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Banaras Hindu University (BHU-UET)

BHU UET 2024 is the entrance test for undergraduate programs at Banaras Hindu University, renowned for its rich history since 1916. Successful performance in this exam opens doors to various programs in arts, sciences, and commerce.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) previously administered the UET and PET exams at the university level. However, starting from 2022, admission is now granted based on the candidate's performance in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). CUET UG is conducted for undergraduate courses, while CUET PG is conducted for postgraduate courses. The National Testing Agency (NTA) oversees the administration of both UG and PG level exams.

Course(s) offered

B.A. (Hons.) in Psychology


Criteria Description
Nationality Indian citizens will be eligible to apply
Qualification Applicants must have completed the 12th-grade examination from a recognized board or university
Percentage Candidates must have achieved a minimum of 50% marks in the intermediate examination
Age Limit There are no age restrictions
Appearing Candidates currently enrolled in the qualifying exam will also be eligible to apply

Selection/Admission Process

Admission will be based on Common University Entrance Test CUET (UG) – 2023 Score.

Application Fee

No. of Subjects General (UR) OBC-NCL/ EWS ST/ SC/ PWBD /Third gender Centres outside India
Up to 3 subjects Rs.750/- Rs.700/- Rs.650/- Rs.3750/-
Up to 7 subjects Rs.1500/- Rs.1400/- Rs.1300/- Rs.7500/-
Up to 10 subjects Rs.1750/- Rs.1650/- Rs.1550/- Rs.11000/-

*This table summarizes the fee structure for CUET (UG) based on the number of subjects and various categories of candidates.

Degree Programme/Course offered Languages mapped to the programees Eligibility
B.A.(Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Psychology Section I A - Language Test- (Hindi or English) and Section III - General Test for the admission in BHU Passed 10+ 2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate

Important Dates for CUET 2025

Events Dates 2025 (Tentative)
Release of Notification February 2025
Registration opens 1st-2nd week of February 2025
Last date to apply online 2nd-3rd week of March 2025
Correction window opens 1st week of April 2025
Admit Card releases April/ May 2025
CUET UG Exam Date 2nd week of May – last week of May 2025
Release of answer key 4th week of June 2025
Declaration of result 3rd week of July 2025
Starting of counselling sessions Last week of July 2025

Exam Pattern

a) Section I: Language Test

  • Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension [based on different types of passages – Factual, literary and narrative, (Literary aptitude and vocabulary)]
  • Number of Questions: 40 out of 50 questions to be attempted
  • Exam Duration: 45 minutes for each language

b) Section III: General Test

S.No. Section No. Of Questions Max. Marks
1. General Knowledge, Current Affairs 25 125
2. Quantitative Aptitude(Till Grade 8) 25 125
3. Logical & Analytical Reasoning 25 125
Total 75 375

  • Number of Questions: 60 out of 75 questions to be attempted
  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes

Fee Structure

Fees per annum - ₹7,000 approx.

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Frequently Asked Question

Will there be a separate examination for the BHU entrance exam?

No, examinations for both UG and PG levels will be conducted exclusively through CUET.

Will the authority offer a correctional facility?

Yes, a correction facility will be provided separately for both UG and PG level courses.

Are there any specialization options available in the psychology program at BHU?

Yes, BHU offers specialization options in various areas of psychology such as clinical psychology, counseling psychology, organizational psychology, educational psychology, and social psychology.

Are there any research opportunities for psychology students at BHU?

BHU provides research opportunities to psychology students through its research centers and collaborations with other institutions. Students can engage in research projects, work with faculty members on their research, and participate in conferences and seminars.

Are there any internships or practical training opportunities for psychology students?

BHU encourages students to gain practical experience through internships and training programs. The Department of Psychology at BHU has tie-ups with various organizations, hospitals, and clinics where students can intern and apply their knowledge in real-world settings.

What career options are available for graduates with a psychology degree from BHU?

Graduates with a psychology degree from BHU can pursue diverse career paths. They can work as clinical psychologists, counselors, researchers, human resource professionals, teachers, social workers, and consultants in various industries, hospitals, educational institutions, NGOs, and government organizations.

Are there any student clubs or societies related to psychology at BHU?

BHU has several student clubs and societies related to psychology. These include psychology clubs, research societies, and counseling groups. These clubs provide a platform for students to engage in discussions, organize events, and collaborate on projects related to psychology.

Does BHU offer any postgraduate programs in psychology?

Yes, BHU offers postgraduate programs such as M.A./M.Sc. in Psychology, M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, and Ph.D. in Psychology. These programs provide advanced knowledge and specialization in specific areas of psychology.

Are there any scholarships or financial aid options available for psychology students at BHU?

BHU offers various scholarships and financial aid options to eligible students. These scholarships may be based on academic merit, economic background, or specific criteria set by the university or external funding agencies. Students can inquire about the available scholarships and application procedures from the BHU administration or the Department of Psychology.

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