BHU PET 2020 – Banaras Hindu University has postponed the BHU PET 2020 exam dates due to the extension of Lockdown in wake of COVID -19 pandemic. The fresh dates of entrance test will be announced soon. Banaras Hindu University conducts BHU PET exam annually for facilitating the admission process of the eligible candidates into the postgraduate courses offered by the University. There are various PG courses offered by the university for the interested students.
The postgraduate courses offered by the university are in law, commerce, arts, and science. The application form has been released on January 30. The BHU PET admit card 2020 will be released 7 days before each respective exam. Here, candidates can find various types of information about the BHU PET 2020 entrance exam such as eligibility, application procedure, admit card and many more.
Latest Notification regarding BHU PET 2020
BHU PET 2020 Overview
|Exam Name||Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test|
|Commonly known as||BHU PET|
|Facilitating body||Banaras Hindu University|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Available Seats||7323 (approx.)|
|Participating Institutes||Banaras Hindu University and Affiliate Colleges|
BHU PET Important Dates 2020
Banaras Hindu University has released examination schedule for BHU PET 2020. Candidates can check below all the important dates of BHU PET 2020 –
|Online Application begins||January 30, 2020|
|Last Date to apply online||March 12, 2020|
|BHU PET Admit Card Releases||One week before the exam|
|BHU PET 2020|
|Answer Key||To be notified|
|BHU PET 2020 Result date||To be notified|
|Counselling and Final Admission||To be notified|
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates who are interested in applying for BHU PET 2020 must check whether they are eligible or not for the examination. To apply for a bachelor’s degree course, candidates need to have at least 50% aggregate marks in the respective subject.
- There is no age limit to apply for the application
- The applicants must be a citizen of India
- Those applying for Master’s courses, they should have a bachelor’s degree in the concerned language
- The minimum marks eligibility does not apply for the SC / ST candidates
- The OBC and physically challenged candidates should have a minimum of 45% marks to be eligible for applying for the examination
BHU PET Application Form 2020
The candidates who wanted to get admission in Banaras Hindu University need to fill out the application form for the BHU PET 2020. They need to apply for the application form through the online mode only. It is essential to fill out all the information in the application form properly to avoid any kind of issues later on that can deter candidates from appearing for the examination.
Steps to fill BHU PET 2020 Application Form
Candidates facing any kind of trouble with the application form of BHU PET 2020 are in the right place to help fix that? They need not have to worry as these specific instructions can help them fill out the application.
Step 1st- Go to the official website of Banaras Hindu University
Step 2nd- Now click on the BHU PET examination form 2020
Step 3-rd It is essential to choose a password which can be easily remembered.
Step-4th Now tap on ‘Online Application Form’
Step 5th- Fill all the details in the application form
Step 6th- Upload recent scanned photograph and signature
Step 7th- Select up to five centers and give preference as per city location most convenient to candidates
Step 8th- The next step will be the payment for the application
Step 9th- After completing the application, the candidate can download the application
Step 10th- Make sure to get a printout as you might need it at the time of entrance
Application Fee for BHU PET 2020
The application fees for BHU PET 2020 are separated into two categories as per the norms of government.
- The application fees for BHU PET 2020 for OBC and General Candidates is Rs 600 and if candidates want to apply for an additional subject then they need to pay Rs 200.
- The SC & ST candidates have to pay Rs 300 and for any additional subjects, they have to pay Rs 100.
|SC/ST/PC||Rupees 300 (for one course)|
Rupees 200 for added courses
|OBC/Others||Rupees 600 (for one course)|
Rupees 400 for added courses
BHU PET Exam Centers 2020
The examination centres for BHU PET 2020 will be organized in 199 different cities, across India. Every applicant has to select at least five exam centers and should give priority to the nearest location. Even if the center is not near their location, they should check the most convenient mode of transportation from their location and then look for the places which are close by.
|Bokaro Steel City||Madanapalle||Nanded||Salem|
|Kannur||Bihar Sharif||Puducherry (Pondicherry)||Kanpur|
|Gwalior||Bhilai Nagar||Abu Road||Dehradun|
BHU PET Exam Pattern 2020
Those applying for BHU PET 2020 must know about the exam in order to prepare for it. Aspirants should consider checking out the exam pattern so that they can prepare accordingly. There will be a total of 120 multiple choice questions in the exam. Candidates will get 120 minutes to complete all these questions.
The exam is an online computer-based exam which means candidates must be swift and smart to complete the test. The medium of the exam will be in Hindi and English, but the language concerns subjects will be in its language. Only Sanskrit paper will be in another language and candidates need to prepare accordingly.
