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BU Barkatullah University About Us

The Barkatullah University formerly known as Bhopal University was established in 1970 in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. In 1988, it was rechristened as the Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya, in the living memory of the great freedom fighter, Prof. Barkatullah belongs to Bhopal.

The BU University campus, covering an area of approx. 360 acres of land, is located along Jabalpur – Jaipur National  highway ( NH – 12 ) at a distance of about 3 kms. From the Habibganj Railway Station .

The Bhopal University complex includes Administrative Block, Library Block, Life sciences Block, Law Block, Humanities Block, social science Block, Physics Block, Applied Geology Block, Hostel Building, Guest House, Institute of Open and Distance Education, Post office, a branch of the State Bank of India, Printing press, faculty club, Institute of Management Building, Department of Pharmacy and University Institute of Technology.

The territorial jurisdiction of the Barkatullah university extends to the eight districts of Bhopal, Sehore , Vidisha ,  Raisen , Hoshangabad, Harda , Betul,  and  Rajgrah. There are more than one hundred seventy colleges affiliated to the BU University. There is one Engineering college two college of education, a Technical Teachers Training Institute, a Ayurvedic , Unani, Physiotherapy and homeopathic college affiliated to this Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya University.

The Bhopal University covers almost a total spectrum of higher education, offering courses in its affiliated colleges and the teaching departments in the faculties of Arts, Social Science, Science, Life Science, Home Science, Medicine, Commerce and Business Management, Law, Engineering, Education and Technical Education. The Chakravarty Rajagopalachari Institute of Management ( CRIM ) provides full – time  course in Business Management and the Institute of Open and Distance Learning, the only Institute of its kind in the State, provides undergraduate and diploma courses through correspondence.

The major emphasis of the Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya University teaching departments is on interdisciplinary teaching and research. These teaching departments follow the annual semester system of teaching and examination, and make provision for such postgraduate courses, which are by and large, not provided a grant to establish a Women’s Studies Centre in the Department of Sociology and have provided Special Assistance to departments of Microbiology and Physics under the SAP and COSIST.

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Faculties & Departments of Barkatullah University

I. Faculty of Arts

  • Department of Arabic
  • Department of Comparative Languages & Culture
  • Department of Persian

II. Faculty of Commerce

  • Department of Commerce

III. Faculty of Education

  • Department of Continuing Education & Extension Programme
  • Department of Yoga

IV. Faculty of Physical Education

  • Department of Physical Education

V. Faculty of Law

  • Department of Law

VI. Faculty of Life Sciences

  • Department of Applied Aqua Culture
  • Department of Bioscience
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Genetics
  • Department of Environmental Science  & Limnology
  • Department of Microbiology

VII. Faculty of Management

  • CRIM – Management Institute

VIII. Faculty of Physical Sciences

  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science & Applications
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of Physics

IX. Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Regional Planning & Economic Growth ( RPEG )
  • Department of Sociology

X. Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Pharmacy

XI. Barkatullah University Institute of Technology

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Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya University Courses

ProgramsDepartmentEligibility & Admission Procedure
BEMechanical Engineering,
Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecom Engineering, Information Technology.
( i ) Admission to the group institutes can be secured by appearing in either State CGPET ( Pre Engineering Test ) Conducted at state level or by appearing in AIEEE ( All India Engineering Entrance Exam ).
( ii ) Directorate of Technical Education Organizes Centralized Counseling for both the category of candidates - CGPET Qualified and AIEEE Qualified.
D.Pharm ( Diploma in Pharmacy )A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
( i ) Intermediate examination in Science.
( ii ) The first year of the three - year degree course in Science.
( iii )10 +2 examination ( academic stream ) in Science.
( iv ) Pre - degree examinations. ( or )
( v ) Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.
B.Pharm ( Bachelor of Pharmacy )10 +2 with Physics, Chemistry and Maths / Biology or any other qualifications approved by Pharmacy council of India.
CG - Pre Pharmacy Test and counseling by DTE, Raipur.
B. Ed ( Bachelor of Education )Admission to B Ed courses in colleges / institutes of the group are done through a central counseling after Written test ( Pre – Bed ) conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examinations Board - CGVYAPAM.
BCA, BBA, BSc, BCom, PGDCA Programs Visit website :
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M.Tech / M.E.Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Technology, Software Engineering, Digital Electronics, Power Electronics, Computer Aided Design ( Mechanical Engineering ).a. Admissions will done on the basis of Merit list prepared on the basis of valid GATE Score.
b. If the seats are vacant after giving allocating seats to Gate qualified candidates, the seats will be offered to students on the basis of the Merit of their B.E. / MCA overall marks.
c. If the seats are vacant even after allocating seats to B.E. / MCA students, the same will be offered to M.Sc. Students on the basis of their M.Sc. Marks.
d. Sponsor Seats Admissions will done on the basis of Personal Interviews conducted by Admission Control Committee.
MBA ( Master of Business Administration )a. Any graduate ( Three Years duration ) securing at least 50% marks at the graduation level is eligible for admission.
b. In order to be selected for admission, the aspirants are to appear and qualify at the MAT conducted by AIMA, New Delhi.
c.Group Discussion & Personal Interview will be conducted at the Institute level.
MCA ( Master of Computer Application )a.Graduate of any recognized Indian or Foreign University or Institute recognized by the concerned University as equivalent thereto.
b. The Bachelor’s degree must be of minimum three years duration in any discipline with Mathematics as compulsory or additional subject at either ( 10 +2 ) level or at graduation level.Any allied subject of Mathematics.
c. Candidates who have passed examination of BCA course from any recognized University are exempted from the eligibility condition of having Mathematics as a compulsory subject at 10 +2 level or higher level examination..

