Banaras Hindu University
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Banaras Hindu University

University in Uttar Pradesh, India

Banaras Hindu University , formerly Central Hindu College, is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was established jointly in 1916 by the Maharaja of Darbhanga Rameshwar Singh, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Sir Sunder Lal and British Theosophist and Home Rule League founder Annie Besant. With over 30,000 students residing in campus, it is the largest residential university in Asia.

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What is Banaras Hindu University known for?

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Engineering
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Earth Sciences
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Physics
#216 World Rank
Mathematics
#246 World Rank
Medical
#260 World Rank
Chemistry
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Education
#283 World Rank
Religious Studies
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Biology
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Philosophy
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Social Work
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Political Science
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Literature
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Computer Science
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Sociology
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Anthropology
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Psychology
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Business
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Economics
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Nursing
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History
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Law

Influential People

Who are Banaras Hindu University's Most influential alumni?

Banaras Hindu University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Earth Sciences, and Physics. Banaras Hindu University’s most academically influential people include Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, and Besant C. Raj.

Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao
Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao

Indian chemist

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Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

Indian astrophysicist and writer

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Besant C. Raj

Management and Financial consultant

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Patcha Ramachandra Rao
Patcha Ramachandra Rao

Indian metallurgist

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Narla Tata Rao

Indian electrical engineer

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K. V. K. Raju

Indian businessman

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Koenraad Elst
Koenraad Elst

Orientalist

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Palle Rama Rao

Indian scientist

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Pattipati Ramaiah Naidu

Indian physicist

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Raimon Panikkar
Raimon Panikkar

Spanish-Indian Catholic priest and theologian

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Robert M. Pirsig
Robert M. Pirsig

American writer and philosopher

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Lalji Singh
Lalji Singh

Indian scientist

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