BHU PET Syllabus 2020:

Aspirants can download the BHU PET Syllabus via online mode @ Interested candidates are required to check the complete syllabus before appearing for the BHU PET examination. The Authority will release the syllabus (subjects and topics) on the official web portal. Through this, candidates can study such topics which will upcoming in the BHU PET Exam. 

BHU PET Syllabus Pdf: The subjects included in it such as- English Comprehension, Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Quantitative Reasoning. Also, there will be such topics included in it and these are described below. 

Here given the complete syllabus of BHU PET Syllabus 2020 subjects including important topics are as follows:

BHU PET Syllabus 2020 - English Comprehension:-

  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spotting the Error
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idiom and Phrases
  • Spelling or Detecting misspelled Words
  • Close Passage and Comprehension Passage

BHU PET Syllabus 2020 - Quantitative Reasoning:-

  • Solving Linear Equations
  • Solving Linear Inequalities
  • Rules of Exponents
  • Operations with Algebraic Expression
  • Graphs of Function
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Functions
  • Real Numbers
  • Percentage and Ratio and Decimals
  • Integers
  • Fractions
  • Exponents and Roots
  • Solving Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Numerical Methods for Describing Data
  • Graphical Methods for Describing Data
  • Distributions of Data, Random Variables and Probability Distributions
  • Data Interpretations
  • Triangles
  • Three Dimensional Figures
  • Polygons, Circles, Quadrilateral, Lines, and Angles

BHU PET Syllabus 2020 - General Knowledge:-

  • Latest Current Affairs
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Political
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian History
  • Indian Navy and Military

BHU PET Syllabus 2020 - Mathematical Aptitude:-

  • Mean, Median and Mode
  • Properties of Circles
  • Probability
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Triangles
  • Functions
  • Exponents
  • Polynomials
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage and Discount
  • Fractions & Decimals, Ratio & Proportions, Square Root
  • Time & Speed, Unitary Method, Time & Work
  • Simple Equations 

BHU PET Syllabus  2020 - Recommended Books:

Candidates who will be going to appear for the Entrance Test can prefer books. To qualify the entrance test, they should have to prefer the previous year's questions and books for their preparation. Some of the books along with their publishers are tabulated below:

Publisher / Authors

Postgraduate Entrance Test 2017, Chemistry

Arihant Experts

General Agriculture for Postgraduate Entrance Test 

G. Pothiraj, S. Ashok Kumar and M. Mahalakshmi A. Elangovan

M.Sc. Zoology Entrance Examination

A Sehgal

DU: M.A. English Entrance Test Guide

RPH Editorial Board

Mathematics- A complete Guide: M.Sc. Entrance Examination

Suraj and Rashmi (Author)

BHU PET Marking Scheme

Total Questions

120 questions

Marks of Each Question


Maximum/ Total Marks of BHU PET Question Paper


Correct Answer

+ Marks

Incorrect Answer

- Marks

Unanswered Questions

0 Marks 

Improper markings to avoid

Making Ovals, Darkening More than one Oval, Line Marks, Tick Marks, Cross Marks etc.

BHU PET Syllabus 2020:

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) candidates should observe the exam pattern before preparing for the test. There will be Multiple Choice Type Questions with a total of 120 questions. Also, the duration of the entrance test will be 120 minutes. The examination will be offline mode i.e., pen and paper-based. BHU PET exams will be conducted in English and the Hindi Language concerned for Linguistic Subjects. 


BHU PET Syllabus 2020

For M.A. in semantic/ Arabic/Nepali/ French/ Marathi/Persian/German/Telugu/ Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR) / History of Art/ Pali/ Sanskrit

General knowledge and Current Affairs; Language Proficiency in Concerned Language;   Analytical Abilities and Logical Quantitative and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc.)

For M.A in Economics/History/Political Science/Sociology/Psychology

Multiple-choice questions based on Social Sciences such as History, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Rural Development, Management, Biology, Sociology,  and Cultural Studies.

For M. Com

Questions based on the Qualifying Examination.

For M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Geology/ Zoology/Botany/Computer Sciences/Biochemistry/Geophysics

Multiple-choice questions on Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Geophysics, Physics, and based on the concerned subject.

M.Sc. In Computer Science

Questions on Basic Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science.

M.Sc. in Biochemistry

Questions based on Biochemistry and Chemistry

M.Sc. (Tech) in Geophysics

Questions on Geophysics, Mathematics, and Physics

M.Sc. In Geology

Multiple-choice questions based on Geology of the qualifying exam.

M.Sc. In Botany/ Zoology

Multiple choice questions on Biology, Botany and Zoology

M.Sc. In Statistics

Multiple-choice questions on Mathematics and Statistics

For Language and Linguistic Courses

Multiple choice questions on Basic Grammar, Standardization of the concerned language, Language Proficiency, Technical words, Translation, etc.

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