BHU PET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

BHU PET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

BHU PET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
BHU PET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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BHU PET or Banaras Hindu University Post-graduation Entrance exam is conducted to provide admission in Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh. Banaras Hindu University is one of the renowned universities in the world. Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya along with other eminent personalities found Banaras Hindu University in 1916. It is an education hub for both Indian as well as international students.

Banaras Hindu University comprises of The Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, Institute of Science, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Institute of Management, 4 Inter-Disciplinary Centres, a Women’s college, 3 schools. BHU offers a wide range of courses in 16 Faculties across 140 Departments. BHU offers General, Professional, Special and Vocational courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Medicine, Fine Arts and Performing Arts.

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Who will conduct BHU PET 2022?

National Testing Agency (NTA), a top-ranking organisation that is known for conducting transparent, efficient tests as per international standards will conduct BHU PET 2022.



The eligibility criterion for BHU PET varies slightly for each post-graduation course.

Please note that if the candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria for the entrance test, he/she will not get admission even if they pass the exam. Hence, it is important that the candidate fulfils the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

The minimum eligibility criteria for BHU PET 2022 is Bachelor’s degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% aggregate marks.

There is no age limit for taking this test and one can apply for this test as many times as they wish. However, Candidates for BHU PET must be Indian National.

Candidates are free to appear for more than one test if they are eligible to do so. However, their exams must be on different dates.

OBC and physically challenged candidates require a minimum of 45% aggregate marks to take the test. On the other hand, for ST/SC candidates, there are no eligibility criteria.

**Applicants belonging to any of the reserved categories must be able to produce certificates for their respective categories.

Important points to note for Eligibility:

  • Language Course: Students must have studied the concerned language at Bachelor’s level along with a diploma degree for the same
  • History: Students must have a degree in History at graduation level. Students with a background in Ancient History are not eligible
  • Psychology: Applicants from Technology, Science and Medicine backgrounds can apply to the Master’s course
  • Zoology and Botany: Candidates should have Chemistry at their Bachelors level
  • Statistics: Mathematics at graduation level is mandatory
  • Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Dairying: A bachelor’s degree or a credit-based course program in the respective subjects is compulsory



• It is necessary for the candidate to produce photocopies of both sides of their mark sheet. In case the candidate’s mark sheet does not clearly mention the percentage of marks obtained, he/she will need to get a conversion certificate from their previous organization, mentioning either the converted marks or a grade to the numerical conversion formula
• Candidates in their final year of graduation can also appear for the test. However, they will need their original mark sheet on their counselling day. If a candidate fails to produce their mark sheet, their candidacy will be cancelled without any refund
• Students enrolled in Banaras Hindu University are not allowed to pursue any course from another university at the same time



THE BHU PET reservation criteria are as follows:

Scheduled Castes (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27%
Supernumerary seats (Children of BHU employees) 15%
Physically Challenged people (PC) 5%



The application for MBA/MBA-IB courses in Banaras Hindu University has ended on January 04, 2022 (mid night).

National Testing Agency has released forms for BHU PET 2022 for other courses.

The BHU PET 2022 will be conducted online. Admit cards will be issued to candidates almost a week before the exam after applications are reviewed by the University.


Some of the important dates for BHU PET 2022 are as follows:

Events Dates
Availability of BHU PET 2022 Application form 18 February 2022 
Last date for submission of the form 15 March 2022
Last date for submission of the form (Extended) To be announced
Last date for a successful fee transaction April 2022 (Tentative)
Last date for successful fee transaction (Extended) To Be Announced
Correction of application online April 2022
Correction of application online (Extended) To Be Announced
Option of changing examination centre To be announced
Availability of admit card online April 2022
BHU PET 2022 exam commencement 11 April 2022


How to apply for BHU PET 2022?

Applications for BHU PET 2022 will be accepted in online mode only. You can follow the steps below to apply online:

  • The candidate has to visit the BHU website and click the link for BHU PET 2022 Application form
  • A page will open asking for a password. Select an easy to remember password and proceed. You will be redirected to a page displaying the application form.
  • Fill in all the details as asked in the application form correctly. Next, attach a scanned recent passport size photograph and signature in the form. After that, choose five examination centres in the form from the menu available
  • Proceed to pay the application fees after filling in all necessary details. You can pay in both online modes as well as offline mode
  • The application form will be available for download after successful payment
  • It is advisable to keep a printout of the form for future reference, in case needed


Application fees:

Category Application fee Additional subject application fee
General and OBC INR 600 INR 300
SC/ST INR 350 INR 150

The Application fee for BHU PET can be paid in both online and offline mode.

