Founded in 1856, Bengal Engineering and Science University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Howrah (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Bengal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Bangalore. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 160 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BESU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.