The Banaras Hindu University was established in 1916 and is one of the most prestigious universities of the Country and is the largest residential university in Asia. Besides Faculty of Law, the University enshrines within its precinct 14 Faculties and 3 Institutes having 124 teaching departments imparting instructions and carrying research in diverse disciplines.
In furtherance of the objectives of the establishment of Banaras Hindu University, the Faculty of Law of the Banaras Hindu University (later on named as Banaras Law School) has not lagged behind and since its establishment in the year 1923 has constantly played a significant role in revamping the legal education and is ranked within top ten Law Schools in India including National Law Schools.
The Faculty offers a career oriented training to the students besides Community oriented courses in Law such as Socio-economic Welfare, Environment, Poverty, Population, Consumer, Religion, Women, Children, etc. and provides legal education on rural problems and legal awareness. Recently the Faculty has introduced for the first time in India a full time 2 year Post-graduate LL.M. degree course on Human Rights and Duties Education on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission Committee under Human Rights & Duties Education scheme. The Faculty has also a HUMAN RIGHTS CELL. The Faculty has provision for more than 25 optional courses on inter-disciplinary subjects relating to legal education in the society, viz. Criminology and Penology, International Economic Laws, Law of Cooperation and Public Control, Law relating to Rural Development, Rent Control, Military Law, Hindu Jurisprudence and Muslim Jurisprudence, etc.To know more about Faculty of Law Banaras Hindu University, please visit their website at http://bhu.ac.in/lawfaculty/, where you can check news update, application form, exam dates, admit cards, placement drive dates, and more other important details. Faculty of Law Banaras Hindu University is well known college/university among students these days.