Banaras Hindu University is ranked among the top universities of the country in the field of academic and research output. The University has made a name even at international level in a number of areas of Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine and Agriculture etc. The university has seamlessly meshed research and teaching. The university provides quality education in the fields of Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine and Agriculture etc. BHU has more than 2000 research scholars pursuing different academic programmes at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus. It has as array of foreign students from more than 30 countries across the world studying under the same roof. In 2004 BHU established the International Centre to incorporate collaboration with Foreign Universities / Institutions, Foreign scholars visiting India as Visiting Lecturer / Professor, Alumni Association of Foreign Students, Admission of Foreign Students etc.