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BHU MCA 2020: Dates, Application, Eligibility

The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is one of the most renowned universities in India. The university offers admission to many UG, PG and doctorate level courses. The candidate aspiring for an MCA admission in BHU needs to clear an entrance exam known as postgraduate entrance test (PET). The Application form for BHU MCA 2020 or PET is expected to be available in the month of January 2020.

The exam will be conducted in offline (OMR Sheet based Mode) and aspiring candidates need to fill and submit the application form before the last dates. In this article, we will discuss all the necessary details regarding the BHU MCA 2020 including application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc.

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BHU MCA 2020 Important Dates

The tentative dates for the BHU MCA 2020 admission in mentioned in the table given below.

Important EventsTentative Dates
Starting of application form submission4th week of January 2020
Last date to submit application formLast week of February 2020
Release of Admit Card 1st week of May 2020
Date of Exam May 2020
Result 3rd to 4th week of June 2020

Note: The interested candidates can check the exact dates from this article after the release of official notification.

BHU MCA 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates looking to appear for the BHU MCA Entrance Exam 2020 can check the exam pattern given below:

Mode of Exam: Offline (OMR Sheet Based)

Duration of Exam: 2 Hours

Type of Questions: MCQs

Number of Questions: 120

Maximum Marks: 360

Marking scheme: 3 Marks will be awarded for a correct answer, 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

Subject-wise distribution of questions

SubjectsNumber of Questions
Mathematical Aptitude80
Analytical and Logical Reasoning40
Total 120 Questions

BHU MCA Syllabus 2020

The subject wise syllabus for BHU MCA 2020 admission test will be as follows

Mathematical Aptitude Test Areas (+2 Level): Inequalities, Logarithms, Matrices and Determinants, Binomial Expansion, Progressions, Permutation and Combination, Function and Relation, Equations (up to degree 2), Complex Arithmetic, Basics of Calculus, 2-D Coordinate Geometry and Basic Concepts of Probability

Analytical and Logical Reasoning: The questions will be focused on determining candidates’ ability in logical conclusion, graphical/data interpretation etc.

How to prepare for BHU MCA 2020?

Due to a limited number of seats it is expected that the competition level in BHU MCA exam is going to be high. Here, are some tips and tricks that can help the candidates in order to prepare for the exam in a better way.

  1. First of all, go through the syllabus and collect the right study material for your studies.
  2. Both the Mathematical Aptitude and Logical reasoning subjects requires an ample amount of practice. So, make sure you practice well in order to prepare for the exam.
  3. Learn some short cut tricks to solve complex mathematical calculations in a quick time.
  4. Solve some previous year question paper and mock tests to be more familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus.
  5. There is no need to take any stress. You should do your preparation with full spirit without any anxiety.

Recommended Books for BHU MCA 2020

Here are some books recommended for the BHU MCA entrance exam preparation.

  • A Complete Study Package for MCA Entrances by Arihant Publication
  • A Comprehensive Guide for MCA Entrance Examinations BY R.S.Aggarwal
  • Master Of Computer Application Entrance Exam by R. Gupta
  • The Pearson Guide to MCA Entrance Examinations by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe

BHU MCA Eligibility Criteria 2020

The candidates aspiring to appear for the BHU MCA 2020 entrance exam need to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelors’ degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects either in class 12th or graduation level.

BHU MCA Application Form 2020

The candidates looking to appear for the PET exam to be conducted for BHU MCA 2020 admission can fill and submit the application form online. The application form will be made available on the official website i.e. www.bhuonline.in. The candidates have to provide all the required educational, personal and contact details in the application form. In addition to the details, the candidates have to upload the scanned copies of passport size photograph and signature. Please note that entering Aadhaar number is mandatory in the BHU MCA application form.

After submitting the application form, the candidates have to pay the prescribed application fee. The applicant should keep a printout of submitted application form and fee receipt for their own record.

Application Fee

The application fee for different categories will be as follows:

For SC/ST/ PC candidates: Rs. 250/-

For all other candidates: Rs. 500/-

Mode of payment

  • The candidates can pay the application fee in online mode using a credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • The application fee can also be paid in cash using a bank challan at any branch of “HDFC” bank.

BHU MCA 2020 Admit Card

The candidates who will successfully submit the application form along with the application fee can download the admit card from the official website. The admit card can be downloaded about 1 week prior to the date of entrance exam. An email and SMS regarding the availability of admit card will also be sent to the registered mobile and email address of the candidates. In case the candidate is not able to download the admit card even three before the exam then he/she should contact the controller of examinations, BHU, Varanasi.

BHU MCA Result 2020

The university will announce the result on the official website most probably in the 3rd to 4th week of June 2020. In addition to the marks obtained by the candidates, the result will also contain the overall and category wise merit. The result of the candidates will be emailed to the registered email id of the candidates. The SMS regarding the BHU MCA 2020 result will also be sent to the registered mobile number of the applicants.

Note: There is no provision for rechecking or re-evaluation. No request will be accepted in this regard.  

BHU MCA 2020 Counselling

The candidates who will be shortlisted/ waitlisted after the declaration of result will be informed via Call letter (to be downloaded from the official website). The candidates need to report for the counselling as per the schedule mentioned on the call letter. While reporting for the counselling, the candidates need all the relevant documents in original for verification purpose. Please note the candidates have to pay the admission fees on the day of counselling.


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