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Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University is ranked among the top universities of the country in the field of academic and research output. The University has made a name even at international level in a number of areas of Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine and Agriculture etc. The university has seamlessly meshed research and teaching.
Educational Streams
The university provides quality education in the fields of Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine and Agriculture etc. BHU has more than 2000 research scholars pursuing different academic programmes at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus. It has as array of foreign students from more than 30 countries across the world studying under the same roof. In 2004 BHU established the International Centre to incorporate collaboration with Foreign Universities / Institutions, Foreign scholars visiting India as Visiting Lecturer / Professor, Alumni Association of Foreign Students, Admission of Foreign Students etc.
In order to accommodate a large number of outstation students, BHU has around 60 hostels and one fourth of them are built for facilitating the girl students. The University provides accommodation to its faculty as well as staff. Apart from hostels, the University has four guest houses and a transit house to provide accommodation to the guests. BHU has a Central Library, which is one of the largest libraries of the country. Canteen, Telegraph Office, Ayurvedic Garden, Ayurvedic Pharmacy and Hospital are other basic amenities provided by the University.
Banaras Hindu University was established in the year 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. BHU played a crucial role in the independence movement and developed into a great center of learning in India. BHU has contributed a lot in the development of the country by producing a number of scholars, artists, scientists and technologists who have helped in building a modern India with their individual contribution to the society.


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan
  • Faculty of Visual Arts

Contact Details:
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi - 221 005

Phone: +91-542-2368938, 2368558
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