Complete Information About Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test (BHU PET)

About BHU PET 2020

Banaras Hindu University  will commmece BHU PET 2020 in the third or fourth week of May 2020. BHU Postgraduate Entrance Tests (PET) is conducted for admissions to various postgraduate courses like M.Sc, M.A, L.L.M, M.A Mass Communication, M.F.A, M.Com and M.C.A offered by the university. Candidates are allotted a seat based on their performance in the entrance examination.

The courses under BHU PET are divided into categories such as ‘General’, ‘Professional’, ‘Special’ and ‘Vocational Courses’. Qualified candidates are invited for counselling based on their ranking in the entrance examination. BHU PET counselling 2020 will be held in online mode. Candidates who are allotted a seat during the online counselling need to report at their respective college and complete the document verification process to claim their admission. 

bhu pet 2020 important dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

10 Feb, 2020 – 16 Mar, 2020 (Tentative) 

Application | Mode: Online

06 May, 2020 (Tentative) 

Admit Card | Mode: Online

14 May, 2020 – 24 May, 2020 (Tentative) 

Exam | Mode: Online

05 Jun, 2020 (Tentative) 

Answer Key – Provisional | Mode: Online

16 Jun, 2020 (Tentative) 

Result | Mode: Online

08 Jul, 2020 – 18 Jul, 2020 (Tentative) 

Counselling | Mode: Online

bhu pet 2020 eligibility criteria

Candidates can check below the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020  –

For SC/ST category candidates- There is no requirement of minimum percentage of marks in aggregate in the qualifying examinations. However, candidates must have passed the qualifying examination and appeared BHU PET 2020. 

For OBC and PwD candidates- There will be a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.

BHU PET M.A. Economics Eligibility Criteria

To appear for BHU PET 2020 Economics examination, candidates will have to meet the following eligibility criteria for Economics as prescribed by the authorities:

Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have passed B.A (Hons.)/B.A/B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc under 10+2+3 pattern.

Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have, in an aggregate, a minimum of 50% marks including all subjects studied in the qualifying examination. However, excluding those subjects where only passing marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet.

Qualifying Subjects: Candidates must ensure that they have studied the subject in which admission is sought in all the three years at the undergraduate level.

BHU PET M.Com Eligibility Criteria

Given below is the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 M.Com which candidates need to meet to appear in the entrance exam:

Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed B.Com (Hons.)/ B.Com./B.Com.(Hons.)-FMM under (10+2+3) pattern 

Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying examination.

BHU PET L.L.M Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for BHU PET 2019 LLM will have to meet the given below eligibility criteria. 

Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have passed 3-Year LL.B. after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern. Candidate who has passed five years LL.B. under 10+2+5 pattern  is also eligible for the entrance exam.

Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in their qualifying examination.

BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria

To appear in BHU PET 2020 Mass Communication entrance test, candidates need to meet the given below eligibility criteria. The mentioned below eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2020 Mass Communication is prescribed by the authorities. 

Qualifying Examination: Candidates appearing for the entrance exam must have graduate degree in any discipline in 10+2+3 pattern. 

Qualifying Marks:  Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying examination. 

BHU PET M.C.A. Eligibility Criteria

Mentioned below is the prescribed eligibility criteria of BHU PET MCA 2020 which candidates will have to meet to appear for the entrance exam. 

Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline. 

Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in qualifying examination. 

Compulsory Subject: Candidates must have Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects at either Intermediate or graduation level or equivalent examination. 


bhu pet 2020 application process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Banaras Hindu University will release application form of BHU PET 2020 in the second week of February 2020. Candidates will beable to access the application form from the official website of BHU. To appear for BHU PET 2020, candidates to fill and submit the application form before the last date of submission.  Along with the application form, candidates are required to pay the application fee of BHU PET 2020. For the reference of candidates, below are the steps to be followed while filling the application form of BHU PET 2020.

How to fill BHU PET Application Form 2020

Step 1- Get Register- Candidates need to visit the application form link and register by selecting the course they like to apply for. Once that is done, candidates are required to enter details like email-ID, password (6 alphanumeric characters), date of birth, gender, parent’s name, address and mobile number. 

Step 2 – Registration Validation – Once all the above-mentioned details are submitted, candidates can see the confirmation message on their screen. Also, they will receive the confirmation message at their registered email address and mobile number along with the validation code. Candidates need to click on this activation link and continue filling the application form. 

Step 3 –Application Form Status- Fill the application form by entering all the requisite details like personal, academic informations, Aadhaar details. 

Step 4 –Upload Scanned Images- After filling the application form, upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format and dimensions. 

Step 5 – Select Test Centre- Candidates are required to enter the exam centres in order of their preference. A maximum of five exam centres can be selected while filling the application form.  