Exam Pattern of BHU PET 2020
|Mode of Examination||Computer based test (CBT)|
|Exam Duration||120 minutes|
|Linguistic medium||English and Hindi|
Language papers will held in respective language
|Total no. of questions||120|
|Type of questions||MCQs|
|Examination level||Graduation level of concerned subject|
Marking Scheme of BHU PET 2020
- Each correct answer will be given 3 marks.
- Each incorrect answer deduct one mark.
- Non-attempted question will be given zero mark.
- Improperly marked answers will be treated incorrect thus deduction of one mark ( (marking more than one oval in the sheet, improper darkening of ovals, line or cross marks) ).
BHU PET Syllabus 2020
Every candidate who applies for the exam might be looking for the syllabus. The syllabus for BHU PET 2020 will be based on the type of exam. Candidates need to be aware of the current affairs and focus on general knowledge questions. There will be language-based questions and the paper will be in English and Hindi. The candidates must check the syllabus for the exam they are appearing for before starting with the preparation for the exam.
BHU PET Admit Card 2020
The admit card for the examination of BHU PET 2020 will be available on the official website i.e.bhuonline.in. BHU PET 2020 admit card will be issued one week prior to the examination. The registration ID allotted to every candidate will be required to be downloaded from the admit card portal. Candidates will get an email or SMS alert on the registered number or email address to get information about it.
After downloading the admit card, the candidates need to attach a recent photograph on it. If they cannot download the admit card from the official website due to technical issues, then they can contact the controller of examination. The admit card is essential for every candidate to get permission to enter the examination hall for taking the exam.
Steps to Download BHU PET 2020 Admit Card
Candidates can download the admit card from BHU Portal by following these simple steps. By following all the steps mentioned below, anyone who has applied for the BHU test can download the admit card without any hassle.
- Visit the BHU entrance portal and look for the Download admit card link
- After that, candidates need to enter their ID and password
- Now click on the save the admit card option
- Take a print out of the admit card, and then apply for a passport size photo on it.
BHU PET Answer Key 2020
Candidates who want to check out the answer keys for the examination must visit the official website. All the candidates who appeared in the examination can check out the BHU PET 2020 answers keys. They can calculate their score by matching their answers with the answer keys released on the website of BHU PET. If candidates have any doubts regarding the answer keys, then they can challenge it by using two different methods one is PBT mode and the second is CBT mode.
To download the answer keys, visit the official website of BHU, which is bhuonline.in and download PET answer keys option and click on it. They can download and then open the key to match their answers.
BHU PET Result 2020
Candidates can check out the BHU PET 2020 results on the official portal as it will not be sent by post. BHU PET result will mention candidates’ overall marks, sectional marks, overall merit and category-wise merit. If two candidates have the same marks in the examination then the result will be determined by using tie-breaking criteria.
BHU PET Merit List 2020
After the declaration of the result, the candidate can check out the merit list. The BHU PET 2020 merit list will have the category, roll number, and rank of all the qualifying candidates on it. After that, candidates can check the seat allotment and counselling details at BHU as per the Merit List. The merit rank will be based upon the Theory and Practical exam which depends on the applicable courses.
BHU PET Cutoff 2020
To check the BHU PET 2020 cutoff, candidates need to find it on the official website of the university. Banaras Hindu University will release BHU PET cut off in the first week of July 2020 for all courses and categories.
Candidates can check out the minimum qualifying marks and then check whether they qualify or not. The closing rank will also be based on the course and its qualifying mark. The admission in BHU will be based on the cut off list. Candidates who clear cut off marks will be eligible for the BHU PET counselling round. Candidates can check below the expected cutoff marks for BHU PET 2020-
BHU PET Expected Cutoff 2020 – M.A. English
BHU PET Expected Cut Off 2020 – M.A. Hindi
BHU PET Expected Cut Off 2020 – M.Sc Geophysics
BHU PET Counselling 2020
The counselling for BHU PET 2020 will be based on three steps.
- Online preference entry
- Activity on the day of counselling
- Activity on the Next Day of Counselling
The selection process for the candidates will be based upon the merit list. After the cut off and merit list, all the selected candidates will get a call letter. They can enter the online preference and check out the courses that they prefer. After they enter the choice of course, enter the location and seat type.
At last, the candidate has to go for the verification of the document. This is to prove that the candidate is eligible and then have to pay the admission fee for the college. All the selected candidates will get a notification on their mobile or email. They need to visit the counselling with all the required documents.
