With the aim of establishing an institute of excellence in the field of Economics and allied disciplines, the Government of Karnataka constituted a committee under the Chairmanship of Shri. S. V. Ranganath, Vice Chairman, KSHEC and former Chief Secretary to the Government of Karnataka. Based on the recommendation, the Government of Karnataka approved the establishment of the School of Economics at a cost of ₹350 crores and allotted 43.45 acres of land in the Jnana Bharathi Campus of Bangalore University. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics University, Bengaluru is registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 (Act No.17 of 1960). The foundation stone of the University was laid by then Honourable President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee on 14 April 2017, in the Banquet Hall of the Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru to mark the 125th birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution. The first batch of B.Sc. (Honours) Economics was admitted in June-July 2017, through an all-India entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority and classes commenced on 28 August 2017. The Academic session of the University was formally inaugurated at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Bhavan by Honourable former Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh on 4 October 2017. We are proud to announce that Dr. B.R Ambedkar School of Economics, Bengaluru, became a Unitary University under The Government of Karnataka in the field of Economics and Social Sciences vide notification no. ED 41 UBV 2018(P-2) dated 30 October 2019.