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Bharathiar University Admission: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on June 7th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

Bharathiar University announced a Special Notification in which the last date for various PG courses’ admissions for 2021 was extended up to November 16, 2021. Applications are being accepted online. Bharathiar University admissions to most of the PG courses are done through the Entrance exam conducted by the university or the centralized entrance exams conducted by the state. Admissions to other courses may be directly based on merit scores only.

Some key points regarding Bharathiar University Admissions are:

  • The admissions to the MBA course offered by this University are based on the TANCET score.
  • Students can avail admissions to the remaining courses like MCA, MA, M.Com, etc are based on the entrance exams conducted by the respective University Departments.
  • Admissions for M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology (DBT Sponsored) is based on GAT-B scores.
  • The University also offers a UG course in B.Voc. Admissions are to be done directly.
  • PG Diploma courses are also offered and admissions are done based on merit score only.
  • The admissions for the courses that are merit-based are strictly based on a First come First serve basis. However, the students must satisfy the eligibility criterion.
  • P.hD and M.Phil courses in Career Guidance are also offered.

TANCET exams are coordinated by Anna University. TANCET 2021 for MBA courses concluded on March 20, 2021, and the results are expected to be released by April 16, 2021.

The expected cut-off for the same is 37 for the open category and between 22 to 25 for SC/ST candidates.

Bharathiar University Admissions Highlights

Institute Name Bharathiar University
Institute Type State University
Accreditation NAAC
Courses Offered 17
Entrance Accepted TANCET/Entrance exam conducted by the university
Selection Criteria Both Merit & Entrance based
Applications Accepted Online
Application Fee
  • General: INR 400/-
  • SC/ST: INR 200/-
CUCET Application Fee
  • General: INR 600/-
  • SC/ST: INR 300/-

Bharathiar University Admission: Important Dates

Dates Events
Availability of Application forms March 3, 2021
Last date for PG Admissions April 3, 2021
Entrance exams between June 3 – July 3, 2021
Results announcement To be notified later
TANCET 2021 Application Form January 19, 2021
TANCET 2021 Application Last Date February 16, 2021
Date of TANCET Exam 2021 March 20, 2021 (MBA and MCA)

Bharathiar University Admission: BVoc Course

Course Name BVoc
Course Duration 3 years
Course Type Full time
Specializations Offered Business Process and Data Analytics, Multimedia and Animation
Eligibility Criteria Passed 10+2
Selection Criteria Merit-Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have cleared 10+2 exams from any stream from a recognized board.

Selection Criteria

The selection for the course is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.

Bharathiar University Admissions: B.P.Ed Course

Course Name B.P.Ed
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Eligibility Criteria Passed 10+2
Entrance exam Entrance exam conducted by the university departments
Selection Criteria Entrance exam based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria:

Student must satisfy any one of the following criteria:

  • UG degree in any discipline with 50% marks and having at least participation in the Inter-College / Inter-Zonal / District / School competition in sports and games as recognized by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Govt.of India.
  • UG degree in Physical education with 45% marks.
  • UG degree in any discipline with 45% marks and studied physical education as core or elective subject.

Selection criteria:

Candidates are selected based on entrance exam score.

Bharathiar University Admissions: MSc 

Course Name M.Sc
Course Duration 2 Years
Course Type PG
Specializations Offered Mathematics with Computer Applications, Statistics with Computer Applications, Electronics and Instrumentation, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Analytics, Environmental Sciences, E-Learning Technology, Applied Psychology, Textiles and Apparel Design, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Medical Physics, Nanoscience and Technology, Chemistry, Zoology, Human Genetics and Molecular Biology, Botany, Medical Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cyber Security
Entrances Required Entrance exam conducted by the university department
Eligibility Criteria UG degree
Selection Criteria Based on merit/entrance
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students must hold a UG degree in the related subject with at least a 55% aggregate score from a recognized university.
  • Relaxation in the criteria might be given to the students belonging to reservation categories.
  • The students must hold a UG degree in the specialization taken up for the M.Sc course.

