BHU PET 2020: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test 2020 ( BHU PET )

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August 19, 2020: BHU PET Admit Card released online. Check Details Here.

August 10, 2020: BHU PET 2020 to be conducted from August 24, 2020, to August 31, 2020. Check Details Here.

Table of Contents
  1. What is BHU PET?
  2. BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 
  3. BHU PET 2020 Highlights 
  4. BHU PET 2020 Important Dates 
  5. BHU PET 2020 Admission Process 

What is BHU PET?

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) conducts Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) for admissions to its PG programmes offered by its affiliated/constituent colleges. The programmes are offered in Humanities, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Science, Engineering, Commerce, Management, Mass Communication, Hospitality, Travel, and Teaching streams.

BHU PET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria for all courses offered through BHU PET 2020 is different in terms of education requirements. Here is the eligibility for BHU PET 2020 for MCA course: 

  • Candidates should have completed their graduation under 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate
  • They should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at either Intermediate or +2 (10+2) or equivalent examination, or, Bachelor’s level (as a main or a subsidiary subject).

For all other courses, candidates can check the eligibility criteria as under: 

BHU PET 2020 MTech Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MSc/ MSc Tech Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MA and MLib Sc Eligibility 
BHU PET 2020 MTTM Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MEd, MPEd, MA Education, Acharya Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MAMass Comm. and Corporate Communication Eligibility 
BHU PET 2020 LLM Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MVoc Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MCom Eligibility 
BHU PET 2020 MBA Eligibility  BHU PET 2020 MFA and MPA Eligibility 

BHU PET 2020 Highlights 

Exam Name Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 2 hours or 1 hour
Official Website

BHU PET 2020 Important Dates 

Events  Dates Salient Features 
Online application process for BHU PET 30-Jan-2020 to 12-Mar-2020 The application process of BHU PET 2020 was online only at Candidates needed to fill and submit the application form along with fees in online mode itself. 
BHU PET 2020 admit cards 19-Aug-2020 The BHU PET Admit Card has been released online. Students can download the BHU PET Admit Card. 
BHU PET 2020 exam dates  24-Aug-2020 to 31-Aug-2020

BHU will conduct the entrance exam for undergraduate courses on different days. Some of the courses will have a common paper. 

BHU PET 2020 answer keys A week after conducting the examination The university will publish provisional answer keys for all courses soon after conducting the examination. 
Declaration of results   September 2020 The university will declare results for all courses on the official website only. 

BHU PET 2020 Admission Process 

The admission process of BHU PET 2020 is common for all courses: 

Step 1: Fill BHU PET Application Form

The application process of BHU PET 2020 begins on the official website around January-February every year. 

  • Candidates can apply for BHU PET by registering themselves first and then filling up the application form with academic and personal details.
  • Next, they need to upload a photograph and pay the application fee in online mode only.
  • The application fee for BHU PET is as mentioned in the table below:

The application fee for BHU PET can be paid in online mode using Debit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking options. The fee for all courses is as under:


Application Fee (in INR)

Additional subject application fee (regular fee+additional fee)

General/OBC candidates



SC/ST/PwD candidates



Step 2: Download BHU PET Admit Card

Candidates who have applied for BHU PET 2020 before March 12 will be issued admit cards to appear for their entrance exam. The admit cards for BHU PET will be issued at least a week before the exam date. Candidates can download their BHU PET admit card from the official website of the exam by using their email or registration ID. Candidates have to carry the admit card on the exam day along with a valid photo ID proof. 

Step 3: Appear for BHU PET

Candidates have to appear for BHU PET according to the exam schedule shared by the university for their respective course. To take the examination, candidates have to appear at the allotted exam centre. for their respective course at the exam centre allotted to them. Candidates should reach the allotted test centre at least an hour ago before the exam timings. They should carry their admit card and a valid photo ID card to get an entry in the examination hall. 

Step 4: Check BHU PET Results

Within a month after the exam, BHU will publish the results of all courses for the written entrance exam. The university will also publish merit list for all courses separately. Candidates can check their results mentioning scores obtained and rank by entering login details on the results page.

Step 5: Appear for BHU PET Counselling

Candidates who fulfill the minimum marks criteria will be listed in the merit list of BHU PET for their respective course/s. Then, the university will share the counselling details including schedule, process and documents required for admission requirements. Candidates have to participate in the counselling rounds of BHU PET in online mode then report to the allotted college/ department with their academic and category documents. They need to pay the admission fee and course fee within the stipulated time period to secure the allotted seat. 

BHU PET 2020 Contact Information


Helpline Call: 09169943485 / 08574587668

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Is B.Sc. Biotechnology student eligible to take admission at BHU for M.Sc. Food Science and technology?

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Divya vani

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

The eligibility criteria for BHU PET M.Sc. / M.Tech (Food Technology) entrance exam is; The candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree (with a minimum of 50% marks) in Food Science and Technology or other related streams like Agriculture, Food Technology, Diary Technology, etc. From a recognised...The eligibility criteria for BHU PET M.Sc. / M.Tech (Food Technology) entrance exam is; The candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree (with a minimum of 50% marks) in Food Science and Technology or other related streams like Agriculture, Food Technology, Diary Technology, etc. From a recognised board/university. Thank you.

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