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Top Universities in Bangalore

Updated on: Jan 28, 2013
Higher Education: Another Reason to Know Bangalore

Universities in Bangalore are center of attraction among undergraduate and graduate students. From different corners of India, students visit and stay in Bangalore for pursuing higher education in various study disciplines, viz; sciences, arts, commerce, computers, engineering, medical, law, IT, Biotechnology etc.  Many also join research programs in distinct study discipline.

Bangalore has many Top Universities recognized as centers of excellence to its credit, viz, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore, Bangalore University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and may others; reason enough, Bangalore is considered as Hotspot of knowledge among major cities in India.

Universities in Bangalore provide undergraduate and postgraduate education in various disciplines of sciences, humanities, commerce, engineering, medical (health sciences / medicine), law (legal studies) and IT education etc. For admission into undergraduate programs the minimum educational requirement that one should possess is 12 years of school education from Karnataka State Board or CBSE Board or any other qualification in relevant discipline. For admission into post graduate programs, minimum qualification is graduation in a relevant discipline from a recognized university. Following are mentioned some degree types that one may earn from a University in Bangalore.

Universities in Bangalore offers following Under Graduate (UG) degree programs

  • B.A. – Bachelor of Arts
  • B.Arch. – Bachelor of Architecture (sometimes also known as B.A.)
  • B.Sc. – Bachelor of Science
  • B.E. - Bachelor of Engineering
  • B.Tech.- Bachelor of Technology
  • B.Pharm. – Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • B.Sc (IT) - Bachelor of Sciences (Information Technology)
  • B.Sc. (Biotech) - Bachelor of Sciences (Biotechnology)
  • BHM – Bachelor of Hotel Management
  • MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • LLB – Bachelor of Laws
Universities in Bangalore offer following Post Graduate (PG) degree programs
  • M.A. – Master of Arts
  • M.Arch. – Master of Architecture (sometimes also known as M.A.)
  • M.Sc. – Master of Science
  • M.E.- Master of Engineering
  • M.Tech. - Master of Technology
  • M.Pharm. – Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • M.Sc (IT)- Master of Sciences (Information Technology)
  • M.Sc. (Bio Tech) - Master of Sciences (Biotechnology)
  • PG Diploma in Hotel Management
  • MBA – Master of Business Administration
  • MD – Doctor of Medicine
  • MS – Master of Surgery
  • MDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • LLM – Bachelor of Laws
Besides one many also take certificate courses, job oriented courses, diploma programs, and undergraduate programs, post graduate programs and research programs from Best Universities in Bangalore.

To fulfill the education demand at undergraduate level Universities in Bangalore has provided affiliation to numerous colleges. Some of these colleges are based on far flung areas from Bangalore city. Most of the Universities in Bangalore offers admission during June to August month and issues notifications regarding admission procedure well in advance.

There exists range of Top Class Universities in Bangalore, viz, Central Universities, State Run Universities, Private Universities, Deemed Universities etc. The mission of all these University Centers in Bangalore is to provide education and training eligible human resources for the services of industry and society.

Universities in Bangalore offers courses through various modes, so as convenient to every one, viz; full time courses, regular courses, part time courses, online education, private & correspondence education, evening courses, and distance learning courses / distance education programs. Courses offered from different Universities in Bangalore are approved from different agencies of government, viz; University Grants Commission (UGC) of India All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Medical Council of India (MCI), Bar Council of India (BCI), and Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) to name a few. Here follows the List of Top Universities in Bangalore and List of Top Colleges affiliated with them.
Top Universities in Bangalore: Bangalore has Best Universities for providing higher education. Below is given the list of top universities in Bangalore. This list is indicative only and not signifies actual ranking order of Top Universities in Bangalore
1. Bangalore University, Bangalore
2. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
3. International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-B), Bangalore
4. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
5. National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
6. National Law School of India University, Bangalore
7. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
8. Swami Vivekananda Yog Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore
9. University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

Top 10 Colleges under Bangalore University
Bangalore University has provided affiliation to Arts Colleges, Science Colleges, Engineering Colleges, and Law Colleges etc for providing Higher Education in Bangalore. Following has given the list of top colleges Affiliated with Bangalore University. This list is indicative only and not indicates actual ranking of Top 10 Colleges under Bangalore University.
1. Acharya Pathashala College of Arts & Science, Narasimharaja Colony, Bangalore.
2. Al-Ameen Arts, Science & Commerce College, Hosur Road, Bangalore.
3. Baldwin Methodist College, Hosur Road, Bangalore
4. Bangalore City College, Ganga Nagar, Bangalore
5. Bhagwan Bhuddha First Grade Arts & Commerce College, Nagarbhavi Main Road, Bangalore
6. Capital College of Computer Application, Indira Nagar, Bangalore.
7. East Point College of Higher Education, HRBR Layout, Bangalore
8. Garden City College of Science and Management Studies, Virgo Nagar, Bangalore
9. Goutham College of Science, Manjunath Nagar, Bangalore
10.Govt R C College of Commerce, Race course Road, Bangalore

Top 10 Colleges under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Bangalore
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) has provided affiliation to colleges in health sciences discipline, viz; medical colleges, dental colleges, nursing colleges etc. Following has given the list of top colleges Affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS). This list is indicative only and not indicates actual ranking of Top 10 Colleges under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Bangalore.
1. Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
2. MVJ Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore
3. Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore
4. Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Bangalore
5. Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
6. Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
7. Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore
8. Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore
9. Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Bangalore
10. Government Dental College, Bangalore

Top Colleges under University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore has provided affiliation to various colleges in Agricultural Sciences discipline. Following given the list of top colleges affiliated with University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore. This list is indicative only and not indicates actual ranking of Top Colleges under University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore.
1. College of Agriculture - Bangalore
2. College of Agriculture - Shimoga
3. College of Agriculture - Mandya
4. College of Agriculture - Hassan
5. College of Horticulture - Mudigere
6. College of Forestry - Ponnampet
7. College of Sericulture-Chintamani

Distance Education / Correspondence Courses Scenario in Bangalore

The Directorate of Correspondence Courses & Distance Education in Bangalore operates from in Jnana Bharati Campus, Bangalore University. The department offers various undergraduate, Post Graduate, P.G. Diploma and Certificate courses. Following given the list of Correspondence Courses / Distance Learning Courses (also called Distance Education Programs).
1. BA (History, Economics, Sociology
2. BA (History, Economics, Political Science
3. BA (History, Economics, Optional Kannada)
4. BA (History, Economics, Optional English)
5. BA (Economics, Sociology, Optional Kannada
6. BA (Economics, Sociology, Optional English)
7. BA (Economics, Political Science, Sociology)
8. BA (History, Sociology, Optional English)
9. BA (History, Political Science, Sociology)
10. BA (History, Sociology, Optional Kannada)
11. BA (Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy)
12. BA (Political Science, Sociology, Optional Kannada)
13. BA (History, Political , Philosophy)
14. BA (Economics, Political, Philosophy)
15. Certificate Course in Kannada
16. MA French
17. MA Sanskrit
18. MA English
19. MA Economics
20. MA History

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