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BHU PET: Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test is a paper-pen mode entrance test directed by Banaras Hindu University for admission to various postgraduate courses of study. This entrance test is important for aspirants intent on securing PG admission in BHU. The Post Graduate Entrance Test paper aims at testing the subject knowledge and aptitude of aspirants for postgraduate admission in BHU. 
 
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BHU PET Registration / Application Form

BHU PET 2020 Online Application Form /Registration:- 
 
 
Apply online at website - http://bhuonline.in from 30th January 2020 to 12th March 2020.
 
Entrance Test Fee - 
 
SC/ST/PWD - Rs.300/-
 
Others - Rs.600/-
 
In case a candidate prefers to be considered for more than one course for which there are separate/common entrance tests, he/ she shall apply for each such course separately (See schedule of Entrance Tests). However, in case the candidate makes application (fills up application form) for more than one course under PET 2020, the Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test Fee payable by him/her for each subsequent application* (after first application) shall be charged as per reduced rates given below:
 
SC/ST/PWD - Rs 200/-
Others - Rs 400/-
 
Mode of Payment - 
 
a) Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal.
b) Payment of Entrance Test Fee in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank (facility will be available only during banking hours on any banking day)
 
Before starting to fill the application get your photograph and signature scanned. Only jpg format is accepted. The photograph size should not be more than 100 KB for the photograph and 100 KB for signature (100 DPI and crop the image of signature to an approximate size of around 5 cm x 1.5 cm).

 

BHU PET Exam Dates

BHU PET 2020 Exam Date:- 
 
 
 
 
 

BHU PET 2020 Admit Card -

Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal www.bhuonline.in around one week prior to date of conduct of test providing the unique registration ID allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form. 


BHU PET Syllabus

Paper Pattern

BHU PET 2020 Paper Pattern:- 
 
Mode - Computer Based Test (CBT).
 
Acharya
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions based on graduate level of the concerned subject
 
M.Com.
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration of 120 Multiple Choice questions (MCQs) carrying 360 marks. It will be divided into two Sections: Section „A? will have 60 MCQs (180 marks) of graduation level from Accounting (30MCQs), Income Tax (06 MCQs) and Business Finance (24 MCQs). Section „B? will be of 60 MCQs (180 marks) of graduation level and will comprise of Business Organization & Management (24 MCQs), Business Law including Company Law (12 MCQs), monetary theory and Banking (12 MCQs), Business Economics (06 MCQs) and Statistics (06 MCQs). A candidate is required to answer questions from both the Section „A? and „B?.
 
M. P. Ed. (Master of Physical Education)
 
There shall be (a) one theory paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on Principles of Physical Education and Educational Psychology, Organisation, Methods, Materials and Supervision in Physical Education, Principles of Coaching and Officiating, Anatomy, Physiology and Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Care of Athletic Injuries and Health Education, Recreation Camping and History of Physical Education (organized at all the centres fixed by the University) and (b) Physical fitness test (modified AAHPER fitness test) of 360 marks conducted by External Examiners appointed by Controller of Examinations., at Department of Physical Education, BHU at Varanasi only in the supervision of the C. E. or his representative(s). 
 
NOTE -
 
1. Appearance in both Theory and Physical Fitness Test is mandatory in order to be eligible for consideration for admission.
2. The practical examinations for shortlisted candidates will be held at BHU Campus, Varanasi only.
3. The conversion formula for Physical Fitness Test will be available at the time of Test.
4. Minimum 45% marks is mandatory in Physical Fitness Test for admission. The final merit for admission will be declared only after compilation of theory and practical marks of entrance test.
 
M. A. (Museology)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on AIHC & Arch. (Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology), History of Art, History, Sanskrit and other allied subjects as prescribed for postgraduate examination.
 
M. A. Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Patrakarita)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on General Knowledge and currents Affairs including human rights and environment consciousness; Quantitative Aptitude, Language Proficiency and basic Hindi grammar, Hindi in Constitution, Standardization of Hindi Language and Devnagari Script, Technical Hindi words used in media, English – Hindi Translation of words/terms generally used in official Correspondence; A brief history of Hindi Journalism.
 
M.A./M.Sc. Psychology
 
For candidates belonging to Psychology Stream (Group -1) Applicants -
 
Entrance Test paper will be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks (containing 120 multiple-choice question) based on graduate level knowledge of Psychology
 
For candidates belonging to Non-Psychology Stream (Group -2) Applicants -
 
Entrance Test paper will be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 MCQs [General Psychology (10+2 level)- 20 MCQs, Verbal ability, reading comprehension and knowledge of language- 25 MCQs, Data interpretation and Logical reasoning25MCQs, Quantitative Ability & Basics of Computer Application-25 MCQs, General Knowledge and Current Affairs- 25 MCQs].
 
