Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT BHU]

Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi (abbreviated IIT BHU) is a public engineering institution located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Founded in 1919 as the Banaras Engineering College, it became the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1968. IIT BHU Varanasi has 14 departments and three inter-disciplinary schools. Admission to IIT BHU is entirely based on the ranks obtained in JEE Advanced, GATE or GPAT. IIT BHU has collaborated with University of Cambridge (UK), University of Oxford (UK), University of Sheffield (UK). It provides Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs in Engineering and Pharmacy.


The institute aspires to be a harbinger of modern interdisciplinary technological advancement in the country and at a forefront of imparting quality education by use of innovative pedagogy culminating traditional with contemporary methods. The institute also envisions building best in class infrastructure that not just attracts outstanding faculty, staff and students but also help institute to create an atmosphere for developing technologically astute professionals with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Pursuance of Value Based Excellence in Science & Technology Education and Research.

To serve Humanity through enlightened and morally sound human capital.

To contribute to the development of the nation by solving the problems of the nation and society at large.


IIT(BHU) is committed to imparting quality education using modern teaching methods and by designing curriculum that is abreast with latest technological advancements in the industry. The institute continually pursues to solve complex societal problem and to support the nation in its march towards technological advancement. The institute is steadfast and resolute in creating an environment aimed at learning and development of students, faculty and staff alike. The institute continues to produce innovative research papers regularly published in leading world-renowned journals and magazines. IIT (BHU) is also forging new alliances with other institutions and is engaged in inter disciplinary technology advancement to solve key society and national problems. Broadly, IIT (BHU)'s mission is :-

To groom the next generation of thought leaders.

To impart high quality of research & innovation oriented education to enable students to solve challenging grand problems of the future.

To conduct innovative, fundamental and interdisciplinary research geared towards solving the societal problems while aligning with regional, national and international priorities.

To regularly interact and engage with Industry, Professionals, R&D establishments, Alumni and the Society to meet National and Regional needs as may be identified by Government of India, and concerned State Governments.

To collaborate and interact with Institutions of higher learning at Global and National Levels for enriching the Academic and R&D processes, activities and functionalities.


To produce highly motivated and confident graduates for serving the nation and humanity.

Continuous engagement of Industry, Professionals, R&D establishments, Alumni and the Society.

Collaboration and interaction with Institutions of higher learning at Global and National Levels for enriching the academic and R&D processes, activities and functionalities.

Working for National and Regional needs as may be identified by Government of India, and concerned State Governments.

Institute - Departments

Engineering Departments

01. Architecture, Planning and Design  
02. Ceramic Engineering and Technology  
03. Chemical Engineering   
04. Civil Engineering  
05. Computer Science and Engineering  
06. Electrical Engineering  
07. Electronics Engineering  
08. Mechanical Engineering  
09. Metallurgical Engineering  
10. Mining Engineering  
11. Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology  
01. Biochemical Engineering  
02. Biomedical Engineering  
03. Materials Science and Technology
Science Departments
01. Chemistry  
02. Mathematical Sciences  
03. Physics  
Humanities Department
01. Humanistic Studies  
Establishment Year
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Autonomous University
College Status
Permission Date
IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh 221005

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