MKBU - Admission 2024, Fees, Courses, Placement, Ranking

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    Updated on Apr 10, 2024 6:32PM IST

    MKBU Latest Update

    April 10, 2024 6:32 PM

    The university releases the results for MEd semester one, PG diploma in GST Tally Accounting semester one, PG diploma in hospital and healthcare management semester one, and MCA semester three exams.

    April 1, 2024 2:54 PM

    The university releases results for the MSc Botany (sem 4), PGDMLT (sem 1), and MA Gujarati (sem 2) exams. 

    March 27, 2024 4:19 PM

    The university releases third-year MBBS part 1 and part 2 reassessment exams 2023.

    March 21, 2024 6:46 PM

    The university releases reassessment results for BSc Nursing (sem 3), BCA (sem 5), and BEd (sem 3). 

    March 19, 2024 6:23 PM

    The university releases MBBS (first-year), PG Diploma in Public Admin (sem 1), and BA (sem 3) results. 

    March 18, 2024 10:30 AM

    MKBU result is out for BA (Third Semester), PGDPA (First Semester) and MBBS (First Year).

    March 14, 2024 5:04 PM

     The university releases the results for the Diploma in Theater Arts semester one exam conducted in February 2024.

    March 12, 2024 6:34 PM

    The university releases the results for BA third semester, LLB third semester, MBBS second year, MSD part one assessment, Post Basic BSc Nursing second year re-assessment exams conducted in 2023. 

    March 7, 2024 3:48 PM

    The university releases the results for the following exams: MSW semester one exam (conducted from September - December 2023) and Diploma in Painting semesters one, three, and five (conducted from January - February 2024).

    March 6, 2024 7:35 PM

    The university releases results for the BPT, MSW, MCA (re-assessment), and BSc IT (re-assessment) exams.

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    MKBU Overview

    MKBU Results 2023 - MKBU result 2023 for its B.Com LLB, and M.Sc courses has been released by the university. Students cam visit the university's official website to view their individual MKBU result 2023

    MKBU Admissions 2023 - CMAT 2023 exam date will be announced soon by the NTA. CMAT 2023 registration ended on March 13, 2023. It started on February 13, 2023. The university will accept CMAT 2023 scores for MKBU MBA/MCA admissions 2023.

    Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, also known as MKBU, was founded in 1978 by the Government of Gujarat. It is an affiliating university with more than 100 colleges and PG centres under its umbrella. These affiliated colleges and institutions offer various science, arts, commerce, management, and law courses under the supervision of the university. The university is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with a ‘B’ grade. Moreover, it is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    The university offers several PG and doctoral-level programmes in the fields of arts, science, commerce, business administration, and computer applications under its 20 university PG departments and four recognised institutes. All these MKBU courses are approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university has also introduced various self-financed and PG diploma programmes under its PG departments.

    The MKBU campus is spread across 269 acres and across three locations. The university is known for its high-profile research initiatives in the most relevant areas such as nanotechnology, marine ecology, Intellectual Property Rights and its management, and Entrepreneurship. Both the Government of India and Gujarat have recognised several departments at MKBU as Centres of Excellence and Science and Technology Cells. The campus also has a university library, UG and PG hostels, a computer centre, a health centre, and an auditorium, among many other MKBU facilities.

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    MKBU Highlights

    Establishment Year | Ownership Type1978 | State Owned
    Campus Area269 acres
    LocationGaurishanker Lake Road, Bhavnagar - 364 001
    Approved By

    University Grants Commission (UGC)

    Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

    Accredited ByNational Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a ‘B’ grade
    No. of Affiliated Colleges100+
    No. of PG Departments20
    No. of Courses Offered30+
    Entrance Exams AcceptedCMAT, PET, UGC NET, CSIR NET, GATE
    Application ModeOnline
    Types of ScholarshipsMerit and need-based scholarships
    Contact Information

    Contact Number - +91-278-2430002/6/7

    Email -

    Official Website
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    MKBU Courses and Fees 2023

    The list of Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University courses has a more than 30 PG and doctoral courses in the areas of arts, science, commerce, management, education, and computer applications. All these courses are offered under the 20 PG departments at the university. Some of the most popular degrees offered by the university are MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MCA, and MBA. The MKBU fees structure for its various courses is generally on the lower side, making its courses popular in the student community of the region. 

    If you want to learn more about the MKBU courses and fees along with their respective eligibility criteria, refer to the table below. 

    MKBU Courses and Eligibility 2023

    ProgrammesAnnual FeesEligibility Criteria
    MBARs 28,000

    Graduation : 50%

    Exam : CMAT

    MCARs 8,420

    Graduation : 50%

    Exam : CMAT

    MARs 2,180Graduation : 50%
    M.ScRs 2,180Graduation : 50%
    M.ComRs 2,180 - 2,630Graduation : 50%
    M.Ed-Graduation : 50%

    Postgraduation : 55%


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    MKBU Admission Dates 2023

    NTA will declare the CMAT 2023 exam date soon. The CMAT 2023 registration process ended on March 13, 2023. The registration started on February 13, 2023MKBU admissions 2023 for its MBA and MCA programmes will depend on the CMAT 2023 scores obtained by the candidates. 

