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Banaras Hindu University (BHU) MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed. Admission 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Dates

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Banaras Hindu University (BHU), commonly known as BHU is a central university located in Varanasi. The university is one of the oldest and largest residential universities in India. The University has created a repute for itself in the domain of undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) offers postgraduate courses in multiple disciplines such as Arts, Law, Commerce, and Education. For admission to PG courses, BHU conducts Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET). PET is an offline test, conducted separately for each course.

Application for PET, generally opens in January and closes in February followed by the exam in April. Candidates who qualify PET have to undergo a counselling procedure before admission to BHU. Check Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Admission

  • University offers masters degree in Faculty of Arts which give 27 general specialisation and 06 vocational specialisation. 
  • University offers masters degree in Faculty of social sciences which give 09 general specialisation and 04 vocational specialisation. 
  • University offers masters degree in Faculty of Education which give 03 general specialisation.
  • University offers masters degree in Faculty of Law which give 02 general specialisation.
  • University offers masters degree in Faculty of Commerce which give 01 general specialisation. hi ok

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M.Ed,
MA,
LLM,
M.Com
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How To Apply

Students seeking admission to any of the MA, LL.M., M.Com, M.Ed., courses offered by the University need to fill an application form and need to appear in PET.

The application form can be filled online only and can be found at the BHU's Entrance Test Portal, bhuonline.in. After filling the forms, and uploading photograph and signature, the students need to pay the application fee in order to complete the Application procedure. The Application Fee is as follows.

  • General/ OBC Category - INR 600.
  • SC/ST Category - INR 300.

Candidates can pay the application fee either online or offline. Fee can be paid online through a valid credit card or debit card. In case of offline payment, candidate can pay the fee via e-challan in any branch of HDFC bank. ok

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility:

Candidate must have completed BA (H) or BA in the concerned subject (the concerned subject must be the Honors subject or the student must have studied it in the whole duration of BA) with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

MA in Nepali

Eligibility:

Candidate should have a BA (H) or BA degree in any discipline with Advanced Diploma/ PG Diploma/ 1-year Bridge Course in Nepali securing at least 50% marks in aggregate in both the Degrees.

MA in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)

Eligibility:

The candidate should have passed BA (H) or BA with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Also, Religious studies/ Philosophy must be Honors subject or should be studied in the whole 3-years duration of BA Degree. Or, a student must have completed his Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized by BHU along with Post Graduate Diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion securing at least 50% marks in aggregate at both levels.

MA in History of Art

Eligibility:

Candidate should have a BA (H) or BA with at least 50% marks. Also, Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology/ History of Art/ Drawing and Painting must be Honors subject or should be studied in the whole 3-years duration of the BA Degree. Or, a student must have passed BFA in Visual Arts. Or, a student must have passed BA (H) or BA along with Post Graduate Diploma in History of Art securing at least 50% marks in aggregate at both levels.

MA in Pali

Eligibility: The candidate must have passed BA(H) in Buddhist Studies or Pali securing at least 50% marks in aggregate. Or, the student must have studied Buddhist Studies or Pali in the whole 3-years duration of the BA Degree securing at least 50% marks in aggregate.

MA in Economics, Sociology, Political Science, History and Psychology

Eligibility:

The candidate must have a BA (H)/ BA/ B.Sc. (H)/ B.Sc. degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Reservation

CategoryReserved Seats (%)
SC15
ST7.5
OBC (Non-creamy layer)27
PC (Physically Challenged)3

Admission Process

The University conducts Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) for admission to PG courses. Although, the exam is conducted separately for different disciplines, however, there will be a common exam for the following courses:

  • LLM (General)
  • LLM (HRDE)
  • LLM (one year)

The entrance exam for these courses will be objective in nature and will be of 2 hours duration. There will be 150 questions carrying 450 marks from the following topics:

JurisprudenceConstitutional Law
Law of ContractsLaw of Torts
Law of CrimesEnvironmental Law
Public International LawIndian Evidence Act
Hindu LawMuslim Law

Note:

Check Out the complete schedule of BHU PET here

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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