Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET)
The Banaras Hindu University shall conduct Postgraduate Entrance Tests, hereinafter called ‘PET’, during 3rd -4th week of May and 1st week of June, 2011 for admission to various Postgraduate Courses as given hereunder for the Session 2011-2012. Admissions will be made according to merit in the PET, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied for and appeared in the Entrance Test. These Courses have been divided into “General Courses”, “Professional Courses” and “Special Courses”.
(i) FACULTY OF SANSKRIT VIDYA DHARMA VIJNANA:
(a) ACHARYA in Veda (Shukla Yajurveda, Krishna Yajurveda, Samveda, Rigveda), Vyakaran, Jyotish (Jyotish Ganit, Jyotish Falit), Dharmashastra, Mimansa, Vedanta, Nyayavaisesika, Prachinanyaya
FACULTY OF ARTS:
(a) M.A. in Bengali, English, Hindi, Kannada@, Pali, Urdu, Sanskrit**, AIHC & Arch.++ (Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology), Philosophy, Geography, Statistics, Mathematics, Home Science
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES:
M.A. in Economics, History+, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology++
FACULTY OF COMMERCE :
FACULTY OF SCIENCE:
(a) M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science#, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Home Science
FACULTY OF VISUAL ARTS:
M.F.A. in Painting, Applied Arts, Plastic Arts, Pottery & Ceramics, Textile Design
FACULTY OF PERFORMING ARTS:
(a) M. Mus. in Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar, Violin, Flute, Tabla)
FACULTY OF EDUCATION:
(a) M.Ed. (Master of Education)
FACULTY OF LAW:
LL.M. (Master of Law
FACULTY OF SCIENCE:
MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
M. Sc. in Bioinformatics [For women]
IMPORTANT DATES REGARDING SALE AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Commencement date of sale of application forms from the office counter : 15.02.2011
Last date for sale of application forms from the office counter: 15.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (Without Late Fee): 08.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (With Late Fee Rs. 150/-): 15.03.2011
The facility for filling the application forms online is also available. For further details on submission for ‘Online’ please visit the website www.bhu.ac.in
ENTRANCE TEST CENTRES
The Entrance Test will be held at the following Centres, provided there is sufficient number of candidates for the concerned Centre:
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM
(i) (a)The completed application form can be deposited in the envelope supplied with the application form for the purpose to the “Office of the Controller of Examinations, Banaras Hindu University, on or before March 08, 2011 (without any late fee). However, those who are not able to do so on or before March 08, 2011 may deposit the forms upto 15.03.2011 with a late fee of Rs. 150/-. The applicants submitting their application forms at the BHU counter will be given acknowledgement slip.
(b)The Application Form shall also be accepted sent through Speed Post/Registered Post. If a candidate sends an Application Form through Registrerd Post/Speed Post on or before the last date i.e. 08.3.2011 without late fees or 15.3.2011 with late fee, the Form will be accepted at the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU within Seven days of the last date of submission of form as mentioned above..
(ii) Application forms shall be received at the counter without any immediate scrutiny. The validity of the application form shall be based on its objective scrutiny to be conducted at the time of admission (if called for the same).
(iii) In no case applications shall be entertained after the last date is over.
(iv) Incomplete application forms, application forms not bearing the signature of the applicant below declaration and application forms received after the last date shall not be considered. Application forms without photograph or with xeroxed photograph also shall not be considered. The university takes no responsibility for any delay or loss of application form or correspondence in postal transit/courier transit.
The facility for filling the application forms online has also been made available this year. Please visit the website www.bhu.ac.in. for further details.
The admission of a candidate in a course will be done only when he/she satisfies all the eligibility requirements, appears in the PET, qualifies in the Entrance Test and completes all formalities required for admission in the course. The admissions shall be made strictly on the basis of merit index in the PET, availability of seats in the course, as per rules given in this Information Bulletin and rules framed by the University from time to time.
The admission process will begin after the declaration of PET results. The admission will be done by the Admission Committees of the respective departments. The concerned Head of the Department/Coordinator will send call letters to the candidates for counselling. The number of call letters will be nearly two-four times the number of seats available in the course. Admission is based strictly on merit index obtained in the Entrance Test. Candidates must have in their possession all the original documents mentioned above. No admissions shall be made on the basis of CONFIDENTIAL MARKSHEETS OR PROVISIONAL RESULTS unless original mark sheet after official declaration of the result is presented to the Admission Committee at the time of admission. Failure to pay the fees within the prescribed period given in the admission letter will result in cancellation of the allotted seat.
NOTE:- The candidates who are called for counseling for provisional admission in a course, but they are not able to produce the mark sheet of qualifying examination(s) with minimum eligibility requirements at the time of counseling may also be allowed to take conditional admission.
About Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), is a Central university, located in Varanasi, India, which is also the largest residential university in Asia, with over 12,000 students living on its campus. BHU was founded in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya and under the Parliamentary legislation, 'B.H.U. Act 1915'.
Banaras Hindu University conducts national level Undergraduate (UET) and Postgraduate (PET) entrance tests usually during May–June for admission to various courses. Admissions are done according to merit in the Entrance Tests, subject to fulfilling of other eligibility requirements. Admissions to B.Tech./B.Pharm., M.Tech./M.Pharm. are done through JEE and GATE respectively. Admission to MBA and MIBA are done through IIM-CAT score. Admissions for PhD. are done on the basis of either qualification of NET by the candidates or through the scores of CRET (common research entrance test). In addition to these admissions in IMS are done through PMT exam. In addition to Indian students, BHU attracts a number of foreign learners in its premises. Foreign students are admitted through the application submitted to the Indian Mission in his/her country or by his/her country's Mission in India. Those foreign students who are selected under various scholarship schemes, either of the Ministry of Human Resource Development India or the Ministry of External Affairs India, are admitted on the recommendation/sponsorship of the respective ministry. In the case of admission of self-financing foreign students, their applications are routed through the Ministry of External Affairs for clearance in the first instance and thereafter through the Ministry of Human Resource Development for a 'No Objection' certificate.