BHU Varanasi PhD Admission 2022: BHU RET 2022, Application Form, Dates, Answer Key, Results

BHU RET

BHU Varanasi PhD Admission 2022 –  Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi invites applications for admission in PhD Programmes through Research Entrance Test (RET) 2022 and Direct Admission (RET-Exempted).

Check complete information on BHU Varanasi PhD Admission 2022 below here.

Latest –

  • BHU RET 2022 Result is available now
  • BHU RET 2022 Answer Key is available now

Faculty offering PhD Program

  • Faculties of Science
  • Faculties of Arts
  • Faculties of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Performing Arts
  • Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan Sankay
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dental Sciences
  • Faculty of Visual Arts
  • Faculty of Environment & Sustainable Development

Important Dates for BHU RET 2022

Availability of RET/M.Phil./ /Integrated M.Phil.-2021 ONLINE Form on the
Entrance Test Portal for submission
10 May 2022
Last date for online submission of application forms of RET/M.Phil./Integrated M.Phil.31 May 2022
Downloading Admit CardOne week before
the date of
examination
Date of Entrance Test of RET/M.Phil./Integrated M.Phil.-202225 June 2022
Declaration of RET ResultDeclared

BHU RET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For PhD Programme

Master’s degree in the concerned subject OR in any one of the allied subjects with at least 55% or equivalent grade in the aggregate.

For subject wise criteria read RET Information Bulletin 2022.

BHU RET 2022 Application Form

Candidate has to fill the online application form for BHU RET 2022 from the official site of BHU.

Read information brochure carefully before filling application form.

How to apply for BHU RET 2022?

Candidates can apply for BHU RET 2022 by following the steps given below.

Step 1: Registration on the Portal [www.bhuonline.in]

Step 2: Filling up Identification details

Step 3: Filling of Online Application Form and Course Selection

Step 4: Uploading of photographs and signature

Step 5: Payment of Application Fee

Step 6: Printout of Application Form for the record

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PwDRs. 400/-
OthersRs. 800/-

BHU RET 2022 Exam Pattern for PhD

 RET will have two components

  • Test A: Test A will be based on Subject Knowledge, Logical and Analytical Capability and Research Methodology.
  • Test B: Test B will cover Personal Interview to test aptitude for research.

Test A

TEST – A is aimed as to assess the subject knowledge of the candidate at the Master’s level in the concerned subject and related area. It will also contain the questions on research methodology.

Tests A will be held in one sitting in the Test Centres of RET.

Syllabus –

40% questions related to methodology will cover the following aspects : Foundation of Research, Problem identification and formulation, Research design, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Measurement, Sampling, Data Analysis, Interpretation of Data, Use of Encyclopedias and tools, Paper Writing etc.

Other 60% questions would be of Master’s level of the subject and areas concerned.

Type of QuestionsMCQ type questions
Number of Questions100
The Duration of the exam120 minutes
Maximum Marks300 marks.
Marking Scheme03 (three) marks for correct answer and 01 (one) mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Test – B

Test – B will cover Research proposal and Personal Interview.

Candidate, approximately four times of the seats, based on merit, may be called for Test B.

All eligible RET-exempt category candidates shall also take TEST-B of the selection process.

  • The Test – B will be conducted in the concerned department/school/centre by a Board to be appointed for the purpose and will carry a total of 30 (thirty) marks for personal interview. The marks to be awarded to the candidates in the Personal Interview may not be below 9 and above 24. In case a candidate is awarded marks below 9 and above 24, detailed justifications may be noted by the interview committee in its proceedings against each such candidate
  • The Interview Board will ask questions relating to the area in which the candidate expects to undertake research, if selected, to test his/her competence for research in the discipline.
  • A candidate applying in more than one discipline, will appear at Test B separately in each of the disciplines for which he/she has applied and shortlisted.

The minimum qualifying marks for RET is 215 marks and RET – Exempted Category is 65 marks for admission in Ph.D.

BHU RET 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal (www.bhuonline.in) around One week before
the date of examination by using the unique registration ID allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form.

NOTE

  • Schedule of Test and Venue details will be given on the Admit Card.
  • No candidate shall be allowed to appear in Test without a valid Admit Card.
  • Keep Admit Card in safe custody after the Test for presenting it in counselling.

BHU RET 2022 Answer Key

PROVISIONAL ANSWER KEY RET/RET-AG 2022

** The process of challenging questions/provisional answer keys of RET 2022 held on 25.06.2022 is started and shall be available up to 12.00 noon of 01.07.2022.

BHU RET 2022 Result

BHU has released the result RET 2022.

Result BHU RET 2022

Result BHU RET (AG. & VET) – 2022

Important Links for BHU RET 2022

BHU RET Information Bulletin 2022Click Here
Application LinkClick Here
BHU WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

BHU RET 2021

Important Dates for BHU RET 2021

Availability of RET/M.Phil./ /Integrated M.Phil.-2021 ONLINE Form on the
Entrance Test Portal for submission
20 Jan 2022
Last date for online submission of application forms of RET/M.Phil./Integrated M.Phil.-
2021
15 Feb 2022
Extended Last date for
I. RET ( Exempted) 2021
II. Integrated M.Phil-Ph.d. Programme in ESD (Exempted) 2021
III. RET (Exempted) (Agri. & Vet.) 2021
28 Feb 2022
Downloading Admit Card09 March 2022
Date of Entrance Test of RET/M.Phil./Integrated M.Phil.-202116 March 2022
Answer key16 March 2022
Challenging of Answer Key upto19 April 2022
Declaration of RET Resultdeclared

BHU RET 2021 Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks for the Research Entrance Test has been fixed as 35% for all categories category.

BHU RET 2021 Answer Key

PROVISIONAL ANSWER KEY RET 2021 is available now.

The process of challenging questions/provisional answer key of RET 2021 held on 16.03.2022 has started and shall be available up to 8.00 p.m. of 19.04.2022.

BHU RET 2021 Result

Result RET 2021 

Result RET (AG. & VET) – 2021

BHU RET 2020-2021

Important Dates for BHU RET 2020-2021

Availability of RET Form01 Feb 2021
Last date for application forms22 Feb 2021
Downloading Admit Card05 April 2021
RET Test Date11 April 2021
Declaration of RET ResultAfter Second week of April 2021

BHU RET 2020-2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal (www.bhuonline.in) around 12.03.2021 to 19.03.2021 providing the unique registration ID allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form.

SMS alert on the mobile phone registered by the candidate regarding loading of Admit Card will also be sent.

NOTE

  • The Tests shall be held on the 19th March. Schedule of Test and Venue details will be given on the Admit Card.
  • No candidate shall be allowed to appear in Test without a valid Admit Card.
  • Keep Admit Card in safe custody after the Test for presenting it in counselling.

BHU RET 2020-2021 Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks for the Research Entrance Test has been fixed as 35% for all categories category.

BHU RET 2020-2021 Result

BHU will releases the result for RET after second week of April.