About BHU PET 2019

Banaras Hindu University conducted BHU PET 2019 between May 14 to May 24, 2019. BHU Postgraduate Entrance Tests (PET) is conducted for admissions to various postgraduate courses like L.L.M, M.A Mass Communication, M.Com, M.C.A and M.A. in Economics offered by the university. The admissions to the mentioned above courses will be done based on the marks secured in BHU PET 2019. The merit list of BHU PET 2019, availability of seats and number of applicants will play a major role in the admission process. Also, candidates must be aware that courses under BHU PET are divided into categories such as ‘General’, ‘Professional’, ‘Special’ and ‘Vocational Courses’. There are certain courses which are also offered in Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, (RGSC) Mirzapur, Mahila Mahavidyalaya, BHU (MMV) and the Colleges admitted to the Privileges of the University in the city namely, Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Kamachha (VKM); Arya Mahila Post Graduate College, Chetganj (AMPGC); DAV Post Graduate College, Ausanganj (DAVPGC) and Vasanta College for Women, Rajghat (VCW).

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Conducting Body: Banaras Hindu University
Duration 2 Hours

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BHU PET 2019 Important Dates

19 Jul, 2019 - 20 Jul, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication - Counselling | Mode: Online
16 Jun, 2019 Result | Mode: Online
05 Jun, 2019 - 08 Jun, 2019 Answer Key - Challenge the Answer Key | Mode: Online
05 Jun, 2019 Answer Key | Mode: Online
24 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication - Exam - MA in Mass Communication | Mode: Online
23 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Economics - Exam | Mode: Offline and Online
20 May, 2019 BHU PET M.Com - Exam | Mode: Online
18 May, 2019 BHU PET L.L.M - Exam | Mode: Online
16 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication - Exam - Master in Corporate Communication Management | Mode: Online
15 May, 2019 BHU PET M.C.A. - Exam | Mode: Online
11 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication - Admit Card | Mode: Online
09 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication - Admit Card | Mode: Online
09 May, 2019 BHU PET M.A. Economics - Admit Card | Mode: Online
06 May, 2019 BHU PET M.Com - Admit Card | Mode: Online
06 May, 2019 BHU PET L.L.M - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - Start Date | Mode: Online
06 May, 2019 BHU PET M.C.A. - Admit Card | Mode: Online
10 Feb, 2019 - 16 Mar, 2019 Application | Mode: Online

Candidates can check below the eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2019  -

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 2019. 

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 2019 Economics, candidates will have to meet the following BHU PET 2019 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 2019 M.Com  which candidates need to meet by the 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 2019 Mass Communication, candidates need to meet the given below eligibility criteria. The mentioned below eligibility criteria of BHU PET 2019 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 2019 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. 

Mode of Application : Online

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

Banaras Hindu University released BHU PET 2019 application form on February 10, 2019. Candidates were able to access the application form from the official website of BHU. To appear for BHU PET 2019, it was necessary for the candidates to fill and submit the application form before the last date of submission. The last date of filling the application form was March 16, 2019. Along with the application form, candidates were required to pay the application fee of BHU PET 2019. For the reference of candidates, below are the steps to be followed while filling the application form of BHU PET 2019.

How to fill BHU PET Application Form 2019

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

Step 2 -Validation of Registration – Once all the above-mentioned details are submitted, candidates can see the confirmation message on their screen. Also, they receive the confirmation message at their registered email address and mobile number along with the validation code. Click on this activation link and continue filling the application form of BHU PET 2019

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 – Enter Test Centre- Candidates have to enter the exam centres in order of their preference. They were able to enter 5 exam centres at a time from the drop-down list.  

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- Lastly 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 2019 Application Fees                                                                                                   

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 2019 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
General, OBC Online, Offline Female, Male ₹ 600
ST, SC PWD Online, Offline Female, Male ₹ 300

The exam pattern of BHU PET 2019 states the mode of exam, question paper structure, type and number of questions, duration, important topics, and so on of BHU PET. Candidates who seek admissions into M.A., M.Com., M.Sc. courses offered by BHU must go through the below mentioned BHU PET exam pattern 2019 to get an idea of the question paper. As per BHU PET 2019 exam pattern, the exam will be MCQ based and conducted in online mode. Since the exam pattern of BHU PET 2019 specifies that there is going to 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 2019 will be held both in Hindi and English. Candidates appearing for the entrance test can check the BHU PET 2019 exam pattern for MA Economics below:

Duration-  Two hours

Total Number of Question- 120

Total Marks- 360 

Mode of Examination- Offline

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 2019 for M.Com course can refer to the mentioned below exam pattern. The exam pattern of BHU M.Com 2019 will help candidates to prepare for the entrance test in more better way.

