Banaras Hindu University is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, BHU is one of the largest residential universities in Asia, with over 20,000 students.
BHU is organised into 4 institutes and 14 faculties (streams) and more than 140 departments.
It has over 60 hostels for resident students.

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