Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

BHU Varanasi - Banaras Hindu University

  • Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • ESTD 1916
  • NAAC , UGC , AIU
  • Central University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
Examination Date
N/A ₹50,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
5Years 6Months Full Time
01-Nov-2018 -30-Nov-2018
Application Form Date
N/A ₹9,426 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}
3Years Full Time
Result Date
5.0 ₹1,489 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Arts [B.A] {Hons.}
3Years Full Time
Result Date
N/A ₹1,236 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}
3Years Full Time
Result Date
N/A ₹1,236 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Fine Arts [B.F.A]
3Years Full Time
Result Date
N/A ₹1,236 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]
2Years Full Time 50 Seats Per Course
Result Date
7.0 ₹1,529 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]
5Years 6Months Full Time
N/A ₹9,426 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS]
3Years Full Time
01-Nov-2018 -30-Nov-2018
Application Form Date
N/A ₹10,369 per year Apply Now
Master of Arts [M.A]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹1,904 per year Apply Now

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Prof. Girish Chandra Tripathi
Vice Chancellor
Dr. N. Faruqui
Professor, Department of Arabic
Dr. Harikesh Singh
Professor, Department of Education
Dr. S.B. Bhattacharya
Professor, Department of Education
Prof. M.P. Singh
Professor, Department of Law
Dr. H.C. Chaudhary
Professor, Department of Manafement
Dr. Deepak Barman
Professor & Head, Department of Statistics
Dr. Mahendra Pratap Singh
Professor, Department of Economics
Dr. Sumitra Gupta
Professor, Department of History
Dr. Rakesh Pandey
Professor, Department of Psychology
Dr. Sohan Ram Yadav
Professor, Department of Sociology

About University

The University is situated in the holy city of Varanasi and serves as an attractive study destination for students hailing from the northern, southern and even eastern regions of India. Banaras Hindu University came into existence in the year 1916.

  • It was the great Madan Mohan Malviya who is credited with the founding of the University. Banaras Hindu University in recent years has managed to create a reputation in promoting interdisciplinary research.
  • There are as many as four centres in the University that are dedicated solely to interdisciplinary research and exchange of knowledge. The University is serviced by two campuses and thus the different academic departments of the University are well spread out.
  • Students and faculty members get ample opportunity to study amidst scenic locales and consequently achieve an all round education. T
  • he spacious area all around makes it possible for students to take part in sporting activities of different kinds all through the year.
  • There are competitions inter college as well as at the inter university level in India which Banaras Hindu University is known to take part in as well. 


The teachers at the University are known to be very hard task masters and take regular tests and examinations in order to determine how far their students have been progressing in academic study and research. Strong emphasis is laid on scoring well in classroom tests and students are encouraged not to take these tests lightly in the least. There are three institutes, four centres for advanced studies, a hundred and forty departments and as many as sixteen faculties.


The Faculty for Law and Arts is particularly well known as is the department for technological studies and research. Often foreign educated teachers are known to be teaching in these departments.  Some of the well known schools and departments of the University are as follows:

  • Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences
  • Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Faculty of Sciences




  • Hostel facilities can of course be availed of by students interested in pursuing their higher education at the Banaras Hindu University.
  • There are as many as sixty hostels run by the university and as many as nine thousand two hundred and eighteen students, if not more, can be accommodated.
  • There are separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • The rooms in the hostel are nice and comfortable and there is also a common dining area where students can consume their meals.
  • Students can also buy their meals from outside but there are strict rules and regulations about keeping the interiors of the rooms in the hostel spick and span. 

The University is serviced by a marvellous central library which houses a vast collection of books and archival materials from different parts of the country and at times even the world. The library in fact ranks among one of the largest of Indian libraries.


Computer centre

There is a computer centre at the University that can be accessed by students and faculty members who wish to browse the internet in order to get ahead with their academic work. Data analysis software products are installed in most of the computers as are emailing facilities and of course access to Microsoft Office. Data analysis software is used by both the humanities and social sciences departments as well as the departments that specialize in the study of natural and pure science subjects. Tutorials exist for the convenience of those who engage in the use of these software products for the first time.


International centre

Banaras Hindu University has an international centre. This centre takes care of the needs and requirements of the foreign nationals who are studying at the University. In some ways, it serves as a grievance cell for them. Language issues are of course the most common issues that are faced by foreign students at the University and there are ready interpreters who come to their assistance in the event that they are unable to get their point of view across.


Employment cell

The Banaras Hindu University runs an employment cell which is maintained by certain departments and faculties. The cell takes the responsibility of organizing campus interviews, making available positions in the job market known to potential job seekers studying at the University, and even at times arranging for several training programs to take place.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0542-2368558
Varanasi - 221005
Uttar Pradesh , India
Nearest Bus Stand
BHU Bus Stop bus stand 0.30Km
Nearest Airport
7 Up Air SQN NCC airport 1.85Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Female ₹7.85 K
Hostel For : Male ₹7.85 K

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