Presidency College is a private, professional college founded by the Presidency Group of Institutions in Bangalore. The college is affiliated to Bangalore University and is approved by AICTE. Presidency College is ranked 1st in India for BBA in a survey conducted by the GHRDC. The Group has presently, under the Presidency Umbrella, seven K-12 Schools, and 3 Pre-University Colleges.

The college boasts of around 1,200 highly qualified and experienced faculty members and around 14,000 students who have displayed excellence in both academics and co-curricular activities. Presidency College offers Undergraduate Programs in the field of Humanities, Computer Application, Commerce, and Business Administration & Postgraduate Programs in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, and Management. Presidency University offers Ph.D. Program (Full Time/ Part Time) in the realm of Engineering, Management, Science, and Humanities. The university presently comprises of six schools which are as follows:

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Management
  • School of Law
  • School of Design
  • School of Commerce
  • School of Information Science

Presidency College Bangalore Highlights

Official website
Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A+ Grade’
Application process  Offline
Programs UG & PG
Application fee INR 500
Selection criteria Merit and Entrance based
Admission Helpdesk +91 8042478700 | 8041306284 | 9513962947
How to Reach 6 Kms from Rachenahalli Main Road

Presidency College Bangalore Rankings

  • Ranked as India’s No. 1 Emerging College – Neilsen Survey Arts, BCA, Science and Commerce by India Today.
  • A1 Ranking in South India’s best B-School by Business Standard.
  • Ranked 36 among the best B-Schools across India by Business Today.
  • Ranked 4th in Bangalore University in BBA.
  • Ranked 1st overall at the State Level and 19th at All India Level by Education World.
  • Ranked 2nd Top Emerging Colleges of this Century (Department of BA) by India Today Best College Survey 2020 Results.
  • Ranked 5th Top Emerging Colleges of this Century (Department of B.Com) by India Today Best College Survey 2020 Results.
  • Ranked 3rd Top Emerging Colleges of this Century (Department of BBA) by India Today Best College Survey 2020 Results.
  • Ranked 4th Top Emerging Colleges of this Century (Department of BCA) by India Today Best College Survey 2020 Results.

Presidency College Bangalore Courses

The presidency college offers courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral level. A brief about all the courses are given in the table below:

  • Undergraduate
Course name Details
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (BA J) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 or JODC or Diploma in Engineering (of a three-year duration of Government of Karnataka) with a minimum of 35% of aggregate marks in every semester/year.
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
  • Postgraduate
Course name Details
Master of Commerce (M.Com) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation.
Master of Commerce in Finance & Accounting (M.Com FA) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks with the KMAT exam score.

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Presidency College Bangalore Admission

The presidency college in Bangalore admit students on the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate admissions are on the basis of marks in the qualifying exam.
  • Postgraduate admissions for MBA/MCA courses are made through the K-MAT test. 
  • Admissions to Ph.D. courses are made through an aptitude test conducted by the institute followed by an interview. 

How to apply?

Candidates seeking admission in postgraduate courses are required to fill the application form available on the official college’s website. After the submission of the filled-in application to the admission officer, a written aptitude test will be conducted followed by an interview session.

For gaining admission in undergraduate courses, the candidate will have to clear the interview after submission of the application form to the admission officer. For outstation candidates, a telephonic interview will be performed after their application form is shortlisted. All admissions are subjected to the approval of Bangalore Central University.

Application Fee: Applicants are required to submit the necessary documents and application fee of INR 500 with the application form.

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Presidency College Bangalore Placements

The primary aim of students enrolled in any course is to obtain a suitable job and to be placed in reputed companies and organizations. The placement department of Presidency College helps students in training and recruitment and providing them with the deserving opportunities in different industries.

This gives students a chance to know more about the company, work culture, growth opportunities and learning and advancement opportunities at the organization. By this, the students get a clear idea about the job profile and the kind of work they will be doing in the future. 

The HR of the company conducts different rounds of the selection process and the shortlisted candidates are informed later about the result and salary package that they would be getting.

From the 2018 placement statistics, Presidency College has achieved a 100% placement rate by recruiting every student. Prior to 2018, placement rates of the college were good but were never 100%. Some of the placement highlights are:

  • Highest Package: INR 10,00,000 LPA
  • Average Package: INR 3,65,000 LPA

Placement Stats of the previous academic years are shown in the graph below:

Presidency College Bangalore Placements
Session Number of Recruiters
2013-14 85
2014-15 91
2015-16 96
2016-17 99
2017-18 117

No. of recruiters and placement rate of the college is increasing year by year which means that the students are getting more and more opportunities and job offers to build their careers in good companies.

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Presidency College Bangalore FAQ

Ques. How is the PGDM course at the college?

Ans. Postgraduate Diploma in Management at Presidency College is a good course to study. The course is NAAC Accreditated – In the year 2018, Presidency College, a part of Presidency Group of Institutions, was re-accredited with a Grade “A+” by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a score of 3.52 out of 4.

Ques. Who are the recruiters of Presidency College Bangalore?

Ans. The top-notch recruiters of the college are:

  • SAP
  • TresVista
  • Tata Trent's
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Edelweiss Broking Limited
  • JK Technosoft
  • ABB
  • Genpact
  • Jade
  • GetMyuni
  • Convertcart
  • Specialty Polifilms
  • SquareYards
  • Proptiger
  • Idea Worldwide
  • Khimji Ramdas
  • PhonePe
  • HDFC Life

Ques. Is there a hostel accommodation for students at the college?

Ans. The college provides hostel accommodation to students which is 10 minutes’ walking distance from the college. There are separate hostels for Boys and Girls and have twin sharing system.

Food provided in the hostel is a combination of veg & non-veg cuisine. North Indian & South Indian food is also served but on alternate days.

The hostel rooms are Wi-Fi connected.