  • Online through credit/debit card: You can use your credit/debit card to pay the application fee for BHU PET. An option will be available at the online portal. You need to fill in the card number and CVV and proceed to pay
  • Pay offline using cash through a challan: Applicants who do not possess a credit or debit card can pay their application fee with cash. They can pay offline using a challan. They will need to click on the challan option while applying and downloading the challan with all the necessary details. Applicants can then visit any HDFC bank branch and deposit the amount along with the challan


Admit Card:

The admit card for BHU PET 2022 will be available on the BHU Entrance Test Portal . BHU PET is usually issued a week or so before the exams start. It is necessary to provide the registration ID at the time of downloading the admit card from the portal. The candidate will need to download the admit card and paste a recent passport size photograph on the same. If the candidate faces a downloading issue or mistake in the admit card, the Controller of the examination must be contacted without delay. The candidate must carry the admit card on the day of the exam along with some other documents. He/she will need to present the same at the time of examination.


Steps to download the form:

Please note that admit cards will only be available for successful submissions of online applications.
• The candidate needs to visit the BHU Entrance exam portal and select the option of “download admit card”
• You will be redirected to a page asking for your credentials such as unique registration ID and password. Enter those correctly
• Your admit card will be displayed and available for download
• After downloading, paste a recent passport size photograph in the space provided for the same


BHU PET 2022 Pattern and Syllabus:

Mode of exam Online
Total marks 360
Language of question paper Hindi and English (Except Sanskrit)
Time allotted 120 minutes
Sections of Question paper Depends on the course selected
Type of Questions  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

The exam syllabus for BHU PET varies from one course to another. Therefore, it is necessary to go through the exam pattern and syllabus before the exam for the same in order to excel.



The syllabus for the BHU PET course would be based on the subjects related to it. For example, Statistics would have Maths, Geophysics would have Physics and Mathematics. Similarly, Environmental Science would have questions related to Life science, Physics, Chemistry. Likewise, the test for the English course would have questions based on Idioms, Error spotting, spelling detection, synonyms/antonyms.

The number of sections in BHU PET would vary based on the subject selected and have questions related to the course selected.

The best way to gain an understanding of the types of questions you are likely to face as well as the various sections, syllabus and pattern of the examination is by solving sample papers for BHU PET as well as the question papers of the previous years. This will help you solve the paper in time as well besides knowing what to expect in the exam.


BHU PET 2022 Marking Scheme:

For every correct answer, you will get +3 marks. For every incorrect answer, you will get a -1 marking. However, an unanswered question will result in 0 markings. It is thus recommended that you don’t make mistakes. This can be achieved only when you have a thorough understanding of the syllabus, pattern, types of questions to expect along with solving sample papers as much as possible. This will help you get a good ranking. A good ranking will help to get into an institute of choice.

Other mistakes that you must avoid are making ovals, darkening more than one oval, drawing unnecessary lines or marks on the OMR sheet or your question paper which may even result in uncalled for trouble.


How is BHU PET conducted?

  • Candidates will be assigned a computer system based on their roll number where he/she will need to sit and appear for his exam
  • The invigilator will check the admit card and documents of the candidate. After verifying all the details, candidates will be assigned a system to give their test
  • Candidates will need to put in their necessary details as mentioned in the admit card before starting with the test. They will need to make sure all the details are correct
  • A set of instructions and marking schemes will be provided. It is recommended to thoroughly read the instructions before taking the test. This is a part that is often overlooked by candidates which can prove risky eventually
  • Candidates will be given the options like ‘Back’ and ‘Next’ that he/she can choose to opt for as needed
  • There will be 4 options for each question. They are ‘Save and Next’, ‘ Save and Marked for Review’, ‘Clear response’, ‘Marked for Review’. Candidates are expected to choose the desirable one. If they are certain of their answer, they can choose ‘ Save and Next’ and if they wish to review later, they shall choose ‘Save and Marked for Review
  • Candidates will receive blank sheets for any type of rough work necessary for the answers
  • A timer will appear on top of the screen that shall notify the candidate of the time left for the exam to be over


Results for BHU PET 2022:

The results for BHU PET 2022 will be available for viewing and downloading from the official website of BHU. Candidates appearing for the test can view their results using their credentials to log in such as roll number and the date of birth.

BHU will decide the qualifying marks and furnish the merit list for selecting the candidates shortly after the declaration of the results.

