BNMU Bihar PhD Admission 2021 (PAT 2020) Application form, Dates, Exam pattern

BNMU Bihar PhD Admission

BNMU Bihar PhD Admission 2021 (PAT 2020) – Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University (BNMU) invites application for the PhD admission through PAT Test and Exempted Category.

Faculties for PAT Test

Serial No.FacultiesSubjects
02HUMANITIESHindi, English, Sanskrit, Maithili, Urdu, Philosophy
03SCIENCEPhysics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany,
04SOCIAL SCIENCESHistory, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Home Science, Psychology, Geography

Subject wise Vacancies

Home ScienceNIL
Political Science8

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • A relaxation of 5% mark or an equivalent grade for those belonging to ST/ SC/ EBC/ OBC/ Differently-abled categories.

Exemptions from the written test of PhD Admission Test (PAT) – 2020

  • Candidates having scholarship/fellowship/associateship by qualifying CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET/ GATE/ MHRD Scholarships/ Teacher Fellowship/ DST-INSPIRE/ DBT/ ICMR/ ICAR/ CSSIR, ICHR etc.
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor who have been appointed in the teaching departments or the University or a constituent college of the University who have completed their probation successfully with an experience of at least two years of uninterrupted service would be considered under this category. Teachers appointed in self-finance courses will not be exempted from the test.
  • Non-teaching employees of the University, who are holding substantive appointment for more than five years having Master’s degree in the subject concerned with minimum 55% marks in, and with at least two research papers published in any reputed refereed journal or journals identified by the UGC would be considered under this category
  • Candidates, who are exempted from PAT 2020, are also required to apply with requisite Fee

BNMU Bihar PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last Date for Application (without fine)01 March 2021
Last Date for Application (with late fine)06 March 2021
Admit Card10 April 2021
Date of the Entrance Test15 April 2021
Date of ResultsFirst week of May.

Application Procedure

  • Duly filled in application may be submitted online to the University Management Information System (UMIS) of B.N.M.U. 
  • Read instructions before filling application form.

Test Fee

General/B.C./EBC/EWSRs. 1500
SC/ST/Disabled/WomenRs. 1200
Application fee to allRs 300
Late FineRs 200

Selection Procedure

There would be two streams of applicant

  • PAT Appearing
  • PAT Exempted

Final selection of both categories of candidates in the PhD programme would be based on the performance of candidates in the interview as well as on the basis of marks obtained in PAT and NET examination respectively.

BNMU Bihar PhD Admission 2021 Written Test Pattern

There will be two papers of 100 marks each

Paper –I (1 hour)100 marks will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions on qualitative teaching and research aptitude.
Paper –II (2 hour)100 marks will be the Essay Type/Subjective based on syllabus (excluding elective papers) of the PG courses of the respective subject of the B. N. Mandal University, Madhepura, Bihar.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for written test

For General candidates50% aggregate marks
For Reserved category candidates45% aggregate marks

For more details and to apply online – visit