Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

BU Coimbatore - Bharathiar University

  • Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 1982
  • UGC , NAAC-A
  • State University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]
2Years Full Time 100 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹17,235 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time 40 Seats Per Course
4.0 ₹18,155 per year Apply Now
Master of Arts [M.A]
2Years Full Time 20 Seats Per Course
5.0 ₹8,875 per year Apply Now
Master of Commerce [M.Com]
2Years Full Time 30 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹20,795 per year Apply Now
Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A]
3Years Full Time 40 Seats Per Course
30-Apr-2019 -02-Apr-2019
Application Form Date
4.0 ₹17,080 per year Apply Now
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]
2Years Full Time 30 Seats Per Course
6.0 ₹12,305 per year Apply Now
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]
2Years Full Time 20 Seats Per Course
5.0 ₹8,875 per year Apply Now
Master of Social Work [MSW]
2Years Full Time 40 Seats Per Course
5.0 ₹14,875 per year Apply Now
Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]
2Years Full Time 50 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹19,355 per year Apply Now
Master of Education [M.Ed]
2Years Full Time 35 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹8,875 per year Apply Now

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Prof. Dr. G. James Pitchai
Vice Chancellor
Dr. R. Shanmugham
Dr. V. Kubendran
Dr. Ajoy Mathew
Assistant Professor
Mr. S. Sankaranarayanan
Associate Professor
Dr. Rupa Gunaseelan
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Dr. K. Malar Mathi
Associate Professor
Dr. G. Sridharan
Associate Professor
Dr. V. Ramanujam
Associate Professor
Prof. N. Uma Devi
Associate Professor

About University

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore is a state university which offers PG & Research courses in various subjects through its 13 schools and 33 dedicated study departments. In addition to over 200 affiliated and constituent colleges, the university also recognizes several private and government research centres across India. It also offers PhD programme through distance learning mode under its School of Distance Education (SDE).

The university operates through the following schools/ departments:

  • 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
  • School of Distance Education (SDE)

Bharathiar University Admissions

The university offers admission to PG and Research programme in the fields of Commerce, Computer Application, Social work, Education, Physical Education, Human Resource Management, Mass Communication. Admissions are made through two different modes i.e. either on the basis of entrance test or through direct admission.

For more admission related information, students can go through the course wise admission details:

In addition to various Postgraduate courses, the university also offers MBA programme on the basis of candidate’s performance in TANCET/CMAT whereas in case of MCA admissions, student must pass the university entrance test. Candidates can register themselves through online/ offline method and submit the required fee through Demand Draft.

The university offers admission to M.Sc, MCA, M.P.Ed, M.Sc., M.Com, MA in various disciplines. Candidates seeking admission should have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board of education. Students can apply through online/ offline application method and final selection will be done on the basis of performance in entrance examination / qualifying degree merit.             

The university conducts a Common Entrance Test for admission to the research programs viz. M.Phil/ Ph.D. Selection of candidates is done on the basis of their performance in the entrance test followed by interview. Candidates who possess M.Phil degree are exempted from appearing in the entrance test and can directly appear for the interview.

Bharathiar University Exam Time Table:

The University conducts semester exams twice in an academic year. Students can check the exam timetable semester wise for November 2016 session.

UG Exam Timetable

PG Exam Timetable

Bharathiar University B.Com/BBM Timetable

Bharathiar University Arts & Science Courses Timetable

Bharathiar University BA Timetable

Bharathiar University  B.Sc Language Timetable

Bharathiar University Distance Education:

In order to enroll for a particular course offered by SDE of Bharathiar University, students can apply in online mode. The University conducts the examination for distance courses twice in a year, i.e. May/ June & December/January.

Students, who are going to appear for the distance course first time, should register themselves for all subjects by paying the requisite amount of the fee.

Bharathiar University Result:

Students, enrolled in the courses offered by Bharathiar University can check their result, online through the official website. The University releases the result under below mentioned departments for various UG & PG courses.

