University : Banaras Hindu University BHU
Announcement : Research Entrance Test (RET) 2015
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Application Form : http://bhuonline.in/ret.html
Notification : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/5558-RET-BULLETIN-2015.pdf
Home Page : http://bhuonline.in/
The Banaras Hindu University invites applications for admission to following programmes:
Ph.D: Through Research Entrance Test (RET) 2015 and Direct Admission (RET-Exempted)
Doctor of Philosophy/Vidyavaridhi Degree (herein after referred to as the Ph. D. Degree programme) in various disciplines is given in Section A Table 1(a) (through RET and RET Exempted mode) and Section A Table 1(b) (through RET Exempted mode only) for registration in September 2015 and March 2016 semesters. Registration of candidates shall be done as per norms decided by the Academic Council of the University from time to time, provided the result of the qualifying examination is declared on or before the start of counseling for admission to a semester. Admission to the said programme shall be (a) through the Research Entrance Test (RET) to be conducted on 11th October 2015 and (b) directly for the RET exempted categories (as detailed at Section H of this information bulletin).
Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Sustainable Development through Research Entrance Test (RET) 2015 and Direct Admission (RET-Exempted)
Admission to Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. programme in Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development will be done through RET for Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D. to be conducted on 11th October 2015.
M.Phil: Through M.Phil Entrance Test 2015
Admission for M.Phil in Subaltern Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and M.Phil in Musicology, Faculty of Performing Arts will be done for the session 2015-16 through M.Phil 2015 entrance test to be conducted on 11th October 2015.
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALIFYING EXAMINATION & PERCENTAGE OF MARKS:
FOR ADMISSION TO PH.D. PROGRAMMES:
A candidate shall be required to have passed the qualifying examination securing the minimum percentage of marks and a minimum of 50 marks in Academic Record as per details given below:
Faculty-wise details of Qualifying Examinations:
i). Faculty of Agriculture
(a) Qualifying Examination: Essential: A candidate having (i) Master’s degree in Agriculture/Science (M.Sc (Ag.)/ M.Sc.) in the concerned discipline with B.Sc. (Ag.) 4 years degree OR (ii) Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Science (M.Sc (Ag.)/ M.Sc.) in any one of the allied subjects/disciplines with B.Sc. (Ag.) 4 years degree pertaining to the department as per the list given in the Appendix – I. (iii) M.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering/M.E. (Agricultural Engineering) or equivalent degree with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering/Irrigation and Drainage Engineering/Soil and Water Engineering/ Water Resources Engineering or M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil and Water Conservation for admission in Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering), (iv) M.Sc.(Ag.)/M.Sc. in Agricultural Statistics/M.Sc. in Statistics for Admission in Ph. D. in Agricultural Statistics.
The candidates having 10+2+3+2 system of education will also be eligible for admission in Ph.D. through RET and RET (Exempted) in the following Disciplines:
(1) Food Science & Technology; (2) Agricultural Statistics
(b) Qualifying Marks: At least 55% in aggregate or equivalent grade point average in the qualifying examination.
ii). Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Environmental Science & Sustainable Development:
(a) Qualifying Examination:
Master’s degree in the concerned subject OR (ii) Masters degree in any one of the allied subjects. However,
(i) for admission to Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, Peace Research, Public Administration and Nepal Studies candidates holding Post Graduate degree in any discipline of Social Science/ Science/ Humanities/ Management would be eligible. Further candidates having postgraduate degree in Nepali Language and Culture are also eligible for Ph.D. in Nepal Studies.
(ii) for admission to Ph.D. in Subaltern Studies candidates holding M.Phil. degree in Subaltern Studies would be eligible. For admission to Ph.D. in Musicology candidates holding M.Phil. degree in Musicology would also be eligible. Candidates who have done M.Phil. in Subaltern Studies/Musicology from the Banaras Hindu University shall be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. in Subaltern Studies/Musicology without appearing in the RET. However, such candidates who have obtained the M.Phil. from other Universities are required to appear in the RET for Subaltern Studies/Musicology.
(iii) for admission to Ph.D. in Geophysics, candidates holding BE/B.Tech. degree in Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Science and Technology would also be eligible.
(iv) for admission to Ph.D. in Molecular and Human Genetics, candidates holding BE/B.Tech. degree in Biotechnology, Bioscience & Bioengineering, Biomedical engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Materials Science and Pharmaceutical Engineering would also be eligible.
(v) for admission to Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences under its main-discipline quota, the candidates holding PG degrees in their allied subjects (as per Appendix I) are allowed to appear in the RET of Mathematical Sciences.
vi) for admission to Ph.D. in Human and Clinical Genetics (in Centre for Genetic Disorders), under their main-discipline quota, the candidates holding PG degrees (M.Sc./MD/MS/MDS/M.Tech./DM) in their allied subjects (as per Appendix I) are allowed to appear in the RET of Human and Clinical Genetics.
(vii) for admission to Ph.D. in Environmental Science & Technology candidates holding B.Tech. in any branch/discipline would also be eligible.
(viii) for admission to Ph.D. in Bhojpuri evam Janpadiya Adhyan, candidates holding PG Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Management, Medical Sciences, Performing Arts and Visual Arts in any branch/discipline would also be eligible.
APPLICATION FORM AND APPLICATION PROCESSING/TEST FEE:
The University has created its Entrance Test Portal with the domain name bhuonline.in. Its link is also available on the BHU website (bhu.ac.in). The RET/M.Phil. 2015 Information Bulletin and Application Form is available on the BHU website. The entire process of making RET/M.Phil 2015 application for admission in various disciplines/programmes during the academic session 2015-16 has been made ONLINE. Accordingly, candidates may note that RET/M.Phil 2015 Information Bulletin and Application Form will not be sold (as there will be no offline mode) and the candidates desirous of admissions shall be required to register on the Entrance Test portal of BHU and fill up the application form ONLINE as per procedure provided on the Portal. For further details visit the BHU website (bhu.ac.in) or the entrance test portal of BHU (bhuonlne.in).
APPLICATION PROCESSING/TEST FEE :
The Candidate desirous of applying for admission to Ph.D., Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D. or M.Phil programmes shall pay the following Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test fee:
Disciplines Entrance Fee SC/ST Others
All Disciplines/programmes (mentioned in this Bulletin) Rs. 250.00 Rs. 500.00
(i) The Application Form once submitted with the Application Processing/ Entrance Test Fee at concessional rate meant for SC/ST candidate shall be considered under SC/ST Category.
(ii) The Application Processing/ Entrance Test Fee paid shall neither be refunded nor transferred to another Disciplines and shall also not be reserved for any subsequent year, in any case. Mode of Payment of Application Processing/Test Fee
Candidate is required to fill up the RET 2015/ M.Phil. 2015 Application Form ONLINE as the printed Information Bulletin-cum-Application Form will not be sold by the University. After the candidate has filled up the application form online, he/she will have to make Online payment of Application Processing/Entrance Test Fee through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal.
Availability of RET/M.Phil. -2015 ONLINE Form on the Entrance Test Portal : 10.09.2015
Last date for online submission of application forms of RET/M.Phil. – 2015 : 01.10.2015
Downloading admit Card for RET/M.Phil.-2015 : 06-08.10.2015
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM:
The Application Form for RET 2015/M.Phil 2015 is available on the BHU’s entrance test portal (bhuonline.in). The application form is to be filled up and submitted online. Detailed instruction for filling up the application form, online payment of application fee and online submission is also provided on the BHU’s entrance test portal. Candidates have to scan their photo and signature as per instruction given in the portal and upload it.