Banaras Hindu University: Statistics

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#844 of 14,131 In the World
#181 of 5,830 In Asia
#10 of 876 In India
#2 of 79 In Uttar Pradesh
#1 of 5 In Varanasi
#43 of 2,545 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 147 other topics
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Religion
Hindu
Acceptance rate
13%
Enrollment
32,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
bhu.ac.in
Languages
English;Hindi

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate13%
Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJuly to May (July - October; November-December; January-May)
Enrollment32,000

We've calculated the 13% acceptance rate for Banaras Hindu University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Banaras Hindu University is a world-class research university with 37,241 scientific papers published and 569,179 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Medicine, Biochemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, and Materials Science.

Publications
37,241
Citations
569,179

Banaras Hindu University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
26,090 / 458,094
Biology
25,615 / 437,063
Engineering
20,156 / 334,249
Physics
19,663 / 312,200
Environmental Science
17,720 / 285,304
Organic Chemistry
16,536 / 322,849
Medicine
14,940 / 227,514
Biochemistry
14,039 / 261,723
Quantum and Particle physics
13,821 / 210,332
Materials Science
13,342 / 235,018
Genetics
12,332 / 216,363
Geology
10,181 / 165,801
Computer Science
8,979 / 111,782
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,807 / 110,430
Ecology
7,991 / 141,077
Metallurgical Engineering
6,996 / 131,942
Geography and Cartography
6,826 / 94,518
Paleontology
6,480 / 106,295
Pathology
6,435 / 108,986
Optical Engineering
6,013 / 85,895
Botany
5,523 / 107,149
Psychology
5,302 / 72,023
Chemical Engineering
4,108 / 95,924
Physical chemistry
3,970 / 82,760
Mathematics
3,874 / 47,453
Electrical Engineering
3,657 / 43,961
Agricultural Science
3,641 / 78,434
Nanotechnology
3,457 / 78,112
Philosophy
3,436 / 30,304
Immunology
3,424 / 64,701
History
3,347 / 49,062
Surgery
3,293 / 38,728
Statistics
3,148 / 40,968
Archaeology
3,090 / 46,112
Sociology
3,051 / 37,912
Psychiatry
3,021 / 46,795
Horticulture
2,903 / 64,181
Nuclear Physics
2,698 / 37,439
Condensed Matter Physics
2,574 / 38,086
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2,548 / 32,402

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 399 1201
1991 390 1319
1992 424 1491
1993 358 1318
1994 338 1535
1995 361 1524
1996 408 1760
1997 339 1661
1998 358 1922
1999 340 1927
2000 360 2349
2001 328 2580
2002 286 3004
2003 320 3496
2004 356 3908
2005 366 4357
2006 464 5377
2007 578 6544
2008 747 7616
2009 904 9292
2010 977 11402
2011 1163 15034
2012 1261 17829
2013 1340 21189
2014 1407 24503
2015 1557 26313
2016 1650 29264
2017 1625 32859
2018 1658 34130
2019 1847 41236
2020 2274 52130
2021 2941 72094
2022 2863 75902
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Banaras Hindu University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Duration Tuition Cost (INR)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) 3 years 15,000
Bachelor of Science (BSc) 3 years 20,000
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) 3 years 18,000
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) 4 years 50,000
Master of Arts (MA) 2 years 20,000
Master of Science (MSc) 2 years 25,000
Master of Commerce (MCom) 2 years 22,000
Master of Technology (MTech) 2 years 60,000
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 3-5 years 10,000 per year

Banaras Hindu University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Banaras Hindu University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Dance, Dentistry, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Mathematics, Music, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Special Education
Bachelor's Degree (professional) Agriculture, Ayurvedic Medicine, Medicine
Master's Degree Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Arabic, Art History, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Ceramic Art, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Dance, Dentistry, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Science, French, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, German, Hindi, History, Home Economics, Human Resources, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Museum Studies, Musicology, Painting and Drawing, Persian, Petrology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Russian, Sanskrit, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Textile Design, Tourism, Urdu, Visual Arts, Zoology
Master of Philosophy Environmental Studies, Musicology

Banaras Hindu University alumni

  1. Jagjivan Ram

    Jagjivan Ram
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1908-1986 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jagjivan Ram, known popularly as Babuji, was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar. He was instrumental in the foundation of the All India Depressed Classes League, an organisation dedicated to attaining equality for untouchables, in 1935 and was elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1937, after which he organised the rural labour movement.

  2. Bhupen Hazarika

    Bhupen Hazarika
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1926-2011 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    film directorsingeractormusic directorpolitician
    Biography

    Bhupen Hazarika BR was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, poet, actor, filmmaker and politician from Assam, widely known as Sudha Kontho (meaning cuckoo, literally "nectar-throated"). His songs were written and sung mainly in the Assamese language by himself, are marked by humanity and universal brotherhood and have been translated and sung in many languages, most notably in Bengali and Hindi.

  3. Ram Manohar Lohia

    Ram Manohar Lohia
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1910-1967 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Ram Manohar Lohia pronunciation; (23 March 1910 – 12 October 1967) was an activist in the Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader. During the last phase of British rule in India, he worked with the Congress Radio which was broadcast secretly from various places in Bombay until 1942.

  4. M. S. Golwalkar

    M. S. Golwalkar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1906-1973 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    writerreligious leader
    Biography

    Madhav Sadashivrao Golwalkar, popularly known as Guruji was the second Sarsanghchalak ("Chief") of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Golwalkar is considered one of the most influential and prominent figures among Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. He was the first person to put forward the concept of a cultural nation called "Hindu Rashtra" which is believed to have evolved into the concept of the "Akhand Bharat Theory", united nations for Bharatiyas. Golwalkar was one of the early Hindu nationalist thinkers in India. Golwalkar authored the book We, or Our Nationhood Defined. Bunch of Thoughts is a compilation of his speeches.

All 90 notable alumni

Banaras Hindu University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agriculture Agriculture
Faculty : Arts Ancient Civilizations, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Religious Studies, Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, French, German, Hindi, Indic Languages, Journalism, Library Science, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Music, Musical Instruments, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy, Physical Education, Singing, Urdu
Faculty : Ayurveda Ayurvedic Medicine
Faculty : Commerce Business and Commerce
Faculty : Dental Sciences Dentistry
Faculty : Education Education
Faculty : Engineering and Technology Engineering, Technology
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Management Management
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Performing Arts Performing Arts
Faculty : Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan Sanskrit
Faculty : Science Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Natural Sciences
Faculty : Social Sciences Economics, History, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Visual Arts Visual Arts
Institute : Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Distance Education, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Zoology
Institute : Environment and Sustainable Development Development Studies, Environmental Studies
Institute : Medical Sciences Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Ayurvedic Medicine, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Dentistry, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Surgery, Venereology
Institute : Technology Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Ceramics and Glass Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Pharmacology, Technology
School : Biotechnology Biotechnology

General information

Alternative names BHU
काशी हिंदू विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1915
Accreditation University Grants Commission (UGC)
Motto Knowledge imparts immortality

Location and contacts

Address Ajagara
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221 005
India
City population 1,198,000

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