What's new at BHU? CUET application window for UG courses is now closed. The correction window is open from May 25 to May 31. CUET 2022 exam will be conducted in the first week of July. Meanwhile, BHU registrations for postgraduate admissions are open via CUET PG and the last date to register is June 18. Check CUET PG Brochure 2022 and CUET PG 2022 notification for more updates. 

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BHU Admission Dates 2022

All the important dates regarding BHU University admission 2022 are enlisted below:


Start and end date to apply for CUET 2022


6 Apr '22 - 22 May '22

CUET PG registrations


19 May '22 - 18 Jun '22

CUET PG - last date to pay the exam fee

19 Jun '22

BHU Cut off 2021

BHU conducts BHU UET Counselling within a month of declaring the results. The counselling of BHU UET is entirely based on the merit list. Much like BHU UET, BHU also conducts BHU PET Counselling in August-September tentatively after the declaration of BHU PET results. Candidates, who are shortlisted as per the rank list of BHU UET or BHU PET, respectively, are issued a provisional seat allotment letter after they freeze the allotted seats. The below-mentioned table reflects on the BHU UET and BHU PET Date-wise Cutoff:

BHU Cut off 2021
Course BHU UET Date-wise Cutoff 2021
BA (Hons) Arts Download
BA (Hons) Social Science Download
B.Ed (Special Education) Mathematics Download
Course BHU PET Date-wise Cutoff 2021
LLM Download
MSc (Agriculture) Download
MA Education (For Female Only) Download
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BHU Courses and Fees 2022

Banaras Hindu University offers 352 courses across 16 streams at UG, PG, and PhD levels. BSc is the flagship programme of BHU and it is a three-year programme. The duration of PG programmes, such as MTech, MBA, MSc, and MDes is two years each. Banaras University also offers special courses like Masters of Personnel Management & Industrial Relation (MPMIR), MA in Public Administration (MPA), and Diploma in Gender & Women Studies. The University has recently launched BTech in Dairy Technology and Food Technology. A majority of BHU courses are imparted in full-time mode. In order to check out the course-wise admission criteria, seats, selection, and fee click on the course-wise links mentioned below:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
M.Sc.(38 Courses)
INR 1 K - 1.6 L
(for 2 years)
10+2 : 50-55 %
Graduation : 50-60 %
B.Sc.(7 Courses)
INR 5.95 K - 2 L
(for 3-4 years)
10+2 : 50 %
M.A.(49 Courses)
INR 800 - 60 K
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)
INR 8.35 L - 10.41 L
(for 4-5 years)
10+2 : 50 %
PG Diploma(45 Courses)
INR 10 K - 1 L
(for 1 year-2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
B.A.(30 Courses)
INR 8.96 K - 10 K
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 50 %
MBA/PGDM(9 Courses)
INR 98.89 K - 2.41 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
B.Com(2 Courses)
INR 4.99 K
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 50 %
Exams : CUET
M.E./M.Tech(51 Courses)
INR 62.38 K - 10.41 L
(for 2-5 years)
Graduation : 60 %
B.A. LL.B.(1 Courses)
(for 5 years)
BHU Rankings 2022

Being one of the top universities in India, BHU University has been ranked by multiple eminent ranking bodies under various categories of Median, Dental, Law, Engineering, etc. Some of the recent Banaras Hindu University rankings 2022 are tabulated below:

Ranking Body



THE Rankings 2022


601 - 800

The Week 2021



NIRF 2021



India Today 2021



The Week 2021



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NIRF 2021



The Week 2021

Government Engineering


India Today 2021



The Week 2021



NIRF 2021



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NIRF 2021



NIRF 2021



THE Rankings 2021



BHU Ranking for Medicine & Health Sciences

BHU Ranking for Mass Communication & Media

BHU Ranking for MBA/PGDM

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Vishnu katara | Integrated B.Tech. + M.Tech. in Engineering Physics - Batch of 2026
Reviewed on 24 Sep 2021
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
I regret joining this college.

Placements: 100% of students got placed from this branch. The average package offered is 25 LPA, the highest package is above 1 Crore (2019), and the lowest package is around 15 LPA. The top companies for this course are Amazon, Google etc. The top role offered is SDE management. Above 90% of students got internships.

