking Web of Higher Education Universities

Bharathidasan University Courses 

The university provides a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in multiple specializations. The duration of UG, PG and research courses is varied depending upon the stream and specialization chosen. Tabulated below is a brief about the same: 

Course NameEligibility
BCA10+2 Qualified
B.P.EdAny Degree/ BPE or B.Sc (Physical Education)
MBABachelor’s degree in any discipline
Integrated M.TechIntermediate graduate with PCM and Computer Science
M.ScBachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
M.EdB.Ed from a recognized institute
M. L.I.ScAny Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3)
MCABachelor’s degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects
MCA (Lateral)PGDCA / B.Sc. Computer Science / B.Sc. Information Technology / BCA or B.Sc in Software Development

Check: Bharathidasan University Fees

Bharathidasan University Admission

Admission to all courses offered by the university is done in offline mode only. Applicants who wish to apply are required to visit the university website and download the application form. The application form and Prospectus can be obtained from the registrar on payment of INR 355 (INR 175 for SC/ ST) in cash. Students can also download the form available on the official website of the university by paying the fees through Netbanking or Debit/ Credit card.

The selection of candidates is done through the merit of the last qualifying exam. Applicants obtain equal or more than required marks are only considered for admission. While those seeking admission to the MBA program need to appear for CAT/GMAT/MATor TANCET.

Know more: Bharathidasan University Admission

Bharathidasan University Result

The University conducts the semester examinations for regular programs twice in a year. Students must follow the below-mentioned steps to download the scorecard:

  1. Visit the official website of Bharathidasan University.
  2. Click on the tab ‘Examination’.
  3. Now click on the semester examination link.
  4. After that, you will be redirected to the result page.
  5. Enter your registration number and click on ‘Submit’.
  6. Save and download the scorecard for future reference.

Click here: Bharathidasan University Result

Bharathidasan University Scholarship

BDU University provides many scholarship programs to the needy and worthy students via many forms. Numerous State Govt. Scholarship Programs and Central Govt. Scholarship Programs are being run under the curriculum of the university for the betterment of the university students. Listed below are the name of the same:

  • Govt. of India Scholarship for Meritorious Students
  • Scholarship for the Distance Learning Students for SC/ST students
  • Govt. of Tamil Nadu Scholarship for BC, MBC and DNC Students
  • Kothari Fellowship
  • Rajiv Gandhi Research Fellowship
  • UGC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Read More: Bharathidasan University Scholarship

Bharathidasan University Collaborations

  • Madras Institute of Heavy Machineries (MIHM), Chennai
  • Divva Knowledge Process and Management Limited, Bengaluru
  • Animation Academy, Shalom InfoTech Pvt Ltd, Tiruchirapalli
  • International Institute for Career Development (IICD), Tiruchirappalli
  • Lead Global Management Institute (LGMI), Bangalore
  • Don Bosco Institute of Information and Communication Excellence, Tiruchirappalli
  • Beta Technologies, Coimbatore

Bharathidasan University Facilities

Following are some of the facilities offered by the university to cater to the need of the students:

  • Library: There is a rich collection of more than 10,000 e-resources which include thousands of e-journals. Through the digital library, the students, as well as faculty members, can have access to 5000 back volumes and 7000 electronic books. 
  • Hostel: There are nine hostels on the campus provided by the university for the outstation students at very cheap and affordable prices in which four are meant for males while five hostels are reserved for female students.
  • Health Center: There is a special Health Center within the campus premises in 300 sq. feet area. The health center has First-aid medicine, IRR Lamp, Electrocardiogram and other basic equipment.

Apart from the above facilities, the university provides many other facilities such as Sports & Fitness, Transportation, Food & Shops, Computing Resources, and Emergency & Personal Safety, and many more like them.

Bharathidasan University Faculty

Listed below are the faculty members in the university:

Dr. A. Edward William Benjamin

  • Qualifications: M.A., M.Sc, M.Ed, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Interest: Education & Educational Technology

Dr. V. Vinod Kumar

  • Qualifications: M.A.(Eng), M.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Research: English Language Teaching, Comparative Literature, Diasporic Studies

Dr. C. Issac Jebastine

  • Qualifications: M.A., M.Phil. Ph.D., PGCTE
  • Contributions: Published 9 international journals and 16 national journals.

Dr. S. Sivaramakrishnan

  • Qualifications: M.Sc, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Research: Nanotechnology and Agricultural Biotechnology

Dr. M. Manickavasagam

  • Qualifications: M.Sc and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Interest: Plant Genetic Engineering and Plant Tissue Culture

Read more: Bharathidasan University Faculty

Bharathidasan University FAQs

Ques. Is Bharathidasan University good for academics?

Ans. Bharathidasan University is one of the best colleges in the country. It was established in 1982. It has been approved by the UGC and has been graded A+ institute by NAAC. Currently the university has 151 Affiliated Colleges. The university also has collaborations with few of the prime organizations like Madras Institute of Heavy Machineries (MIHM), ChennaiDivva Knowledge Process and Management Limited, Bengaluru, Animation Academy, Shalom InfoTech Pvt Ltd, Tiruchirapalli etc.

