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About IIT BHU

T-BHU is the Engineering School of BHU. BHU is one of the oldest and largest educational institution in northern India. It was founded by Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916. Its first VC was Sir Sunderlal after whom the on - campus hospital has been named. Banaras Hindu University has a rich history. Gandhi ji gave his first political speech in India ( on return from S. Africa) at the foundation stone laying ceremony of BHU. As you can imagine his speech caused quite a flutter and an embarrassment to the establishment. Sri S. Radhakrishan also served as a VC here. Among the famous non- Indian families associated with BHU is the royal family on Nepal. Most of the Nepalese royal family members including King Berendra have graduated from BHU. IT was formerly known as BENCO (Banaras Engineering College) and celebrated its Platinum Jubilee in 1994. IT-BHU offers Undergraduate and Graduate level courses in almost all fields. It is affiliated to the Indian Institutes of Technology and has a common entrance examination with them.

Location

It is located on the banks of the river Ganga in the holy city of Varanasi (Banaras), Utter Pradesh. Varanasi is known as the Holy city of India. It has numerous temples lined on the banks of the river Ganga.

For more information visit http://www.bhu.ac.in ( Information taken from authentic information brochure.)

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