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BHU Highlights 2023

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 ranks 6 and 11 under the 'University' and 'Overall' categories by the NIRF 2022 Rankings, released on July 15. It also ranks 15 under the 'Research' category by the NIRF 2022. 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 2022

- 6 for University

- 11 for Overall

- 15 for Research

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 Courses and Fees 2023

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.(45 Courses)
INR 1 K - 1 L
(for 2 years)
10+2 : 50-55 %
Graduation : 50-60 %
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)
INR 30.65 K - 10.63 L
(for 4-5 years)
10+2 : 50-75 %
M.A.(75 Courses)
INR 800 - 4.71 K
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
B.Sc.(7 Courses)
INR 600 - 26.93 K
(for 3-4 years)
10+2 : 50 %
PG Diploma(47 Courses)
INR 2.5 K - 2 L
(for 1 year-2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
MBA/PGDM(8 Courses)
INR 10.23 K - 1.3 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
M.E./M.Tech(57 Courses)
INR 40 K - 10.63 L
(for 2-5 years)
10+2 : 75 %
Graduation : 60 %
B.A.(30 Courses)
INR 8.96 K - 10 K
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 50 %
B.Com(2 Courses)
INR 11.89 K
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 50 %
Exams : CUET
MCA(1 Courses)
INR 30.53 K
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 60 %
Exams : CUET-PG

BHU Cut off 2022

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 Scholarships 2023

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

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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 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:

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THE Rankings 2022


601 - 800

The Week 2021



NIRF 2021



India Today 2021



The Week 2021



India Today 2021



NIRF 2021



The Week 2021

Government Engineering


India Today 2021



The Week 2021



NIRF 2021



NIRF 2021



NIRF 2021



NIRF 2021



THE Rankings 2021



BHU Ranking for Medicine & Health Sciences

BHU Ranking for Dental

BHU Ranking for Mass Communication & Media

BHU Ranking for MBA/PGDM

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BHU Admission Dates 2023

BHU application process 2022 is conducted in online mode through the official website of NTA. All the important dates regarding BHU University admission for 2022 are enlisted below:


Last date to apply online for Language Diploma courses

20 Jan '23

Last date for submission of print copy with documents-Language Diploma courses

29 Jan '23

GATE 2023 Exam

4 Feb '23 - 5 Feb '23

11 Feb '23 - 12 Feb '23

GATE 2023 Result

16 Mar '23

CUET UG 2023

21 May '23 - 31 May '23

CUET PG 2023 Entrance Exam Dates

1 Jun '23 - 10 Jun '23

BHU vs Other Universities- Which is better?

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

Universities Name NIRF Rankings 2022 Median Package Course Fee (BA)
BHU 6 INR 7 LPA INR 2,407- INR 3,420


2 INR 6 LPA INR 4,086

Allahabad University

NA INR 4.2 LPA INR 8,946
JMI 3 NA INR 6,600
DU 13 INR 4.5 LPA INR 18,180 - INR 32,355

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

Check more in BHU Infra here:

  • 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 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 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 News & Updates

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Q. What is BHU famous for?

A. With over 30,000 students and 18,000 residing on campus, BHU Varanasi is the largest residential university in not only India but Asia as well. BHU is one of the eight public institutions declared as an Institute of Eminence by the Government of India. The university is also famous for its notable alumni who have left a mark across the globe such as Bhupen Hazarika, Ram Manohar Lohia, Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Jagjivan Ram among others.

Q. Is BHU better than DU?

A. In terms of NIRF 2022 rankings under the University category, BHU is ranked 6 while DU is ranked 13, which makes BHU have an obvious edge over DU under several parameters. Both the colleges are neck to neck under the ‘Research’ category of NIRF 2022, however, BHU Varanasi offers better research facilities, especially for Science programmes. DU is ahead of Banaras Hindu University in terms of corporate jobs and civil services. BHU offers a better campus experience compared to DU.

Q. Is BHU a govt university or private?

A. Banaras Hindu University (BHU), formerly known as Central Hindu College, is a public university, which was established in 1916 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Centralised in 1916 through the Banaras Hindu University Act, BHU Varanasi is India's first central university. BHU celebrated its centenary year in the academic session 2015 - 2016. BHU Varanasi’s main campus is located on the southern edge of Varanasi, near the banks of the river Ganga.

Q. Is BHU converted to IIT?

A. In 2012, the Government of India officially converted IT Department BHU into IIT BHU Varanasi and since then, IIT BHU has become an independent academic organisation contributing towards nation-building. Ever since its inception, IIT BHU has become a pioneer institute for Engineering and Technology, not only in Uttar Pradesh but across the country. In the NIRF Rankings 2022, IIT BHU was ranked 13 among all the Engineering institutes of the country, making it one of the most desired Engineering options.

