BHU 2025: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

BHU 2025 Application Form will be released separately for both UG & PG level courses. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) organises university level admission procedure for admission in UG/ PG courses. From the year 2022, admissions are being provided to candidates on the basis of CUET UG / PG scores.

Want direct entry in BHU? Well, direct admissions are not open & offered only through entrance test scores.

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Earlier, UET & PET used to be conducted which has now been scrapped. For admission in UG courses, CUET UG is conducted & for PG admissions, CUET PG is conducted. National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting authority for both UG & PG level courses. The application form for MBA courses is released separately by BHU itself only. Selection into MBA is done using CAT scores and GD/ PI rounds.

BHU 2025

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Banaras Hindu University is a central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Here we have provided details such as exam dates, application form, its fee, eligibility & much more regarding BHU Admission 2025.

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BHU 2025 Overview

NameBHU Admission 2025
Conducting UniversityBanaras Hindu University
Type of UniversityCentral
Level of AdmissionUG & PG level
Selection ProcedureThrough CUET UG/ PG scores
Application modeOnline mode
Exam modeOnline mode

BHU 2025 Exam Dates

Candidates must check following table regarding BHU 2025 exam dates:

Through CUET UG:

Notification2nd week of February 2025
Application form releases3rd week of February 2025
Last date to submit form3rd week of March 2025
Correction facility1st week of April 2025
Admit CardApril/ May
CUET UG 2025 Exam2nd to Last week of May 2025
Answer Key4th week of June 2025
Result3rd week of July 2025

Through CUET PG:

Notification2nd week of December 2024
Application form releases3rd week of December 2024
Last date to submit form2nd week of February 2025
Correction facility3rd week of February 2025
Admit Card1st week of March 2025
CUET PG 2025 Exam2nd week of March 2025
Answer Key3rd week of March 2025
Result4th week of March 2025

BHU 2025 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding BHU 2025 Application Form:

  • The BHU 2025 application form will be made available via online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to submit CUET UG application form from second till third week of February 2025.
  • For CUET PG, candidates will be able to make registration second week of December 2024 till second week of February 2025.
  • While filling application form, candidates must not forget to upload passport size photograph & signature in prescribed format.
  • Authority will also provide correction facility to edit mistakes in the form separately for both courses.
  • Students must enter valid phone number & mail ID, as all important information will be sent to it.
  • Once all details are completely filled, candidates must not forget to take printout of filled in form for future use.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be paid via online mode.
  • Credit card, Debit card or net banking method will be applicable to submit fee.
  • The application fee for CUET UG & CUET PG will be as follows:

Through CUET (UG):

No of SubjectsGeneral (UR)OBC-NCL/ EWSST/ SC/ PWBD /Third genderCentres outside India
Up to 3 subjectsRs.750/-Rs.700/-Rs.650/-Rs.3750/-
Up to 7 subjectsRs.1500/-Rs.1400/-Rs.1300/-Rs.7500/-
Up to 10 subjectsRs.1750/-Rs.1650/-Rs.1550/-Rs.11000/-

Through CUET (PG):

CategoryCentres in India (For up to 3 test papers)Centres in India (Per paper)Centres outside India
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 1200/-Rs. 600/-Rs. 6000/- (For up to 3 papers)

Rs. 2000/- (For up to 1 paper)

General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 600/-Rs. 500/-
PWBDRs. 500/-Rs. 500/-

How to Apply for BHU

Here we are providing complete procedure regrading how to apply for BHU:

  • Go to official website (Link will be given above)
  • For UG, visit CUET UG official site
  • For PG, go through CUET PG official site.
  • Enter basic details such as candidate’s name, qualification, D.O.B etc.
  • An OTP will sent to registered number.
  • Through OTP,  save application number & password
  • Save it for future purpose
  • Upload passport size photograph, signature & other documents in prescribed format.
  • Re-check complete details in form.
  • After re-checking, submit registration fee as per course & category.
  • A confirmation page will appear on your screen
Check HereHow to Fill BHU Application Form

BHU 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Students must check following eligibility criteria before applying for BHU 2025:

  • Nationality: Indian National Citizen will be eligible to apply.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have qualified 12th level examination from any recognized board or university.
  • Percentage: One must have scored atleast 50% marks in intermediate examination.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for BHU 2025.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in qualifying exam will be also eligible to apply.

BHU 2025 Exam Pattern

Check following details regarding BHU 2025 Exam Pattern:


  • Mode of Exam: CUET UG will be held via online mode.
  • Questions Type: Question Paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type questions..
  • Languages: The exam will be offered in 13 languages as Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
  • Shifts: UG examination will be held in three shifts.
  • Marking scheme: +5 marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative marking: For each incorrect answer, -1 mark will be deducted.

