Bharathidasan University


About University

  • Bharathidasan University (BDU) is a university in the city of Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India, founded in 1982. The University has a downtown campus at Khajamalai, which housed originally the Autonomous Post-Graduate Centre of the University of Madras at Tiruchirappalli.
  • Provision for revaluation is also available in this university. Its library has a large volume of books and journals to provide the knowledge to the students. Financial assistance in the form of various scholarships from central and state government is available for poor and needy students.
  • The University has very high quality research centers .Some of the research centers of the university are strongly supported by scientific agencies in India. Ragging is taken seriously by the administration of Bharathidasan University.


The motto of the University “We will create a brave new world” has been framed from Bharathidasan’s poetic words.


The University endeavors to be true to such a vision by creating in the region a brave new world of academic innovation for social change.



  • The University has totally 4 Faculties, 17 Schools, 35 Departments and 10 Specialized Research Centres. There are 230 faculty members catering to 2372 students and scholars in the University. The University Departments/Schools are offering 177 programmes including 40 PG programmes in M.A., M.Sc., and M.Tech.
  • The University’s supporting staff strength is 521. In addition to the regular teaching programmes in the Departments and Schools, the University provides the distance education mode is conducting 15 UG and 26 PG programmes.
  • All the UG and PG programmes are conducted under the non-semester system and MCA and MBA programmes are conducted under semester system along with the regular programmes. The MCA and MBA programmes conducted under this mode are very popular.

Studying at Bharathidasan University

Bharathidasan University has around 2372 students with 230 faculty members. The University Departments/Schools are offering 177 programmes including 40 PG programmes in M.A., M.Sc., and M.Tech.

  • Undergraduate
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Distance Learning Programs 

Bharathidasan University: Subjects

  • Accounting & Commerce
  • Arts (Fine / Visual / Performing)
  • Business & Management Study
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • IT & Software
  • Mass Communication & Media
  • Science
  • Teaching & Education

University Services:

  • Student Services
  • Housing Services
  • Library Services
  • Medical Services
  • Gym
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium

Contact Information:

  • Address: Palkalaiperur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620024
  • Phone: 0431 240 7072
  • Website: