BHU, Uttar Pradesh

Banaras Hindu University is the central university that is formerly known as Benaras Hindu University and is located in Varanasi. The university is the largest residential University in Asia and has more than 20,000 students.

The University is a Public University that was brought in to existence in the year 1916 by Madan Mohan Malviya. It is affiliated to NAAC, UGC and AIU. Presently, BHU is organized in to four institutes and fourteen faculties with more than 140 departments. Some of the prominent colleges at BHU comprise- IIT BHU, Linguistics, Journalism, Performing Arts, Law, Agriculture, IMS- BHU (Medicine) and Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development.

Courses Offered at BHU

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Faculty of Arts

  • Bachelor of Art (BA Hons)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Master of Arts in
  • Hindi
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Nepali
  • Telugu
  • Arabic
  • Pali
  • Marathi
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

In addition, certificate and special courses are also offered.

Faculty of Social Science

  • Bachelors of Arts (B.A Hons)
  • Masters of Arts (M.A) in-
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Science

Faculty of Law

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Master of Law

Faculty of Education

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education Special
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Education Special

Faculty of Commerce

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com Hons)
  • Master of Commerce

Faculty of Science

  • Bachelor in Science (B.Sc Hons)
  • Master of Science in:-
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Biochemistry
  • Home Science
  • Computer Science

Faculty of Visual Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Masters of Fine Arts in:-
  • Painting
  • Applied Arts
  • Pottery and Ceramics
  • Textile Design

Faculty of Performing Arts

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • Master in Music
  • Master in Performing Arts
  • Master of Musicology

Faculty of Medicine

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Surgery

Faculty of Dental Science

  • Bachelor of Dental Science
  • Master of Dental Science

Faculty of Ayurveda

  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
  • Master of Surgery-Ayurveda Diploma

Faculty of Environment and Sustainable Development

  • Sc Tech (Environment Science and Technology)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Banaras Hindu University every year conducts an entrance exam BHU UET for various Undergraduate courses.
  • Candidates applying for the exam have to be 17 years of age and should have completed 10+2.
  • For master’s course, BHU conducts BHU PET- Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test. The course is conducted to grant admission to candidate to various post graduate courses.
  • In order to appear in the exam student must have completed 10+2+3 with minimum of 50% marks. Though the minimal score criteria varies as per the course selected.

Campus Infrastructure

BHU campus spreads over 1300 acres of land and comprises various academic departments and blocks. The campus is home to 12,000 students in 60 hostels.  In addition to hostel facilities, campus offers a range of other amenities as in-

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Cyber Labs
  • Cafeteria
  • Recreational activities
  • Sports
  • Motivational learning ambience
  • Ragging free campus

Placement at BHU

Banaras Hindu University has its ‘Placement Coordination Cell’ that guides students and provides them best industry exposure through various seminars. The ultimate aim is to get each and every student placed in best of the organization of their fields and placement cell at BHU has been matchless at its job.

Contact Details

Address: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005

Phone: 0542 236 8558

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