The University formerly known as Bhopal University was established in 1970 in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. In 1988, it was rechristened as the Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya, in the living memory of the great freedom fighter, Prof. Barkatullah belongs to Bhopal.
The university is globally renowned for dazzling academic programs that encourage active students participation through applied learning, research and social service.
University is nationally recognized for meaningful podium of knowledge generation and dissemination.
The University covers almost a total spectrum of higher education, offering courses in its affiliated colleges and the teaching departments in the faculties of Arts, Social Science, Science, Life Science, Home Science, Medicine, Commerce and Business Management, Law, Engineering, Education and Technical Education.
There are more than one hundred seventy colleges affiliated to the University.
The University campus is located along Jabalpur-Jaipur National highway(NH-12) at a distance of about 3 kms. From the Habibganj Railway Station.