Banaras Hindu University: UG Admission Process, Top Colleges, Programs & More

BHU Admission will now experience a complete change with the university accepting the CUET pattern for UG admissions from 2022 onwards. 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 attract thousands of students every year for various courses. The university stood at the 7th position in the NIRF ranking. In the recent notice, it has been confirmed that BHU admission will follow CUET Policy for shortlisting students for various UG and PG courses from 2022.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is one of the central universities of India offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Both merit-based and entrance-based admissions are conducted every year. Candidates seeking BHU admission in the UG course must have a minimum of 50% marks at the 10+2 level.

BHU Admission- Latest Updates

  • The institution will soon release the notification for BHU admission to various undergraduate courses for the academic year 2022-2023. BHU Admissions will be based on the CUCET pattern.
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Banaras Hindu University UG Admission 2022 - Important Dates

Below are some of the important dates for BHU admission that every candidate must know who is seeking admission in the next batch. As BHU Admissions will now be based on the CUET, the table below shows the tentative dates for CUET 2022.



Registration start date


Application closes


Form correction window

25 May - 31 May 2022

Admit Card

Mid-June 2022

Exam date

First week - July 2022

Final answer key

Second week - July 2022

CUET 2022 result

Last week - July 2022

Merit list 2022

First week - August 2022

Counselling 2022

First week - August 2022

Banaras Hindu University UG Programs and Number of Seats

Banaras Hindu University offers around 325 courses in the undergraduate program. NTA, National Testing Agency will conduct the UG entrance exams for BHU admission under the banner of CUET from 2022. Please refer to the official BHU website for the important undergraduate courses under BHU Admission and the intake across each program/campus.

Banaras Hindu University UG Admission Process 2022

The admissions to various UG courses at BHU will be based on the pattern of CUET. However, each of the courses has different eligibility for BHU admission. To be eligible for admissions, one must fulfill all the criteria as laid down by the respective faculty of the University apart from the minimum cut-off of CUET 2022.

Step 1: Candidates must first register themselves as a new user on the official website.

Step 2: Fill in educational details, communication details, etc.

Step 3: Upload the required documents such as signature and photograph.

Step 4: Preview the form and submit.

Step 5: Pay the fee of the CUET Application Form 2022 by any mode mentioned above.

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

Slot: Timing of exam

No. of tests/subjects



SC/ST/PwD/Third gender

Centers Outside India

Slot 1: 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Up to 4

INR 650

INR 600

INR 550

INR 3000

Slot 2: 3:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Up to 5

INR 650

INR 600

INR 550

INR 3000

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