Presidency University, Bangalore



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Presidency University of Bangalore (PU Bangalore) is a 65-acre private university established in 2013 by the Presidency Group of Institutions (PGI). Presidency University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD programmes to students through seven schools:

  1. The School of Management
  2. School of Law
  3. School of Engineering
  4. School of Information
  5. School of Design
  6. School of Commerce
  7. School of Media

100+ faculty members spread across seven departments teach Presidency University courses.

Highlights of Presidency University Bangalore 

Type Highlight
University type Private
Established in 2013 by PGI
Presidency University address 33/2C and 2D,
Bengaluru - 560024,
Karnataka, India
Presidency University courses offered UG, PG, PhD
Accreditation NAAC ‘A Grade’
Facilities offered Sports, library, amphitheatre
Ranking The Higher Education Review ranked Presidency College among the top 10 universities in India for academics and infrastructure

Presidency University Ranking 

Bangalore’s Presidency University accomplishments, awards, and rankings:


  1. Presidency College was awarded ‘University of the Year in Placement Excellence - South’ by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) at the 14th National Education Summit in 2021
  2. Presidency University Bangalore received the Higher EdAward 2019 from EduTech Review


  1. The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking of 2022 ranked Presidency College 1,001 out of 1,406 universities from 106 countries
  2. Presidency University’s School of Management ranked 27th out of 150 schools in India according to Times B-School Survey
  3. Presidency University Bangalore’s School of Law ranked 16th in the ‘Best Private Law Schools’ in India category by Careers360


  1. Presidency College was named the ‘Most Preferred University of the Year’ in South India by ASSOCHAM in 2019


Presidency University Bangalore Courses

Presidency University Bangalore provides industry-relevant knowledge and skills to students through projects, assignments, and mentoring from experienced faculty members. There are undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD programmes offered by the seven departments of Presidency College:

1. Presidency University School of Engineering

The engineering department offers a four-year B.Tech programme with two semesters in each academic year. In the third year, students can choose their electives. 

These are the programmes offered under B.Tech:

  • B.Tech - IST (Artificial Intelligence and Data Science)
  • B.Tech - IST (Artificial Intelligence and Robotics)
  • Computer Science and Engineering - Networks
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Computer Engineering (Data Analytics)
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering (IT Infrastructure)
  • Computer and Communication Engineering (Mobile Computing)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (Blockchain)
  • Computer Science and Technology (Big Data)
  • Computer Science and Technology (Cloud Computing and DevOps)
  • Computer Science and Technology (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning)
  • Computer Science and Technology (Cyber Security and Forensics)

Eligibility Criteria 

10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved candidates). A valid JEE Main/KCET/COMDEK score is mandatory. 

2. Presidency University School of Law

The department provides five-year courses in law. It has three integrated honours programmes including BA LL.B (Hons), BBA LL.B (Hons), and B.Com LL.B (Hons). 

These are the programmes offered by the School of Law:

  • LL.M (Technology Law)
  • LL.M (Intellectual Property Rights)
  • B.Com LL.B (Hons)
  • BA. LL.B (Hons)
  • BBA LL.B (Hons)

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students). A valid score in CLAT/LSAT is compulsory.

To enrol in LL.M, candidates need to complete their LL.B.

3. Presidency University School of Management

Presidency University offers 50% lecture-based and 50% student-driven management programmes. The School of Management courses are fast-paced and challenge-driven. 

These are Presidency University’s School of Management courses:  

  • eCommerce
  • MBA (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • MBA 4.0 (Digital Transformation)
  • BBA - Digital Marketing
  • BBA - Financial Technology
  • BBA - E-Commerce and Supply Chain Management
  • BBA - Entrepreneurship
  • BBA - Business Analytics
  • BBA - Supply Chain and Logistics
  • BBA - Human Resource
  • BBA - Marketing
  • BBA - Finance

Eligibility Criteria

A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 50% score (45% for reserved category students). A valid CAT, XAT, NMAT, or CMAT score is mandatory.

4. Presidency University School of Commerce

Presidency University’s School of Commerce offers B.Com and a three-year B.Com (Hons) programme.

