Bharath University (BIHER), Chennai

The Bharath University is a popular & emerging University located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The university is targeting to enhance the quality of education provided to the students. Bharath University started its operations in Tamil Nadu, collaboration with Sri Lakshmi Ammal Educational Trust set up by Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan in 1984. The Bharath University is known as BIHER or Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research. University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD programmes. The Campus of Bharath University is spread over 305 acres with built-up of 1.3. Crores Sq. Ft. with an extremely beautiful and appealing environment.

The institute provides a multi-stream, high-quality education environment with very good research culture, which included both completed and on-going projects done jointly by students and faculty members. It is an honour of the university to tell that many of these completed projects have received awards at both National & International level, like some them are "Oriented Research & Technology Development Proposals on Materials for Energy Storage [MES]", "Implementation Research in Mental Health" and "Proposals on Indo-Norwegian Co-operation on Antimicrobial resistance".


Bharath University Highlights




Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Official Website



Mode of Application

Online and Offline

Popular Courses

B.Tech, MBA, B.Arch., M.Tech, M.Arch, Ph.D., MS

Founded by

Shri Lakshmi Ammal Educational Trust

Campus Area

300 Acres

Accommodation Facility

Hostel Provided

Type of University

Deemed To-Be University

Accepted Entrance Exam 



Bharath University - Awards and Rankings

  • Ranked 1st, in Private Deemed University in Chennai by NIRF
  • Ranked number 1 in Outreach & Inclusivity in India by NIRF
  • It has been awarded best private University by World Education Congress, Mumbai 2014
  • Named the best Multi-Stream University in India 2014 by ASSOCHAM


Bharath University - Courses and Fees




Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

4 year(s)


Master of Technology [M.Tech]

2 year(s)


Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]

3 year(s)


Master of Business Administration [MBA]

2 year(s)


Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

3 year(s)


Bachelor of Science [B.Sc.]

3 year(s)


Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.]

5 year(s)


Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]

3 year(s)


Fee Structure

Bharath University is the first self-financed university. The courses offered are B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil. MBA, BBA, BA, MA, B.Arch., M.Arch, etc. Student can find fees structure details in below points:

  • MBA courses are offered at a course fee of INR 1, 00,000 per annum.
  • The tuition fee for a B.Tech degree is INR 1, 50,000 per year.
  • Bharath University, Chennai offers an M.Tech program for a fee of INR 3, 00,000 for 2 years.
  • Fee structure of M.Phil. degree is INR 20,000 per annum. 

Bharath University - Hostel Fees

Room Type

Rent / Annum

Mess Fee / Annum

Non-AC Room



Non-AC Room with Attached Bathroom



AC Room



Hostel Facilities

  • The university has hostels for both men and women
  • There are 4 boys' hostels and 1 girls' hostel which are enough to accommodate 1470 people
  • Students have options to opt for single rooms, double sharing rooms or triple sharing which are both AC or non-AC
  • Every hostel block has a separate gym, library, laundry facilities, and internet centre
  • Each block is enabled with Wi-Fi facility. University has maintained strong safety measures across the hostel blocks
  • Each floor of the hostel has its own TV, laundry and salon facility for men
  • The food provided at the hostels is good quality and hygiene is given high priority

Bharath University Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture

  • Students should clear their 10+2 or its equivalent with minimum 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology


  • Students should pass their 10+2 or its equivalent with minimum 50% aggregate in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
  • For Bio Engineering Departments, students have to pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with Minimum 50% aggregate in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology

B.Tech. (Lateral Entry)

  • Candidates should pass in any diploma recognized by the Central or State Government with 50% aggregate/ B.Sc. with Mathematics or its equivalent


  • “No student, with less than 50% marks in aggregate, shall get admission to the architecture course unless he/she has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of Secondary School Certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of examinations at the 10+2 level”
  • Student who has cleared the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the council of Architecture. However, he/she has to apply in the prescribed application form for admission to B.Arch. Program.


  • The candidate with at least 50 % marks in aggregate in a Bachelor of Architecture degree course.


  • Student who has cleared any B.E./B.Tech or its equivalent examinations approved by UGC/AICTE in appropriate branch with at least 60% marks in the aggregate or equivalent CGPA are eligible for respective courses


  • Any Undergraduate student with first class or 60% marks or equivalent.


Important Dates



Last date for receipt of filled-in application

10 April 2020 (Friday)

Entrance Examination (Written Exam)

19 April 2020 (Sunday)

Hall Ticket Download

13 to 18 April 2020

Entrance Examination (Online Exam)

20 to 24 April 2020

Counselling for admission to B.Tech

03 to 07 June 2020

Counselling for admission to M.Tech / M.arch

27 June 2020

Counselling for admission to MBA and MCA

28 June 2020

Counselling for admission to B.Sc. (Agriculture)

22 July 2020

Counselling for admission to B.Arch.

05 August 2020

Bharath University Admission 2020

Admission to the Undergraduate Programs

For B. Tech and B. Arch
Bharath University Courses offers B. Tech and B. Arch programs at the undergraduate level. These programs are offered under several specializations. Admission procedure depends on the program students want to go for. Admission is done on the basis of candidates' performance in the entrance examinations. It also offers a B. Tech (Lateral Entry) program.

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Tech and B. Tech Lateral students have to clear Bharath Engineering Entrance Examination (BEEE).
  • A valid score in BEEE followed by a counselling procedure conducted at the institute is required for admission to B. Tech.
  • Students who want admission in B. Arch should have a valid score in the NATA examination.

Note - BEEE is an entrance examination taken by the institute itself, in the month of April every year. Students with valid scores in BEEE will get admission to B. Tech and B. Tech Lateral Entry programs.


