Type of College

Constituent University College

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




Bengaluru University, Bengaluru

About Garden City College, Bengaluru

Garden City College, Bengaluru was also known as Garden City University was established in 1992. Later, it came into existence as a university on June 24, 2013, under Karnataka State Act no. 47 of 2013 and managed by Garden City Education Trust.

The college is affiliated to the Bangalore University, Bengaluru and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956.

It is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade and received ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14000:2004 certified.

The aim of the college is helping its members realize spiritual and moral as well as intellectual and aesthetic values also maintain its cosmopolitan and pluralistic tradition by enrolling young scholars from diverse communities and different social and economic backgrounds.

It is a co-educational Institute, providing a regular course in which is located in the urban part of Bengaluru played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The department conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government.

The college had received many awards and accolades at a city, state and national level for their educational advancements also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of sports and curricular activities under the affiliating university.

The College of Media Studies offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) & Master of Arts (M.A.) in Media and Communication Studies. It also offers Ph.D. courses.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by the affiliating University and various other examinations are held in the college premises.

The department has its own selection process unlike other colleges under the University. The department has an online application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

Candidates who have passed the bachelor’s degree with 50 percent of marks in the aggregate of all the examinations of the degree in the optional subjects of Journalism shall be eligible for admission to Journalism candidates.


  • social development is an avenue for nation-building, is inculcated through our approach and our policies


  • To support, promote and undertake advancement of an innovation in University Education leading up to and including Post Graduate, Doctoral and Post-doctoral courses in Technical, Health, Management, Life Sciences, Agriculture, Law and allied sectors and make provisions for research, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge including consultancy in these fields
  • To collaborate with other Universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, industry associations, professional associations or other organizations, to conceptualize, design, develop and offer specific educational and research programmes, training programmes, and exchange programmes for students, faculty members, and others
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The college has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Psychology & English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism, History & Journalism Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years XII
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Computer Application Full Time 2 Years BCA
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Physiotherapy Full Time 4 Years 6 Months 10+2
Master of Physiotherapy Full Time 2 Years BPT
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, Bio Chemistry or Chemistryand Genetics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Fashion & Apparel Design Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Applied Genetics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Biochemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Biotechnology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Communication Full Time 2 Years B.Sc.
Master of Science in Electronics Media Full Time 2 Years B.Sc.
Master of Science in Nursing Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Business Administration Full Time 2 Years BBA
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • Counseling Centre
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Guidance
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Soft Skills Training





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