Barkatullah University, Bhopal

Barkatullah University, Bhopal was previously known as the Bhopal University. The university was established in the year of 1970.

Later in 1988 the name of this reputed university was changed to Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya in memory of Prof. Barkatullah, a great freedom fighter from Bhopal.

The campus of the Barkatullah University of Bhopal covers a total land area of about four hundred acres. It is located at a distance of about three kilometers from the Habibganj railway station along the Hoshangabad highway.

There are various blocks in the university complex. Apart from the various educational departments there are blocks for administrative offices, hotels, faculty clubs, guest houses, post office, printing press, etc. There is a branch of the State Bank of India within the premises.

There are Life Sciences Block, Law Block, Physics Block, Social Sciences Block, Applied Geology Block and Humanities Block in the university. There is also an institute of Open and Distance Education in the University. Apart from all these there are University Institute of Technology, Department of Pharmacy and the Institute of Management buildings within the university premises.

There are about one hundred and seventy colleges affiliated to the Barkatullah University in Bhopal. There are two colleges of education, one Engineering College, an Ayurvedic, Unani, Physiotheraphy and Homeopathy College and a Technical Teachers Training Institute affiliated to this university.

The main aim of the institute of repute is to promote interdisciplinary learning, research and teaching. The Barkatullah University, Bhopal is counted among the best Bhopal Universities and Research centers.

Last Updated on : January 14, 2014