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Bangalore University

Bangalore University is one of the prominent universities in the state of Karnataka. It is a public state university situated in Mysore Road, Bangalore. The university is accredited by NAAC and got a grade A in 2016 under the new system of colleges grading. The university is affiliated with the University Grants Commission and is a part of various other educational institutions like the Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities. 

More than 650 colleges are affiliated with Bangalore University. However, to ease the management process the administrators and other stakeholders have decided to carve out a new university. The university is home to 70 government colleges, 52 aided colleges, and 11 unaided colleges. Some of the major institutes affiliated with Bangalore University are:

  • Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences
  • Bangalore Management Academy
  • International Institute of Business Studies
  • Surana College 
  • National College
  • Oxford College of Sciences
  • St. Hopkins College 
  • St. Claret College

To provide quality education to every student, the university has divided itself into six departments. These faculties are arts, science, commerce and management, education, law, and engineering. With the help of its 43 postgraduate departments, 665 affiliated colleges, and centers of higher studies, the institute is capable of providing the best education to its students. 


To take admission to Bangalore University, students need to appear for the entrance exams. Admission to most courses is granted on the basis of merit and performance in the entrance examinations. Moreover, students can also apply for admission based on the scores achieved in various national and state-level entrance examinations.

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