Banaras Hindu University was brought into existence during the year 1916 under the guidance of Madan Mohan Malaviya in Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh state. The university is an active member of Association of Indian Universities and is recognized by University Grants Commission. The university is been accredited by NAAC.
Banaras Hindu University is been ranked top 3rd amongst the top universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework. The university is been ranked 601-800 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018. The university has attained 8th rank by Outlook India and 7th by The Week.
Banaras Hindu University organizes various extra-curricular activities such as SPANDAN: an Inter university youth festival which includes events like writing essay, poem, debates, Painting, sketches, vocal music, Dancing, singing, drama, mimicry etc.
Notable alumni’s of Banaras Hindu University include Raj Narain, Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay, C.N.R Rao, Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Bhupen Hazarika, Shyam Sunder and many such legends.
Banaras Hindu University located in a lace nearby Botanical Garden, Rose Park, Ramnagar Fort, and many such attractions to visit during one’s spare time.