Mahila Mahavidyalaya (MMV)
Mahila Mahavidyalaya (MMV)

Mahila Maha Vidyalaya MMV, BHU, Varanasi

Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, popularly known as MMV is situated inside the BHU campus, Lanka, Varanasi. It is one of the premier institutions of higher education for girls associated with Banaras Hindu University and was established in 1929 by the visionary educationist Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya Ji for promoting women’s education and empowerment.

As Banaras Hindu University is known as ‘Green Campus’ so the inheritance is being carried out by institution in the form of beautiful exuberant green campus spread over 1360 acres. BHU is known as ‘Capital of knowledge’ and this institution is also contributing with all of its heart in keeping the same legacy. It is renowned for the quality education it provides to its students. It is being guided with principles and teachings of eminent Bharat Ratna Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya Ji.

Ownership Government
Associated with Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Accreditation NAAC ‘A’
Location Lanka, Varanasi
Principal Prof. Inu Mehta
Student type Female only



Health Center
Hostel availability
Alumni association
Badminton court
Cricket ground
Basketball court
Practical lab
Computer lab
Conference Hall
Anti-Ragging Cell
Student Grievances cell



Undergraduate B.Sc Science (Hons) Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Geology, Statistics, Physics, Zoology
Undergraduate B.A Social Science (Hons) Economics, History, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Undergraduate B.Ed Education
Undergraduate B.A. Arts (Hons) Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology (AIHC), Bengali, English, Hindi, History of Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Sanskrit, Urdu
Undergraduate B.A Performing Arts (Hons) Music(instrumental).Music(Vocal), Dance
Undergraduate B.A Visual Arts (Hons) Painting
Post Graduate Master in Science (M.Sc) Bioinformatics
Post Graduate Master in Arts Home Science



Infrastructure having big and airy classrooms with projector facility
National Cadet Corps (NCC)
National Service Scheme (NSS)
Educational tours
Different seminars, workshops on various dimensions  conducted from time to time
Manthan (Annual College Fest)
Extra co-curricular activities like quiz,essay,debate,elocution,Taekwondo classes etc
Janamashtami celebration
Other cultural fest of different faculties
Health Card
Diploma certificate courses in Music (Instrumental Vocal), Dance (Bharatnatyam, Kathak)


Admission Procedure

As Mahila Maha Vidyalaya is an integral part of Banaras Hindu University, so the same admission procedure is applicable as being formulated by the university. So students have to give a centralized entrance examination named UET-for undergraduate students, PET- for postgraduate students. After qualifying the examination and at the time of counselling, students will be required to fill MMV as the preference for taking admission into it.

Hostel Facilities

Here is the list of hostels available for the students who are willing to pursue their courses from MMV.

  1. Swasti Kunj girls hostel (48 rooms)

2. Kirti Kunj girls hostel (62 rooms)

3. Kundan Devi Malviya Hostel (47 rooms)

4. Naveen girls hostel

5. Pougi house

Postgraduate 1. Jyoti Kunj girls hostel (143 rooms)



The vision behind setting up of this college is to promote women’s education. The institution is consistently working with all the faculty members to provide their students vibrant environment conducive to developing all facets of their personality development. A wide range of co-curricular activities are being conducted at college and university level to enhance their multiplicity in different fields. Also studying here means exposing yourself to cultural diversity present here and try to inculcate the experience of living with diversity in yourself.

How to reach

One can directly and easily reach to the BHU main campus by taking cab, autorickshaw or e-rickshaw from Varanasi Cantt. station paying Rs 20 or Rs 30. After arriving at the BHU main gate, one has to travel merely 50m-70m and then one will saw the entrance gate of MMV on the left-hand side of the road.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (MMV) inside the BHU campus, or out of it?

Ans: Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, also known as MMV is located inside the campus for girl candidates.

Q. Is Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (MMV) a government or private college under BHU?

Ans: It is a government college and is an integral part of Banaras Hindu University.

Q. Is Mahila Mahavidyalaya (MMV) affiliated to BHU or not?

Ans: Yes, it is affiliated to BHU and is inside Banaras Hindu University Campus only.

Q. Is there any hostel facility for the students in Mahila Mahavidyalaya (MMV)?

Ans: Yes, hostel facilities are available inside the campus.

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