BHU PET 2018

BHU PET 2018
– Banaras Hindu University declared the BHU PET 2018 result for a few courses. The University conducted Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) 2018 for candidates to take admission to PG programmes like M.A/ M.Sc./ M.Com offered at university’s faculty and constituent colleges. BHU has released BHU PET 2018 on January 22, 2018. The application filling process of BHU PET 2018 will be online however, the BHU PET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode. Applicants desirous to pursue postgraduate programmes can apply through BHU PET 2018 before the last date of application i.e. February 28, 2018. Admission of candidates will be done on basis of seat availability for the applied course and appear for the Entrance Test and also as per the candidate’s merit in BHU PET 2018 provided aspirants fulfil the eligibility criteria. To know in details about BHU PET 2018, candidates can check Careers360 for information on the entrance exam including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam centres, exam pattern, result, cut off and counselling process.

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BHU PET 2018 – Important Facts

Exam Name - Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test


Popularly Known as - BHU PET


Exam Mode - Offline


Exam Conducting Authority - Banaras Hindu University


Participating Colleges - Faculty and Constituent Colleges


Postgraduate programmes offered – M.A/M.Sc/M.Com


Total number of PG seats - 2531 seats

Programmes offered through BHU PET 2018


Candidates can check below the faculty, programmes offered and seats for postgraduate programmes at various faculty of Banaras Hindu University-


Programmes offered



Total Seats*

Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts (Arabic, English , French, German, Nepali, Persian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Urdu, Pali, Sanskrit, Linguistic, History of Art, I.P.R, Philosophy, A.I.H.C.& Arch. )


Faculty of Commerce

Master of Commerce


Institute of Science

Master of Science (Physics , Chemistry , Geology , Zoology , Botany , Computer Science ,Bio-chemistry, Geophysics


Faculty of Social Sciences

Master of Arts (Economics, History, Political Sciences, Sociology)


*The total seats include seats in Faculty as well as campuses of BHU.


BHU PET Important Dates 2018


Banaras Hindu University will release notification for events related to BHU PET 2018 during the first week of February 2018. Candidates are advised to keep a track of BHU PET 2018 important dates including application dates, admit card issue dates, test dates as mentioned in the table below -


BHU PET Important Dates

Events of BHU PET

Important Dates

Applications begins

January 22, 2018

Last date of submitting applications

February 28, 2018

Admit Card

May 2, 2018

BHU PET for M.A. in History of Art and Linguistic

May 22, 2018

BHU PET entrance exam for MA/M.Com/M.Sc. (in three shifts)

May 20- 27, 2018

Announcement of Result

Between June 18 and 20, 2018

BHU PET Result 2018


BHU has declared BHU PET 2018 result in online mode for a few of the Post Graduate courses on June 18, 2018. Candidates can check their qualifying status for respective BHU PET 2018 here. BHU PET result 2018 will be specifying sectional marks, overall marks and rank obtained by candidates in the entrance exam. Candidates can download BHU PET 2018 result for future references.


BHU PET Cutoff 2018


The cutoff will be determined for BHU PET 2018 after the announcement of result. The cutoff for BHU PET 2018 will be announced for each programme on the basis of minimum marks criteria as well closing rank of qualified candidates. Admission to any of the postgraduate programme will be on the basis of BHU PET 2018 cutoff. The programme will be offered to candidates on the basis of BHU PET 2018 cutoff.


BHU PET Counselling 2018


Banaras Hindu University will adopt computerized counselling procedure for BHU PET 2018 from July for each programme. Candidates will be called for counselling on the basis of provisional merit list at the counselling venue. BHU will be announcing the BHU PET 2018 counselling schedule and will shortlist candidates will be called as per their rank. Candidates need to attend offline counselling of BHU PET 2018 as per their scheduled date and time. Candidates are to required to carry all important documents for official verification. 


BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria for each postgraduate programmes offered at BHU is different. Candidates are to fulfil BHU PET 2018 eligibility criteria including academic criteria for minimum education qualification, minimum marks requirements for each programme. The eligibility criteria for each programme of BHU PET 2018 can be checked below -


Faculty of Arts

  • Candidates must have completed relevant B.A. (Hons)/BA (Pass) under 10+2+3 pattern from any recognised university

  • Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Candidates must have completed B.A. (Hons.)/ B.A./B.Sc. (Hons)/B.Sc. under at least 10+2+3 pattern from a recognized university

  • Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects

Faculty of Commerce

  • Candidates must complete B.Com (Hons.)/ B.Com. under at least (10+2+3) pattern from a recognized university

  • Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects

BHU PET Application Form 2018

BHU released application form for BHU PET 2018 on January 22, 2018. Candidates can apply for BHU PET 2018 before February 28, 2018, in online mode only. Candidates applying for different PG programmes will first have to register for BHU PET 2018. After registering, candidates can then fill up application form of BHU PET 2018, upload photograph and remit application fee in online or offline mode. Candidate can submit the application form in online mode only as applications were not accepted in offline mode. The application fee for BHU PET is as mentioned in table below -


