BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 - Banaras Hindu University will conduct the BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam (Postgraduate Entrance Test) on Thursday, May 24, 2018, in the offline mode from 12 to 2 pm, and PET 2018 for Master in Communication Management on Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 8 to 10 am. Besides the test dates, no other dates have been announced by the BHU mass communication exam officials. The Mass Communication exam 2018 of BHU is for admission to the MA Programmes offered by the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication of the University. Candidates must fill the application form of BHU Mass Communication Exam in February in the online mode for which the application fee can be paid online or offline. BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam will be held in an offline mode. Candidates can download their admit card for the BHU Mass Communication 2018 exam a week before the exam date. Candidates can check the BHU Mass Communication exam 2018 answer key within a week after the exam concludes in May. The result of the BHU Mass Communication Exam will be announced in June. Candidates who qualify in the BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam will be required to check and download their call letter for counselling and admission in June 2018. Such candidates will be offered admissions after counselling and verification of the documents. Interested and eligible candidates can check the complete details of the BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 below to know the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, result and counselling.
Fast Facts of BHU 2018 Mass Communication Exam
Exam Name: BHU Mass Communication Entrance Examination
Common Name: BHU PET Mass Comm
Exam Type: University
Selection Process: Entrance Test, Counselling
Number of Seats offered- 38 (MA. Mass Comm) + 20 (Masters in Corporate Communication)
Periodicity- Once a year
Time Allotted- 120 minutes
Total Marks- 360
Application Mode- Online
Type of Questions- Objective
Mode of Exam- Offline (Paper-pen)
BHU Mass Communication Important Dates 2018
All aspirants of the BHU Mass Communication courses can use the timeline given below to keep track of all the relevant dates for BHU Mass Communication exam 2018. Candidates can apply for more than one course provided there is no clash of the exam dates.
Important Dates of BHU 2018 Mass Communication
Start of application date
February first week, 2018
Last date for application date
March first week, 2018
Download of admit card
May first week, 2018
BHU Mass Communication exam date (PET 2018)- MA mass comm
Thursday, May 24, 2018 ( 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm)
BHU Mass Communication exam date (PET 2018)- Master in Corporate Comm
Saturday, May 26, 2018 (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
May last week, 2018
BHU Mass Comm Result declaration
BHU Mass Communication Programmes 2018
The Department of Journalism & Mass Communication offers the following programmes on the basis of the BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018
MA (Mass Communication ) with specialization in
Hindi Print Journalism`
Television, Radio & Film
MA (Corporate Communication ) - (SPECIAL COURSE)
The university also offers the below-given programmes. However, admissions to the PG diploma programmes are not on the basis of the scores obtained in the exam for BHU Mass Communication 2018.
PG Diploma in Health Communication (Innovative Project)
PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication (PGDJMC) – offered at RGSC as a special course
BHU Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates must take note of the prescribed eligibility criteria of the BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 before applying. The following is the BHU 2018 Mass Communication eligibility criteria for the various programmes.
M.A. in Mass Communication
Candidates must be graduates with a degree in any discipline as per the 10+2+3 pattern. They must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in all subjects studied at Graduate level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which are not considered for the computation of the total marks in the final (degree) marks sheet.
Candidates who have a Post-graduate Degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate, both at Graduate and Post-Graduate levels are also eligible to apply
SC/ST candidates must have passing marks in the qualifying exam
PC and OBC candidates must have obtained at least 45% in their graduation
M.A in Corporate Communication Management
Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline as per the (10+2+3) pattern can apply for this course. They must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
PC and OBC candidates must have passed the qualifying exam with a minimum of 45% in their graduation.
SC/ST candidates should have passing marks in their qualifying exam to be eligible to apply.
BHU Mass Communication Application Form 2018
The application process for the BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 is completely online. Candidates must keep their photo and signature ready for uploading. The steps to fill the online application form of BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam are detailed below.
What to keep ready before filling the BHU Mass Communication Exam Application Form?
A recent passport sized colour photograph – The photo must be saved in "jpeg" format only. The File size of a scanned photograph should not be more than 100 KB.
Signature – Candidates must scan their signature in Blue/Black ink on a white sheet in "jpeg" format only. The file size of the scanned photograph should not be more than 100 KB.
Step 1 – Registration: Candidates must register by selecting the course and fill the following details
Password: 6 alphanumeric characters
Date of Birth
Step 2 - Activation and validation of Registration
Candidates will see a confirmation message on the screen after successful registration for BHU Mass Communication exam 2018. They will also receive an e-mail on the registered e-mail ID and a validation code on their registered mobile number. Candidates will need to click the activation link to continue with filling the application form of BHU Mass Communication 2018 exam.
Step 3 - Application Status & Details: Candidates must choose the course and fill their personal, academic and address details.
Step 4 - Upload Photo & Signature: Candidates must keep the scanned images ready and upload them as per the given specifications
Step 5 - Test Centre Preference: They must enter 5 exam centres from the given list in the order of their preference.
Step 6 - Submit the application form of BHU Mass Communication Exam after reviewing the details
Step 7 - Payment of application fees: Candidates must pay the application fees as specified below online through Net banking, Credit Card/ Debit Card or pay in cash at any branch of HDFC through challan printed by clicking the 'Cash Payment through' HDFC Bank' option.
BHU Mass Communication Exam Application Fees
After submission, candidates can take a printout of the BHU Mass Communication Exam application form. However, they do not need to send it or any other documents to the University.
BHU Mass Communication Exam Centres 2018
Candidates will have to choose 5 exam centres while filling the BHU Mass Communication application. The BHU Mass Communication exam 2018 will be held at the following centres if there are sufficient candidates who have chosen the respective centre. The details of the exam centre for BHU Mass Communication 2018 will be mentioned in the admit card.
