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Banaras Hindu University BHU PET 2017

The Banaras Hindu University shall conduct Postgraduate Entrance Tests, hereinafter called "PET", during 16th to 30th May 2017 [Refer to Section 21 of the Test Schedule] for admission to various Postgraduate Courses as given hereunder for the Session 2017-18



Admissions will be made according to merit in the PET, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied for and appeared in the Entrance Test

All the Courses are conducted in the respective Faculties. In addition, some of the Courses are also conducted in Mahila Mahavidyalaya, BHU (MMV), Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, (RGSC) Mirzapur and the Colleges admitted to the Privileges of the University in the city namely, Arya Mahila Post Graduate College, Chetganj (AMPGC); Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Kamachha (VKM); Vasanta College for Women, Rajghat (VCW) and DAV Post Graduate College, Ausanganj (DAVPGC)

The total number of seats in various Courses are indicated in brackets where "M stands for Male only, "F for Female only, and "M&F indicates seats for Male and Female both

These Courses have been divided into "General Courses", "Professional Courses" and "Special Courses"

BHU Post Graduate Entrance Test (PET) 2017

A - GENERAL COURSES

i) Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnana

a) Acharya in Veda (Shukla Yajurveda, Krishna Yajurveda, Samveda, Rigveda), Vyakaran, Sahitya, Jyotish (Jyotish Ganit, Jyotish Falit), Dharmashastra, Mimansa, Vedanta, Nyayavaisesika, Prachin Nyaya
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Shastri (Hons)/Shastri under at least 10+2+3 pattern, in the concerned subject (studied in all the three years) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Shastri level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet

(b) ACHARYA in Sankhyayoga, Puranetihasa - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Shastri (Hons)/Shastri under at least 10+2+3 pattern, in the concerned subject (studied in all the three years) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Shastri level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet; or
BA (Hons)/BA with Sanskrit as a subject (in all the three years) under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet

c) Acharya in Baudha Darshan - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Shastri (Hons)/Shastri under at least 10+2+3 pattern, in the concerned subject (studied in all the three years) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Shastri level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet; or
B.A (Hons)/B.A with Sanskrit/Pali as a subject (in all the three years) under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet

d) Acharya in Jain Darshan - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Shastri (Hons)/Shastri under at least 10+2+3 pattern, in the concerned subject (studied in all the three years) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Shastri level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet; or
B.A. (Hons)/B.A with Sanskrit/Prakrit as a subject (in all the three years) under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet

e) Acharya in Dharmagama - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Shastri (Hons.)/Shastri under at least 10+2+3 pattern, with subject Dharmagam/Yogatantra/Agamatantra/ Agam/Shaivagam (studied in all the three years) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Shastri level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet

ii) Faculty of Arts

a) M.A (Bengali, English, Hindi, Kannada@, Urdu, Sanskrit**, AIHC & Arch ++ (Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology), Philosophy, Geography, Statistics, Mathematics, Home Science) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: BA (Hons)/ BA under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet; the subject in whom admission is sought must be Hons subject at BA (Hons) level OR a subject studied in all the three years at BA level

b) M.A in Linguistics - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern with 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Graduation Level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet
A candidate who has done PG (following Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern) in any Language-Literature, Philosophy, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Mathematics, Computer Science securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate each at graduation and post graduation levels is also eligible

c) M.A in Nepali - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: The candidate who has passed BA (Hons)/BA under atleast 10+2+3 pattern/Shastri(B-Level Nepali passed) with PG Diploma/advanced Diploma/1 year Bridge Course in Nepali Subject securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate both at BA and Diploma Levels will be eligible for admission in MA Nepali

d) M.A. in Arabic, French, German, Marathi, Persian, Russian, Chinese & Telugu - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: As mentioned in Minimum eligibility requirements of (ii) Faculty of Arts (a) above; or BA (Hons)/BA under at least 10+2+3 pattern with PG Diploma/Advanced Diploma in the concerned subject (Arabic/Chinese/ French/ German/Marathi/Persian/Russian/Nepali/Telugu) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate both at BA and Diploma levels

e) M.A. in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: BA (Hons)/BA under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet
Philosophy/Religious Studies must be Hons subject; or a subject studied in all the three years at BA level or; BA (Hons)/BA in Religious Studies under at least 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent exam securing a minimum of 50% marks taken together

f) M.A in History of Art - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: BA (Hons)/BA under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet
History of Art/ AIHC & Arch/Drawing and Painting/BFA (Visual Arts) is Hons subject at BA (Hons) level OR a subject studied in all the three years at BA level

g) M.A. Pali - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: BA (Hons) in Pali/Buddhist Studies under at least 10+2+3 pattern (OR); Pali/Buddhist Studies, studied in all the three years at BA level; the candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate both at BA (Hons)/BA Level

