Banaras Hindu University
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (3-5.5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Class I or very high class II range.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree (except for B. Pharmacy — M. Pharmacy is required); or master's degree following completion of 3 year bachelor's degree; or completion of a bachelor degree followed by certain postgraduate diplomas which are either AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) approved; postgrad diplomas are all evaluated individually.
Documents required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1917; considered to be a good school. An affiliating and teaching university with three institutes, one constituent college and three affiliated colleges. Usual admission requirement is the intermediate certificate (12 years of education) and an entrance examination.
|A||10||8.5-10.0||Class I honours||MCom/BEd/MEd|
|B||8||7.0-8.49||Class I||60%||Class I|
|C||6||5.0-6.99||Class II||48%||Class II|
Some Indian institutions award class on last year; some on honours courses; some do not count failed/repeated courses. We calculate average on all marks/grades. Examinations held annually or by semesters.
Languages of instruction: Hindi and English.
Master's: 1-2 years after appropriate degree.
Ph.D.: 2 years after appropriate degree; by thesis and examination.
Last updated: Jul 28, 2008