Bengaluru North University came into existence in 2015 following the trifurcation of the former Bangalore University. Also referred to as BNU Karnataka, the institution has several affiliated colleges under it. BNU is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited with C grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University offers postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Social work, and Library and Information science. The admission procedure is based on merit in the previous qualifying examinations.

Bengaluru North University Highlights

Established in | Institute Type 2015 | State University
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC)
Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Courses Offered MA, M Sc, MSW, M Com, M Ed, M Lib I Sc
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Procedure Based on Merit
Facilities Library, Hostel Facilities, Sports and Recreation, Computer Lab, Transportation Facilities, Co-scholastic activities
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Bengaluru North University Courses

Bengaluru North University offers postgraduate courses in a number of specializations. Some of the specializations have been tabulated as follows:

Course Specializations Details
M.A. Kannada Eligibility: Graduation with at least 40% in aggregate and 50% in the concerned subject
Duration: 2 years
Political Science
M.S.W. Social Work

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Bengaluru North University Admission

Bengaluru North University admissions are solely based on merit in the previous qualifying examinations. All courses at the university college are Masters in Arts, Science, Journalism and Social Work.

How to Apply?

To apply to any of the courses offered by Bengaluru North University, a student needs to follow the steps listed below:

  • The aspirant needs to download the application form from the official college website or collect it from the college office.
  • They need to fill the application form with relevant details as accurately as possible.
  • They need to get hold of all the required documents and submit them along with the form in the college office.
  • Following the publication of the list of eligible candidates, they need to be present at the college campus on the specified dates for counseling.

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Bengaluru North University Placement

The university college provides opportunities for internships. Students can get enough practical experience through the programme and upgrade their skills. Students can easily find jobs on the basis of the skills gained through the Bengaluru North University.

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Bengaluru North University Scholarship

The university does not have private or institutional scholarships. But through the e-Pass facility of the Government of Karnataka, it provides Government scholarships to the students. The e-Pass is the gateway for all forms of scholarships. Scholarships for economically weaker section students and the ones for SC and ST students are facilitated through the University college's website. Scholarships are also provided for meritorious students.

Bengaluru North University Facilities

Bengaluru North University provides the following facilities for its students:

  • Library: With over 6000 books, the college library ensures that every student finds what they are looking for with regards to their academic research. In addition, it also equips 14 educational journals, daily newspapers, and periodicals. The seating capacity is 70.
  • Hostel: The institution has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
  • Co-scholastic Activities: Cultural activities, literary activities, field trips, community living camp, and workshops are held for the students on a frequent basis to offer more exposure to the outer world
  • Sports and Recreation: The University has provisions for both indoor and outdoor sports and regular events are conducted on campus.
  • Transportation: Each student has the privilege of receiving a concession pass for bus travel. The vehicles transport students and other staff members to and from the college campus.
  • Computer Laboratory: With over 20 computer systems, the computer lab provides high-speed internet connection to the students for convenient academic research.

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Bengaluru North University Bengaluru Faculty

The faculty of Bengaluru North University is composed of 6 members. All of them are Assistant professors, and 4 of them have acquired a PhD degree. The faculty members not only impart educational values to the students but also lead them to a better future by making them aware of moral grounds and worldly knowledge.

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Bengaluru North University Bengaluru FAQs 

Ques. Are undergraduate courses available in the institution?

Ans. No. BNU only offers postgraduate courses. Undergraduate courses are not available as of now.

Ques. Are there any hostel facilities for students?

Ans. Yes. BNU has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.

Ques. Are there any scholarship programs in the college?

Ans. Yes. BNU offers scholarships to eligible students on the basis of merit or annual income.

Ques. What are the reservation quotas followed by the college?

Ans. BNU has several reservation quotas, for instance, the SC/ ST/ OBC, Differently-abled/ Blind, NSS, NCC, Cultural, Sports, Defence, Kashmiri migrant, Jammu and Kashmir student, Transgender, Single girl child, Foreign National, Employee, and BNU Autonomous Colleges quotas.

Ques. What is the duration of a Master’s course in Library and Information Science?

Ans. The master’s degree in Library and Information Science is a course of 4 semesters. The entire session lasts for 2 years.