Varanasi is a culturally strong city situated in Uttar Pradesh. It is considered to be very holy and is a very good place to learn about the religions of India. Any tourist from abroad always makes it a point to visit this city whenever they are on a visit to our country.
Education in Varanasi is backed by the 3rd world largest residential university, called as Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Engineering, Medical, Agricultural Science and Management institutes are the offspring of BHU. Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, a chartered university is one of the oldest and was the first modern university to be accepted by the British Government before independence. Sanskrit language is of utmost importance in this city and Sampurnanad Sanskrit University is nationally accepted institution.
Jamia-e-Imania is a prominent Islamic college which caters to the education of Islamic studies. Sri Agrasen Kanya P.G. College is eminent college in the field of arts, science and commerce offering undergraduates and postgraduates programs. Institute of Integrated Management & Technology (IIMT) is a private institution offering MBA courses. Nav Sadhana Kala Kendra is a unique college which trains the students professionally in Indian types of dance and music. Government Queens Inter College is the oldest but still fruitful inter college.