Note: In case of students having Pali/Buddhist Studies, courses from the University other than BHU or Foreign Students having different course types in Pali/Buddhist Studies, eligibility and equivalence shall be decided by the Departmental Admission Committee for MA in Pali

iii) Faculty of Social Sciences

M.A. in Economics, History+, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology++; Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
Eligibility: BA (Hons)/ BA/B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc under at least 10+2+3 pattern, securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at BA/B.Sc level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet. The subject in which admission is sought must have been studied in all the three years at undergraduate level

iv) Faculty of Commerce

M.Com - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: B.Com (Hons)/ B.Com/B.Com (Hons.)-FMM under at least (10+2+3) Pattern Securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studies at B.Com level except those subjects where only pass marks are required & which do not contribute to the total in the Final (degree) mark-sheet

v) Institute of Science

a) M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science#, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Home Science - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons)/ B.Sc under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in Science subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc Course)
The subject in which admission is sought must be Hons subject at B.Sc (Hons.) level/a subject studied in all the three years at Graduate level; however, for admission to M.Sc in Botany/ Zoology, a candidate must also have offered Chemistry as one of the subjects at the Graduate level
Similarly, for admission in M.Sc in Statistics, a candidate must also have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at the Graduate level

b) M.Sc in Biochemistry, Geology, Geophysics - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons) in Biochemistry/ B.Sc under at least 10+2+3 pattern with Biochemistry as a subject in all the three years of graduation course, securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in Science subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc Course)
B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in Science subjects with Physics, Maths and one more Science subject. Geology must be Hons subject at B.Sc (Hons) level/a subject studied in all the three parts at Graduate level

c) M.Sc in Molecular & Human Genetics - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons)/ B.Sc (10+2+3) OR B.Sc (Ag) OR MBBS or B.Tech/B.E (in Biology related disciplines) OR B.Pharma from recognized University/ Institutes with minimum 55% marks (or equivalent grade points) at the qualifying examinations and not less than 55% marks at 10 and at 10+2 examinations separately



B. PROFESSIONAL COURSES

(i) Institute of Medical Sciences

M.Sc in Health Statistics - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in Science subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc Course). Statistics must be Hons subject at B.Sc (Hons) level/a subject studied in all the three parts at B.Sc level

(ii) Institute of Agricultural Sciences

M.Sc (Ag) (Master of Science in Agriculture) in Agricultural Economics; Agronomy; Animal Husbandry & Dairying; Entomology & Agricultural Zoology; Extension Education; Genetics & Plant Breeding; Horticulture; Mycology & Plant Pathology; Plant Physiology; Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: i) Candidates with 4-years B.Sc (Ag) degree with credit based course program under the guidelines of ICAR or an equivalent exam; ii) Candidates with 4-years B.Sc (Horti.) Degree with credit based course program under the guidelines of ICAR will be considered for M.Sc (Ag) Horticulture only; iii) 6.00/10 or 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 OGPA for general candidates; iv) Has not secured more than one III-division or equivalent OGPA in his/her academic career

(iii) Faculty of Visual Arts

M.F.A. in Painting, Applied Arts, Plastic Arts, Pottery & Ceramics, Textile Design - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Passed B.F.A in the subject concerned (10+2+4 pattern or 10+5 pattern) securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate

(iv) Faculty of Performing Arts

a) MPA in Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar, Violin, Flute, Tabla) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Eligibility: B.Mus. in Vocal/Instrumental in North Indian Classical Music (Sitar, Violin, Flute or Tabla) from this University or an equivalent Exam from a recognised University securing a minimum of 50% marks in Music Practical; OR
BA (Hons)/BA under at least 10+2+3 pattern with Music (North Indian Classical Music) as a subject from this University or an equivalent Exam from a recognized University securing a minimum of 50% marks in Music Practical; music must be the Hons subject at BA (Hons) level/a subject studied in all the three parts at the graduate level

b) MPA in Dance: Kathak/Bharat Natyam - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Eligibility: B.Mus./BPA in Dance in Indian Classical Dance (Kathak/Bharat Natyam) from this University or an equivalent Examination from a recognised University securing a minimum of 50% marks in Dance Practical; or
BPA Indian Classical Dance /BA* or an equivalent Examination with Dance (Indian Classical) as the main subject from a recognized University securing a minimum of 50% marks in Dance Practical

