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BHU Varanasi 2019-20: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Review etc.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU Varanasi) is a public university located in Varanasi. It was established in the year 1916 by Madan Mohan Malaviya and Annie Besant and Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar. BHU Varanasi formerly known as Central Hindu College.

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BHU is organized into 6 institutes and 14 faculties (streams) include Faculty of Law BHU Varanasi, IMS BHU Varanasi, Faculty of Management Studies BHU Varanasi, Faculty of Ayurveda, IIT (BHU) along with departments of linguistics, journalism & mass communication, among others.

Throughout this article, we are going to share all the essential details about Banaras Hindu University like Affiliations, Admission Process, Courses, Cutoff Details, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Review, Ranking, etc.


Banaras Hindu University


College Summary

Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of Banaras Hindu University.

University Name Banaras Hindu University
Popular Name BHU Varanasi
University Type Public
Location Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Year of Establishment 1916
Approved by ACU, AIU, NAAC, UGC
Courses Offered UG, PG, & Doctoral Programs
Hostel Facilities Yes
Rating 4.1/5
Official Website http://www.bhu.ac.in/
Category Top University in India

Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

  • Affiliation: Autonomous
  • Approved by: UGC
  • Aid Status: Government University

Student Support

  • Anti Ragging
  • Counselling Services
  • Hostel
  • Query
  • Report

Facilities

  • library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Labs

Courses Offered


BHU Varanasi has 6 institute whose name is Science, Medical Science, Agriculture Science, Management Studies, Environmental & Sustainable Development and Indian Institute of Technology. In this section, we will discuss all the courses of Banaras Hindu University.

Courses Duration
Institute of Science (BHU Varanasi)
B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) 3 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) 2 Years
PhD 2 Years
Institute of Agricultural (BHU Varanasi)
B.Sc Agricultural 4 Years
M.Sc. (Ag.) -Agroforestry 2 Years
M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil & Water Conservation 2 Years
MABM 2 Years
M.Tech. in Agricultural Engg. (S&WC) 2 Years
M.Sc. Food Science & Tech. 2 Years
M.Sc. In Plant Biotech. 2 Years
PG Diploma in Seed Technology 1 Years
PG Diploma in Post Harvest 1 Years
PhD Program
Institute of Medical Sciences (BHU Varanasi)
MBBS 4 Years
BDS 5 Years
BAMS 5 Years 6 Months
B.Pharm 4 Years
BNYS 5.5 Years
B.Sc Nursing 4 Years
MD/MS,   Health Statistics 2 Years
MD(Ay)/MS(Ay), 2 Years
MDS 2 Years
PG Diploma 2 Years
Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development (BHU University)
B.A (Hons) 3 Years
B.Com 3 Years
B.ED 2 Years
LLB 3 Years
B.Sc  (Maths/Bio) 3 Years
B.F.A 4 Years
Institute  of Management Studies (BHU University)
MBA 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration 1 Years
PhD (Management Studies) 2 Years
Diploma 1 Years
Certificate Course in Healthcare Quality Management
Institute of Technology (BHU University)
B.Tech 4 Years
M.Tech 2 Years
PhD. Program

BHU Varanasi Admission Process


The candidate who want to take admission in various courses offered by BHU Varanasi, they should know complete admission process. Admission Process is different for each course. Below we have discussed BHU Admission (2019) Process. Let us have a look…

Banaras Hindu University conducts Undergraduate and Postgraduate Entrance Tests usually during May-June for admission to various courses. Admissions are done according to merit in the Entrance Tests, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements.

  • Admission in UG Courses through BHU UET Entrance Exam.
  • Admission in PG Courses through BHU PET Entrance Exam
  • Admissions to B.Tech./B.Pharm., M.Tech./M.Pharm. are done through JEE Advanced and GATE respectively.
  • Admission to MBA and MIBA are done through CAT.
  • Admission in Medical Courses is done through NEET UG and NEET PG.

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Eligibility Criteria


For B.Tech Courses

  • Candidate must have passed an intermediate examination of U.P. Board or 10 + 2 level examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University and securing minimum 45% marks without grace in each compulsory subject as Physics, Maths and one optional subject as Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational Subject
  • Candidate must have a valid rank in JEE Advanced.

For M.Tech Courses

  • B. E./B. Tech in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science & Engineering, and Information Technology or equivalent with minimum 60% aggregate marks.
  • Candidate must have a valid score in GATE.

For MBA Courses

  • Three years of Degree course BCA/BBA/B.Sc./B.Com./B.A. with 55% marks or Postgraduate in any subject from a recognized University with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level.
  • Candidate must have a valid rank in  CAT/MAT

For Medical Courses

UG Courses

  • (10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent.
  •  He/She should have secured a minimum of 50% Aggregate marks in PCB/Biotechcombined.
  • Candidate must have a valid rank in NEET UG.

PG Courses

  • Candidate must have graduation and Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS).
  • Valid rank in NEET PG.

