Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University Ranking

country rank: 22
world rank: 2059

University Overview

Banaras Hindu University, founded in 1915, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Varanasi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000), Uttar Pradesh. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution officially connected with the Hindu faith, as recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. In a variety of fields of study, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 105-year-old Indian higher-education school is based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BHU also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, and administrative services to students in addition to academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Banaras Hindu University Ranking

University Identity

Name Banaras Hindu University
Acronym BHU
Founded 1915
Motto Knowledge imparts immortality

University Location

Address Varanasi 221 005 Uttar Pradesh India
Tel +91 (542) 236 8938
Fax +91 (542) 236 8174

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Medical Council of India (MCI)

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