BHU PET - Counselling

Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test

Exam Date: 28 Sep - 04 Oct 2021

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Exam Date: 28 Sep - 04 Oct 2021

BHU PET 2020 Counselling: Counselling procedure, Documents required

Updated On - June 21 2020 by Akriti Maurya

BHU PET 2020 Counselling will start from July/August 2020. This exam is conducted by Banaras Hindu University (BHU) at University Level. This exam is conducted yearly to offer admission in BHU Varanasi into various Postgraduate Courses like MBA, M.A, M.Com, MPA etc. The candidates will be given admission according to their merit in the entrance test and the number of seats in that course. For each course, a separate counselling process will be conducted. Candidate can read the below-given article to know more about BHU PET 2020 Counselling.

Documents Required for BHU PET 2020 Counselling

Only those candidates who will be selected/ waitlisted for BHU PET counselling shall be informed through a „Call Letter‟ (to be downloaded from BHU exam Postal) by the concerned Dean of Faculty/Head of the Department, BHU about their admission. If a candidate is called for admission to a particular course on a particular date/dates, he/she shall have to bring with him/her all the necessary documents mentioned below in original failing which his/her admission shall NOT be considered. 

  • BHU entrance exam admit card
  • BHU entrance exam rank card
  • High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
  • Intermediate (+2) Certificate/equivalent Certificate
  • Qualifying exam mark sheet
  • Qualifying exam passing certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • SC/ST/OBC Certificate on the basis of which reserved quota seat is claimed.
  • Certificate(s) in support of claim for 'Sports Seats'
  • Certificate of being the son/daughter of a permanent in-service employee/Retired/Reemployed/ Deceased employee of BHU in the prescribed format issued by the Central Registry.

BHU PET 2020 Counselling

University will send candidates, the BHU PET 2020 Counselling Call Letter on their registered e-mail IDs and mobile numbers which is why it is advised to candidates to provide correct e-mail address / mobile number.

  • There will be no postal dispatch of the Counselling Letter.
  • Candidates must also keep in mind that admission will be done based on the merit list obtained in the BHU PET Entrance Test.
  • Sometimes there may be a technical reasons for non-delivery of e-mails/SMS to candidates, therefore, candidates are advised to visit the university's website( every day after the BHU PET entrance test results have been declared to have detailed information on counselling schedule, downloading call letters, offer of admission payment of fee etc.

BHU PET 2020 Counselling Procedure

The Banaras Hindu University will adopt computerised counselling procedure for admissions to various PG courses for the academic session 2020-21. Candidates can check the below-given counselling procedure:

Step 1: Online Preference Entry

The candidate who will be called for counselling for admission to a Course will be required to fill up an online Preference Entry Form which will be available and active on the official website []  for online in the preference entry after they have received the password.

In the Preference Entry Form, the candidates are required to give their preference for the following:
Choice of Course:
  • This preference option will available only if admission to more than one course will be done based on merit index/rank obtained in a Common Test of the PG programmes.
Preference of location:
  • This preference option will available only if a course runs at more than one location.
Seat Type:
  • Whether the candidate wants seats with a regular fee-only or he/she is willing to take admission in Paid Seat if the regular fee seats are full.
  • This preference option will not be available for Special Courses of Study and certain other regular/professional programmes (such as MCA on the main campus).
Step 2: On the day of counselling
  • Candidate has to reach the counselling venue as per the prescribed time/date given in the Call letter.
  • Contact the Counseling Centre/Venue
  • Mark your attendance by signing the attendance sheet available with the Counseling Centre in charge.

Now pay the fee for admission.

Mode of Payment of Admission Fee (Regular Fee of the University):

After the candidates have received the provisional admission letter from the Counseling Centre they will have following options for payment of Admission Fee:
a) Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance Test portal
b) Payment of Fee in cash at the Fee Counters (check the location of the nearest Fee Counter at the Counseling

Step 3: After Counselling
  • After the fee payment process candidates have to submit the proof of payment of admission fee to the Counselling Centre/Venue Incharge on the next day of the Counselling.
  • A proof will not be required if the fee will be paid through Online mode via credit card/ debit card.
  • In case the candidate fails to produce the evidence/proof of payment by the said deadline, it will be presumed that he/she is not interested in the admission and his provisional admission letter will be treated as cancelled/withdrawn. 

Important Instruction for BHU PET 2020 Counselling

Candidate must read the below-given instruction for BHU PET counselling session:

  • Give the order of preference carefully.
  • No section of the online preference form would be left blank.
  • If any section will left blank, it will be presumed that the candidate is not interested in that option.
  • Candidates will get another opportunity of making changes in the entries made in the Online Preference Entry Form on the day of counselling (before verification of documents).
  • Admission to Paid Seats will be done after the regular fee seats are full.
  • All those candidates who opted for Paid Seat while filling up the „Preference Entry Form‟ at the time of Counselling will be arranged in order of merit, their preference of a course and availability of seats.
  • In case a candidate, who initially got provisionally admitted in regular fee seat of his/her lower preference,  will get an opportunity of higher preference course/honours/honours (combinations)/ location under Paid Seat, he/she will be considered for Paid Seat for the course to migrate from his/her lower preference to higher preference.


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