The IIT BHU fraternity takes great pleasure in extending its heartiest congratulations to all of you who have qualified the IIT JEE 2012. It is the first and most significant step towards the intense journey of personal transformation that you will undertake in the next four or five years. We know from our own experience that as exciting as it sounds, it is intimidating too. A bunch of questions would pop up as you decide which course to pursue and at which IIT.
We feel extremely happy in playing our role to help you gain deeper insights into life@IIT BHU. IIT BHU, the oldest among the 16 IITs with a history spanning over more than 9 decades, breathes inside the lush green campus of the largest residential university of Asia - Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
The institute boasts of extensive infrastructure with royal architecture reminiscent of the pre-independence era. Life at campus is vibrant all the year round with host of activities conducted by various Student Clubs. If you have a passion there is a club for it !!!
Students also get ample opportunities to pursue multidisciplinary activities in coordination with other faculties of the university such as pure sciences, the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) - a top notch medical school, Faculty of Fine Arts etc. This model is a very unique feature of IIT BHU that sets it apart in the whole of IIT system.
IIT BHU students go to a wide variety of institutions after graduation. These include top business schools and engineering schools for MS/MBA/PhD all over the world. The continuous chain ensures that during your life at IIT BHU, you can approach your seniors for advice on these matters.
Moreover with a long history comes a big network of alumni who are spread all across the globe and have made their names in different fields. This is the greatest resource that you will tap into once you cross the gates of the college and put your foot in the real world. See the official page of PAN IIT, the alumni organisation that spans across all the IITs http://iit.org/iithistory
With this background we are ready to take any question about life@IIT BHU. Best of luck to all of you.
Note: The students of IIT BHU have created a facebook page to help out fresh JEE grads. Check it out at https://www.facebook.com/groups/guide.to.iitbhu/
The students have also published an online brochure that answers many of the frequently asked questions about the institute. Check it out at https://www.facebook.com/groups/guide.to.iitbhu/doc/402544043123799/
For a sneak peek into students' thoughts on various branches at IIT BHU and their scope in terms of campus placements, higher studies etc. refer to the blog post at http://www.itbhuglobal.org/archives/2012/05/iit_bhu_varanasi_welcomes_the.html#comment-25274
Ref: The questions from 2011 are archived at this page.