BHU Entrance Exam Begins

BHU Entrance Exam Begins

Varanasi: The Banaras Hindu University conducted the entrance examination for admission to various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses on Monday. On the first day, the examination was conducted for 41 PG courses at 200 centres in 150 cities across the country.

According to BHU spokesperson Rajesh Singh, about 40,000 aspirants were registered for the first day’s examination. The examinations were conducted in three shifts at centres in the Institute of Science, Institute of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Law and Institute of Agricultural Sciences on the campus. Besides, online examination was conducted at 17 other centres in the city.

The first phase of entrance exams is being conducted from August 24 to 31. The second phase of tests will take place between September 9 to 18. In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the university has taken a number of measures to ensure safety of candidates. The Standard Operating Procedure for conduct of tests issued by the union ministry of education is strictly followed at examination centres within BHU. All the test centres outside BHU and Varanasi, were issued the SOP for conduct of UET/PET.

BHU Entrance Exam Begins

Physical distancing during the exams was by way of making a seating arrangement so that there is at least a distance of two meters between two candidates. The Centres, tables and chairs were sprayed with disinfectant. Availability of sanitizer bottles and liquid soaps were ensured and rooms were cleaned after every shift. BHU has provided additional funding (almost double as compared to last year) to the centres so that they are able to incur additional costs in order to make arrangements as per COVID19 guidelines.



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