    The process of Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University course admissions varies from course to course like in most other universities. For courses such as MA, M.Com, M.Sc and M.Ed, the university follows a merit-based admission process. What that means is that students do not need to take an entrance test for admission to MA, M.Sc, M.Com, and M.Ed programmes. However, students need to have a valid score in the CMAT exam to participate in the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University MBA/MCA selection process. Moreover, the selection process for its MBA/MCA programmes is conducted by ACPC online. The university also conducts the PhD Entrance Test (PET) for its PhD admissions. However, candidates who have appeared in the UGC NET, CSIR NET, or GATE exam are exempted from PET.

    If you want to learn more about MKBU admission dates 2023, below is more information for you.

    Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University CMAT 2023 Dates

    Registration StartsFebruary 13, 2023
    Registration EndsMarch 13, 2023
    Application Correction WindowMarch 14 - March 16, 2023 
    Admit CardTo be notified later
    CMAT 2023 ExamTo be notified later

    MKBU Application Process 2023

    Interested students can apply to Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University online. The university has a dedicated MKBU application portal to streamline its application process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to complete the MKBU application process.

    Step 1: Visit the MKBU official website, go to the ‘Student’ tab, and click on ‘’Admission’.

    Step 2: Register yourself on the application portal and fill out the MKBU application form with all the required details.

    Step 3: Pay the stipulated MKBU application fee to complete the application process. 

    Note: Students willing to get admission to the MBA and MCA programmes available at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University must apply through ACPC.

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    MKBU Cut off 2023

    MKBU University Cut off 2023 - The MKBU cut off 2023 for its MBA and MCA courses is yet to be released. The university will also release the MKBU merit lists 2023 for its MA, M.Com, M.Sc, and M.Ed courses once the admission process starts. Meanwhile, students can check out Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University cut off 2022 lists below.

    The centralised MKBU MBA/MCA counselling process is conducted by ACPC during every admission cycle. The counselling processes for both MBA and MCA are conducted based on the CMAT scores obtained by the candidates. ACPC releases the MKBU MBA/MCA cut off in the form of opening and closing ranks at the end of each of the counselling rounds.  

    On the other hand, admissions to MA, M.Sc, M.Com, and M.Ed programmes at the university are done based on a student’s merit in the last qualifying exam. The university prepares and releases the course-specific MKBU merit lists on its official website.

    Refer to the table below for more information on the previous year’s MKBU cut off.

    MKBU MBA Cut off 2022: Round 1

    ProgrammeSeat TypeClosing Ranks

    Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University MCA Cut off 2022 - Round 1

    ProgrammeSeat TypeClosing Ranks
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    MKBU Placements 2023

    MKBU Placements 2023 - The MKBU placement report 2023 is yet to be published by the university. However, the previous year’s Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University placement data is available on its NIRF report. Find out more about MKBU placements in this section.

    Students studying in their final year at the university can get placed in various companies through MKBU placements. The placement cell at the university invites a number of organisations every year to offer its students valuable placement opportunities. The placement cell also prepares its students for the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University placement process through various activities such as technical skill development programmes, communication skill enhancement training, mock interviews, and many more.

    Below is more information on MKBU placements.

    MKBU University Placement Highlights

    Two-Year PG Programmes

    Academic YearNo. of Students GraduatedNo. of Students PlacedMedian Salary
    2018-19712252Rs 2,16,832
    2017-18523165Rs 2,17,122
    2016-17690134Rs 2,16,612

    Three-Year PG Programmes 

    Academic YearNo. of Students GraduatedNo. of Students PlacedMedian Salary
    2018-194932Rs 2,15,000
    2017-185319Rs 2,35,000
    2016-175128Rs 2,10,000
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    MKBU Scholarships 2023

    MKBU offers access to several government scholarships to its students to help them pursue their academic goals. These MKBU scholarship programmes aim to support financially challenged and meritorious students. The Student Welfare department at the university also offers its students assistance in getting educational loans for higher education under various state government schemes.

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    MKBU Campus Facilities and Infrastructure

    The 269-acre MKBU campus is located in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The campus is well-equipped with modern amenities such as spacious classrooms, a well-stocked library, an advanced computer centre, a health centre, hostels, an auditorium, and sports facilities. The Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University library has more than 1,57,000 books, 1,547 theses, 112 periodicals, 1,300 CDs/DVDs, and seven newspapers. 

