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Bharathiar University (BU)

Established:1982 A.D.
Vice-Chancellor:Dr. C. Swaminathan
Education Body Type:International Affiliations
Language of Education:English

The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu, India in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981(Act 1 of 1982). In May, 1985, the university received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants. The University named after the great national poet Subramania Bharath.In the University, every effort is harnessed to realize his dream of making educational institutions as temple of learning.


The University was accredited by National Academic Accreditation Council of India with "A" Rating and Second Ranked State University.



To Provide internationally comparable quality higher education to the youth. The aim is not only focused on imparting knowledge and skills,but also to mould the students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development.



  •  To be inmovative, inclusive and international University; committed to excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer and to serve the social, culture and economic needs of the nation.
  • To innovate and offer educational programs in various disciplines with synergistic interaction with the indistry 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.



The Bharathiar University has enshrined with the motto"Educate to Elevate".