The Banaras Hindu University conducted BHU PET 2018 to grant admission in various Postgraduate courses. The Post Graduate courses available at BHU are such as MCA, MBA, M.Com, M.Ed, LLM, etc. The BHU PET 2018 was held in 03 shifts. In order to appear for BHU PET 2018, aspirants needed fill and submit the online application form before the due date. BHU PET 2018  began from May 20, 2018. Those who got successfully registered for the exam were able to download the admit card for BHU PET 2018. The candidate will be granted admission only when he/she satisfies all the eligibility requirements, appears in the PET entrance exam, qualifies in the Entrance Test and completes all formalities required for admission in the course. Candidates can check more details about BHU PET 2018 in the article below.

Latest: BHU PET 2018 results has been declared. Candidates can check the same from the link provided below.

BHU PET 2018

BHU PET 2018 was held in three shifts, i.e, Shift 1 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Shift 2 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm and Shift 3 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Candidates may check BHU PET 2018 related important dates from the table below:

Event Date
Availability of BHU-PET online form 22 Jan 2018
Last date for online submissions 21 Feb 2018 28 Feb 2018
Availability of admit card 03 May 2018
Examination 13 to 27 May 2018
Declaration of result 18 Jun 2018 onwards

Schedule for BHU PET 2018 Entrance Exam

The BHU PET 2018 for various Post Graduate Courses has been held as per the schedule is given below.

Shift 1 (8:00 am to 10:00 am) Shift 2 (12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm) Shift 3 (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm) PET 2018 Exam Date
M. P. Ed. (Theory*) 13 Mar 2018
Master in Corporate Communication Management; M. Lib.I.Sc.  

  • M.A. Anthropology
  • M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • M.A. in Integrated Rural Development and Management;
 

20 May 2018

  • M.Sc. in: – Physics
  • M.Sc. in: – Chemistry
  • M.Sc. in: – Zoology
  • M.Sc. in: – Botany
  • M.Sc. in: – Computer Science
  • M.Sc. in Geology Master of Ag
  • Master of Agri-Business Management
M.C.A
  • M.A./M.Sc.: – Geography
  • M.A./M.Sc.: – Mathematics
  • M.A./M.Sc.: – Home Science
  • M.A./M.Sc.: – Psychology
  • M.A. in Education
  • M.Com
21 May 2018
Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (MPMIR)  

M.A. in Mass Communication

 

  • M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology
  • M.A. in Public Administration
22 May 2018
Master of Tourism & Travel Management  

M.A. Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Patrakarita)

M.A. Social Work 23 May 2018
M.Sc. (Tech.) in Geophysics M.Sc. in Environmental Science (Environmental Technology)

LL.M. (1-year)/ LL.M.(2 Year)/LL.M. (HRDE)

 

  • M. A. – A.I.H.C. & Arch.
  • M.A.-History of Art
  • M.A.- Philosophy
  • M.A.- Linguistics
  • Acharya
  • M.Sc. in Forensic Science
24 May 2018
    • M.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)
    • M.Sc. in Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing
  • M. A. in Manuscriptology & Paleography,
  • MPA- Vocal MPA- Instrumental
  • MPA- Dance (Theory*)
  • MBA in Agri-Business
  • M.Sc Applied Microbiology,
MBA (Financial Management) / MBA (Foreign Trade) / MBA (Risk and Insurance)
  • Master of Vocation in Retail and Logistics Management
  • Master of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management
25 May 2018
  • M.Sc. (Ag), M. Ed
  •  M.A. in Energy Economics
  • M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology
  • M. A. in: – Arabic
  • M. A. in: – Bengali
  • M. A. in: – Hindi
  • M. A. in: – Marathi
  • M. A. in: – Persian
  • M. A. in: -Pali
  • M. A. in: – Sanskrit
  • M. A. in: -Telugu
  • M. A. in: – Urdu
  • M. A. in: – Nepali
  • M. A. in: – English
  • M. A. in: – French
  • M. A. in: – I.P.R.
  • M. A. in: – German
  • M. A. in: – Economics
  • M. A. in: – History
  • M. A. in: – Political Science
  • M. A. in: – Sociology
  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry,
  • M.F.A. (Theory*)
  • M. Ed. (Spl.) V.I.
  • M.Sc. (Ag) in Soil Science – Soil and Water Conservation,
26 May 2018
M.A. in Conflict Management and Development
  • M. Sc. in Bioinformatics;
  • M.A. (Museology),
  • Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Management
  • Master of Vocation (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • M.Sc. in Health Statistics
  • M.A./M.Sc.- Statistics
  • M.Sc. in Statistics and Computing
  • M. Sc. in Environmental Sciences
27 May 2018
Candidates must read all the information related to the admission process before applying and also check the eligibility criteria carefully.

