BHU 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

BHU 2023BHU 2023 (Banaras Hindu University) offers various courses in Undergraduate & Postgraduate level. Earlier, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) conducts the examination as UET & PET. From 2022, the admission will be given through Common University Entrance Test (CUET). Admission will be offered to candidates in CUET (UG) and CUET (PG) level courses. The BHU University offers various courses at the UG level such as Engineering, Management, Arts, etc. The various courses at the PG level are M.A, MBA, MFA, LLM, MTech, etc. In this article, we have provided completed details regarding the BHU 2023 exam such as the application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria etc.

Get latest news & updates about BHU Admission 2023 via SMS and e-mail, by entering your details below:
Please wait...

BHU 2023 Overview

Exam NameBHU 2023
Full formBanaras Hindu University
Exam TypeUG and PG level
Exam levelUniversity level
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based) mode

BHU 2023 Exam Dates

Check the tentative exam date for BHU 2023 given below:

Through CUET (UG):

EventsDates (UET)
Online Application Form Release Dates1st week of April 2023
The last date of receipt Submit online Form4th week of May 2023
Application correction4th week of May 2023
Release of Admit Card2nd week of June 2023
BHU Entrance Exam 2023 Date1st week of July 2023
Answer Key release2nd week of July 2023
Result Date Declaration2nd week of July 2023
Counselling Dates Starts3rd week of July 2023

Through CUET (PG):

EventsDates (PET)
Online application form release3rd week of May 2023
Last date to apply3rd week of June 2023
Last date to submit fee3rd week of June 2023
Application correction4th week of June 2023
Admit card3rd week of June 2023
BHU examJuly 2023
Result declarationAugust 2023
CounsellingAugust 2023

BHU 2023 Application Form

Following are the complete details regarding the BHU 2023 entrance examination:

  • The BHU 2023 Application form for CUET (UG) will release from 1st week of April to 4th week of May 2023. 
  • The candidate will be able to fill out the BHU 2023 Application form through online mode.
  • The application form for CUET (PG) will be released from 3rd week of May 2023 to 3rd week of June 2023.
  • To register for the BHU 2023 examination candidate need to enter all the required details in the application form. 
  • Candidates need to fill in all the details very carefully such as Name, Father’s Name, and Mother’s Name in the application form.  
  • Candidates must not forget to upload scanned documents like photographs, mark sheets, and signature in the application form. 
  • To complete the application form process, candidate needs to pay the fee for the form through online mode using different payment gateways. 
  • Once form is completely filled, candidates must not forget to take its print out for future use. 

Application Fee:

  • The application fee for the BHU 2023 exam will be paid through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the fee by using different payment gateways such as Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI/ Wallet for the transaction of application fee.

Check below for the application fee:

For CUET (UG):

CategoryCentres in India (Each Slot)Centres outside India (Each Slot)
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 650/-Rs. 3000/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 600/-
SC/ ST/ PWBD/ 3rd GenderRs. 550/-Rs. 3000/-

For CUET (PG):

CategoryCentres in India (For up to 3 test papers)Centres in India (Per paper)Centres outside India
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 800/-Rs.200/-Rs. 4000/- (For up to 3 papers)

Rs. 1000/- (For up to 1 paper)

General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 600/-Rs.150/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 550/-Rs.150/-

How to Apply for BHU 2023

  • Step-1: Visit the website of BHU 2023 (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Candidates have to register for online application process.
    Step-3: Then candidate have to select the course of your choice.
  • Step-4: After that, fill the application form such as name, educational details, email address, phone number, etc.
  • Step-5: Upload scanned image of your photograph and signature.
  • Step-6: Then re-check & click on confirm, else edit the details before confirming submission.
  • Step-7: Pay the application fee and submit the application form.
  • Step-8: Take printout of the application form for future use.

BHU 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to check the eligibility criteria to be eligible for BHU 2023:

  • Qualification: For UG, candidate must pass the 12th class or equivalent exam. Candidates must have bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination for PG level examination.
  • Percentage: Applying candidates must have qualified the examination with minimum 50% marks to be eligible.
  • Nationality: Indian National citizen will be eligible to apply.
  • Age: There will be no age limit to apply for BHU examination.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be also eligible to apply.

BHU 2023 Exam Pattern

Following are the complete exam pattern for the BHU 2023 entrance exam:


  • Mode of Exam: The exam will conduct through online mode.
  • Type of Questions: The paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Medium: The exam will be offered in 13 languages as Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
  • Marking scheme: +5 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and -1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Test Design:

SectionSubjectsQuestions to be attemptedTotal questionsQuestions TypeDuration
Section IA13 different languages (can choose any one)4050Reading comprehension (based on different languages – Factual literary & Narrative, Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary)45 minutes for each language
Section IB20 different languages (can choose any language apart from Section IA)
Section II- Domain27 Domains specific subjects (must choose 6 domain as desire by applicable university/ ies)4050Input Text for MCQ based questions (it will be on the bases of 12th NCERT syllabus)45 minutes for each domain specific subjects
Section III- General TestsFor any such UG programme/ programmes being offered by universities6075
  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions
  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
60 minutes
Total180 questions225 questions195 minutes


  • Mode of exam: The exam will be conducted through online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
  • Shifts: The exam will be held in 2 shifts.
  • Medium: The medium of the exam will be in English and Hindi.
  • No. of Questions: There are total 100 questions in the paper.
  • Marking scheme: For every correct answer candidate will get +4 marks and for every wrong answer -1 marks will be deducted.


