Banaras Hindu University is situated in Varanasi and serves as an attractive study destination for students hailing from the northern, southern and even eastern regions of India. The University came into existence in the year 1916. It was the great Madan Mohan Malviya who is credited with the founding of the University. Banaras Hindu University in recent years has managed to create a reputation in promoting interdisciplinary research. There are as many as four centres in the University that are dedicated solely to interdisciplinary research and exchange of knowledge. The University is serviced by two campuses and thus the different academic departments of the University are well.
BHU offers several courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. Admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET) for UG courses, Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) for PG courses, Research Entrance Test (RET) for Ph.D and M.Phil Entrance Test for M.Phil.
In case of SC/ST candidates, there will be no requirement for minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination except that they must have passed the qualifying examination & appeared in the concerned Entrance Test
For OBC and PC candidates there will be a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination in minimum eligibility requirements, in comparison to general category candidates.
Candidates need to appear in CAT 2017 for MBA admission.