BHU PET Counselling 2017

BHU Post Graduate Entrance Exam (BHU PET)

BHU PET Counselling 2017

BHU PET CounsellingBHU PET Counselling 2017 – Banaras Hindu University has begun BHU PET 2017 counselling from July 4, 2017, as per the schedule announced for candidates who have qualified the postgraduate entrance exam. The BHU PET Counselling 2017 is being conducted up to July 20, 2017. The counselling of BHU PET 2017 is being held in online as well as offline mode. The qualified candidates as per merit list of BHU PET 2017 are participating in counselling process in online for online preference entry and offline for seat allotment and final admission. The university is issuing call letters to candidates listed in the BHU PET merit list 2017. Moreover, BHU has announced counselling schedule category-wise and rank wise for BHU PET 2017 Counselling. Candidates can check here instructions and process of BHU PET Counselling 2017 including online preference entry, documents required as mentioned below on this page.

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Important Dates related to BHU PET Counselling 2017

Events of BHU PET Counselling 2017

Important Dates

BHU PET entrance exam

May 17 and May 24, 2017

Answer Keys

May 20- May 30, 2017

Complaints filing on Answer Keys

Five days after releasing answer keys

Result announcement

May - June 2017


July 04  - 20, 2017

BHU PET Counselling Schedule - Click here to check category wise counselling schedule or check from window below - 



Instructions for BHU PET Counselling 2017

  1. The counselling of BHU PET 2017 is being conducted in order of merit scores of qualified candidates

  2. BHU is issuing call letters to qualified candidates in online mode for attending counselling

  3. The call letters for BHU PET counselling 2017 will be issued in online mode only and no postal letters will be sent to any candidate

  4. Moreover, candidates who have qualified for BHU PET 2017 will be informed through SMS and E-mail on registered mobile number and e-mail address respectively

  5. Candidates can login their BHU PET 2017 registered account to download their call letters of BHU PET counselling 2017

  6. The university will be issuing call letters at least four times the number of seats in each faculty

  7. The candidates need to report to the concerned Faculty Head for counselling of BHU PET 2017

  8. Also, candidates are required to carry documents in original and photocopies for verification at the counselling venue of BHU PET 2017

BHU PET Counselling 2017 - Click here to participate in online counselling of MA/M.Com/M.Sc. programmes or log in from the window provided below - 


BHU PET Counselling 2017


Step 1: Online Preference Entry – Banaras Hindu University will be issuing call letters to candidates who have qualified for BHU PET 2017. Candidates need to log in with registration number/roll number and password to participate in BHU PET counselling 2017. The first step of BHU PET counselling procedure 2017 is as specified below -

  • Subject - M.A./M.Sc./M. Com

  • Preference of Location – choice from affiliated colleges/RGSC college/faculty or department at main campus

  • Seat Allotment Type – candidates can select type of seat i.e. Regular Fee seat or Paid Seat*

*Once the regular seats are full only paid seats option will be available


Step 2: At Counselling Venue – After completion of primary step of BHU PET 2017 Counselling i.e. Preference Entry in online mode,  the candidates need to attend counselling of BHU PET 2017 at the respective faculty for their choice of programme. The university will be publishing counselling schedule as per rank and category for conducting BHU PET counselling 2017. The candidates called for counselling of BHU PET 2017 must be physically present at the venue for seat allotment and document verification. The admissions to postgraduate programme will be completely based on BHU PET merit list 2017.  Each Head of the Faculty/HOD will be marking attendance sheets at the counselling venue and candidates also need to sign on it to mark their presence.


In case, candidates want to change their choice of location/programme and seat, they can change it here before submitting the forms.


Verification of Documents – Once, candidates have finalised the seats allotment choice, they need to put their signature on the admission form and submit it along with required documents in original at the verification officer’s desk. 


