Genesis of the University

BIHER University was established in 2003 as a Deemed University, under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. The University has six constituent units- Bharath Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) established in 1984, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital in 1989, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research in 2003, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital in 2001, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences in 2006, Sree Balaji College of Nursing in 1999, Sree Balaji College of Physiotherapy in 1999. The BIHER is located at the peripherals of Chennai mega city, easily accessible by air, surface and water.

The University is located in a sprawling 305 acres in a serene environment with nearly seven million square feet of constructed space, technologically advanced, fully air-conditioned state of art class rooms, modern laboratories and one of the largest libraries in the region – the Central Library. Besides it has seminar halls, sports facilities with multi gym, medical centre, and housing for staff and students, canteens, Bank branch and ATMs.

University offers around 166 programmes in the fields of Engineering, Management and Health Sciences and nearly 9000 students have enrolled in these programmes.

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council had accredited Bharath University with “B” Grade with a score of 72.50 in 2006.

In March, 2014, the university has secured the award of “The Best Multi Stream University in India” instituted by ASSOCHAM India in association with National Skill Development Corporation, Association of Indian Universities, Planning Commission, Government of India, Yes Bank and Ministry of Higher Education & Research, Government of India.

The BIHER was awarded “The Best Private University of the Year” by World Education Congress in June, 2014.

As another jewel in the crown, the university was awarded again the “Most Innovative University” by ASSOCHAM and Ministry of Higher Education and Research in September, 2014.

The University has constituted various committees, clubs and cells to provide necessary support and guidance to students and to ensure the quality in education. One of such cells established immediately after the first NAAC accreditation was Internal Quality Assurance Cell.