Banaras Hindu University (BHU)


Rank: 54

College: Banaras Hindu University

 Location: Varanasi

Year Established: 1916


Exam: CAT

Summary: Banaras Hindu University commonly referred to as BHU; formerly known as Central Hindu College) is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, BHU is one of the largest residential universities in Asia, with over 20,000 students. The university comprises all castes, creeds, religions and genders, and is on the list of Institutes of National Importance. The university’s main campus spread over 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) was built on land donated by the Kashi Naresh, the hereditary ruler of Banaras (“Kashi” being an alternative name for Banaras or Varanasi). The Banaras Hindu University, South campus, spread over 2,700 acres (11 km2), hosts the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Agriculture Science Centre)[7] and is located in Barkachha in Mirzapur district, about 60 km (37 mi) from Banaras. The University is also planning to set up a campus in Bihar.

Courses at BHU

CourseDurationDegree Awarded
MBA2 years(MBA)
Master of Business Administration (International Business)2 years(MBA (IB))

Admission at BHU

Admission to MBA and MIBA are done through IIM-CAT score. Based on CAT’s results, candidates are shortlisted and called for an in-person evaluation which includes a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.