About the University

Bharathidasan University is a State Government University in Tamilnadu Established under a Separate Act of the State Government Legislature in 1982 and; Recognized by UGC - 2f & 12B, besides NAAC Accreditation with 'A+ : 3.32' CGPA in 2019.

Motto : Bharathidasan University is committed to its Motto, ‘We Will Create A Brave New World’, a dictum taken from the scintillating verses of the Sahitya Awardee-distinction, Tamil Poet acclaimed as ‘Pavendhar Bharathidasan’, (Pavendhar means, ‘King Among Poets’, and Bharathidasan means the ‘Dasa’ of ‘Bharathi’- the   national poet from Tamilnadu, Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathi); hence the name of the University.  

Quality Quote : Bharathidasan University has an unequivocal love for Quality as reflected in its Quality Quote, ‘Our BDU, Our PRIDE’; and the acronym, ‘PRIDE’, expands as ‘Pride Resonates In Delivered Excellence’.  Yes, delivering excellences by the stakeholders to everyone is the real Pride. Despite resource limitations, ‘fund and personnel’, the Return, both in ‘quantity and quality’, on Investment (RoI) measures excellent amongst Higher Education Institutions.

Recently on 22-6-2022, the Media elite, News 18, Tamilnadu, rated the University as ‘the best among State Government Universities’, through its Katral Award’, (instituted just last year 2021 to honour Higher Educational Institutions in Tamilnadu. The Tamil word, Katral’ is used as verb, active voice, emphatically emphasizing ‘Learn’, just Learn; awards flow for the learner. That is the ‘Learning Award’. We feel our ‘PRIDE’, much humbly, with more commitment for bettering the best.

Bharathidasan University University through its 37 Departments along with the 160+ Affiliating Colleges, offers Ph.D Programmes. UGC Guidelines as to Ph.D/D.Lii/D.Sc Research Progrmmes including Academic Integrity, Publication Quality and Research Ethics are followed, with dynamic enhancements.

Funded Research projects with support from UGC, DST, DAE, DBT, DOD, ISRO, BRNS, ICMR, ICSSR, MOD, MOE, MOEFCC, MST, MOES, MSME, and a few others under Schemes such as SAP, PURSE, SERB, IMPRESS, NRMC, ICMAM, NPDF, DHR, RUSA 1.0 & 2.0, and other schemes are carried out by members of the faculty. Under RUSA 2.0 scheme, with Rs. 50 crores allottment, by MoE and Govt. of Tamilnadu in 60:40 % share, Thematic Projects are being carried out in Biological, Physical and Social Sciences besides Innovation and Entrepreneurship scheme speareading Skill Training, Start-up promotion and Business Incubation through BECH (Bharathidasan Entrepreneurship and Career Hub).