BHU PET Counselling 2020 - Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will hold the BHU PET 2020 counselling procedure from the first week of July. The counselling of BHU PET 2020 will be held for the shortlisted candidates who have managed to pass BHU PET exam with good ranks. The whole procedure of BHU PET 2020 counselling will be in online mode. The BHU PET counselling 2020 will be conducted for admission in various postgraduate courses including M.A., M.Sc., M.Com. Candidates who will be shortlisted for admission will be issued an electronic call letter which they have to download by entering their username ID and password. The call letters for BHU PET counselling will be sent to the candidate’s registered email IDs/mobile numbers.
BHU PET 2020 will be conducted by Banaras Hindu University for candidates who wish to seek admission in various postgraduate programmes offered by the university. The online counselling of BHU PET 2020 will be done in various stages, therefore, candidates can go through the article to know more about these stages, how to choose a course, college of their preferences, activities related to a day prior the BHU PET counselling 2020, on the day of the procedure and the day concluding the BHU PET counselling process.
Announcement of the results
Third/ Fourth week of June 2020
BHU PET 2020 counselling
First week of July 2020
The online counselling of BHU PET 2020 will be done in various stages, therefore, candidates can go through 3 easy steps steps given below which explains the activities related to a day prior the BHU PET counselling 2020, on the day of the procedure and the day concluding the BHU PET counselling process.
Step 1: Online Preference Entry (on or after issue of Call Letter and before the Counselling Date): The shortlisted candidates will be sent an electronic call letter for admission which they can download by logging in. Every candidate is required to fill the Online Preference
Entry Form which will be available and active on the candidate’s online section/portal. In the online form, candidates will be required to give their preferences of the following:
Subject – This option will be applicable when candidates’ admissions to more than one
course is to be decided on the basis of their merit scores obtained in common tests.
Location Preference – This will be applicable only when a course is offered in more
than one location. Candidates will have to choose from the following locations – 1. Department or faculty of the main campus, 2. Rajiv Gandhi South Campus 3. Affiliated colleges.
Type of Seat – Candidates will have to specify if they want paid seats in case regular fee seats are full.
Step 2: Activity on the day of BHU PET 2020 Counselling:
Candidates can change their preference on the day of BHU PET counselling 2020 by
requesting the Counselling Centre/Venue Incharge for change.
After the After preference entry form is finalised, get its printout, sign it and submit it
along with other required original documents at the Verification Desk. Preference Entry Form once signed and confirmed by a Candidate on the Counselling Date shall be final and shall not be changed later.
After being provisionally admitted and getting all the documents verified by the
authorities, collect the Provisional Admission Letter from the Counselling Centre/ Venue Incharge at 10:00 am on the next day of Counseling.
The payment of the semester fee must be done before 4 pm of the day following the
BHU PET counselling date.
The tuition fee can be paid online via credit card/debit card through the online gateway
available on the Entrance Test Portal. It can also be paid at the fee counters (check the location of the nearest Fee Counter at the Counseling Centre/Venue)
Step 3: Activity on the next day of BHU PET Counselling 2020:
On the last day of BHU PET counselling 2020, candidates are required to pay the fee at the fee counters before 4 pm at the Counselling Centre/Venue Incharge. This step is not required if the fee is paid online. If any candidate fails to pay the fee, his/her allotted seat will be cancelled/withdrawn.
10th class marksheet
12th class marksheet
Certificate of qualifying examination (graduate level exam)
BHU PET 2020 admit card
SC/ST/OBC certificate for reserved categories
Migration certificate (applicable on universities except BHU)
Sports quota certificate for sports category candidates
BHU Central Registry issued certificate in case of son/daughter of
in-service/reemployed, retired/deceased employees of BHU.
The electronic call letters for BHU PET counselling will not be sent via any post/courier.
Candidates need to check their mails for the same.
Candidates will be called for the counselling of BHU PET 2020 only when he/she
satisfies all the eligibility requirements, appears in the PET, qualifies in the Entrance Test and completes all formalities required for admission in the course.