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Courses Offered through BHU PET 2018

The courses offered by BHU PET 2018 are divided into 4 major categories which are General Courses, Professional courses, Special Courses and Vocational Courses. Sub categories in the above-mentioned categories are as follows:

  • General Courses: Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijana; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Social Sciences; Faculty of Commerce; Institute of science.
  • Professional courses: Institute 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 Vidyalaya.
  • Special Courses: Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Commerce; Faculty of Social Science; Institute of Science; Faculty of Law; Institute of Management Studies; Institute of Agricultural Sciences; Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development.
  • Vocational Courses: Faculty of Arts

All the courses offered under above-mentioned subcategory are for 2 years (4 semesters) with an exception of M.Sc in Geophysics (under general courses) & MCA (under professional courses) which are of 3 years (6 semesters) and LL.M (under special courses) which is for 1 year (2 semesters).

Courses offered in these subcategories along with their codes will be described in detail on the official entrance exam website of BHU i.e. bhuonline.in.

BHU PET 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for various courses offered through BHU PET 2018 are mentioned in brief in the table below.

Course offered Educational Qualification
M.A At least B.A (Hons)/ BA under 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
M.Sc At least B.Sc (Hons)/ B.Sc under 10 +2+3 patterns or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
M.Com At least B.Com (Hons)/ B.Com under 10 +2+3 patterns or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
MBA Any graduation degree under 10 +2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
MCA At least BCA degree under 10 +2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
M.Ed at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade in any of the following programmes: (i) B.Ed. (ii) B.A. B.Ed., B.Sc. B.Ed., (iii) B.EI.Ed. (iv) D.EI.Ed. with an undergraduate/postgraduate degree (with at least 50% marks in each) or any equivalent
LLM At least 3 years LLB after graduation or 10 +2+3 patterns or 5 year LLB under 10 + 2+3 pattern
MABM At least passed 4 years B.Sc (Ag) or equivalent
MFA At least BFA degree under 10 +2+4 or 10+5 pattern or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
MPA At least B.Mus/BPA. In any subject/ B.A. (Hons.)/B.A. under at least 10+2+3 pattern with a minimum of 50% marks in music practical. Other special exams also included.
M.Lib.I.Sc Any graduation degree under 10 +2+3 pattern or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%
M.P.Ed At least Bachelor of Physical Education or 4 years bachelors of Physical Education (professional) degree with minimum aggregate of 50%.

There is no age limit for any course offered under BHU PET 2018. Candidates of all ages are welcome.

All the courses offered under BHU PET 2018 are open for both Male and Female with an exception of M.Sc in Bioinformatics & MA (Master of Education).

BHU PET 2018 Application process

The application form for BHU PET 2018 was available on the Entrance Test Portal of BHU which is bhuonline.in. The application form for the same may only be filled online and no offline method was available. Only when candidates have filled the form & clicked on Submit button and then proceed to make the fee payment successfully. In the online application form, applicants needed to enter their Personal Details, Academic Qualification Details, and other relevant details. Also, upload scanned copy of the photograph, signature and other relevant documents as per the specifications.

Application Fee

The application fee for candidates is mentioned in the following table:

Courses Application Fee
SC/ ST/ PC Others
All Courses Rs. 250/- Rs.500/-

If candidates wanted to apply for more than one course under PET 2017, the application fee charged from them for the subsequent paper will be given below.

Courses Application Fee
SC/ ST/ PC Others
All Courses Rs.100/- Rs.200/-

Mode of Payment

Online payment for application fee may be paid through either:

  1. Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway.
  2. Payment of Entrance Test Fee in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank.

BHU PET 2018 Admit Card

The Admit card was available either on the entrance exam portal of BHU or was mailed to candidates on their email id. To access the card at the portal, the candidates were to enter their registration number and password mailed to them at the time of successful registration. It is important that candidate should bring the print out of the Admit card. Also, it is advised to the candidate to preserve the same as it will be required at the later stages of admission.

