BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2017

BHU Post Graduate Entrance Exam (BHU PET)

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2017

BHU PET Eligibility CriteriaBHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2017 - Banaras Hindu University (BHU) mentions eligibility criteria for BHU PET 2017. Candidates seeking admissions to postgraduate programmes can check here eligibility criteria for M.A., M.Sc., M.A. In Social Sciences and M.Com programmes. Candidates are advised to go through instructions and eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2017 before filling up the application form. Candidates can check here eligibility for each programme/ Specialisation.

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BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2017


EligibilityCriteria for M.A. in Arts in Arabic, English, French, German, Nepali, Persian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Urdu, Pali, Sanskrit, Linguistic, History of Art, I.P.R, Philosophy-

  • Candidates must have passed Bachelor of Arts at an Honors level under 10+2+3 pattern

  • Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects except subjects which are not evaluated for final result of degree programme

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST candidates need not fulfill any minimum marks requirement. However, they must be qualified in Bachelor in degree

  • Candidates belonging to OBC and Physically Challenged Category need to obtain at least 45% marks in the qualifying degree examination

  • Candidates need to have studied relevant subjects for different programmes as under -

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2017 for M.A Specialisations


Other Eligibility Conditions

M.A in Linguistic

Candidates holding Postgraduate degree in any Language-Literature, Philosophy, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology or Computer Science are also eligible to apply

M.A in Nepali

Candidates holding B.A (Hons)/ B.A Shashtri (B-Level Nepali passed) along with P.G Diploma/advanced Diploma/one-year bridge course in Nepali subject are eligible to apply for M,.A. In Nepali

M.A in Arabic/French/German/Marathi/Persian/Telugu

Bachelor degree along with PG Diploma/Advanced Diploma in relevant subject i.e. Arabic/French/German/Marathi/Persian/Telugu

M.A in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies or Bachelor in any discipline along with Post Graduate Diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion

M.A in History of Art

Candidates must have studied History of Art/Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology/ Ancient History, Culture &

Archaeology/Archaeology and Ancient History/ Ancient Indian History & Culture/Ancient Indian History & Archaeology/Drawing

and Painting/Painting as one of the Honors Subject at Bachelor programmes (B.A. Hons.)

Candidates studied Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts are also eligible to apply

M.A. In Pali

Candidates studied B.A in Pali/Buddhist Studies are eligible to apply

M.A. In Sanskrit

Candidates holding bachelor degree with Shastri (Hons.) are also eligible for admissions yo Sanskrit programme

Eligibility for B.A in Economics/History/Political Science/Sociology/Psychology offered at Faculty of Social Sciences -

  • Candidates holding B.A.(Hons)/B.A./B.Sc. Under at least 10+2+3 pattern and candidates must have scored minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects 

  • Candidates who have studied Ancient History as a subject at Bachelor level are not eligible to apply for M.A. In History

  • Candidates who have stuidied B.Sc. (Hons.)/B.Sc. With Psychology as a Honors subject are eligible to apply

Eligibility for M.Com programme -

  • Candidates holding bachelor degree in commerce i.e. B.Com/ B.Com (Hons.)/B.Com (Hons.) in Financial Market Management (FMM)

  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in total

Eligibility for M.Sc. Programme in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Botany, Computer Sciences, Bio-chemistry, Geophysics -

  • Candidates must have stuidied Bachelor of Science under 10+2+3 pattern with at least 50% marks

  • Candidates seeking admissions to M.Sc. Specialisations can check table below -

BHU PET eligibility criteria 2017 for M.Sc. Specialisations


Other Eligibility

M.Sc. In Computer Science

Candidates who have studied Computer Applications, Information Technology than Computer Science are not eligible to apply

M.Sc in Biochemistry

Candidates holding B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry/B.Sc. With Biochemistry as a subject in all three years of bachelor degree

M.Sc. (Tech) in Geophysics

Candidates must have studied Physics, Mathematics and one more Science subject at Bachelor of Science

M.Sc. In Geology

Candidates must have studied Geology as an Honors subject or as a subject studied in all three years of bachelor degree

M.Sc. In Botany/ Zoology

Candidates must have studied Chemistry as a subject at degree level

M.Sc. In Statistics

Candidates must have studied Mathematics at degree level

Banaras Hindu University has begun application form for BHU PET 2017 in online mode. Candidates seeking admissions to 2364 seats of M.A/M.Sc./M.Com programmes through BHU PET 2017 can apply before March 4, 2017.


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