BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Educational Qualification, Marks, Age
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Banaras Hindu University had released BHU PET 2020 eligibility criteria on January 30 along with application forms. The eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 are the minimum marks and other requirements which are necessary for appearing in BHU postgraduate entrance test 2020. BHU PET 2020 eligibility criteria may vary depending upon the various PG programmes. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 before filling the application form. Any candidate who does not meet the BHU PET eligibility criteria 2020 will not be offered a seat even after clearing the cut off marks in the entrance test. Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test was conducted in online mode from August 24 to 31. To know more details on the eligibility criteria and other related details like reservation criteria, application form, and more, read the article below.
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BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts of the university offers M.A programmes in courses like Hindi English, Bengali, Arabic, German, French, Nepali, Sanskrit, Urdu, Marathi, Persian, Telugu, Pali, Linguistics, History of Art, I.P.R, and Philosophy. Candidates who wish to take admission to any of these subjects offered by the university must follow the given below eligibility criteria -
Candidates must have studied B.A. (hons.)/ B.A. under 10 + 2+3 pattern.
Candidates must have also secured a minimum aggregate of 50% excluding those subjects which require only passing marks and are not included in the final mark sheet, according to the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020.
For each course applicants must have compulsorily studied a certain subject/ subjects in the qualifying examination. Candidates can go through the below mentioned table which specifies those compulsory subjects for each course.
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020– Faculty of Arts
M.A. in Arabic/ French/ German/ Marathi/ Persian/ Telugu/ Bengali/ English/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Sanskrit/ AIHC & Arch./ Philosophy/ Geography/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Home Science
M.A in Nepali
Applicants must have completed their B.A. (Hons.)/ B.A. from 10 + 2 + 3 pattern/ Shastri (B-level Nepali) with a 1 year bridge course/ PG diploma/ advanced diploma in Nepali and have scored 50% marks both at graduation and diploma levels will be eligible for the course.
M.A. in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)
Applicants must have studied philosophy/ religious Studies as an hons. subject or as a subject in all the three years of graduation.
Candidates who have completed his/ her graduation from a national/ foreign university recognized by BHU with a postgraduate diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion and scored at least an aggregate of 50% at both graduation and postgraduation level.
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 an hons. subject at the B.A. or as a subject in all the three years at graduation level.
Candidates must have studied BVA/BFA (Visual Arts).
M.A. in Pali
Applicants must have studied Pali/ Buddhist Studies as an hons. subject or a subject in all the three years at graduation level.
BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences of the university offers courses such as M.A. in History/ Political Science/ Economics/ Sociology/ Psychology will have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 mentioned below.
BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Faculty of Social Sciences
M.A. in Economics
M.A in History
M.Sc in Psychology
M.A. in Sociology/ Political Science
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Faculty of Commerce
Candidates who wish to apply for M.Com. programme offered by the Faculty of Commerce of the university must have a degree in B.Com/ B.Com. (Hons.)/ B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern. They should have also secured an aggregate of 50% excluding those subjects which do not add to the score on final mark sheet and require only pass marks.
BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Institute of Science
The Institute of Science of the university offers PG courses like M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Sciences, Biochemistry, Geology, Geophysics. Candidates who wish to take admission in any of these courses need to fulfil the eligibility criteria given below.
Candidates should have studied B.Sc. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. Under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern.
They must have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in all science subjects studied at B.Sc. Level.
Additionally, for each course under M.Sc., a candidate must have also studied compulsory subject(s) in the qualifying examination. To know such compulsory subjects for each course, refer to the table below.
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Institute of Science
M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Geography, Zoology, Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics, Home Science
M.Sc. in Biochemistry
M.Sc. (Tech) in Geophysics
M. Sc. Geology
BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development
The institute offers admission in M.Sc programmes like Environmental Sciences (Earth and Atmospheric Science), Environmental Sciences (Ecological Science) and Environmental Sciences (Environmental Biotechnology). Candidates who wish to take admission in any of these programmes must have completed B.Sc Hons./ B.Sc under 10+2+3 pattern/ B.Sc Hons. Agriculture/ MBBS/ B.Pharma/ B.E/ B.Tech or an equivalent programme offered by Banaras Hindu University with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Institute of Agricultural Sciences
The institute offers admission in M.Sc programmes like Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Extension Education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Mycology and Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Soil Science and Agricultural Economics. Candidates who wish to take admission in any of these programmes must have the following eligibility criteria -
BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Institute of Agricultural Sciences
M.Sc in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Extension Education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Mycology and Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Soil Science and Agricultural Economics
To know the detailed eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 for all the PG programmes - click here
BHU PET Reservation Criteria 2020
There is no requirement for SC/ ST candidates to score any minimum percentage in the qualifying exams, according to reservation criteria of BHU PET 2020. For OBC candidates, there is a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate to be secured in qualifying exams. Given below in the table is the percentage of seats reserved for various reserved category candidates.
BHU PET 2020 Reservation Criteria
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other backward classes (OBC)
Physically Challenged (PC)
Supernumerary seats (BHU Employee Wards)
BHU PET Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Important Points
Candidates belonging to the reserved category need to produce their category certificate at the time of admission.