Exam Pattern for BHU PET 2018

  1. Duration of the exam: 120 minutes
  2. Total Marks: 360
  3. Number of Questions: 120 (except for MPA [Vocal/(Instrumental- Sitar, Flute, Violin, Tabla)/ (Dance-Kathak/Bharatnatyam)], it shall have 100 MCQ)
  4. Type of Questions: MCQ
Programme Name Syllabus/ Subjects
Acharya / All M.A. courses / M. Sc. Geology and M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences (Special Courses of Study) / All M.Sc. Graduate level of the concerned subject
M.A. in Mass Communication Current Affairs and General Knowledge, Language Proficiency including Proficiency in English Language, Logical Quantitative and Analytical Abilities and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc.)
M.Lib.I.Sc. / M.A. in Manuscriptology & Paleography
  • General Awareness, Analytical, Quantitative and Verbal Abilities and Aptitude.
  • The standard will be that of Bachelor‟s Degree (under at least 10+2+3 pattern)
M. P. Ed. Principles of Physical Education and Educational Psychology, Organisation, Methods, Materials and Supervision in Physical Education, Principles of Coaching and Officiating, Anatomy, Physiology and Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Care of Athletic Injuries and Health Education, Recreation Camping and History of Physical Education
M. A. (Museology) AIHC & Arch. (Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology), History of Art, History, Sanskrit and other allied subjects as prescribed for postgraduate examination.
Master of Tourism and Travel Management (Under Special Courses of Study) General knowledge, Aptitude and Reasoning, Basic knowledge of Research Methodology, English Comprehension, Indian Social Problem and their remedies, awareness to NGOs, Nature and Dynamics of Socio-Economic Development, Policy and Planning, Areas of Social Work etc.
Master of Arts in Anthropology Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Rural Development, Management, Biology and Cultural Studies, etc.
M.A. in Public Administration (Under Special Courses of Study) General knowledge, Public Administration, Public and Private Administration, New Public Administration, Ecology of Public Administration, Bases and Theories of Organization, Management, Bureaucracy, Budget, Planning, Delegated Legislation and Deferent modes of Control over Administration.
M. Sc. in Health Statistics Statistics taught at undergraduate level – 100 MCQ
Statistical techniques application in life sciences – 20 MCQ
M. Sc. in Bioinformatics Section A – 24 MCQs (72 marks)

  • Mathematics and Statistics (at 10 + 2 level) and Computer Science at the elementary level.

Section B – 96 MCQs (288 marks)

  • Biology, Chemistry and Physics (UG level).
M.A./M.Sc.(Maths, Statistics), M.Sc.(Physics, Chemistry), M.Sc. (Tech.)- Geophysics, M.Com. Graduate level of the concerned subject. However for M. Sc. (Tech.), Geophysics the questions will be from Physics and Mathematics (in equal proportions) of graduate level.
M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology (Under Special Courses of Study) Graduate level on Biology, Chemistry and Microbiology
M.Sc. in Environmental Science (Under Special Courses of Study) Section A

  • Basic Environmental Science (30 MCQs)
  • Chemistry (60 MCQ)

Section B

Section B will have three sub-sections, namely-Life Sciences, Physics and Geology. The candidate shall has to select only one of the three sub-sections of Section-B.

MCA Mathematical Aptitude (about 80 questions), and Analytical and Logical Reasoning (about 40 questions)
M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology) (Under Special Courses of Study) General Science & Environmental Engineering (40 MCQs) and Environmental Science & Technology (80 MCQs).
M.Sc. in Statistics and Computing (Special Courses of Study) Statistics based on the graduate level of Banaras Hindu University and 20 MCQs based on statistical computing using high level programming language such as FORTRAN and C.
M.Sc. in Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing Basic Statistics (40 MCQs), Mathematics (40 MCQs) and Computer Science (40 MCQs) based on up to Second year graduate level of Banaras Hindu University
M.Sc. in Forensic Science (Special Courses of Study) Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Law of Crimes, Environmental Law, Public International Law, Indian Evidence Act, Hindu Law and Muslim Law.
M. F. A. Art History and Material and Methods of the concerned subject at the B.F.A. level
MPA [Vocal/(Instrumental- Sitar, Flute, Violin, Tabla)/ (Dance-Kathak/Bharatnatyam)] Instrumental-(Sitar, Flute and Violin), Instrumental-(Tabla), Dance-Kathak and Dance-Bharatnatyam of B.Mus./BPA level course of BHU or equivalent course of another university
M. Ed. B.Ed. or equivalent course.
M. Ed. Special Education (VI) (Under Special Courses of Study) B.Ed. -Special Education V.I. or equivalent course.
M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology (Under Special Courses of Study) Undergraduate level from the disciplines of Agriculture, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Agril. Engineering, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, etc
M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology (Under Special Courses of Study) Based on B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. with Biology/ B.Sc. (Biotechnology).
M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)(Under Special Courses of Study) Based on B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)/B.E.( Agricultural Engineering)
M.Sc. (Ag.) / M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Sciences – Soil and Water Conservation (Under Special Courses of Study) Based on B. Sc. (Ag.) Courses
M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agroforestry (Under Special Courses of Study) Based on B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Biology)/ B.Sc. (Environmental Science)/ B.Sc. (Horticulture)
Master of Agri-Business Management (Under Special Courses of Study) Reasoning, Data Interpretation & Numerical Ability, English Comprehension, General Knowledge, Aptitude Test & Agricultural Sciences
Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (Under Special Courses of Study) / MBA in Agri-Business (Under Special Courses of Study) Reasoning, Data Interpretation & Numerical Ability, English Comprehension, Aptitude Test, General Knowledge & Awareness
MBA (Financial Management) / MBA (Foreign Trade) / MBA (Risk And Insurance) (Under

