Bharathiar University is a state government-owned university, established in the year 1982. However, the university got its accreditation by UGC in the year 1985. The university lies in the foothills of Marudamalai roads, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. University has 104 affiliated colleges of which 80 are science and art colleges, 29 colleges of education, eight management colleges, one air force administration colleges and one college of physical education.

University provides graduate, masters, M.Phil and PhD in various programs. The university is named after great national poet Subramania Bharthi and the motto of the university is “Educate to Elevate”.

Bharathiar University Admission Dates 2020

Event Dates
PG Courses Registration Closed August 28, 2020
MSW Merit List (Released) September 30, 2020
CET Registrations for M.Phil & Ph.D (Open) September 2, 2020 – October 17, 2020
CET Entrance Date October 27, 2020

Bharathiar University Highlights

Location Marudamalai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Establishment Year 1982
Accreditation UGC accredited
Application Online
Number of Seats Approx. 1800
Facilities Hostel, Sports, Library, Computer Centre

Bharathiar University Course

Bharathiar University offers various courses in graduate, post-graduate, M.Phil, PhD, and diploma. You can find courses offered and fee structure in the below-given table:

Courses Offered Specialization Fee Structure (INR)
Under Graduate B.Voc Business Process Service & Data Analysis 2000-3500 per annum
B.Voc Multimedia and Animation
PG Diploma Nano science and Technology 6000- 7000 per annum
Herbal Technology
Computer Application 11000- 12000 per annum
Guidance and Counselling 6000- 7000 per annum
Educational Administrations
Insurance and Logistics
Women Entrepreneurship
Post Graduate Master of Science 16000-36000 for two years
Master of Arts 7000-17500 for two years
Master of Computer Application 37000-82000 for two years
Master of Commerce 41070 for two years
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication 24090 for two years
MBA 79430 for two years

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Bharathiar University Admission Procedure

Admission to Bharathiar University is done by various processes. For distinct programs, Bharathiar University has a different admission procedure.

  1. Admission by Entrance Test: Selection will be based on performance in an entrance test and qualifying examination (UG) up to V Semester / II year.
    1. Entrance Test is conducted on the university campus. So students will have to report to the university on the day of the entrance exam.
    2. Any further information required about entrance exam are available in the prospectus & on the official website.
  2. Direct Admission: Direct Admission will be done on a first come first serve basis. The candidate needs to fill the form as soon as it is released.

How To Apply For Admission in Bharathiar University?

Application forms are available both online and offline. For filling the form offline candidates are required to submit an application form along with the prospectus and an of INR 400 (INR 200 if the candidates come under SC\ST category) in favour Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore.

Also, a self-addressed stamped envelope to the value of Rs.60/-. Please note that cash payment will NOT BE ACCEPTED and cost of application is non-refundable.

MBA and MCA (3 years) Admissions

For Admissions in MBA and MCA ( 3 years) program centralized counseling is conducted by the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, based on TANCET marks.

MCA Admissions - Lateral Entry - 2 Years

MCA Lateral entry Admissions will be made based on marks of TANCET


Bharathiar University MCA Entrance Test conducted by the Department of Computer Applications, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

The duly filled in MCA Lateral entry application should reach The Head of the Department, Department of Computer Applications, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046 within ten days from the date of publication of TANCET results by Anna University.

Does Bharathiar University provide any scholarship? (Special Container)

No, Bharathiar University does not provide any scholarships to its students. However, students can apply for the scholarships provided by the state and central government.

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Bharathiar University Rankings

National Institutional ranking framework 2018 ranked Bharathiar University 20 overall in the country and 13 among the universities of India.