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The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February 1982 under the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The erstwhile Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras formed the core of the Bharathiar University, which was functioning at Coimbatore before 1982. University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized Bharathiar University in 1985 for grants.

The University has 39 Departments, offering 54 post-graduate programs besides offering M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs. The University is an affiliating University. The jurisdiction of the University covers the districts of Coimbatore, Erode, Tirupur, and The Niligiris with 133 affiliated colleges.

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council have accredited the University with an ‘A’ Grade in the third cycle assessment. Bharathiar University is marching towards becoming a World Class University by garnering ranking in the International arena. Times Higher Education Young Universities World Ranking ranked our University in the range of 201 to 250. We stand at 13th rank under the category of University and 21st among the top 100 institutions in the MoE’s National Institute Ranking Framework’s (NIRF) ranking. In 2021, Bharathiar University secured a ranking in the range of 801-1000 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

The state-of-the-art facilities available for faculty members and scholars nurture a culture of research in cutting-edge areas. Industry infusion into the curriculum is given prominence by involving industry experts - R&D managers, product development managers, technical managers in the curriculum development as special invitees in the Board of Studies.

Our University is a partner in the MHRD National Knowledge Network. Through UGC - Infonet, and Inflibnet a collection of physical and electronic resources is available. The Intellectual Property Rights Cell of Bharathiar University protects the rights of inventions of faculty and young researchers in the University. The DRDO-BU-Center for Life Sciences was established in Bharathiar University as a joint venture by DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, as an autonomous research institute to pursue basic and applied research.

Bharathiar University Centre for International Affairs (BU-CIA) facilitates admission of international students through study in India (MoU) and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (MEA). BU-CIA operates in liaison with the Association of Indian Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and Shastri Indo Canadian Institute.

With a dedicated team of faculty with vast experience in teaching and research and dedicated and experienced administrative members, the University has emerged as one of the strong pillars of higher education in this region.

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Vision of Bharathiar University

University Vision

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.

Mission of Bharathiar University

University Mission

  • To be innovative, inclusive and international University; committed to excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer and to serve the social, cultural and economic needs of the nation".
  • To innovate and offer educational programmes in various disciplines with synergistic interaction with the industry and society.
  • To impart knowledge and skills to students equipping them to be ready to face the emerging challenges to the knowledge area.
  • To provide equal opportunity to women students and prepare them to be equal partners in meeting the scientific and technological demands of the nation.
  • To contribute to the advancement to knowledge through applied research leading to newer products and process.
  • To prepare the students to work for societal transformation with commitment to justice and equality.
  • To inculcate among students a global vision with skills of international competence.
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University Acts & Statues

University Act 1981

Tamil Nadu Universities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2017

STATUTES

Volume I

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UNIVERSITY RANKINGS & ACHIEVEMENTS
 
Bharathiar University is consistently securing good position in rankings among the top Universities in India. National Institutional Ranking Framework our university stands at 13th position among Indian Universities and 23rd position in the overall category, for the year 
 
In the Times Higher Education Ranking for 2021, our University secured the position in the 801-1000 band. Among Indian Universities it stands at the 19th position. Among Asian Universities and emerging economics Universities, we stand at the position in the band of 251-300.
 
In the Shanghai ranking 2020, Bharathiar University secured the position in the 901-1000 band. Among Indian Institution it stands at the position of 10-15.
 
Centre for World University Rankings 2021, placed our University at the 44th position among Indian Universities and 1623 among world Universities.
 
In the UI Green Metric World Ranking 2021, our University secured 19th position among Indian Universities and 642nd position among world Universities
 
Bharathiar University is the recipient of India Research Excellence Award in the year 2019 by Clarivate Analytics.
 
Besides these our University has secured good rankings in other ranking agencies. (Details below…)

Accreditation and Rankings 

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046

1 

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

i

 Grade 

A

ii

 CGPA 

3.11

 

2

National Institutional Ranking Framework (MoE-NIRF) 2020

i

Among Indian Universities

13

ii

Overall Category

21

 

3

Clarivate Analytics–Web of Science – Citation Award

i

India Research Excellence Award 2019

 

4

TIMES Higher Education World University Rankings (2021)

i

World Universities

801-1000

ii

Indian Institutions

19

iii

Asian Universities

251-300

iv

World Emerging Economies University

251-300

v

Subjectwise World University Rankings (2021)

 

Life Sciences

501-600

 

Physical Sciences

601-800

 

Computer Science

601-800

vi

Impact Rankings

801-1000

 

Partnership for the Goals

801-1000

 

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

601+

 

Life on Land

201-300

 

Climate Action

301-400

 

Responsible Consumption and Production

401+

 

Sustainable Cities and Communities

601+

 

Reducing Inequalities

601+

 

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure 

401-600

 

Decent Work and Economic Growth

401-600

 

Affordable and Clean Energy 

301-400

 

Clean Water and Sanitation

301-400

 

Gender Equality

401-600

 

Quality Education

601-800

 

Good Health and Well Being

801+

 

Zero Hunger

301-400

 

No Poverty

201-300

 

5

Shanghai World University Rankings (2020)

i

World Universities

901-1000

ii

Indian Institutions

10-15

 

6

University Rankings by Academic Performance (URAP) (2021)

i

World Universities

1047

ii

Indian Institutions

23

 

7

Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) (2021)

i

World Universities

1623

ii

Indian Institutions

44

 

8

UI Green Metric World University Rankings (2021)

i

World Universities

642

ii

Indian Institutions

19

 

9

The Week-Hansa Research Survey (2020)

i

Multidisciplinary Universities in India

19

ii

Multidisciplinary Universities in South Zone

7

 

10

India Today – MDRA Best Universities Rankings (2020)

i

General Universities Ranking

14

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