Banaras Hindu University Special Courses of Study

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BHU SCS Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)

BHU SCS 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Selection Process

Updated On - February 13 2023 by Akriti Maurya

BHU SCS 2023 will be conducted in June 2023 tentatively by Banaras Hindu University for admission in various Diploma and Certificate Courses under Special Courses of Study. The exam is conducted yearly at the University Level for admission in many SCS courses in the field of Paintings, Agriculture, Printing, Social Science, Advertising, Science, Visual Arts, Management Studies, Law, Ayurveda, etc. These courses are offered in some Faculties/ Departments of the University and Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur. The candidates can go through the complete article to know more about BHU SCS 2023 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc.

BHU SCS 2023 Status

Candidates can check the BHU SCS 2023 Status from the below table:


Banaras Hindu University Special Courses of Study 2023 Status

Official notification is yet to release

BHU SCS 2023 Important Dates

Following are the important dates of BHU SCS 2023.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application start dateJuly 2023
Application last dateMay 2023
Exam dateJune 2023

BHU SCS 2023 Application Form

Candidates can fill their Banaras Hindu University SCS Registration Form 2023 from May 2023 on the official website of Banaras Hindu University(BHU). Check all the information about the SCS registration 2023:
  • Candidates have to register themselves on the BHU's entrance test portal (
  • Candidates to enter all the required documents details.
  • After that candidates need to fill the application form and course selection.
  • Candidates must be careful while filling the form.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the recent photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates need to pay the application to complete the application process, without the payment application form will be rejected.
  • Candidates are advised to take the print out of their application form for future reference. 

BHU SCS Application Fees

Candidates can check the category wise Banaras Hindu University Special course study Application Fees in the given below table:

BHU SCS Registration Fees
Category Registration Fees
SC/ST/PC CategoryRs. 300/-
Other CategoryRs. 600/-
Application Fees in case candidates apply for more than one course(after first payment):
CategoryRegistration Fees
SC/ST/PC CategoryRs. 200/-
Other CategoryRs. 400/-
Mode of Payment: Candidates can make payment through both the mode online and offline mode.
  • Online Mode: BHU online fees payment using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  • Offline Mode: In cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank.

BHU SCS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their Banaras Hindu University SCS Eligibility Criteria 2023 before start filling the application form. Check all the essential details regarding eligibility:

  • Candidates must pass their intermediate exam with required marks.
  • Candidates should clear their bachelor's degree with valid marks(for some courses). 
Category wise reservation is mentioned in the given below table:
Banaras Hindu University SCS Category wise reservation
Scheduled Caste(SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe(ST)7.5%
Physically Challenged Candidates5%
Other Backward Class(OBC)27%
Foreign National15%

BHU SCS 2023 Selection Process

The Banaras Hindustan University SCS Selection Process will be based on merit which will be based on weighted marks in the qualifying Examination/ other Examinations/ written test/ interview/ any other criteria as per the decision of concerned Faculty/ Department/Centre. 

  • If merit is equal, the candidate having a higher percentage of marks at the qualifying examination will be given the preference.
  • In case the percentages of marks in the qualifying examination are also equal then preference should be given to a candidate who has higher marks in the related subject.
  • If the candidates have equal marks in the above-stated examinations, then the candidate senior in age should be given preference.

BHU SCS 2023 Call letter for Counselling

The admission will be given to all the candidates who have qualified in the examination.

  • The qualified candidates will be called for the counselling process. At the time of counselling, candidates will have to reach to the venue with required documents, failing which their admission will be cancelled.
  • Candidates must keep in mind that the call letter will be e-mailed to them at their email address and will also be informed via SMS regarding the same.

Documents Required at the time of Admission

Check the list of mandatory documents which has to carry to the campus while counselling process.

  • Caste Certificate issued by the appropriate authority(if applicable).
  • Character Certificate issued by the institution last attended.
  • Transfer Certificate and Migration Certificate
  • Matriculation or its equivalent certificate
  • Mark Sheets of the qualifying examination such as High School, Intermediate, Graduation, Post – Graduation.
  • Medical Certificate issued by the appropriate authority, if admission is taken under Physically Challenged Category.
Note -
  • Candidates must have in their possession all original documents at the time of admission failing which their admission shall not be considered.
  • However, Marksheet downloaded from the Website of the concerned examining body (subject to verification by the Admission Committee), confidential mark sheets or provisional results issued by the Registrar/ Controller of Examinations of the concerned University or Secretary of the concerned Board (in case qualifying examination is of Senior Secondary level) shall also be entertained at the time of admission

BHU SCS 2023 Seat Matrix

Candidates can have a look at the seats distribution of BHU for candidates belonging to different categories from the table given below:-

Scheduled  Caste15% seats
Scheduled7.5% seats
Physically Challenged Candidates5% seats
Other backward Classes27 seats
Economically Weaker Section10 seats

BHU SCS 2023 Highlights

The candidates can check the BHU SCS 2023 summary in the given below table:

Exam NameBanaras Hindu University Special Courses of Study
AcronymBHU SCS
Conducting BodyBanaras Hindu University
Official Website

Various Courses provided through BHU SCS 2023

After qualifying BHU SCS entrance exam, candidates can take admission in following courses:

BHU SCS Various Courses
Certificate Program in Health Care Management6-month 1-semesterPart-Time
Proficiency Certificate Course in the Bhojpuri Language4 Months
Diploma in  
Microfinance and Entrepreneurship1 year 2-semesterPart-Time
Leisure and Hospitality Management1 year 2-semesterPart-Time
Dental Mechanic2- yearsFull Time
Dental Hygienist2- yearsFull Time
Seed Technology1-Year (2 Semester)Full time
Tourism Management2-Year (4-Semester)Part-Time
Office Management & Business Communications2-Year (4-Semester)Part-Time
PG Diploma in  
Bhojpuri and Janpadiya Adhyayan2-Year (4-Semester)Part-Time
Hindi Journalism1- Year (2- Semester)Full Time
Journalism and Mass Communication1- Year (2- Semester)
Indian Philosophy and Religion1-Year (2-semester)Full Time
Translation Skills for Varied Competencies1-YearFull time
Forensic Science and Medical Jurisprudence1 Year (2- Semester)Part-Time
Tax Management1 Year (2- Semester)Part-Time
Mass Communication and Media Laws1 Year (2- Semester)Part-Time
Human Resource Management, Service and Industrial Law1 Year (2- Semester)Part-Time
Corporate Governance1 Year (2- Semester)Part-Time
Business Administration (PGDBA)One Year (2-Semester)Part-Time
Health Care ManagementOne-yearPart-Time

About Banaras Hindu University

BHU(Banaras Hindu University) was established on 04 February 1961 by Annie Besant and Madan Mohan Malaviya in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was formerly known as Central Hindu College, is a public central University . BHU  resides more than 30000 students on the campus and it also claims the title of the largest residential university in Asia. Banaras Hindu University is organised into 14 fields(Streams) and  6 institutions. 

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BHU SCS Important Dates

BHU SCS 2023 Form Date03 May - 23 May 2023 (Tentative)
BHU SCS 2023 Exam Date08 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

Banaras Hindu University Special Courses of Study Exam Pattern

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