||Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was founded by Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916 under the B.H.U. Act 1915. It is an Institute of international acclaim. Countries of Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, the U.S.A. etc are represented by the student body at BHU. BHU is a strong upholder of secular ideals and believes that India's success and growth can be achieved only through communal harmony and g
The Institutes affiliated to BHU are Institute of Agricultural Science, Institute of Medical Sciences and Institute of Technology.
Mahila Maha Vidyalaya is also affliated to BHU.
The Schools recognized by BHU are Ran veer Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Central Hindu School for Girls and Central Hindu School for Boys.
The Institute has a Computer Centre and an Academic Staff College.
It is a deemed university.
- Faculty of Arts Bachelor of Arts - Hons (B.A. Hons.) 3 years, and
Master of Arts (M.A.) 2years in
Pali and Buddhist Studies
Ancient Indian History
Culture and Archaeology
Indian Philosophy and Religion
History of Art
Bachelor of Journalism (B.J.) - 1 year
Master of Journalism (MJ) - 1 year
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.E.) - 3 years
Master of Physical Education (M.P.E.) - 2 years
Master of Functional Hindi - 2 years
Bachelor of Library and Information Science(B.Lib. & I.Sc.) - 1 year
Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib. & I.Sc.) - 1 year
- Faculty of Ayurveda
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
M.D.Ay. / M.S. Ay.
MD/MS(Ay.) for MBBS graduates (Self finance)
PG Diploma in Pancha Karma (Self finance)
Drug standardization (Self finance)
Diploma in Integrated Rural Development (Self finance)
Part time Diploma in Yoga
- Faculty of Commerce
Master of Finance & Control
- Faculty of Education
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - 1 Year
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed special) - 1 Year
Master of Education - 1 Year
- Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Law ( LL.B.) - 3 Year
Master of Law (LL.M.) - 2 Year
- Faculty of Management studies
Master of Business Administration (MBA )
Master of International Business Administration (MIBA)
- Faculty of Performing Arts
Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) - 3 years
Master of Music (M.Mus.) - 2years
Doctor of Music (D.Mus.)
Instrumental (Sitar and Violin)
- Faculty of Science
Post-Graduate Diploma 1-year
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.Hons.) - 3 years
Master of Science (M.Sc.) - 2 years
Master of Science (Tech.) in Geophysics - 3 years
- Faculty of Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) - 3 years
Master of Arts (M.A.) - 2 years
- Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan Sankay
Certificate Course in Sanskrit 1-year
Shastri (Hons.) 3-years, Acharya 2-years
- Faculty of Visual Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) 4-years
Applied Arts Pottery & Ceramics
Master Of Fine Arts (M FA) 2-years
Pottery & Ceramics
BHU has an International Students Centre.
BHU organizes various cultural events which are also attended by various foreign troupes.
The University Sports Board is an inherent part of the BHU. It organizes various inter and intra-university sports meets. It is responsible for a myriad of sporting activities like boxing, gymnastics, wrestling, cricket, football, badminton, swimming etc.
Training and coaching of athletes is undertaken in four complexes - the Amphitheatre Ground, Shivaji Hall, J.K. Badminton Hall and a Swimming Pool.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Lanka - 221005
Phone: (91) 0542-2307285, 2307229, 2368781
Fax: (91) 0542-2369951