NOTE -
 
Separate Merit Lists would be prepared for consideration of admission against intake of 51 and supernumerary intake of 7, respectively. If a candidate belonging to Psychology Stream (Group 1) takes the Test meant for Non-Psychology Stream (Group -2) or vice versa, he/she would forfeit his/ her candidature for admission to the course. Accordingly, Candidates would be required to carefully mention their stream [Psychology Stream (Group 1)/ Non-Psychology Stream (Group -2)] while filling up the Online Application Form
 
All M.A. 
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the concerned subject.
 
M. Sc. in Bioinformatics
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration of 120 multiple choice questions (MCQs) carrying 360 marks. It will be divided into two sections: Section A will have 24 MCQs (72 marks) on Mathematics and Statistics (at 10 + 2 level) and Computer Science at elementary level. Section B will be of 96 MCQs (288 marks) and will comprise of 32 MCQs each from Biology, Chemistry and Physics (UG level). A candidate is required to answer questions from both the sections A & B.
 
Common Test for M.A./M.Sc.[( Statistics/M.Sc. Health Statistics/Statistics and Computing (Special Courses of Study)]
 
There shall be a common paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions from Statistics of graduate level.
 
The Question Paper will be in English Language only.
 
M.Sc.(Physics, Chemistry), M.Sc. (Tech.)- Geophysics
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the concerned subject. However for M. Sc. (Tech.), Geophysics the questions will be from Physics and Mathematics (in equal proportions) of graduate level.
 
Common Test for M.A./M.Sc. (Maths), M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the Mathematics subject.
 
M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology (Under Special Courses of Study) 
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions of graduate level on (A) Biology; (B) Chemistry and (C) Microbiology.
 
M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Department of Botany (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes, comprising Section A and B, carrying 360 marks and based on multiple-choice graduate level questions. The candidate shall have to attempt both Section A and Section B. Section A will have 30 MCQs from Basic Environmental Science and 60 MCQs from Chemistry. Section B will have three subsections, namely-Life Sciences, Physics and Geology with 30 MCQs in each sub-section. The candidate has to select ONLY ONE of the three sub-sections of Section-B for answering questions.
 
M. Sc. Geology
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the concerned subject.
 
All M.Sc.
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the concerned subject.
 
MCA
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on Mathematical Aptitude (about 80 questions), and Analytical and Logical Reasoning (about 40 questions).
 
Mathematical Aptitude Test Areas (+2 Level): Logarithms, Inequalities, Matrices and Determinants, Progressions, Binomial Expansion, Permutation and Combination, Equations (upto degree 2), Function and Relation, Complex Arithmetic, 2- D Coordinate Geometry, Basics of Calculus, Basic Concepts of Probability. 
 
Analytical and Logical Reasoning: Questions will be mainly for checking logical conclusion, graphical/data interpretation, etc.
 
M.Sc. in Computational Science and Applications
 
There shall be one paper consisting of 120 questions of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks. It will contain 120 multiple choice questions on Basic Statistics (40 MCQs), Mathematics (40 MCQs) and Computer Science (40 MCQs) based on up to Second year graduate level of Banaras Hindu University.
 
M.Sc. in Forensic Science (Special Courses of Study)
 
There will be one paper of 120 minutes comprising Section A and Section B, carrying 360 marks and based on multiplechoice questions. Details of Section A and Section B are as follows:
 
(a) Section A with have 60 MCQs from General Sciences at 10+2 level to test the knowledge of the candidates in fundamentals and 20 MCQs of general nature to test their analytical ability, reasoning and logical skills.
(b) Section B will have four sub-sections namely, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with 40 MCQs of graduate level in each section. The candidate has to select only one of the four sub-section of Section B for answering questions.
 
Common Test for LL. M. (2-Yr 4- Semester)/ LL. M. (1-Yr 2- Semester) (Special Courses of Study)/ LL. M. (Human Rights & Duties Education) (Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Law of Crimes, Environmental Law, Public International Law, Indian Evidence Act, Hindu Law and Muslim Law.
 
M. F. A.
 
There shall be one paper of 60 minutes duration carrying 150 marks containing 50 multiple-choice questions related to the Art History and Material and Methods of the concerned subject at the B.F.A. level and there shall be Practical examination of 120 minutes duration carrying 150 marks. For practical exam topic will be given at the time of practical examination. The merit will be decided on the basis of combined marks in theory and practical.
 
NOTE -
 
1. The practical examinations for shortlisted candidates will be held at BHU Campus, Varanasi only.
2. Appearance in both Theory and Practical Examinations is mandatory in order to be eligible for consideration for admission.
 
