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Banaras Hindu University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Banaras Hindu University is an institution in Varanasi, India. The university has six institutes and 14 faculties and is home to over 20,000 students. It was founded in 1916 and is now one of the largest residential universities in Asia.

Students at Banaras Hindu University can follow subject spanning the full academic spectrum by pursuing programs in one of the 14 faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Ayurveda
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan Sankaya
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Visual
701+
2016
701+
2017
801-1000
2018
  • 24.9
    Citations per Faculty
151-200
2014
151-200
2015
151-200
2016
201-250
2017
  • 49.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 48.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 78
    H-index Citations
=142
2015
84
2015
151-160
2016
=93
2016
=155
2017
101-110
2017
225
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 27.7
    Overall Score
  • 30
    Academic Reputation
  • 22.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 12.6
    International Students
  • 53.2
    Papers per Faculty
  • 42.5
    Citations per Paper
=142
2015
84
2015
151-160
2016
=93
2016
=155
2017
101-110
2017
225
2018
BRICS Rankings
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 44.6
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,217

Number of students

24,866
Postgraduate 51%
Undergraduate 55%

Number of international students

515
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 45%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.