Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test

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BHU SET Basic Information

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  • Exam Conducting Body:Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)

BHU SET 2023: Application Form(Released), Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - February 13 2023 by Akriti Maurya

BHU SET 2023 (Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test) date will be announced soon. This exam is conducted once a year. Students can do the online registration as soon as the notification is released. The Admissions to Class VI, IX, XI in Central Boys’ Hindu School, and Central Girls’ Hindu School are granted only to those candidates who will qualify for the BHU SET. Applicants can go through the complete article below to check other relevant information of BHU SET 2023 like application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, result, counselling, etc.

BHU SET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the essential details related to the BHU SET 2023 which is mentioned below:

BHU SET notificationYet to release
Application StatusOnline
Exam date21 May to 31 May 2023
Brochure Pdfyet to be made available

BHU SET 2023 Dates

Check the vital dates of BHU SET 2023 below in the table: 

BHU SET 2023 Schedule
Application start date9th February 2023
Application last date12th March 2023
Application correction date3rd Week of March 2023
Admit Card release2nd week of May 2023
Exam date21st to 31st May 2023
Provision Answer keyTo Be Announced
Challenge Answer keyTo Be Announced
Final Answer keyTo Be Announced
Result declareTo Be Announced
Merit listTo be Announced

Latest Update

The application form has been released. Intrested candidate can APPLY NOW

BHU SET 2023 Application Form

Before filling the BHU SET 2023 application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria. The form has been available. Check the other details for same below in the given points:

  • The application form was to be submitted online only.
  • Before filling the form applicants were required to have a valid email id, mobile number scanned copy of the candidate's photograph, the signature of the candidate & parent/guardian, and Credit card, Net banking, or ATM-cum-Debit card.
  • Firstly, registration was required and then applicants had to fill the form and submit the fee along with it.
  • Multiple forms by a candidate were rejected as only one form was to be filled by each applicant.
  • Lastly, should have a printout of the filled form for future reference and uses.

BHU SET 2023 Application Form Fee

Candidates who are seeking to apply can check the examination fee below:

BHU SET 2023 Application Processing Fee 
Open categoriesRs 600/-
SC/ST candidatesRs 300/-

The entrance test fee paid was not refunded nor transferred in any case.

Modes of Payment 
  • Online - Via credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal.  
  • Offline(Challan) - in any branch of HDFC bank. The candidates had to download the challan from the BHU entrance test portal to submit the fee via cash.

BHU SET 2023 Application Correction

The authority facilitated the candidates to make changes in the form after its submission. Though few details were allowed to be modified. The correction window will be open for a few days only. This was the last chance provided to the aspirants to submit their application forms with all correct and valid details.

BHU SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check BHU SET 2023 eligibility criteria for admission in class 6th, 9th, and 11th of Central Hindu School, Varanasi below:

ClassMinimum Eligibility
For class VI
  • Should have passed class 5th from a school
  • An applicant should be of a minimum of 10-12 years of age as of 30 September 2023. 
For class IX
  • Have passed 8th std from a school.
  • One should be of age between 13-15 years as of 30 September 2023. 
For class XI
  • For Science stream - Must hold a certificate of 10th exam from a recognized board/university/institute with minimum 60% marks in Science stream and 50% marks in each Maths and Science. or equivalent CGPA.


  • For Commerce stream - Should have a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in class X to apply for CHS XI class.
  • For the Arts stream student should have passed X in any stream.
  • Age limit - One should be of a maximum of 18 years as of 30 September 2023.

BHU SET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for the entrance test for admission must go through BHU SET 2023 Exam Pattern below:

BHU SET 2023 Entrance Test Question Pattern
Exam ModeOffline
Duration120 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions(MCQ)
Number of Questions100 questions

To mark the answer aspirants will have to use a blue or black ball pen only.

BHU SET 2023 Syllabus

Candidates who have applied can check the BHU SET 2023 syllabus hereby;

  • For class VI- Questions will be asked from  English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science, and General Science subjects of V std.
  • For class IX- Questions will be put up from  English, Mathematics, Hindi, Social Science, and General Science of VIII std.
  • For class XI- Question Paper will have questions from the following subjects:
    • Maths - English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Gen. Studies. 
    • Biology -  Chemistry, Biology, General Studies, Physics, English, and Hindi
    • Commerce and Arts -  History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, General Maths,
    • General Studies, Hindi and English

BHU SET 2023 Admit Card

They will issue BHU SET 2023 admit cards only to those who have submitted their application form successfully. check the other crucial points regarding the hall ticket below in the given points:

  • Hall tickets will be made available online on the official website of the competent authority portal. Candidates will be able to download the admission ticket till the exam dates.
  • Also, an admission ticket will be e-mailed to the candidate's email addresses provided in the entrance exam form.
  • The authority will send the SMS regarding the issue of hall tickets on the registered contact number.
  • To download the admit card applicants will have to enter a unique code given while filling the registration form.
  • University will not send the admit card via post. 
  • If there is any issue found in the hall ticket then candidates must inform the  Chief Co-ordinator/ Co-ordinator SET on Phone number 0542-2398710/ 8318906315/ 9119933077. 