(v) Faculty of Education

a) M.Ed (Master of Education) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Candidates seeking admission to the M.Ed Program should have obtained at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade in any of the following programmes: (i) B.Ed. (ii) BA B.Ed B.Sc, B.Ed (iii) B.EI.Ed (iv) D.EI.Ed with an undergraduate/postgraduate degree (with 50% marks in each) or any equivalent grade

b) M.Ed-Special Education (VI) - Duration: 2 Semesters (1 Year)
Eligibility: Graduate under 10+2+3 pattern plus B. Ed. -Special Education (VI) (Visual Impairment)/B.Ed. with at least One Year Diploma in Special Education (V.I.) from recognized institution with 50% marks in B.Ed-Special Education (V.I.)/B.Ed or;
Any Post Graduate Degree plus B.Ed-Special Education (V.I.)/B.Ed with at least One Year Diploma in Special Education (VI) from recognized institution with 50% marks in B.Ed-Special Education (VI)/B.Ed

(vi) Faculty of Arts

a) M.A. in Mass Communication - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Graduate Degree in any discipline under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Graduate level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet; (OR) Post-graduate Degree in any subject securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate, both at Graduate and Post-Graduate levels

b) M.A. in Museology - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: M.A. in History of Art/Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology/History/ Sanskrit securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern
c) M.A. in Manuscriptology and Paleography (under Dept of Library and Information Science) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: BA (Hons) / BA under 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate at B.A level; the Honours subject at BA (Hons) Level should be Indian Languages/Oriental Languages/History/AIHC/Philosophy/History of Arts/ Linguistics (OR); MA with 50% marks in the above subjects

d) M.Lib.I.Sc (Master of Library & Information Science) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Graduate degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Graduate level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet

e) M.P.Ed (Master of Physical Education) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2Years)
Eligibility: Graduate degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern with one year Degree or Diploma in Physical Education securing at least 50% marks in the aggregate at Degree/Diploma in Physical Education; (OR) Four years Bachelor of Physical Education (Professional) Degree securing at least 50% marks in the aggregate

(vii) Faculty of Law

LL.M (Master of Laws) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: 3-Year LLB after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern or five years LLB under 10+2+5 pattern recognised by the Bar Council of India securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in LL.B degree

(viii) Faculty of Science

MCA (Master of Computer Applications) (Main Campus & RGSC*) - Duration: 6 Semesters (3 Years)
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate (including all subjects studied at Bachelor's level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet) with Mathematics as one of the subjects at either Intermediate or +2 (10+2) or equivalent exam, or; Bachelor’s level (as a main or a subsidiary subjects)

(ix) Mahila Mahavidyalaya

a) M.Sc in Bioinformatics [For Females only] - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: (A) 10+2 with Science and (B) Bachelor’s degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in Science/Engineering/Technology/Agriculture/Medicine/Veterinary Science/Pharmaceutics with at least 50% marks in the aggregate

Note: i) Course is open for female candidates only; ii)For all courses the applicants having a degree equivalent to the degree of qualifying exam recognized by the Banaras Hindu University are also eligible (if they satisfy all other requirements for admission in the concerned course)

b) MA (Master of Education) (for Females only) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Eligibility: Graduate under at least 10+2+3 pattern with Education (Hons.)/having Education as a subject in any of the three years/ or any graduate under 10+2+3 pattern plus B.Ed./B.Ed. (Spl.) securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate at Graduation level
Note: i) Course is open for female candidates only; No. of seats - 30

