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Bengaluru City University

Palace Rd, P.K.Block, Gandhi Nagar, Palace Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560009

Quick Info
Established in

2017

Recognition

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Ownership

Government

Genders Accepted

Co-Ed


About

Bengaluru Central University Fees Structure:

The Bengaluru Central University fee structure is different for different courses. The fee structure of some of the popular Bengaluru Central University courses is as follows:

Courses
Total Fees
BBA
Rs. 1,05,000
MBA
Rs. 1,06,000
MCA
Rs. 1,35,000

The Bengaluru Central University admission procedure is as follows:

  • Candidates must visit the university’s official website and fill the application form and pay the application fee.
  • The university selects the candidates based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and the student’s merit.
Overview:

Bengaluru City University, formerly called Bengaluru Central University, is a state university located in Bangalore. 

Bengaluru Central University was established in 1858 and was renamed Bengaluru City University in 2017.

With more than 160 years of legacy, the university is regarded to be one of the best state universities in Karnataka. 

Bengaluru Central University was initially started in the year 1858 as ‘Bengaluru High School’ by the British Government with only 5 students.

The university currently houses more than 80 departments and colleges. It is widely known for its MBA/ PGDM and BBA courses.

Bengaluru City University is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), offering multiple programs under the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, Technology, and Management at Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG), and Doctorate (PhD) levels.

Highlights of Bengaluru City University: 

Bengaluru City University Address
Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560001
Campus Size
43 Acres 
Establishment Year
1858
Management 
Government 
Ownership
State Government 
Approval/ Recognition
University Grants Commission (UGC)
Entrance Exams 

National: CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ ATMA/ UGC NET/ GRE

State: KMATKarnataka PGCET

Bengaluru City University Campuses: 

Bangalore University was founded in 1964, and its central campus became the campus of the Bengaluru Central University. 

The university has a 43-acre verdant campus and is surrounded by a lush green environment with valuable architectural heritage.  

Bengaluru Central University Courses Offered:

Bengaluru Central University Courses for UG Programs:

Science:

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc):

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should pass 12th Standard with HSC, PUC, or A-Level or an equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and should have passed English as one of the subjects. 

The candidate should have completed 17 years of age on December 31st of the year of admission.

B.Sc Specializations Offered:

Chemistry
Biotechnology
Home Science 
Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Zoology
Zoology 
Statistics 
Sericulture
Physics
Electronics
Mathematics 
Environmental Science 
Botany 
Biochemistry
Fashion and Apparel Design
Interior Design and Decoration
Psychology 
Audio and Speech-Language (Pathology) 
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Commerce:

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  2. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) (Hons.)

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should have passed 12th Standard with HSC, PUC, or A-Level or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. 

The age limit for General Category students is 20 years old and 22 years old for people belonging to the SC/ ST and OBC Communities.

B.Com Specializations Offered:

Tourism
Accounting and Finance 
Business Data Analytics
Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Vocational:

Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc)

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should have passed 12th Standard with HSC, PUC, or A-Level or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. 

The age limit for General Category students is 20 years old and 22 years old for people belonging to the SC/ ST and OBC Communities.

B.Voc Specializations Offered:

  1. Accounting and Taxation

Business and Management:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA):

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should have passed 12th Standard with HSC, PUC, or A-Level, or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. 

The age limit for General Category students is 20 years old and 22 years old for people belonging to the SC/ST and OBC Communities.

BBA Specializations Offered:

  1. General
  2. Aviation Management

Computer Application:

Bachelors of Computer Applications (BCA):

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should have passed 12th Standard or II PUC or A-Level or any equivalent examination in any stream with the required minimum aggregate marks.

Arts/ Humanities:

Bachelor of Arts (BA):

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 

Candidates should have passed 12th Standard or II PUC or A-Level or any equivalent examination in any stream with the required minimum aggregate marks.

BA Specializations Offered:

Economics
Geography 
Political Science 
History 
Sociology 
Journalism 
Urdu 
Additional English
Hindi 
Communicative English 
English 
Optional English 
Malayalam
Sanskrit
Tamil
-

Visual Arts:

Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA):

Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility: 

To apply for the Bachelors of Visual Arts (BVA) program, the candidates must have completed the 10+2 or II PUC program with aggregate total marks from a recognized board. 

Students who have completed 10+2 from any of the stream Arts, Commerce, or Science can apply.

Specializations Offered:

Graphic Art 
Product Design 
Creative Painting
Painting 
Applied Arts 
Sculpture 
Art History
-

Design & Visual Arts:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA)

Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility: 

To apply for the Bachelors of Visual Arts (BVA) program, the candidates must have completed the 10+2 or II PUC program with aggregate total marks from a recognized board. 

Students who have completed 10+2 from any of the stream Arts, Commerce, or Science can apply.

BVA and B.Des Specializations Offered:

  1. Animation and Game Art 
  2. Graphic and Communication Design 
  3. Interior and Spatial Design

Education:

Bachelors of Physical Education (B.P.Ed):
Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: 

The applying candidates for B.P.Ed program for the duration of 2-years must have obtained a Bachelor's Degree from any recognized university or college with a minimum required total aggregate marks.

Bengaluru City University Fee Structure for UG Programs: 

Courses 
1st Year Fees 
B.Sc
Rs. 5,082
B.Com
Rs. 5,082
BBA
Rs. 5,082
BA
Rs. 5,082
BCA
Rs. 12,398
BVA
Rs. 5,082
B.Des
Rs. 5,082
B.PEd
Rs. 1,861

Bengaluru Central University Courses  for PG Programs:

Science:

Master of Science (M.Sc):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: 

The M.Sc applying candidates should have obtained a B.Sc Degree in a relevant discipline from any recognized university with a passing mark of 50% in aggregate of all subjects, including languages.