PatternQuestion PaperPaper Code
1There will be 100 questions divided into two parts

Part A: 25 Questions consisting of Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions Comprising of Teaching Aptitude, Mathematics, Social Science & Science

The no. of Questions will be 100 & divided into two parts

Part A: 25 MCQ’s consisting of Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability & Analytical Skills

PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39
PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 PGQP75 to PGQ77


The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A : 25 Questions (Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability )
Part B: 75 Questions Domain knowledge e.g. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering etc.


The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts
Part A: 25 Questions (General Knowledge/Awareness, Mathematical

Ability and Logical Reasoning) Part B: 75 Questions of specific language.



100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)


100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning)


BHU 2023 Syllabus

Following are the topics of the BHU syllabus. Check it to prepare better for the examination:

For PG courses:

The syllabus for PG course includes the question from the relevant field/course opted by the candidates such as:

  • Transport Science and Technology
  • Puraneithihas
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Material Science and Nanotechnology
  • Home Science
  • Hindu studies
  • Fine arts
  • Zoology
  • Sanskrit
  • Textile Design
  • Music
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

For UG courses:

  • Section IA and IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension, Literary and Narrative, Aptitude and Vocabulary.
  • Section II: Accountancy, Agriculture, Art Education Sculpture, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Geography.
  • Section III: General Awareness, Current Affairs, Aptitude, Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative reasoning, Analytical Reasoning.

BHU 2023 Preparation Tips

Following are some tips & tricks for the BHU 2023 examination: 

  • Go through the whole syllabus and the exam pattern of the BHU 2023 exam. 
  • Create your study format and stick to it religiously. 
  • Stay focused on your studies by avoiding distractions. 
  • Do regular practice exams. 
  • Work through the previous year’s questions and sample papers. 
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid engaging in any harmful activities. 

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The BHU 2023 application process for UG courses will start from first week of April 2023.

Answer: The BHU 2023 Application form for PG course will start from 3rd week of May to 3rd week of June 2023.

Answer: No, the application form can only be submitted through online mode.

Answer: The question paper will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) only.

Answer: The BHU 2023 examination will be conducted through online for both UG and PG courses.

Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Answer: There will be total 100 questions in PG course.

Answer: Yes, candidates appearing in the final year of their degree can apply.

Answer: No, the application fee will be paid through online mode.

BHU 2023 Admit Card

The BHU 2023 Admit Card will be released through online mode. Candidate need to the enter the login details to download the admit card. It will be available from 2nd week of June 2023 for UG course and 3rd week of June 2023 for PG course.

The admit card will consist of personal and exam details such as the date, time, and venue of the examination. It is the most important document to carry on the day of the examination. Candidates without hall ticket will not be allowed to sit in the examination hall. The candidate needs to take the printout of the admit card for future reference. 

BHU 2023 Answer Key

The BHU 2023 Answer Key will be made available from 2nd week of July 2023. The answer key will be displayed in PDF format. The answer key will be released via online mode. The authority will provide the opportunity to candidate to challenge the provisional answer key. 

If candidate is not satisfied with the answer then they can also raise the objection by paying Rs 200/- per question as processing charge. The final answer key will be declare after every candidate has clear their objection.

BHU 2023 Cut Off

The cut-off is the minimum marks required to qualify for the exam so that the candidate can appear for the next round. The BHU 2023 Cut off will be release separately for UG courses and PG courses. It will be release via online mode.

Candidates need to score more than the prescribed cut-off set by the authority to get admission to the university. The reserved category candidate will be given breaks in the cut-off. It will be prepared on the basis of factors such as no. of candidates appeared, qualified candidates & average marks scored by the candidates etc.

BHU 2023 Result

The BHU 2023 result will be based on final answer key. Candidates will be able to check their result by entering their roll number. There will no re-evaluation/ re-checking of the result. The result will release through 2nd week of July 2023 for UG course and for PG course it will release from August 2023.

The result will be released for every participating candidate through online mode. No score card will be dispatched to the candidates they have to download their score card from the website. The candidate needs to keep the result safe till the completion of the admission procedure. 

BHU 2023 Counselling

The university will conduct the counselling through online mode. The counselling will be done on the basis of marks secured in the entrance exam. BHU Counselling 2023 will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates. It will be mandatory for all shortlisted candidates to participate in the counselling process.

The selection and admission are subject to fulfilling the admission criteria, eligibility, rank in the merit list, medical fitness, verification of original documents, and such other criteria prescribed by university, the candidate is applying for.

The candidates will have to bring the allotment letter at the time of reporting to the allotted college. The seats will be allotted to the candidates according to their rank and availability of seats in various colleges. 

Documents During Counselling Process:

  • The pass mark sheet as well as a certificate of class 10th & 12th class
  • Migration Certificate
  • Admit Card for UET/PET
  • Mark Sheet of the qualifying exam
  • Transfer Certificate Category Certificate
  • Other Certificates (If needed)

If you have any other queries regarding BHU 2023, you can ask us leaving your query in the comment box below.

Displaying 13 Comments
  1. Anshika Patel says:

    Sir kya agar 12th ki student ho aur abhi result nhi aaye hi too kya wo BA ki liye bhu form aaply nhi kr sakte

  2. Shakshi Pandey says:

    Bhu 2023 application form to apply for the same

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We will provide apply link whenever application form will be released. You must be with us for the latest updates.

  3. Goldi says:

    How many candidates take part in bhu pg level entrance exams and what are cutoffs of bhu for girls….

  4. Sanyam Kumar says:

    Please accept my registration form

  5. Nagesh sarode says:

    I want to all information about bhu entrance exam

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You must read our article to know complete details about it. For more details you can visit the official brochure.

  6. Shivam yadav says:

    Please accept my registration

  7. Shanu kumari says:

    I will want to admission on bhu how

Leave a comment

Get Updates Download Brochure
Please wait...