Infrastructure: Wi-Fi is unlimited with decent speed, and it is everywhere like library, classrooms, labs, hostel and workshops. Mess food is the best among all IITs. Sports are pretty good. The largest sports...

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Abhaas mishra | B.A. LL.B (Hons.) - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
BHU, Faculty of Law, is one of the best colleges in India.

Placements: Most of the students received good placements. The average package offered was 8 Lacs per annum. This data can be accessed through the Ministry of Education's website. They have their alumni in various HC and SC also as a judge. The top recruiting companies of our college are TCS etc.

Infrastructure: Wi-Fi is available for every student. The library is resourceful. The cyber library can also be used by students. There are moot courtroom, ventilated classrooms, library from 9 am to 7 pm, well-maintained rooms, av...

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Atul | B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Our college has great coding culture, and a good environment. Fests are fun, & professors are fine.

Placements: CSE branch in IIT BHU has 100% placements with an average salary package of about 25 LPA. The highest salary package offered is 1.5 crores per annum for foreign and about 65 LPA in case of domestic. Companies that recruit include almost all reputed software companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Sprinkler, Uber, and a whole lot. In the case of internships, around 60% of the students get on-campus intern and many got off-campus internships.

Infrastructure: The main building of CSE and MNC is nearby and it is just good in terms of infrastructure. Although labs are air-conditioned and have high-speed Wi-Fi, and the building is somewhat old. But it's quite satisfactory. The library is very good and has a peaceful environment and is air-conditioned, and has Wi-Fi connectivity. Almost all the books required during college are there in the library. Classrooms are a bit unsatisfactory as they get very warm during summer due to the absence of air-conditio...

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Shubham | B.Tech. in Electronics Engineering - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 6 Oct 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 5
Very good placement, not that great infrastructure .

Placements: Most of the students got placed. Only those who wants higher studies don't sit for placement. The highest packeg is 1.5 crores grabbed by only one student in 2019. the lowest is around 10 Lacs and average package is around 20-22 Lacs. All the big companies that recruits from india comes to our college Most of students got internship. Big companies like google and Microsoft comes for internship.

Infrastructure: Infrastructure is not the best you want as it 100 years old institution. Labs are good and well-equip...

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Himanshu Yadav | Integrated B.Tech. + M.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 25 Apr 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 5
It has the best facilities, teachers, a lush green campus and a good placement percentage.

Placements: Around 90% of the students got placed in our branch. The highest salary package offered is 37 LPA, the lowest salary package offered is 6 LPA, and the average salary package offered is around 13 LPA. While the highest salary package offered till now is 1.39 crore per annum and 2.03 crore per annum by Google. Top recruiting companies are HP, Paytm, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and many others.

Infrastructure: The hostels' building is below expectations, but all other facilities are quite impressive. L...

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BHU Affiliated Colleges

BHU Varanasi comprises three institutes, 14 faculties, 140 departments, four interdisciplinary centres, one constituent college for women, and three constituent schools. In addition to this, the university houses six centres for advanced studies, 10 departments under special assistance programmes, and a large number of specialised research centres. It is the only University that comprises an IIT, namely IIT BHU, which is famous for its BTech programme. Tabulated below is the list of colleges under BHU:

List of BHU-affiliated colleges

IIT Varanasi (BHU)

IMS BHU Varanasi

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharmavijnana

Faculty of Social Sciences

Institute of Science

Institute of Agricultural Sciences

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Performing Arts

Faculty of Visual Arts

Institute of Management Studies, BHU

Faculty of Commerce

Mahila Maha Vidyalaya

School of Biotechnology

Department of Geology

Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development


BHU Scholarships 2022

BHU offers financial assistance and numerous scholarships to meritorious and needy students. Some of these Banaras Hindu University scholarships are enlisted below:

  • Blind students are offered free dinner and lunch under the Annadaan Yojna as well as 20 blind students receive INR 5,000 per annum each
  • Students, who secure first and second ranks, are granted an award of INR 4,000 and INR 3,000, respectively
  • 100 students coming from economically weak backgrounds are granted a scholarship of INR 2,000 per annum
  • Pyare Lal - Prem Vati Memorial Scholarship worth INR 10,000 is awarded to the student enrolled in the MBA programme who tops the first year exams
  • S.N. Ranade Scholarship is offered to the academically best students enrolled in the MBA Agri-Business programme
BHU Results 2022

Banaras Hindu University results in 2022 are declared semester-wise for every UG and PG course in online mode on its ‘Result Portal’. Students, who appear for the semester exams, can check and download results for both theory and practical exams from the official website. Below mentioned is the step-by-step process of checking the results:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Banaras Hindu University (bhuonline.in).

