BHU PET 2020 Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form


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Banaras Hindu University announces Postgraduate Entrance Test (BHU PET) 2020 for admission to various Postgraduate Courses. Application can be submitted online from January 30, 2020 till February 29, 2020. Read on for details on courses, eligibility criteria, application process and more.

BHU PET 2020 Important Dates

Availability of PET-2020 Online Form on the Entrance Test Portal30th January 2020
Last date for ONLINE submission of Application Forms29th February 2020
Date of PET (Postgraduate Entrance Test)26th April to 29th May, 2020
University shall try to announce the results of the candidates around03rd-4th week of June 2020


Post Graduate courses offered by BHU

General CoursesFaculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijana, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Institute of Science and Institute of Environment & Sustanable Development.
Professional CoursesInstitute of Medical Sciences, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Visual Arts. Faculty of Performing Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law, Institute of Science, Mahila Mahavidyalaya.
Special CoursesFaculty of Arts, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Institute of Science, Institute of Management Studies, Institute of Agricultural Sciences.
Vocational CoursesFaculty of Arts.
NoteAll the courses mentioned Information Bulletin are for 2 years (4 semesters) with the exception of M.Sc in Geophysics (under general courses) and MCA (under professional courses) which are of 3 years (6 semesters) and LLM (under special courses) which is for 1 year (2 semesters).


Eligibility Criteria for BHU Post Graduate Course Admission 2020

All the courses offered under BHU PET 2020 will be open for both Male and Female with the exception of M.Sc in Bioinformatics & MA (Master of Education).
M.ComCandidates must have B.Com (Hons.)/ B.Com./B.Com.(Hons.)-FMM under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
M.A.Candidates must have BA / BA(Hons.) under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
MCACandidates must have BCA degree under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum 50% aggregate marks.
M.Sc.Candidates must have B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Hons.) under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
MBACandidates must have any graduation degree under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
LLMCandidates must have at least 3 years LLB after graduation 0r 10+2+3 pattern or 5 year LLB under 10+2+5 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.
MABMCandidates must have at least passed 4 years B.Sc. (Ag) or equivalent.
MFACandidates must have at least BFA degree under 10+2+4 or 10+5 pattern or equivalent with minimum 50% marks.
MPACandidates must have B.Mus / BPA. Also, candidates should have BA (Hons.) / B.A. under 10+2+3 pattern with minimum of 50% marks in music practical. Other special exams are also included.
M.P.EdCandidates must have at least a Bachelor of Physical Education or 4 years of Physical Education (professional) degree with minimum 50% marks.
M.Lib.I.Sc.Candidates must have any graduation degree under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum 50% marks.
M.Ed.Candidates must have at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in any of the following programmes: B.Ed, B.A. B.Ed., B.Sc. B.Ed., B.El.Ed. D.EL.Ed., with an undergraduate/postgraduate degree with at least 50 % aggregate in each or any equivalent.


Admission Procedure

The admission of a candidate in a course will be done only when he/she satisfies all the eligibility requirements, appears in the PET, qualifies in the Entrance Test and completes all formalities required for admission in the course.
The admissions shall be made strictly on the basis of merit index in the PET, availability of seats in the course, as per rules given in this Information Bulletin and rules framed by the University from time to time.

BHU PET 2020 – Exam Pattern

Type of ExamComputer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
Duration of the exam120 minutes
Type of QuestionsMCQ
Total Marks60
Number of Questions120 (except for M. F. A.-50 MCQs, MPA [Vocal/(Instrumental- Sitar, Flute, Violin, Tabla)/ (Dance-Kathak/Bharatnatyam)], it shall have 100 MCQ)


Test centres

PET-2020 will be conducted only in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode in following 200 cities across the country:
Andaman and Nicobar (1)Andhra Pradesh (17)Arunachal Pradesh (1)
Assam (5)Bihar (12)Chandigarh (1)
Chhattisgarh (5)New Delhi (1)Goa (1)
Gujarat (7)Haryana (9)Himachal Pradesh (4)
Jammu & Kashmir (3)Jharkhand (5)Karnataka (12)
Kerala (8)Lakshadweep Island (01)Madhya Pradesh (10)
Maharashtra (20)Meghalaya (1)Mizoram (1)
Nagaland (2)Odisha (7)Puducherry (1)
Punjab (9)Rajasthan (8)Sikkim (1)
Tamil Nadu (10)Telangana (4)Tripura (1)
Uttar Pradesh (19)Uttarakhand (4)West Bengal (8)


BHU PET 2020 Application Process

The Application Form for PET 2020 is available on the BHU‟s entrance test portal
The online application process will have the following six stages:
Step 1Registration on the Portal []-
Step 2Filling up Identification details
Step 3Online Application Form Entry and Course Selection
Step 4Uploading of photographs and signature
Step 5Payment of Application Processing/ Entrance Test Fee
Step 6Printout of Application Form for the record of candidates


Application Fee

For SC/ST/PWD CandidatesRs.300.00
For Others CandidatesRs.600.00
If candidates wanted to apply for more than one course under PET 2020, the application fee charged from them for the subsequent paper will be given below.
For SC/ST/PWD CandidatesRs.200/-
For Others CandidatesRs.400/-


Mode of Payment

Online payment through Credit Card/ Debit Card through the Payment Gateway available on the Entrance test portal.
Payment of Entrance Test Fee in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank (facility will be available only.


BHU PET 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal ( around one week prior to the date of conduct of test by providing the unique registration ID allotted to them/ email id registered at the time of online submission of application form.
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 Number and email id. available on Entrance Test Portal.

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For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website