BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018

BHU PET Eligibility CriteriaBHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Banaras Hindu University mentions BHU PET 2018 eligibility criteria for each postgraduate programme. Aspirants willing to take admission to any of the postgraduate programmes-M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, offered by faculty or constituent colleges at BHU, must check the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2018 to thoroughly know the instructions before filling up the application form. Candidates are required to fulfill BHU PET eligibility criteria 2018 including minimum education qualification and marks for the desirous programme. The BHU PET 2018 eligibility criteria for each programme is different. Banaras Hindu University will invite application form for BHU PET for each PG programme from first week of February, 2018 in online mode. The eligibility criteria for each programme of BHU PET 2018 can be checked below -


BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Faculty of Arts


Candidates can check below for BHU PET 2018 eligibility criteria for M.A in Arts in subjects Arabic, English, German, French, Nepali, Persian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Urdu, Sanskrit, Pali, Linguistic, History of Art, I.P.R, Philosophy -

  • Applicants must have completed relevant B.A. (Hons.)/ B.A under 10+2+3 pattern from any recognized university

  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects except subjects which are not evaluated for final result of degree programme

  • Candidates under SC/ST need not fulfill any minimum marks requirement but must have qualified Bachelor’s degree

  • Candidates under OBC/Physically Challenged category must obtain at least 45% marks in the qualifying degree examination

Candidates applying for any of the postgraduate programmes for BHU PET 2018 need to have studied relevant subjects -


BHU PET Eligibility Criteria for M.A Specialisations


Eligibility Conditions

M.A in Linguistic

Candidate who have qualified graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern with 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at Graduation level.


A candidate with a Postgraduate degree after graduation in any Language-Literature, Philosophy, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Mathematics, Computer Science securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate each at graduation and post graduation levels is eligible to apply for the programme.

M.A in Nepali

Candidates with B.A (Hons)/ B.A Shashtri (B-Level Nepali passed) along with P.G Diploma/advanced Diploma/one-year bridge course in Nepali subject securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate both at BA and Diploma Levels are eligible to apply

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

Candidates holding Bachelor degree along with PG Diploma/Advanced Diploma in relevant subject i.e. Arabic/French/German/Marathi/Persian/Telugu can apply for the programme

M.A in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)

Desirous candidates must have qualified 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 qualified in either 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 who have studied Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts are also eligible to apply

M.A. in Pali

Candidates with a Bachelor degree in Pali/Buddhist Studies are eligible to apply. CandidateS must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate both at BA (Hons.)/BA Level.

M.A. in Sanskrit

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

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Faculty of Social Sciences


Faculty of Social Sciences at Banaras Hindu University offers B.A. in Economics/History/Political Science/Sociology/Psychology. Candidates can check the BHU PET 2018 eligibility for Faculty of Social Sciences -

  • Candidates should hold B.A.(Hons)/B.A./B.Sc. degree to apply for any of the programmes under at least 10+2+3 pattern and candidates must have scored minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects

  • A candidate who have qualified Bachelor with Ancient History as a subject are not eligible to apply for M.A. In History

  • Candidates who have qualified B.Sc. (Hons.)/B.Sc. with Psychology as a Honors subject are eligible to apply for the M.Sc. in Psychology programme

BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2018 - M.Sc. Programmes


The eligibility criteria for for admission in M.Sc. programmes that is Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Botany, Computer Sciences, Bio-chemistry, Geophysics -

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

  • Candidates willing to take admissions to M.Sc. Specializations can check the table below -

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc. Specializations



M.Sc. in Computer Science

Candidates should have studied Computer Science and not Computer Applications, Information Technology as its place to apply for the programme

M.Sc in Biochemistry

Candidates should hold a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry/B.Sc. with Biochemistry as a subject in all three years as bachelor degree

M.Sc. (Tech) in Geophysics

Those who have studied Physics, Mathematics and one more Science subject for Bachelor of Science can apply for the programme

M.Sc. In Geology

Candidates must have studied Geology as an Honors subject or as a subject studied in all three years at the Bachelor level

M.Sc. in Botany/ Zoology

Candidates must have studied Chemistry as a subject at Bachelor level to apply for the programme

M.Sc. in Statistics

Candidates must have studied Mathematics at Bachelor level to qualify for the programme


BHU PET 2018 eligibility criteria for M.Com programme

  • Candidates holding either a B.Com/ B.Com (Hons.)/B.Com (Hons.) in Financial Market Management (FMM) degree are eligible to apply

  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks

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