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BHU SET 2018

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BHU SET 2018 - The Banaras Hindu University admits each year boys and girls in classes IX and XI in the Central Hindu Boys’ School and Central Hindu Girls’ School through a common entrance test.

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. 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.
The University has created its Entrance Test Portal with the domain name Its link is also available on the BHU website ( The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2018-16 has been made ONLINE. Accordingly, candidates may note that SET 2018 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 ( or the entrance test portal of BHU (

Application Processing Fee/Entrance Test fee:

For General: Rs. 400/-

For Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Important Dates

1. Availability of ONLINE Application Form on the Entrance Test Portal: April 01, 2018

2. Last date for online submission of Application Forms: April 25, 2018

3. Dates of Entrance Test:

✓ Class XI Maths: May 20, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM)

✓ Class IX: May 19, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM)

✓ Class XI Biology: May 21, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM)

✓ Class XI Arts & Commerce: May 22, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM)

4. Tentative date of SET-2018 result declaration: June 15, 2018

5. Tentative dates of counseling/Admission for external candidates:

✓ Class IX: June 23, 2018 (Timings: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)

✓ Class XI Maths : June 24, 2018 (Timings: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)

✓ Class XI Biology: June 25, 2018 (Timings: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)

✓ Class XI Arts & Commerce: June 26, 2018 (Timings: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)

6. Date of issuing of ONLINE Admit Card: May 9, 2018 onwards till examination date.

BHU SET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

For class IX : 13 Years to 15 years age and passed class VIII examination from a school.

For class XI : 18 Years maximum age and passed class X examination from a recognized Board/University with the required percentage as under noted:

For external candidates (coming through SET):

✓ 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.

✓ Above 40% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate for commerce.

✓ Class X passed for Arts stream.

CHBS: IX 190
XI Maths 38+50*
Biology 25
XI Commerce 14
XI Arts 14
CHGS: IX 102
XI Science 33 fixed
XI Commerce 25
XI Arts 25
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. In Central Hindu Girls’ School 33 seats in Science and 25 seats each in Commerce and arts are reserved in class XI for candidates who compete through the School Entrance Test. However possibility of number of seats for external candidates in both the schools in addition to the above may increase depending upon the availability of seats after the admission of internal candidates.

Syllabus for BHU SET 2018

✓ For class IX : The test question paper will be of class VIII standard comprising of subjects: English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science and General Science.

✓ For class XI : The test question paper will comprise 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 and Gen. Studies as per the syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi for class X. 

Selection/Admission Procedure for BHU SET 2018

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 this merit. In case of a tie the Banaras Hindu University Guidelines will be followed. 

For admission in class 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. The candidates for admission in class XI will have to exercise their choice combination immediately on the day of counselling and the choice once exercised will be final and no change will be allowed at a later date.




Maths Group:

A1: 1. English; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Maths; 5. Computer Science.

A2, A3 & A4: 1. English; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Maths; 5. Hindi Core/ Sanskrit Core

Biology Group:

B1: 1. English; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Biology; 5. Computer Science/ Agriculture. B2: 1. English; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Biology; 5. Hindi Core/Sanskrit Core/Maths.


(E): 1. English Core; 2. Accountancy; 3. Business Studies; 4. Economics; 5. Maths/Vocal Music/Physical Education/Computer Science.


(F): 1. English Core/Hindi Core; 2. Economics/Pol. Science; 3. History/Physical Education; 4. Psychology/Geography; 5. Computer Science/Maths/Vocal Music/Hindi Core/Sanskrit Core.

Note: For opting Maths a candidate must have scored above 50% marks or equivalent grade in Maths in Class X.



Maths Group:
  1. English core; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Maths; 5. Sanskrit Core/Hindi Core/ Computer Science/ Biology/ Music.
Bio Group:
  1. English core; 2. Physics; 3. Chemistry; 4. Biology; 5. Sanskrit Core/Hindi Core/ Computer Science/ Music.

1. English core; 2. Economics; 3. Accountancy; 4. Maths/ Hindi Core/ Sanskrit Core/   Computer

Science/ Music 5. Business studies.


English Elective/ Hindi Elective; 2. Political Science/ Painting/ Physical Education; 3. Geography/ Economics/ Home Science; 4. Maths/ Hindi core/ Sanskrit core/ English Core/ Computer Science/ Music; 5. History/ Psychology.

Admit Card for BHU SET 2018

✓ 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. Therefore the candidates are advised to give correct e-mail addresses/ mobile phone numbers for correspondence while filling up the online application form. Alternatively,   Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal ( by providing the unique code allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form. If a candidate is unable to download the Admit Card till a week before the date of the Test, he/she should contact the 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.

In all matters relating to School Entrance Test and admission to respective Classes, the decision of the University shall be final and binding.

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  1. Hii,
    Does Central Hindu Girls’ School provide residential facilities?
    Please provide me the fee details.

  2. how can i check chbs result either online or offline