BHU PET 2021: The Application Form of BHU PET will start soon online on the official website. BHU PET is a combined entrance test for admission to various postgraduate courses covered under BHU PET. All the candidates are advised to visit the BHU PET Entrance Test Portal ( every day for counselling schedule, cut-off marks, offer of admission, fee payment deadline, hostel allotment, etc.Candidates can download it from the portal. Therefore, the interested applicants must fill the Application Form for BHU Post Graduate Entrance Test 2021 online from the official website.

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The university conducts Post Graduate Entrance Exam (PET) for the admission to the departments offering PG courses. The stream varies from Science to Social Sciences. The BHU PET 2021 Application Form is now available on the official website of Banaras Hindu University. Candidates interested in taking admission are required to fill up BHU PET Application Form 2021 and submit it before the due date.

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BHU PET 2021 Important Highlights

The University has created its Entrance Test Portal with the domain name Its link is also available on the BHU website ( The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2021-21 has been made online. Accordingly, candidates may note that BHU PET 2021 Information Bulletin and Application Form will not be sold (as there will be no offline mode) and the candidates desirous of admissions shall be required to register on the Entrance Test portal of BHU and fill up the application form online as per procedure provided on the Portal.

Banaras Hindu University is one of the oldest premier institutions of India offering UG, PG, Diploma, Vocational and various other courses. The admission to the courses is provided on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the BHU every year. Admissions will be made according to merit in the PET, subject to fulfilment of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied. Courses have been divided into “General”, “Professional”, “Special” and “Vocational” and are conducted in the respective Faculties. Banaras Hindu University also conducts counselling for the final seat allotment to the applied courses. For more information about the BHU PET Registration 2021 Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card and other details go through the article below.

BHU PET 2021 Exam Dates

BHU PET Exam Dates 2021 are available on the official schedule of the Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test (BHU PET 2021) is available on the official website of BHU. Candidates will be required to keep themselves updated with the latest released notifications and schedules. Go through the schedule of BHU PET 2021 from the tabular format below.

EventsImportant Dates (Tentative)
BHU PET 2021 Application FormMarch 2021
Last Date for the online submission of the formLast week of March 2021
Availability of the BHU PET 2021 Admit Card
BHU PET 2021 Exam DateAugust 2021
BHU PET 2021 Result declaration

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2021

BHU PET 2021 Eligibility Criteria Banaras Hindu University prescribes the eligibility criteria for admission to the Post Graduate courses offered by the University. Candidates planning on applying for the Post Graduate Entrance Test by filling up BHU PET 2021 Application form will be required to go through the eligibility criteria in detail. Go through BHU PET eligibility criteria 2021 of various Masters courses mentioned in the table below:

PG CoursesEducational Criteria
M.A.B.A. (Hons.)/B.A. of 3 years or equivalent to the minimum of 50% marks
M.Sc.B.Sc. (Hons.)/B.Sc. of 3 years or equivalent with the minimum of 50% marks (Hons.)/B.Com. of 3 years or equivalent with the minimum of 50% marks
MBAGraduation degree from any stream of 3 years or equivalent with the minimum of 50% marks
MCABCA degree of 3 years or equivalent to the minimum of 50% marks
M.Ed.50% marks or equivalent grades in any one of the following programs:

  1. B.Ed
  2. B.A. B.Ed, B.Sc. B.Ed
  3. B.El.Ed
  4. D.El.Ed with an Undergraduate/Postgraduate degree (with at least 50% marks in each) or any equivalent
LLM3 year LLB or 5 year LLB
MABMB.Sc (Ag) or equivalent
MFABFA degree or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks
MPAB.Mus./BPA in any subject, B.A. (Hons.)/BA under 3-year pattern with a minimum of 50% marks in music practical. Other specific exams also included.
M.Lib.I.Sc.Graduation degree of 3 years or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks
M.P.Ed.Bachelors of Physical Education or 4 years bachelor of Physical education (professional) degree with minimum aggregate fo 50%

Notes Related to Minimum Eligibility Requirement

  • The candidate shall be admitted in a course according to merit drawn on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the Entrance Test provided he/she fulfills the minimum eligibility criteria and minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test.

