Method of Application
Online & Offline Both
START DATE - END DATE
29th Jan 2018 - 28th Feb 2018
The university provides postgraduate courses in multiple branches such as Arts, Law, Commerce, and Education. PET is an offline test, organizeed separately for each course. For admission to Post Graduate courses, BHU organizes Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET).
Application for PET generally opens in January and closes in February followed by the exam in April. Aspirants who qualify PET have to undergo a counseling process before admission to BHU.
Online & Offline Both
29th Jan 2018 - 28th Feb 2018
|Registration||29th Jan - 28th Feb 2018|
|Date of Entrance Examination||10th Apr - 10th Jun, 2018|
The aspirant must have finished BA (H) or BA in the related subject (the related subject must be the Honors subject or the student must have studied it in the whole period of BA) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
The aspirant should have a BA (H) or BA degree in any branch with Advanced Diploma/ Post Graduate Diploma/ 1-year Bridge Course in Nepali securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate in both the Degrees.
The aspirant should have passed BA (H) or BA with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Or, a student must have passed BFA in Visual Arts. Also, Religious studies/ Philosophy must be Honors subject or should be studied in the whole 3-years period of BA Degree. Or, the student must have studied Buddhist Studies or Pali in the whole 3-years period of the BA Degree securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
The aspirant must have a BA (H)/ BA/ B.Sc. (H)/ B.Sc. degree in the related subject with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.Or, a student must have finished his Graduation in any branch from a University recognised by BHU along with PG Diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate at both levels.
The aspirant should have a BA (H) or BA with minimum 50% marks. Or, a student must have passed BA (H) or BA along with PG Diploma in History of Art securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate at both levels.
Eligibility: The aspirant must have passed BA(H) in Buddhist Studies or Pali securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Also, Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology/ History of Art/ Drawing and Painting must be Honors subject or should be studied in the whole 3-years period of the BA Degree. LLM
The aspirant must have passed 3-year LLB after graduation or 5-years LLB securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate in the LLB DegreeM.Com
The aspirant must have passed B.Com (H)/ B.Com/ B.Com (H) - FMM securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate.M.Ed
The aspirant must have finished any of the following programs with an Undergraduate/Postgraduate Degree securing minimum 50% marks in the degree as well as the program.
The aspirant must have graduated with B.Ed. - Special Education (V.I.)/(H.I.) or B.Ed. with minimum one-year Diploma in Special Education (V.I.)/(H.I.). The aspirant must also have secured minimum 50% marks in aggregate in both the cases.
Students want admission to any of the MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed., courses provideed by the University required to fill an application form and required to appear in PET.
The application form can be filled online only and can be established at the BHU's Entrance Test Portal, bhuonline.in. The Application Fee is as follows.
Aspirants can pay the application fee either online or offline. In case of offline payment, the aspirant can pay the fee through e-challan in any discipline of HDFC bank.The fee can be paid online via a valid credit card or debit card. After filling the forms, and uploading photograph and signature, the students required to pay the application fee in order to clear the Application process.
The University organizes Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) for admission to Post Graduate courses. Although, the exam is organizeed separately for various branches, however, there will be a common exam for the following courses:
The entrance exam for these courses will be objective in nature and will be of 2 hours duration. There will be 150 questions carrying 450 marks on the following topics:
|Law of Contracts||Law of Torts|
|Law of Crimes||Environmental Law|
|Public International Law||Indian Evidence Act|
|Hindu Law||Muslim Law|
Entrance test for MA in Social Work
The entrance test paper for MA in Social Work will be of 120 minutes duration. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in PET, group discussion, an interview. The questions will be from the graduate level syllabus of the respective subject. The paper will have 150 questions carrying 450 marks to be cleared in a period of 120 minutes. The paper will be objective in nature and will have 100 questions carrying 300 marks.
In case of MA in Mathematics, MA in Statistics, and M.Com., the exam will be of 150 minutes duration.The cumulative weightage for group discussion and interview is 20% of the total marks of the written test or 60 marks.
Entrance test for MA in Public Administration
The entrance test for this course will be objective in nature. Questions will be mainly on the following topics:
|General Knowledge||Public Administration|
|Public and Private Administration||New Public Administration|
|Ecology of Public Administration||Bases and Theories of Organization|
|Delegated Legislation||Deferent modes of control over Administration|
Entrance test for other MA courses and M.Com.
The entrance test for most of the MA courses will be objective in nature. The paper will have 100 questions carrying 300 marks to be finished in 120 minutes, i.e. 2 hours. Questions will be on the following topics:
|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||-|
Aspirants who qualify the entrance test are then called for group discussion and interview round. M.Ed
Entrance test for M.Ed., M.Ed. (Special Education)
The exam for each of these courses will be of 2 hours duration. The candidate will be required to response the language comprehension section in any one language.
The students are selected on the basis of merit in PET. The paper will have questions from B.Ed./B.Ed. (Special Education) or any other equivalent course. The Letter is given out generally on the next day of the Counselling. Once allotted a seat, students are offered with a Provisional Admission Letter. Selected students are offered with a Call Letter. The information about the same is sent to them via an e-mail. The Preference Entry Form can be modified.
After receiving the Call Letter (available on the Entrance Test Portal), the students required to download it and fill the Preference Entry Form.
After filling the Form cautiously, students required to report to the counselling venue. Once modified, students required to take a printout of the same and sign the Form. There will be 150 MCQs carrying 450 marks. The allocation of a seat is done not only on the basis of merit but also according to the student's preferences. The Form along with the following documents are submitted to the Counselling venue for Documents Verification.
After the documents are verified, a computer allows seats to the students. Students then required to pay the need Admission Fee (online or offline). Merit lists are released shortly after the PET. The test paper will also have a language comprehension section in both Hindi and English language. The venue, time and date for the same can be established in the Call Letter.
In case the payment is made via offline mode, the students required to submit a proof of the same before the deadline.
|Category||Reserved Seats (%)|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer)||27|
|PC (Physically Challenged)||3|