Exam Conducting Body:Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)
BHU SET 2021: Application Form(Available), Eligibility Criteria
Updated On - March 02 2021 by Anusha Pachauri
BHU SET 2021 (Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test) which will be organized in September 2021 tentatively at the central level for students of classes VI, IX, and XI. This exam is conducted once in a year. 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 2021. Applicants can go through the complete article below to check other relevant information of BHU SET 2021 like application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, result, counselling, etc.
BHU SET 2021 Application Form has been released on 01 March 2021.
The last date to apply for BHU SET 2021 is 31 March 2021.
BHU SET 2021 Important Dates
Check the vital dates of BHU SET 2021 below in the table:
Application start date
01 March 2021
Application last date
31 March 2021
Application correction date
03-07 April 2021
Admit Card release
05 May 2021
14-18 June 2021
Provision Answer key
25 June 2021
Challenge Answer key
25-27 June 2021
Final Answer key
30 June 2021
10 July 2021
23-28 July 2021
BHU SET 2021 Application Form
Before filling the BHU SET 2021 application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria. The form will be made available online from February 2021. 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 candidate's photograph, the signature of 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 2021 Application Form Fee
Candidates who are seeking to apply can check the examination fee below:
BHU SET 2021 Application Processing Fee
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 2021 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 form with all correct and valid details.
BHU SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Check BHU SET 2021 eligibility criteria for admission in class 6th, 9th, and 11th of Central Hindu School, Varanasi below:
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 2020.
For class IX
Have passed 8th std from a school.
One should be of age between 13-15 years as of 30 September 2020.
For class XI
For Science stream - Must hold a certificate of 10th exam from a recognised 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 2020.
BHU SET 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates appearing for the entrance test for admission must go through BHU SET 2021 Exam Pattern below:
BHU SET 2021 Entrance Test Question Pattern
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ)
Number of Questions
To mark the answer aspirants will have to use a blue or black ball pen only.
BHU SET 2021 Syllabus
Candidates who have applied can check the BHU SET 2021 syllabus hearby;
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 2021 Admit Card
They will issue BHU SET 2021 admit card 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 2020 on Phone number 0542-2398710/ 8318906315/ 9119933077.
BHU SET 2021 Result
BHU SET 2021 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 2021 Answer Key
After the successful conduction of the BHU SET 2021 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 2021 Counselling
BHU SET 2021 counselling will commence from soon after the result will be declared.
No separate letter will be sent to individuals for counselling.
Candidates will have to check their name in the merit list and accordingly ensure their presence for counselling.
Must visit the school on the dates specified by the authority for all subjects and classes individually.
Documents required for BHU SET Counselling
Those who will go to the counselling centre will have to carry the following mandatory documents:
Date of Birth Certificate
Previous school leaving certificate
SET admit card/hall ticket
BHU SET 2021 Seat Matrix
The seats available for CHS BHU are given below in the table:
Seats available for CHGS are-
Number of Seats
11th (Maths Stream)
11th (Bio Stream)
Seats available for CHBS are -
No. of Seats
11th (Maths Stream)
11th (Bio Stream)
BHU SET 2021 Seat Reservation
Get the reservation criteria details for BHU CHS 2021 below in the given table:
Scheduled caste candidates
Physically Challenged candidates(OH)
BHU employees sons and daughters
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.
To offer admission in class VI, IX, and XI of Central Hindu School
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 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.
BHU SET Important Dates
03 Apr - 07 Apr 2021
05 May - 14 Jun 2021
01 Mar - 31 Mar 2021
10 Jul 2021
22 Jul - 28 Jul 2021
Banaras Hindu University School Entrance Test Exam Pattern
Question Paper Type :
Multiple Choice Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Ques 1: What is BHU SET?
Ques 2: How i can get the previous year question paper for BHU SET?
Ques 3: I will complete my 18 years on 01 October 2021. Am i eligible for BHU SET 2021?
Ques 4: When BHU SET 2021 will be conducted?
Ques 5: When BHU SET 2021 application process will start?