BHU PET Application Fee


Application Fee (in INR)

Additional subject application fee (regular fee+additional subject fee)

General/OBC candidates



SC/ST candidates




BHU PET Admit Card 2018


The admit card of BHU PET 2018 is available online. Candidates can login through registration id and password to download BHU PET 2018 admit card. The University will issue admit card for all programmes including M.A, M.Com, M.Sc. The BHU PET admit card 2018 mentions candidature details, programme appearing details, test centre details, exam timing and instructions to conduct the exam. BHU PET 2018 admit card is an important document and candidates without admit card will not be allowed to appear for the post-graduate entrance exam. The admit card of BHU PET 2018 will be required at the time of counselling till the admission procedure is completed. Candidates must note that it is now mandatory to carry a copy of Aadhar card along with the admit card of BHU PET 2018 too. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without these documents.


BHU PET Exam Pattern 2018


The University conducted BHU PET 2018 from May 20 to 27, 2018, in offline mode. The postgraduate entrance exam will be conducted in three shifts for various programmes. The test pattern of BHU PET 2018 mentions test modalities including test schedule, test marking scheme and allotment of marks. Candidates can check BHU PET 2018 paper pattern below to get an idea about entrance exam modalities.


BHU PET 2018 Exam Pattern

Test Programme

Test Duration

Total Marks

Total Questions

M.A. in Arts

2 hours



M.A. in Social Sciences

2 hours




2 hours



M.Sc. in Mathematics

2 hours



B.Sc. In Biology

2.30 hours



BHU PET Exam Centres 2018


BHU PET 2018 was held at various test centres in 20 cities across India. Candidates were alloted exam centres as per their preference marked at the time of filling BHU PET 2018 application form. Banaras Hindu University will release the final list of exam centres for BHU PET 2018. The list of test centre for BHU PET till date is mentioned below-


List of BHU PET 2018 Test Centres


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Mirzapur*- Rajiv Gandhi South Campus – Barkachha

BHU PET Answer Key 2018


The answer key of BHU PET 2018 will be available in online mode after five days from the day of test held. The BHU PET 2018 answer key will be released separately for each programme. Candidates can download the answer key to cross-check their answers marked in the BHU entrance exam for postgraduate programmes. Candidates are also provided facility to file objections in online mode in case of any discrepancy in the answer key within the stipulated time. The university will be releasing final keys for BHU PET 2018 after receiving objections mentioning corrections.





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Rakhi Kumari 10 days ago

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Rakhi KumariLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 06-Aug-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Hello sir . I got 621rank in food science and technology and my category rank is sc 41.

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Vinayak ThaparLast Seen: 9 hours 4 min agoJoined on: 16-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Rakhi KumariBased on previous year cutoff trend and considering your rank you can get a seat, to check previous year cutoff please visit More
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Sangeeta ThakurLast Seen: 4 weeks 19 hours agoJoined on: 04-Apr-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

I have got 72 rank in bhu pet food science and technology... Will i get admission in bhu

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Sachin Kumar 26 days ago

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Sachin KumarLast Seen: 1 day 8 hours agoJoined on: 27-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation


As per the last year cutoffs and counseling process rounds you have scored not well enough for get selected collages but you can apply in private institutions . Good luck 

LAVANYA LAVANYALast Seen: 2 weeks 6 days agoJoined on: 11-Jul-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

My rank in BHU PET english is 150(General candidate). Are there any chances of getting through main campus since there are 77 seats?

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Manisha Gupta 1 month ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 10 hours 35 min agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Based on your rank the chances are less to get a seat in BHU for the programme MA English. You can also check the cutoff with the given below link. More

Seema das 1 month ago

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Seema DasLast Seen: 1 month 6 days agoJoined on: 11-Jul-2018Education Interest: Media and JournalismEducation Level: In Graduation

My rank in general female 655 and in obc female 116 in english. Is there any chance???

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 2 min 28 sec agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello,BHU PET Cutoff has been declared. Hope you have checked the cutoff. Also, BHU PET Counselling schedule has been released. You can check the counselling schedule using the link below- https:...Read More

Amrita manna 1 month ago

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Amrita MannaLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 10-Jul-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Sir I am amrita manna. My rank is 87 in msc chemistry in bhu pet entrance test.can I chance? In paid seat?

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Shweta Pai 26 days ago

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Shweta PaiLast Seen: 11 hours 53 min agoJoined on: 13-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Amrita,Your chances of admission also depends on the category you belong to.Check this list of category-wise cutoff rank for Msc.Chemistry to know if you can get admission in BHU-General- 258OBC - ...Read More