Bharathiar University - BU Coimbatore Admissions 2023
Bharathiar University [BU], Coimbatore Tamil Nadu was established in the year 1982 as State University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Management, Humanities and Science. BU is approved by the reputed UGC, and is accredited by NAAC-A. Management of BU Coimbatore is working under Prof.P.Kaliraj (Vice-Chancellor).
Prachi MN Yadav
About Bharathiar University Coimbatore
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore was established in 1982 as a State University by the government of Tamil Nadu. It has been recognized by the UGC to give out grants and has the accreditation of NAAC with an “A” grade. It is an affiliating university with over 100 affiliated colleges located in places like Erode, Tirupur, Coimbatore, the Nilgiris and Pollachi.
The university offers multiple UG, PG, Doctorate, Diploma, M.Phil and Certificate programmes from more than 30 departments. It fosters and cultivates a culture to promote and enhance research and innovation through cutting-edge technology and methodology by also infusing industry professionalism into the curriculum. This is achieved by inviting industry experts like product development managers, R&D managers, technical managers, etc. as guest lecturers by the Board of Studies.
Its motto is to “Educate to Elevate” through which the university aims to bestow quality education while upholding the secular ideas of our constitution. It is also in partnership with the MHRD National Knowledge Network. An autonomous research institute by the name of DRDO-BU-Centre for Life Sciences was also established as a joint venture with DRDO to engage in and facilitate basic and applied research. The university also admits international students.
The university strives to provide the highest quality of education with the assistance of a committed team of faculty members who are highly qualified and aptly equipped with all the modern and effective pedagogies required to transform and create future assets for the industry as well as the country.
It launched the Community College System in 2007 to equip and empower underprivileged and destitute people. The main goal of the institute is to reinstate the right to education to all to arm everyone to earn a living. It is focused on imparting skill-based, job-oriented, life-coping and work-related education and is specifically concerned with the urban poor, rural poor, tribal poor, and women.
Bharathiar University Admissions
The university offers various courses for each of which the student has to apply separately. The how-to of the admission process is mentioned below in brief:
Visit the university website and access the application form,
An application fee of Rs. 400 is to be paid for each application form submitted,
SC/ST candidates are to pay an application fee of Rs. 200.
*Note- Students should visit the university website to read about the reservation norms, fee relaxations, free education scheme, etc. which can be availed by the minority and underprivileged students.
Bharathiar University Scholarships
The university offers a number of scholarships to its UG, PG and Doctorate students to encourage and empower them in their educational journey towards a brighter future. Details of scholarships are mentioned below in brief:
Govt. of Tamil Nadu Post Matric Scholarship
The applicant should have at least 75% attendance in their previous grade and should be a BC/MBC/DNC candidate from Tamil Nadu with an annual family income of less than Rs.2 lakh.
Govt. of India Post Matric Scholarship
The applicant should have at least 75% attendance in their previous grade and should be an SC/ST/SCC candidate from Tamil Nadu with an annual family income of less than Rs.2.5 lakh.
Govt. of Tamil Nadu Higher Educational Special Loan Scholarship
The applicant should be an SC/ST/SCC candidate from Tamil Nadu residing in the university hostels.
UGC- Indira Gandhi/Swami Vivekanand Single Girl Child Scholarship
The candidate applying should be a single girl child in the family with no other sibling.
UGC Rank Holders Post-Matric Scholarship for Minority Students
The candidate applying should have at least 50% in the final examination and should have an annual family income of less than Rs.2 lakh.
UGC – Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders
The applicant should have secured either 1st or 2nd position in their undergraduate degree to pursue this scholarship during their PG degree.
Govt. of Tamil Nadu Pricy Money Award
The applicant should have secured at least 70% attendance and 60% marks in their previous year of education (only for PG/M.Phil students) and should be an SC/ST/SCC candidate from Tamil Nadu
Govt. of India Ph.D Scholarship
The applicant should have secured at least 70% attendance and 50% marks in the last year of study and should be an SC/ST/SCC candidate with an annual family income of less than Rs.2.5 lakh. They should also be a full-time candidate/student.
Apart from these scholarships offered, UGC offers a wide array of scholarships and fellowships that can also be availed by the students. One seat is reserved for each of the following categories as well:
A person with a permanent disability.
A sports person who has participated at either one of the levels- international, national, state, and/or inter-university.
The university has also implemented a Free Education Scheme to support and promote education for underprivileged and talented students starting from the academic year 2007-2008. Interested students can seek admission to any of the colleges affiliated with the university. It has reserved 5% seats in each course for talented but unfortunate students. It follows the criterion of merit-cum-economic status and gives preference on the basis of parental status, economic status, social status, and academic status. Eligible students can download the application form from the university website and send the filled-out application to the principal of the affiliated college and the head of the concerned department they have applied to for admission.
Bharathiar University at a Glance
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
UG/ PG/ Diploma/ Doctorate/ M.Phil/ Certificate
Maruthamalai Road Coimbatore - 641046 Tamil Nadu, India
The university prepares and encourages its students to be industry ready by actively engaging them in skills training programmes, competitive exam coaching, career counselling, industry institute partnerships, etc. Some of its major recruiters are Wipro, Infosys, Café Coffee Day, Gillette, TATA Housing, Jet Airways, ICICI Lombard, Hyundai Motors, Oracle, NIIT, ITC, IBM, TCS, etc.
Bharathiar University Infrastructure and Facilities
The university has a huge and well-maintained campus. Some of the salient features of its infrastructure and facilities are mentioned below:
Library: The library has a huge collection of over 1,90,000 books covering all the subjects and disciplines being taught at the university. The students and faculty members can also access the digital library of UGC-INFLIBNET to browse through a wide range of electronic resources. The library was also recently updated using RFID technology.
Computing Facilities: The computer centres at the university are up-to-date with a broadband connection supplying 1GBPS of speed. It has high-speed internet access along with all the other machines and systems required for the effective dissemination of information. Each department is also supplied with broadband internet connectivity with LAN and Wi-Fi facilities to accelerate the teaching and learning process for all of its students and faculty members. It also has a membership of the MHRD National Knowledge Network.
Hostels: The University has separate girls' and boys' hostels each of which is supplied and aptly equipped with all the necessary things such as a solar heater, cafeteria, recreation rooms, etc. There are 5 boys’ hostels, 5 girls’ hostels and 1 hostel for international students. The hostel mess provides hygienic and nutrient-rich food keeping in mind the students’ overall well-being.
Fitness Centre: This facility is accessible to all the students, staff and faculty members. It has separate sections for men and women and has a sufficient stock of all the gym equipment required. There are also fitness instructors available to help out with the workouts and exercises. Students can also practice yoga and meditation here.
Health Centre & Counselling Cell: It is for fulfilling the medical requirements of the students, staff and faculty members. There are qualified doctors, nurses and counsellors available here to attend to people’s needs.
Apart from these facilities, there is free coaching provided for the IAS & IPS examinations. There is English and a foreign languages laboratory, a stationery shop, a spa, a swimming pool, a post office, a bank, and a food court amongst many other facilities.