Bharathidasan University

Bharathidasan University is named after the Tamil poet, Bharathidasan and was established in February 1982. The University currently has 372 students and scholars  enrolled in  4 Faculties, 17 Schools, 35 Departments and 10 Specialized Research Centres. The University offers 177 programmes including 40 PG programmes in M.A., M.Sc. and M.Tech. The University which is an affiliating university covers the jurisdiction of eight districts of Tiruchirappalli, Pudukkottai, Karur, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam. 138 colleges are affiliated  to the University including 123 Arts and Science Colleges and 3 Colleges of Fine Arts. These colleges offer 55 UG programmes and 62 PG programmes.

All the UG and PG programmes are conducted under non-semester system and MCA and MBA programmes are conducted under semester system along with the regular programmes. 

Among the affiliated colleges, more than 50% are offering PG programmes and 25% are offering M.Phil./Ph.D. programmes. A good number of them are nationally recognized for quality education.  There are 3 main campuses of the University.

The Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM) is located in the Campus of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) at Tiruverumbur on the Tiruchirappalli-Thanjavur highway. 

Academic Programs in Bharathidasan University

5 and 6 Year Integrated Programmes
  • M.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering
  • M.Tech. Biotechnology
  • M.Tech. Geological Technology & Geoinformatics
  • M.A. History
  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • M.Sc. Biomedical Science
  • M.Sc. Life Sciences
  • M.Sc. Geography
  • M.Sc. Geology
  • M.A. Sociology
  • M.Sc. Media and Communication
Masters Programme
  • M.A. Tamil
  • M.A. English
  • M.A. History
  • M.A. Sociology
  • M.S.W. Social Work
  • M.A. Economics
  • M.A. Gender studies
  • M.A. Human Resource Management
  • M.A. Development Studies
  • M.P.A. Folk Dance
  • M.P.A. Classical Dance
  • M.C.A. Master of Computer Applications
  • M.B.A. Financial Management
  • M.B.A. Environmental Management
  • M.Sc. Physics
  • M.Sc. Medical Physics
  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Statistics
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science & Technology
  • M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Marine Science
  • M.Sc. Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Zoology
  • M.Sc. Botany
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • M.Sc. Geology
  • M. Tech. Geoinformatics
  • M. Tech. Geological Remote Sensing and Geo-informatics
  • M. Ed. Educational Technology
  • M.L.I.Sc. Master of Library and Information Science
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Environmental Biotechnology
P G Diploma Programmes
  • PG Diploma E-Learning (Part-Time)
  • PG Diploma Yoga (Part-Time)
  • PG Diploma Fitness Management (Part-Time)
  • PG Diploma Life Skills and Management (FT/PT)
  • PG Diploma Micro and Small Enterprise Development (FT/PT)
  • PG Diploma Bharathidasan Studies
  • PG Diploma DBT-Advanced 
  • PG Diploma in Molecular Diagnostics
  • PG Diploma Environmental Genomics
  • PG Diploma Digital Library & knowledge Management (F.T. P.)
  • PG Diploma Counseling and Pedagogy for Parenting special Children
  • PG Diploma Guidance and Counseling for Special needs (C.C.)
  • PG Diploma Inclusive Training and Development (C.C.)
Diploma Programmes
  • Diploma Machine Operator
  • Diploma Laboratory Glassware
  • Diploma Life Skills and Management (FT/PT)
  • Diploma Micro and Small Enterprise Development (FT/PT)
  • Diploma Graphic Designing and Assistive Technologies 
Certificate Programmes
  • Certificate Programme French (Part-Time)
  • Certificate Programme Life Skills and Management (FT/PT)
  • Certificate Programme Micro and Small Enterprise Development (FT/PT)
  • Certificate Programme Techniques on organic farming
  • Certificate Programme for Periyar Studies
  • Certificate Programme Non-Government Organization
  • Certificate Programme Office Automation and Assistive Technologies

Centre for Distance Education in Bharathidasan University

Established in the year 1992, The Centre for Distance Education (CDE) of Bharathidasan University (BDU) serves the students who could not enter the regular colleges for higher education. As the educational programmes offered and the degrees awarded through distance mode are on par with the regular mode. It offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and diploma and certificate programs in almost all disciplines. Admission is both online and offline mode.

Contact Details

Main Campus
Bharathidasan University 
Tamil Nadu, India 
PIN: 620024

Khajamalai Campus 
Bharathidasan University 
Tamil Nadu, India 
PIN: 620023
Phone: 431 2407071

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