BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
(Established by Parliament by Notification No. 225 of 1916)
Special Courses of Study
(Diploma and Certificate Courses)
The Banaras Hindu University offers admission to various Diploma and Certificate Courses under Special Courses of Study in some Faculties/Departments of the University as well as at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur. Name of the courses, Course code number, eligibility requirements, no. of seats and fee etc. are given as under:
A. COURSES OF STUDY, COURSE CODE NUMBER, DURATION, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, NUMBER OF SEATS AND FEES
B. RELAXATION IN MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY FOR SCHEDULED CASTES (SC), SCHEDULED TRIBES (ST), OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (OBC), OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES-MINORITIES (OBC-Minorities) AND PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED (PC) CANDIDATES
(i) In the case of SC/ST candidates, for all the above courses, there will be no requirement for minimum percentage of marks in the aggregate in the qualifying examination except that they must have passed the qualifying examination & appeared in the concerned Entrance Test. (ii) For OBC (OBCs and OBC-Minorities) and PC candidates, there will be a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination in minimum eligibility requirements, in comparison to general candidates.
The SC/ST candidates shall have to submit a certificate stating that the candidate belongs to SC/ST. Such certificates shall be subject to verification from the concerned District Magistrate. The following are empowered to issue the certificate:
(iv) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
Candidates must note that certificate from any other person / authority shall not be accepted in any case.
Note: Admission of Physically Challenged candidates of any category is not permissible in the One Year PG Diploma in Sports Journalism in the Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Arts.
There is age relaxation of 5 years for ‘Physically Challenged’ candidates for admission in various courses in upper age limit wherever the upper age limit is prescribed. Similarly 5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years relaxation for OBC /OBC-Minorities candidate will also be provided.
As per the decision of the Central Government, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, vide Resolution No. F 1-1/2005-U.1 A/846 dated 22nd December' 2011 and Office Memorandum of the same date, clarified that reservations in admission to the educational institutions as elucidated in its earlier Resolution would continue to apply subject to a sub-quota of 4.5 % for minorities, as defined in clause (c) of section 2 of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 out of the 27 % reservation for Other Backward Classes, in accordance with the Central List of SEBCs/OBCs notified state-wise from time to time by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with exclusions notified by the Department of Personnel and Training vide OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt (SCT) dated 8.9.1993 as amended by OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt.(Res.) dated 9.3.2004 and as modified by said Ministries from time to time, as applicable for the purposes for implementing reservation in admission to Central Educational Institutions as defined in the CEIs Act, 2006. Therefore, as per referred to notifications, such OBCs as belonging to Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Zoroastrians (Parsees) communities, will also be considered under 4.5% sub-quota for minorities within the 27% quota for OBCs as provided above.
Accordingly, an OBC candidate (not belonging to the aforesaid 05 minority communities) will be required to mark/darken the OBC oval/checkbox, whereas, an OBC-Minority candidate will be required to mark/darken OBC-Minority oval/checkbox provided in the application form. Options once exercised shall not be changed later on.
If an OBC/OBC-Minority candidate seeks admission under some other category, (for example: PC Ward etc.), the candidate should satisfy the minimum eligibility requirement for that category.
The authorities to issue the OBC/OBC-Minority certificate are the same as in case of SC/ST provided in section C.1. The caste in the OBC/OBC-Minority certificate will be those only which are in the list of Central Govt. Further the OBC/OBC-Minority certificate should clearly mention that the candidate is not under creamy layer.
Provision to the extent of 15% supernumerary seats for Foreign Nationals exits, out of which 5% seats shall be filled up by children of NRI’s [Persons Indian origin (PIO)] and 5% by children of Indian workers in gulf and South Asian Countries. The details about this may be obtained from the Office of the International Centre, C/3/3, Tagore House, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005 (visit our website www.bhu.ac.in).
The 'Application Form' alongwith 'Information Bulletin' (separate for each Course) can be purchased from the Office of Controller of Examinations or some other designated offices of the Banaras Hindu University on all working days from 11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. by amount of Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only), in cash.
For admission in a course, a candidate will be required to submit a filled in 'Application Form' for the purpose.
(Note: The application form for admission can also be downloaded from university Website www.bhu.ac.in).
The Candidate shall pay the Entrance Fee along with the Application Form for the amount mentioned hereunder:
The Entrance Fee is required to be deposited by a "Challan" in any branch of State Bank of India (CBS Branches). The Challan will be in three-folds which is attached in the Information Bulletin at the last page. The candidate will be required to visit any branch of the State Bank of India of his/her choice where he/she will be required to deposit the requisite amount of money to the Bank and the Bank will retain one fold of the Challan and remaining two folds of the Challan mentioning the journal number, date of deposit of money will be given to the candidate of which one will be retained by the candidate for his record and the other will be required to be submitted alongwith the Application Form, in the envelope provided for Application Form, to the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Banaras Hindu University either by hand or through Registered Post/Speed Post/Courier within the stipulated date mentioned in the Information Bulletin. In the Challan, the candidate will be required to fill-up the course code number and application form number along with other relevant information. The candidates are advised to fill these numbers very cautiously because any error in filling these numbers may lead to cancellation of the application form. Similarly, the Challan's "Journal Number" and date of deposit of money given by the Bank is required to be noted at the appropriate place provided on the Application Form and only after filling Journal Number and date of deposit of money, application Form should be submitted to the Office of the Controller of Examinations, BHU.
The application form is required to be filled in by the candidate in capital letters (except signature) in HIS/HER OWN HANDWRITING by either ink pen or ballpoint pen. Where information is required to be filled in boxes, only one alphabet is to be written in each box. While writing name, leave one box blank between your first and middle name and also between your middle and last name or initials of the name.
EXAMPLE: If you are an applicant for in 2-Year Diploma Course in Tourism Management then write.
Name of Course Course Code
(b) Candidate’s Name: The name be written in Capital letters and should confirm to the name as given in last Board/University Examination.
(c) Father’s Name: The name of the father be written in capital letters.
(d) Mother’s Name: The name of the mother be written in capital letters.
(e) Date of Birth: Enter the date, month and year of your birth as per English Calendar and as recorded in your High School/Secondary/Class X certificate.
Candidate must fill in all columns given in the application form in his/her own handwriting. They must also fill the list of enclosures submitted along with each application form. