Banaras Hindu University Research Entrance Test 2020

BHU RET

Banaras Hindu University Research Entrance Test

Form Date: 01 Aug - 31 Aug 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Aug - 31 Aug 2021

BHU RET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)
  • Courses:Ph.D. ENG, PhD COM, Ph.D. (SCI), Ph.D. Fine arts, Ph.D (MGMT)
  • Streams:Engineering, Medical, Commerce, Management, Science

BHU RET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - February 15 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

BHU RET 2021 or Banaras Hindu University Research Entrance Test is the exam that will be conducted in September 2021 tentatively by the Banaras Hindu University(BHU). Banaras Hindu University RET is a university level entrance exam conducted with the purpose to enroll candidates in the Doctor of Philosophy/Vidyāvāridhi Degree in many disciplines such as Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Agronomy, Food Science & Technology,  Horticulture, Genetics & Plant Breeding, etc. The candidates can go through the complete article to get the complete information about BHU RET 2021 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

BHU RET 2021 Important Dates

Following are the important dates related to BHU RET 2021.

EventsDates
Application form start dateAugust 2021
Application form end dateAugust 2021
Admit card release dateSeptember 2021
Exam dateSeptember 2021
Result dateNovember 2021

BHU RET 2021 Application Form

Before fill, the application form, candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria first. The vital information regarding the application form is given below:

  • The application form will be filled in online mode only.
  • An E-mail ID for registration and for receiving all future correspondence until the admission process is over and subsequently admitted.
  • A Mobile Number to receive SMS-based notifications/communications related to the online application, Admit card, Entrance Test Result, Admission Counseling, etc., till the admission process is over and subsequently, if admitted.
  • Access to facilities of a computer with internet connectivity, B/W printer, and scanner.
  • A recent passport-sized color photograph (for scanning and uploading in "jpeg" format only. File size of scanned photograph should not be more than 100KB).
  • Your signature using Blue/Black pen on white sheet (for scanning and uploading in "jpeg" format only. File size of scanned photograph should not be more than 100KB).

BHU RET 2021 Application Fees

Category wise application fee details are mentioned below:

BHU RET Examination Fees 2021
CategoryFees
General600/-
SC/ST/OBC300/-
Mode of payment:
  • Online Mode: Application Fees can be paid by Net Banking, Credit card, or ATM-cum-Debit card
  • Offline Mode: If you do not have a Net Banking facility/Credit Card or ATM-cum Debit Card, you can pay the cash fee at any branch of HDFC Bank through the Challan downloaded from the Entrance Test Portal. You will be able to download the duly filled up HDFC Bank challan from the Entrance Test Portal only when you select the "cash payment" option while filling the application form online.

BHU RET 2021 Eligibility criteria

The candidate must check the BHU RET eligibility criteria before filling the form. The qualification criteria for Banaras Hindu University Research courses are mention below:

  • Qualifying Examination:
  1.  Master‟s degree in Life Sciences and its allied disciplines; or 
  2. Master‟s Degree in any one of the subjects in Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular & Human Genetics, Environmental Sciences, Applied Microbiology, Neuroscience, Biophysics, Plant Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biosciences, and Animal Sciences and other Life Science disciplines.
  • Qualifying Marks: Must have at least 55% in the aggregate or equivalent grade point average in examining the qualifying degree and a minimum academic record of 50.
Note: The above qualifying degree must be obtained from any Indian University/Institution recognized by UGC.

BHU RET 2021 Reservation of Seats

The category-wise seat reservation can be checked below in the given table:
BHU RET 2021 Category- Wise Seat Reservations
CategoriesReservations
 Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
OBC category27%
EWS10%
Physically Challenged Candidates5%

However, if a candidate seeks admission under some other category (for example, PC/Employee Ward, etc.), the candidate must satisfy the minimum eligibility requirement for that particular category.

BHU RET 2021 Exam Pattern

The aspirants can check the BHU RET 2021 Exam Pattern in the given below table:
Test A - 
  • Exam Mode - CBT(Computer Based Test)
  • Questions Type - Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of Questions - 100 Questions
  • Duration - 120 Minutes
  • Total Marks - 300 Marks
  • Marking Scheme - Each correct answer will be given 3 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Test B - 
  • Duration of exam: 30 minutes
  • Maximum Marks: 50 marks
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates shall receive their marks depending upon their performances, and no specific scheme has been set for the same.

BHU RET 2021 Syllabus

The aspirants can check the BHU RET 2021 syllabus below:

M.Phil Entrance Test syllabus
  •  Test A - 
    • Subject Knowledge,
    • Assessment of Logical and Analytical Capability
    •  Research Methodology

BHU RET 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download the Admit Card of BHU Entrance Test Portal from (www.online.in) on providing the unique registration ID allotted to them when online submission of the application form. Candidates can go through the below-given points-
  • The hall ticket is mandatory in the examination hall as, without it, candidates will not be allowed to sit in the examination hall.
  • The candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card on receiving it for all the entries made therein. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate should inform the Office of the Controller of Examinations immediately. 
  • A passport size photograph is affixed (same passport size photograph which has been used for online submission) in the space provided on the Admit Card's printout under self-attestation.
  •  If a candidate cannot download the Admit Card, he/she should contact the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU, Varanasi on Help Desk Phone Numbers, and help desk email id. Available on Entrance Test Portal.

BHU RET 2021 Answer Key

The authority will release the answer key for the BHU Research Entrance Test on its website within 02 to 03 days of the test's date of conduct.

  • Candidates can challenge the BHU RET 2020 provisional Answer key by logging on to the competent authority portal.
  • The Candidates would be required to pay a sum of Rs.100/- as Processing Fee for each question/answer key challenged.
  • The processing fee will have to be paid online on the website of the BHU. The payment will have to be made through (Debit/Credit Card/ Net Banking). 

BHU RET 2021 Result

BHU will publish the merit list of the candidates based on their performance in the entrance exam. 

  • The minimum qualifying marks for the Research Entrance Test has been fixed as 35% for all categories category.
  • The candidates will be able to check their score on the portal of BHU by login with the credentials.
  • All the selected candidates of Test A are required to appear for Test B, and the result for Test B shall also be released on a merit basis.
  • The merit list after Test B's conduct shall be used as the final BHU RET 2020 result, and the admission will be made based on the total marks of Test A and B.

BHU RET 2021 Counselling

The University will adopt a computerized counseling procedure for admissions to various courses. While going for BHU RET 2021, counseling applicants must carry their original documents to the center for verification purposes. The candidates may be advised to see the course allocation page on their portal on the counseling day and thereafter.

BHU RET 2021 Test Centers

The candidates can check the BHU RET 2021 exam centers below in the given list:
StatesCities
Andhra PradeshGuntur
Kurnool
Nellore
Rajahmundry
Tirupathi 
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam 
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
AssamDibrugarh
Silchar 
Guwahati 
BiharBhagalpur
Darbhanga
Muzaffarpur
Patna
ChandigarhChandigarh
ChattisgarhBhilai Nagar
Bilaspur
Raipur
Karnataka Hubballi (Hubli) 
Kalaburagi (Gulbarga)
Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Mangaluru
Mysuru (Mysore) 
Shivamogga 
DelhiNew Delhi 
GoaPanaji 
GujaratAhmedabad
Gandhi Nagar
Surat
Rajkot
Vadodara
KeralaErnakulam 
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Kozhikode
Haryana Ambala 
Hisar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Faridabad
Gurugram 
Madhya PradeshBhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Satna
Ujjain 
Himachal PradeshHamirpur 
Shimla
MaharashtraAmravati 
Aurangabad
Kolhapur
Mumbai 
Nagpur
Nashik
Pune
Jammu & KashmirJammu
Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City
Jamshedpur
Dhanbad
Ranchi
ManipurImphal
Meghalaya Shillong 
Mizoram Aizwal 
Nagaland Kohima 
OdishaBerhampur-Ganjam 
Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar
 Bhatinda 
Jalandhar
Patiala 
Mohal
Ludhiana
TelanganaHyderabad 
Warangal 
Karim Nagar
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad
Greater Noida
Meerut
Noida
Aligarh
Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Varanasi 
Muzaffarnagar
Moradabad
Lucknow
Kanpur 
Jhansi 
Gorakhpur 
Bareilly
Rajasthan Ajmer
Udaipur
Sikar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur 
SikkimGangtok
Tamil Nadu Salem 
Madurai 
Coimbatore
Chennai
`Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli 
UttarakhandDehradun
Roorkee
Haldwani 
West BengalAsansol 
Kolkata 
Siliguri 
While filling the form, the candidates can choose the cities of their choice from the above list.

BHU RET 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the BHU RET summary in the given below table:

Exam NameBanaras Hindu University Research Entrance Test
AcronymBHU RET
Conducting BodyBanaras Hindu University
Level of ExamNational Level
FrequencyOnce a year
BHU RET Official websitehttp://bhuonline.in/

About BHU

Banaras Hindu University was established in the year 1916 and is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The Madan Mohan Malaviya formed its a Public University and with co-operation from Annie Besant. The university is spread over 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) was built on the land donated by the Kashi Naresh Prabhu Narayan Singh. It is accredited by the ACU, AIU, NAAC, and UGC. Academic faculties of the university include:

  • Arts
  • Ayurveda
  • Commerce
  • Visual Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Vidya Dharma Vijnan Sankaya
  • Performing Arts
  • Law 
  • Education

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BHU RET Important Dates

TitleDates
BHU RET 2020 Form Date01 Aug - 31 Aug 2021 (Tentative)
Admit Card Date01 Sep - 11 Sep 2021 (Tentative)
Result Date01 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Banaras Hindu University Research Entrance Test Exam Pattern

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Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

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Form Start Date:

01 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

31 Aug 2021

The forms will open on 01 Aug 2021

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12 Sep - 18 Sep 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 600

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