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.
|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|
|Bachelor of Commerce||Full Time||3 Years||XII|
|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|
|Master of Business Administration||Full Time||2 Years||BBA|