Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)

Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi

Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi (abbreviated as IIT BHU) is a public engineering institution located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Founded in 1919 as the Banaras Engineering College, it became the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1968. It was designated an Indian Institute of Technology in 2012. IIT (BHU) Varanasi has 14 departments and three inter-disciplinary schools. IIT (BHU) Varanasi offers four year instructional programs for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) and five year programs for Integrated Dual Degree (IDD). The IDD program offers combined B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees. Admission to all programs is expressly through the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology. Postgraduate courses offer Master of Technology (M.Tech.) and Ph.D. degrees. Admissions to the M. Tech program are made through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted jointly by Indian Institute of Science and Indian Institutes of Technology.

Research areas: Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences

Contact Name: Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, Director

Contact Address: Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi 221005 (UP) INDIA

State: Uttar Pradesh

Contact Phone: 91 542 2368427, 6702078, 2368106

Fax: 91 542 2368428