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Banaras Hindu University Latest Updates 2022

  • Apr 21, 2022 10:00 AM: BHU MBA IB 2022-24 admissions are open. Visit the official website to apply!
  • Apr 19, 2022 03:00 PM: BHU MBA 2022-24 admissions are open! Apply on BHU official website. 
  • Apr 14, 2022 05:00 PM: BHU UET information brochure is released! Download it on the official website. 
  • Apr 07, 2022 04:00 PM: BHU Varanasi has announced the call for applications to Raman-Charpak Fellowship. Ph.D. and Master Students can apply!

BHU Overview

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi previously known as Central Hindu College is a central university, recognised by the UGC and accredited with an ‘A-Grade by the NAAC. Also a member of the AIU the institute is one of the most reputed colleges in the country. BHU is ranked 3rd among all universities in India by NIRF 2021. Spread across an area of 300 acres, the BHU campus is lush green and well maintained. Banaras Hindu University facilities are well equipped and orderly, like the hostels, library, sports complex, cafeteria, hospital, auditorium, swimming pool, gymnasium, shopping complex, ATM, post office, etc.

BHU consists of 140 departments, 14 faculties, 4 interdisciplinary centres, a women’s college and 3 constituent schools inside the campus. At BHU Varanasi hostels are provided with necessary facilities like AC rooms, mess, playgrounds, common rooms, etc. much to the student’s satisfaction. Banaras Hindu University courses are offered at different levels like UG, PG and doctorate programs. These courses are updated to match the industry requirements. BHU collaborations comprise MoUs with over 40 national and foreign universities. Students from foreign countries like the USA, the countries of Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, etc. are also welcome to study here. Since it is a public university, BHU fees are very reasonable, so the courses can be pursued by every student, irrespective of their financial background. 

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Highlights

The following are some of the major highlights of BHU Varanasi:

Institute Name

Banaras Hindu University

Short Name





Uttar Pradesh

Year of Establishment


College Type


Accreditation/ Approval

NAAC (“A” Grade), UGC

Campus Area

300 acres

Total Courses Offered

352 courses (UG and PG)

Top Courses Offered

B.Sc, B.Ed and M.Sc

Course Fee Range

INR 13,000 - 3 Lakh

Application Mode


Admission Criteria

Based on entrance exam scores and qualifying exams scores

Entrance Exams Accepted

BHU UET, BHU PET, BHU RET, BHU BSc Nursing Exam, BHU BPT, Pre-Medical Test, CAT, GATE, etc.

Placement Percentage


Highest Salary Package


Top Recruiters

Genpact, IBM, Infosys, Federal Bank, Make My Trip, ICICI Bank, etc.

BHU Ranking

Here’s mentioning the Banaras Hindu University rankings:

  • Banaras Hindu University is placed under the rank range of 1001-1200 by QS World University Ranking 2022.
  • BHU is ranked 3 among the top universities and 14 overall in India by NIRF Ranking 2021.
  • BHU is ranked 7 for medical, 23 for Law, and 47 for MBA by NIRF Ranking 2021.
  • BHU Varanasi is ranked 2 among top universities, 6 for Medical, and 9 for Engineering by The Week 2021.
  • Banaras Hindu University is ranked 856 for the overall category by US News 2021.

BHU Courses

Banaras Hindu University courses include several programs at UG, PG and doctorate level which are updated according to the industry requirements. These BHU courses are provided in various disciplines like engineering, management, healthcare, humanities, commerce, sciences, etc.

Here are the course-wise eligibility criteria for some top BHU Varanasi courses along with the fee details.





At least 50% marks in aggregate in the top four subjects from a recognised Board of Education in 10+2

INR 13,200


INR 6,320

B.E/ B.Tech

INR 8.35 Lakh


INR 10,000


INR 10,260

M.E/ M.Tech

At least 50-60% marks in graduation from a recognised Board of Education

INR 69,000


INR 1,600


INR 9,240


INR 1 Lakh


INR 34,000


INR 53,000


INR 7,390


INR 6,614


At least 45% marks in 10+2 from a recognised Board of Education

INR 15,000 (approx)

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BHU Admission

Banaras Hindu University admission process is majorly done online. By clicking on the ‘Online Apply’ button, candidates will be able to submit the BHU application process. 

BHU UG Admission

BHU Varanasi UG admissions are done on the basis of BHU UET exam. Banaras Hindu University Admission for B.Tech courses is done on the basis of the JEE Main or JEE Advanced entrance exam.

BHU PG Admission

Banaras Hindu University PG admissions are based on the BHU PET exam and for Doctoral courses RET exam. For M.Tech candidates should have a valid GATE, GPAT or BHU PET score and for MBA a valid CAT or BHU PET score.

Banaras Hindu University Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission must register for BHU UET of BHU PET based on course preference. The BHU admission process requires an application fee, which is INR 600 for BHU PET for General/ OBC/ NCL/ EWS category students and INR 400 for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender category students. Other than that, the basic application fees for all courses is INR 600 for General category applicants and INR 300 for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender category applicants.

