Bharathiar University

Established in 1982, in Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, Bharathiar University was named after the great national poet Subramania Bharath with the motto “Educate to Elevate”.  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.  In May, 1985 the University received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants.


Our vision is to provide Internationally comparable quality higher education to the youth. The aim is not only focused on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to mould the students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development. Enshrined with the motto “Educate to Elevate”. The University strives to realize the vision of India and excel in promoting and protecting the rich heritage of our past and secular ideals of the nation.

Schools in Bharathiar University

School of Management
  • Bharathiar School of Management and Entrepreneur Development (BSMED)
School of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Department of Microbial Bio-technology
  • Department of Bio-technology
  • Department of Bio-Chemistry
School of Chemical Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry
School of Commerce
  • Department of Commerce
School of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Department of Computer Applications
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Information Technology
School of Economics
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Econometrics
School of Physical Sciences
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Medical Physics
  • Department of Nanoscience and Technology
  • Department of Electronics & Instrumentation
School of Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Sociology and Population Studies
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Women's Studies
  • Department of Library Sciences
School of Life Sciences
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • Department of Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Department of Textiles and Apparel Design
School of Education Studies
  • Department of Communication & Media Studies
  • Department of Educational Technology
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Physical Education
  • Department of Extension Career Guidance and Students Welfare
  • Department of Education (School of Distance Education)
School of English and other Foreign Languages
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of English & Foreign Languages
School of Tamil and Other Indian Languages
  • Department of Tamil
  • Department of History

Courses in Bharathiar University

  • Tamil
  • Linguistics
  • English Literature
  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Finance and Computer Applications
  • Finance and Accounting
  • M.Ed
  • Master of Social Work
  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Women Studies
  • Women Entrepreneurship
Diploma Programs 
  • Diploma in Guidance and Counselling
  • Diploma in Education Administration
  • E-Learning Technology
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Insurance and Logistics
  • PG Diploma in Herbal Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • PG Diploma in Nanoscience and Technology
  • PG Diploma in Cheminformatics
  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics with Computer Applications
  • Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Nanoscience and Technology
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Chemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Sc Environmental Sciences
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
The other courses offered by the University are:
  • MCA
  • MBA
  • BVoc Multimedia and Animation
  • Certificate Course in Vivekananda Thoughts
  • Diploma Course in Vivekananda Thoughts

Admission in Bharathiar University

Selection will be based on performance in an entrance test and in the qualifying examination (UG) upto V Semester / II year. The Entrance Test will be conducted in the university campus only. 

MBA and MCA Admissions will be made through centralized counseling conducted by Government College of Technology, Coimbatore based on TANCET marks.


The Library of Bharathiar University was established in the year 1981 at the Madras University Autonomous Postgraduate Centre. has over 1,47,350 volumes covering all disciplines. The library subscribes to 153 National and International journals and seven leading news papers. 150 journals magazines and periodicals are received on gratis. 

Contact Details

Bharathiar University
Maruthamalai Road
Coimbatore-641 046
Tamil Nadu,India.

Connect me with the Top Colleges