Banaras Hindu University – BHU

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Banaras Hindu University is an internationally reputed temple of learning, situated in the holy city of Varanasi. This Creative and innovative university was founded by the great nationalist leader, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, in 1916 with cooperation of great personalities like Dr Annie Besant, who viewed it as the University of India. Banaras Hindu University was created under the Parliamentary legislation – B.H.U. Act 1915. It played a stellar role in the independence movement and has developed into the greatest center of learning in India. It has produced many great freedom fighters and builders of modern India and has immensely contributed to the progress of the nation through a large number of renowned scholars, artists, scientists and technologists who have graced its portals. The area of the main campus of this premiere Central University is 1300 acres, having well maintained roads, extensive greenery, a temple, an air strip and buildings which are an architectural delight. The Air Field of the campus was started for military training for flying during the second world war. Another campus of the university at Barkachha , in Mirzapur district, covering an area of 2700 acres is coming up. The university comprises 3 Institutes, 14 Faculties 140 Departments, 4 Inter displinary Centers a constituent college for women’s and 3 Constituents Schools, spanning a vast range of subjects pertaining to all branches of humanities,social science,technology, medicine ,science, fine arts and performing arts. It has 6 centres of Advanced Studies, 10 Departments under Special Assistance Programme and a large number of specialized Research Centers. Four Degree Colleges of the city are affiliated to the University. Bharat Kala Bhavan, the reputed museum of the university, is a treasure trove of rare collections. The 927 bed hospital of the University is equipped with all the modern a menities. The university provides a wide range of facilities for sport and hobbies, has large playgrounds, a big auditorium, a flying club and many auxiliary services and units like Printing Press, Publication Cell,Fruit Preservation Center, Subsidized Canteens, Employment and Information Bureau, Security etc. The University family consists of about 15000 students belonging to all streams of life, castes and religions and races, about 1700 teachers, and nearly 8000 non-teaching staff A large number of students from foreign countries like the U.S.A, the countries of Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa etc., come to study here. The university has taken a leadership role in promoting new ideas, the spirit of integration of the world, and cultivation of intellect and culture. Banaras Hindu University is small Virtually the universe in microcosm.

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Banaras Hindu University Departments and Courses :

Faculty of Arts

There are professional courses which is being run by the Faculty

  • Master of Physical Education
  • Master in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Master of Library and Information Science

There are some popular self – financed courses run by faculty

M.A. in Tourism Management ( renamed as MTA )

Two Part – Time Diploma ( Courses / Under Special Courses ) offered by Tourism Management and Office Management.

The Faculty runs languages programs in

  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish and
  • Spanish

The Faculty runs some very popular courses among foreign students

  • Diploma in Hindi for Foreigners
  • Diploma courses in Sanskrit
  • Diploma in Prakrit and Pali

Other Major diploma courses of the Faculty are

  • Arabic
  • Urdu
  • French
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • German
  • English
  • Telugu
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Nepali
  • Russian
  • Persian
  • Kannada

Faculty of Commerce

  • Master of Finance & Control
  • Master of Export Management & Promotion ( MEMP )
  • Master of Risk And Insurance Management ( MRIM )
  • B.Com. ( Honours )
  • M.Com.

Faculty of Education

  • B.Ed.
  • B.Ed. ( Special – Visual Impairment )
  • M.Ed.
  • Ph.D. ( Education )

Faculty of Law

  • L.L.B
  • L.L.M

Faculty of Management Studies

  • Doctoral Program in Management Studies
  • Master’s program in Business Administration ( MBA )
  • Master’s program in Business Administration ( International Business ) MBA ( IB )
  • Master’s program in Agricultural – Business Administration MBA ( Agricultural Business )
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration ( PGDBA ) for Executives / Entrepreneurs
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management & Insurance ( In colaboration with ICICI Prulife )

Faculty of Performing Arts

Departments :

Department of Vocal Music
Department of Instrumental Music
Department of Dance
Department of Musicology

Courses :

Part Time Diploma

Junior Diploma in Music & Dance 3 Year ( Part Time )

Vocal Music : Hindustani, Karnatik

Instrumental Music : Sitar, Violin, Flute, Tabla

Dance : Kathak, Bhartnatyam : Junior Diploma, Level – I, Junior Diploma, Level – II, Junior Diploma, Level – III

One Year Certificate Course in Music Appreciation

Two Year P.G Diploma Course in Rabindra Sangeet Shastra

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Music ( B.Music )

Vocal, Instrumental ( Sitar / Violin / Flute / Tabla )

Bachelor of Performing Arts ( B.P.A )

Dance ( Kathak / Bhartnatyam )

Post Graduate

Master of Music ( M.Music )

Vocal

Instrumental ( Sitar / Violin / Flute / Tabla )

Master of Performing Arts – ( M.P.A )

Dance ( Kathak / Bharat Natyam )

M.Musicology

M.Phil

Research

Ph.D  & Doctor of Music ( D.Mus )

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Faculty of Science

Department of Biochemistry

  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry

School of Biotechnolgy

  • M.Sc. in Biotechnolgy
  • Ph.D. in Biotechnology

Department of Botany

  • B.Sc. ( Honours ) in Botany
  • B.Sc. ( Honours ) in Industrial Microbiology
  • M.Sc. in Botany
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science
  • M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology [ PDF ]
  • Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry

  • B.Sc. ( Honours ) Chemistry
  • M. Sc. ( Chemistry )

Department of Mathematics

  • B.Sc. / B.A. ( Honours )
  • M.Sc. / M.A.

