Banaras Hindu University (BHU) directs the BHU MCA PET entrance exam for admission to its three-year full-time Master of Computer Applications (MCA) course. This course offered by the university is highly preferred by MCA aspirants around the country for its academic structure that combines classroom learning and practical experience. This Postgraduate Entrance (PET) exam is conducted every year in the month of May/June before the start of the academic year. The university invites applications for BHU MCA entrance through its notification that is published in the month of February.





Bachelor’s Degree under 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate, (including all subjects studied at Bachelor’s level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet.) with Mathematics as one of the subjects at either Intermediate or +2 (10+2) or equivalent examination, or, Bachelor’s level (as a main or a subsidiary subject).





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


Analytical and Logical Reasoning: Questions will be mainly for checking logical conclusion, graphical/data interpretation, etc.





There shall be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on Mathematical Aptitude (about 80 questions), and Analytical and Logical Reasoning (about 40 questions).

There shall be negative marking in entrance tests for all Courses of study in PET. Three marks shall be awarded for each correct answer while one mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattempted questions will be awarded zero marks.




Sr. No.  Activity Schedule 
1. Availability of Application Form Second Week of Feb.
2. Admit Card Third Week of April
3. Date of the Exam Last Week of April