Institute of Management Studies, BHU (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi

  Varanasi   ESTD 1968
  Varanasi   ESTD 1968

About College

Institute of Management Studies – Banaras Hindu University is one of the oldest business schools in India It was formerly known as Faculty of Management Studies (FMS BHU). It is the only institute apart from IIFT which to offer a degree program in International Administration. It provides PG Programs and Doctoral Programs in Management. Admission is conducted based on CAT scores / GMAT or TOEFL for international students and personal interview.

Courses offered:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

2 years MBA in Agribusiness, International Business, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and Operations Management.
Ph.D. Program in Management and Doctoral Programs
Candidates shortlisted based on Common Research Entrance Test (CRET) conducted by the University or NET-JRF qualified candidates for interview round.

FMS BHU Placements 2017

The Following table depicts Course Wise Placements details:

Courses Percentage of Students Placed
MBA 36%
MBA (IB) 36%
MBA (AB) 28&

FMS BHU Awards

  • FMS BHU has won Silver Award in the Indian Management Conclave 2014 held in Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University [BHU], Varanasi
  • B-School Leadership Award



Applications for admissions conducted online.

Eligibility  and courses offered-
PG and PG Diploma courses – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Doctoral and Phd courses – Master’s degree in management with 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point in the qualifying degree examinations and Common Research Entrance Test
MBA courses – CAT and GD/ PI
PG Diploma – GD and PI.
Research Course in Management – CRET, university level entrance exam.

Weightage for MBA courses:
CAT – 50%
Academic record – 20%
GD + PI – 30%
15% seats reserved for international students


Category Reservations
OBC 27%
ST 7.5%
SC 15%
PH 3%


Course name Duration Fees Exams Accepted
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 Years ₹98,888 CAT
Ph.D. (Management Studies) 2 Years ₹6,192
Diploma 1 Year ₹15,000
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration 1 Year ₹85,000 CAT
Certificate Course in Healthcare Quality Management 6 Months
MBA in International Business PG Degree 98,888 CAT
MBA in Agri Business PG Degree 61,534 BHU PET
Diploma in Leisure and Hospitality Entrepreneurship UG Diploma 15,000
Diploma in Microfinance and Entrepreneurship UG Diploma 15,000
Certificate in Health Care Management Certificate 7,500



Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
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