Ques. What are the different courses offered by Bharathidasan University?

Ans. Bharathidasan University offers different UG, PG and Doctoral Courses. Some of the top courses are B.Voc, B.P.Ed, MBA, M.Tech, M.Sc and MCA.

Ques. What is the Admission Procedure of Bharathidasan University?

Ans. Admission to all courses are done in Offline mode only. Candidates need to download the application form from the official website or it can also be bought from the University Office by paying a fee of INR 355. After applying, candidates will have to appear for the entrance exam after which the selected candidates will be able to get admission in Bharathidasan University.

Ques. Does Bharathidasan University provide Scholarships?

Ans. Yes, Bharathidasan University provides scholarships based on merit as well as need. Some of the top scholarships provided are:
  • Govt. of India Scholarship for Meritorious Students
  • Govt. of Tamil Nadu Scholarship for BC, MBC and DNC Students
  • Rajiv Gandhi Research Fellowship
  • UGC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Scholarship for the Distance Learning Students for SC/ST students
  • Kothari Fellowship

Ques. What are the facilities available at Bharathidasan University?

Ans. Bharathidasan University provides Library services, Hostel, Mess facilities and Health Care facilities to the students.

Bharathidasan University - [BU], Tiruchirappalli Fees & Eligibility

MBA₹51,150 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
B.Sc + M.Sc₹44,250 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Sc₹31,150 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
BBA₹2,860 (1st Year Fees)10+2
BA₹2,860 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.Com₹5,200 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.Voc₹26,250 (1st Year Fees)10+2
Select Degree : MBA B.Sc + M.Sc M.Sc BA B.Com B.Voc
Select Stream : Arts Science Management Computer Applications

Bharathidasan University - [BU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Bachelor of Arts [BA]

₹ 2,860 1st Yr Fees
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    Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]

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            Master of Performing Arts [MPA]

            ₹ 13,850 1st Yr Fees
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              Ranking of Bharathidasan University - [BU]
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              Overall  #77 out of 200  in  India 2020 ( #86 out of 200 India 2019 )

              #14th in Tamil Nadu

              #53 out of 200  Top Universities in India 2020

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                Tamilselvan DIntegrated MSc in Biomedical ScienceBatch : 2019

                Good but not excellent

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                5.3 /10

                University system was completely corrupted. Corruption was everywhere especially when it comes to hostel life.

                7/10food & accom
                4/10social life
                GopinathMTech Computer Science.Batch : 2016

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                8.5 /10

                Overall it was a great experience studying in an University where we had a different experience than in a typical college.

                10/10food & accom
                10/10social life
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                Automatic smoke detector

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                9.5 /10

                Good remark good environment good mind also good talent so my college is best one around the state

                10/10food & accom
                9/10social life
                ParthaBA in EnglishBatch : 2019

                Studying English at Bharathidasan University

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                10 /10

                The college is very positive and the teachers will be the perfect guide for you and for your career. You will not have any complaints against the teacher. They will be friendly as well as strict with you.

                10/10food & accom
                10/10social life

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                Tiruchirappalli - 620024
                Tamil Nadu , India

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                0431-2407092 , 2407060 , 2407016 , 2407027



                Ranjitha R

                I want join BBA ... what Is the process for my admission...

                18 May, 2020 11:41
                Shobhna Chaturvedi

                Hi Ranjitha, admission to this course will be based on marks scored in intermediate.

                18 May, 2020 13:01
                N Suganthi

                sir, BBA course on avaliable in this college

                10 Apr, 2019 09:17
                Shobhna Chaturvedi

                Hi Suganthi, BBA is available in the university as distance course. You may check the Admission Procedure for the same from here.

                10 Apr, 2019 11:13
                Ranjitha R

                Is that course available as only distance cource mam..

                18 May, 2020 12:02
                Shobhna Chaturvedi

                No, BBA is available as a regular course also.

                18 May, 2020 13:07
                Vadsala Nagarajan

                Hi Sir now i am studying in Bsc(physics) IInd year. How I will Preapre the entrance exam for Msc Physics and how to know the msc entrance exam syllabus....pls give a link sir

                29 Jan, 2019 19:14
                Santhiya r

                Admission for MSc chemistry

                11 May, 2018 19:27
                Garima Bansal

                Hi Santhiya, To get the information regarding admissions for Msc chemistry you can check this link:- Admissions

                15 May, 2018 11:00

                i want to join msc mathematics in barathidasan university . I need fees stucture for hostel

                08 Mar, 2018 12:04
                Priya Sharma

                Hi Sharmila, to know fee structure of hostel, please contact on 0431-2407092 , 2407060 , 2407016 , 2407027.

                31 May, 2018 18:19

                i want bharathidasan university, msc botany fees structure and hostel fees.

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