Banaras Hindu University Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh

  •   ESTD 1916
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About Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was founded by Madan Mohan Malviya in the year 1916 by the name Kashi Hindu Vishvidyalaya. Madan Mohan Malviya was a freedom fighter and a visionary who wanted to bring the social and educational reform in India. To execute his vision, he had chosen the city of Banaras which is presently known as Varanasi. Madan Mohan Malviya was awarded the highest civilian award 'Bharat Ratna' posthumous.

 

Banaras Hindu University Affiliated Colleges:

Four colleges are affiliated to the BHU. The list is given below-

 

  • Arya Mahila Degree College
  • Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya
  • D.A.V Degree College
  • Vasant College for Women

 

Banaras Hindu University Courses:

BHU offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in various disciplines. Some of which are given below-

 

Undergraduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.PE)
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Science Agriculture (B.Sc Agri.)

Postgraduate Courses

  • Masterof Arts (M.A)
  • Master of Physical Education (M.PE)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc)
  • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A)
  • Master of Performing Arts (MPA)
  • Master of Law (LLM)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D)
  • Master of Surgery (M.S)
  • Doctor of Medicine-Ayurveda (M.D Ay.)
  • Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
  • Master of Science Agriculture (M.Sc Agri.)

Doctoral Courses (Ph.D)

  • Doctor of Science (D.Sc)
  • Doctor of Law (LLD)
  • Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.)

Banaras Hindu University Institutes and Faculties:

There are various Institutes and Faculties under BHU. The list is given below-

 

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU)
  • Institute of Science
  • Institute of Management Studies
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences
  • Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Faculty of Visual Arts
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU):

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU), Varanasi commonly called as IIT-BHU was earlier known as Banaras Engineering College and was operated by the authorities of the Banaras Hindu Univesity, Later in the year 2012, the institution was designated as Indian Institute of Technology by the Government of India. It offers Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Master of Technology (M.Tech) courses to the students.

 

Banaras Hindu University Admissions:

The admissions to the BHU for Undergraduate courses, Postgraduate courses and Doctoral courses are made through Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET), Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) and Research Entrance Test (RET) respectively. The BHU conducts all the three tests.

The admissions to the IIT-BHU is made on the basis of the JEE Advanced Score. The exam is carried out by the CBSE, and on the basis of merit based on the scores, the preferred branch is allocated to the candidate.

 

Banaras Hindu University Placements:

The companies like Ansal, ICICI, IBM, Wipro come to the campus to hire students for various job profiles from different disciplines and courses. CollegeSearch brings you the BHU Placement records for the average, and the highest salary offered.

 

Facts about the Banaras Hindu University:

  • Once the well-known scientist Albert Einstein desired to serve in the BHU and wrote a letter to Madan Mohan Malviya for the same.
  • There is the famous temple of Lord Shiva called Vishwanath Temple inside the campus of BHU. The Temple is crowded with the people and is known for tourism and spirituality.
  • There is a museum inside the campus called Bharat Kala Bhavan, which has artefacts that are unique and hard to find anywhere else. Some artefacts are from the Indus Valley Civilization.
  • BHU has a cyber library.

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9 months ago

Vidushi Jaya MSc  Student

College Description 4.0/5

After completing my BSc from here I have taken admission here back in the year 2016 in the course of MSc Psychology and I have taken this decision because my UG days was awesome in the University and the good thing here is that the classes of MSc Psychology and MA Psychology happen together so we c
10 months ago

Sudhir Kumar Rai MA  Student

A University worth Joining!! 5.0/5

After completing my graduation from this college I have taken admission here back in the year 2007 in MA Sociology and for that, I have cleared the BHU PET examination which is the entrance examination of the University and from 2007 to 2009 I have studied here and the fee of the course was Rs 2200
1 year ago

Nandan Kumar Karn BCom  Student

India' s best University 5.0/5

I Feel proud when I say that I was a student of this university a university where no corruption is there and students from pan India are studying and they have there own entrance exam which one has to clear for taking admission. Everyone knows that this University is 102 years old and old is gold a
3 months ago

Dr G N Sinha P.hd  Student

Overview 5.0/5

The cutoff and the number of seats are important that who will take admission or not and the financial assistance which is also known as Stiphen was given to 1st 15 days of every month and in my time it was Rs.. 1200 and it was given by the Govt.. of India and there are 250 seats in the course and s
8 months ago

