BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023: Application Form, Dates

BHU Varanasi PhD Admission

BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 –  Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi invites applications for admission in PhD Programmes through Direct Admission (RET-Exempted) Jan 2023 semester for session 2022-23.

Check complete information on BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 below here.

Latest –

  • BHU PhD Admission Jan 2023 Notification is available now for RET Exempted

BHU Varanasi Faculty offering PhD Program

In BHU Varanasi 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

BHU Varanasi RET Exempted Seat Jan 2023

For BHU Varanasi RET Exempted Seat Jan 2023 refer to prospectus.

Important Dates for BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023

Availability of ONLINE Form (RET exempted)23 November 2022
Last date for online submission of application forms05 December 2022
Date of Test B/Counselling/ Admissions19 December 2022
Last Date of deposition of fees for admission28 December 2022

BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 (60% for Management Studies) and minimum of 50 marks in Academic Record (calculation method given in prospectus).
  • There shall be a relaxation for SC/ST and PwD candidates in the minimum marks required in the qualifying examination as per rules..
  • Only those candidates shall be eligible to apply in this application process who have obtained their qualifying degree of the Academic session 2022-23 or before and who is a recipient of National Doctoral Fellowship or other fellowships from government/semi-government organizations (through All-India selection procedure conducted by the agency/ organization for award of research fellowships) such as Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ayurveda Yoga Unani Siddha Homeopathy (AYUSH) and similar National Level Organizations prior to 1st January 2023.

For subject wise criteria read Information Bulletin.

BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 Application Form

Candidate has to fill the online application form on the official site of BHU.

Those RET Exempted category candidates who had applied under RET 2022 (July 2022 term) notification need not apply again.

Read information brochure carefully before filling application form.

How to apply for BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023?

Candidates can apply for BHU Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 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 Varanasi PhD Admission Jan 2023 Selection Process

  • All such applicants who have successfully submitted their application form are required to report for Test B Counselling at 10.00 a.m. on 19th December 2022 in the Office of the concerned HoD/Coordinator of the Centre.
  • No separate call letter shall be issued for this purpose.
  • The admission of a candidate in a research discipline will be done only when he/she satisfies all the eligibility requirements and completes all formalities required for admission in the discipline.
  • The admissions shall be made strictly on the basis of merit index in the RET Exempted category subject to availability of seats in the course, as per rules given in this Information Bulletin and rules framed by the University from time to time.

Counseling Procedure on the Counseling Date

The counseling procedure will involve following steps:

  • Attendance of candidates present
  • Verification of academic records of the candidates present.
  • Conduction of Test – B of the candidates present.
    • Thereafter the Test B will be conducted in the concerned department/school/centre by the Department which carries a total of 30 marks for personal interview.
    • The Interview Board will ask questions relating to the area in which the candidate expects to undertake research, if selected, to test his/her scholastic 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 in which he/she has applied and qualified. The dates for Test B may be suitably adjusted/staggered in different disciplines.
  • FINAL MERIT ORDER AFTER TEST-B.

Important Links

ProspectusClick Here
Application Link (RET Exempted)Click Here
Application Link (RET AG & VET)Click Here
BHU WebsiteClick Here
Latest PhD AdmissionsPhD Admissions
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Previous Admissions

BHU RET 2022

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 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

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.