Minimum qualifying marks in an Entrance Test shall be determined as follows

  • Candidates belonging to General/ OBC categories: Not less than 35% of the marks obtained by the topper of the concerned categories in the concerned Entrance Test;
  • For Candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories: Not less than 25% of the marks obtained by the topper of the concerned categories in the concerned Entrance Test.
  • Candidates appearing in the Final Year of the Qualifying Examination may also apply and appear in the Test. However, the candidate will be required to produce the original mark sheet of the qualifying examination at the time of counselling for getting admission.
  • Further, the candidates who are called for counselling for provisional admission in a course, but they are not able to produce the mark sheet of the qualifying examination(s) with minimum eligibility requirements at the time of counselling may also be allowed to take conditional admission.

Other Eligibility Conditions

However, the conditional admission will be on the condition that (a) such candidates give an undertaking that they will produce the original mark sheet of the qualifying examination with minimum eligibility requirement latest by 31st October 2021. (b) It is evident from the mark sheet(s) of the previous examination(s) relating to the course of qualifying degree that the candidate has secured at least stipulated minimum percentage of aggregate marks (for example 50%) in the previous examination(s) (except final year examination/final year semester examination(s) of the qualifying degree. (This will not be necessary for SC/ST candidates).

  • If they fail to produce the requisite mark sheet by 31st October 2021 their admission will be treated as canceled and they will not claim for refund of the fee paid for conditional admission.
  • Candidates who are already admitted as regular students to Part I / I-Semester of any of the above courses of study in this University through Entrance Test in earlier years(s) and are eligible for appearing in the Examination of 2nd semester of said course shall not be allowed to re-appear in the Entrance Test for admission in the same Course.
  • Further, such candidates who were not eligible for appearing in the concerned examination due to shortage of attendance or for not filling the examination form in time will be allowed to appear in the Entrance Test for that course if he/she is otherwise eligible.
  • Candidates already admitted in Part II (III-Semester or above) shall not be allowed to appear in the Entrance Test of the same course. Violation of this provision by any of the bonafide students of the University will be treated as an act of misconduct and shall be dealt with accordingly.
  • A candidate can apply for any number of courses for which he/she is eligible, provided the Entrance Tests are on different dates (please refer to the Entrance Test Schedule).
  • Mere appearance in the Entrance Test or securing pass marks at the PET does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Course unless he/she fulfils the eligibility conditions.

BHU PET 2021 Application Form

Banaras Hindu University has released the BHU PET Application Form 2021 for the admission to the PG courses offered by the University. BHU releases the single Application form for all the courses. Candidates planning on applying for the PG courses offered by the University will be required to fill up the available BHU PET 2021 application form. The option of Postgraduate courses will be provided in the form.

The details mentioned in the form for Post Graduate Entrance Test should be valid and correct as any form of misleading information will lead to the cancellation of the candidature. Candidates will have to fill BHU PET 2021 Application form with Personal, academic, contact details. The final submission of the Application form for BHU PET 2021 will be done only after the payment of the application fee. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria as prescribed by BHU before applying to the preferred course.

How To Apply for BHU PET 2021?

The Application Form for BHU PET 2021 is available on the BHU‟s entrance test portal ( The online application making process will have the following six stages:

Registration on the Portal 2021

This step involves authentication of the Candidates email id and mobile number. As all-important communications related to Entrance Test and Admission will be sent to the registered email id and mobile number, candidates are advised to give their correct email id/ mobile number (in use).

Filling up Identification details

Only after successful registration on the Portal [], the candidates would be required to fill up an Identification Form giving particulars of the documents for authentication of their identity. For the purposes, following photo identification documents are allowed: (i) Aadhaar Card; (ii) Passport; (iii) Voter ID issued by the Election Commission of India; (iv) Bank Passbook affixed with the photograph (v) Driving License; (vi) Pan Card; (vii) any other valid Government ID Number and (viii) Admit Card issued by the concerned Boards (students appearing in Class 12)

Online Application Form Entry and Course Selection

After successful authentication of identity, candidates would be allowed to fill-up details in the online application form and select the course after ensuring their eligibility for the concerned course in which they are desirous.