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Banaras Hindu University Affiliated Colleges

BHU has a total of 3 institutes with 14 faculties, 140 departments, 4 interdisciplinary centers, a women’s college and 3 constituent schools. BHU Varanasi also has 6 centers for advanced studies, special assistance programmes offered under 10 departments and several specialized research centers. The only university to comprise an IIT (IIT BHU) popular for its engineering courses. 

Here are the list Banaras Hindu University affiliated colleges:

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

BHU Result

Banaras Hindu University results are being released for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Registered students can check their semester exam results as well in the official website of the college. The candidates at first have to log in with their registered email id and the password provided by the examinations committee. Once logged in, you can then check your exam results.

Here’s providing the steps for checking the BHU exam results online:

  • Open the official exam website of Banaras Hindu University that is, bhu.ucanapply.com.
  • Go to the news/ notification section and click on the UET/ PET courses theory results link.
  • After that click on the latest result link available and enter the required details.
  • To complete, click on submit, and the result will appear on the screen. 

It is suggested that every student should carefully check all their details and save a copy for future use or reference.

After the release of the BHU results students must check their scorecard and see if it has all the following details : Candidates name, roll number, section-wise marks, overall marks, rank secured and qualifying status.

Other than the Banaras Hindu University results, in the official website students will also find the academic calendar released by Banaras Hindu University, which is to be downloaded from the website and is mandatory for all students.

BHU Cut Off

BHU cut off is fixed for both BHU UET and BHU PET exams. Every applicant is required to score more than the minimum cut off criteria to qualify. Candidates who suit the qualifying criteria are then and only considered for the final BHU cut off and counseling process.

BHU Cut Off - Qualifying Marks


Minimum Score Requirement

General/ OBC Candidates

More than 35% of the marks obtained by the topper in UET/ PET of the mentioned category students.

SC/ ST Candidates

More than 25% of the marks obtained by the topper in UET/ PET of the mentioned category students.

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BHU Placements

Banaras Hindu University placements are really good. They have their dedicated training and placement cell. It is headed by some of the most experienced professionals in the industry. The BHU placements cell is responsible for conducting activities for personality development which includes aptitude, logical reasoning, learning and improving communication skills, mock interviews and much more. BHU Varanasi placement cell also conducts workshops, industry visits, seminars, group discussions, etc. to familiarize students with the corporate culture. This helps enhance their professional skills.

Some of the major companies participating at the BHU recruitments process include Chegg, Parle Biscuits, Pragya, Anthroplace Consulting, Astro Research Society, Tech Mahindra, Idea, Coal India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bisleri International, Enerstrong Technology Pvt Ltd, Gopi Line Education Services, Hindustan Unilever, Phoenix Medical Systems, Bosch, Polaris, IDBI Bank, Zee Media, Concentrix, etc.

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Banaras Hindu University Scholarship

BHU scholarships provide financial assistance to deserving students under the Students’ Welfare Fund.

  • 50 underprivileged students under “Free Meal Facility” will be provided lunch and dinner for 7 months. Female students availing hostels will be reimbursed the mess charges.
  • 20 blind students under “Annadaan Yojana” will get free lunch and dinner and also an amount of INR 5000 PA.
  • Students who are 1st and 2nd rank holders will be awarded a cash prize of INR 4000 and INR 300 respectively.
  • An amount of INR 2000 PA will be granted as financial assistance to students (maximum of 100 students) from an economically weaker background.
  • A one time grant of INR 4000 per student is provided to the physically handicapped students (maximum of 25 students) for their entire course.

Banaras Hindu University Campus and Infrastructure

BHU campus is spread across an area of 300 acres. It is a lush green campus, well equipped with all the necessary facilities like hostels, library, sports complex, cafeteria, hospital, auditorium, swimming pool, gymnasium, shopping complex, ATM, post office, etc. BHU infrastructure is well maintained with new improved addition of screening rooms, AV centers, auditoriums, laboratories and indoor & outdoor sports facilities.

  • BHU offers separate hostels for boys and girls. 41 hostels are available for boys and 21 for girls. There are also separate hostels for international students. 
  • Every hostel is equipped with everyday necessities like water purifier, TV, common room, mess, laundry services, recreation room, security and surveillance system, etc.
  • The library is fully air conditioned. There is a huge collection of books, journals, magazines, weeklies, both regional and national newspapers, e-books, etc.
  • The University has badminton courts, basketball courts, cricket ground, football ground, squash court, swimming pool, tennis court, table tennis, etc. 
  • Lab facilities with modern machinery are provided. These include, Chemistry lab, Physics lab, Biotechnology lab, Mechanical lab, Zoology lab, Computer lab, CAD-CAM lab, etc.
  • BHU has active health care facilities for all its students and staff. These medical facilities are provided for free or at a concessional rate.

BHU Notable Alumni

Some of the most notable Banaras Hindu University alumni are:

  • Lalji Singh : A scientist popularly known as the “Father of Indian DNA fingerprinting”.
  • Jagadish Shukla : A popular meteorologist and distinguished professor at George Mason University in the US.
  • Jayant Narlikar : A Padma Bhushan recipient, an astrophysicist and emeritus professor at the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • Saket Kushwaha : An educationist, agricultural economist and the vice-chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University.
  • Arvind Mohan Kayastha : A biologist and a professor at BHU Varanasi itself.