C - SPECIAL COURSES OF STUDY

Candidates are advised to take note of the following:
i) The admission to following special courses will be made on the basis of merit in the entrance tests; however, if the number of applicants for a particular special course is less than twice the minimum number of seats, no entrance test shall be conducted
In that case, admission to the special course would be made on the basis of merit in the qualifying examinations and/or written/subjective test conducted by the Depts/Faculty
(i) Faculty of Arts
a) Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Dept. of History of Art & RGSC* (both)
Seats: Min: 10 - Main Campus; 15-RGSC: Max.: 30 - Main Campus; 40-RGSC Fee: Rs.20,000/- per semester
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks; *Minimum / Maximum seats for RGSC is 15/40
b) Masters in Corporate Communication Management (MCCM) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Dept of Journalism and Mass Communication
Seats: Min: 10 - Max: 20; Fee: Rs.30000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
(ii) Faculty of Social Sciences
a) Master of Personnel Mgmt & Industrial Relations - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10 - Max: 30; Fee: Rs 20,000/-per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
b) M.A. in Social Work (MSW) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Minimum - 15; Maximum - 46; Fee: Rs 30000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks OR equivalent in any discipline
c) M.A. in Public Administration (MPA) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Dept of Political Science
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 38; Fee - Rs.15000/-per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
d) M.A. in Conflict Management & Development (MCMD) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Malaviya Centre for Peace Research
Seats: Min - 10; Max - 46; Fee: Rs 15000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks OR equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
e) Masters of Arts in Integrated Rural Development and Management - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Centre for Integrated Rural Development & Management
Seats: Min: 10: Max: 50* Fee: Rs.30000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Note: 05 seats for sponsored candidates from the Govt., Public Bodies & Institutions, Industrial Concerns, Other Public Organizations, Members of the staff of any recognized University including BHU, Deemed Universities, Autonomous Institutions and Colleges
(iii) Faculty of Commerce
a) MBA (Foreign Trade) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 15: Max: 30; Fee: Rs 50,000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
b) MBA (Risk and Insurance) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 15; Max: 30; Fee: Rs 50,000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
c) MBA (Financial Management) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 15; Max:  46; Fee: Rs 50,000/- per annum
Eligibility: Bachelor Degree in any discipline under at least (10+2+3) pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
(iv) Faculty of Science
(a) M.Sc in Environmental Science - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 31; Fee: Rs 30,000/- per annum
Eligibility: A minimum of 50% marks (equivalent GPA) in B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc (10+2+3) as well as at 10 & 10+2 examinations
b) M.Sc in Applied Microbiology - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 31; Fee: Rs 30,000/- per annum
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc. with 10+2+3 pattern with any two of the following subjects: Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Industrial Microbiology, Life Science and Environmental Sciences & Secured at least 50% marks in aggregate in the concerned degree
c) M.Sc in Petroleum Geosciences - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 05; Max: 10; Fee: Rs 50,000/- per annum
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons) Geology or B.Sc under 10+2+3 pattern with Physics and Mathematics at + 2 level, Geology must be a subject in all the three years of B.Sc. with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate at the Graduate level
d) M.Sc in Statistics and Computing - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 40; Fee: Rs 40,000/- per annum
Eligibility: Any B.Sc/BA graduate under 10+2+3 securing minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and having studied Statistics and Mathematics as subjects at B.Sc/BA level
e) M.Sc in Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 05; Max: 20; Fee: Rs.25,000/- per semester
Eligibility: a) B.Sc (Hons)/BSc under atleast 10+2+3 pattern securing 50% pattern securing 50% marks in aggregate in science subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc (Hons) and; b) candidate must have offered Physics/Electronics/Computer Science as one of the subject at the UG level with Mathematics/Statistics
(v) Faculty of Law
a) LLM Course in Human Rights & Duties Education - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 05; Max: 15; Fee: Rs 30000/- per annum
Eligibility: 3-Year LLB after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern or five years LLB under 10+2+5 pattern recognised by the Bar Council of India securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in LLB degree
b) LL.M Course - Duration: 2 Semesters (1 Year)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 20; Fee: Rs 60,000/- per annum (payable in two installment in July/January)
Eligibility: 3-Year LL.B after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern or five years LLB under 10+2+5 pattern recognised by the Bar Council of India securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in LLB degree
Age: The applicant should not be more than 35 years of age on July 1st of the year of seeking admission
(vi) Faculty of Management Studies
MBA in Agri- Business - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 46; Fee: Rs 90,000/- per annum
Eligibility: Minimum 50% marks in aggregate at the B.Sc (Ag) & allied disciplines OR B.Sc Home Sc or; B.Sc with at least one of the following subjects - Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Bio-Technology under 10+2+3 Scheme OR A Post Graduate in the above disciplines
(vii) Faculty of Agriculture
a) M.Sc (Ag) Agroforestry - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 23; Fee: Rs 20,000/- per semester
Eligibility: Passed 4 Year B.Sc (Ag)/B.Sc (Bio)/ B. Sc Environmental Science/B.Sc (Horticulture)/B.Sc Agroforestry/B.Sc Forestry of the University; and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system or an OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the Course Credit System
b) M.Sc (Ag) Soil and Water Conservation - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 15; Fee: Rs 20,000/- per semester
Eligibility: Passed 4 Year B.Sc (Ag) Examination of the University; and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system or an OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the Course Credit System
c) Master of Agri-Business Management (MABM) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 25; Fee: Rs 37500 per semester (Rs 75000/- per annum)
Eligibility: Passed 4-years B.Sc (Ag), exam of this University OR an equivalent exam; (OR) 4 years degree program in B.Sc (Ag) (Forestry)/B.Sc (Ag) (Horticulture)/ B.Sc (Hons) (Forestry)/B.Sc (Hons) (Horticulture)/B.Sc (Hons) Biotechnology/B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)/BE (Agricultural Engg.)/B.V.Sc & AH/B.Tech (Dairy Technology)/B.Tech (Food Technology) and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system OR; an OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the course credit system
d) M.Tech in Agricultural Engg (Soil and Water Conservation Engg) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 05; Max: 12; Fee: Rs.25,000 per semester (Rs 50,000/- per annum)
Eligibility: B.Tech (Agricultural Engg/Civil Engineering.)/BE (Agricultural Engg/Civil Engineering) recognized by the University
e) M.Sc in Food Science and Technology - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 15; Max: 30; Fee: Rs 30000 per semester (Rs 60000/- per annum)
Eligibility: B.Tech (Food Technology)/ B.Tech (Dairy Technology)/B.Sc (Agriculture)/B.Sc (Food Technology)/B.Sc (Dairy Technology)/B.Sc (Agril.Engg)/B.Sc (Biology/ Maths group)/B.Sc (Home Science) recognized by the University
f) M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats: Min: 20; Max: 30; Fee: Rs 30000 per semester (Rs 60000/- per annum)
Eligibility: B.Sc (Ag)/B.Sc with Biology (Botany, Zoology and any other subject)/Biotechnology/ B.Tech (Biotechnology)
(viii) Faculty of Environment and Sustainable Development
M.Sc in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology) - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location: Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Seats: Min: 10; Max: 30; Fee: Rs 30000/- per annum
Eligibility: B.Sc (Hons)/ B.Sc (10+2+3) or B.Sc (Ag) or MBBS or BE/B.Tech with a minimum of 50% marks (equivalent GPA) with minimum 50% in aggregate at 10 and 10+2 levels




