Banaras Hindu University

The Banaras Hindu University ( BHU also called ) is a university in Varanasi in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Currently, about 15,000 students are enrolled. The university is known for its research and teaching in the fields of engineering and medicine. It has the following faculties and institutions:

  • Institute Of Agriculture Science
  • Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Sir Sunderlal Hospital
  • Institute of Technology
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Visual Arts
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan Sankay
  • Mahila Mahavidyalaya

The campus of BHU is one with its historic buildings and gardens of the most beautiful in India.


The Banaras Hindu University was founded in 1916.