Selection Criteria

  • The selection for the courses is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.
  • However, M.Sc in the following specializations, the students must appear and qualify in the entrance exam conducted by the university
  • For Medical Biotechnology, the selection is done based on the GAT-B entrance examination.

Bharathiar University Admissions : MA

Course Name MA
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Specializations Offered Tamil, Linguistics, English Language Teaching, Economics, History, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Career Guidance, English Literature
Entrances Required Entrance exam conducted by the university department
Eligibility Criteria UG degree
Selection Criteria Merit & Entrance Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students must hold a UG degree in the related subject with at least a 55% aggregate score from a recognized university.
  • Relaxation in the criteria might be given to the students belonging to reservation categories.

Selection Criteria

  • The selection for the courses is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.
  • However, for the MA in English Literature, the students must appear and qualify in the entrance exam conducted by the university.

Bharathiar University Admissions: MCom

Course Name M.Com
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Specializations Offered Finance and Computer Application, Finance and Accounting
Eligibility Criteria UG degree
Selection Criteria Merit-Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students must hold a UG degree in the related subject with at least a 55% aggregate score from a recognized university.
  • Relaxation in the criteria might be given to the students belonging to reservation categories.

Selection Criteria

The selection for the course is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.

Bharathiar University Admissions: MSW, M.Lib.I.Sc and MJMC

Course Names Master of Social Work, Master of Library and Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Eligibility Criteria UG degree
Selection Criteria Merit-Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students must hold a UG degree in the related subject with at least a 55% aggregate score from a recognized university.
  • Relaxation in the criteria might be given to the students belonging to reservation categories.

Selection Criteria

The selection for the courses is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.

Bharathiar University Admissions: MCA

Course Name Master of Computer Applications
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Entrances Required TANCET/Entrance exam conducted by the University
Eligibility Criteria 3 year UG course
Selection Criteria Entrance Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • For the MCA course, students must hold a 3 year UG course (BCA or B.Sc) in Computer Science / Computer Technology / Information Technology / Computer System and Design along with Mathematics as a subject, from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria

  • For the MCA course, the candidate should have appeared for TANCET/Bharathiar University MCA Entrance Test.
  • The student will have to undergo the counselling process conducted by the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore if he/she is applying through TANCET.

How to apply for TANCET?

  • Students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Click here for more information.
  • The students must first register themselves on the TANCET official website, and go ahead with filling out the application form.
  • The required details must be filled in and an application fee of INR 600 (for general merit students) and INR 300 (for SC/ST/SCA).
  • The students must submit and take a printout of the form for future reference.

Documents Required

  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation mark sheet
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Name and Date of birth proof of the candidate as on official documents

Cut-offs

Opening to Closing Ranks
Course General Merit SC ST
MCA 88 – 67 79 – 58 67 – 48

Bharathiar University Admission: MBA

Course Name MBA
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Entrances Required TANCET
Eligibility Criteria 3 year UG course
Selection Criteria Entrance Based
Application Accepted Online

The admissions for the 2-year MCA and MBA courses are based on TANCET scores. However, for the MCA course, the entrance exam conducted by the university is also accepted.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For the MBA course, the student must hold a UG degree in 10+2+3 format from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria

  • TANCET exam score is compulsory for MBA courses.
  • The student will have to undergo the counselling process conducted by the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • if he/she is applying through TANCET.

How to apply for TANCET?

  • Students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Click here for more information.
  • The students must first register themselves on the TANCET official website, and go ahead with filling out the application form.
  • The required details must be filled in and an application fee of INR 600 (for general merit students) and INR 300 (for SC/ST/SCA).
  • The students must submit and take a printout of the form for future reference.

