BHU Varanasi 2024 – Admission Open In Many Courses Via CUET

Last Modified on : April 24, 2024

BHU Varanasi – Banaras Hindu University is a reputable central university located in Varanasi, India, which provides 3 types of courses: Professional courses, Special courses, and General courses. Students can select from variety of course choices, based on the eligibility and score obtained in CUET exam. The students have to clear the CUET examination to secure a seat in BHU. The minimum marks needed to sit for CUET exam is 50% aggregate in class 12 from a recognized board. The student should not be more than 22 years, thinking to take admission in BHU.


Apart from several vocational and non-vocational courses, BHU provides accommodation facilities to pursuing candidates. After completing courses, students are also provided with the best placement facilities.

BHU is renowned as the Institution of Eminence in the country. It’s one of the five universities to be recognized as eminence in the country, by Ministry of Education. Keeping the relevance of NEP (New Education policy 2020), BHU is providing many courses for students to choose from and continue their studies.



Name of the university Banaras Hindu University
Popular name of the university BHU Varanasi
Type of the University Public
Situated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Established 1916
Approved by ACU, AIU, NAAC, UGC
Courses Offered UG, PG, & Doctoral Programs
Hostel facility provided by the university Yes
Rating of the university 4.1/5
Official Website Address http://www.bhu.ac.in/
Category of the university Top University in India


Basic Details

  • Approved by: UGC
  • Aid Status: Government University
  • Location – Varanasi
  • Established in – 1916
  • Approved – ACU, AIU, etc
  • Ranked – it is ranked as 4.1
  • Hostel And Computer lab facility – Yes, the university provides you with these facilities and others.


Facilities Offered 

BHU Varanasi, also known as the Central Hindu College, is situated in Varanasi and has been recognized and accredited by NAAC. Banaras Hindu University is a UGC-recognized university, and as per the NIRF 2022 ranking, it is ranked as 13th in the Engineering category and 29th in the overall category.

The university was established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya with the aim of serving modern and career-oriented education to several students.

After successful course enrollment, students can avail facilities such as a Wi-Fi Campus, library, Hostel, Sports Complex, Cafeteria, Hospital and  Medical Auditorium, A/C Classrooms, and laboratory.


Courses Offered By BHU Varanasi

The university has a record of offering 300+ courses in over 16 streams at undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. levels.

BHU Varanasi also provides professional courses such as (MPMIR) Masters of Personnel Management & Industrial Relation (MPA), an MA in Public Administration, and a Diploma in Gender & Women Studies.


Check some of the popular Banaras Hindu University courses students can take after their 12th and graduation. You can get details on some essential eligibility criteria, total fees, etc.

Name of the courses Specialization University Eligibility criteria & fees range
BSc( bachelor in science) – Maths Group

– Biology Group

Qualification: Candidates must pass their Class 12 or equivalent exam with at least 50% marks in the subjects.

Fee for the courses: Rs 3,167- Rs 4,400

BA(Bachelor in Arts) Jyotish, Puranetihasa, Dharma Agama, Rigveda, Samveda + more specializations Eligibility: A pass in Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate

Fee range: Rs 2,407- Rs 3,420

B.Ed(Bachelor in education) Mathematics, Languages, Humanities, Science Eligibility: Possess a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Commerce with a minimum of 55% aggregate

Fee range: Rs 3,806- Rs 5,670

Masters of Arts Russian, Arabic, German, + more specializations Qualification criteria: A pass in BA (Hons)/ BA (10+2+3 pattern) with a PG Diploma/ Advanced Diploma in the concerned subject with a minimum aggregate of 50% in both BA and Diploma

Fee for the courses: Rs 3,157- Rs 4,620

Masters in science(MSc.) Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Geography + more specializations Eligibility criteria: candidates should complete their BSc (Hons)/ BA with a minimum mark of at least 50% in Science subjects

Fee for the courses: Rs 3,557- Rs 6,720

Masters of business application Foreign Trade, Risk & Insurance, Financial Management + more specialisations Qualification criteria: candidates need to have their bachelor’s degree in any stream with passing marks of at least 50%.

Fee for the courses: Rs 30,767- Rs 45,760

PhD Arts, Social Science, Science + more specializations Qualification criteria: Candidates must have their Master’s degree in the concerned subject with at least 55% marks

Fee for the courses: Rs 38,000- Rs 1,29,000


Admission Process

Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test or BHU UET is an undergraduate-level entrance exam that is conducted by the university for admission to undergraduate programs. The university conducts entrance tests for undergraduate and postgraduate students from May to June.

Also, CUET Entrance Exam marks will decide your admission into your chosen course. BHU considers the merit list of CUET while admitting new students who have passed their 12th from a recognized board.

CUET exam 2024 is going to be conducted between 15 May 2024 and 24 May 2024. This exam is for taking admision in various ug courses at renowned universities in India.

Fees Structure

The entire fee details of Banaras Hindu University have been mentioned in this section; students who are willing to know the course-wise fee structure then they can follow the table below.


Name of the Courses Existing (Fee in Rs.) Proposed (Fee in Rs.)
B.A. (ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE- ALL SUBJECTS), B.P.Ed, B.Com., B.F.A., and B.MuS. Rs- 2407/- Rs- 3420/-
B.Sc. (Hons.) 3167 4400
M.Sc. Health Statistics 5874 11000
B.Sc. Nursing 2381 3385
M.Ed 4406 6550
B.Sc (Ag) 2826 4870
LLB Fee 2657 3850
LLM Fee 3307 4870
M.A, MFA, M.Com 3157 4620
M.Sc (Ag) 3556 6720
M.C.A 12057 23920
M.A. (Arts) & Social Sciences 2857 4120
M.Sc. 3557 6720
M.Mus. 2857 4160
B.Ed. 3806 5670
M. P. Ed. 3157 4600
M. Lib. 3657 5320
M.B.A. 30767 45760
Shastri 1956 2795
Acharya 2256 3220
MBBS, BAMS, BDS, B Pharm Ay., BNYS. 10369 13410
MD/MS/MDAY/MSAY/MDS/DM/MCH/M. Pharma Ay. /PDCC. 14326 22860
M.Sc. (Geophysics) 3557 6720


Frequently Asked Questions:-


What is IIT BHU famous for?

IIT BHU was set up in the year 1919 as Banaras Engineering College by Madan Mohan Malviya. It is accredited by UGC and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Moreover, the institute is also known for its well experienced and top class faculty members.

Is IIT BHU considered an IIT?

IT-BHU was generally ranked among the top best institutions of the country. Also, IT-BHU was renamed as IIT (BHU) Varansi on June 29, 2012, by an Act of Parliament. After conversion of IIT, the institute set up norms and guidelines in accordance with the IIT standards.


Is Bhu a good university?

Yes, the university is a prestigious name that provides various professional courses to students for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.


What is the minimum rank for IIT BHU?

IIT BHU, JEE Advanced Cut off 2023 for General Category ranged somewhere between 1010 to 3358 rank.


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