BHU Medical College – Address, Departments, Admissions, and Seats


The Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical college under Banaras Hindu University. BHU Medical College or IMS BHU is a public institute located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The institute house three faculties namely- Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental Sciences, and Faculty of Ayurveda.

The college started its tenure first in the year 1920 with the establishment of the Department of Ayurveda. The establishment of Ayurvedic Aushodhalya resulted in the development of Ayurvedic Medical College in the year 1924.

The Ayurvedic College was converted into the College of Medical Sciences in the year 1960.


  • The National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF Rankings 2018)ranked IMS BHU at overall 7 in best medical colleges in India in the year 2018.
  • Career360 Ranked IMS BHU Medical College – 5 in Medical Colleges in India


  • Affiliation- Banaras Hindu University
  • Approval – Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Status – Government Institute

Departments at BHU Medical

The BHU Medical College campus currently has 50 departments. The institute encompasses modern medical sciences, dental science,  and ayurvedic studies. Each of the departments is notable for excellent faculty, the curriculum offered, and the research it conducts. The three faculties and departments under them are as follows:

Faculty of Medicine

  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • MBBS
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc- Nursing)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.- Health Statistics)
  • Doctorate of Medicine (DM)
  • Master of Surgery(M.Ch)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Faculty of Dental Sciences– A single department.

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Faculty of Ayurveda

  • Bachelor of Ayurveda
  • Medicine and Science (BAMS)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma- Ayurveda)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD- Ayurveda)
  • Master of Science (MS- Ayurveda)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

For detailed information about each department visit the official website:

Official IMS BHU Department List

Courses Offered at BHU Medical College

The courses being offered at BHU Medical campus are both Undergraduate, Postgraduate degree programmes along with a few doctoral degrees.


Course Name Intake Duration
1 MBBS 71

5 Years 6 Months


BDS – 42 42 4 Years
3 B.Sc Nursing- 100 100

4 years


BAMS 78 5 Years
5 MS/MD 167

3 years


P.hD. NA


There are Doctorals/P.hD programmes available for part and full time, on campus and off campus, the research is exemplary. The aspirant can visit the website from the tab given below for detailed information regarding more academic programmes:

Course Details, BHU Medical

Mode of Admission

Through all India Medical Entrance Exam NEET.

IMS BHU offers admission to the undergraduate courses on the basis of NEET entrance score. The counseling will be conducted by BHU itself for the NEETqualified candidates. NEET is the only entrance exam which makes the candidate eligible for admissions in BHU Medical College. NEET is an offline MCQ based paper taken in various languages. For admissions, one has to first apply for the NEET entrance from the official website of NTA.


Eligibility Criteria

(For admissions to the academic year 2019-2020)

For all Integrated/Undergraduate Degree Programmes at BHU Medical College

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 exam from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subject
  • The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects and 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 level qualifying exam.
  • The student should be an Indian National.
  • The aspirant should be minimum 17 and maximum 25 years of age on or before the college commencement.

Students appearing for 10+2 examination in the year 2019 or have passed in 2018 only are eligible to appear for NEET-2019. Direct Admission is granted to students who are the board toppers of the 2019 year.

About NEET 2019

The NEET is the medical entrance exam making a candidate eligible for BHU admission process. The IMS BHU will give admission to the NEET eligible and qualified candidates.

  • Apply to NEET 2019 from its official website.
  • The form should be properly filled with all the correct information.
  • Three examination centers choice is given out of which, one would be allotted one from the three of the preferred locations.
  • You would be provided a unique application number which should be kept for future references.
  • After payment of the examination fee and printing the application form one have to download the admit card of NEET 2019 using the same unique application number, the admit card would be available on April 15, 2019.

NEET 2019 Exam

Admission Procedure for IMS BHU

  • After NEET will release the entrance 2019 score, the online application form for admission will be available for admissions.
  • The candidate has to fill and submit the NEET Rank letter and scorecard with the form.
  • Taking into account candidates NEET scores the availability of seats and the branch preference one is either allotted a seat or kept on the waiting list.
  • One has to reserve the seat in the first counseling round only by paying the tuition and admission fee.

Cutoff Scores for BHU Medical College

The cutoff marks are the most important criteria for admissions in BHU Medical college courses. The cutoff is decided to take into account various different factors. it is observed that year by year the cutoff marks vary from 1 -2 percent. The list provided below is the cutoff marks after the end of all counseling rounds of 2017.

S.No Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 General (MBBS) 43 187
2 SC(MBBS) 1545 3290
3 OBC(MBBS) 270 293
4 General(BDS) 6461 6978

Minimum Qualifying Cut off NEET 2018


Percentile Cutoff

Cutoff Marks (2018)










BHU MBBS/ BDS Seat Matrix 2019



















Fee Structure BHU Medical College

The institution fee includes the tuition fee per semester, one-time fee at the time of admission, and caution money the refundable amount which totals to the amount of rupees 13,410 p.a. The campus provides the hostel facility for both girls and boys separately.

Detailed Fee Structure BHU

BHU Medical College Campus


IMS BHU campus lies in the front part of the Banaras Hindu University, India. It consists of the medical college, Sir Sundarlal hospital, hostels for both boy and girls students, a post office, staff quarters, a temple and sports ground. The residential areas are calm and the hospital is pretty crowded and noisy.

Sir, Sunderlal Hospital on campus is a teaching hospital for the Institute of Medical Sciences. The Sayaji Rao Gaekwad Library is the main library of the campus. It houses more than 1.3 million volumes. Shri Vishwanath Mandir a prominent landmark situated in the center of the campus. The campus has an art & archeological museum Bharat Kala Bhavan.

The IMS BHU campus has the gym, library, Central Animal House, UGC Advanced Immunodiagnostic Training & Research Centre, School of Nursing, Photo Art Section, and the Centre for Experimental Medicine & Surgery.

The 1300 acres campus is huge and with all amenities on the campus makes it an attractive package for the future aspiring candidates.

Events at IMS, BHU

IMS BHU host many Elixir the event in an academic year. The event is a mix of cultural, sports, and literary festivals. Many prominent officials visit for seminars each year at the campus. The annual hostel days at the boys and girls hostels are held for students to undertake their passions and hobbies.

BHU Medical College

The candidate can reach to IMS, BHU either on the address given below or by contacting the administrative office directly.


Aurobindo Colony
Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi
Uttar Pradesh 221005

Contact Number: 2367568, 2307500