Documents Required

  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation mark sheet
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Name and Date of birth proof of the candidate as on official documents

Bharathiar University Admission: PG Diploma

Course Name PG Diploma
Course Duration 2 years
Course Type Full time
Specializations Offered Cheminformatics, Guidance and Counselling in Education, Educational Administration, Cognitive System, Export and Import Documentation and Procedure, Epigraphy, Women Entrepreneurship, Executive Programme in Career Guidance
Eligibility Criteria Diploma/UG degree
Selection Criteria Merit-Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students must hold a UG/Diploma degree in the related subject with at least a 55% aggregate score from a recognized university.
  • Relaxation in the criteria might be given to the students belonging to reservation categories.

Selection Criteria

The selection for the course is based on merit only, on a first come first serve basis.

Bharathiar University Admission: PhD and MPhil

Course Name P.hD and MPhil
Course Duration 1 year
Course Type Full time
Entrances Required Entrance exam conducted by the university
Eligibility Criteria PG degree
Selection Criteria Entrance and interview Based
Application Accepted Online

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students with a Master’s degree from Bharathiar University in the concerned or related discipline or any other qualification with at least 55% aggregate score will be considered eligible.
  • The student must have obtained the PG degree in any of the following formats:
    • 10 + 2 + 3 + 2
    • 11 + 1 + 3 + 2
    • 10 + 3 + 2 + 2
    • 10 + 2 + 4 + 1
  • Students holding professional degrees such as M. E./M. Tech., or PG degree in Medicine, Law, Agriculture and similar other courses are not eligible for admission to the M.Phil course.

Selection Criteria

  • Students must apply and appear for the entrance exam conducted by the university.
  • The ones shortlisted will have to appear for the Personal interview round.
  • The final decision of the selection will be made based on the Merit score and Interview rounds.

Bharathiar University Admission Process 2021

The students can apply for the courses offered by Bharathiar University online mode and send the same to the respective department heads. Students have to fill separate forms for each course applied for.

  • The students can visit the official website to apply online.
  • A scanned copy of the passport-sized photograph must be uploaded.
  • DD of INR 400 (For general merit) and INR 200 (for SC/ST) must be drawn in favour of The Registrar, Bharathiar University, payable at Coimbatore, and the accurate bank details must be entered in the online application form.
  • Payment can also be made through NEFT/Debit/Credit card/Net banking etc.
  • After submitting, the students must take a print out of the form and must be sent to the college address along with the DD:

NEFT details:
Name of the Bank: Bank Of India
Branch Name: Bharathiar University
IFSC Code: BKID0008226
Account number: 822610110002100

Bharathiar University Admissions: FAQs

Ques. Where should I send my offline applications?

Last updated on June 7th, 2021

Ans: The offline application forms should be sent to the college address. The address to the college is

The Co-ordinator,

Admission 2021-2022,

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046.

Phone Number: 0422 – 2428160 / 2428161

Ques. I want to join the MSc Medical Biotechnology, can I write some other entrance exam?

Last updated on June 7th, 2021

Ans: The university accepts the GAT-B entrance examination for admissions to the MSc Medical Biotechnology course. The other entrance exam conducted by the university is accepted.

Ques. Where should I contact the university for an admissions query?

Last updated on June 7th, 2021

Ans: For general enquiry to the university candidates can call +91-422-2422222,2422223, 2422234, 2422272,2422321,2422335,2422372,2422435, 2428100, or 2428126.

Ques. Is a degree from Bharathiar University accepted for government jobs in India?

Last updated on June 7th, 2021

Ans: Yes. Since this university is approved by UGC and is awarded a good rank by NIRF, it might help the student in securing a government job. However, other factors like the course opted for, students’ performance and skills play a vital role in securing jobs too.

Ques. Where can I contact BU Coimbatore regarding PG Admissions?

Last updated on June 7th, 2021

Ans: BU Coimbatore can be contacted at +91-422-2428115 / 2428116 for anything related to PG courses for all departments. For PG distance education candidates can call +91-422-2428206.


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