The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will conduct Postgraduate Entrance Test 2016 for admission to various Postgraduate Courses. BHU Admission 2016 will be made according to merit in the BHU PET 2016, subject to fulfilling of Eligibility requirements and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied for and appeared in the BHU Entrance Test.
Latest Update – BHU has cancelled a few Exam centres for UET/PET 2016 due to inadequate number of applications. Check the list of cancelled exam centres HERE
BHU PET 2016
BHU PET 2016 is conducted during April and June, 2016 as per the schedule given on this page for admission to various PG courses in the university. The University has created its Entrance Test Portal. The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2016-17 has been made online.
BHU PET Application Form 2016 can be filled online on the Entrance Test Portal as per the schedule. Before applying online you should read How to Register on the BHU Entrance Test Portal carefully to understand the application procedure and its requirements.
BHU PET Admit Card 2016 is now made available online by the university. Candidates can use online facility to download BHU PET Admit Card from BHU Online Portal.
BHU PET 2016 Important Dates
|Availability of PET-2016 Online Form on the Entrance Test Portal||29 Jan 2016|
|Last date for Online submission of Application Forms||05 Mar 2016|
BHU PET 2016 Exam Dates – Schedule of Postgraduate Entrance Test 2016 is given below. There shall be a separate test for each course; however, there shall be common test for certain courses. For such courses having common entrance test, the admission to the respective courses shall be made on the basis of merit of the candidate (in the common entrance test) and choice/ preference for course(s) given by him at the time of Counseling and his/ her eligibility for the course.
Some Exams of BHU PET 2016 is Rescheduled – Check Notification
- 1st Meeting Timing : 08.00 a.m. onwards
- 2nd Meeting Timing : 03.00 p.m. onwards
BHU PET Eligibility
Candidates must fulfill eligibility requirements mentioned in the borchure. Its advised to read the Information Brochure carefully and apply only when you are eligible for specific course. Candidates appearing in the Final Year of the Qualifying Examination may also apply and appear in the Test. However, the candidate will be required to produce the original mark sheet of the qualifying examination at the time of counseling for getting admission.
Candidates are advised to read the Relaxation in minimum eligibility for Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Other Backward Classes (OBC)/Physically Challenged (PC) candidates given under Clause 2 and Notes relating minimum eligibility requirements given under clause 3 of the information brochure.
For More Information on Eligibility Criteria of for different tests refer to the Information Brochure.
BHU PET Examination Pattern
There shall be negative marking in entrance tests for all Courses of study in PET. Three marks shall be awarded for each correct answer while one mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattempted question will be awarded zero mark.
There shall be a separate test for each course; however, there shall be common test for certain courses as indicated below.
|Common Entrance Test||Courses Covered|
|I||M.Sc.(Geology) (under General Course) and M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences (Under Special Courses ofStudy)|
|II||MBA in Financial Management(Under Special Courses of Study)/ MBA in Foreign Trade (Under Special Courses of Study)/ MBA in Financial Management (Risk And Insurance) (Under Special Courses of Study)|
|III||LL.M. (General), LL.M.(HRDE) and LL.M. (One Year) (under Special Courses of Study)|
|IV||Master of Vocation in Retail Management/ Master of Vocation in Logistics Management/ Master of Vocation in Hospital and Tourism Management|
For such courses having common entrance test, the admission to the respective courses shall be made on the basis of merit of the candidate (in the common entrance test) and choice/ preference for course(s) given by him at the time of Counseling and his/ her eligibility for the course.
In case a candidate prefers to be considered for more than one course for which there are separate entrance tests, he/ she shall apply for each such course separately provided the tests are held on different dates (See schedule of Entrance Tests).
For More Information on Entrance Test Structure for different tests refer to the Information Brochure and Previous Year Question Papers.
BHU PET Course and Number of Seats
A separate test will be conducted for each course. However, there are certain courses where a combined common test will be conducted. In such cases where there is a common test for more than one course, single code has been allotted for the courses covered in the concerned common test. Candidates are to fill up the common code for any course covered in that common entrance test.
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.
The admission process will begin after the declaration of PET results. The admission will be done by the Admission Committees of the respective departments. The concerned Head of the Department/Coordinator will issue electronic call letters to the candidates for Counseling. As soon as the electronic call letters are issued, the shortlisted candidates may ‘Login’ on the Candidate’s segment of the Entrance Test Portal [www.bhuonline.in] for downloading the call letter. Information on issue of Call Letter will be sent to the candidate’s on their registered e-mail ids/ mobile numbers. Therefore the candidates are advised to give correct e-mail addresses/mobile number for correspondence. Candidates may also note that there will be no postal dispatch of call letter. The number of call letters will be nearly two-four times the number of seats available in the course. Admission is based strictly on merit index obtained in the Entrance Test.
BHU PET Documents Required at the time of Admission
Only those candidates who are selected/ waitlisted shall be informed through a ‘Call Letter’ (to be downloaded from the Entrance Test Postal) by the concerned Dean of Faculty/Head of the Department, BHU about their admission. If a candidate is called for admission to a particular course on a particular date/dates, he/she shall have to bring with him/her all the necessary documents mentioned below in ORIGINAL failing which his/her admission shall NOT be considered. (The ‘Call Letter’ will contain more details.)
- Transfer Certificate.
- Migration Certificate, if passed from a university other than BHU (To be submitted not later than 90 days of admission).
- High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
- Intermediate (+2) Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
- Mark sheets of High School/equivalent & Intermediate (+2)/equivalent.
- Mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination (Refer note clause below 21).
- PET Admit Card issued from the office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU.
- SC/ST/OBC Certificate on the basis of which reserved quota seat is claimed.
- Certificate(s) in support of claim for ‘Sports Seats’.
- Certificate of being the son/daughter of a permanent in-service employee/Retired/Reemployed/ Deceased employee of BHU in the prescribed format issued by the Central Registry.
Candidates must have in their possession all original documents such as High School Mark sheet and Certificate, Intermediate or equivalent Mark sheet and Certificate (if issued), Certificate of Reservation, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate (if issued by the Board) and ADMIT CARD OF THE RESPECTIVE ENTRANCE TEST at the time of admission failing which their admission shall not be considered.
However, Marksheet downloaded from the Website of the concerned examining body (subject to verification by the Admission Committee), CONFIDENTIAL MARKSHEETS or PROVISIONAL RESULTS issued by the Registrar/ Controller of Examinations of the concerned University or Secretary of the concerned Board (in case qualifying examination is of Senior Secondary level) shall also be entertained at the time of admission.
BHU PET 2016 Information Brochure
BHU PET 2016 Information Brochure with details of Application, Admit Card, Examination, Pattern, Admission Procedure and Counselling can be downloaded from HERE.