Organisation : Banaras Hindu University
Announcement : School Entrance Test 2018 (SET)
Opening date for online submission : March 01.2018
Last date for online submission : March 31, 2018
Total Number of Seats : 717
Website : http://bhuonline.in/
Notification : https://www.indianin.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf2018/SET1028.pdf
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BHU School Entrance Test
** The Banaras Hindu University admits each year girls and boys in classes VI, IX and XI in the Central Hindu Girls’ School and Central Hindu Boys’ School through a common entrance test.
Important Dates For SET 2018
|Availability of ONLINE Application Form on the Entrance Test Portal||March 01, 2018|
|Last date for online submission of Application Forms||March 31, 2018|
|Date of correction if any in online Application Form||April 2nd to 8th, 2018|
|Date of issuing of ONLINE Admit Card||April 11, 2018 onwards till examination date|
Dates Of Entrance Test
|Class XI Arts & Commerce||April 25, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM)|
|Class XI Biology||April 25, 2018 (3 PM to 5 PM)|
|Class XI Maths||April 26, 2018 (3 PM to 5 PM)|
|Class IX||April 27, 2018 (3 PM to 5 PM)|
|Class VI||April 28, 2018 (3 PM to 5 PM)|
|Tentative date of SET-2018 result declaration||Jun 10, 2018|
Dates Of Counselling/Admission For External Candidates
|Class VI||June 21, 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
|Class IX||June 22, 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
|Class XI Maths||June 24, 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
|Class XI Biology||June 25. 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
|Class XI Arts & Commerce||June 26. 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
|Class XI Paid Seats (In CHBS Only)||June 27, 2018 (8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)|
For class VI : 10 Years to 12 years age as on September 30, 2018 and passed class V examination from a school.
For class IX : 13 Years to 15 years age as on September 30, 2018 and passed class VIII examination from a school.
For class XI : 18 Years maximum age as on September 30, 2018 and passed class X examination from a recognized Board/University with the required percentage as under noted
For external candidates (coming through SET) :
1. Above 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate for admission in Science Stream. Above 50% marks or equivalent grade is essential in each, Science and Mathematics for admission to Science group.
2. Above 40% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate for commerce.
3. Class X passed for Arts stream.
Number Of Seats
VI Class : 70
IX Class : 90
XI Maths Stream : 17
XI Biology Stream : 16
XI Commerce Stream : 25
XI Arts Stream : 40.
VI Class : 135
IX Class : 240
XI Maths Stream : 38+50*
XI Biology Stream : 25,
XI Commerce Stream : 14
XI Arts Stream : 14.
Note for class XI :
** 25% of seats in each stream in class XI in the Central Hindu Boys’ School are reserved for candidates who compete through the School Entrance Test.
** In addition to the 25% seats in each stream in class XI in CHBS, 50* seats are reserved for Maths group only for external candidates except BHU category through SET.
The University has created its Entrance Test Portal available on the BHU website
The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2018-19 has been made ONLINE.
How To Apply
Go to the BHU Official website Please click on “Apply for Admission” button given on the home page of the BHU Entrance Test Portal, Click “Applicant Login” link.
On clicking the link, you will be directed to a new page having an Applicant Login Box. Below the login fields there is a link “Register Yourself”. Please click on this link. Registration screen will be displayed.
Registration Details :
Step 1 : Enter Your Email ID*[email@example.com]
Step 2 : Enter Your Password*[minimum of 6 alpha numeric characters]
Step 3 : Re Enter Confirm Password *
Step 4 : Enter Name of Applicant [Acharya Sinthu Vadakoe]
Step 5 : Enter Your Date of Birth[DD/MM/YYYY]
Step 6 : Enter Your Father’s Name [Banwarlal]
Step 7 : Enter Your Mother’s Name[Shwatea]
Step 8 : Enter Your Address [no 329 GTD Post Office, Varanasi]
Step 9 : Enter Your Mobile No. of the Applicant 
Step 10 : Click Sign Up Button
Conformation Screen will be displayed you check your mobile number & email address then click confirm button.
