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Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test 2020

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BHU PET 2020 Exam Pattern - Courses, Marking Scheme, Duration

Updated On - June 15 2020 by Latika Kalra

BHU PET 2020 Exam Pattern will be released by the Banaras Hindu University. BHU PET 2020 exam will consist of Objective type question and will be conducted in online mode. The exam pattern of BHU PET 2020 shows that there will be negative marking, so candidates must be careful while answering the questions. The Banaras Hindu University Post Graduate Entrance Test 2020 will be conducted in May 2020. The exam will be conducted to enrol the candidates in Post Graduate Degree Programs in various courses such as M.Sc, M.A, L.L.M, M.A Mass Communication, M.F.A, M.Com and M.C.A, and many more. Candidates can go through the article to have all the information regarding the BHU PET 2020 Exam Pattern.

BHU PET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates may appear in the various postgraduate level exam conducted by Banaras Hindu University according to the course in which they want to get enrolled. The candidates need to check the BHU PET 2020 exam pattern before they start preparing for the exam. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given below:

For MCA:

BHU PET MCA Paper Pattern
Examination Duration120 minutes (2 Hours)
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Total Number of Questions120
Total Marks360
Questions Division

Mathematical Aptitude (80 questions)

Analytical and Logical Reasoning (40 questions).

Marking Scheme

+3 for every correct response 

-1 for every incorrect response

For MSc:

BHU PET MSc Exam Pattern
Examination Duration120 minutes (2 Hours)
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Total Number of Questions120
Total Marks360
Marking Scheme

+3 for every correct response 

-1 for every incorrect response

BHU PET MSc paper pattern varies according to the course chosen by the candidate. They can refer to the following course-wise distribution to know more about the exam pattern according to various courses:

For MSc Health Statistics
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

Statistics (taught at UG level)

100

300

statistical Techniques Application in Life Sciences

20

60

Total

120

360

For MSc Bioinformatics
Section
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

A

Mathematics and Statistics (10+2 level questions)

24

72

Computer Science (elementary level questions)

B

Biology (UG level questions)

32

96

Chemistry (UG level questions)

32

96

Physics (UG level questions)

32

96

                   Total

120

360

For MA/ MSc (Maths, Statistics), MSc (Physics, Chemistry), MSc (Tech) Geophysics
BHU PET MCA Paper Pattern
Examination Duration120 minutes (2 Hours)
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Total Number of Questions120
Total Marks360
Type of QuestionGraduation level question on the subject chosen by the candidate
Marking Scheme

+3 for every correct response 

-1 for every incorrect response

Note:

MSc (Tech) Geophysics course, questions will be from Physics and Mathematics and will be of graduation level.

For MSc Environmental Science (Under Special Courses of Study)
BHU PET MSC Environmental Science Exam Pattern
Section
Sub-Section/ Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

A

Basic Environmental Science

30

90

Chemistry

60

180

B

Life Sciences

30

90

Physics

30

90

Geology

30

90

Note: In Section B, candidates can attempt only one sub-section as per their graduation course.
For MSc Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)
BHU PET MSc Environmental Sciences Question Pattern
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

General Science & Environmental Engineering

40

120

Environmental Science & Technology

80

240

Total

120

360

For MSc Statistics and Computing
MSc Statistics & Computing Paper Pattern
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

Statistics (Graduation level of BHU)

100

300

Statistical Computing (using a high-level programming language such as FORTRAN and C)

20

60

Total

120

360

For MSc Computational Science and Applications in Signal Processing
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

Basic Statistics

40

120

Mathematics

40

120

Computer Science

40

120

Total

120

360

Candidates must note that questions asked in the exam will be of graduation level i.e up to the second year of BHU.

For MSc Forensic Science
Section
Sub-Section/ Subject
Number of Questions
Marks

A

General Sciences

60

180

General

20

60

B

Biology

40

120

Chemistry

40

120

Mathematics

40

120

Physics

40

120

Note: Candidate has to select only one sub-section of as per their choice while attempting Section B.

For the Master of Arts

CourseSections
MA Manuscriptology & Paleography

General Awareness

Analytical

Quantitative and Verbal Abilities and Aptitude.

MA (Museology)

AIHC & Arch (Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology)

History of Art

History

Sanskrit

MA Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Patrakarita), MA Public Administration, MA in Energy EconomicsGraduation level questions from subject chosen by candidates
MLibISc (Master of Library & Information Science)

General Awareness

Analytical

Quantitative and Verbal Abilities

General Aptitude

Candidates must note that admission in MA courses offered at Banaras Hindu University is done based on combined merit aggregate determined by candidates’ marks obtained in the written test as well as group discussion and personal interview (GDPI) round. The following table shows the weightage for both components:

Component
Weightage
Marks
Percentage

Written Test

360

80

GDPI

72

20

Total

432

100

Note: The official website shows, “The number of the candidates, in order of the merit, to be called for interview and group discussion shall be decided by the admission committee.”
Exam pattern for MA Mass Communication 

BHU entrance test for MA Mass Communication covers questions from the following topics:

• Current Affairs and General Knowledge
• Language Proficiency including Proficiency in the English Language
• Logical Quantitative
• Analytical Abilities and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc.)

