Established in 1915, the Banaras Hindu University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Varanasi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Hindu religion. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 108-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.
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The following Banaras Hindu University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Banaras Hindu University's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Banaras Hindu University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Banaras Hindu University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
Banaras Hindu University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Banaras Hindu University has more than 400 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Banaras Hindu University.
Banaras Hindu University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
Banaras Hindu University is a public higher education institution.
Banaras Hindu University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
Banaras Hindu University has a Hindu affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Banaras Hindu University's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Banaras Hindu University's main services:
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Banaras Hindu University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: University Grants Commission of India
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Banaras Hindu University 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Banaras Hindu University 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Banaras Hindu University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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