Bharathiar University

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Bharathiar University
பாரதியார் பல்கலைக்கழகம்
Motto பல கல்வி தந்து இந்தப்பாரை உயர்த்திட வேண்டும்
Motto in English Educate to Elevate
Established 1982
Type Public
Chancellor Konijeti Rosaiah
Vice-Chancellor Prof.G.James Pitchai
Location Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
11°2′23.17″N 76°52′43.72″E / 11.0397694°N 76.8788111°E / 11.0397694; 76.8788111Coordinates: 11°2′23.17″N 76°52′43.72″E / 11.0397694°N 76.8788111°E / 11.0397694; 76.8788111
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.b-u.ac.in
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Bharathiar University is a state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India. Named after Tamil poet Subramania Bharathiar, the university was established in February 1982 under the provision of Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982) and was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 1985.[1]

The university is in the foothills of Marudamalai road, Coimbatore and has jurisdiction over the districts of Coimbatore, Erode and the Nilgiris. It has 104 affiliated institutions (80 arts and science colleges, 29 colleges of education, eight management institutions, one Air Force administration college and one college of physical education).

Bharathiar University celebrated silver jubilee celebrations on 24 February 2007. The then president of India, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, and the then chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi, were chief guests.[2]

Administration[edit]

  • Chancellor: Konijeti Rosaiah, Governor of Tamil Nadu
  • Pro-Chancellor: P. Palaniappan, Minister for Education, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Vice-Chancellor: Prof.G.James Pitchai

Schools[edit]

  • School of Life sciences
  • School of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • School of Commerce and Management
  • School of Chemical Sciences
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Educational studies
  • School of Physical sciences
  • School of Economics
  • School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Tamil and other Indian Languages
  • School of English and other Foreign Languages
Entrance

Departments[edit]

Hostels[edit]

  • Elango Hostel
  • Kambar Hostel
  • Thirivalluvar Hostel
  • Sekkilar Hostel
  • Chellammal Hostel
  • Kannama Hostel
  • Teachers Hostel
  • SC Girls Hostel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ameeta Gupta, Ashish Kumar, Ashish Kumar (Chartered Accountant.) (2006). Handbook of universities. New Delhi: Atlantic publishers and distributors. p. 114. ISBN 81-269-0607-3. 
  2. ^ "Silver jubilee celebrations of Bharathiar University". Retrieved January 16, 2012. 

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