List of exam centres of BHU Mass Communication 2018
BHU Mass Communication Admit Card 2018
Candidates will be able to download the admit card of BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 one week before the exam date. Candidates will receive an alert regarding the BHU Mass Communication 2018 admit card to their email ID and mobile. They must log in by entering their BHU 2018 Mass Communication registration ID. After downloading, candidates must carefully examine the BHU Mass Communication Admit Card 2018 and notify the Office of the Controller of Examinations immediately in case of discrepancies. After downloading, candidates must affix a passport size photograph in the space provided on the printout of the Admit Card under self-attestation. Candidates unable to download their admit cards for BHU Mass Communication exam 2018 till 3 days prior to the test date, must contact the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU, Varanasi and call them on the helpline number or the email given on the official website. Candidates must carry their BHU 2018 Mass Communication admit card to the exam hall failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. The admit card must be preserved carefully till the completion of the admission process of BHU Mass Communication exam.
BHU Mass Communication Exam Pattern 2018
Candidates appearing for the BHU Mass Communication exam 2018 will have to prepare well to ensure they qualify. Knowledge of the exam pattern of BHU Mass Communication Exam will aid candidates to hone their preparation. The details are
Exam Pattern of BHU Mass Communication 2018
Duration of exam
Duration: 120 minutes
Total marks: 360 marks
Total questions: 120
One correct answer will fetch 3 marks while one wrong answer will be awarded -1
Syllabus for BHU Mass Communication
Current Affairs and General Knowledge; Language Proficiency including Proficiency in English Language; Logical Quantitative and Analytical Abilities and Aptitude (inferences from percentages, tables, graphs, etc
Some guidelines for BHU Mass Communication exam
Candidates will have to reach half an hour extra prior to the start of the exam
Calculators/watch calculators, electronic diary, pager, mobile phones, earphones, alarm clock, digital watches with memory, slide rule, etc. are not allowed in the examination hall.
Carrying of licensed weapons, fire arms, tools which can be used as lethal weapons is prohibited
BHU Mass Communication Answer Key 2018
The University will release the answer key for the BHU 2018 Mass Communication Exam within 4 to 5 days after the test is completed. Candidates can check the given answer keys of the BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam to cross check their answers and estimate their scores in the entrance test. Candidates who have objections can apply to the Office of the Controller of Examinations within 5 days from the announcement of the BHU Mass Communication Answer Key. Such candidates must mention their name, Roll Number, Course, Course Code, Question Booklet No and Serial Number of Questions as well as its/their key(s). After consideration of the objections, a final answer key of BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 will be announced. Previous year aswer keys for all SET are,
MA Mass Comm answer key for all SET: http://bhuonline.in/provisional-ans-key.html
BHU Mass Communication Cut off 2018
The University will determine the minimum qualifying marks for the course as per the categories of the candidates. Candidates who obtain more than the given BHU Mass Communication Exam Cut off will be shortlisted for admissions. A merit list will be drawn using the inter-se-merit guidelines prescribed by the University.
BHU Mass Communication Result 2018
The results of BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 will be announced tentatively in June 2018. Candidates have to login to the official website and download their BHU 2018 Mass Communication result. The marks obtained by the candidate in the BHU Mass Communication Exam 2018 along with the overall merit and merit within the category shall be emailed to their registered email address. An SMS will also be sent to the registered mobile number of the candidates.
Selection of BHU Mass Communication 2018
Shortlisting and selection of candidates will be on the basis of a composite merit list that will combine the performance of the candidates in the BHU Mass Communication exam 2018, group discussion, oral presentation and interview. The combined weightage for group discussion, oral presentation and interview is 20%.
BHU Mass Communication Counselling 2018
The concerned Department/Coordinator will issue electronic call letters to the qualified candidates shortlisted for BHU Mass Communication counselling. Admission will be strictly on the basis of the merit index obtained in the BHU 2018 Mass Communication exam. Candidates have to fill the online preference entry once they receive the password. They will also have to enter their preference of course if they are applying for more than one. Candidates must also indicate if they are willing to take seat with regular fee or a paid seat. The BHU Mass Communication 2018 counselling will be held on the basis of the merit of the candidates, their preference of a course and availability of seats.
Candidates must mark their attendance on the day of counselling of BHU Mass Communication 2018. They can change their preference at this stage. After the preference entry form is finalised, candidates must take a printout, sign it and submit it along with the specified original documents at the Verification Desk.
Candidates allotted seats will be provisionally admitted and issued the Provisional Admission Letter by the Counselling Centre/ Venue Incharge at 10:00 am on the next day of BHU Mass Communication Exam Counselling. The letter will mention the details of the candidate, course, fee to be paid and deadlines for the same.
Candidates must pay the admission fee online through credit card/debit card or payment in cash at the Fee Counters specified by the Counselling Centre/Venue in charge. Candidates must submit proof of payment on the next day to ensure their admission is not cancelled. Subsequent rounds of BHU 2018 Mass Communication counselling will be held till the vacant seats are filled. The process of counselling is the same for all rounds as mentioned above.
Documents In original required at the time of admission:
Candidates must submit the originals of the following certificates and documents
Migration Certificate, if passed from a university other than BHU
High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
Intermediate (+2) Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
Mark sheets of High School/equivalent & Intermediate (+2)/equivalent.
Mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination.
BHU Mass Communication Admit Card
Sports Certificate(s) for sportsperson
Certificate of being the son/daughter of a permanent in-service employee/Retired/Reemployed/ Deceased employee of BHU.
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi,
Website: http://www.bhu.ac.in/arts/journalism_mass_Communication /contact.html
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