  1. Centre for Participatory programmes (CPP)
  2. Centre for Online Programmes (COP)
  3. Centre for Collaboration of Industry and Institution (CCII)

Students are advised to follow these steps in order to check their result:

  1. Visit to the official website of the Bharathiar University.
  2. Navigate to the Exam Result link.
  3. Now choose your department & click on the desired link in the drop down menu.
  4. After clicking on the desired link you will be redirected to the result page.
  5. Enter your registration number & submit.
  6. Your result will be displayed on the screen. Save & take printout of your score card.

Note: Students can also check their results with respect to the Bharathiar University affiliated colleges & community colleges.

Bharathiar University Distance Education Result:

Students can check the result for distance courses by following the same steps as that for the other regular courses. Facility for Revaluation (rechecking) is available for all courses. Students can apply for revaluation within 7 days of the receipt of statement of marks.

Application form for retotaling can be downloaded from the official website of the Bharathiar University. The completely filled application form should be sent to the below mentioned address along with the prescribed fee in the form of challan in the favor of ‘The Director, School of Distance Education’ payable at Coimbatore.

The Controller of Examination

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore- 641 046

Bharathiar University Distance Education Result Calculation:

After declaration of result, SDE, Bharathiar University defines some rules & regulations to decide the minimum qualification of successful candidates as discussed here:

  1. Students who have secured 35% (50% marks for PG courses) marks in each subject shall only be considered to have passed in the examination.

Percentage of Marks


Not less than 60


In between 50 & 60


Less than 50


  1. Failed students shall appear in the supplementary paper/papers; in which they have failed, but they will be placed in the second class only (irrespective of the marks obtained in those paper/papers).

More About Bharathiar University:

The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The University named after the great national poet Subramania Bharathi. It is the aim of the University to participate in the task of inculcating necessary Knowledge, Skills and Creative Attitudes and values among the youth of the country to contribute more effectively towards establishing an equitable social and economic and secular ideal of our nation

  • Motto of the University is” Educate to Elevate”
  • Vision of the University is “To provide internationally comparable quality higher education to the youth”
  • Mission of the university is “To impart knowledge and skills to students equipping them to be ready to face the emerging challenges to the knowledge area”
  • The University is situated at the backdrop of Maruthamalai Hills in the Western Ghat range, in a sprawling campus of 1000 acres of land. 15 kms. From the City of Coimbatore
  • University has 108 affiliated colleges, 96 Arts and Science Colleges, 3 University Consituent Colleges, and 1 Air Force Administration College

Extracurricular Activities -

  • Sports
  • NSS
  • NCC

Facilities -

  • Library:





Ph.D Theses


M.Phil Dissertations


Journals ( National & International )


Back volumes


News papers


Annual Reports




Floppy Disc






Video Cassettes



Festivals -

  • Space Festival 2012- Space Festival 2012, a week long program was conducted by Bharathiar University in collaboration with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) – USA, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

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Times of India



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Awards - The University Grants Commission (UGC) has awarded the status of Colleges with potential for Excellence to three colleges under the Bharathiar University in 2011

Scholarships -

  • Government of Tamilnadu post matric Scholarships - BC-MBC students/scholars Candidates should have secured minimum 75% of attendance in the previous year of study. Annual income of parents should be below Rs.1, 00,000
  • Higher Educational Special Loan Scholarship -SC-ST Converted Christian students. Candidates should be staying in the University Hostel. Annual income of the parents should be belowRs.50, 000/-.
  • Government of Indian Scholarship -SC-ST, Convertered Christian Adi-Dravidar students. Candidates should have secured minimum 75% of attendance in the previous year of study. Annual income of parents should be below Rs.1, 00, 000/- for SC and for ST candidates with an annual income below Rs.1, 08,000/-.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0422 2428100
Post Maruthumalai Main Road
Coimbatore - 641046
Tamil Nadu , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Bharathiyar University - 2 bus stand 0.31Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹2.53 K

There are four boys hostels with intake of 800 students. These hostels are well equipped with all necessary facilities.

Hostel For : Female ₹2.53 K

There are four girls hostels with intake of 1000 students. These hostels are well equipped with all necessary facilities.

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