BHU SET 2023 Answer Key

After the successful conduction of the BHU SET, 2023 entrance test BHU will release the answer key online on the official website. Check other details below:

  • Authority will firstly release the provisional answer key on the official website.
  • With the help of these applicants will be able to calculate their approximate marks for the entrance test.
  • Those who will not be satisfied with the answer released will be free to challenge the answer key on payment of a few amounts per question. But will have to submit proof of answer for question challenged.
  • Lastly, it will publish the final answer key.

BHU SET 2023 Result

BHU SET 2023 Result will be released on the official website of the BHU online entrance exam portal.  Read other information in the given points:

  • Based on marks obtained in the entrance test merit list will be drawn for all classes.
  • Those who will qualify for the exam will be called for document verification.
  • In the case of a tie, the Banaras Hindu University guidelines will be followed. 

BHU SET 2023 Counselling

BHU SET 2023 counseling will commence soon after the result will be declared.

  • No separate letter will be sent to individuals for counseling.
  • Candidates will have to check their name in the merit list and accordingly ensure their presence for counseling.
  • Must visit the school on the dates specified by the authority for all subjects and classes individually.

Documents required for BHU SET 2023 Counselling

Those who will go to the counseling center will have to carry the following mandatory documents:

  • Original Marksheet
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Previous school leaving certificate
  • Category certificate
  • SET admit card/hall ticket

BHU SET 2023 Seat Matrix

The seats available for CHS BHU are given below in the table:

Seats available for CHGS are-
ClassNumber of Seats
11th (Maths Stream)17
11th (Bio Stream)16
11th (Commerce)25
11th (Arts)50
Seats available for CHBS are -
ClassNo. of Seats
11th (Maths Stream)38+50
11th (Bio Stream)25
11th (Commerce)13
11th (Arts)12

BHU SET 2023 Seat Reservation 

Get the reservation criteria details for BHU CHS 2023 below in the given table:

Scheduled caste candidates15%
Scheduled Tribes7.5%
Physically Challenged candidates(OH)3%
BHU employees sons and daughters50%
Note - If the seats will remain vacant under the 50% reservation quota for sons and daughters of the University Employees, then the vacant seats will be converted into respective categories of SET candidates.  

BHU SET 2023 Highlights

Below is the basic information about BHU SET.

Exam NameBHU SET(Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test) 2023
Conducting BodyBHU(Banaras Hindu University)
Level of examNational level
Frequency of examOnce a year
BHU SET (CHS) Official website
Purpose of examTo offer admission in class VI, IX, and XI of Central Hindu School

About BHU

BHU formerly known as Central Hindu College is a public university located in Lanka, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was formulated by the Madan Mohan Malaviya with co-operation from Annie-Besant. It is proud to say that Banaras Hindu University is the largest residential university in Asia. The south campus is spread over 2,700 acres (11 km2). It offers education in various fields like Fine Arts, Commerce, Science, Management Studies, Performing Arts, Law, Agricultural Science, Medical Science, Environment and Sustainable development, etc.

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BHU SET Important Dates

Form Date 202209 Feb - 12 Mar 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card06 Feb - 11 Feb 2023 (Tentative)
Result01 Jun - 30 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions




sir bhu set 2022 application form ka website nhi mel raha ha

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11th ka bhu ka from kab aayega

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11th ka bhu me from apply kab ayega

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Superb information Thanks a lot sir ☺️

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Is application form for 11th standard has been ended or not ? plz update

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I want to know ki kya admission form or extend nhi ho skta

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11th me admission Kara ne ke liye

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Thora aur form date ko extand kar dete log plz...

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Age eligibility for six class

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Ham abhi 12th ka exam denge or mera bhi socha hai ki me bhi bhu me padhu per me economic ka onars kar na chahta hu too kab esaka from nikalega

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I am born on 09 may 2006 .Am i eligible for CHS class 9 2021

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