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Bengaluru North University

Bengaluru North University, Sri Devaraj Urs Extension, Tamaka, Kolar, Behind S.P. Office, Karnataka - 563103

Quick Info
Established in

2017

Recognition

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Ownership

Government

Genders Accepted

Co-Ed


About
Bengaluru North University Fee Structure:

BNU courses are offered in the field of Arts, Commerce, and Science. Fees for some of the major programs offered by the university are:

BNU Courses
Total Fee Structure 
MA
Rs. 15,574
M.Sc
Rs. 20,194
M.Com
Rs. 20,194
Bengaluru North University Admission:
  • BNU admissions are based on merit obtained by the candidates in the qualifying examination. 
  • Candidates for the final selection process must qualify for the counselling round conducted by the university. 

Overview:

Bengaluru North University (BNU) was established in 2017 by the Government of Karnataka through the State University Amendment Act of 2015. It is a state university located in Tamaka, on NH 75 in Kolar, Karnataka, India. 

BNU was inaugurated on September 21st, 2017. It was a result of the trifurcation of Bangalore University (BU) in 2015. Bengaluru North University and Bengaluru Central University were a result of this trifurcation. 

Bangalore North University has 210 affiliated colleges in Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Hoskote, Devanahalli, and Doddaballapur districts. 

It is also the affiliating body for colleges in areas such as CV Raman Nagar, KR Puram, Mahadevapura, Pulikeshi Nagar and many more, which come under Bangalore Urban District.  

BNU envisions to be a national and globally recognized Institution by offering quality teaching, excellence in Research, Innovation and Dissemination of knowledge for the development of human society. BNU Ranking has consistently ranked high for providing high quality education to students. 

Highlights of the Bengaluru North University:
Address
Bengaluru North University, Sri Devaraj Urs Extension, Tamaka, Kolar, Behind S.P. Office, Karnataka - 563103
Establishment Year
2017
Management
Government of Karnataka 
Ownership
Government of Karnataka 
Approvals/ Recognitions
UGC
Accreditations
NAAC

BNU Campus:

Bengaluru North University, since its inception, has been operating in the current campus at Tamaka on the outskirts of the Kolar District. 

A permanent campus will be soon established at Amaravathi Village in Chikkaballapur District, Bengaluru Rural, Karnataka.

Bengaluru North University Courses Offered:

BNU Courses Offered at PG Level:

Science:

Master of Science (M.Sc):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree with relevant specialization from a recognized institute or university. 

They must have secured an overall aggregate of 40% and 50% in the preferred specialization in the qualifying exam.  

M.Sc Specializations Offered:

  • Botany
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Computer Science:

Master of Science (M.Sc) in Computer Science:

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates must have passed in B.Sc Computer Science or BCA from a recognized institution or university. 

They must have studied Mathematics as a mandatory subject with 50% aggregate marks in the same. 

Library and Information Science:

Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Applicants must have passed a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution or university. 

They must have obtained 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. 

Commerce:

Master of Commerce (M.Com):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree in Commerce or BBM from a recognized institution or university. 

They must have obtained an aggregate of 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates) in the qualifying examination. 

Arts:

Master of Arts (MA):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree with relevant specialization from a recognized institute or university. 

They must have secured an overall aggregate marks of 40% and 50% in the preferred specialization in the qualifying exam.  

MA Specializations Offered:

English 
Kannada
Political Science
Economics
History
Journalism and Mass Communication

Social Work:

Master of Social Work (MSW):

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Applicants must have completed BA or BSW from a recognized institution or university. They must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.  

Bengaluru North University Fee Structure:
BNU Courses
Total Fee Structure 
MA
Rs. 15,574
MA Journalism and Communication
Rs. 20,194
MSW
Rs. 22,504
M.Sc
Rs. 20,194
M.L.I.Sc
Rs. 20,194
M.Com
Rs. 20,194

Bengaluru North University Admissions:

The BNU admissions are offered for all the full-time Postgraduate programs in Science, Commerce and Arts. 

Before going for the admission procedure candidates must keep the following things in mind:

  • BNU admission process begins by filling the application form, either online or offline. 
  • Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned by the institute for applying to Bengaluru North University courses. 
  • The qualifying exam of the candidates has to be recognized by Bangalore University or an equivalent institute. 
  • Bengaluru North University Admissions for all the offered courses are based on merit obtained by the candidates in the qualifying examination. 
  • All the candidates must go through the final counselling procedure to get BNU Admission.

BNU Admission Procedure: 

  • Application Form: 

Candidates must fill the application form and submit it to the university with the necessary documents.

  • Scrutiny Process:

This procedure includes verifying photocopied documents submitted by the candidates along with the application form. 

  • Verification Procedure:

In this process, Bengaluru North University verifies all the documents of the candidate for validity. 

  • Counselling:

Counselling is a procedure where candidates present themselves before the counselling and admission department. They are provided with options to choose a course as per their merit list and reservation. 

Bengaluru North University Infrastructure:

Library:

The Bengaluru North University Campus Library was set up in 2017. It has books belonging to the streams of Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Botany, Commerce, Arts, etc. 

The library has emerged as a knowledge resource centre catering to the students, faculties, and research candidates with necessary information. 

It aims to support the educational and research programs of the university by providing both print and online information. 

Laboratory:

The university in total has 3 laboratories - Computer, Botany, and Physics Lab supporting the candidates through their education. 

The computer lab at the university is equipped with internet facilities, scanners and printers for the student’s convenience.  

Other Facilities:

  • Sports Facilities
  • Hostel or Accommodation Facilities
  • Classrooms
Common facilities
Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
Cafeteria Cafeteria
Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
Lab Lab
Library Library
Sports Sports
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FAQ

- BNU was established in 2017.

- The 2 PG campuses are PG Centre, Mangasandra, located in Kolar and University College of Education, Chikkaballapur.

- The departments that offer Bengaluru North University courses are Science, Commerce, and Arts.

- The faculty of Science offers four specializations - Physics, Mathematics, Botany, and Computer Science.

- The Fee for 1st year is Rs. 10,372 and that of the 2nd year is Rs. 9,822.

- The infrastructural facilities offered by the university are - Library, Laboratories, Sports, Hostels etc.
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