These are the Presidency College’s School of Commerce courses:

  • M.Com - Forensic Accounting and Corporate Fraud Management
  • B.Com - Corporate Accounting and Taxation
  • B.Com - Banking and Finance
  • B.Com (Hons) - Business Analytics
  • B.Com (Hons) - Corporate Accounting with CMA US
  • B.Com
  • B.Com (Hons)

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with a minimum 45% score (40% for students from the reserved category). 

5. Presidency University School of Design

The School of Design guides students to think critically, research, and implement ideas with a range of four-year courses. 

These are the Presidency University courses offered by the School of Design:

  • B.Sc. Multimedia (VFX, SFX, and Gaming)
  • Game Design
  • Space Design
  • Communication Design
  • Product Design
  • Fashion Design

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students).

6. Presidency University Bangalore School of Information Science

Presidency University’s School of Information Science offers three courses about the impact and relevance of information science in the world.

These are the Presidency University courses offered by the School of Information Science:

  • B.Sc. Data Science (Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics)
  • BCA (Gaming and Graphics)
  • BCA (Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality)

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with a minimum 45% score (40% for students from reserved categories).

7. Presidency University School of Media

 The School of Media offers one course: 

  • BA in Journalism and Mass Communication

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with a minimum 50% score.

8. PhD Programme

These are the specialisations for full-time and part-time PhD programmes:

  • Engineering
  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Science
  • Humanities

Eligibility Criteria

A master’s degree or a valid professional degree with a minimum of 55% marks or an M.Phil. degree with a minimum of 55% marks.

Facilities Offered on the Campus of Presidency University Bangalore

Presidency University Bangalore has a 65-acre campus with gardens, a sports ground, a library, and healthcare facilities. 

1. Library

Presidency University library has reference books, reports, journals, and periodicals. Students can access business and management digital resources along with scholarly articles for research and learning.

2. Seminar Hall and Classes

The classrooms and lecture halls at Presidency University Bangalore are air-conditioned and equipped with audio-visual facilities. The seminar hall is used for large meetings and gatherings. 

3. Healthcare

Presidency College has an in-house clinic for students, staff, and faculty members. The clinic provides healthcare services all week and is partnered with hospitals across Bangalore to provide better medical care.

4. Laboratories

Labs at Bangalore’s Presidency University have the latest equipment and tools for better Wi-Fi connectivity. There are two computer labs equipped with Dell systems and 120-Thin Client machines. 

5. Sports 

There are indoor and outdoor sports activities on the campus of Presidency University Bangalore. Outdoor sports facilities available are volleyball, basketball, hockey, football, cricket, etc. There are gyms and indoor sports like badminton and table tennis as well.

The sports department is the most popular at Presidency University on account of its active participation in inter-college and state-level competitions.

6. Cafeteria

The campus cafeteria has a large seating capacity and provides multi-cuisine options. A bigger dining hall with a 250-person seating capacity is currently under construction.

7. Hostel

There is a separate hostel for girls and boys on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Presidency College Entrance Exams

Here’s what you need to apply for courses at Presidency College.

1. B.Tech

A valid score (any one): 

  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main)
  • Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
  • Consortium of Medical, Engineering, and Dental Colleges of Karnataka exam (COMEDK)

2. LL.B

A valid score (any one): 

  • Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

3. MBA

A valid score (any one): 

  • Common Admission Test (CAT)
  • Management Aptitude Test (MAT)
  • Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
  • NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT)
  • Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET)

It is compulsory to complete the WAT and GD/PI.

4. PhD 

A valid score (any one): 

  • Presidency University Entrance Test or National Eligibility Test (NET)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
  • Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED)
  • Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET)

Entrance exam cut-off scores as below: 

Entrance test Cut-off
PGCET 11,475
COMEDK Petroleum Engineering: 53,373
Civil Engineering: 56,504
Mechanical Engineering: 53,510
Electronics and Communications Engineering: 54,241
Electrical and Electronics Engineering: 51,113
Computer Science Engineering: 32,359
KCET Petroleum Engineering: 1,45,914
Civil Engineering: 1,21,040
Mechanical Engineering: 1,45,440
Electronics and Communications Engineering: 65,230
Electrical and Electronics Engineering: 1,14,802
Computer Science Engineering: 49,988

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