The Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (IIT BHU), IIT Varanasi is a public engineering institution located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India which was started in 1919 as the Banaras Engineering College and became the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1968. IIT (BHU), Varanasi has formerly been called the Banaras Engineering College (BENCO), the College of Mining and Metallurgy (MINMET), the College of Technology (TECHNO) and the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU). Its establishment is intimately related with that of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The first convocation ceremony at BHU became hung on 19 January 1919. The Chancellor of the University, Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar of Mysore who had come to preside over and deal with the convocation, done the opening rite of the Banaras Engineering College (BENCO) Workshop buildings. IIT (BHU), Varanasi has 13 departments and three inter-disciplinary schools with Undergraduate instructional programs for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm), Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) program, Integrated masters degree (IMD) program and Postgraduate programmes for Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Ph.D. IIT (BHU) Varanasi becomes ranked sixth in Outlook Indias Top Engineering Colleges of 2015. Dataquests Technology School 2015 rating located it at 4th position.