Department of Physics

  • B.Sc. ( Honours )
  • M.Sc. in Physics
  • Ph. D. in Physics
  • One year P.G Diploma in Spectroscopy

Department of Statistics

  • B.A. / B.Sc. ( Honours )
  • M.A. / M.Sc.
  • Ph.D.
  • One year certificate course in statistical methods

Department of Zoology

  • B.Sc. ( Honours )
  • M.Sc.
  • Ph.D. programs in Zoology

Department of Computer Science

  • Ph.D in Comp. Sc.
  • MCA
  • M.Sc.
  • B.Sc. ( Honours )

Department of Geography

  • B.Sc. / B.A. ( Honours )
  • M.Sc. / M.A.
  • Ph.D.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS

Department of Geology

  • B.Sc. ( Honours ) Geology
  • M.Sc. ( Tech ) Geology
  • M.Sc. Petroleum Geosciences

Department of Geophysics

  • M.Sc. ( Tech. )

Home Science

  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science

Psychology

Under Graduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Post Graduate Courses

  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other Programs

  • Personnel Management & Industrial Relations
  • P. G. Diploma in Counseling & Psychotherapy

Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharmavijnana

Departments

  1. Veda
  2. Vyakaran
  3. Sahitya
  4. Jyotish
  5. Vaidic Darshan
  6. Jain – Bauddha Darshan
  7. Jain – Bauddha Darshan
  8. Dharmshastra – Mimansa
  9. Dharmagam

Courses Offered

  • Shastri ( Honours )
  • Acharya
  • Ph.D.
  • Diploma / Certificate.

Faculty of Visual Arts

Lists of Departments

  • Painting
  • Applied Arts
  • Plastic Arts
  • Pottery & Ceramics
  • Textile Design

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts ( BFA ) 4 – years
  • Painting
  • Applied Arts Pottery & Ceramics
  • Textile Design
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • ( M FA )
  • Painting
  • Applied Arts
  • Plastic Arts
  • Pottery & Ceramics
  • Textile Design

Mahaila Maha Vidyalaya

Arts

  1. AIHC & Arch.
  2. Bengali
  3. English
  4. Geography
  5. Hindi
  6. History of Art
  7. Home Science
  8. Mathematics
  9. Music ( Instrumental / Vocal )
  10. Painting
  11. Philosophy
  12. Education
  13. Psychology
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Statistics
  16. Urdu

Science

  1. Botany
  2. Chemistry
  3. Computer Science
  4. Geography
  5. Home Science
  6. Mathematics
  7. Physics
  8. Psychology
  9. Statistics
  10. Zoology

Social Science

  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Performing Arts

Music

  • Music ( Instrumental )
  • Music
  • Dance

Visual Arts

  • Painting

Education
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UET COURSES

SUB CODE COURSE NAME
131 B. A. (Hons.) Arts
132 B. A. (Hons.) Social Sciences
133 B.Com. (Hons.)/B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Market Management
135 B.Sc.(Ag)/B.Sc.(Ag)RGSC
136 Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
137 B.A. LL.B. (Hons)
151 LL.B. (Bachelor of Law)
152 B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education)
171 B.P.A. : Instrumental Sitar
172 B.P.A. : Instrumental Flute
173 B.P.A. : Instrumental Violin
174 B.P.A. : Instrumental Tabla
175 B.P.A. : Dance – Kathak
176 B.P.A. : Dance – Bharat Natyam
177 B.P.A. : Vocal
180 B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
181 B. Sc. (Hons.) Maths Group
182 B. Sc. (Hons.) Bio. Group
187 Shastri (Hons.)
188 (i) Bachelor of Vocation in Retail & Logistics Management
(ii) Bachelor of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management
(iii) Bachelor of Vocation (Fashion Designing & Event Management)
(iv)Bachelor of Vocation (Modern Office Management)
189 (i) Bachelor of Vocation in Food Processing & Management  (ii) Bachelor of Vocation in Medical Lab. Technology
564 B.Ed. – Languages : Hindi / English / Sanskrit
565 B.Ed. – Sciences : Botany / Zoology / Chemistry / Physics / Home Science / Computer Science
567 B.Ed. – Mathematics : Maths / Statistics / Computer Science
568 B.Ed. – History (or AIHC and Arch.) /Geography/ Economics/Political Science (or Civics)/ Commerce/ Home Science /Education
716 B. Ed. Special Education– V. I. & H. I. (Languages)
717 B. Ed. Special Education– V. I. & H. I. (Science)
718 B. Ed. Special Education– V. I. & H. I. (Mathematics)
719 B. Ed. Special Education– V. I. & H. I. (Social Sciences and Humanities)

PET COURSES

  • M.Sc. – Health Statistics
  • ACHARYA – Shukla Yajurveda
  • ACHARYA-Krishna Yajurveda
  • ACHARYA-Samveda
  • ACHARYA-Rigveda
  • ACHARYA-Vyakarana
  • ACHARYA-Sahitya
  • ACHARYA-Jyotish Ganit
  • ACHARYA-Jyotish Falit
  • ACHARYA-Dharmagama
  • ACHARYA-Dharmashastra
  • ACHARYA-Jain Darshan

Banaras Hindu University Affiliated Colleges :

  1. Arya Mahila Degree College
  2. D.A.V Degree College
  3. Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya Kamachha
  4. Vasant College for Women

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Banaras Hindu University Address :

Banaras Hindu University ( BHU ),
Varanasi – 221 005,
Uttar Pradesh, India,
Telephone No. : 0542 – 2368938, 0542 – 2368558,
Email : webmaster@bhu.ac.in,
Website : http://www.bhu.ac.in/.
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