Registration success screen will be displayed. Open your e-mail account and click on the activation link for completing the registration process and filling up of online application.
Entrance Test Fee
Application Processing/Entrance Test Fee :
The Candidate shall pay the following Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test fee
SC/ST : Rs.200.00/-
General : Rs.400.00/-
Mode Of Payment
Mode Of Payment Of Application Processing/Test Fee :
** Candidate is required to fill up the SET 2018 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 following options for payment of Application Processing/Entrance Test Fee
a) Online payment through credit card/ debit card through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal.
b) Payment of Entrance Test Fee in Cash through “Challan” in any branch of HDFC Bank :
** After filling up the application form, its submission and selecting this mode for payment, the candidate can print the Challan from the entrance test portal.
** The printout of challan will \contain all necessary details of the candidate, bank account details of the Banaras Hindu University in which the entrance test fee will be deposited and the exact amount to be deposited.
** The candidate will be required to visit any branch of the HDFC Bank of his/her choice where he/she will be required to deposit the requisite Fee amount to the Bank.
Entrance Test Syllabus
For class VI :
Class V standard comprising 100 MCQ of subjects : English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science and General Science.
For class IX :
Class VIII standard comprising 100 MCQ of subjects : English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science and General Science.
For class XI :
Class X standard comprising 100 MCQ of subjects :
For Maths Group : English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Gen. Studies.
For Bio Group : English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Gen. Studies.
For Commerce & Arts Group : English, Hindi, History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, General Maths and Gen. Studies.
1. 15% seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.
2. 7.5% seats are reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates.
3. The SC/ST candidates are required to produce original certificate and attested photocopy of their caste certificate at the time of counselling from any one of the following authorities stating that the candidate belongs to a SC/ST category.
4. 3% seats are reserved for Physically Challenged (PC) candidates.
Method Of Selection
** On the basis of the marks obtained in the Entrance Test Merit List will be drawn for admission in each class and the candidates will be given a seat in the concerned class strictly on the basis of the merit.
** For admission in class VI, IX and XI, the candidates will have to come for counselling and they will be offered seats in the class/ subject combination of their choice strictly according to their merit ranking so long as the seats remain available.
** No separate letter will be sent to call students for counselling.
** The merit lists shall be displayed on the entrance test portal bhuonline.in.
** The candidates are advised to see their position in the merit lists and ensure their appearance in the counselling with relevant documents (original marksheet, date of birth certificate, previous school leaving certificate, category certificate etc. Alongwith the set admit card).
Method Of Answering The Test
(i) A Question Booklet containing the questions and a separate Answer Sheet shall be provided to the candidate at the beginning of the Test.
(ii) The candidate, within 10 minutes of the issue of the Question Booklet, shall check the Question Booklet to ensure that it contains all the pages in correct sequence and that no page/question is missing.
(iii) The candidate is required to write his/her Roll Number, Question Booklet No. and Set No., if any, at the appropriate places provided in the answer sheet in Ball Point pen only.
(iv) The candidate is required to identify the one which he/she feels to be the correct answer and record the answer by darkening the appropriate oval in the answer sheet with Blue/Black Ball Point pen only
** The Admit Card will be e-mailed to the candidate at the email addresses provided by the candidate in the application form.
** SMS alert regarding issue of Admit Card on the mobile phone registered by the candidate will also be sent.
** Alternatively, Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal.
** If a candidate is unable to download the Admit Card till a week before the date of the Test, he/she should contact the Central Hindu Girls’ School Office on Phone No. 0542-2398710.
** Paste passport size photograph (same passport size photograph which has been used for online submission) in the space provided on the printout of the Admit Card and self-attest it.
(i) The Test date and Venue details will be given on the Admit Card.
(ii) No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the Test without a valid Admit Card.
(iii) The candidate is required to retain the Admit Card in safe custody after the Test for presenting it before the Admission Committee, if called for counselling.