D. VOCATIONAL COURSES

(i) Faculty of Arts

Master of Vocational Program

a) Master of Vocation in Retail Management - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Location: DDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU

Seats: Max: 50; Fee: University Fee - Rs.2381/- (1st semester); Special Course Fee - Rs 30,000/-

Eligibility:  A candidate shall be eligible for admission to M.Voc (Retail Management), if he/she has passed Bachelor’s degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate marks or level 7 NSQF certificate or B.Voc (Retail Mgmt.) or any other equivalent exam recognized by the University securing at least 50% marks in aggregate

b) Master of Vocation in Logistics Management - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Location: DDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU

Seats: Max: 50; Fee: University Fee - Rs.2381/- (1st semester); Special Course Fee - Rs 30,000/-

Eligibility:  A candidate shall be eligible for admission to M.Voc (Retail Management), if he/she has passed Bachelor’s degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate marks or level 7 NSQF certificate or B.Voc (Retail Mgmt.) or any other equivalent exam recognized by the University securing at least 50% marks in aggregate

c) Master of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management - Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Location: DDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU

Seats: Max: 50; Fee: University Fee - Rs.2381/- (1st semester); Special Course Fee - Rs 30,000/-

Eligibility:  A candidate shall be eligible for admission to M.Voc (Retail Management), if he/she has passed Bachelor’s degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate marks or level 7 NSQF certificate or B.Voc (Retail Mgmt.) or any other equivalent exam recognized by the University securing at least 50% marks in aggregate