Ankit B.Voc  Student

Overview 4.0/5

My center was in the South Campus and course of mine was B.voc course and best thing was event management, food system, medical, retail and the logistics and there is a college entrance exam and a fee of the college is Rs 12000 per semester end sem Rs 10,000 but there is something which needs Improv
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6 days ago

Guarav BCom  Student

Overview 5.0/5

The classes are regular and the college is best in the entire city and also in the state and it is one of the prestigious institutions here.
4 weeks ago

Devesh BA  Student

Overview 5.0/5

The university is the best top in the university and the experience of mine is very good here and I have completed my degree from here and that was it.
4 weeks ago

Manas Rai 21  Student

Overview 4.0/5

One of the universities of India.It has a very huge and nice infrastructure. The faculty has best teacher's in their own fields.
1 month ago

Nilam Mishra MA  Student

Overview 5.0/5

The subject was Sanskrit and the education in the university was a great and topmost educational institute in the city of Banaras and I have also done my BA from the same college and I was also preparing for the competitive examinations.
1 month ago

Nilam Mishra BA  Student

Overview 5.0/5

This was an Honors in the last year and the 1st 2 years we have 3 subjects and that were Indian history and Culture, Hindi, Sanskrit and I have also done MA from here and the University is best in each and everything.
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1 year ago

Nandan Kumar Karn BCom  Student

India' s best University 5.0/5

I Feel proud when I say that I was a student of this university a university where no corruption is there and students from pan India are studying and they have there own entrance exam which one has to clear for taking admission. Everyone knows that this University is 102 years old and old is gold a
1 year ago

Sujit Kumar Yadav BA  Student

Best University in terms of education and facilities 4.0/5

It is India's third best University.it has over 28000 students studying along with foreigners.Highly qualified faculties.good infrastructure with separate boys and girls hostel.supply of electricity and WiFi is 24 hour.Hi-tech labs and emmence library with all necessary books and magazines.good plac
10 months ago

Akriti MBA / PGDM  Student

Great college 4.0/5

BHU is one of the oldest and well known University in India, it is one of the best and provide excellent education to the student. It has diverse culture and has good teachers.
10 months ago

Sudhir Kumar Rai MA  Student

A University worth Joining!! 5.0/5

After completing my graduation from this college I have taken admission here back in the year 2007 in MA Sociology and for that, I have cleared the BHU PET examination which is the entrance examination of the University and from 2007 to 2009 I have studied here and the fee of the course was Rs 2200
9 months ago

Vidushi Jaya MSc  Student

College Description 4.0/5

After completing my BSc from here I have taken admission here back in the year 2016 in the course of MSc Psychology and I have taken this decision because my UG days was awesome in the University and the good thing here is that the classes of MSc Psychology and MA Psychology happen together so we c

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Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Admission Reviews

Manas Rai 4 weeks ago
21
Selection Procedure: There is an entrance exam in order to get admission .
Vidushi Jaya 9 months ago
MSc
Selection Procedure: College's Internal Written Exam
Entrance Exam Appeared For: Other
Vidushi Jaya 9 months ago
BSc
Selection Procedure: College's Internal Written Exam
Entrance Exam Appeared For: Other
Sudhir Kumar Rai 10 months ago
MA
Selection Procedure: College's Internal Written Exam
Entrance Exam Appeared For: Other
Nandan Kumar Karn 1 year ago
BCom
Selection Procedure: College's Internal Written Exam
Entrance Exam Appeared For: 12th Board

Placement

Highest and average package for MBA / PGDM

  HIGHEST
21 L
  AVERAGE
6.5 L
Industry Average for MBA / PGDM
  HIGHEST
15 L
  AVERAGE
4.5 L
Sachin Singh BCom1 year ago
Yes there is also aplacement cell which helps students to get placed. Companies like TCS ,Wipro ,Axis bank,ICICI bank etc visit oir campus for placmen
Saikrishna B.Tech11 months ago
Placements are not that good. Only 5-6 students were placed in mechanical out of approx 100 students in good companies

Location & Contact Info

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, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221005

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Faculty

Dr. Lalji Singh
Position: Vice Chancellor
Prof. Kumar Pankaj
Position: Dean
Prof. (Ms.) Pushp Lata Singh
Position: HOD - AIHC & Archaeology
Prof. Prakas Kumar Maiti
Position: HOD - Bengali
Prof. M. S. Pandey
Position: HOD - English
Vidushi Jaya MSc9 months ago
They are awesome and also they take regular lectures and they teach all of us well whether that are
Nandan Kumar Karn BCom1 year ago
We all call them guruji as per the tradition of the university because this is a central university
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