The number of call letters will be nearly two-four times the number of seats available in
Admission is based strictly on merit index obtained in the Entrance Test.
Sometimes there may be technical reasons for non-delivery of Mails/SMS to
Candidates, therefore, candidates are advised to keep checking this article for any notifications, or, they can visit the official website too.
It is suggested that candidates give their order of preference carefully. No section of the
online preference form should be left blank by them. If any section is left blank, it will be presumed that candidate is not interested in that option.
Candidates will get another opportunity of making changes in the entries
made in the Online Preference Entry Form on the day of BHU PET 2020 counselling (prior to verification of documents).
Failure to pay the fees within the prescribed period given in the admission letter
will result in cancellation of the allotted seat.
Candidates can find the following details mentioned on the provisional admission letter:
Course to which admission is sought
Mode of payment of admission fee
Last date to pay the admission fee
The university has reserved some of the percentage of seats for candidates who belong to special/reserved categories. Given below is a table showing the breakup of the reservation provided to such candidates.
Number of Seats Reserved
OBC (excluding under creamy layer)
1% for blindness
1% for locomotor disability
1% for the deaf
1% for autism, learning disorder and mental diseases
1% multiple disabilities from mentioned categories)
BHU Employee Wards
15% of Supernumerary seats
6 seats each for arts, science, and social science faculty and 2 for commerce
Details will be shared only at the time of admission by the concerned faculty.
15% out of supernumerary seats
Given below is a table from where candidates can take a look at the break up of the seats for various post graduate programmes offered by the university and affiliated colleges. In counselling for BHU PET 2020, candidates will be allotted seats amongst these departments.
Faculty of Arts
M.A. in English
Dept. of English: 96
VCW: Rajghat 37
VKM: Kamachha 37
DAV P.G. College: 37
M.A. in Hindi
Dept. of Hindi 193
VKM – Kamachha: 37
M.A. in Bengali
Dept. of Bengali: 96
M.A. in Kannada
Dept. of Indian Languages: 42
M.A. in Urdu
Dept. of Urdu: 64
M.A. in Sanskrit
Dept. of Sanskrit: 96
M.A. in AIHC & Arch (Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology),
Dept. of A.I.H.C.& Arch.: 96
M.A. in Philosophy
Dept. of Philosophy: 96
M.A. in Linguistics
Dept. of Linguistics: 54
M.A. in Nepali
Dept. of Indian Languages: 54
M.A. in Arabic
Dept. of Arabic: 22
M.A. in French
Dept. of French Studies: 22
M.A. in German
Dept. of German Studies: 22
M.A. in Marathi
Dept. of Marathi: 42
M.A. in Persian
Dept. of Persian: 22
M.A. in Russian
Dept. of Foreign Languages: 22
M.A. in Chinese
M.A. in Telegu
Dept. of Telugu: 42
M.A. in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)
Dept. of I.P.R.: 96
M.A. in History of Art
Dept. of History of Art: 54
M.A. in Pali
Dept. of Pali & Buddhist Studies: 44
M.A. in Museology
Dept. of A.I.H.C & Arch.: 12
M.A. in Prayojanmulak Hindi (Patrakarita)
Dept. of Hindi: 30
M. Lib. I. Sc. (Master of Library & Information Science)
Dept. of Library & Information and Sciences: 47
M.A. in Manuscriptology and Paleography(under Dept. of Persian)
Dept. of Persian, Faculty of Arts: 20
M.P.Ed. (Master of Physical Education)
Dept. of Physical Education: 49
Master of Vocation in Retail & Logistics Management
DDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU: 62
Faculty of Social Sciences
M.A. in Economics
Dept. of Economics: 96
VCW – Rajghat: 37
M.A. in History
Dept. of History: 96
M.A. in Political Science
Dept. of Political Sciences: 96
M.A. in Sociology
Dept. of Sociology: 96
Arya Mahila P.G. College 37
M.A. in Social Work
Dept. of Sociology: Min. 15, Max. 59
Master of Arts in Anthropology
Dept. of Sociology: Min. 05, Max. 37
M.A. in Public Administration
Dept. of Political Sciences: Min. 10, Max. 47
Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
Dept. of Psychology: Min. 15, Max. 59
