Bharathiar University

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Bharathiar University
Bharathiar University logo.png
Motto in English
Educate to Elevate
TypePublic
Established1982; 40 years ago (1982)
ChancellorGovernor of Tamil Nadu
Vice-ChancellorProf. P. Kaliraj
RegistrarDr. K. Murugan
Location, ,
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
CampusUrban, 1,000 acres (404.7 ha)
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC, NCTE, ACU, AIU
Websitewww.b-u.ac.in

Bharathiar University is a public state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Named after Tamil poet Subramania Bharati, 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.

Bharathiar University celebrated its silver jubilee celebrations on 24 February 2007. The president of India, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, and the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi, were chief guests.[1] Bharathiar University provides graduate, masters, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in various subjects. The university is known for its stringent Phd evaluation guidelines.[2]

Entrance of Bharathiar University
Admin block of Bharathiar University

Affiliated colleges and institutes[edit]

Institutes affiliated to the university include 13 Government Colleges, 1 Air Force Administrative College, 3 Constituent Colleges, 1 University PG Extension and Research Centre, 16 Aided Colleges and 99 Self Financing Colleges.[3]

Rankings[edit]

University rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2020)[4]21
NIRF (Universities) (2020)[5]13

Bharathiar University was ranked 21st overall in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework of 2020[4] and 13th among universities.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silver jubilee celebrations of Bharathiar University". Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  2. ^ "M.Phil / Ph.D Regulations Bharathiar University". PhD Degree Programs.
  3. ^ "Affiliated Colleges List". www.b-u.ac.in. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  5. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.

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