BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

Last Updated - February 19 2018

BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), commonly known as BHU is a central university situated in Varanasi. The university is one of the oldest and largest residential universities in India. The University has created a repute for itself in the domain of undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

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.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    29th Jan 2018 - 28th Feb 2018


Important Dates for BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

MA, LLM, M.Com & M.Ed
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration29th Jan - 28th Feb 2018
Date of Entrance Examination10th Apr - 10th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

MA

MA in Bengali, Urdu, Hindi, English, Kannada, Sanskrit, Geography, AIHC and Arch., Arabic, German, French, Marathi, Russian, Persian, Chinese, Telugu, Philosophy, Home Science, Mathematics, and Statistics

Eligibility:

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.

MA in Nepali

Eligibility:

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.

MA in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)

Eligibility:

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.

MA in Economics, Sociology, Political Science, History and Psychology

Eligibility:

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.

MA in History of Art

Eligibility:

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.

MA in Pali

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

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have passed 3-year LLB after graduation or 5-years LLB securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate in the LLB Degree

M.Com

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have passed B.Com (H)/ B.Com/ B.Com (H) - FMM securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

M.Ed

Eligibility:

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.

  • B.EI.Ed.
  • B.Ed.
  • BA B.Ed., B.Sc. B.Ed.
  • D.EI.Ed.

M.Ed. - Special Education (V.I.) or Special Education (H.I.)

Eligibility:

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.


How To Apply for BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018?

MA, M.Ed & M.Com

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.

  • General/ OBC Category - INR 500.
  • SC/ST Category - INR 250.

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.


Admission Procedure of BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

LLM

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:

  • LLM (one year)
  • LLM (HRDE)
  • LLM (General)

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:

JurisprudenceConstitutional Law
Law of ContractsLaw of Torts
Law of CrimesEnvironmental Law
Public International LawIndian Evidence Act
Hindu LawMuslim Law

MA & M.Com

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 KnowledgePublic Administration
Public and Private AdministrationNew Public Administration
Ecology of Public AdministrationBases and Theories of Organization
ManagementBureaucracy
BudgetPlanning
Delegated LegislationDeferent 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 KnowledgeAptitude and Reasoning
Basic knowledge of Research MethodologyEnglish Comprehension
Indian Social Problem and their remediesAwareness to NGOs
Nature and dynamics of Socio-Economic DevelopmentPolicy 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.

PET Result, Merit List and Counseling

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.

  • Certificates proving proficiency in Sports in the case of sports seat.
  • High School Examination Certificate and Mark sheets.
  • Graduation mark sheets and Certificate.
  • Category Certificate, if eligible.
  • Physically Challenged Certificate.
  • Migration Certificate.
  • Class 10 Mark sheet and Certificate.
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying exam.
  • PET Hall Ticket.
  • Transfer Certificate.

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.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Fee Structure


Reservation of BHU (Banaras Hindu University) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2018

CategoryReserved Seats (%)
SC15
ST7.5
OBC (Non-creamy layer)27
PC (Physically Challenged)3


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