MPA [Vocal/(Instrumental- Sitar, Flute, Violin, Tabla)/ (Dance-Kathak/Bharatnatyam)]
 
There shall be one written paper of 120 minutes duration containing 100 multiple-choice questions each in Vocal, Instrumental-(Sitar, Flute and Violin), Instrumental-(Tabla), Dance-Kathak and Dance-Bharatnatyam of B.Mus./BPA level course of BHU or equivalent course of other university. There will also be one practical exam (performance & viva-voce) of 600 marks of 45 minutes duration. The total number of marks in theory & practical shall be 900.
 
NOTE -
 
1. The practical examinations for shortlisted candidates will be held at BHU Campus, Varanasi only.
2. Appearance in both Theory and Practical Examinations is mandatory in order to be eligible for consideration for admission.
 
M. Ed.
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on B.Ed. or equivalent course. The paper also include two sets of multiple choice questions on language comprehension, one each in Hindi and English, where the candidate is required to answer either the Hindi Language set or the English Language set but not both.
 
M. Ed. Special Education (VI) (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions based on B.Ed. -Special Education V.I. or equivalent course. The paper also include two sets of multiple choice questions on language comprehension, one each in Hindi and English, where the candidate is required to answer either the Hindi Language set or the English Language set but not both.
 
M.Sc./M.Tech. in Food Technology (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice question of undergraduate level from the disciplines of Agriculture, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Agril. Engineering, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, and courses based on B.Sc./B. Tech. (Food Science & Technology)
 
M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choices questions based on B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc (Hons) Ag./B.Sc. with Biology/B.Sc. (Biotechnology).
 
M.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)(Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions based on B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) courses related to Soil Water Conservation Engineering.
 
Common Test for M.Sc. (Ag.) and M.Sc/M.Tech. in Dairy Technology
 
Common Test shall have following two Sections. Based on his/her eligibility, a candidate is required to attempt any one section of the two sections:
 
Section 1 [for candidates of B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream desirous of seeking admission in M.Sc. (Ag.) and M.Sc. in Dairy Technology]:
Section 1 of the Common Test will be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on B. Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc (Ag) Courses.
 
Section 2 [for candidates of Other than B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. stream desirous of seeking admission in M.Sc./M.Tech in Dairy Technology]:
Section 2 of the Common Test will be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on syllabus of B.Sc./B.Tech. courses in Dairy Technology, Dairying, Dairy Science, Food Technology, Food Science, Food Technology and Post-Harvest Engineering/Technology.
 
NOTE:
 
a) Candidates belonging to B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream and desirous of seeking admission in M.Sc. (Ag.) and/or M.Sc. in Dairy Technology courses are required to attempt Section 1 of the Common Test.
b) Candidates belonging to Other than B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream and desirous of seeking admission in M.Sc./M.Tech. in Dairy Technology course are required to attempt Section 2 of the Common Test.
c) Separate Merit Lists would be prepared for Section 1 and Section 2 of the Common Test.
d) Merit List of Section 1 would be used for admission to M.Sc. (Ag.) courses and M.Sc. in Dairy Technology against intake meant for candidates of B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream.
e) Merit List of Section 2 would be used for admission to M.Sc./M.Tech. in Dairy Technology course against intake meant for candidates from Other than B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream].and other than B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream.
f) If a candidate belonging to B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream takes the Test meant for other than B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. Stream or vice versa, he/she would forfeit his/ her candidature for admission to the course.
 
M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science – Soil and Water Conservation (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on B. Sc. (Hons.) Ag./ B.Sc (Ag) Courses.
 
M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agroforestry (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on B. Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc (Hons) Ag/ B.Sc. (Biology)/ B.Sc. (Environmental Science)/ B.Sc. (Horticulture).
 
Master of Agri-Business Management (Under Special Courses of Study)
 
There shall be a written test of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks with 120 multiple choice questions based on Test of Reasoning, Data Interpretation & Numerical Ability, English Comprehension, General Knowledge, Aptitude Test & Agricultural Sciences. However, the admission to the course will be on the basis of a composite merit comprising of marks in the entrance test, group discussion and interview (combined weightage for group discussion and interview shall be 20% of the total marks of the written test i.e., 72 marks). The number of the candidates, in order of the merit, to be called for interview and group discussion shall be decided by the Admission Committee.
 
Common Entrance Test I (1) M.Library & Information Science; (2) M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusion Policy; (3) M.A. in Anthropology; (4) M.A. in IRDM; (5) M.A. in Manuscriptology & Paleography; (6) M.A Energy Economics; (7) M.A in Public Administration; (8) M.A in Mass Communication; (9) M.A. in Heritage Management.
 