M. A. in Conflict Management and Development
Malaviya Centre for Peace Research: Min. 10, Max. 59
Masters of Arts in Integrated Rural Development and Management
Centre for Integrated Rural Development: Min. – 10 Max. 40 (3 seats for foreign candidates and 3 seats for foreign nationals)
M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy: Min. 10 Max. 25
M.A. in Energy Economics
Dept. of Economics: Min. 05, Max. 62
Faculty of Commerce
Dept. of Commerce: 193
DAV PG College: 40
Institute of Science
M.Sc. In Physics
Dept. of Physics: 96
M.Sc. in Chemistry
Dept. of Chemistry: 96
M.Sc. in Zoology
Dept. of Zoology: 64
M.Sc. in Botany
Dept. of Botany: 64
M.Sc. in Computer Science
Dept. of Computer Science: 32
M.Sc. in Biochemistry
Dept. Of Biochemistry: 27
M.Sc. (Tech.) in Geophysics
Dept. of Geophysics: 42
Dept. of Geology: 54
M.Sc. in Environmental Science
Dept. of Botany: Min. 10, Max. 40
M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology
M.Sc. in Statistics and Computing
DST: Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences: Min. 10, Max. – 62
M.Sc. in Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing
DST: Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences: Min.: 05 Max: 30
M.Sc. in Forensic Science
Dept. of Chemistry: Min. 10, Max. 40
Institute of Agricultural Sciences
M. Sc. (Ag.) Agricultural Economics
M. Sc. (Ag.) Agronomy
M. Sc. (Ag.) Animal Husbandry & Dairying
M. Sc. (Ag.) Entomology & Agricultural Zoology
M. Sc. (Ag.) Genetics & Plant Breeding
M. Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture
M. Sc. (Ag.) Mycology & Plant Pathology
M. Sc. (Ag.) Plant Physiology
M.Sc. (Ag) in Extension Education
M. Sc. (Ag.)Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry
RGSC: Min. 10, Max. 30
M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science – Soil and Water Conservation
RGSC: Min. 10, Max. 20
M.Sc in Food Science and Technology
Centre of Food Science and Technology: Min. 15, Max. 32
M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology
RGSC: Min. 20, Max. 37
M. Sc. in Bioinformatics
Mahila Maha Vidyalaya: 30
Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development
M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)
Dept. of Environment & Sustainable Development: Min. 10, Max. 40
M.A./M.Sc. in Home Science
Dept. of Home Science: 64
M.A./M.Sc. in Mathematics
Dept. of Mathematics: 143
M.A./M.Sc. in Statistics
Dept. of Statistics: 64
M.A./M.Sc. in Psychology
Dept. of Psychology: 64
M.A. in Psychology
M.A./M.Sc. in Geography
Dept. of Geography: 81
M.A. in Geography
AMPGC – Arya Mahila Postgraduate College
VKV – Vasant Kanya Vidyalaya
VCW – Vasanta College for Women
DAVPC – DAV Postgraduate College
RGSC – Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Selected candidates will be issued one electronic call letter sent by the university which the have to download and fill. They must carry the form while going for BHU PET counselling.
There are 197 seats being offered in M. A. English.
The whole procedure of BHU PET counselling 2020 will be in online mode.
The BHU PET counselling 2020 will be conducted for admission in various postgraduate courses including M.A., M.Sc., M.Com.
Candidates who will be shortlisted for admission will be issued an electronic call letter which they have to download by entering their username ID and password.
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You can also refer to the official website for paper,the link to the website is
you can search the website ,there is a section that is dedicated to previous year paper.
For more details regarding BHU PET you can refer:
The last date for registration for banaras hindu university postgraduate entrance test exam is already passed. It was on March 12th 2020. Please click the below link foe the important dates for BHU PET exam.
The pet entrance exam is conducted by B.H.U for admission to various post graduate courses. The syllabus of the entrance exam depend on the course. You can check the syllabus and question paper pattern details of each course offered by downloading the B.H.U pet information brochure.
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