List of institutions of higher education in Bangalore

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National Law School of India University, a premier law university known as 'Harvard of the East'

Bangalore University, established in 1886, provides affiliation to over 500 colleges, with a total student enrolment exceeding 300,000. The university has two campuses within Bangalore – Jnanabharathi and Central College.[1] University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering was established in the year 1917, by Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, At present, the UVCE is the only engineering college under the Bangalore University. Bangalore also has many private Engineering Colleges affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University.

Some of the institutes in Bangalore which are the premier institutes for scientific research and study in India are:

Some of the nationally renowned professional institutes located in Bangalore are

Private universities in Bangalore include institutes like Jain University, Christ University, Azim Premji University and PES University. Bangalore medical colleges include St. John's Medical College (SJMC) and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI).[2][3] The M. P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research has a branch located in Bangalore.[4]

Bengaluru has a range of educational institutions from schools to Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture, Animation&Design, Biotechnology, Business Management, to Nanotechnology institutes.












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  2. ^ Parvathi Menon and Ravi Sharma (8 September 2006). "Hub of research". the Hindu, Volume 23 – Issue 17. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Bangalore, the education hub". The Times of India. 27 June 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  4. ^ "About Us". M. P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research. Retrieved 6 May 2012.