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


  • Exam Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
  • Shifts: Exam will be held in two shifts.
  • Language: Question paper will be in English and Hindi both languages.
  • No. of Questions: There will be total 100 questions in question paper.
  • Marking scheme: For each correct answer, +4 marks will be given.
  • Negative marking: -1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

BHU 2025 Syllabus

BHU 2025 Syllabus will be different for each course. CUET UG will consist of three sections as Section 1A & 1 B (languages), Section 2 (Domain) and Section 3 (General test).  Fewer topics under each section will be as follows:

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.

For CUET PG,  questions will be asked from the relevant field/course opted by the candidates as: Transport Science and Technology, Pharmacy, Public Health, Textile Design, Music, Home Science, Hindu studies, Fine arts, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Zoology, Sanskrit, Medical Laboratory Technology.

BHU Preparation Tips

Check following tips & tricks while preparing for BHU examination:

  • Prepare from 11th & 12th level syllabus for UG.
  • Prepare from Graduation syllabus for PG
  • Make short notes & revise them regularly
  • Go through syllabus & exam pattern
  • Make sure to keep last few days for revision
  • Do not get panic & take healthy diet.

BHU Recommended Books

Students must study from NCERT books properly. Some other books as per experts are mentioned follow:

  • NTA CUET UG Section 1 A Languages (Hindi & English) – by Arihant Experts
  • Go To Guides for CUET (UG) Commerce Stream – Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, English & General Tests – By Disha Publications
  • NTA CUET UG General Test Book | Common University Entrance Test -By Target Publications
  • CUET-PG: M.A. English (Test Paper Code PGQP05) – Previous Years’ Papers & Practice Papers – Ramesh Publishing House

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Answer: No, BHU admission will be on the basis of CUET scores only.

Answer: No, calculator or any electronic items such as smart watch will be prohibited in examination hall.

Answer: Students must check above exam pattern section to know marking scheme.

Answer: Yes, you will be eligibility as there is no age limit.

Answer: No, examination for both UG & PG level exam will be held through CUET only.

Answer: Yes, correction facility will be provided separately for both UG & PG level courses.

Answer: No, application form will be submitted via online mode only.

BHU 2025 Admit Card

BHU 2025 Admit card will be made available via online mode. Candidates must keep their login credentials ready while downloading hall ticket. No candidate will receive it via post or any other offline medium. Hall ticket will consist of all details such as candidate’s name, roll number, D.O.B, exam date, time & venue and exam instructions.

Students must know that authority will first release exam city slip for both CUET UG & CUET PG. After that admit card will be released. It will be mandatory to carry hall ticket along with one ID proof at the time of examination to avoid any kind of rejection.

BHU 2025 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to download BHU 2025 Answer Key via online mode. It will be released separately for both CUET UG & CUET PG. Authority will first publish provisional answer key. Candidates will be given an option to rectify mistakes (if any) in the answer key till limited time period.

After objection period will get over, authority will publish final answer key. It will be published in April 2025 for CUET PG & in May/ June 2025 for CUET UG. It will be published via pdf format only.

BHU 2025 Result

BHU 2025 Result will be made available via online mode. For CUET UG, it will be released in June 2025. Candidates will be able to download it in May 2025 for CUET PG. Candidates must keep their login credentials ready to download result.

Result will be prepared on the basis of final answer key. It will contain details such as candidates name, roll number, marks scored in each subject, total marks & qualifying status. It will be announced separately for both level courses. Further, it will be mandatory for all qualified candidates to participate in counselling process of BHU.

BHU 2025 Cut Off

The BHU 2025 Cut off criteria will be published via online mode. Cut off criteria depends on various factors such as difficulty level of exam, no. of appeared students, pass cut off trends etc. Cut off are the minimum marks one have to score to qualify the examination.

Students must know that CUET will not release any cut off. Hence, BHU will release the cut off on its own. Candidates who will score atleast cut off marks will have to attend counselling process mandatory.

BHU 2025 Counselling

BHU 2025 Counselling will be held via online mode. BHU itself will organize the counselling. All candidates who have qualified their CUET UG or CUET PG level exam will further have to attempt the session. Registered candidates will be given admission after required fee submission & verification round.

Candidates must keep following documents ready at the time of verification:

  • CUET UG admit card
  • CUET PG admit card
  • BHU 2025 Result card
  • Qualifying exam marksheet
  • Migration certificate
  • Transfer certificate (if required)
  • Category certificate (if required)

If you have any other queries regarding BHU 2025, you can ask us via comment box below.


    1. No official details are released yet about dates. We will provide details whenever it will be out. Keep checking the article for latest updates.

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