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Bangalore University in Karnataka State : Bangalore University in Karnataka State Bangalore University in Karnataka State(BU) is a public university founded in Bangalore, Karnataka State, India, in 1886, by the then British Government to award University degrees. The university is one of the oldest in India and is known as one of the leading major universities in India.

The university is a part of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and nears the status of “Potential for Excellence” which is reserved for the top 10 universities in India under the Guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Bangalore University in Karnataka State

Bangalore University in Karnataka State

The university introduced as Central College,Bangalore but later the university was renamed as the Bangalore University from Central College,Bangalore by the UGC(University Grants Commission)on July 10, 1964.

The Central College Campus and Jnana Bharathi Campus are the 2 main campus from where the university runs its administrative and academic activities. Academically, the university is structured into 6 faculties – Arts, Science, Commerce & Management, Education, Law and Engineering.

The Bangalore University progressed and expanded throughout the twentieth century and during this journey it gave birth and nourished universities like Visvesvarya Technological University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science and National Institute Mental Health and Neuroscience. The university presently owned 43 PG departments, One PG Centre at Kolar, 3 constituent college, 665 affiliated colleges out of which 115 have PG courses and several other Centers and Directorates of higher learning & research under its responsibility. At present the University offers 50 PG courses.and several other Centres and Directorates of higher learning and research under its purview.

The university offers certificate course in Kannada, French, Japanese, Italian, Nutrition and Dietetics, CBR Network, Women & Enterpreneurship and Gandhidian Studies.

Also offers diploma degree in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics and Community Based Rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.

The University was accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council)in 2001 and received 5 Star Status and later under new grade system received grade A which show the excellency of this oldest university.

The university produced most number of Ph.D. in India and it has acquired a good reputation among foreign universities

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