Bangalore University BU
BA/MA Admission 2016-2017
Bangalore University BA/MA
Admission 2016-2017 Courses
Bangalore University was formed as offshoot of University of
Mysore in July 1964. At first the University included two
premier colleges, the Central College and the University Of
Visvesvarayya College Of Engineering. In the year 1965-66 the
university was able to start the Honours courses. Now Bangalore
University has grown to include many affiliated colleges. The
campus of this university is located in “Jnana Bharathi” (JB) on
sprawling 1,110 acres. The JB campus houses the Administrative
office, post graduate departments, center of higher learning,
Gandhi Bhavan, Ambedkar Bhavan and NSS Bhavan. There is an
outdoor stadium located in this campus. The city campus or the
Central College campus houses the examination wing, office of
the registrar of evaluation, office of the Vice Chancellor,
Registrar of examinations, Finance, Academic staff College; few
post graduate departments, Directorate of College Development
Council and Directorate of Distance Education.
A candidate who has passed the two-year Pre- University
examination conducted by Karnataka State or any other equivalent
examination with at least 40 % mark is eligible for admission to
the BA course. This is a full time course of three year
The University offers MA courses in Kannada, English, French,
Sanskrit, Hindi, Economics, Music, Dance and Drama, History,
Political science, Women studies, etc. The applicant should
possess an aggregate mark of 40 % in the Degree examination.
Also, the candidate should have an aggregate of 50% marks in the
specific subject he chooses to study at the University.
The admission committee will publish the list of eligible
applicants. Preferences will be given to Karnataka Students.
Admissions are made through counseling and the selected
candidates are requested to submit original documents along with
5 Xerox copies of each. Four passport size photos are necessary
and fees should be paid on the spot. Admission to the eligible
candidates will be on merit only.
For further details about the University, the courses it offers
and the campus, log on to the official website www.bub.ernet.in