Presidency University, Bangalore Karnataka was established in the year 2013 as Private University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Engineering, Management and Science. Presidency University is approved by the reputed AICTE, BCI, UGC and AIU, and is accredited by NAAC-A. Management of Presidency University, Bangalore is working under Mr. Nissar Ahmed (Chancellor).
Presidency University is a part of decorated PGI, that is made up of 1 large university and 7 different Schools and they are School of Engineering, School of Law, School of Commerce, School of Management, School of Information Science, School of Design, & School of Media Studies. The university offers various programmes to the students at UG and PG levels in domains such as commerce, information technology, and management and journalism. While the schools under their tutelage offers National as well as International Boards for Studies. The university came into force in the year 2013 and have all the necessary approvals of that from UGC, or the AICTE among others.
Presidency University Bangalore main vision is to be a world beater in terms of universities. The university believes in nurturing fresh talents that study there. Students can enter raw but will learn that they don’t go down in life without a fight. To become responsible citizens is any university’s vision plan but along with that transforming them in successful professionals is also equally important is what the university duly believes in. The university has accomplished their vision as they are closing in on completing a full decade of turning into a glorious university. To accomplish their vision, they have excelled in their teaching by borrowing the best teachers from round the world. If the battle was still not born, the university has developed an efficient study and research cell, & community & service development has always been the main focus area of the university.
Presidency University is run and managed by A.H. Memorial Educational Trust, who along with this university also runs a matrix of other Schools, Colleges and this beautiful University. Their schools are located not just in Bangalore but in Mangalore too. The Trust has also incepted Presidency College in Hebbal, Bengaluru. That college offers various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Commerce & Management programmes, MCA program, and a Business School. Student empowerment is what the university has been doing since its inception and they also don’t sugar coat in saying so because they have always thrived and still haven’t stopped.
Talking about University Infrastructure, the college is located quite close to Kempegowda International Airport and is spread in some 65 acres of area. Mr. Nissar Ahmed is the university, Chancellor.
All 7 Schools of the university have their own admission criteria. Presidency University Admissions are granted only to the deserving candidates. The admissions are only through their online portal so for admissions, one has to apply for Presidency University Online Application Form on which the website offers various discounts too. Let’s discuss about the admission process of University’s School of Engineering:
Eligibility for B. Tech and M. Tech – For B. Tech program, the student should have at least 45% and should have had Math and Physics as the compulsory subjects, along with either of Computer/ Electronics/ Biology/ Biotechnology/or Chemistry. For the reserved category students, it’s 40%. Apart from this, the standard procedure is through Presidency University Entrance Test as the evaluation of that score is what that counts, if the other criteria are ok. After the qualifying exam, the students who are selected have to be available for a Personal Interview Round. Extra-curricular and sports activities or achievement are also taken into consideration. Likewise for M.Tech Program, the applicant has to have a bachelors degree in BE, B.Tech, or B.Sc with 50% for general category students and 45% for lower or reserved category students. They also have to undergo University Entrance Test, and then the PI round.
So, for other schools too, the university have more or less the same criteria. As for School of Law, the UG and PG program have same criteria as their set of subjects and University entrance in PULAT. So for all Presidency University Courses, the norms are more or less the same.
Every single student of the university is free to apply for Presidency University Scholarships. Students just need to go to the circular page of the website and there under the scholarship circular, they will find a scholarship form. All the students can submit them and if they are found eligible for the scholarship, they will have that from the university. The types of UG Scholarships available at the University are listed below:
Likewise, there are other UG and PG scholarships and most of which are merit based.
|Institute Name||Presidency University, Bangalore|
|Approved/Recognised by||AICTE, BCI, UGC, AIU|
|Programmes offered||UG/ PG/ Doctorate/ M.Phil|
|Chancellor||Mr. Nissar Ahmed|
|Address||Itgalpur, Rajanakunte, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064 Karnataka, India|
|Contact Number||+91-9022092222, 080-23093514|
|32 out of 50||2022 (State Private Universities)|
|46 out of 50||2021 (State Private Universities)|
|Band-Promising||2021 (Private Technical University & Deemed to be University)|
The Presidency University Placements speaks volume and that is because of the following points:
Students are trained with all professional and personal skills such as –
The industry connect of the university is such that the university has formed partnerships with companies like Home Lane, Club Mahindra, egis, PlanetSpark, RoyalOak, Tata AIG Insurance, HDFC Life, Bosch, Glencore, and Byju’s among others. As per 2021, placement statistics, 726 students were placed with an average package of 3.5 LPA. For PG, the placement rate of Presidency University was 72% which is huge as out of 572 PG Students, 412 were placed.
Over 60 acres of land boast greenery and providing its students an infrastructure that they must have dreamt of all their life. Some of the facilities available at the campus are mentioned below:
Hostels – Presidency University hostel facilities are upright with any other top-notch facilities that the campus has. Boys’ and girls’ hostel are separately located and the university soon will have a new off-campus hostel that will accommodate around 450 students. All the hostel rooms are furnished and have facilities like Wi-Fi, RO Water Purifier, Cupboard, Cot, and Chairs, etc. Every hostel has their own mess and the TV and common rooms are shared among the hostels. There’s an indoor playing area at the hostels. For girls, the bus is provided for Sunday outing to nearby town of Yelahanka. The rooms of the hostels are allotted randomly and one can’t change the room in-between.
Health Care Facilities – An in-house clinic at the campus is well facilitated with some beds and doctors on call. The clinic serves all the health issues faced by staff, faculties, or students at the campus. Besides that, the university also has MOUs signed with various hospitals of the city to treat the university students or staff on emergency basis, if any such situation arises.
Sports Facilities – At Presidency University, various outdoor and indoor sports facilities are provided to the students. Sports develop team spirit and a healthy mind and therefore students are encouraged to play sports at the university. Outdoor sports facilities at the campus include basketball, volleyball, football, hockey, cricket & kho-kho among others. In indoor facilities, the university has badminton courts, table tennis tables, and exercise rooms. The students are free to go and play or do their exercise regime. The university also has a class gymnasium. To make students fall in love with sports, there are instructors, and coaches of various sports who guide and help students develop the skill-set for that particular game.
In addition to the above-mentioned facilities, there is a library, ATM, Cafeteria, and well-equipped labs at the Presidency University Campus.
Presidency University, situated in Yelahanka, Bangalore, was founded in the year 2013. The university is an academic body under the aegis of Presidency Group of Institutions or PGI. PGI comprises of 8 educational institutions, one college, and 7 schools.
The academia offers basically offers undergraduate and postgraduate study programs under three schools of study, namely ‘School of Engineering, ‘School of Management’, and ‘School of Law’. These three schools offer courses in engineering, information technology, law, journalism, management, and commerce. AICTE and UGC have granted approval to all academic programs of the university.
Additionally, NAAC, an autonomous body under UGC, has conferred ‘A’ level accreditation to the academia. The university epitomizes the extensive experience of PGI in the field of education, spanning from the kindergarten up to the postgraduate level.
The institution aims to become a world-class university sooner than later by endeavoring to provide advanced infrastructural and educational facilities. On the other hand, the university employs highly qualified faculty members well groomed in imparting research-oriented pedagogy. Moreover, the course curriculums are professionally oriented with a high level of industry interface.
The intuitive syllabus of the various programs enable students to not only gain theoretical knowledge but also hone their hands-on skills. Presidency University’s vision is to be a “value-driven global university, excelling beyond peers and creating professionals of integrity and character having concern and care for society”.
The salient missions of the academic institution are:-