Other Courses Eligibility Criteria

Courses Duration Eligibility Criteria
B. A. (Hons.) Arts 3 Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.
B. A. (Hons.) Social Sciences 3 Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.
B.Com. (Hons.)/ B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management* 3 Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination with Commerce/ Economics/ Maths/ Computer Sc./Finance/Financial Markets Management as one of the subjects securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and must have passed in the concerned subject
B. Sc. (Hons.) Maths Group 3 Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in the subjects Physics, Maths plus any one of the following: Chemistry, Statistics, Geology, Computer Science, Informatics practices and Geography and must have passed in each of the concerned three subjects
B. Sc. (Hons.) Bio. Group 3 Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in the subjects Physics, Chemistry plus any one of the following: Biology, Geology and Geography and must have passed in each of the concerned three subjects
Shastri (Hons.) 6 Semesters (3 Years) (a) Passed MADHYAMA Examination of BHU/Madhyama/Uttar Madhyama/Upa Shastri/Intermediate or 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum 50% marks in the aggregate and (b) Sanskrit must be one of the subjects in the concerned examination and candidate should have passed in this subject also. The candidates having passed a one-year certificate course in Sanskrit of BHU after passing 10+2 examination with 50% marks in aggregate both in 10+2 examination and certificate examination are also eligible.
B. Ed. (Bachelor of Education) / B. Ed. Special Education (Bachelor of Education-Special Education ) 1 Year Graduate under at least 10+2+3 pattern [including Shastri] with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in three years except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet. The applicant must have at least one School subject* at the graduation level as a main subject**
B. Sc. (Ag.)/B,Sc. (Ag.)*-RGSC 4Years A candidate shall be eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Ag.), if he/she has passed a 10+2/Intermediate examination in agriculture or in Science (with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology) or any other equivalent examination recognized by the University securing at least 50% marks in aggregate. For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates, the eligibility will be as per the University rules.
B.V.Sc. & A.H. – RGSC 9 Semesters + 6 months Internship (5Years) A candidate shall be eligible for admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H., if he/she has passed Higher Secondary (10+2) or the Indian School Certificate Examination or Intermediate examination (or equivalent examination) in Science from a recognized Board/University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (which shall include a practical test in these subjects) and English securing at least 50% marks in aggregate and must have passed each of the aforesaid subjects individually.
LL.B. (Bachelor of Law) 3 Years B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com./ Shastri (at least 10+2+3 pattern) securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do under at least 10+2+3 pattern recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of admission to LL.B. Course securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years (aggregate being calculated as mentioned above). “(Note- As per the directive of the Bar Council of India, the candidates who have obtained 10+2 or Graduation/Post-graduation through open Universities system directly without having any basic qualifications for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in Law Courses)”.
B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education) 1 Year (i) (a) Bachelor Degree in Physical Education with 50% marks or (b) Bachelor’s Degree with Physical Education as an elective subject with 50% marks or (c) Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education /Bachelor’s Degree with Physical Education as an elective subject with 45% marks and participation in National/All India Inter-University/ Inter-University Competition in Sports recognised by AIU or IOA or (d) Bachelors Degree with 45% marks and having participated in National or State or Inter-University Sports or games or athletics
LL.B. (Bachelor of Law) 3 Years B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com./ Shastri (at least 10+2+3 pattern) securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do n under at least 10+2+3 pattern recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of admission to LL.B. Course securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years (aggregate being calculated as mentioned above). “(Note- As per directive of the Bar Council of India, the candidates who have obtained 10+2 or Graduation/Post-graduation through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualifications for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in Law Courses)”.
B.Mus. (Bachelor of Music)

B.P.A. ( Bachelor of Performing Arts)

B. Mus. (Instrumental Sitar – North Indian Classical Music)

B. Mus. (Instrumental Flute – North Indian Classical Music)

B. Mus. (Instrumental Violin – North Indian Classical Music)

B. Mus. (Instrumental-Tabla- North Indian Classical Music)

B.P.A. (Dance – Kathak -Indian Classical Dance)

B.P.A. (Dance – Bharat Natyam -Indian Classical Dance)

B.Mus. (Vocal – North Indian Classical Music)

6 semesters (3 Years) (a) Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination OR a Graduate/Postgraduate Degree; and (b) Vocal Music/Instrumental Music/Dance (Kathak/Bharatnatyam) as one of the subjects in any of the above courses and the candidate is passed in this subject also; OR Passed 3-Year Diploma in Vocal Music/ Instrumental Music/ Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam) Examination of BHU or equivalent Examination; OR Passed any of the following Examinations:- (For Vocal/Instrumental/Dance) Senior Diploma Exam. of the Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad./Madhyama Exam. of the Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth, Lucknow./Madhyama in Music Exam. of Madhya Pradesh Govt., M.P./Madhyama Exam. of A.B.G.M.V. Mandal, Mumbai./Madhyama Exam. of Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalay, Khairagarh. (For Dance only) Passed Part-time Diploma Exam. of five years of Kalakshetra, Chennai/Senior Certificate Course issued under the auspices of Tamil Nadu Govt./Five-Year Diploma of Bharatiya Nritya Mandir, Patna. (c) It is mandatory that the candidate has secured a minimum of 50% marks in Music Practical/ Dance Practical in each case as mentioned above (except SC/ST candidates where only pass marks are necessary).
B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts)  4Years Passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.

