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.
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