Banaras Hindu University: All you need to know

A few months ago I was reading a book named ‘Banaras Talkies’ which is written by Satya Vyas. From there I got to know why Banaras Hindu University has its own craze and image in the market. The book has the power to give you a tour of BHU because all the story is based on BHU.

If you are also missing something that you should not, This article is for. It includes all the facts and reality of Banaras Hindu University. So let’s begin the tour of BHU.


“Largest Residential University Of Asia”

Banaras Hindu University, BHU is formerly Central Hindu College, is a collegiate central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was established jointly in 1916 by the Maharaja of Darbhanga Maharaja of Banaras Prabhu Narayan Singh, Rameshwar Singh, Madan Mohan Malaviya, Sunder Lal, and British Theosophist and Home Rule League founder Annie Besant. With over 30,000 students residing on campus, it is the largest residential university in Asia.

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Ranking is also one of the main reasons why Banaras Hindu University has its own value. BHU is a 3rd ranked university in India.


Ajagara, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005

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Courses offered

  • BA Hons
  • BA Social Science Hons   
  • BFA   
  • B.P.Ed   
  • BPA Bharatanatyam   
  • BPA Instrumental Flute   
  • BPA Instrumental Sitar   
  • BPA Instrumental Tabla   
  • BPA Instrumental Violin   
  • BPA Kathak   
  • BPA Vocal North Indian Classical Music   
  • B.Sc Geography Hons
  • B.Sc Industrial Microbiology   
  • BA Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology Hons   
  • BA Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology Hons
  • BA Economics Hons   
  • BA English Hons   
  • BA Geography Hons   
  • BA Hindi Hons   
  • BA History Hons   
  • BA Home Science Hons
  • BA Home Science Hons   
  • BA Music Instrumental Hons   
  • BA Music Vocal Hons       
  • BA Painting Hons   
  • BA Psychology Hons   
  • BA Sanskrit Hons       
  • BA Sanskrit Hons       
  • BA Sociology Hons   
  • BA Sociology Hons       
  • BA Urdu Hons   
  • B.Sc Nursing   
  • BAMS       
  • B.Pharma Ayurveda   
  • B.Ed Special Education   
  • BNYS Self Finance
  • B.Sc Computer Science Hons
  • MFA Textile Design
  • PG Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS   
  • M.Tech Soil and Water Conservation Engineering Hons
  • MBBS
  • MA Mass Communication   
  • MA Prayojanmulak Hindi Patrakarita   
  • PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism

And more

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BHU Admission

So many students dream to be part of Banaras Hindu University, BHU. Therefore BHU conducts entrance tests for ug and pg programs as well. Those who clear the exam get the chance to study in college.

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The fee is so affordable, every course has its own fee Criteria but still BHU don’t ask for a very high fee that students are not able to pay.


Placement is also the criteria to become a 3rd university in India. So placements are fantastic. About 90% of students get placement every year. With a decent salary package.

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Banaras Hindu University holds its own values, vibe and authenticity. If you are planning your college life you can go for it.

By Geetu Katyal 


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