BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 - 4:07 p.m. IST by Parul Thapa

BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has released the BHU UET 2020 eligibility criteria on January 30, 2020. The eligibility criteria will be released along with the admission notification of BHU UET 2020. The candidates must make sure to check the BHU UET eligibility criteria before filling out the application form online. The eligibility criteria of BHU UET 2020 is set by the conducting body which mentions the age limit, academic qualifications, minimum marks and other requirements. Candidates are suggested to fulfil the prescribed BHU UET eligibility criteria. Failing to do so will result in the loss of the candidate’s candidature.

LATEST: BHU UET Application Forms released on January 30

BHU UET is conducted by Banaras Hindu University for candidates who wish to seek admission in various undergraduate courses offered by the university.

BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of BHU UET for the science, arts and science streams are given below in the table.

BHU UET 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Course Wise


Eligibility Requirements

B. A. (Hons.) Arts

The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks

B.A. (Hons.) Social Sciences

The candidate is required to have passed 10+2 or any equivalent exam with 50% as the minimum aggregate

B. A. (Hons.) Economics

For B.A. (Hons.) Economics, the candidate must have had Mathematics as one of the subjects in HSC examinations

B.Com. (Hons.)/ B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management

The candidate should have scored 50% as minimum aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent examinations with Commerce/ Mathematics/Economics/Financial Markets Management/Finance Computer Science/Vocational courses as one of the subjects

B. Sc. (Hons.) Maths Group

The candidate is required to have scored in 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% of subjects physics, mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: chemistry, statistics, geology, computer science, information technology and geography

B. Sc. (Hons.) Bio Group

The candidate should have secured in 10+2 or equivalent examinations a minimum aggregate of 50% of subjects physics, chemistry, and any one of the following subjects: Biology, Geology, and Geography

BHU UET 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Age Requirement

Candidates applying for the courses falling under Arts, Commerce and Science must not be more than 22 years of age as on 1, July 2020. Ideally, the date of birth of the candidate should fall on or after 1 July 1998.

BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Relaxation

Banaras Hindu University provides reservation for various candidates who belong to the reserved categories. The relaxation provided to them can be checked from the table given below.

BHU UET 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Category Wise Relaxation




  • No requirement for a minimum aggregate in the qualifying examination

  • Passing marks in the qualifying examination

  • Relaxation of five years in the upper age limit.

OBC/PC Category

  • 5% relaxation in the minimum aggregate in the qualifying exam

  • Relaxation of three years in the upper age limit

BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Things to keep in mind

  • Candidates who are still in the final year of their qualifying examination or are waiting for the result are eligible to apply for admission. However, the candidates will be admitted conditionally to the programme until they provide the original mark sheets. If the candidates fail to provide the mark sheets, their candidature will be cancelled.

  • If the candidate’s qualifying exam mark sheet does not mention the equivalent percentage of grade points, the candidates will have to avail a Certificate of Conversion from the concerned institution mentioning either the converted percentage or the formula of conversion from grade points to a number.

  • Only the degrees which are recognized by Indian universities will be considered equivalent degrees/certificates for BHU UET 2020.

  • The applicants will have to compulsorily match all the BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020. Even if an ineligible candidate is mistakenly allowed to appear for the entrance exams, he/she shall not be considered eligible for BHU UET 2020 admissions and nor his attempting the entrance would stand to his defence.

  • Candidates can apply for different courses in their application form provided that they make sure the entrance test is on different dates.

  • Any candidate admitted to the university will not be allowed to simultaneously pursue any other course from BHU/other universities.

BHU UET Application Form 2020

Banaras Hindu University has opened the application window for UG courses on January 30, 2020. Once the candidates register online, they will be able to fill out the BHU UET 2020 application form thereafter. Applicants will be able to fill the application form of BHU UET 2020 till the last date of registration which is February 29. The candidates can fill the application form and save it to complete later.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - BHU UET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: I have a gap year between Class 11 and 12. Will I be eligible for NEET 2020?


Yes, the candidates will be eligible for the entrance test of BHU UET 2020 as long as they fulfill the age requirements and the eligibility.

Question: will turn 25 in june 2020, will I be eligible to sit for BHU UET 2020 exam?


No, the candidates must be of 22 years of age as of April 2020 to sit for the exam.

Question: Will the conducting body consider my Class 12th marks?


The university will get the candidates enrolled only after checking their 12th standard marks.

Question: Is there any limit for attempting BHU UET 2020?


No, there is no limit for attempting the BHU UET 2020 exam as long as the candidates fall under the age requirement criterion.

Question: What are the rules of of BHU UET exam?


The authority has specified clear rules and regulations which a candidate must follow in order to be considered eligible for the admission procedure. The candidate can read rules mentioned in the information brochure that will help them abide by it.

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For BHU UET exam eligibility criteria is 50% aggregate but i have score 49.33% aggregate, so can i apply for BHU UET exam

Shareef 26th Feb, 2020



Yes, you cannot apply. Because they do not round of the aggregates. If you belong to SC,ST, there is no minimum aggregate qualification required. For OBC,PC it is 45% aggregate that is required. You are not eligible only if you belong to General Category. Once check our page:


For BHU UET eligibility criteria is aggregate of 50% but i have score 49.33% ,so i can apply for entrance exam

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020


sorry to say if your over all percentage is below 50% then you are not eligible if you are from general category. however for sc/st candidates only pass marks in 10+2 course is applied for bhu uet exam. for obc candidates there is 5% marks relaxation is applicable.

follow the below link to know in details,

hope you may understand.


For BHU UET 20.I filled form wrong.Can I fillup the form again?

Md Azmer 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

If you have filled the form wrong then you cannot make it correct but if you wnat to fill the form again then I suggest you  to fill the form with new email Id and mobile number and this time please ensure that all the information given by you is correct before submitting the form. Last date is 29th Februray 2020 so fill the form soon.

I hope this will solve your query

Good Luck


Is there any course available like B.A Geography Hons.?

Sudarshan kumar 22nd Feb, 2020

Hi Sampad,

Yes there is a course available as B.A in Geography Hons.

In BA Hons Geography course, candidates study earth's surface and its discipline. This discipline leads to planning, mapping, or environmental protection. This course mainly focuses on the specific areas like Geographic Information System (GIS), and environmental geography.

The best colleges in India which offers the course B.A. in Geography hons are:-

  • Miranda House, Delhi University.
  • Kirorimal college, Delhi University.
  • Indraprastha College for Women, [IP] New Delhi.
  • Shivaji College, Delhi University.
  • Gyan Jyoti College, [GJC] Siliguri.
  • Dewan Abdul Gani College, Dakshin Dinajpur.

Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank You.


I came to know that there are few isssues reagarding gender discrimination and hostel allotment in this university... Is this true???

Sanjay Khandelwal 18th Feb, 2020
BHU is well known university and such practices are not there and its a very big university with good reputation. I don't think such practices will be there, they also have forums and committees which resolve problems is there are so. But as far as I know people studying there nothing such happens.
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