PFD Prient eMail


Banaras Hindu University - Faculty of Social ...

Uttar Pradesh
Accredited By
Established Date
Total Students
Fees Range

How to reach

Banaras Hindu University - Faculty of Social Sciences is situated at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in Varanasi.

All Courses

Courses Offered

B. A. (Hons.) Social Sciences
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Banaras Hindu University - Faculty of Social Sciences - BHUFSS

The Faculty of Social Sciences being one of the oldest and distinguished centers of learning has a long lineage of strengthening the academic fabric of the Banaras Hindu University. It has hosted scores of scholars and researchers whose contribution has been recognized and acclaimed world over. In addition to the catering of teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the five disciplines of Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology, the Faculty has branched out its new direction by setting up new centres in areas such as, women's studies and peace studies along with some of the professional courses to meet the emerging challenges of present day world. Research is also an integral and significant component of the academic activity at the Faculty level and the contribution of some of the teachers has been recognized at the national and international levels.  The first quarter of the 21st century is witnessing the unprecedented changes brought about by information communication technology (ICT), Systems of Cybernetics & informatics and the overall changes brought about by techno-electronic development. The bio-technological revolutions all over the world are going to control population genetics and alter human nature. It is in this reference that the importance of social sciences has gained global concern. Since economy, polity and social structure are the major themes of studies of social sciences and all scientific researches and technological innovations are ultimately meant for the betterment of society and humanity at large.

Download the 2017 Prospectus

Why join Banaras Hindu University - Faculty of Social Sciences




13 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 11 PG Courses
  • 1 phd Courses

Banaras Hindu University - Faculty of Social Sciences Placements


Visiting Companies


Student Placement


The social scientists in the wake of modern changes have to emerge as social designers, as interpreters and as social theorists of economy and polity. The Faculty of Social Sciences (bifurcated from the Faculty of Arts), established in 1971 has presented landmark impacts with the help of the rigorous exercises done by the Sociologists, Psychologists, Economists, Political Scientists and Historians. Many of the Faculty members have earned international reputations by their intellectual output and a number of social scientists from UK, USA, Germany, Italy and other developed countries have frequented their visit to the Faculty. The IRDP, Malaviya Centre for Peace Research, and Centre for Women's Studies and Development have made commendable academic output in the areas of developing human relations and social solidarity. 


Try our extensive database of FAQs or submit your own question...

Similar Colleges

Jagatpur PG College Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Agrasen College

Agrasen College Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Sudhakar Mahila PG College

Sudhakar Mahila PG College Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Vasanta College for Women

Vasanta College for Women Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Mahila Maha Vidyalaya Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Most Popular Questions

what is the average placement in JLJ Academy Harsh Asked this 2 years, 1 month ago - India

Query Utsav mukherjee Asked this 1 year, 2 months ago - India

BA eng hon. Anonymous User Asked this 1 year, 1 month ago - India

X Grab a latest Lenovo Laptop for your college now