Uploading of photographs and signature

Candidates have to scan their photo and signature as per instruction given in the portal and upload it.

Payment of Application Processing/ Entrance Test Fee

After the candidate has filled up the application form online and clicks on the “CONFIRM” button, he/she will be provided with following options for payment of application processing/test fee through Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal. The candidate is required to retain the fee receipt for his record.

Printout of Application Form for the record of candidates

After online submission of the application form and successful payment of Application Processing/ Test Fee, candidates are advised to take a printout of the online filled up application form (containing the details he/she has filled in and the transaction details of payment of application fee) from either the Entrance Test portal for their own record.

BHU PET Application Portal

BHU PET Application Form

N.B. Sometimes there may be technical reasons for non-delivery of e-mails/SMS to candidates, therefore, candidates are advised to visit BHU‟s Entrance Test Portal ( every day after the entrance test results have been declared to have detailed information on counselling schedule, downloading call letters, offer of admission payment of fee, etc.

Rejection Cases of BHU PET 2021 Application Form

The BHU PET Application Form of the candidates can get rejected under the following circumstances:

  • Submission of application form without payment of the requisite amount of Application Processing/ Entrance Test Fee.
  • Any other inadequacy detected.
  • If at any stage it is found that the applicant is not eligible for admission in a discipline under University rules, his/her candidature will automatically stand cancelled.

PET 2021 Application Fees

BHU PET Application Fees

List of Documents Required

Only those candidates who are selected/ waitlisted shall be informed through a “Call Letter‟ (to be downloaded from the Entrance Test Postal) by the concerned Dean of Faculty/Head of the Department, BHU about their admission. If a candidate is called for admission to a particular course on a particular date/dates, he/she shall have to bring with him/her all the necessary documents mentioned below in ORIGINAL failing which his/her admission shall NOT be considered.

  • Transfer Certificate.
  • Migration Certificate, if passed from a university other than BHU (To be submitted not later than 90 days of admission).
  • High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
  • Intermediate (+2) Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
  • Mark sheets of High School/equivalent & Intermediate (+2)/equivalent.
  • Mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination.
  • PET Admit Card issued from the office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU.
  • SC/ST/OBC Certificate on the basis of which reserved quota seat is claimed.
  • Certificate(s) in support of a claim for ‘Sports Seats’.
  • Certificate of being the son/daughter of a permanent in-service employee/Retired/Reemployed/ Deceased employee of BHU in the prescribed format issued by the Central Registry.

N.B. Candidates must have in their possession all original documents such as High School Mark sheet and Certificate, Intermediate or equivalent Mark sheet of undergraduate exam passed and Certificate (if issued), Certificate of Reservation, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate (if issued by the Board) and Admit Card of the Respective Entrance Test at the time of admission failing which their admission shall not be considered.

List of BHU PET Courses

275M.Sc. – Health Statistics
281ACHARYA – Shukla Yajurveda
282ACHARYA-Krishna Yajurveda
287ACHARYA-Jyotish Ganit
288ACHARYA-Jyotish Falit
291ACHARYA-Jain Darshan
295ACHARYA-Prachin Nyaya
296ACHARYA-Nyaya Vaisheshika
298ACHARYA-Baudha Darshan

MSc Courses

340M.Sc (Ag.)
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
352Master of Agri-Business Management
354M.Sc./M.Tech in Food Technology
355M.Tech. – Agricultural Engineering(Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)
356M.Sc. – Plant Biotechnology

MFA, MPA, M.Ed and MBA Courses

361M.F.A.-Applied Arts
362M.F.A.-Plastic Arts
363M.F.A.-Pottery & Ceramics
364M.F.A.-Textile Design
366MPA – Vocal
367MPA – Instrumental(Sitar)
368MPA – Instrumental(Violin)
369MPA – Instrumental(Flute)
370MPA – Instrumental(Tabla)
371MPA – Dance(Kathak)
372MPA – Dance(Bharat Natyam)
373MPA – Musicology
381MBA – Agribussiness
385MBA – Risk & Insurance / MBA – Financial Management / MBA – Foreign Trade
391M.Ed.-Special Education (V.I.)

