Banaras Hindu University

4.0 out of 5 (121 ratings / 103 reviews) Benares, India
Banaras Hindu University is an internationally reputed temple of learning, situated in the holy city of Varanasi. This Creative and innovative university was founded by the great nationalist leader, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, in 1916 with cooperation of great personalities like Dr Annie Besant, who viewed it as the University of India. 

Master's Programmes



Banaras Hindu University was created under the Parliamentary legislation - B.H.U. Act 1915. It played a stellar role in the independence movement and has developed into the greatest center of learning in India. 


The university comprises 3 Institutes, 14 Faculties 140 Departments, 4 Inter displinary Centers a constituent college for women's and 3 Constituents Schools, spanning a vast range of subjects pertaining to all branches of humanities,social science,technology, medicine ,science, fine arts and performing arts. It has 6 centres of Advanced Studies, 10 Departments under Special Assistance Programme and a large number of specialized Research Centers. 


Research Facilities

  • Centers & Labs
  • Specialized Research Facilities
  • Interdiciplinary Research Facilities

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Library services

Mahila Mahavidyalaya library is intended exclusively for the use by the students, faculty members and non teaching staff of the college. However, others are welcome to use the library for consultation, temporary permits can obtain on request for the same.

The Library aims to supplement the teaching in order to cater to the requirements of various subjects.

ICT services

The Computer Center provides quality service to the University community in computing facilities, E-Mail, etc. It helps researchers to get their research data analyzed, extends Internet facilities in the University, enables access to World Wide Web and provides laboratory facility to the students of science and technology. 

Student Life

Campus life

The area of the main campus of this premiere Central University is 1300 acres, having well maintained roads, extensive greenery, a temple, an air strip and buildings which are an architectural delight. The Air Field of the campus was started for military training for flying during the second world war. Another campus of the university at Barkachha , in Mirzapur district, covering an area of 2700 acres is coming up.

Sports facilities

  • Athletics (Men & Women)
  • Basketball (Men & Women)
  • Boxing (Men)
  • Cricket (Men)
  • Football (Men)
  • Handball (Men & Women)
  • Hockey (Men)
  • Kabaddi (Men & Women)
  • Kho-Kho (Men & Women)
  • Squash Racket (Men)
  • Table-Tennis (Men & Women)
  • Tennis (Men & Women)
  • Volleyball (Men & Women)

Student clubs

In order to endow with overall development of future managers, classroom teaching at FMS-BHU is complemented with sports, cultural, personality development and literary activities. The students of faculty organize various events under banner of student's clubs with full support and guidance from teachers and management. The club activities are organized after college hours and during weekends to help students in relaxing themselves as well as keeping at par with the happenings of business and management world.

Student Reviews

Palak at Banaras Hindu University (Dream University of Indians)
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Banaras Hindu University is the dream university of most Indians and it was mine too. I had a great time during the last months of my Masters's attending offline classes. As we all know due to COVID the initial year of master's was conducted in online mode. But later classes were conducted in blended mode. It was the best phase of my life studying at BHU. The campus feels...

Research is best way thinking of mind.
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Banaras Hindu University is has awesome faculty members in science.they try their best and make good environment for study.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very supportive and helpful teacher and staff. Good 👍😊

Benares, Uttar Pradesh, India


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