Step 6 –Submission of Application Form-  Review and check all the details mentioned in the application form and submit it.

Step 7 – Application Fee Payment- Finally, candidates have to pay the requisite application fee either in online or offline mode. In case any candidate opts for offline mode, he/ she needs to take a printout of the Challan from the entrance test portal. The challan carries details of the candidate, Banaras Hindu University bank account details in which fee is deposited and the exact amount to be deposited. Vist the nearby HDFC Bank and deposit the fees. 

BHU PET 2020 Application Fee                                                                                                   

Category         Course         Amount (Rs)        
General         All courses (LLM, M.Com, Mass Communication, MCA, MA in             Economics)         600        
SC/ST/PwD         300        

If the candidates wish to apply for more than one course, the following application fees will be charged for each subsequent application (after first application).

Category         Course         Amount (Rs)        
General         All courses (LLM, M.Com, M.A Mass Communication, MCA, MA in Economics)         300        
SC/ST/PwD         150        

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fees in the below given mode:

Online Payment: Credit/debit card, net banking can be used for online payment. 

Offline Payment: The application fees can be also paid in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank. 

Step 8- Take a Printout of Filled in Application- Once they have submitted the application form and fees, take a printout of application form of BHU PET 2020 for future reference. 

Note: Candidates do not need to send the application form or any other documents to the university.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General   Online, Offline Male, Female ₹ 600
SC, ST PWD Online, Offline Male, Female ₹ 300

bhu pet 2020 syllabus

Constitutional law
Law of contracts
Law of torts
Law of crimes
Environmental law
Public international law
Indian evidence Act
Hindu law
Muslim law

BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication Syllabus

Verbal ability (knowledge of language) and reading comprehension
Data interpretation and logical reasoning
Quantitative ability
General knowledge and current affairs

bhu pet 2020 exam pattern

The exam pattern of BHU PET 2020 states the mode of exam, question paper structure, type and number of questions, duration, important topics, and so on of BHU PET. Candidates who are seeking admissions into M.A., M.Com., M.Sc. courses offered by BHU must go through the below mentioned BHU PET exam pattern 2020 to get an idea of the question paper. As per BHU PET 2020 exam pattern, the exam will be MCQ based and will be conducted in online mode. Since the exam pattern of BHU PET 2020 specifies that there will be negative marking, candidates are advised to be careful while answering the questions. BHU will conduct separate exams for different courses, however, there will be a common test for some subjects.

BHU PET M.A. Economics Exam Pattern

The MA Economics question paper of BHU PET 2020 will be held both in Hindi and English. Candidates appearing for the entrance test can check the BHU PET 2020 exam pattern for MA Economics below:

Duration-  Two hours

Total Number of Question- 120

Total Marks- 360 

Mode of Examination- Online

Marking Scheme- Three marks will be awarded to every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. 

BHU PET M.Com Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for BHU PET 2020 for M.Com course can refer to the mentioned below exam pattern. The exam pattern of BHU M.Com 2020 examination will help candidates to prepare for the entrance test in more better way.

BHU PET 2020 Exam Pattern for M.Com 

  • Mode of Exam- Online
  • Duration- Two hours
  • Language- English/Hindi
  • Total Marks-  360 marks
  • Type of questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 
  • Number of questions- 120
  • Sections Questions Paper will Have- Two 
  • Segregation of Questions and Marks- There will be 60 MCQs of 180 marks in each section. Both section A and B are compulsory to attempt.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Sections         Number of questions         Topics        
Section A        

30 MCQs

Graduation level from Accounting

06 MCQs

Income Tax

24 MCQs

Business Finance

Section B


24 MCQs

Graduation level and will comprise of Business Organization and Management

12 MCQs             


Business Law including Company Law

12 MCQs 

Monetary theory and Banking

6 MCQs

Business Economics

6 MCQs


BHU PET L.L.M Exam Pattern

For LLM course, BHU PET 2019 will have one question paper which will carry 120 multiple choice questions on Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Law of Crimes, Law of Torts,  Law of Contracts, Public International Law, Environmental Law, Hindu Law Indian Evidence Act and Muslim Law.

Candidate will be given two hours to complete the entrance test which will be of 360 marks in total.

The entrance examination will held both in English and Hindi. 

BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication Exam Pattern

Aspirants  for BHU PET Mass Communication 2020 must be aware about the exam pattern of the entrance test. For the reference of candidates mentioned below is the exam pattern of BHU Mass Communication 2020:

BHU Mass Communication 2020 Exam Pattern                                                  



Mode of Examination




Total marks

360 marks

Duration of exam

Two hours

Total Questions


Marking scheme

Three marks will be awarded to every correct answer while One will be deducted for each incorrect response. 

