Established in 1886, Bangalore University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bangalore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Bangalore University (BU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Bangalore University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
Bangalore University (BU), Bangalore came into existence in 1964. 721 colleges and institutions have been affiliated under BU. The university is approved and recognized by UGC, and it offers UG, PG, Diploma, and certification courses for interested candidates. BU aims to cater to the academic needs of students pursuing various courses, through their unique style of teaching and the use of practical knowledge for student’s skill development. In NIRF 2021 Ranking, Bangalore University has been ranked 69th in the university category. The varsity has been ranked 100th in the overall category as per the NIRF ranking for the year 2020.
The university campus is spread over 1100 acres of land. Admissions to its courses are based on the entrance exam or merit of candidates, depending on the course degree they wish to pursue.