Institute of Medical Sciences - BHU

Aurobindo Colony, BHU Campus, Varanasi, U.P, India - 221005


What’s different at the Institute of Medical Science? IMS-BHU is among the top six institutes of Banaras Hindu University. The college was incorporated in 1960. The motive of the college is to render quality medical education in the field of Medicine, Ayurveda and Dental Sciences. The college has 33 departments of Modern Medicine, which includes 4 dentistry departments, 10 super-specialties departments, a school of nursing, and eleven Ayurveda departments. The college admission for the new session is open. 

The institution provides paramedical and medical courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The Medical Council of India has approved the Institute of Medical Sciences.  


Establishment Year1960
Recognized byMedical Council of India
Education ModeFull-time
Affiliated toBanaras Hindu University
Gender intakeCo-education
Application modeOnline/Offline

Admission Process

The candidates who want to opt for medical education, have to give an entrance test. The Admissions are based on the NEET entrance and college’s online entrance test. The interested candidates can check out the below highlights of the Institute of Medical Sciences admissions. 

For taking admissions in IMS-BHU Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, the Applicants have to clear their 12th with at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, and that too from a recognized board.

The candidates must qualify NEET UG exam for getting admission to BDS, MBBS, Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery course.

The Medical Counseling Committee ( MCC) is the official authority to conduct counseling for MBBS/BDS courses.

 For admission to the BDS and MBBS course, the candidate’s minimum age must be 17 years on 31 December of the year of admission. And, the upper age limit for the candidate must be 25 years ( for all categories).

The foreign candidates have been given relaxation, they need not have to appear for the MBBS entrance exam. They can directly apply for the MBBS course via Delhi/Indian government policies

For getting admissions in MD, MDS, MD Ayurveda, and MS Ayurveda, the candidates have to get merit scores in the NEET PG exam. 

Candidates seeking admissions in the MDS program have to clear the BDS course recognized by the DCI ( Dental Council of India) and have done a one-year compulsory internship training.

The aspirants have to fill the online application and pay the below-given amount:

 For UG courses, The application fee is Rs 1400 for the General Category students and OBC students. And Rs 750 is for ST/SC candidates.

For PG courses, The application fee is Rs 3750 for General and OBC students and Rs 2750 is for the ST/SC students. 


The Institute of Medical Sciences offers 57+courses in two different streams. The Institute imparts the best medical education in different courses such as BAMS, MBBS, BSc Nursing, BOT, B.Pharma, Ayurveda, BPT, MD, MDS, MD/MS Ayurveda. 

Check out the BHU top colleges along with their eligibility criteria and duration in the below grid.

CourseEligibility Criteria Course Duration

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery



Qualifying examination: NEET UG 

The candidates must have cleared their 12th  from a renowned board with a minimum 50% mark in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. 

Qualifying exam: NEET UG  

The candidates must have clear their 12th  from a renowned board with a minimum 50% mark in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English




BSc in NursingThe Candidate must have cleared their 12th class in Science stream from a recognized board.4

MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery   

( 84 seats for Indian Students and 4 for Foreign national students)

Qualifying exam: NEET UG

The candidates must have cleared their 12th  from a renowned board with a minimum 50% mark in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English. ( 50% marks are mandatory for general candidates and 40% marks are mandatory for SC, ST, and OBC candidates.

5 Years and 6 months ( One-year internship is mandatory)



Conservative Dentistry

MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 

( 168 seats for Indian Students and 5 for Foreign nationals)

Qualifying exam: NEET PG

The candidate must have a BDS degree from a recognized college, approved by the Dental Council of India. 


3 Year


As the Placements are concerned, BHU has excellent placement opportunities for talented students. Apart from that, BHU offers a paid internship to the students, so that they get practical knowledge and experience of different medical subjects.


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Institute of Medical Sciences - BHU# 7


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