Documents required for BHU PET Counselling 2017

  • BHU PET Admit Card

  • Mark sheets of 10th, 10+2 and Bachelor Degree qualifying examination

  • Migration Certificate for candidates who have completed Bachelor from university other than BHU

  • Reserved category certificate i.e. SC/ST/OBC for claiming reserved quota seats

  • High School and Intermediate Certificate or equivalent

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Sport Category certificate for claiming Sports Quota Seats

  • Certificate issued by BHU Central Registry mentioning if Son/Daughter of BHU Employee – In service/Retired/Reemployed/Deceased employee of BHU

What is Provisional Admission Letter?


The candidates who will be allotted seat as per their choice will be issued an admission letter. The admission letter can be obtained from Admission In charge of the venue by 10:00 am, next day. The details furnished on the admission letter of BHU PET 2017 is as mentioned below -

  • Date of counselling

  • Course of admission

  • Admission fee (in case of admission to paid seat it mentions Regular Fee + Paid Seat Fee)

  • Mode of admission fee payment

  • Last date of remitting the admission fee

How to remit admission fee of BHU PET 2017?


Candidates need to remit the admission fee for BHU PET 2017 as mentioned below -

Online mode – By using Debit Card/Credit Card through online payment gateway on the website

Offline mode – In cash at Fee counters of the Counselling venue


Step 3: Day after counselling – Candidates who have submitted admission fee in offline mode are required to deposit proof of fee payment to the admission officer at counselling venue

  • Candidates who have remitted admissions fee in online mode need not submit any proof of fee payment as the payment status will be updated online only

  • Candidates who could not remit the admission fee will not be admitted and the seat allotted to him or her will be cancelled

  • Moreover, candidates too can cancel their admission to a programme until next round of BHU PET 2017 counselling for admission to their choice of programme

  • A final seat allotment list will be prepared to cross-check vacant seats of each programme at the Affiliated Colleges/Main campus of the University


BHU PET Seat Matrix 2017


Banaras Hindu University has mentioned seat matrix for postgraduate programmes offered at its departments and affiliated colleges. Candidates can check table below for BHU UET Seat allotment 2017 -



BHU Department and Affiliated Colleges

Total Seats

Institute of Science

Master of Science

Department of Physics


Department of Chemistry


Department of Geology


Department of Zoology


Department of Botany


Department of Computer Sciences


Department of Bio-chemistry


Department of Geophysics


Faculty of Commerce

Master of Commerce

Department of Commerce + DAV PG College


Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts

Department of Arabic


Department of English+ VCW Rajghat+ VKM Kamachha+ DAV P.G. College+ Arya Mahila P.G. College


Department of French Studies


Department of German Studies


Department of Indian Languages

43 for Nepali Language

Department of Persian


Department of Bengali+ Arya Mahila P.G. College


Department of Hindi+ Arya Mahila P.G. College+ VCW Rajghat+ VKM Kamaccha


Department of Marathi


Department of Telugu


Department of Urdu


Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies


Department of Sanskrit + Arya Mahila PG College


Department of Linguistics


Department of A.I.H.C.& Arch. +Arya Mahila PG College


Department of History of Art


Department of IPR


Department of Philosophy +Arya Mahila PG College


Faculty of Social Sciences

Master of Arts

Department of Economics+ VCW-Rajghat+ VKM Kamaccha+ DAV PG College+ Arya Mahila PG College


Department of History+ VCW-Rajghat+ VKM Kamaccha+ Arya Mahila PG College


Department of Political Science+ DAV PG College+ Arya Mahila PG College


Department of Sociology+ DAV PG College+ Arya Mahila PG College+ VCW-Rajghat


Reservation Criteria of BHU PET 2017


Reservation for general seats


Reservation criteria (in percentage)







Physically Handicapped Candidates


Total reservation


Reservation supernumerary seats for Sports Quota, Paid Seats and Children of BHU Employees


Supernumerary seats reservation (in percentage and numbers)

Children of BHU Employees


Paid Seats


Sports seats in Faculty of Arts


Sports seats in Faculty of Commerce


Sports seats in Faculty of Science


Sports seats in Faculty of Social Sciences


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