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Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi Banaras Hindu University is a Government College and it was established in 1916 and accredited by UGC. Banaras Hindu University offers 364 courses in Arts and Humanities, Design, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Information Technology streams. Popular courses are PhD, M.Pharm, BA, MBBS, BNYS.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) Approved by : UGC
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College Type
Government
Established In
1916
Fee Range
INR 0.075 K - 13.4 Lacs
Courses Offered
364
NIRF Ranking
10
Total Faculty
126
Gender Ratio
60:40

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Overview

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a Government based University that was established in the year 1916. The University is one of the most renowned Universities in Uttar Pradesh which was formerly called The Central Hindu College. Banaras Hindu University, due to its excellence in education, was provided the tag of Institute of national importance and eminence by the HRD Minister of India. The University has also been awarded an “A” grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for its quality education. With its excellence in the field of education & curriculum development, Banaras Hindu University has been successfully maintaining its NIRF ranking in the top 10 Institutes in India in the overall category. As per the NIRF 2020 ranking, the University was also ranked 3rd among all Universities in India and 36th in the management Category.

The University does not only excel in terms of education but also in the wide range of modern facilities it provided to its students. The University is spread across an area of 300 acres with a lush green campus. BHU consists of a total of 140 departments, 14 Faculties, 4 Interdisciplinary Centres, Women's College, and 3 constitution schools inside the campus. The University offers all the required facilities to the students such as hostels, library, sports complex, cafeteria, Hospital, auditorium, swimming pool, airstrip and helipad, bookstore, Shopping Complex, ATM, post office, bank, etc. 

Banaras Hindu University also consists of a well-equipped library which is a well-known library all over the country. The library consists of over 10 lakh books, 1 Lakh journals, 400 current magazines, and subscriptions. An e-Library with over 52000 e-books, journals, and papers. The hostels at BHU are capable of housing over 30,000 students at a time with all the required facilities such as AC rooms, mess, playground, etc.

BHU Highlights

Given below are some of the major highlights for Banaras Hindu University:

Name of the Institute

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Location

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Year of Establishment

1916

College Type

Government

Accreditation/ Approval

NAAC (“A” Grade), UGC

NIRF Ranking 2020

  • Ranked on Position 10 in Overall Category

  • Ranked on Position 3 Among all Universities

  • Ranked on Position 36 for Management

Courses Offered

BA, BSc, B.Pharm, BAMS, BA + LLB, BNYS, B.Com, LLB, B.Mus, MBBS, BDS, BPEd, BFA, BPA, PGD, MA, MSc, MD, MS, MFA, MBA, M.Phil, MCh, LLM, MS (Surgery), M.Com, MFM, MFT, M.Ed, MPEd, M.Lib, MPM, MCA, MPA, MDS, M.Tech, M.Pharm, MHRDM, Diploma, Certificate, PhD

MoUs

MoU signed between BHU and CSIR for research facilitation

Mode of Application

Online

Admission Criteria

Based on entrance exam score or qualifying exam score

Entrance Exam Applicability

BHU UET, CAT, PET, GATE, UGC NET, etc.

Scholarships

Provided on the basis of educational excellence & reservation category as prescribed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh

Facilities Offered

Laboratories, library, AC classrooms, Auditorium, Canteen, Computer Lab, Guest house, Gym, Gymkhana, Library, Medical Facilities, etc.

Placement Percentage

90%

Highest Package Offered

INR 40 LPA

Top Recruiters

  • Genpact

  • IBM

  • Infosys

  • Federal Bank

  • Make My Trip

  • ICICI Bank

BHU Course Eligibility 2021

The eligibility for different courses offered by BHU is mentioned in the table below:

Courses Offered

Eligibility

BA

The candidate must have passed class 12th in any stream from a recognized board with a valid UET score.

BSc

The candidate must have passed class 12th in Science from a recognized board.

B.Pharm

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BAMS

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BA + LLB

The candidate must have passed class 12th in any stream from a recognized board with a valid UET score.

BNYS

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

B.Com

The candidate must have passed class 12th in any stream from a recognized board with a valid UET score.

LLB

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

B.Mus

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

MBBS

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BDS

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BPEd

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BFA

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

BPA

The candidate must have passed class 12th from a recognized board.

PGD

The candidate must have passed Post Graduate Degree/Engineering Degree or equivalent from a recognized Institute.

MA

The candidate must have passed a BA or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute.

MSc

The candidate must have passed a BSc or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute with a valid PET score.

MD

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

MS

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

MFA

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

MBA

The candidate must have passed BBA/ BE/ B.Tech degree from a recognized institute with a valid CAT score.