Reservations

i) Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes: Seats shall be reserved for SC-15% and ST-7.5% candidates in each Course; admission against these seats will be made provided the candidate has passed the Qualifying Exam and appeared in the entrance test
Every SC/ST candidate shall have to submit a self attested copy of the Certificate mentioning that the candidate belongs to SC/ST community; such certificates shall be subject to verification from the concerned District Magistrate. The following are empowered to issue the certificate:
a) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Addl. Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/Extra Asst. Commissioner
b) Chief Presidency Magistrate/Addl. Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate
c) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
d) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides
e) Administrator/Secretary to the Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep Islands)
Candidates must note that Certificate from any other person/authority shall not be accepted in any case; if the candidate happens to belong to SC or ST, his/her caste/tribe must be listed in the appropriate Govt. of India schedule

ii) Other Backward Classes (OBCs): 27% Reservation to candidates belonging to OBC category (excluding under creamy layer) will be provided in different courses; the authorities to issue the OBC certificate are the same as in case of SC/ST provided in section 4 (i) above

iii) Physically Challenged: 3% seats shall be reserved for Physically Challenged Candidates: Visually Impaired (1%) + Hearing Impaired (1%) + Orthopaedically Handicapped (1%) (on horizontal reservation basis); such candidates will have to submit a self attested copy of Disability Certificate issued by the District CMO with the Application Form

iv) 15% seats out of total number of seats in M.P.Ed are allocated for female candidates; in case any such seats remain vacant, these will be filled by male candidates on merit

Application Form

The University has created its Entrance Test Portal with the domain name www.bhuonline.in; its link is also available on the BHU website (www.bhu.ac.in)

The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2017-18 has been made online

Accordingly, candidates may note that PET 2017 Information Bulletin and Application Form will not be sold (as there will be no offline mode) and the candidates desirous of admissions shall be required to register on the Entrance Test portal of BHU and fill up the application form online as per procedure provided on the Portal

For further details, visit the BHU website (www.bhu.ac.in) or the entrance test portal of BHU (www.bhuonline.in)

Application Processing /Entrance Test Fee

The Candidate shall pay the following Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test fee
i) SC/ST - Rs.250/-
ii) Others - Rs.500/-
However, in case the candidate makes application (fills up application form) for more than one course under PET 2017, the Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test Fee payable by him/her for each subsequent application (after first application) shall be charged as per reduced rates given below:
All Courses (mentioned in this bulletin): i) SC/ST - Rs.100/-; ii) Others - Rs.200/-

Mode of Payment of Application Processing/Test Fee

Candidate is required to fill up the PET 2017 Application Form On-Line, as the University will not sell the printed Information Bulletin-cum-Application Form; after the candidate has filled up the application form online, he/she will have following options for payment of Application Processing/Entrance Test Fee:

a) Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal

b) Payment of Entrance Test Fee in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank: After filling up the application form, its submission and selecting this mode for payment, the candidate can print the Challan from the entrance test portal
The printout of challan will contain all necessary details of the candidate, bank account details of the Banaras Hindu University in which the entrance test fee will be deposited and the exact amount to be deposited
The candidate will be required to visit any branch of the HDFC Bank of his/her choice where he/she will be required to deposit the requisite Fee amount to the Bank

Entrance Test Centres

The Test will be held at the following Centres, provided there is sufficient number of candidates for the concerned centre: Varanasi, Mizapur, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bhopal, Vadodara, Guwahati, Dimapur, Kochi, Jaipur, Allahabad and Bhubaneshwar
*Rajiv Gandhi South Campus - Barkachha, Mizapur

Admit Card

1. Candidates can download the Admit Card from the BHU Entrance Test Portal (www.bhuonline.in) around one week prior to date of conduct of test providing the unique registration ID allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form
2. SMS alert on the mobile phone registered by the candidate regarding loading of Admit Card will also be sent. Therefore, the candidates are advised to give correct e-mail addresses/ mobile phone numbers for correspondence while filling up the online application form
3. If a candidate is unable to download the Admit Card till 03 days before the date of the Test, he/she should contact the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU, Varanasi on Help Desk Phone No. 08574587668 and help desk Email ID available on Entrance Test Portal

