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After class 10th, one of the major decisions one has to make is about choosing subjects or courses that one would like to study further and which are the best PU colleges offering those courses near them. Here we are sharing a list of 10 best PU colleges for Arts in Bangalore.

Arts is an extensively broad subject whose boundaries cannot be defined. Arts in general can be defined as a broad subdivision of culture composed of many expressive disciplines. The field of arts majorly includes visual arts, literature, performing arts, including music, drama, film, dance, related media etc. Through arts one can look closely at the social issues, people, emotions, environment and everything connected with it. It helps in presenting an outlook which is there but not easily perceived.An artist presents the things and situation in such a manner that cannot be seen or felt easily. Therefore one of its roles is to provide opportunities for change in thought, appreciation etc. of the message behind that particular art.

Baldwin Girls PU College

Baldwins Girl’s Methodist College (BWMC) was founded in 1995 in Bengaluru and is managed by the Methodist Church in India. The college comprises an excellent principal, excellent teaching staff, cordial housekeeping staff, and most importantly a herd of dynamic students. The main aim of the college is to provide the finest academics and holistic development. The motto of the college is to build up the country’s young women to face the challenge of character and culture. They have 50% seat reservations for ICSE and CBSE students.

Courses Offered

  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Home Science
  • History, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy
  • Basic Mathematics, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy

Baldwin Boys PU College

Baldwin Methodist College was initiated in the year 1988. The college is governed and managed by the Methodist Church in India under the chairmanship of the bishop of south India Regional Conference. The college aims at enhancement of the total personality among college students by encouraging holistic development.

It boasts to be an institution par excellence with an embodiment of virtues, endeavoring to groom citizens. The mission of the institution is to become the laboratory for learning and teaching the skill of leadership and excellence. The college possesses resourceful, well informed and dedicated faculty.

The college is housed in an impressive building with adequate infrastructure for library and laboratories. The college offers a wide range of extra curricular activities from traditional to contemporary to enable the students achieve their full potential by organizing cultural events, sports and religious programs. The student body comprises students of diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds.

Courses Offered:

Pre-University Course (Co – Education)

Part I Languages

1) English

2) Kannada, Hindi or French or Additional . English ,Tamil,Telugu,Malayalam,Sanskrit and urdu (Self Study)

Part II Any of the following combinations:


1) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB)

2) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science(PCMC)

3) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics (PCME)


1) History, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy(HEBA)

2) Statistics, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy(SEBA)

3) Computer Science, Economics , Business Studies,Accountancy(CEBA)

GR Pre University College

GR International School is one of the best State/CBSE syllabus schools situated on a serene campus of 6.5 acres on Kanakapura Road with excellent day and residential facilities. GR Pre-University College offers integrated PU courses while GR Degree College has BA and B.Com courses with hostel facilities for boys and girls.

This College in Bangalore is known for achieving 100% results in PU board exams across all streams. The college assists its students enter in their choice of professional courses, with excellence in competitive entrance exams. The college offers a unique “Integrated PU Programme” that prepares every student for his/her higher education goals, all within the college campus.

PUC Science combinations : PCMB, PCMC, and PCMCS with coaching available for IIT-JEE /AIEEE / CET, NEET, KVPY, etc.

PUC Commerce combinations : EBACS, HEBA with coaching available for CA-CPT, etc.

PUC Arts combinations : HEPS with coaching available for UPSC, KPSC, etc.

Jyoti Nivas PU College

Jyothi Nivas Pre-University College established in 1966 is a minority Christian College founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes. It is affiliated to the Bangalore University and provides education in the field of Liberal Arts, Science and Commerce. The College is accredited by NAAC with a five-star grade in 1999. The faculty is committed to teaching using the best of innovative methods and technology in their teaching practice. The Mentor-Ward system, one of the outstanding practices of this institution, promotes and sustains a strong one-on-one interaction between teachers and students in an atmosphere of care and concern.

