Bharath Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), Chennai, also known as Bharath University was started in 1984 as the first self-financing Engineering college by Sri Lakshmi Ammal Educational Trust which was founded by the eminent academic visionary Dr. S Jagathrakshakan. The institute was then brought under the ambit of Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) in January 2003. Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) focuses on providing quality education to around 10,000 students from around the world. It boasts 4 campuses spread across 350 acres in Tamil Nadu and Pudhucherry with state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities. The university boasts 1300 teaching faculty for UG, PG, and PhD programmes.
The 350 acre Bharath University campus is spread across 4 locations in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu. All its campuses host state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities for students and staff. A Central Library, Computer Lab, Smart Classroom, Systems Lab, Robotics Lab, Bosch Training Centre, and Research Lab, among others enhance the learning experience for the students. The campuses host world class facilities for outdoor and indoor sports.
The university offers the following courses of study: Undergraduate BE,B TECH,B.A,BSC,BBA,BALLB Postgraduate MBA (Marketing, Finance, HR, DBM) M.Com. (Accounting & Finance, Corporate Secretariat ship) M.Sc. ( Information Technology, computer science, Nano science, Physics, Chemistry, Biotech, Cheminformatics, Immunology& microbiology,Hotel Management & Catering) M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications - 3 Years) M.A. (English, Tamil, Economics) M.Phil/Ph.D - All disciplines
B.Tech. A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with minimum 50 percent aggregate in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry For Bio Enginering departments, a pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with minimum 50 percent aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology B.Arch. No candidate, with less than 50 percent marks in aggregate, shall be admitted to the Architecture course unless he/she has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of Senior School Certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of examinations at the 10+2 level A pass in National Aptitude Test in Architecture(NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture. However, the candidate needs to apply in the prescribed application form for admission to B.Arch. programme. M.Tech. Any B.E./B.Tech or its equivalent examinations approved by UGC/AICTE in appropriate branch with at least 60 percent marks in the aggregate or equivalent CGPA are eligible for respective courses M.B.A. Any undergraduate with first class or 60 percent marks or equivalent. M.C.A. Any undergraduate with Business Mathematics or Statistics are eligible for first year. B.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Technology/Electronics are eligible for Lateral Entry. Arts & Science (Undergraduate) A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent. M.Sc. Candidate should hold a B.Sc. or anequivalent degree in appropriate stream are eligible for the respective courses. M.Com. Any undergraduate with first class or 60 percent marks or equivalent. Fees: Please visit https://www.bharathuniv.ac.in/admission/coursesoffered.php for fee details for undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses at Bharath University.
Bharath University has been ranked no 1 for Outreach and Inclusivity. The university is accredited by NAAC with A grade.