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Banaras Hindu University (BHU-UET)

Course(s) offered

B.A. (Hons.) in Psychology

Eligibility Criteria

Passed 12th or equivalent Examination with Commerce/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Computer Sc./Finance/Financial Markets Management/Vocational courses (related to Commerce) as one of the subjects securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and must have passed in the concerned subject.

AGE: Not to be more than 22 years on 01.07.2023 (applicant should be born on or after 02.07.2001).

Selection/Admission Process

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

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

  • Online Application starts from 08.06.2023
  • Last date for submitting online application: 26.06.2023

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

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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