Why BHU is known as the Capital of Knowledge

Varanasi, from centuries, is also known as the “Hub of Education”. From ancient times, people from all over the world use to come here to learn various skills such as Sanskrit, Astrology, modern sciences etc. Banaras Hindu University is the most renowned university of not only India but also of the whole world. Also, in the current list, Banaras Hindu University is in the top three universities of India. It is popularly known as the “Capital of Knowledge”.

So in this article, we will discuss some points which make BHU, the Capital of Knowledge.

Glimpse of nature

As we all know that the campus of Banaras Hindu University is full of greenery where students get to explore their knowledge about various species of flora and fauna. Also, it helps students studying in the campus to witness the various changes occurring in the climatic conditions.

BHU Campus

If students want to take a break from their studies, they can have it while enjoying nature as well as discovering something useful for their knowledge too. As knowledge is not limited to books only and nature is the best part of this entire universe to explore and gain something really precious for the enhancement of the knowledge.

Central Library

You all must be wondering that nowadays every schools and colleges have libraries so what is so special about it. But Central Library was established in 1917 and is listed in Manuscripts of India. So, this library has its own uniqueness and value.

Central Library of Banaras Hindu University
Central Library of Banaras Hindu University

Students studying in the university can definitely enhance their knowledge about the history of our country. Moreover, the architecture of the library is based on the pattern of the British Museum which itself is a great thing to know about. Here, students can get all the books and manuscripts to increase their knowledge in any of the fields they want with the knowledge of ancient culture and structures.

Bharat Kala Bhawan

It is an archaeological museum situated in the campus. The museum is best known for its collection of Indian Paintings, Archaeological artefacts, textiles and Indian philately as well as literary and archival materials. The university provides every possible facility to the students to enhance their knowledge and museum is a great source of knowledge. So, here students get a chance to explore new things and can learn about various paintings and other archaeological artefacts.


Besides, studies of a particular subject it is very important for a student to know about its culture and mythology. So, the university provides this facility also to the students so that no room can be left empty in enhancing the knowledge of the students.

Varanasi Ganga Aarti

Students here can get to know about the background of our mythology and history of various gods in Vishwanath Temple and is a kind of recreation too because with studies students also need some recreational activities. What can be more helpful and enjoyable if students can get both recreation and something new to enhance their knowledge?

Prominent faculties of BHU

The university has different faculties for different studies specialisation in every field of science, arts and commerce. Here is the list as follows:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Ayurveda
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vinjan Sankaya
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Visual Arts

All these faculties have best professors and staff so that students can gain the best knowledge. Every possible knowledge is provided to the students. All the faculties offer bachelors, masters and doctorate degree in each of the courses.


Besides undergraduate and postgraduate courses, schools are also run by the authorities so that students can get the best knowledge from the basics to the advanced. They try to build the knowledge of students from the very beginning so that they don’t have to face any problem in their future. The University tries its best to provide the best knowledge to the students.

Overall the university tries every possible method to enhance the knowledge of its students. Banaras Hindu University is itself a tag for the students. So, study hard and get admission in the university. Then surely, BHU will make you a person with full of knowledge. That is why this university is given the title of ‘Capital Of Knowledge’

So, I just hope that you all liked the article and gained something important that will help all the students who are going to choose their colleges and universities. Don’t forget to tell us about your choices and what you felt about the article.

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