New Delhi: A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student was on Tuesday shot at in front of Birla hostel while he was talking to his friends, news agency ANI reported.Also Read - Banaras Hindu University BHU Notified for 331 Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors, Apply online before June 15

Further, the student named Gaurav Singh was rushed to BHU Trauma Centre in critical condition. Also Read - BHU UET 2017 Admit Card link activated: Download Entrance Exam hall ticket at

The student is pursuing a Master of Computer Application (MCA) from the university. Also Read - 400 BHU Professors Appointment cancelled by Allahabad High Court: Latest Update

More details are awaited.