BU plans to convert Central College into Museum

Bangalore University (BU) is planning to convert the Central College building into Museum to retain its importance. BU Vice-chancellor, B Thimme Gowda suggested that the iconic central campus be converted in to a museum.


Presently, the century old central college campus has already working as a temporary campus for the new D V G Jananvahini University and it serving a office of the special officer of the DVG university, K R Venugopal, even as it hosts existing BU departments.

Speaking at a programme organized by the Centre for Kannada Studies, Prof Gowda said he would hold discussions with the government to convert the central college campus into a museum to 'retain it importance'.

Central College will serve as new university's campus for a period of five years after which it will be converted into a 'Centre for Excellence'.

BU Central College may turn into Museum

Recently, Bangalore University has divided into two universities such as, Bangalore University (Jnanabharathi Campus) and DVG Jnanavahini University (The Hoskote Campus) from 2013-14 onwards.

Around 150 acre of land has been reserved for the new university.

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