** Full Time Program, * Part Time Program

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Colleges under Barkatullah University

SI.No.ProgramsDurationEligibility Selection Procedure
1.B.Tech ( EC / CS & E / IT / EEE / ME / CE )4 Years50% Marks in 10+2 with PCM / PCSMAIEEE / SEE - UPTU / MUEE / Any State Entrance Examination + ( 10 +2 ) Marks.
2. Dual Degree Program
B.Tech. & MBA ( EC / CS & E / IT / EEE / ME / CE )
5 Years
3.M.Tech ( Electronics & Communication, Instrumentation & Control )2 Years50% Marks in B.Tech. or equivalent.Merit based on Graduation Marks
4.B.Tech. - Lateral Entry
( EC / CS & E / IT / EEE / ME / CE )
3 Years50% Marks in Diploma in Engineering.50% Marks in Diploma in Engineering
5.Ph.D ( Engineering / Science )2 Years60% / 55% Marks at the Master's level in Science / Engineering respectively.MUEE + Interview
7.MBA50% Marks in Graduation.CAT / MAT / SEE - UPTU / MUCAT / Competitive Management Examination + Graduation Marks.
8.BBA3 Years50% Marks in 10+2.50% Marks in 10+2.
9.MFE ( Master of Financial Engineering )2 Years50% Marks in Graduation with Economics / Engineering / Physics / Commerce / Maths / Statistics. CAT / MAT / SEE - UPTU / MUCAT / Competitive Management Examination + Graduation Marks.
10.MFBM ( Family Business Management )50% Marks in Graduation50% Marks in Graduation + Business Profile sponsored.
11.MA ( Business Economics )50% Marks in Graduation.50% Marks in Graduation.
12.PGDBM ( Banking & Insurance, Finance Management )1 Years50% Marks in Graduation.50% Marks in Graduation.
13. Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level. MUEE + Interview.
14. B.Tech. ( Biotechnology )4 Years50% Marks in 10+2 with PCB / PCM.SEE - UPTU / MUEE / Any State Entrance Exam.+ ( 10+2 ) Marks.
15.Dual Degree Program ( B.Tech. & MBA )5 Years
16.M.Sc. ( Biotechnology )2 Years50% Marks in B.Sc ( Biotechnology / Micro - Biology / Agriculture / Life Science ).50% Marks in B.Sc.
17. M.Tech. ( Biotechnology )50% Marks in B.Tech ( Biotechnology ).
18.MBA ( Biotechnology )50% Marks in B.Sc ( Biotechnology / Micro - Biology / Agriculture / Life Science ).
19. B.Tech. - Lateral Entry ( Biotech )3 Years
20.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level.MUEE + Interview.
21.B. Pharm. ( General & Ayurvedic ) 4 Years50% Marks in 10+2 with PCB / PCM.SEE - UPTU / MUEE / Any State Entrance Exam. + ( 10+2 ) Marks.
22.Dual Degree Program ( B.Pharm. & M.Pharm .) 6 Years
23.Dual Degree Program ( B.Pharm. & MBA ) 50% Marks in 10+2.
24.M.Sc. ( Pharmaceutical Chemistry )2 Years50% Marks in B.Sc. ( Chemistry ).50% Marks in B.Sc.
25. M.Pharm. ( Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology )50% Marks in B.Pharm.50% Marks in B.Pharm.
26.Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology ( DMLT )50% Marks in 10+2. 50% Marks in 10+2 with PCB / PCM.
27.B.Pharm. - Lateral Entry3 Years50% Marks in D. Pharm.50% Marks in D. Pharm.
28.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level. MUEE + Interview.
29.BCA3 Years50% Marks in 10+2.50% Marks in 10+2.
30.MCA3 Years50% Marks in BCA / Graduation with Maths in 10+2 or Graduation.
50% Marks in BCA / Graduation with Maths in 10+2 or Graduation.
31.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level. MUEE + Interview.
32.B.Ed. ( Innovative )1.5 Years50% Marks in Graduation / Post Graduation.MUEE
33.B.Ed. ( Elementary ) - Innovative*2 Years
34.M.Ed.- Innovative ( B.Ed. & M.Ed. Integrated )
35.M.Phil. ( Education )1 Year 55% Marks in MA ( Ed. ) or M.Ed.Ph.D - Full Time
36.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level.MUEE + Interview.
37.LLM2 Years50% Marks in 3 Year / 5 Year LLB.50% Marks in 3 Year / 5 Year LLB
38.LLB3 Years45% Marks in Graduation.45% Marks in Graduation.
39.BA LLB5 Years45% Marks in 10+2.45% Marks in 10+2.
40.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level.MUEE + Interview
41.BJMC3 Years45% Marks in 10+2.45% Marks in 10+2.
42.MJMC45% Marks in Graduation.45% Marks in Graduation.
43.PGDMC1 Year
44.Ph.D - Full Time2 Years55% Marks at the Master's level.MUEE + Interview
45.B.T.M. ( Bachelor of Tourism Management )3 Years45% Marks in 10+2.45% Marks in 10+2.
46.DAHTM ( Diploma in Aviation-Hospitality & Tourism Management )1 Year40% Marks in 10+2.40% Marks in 10+2.
Southern ZoneSpecial Zone of Problem AreasCentral ZoneCentral Zone
RARS, VellayaniRARS, KumarakomRARS, PattambiCSRSC, Vadakkumchery
FSRS , SadanandapuramRRS, MoncompuARS, ChalakudyFaculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
CSRC, KaramanaRRS, VyttilaAMPRS, OdakkaliCBF, Thumburmuzhi
CRS, BalaramapuramSRS, ThiruvallaPRS, VazhakulamLRS, Thiruvazhamkunnu
SCRS, KonniAICRP - AD, KarumadyBRS, KannaraOnattukara Zone
High Range ZoneNorthern ZoneARS, MannuthyRARS, Kayamkulam
RARS, AmbalavayalRARS, PilicodeCRS, MadakkatharaFaculty of Fisheries
CRS, PampadumparaPRS, PanniyurCRS, AnakkayamF S, Puduveypu

