BHUBanaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, has invited applications for admission to 5 New Post Graduate Courses 2018, namely, M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences with specializations in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences; Ecological Sciences; Environmental Biotechnology; Master in Business Economics and Management and M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing all of 4 Semesters (2 Years) duration.

Eligibility: For admission to the (i) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences) (ii) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Ecological Sciences) (iii) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Biotechnology) at the Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, applicant should hold a B.Sc (Hons) / B.Sc under 10+2+3 pattern / or B.Sc (Ag) or MBBS or B.Pharma or / B.E. / B.Tech or an equivalent examination recognized by Banaras Hindu University, securing at least 50% marks/equivalent GPA, in aggregate.

For admission to the Master in Business Economics and Management at the Department of Economics, applicant should hold Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline, such as, BA, B.Com, B.Sc., BBA, B.Tech./B.E., etc. under at least 10+2+3 pattern OR equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Applicant should also have minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level with Mathematics as one subject. However, the course requires advance knowledge of Mathematics.

For admission to M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing at DST-Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences, eligibility is B.Sc (Hons)/B.A. (Hons)/B.Sc/B.A. under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate, considering all the three years of B.Sc/B.A. Courses [For B.Sc (Hons)/B.Sc only Science subjects and for B.A. (Hons)/B.A. all subjects except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet]. Applicant must have opted Mathematics Hons. or studied Mathematics in all the three years at Graduate level.

Selection Process: The admission to these courses will be made on the basis of merit in the entrance tests to be conducted by BHU.

A Common Entrance Test will be held M.Sc Environmental Sciences (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences) / (Ecological Sciences) / (Environmental Biotechnology). There will be one paper of 120 minutes duration, comprising Section A and B carrying 360 marks and based on multiple choice question of the Graduate Level. Applicant will have to attempt both sections. Section A will have 40 questions from basic Environmental Science and Section B will have 80 questions from each sub sections such as Life Sciences, Physical sciences and Earth Sciences. Applicant has to select only one sub section from Section B. The entrance Test for M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing will have one paper of 120 minutes duration, carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions based on graduate level of the Mathematics. The Test for admission to Master in Business Economics and Management will be a written test of 120 minutes durations carrying 360 marks with 120 multiple choice questions, based on undergraduate Level Knowledge on Business Economics, Management, Mathematics and Reasoning, Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Money and Banking, International Economics, Environmental Economics, Economics of Development and Growth, Public Economics, Indian Economy and Mathematics for Economics. More information elated to the tests is available in the Bulletin available at

Entrance test will be held on 24 June 2018 at Varanasi, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus-Barkachha, Mirzapur, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkatta provided there are sufficient number of candidates for the concerned Centre.

Application: Applications can be submitted at, latest by 31 May 2018.

Application Fee: For all courses, application fee is Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PH and Rs.500/- for others. The fee can be paid online through Credit card/ Debit card, through the payment gateway available on the Entrance test portal. It can also be paid by cash, using ‘Challan’, in any branch of HDFC Bank.

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