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Garden City University: Courses, Eligibility, Selection criteria, Admission, Scholarship

Last updated on May 27th, 2021 by Sapna Malik

Garden City University, formally known as Garden City College is a private university located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It was established in 1992 and is accredited with A Grade by NAAC. GCU Bangalore has also been ranked 70th among top BBA colleges in India by India Today.

Currently, GCU Bangalore offers various UG, PG, Diploma, and PhD programs across Arts, Commerce, Management, Science, and Medical streams from its 7 schools of study. Admissions to the university are based on merit and entrance exams followed by personal interview. The application process can be done online on the official website of the university.

GCU Bangalore Highlights

Established | Institution type 1992 | Private
Affiliated to Bangalore University
Courses Offered UG, PG, Diploma, and PhD
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance test
Facilities Available Canteen, Auditorium, Gym, Classroom, Hostel
Campus Area 50 acres
Official Website https://www.gardencity.university/

GCU Bangalore Courses

Courses Details
BBA
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2
  • Specialization: Business analytics
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
B. Sc
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
BPT
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
MBA
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
  • Selection criteria: CAT/XAT/MAT + GD/PI
M. Sc
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
MPT
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
PhD
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Master’s degree with 55%
  • Selection criteria: University Entrance Test + Interview

GCU Bangalore Admission

All admissions shall be made on the basis of merit in the qualifying examinations. While for MBA, the university accepts CAT/ XAT/ MAT score followed by GD and PI. Admission to PhD is based on a University-based Entrance Test followed by an Interview round.

NOTE – 40% of the admissions in all courses of the University shall be reserved for the students of Karnataka State.

How to Apply?

The university accepts the application in online as well as Offline mode as mentioned below:

Online Mode

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the university to fill an online application form.
  • After filling the form the enrollment number is generated.
  • The enrollment number is to be used to pay the enrollment fee of INR 10,000 through the online payment portal.

Offline Mode

  • Candidates can also visit the official website and download the form.
  • Candidates need to fill the application form with all the required details.
  • The duly filled application form have to be sent by post or courier along with a Demand Draft of INR 10,000 (US $500 for NRI/ Foreign students) drawn in favor of Garden City University, Bangalore on this address-

Garden City University, 1

6th km Old Madras Road,

K R Puram, Bangalore 560049.

Documents Required

  • Photo ID proof
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Degree certificate
  • Class 10th admit card
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

GCU Bangalore Scholarship

The university provides scholarship for meritorious students studying in its programmes and help them financially. Some of the scholarships are-

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships for Professional and Technical Courses
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship
  • Top Class Education for Scheduled Tribe Students

GCU Bangalore Facilities

Following are the facilities offered by the institution for the needs of the students and also for research purpose:

  • Hostel: GCU provides hostel facility for both boys and girls.Besides, there is medical help and counsellors on call, internet stations, convenience stores, emergency services and ambulance on call, multi-activity playing grounds, Laundry services, Power back-up, Housekeeping and many more facilities.
  • Library: The University library has a huge collection of Information sources in various fields like Books, periodicals, Thesis, Dissertations, Bibliographies, OPAC Service, Reference, Referal Service.
  • Student’s Clubs: GCU offers 35 clubs fewer than three broad categories namely, career interest clubs, sports clubs, and cultural & professional clubs, etc.

GCU Bangalore FAQs

Ques. Does the GCU Bangalore have a reservation quota during admission?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Yes, 40% of the admissions in all courses of the University shall be reserved for the students of Karnataka State and seats shall be allotted as per the merit and reservation policy of the State Government from time to time.

Ques. Does GCU Bangalore have both girls’ & boys’ hostel facilities?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans. Yes, GCU provides both girls’ & boys’ hostel and along with it many other facilities like housekeeping, study hall, WI-Fi, etc.

Ques. Is it worth doing BBA from GCU?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans. Yes, GCU is considered as one of the top universities of Bangalore for doing BBA. BBA graduates will be offered attractive offers from top brands or companies like Cognizant, Google, IBM and many more.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of GCU Bangalore?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans. Some of the top recruiters are: Google, Cognizant, Axis Bank, Biocon, Cleartrip, Deloitte, IBM, Infosys, Paytm, NDTV, LG, Tata Consultancy Services, CNBC TV 18, Deutsche Bank and many more companies.

Ques. Does GCU Bangalore require a test to prove proficiency in English?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans. No, any candidate who is applying for any course from the myriad courses offered at GCU does not need to take a test to prove proficiency in English. His/her last qualifying marks in English will suffice the needs of the institution.


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