Candidates who are still in the final year of the qualifying exam will be allowed to apply for BHU PET 2020. But such candidates will be asked to produce original mark sheet of qualifying exam fulfilling the eligibility requirements on the day of counselling. On failing to do so, they will be granted conditional admission to the programme applied for only if:
He/she signs an undertaking that he/ she will be able to produce the original mark sheet fulfilling the eligibility criteria by 31 October 2020.
It is evident from the candidate’s mark sheets of previous examinations related to courses covered in qualifying exams that the candidate has secured at least 50% in such exams. (This will not be necessary for the SC/ST categories).
If candidates admitted conditionally fail to produce the mark sheet by the deadline, their admission to the university will be cancelled without any fee refund.
Candidates will be required to get a Certificate of conversion from their institution mentioning the converted percentage/ formula of conversion from grade points to numerical if the qualifying exam mark sheet of the candidate does not show the equivalent percentage of grade points,
Candidates will have to furnish photocopies of both sides of grade or degree sheet which specifies the equivalent percentage/ conversion formula if in case a candidate’s grade sheet shows the converted percentage or the formula of conversion, .
The university will also take account of grace marks awarded to the candidate in the qualifying exam aggregate percentage. The final mark sheet will act as the sole basis to calculate the aggregate marks. However, in a case where final mark sheets are of more than one type, the total marks obtained in all the subjects studied in three years will be taken to calculate the aggregate. Marks scored by the candidate in subsidiary subjects will also be considered while calculating the aggregate percentage even when the final mark sheet is based only on Hons subject. In case of any confusion related to computation of aggregate, only the decision taken by the university will be binding.
The 10+2 courses of Madrasas approved by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, will be accepted by BHU.
Candidates can apply for multiple programmes, provided he is eligible for each of them, and the entrance tests are on different dates.
Candidates admitted into the university are not allowed to pursue any other course alongside from BHU/ other universities.
Only the Association of Indian Universities recognized degrees and certificates will be considered equivalent degrees/ certificates.
The Distance Education Council of IGNOU will decide the credibility of distance education degrees/ certificates. Candidates studying through distance education will be permitted to appear for the exams provisionally but they will be required to submit certificates approved by the Distance Education Council of IGNOU.
Under the supernumerary category, the seats are reserved for BHU employee wards, Paid seats, Sports seats and Foreign Nationals.
The university had commenced the application form of BHU PET 2020 on January 30, 2020. The last date to fill the BHU PET 2020 application form was March 12, 2020. BHU PET 2020 candidates have to first check if they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. No applications will be entertained after the last date of submission. Only those candidatures will be accepted for that payment will be done by the registered candidates.
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Questions related to BHU PET
Im in the final year of bsc and want to do further studies in msc botany i want information regarding how to study to crack the entrance of bhu msc botany.
It's a very good decision to go for higher studies. And right now botany is very important subject.
For BHU msc examination you should prepare for yourself. And those who are giving MSc entrance examination who have must doing BSC so you are written here that you done BSC. And you have to 50% number in your 12th standard and very good marks your graduation. And just focused on your study. You should quality the entrance examination dear.
All the best.
whats the syllabus for tourism in BHU PET ?
Dear Aspirant, The Minimum Academic Qualifications for BHU PET M.Voc. (Hospitality and Tourism Management) required are appearing in the Bachelor's Degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 or equivalent examination from a recognised board. The minimum qualifying marks are 50% for all categories.
You can refer to the syllabus on below official website.
Hope this helps.
Hello, I got :- General:343, Sc:36, PH open:1, Open(male): 207, SC(Male): 21, What are the chances of getting seat in Msc Computer Science at BHU main campus? Thanks :)
see cutoff score changes every year and it depends on certain factors like number of applicants, appeared for any particular course, seat matrix, students category, choice of subject etc. however at this stage it is really difficult to predict the probability of chances. however I suggest you to participate in the counselling and also apply for others institute as well to make the best possibility of admission this year.
to know about course wise closing rank you may follow our article at below link:
Hello I got 36 rank in BHU PET COMPUTER SCIENCE under SC category and 1st in PWD, What are the chances of getting a seat?
You will get an admission in the respected course since you have scored good ranks. Based on the previous year trends you have chances. To know more about previous year cut off trends for each category please refer the following article
All the best.
sir mera 42 number m.a. political science entrance exam me hai...kya mera bhu pet me selection ho jayega...m admission le skti hu bhu me
You have got 42 marks in PET means post graduate entrance test. For general category student 35% marks is qualifying marks, for SC and ST SC student 25% marks is is qualifying marksheadphone OBC is also 35% marks is a qualifying marks through PET for BHU to take admission in postgraduate courses for arts and Science.
You have got 42 marks in PETfor MA political science of Banaras Hindu Universityi.e.bhu. IF the candidates in the stream of MA in political science is not so many for the year you have been applying for then you have a chance for admission in political science course in BHU for the respective year of session.