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BHU Top Courses & Fees

BA 46 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 75 - 2,407
BSc 10 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2,381 - 3,217
B.Pharm 2 Courses Offered
BAMS 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10,369
BA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 60,000
BNYS 1 Courses Offered
B.Com 1 Courses Offered
B.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,856
LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2,657
MBBS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10,369
BDS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10,369
BPEd 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2,407
BFA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2,407
BPA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2,407
B.Mus 1 Courses Offered
PGD 60 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 20,000 - 13,42,200
MA 54 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,157
MSc 33 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,557
MD 31 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14,326
MS 9 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14,326
MFA 5 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,157
MBA 4 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30,767
M.Phil 3 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,256
MS (Surgery) 2 Courses Offered
MCh 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14,326
LLM 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,307
M.Com 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,307
MFM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30,767
MFT 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30,767
M.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 4,406
MPEd 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,157
M.Lib 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3,157
MPM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30,767
MFM 1 Courses Offered
MCA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 12,107
MPA 1 Courses Offered
M.Mus 1 Courses Offered
MDS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14,326
M.Tech 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 50,000
M.Pharm 1 Courses Offered
MHRDM 1 Courses Offered
Diploma 40 Courses Offered
Certificate 26 Courses Offered
PhD 5 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 8,368

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BHU Rankings


  • BHU-QS
    • Ranked in 2020
    • Ranked in 2019
  • BHU-Times
    • Ranked in 2020
  • BHU-US
    • Ranked in 2020


  • BHU-India Today
    • Ranked in 2019
    • Ranked in 2018


  • BHU-Times Higher Education
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BHU Awards and Rankings

  • Ranked 801–1000 in the QS World University Rankings 2020.

  • QS World University Rankings ranked BHU 177 in Asia in 2020 and 90 among BRICS nations in 2019.

  • National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked BHU 10th overall in 2020 and 3rd among universities. NIRD also ranked BHU 36 in the management ranking.

  • Its engineering institute, IIT, was ranked 11 by the NIRF Engineering ranking for 2019.

  • In 2019, BHU was ranked 9th among engineering colleges in India by The Week.

  • The Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University was ranked 5th in India by Outlook India's "India's Top 30 Law Colleges In 2019” and seventh in India by The Week's "Top Law Colleges 2019".

  • The Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University was ranked 7th among medical colleges in India in 2020 by India Today. 6th by The Week and 8th by Outlook India.

BHU Overview Reviews


BHU Rankings & Exposure


Amit | 2021-04-05

BHU is actually a good university because Banaras Hindu University stands at the seventh position in the NIRF ranking. Banaras Hindu University is the temple of knowledge where an individual gets exposure to the greatest extent as students are pursuing different courses with varieties of disciplines. BHU is renowned for its brand, faculty members & its productive students & alumni.


BHU is one of the best Universities in India


Pankaj | 2021-04-05

BHU is not only good it is one of the best universities in India. Every faculty and Institute is not up to the mark of the national level but most are up to and above the mark. If you love new challenges and always eager to learn new aspects of life then BHU is heaven for you.

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Lam Vijaykanth, Student / Alumni

Dear Student  

In order to pursue a B.Sc in Agriculture in BHU, you must appear for the university entrance examination called BHU UET. The notification for BHU UET is yet to be released. From this academic year, BHU UET  is combined with CUCET. Please stick around CollegeDekho

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Does Banaras Hindu University provide a B.Sc LLB programme? What is the fee?

-Ankit yadavUpdated on August 23, 2021 07:52 PM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

BHU does not provide a B.Sc LLB programme, however, it does provide a B.A. LL.B. (Hons). You can check out the top colleges offering B.Sc LLB in India here. The fee of the course may range from ₹35,000 to ₹1,50,000 LPA depending on the college.

You can simply call 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill-up the Common Application Form in order to get in touch with our admission experts and take free assistance. They would provide you with a range of college options that would suit you the best.

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What is the last date to apply for BHU UET 2021?

-Shirisha bitlaUpdated on June 23, 2021 09:34 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has not yet released the BHU UET 2021 exam schedule on its official website. According to unofficial sources, the BHU UET 2021 exam is expected to be conducted in May but the dates have not been confirmed yet by the university officials. If you want to find out about the BHU UET 2021 schedule, kindly use the contact details mentioned below to get in touch with the university officials - 

Email - help@bhuonline.in

Phone Number - 836219994 / 6292242168

The following links will take you to our detailed BHU UET exam articles - 


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FAQs about BHU

Is BHU, varanasi recognized by the UGC?

Yes, BHU, varanasi is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for BHU, varanasi ?

The NIRF Ranking for BHU, varanasi are as follows :
In 2018 for Medical : 7 .

Is BHU, varanasi a government college?

BHU, varanasi is Government college.

Which university is BHU, varanasi affiliated to ?

BHU, varanasi , is affiliated to the Banaras Hindu University.

When was the college , BHU, varanasi established ?

BHU, varanasi was established in the year 1916.

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