Fee Structure

Courses Existing (Fee in Rs.) Proposed (Fee in Rs.)
B.A. (ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE- ALL SUBJECTS), B.P.Ed, B.Com., B.F.A. and B.MuS. Rs- 2407/- Rs- 3420/-
B.Sc. (Hons.) 3167 4400
B.Sc (Ag) 2826 4870
LLB Fee 2657 3850
LLM Fee 3307 4870
M.A, MFA, m.Com 3157 4620
M.Sc (Ag) 3556 6720
M.C.A 12057 23920
M.A. (Arts) & Social Sciences 2857 4120
M.Sc. 3557 6720
M.Mus. 2857 4160
B.Ed. 3806 5670
Shastri 1956 2795
Acharya 2256 3220
MBBS, BAMS, BDS, B Pharma Ay., BNYS. 10369 13410
M. P. Ed. 3157 4600
M. Lib. 3657 5320
M.B.A. 30767 45760
MD/MS/MDAY/MSAY/MDS/DM/MCH/M. Pharma Ay. /PDCC. 14326 22860
M.Sc. Health Statistics 5874 11000
B.Sc. Nursing 2381 3385
M.Ed 4406 6550
M.Sc. (Geophysics) 3557 6720

BHU Cutoff (2018)

The BHU Varanasi Cutoff is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the admission of students. Merit list, including the rank of candidates, will be designed on these Cutoff scores. Aspirants who apply for the Institute needs to clear the Cutoff for various courses. The Cutoff will be based on various parameters like numbers of appearing candidates, total numbers of seats, the difficulty level of the examination, and last year admission record.

Placement (IIT BHU Technology )

Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi is one of the prestigious engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh holds a strong student exchange program. The college is collaborated with some of the leading names of Australia to do well in Placement.

The Training & Placement Cell (TPC) became an active functional unit of the college right from the time of its inception. Since then the college is working too hard to train their students so that they can survive in the cut-throat competitive market. Some of the Programs conducted by the college to assist students are as follows.

Major Recruiter

  • AAKASH Educational Institute
  • ACC
  • ACCENTURE
  • ACCOLITE
  • ADANI
  • ADITYA BIRLA
  • ADIYTA BIRLA Chemical
  • ADOBE
  • AIRPRODUCT
  • AIRTEL
  • ALLEN CARRIER INSTT.
  • ALPHONSO
  • ALTAIR
  • AMAZON
  • AMBUJA CEMENT
  • AMDOCS
  • APPLIED MATERIAL
  • ARISTA NETWORK
  • ATCS
  • ATRENTA
  • AXSIOM
  • AXTRIA

Ranking and Reputation

University Name Banaras Hindu University (BHU Varanasi)
Rating 4.4/5
Reputation Good
Education 4.6/5
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Good
  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked it ninth overall in 2018 and third among universities. It also ranked it 39 in the management ranking.
  • IIT (BHU), was ranked 11th position among Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India by the NIRF Engineering ranking for 2019.
  • The Faculty of Law BHU Varanasi was ranked eighth in India by Outlook Indias “Top 25 Law Colleges In 2017”.
  • The IMS BHU Varanasi was ranked tenth among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today, sixth by The Week and ninth by Outlook India.

Important Links


Admission seekers may also go through the relevant link of BHU Varanasi to know more about the University.

Institute Name Description
Institute of Medical Science (BHU Varanasi) Click Here
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU Varanasi) Click Here
Faculty of Management Studies BHU Varanasi Click Here
Faculty of Law – Banaras Hindu University Click Here
Faculty of Dental Sciences Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Click Here
Faculty of Ayurveda Click Here

***Scoring High in BHU Varanasi will help you to choose the best courses offered by BHU. Top Rankers may also avail various Scholarship offered by BHU to some of the meritious Students of Country.

Contact Details

Banaras Hindu University (BHU Varanasi)
Ajagara, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
Official Website: http://www.bhu.ac.in/

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. Why we choose BHU Varanasi?
    Answer:
    Banaras Hindu University is one of the best govt university in Uttar Pradesh. Top Rankers may also get various Scholarship offered by BHU Varanasi to some of the meritious Students of Country.
  2. How can I get admission in BHU Varanasi? 
    Answer: Banaras Hindu University conducts Undergraduate and Postgraduate Entrance Tests usually during May-June for admission to various courses. Admissions are done according to merit in the Entrance Tests, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements.
  3. What is the Placement Statics at BHU Varanasi?
    Answer: Placement is very good.

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