Note: Candidate must note that admission in Mass Communication course is provided based on composite merit of marks in PET exam (80% weightage) and candidates’ performance in the group discussion, oral presentation, and interview (20% weightage) round.

Masters in Corporate Communication Management

BHU PET exam for Masters in Corporate Communication Management course is conducted in two parts – written exam and GDPI (group discussion, personal interview) & oral presentation rounds.

Written exam: The written test will be of 120 minutes or two hours duration in which candidates have to attempt 120 multiple choice questions which comprise of 360 marks.
Marking scheme: Candidate will get three marks for each correct answer and one mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.
GDPI & oral presentation: Qualified Candidate is then called for GDPI or oral presentation round. Thereafter, BHU MA admissions are done on the merit of written exam and GDPI and/or oral presentation round.

Weightage for the exam is as given below:

Component
Weightage
Marks
Percentage

Written Exam

360

80

GDPI & oral presentation

72

20

Total

432

100

For MEd, MEd Special Education

The question paper includes two sets of multiple-choice questions based on language comprehension, Hindi and English.

Candidate has to answer either the English Language set or the  Hindi Language set but not both.

For Master of Physical Education(MPEd)

BHU PET test pattern for MPEd consist of two parts: theory and physical fitness test.

In MPEd entrance, Theory paper is of 120 multiple-choice questions. The theory paper is of 360 marks. Candidates need to complete the theory paper in 120 minutes duration. For further, candidates can refer to the table below:

Part
Weightage

Theory

360 marks

Physical Fitness

360 marks

Total

720 marks

Note: The practical exam (physical fitness test) is conducted only for candidates shortlisted in theory paper.

For Master of Tourism & Travel Management

BHU admissions in Master of Tourism and Travel Management is based on the merit of marks scored by candidates in entrance exam along with the group discussion and interview round.

Component
Weightage
Marks
Percentage

Written Test

360

80

GDPI

72

20

Total

432

100

Note: Group discussion and interview round will be conducted for those candidates only who have qualified the written test.

For Master of Vocation (MVoc )

Section
Description
Weightage

1

Academic Aptitude

30%

2

Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning Ability

30%

3

General Knowledge

40%

Total

100%

For MCom

Following table shows the number of multiple-choice questions from each section along with their topic:

Sections        Number of questions        Topics        
Section A        

30 MCQs

Graduation level from Accounting

06 MCQs

Income Tax

24 MCQs

Business Finance

Section B

24 MCQs

Graduation level and will comprise of Business Organization and Management

12 MCQs             

Business Law including Company Law

12 MCQs 

Monetary theory and Banking

6 MCQs

Business Economics

6 MCQs

Statistics 

For MBA

For MBA Agri-Business, Master of Agri-Business Management  

Weightage for both components of the exam is as mentioned below:

Component
Weightage
Marks
Percentage

Written Exam

360

80

GDPI

72

20

Total

432

100

MBA Financial Management, MBA Foreign Trade, MBA Risk And Insurance

BHU PET MBA exam pattern for courses is such that the written exam will be divided into three sections (as shown below) consisting of 120 objective questions of 360 marks. Duration of the exam will be two hours. 

Section
Description
Weightage

I

Academic Aptitude

30%

II

Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning Ability

30%

III

General Knowledge

40%

Total

100%

Following table shows how the candidates’ overall merit list is prepared based on written exam and discussion and interview round.

Component
Weightage
Marks
Percentage

Written Exam

360

80

GDPI

72

20

Total

432

100

For Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

 Question Paper of BHU MFA entrance test consisting of objective type questions related to Art History as well as Material and Methods of the subject chosen by candidate  BFA level

For MPA Vocal/ Instrumental - Sitar, Flute, Violin, Tabla/ Dance - Kathak, Bharatnatyam

Written exam: BHU PET MPA question paper consist of 100 objective questions in 120 minutes. The exam paper consists of Questions based on Vocal, Instrumental-(Sitar, Flute and Violin), Instrumental-(Tabla), Dance-Kathak and Dance-Bharatnatyam of BMus/ BPA level course from a recognised college or university. Questions paper of the exam will be of maximum 300 marks.
Practical exam: After qualifying the MPA entrance exam, candidates have to appear in the practical entrance test conducted by BHU. This Practical exam will be conducted to know a candidate’s performance and viva-voce. The practical test will be of 600 marks and 45 minutes duration.
Component
Weightage

Written Exam

300 Marks

Practical Exam

600 Marks

Total

900 Marks

For Master of Law (LLM)

BHU PET LLM course exam pattern defines that candidates have to attempt a total of 120 objective-type multiple-choice questions in 120 minutes. The paper will be a maximum of 360 marks.

Number of Questions
Total Marks
Duration

120

360

2 Hours

Marking scheme: Candidates will be allotted three marks for each correct answer. Also, one mark is deducted for each incorrect answer. No mark is deducted for unattempted answers.

General Instructions for BHU PET 2020

  • No candidates will be allowed to use electronic devices like mobile phones, calculators, etc.  in Banaras Hindu University PET 2020.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry Instrument/Geometry/Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets, etc. in the Examination Room/ Hall.
  • Furthermore, Candidates must bring their pencils, their own geometry box set etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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