Documents Required for BHU PET Counselling 2020
- Marksheet of 10th, 12th and last qualifying examination
- Admit Card
- Reserved category certificate
- Transfer certificate
- Migration certificate
- Sports quota certificate
BHU PET Reservation Criteria 2020
The Banaras Hindu university reserves some percentage of seats for the different category candidates.
|OBC (excluding under creamy layer)||27%|
|BHU Employee Wards||15% of Supernumerary seats|
|Foreign Nationals||15% out of supernumerary seats|
|Physically Challenged||5% (1% for blindness + 1% for the deaf + 1% for locomotor disability + 1% for autism, learning disorder and mental diseases+ 1% multiple disabilities amongst persons from the mentioned categories)|
|Paid Seats||Concerned faculty shared the details at the time of admission|
|Sports||6 seats each for science, arts and social science faculty and 2 seats for commerce|
BHU PET Courses 2020
Given below are the list of offered BHU PET courses for various PG programmes:
|275||M.Sc. – Health Statistics|
|281||ACHARYA – Shukla Yajurveda|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Agricultural Economics|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Agronomy Department of Agronomy|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Entomology & Agricultural Zoology|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Extension Education Department of Extension Education|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Genetics & Plant Breeding Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Horticulture Department of Horticulture|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Mycology & Plant Pathology|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Plant Physiology Department of Plant Physiology|
|M.Sc. (Ag) in Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry|
|352||Master of Agri-Business Management|
|354||M.Sc./M.Tech in Food Technology|
|355||M.Tech. – Agricultural Engineering(Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)|
|356||M.Sc. – Plant Biotechnology|
|363||M.F.A.-Pottery & Ceramics|
|366||MPA – Vocal|
|367||MPA – Instrumental(Sitar)|
|368||MPA – Instrumental(Violin)|
|369||MPA – Instrumental(Flute)|
|370||MPA – Instrumental(Tabla)|
|371||MPA – Dance(Kathak)|
|372||MPA – Dance(Bharat Natyam)|
|373||MPA – Musicology|
|381||MBA – Agribussiness|
|385||MBA – Risk & Insurance / MBA – Financial Management / MBA – Foreign Trade|
|391||M.Ed.-Special Education (V.I.)|
|448||M.A.-A.I.H.C. & Arch.|
|449||M.A.-History of Art|
|450||M.A.-Indian Philosophy and Religion|
|455||Master of Tourism and Travel Management|
|456||M.Lib. & Inf. Sc.|
|458||M.A. – Manuscriptology & Paleography|
|463||M.A. – Social Work|
|464||M.A. – Public Administration|
|465||Master of Personnel Management and Industrial relations|
|467||M.A. – Conflict Management and Development|
|471||M.Sc. – Computational Science and Applications|
|472||M.Sc. – Forensic Science|
|473||M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry|
LL.M. Course – Human Rights & Duties Education
|480||M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)|
|487||M.Sc. – Biochemistry|
|488||M.Sc. – Applied Microbiology|
|489||M.Sc. – Environmental science|
|493||M. Sc. – Bioinformatics [For Females only]|
|501||M.Sc. – Statistics and Computing|
|701||M.A. – Education (For Females only)|
|702||M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil & Water Conservation|
|703||M.A. in Integrated Rural Development and Management|
|704||Master of Vocation in (Retail and Logistics; Hospitality & Tourism) Management|
|705||Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Management|
|706||Master of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management|
|708||M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy|
|709||M.A. in Energy Economics|
|710||Master of Vocation (Medical Laboratory Technology)|
|711||M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing|
|713||M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences|
i. Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
ii. Ecological Sciences
|714||M.A. in Heritage Management|
|715||M.Sc./M.Tech in Dairy Technology|
FAQs about BHU PET 2020
Question: What will be the cut off for BHU PET 2020?
Answer: The cutoff for all the examinations will be based on different factors that the officials believe is deemed fit for assessment.
Question: What are the fees for BHU PET 2020?
Answer: The application fees for the General and OBC candidate is Rs 600 whereas the SC and ST candidates have to pay Rs 300 application fees.
Question: Can candidates apply for more than one subject?
Answer: Yes, candidates can apply for more than one subject, but they need to pay the fee for the additional subjects. The general and OBC candidates have to pay Rs 200 for the extra subjects, while SC and ST candidates have to pay Rs 100.
Question: Can I apply for the constituent colleges of BHU through this exam?
Answer: Yes, your BHU PET score will be applicable to BHU and its affiliated colleges.
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