M.Phil

The candidate must have passed a B.Phil or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MCh

The candidate must have passed a BCh or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

LLM

The candidate must have passed an LLB or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MS (Surgery)

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

M.Com

The candidate must have passed a B.Com or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MFM

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

MFT

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

M.Ed

The candidate must have passed a B.Ed or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MPEd

The candidate must have passed a BPEd or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

M.Lib

The candidate must have passed a B.Lib or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MPM

The candidate must have passed a BPM or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MCA

The candidate must have passed a BCA or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MPA

The candidate must have passed a BPA or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MDS

The candidate must have passed a BDS or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

M.Tech

The candidate must have passed a B.Tech/ B.E. or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

M.Pharm

The candidate must have passed a B.Pharm or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute

MHRDM

The candidate must have passed a valid UG degree from a recognized institute.

Diploma

The candidate must have passed 10th/ 12th or an equivalent level degree from a recognized board.

Certificate

The candidate must have passed 10th/ 12th or an equivalent level degree from a recognized board.

PhD

The candidate must have passed M.Sc./MBA/M.A./MBBS or equivalent degree from a recognized Institute with a valid score in GATE / UGC-NET / doctoral research fellowship like JRF, RGNF / NET/ UGC/ CSIR/ NBHM/ RET.

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BHU Top Courses & Fees Banaras Hindu University Courses

BA 46 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.41 K
BSc 10 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.38 K - 3.22 K
B.Pharm 2 Courses Offered
BAMS 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10.4 K
BA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 60 K
BNYS 1 Courses Offered
B.Com 1 Courses Offered
B.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.86 K
LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.66 K
MBBS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10.4 K
BDS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 10.4 K
BPEd 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.41 K
BFA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.41 K
BPA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.41 K
B.Mus 1 Courses Offered
PGD 60 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 13.4 Lacs
MA 54 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.16 K
MSc 33 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.56 K
MD 31 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14.3 K
MS 9 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14.3 K
MFA 5 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.16 K
MBA 4 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30.8 K
M.Phil 3 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.26 K
MS (Surgery) 2 Courses Offered
MCh 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14.3 K
LLM 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.31 K
M.Com 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.31 K
MFM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30.8 K
MFT 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30.8 K
M.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 4.41 K
MPEd 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.16 K
M.Lib 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 3.16 K
MPM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 30.8 K
MFM 1 Courses Offered
MCA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 12.1 K
MPA 1 Courses Offered
M.Mus 1 Courses Offered
MDS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 14.3 K
M.Tech 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 50 K
M.Pharm 1 Courses Offered
MHRDM 1 Courses Offered
Diploma 40 Courses Offered
Certificate 26 Courses Offered
PhD 5 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 8.37 K

BHU,Varanasi Rankings

Overall

  • BHU-QS
    • Ranked in 2020
      19
    • Ranked in 2019
      15
  • BHU-Times
    • Ranked in 2020
      601
  • BHU-US
    • Ranked in 2020
      850

Medical

  • BHU-India Today
    • Ranked in 2019
      7
  • BHU-NIRF
    • Ranked in 2018
      7

Science

  • BHU-Times Higher Education
    • Ranked in 2019
      501
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Admissions 2021

MDS

Exams Accepted

CAT

MCA

Exams Accepted

CAT

MBBS

Exams Accepted

NEET UG

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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.

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

-Shirisha bitlaUpdated on June 23, 2021 09:34 PM
  • 2 Answers
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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What is the admission process followed for MFA at BHU

-prateekshaUpdated on June 23, 2021 09:33 PM
  • 2 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The Admissions to M.F.A programs at Banaras Hindu University will be based on BHU PET Entrance Exam conducted by the university. The entrance exam will be of 60 minutes duration and carrying 150 marks. Candidates who clear the BHU PET Entrance exam will be eligible for M.F.A admission. Before applying for the exam, candidates also need to fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned below:-

  • Candidates must have secured a BFA degree with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized university.

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Does BHU offers Bachelors in Foreign Trade and if you do so please also send the information about the faculty and the fees structure of foreign trade and information about the course

-akshat pratapUpdated on May 17, 2021 04:45 AM
  • 1 Answer
Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

A Bachelor of Foreign Trade (BFT) course is not available at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The university does offer an MBA in Foreign Trade degree. You can check this list of colleges offering bachelor's courses in Foreign Trade. The course is available as a specialisation under various degrees such as BBA, BBM, BA etc.

Please feel free to write back if you require information about any particular college offering this course. You can also fill our Common Application Form (CAF) or discuss your requirements with our counsellor at 180057209877 for admissions-related help.

Thank you.

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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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Contact Details of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

  • Contact No:
    0542 236 8558
  • Email ID:
    ims@gmail.com
  • Website:
    http://www.bhu.ac.in/ims/ayurveda/ayurveda_about.htm
  • Address:
    Kabir Colony, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
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