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Bharath University

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Type  Deemed University
Chairman  J. Sundeep Anand
Phone  044 2229 0742
Undergraduate tuition and fees  100,000 INR (2010)
Established  1984
Academic staff  1300
Founded  1984
Vice-chancellor  M. Ponnavaikko
Bharath University
Former names  Bharath Engineering College
Motto  Win the world by innovation. To the stars by hard work.
Address  173, Agharam Road, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600073
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Bharath University, also known as Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) and Bharath Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), is a Deemed University and an Indian institute of higher education in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, India. It is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of A.

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History

Bharath University was founded in 1984 as Bharath Institute of Science and Technology by S. Jagathrakshakan. It is among the first autonomous engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. It was first affiliated to Madras University followed by Anna University. The institute was awarded deemed university status in 2002 by the University Grants Commission in recognition of its academic excellence. Hence, the name was changed to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research. In September 2006, it was renamed as Bharath University as per a decree issued by the University Grants Commission enabling deemed universities to include the word "university" in their names.

Academics

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in fields such as science, technology, engineering, medicine (including dentistry, physiotherapy and nursing), arts and management.

Awards

Bharath University has won awards in recognition of its academic and research excellence. A few are listed below.

  • It was awarded the "Best Private University of the Year" by World Education Congress for 2014.
  • The university was awarded the "Best Multi Stream University" in 2014 by ASSOCHAM.
  • Campuses

    Bharath University has four campuses, three in Chennai and one in Puducherry. The list below shows the names of and the departments on each campus.

    Bharath Institute of Science and Technology

    This is the main campus of the university which was established in 1984. It is in Chennai and was initially known as Bharath Engineering College. The name was changed to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research in 2002 when it attained deemed university status. In 2003, the college was again renamed as Bharath Institute of Science and Technology and brought under Bharath University with the other constituent colleges.

    Departments:

    Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital

    This college was established in 2004 and is in Chennai.

    Departments:

    College on the same campus:

  • Sree Balaji College of Nursing, Chennai (estd. 2007)
  • Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences

    This college was established in 2007 and is in Puducherry.

    Departments:

    Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital

    This college was established in 2002 and is in Chennai.

    Departments:

    College on the same campus:

  • Sree Balaji College of Physiotherapy, Chennai (estd. 2007)
  • Sister institutions

  • Tagore Engineering College, Chennai (estd. 1998, affiliated to Anna University, accredited by NAAC and NBA)
  • Tagore Medical College, Chennai (estd. 2010, affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University)
  • Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai (estd. 1994, affiliated to Anna University, accredited by NAAC and NBA)
  • Sri Lakshmi Ammal Engineering College, Chennai (estd. 2001, affiliated to Anna University, accredited by NAAC)
  • Bharath Polytechnic College, Chennai (estd. 1995, approved by AICTE)
  • References

    Bharath University Wikipedia


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