Courses Offered

  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB)
  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science (PCMC)
  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics (PCME)
  • Accounts, Business Studies, Mathematics, Statistics (ABMS)
  • Accounts, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics (ABEM)
  • Accounts, Business Studies, Economics, Statistics (ABES)
  • History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology (HEPS)
  • History, Economics, Psychology, Sociology (HEPys)

St Joseph PU College

St Joseph PU College is famous for imparting quality education and provides best professional courses.The college aims at preparing students for professional courses, and also trains students to face life with its joys and sorrow. They have well qualified and friendly faculty, who have an excellent dedication for teaching. Discipline is one of the most focussed practices in which the college believes in. The campus of the college has good infrastructure and is clean and provides a conducive atmosphere for study. Apart from studies, they organize various programs to showcase the talent among students. The selection process in this college is on their aggregate marks scored in the qualifying exams, performance in the interview etc. They maintain certain selection criteria like PCMB: 85%, PCME: 89%, PCMC: 88%, CEBA, PEBA, MEBA and SMBA: 75%, HEP: 50%.

Courses Offered

  • HEPS (History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology)
  • PCMB (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology)
  • PCME (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics)
  • PCMC (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • PECA (Political Science, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy)
  • MECA (B. Mathematics, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy)
  • SMCA (Statistics, B. Mathematics, Business Studies, Accountancy)
  • CEBA (Computer Science, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy)

MES PU College

Few enlightened citizens, Prof. B. R. Subba Rao, Sri G. A. Acharya and Sri M. Chinnaswamy got together and started an intermediate college in 1956-57 offering the arts and commerce streams with a student strength of 68. The Mysore Education Society (MES) was registered in 1958 after other like-minded persons such as Prof. M. P. L. Sastry and Smt. Vimala Rangachar joined. MES took over the intermediate college and expanded its activities. In 1962, courses in Science started.

MES PU College is well known for its consistent excellent academic performance with the selfless dedicated services put in by all staff and the support provided by the Management. Students of MES PU College have consistently given top notch performances – securing top ranks or grades at various examinations. In addition, MES students have regularly obtained distinctions in competitive exams (CET, COMED-K, IIT-JEE, Science Olympiads).

Courses Offered:


  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology (PCMB)
  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Electronics (PCME)


  • Basic Math’s, Economics, Commerce and Accountancy (MECA)
  • Basic Math’s, Statistics, Commerce and Accountancy (MSCA)


  • History, Economics, Logic and Sociology (HELS)
  • History, Economics, Sociology and Psychology (HESPsy)

National Pre University College

The National College Basavanagudi was founded in 1945, for commemorating the Silver Jubilee of the National High School, founded in 1917, is one of the premier institutions in the State of Karnataka. It is one of the 17 institutions run by The National Education Society of Karnataka (1917), Bangalore. Since its initiation, the college has grown by leaps and bounds. It has become a synonym for “Value based higher education”. The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee during 1995-1996. Manifesting the true script of Nationality, The National Education Society of Karnataka (Regd.). Which is spearheaded by people of ‘Vision’ with a rare sense of commitment to National building, in its existence of well over six decades, has contributed to all-round development of the society. 

Courses Offered


PCMB (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology)

PCME (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics)

PCMC (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer science)


EBAC (Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy, Computer Science)

EBAS ( Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy, Statistics)


HEPS (History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology)

St Joseph’s Pre University College

St Joseph’s Pre University College is a religious minority institution run by  Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society.St Joseph’s Pre University College became an independent institution in 2001 after the bifurcation of Pre University course from the graduate course as decided by Government of Karnataka. The college was divided in 2 parts as St Joseph’s College of Science, Bangalore and St Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore.   

The college has been recognised by the Government of Karnataka and follows the Karnataka Pre-University syllabus. Education in the streams of Science, Commerce and Arts are provided to students who complete the 10th grade of school and pass the SSLC, ICSE or CBSE exam.

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St Joseph’s Girls PU College

St Joseph’s Girls PU College is an institution for women that claims to give the best education to women across the nation. It is a religious minority institution run by  Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society. St. Joseph’s Pre- University College for Girls started on the 22nd of June 2009. The staff are well qualified and impart quality education. This is the best institution committed to the women’s education and uplifting of the Christian community. The college has excellent infrastructure, has state of the art facilities. 

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V.V Puram Arts and commerce college, is located at K.R.Road Bangalore. It is one of the popular colleges in India. The College has been recognized by the University Grants Commission for a long time. The faculty is committed to teaching using the best of innovative methods and technology in their teaching practice.This College is counted among the top-rated Colleges in Karnataka with an excellent academic track record.

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