Counselling starts a few weeks after the result declaration. Candidates who are shortlisted are given a chance to appear for the counselling process. Students can then take admission in the course of their choice offered by BHU.


How to check BHU PET results?

BHU PET 2021 results will be released online. Students appearing for the test can follow the simple steps given below in order to view their results:

• Candidate needs to visit the official website for BHU, i.e., and select “BHU PET 2022 Results” under the ‘Admissions’ section
• You will be redirected to a new page asking to select your preferred course. Select from the options given.
• Next, you will be asked to provide your credentials such as unique registration ID and password
• Your results will be displayed. Save/Download your results from here

Additionally, candidates appearing for the BHU PET 2022 exam will also be notified on their mobile number once the results are out. Hence, it is important that students use their personal email ID and mobile number for registration. Candidates must keep a check and download their results for further processes.


Some important Instructions for candidates appearing for BHU PET 2022:

  • Students appearing for the exam must reach their examination venue at least an hour before the exam starts. Those who come late will not be allowed inside the exam hall
  • Carry your admit card along with a copy of your application form. You will need to carry the admit card inside the examination hall. You will need to show it if asked. It is also advisable to have an ID proof along with you in case asked for
  • A time window of 10 minutes is usually provided for reading the instructions as well. You can check for any misprinting for the number of pages or details
  • In case there is any mistake, report to the invigilator immediately to avoid problems later
  • Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination hall during the examination
  • Blind people can opt to use a Scribe/writer facility by approaching BHU while applying to sit for BHU PET 2022
  • You are not allowed to carry any personal belongings like mobiles, calculators or any other device in the hall
  • Spare papers will be provided in case of any rough work or calculation needed for giving the exam answer


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for BHU PET 2022:

Q. What is BHU PET?

A. BHU PET is an entrance examination for candidates seeking admission for any course in any institute under Banaras Hindu University. NTA will conduct the exam for the academic session 2022-2023 for Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate courses.


Q. What is the pattern of this examination?

A. The pattern for BHU PET 2022 is Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). BHU PET 2021 will be an online exam.


Q. Mode of BHU PET 2022 examination?

A. The mode of this exam is LAN based Computer Based Test (CBT), as considered fit for varied reasons.


Q. Can you use somebody else’s email in order to register?

A. This is not advisable and even against rules. Exam related news will be sent on the candidate’s mail ID. So, you must use your own mail address to ensure you are not missing out on any crucial information or update related to the exam.


Q. Can you submit more than one application form?

A. You can submit an application for more than one course if you are eligible. But you cannot submit two applications for the same course. This will lead to the cancellation of both application forms.


Q. Is there a scope for rectifying any mistake in the application after submission once?

A. After the first round of application, a short period for rectification of mistakes in the application is provided before issuing admit cards. No corrections are allowed on the admit card.


Q. Is BHU PET a difficult exam to crack?

A. This exam has a particular structure, syllabus and method of approach. It is important to stay updated on notification, solving sample question papers before the exam. Furthermore, avoid the common mistakes enlisted. That way your chances of succeeding are higher.


More Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on BHU PET 2022:

Q. Documents required for online application of BHU PET 2022:

A. Candidates will need to upload a scanned copy of a recent passport size photograph and signature. Other documents shall be verified directly at the time of admission to the institute.


Q. What is the syllabus of BHU PET 2022?

A. The general syllabus of BHU consists of Aptitude, General Knowledge and Current Affairs along with English Comprehension, Language Proficiency, Analytical Abilities, Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning, Mathematical Aptitude.


Q. What to do in case you do not receive your admit card?

A. In case you have not received your admit card, you can write a mail to


Q. What to do in case there is a mistake in the admit card?

A. If such a situation occurs; you must contact the examination helpdesk or write to


Q. Suggest document related precautions during the exam.

A. Make sure that your photograph matches your face and your name on the photo identification matches your admit card. Otherwise, it may result in the cancellation of the examination. If your name has changed, you must carry a certificate to state the same.


Q. Is it possible to take the test from any computer?

A. No, you need to be present at the examination centre. You need to take the test from the assigned computer.


Q. What to do in case of any technical difficulty?

A. Inform your invigilator if any technical difficulty occurs. The invigilator shall assign another computer to you. You can start off the test from where you left. Thus, you will not lose any time or questions already answered.


Q. Who determines the final merit list and the results?

A. NTA will furnish the scorecard. BHU officials will decide the merit list and admission procedures after the result declaration.

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