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Barkatullah University Distance Education Bhopal

The Institute was established in 1974 – 75 with the permission of UGC for imparting education by distance mode. The Institute of Open & Distance Education runs many programs at Graduation and Post Graduation level. Students from any part of India can take admission in these courses by fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria.

Barkatullah University Distance Education Courses of Study :

I. UG Programs :

  • B.A. ( Bachelor of Arts )
  • B.Com. ( Bachelor of Commerce )
  • B.B.A. ( Bachelor of Business Administration )
  • B.C.A. ( Bachelor of Computer Applications )
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Science ( B.Lib.I.Sc )
  • Bachelor of Communication & Journalism ( B CJ )

II. PG Programs :

  • M.Sc. ( Information Technology )
  • Master of library&Information Science ( M.Lib.I.Sc. )
  • Master of Communication & Journalism ( M CJ )

A. M.A. Programs :

  • Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Hindi Literature, English Literature, Psychology, Public Administration, Linguistics, Ancient Indian History Culture & arch .

B. Post Graduate Diploma Programs :

  • Business Management, Personnel Management, Marketing Management, Finance & Tax Management, Tourism & Hotel Management, Computer Application, Psychological Counseling, Bio – Informatics, Hospital and Health Management, Diteratics Health & Hospital Management.

Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya Distance Education Address

For Details and application write to :

Director I O D E ,
Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya,
Bhopal Hoshangabad Road,
Bhopal – 26,
Telephone No. :
0755 – 2491888, 2491786.

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Barkatullah University Contact Details

Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya,
Hoshangabad Road,
Bhopal – 462026,
Madhya Pradesh, India,
Phone No. : 2491800, 2491700, 2491700, 2491701, 2491702, 2491707, 2491706,
Fax : 2491703, 2491862, 2491708,
E – mail :,,
Website :


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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.