For B. Com, B.Sc., BBA, BCA, and BA

  • For admission to B. Com and B.Sc., the students are selected based on their performance in the last qualifying examination. Bharath University Cut-off list is released based on which the candidates are shortlisted.
  • For admission to B.Sc. in Horticulture and Agriculture, the students should have to clear the BEEE examination.
  • Students who want to take admission in BA, BCA, and BBA are shortlisted based on the merit in the last qualifying examinations.


Admission to the Postgraduate Programs
Bharath University offers various programs at the postgraduate level. The programs are offered under several specializations.

For M. Com, M.Sc., MCA, and MA

  • For admission to M. Com, MA, and M.Sc., the students are selected based on the merit in the last qualifying examination.
  • Admission to MCA and MCA Lateral Entry students has to get a valid score in BEEE entrance examination.

For M. Tech, M. Arch, and MBA
M. Tech program is offered with over 40 specializations.

  • For admission to M. Tech, M. Arch, and MBA, the students must qualify for the BEEE examination conducted by the institute.

For M. Phil, PhD, and MS by Research
For admission to M. Phil and PhD programs, the candidates must qualify the written test followed by a personal interview round conducted by Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research.

Admission to MS by Research is done based on the merit in the last qualifying examination.


Bharath University Application Process 

Bharath University Chennai offers both offline and online mode of application. Students can make payment through online mode or offline mode.

How to apply online? (Step By Step Process)

Step 1: Login to the official website of BIHER Chennai and click on BEEE 2020 – Application Form

Step 2: Register as a new candidate and login using the provided username and password.

Step 3: Fill out the form carefully and attach the required documents.

Step 4: Pay the application fees via online mode through online payment gateway.

How to apply offline? (Step By Step Process)

Step 1: Students can download the application form from the official website of BIHER.

Step 2:  Fill the form and send the same with DD made in favour of “Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research”, payable at Chennai.

Step 3:  Candidates can also visit the campus or corporate office in person to obtain the application form directly on payment of application fees.

Step 4:  The application fee will of Rs 1,000 only.


For Ph.D :
Application form can be downloaded from the official website of the institute. Candidates can also get the form directly from the Admission Office. And send the completely filled application form along with Xerox copies of certificates to:

The Dean (R&D),
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research,
Selaiyur, Chennai – 600073


Bharath University Placements

Placement cell at Bharath University, Chennai provides various types of training, classes and other practicing material to prepare students for interview with top recruiters. Some of their best practices are listed below.

  • Career guidance and counselling on the options open to them based on their field of study.
  • Students can take advantage of their language lab to improve their communication skills.
  • Interview training which includes mock interviews to give them an extra edge.
  • Students provided with Guest Lecturers from HR professionals, seminars and industrial visits to familiarize them with the working environment.
  • The placement cell works throughout the year, and ensures that they attract employers from all over the nation.


Top Recruiters

  • Bosch
  • HCL
  • Shriram Group
  • India bulls
  • Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Thermax
  • Voltaic
  • BSS Boston Software Solutions
  • UBE Industries Limited
  • Data logics
  • Virtusa
  • 1001 tech group
  • Qmax
  • Reverse Informatics
  • Origin Learning
  • Basin Packard
  • URI Infotech
  • Michigan
  • Quest

Bharath University Scholarship & Cut-offs

Scholarships at Bharath University, Chennai:

  • 100% of Tuition fees scholarship will only be granted to State Level Toppers of all Boards.
  • 50% of Tuition fees granted as scholarship for School Toppers.
  • 50% of Tuition fees granted as scholarship for students having participated in National level Sports competition/event.
  • 30% of Tuition fees granted as scholarship for Students having participated in State level Sports competition/event.
  • 35% of Tuition fees granted as scholarship for students securing 90% above Marks in the Board examinations.
  • 25% of Tuition fees granted as a scholarship under "Sarva Shiksha" Scheme.

25% of Tuition fees granted as scholarship for the following special category students:

  • Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidate.
  • A parent being Ex-servicemen.
  • Physically Handicapped candidate.
  • First Graduate candidate.

Note: The above-listed scholarships are not applicable for admissions into Architecture Course.


Bharath University Infrastructure & Facilities

Infrastructure Facilities at Bharath University, Chennai:

  • Library
  • Examination
  • Physical Education
  • The Data Centre
  • Hostels
  • Transport
  • Cafeteria 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Ques: Is Bharath University AICTE approved?
Yes, Bharath University is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is also recognised by the UGC and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of A.

Ques: Is there any dress code at Bharath University?
All the students on the campus should be neatly dressed. All boy students are expected to wear decent pants with shirts neatly tucked in Jeans, T-Shirts and Short Kurtas are not allowed. All students should wear shoes only. Slippers are not permitted. All girls should wear either Salwar Kameez or Churidar.

Ques: Is Bharath University UGC approved?
It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of A. It is also approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for B.Tech?
In order to apply for B.Tech, a candidate must pass 10+2 or its equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.

Ques: What is the fee for the MBA programme in Bharath University?
The fee for the MBA programme is approximately 1 lakh per annum.

Ques: What all courses are offered at Bharath University?
The University offers a plethora of courses in multiple streams such as engineering, science, arts, architecture and pharmacy at UG as well as PG level.

Ques: What is the admission process for the BArch programme?
BArch aspirants are required to appear for the university’s entrance exam known as BEEE. Candidates with a valid NATA score are also eligible for admission.


College Details

Email ID

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173 Agharam Road Selaiyur, Chennai – 600073, Tamil Nadu , India