Q. How can I check BHU Result?

A. BHU results are made available in online mode only, for both entrance and semester exams. BHU CUET scorecard was available under the respective logins of the candidates at the official website - cuet.samarth.ac.in. Candidates must use their application number and password in order to log in and check their results. The scorecard bears the marks and All India Rank obtained by the candidate in the BHU UCET 2022 entrance exam. To prepare the BHU CET 2022 merit list, the scores are converted to percentile/ NTA scores. The All India Rank is based on the percentile/total marks of the candidates.

Q. Are there any BHU online programmes available?

A. Yes, Banaras Hindu University offers a number of Diploma, Certificate and PG Diploma courses in multiple specialisations. The course duration of all these programmes ranges between 1 and 2 years. All these programmes are offered under the Special Courses of Study (SCS) Department of BHU Varanasi. All of these courses are offered in either part-time or full-time mode. In order to apply for a BHU online programme, candidates must apply on the official website at bhuonline.in.

Q. When do BHU admissions begin?

A. BHU Varanasi admission to its UG courses begins based on the CUET applications. BHU CUET registration will begin in the first week of February 2023, the notification of which is expected to release in the last week of January 2023. Candidates, who appear for CUET-UG entrance exam are eligible to register for the BHU online counselling. The last date to register for the same is not out yet. BHU PG registration for the courses will open soon after the declaration of CUET-PG entrance test results.

Q. Does BHU accept NEET score?

A. Yes, as per the admission criteria, NEET UG is a mandatory exam for every candidate to take admission to MBBS and BDS programme at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU). The total number of seats offered by IMS BHU for MBBS and BDS are 100 and 63, respectively. NEET UG is the sole entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in India. The exam is conducted once a year in offline mode for a duration of three hours and 20 minutes.

Q. Is BHU Varanasi good for medical students?

A. Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU has been ranked 5 for Medical by NIRF in 2022. IMS is one of the six institutes of Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi. IMS BHU has 33 departments of Modern Medicine. IMS BHU also ranks 6 under the ‘Dental’ category by the NIRF Rankings 2022. The institution is approved by the National Medical Commission (NMC). These top rankings make IMS BHU one of the best institutes in the country to study MBBS and BDS.

Q. Does BHU Varanasi offer placements?

A. BHU average package offered during MBA placements 2022 stood at INR 9.7 LPA. Earlier, according to the yearly BHU NIRF report 2022, a total of 431 students were placed during Banaras Hindu University UG (3-year) placements 2021. Further, the median package offered during BHU UG (3-year) placements 2021 was INR 7 LPA. Not only that, BHU median package offered during PG placements 2021 stood at INR 6 LPA as well.

Q. Is BHU entrance exam tough to crack?

A. BHU entrance exam’s question paper is moderately tough. There are a few tricky questions for competitive courses such as Sociology, Political Science and History. English subject is generally kept moderately easy for all subject combinations. According to the test-takers, this year, the exam was a bit difficult than last year. However, they said they were able to perform well as they got sufficient time for exam preparation due to several postponements of the examination.



I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Bachelor of Dental Surgery BDS at BHU?


Snehajyoti Ghosh

Contributor-Level 7


5th round cut off is 23284.


Rupam Patra

Contributor-Level 6

6 days ago

5th round cut off is 23284.


I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.A. MS - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery at BHU?


RiTiK Raushan

Contributor-Level 6


If you want to admission in BHU then you have to score more than 520+. .


I want to know about the admission process at BHU for B.A. MS - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery?


RiTiK Raushan

Contributor-Level 6


You have to clear BHU entrance exam or by qualifying in NEET.


Which is better for B.Tech placement - JNU or BHU?

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

From a placement perspective, BHU is better than JNU for pursuing B.Tech. The JNU offers B.Tech courses to NDA and INA cadets. For other students, it has integrated B.Tech. And M.Tech. Courses in three branches. Because the majority of these courses are new, there isn't much data to support their...From a placement perspective, BHU is better than JNU for pursuing B.Tech. The JNU offers B.Tech courses to NDA and INA cadets. For other students, it has integrated B.Tech. And M.Tech. Courses in three branches. Because the majority of these courses are new, there isn't much data to support their placement. As per the latest placement reports, the highest salary package in the previous batch was Rs. 21 LPA. Whereas IIT-BHU is a well-known name for placement, the highest salary package in 2022 was Rs. 78 LPA (domestic).. .


Ram Mohan Dixit

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

JNU successfully completed its 2021 placement drive. The median salary of the PG students, which stood at INR 8 LPA in 2021, increased by 1.91% compared to the previous year. BHU offers more courses as compared to JNU. BHU offers world class facility, own hospital and the largest library in India...JNU successfully completed its 2021 placement drive. The median salary of the PG students, which stood at INR 8 LPA in 2021, increased by 1.91% compared to the previous year. BHU offers more courses as compared to JNU. BHU offers world class facility, own hospital and the largest library in India. It all depends on the course you want to take and according to your interest. BHU is ranked one of the top Engineering College in India.


I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.A. MS - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery at BHU?


Sahil Selot

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

For the B.A. MS Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery course the Candidates must have cleared the NEET examinations. The Cutoff is generally around 460-560 for the general category Candidates.

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