M.Sc Specializations Offered:

Physics
Plant Science 
Mathematics 
Animal Science 
Plant Life Science 
Biochemistry 
Chemistry 
Audiology
Counselling 
Psychology 
Speech-Language (Pathology) 
-

Business and Management:

Master of Business Administration (MBA):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

The MBA aspiring candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects, including languages.

Computer Application:

Master of Computer Applications (MCA):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates should have obtained a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects, including languages. 

Candidates must have studied mathematics/ business mathematics/ statistics/ computer science/ computer applications/ computer programming as one of the optional/ elective subjects. 

If not, the candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree and must have passed one of the subjects specified above, securing at least 50% of the marks in that subject in 12th standard, HSC, PUC, A level, or Equivalent.

Arts/ Humanities:

Master of Arts (MA):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

The applying candidates must have completed their Bachelor's degree of a minimum of 3-4 years duration (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) with the required total aggregate marks based on the specialization. 

The completed Bachelor's degree should be from a university that is recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission) of India. Students studying in the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree are also eligible to apply. 

MA Specializations Offered:

Mass Communication and Journalism 
History 
Economics
Philosophy 
Political Science 
Sociology 
English 
Kannada
French  
Philosophy 
German 
-

Social Work:

Master of Social Work (MSW):

Duration: 2-Years

Eligibility:

The applying candidates must have completed their Bachelor's degree of a minimum of 3-4 years duration (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) with the required total aggregate marks based on the specialization. 

The completed Bachelor's degree should be from a university that is recognized by the UGC, India. Students studying in the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree are also eligible to apply. 

Visual Arts:

Master of Visual Arts (MVA): 

Duration: 2-Years

Eligibility:

MVA aspiring candidates must have obtained a minimum aggregate mark of 50% marks in the qualifying university examinations.
The bachelor’s program pursued must be from a recognized university in India. They can apply to only that specialization in which they have done their bachelor’s degree.

MVA Specializations Offered:

  • Painting 
  • Applied Arts 
  • Sculpture  
  • Printmaking  
  • Art History

Education:

Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed):

Duration: 2-Years

Eligibility: 

The applying candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or a similar field of Education from any recognized board in India. 

They must have scored at least 50% of aggregate marks for Bengaluru Central University admissions. They must appear for a physical fitness test.  

Bengaluru City University Fee Structure for PG Programs: 
Courses 
1st Year Fees 
M.Sc
Rs. 20,705
M.Com
Rs. 53,760
MBA
Rs. 37,593
MA
Rs. 11,940
MCA
Rs. 30,454
MVA
Rs. 11,940
MSW
Rs. 24,355
M.Ed
Rs. 24,900

Bengaluru Central University Courses for Ph.D Program:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D):

Duration: 3-5Years

Eligibility:

The applying candidates must have passed in a Postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate score of 55% marks and 50% for the reserved category candidates.

The admission is also based on the score obtained in the previous curriculum along with the performance in the interview. 

PhD Specializations Offered:

Kannada
French
History
Economics
Visual Arts
Apparel Technology and Management
Chemistry
Electronics
Life Science
Mathematics
Commerce
Management
Education
Food and Nutrition  
Bengaluru City University Fee Structure for Ph.D Programs: 
Courses 
1st Year Fees 
Ph.D
Rs. 16,335

Bengaluru City University Admissions:

The Bengaluru Central University admission process is dependent both on merit and also accepts various State and National level entrances based on the program or stream the candidates choose.

Bengaluru City University (BCU) Admission Process:

  1. The application for multiple university programs is available on the official website of Bengaluru Central University. 
  2. Registration for the Bengaluru Central University can be made online by paying the necessary fees and applying with the necessary documents and required information.
  3. The shortlisted applicants will later be called for a personal interview based on the score obtained in CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ KMAT/ GMAT score.
  4. The candidates who are unable to attend the personal interview conducted by the Bengaluru Central University can attend a telephonic interview.
  5. The Admission also depends on the person or the telephonic interview work experience, if any, or co-curricular achievements, and awards. 

Documents Required:

  1. Attested copies of the mark sheet and the passing certificate.
  2. One passport and two stamp-size photographs.
  3. AIDS Test Clearance Certificate
  4. Receipt of the payment of the Eligibility fees

Scholarship

Bengaluru City University Scholarships:

  1. SSP Sanction to the Colleges under Bengaluru Central University
  2. NSP 

Why Choose


Infrastructure:

Bengaluru City University Hostel Facilities:

Along with the academic facilities, Bengaluru Central University also ensures to provide the best residential or Hostel facilities for the candidates.

The aspiring candidates coming from various places of the state and the country can avail themselves of the hostel facilities during the time of admission. 

Bengaluru Central University ensures to offer in-campus hostel or accommodation facilities for the applying and eligible candidates with necessary facilities.  

Other Facilities:

Library 
Classrooms
Hostel Facilities
Sports Facilities 

Common facilities
Cafeteria Cafeteria
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FAQ

- The Bengaluru City University is located in Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru.

- The university was first established in 1858.

- The Bengaluru Central University has renamed Bengaluru City University in the year 2017.

- After its establishment in 1858, the institute was named Bengaluru High School.

- The selection criteria at the university are based on the merit and entrance test of the respective Bengaluru Central University courses.

- Yes, Bengaluru Central University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).

- No, the university does not offer distance learning facilities.

- The University offers both online and offline application mode for aspiring and eligible candidates.

- The duration offered by the university for Bachelor's program ranges from 3-5 years depending on the specializations and programs chosen by the candidates.

- The Bengaluru Central University result is announced online on its official results website.
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