BHU PET 2019 Exam Pattern for M.Com 

  • Mode of Exam- Offline
  • 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 2019 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 2019:

BHU Mass Communication 2019 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 2019 will have one paper for the duration of 2 hours in offline mode. Candidates who will be appearing for the entrance test, can check the detailed exam pattern of BHU MCA 2019 below:

Exam Pattern of BHU PET 2019 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).

Candidates were informed about the issue of admit card by sending email or SMS on the registered communication details. To download BHU PET 2019 admit card, candidates had to log-in using their user id generated at the time of filling the application form. In case candidates were unable to download the admit card, they were advised to immediately contact the exam conducting authorities three days before the commencement of the entrance test,.  

The admit card carried details like name of the candidate, exam centre address, course applied for, gender etc. Therefore, candidates were advised to check on the details furnished on BHU PET admit card 2019 carefully, before downloading it. If a candidate found any discrepancy, they were advised to contact the Office of the Controller of Examinations immediately. 

After downloading the admit card take a print out of it and affixed a passport size photograph (same passport size photograph which has been used for application form) in the space provided on the printout of the admit card under self-attestation.

The admit card of BHU PET 2019 is an important document. Without the admit card, candidates were not allowed to appear for the entrance test. Not only this, candidates were suggested to preserve the BHU PET 2019 admit card safe till the end of admission process as it will be required during counselling process.

BHU PET M.A. Mass Communication Admit Card

Banaras Hindu University made available the admit card of Master in corporate communication management on May 9, 2019. The authorities released BHU 2019 mass communication admit card in online mode on May 11, 2019. Candidates had to enter the  necessary credentials to download the admit card. Candidates must check all the necessary details that are mentioned in BHU mass communication 2019 admit card. If the candidates feel that there is any incorrect information on the admit card, then in that case, they must bring it to the notice of Controller of Examinations at the earliest and get it fixed. 

BHU PET 2019 Exam Centers

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

Documents Required at Exam

  • Aadhaar card
  • BHU PET 2019 admit card
  • Passport
  • Ration card
  • Any other valid government ID proof

After the commencement of BHU PET 2019, the authorities released the provisional answer key in an online mode for all the sets. The answer key released on June 05, 2019. The BHU PET 2019 answer key carried the correct responses of the questions asked during the entrance test. Matching the responses with answer key helps candidates to calculate their expected scores before the result is declared. In case, candidates finds any discrepancy in the answer key, they can raise the objections against it along with the documented proof. Candidates who  raised the objections  had to mention their name, course, roll number, course code, serial number of questions, question booklet no. along with their key(s). 

Banaras Hindu University released the result of BHU PET 2019 on June 16, 2019. BHU PET 2019 Result announced online for all the candidates who appeared for the entrance exam. To check the result candidates have to enter their roll number and date of birth. The result carries details like marks obtained in the entrance test, qualifying status etc. Along with result, candidates will be mailed overall merit and merit within the category at their registered email address. Not only this, SMS was sent to the registered mobile number.   

Inter-Se Ranking

In case where one or more candidates get equal marks, the mentioned below will be followed for inter-se ranking:

1. Candidates with higher aggregate percentage of marks at the Qualifying Examination will be given preference while preparing merit list. 

Note: In case of MA in Mass Communication, the inter-se-ranking will be decided based on the percentage of marks in aggregate at graduation level.

2. If aggregate percentages of the marks at the Qualifying Examination is also equal, the preference will be given to a candidate who has higher marks in the concerned subject (wherever applicable). 

3. If candidates still have equal marks then, candidate elder in age will be given preference.

BHU PET 2019 cut off mention the minimum rank that candidates must have scored in PET to qualify the exam and considered for admissions into the university for PG courses. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of scores obtained in BHU PET 2019 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

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

Banaras Hindu University will conduct the counselling. The authorities will conduct BHU PET counselling 2019 procedure for admissions to various courses both in online and offline mode. However, all the eligible candidates will be issued counselling call letter before the counselling commences. Candidates will have to download  BHU PET 2019 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 2019 process:

Steps Involved in BHU PET 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 CommunicationDepartment of Journalism & Mass     Communication 



M.A. in Economics

Department of Economics77
VCW – Rajghat30
VKM – Kamachha


DAV P.G. College


Arya Mahila P.G. College


470Master of Commerce (M.Com)Department of Commerce154
DAV PG College30
475       LL.MDepartment of Law28      

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

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