The Bharathiar University was established in February, 1982 at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu, under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The University of Madras which was functioning in Coimbatore before 1982 and was Postgraduate Centre was formed the core of the Bharathiar University. 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. The University is situated 15 km from the City of Coimbatore, at the backdrop of Maruthamalai Hills in the Western Ghat range in a sprawling campus of 1000 acres of land.
In 1985 the University got the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants. It has been reaccredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC. Now the University has 108 affiliated colleges, 96 Arts and Science Colleges, 3 University Constituent Colleges, and 1 Air Force Administration College. In addition, there are 31 Research Institutes of the State and Central Governments, which are recognized by this University for research purpose.
University has different schools and offers different undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Some of the schools are:
- School of mathematics & statics
- School of physical science
- School of chemical science
- School of life science
- School of computer science & engineering
- School of tamil & other Indian languages
- School of English & other foreign languages
- School of economics
- School of commerce
- School of educational sciences
- School of social sciences
Bharathiar University Courses: Below are the courses offered in different specializations:
- Undergraduate: B.Tech, B.Com, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, B.A., LLB, B.ED etc.
- Postgraduate: M.Tech, MCA, MBA, M.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed, M.Phil etc.
Bharathiar University Contact: Bharathiar University Coimbatore-641046 India.
Phone: (91) 422-2428100, 2422224, 2428126, 2422335.
Fax: (91) 422-2422387.
Bharathiar University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bharathiar University Website: www.Buc.Edu.In