Special Courses of Studies)

Section – 1: Academic Aptitude: English Comprehension, Vocabulary, Usage, Grammar, Idioms, Phrases, Completion and Correction of Sentences etc. (Weightage 30%)

Section – 2: Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning Ability on Computation Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and Interpretation of Tables etc. (Weightage 30%)

Section – 3: General Knowledge – Economic, Finance, Foreign Trade, Insurance, Banking and Current Economic Affairs. (Weightage 40%)

Masters in Corporate Communication Management (Under Special Courses of Study) Current Affairs and General Knowledge; Language Proficiency including Proficiency in the English Language; Logical Quantitative and Analytical Abilities and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc.)
M.A. in Conflict Management and Development (MCMD) General Knowledge, Aptitude, Reasoning and Current Affairs with special focus on Conflict situations in India and around the world
M.A. in Education Based on graduate level of the subject Education, i.e., Foundation (Philosophical, Sociological, Psychological & Research Methodology), Historical Overview, Trends Contemporary Issues, Innovations, Curriculum, Planning & Finance, Administration, Evaluation, Technology, Counseling and Special Education
M.A. in Integrated Rural Development and Management Based on major subjects of social sciences like Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology and Psychology, Rural Development and Management of the graduate levels
M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy B.A. Level Knowledge on Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Money and Banking, International Economics, Environmental Economics, Economics of Development and Growth, Public Economics, Indian Economy and Mathematics for Economics)
Master of Vocation in Retail & Logistics Management/ Master of Vocation in Hospital and

Tourism Management/ Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Management (Under Vocational Courses)

Section – 1: Academic Aptitude: English Comprehension, Vocabulary, Usage, Grammar, Idioms, Phrases, Completion and Correction of Sentences etc. (Weightage 30%)

Section – 2: Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning Ability on Computation Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and Interpretation of Tables etc. (Weightage 30%)

Section – 3: General Knowledge, Finance, Retail, Logistics, Hospitality & Tourism (Weightage 40%)

BHU PET 2018 Result

The Result will be displayed on the Entrance Exam Portal. In addition, marks obtained by the candidates in the test, their overall merit, and merit within the category to which they belong shall be emailed at their registered email address and sent through SMS at their registered mobile number.

BHU PET 2018 Counselling

The admission of the candidates will begin after the declaration of results. Candidates will be admitted only when they satisfy all eligibility requirements, appear for PET and clear it, and complete all formalities required for admission. Admission will be on the basis of merit list. The candidates whose name appears in the merit will be called for counselling. The selected candidates will be issued call letter in order to participate in the BHU PET 2018 Counseling. The candidate need to fill the preference form in which they will be required to give the preferences, of Course, location, seat type. At the time of counseling, the applicant need to submit the relevant documents in proof their Date of Birth, Academic Background, category, etc.

Reservation under BHU PET 2018

Reservation under BHU PET 2018 will be offered to the following categories:

  • Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe: Seats reserved for the SC are 15% and that for ST is 7.5%. Candidates falling under this category have to submit the self-attested certificates stating that they belong to the respective category.
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): 27% reservation to candidates belonging to OBC category is provided. They too have to submit the self-attested certificate stating that they belong to the respective category.
  • Physically Impaired: 3% seats shall be reserved for Physically Challenged Candidates: Visually Impaired (1%)+ Hearing Impaired (1%) + Orthopaedically Handicapped (1%). Each blind candidate will be provided with a “Writer‟ by the University whose qualifications will be decided by the University as well.
  • Women Candidates: 15% seats in M.P.Ed are reserved for the female candidates.

Official website: www.bhu.ac.in

For more detailed information on BHU PET 2018 admissions, download the Information Brochure.

BHU Admissions Common Entrance Exams

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