    Below is a list of all MKBU facilities available on campus:

    • A library
    • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities
    • Four UG and PG hostels
    • An auditorium
    • A computer centre
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    MKBU Hostel Details

    Hostel Type Number of Hostels Intake Capacity Student Residing
    Boys 4 542 542
    Girls 1 80 80
    Others 0 0 0
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    MKBU Affiliated Colleges 2023

    As an affiliating university, MKBU has more than 100 colleges and institutions under its umbrella. These colleges and institutions offer courses in the fields of engineering, medicine, commerce, management, education, social work, rural studies, arts, and science. Some of the MKBU-affiliated colleges are:

    • Samaldas Arts College
    • Shantilal Shah Pharmacy College
    • Government Medical College Bhavnagar
    • Shree K.V. Parekh Science, Matushree T.K. Arts and Smt. G.S. Parekh Commerce College
    • Kavishri Botadkar Arts and Commerce College
    • Government Arts College Bhavnagar
    • Graduate Basic Training College Bhavnagar
    • Shree J. K. Lukhi Arts and Commerce College
    • Shri Kelavni Mandal Mahavidhyalay Sanchalit Arts College
    • Shree Swaminarayan Naimisharanya College of Science (M.Sc)
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    MKBU Awards, Recognition, Accreditations, and Collaborations

    Find out about MKBU recognition and accreditations in the section below.

    MKBU Recognition

    • Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    MKBU University Accreditations

    MKBU is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with a ‘B’ grade.

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    MKBU Reviews

    MKBU[overall review]
    By Solanki Ashok
    Mar 15, 2024 3:46:45

    Overall: this is very good collage,,,environment of this colalge is really very awesome....all facility is very fantastic here,,,beautiful building with large parking area

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    Good and best, good campus
    By Dholakiya
    Mar 05, 2024 4:16:20

    Overall: Best universitie environment best faculty and best learning make life easier like your family good student extra activities and study with fun and good

    Infrastructure: Best of all time good environment and natural touch and Bird and my animal you can make sure you have best universitie environment experience of all the time

    Faculty: Best teaching experience in the study your personality development and study with extra activities and life learning and guest lectur and staff of good management

    Hostel: Looking like wow full of home fill and management like no disturbance and have best foods and hospitality management full of changes in the morning with energy

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    Mahara Krishna kumar sih ji
    Feb 29, 2024 2:51:10

    Overall: Mkb is good for study and good for education and hokey ground and since department and comece department this is amg for more

    Infrastructure: Trivedi VEDANT

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    1 Course is offered by MKBU

    Exam Accepted:CBSE 12th, GSEB 12thCBSE 12th, GSEB 12th
    Number of courses:2

    FAQs about MKBU

    What is the short name of Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University?

    Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University is more popularly known by its short name MKBU. It is a public university established by the Government of Gujarat in 1978 in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The university of approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a ‘B’ grade.

    What courses does MKBU offer?

    The MKBU courses list includes various PG and doctorate programmes in the fields of arts, science, commerce, computer applications, education, and management. Some of the most popular courses at the university are MA, M.Sc, MCA, MBA, and M.Ed. All these courses are offered under the various PG departments at the university.

    How many colleges are affiliated with MKBU?

    MKBU enjoys the status of an affiliating university. As such, the university has more than 100 colleges, institutions, and centres under its affiliation. Some of the popular MKBU-affiliated colleges are Samaldas Arts College, Shantilal Shah Pharmacy College, Government Medical College Bhavnagar, and Government Arts College, among many others.

    What is the MKBU MBA cut off 2023?

    The MKBU MBA cut off 2023 list is yet to be released by ACPC. However, students can check out the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University MBA cut off 2022 now. In 2022, MKBU MBA cut off for the OPEN-AI (GIA) category students was 9910010 (round 1). On the other hand, the cut off for OPEN-HS (GIA) category students was 11745 (round 1)

    How can I apply to MKBU University?

    Students looking for getting admission to the MBA and MCA programmes at MKBU must apply through ACPC. For other courses, students can apply directly to the university. They need to visit the MKBU official website, find the ‘Student’ tab, and click on ‘Admission’. Then, they need to fill out the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University application form following all instructions and pay the application fee to complete the application process.

    Does MKBU conduct any entrance tests?

    MKBU does not conduct any entrance tests. For most of its courses, the university follows a merit-based admission process wherein the applicants’ marks obtained in the last qualifying exam are considered. However, the university accepts CMAT scores for MKBU MBA/MCA admissions.

    Are placements at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University good?

    Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University offers placement assistance to its final-year students. As per the placement data 2018-19, the university placed 252 students from the two-year PG programmes with a median annual salary of Rs 2,16,832. In 2017-18, the median annual package offered to two-year PG students was Rs 2,17,122.

    What facilities does the MKBU campus offer?

    The MKBU campus is located across 269 acres of land in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The campus offers facilities such as a library, a computer centre, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, an auditorium, and four hostels for UG and PG students. The Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University library has 1,57,000+ books, 1,547 theses, 112 periodicals, 1,300 CDs/DVDs, and seven newspapers.
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