BHU BA, LLB, B.Ed and BCom Admissions 2020 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form & Selection Process

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: August 10, 2020

The Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com admissions are done by an entrance test called BHU UET. Check out the important dates, eligibility criteria and selection procedure for these courses. 

BHU BA, LLB, B.Ed and BCom Admissions 2020 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form & Selection Process

Banaras Hindu University was established in 1916 by Madan Mohan Malviya. It is one of the oldest universities in India and has a rich history. BHU is a public central university in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and was initially known as Central Hindu University. It has 22 faculties on its campus and is a hub of all streams and courses. With over 30,000 students on its premises, BHU offers innumerable courses of graduation, post-graduation, doctorate and research, certificate and also diploma.

In this article, we have provided all the information about the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com admissions 2020. You will find the details of admission, eligibility criteria, selection process, and fee structure as well. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com courses are also given. Read further to know everything about Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Admission 2020.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Admission 2020

The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com admissions are done on the basis of an entrance exam. The university conducts its own entrance exam to first gauge the aptitude and performance of the students and then admits them accordingly. The exam is called the Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET) and candidates have to fulfil certain eligibility conditions to be allowed to sit for it. The candidate’s performance in UET solely decides if he/she will be given admission to the university or not.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B, B.Ed. and B.Com Specialisations 2020

Banaras Hindu University offers various specialisations in the courses of B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com. The cut off for each specialisation is different. Candidates can apply for the specialisation of their choice when they are called for the counselling. Here is a list of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com specialisations for 2020.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A. Specialisations 2020

The university offers a wide range of B.A. specialisations for students to choose from. If you want to pursue a Bachelor of Arts from BHU, you can choose a subject as your honours subject and specialise in it. Here are all the B.A. specialisations offered by BHU.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Arts (Duration- 3 years)

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Arabic
  • Tamil
  • Pali
  • Telugu
  • Kannada
  • Nepali
  • Marathi
  • Russian
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Urdu
  • History of Arts
  • Geography
  • Home Science
  • Statistics
  • French
  • Linguistics
  • Persian
  • Mathematics
  • Sanskrit
  • Philosophy
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Painting
  • Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology
  • Tourism and Travel Management
  • Music- Instrumental
  • Music- Vocal

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Sciences (Duration- 3 years)

  • History
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) LL.B. Specialisations 2020

You can do Bachelors in Law from either of the two courses that are offered by the university. The duration and course structure of these two are different.

  • Bachelor of Arts - LL.B. (Honours) (Duration- 5 years)
  • L.L.B. (Bachelor of Law) (Duration- 3 years)

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.Ed. Specialisations 2020

You can do a Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Special Education from Banaras Hindu University. Here is a list of the specialisations you can opt for if you choose to do B.Ed. from BHU.

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Education (Special Education) - Languages (Duration- 2 years)

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Education (Special Education) - Sciences (Duration- 2 years)

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Home Science

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Education (Special Education) - Mathematics (Duration- 2 years)

  • Statistics
  • Mathematics

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Education (Special Education) - Humanities and Social Sciences (Duration- 2 years)

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Home Science
  • History of AIHC and Arch.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.Com. Specialisations 2020

You can choose any of the two courses of B.Com. offered by Banaras Hindu University.

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (Duration- 3 years)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) - Finance Market Management (Duration- 3 years)

Also Read:Difference Between B.Com. and B.Com. Honours

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Important Dates 2020

The Banaras Hindu University important dates for 2020 admissions are given here. It is extremely significant to keep track of deadlines and important dates if you are seeking admission in Banaras Hindu University.

Note: The dates of BHU entrance examination have been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The university has released the revised dates and BHU PET 2020 will be conducted in the first phase while BHU UET 2020 will be held in the second phase. The detailed exam schedule will be out on 17th August 2020.

Important Event

Date

Release of the UET application form

30th January 2020

Last date to submit the UET application form

12th March 2020 (extended)

Release of admit card

Postponed due to COVID-19

BHU UET Exam for B.A.

Between 9th and 14th September 2020

BHU UET Exam for LL.B.

Between 24th and 31st August 2020

BHU UET Exam for B.Ed.

Between 24th and 31st August 2020

BHU UET Exam for B.Com.

Between 9th and 14th September 2020

Release of answer key

Postponed due to COVID-19

Declaration of results

Postponed due to COVID-19

Counselling

Postponed due to COVID-19

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Eligibility Criteria 2020

It is of utmost importance to know the eligibility criteria for Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Admission 2020. The candidates need to satisfy certain conditions to be allowed to sit for the Undergraduate Entrance Test. The Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com eligibility criteria is given below. Make sure you go through it before applying.

