BHU 5th Best University in the country, Climbs one Level up from 2022

BHU 5th Best University in the country, Climbs one Level up from 2022

Banaras Hindu University has been ranked the 5th best university in the country, as per the India Rankings 2023. The rankings were released by Hon'ble Minister of State for Education and External Affairs, Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh in New Delhi. In the university category, BHU secured fifth spot with 65.85 points, climbing one level up from last year. A total of 100 institutions have been ranked in the category. The university successfully maintained its position in the overall category. It has been placed at 11th spot securing 67.21. 

The rankings issued by the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Education, Government of India, has added one new category this year namely Agriculture and Allied Sectors. Banaras Hindu University has been placed fourth in the category with 63.68 points, among the forty institutions ranked. BHU’s Institute of Agricultural Sciences is considered as one of the most reputed institutions across India and is also known globally for its expertise, academic and research credentials. 

The university has also performed extremely well in the Dental category with improvement of three levels as compared to the 2022 rankings. Last year BHU was ranked 21st, while in 2023, the varsity secured 18th position. 

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Kumar Jain has congratulated the BHU fraternity for the improved rankings of the university. He credited it to the hard work and commitment of the members of BHU. “We are constantly working to further improve the teaching and research ecosystem in the university. Besides, we are also putting a greater focus on ensuring a better campus life for students. I am confident that we are bound to touch newer skies of success and glory in the days to come”, said Prof. Jain. 

The university has launched a number of initiatives in the past one and a half year aiming at welfare and development of students and faculty members. In addition, a series of measures have been implemented to boost research productivity and quality.