The Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi is situated in the magnicent campus of Banaras Hindu University at the southern end of the ancient city of Varanasi on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Engineering Education in Banaras Hindu University commenced in 1919 with the establishment of Banaras Engineering College (BENCO). The Institution has also pioneered engineering education by being the First in the country to start degree courses in Mining, Metallurgy,Ceramic Engineering and Pharmaceutics with the establishment of the College of Mining and Metallurgy and the College of Technology in the year 1923 and 1932 respectively. In 1969 these three colleges were amalgamated to form the Institute of Technology. The Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), has been converted into Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University),Varanasi by the Government of India on 29th June, 2012.

The institute aspires to be a harbinger of modern interdisciplinary technological advancement in the country and at a forefront of imparting quality education by use of innovative pedagogy culminating traditional with contemporary methods.



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