M.A Courses

448M.A.-A.I.H.C. & Arch.
449M.A.-History of Art
450M.A.-Indian Philosophy and Religion
445 M.A.-Pali
446 M.A.-Sanskrit
447 M.A.-Linguistics
448 M.A.-A.I.H.C. & Arch.
449 M.A.-History of Art
450 M.A.-Indian Philosophy and Religion
451 M.A.-Philosophy
452 M.A.-Mass CommunicationM.A.-Mass Communication
445 M.A.-Pali
446 M.A.-Sanskrit
447 M.A.-Linguistics
448 M.A.-A.I.H.C. & Arch.
449 M.A.-History of Art
450 M.A.-Indian Philosophy and Religion
451 M.A.-Philosophy
452 M.A.-Urdu
445 M.A.-Pali
446 M.A.-Sanskrit
447 M.A.-Linguistics
448 M.A.-A.I.H.C. & Arch.
449 M.A.-History of Art
450 M.A.-Indian Philosophy and Religion
451 M.A.-Philosophy
452 M.A.-Mass CommunicationM.A.-Mass Communication
453 M.A.-Museology
454M.A.-Prayojanmulak Hindi(Patrakarita)
455Master of Tourism and Travel Management
456M.Lib. & Inf. Sc.
458M.A. – Manuscriptology & Paleography
461M.A.-Political Science
463M.A. – Social Work
464M.A. – Public Administration
465Master of Personnel Management and Industrial relations
467M.A. – Conflict Management and Development

M.Com, LLM Courses

471M.Sc. – Computational Science and Applications
472M.Sc. – Forensic Science
473M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry
475LL.M. (1-year)
LL.M. Course – Human Rights & Duties Education
480M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)
486M.Sc.-Computer Science
487M.Sc. – Biochemistry
488M.Sc. – Applied Microbiology
489M.Sc. – Environmental science
491M.Sc.(Tech.) Geophysics
493M. Sc. – Bioinformatics [For Females only]
494M.A./M.Sc.-Home Science
501M.Sc. – Statistics and Computing
701M.A. – Education (For Females only)
702M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil & Water Conservation
703M.A. in Integrated Rural Development and Management
704Master of Vocation in (Retail and Logistics; Hospitality & Tourism) Management
705Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Management
706Master of Vocation in Hospitality & Tourism Management
707M.A. Anthropology
708M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
709M.A. in Energy Economics
710Master of Vocation (Medical Laboratory Technology)
711M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing
713M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences
i. Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
ii.Ecological Sciences
iii.Environmental Biotechnology
714M.A. in Heritage Management
715M.Sc./M.Tech in Dairy Technology

BHU PET 2021 Admit Card

The Controller of Examinations of Banaras Hindu University will release the BHU PET Admit Card 2021 online one week prior to the date of conduct of the test. Therefore the applicants must download the BHU Admit card of Post Graduate Entrance Test on the official website of the University. Candidates who successfully submitted BHU PET Application form 2021 will be able to download the Admit Card of Post Graduate Entrance Test from the official website. Candidates can download the admit card from the BHU Entrance Test Portal ( around one week prior to the date of conduct of the test.

If a candidate is unable to download the Admit Card till 03 days before the date of the Test, he/she should contact the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU, Varanasi on Help Desk Phone Number and email id. available on Entrance Test Portal. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate should inform the Office of the Controller of Examinations immediately. BHU PET 2021 Admit Card is an important document required on the day of the exam. It will have all the required details that will be necessary for the candidate. The copy of the BHU PET 2021 admit card should be kept carefully by the candidates as it will be required during the counselling and admission procedure further.

BHU PG Entrance Test Centres 2021

The Computer Based Test (CBT) would be conducted in 200 cities all across India. The Controller of Examinations has released a List of Examination Test Centres in the PDF given below:

BHU PET Test Pattern

There shall be negative marking in entrance tests for all Courses of study in PET. Three marks shall be awarded for each correct answer while one mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattempted questions will be awarded zero marks. A candidate shall be selected in order of merit on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the Entrance Test provided he/she fulfils the minimum eligibility criteria and minimum qualifying marks in the test.