Common Entrance Test II (1) Master of Tourism & Travel Management; (2) Master in Corporate Communication Management** (3) MBA in Agri Business; (4) M.A in Social Work; (5) Master in Conflict Management Development; (6) Master of Personal Management and Industrial Relation (MPMIR) (7) Master of Vocation in Retail & Logistics Management (8) Master of Vocation in Hospital and Tourism Management
 
Common Entrance Test V MBA (Financial Management) / MBA (Foreign Trade)  / MBA (Risk And Insurance) ** (Under Special Courses of Studies)
 
The structure of Question Paper for aforesaid Three Common Tests (Common Test I, Common Test II and Common Test V) shall be as follows:
 
The question paper shall be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions broadly distributed in following four sections:
 
Section I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs;
Section II : Quantitative ability;
Section III : Data interpretation and Logical reasoning;
Section IV : Verbal ability (knowledge of Language) and Reading Comprehension
 
NOTE : The admission to these courses (covered under Common Entrance II and Common Entrance V) will be on the basis of a composite merit comprising of marks in the entrance test, group discussion and interview (combined weightage for group discussion and interview shall be 20% of the total marks of the written test i.e., 72 marks). The number of the candidates, in order of the merit, to be called for interview and group discussion shall be decided by the Admission Committee.
 
M.A. in Education
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions based on graduate level of the subject Education, i.e., Foundation (Philosophical, Sociological, Psychological & Research Methodology), Historical Overview, Trends Contemporary Issues, Innovations, Curriculum, Planning & Finance, Administration, Evaluation, Technology, Counseling and Special Education.
 
Common Entrance Test Master of Vocation in Food Processing & Management/ Master of Vocation in Medical Laboratory Technology (Under Vocational Courses) for (Under Vocational Courses)
 
The admission to the courses will be on the basis of a composite merit comprising of marks in the entrance test, group discussion and interview. There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple  choice questions divided into following two sections:
 
(a) The Section – A: 40% Questions, i.e., 48 questions: General Aptitude, Mathematics, English Comprehensive and General Knowledge
(b) The Section – B Paper shall comprise two sections: Food Processing & Management and Medical Laboratory Technology, each containing 60% Questions, i.e., 72 questions.
 
(i) Food Processing & Management 60% Questions, i.e. 72 questions: Food Science and Technology related questions (Dairy, Fruits and Vegetables, Cereals Processing, Beverages, Food Processing and Preservation, Food Safety and Quality Management, Waste Management, Food Nutrition, Health Hygiene, Food Packaging, Confectionary, Meat and meat Products, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Biotechnology).
(ii) Medical Laboratory Technology 60% Questions, i.e. 72 questions: Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Pathology, Hematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Serology, Histopathology, Biostatics, Molecular Biology and Applied genetics, Immunology and Immunological techniques, Biotechnology and Biomedical Techniques.
 
Note: The admission to these courses will be on the basis of a composite merit comprising of marks in the entrance test, group discussion and interview (combined weightage for group discussion and interview shall be 20% of the total marks of the written test i.e., 72 marks). The number of the candidates, in order of the merit, to be called for interview and group discussion shall be decided by the Admission Committee.
 
M.A. Economics
 
The structure of Question Paper shall be as follows: It shall be of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions broadly distributed in equitable in 6 sections: Section I : Microeconomics; Section II : Macroeconomics; Section III : International Economics; Section IV : Quantitative Technique & Numerical Ability, Section V : Economic Development & Growth and Section VI : Issues of Indian Economy.
 
Common Entrance Test for M.Sc. Environmental Sciences (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences); M.Sc. Environmental Sciences (Ecological Sciences); M.Sc. Environmental Sciences (Environmental Biotechnology); and M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)
 
There shall be one paper of 120 minutes comprising Section A and B carrying 360 marks and based on multiple choice questions of the Graduate Level. The candidate shall have to attempt both sections. Section A will have 40 questions from Basic Environmental Science and Section B will have 80 questions from each sub sections such as Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences. The candidate has to select only one sub section from Section B.
 
Note on language of Question Papers:
 
(i) Question papers for LL. M. (2-Years)/(1-Year)/(HRDE), M. A./M.Sc. (Maths, Geography, Psychology, and Home Science) and all M. A. (excluding languages) will be in English and Hindi both.
(ii) Question papers of all Acharya will be in Sanskrit only.
(iii) Question papers of all languages (except Sanskrit) will be in respective languages. Question papers for M. A. (Sanskrit)
will be in English and Hindi both.
(iv) Question papers of all M.Sc./ M.Sc (Tech)/M.Tech. Entrance Tests will be in English only
 
There shall be negative marking in entrance tests for all Courses of study in PET. Three marks shall be awarded for each correct answer while one mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattempted question will be awarded zero mark

 

BHU PET Notification

BHU PET 2020 Notification:-
 
 
Apply online at website - http://bhuonline.in from 30th January 2020 to 12th March 2020
 
Download Admit Card - Around one week prior to the date of conduct of test
 
BHU PET 2020 Date - 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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