Updated: Jun 15
Banaras Hindu University was founded by a leading nationalist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, in 1916, with cooperation from leading personalities such as Dr. Annie Besant, who considered it the university of India.
Banaras Hindu University comprises 3 institutes, 14 faculties, 140 departments, 4 multi-disciplinary centers, one women's constituent college, and 3 constituency schools, covering an enormous array of subjects related to every branch of humanities, social sciences, technology, medicine, sciences, visual arts, and performing arts.
BHU is made up of 140 Departments, 14 Faculties, 4 Inter-Disciplinary Centers, a constituent college for women, and 3 constituent schools within the BHU campus.
After the choice of the CUET exams for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, Banaras Hindu University now only conducts the Banaras Hindu University Research Entrance Exam (BHU-RET) for the Ph.D. courses. BHU CUCET eligibility criteria will differ from other research programs.
As of the academic year 2022, the University has confirmed to switch over to All-India Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admissions to multiple bachelors and postgraduate courses that will replace Banaras Hindu University Entrance Test (BHU-UET) and Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test (BHU-PET) exams.
Admission into undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the prestigious Banaras Hindu University requires students to appear in the nationwide-level entrance examination conducted specifically by the University called UET/PET.
Banaras Hindu University Courses
The college offers the following UG courses Under CUET:
B. A. (Hons) Social Sciences
BA Shastri (Hons)
B.A. LL.B (Hons)
B.Com (Hons) / B.Com (Hons) FMM
B.Sc (Hons) Maths Group
B.Sc (Hons) Biology Group
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture
B.Tech in Dairy Technology
B.Tech in Food Technology
BPA North Indian Classical Vocal
BPA - Tabla
BPA Dance (Bharatnatyam)
BPA Dance (Kathak)
B.A. (Hons) Arts
B.Voc in Catering Technology & Hotel Management
B.Voc in Tourism & Hospitality Management
B.Voc in Banking, Insurance & Retailing
B.Voc in Hospital Administration & Management
B.Voc in Agribusiness & Entrepreneurship
B.Voc in Computer Applications
B.Voc in Retail & Logistics Management
B.Voc in Hospitality & Tourism Management
B.Voc (Fashion Technology & Apparel Designing)
B.Voc (Modern Office Management)
B.Voc in Food Processing & Management
B.Voc in Medical Lab Technology
Banaras Hindu University Seat Matrix
The seat matrix for all the UG programs is as follows:
B.A. (Hons.) Arts
Bachelor of Vocation in Catering Technology and Hotel Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Tourism & Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Banking, Insurance and Retailing
Bachelor of Vocation in Hospitality Administration and Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Agribusiness & Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Vocation in Computer Applications
Bachelor of Vocation in Retail & Logistics Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Fashion Technology & Apparel Design
Bachelor of Vocation (Modern Office Management)
Bachelor of Vocation in Food Processing & Management
Bachelor of Vocation in Medical Lab. Technology
B.A. (Hons.) Social Sciences
B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management
B.Sc. (Hons.) Maths Group
B.Sc. (Hons.) Bio Group
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture -RGSC
B.Tech in Food Technology
B.Tech. in Dairy Technology
B.A. LL.B. (Hons)
B.P.A. (all specializations)
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Banaras Hindu University Placement
BHU Varanasi placed 84% of students in the year 2021 Banaras Hindu University batch. More than 45 recruiters participated in the placements at Banaras Hindu University, including giants from industries such as Microsoft, Google, Flipkart, Uber, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Visa, and Adobe. Recruiters from diverse industries such as healthcare, consulting, analytics, market research, etc, participated in its placement drives for 2021. The highest number of students were placed in the MBA IB branches in the MBA placement drive.
A total of 1,063 Engineering students appeared in the placement drive, of whom 762 candidates were offered jobs. Job roles such as an associate counselor, probation officer, business analytics, risk analyst, HR manager, and others were offered to students, with the highest being at Rs 14 lakh.
Students were offered jobs roles like Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Project Engineer, Business Analyst, Biostatistician, Consultant, etc. Job roles like Project Engineering, Data Analyst, Biostatistician, Business Analyst, etc were offered to students of MSc in statistics. Students received job offers from companies such as IBM, Genpact, Infosys, Federal Bank, Wipro, IDBI Bank, etc. On the first day of IIT(BHU) Varanasi placements, 5 students received Uber offers.
Major Recruiters for the academic years 2019-2020 are as follows:
South Indian Bank
The college also has career partners as follows:
The recruiters offer an average salary of INR 7 LPA for the previous year.
Frequently Asked Questions About BHU Varanasi
Q1) How many seats are available for B.A. (Hons.) Arts?
A) 765 seats are available for B.A. (Hons.) Arts program.
Q2) What are the specializations offered for B.Voc?
A) Catering Technology and Hotel Management, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Banking, Insurance and Retailing, Hospitality Administration and Management, Agribusiness & Entrepreneurship, Computer Applications, Retail & Logistics Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Fashion Technology & Apparel Design, (Modern Office Management), Food Processing & Management, Medical Lab. Technology is the specialization for B.Voc.
Q3) What are the UG courses offered at BHU Varanasi?
A) B.A. (Hons.), Bachelor of Vocation, B.A. (Hons.), B.Com. (Hons.), B.Sc. (Hons.), B.Tech, B.A. LL.B., B.P.A, B.F.A and Shastri (Honours) are the UG courses offered.
Q4) How to get admission to the UG program BHU Varanasi?
A) Attend CUET UG 2022 to get admission to the UG program at BHU Varanasi.