Banaras Hindu University: UG Admission Process, Fee, Entrance Exams & More

Banaras Hindu University UG admission process, fee, entrance exams and more have been discussed in this article. Banaras Hindu University has been a top-ranked university for decades since its establishment in 1916. Currently, it has 6 institutions, 14 faculties, and 140 departments that attracts thousands of students every year for various courses. In the recent notice, it has been confirmed that BHU will follow CUCET Policy for shortlisting students for various UG and PG courses from 2022 admissions.

Banaras Hindu University is commonly called BHU. It is one of the central universities of India offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The uniqueness of this university lies in the fact that it is the only university with an IIT college on its campus which is also extremely popular. Both merit-based and entrance-based admissions are conducted every year. Candidates seeking admission in the UG course must have a minimum of 50% marks at the 10+2 level. Let’s have a look at the admission process:

Banaras Hindu University: UG Admission Process

Banaras Hindu University offers around 325 courses in the undergraduate programme. NTA, National Testing Agency will conduct the UG and PG entrance exams for BHU under the banner of CUCET from 2022. Unlike past years, from 2022, Students will be required to fill the application form of CUCET 2022 in order to get admission to the colleges of BHU.

BHU UG Programs

BHU offers a host of undergraduate programs including medical and engineering. Through its various faculties, BHU offers a range of programs which caters to students learning abilities. The University along with its main campus, also offers the undergraduate courses from the following colleges: Mahila Mahavidyalaya (MMV); Arya Mahila Post Graduate College (AMPGC), Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya (VKM); Vasanta College for Women (VCW); DAV Post Graduate College (DAVPGC) and Rajiv Gandhi South Campus (RGSC). Please refer to the table below for the important undergraduate courses offered by BHU and the intake across each program/campuses.

Faculty of Arts

Course

Campus

Intake

Status

Duration

B.A (Hons) Arts

Faculty of Arts

765

Co-Ed

3 Years

Mahila Mahavidyalaya

286

Women

3 Years

Arya Mahila Post Graduate College

383

Women

3 Years

Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya

286

Women

3 Years

Vasanta College for Women

412

Women

3 Years

DAV Post Graduate College

309

Co-Ed

3 Years

Faculty of Social Sciences

Course

Campus

Intake

Status

Duration

B.A (Hons) Social Sciences [incl. B. A (Hons) Economics]

Faculty of Social Sciences

573

Co-Ed

3 Years

Mahila Mahavidyalaya

193

Women

3 Years

Arya Mahila Post Graduate College

383

Women

3 Years

Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya

249

Women

3 Years

Vasanta College for Women

210

Women

3 Years

DAV Post Graduate College

326

Co-Ed

3 Years

Faculty of Commerce

Course

Campus

Intake

Status

Duration

B. Com (Hons)

Faculty of Commerce

286

Co-Ed

3 Years

Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya

96

Women

3 Years

Arya Mahila Post Graduate College

96

Women

3 Years

DAV Post Graduate College

227

Co-Ed

3 Years

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Mirzapur

114

Co-Ed

3 Years

B. Com (Hons) Financial Markets Management

Faculty of Commerce

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Mirzapur

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Institute of Science

Course

Campus

Intake

Status

Duration

B.Sc (Hons) Maths Group

Faculty of Science

573

Co-Ed

3 Years

Mahila Mahavidyalaya

96

Women

3 Years

B.Sc (Hons) Bio Group

Faculty of Science

383

Co-Ed

3 Years

Mahila Mahavidyalaya

193

Women

3 Years

Faculty of Visual Arts

Course

Campus

Intake

Status

Duration

B.F.A (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Faculty of Visual Arts

96

Co-Ed

4 Years

Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Vocation (Retail and Logistics Management)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation (Hospitality & Tourism Management)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation (Fashion Designing and Event Management)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation (Modern Office Management)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation (Food Processing & Management)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation (Medical Lab. & Technology)

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus

62

Co-Ed

3 Years

BHU UG Programs Eligibility:

Each of the courses have different eligibility for admissions. To be eligible for admissions, one must fulfil all the criteria as laid down by the respective faculties of the University.

B.A (Hons) Arts/ B.A (Hons) Social Sciences: Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

B.A (Hons) Economics: Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate along with mathematics as one of the papers.

B. Com (Hons)/B. Com (Hons) Financial Markets Management: Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate with Commerce/Economics/Maths/Computer Science/Finance/Financial Markets Management as one of the subjects.

B. Sc (Hons) Maths Group: Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects Physics, Maths plus any one of the following: Chemistry, Statistics, Geology, Computer Science, Information Technology and Geography and must have passed in each of the concerned three subjects.

B. Sc (Hons) Bio Group: Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects Physics, Chemistry plus any one of the following: Biology, Geology and Geography and must have passed in each of the concerned three subjects.

B. F. A (Bachelor of Fine Arts): Candidate must not be more than 22 years of age and must have passed class XII or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

Bachelor of Vocation: Candidate must have passed class XII or equivalent in any stream (Science for Food Processing and Medical Lab Technology) or level 4 NSQF certificate.

BHU UG Admissions

Until 2021, admissions to BHU UG courses were based on Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET) conducted by the University. From the academic year 2022, admissions to UG programs offered by BHU will be based on Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET), which will replace the UET. CUCET will be a common entrance for admissions to UG programs offered by all the Central Universities in the country.

BHU UG Programs Reservation

BHU being a Central University offers reservations in admissions according to central government rules.

Banaras Hindu University: UG Admission 2022 Important Dates

Below are some of the important dates for BHU admission 2022 that every candidate must know who are seeking admissions in the next batch.

Events 

Dates 

CUCET Registration Start Date

April 2022

CUCET Application Form Submission Last Date

May 2022

Form Correction Window

May 2022

Admit Card

May 2022

CUCET 2022 Exam Date

June 2022

CUCET Final Answer Key

June 2022

CUCET Results 2022

July 2022

CUCET Merit List 2022

July 2022

CUCET counselling 2022

July 2022

Admission Procedure for CUCET 2022 

Banaras Hindu University: UG Admission Fee

In order to properly make arrangements for the exam, a small amount of application fee is collected from all the applicants. Here are the application fees that you will need to pay in order to complete the registration process:

Category 

Fees 

Unreserved and OBC (For three PUs)

INR 850

SC/ST/PwD/EWS (For three PUs)

INR 400

Banaras Hindu University: CUCET Exam

BHU has declared that from the next year, 2022, the university will select its UG candidates via CUCET Exam conducted by NTA. Soon the university will release all the important dates and details about the CUCET Exam 2022. Candidates who will score above 50% aggregate marks in the 12th standard will be eligible to apply for the exam. SC and ST candidates will have a relaxation of 5%. Check out the details of the exam:

Particulars 

Information 

Exam Name

CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test)

Conducting Body

NTA (National Testing Agency)

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT/Online)

Exam Level

University Level

Language 

Several Languages

Number of Questions 

Section A - 25 Questions

Section B -75 Questions

Question Type

MCQ

Negative Marking

Yes 

Exam Duration

2 Hours

The CUCET Exam might require a new set of preparations and exam patterns, however, Career Launcher is here to keep you updated and help you out with the preparations. So, folks, stay in touch with Career Launcher to keep a tab on further notifications and instructions.

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