Result

The University shall try to announce the results of the candidates around 3rd - 4th week of June 2017 which would be available on BHU’s Entrance Test portal ww.bhuonline.in. In addition, marks obtained by the candidate in the test, his/her overall merit and merit within the category to which he/she belongs shall be e-mailed at his/her registered email address and sent through SMS at his/her registered mobile number provided by the candidate in the application form
Therefore, the candidates are advised to give correct e-mail addresses/mobile phone numbers for correspondence

Important Dates

BHU PET 2017 Application Form is Available from 02nd Feb 2017
Last Date to Apply for BHU Post-Graduate Entrance Test 2017 is 04th March 2017
BHU PET 2017 Admit Card Download facility will be Available Form: April 2017
Date of BHU Entrance Exam: 16th May 2017 to 30th May 2017
University will Release BHU Answer Keys: Few days after the exam
BHU PET 2017 Result is declaration by the University in June 2017, third/fourth week

Schedule of Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) 2017

There will be separate Test Paper for each subject:
1st Meeting Timing: 08.00 a.m. onwards
2nd Meeting Timing: 03.00 p.m. onwards

Tuesday 16th May 2017
01st - Master of Tourism & Travel Management
02nd - MA Social Work
03rd - M.F.A. (Theory*); M. P. Ed. (Theory*); M.Sc. in Health Statistics

Tuesday 17th May 2017
01st - M. Ed. (Spl.) V.I.; M. A. in: A.I.H.C. & Arch., History of Art, Philosophy, Linguistics; Acharya
02nd - M.Sc. in Statistics and Computing, M.A. in Education
03rd - M.A./M.Sc.: - Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Home Science, Psychology M.A. (Museology)

Sunday 21st May 2017
01st - Common Exam: [MBA (Financial Management)/ MBA (Foreign Trade)/MBA (Risk and Insurance)]
02nd - Masters in Corporate Communication Management
03rd - M.Lib.I.Sc.

Monday 22nd May 2017
01st - M.Sc. in: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science, Common Exam - M.Sc. in Geology/M.Sc. Petroleum Geo Sciences
02nd - M. Tech in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Eng); M.Com
03rd - M.A. in Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Persian, Pali, Sanskrit, Telugu, Urdu, Nepali, English, French, I.P.R., German; Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology

Tuesday 23rd May 2017
01st - M.Sc. in Forensic Science
02nd - M. Sc. in Environmental Sciences, M. A. in Manuscriptology & Paleography
03rd - M.Sc. in Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing

Wednesday 24th May 2017
01st - M.A. in Conflict Management and Development
02nd - M.Sc Applied Microbiology
03rd - Common Exam LL.M (1-YEAR) ., LL.M. (2-YEAR), LLM (HRDE)] M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology

Thursday 25th May 2017
01st - M.Voc. Program - Master of Vocation in Retail and Logistics Mgt.; Master of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Mgt.; Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Mgt
02nd - MCA
03rd - M.Sc. (Ag) in Soil Science - Soil and Water Conservation M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Friday 26th May 2017
01st - Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
02nd - M.A. in Mass Communication
03rd - M.Sc. (Ag); M. Ed

Saturday 27th May 2017
01st - M.Sc. (Ag.) Agro-forestry
02nd - M.A. in Integrated Rural Development and Management
03rd - M.A. Anthropology

Sunday 28th May 2017
01st -M. Sc. in Bioinformatics
02nd - Master of Agri-Business Management
03rd - MPA- Vocal, Instrumental & MPA Dance (Theory*) MBA in Agri-Business

Monday 29th May 2017
01st - M.A. in Public Administration; M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology
02nd - M.Sc. (Tech.) in Geophysics; M.Sc. in Biochemistry
03rd - M.A. Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Patrakarita

Tuesday 30th May 2017
01st - M.Sc. in Environmental Science (Environmental Technology)
02nd - M.A. in Energy Economics

Schedule of Practical Tests**
For MPA/MPA in Musicology, MFA and Physical Fitness Test* for M.P.Ed (To be conducted at the BHU Campus, Varanasi only)
25th to 27th May 2017 (Thursday to Saturday): Physical Fitness Test for M.P.Ed
25th to 27th May 2017 (Thursday to Saturday):  Practical Exam for MPA
25th to 27th May 2017 (Thursday to Saturday):  Practical Exam for MFA
The shortlisted candidates called for practical exams are required to come prepared to stay for atleast 2-3 days
For more details, refer prospectus / website www.bhuonline.in