Banaras Hindu University B.A. Eligibility Criteria 2020

  • The candidate must have qualified class 12th from a recognised board or council.
  • The candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying 12th exam if he/she belongs to the general category. The OBC and PC candidates should have at least 45% marks. There are no minimum marks required for SC and ST candidates.
  • The candidate should not be older than 22 years. A relaxation of 3 years is given to the OBC and PC candidates and the SC and ST candidates get a relaxation of 5 years.

Banaras Hindu University B.Com Eligibility Criteria 2020

  • The candidate must have qualified class 12th from a recognised board or council.
  • The candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying 12th exam if he/she belongs to the general category. The OBC and PC candidates should have at least 45% marks. There are no minimum marks required for SC and ST candidates.
  • The candidate must have Economics/ Commerce/ Finance/ Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Financial Markets Management/ Vocational Courses that are related to Commerce as one of the mandatory subjects in class 12th.
  • The candidate should not be older than 22 years. A relaxation of 3 years is given to the OBC and PC candidates and the SC and ST candidates get a relaxation of 5 years.

Banaras Hindu University LL.B. Eligibility Criteria 2020

  • For B.A. LL.B., the candidate must have qualified class 12th or its equivalent from a recognised board or council. He/she must have a minimum of 50% marks in 12th.
  • For LL.B., the candidate must have completed their class 12th and graduation that is recognised by the Bar Council of India. The pattern should be 10+2+3 and the candidate must have secured at least 50% marks.

Note: If the candidate has done his/her graduation from an open university then he/she will not be eligible for any law course that the university offers.

Banaras Hindu University B.Ed. Eligibility Criteria 2020

  • The candidate must have a bachelors and/or masters degree in humanities, social sciences or sciences with a minimum of 50% marks if he/she belongs to the general category. The OBC and PC candidates should have at least 45% marks. There are no minimum marks required for SC and ST candidates.

Or

  • The candidate must have a bachelors and/or masters degree in Technology or Engineering with at least 55% marks if he/she belongs to the general category. The OBC and PC candidates should have at least 50% marks. The SC/ST candidates should have at least 40% marks.

How to Apply for Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Admission 2020

To apply for Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com admission 2020, candidates will have to fill an application form. This application form is submitted online and no offline medium is available for it. Here are the steps for Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com application 2020.

  • Go to the official website of Banaras Hindu University
  • Open the link of the application form
  • Fill in your personal details
  • Enter your academic qualifications and marks
  • Upload a scanned passport-sized photograph of yourself in jpg or jpeg format
  • Upload a scanned copy of your signature
  • Make sure the sizes of the signature and photograph are as prescribed
  • Make the online payment via net banking or debit/credit card
  • Take a print out of your application form

Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Application Fee 2020

The application fee for Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com application form 2020 is given below.

Category

Fee

General and OBC

Rs. 500

SC and ST

Rs. 250

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Documents Required to Apply for Banaras Hindu University (BHU) B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Application 2020

The documents that you will require while filling the application form for UET of Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com. Admissions 2020 are given below.

  • Mark sheet of class 10th
  • Mark sheet of class 12th
  • Mark sheet of graduation (for LL.B and B.Ed applications)
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned copy of your signature
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Selection Process 2020

The selection of candidates in Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com courses will be done based on his/her performance in UET. A merit list is prepared according to the marks secured by the candidates. After the declaration of results, candidates will get a call letter for counselling on the email id they provide in the application form. The date, time and venue of the counselling will be mentioned in the call letter.

UET Pattern

Details of UET

Specifics

Duration for B.A. and LL.B.

120 minutes

Duration for B.Com and B.Ed

150 minutes

Exam type

Objective

Type of questions

Multiple-choice questions

Total number of questions

150

Maximum marks

450

Marking scheme

+3 marks for each correct answer and -1 mark for each incorrect answer

Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed and B.Com Counselling 2020

After sending the call letters, Banaras Hindu University hosts the counselling for B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Comcourses. The candidates have to be present at the specified place in time. They will be asked to choose their subjects of specialisation and rank them in order of preference. After that, a final list will be made seeing to the candidate’s preference of subject, his/her marks in the UET and the number of seats for each subject. The candidates will have to show their original certificates and mark sheets in the counselling process.

Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com Course Fee 2020

The Banaras Hindu University B.A., LL.B., B.Ed. and B.Com course fee is given in the table below. However, the table below only mentions the tuition fee for B.A., LL.B., B.Ed and B.Com course at Banaras Hindu University

Course Name Tuition Fee (Tentative)
B.A.Rs. 2,407
LL.B.Rs. 2,657
B.EdRs. 3,806
B.ComN.A.

Note*- Banaras Hindu University is yet to release the official fee structure notification for the upcoming academic year. Also, the university can change the fee structure without any prior notice.

Banaras Hindu University is popularly known as BHU offers various UG, PG, diploma, certificate academic programmes. BHU has links with various industries and companies to provide relevant placement and internship opportunities. To find out more about, Banaras Hindu University admissions, fill the Common Application Form on our homepage.

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