Step 2: Select the type of course (UG or PG) given in the result box.

Step 3: Select the desired programme.

Step 4: Enter your roll number/ application number.

Step 5: Download the result.

BHU vs Other Universities- Which is better?

The below-mentioned table reflects on the comparison between BHU and other universities:

Universities Name NIRF Rankings 2021 Median Package Course Fee (BA)
BHU 3 INR 7 LPA INR 2,407- INR 3,420


2 INR 6 LPA INR 4,086

Allahabad University

- INR 4.20 LPA INR 8,946
JMI 6 - INR 6,600
DU 19 INR 4.5 LPA INR 18,180 - INR 32,355
BHU Highlights 2022

Formerly known as Central Hindu College, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a central university that is recognised by the UGC and accredited with an ‘A-Grade by the NAAC. It is also a member of the AIU. BHU is ranked 3 and 10 in the ‘University’ and ‘Overall’ categories by the NIRF 2021. Banaras Hindu University has signed MoUs with over 40 national and foreign universities to offer better exposure to the students and faculty members. Since BHU has collaborated with multiple universities, a large number of students from foreign countries like the USA, the countries of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, etc. come to study here. The University also encourages financially and categorically backward students with several scholarships with an intent to promote equal opportunities. Over the last decade, BHU Banaras has also emerged as one of the top universities with respect to placements as its students are even bagging packages of INR 1 crore. A few more interesting highlights regarding BHU are enlisted below:



Establishment year | Ownership Type

1916 | Public

Campus size

1,300 acre

Student intake


No. of affiliated institutes


NIRF Rankings 2021

- 3 for University

- 7 for Medical

- 23 for Law

Flagship courses of study

MA, B.Ed, MSc

Number of courses


Entrance exam conducted

BHU UET, BHU PET, BHU RET, BHU BSc Nursing Exam, BHU BPT, Pre-Medical Test

Student-faculty ratio


No. | Types of scholarships offered

Five | Merit-based, Need-based

Total MoUs


Official website


BHU-PET Prospectus 2021

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BHU Infrastructure

Banaras Hindu University is spread across a 1,300-acre campus. The second 2,700-acre campus of Banaras Hindu University (RG South Campus) is located at Barkachha. Below mentioned are some of the important highlights regarding BHU infrastructure and facilities:

  • Hostel: There are 41 hostels for boys and 21 for girls. Additionally, there is separate accommodation for international students
  • Sports Complex: The sports area includes multiple badminton courts, cricket ground, basketball courts, squash court, football ground, tennis court, swimming pool, mountaineering club, table tennis, flying club, and many others
  • Labs: These different labs include Physics lab, Chemistry lab, Mechanical Lab, Biotechnology Lab, Computer lab, Zoology lab, and CAD-CAM lab among others
  • Health Care: The university has a SS Hospital with all the technologically-advanced medical equipment and facilities for the treatment
  • Moot Court (Law)
    Sports Complex
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Wi-Fi Campus
    Shuttle Service
    Music Room
    Dance Room
    Convenience Store
BHU Notable Alumni

Banaras Hindu University alumni have been placed across different sectors in the country such as Politics, Entertainment, Art, Civil Services, IT, Business Development, Marketing, and Human Resources among others. Some of the top Banaras Hindu University alumni are mentioned below:

Alumni Description

Alumni Degree

Bhupen Hazarika: Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, poet, actor, and filmmaker from Assam, widely known as Xudha kontho. BA degree and MA degree in Political Science
Jagjivan Ram: Jagjivan Ram known popularly as Babuji, was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar. Inter-Science Examination
Ram Manohar Lohia: Ram Manohar Lohia was an activist in the Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader. Bachelor's degree
Harivansh Rai Bachchan: Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a writer of the Nayi Kavita literary movement of early 20th century Hindi literature and an Indian poet. Bachelor's degree
Amar Nath Sehgal: Amar Nath Sehgal was a noted Indian modernist sculptor, painter, poet, and art educator. Bachelor's degree
Mannu Bhandari was an Indian author, screenplay writer, teacher, and playwright. MA degree in Hindi and Literature
Patrick Moutal: Patrick Moutal is a French musicologist and sitarist. Bachelor's degree

BHU News & Updates

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Q. Is BHU a central university?

