University was established through Act no. 47 of 2013 in Karnataka State and is approved by UGC, Govt. of India



About Garden City University (GCU):

Garden City University is a prominent name in the higher education sector of the country. It hosts students from 79 nations across the globe, and is the hub for innovation and pioneering creativity. Established under the Karnataka State Act no 47, of the year 2013, the University is a successor of a legacy which has run more than two and a half decades. The Garden City Group of Institutions have been in the forefront of providing quality education to various strata of the society, and along the way empowering students with the ability to succeed not just as expert professionals, but also with the ability to touch and change lives.

Garden City University has an array of programmes to offer ranging from Information Technology, Management and Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Paramedical, Media and Fashion, to Hospitality and Tourism, catering to a diverse crowd with diverse background. The University is equipped with its state-of-the-art facilities, basic and advance labs, new age technology and learning tools, etc. Further, GCU offers its students global exposure, innovative programmes, hands-on experience in problem solving and management of resources,robust industry interface and alumni networks coupled with mentoring from outstanding faculty and industry experts.

Research and Innovation Council:

“Do your own research. Enlighten yourself. It is better to know than to assume” – Scottie Waves

Garden City Group of Institutions living their motto “Emphasis on life” have always believed in contributing towards the society by providing education, employment opportunities, infrastructural development, and constantly working on implementable solutions towards real-time problems.

“Research for Change”-the tagline of the Research and Innovation Council (RIC) emphasises on conducting quality research which can solve problems of the civil society. Problems ranging from environmental degradation to endemic diseases, find top priority in the list of topics the RIC intends to research upon. With the innovative use of technology, the RIC plans on bringing out possible solutions to many barriers. Projects which would collaborate with communities at local, regional and national levels will be encouraged so as to bring in societal advancements. The RIC aims at excelling in research and bringing about revolutionary change keeping in mind the needs of the future.

Another important aspect of the RIC is sustainability. Emphasising on the three very important pillars, viz., the environment, the society and the economy, it aims at making its research sustainable so that the solutions can always have a positive impact.

Mostly innovators are newcomers. The young and talented researchersat RIC should have in them ideas, creativity and zeal to contribute to the society. The vision of the RIC isdedicated to advancing, applying and facilitating high standards of research that excels in providing right solutions in science,technology, medicine, humanities and communications, fashion and hospitality, commerce and management, for a wide variety of audiences within the university and across community, state and national arenas. The mission is committed to enhancing support to scholars for research activities. It aims to groom the next level of innovators so that they can in-turn rise and shine in their fields of study.


To be world class Centre of excellence in research that excels in providing right solutions in science, technology and management.


Our mission is to attain excellence in research so as to contribute to bring innovations in science, technology and management disciplines and to groom the next generation of innovators so that they occupy positions at leading research universities


  • Building research capacity to strengthen Information technology, Life science, economy relevant issues, business analytics and policies in the mandated disciplines of the University developing a cadre of outstanding academics and management professionals for higher level science, technology and rural management teaching and research.

  • The leading goal of the program is to originate outstanding experts who are competent of accomplish high-quality research and who have a sufficiently profound understanding of the subject to be able to make noteworthy contributions to academic institutions and to industry.

  • The program is planned to endow students an opportunity to attain the maximum potential expertise in their preferred field through intensive research and is planned to ensure that excellent research skills are cultivated in the doctoral students.