Bharathidasan University  


top General Information




Province:Tamil Nadu

Post Code:620 024

Tel.:+91(431) 240-7071

Fax:+91(431) 240-7045


Other Sites

University Colleges: Bharathidasan, Orathanadu; Bharathidasan, Perambalur; Dr. Kalaignar College of Arts and Science, Lalgudi. Also 104 Affiliated Colleges and 13 Approved Institutions

Institution Funding



Founded 1982 by the Barathidasan University Act 1981 (Act 2 of 1982), and named after the Tamil poet Bharathidasan (1891-1964). Includes Madras University's former Postgraduate Centre at Tiruchirappalli.

Academic Year

July to April (July-November; December-April)

Admission Requirements

12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent

Tuition Fees

National:Postgraduate, 1,000-20,000 per semester (INR)



Accrediting Agency

University Grants Commission (UGC)

top Officers

Head : K. Meena

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : R. Babu Rajendran

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Centre : Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Life Science Education

More details:Mahatma Gandhi Dorenkamp Center

Centre : Bharathidasan Studies

Fields of study:Cultural Studies

Centre : Bio-Informatics

Centre : Bio-Inorganic Chemistry

Fields of study:Inorganic Chemistry

Centre : Business Development Cell

Centre : Canadian Studies

Fields of study:Canadian Studies

Centre : Geographic Information Technology

Centre : Herbal Drug and Discovery

Centre : Human Conciousness Yogic Studies

Fields of study:Yoga

Centre : Jawaharlal Nehru Studies

Centre : Kalaigner Studies

Centre : Nano-Science and Nanotechnology

Fields of study:Nanotechnology

Centre : National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria

Centre : Non-Linear Dynamics

Centre : Periyar Studies

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Economics, Education, Educational Technology, Finance, History, Physical Education, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies, Yoga

Faculty : Indian and Other Languages

Fields of study:English, Foreign Languages Education, Indic Languages, Modern Languages, Performing Arts

Faculty : Management

Fields of study:Management

More details:Bharathidasan

Faculty : Science, Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Information Sciences, Library Science, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Physics, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Zoology

School : Basic Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Medicine

School : Chemistry

Fields of study:Chemistry

School : Computer Science, Engineering and Applications

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Science

School : Earth Sciences

Fields of study:Earth Sciences

School : Economics, Commerce and Financial Studies

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance

School : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Distance Education, Economics, Engineering, Journalism, Mathematics, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Social Work

School : Energy

Fields of study:Energy Engineering

School : Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Engineering, Technology

School : English and Other Foreign Languages

Fields of study:English, Modern Languages

School : Environmental Studies

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies

School : Geosciences

Fields of study:Geography, Geology, Surveying and Mapping

School : Library and Information Sciences

Fields of study:Information Sciences, Library Science

School : Life Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Microbiology, Zoology

School : Marine Sciences

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Marine Science and Oceanography

School : Mathematics

Fields of study:Mathematics

School : Performing Arts

Fields of study:Performing Arts

School : Physics

Fields of study:Physics

School : Social Sciences

Fields of study:History, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies

School : Tamil and Indian Languages

Fields of study:Indic Languages

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Earth Sciences, Film, History, Physics, Surveying and Mapping

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Management, Finance, Geography, History, Information Technology, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physical Therapy, Physics, Social Work, Sociology, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Surveying and Mapping, Veterinary Science, Women's Studies

Master of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Health Services


top Academic Periodicals


Journal of Science and Technology

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2009-2010

Full Time Total:184


Statistics Year:2009-2010



Updated on 02-02-2018