A. Yes, BHU is a central university. Formerly known as Central Hindu College, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a central university that is recognised by the UGC and accredited with an ‘A-Grade by the NAAC. It is also a member of the AIU. BHU is ranked 3 and 10 in the ‘University’ and ‘Overall’ categories by the NIRF 2021.

Q. Which is better, KGMU or BHU?

A. As per NIRF, KGMU Lucknow has an overall rank of 2 and BHU has secured the third rank. Both the Universities have decent placements record along with highly experienced faculties, and well-built infrastructure.

Q. How many campuses does BHU has?

A. BHU has two campuses, including the main campus located in Varanasi. The second campus, known as RG South campus is located at Barkachha.

Q. Are IIT BHU and BHU the same?

A. No, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a university as a whole, consisting of 6 institutes, 14 faculties and 140 departments, out of which, IIT BHU is an autonomous institute that is a part of its campus.

Q. What is the hostel fee of BHU?

A. The average hostel fee for a BHU student is around INR 3,000 per annum and the mess charges are INR 80 per day. Apart from this, refundable caution money of Rs 2,500 for the hostel and INR 2,000 for the mess is charged during admissions.

Q. Can I get admission to BHU without an entrance exam?

A. No, candidates are not eligible to get admission to BHU without an entrance examination. The admission to various courses conducted through entrance exams and eligibility to appear for the same vary from course to course.

Q. How can I apply to BHU for admission?

A. Candidates willing to seek BHU admission need to fill the application form in online mode by visiting its official website. For UG courses, candidates need to fill BHU UET application form and BHU PET for PG courses. However, for PhD admission, BHU RET application form has to be filled.

Q. What courses are offered at BHU?

A. Banaras Hindu University offers 352 courses across 16 streams at UG, PG and PhD level. At the UG level, BHU offers BA, BCom, BSC and LLB among others. Under its PG wing, it offers MA, LLM, MCom, MSc, MBA and MPharma among others.

Q. Does BHU offer placement services?

A. Yes, BHU has a well-functioning placement cell that attracts eminent recruiters every year. More than 90% of the students are placed every year from each course. The average salary package of BHU students ranges between Rs 15- 20 LPA while the highest package even reaches Rs 1 crore.

Q. Does BHU offer scholarships?

A. Yes, Banaras Hindu University offers several scholarships to needy and meritorious students. To avail of these scholarships, interested students need to fill the BHU scholarship registration form.

Q. Is BHU campus ragging-free?

A. Banaras Hindu University has a policy of zero tolerance for ragging within and outside the campus.


Am I eligible to do MA in counseling psychology from Banaras Hindu University after completing B.Com?

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Contributor-Level 10


You can check out the following link for more information - https://www.shiksha.com/university/bhu-banaras-hindu-university-varanasi-23336

Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15


Great interacting with you
Kindly checkout the below link for information related to your query.

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for M.A. In Mass Communication at BHU.

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

2 days ago

For the latest cutoff information for M.A. In Mass Communication at BHU
please visit this link
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Mallika Ahuja

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

How is BHU - Banaras Hindu University for Diploma in VI?

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What is the latest cutoff for a Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) at IIT Varanasi (BHU)?

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Aakanksha Jaiman

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4 days ago

Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

4 days ago

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Are there any universities for M.Pharm without GPAT qualification?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

4 days ago

Dear aspirant, The list of colleges offering M.Pharma without GPAT are mentioned below;Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal. JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore. Birla Institute ...Dear aspirant,
The list of colleges offering M.Pharma without GPAT are mentioned below;
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty.
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal.
JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore.
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.
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4 days ago

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Also you can refer Pharma NIRF ranking and check the university level entrance exams of those ranked colleges. Best wishes.

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