BHU PET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern

Banaras Hindu University organizes Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) exam to provide Postgraduate courses in various disciplines. To get admission into the university associated with the BHU, the candidates must pass an entrance test. BHU also organizes the BHU UET entrance examination for candidates seeking admission for graduate courses. In this article, we will discuss BHU PET entrance exam details like Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern, etc.

BHU PET Important Dates

EventsExam Date (Tentative)
Online Application Form AvailableFebruary
Final date to submit the Application formMarch
Admit CardMay
BHU PET 2023 Exam DateMay
Counselling processJuly

BHU PET 2023 Application Form

You can follow these steps to fill the application form online-

  • Visit the official website of BHU PET and click on the apply button-
  • The application form will be opened, fill the form with accurate information and click on the Next button
  • After that, you have to upload the digital photograph, signature, and other documents
  • Now Click on the submit button, a new screen with all the information filled will appear, review the application and check for all the details again
  • Now pay the fee online using Net banking, credit card, or debit card
  • Your application is filled, take a printout of the application and payment receipt for future use

Documents required for BHU PET 2023 Application Form

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the BHU PET application form-

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  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Graduate Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

BHU PET Application Fee

The application fee depends on the criteria that the candidate belongs to. The following are the fee that is associated with the respective categories-

CategoryApplication Fee

BHU PET Courses

The following are the list of courses in BHU PET which is a follow-

  • M.Sc in Health Sciences
  • M.Sc in Bioinformatics
  • M.Sc in Molecular and Human Genetics
  • M.Sc (Maths, Statistics), M.Sc (Physics, Chemistry), M.Sc (Tech), Geophysics
  • M.Sc in Applied Microbiology
  • M.Sc in Environmental Science
  • M.Sc (M.Tech) Geology and M.Sc in Petroleum Geosciences
  • M.Sc in Statistics and Technology
  • M.Sc in Computational Science and Application in Signal Processing
  • M.Sc in Forensic Science
  • M.Sc in Food Science & Technology
  • M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology
  • MA in Arts and Social Sciences
  • MCA

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the BHU PET entrance exam 2023 are as follows-

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidates who have completed or appearing in final year graduation or equivalent examination with Minimum marks of 50% and 45% in case of OBC category and exempted for SC /ST Category
  • There is no age criteria for admission into BHU for Postgraduate courses

BHU PET Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for BHU PET-

CoursesTime DurationMaximum MarksNumber of Questions
M.Sc in Health Sciences150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Bioinformatics150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Molecular and Human Genetics2 hours450150
M.Sc (Maths, Statistics), M.Sc (Physics, Chemistry), M.Sc (Tech), Geophysics150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Applied Microbiology  150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Environmental Science2 hours360100
M.Sc (M.Tech) Geology and M.Sc in Petroleum Geosciences150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Statistics and Technology150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Computational Science and Application in Signal Processing150 minutes450150
M.Sc in Forensic Science120 minutes360300
M.Sc in Food Science & Technology  120 minutes360120
M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology120 minutes360120
MA in Arts and Social Sciences2 hours360120
MCA2 hours360120
M.Lib.I.Sc120 minutes360120

Syllabus for BHU PET

The following are the syllabus of the BHU PET entrance examination-

For M.A. in Linguistic/ Nepali/ Arabic/French/German/ Marathi/Persian/Telugu/ Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR) / History of Art/ Pali/ SanskritCurrent Affairs and General Knowledge; Language Proficiency in Concerned Language; Logical Quantitative and Analytical Abilities and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc.)
For M.A in Economics/History/Political Science/Sociology/PsychologyMultiple-choice questions will be based on Social Sciences such as Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Rural Development, Management, Biology and Cultural Studies.
For M. ComQuestions based on the Qualifying Examination.
For M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Geology/ Zoology/Botany/Computer Sciences/Biochemistry/GeophysicsMultiple-choice questions on Physics, Mathematics, Geophysics, Biology, Chemistry and based on the concerned subject.
M.Sc. In Computer ScienceQuestions on Basic Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science.
M.Sc. in BiochemistryQuestions based on Biochemistry and Chemistry
M.Sc. (Tech) in GeophysicsQuestions on Geophysics, Mathematics and Physics
M.Sc. In GeologyMultiple choice questions on Geology of the qualifying exam.
M.Sc. In Botany/ ZoologyMultiple choice questions on Biology, Botany and Zoology
M.Sc. In StatisticsMultiple-choice questions on Mathematics and Statistics
For Language and Linguistic CoursesMultiple choice questions on Language Proficiency, Basic Grammar, Standardization of the concerned language, Technical words, Translation, etc.

BHU PET Result

The Exam result will be released within a month or two after the examination is conducted. Along with the result, a cut-off will also be released which is the minimum marks required for the candidates to pass the examination for admission. You can check the BHU PET Result from the official website of Banaras Hindu University.

BHU PET Examination Center

The following are the examination center for BHU PET-

Anadaman &
ChattisgarhNew DelhiGoa
GujaratHaryanaHimachal Pradesh
Jammu &
Lashadweep IslandMadhya PradeshMaharashtra
RajasthanSikkimTamil Nadu
UttarakhandWest BengalTripura

BHU PET Admit Card

The admit card for Banaras Hindu University PET 2023 is released once the exam date is closing usually, 2-3 weeks before the examination. You can download the admit card from the official website. It is important for the candidates participating in the BHU PET to follow the guidelines mentioned on the Admit card.

BHU PET cut-off

The cut-off mark is the minimum mark required for the candidates to pass the exam. The cut-off marks vary year to year and depend on multiple factors like the number of students participating, the toughness of the exam, and much more.

Banaras Hindu University PET Counselling

Counselling is a process where the candidates who have passed the Entrance examination finalize their admission to the PET course. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents and confirm your seat. You have to select the college that you want to choose as well. Make sure you have at least 2 Xerox copies of the documents mentioned below-

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Graduate Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
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