BHU Answer Key Challenging 2021

The provisional answer key will be uploaded on BHU‟s entrance test portal ( as per the following schedule:


The candidates can log in to the portal and see the provisional answer key. The facility to challenge the provisional answer key and questions shall be available for 03 days from the date of upload as per aforesaid schedule. The Candidates would be required to pay online a sum of Rs.100/- (one hundred only) as Processing Fee for each question/answer key challenged. The payment of the Processing Fee may be made online only (Debit/Credit Card/ Net Banking). If the challenge is found correct the Processing Fee will be refunded online in the same account (Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking). No challenge will be entertained through e-mails/offline modes and without receipt of prescribed Processing Fee. The decision of the experts of the University regarding Question(s)/ Key will be final.

BHU PET Result 2021

The Controller of Examinations will release the BHU PET Result 2021 in the 3rd- 4th Week of June 2021  online on the official website of the university. The counselling procedure for the final seat allotment will begin after the declaration of the Result. The information regarding the BHU PET Merit List 2021 and BHU PET Result will be provided on the registered email ID and phone number provided at the time of the application form submission. The selection of the candidates will be done in order of merit prepared on the basis of the aggregate marks secured by the candidate in the entrance test. For accessing the result of the BHU Post Graduate Entrance Test successfully, candidates will have to provide the asked credentials in the result login section of the admission portal.

BHU PET Counselling 2021

Banaras Hindu University will be conducting PET counselling 2021 after the result declaration of the Post Graduate Entrance Exam. Candidates who will successfully qualify the exam will be called for BHU PET 2021 counselling procedure for the final seat allotment. The BHU PET 2021 counselling will be conducted as per the schedule. The selected candidates will be issued call letter in order to participate in BHU Counselling 2021. Candidates will be required to fill up the preference, of course, of location and the seat type. The candidate should get her/his original documents as mentioned in the information brochure for the verification on the day of the admission.

It should be noted that the seat allotment will be confirmed only after the submission of the admission fee. The University will adopt a computerized counselling procedure for admissions to various courses during the academic session 2021-21. The counselling procedure will involve the following steps:

BHU PET Counselling Process

  • Online Preference Entry (on or after the issue of Call Letter and before the Counselling Date). Every candidate called for counselling for admission to a Course shall be required to fill up an online Preference Entry Form which will be available and active on the “Candidate” segment of the Entrance Test Portal [] for online preference entry after they have received the password.
  • The candidates must reach the counselling venue at the prescribed time/date given in this Call letter. Contact the Counseling Centre/Venue Incharge and mark your attendance by signing the attendance sheet available with the Counseling Centre Incharge.
  • On the next day of Counselling, date Candidates must submit the proof of payment of admission fee to the Counselling Centre/Venue Incharge latest by 04:00 pm on the next day of the Counselling (deadline for payment of Fee).

Important Instructions For the Candidates Appearing in PET 2021

  • Do check all the details that are printed on the Hall Ticket.
  • Make sure that you carry the admit card along with an Identity Proof.
  • No Candidate will be allowed entry to the Test Hall after the start of the Entrance Test. The candidates are required to follow the instruction given in the Admit Card in this regard.
  • The test will start exactly at the time mentioned in the Admit Card and an announcement to this effect will be made by the Centre Superintendent/invigilator.
  • No Candidate shall be allowed to leave the Test Hall till the end of the Test.

Hence, these are the complete details regarding BHU PET Exam 2021. If you have any questions then please comment on the section below.

BHU PET 2021- FAQs

Question- When will BHU PET Exam take place?
Ans- BHU PET Exam Dates are expected to be held in August 2021. 

Question- Is there any negative marking in BHU PET 2021-21?
Ans- Yes, there is negative marking in BHU PET. For each incorrect answer, -1 mark will be deducted. 

Question- Can I get direct admission in BHU Post Graduate?
Ans- Yes, you can get direct admission, if there are any seats remaining. But you have to pay an extra admission fee. 


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