IIT (BHU) Varanasi

IIT (BHU) Varanasi or Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi is situated at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was known as Banaras Engineering college, when it was established in 1919. In 1968, it became Banaras Hindu University. In 2012, BHU was designated as an IIT. IIT (BHU) Varanasi has several departments in engineering, science, and humanities. It also has 3 interdisciplinary schools with 64 courses. IIT (BHU) Varanasi is one among the oldest technical colleges in India. As per the rank published by NIRF, it holds the 14th rank in engineering. The campus stretches across 1300 acres of land near the river Ganga. In terms of the area of campus, IIT (BHU) Varanasi holds the second position among the IITs in India.

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Ranking

IIT Varanasi’s rankings by various organisations are given below.

Organisation Year Ranking
Jagran Josh 2020 9
Times Higher Education 2021 801 – 1000
Outlook ICARE 2020 16 out of 100
The Week 2020 8
NIRF Engineering 2021 14
NIRF Overall Rankings 2021 28

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Cut-off

IIT Varanasi cut-off ranks for different engineering branches are given below.

Branch Cut-off Rank 2021
Civil Engineering 6324-8775
Electrical Engineering 2499-3446
Ceramic Engineering 8999-12412
Computer Science and Engineering 594-873
Chemical Engineering 5218-7791

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Courses Offered

The list of courses offered at IIT (BHU) Varanasi is given below.

Engineering Departments
Ceramic Engineering and Technology
Architecture, Planning and Design
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology
Science departments
Chemistry
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
Schools
Biochemical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Materials Science and Technology
Humanities Department
Humanistic Studies

*M.Pharm and Phd courses are also offered at IIT (BHU) Varanasi.

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Admission

B.Tech. admission is done on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced scores in IIT (BHU) Varanasi. Candidates should have cleared 12th grade science stream with minimum 75% marks. For M.Tech. courses, GATE/GPAT score is considered for admission. GPAT is needed for the M.Pharm course. Qualifying exam for MSc is IIT JAM.

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Seats Availability

IIT (BHU) Varanasi 2022 seat matrix is given below.

Institute Name
Program Name
State/All India Seats
Seat Pool
OPEN
OPEN-PwD
GEN-EWS
GEN-EWS-PwD
SC
SC-PwD
ST
ST-PwD
OBC-NCL
OBC-NCL-PwD
Total (includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Ceramic Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 23 2 6 0 9 1 4 0 15 1 61 75 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 6 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
14
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 48 2 12 1 18 0 9 1 32 1 124 156 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 12 1 3 0 4 1 2 0 8 1
32
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 37 2 9 1 14 1 7 0 25 2 98 110 10
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 9 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 6 0
22
(including “10” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 31 2 7 0 11 1 6 1 20 1 80 89 10
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 8 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 5 0
19
(including “10” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 35 2 9 0 13 1 6 0 24 2 92 108 7
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 9 0 2 0 3 0 2 1 6 0
23
(including “7” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 41 2 10 1 15 0 7 1 27 1 105 123 10
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 10 1 3 0 4 0 2 0 7 1
28
(including “10” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 46 2 11 1 17 1 9 0 30 1 118 136 12
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 11 1 3 0 4 0 2 0 8 1
30
(including “12” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Metallurgical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 33 2 8 0 12 1 6 0 22 1 85 102 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 8 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 5 0
21
(including “4” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Mining Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 42 0 11 0 16 0 7 0 29 0 105 123 8
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 11 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 7 0
26
(including “8” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 25 2 6 0 9 1 5 0 16 1 65 80 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 6 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
15
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Architecture (5 Years, Bachelor of Architecture) All India Gender-Neutral 8 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 5 0 21 26 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
5
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Biochemical Engineering with M.Tech. in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 7 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 5 1 21 25 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Bioengineering with M.Tech in Biomedical Technology (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 4 0 17 20 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Ceramic Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 1 16 18 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “2” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Civil Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 6 0 24 28 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
6
(including “2” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Computer Science and Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 7 1 26 31 3 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
8
(including “3” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Electrical Engineering with M.Tech. in Power Electronics (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 6 0 23 29 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
7
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Materials Science and Technology (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 9 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 6 0 22 28 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
6
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Mechanical Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 10 1 2 0 4 0 1 1 6 1 26 30 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
6
(including “2” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Metallurgical Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 9 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 6 0 23 27 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
5
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Mining Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 6 0 23 28 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
7
(including “2” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Mathematics and Computing (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 16 1 4 1 6 0 3 0 10 0 41 52 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 1
11
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Engineering Physics (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 9 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 6 0 23 27 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
5
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Industrial Chemistry (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 16 21 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
5
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 16 21 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
5
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Total Seats 617 30 151 7 228 11 113 5 408 19 1589 1513 76

Branch-wise engineering seats availability details (2021) are given below.

B.Tech. course
Branch Seats
Electrical Engineering – Gender neutral 92
Electrical Engineering – Female only 23
Mechanical Engineering – Gender neutral 118
Mechanical Engineering – Female only 30
Computer Science and Engineering – Gender neutral 80
Computer Science and Engineering – Female only 19
Metallurgical Engineering – Gender neutral 85
Metallurgical Engineering – Female only 21
Civil Engineering – Gender neutral 98
Civil Engineering – Female only 22
Chemical Engineering – Gender neutral 124
Chemical Engineering – Female only 32
Ceramic Engineering – Gender neutral 61
Ceramic Engineering – Female only 14
Electronics Engineering – Gender neutral 105
Electronics Engineering – Female only 28
Mining Engineering – Gender neutral 105
Mining Engineering – Female only 26
Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology – Gender neutral 65
Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology – Female only 15

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Fee Structure

Course Tuition Fees
B.Tech. INR 1.33 Lakhs (first year fees)
M.Tech. INR 36815 (first year fees)
MSc INR 36815 (first year fees)
PhD INR 37315 (first year fees)
MPharm INR 36815 (first year fees)

IIT (BHU) Varanasi – Placements

More than 300 companies visited IIT (BHU) Varanasi in 2021-2022. The number of offers made is 1155 during the first phase of placements. As per reports, two students got an offer of more than 1 crore per annum in 2021-22. The highest domestic package offered was 45 lakhs per annum while the international package was 2.05 crore per annum. The top recruiters who visited the campus include Goldman Sachs, Oracle, Rakuten, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Accenture, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is IIT (BHU) Varanasi located?

IIT (BHU) Varanasi is located at Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh.

Is the GPAT score accepted in IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

Yes. GPAT score is accepted for the students who wish to join the M.Tech. course.

How to get admission in IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

B.Tech. admission in IIT (BHU) Varanasi is based on the JEE Advanced score. For the other courses, GPAT, GMAT, GATE, etc are needed.

What facilities are available at IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

Students can avail facilities like a hostel, sports complex, well equipped library, labs, cafeteria, gym, etc.

Are any scholarships available at IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

Yes. IIT (BHU) Varanasi provides scholarships to support students. Stipend is given to M.Tech. and MPharm students. The institute also provides institute free studentship, reimbursement of mess fees and pocket allowances to those belonging to SC/ST. Students can also apply for international scholarships like Rhodes Scholarships, USIEF Fellowships, etc.

Is hostel facility available at IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

Yes. IIT (BHU) Varanasi has 19 hostels. Those are well furnished with single rooms, double rooms and triple-sharing rooms.

Which are the various courses offered at IIT (BHU) Varanasi?

IIT (BHU) Varanasi offers B.Tech., B.Arch., M.Tech., MPharm, MSc, and PhD.