BHU PET M.C.A. Exam Pattern

For MCA course offered by the University, BHU PET 2020 will have one paper for the duration of 2 hours in online mode. Candidates who will be appearing for the entrance test, can check the detailed exam pattern of BHU MCA 2020 below:

Exam Pattern of BHU PET 2020 for MCA 

  • Language- English
  • Total Marks: 360 marks 
  • Type of questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total Number of Questions- 120
  • Number of Sections- There will be two sections-  Mathematical Aptitude (nearly 80 questions), and Analytical and Logical Reasoning (around 40 questions).

bhu pet 2020 exam centres

State City
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
West Bengal Kolkata
Delhi New Delhi
Telangana Hyderabad
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gujarat Vadodara
Assam Guwahati
Nagaland Dimapur
Kerala Kochi
Rajasthan Jaipur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Jharkhand Ranchi
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Bihar Patna

nipper jee 2020 result

NIPER JEE result is declared a few days after the date of exam. The result of NIPER JEE is announced in online mode. NIPER JEE result is released in the form of merit list. It is based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance exam. All the candidates who qualify in NIPER JEE, have to participate in the counselling wherein they are awarded the institute based on the NIPER JEE result. A separate result is declared containing list of candidates who clear the exam as well the stages of counselling (group discussion and/ or interview). 

Steps to check NIPER JEE result:

1. Visit the official website of NIPER JEE conducting institute.

2. Click on the link to NIPER Joint Entrance Examination (NIPER JEE)

3. Candidates can find the different postgraduate courses (M.B.A, M. Pharm and Ph.D) and have to choose amongst them.

4. The merit list for chosen option displays on screen.

The merit list will not show candidate’s name but the application number, category and the All India Rank (AIR) obtained by the candidate.   

bhu pet cutoff

BHU PET 2020 cut off mentions the minimum rank that candidates must score in the entrance test to qualify the exam and be eligible for admissions into the university for PG courses. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of scores obtained in BHU PET 2020 and their meeting the cut-offs will be sent call letters for counselling.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 126
SC 90
ST 90

bhut pet 2020 counselling

Mode of Counselling: Online

Banaras Hindu University will conduct the counselling of BHU PET 2020 from the second week of July 2020. The authorities will conduct BHU PET counselling 2020 procedure for admissions to various courses in online mode. However, all the eligible candidates will be issued counselling call letter before the counselling commences. Candidates will be required to download counselling letter and take a print out of it, before the process commences. Mentioned below are the steps that will be involved in BHU PET counselling 2020 process:

Steps Involved in BHU PET 2020 Counselling

Step1- Online Entry of Preferences/Choices- Candidates need to log-in to their portal and fill the course choice, location preference and type of seats they want. While allotting the seats, these entries will be taken into consideration.  

Step 2- Report to Counselling Venue For Verification- Candidates will have to report at the counselling venue on the scheduled date and time mentioned on their counselling call letter. Along with the counselling call letter, candidates will be required to carry all the requisite documents to the venue. On reaching the venue, candidates will have to verify the documents. Further, they will be allotted seats based on their option entry and merit. 

Step 3- Payment of Academic Fees- Once the candidate is allotted seat, they will be issued provisional seat allotment letter. To confirm their seat, candidates will have to pay the requisite academic fees either through credit/debit card, payment gateway available at the venue or through cash directly. 

Step 4- Submission of Payment Proof- On the next day of BHU PET counselling, candidates will have to submit the receipt of payment proof either at the counselling venue or at the centre in charge. In case the candidate has made the online payment, they will not be required to do so. If candidates fail to submit proof of payment by the next day of seat allotment, their admission will be cancelled. 

Subsequent rounds of BHU PET 2020 counselling will be held till the vacant seats are filled.

Seat Intake and Course Code                                                                            

Course Code



Seat Intake


MCA (Master of Computer Applications) 

Department of Computer Sciences     


Rajiv Gandhi South Campus



M.A. in Mass Communication Department of Journalism & Mass     Communication 



M.A. in Economics

Department of Economics 77
VCW – Rajghat 30
VKM – Kamachha


DAV P.G. College


Arya Mahila P.G. College


470 Master of Commerce (M.Com) Department of Commerce 154
DAV PG College 30
475        LL.M Department of Law 28      

Documents Required at Counselling

  • BHU PET 2019 admit card
  • SC/ST/OBC certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer certificate
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Mark sheets of high school/equivalent & intermediate (+2)/equivalent
  • Intermediate (+2) certificate/equivalent certificate
  • High school certificate/equivalent certificate.
  • Migration certificate (if passed from a university other than BHU)
  • Sports certificate(s) (for sportsperson)
  • Certificate of being the son/daughter of a permanent in-service employee/retired/re-employed/ deceased employee of BHU