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BHU Admission Exam Dates

BHU Admission Exam Dates – Schedule for UG & PG Exams

by Akash Tyagi

BHU or Banaras Hindu University, located in Varanasi, is regarded as one of the largest residential universities in the whole of Asia. The university conducts an annual entrance exam for thousands of aspirants seeking admission in various UG and PG courses. The UET (Undergraduate Entrance Test) is a gateway for students who aspire to pursue courses like B.Com Hons, B.Sc (Agriculture), B.Sc ( Mathematics), B.Sc (Biology), B.Ed ( Mathematics), B Ed ( Humanities and Social Sciences, B.A Hons Arts, B.A Hons ( Social Sciences), B.Physical Education and various vocational courses. For the aspirants seeking the postgraduate courses, there are various specialized courses in Institute of Science, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Performing Arts, Faculty of Visual Arts and Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan. Both UET (Undergraduate Entrance Test) and PET (Postgraduate Entrance Test) exams are conducted in the computer based test mode in as many as 200 cities across the country.

The application process for both UG and PG entrance exams started from 30th of January 2020 and the application window closed on the 12th of March 2020. The entrance tests for various courses were previously scheduled to take place between 10th July 2020 to 29th July, but with concern towards the safety of the aspirants against the Covid 19 pandemic, the governing body of the BHU entrance exam has again decided to reschedule the exam dates. Thus, the UET and PET exams will now take place between 16th August 2020 to 31st August 2020 and the exact revised dates of the exam will be notified shortly on the official website of the ‘Banaras Hindu University’. 

Important Notice- UET and PET exams to be conducted between 16th August 2020 to 31st August 2020.

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BHU Admission Dates – Key Dates for BHU UET Exam 

Events  Dates
Commencement of Registration/Application 30th January 2020
Application Deadline 12th March 2020 (Closed)
Release of Admit Card At Least a week prior to the exam
BHU UET Exam Date (for B.P. Ed, Shastri Hons, BPA Instrumental Sitar, BPA Instrumental Sitar, BPA Indian Classical Dance, B.F.A Theory 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date (for B.com Hons, B.F.A) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date (for B.Sc Hons Agriculture) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date (for B.Sc Hons Maths, B.Sc Hons Biology) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date (for B.A Hons Arts, B.A Hons Social sciences) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date for Bachelor of Vocation ( Logistics Management, Fashion Design & Event Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU UET Exam Date ( B.Ed Language, B.Ed Science) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
Release of Answer Key  Not Announced Yet
Date of Result  Not Announced Yet
Announcement of Merit List Not Announced Yet
Counselling Starts From Not Announced Yet

BHU Admission Dates – Key Dates for BHU PET Exam

Events  Dates
Commencement of Registration/Application 30th January 2020
Application Deadline 20th March 2020 (Closed)
Release of Admit Card At Least a week prior to the exam
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.C.A, M.P.Ed, M.F.A, M.P.A, M.Sc. Environmental Science, MSc in Forensic Science, MSc in Linguistics) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.A in Mass communication, M.A in Anthropology, M.A in Public Administration, M.A in Economics), ( M.Sc in Geophysics, M.Sc in Applied Microbiology, M.Sc in AgroForestry, M.Sc in Health Statistics 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.A in Languages like Hindi, Bengali,Marathi,Sanskrit, German, French, Chinese, Arabic) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.A- Geography, Psychology) (M.Com) ( M.Sc in Mathematics) (M.Sc in Botany) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.A- Philosophy, History, Political, Sociology) (MBA Commerce) ( M.Sc in Food Technology) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for ( M.Sc in Chemistry, Computer Science,Geology and Zoology), ( Master of Tourist and Travel Management, Master in Corporate Communication Management), (Masters in Agri-Business, M.A in Social Work) ( Masters of Vocation in Hospital and Tourism Management) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
BHU PET Exam Date (for M.A in Home Science, M.A Prayojanmulak Hindi) (M.Sc in Biochemistry, M.Sc in Computational Sciences and Applications), ( M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering), ( M.Sc in Biotechnology) (LLM) 16th August 2020- 31st August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed shortly)
Release of Answer Key  Not Announced Yet
Date of Result  Not Announced Yet
Announcement of Merit List Not Announced Yet
Counselling Starts From Not Announced Yet

BHU Admission Dates – Examination Pattern 

There are a total of 150 questions in the BHU entrance test. The duration of the entrance test is 2 hours. Candidates get 3 marks for every correct attempt, whereas a reduction of 1 mark will be done on every wrong attempt. The selection of the candidates is done on the basis of merit and the number of seats available for various categories of the respective courses. The exam pattern for both UET (Undergraduate Entrance Test) and PET (Postgraduate Entrance Test) is the same.

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BHU Admission Dates – Exam Day Instructions 

  • Candidates must carry the admit card on the day of the exam, inability to do may lead to the rejection of the candidature.
  • Eligible candidates must also carry an original document for identity verification such as the Aadhar card, PAN card or Driving License. 
  • Candidates must reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the exam to avoid any last minute hassles.
  • Aspirants must not carry any cheating or objectionable material inside the exam hall. Strict action will be taken if the authorities find any suspicious material from the applicants.

BHU Admission Exam Dates – FAQs

Q. When will the BHU undergraduate entrance exams start?

Ans. The BHU Undergraduate Entrance exams were previously scheduled to start from the 10th of July 2020. But amidst the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, BHU officials have extended the exam dates for both UET and PET exams. The exams will now be conducted from 16th August 2020 to 31st August 2020.

Q. Has the application deadline for the BHU UET 2020 passed?

Ans. Yes, the last date to fill the application form for the BHU undergraduate entrance test was 12th March 2020. Aspirants can not fill the application after the deadline.

Q. Has BHU revised the exam dates for all the UG and PG entrance tests?

Ans. Yes, BHU has revised the schedule for all the the UET and PET exams which were scheduled to be conducted between 10th July to 29th July.

Q. Do I need to carry any ID card on the day of the BHU entrance test?

Ans. Yes, it is mandatory for the eligible candidates to carry any one original ID card for verification purposes. You may carry an Aadhar card, PAN card or a Driving license for identity verification at the exam centre.

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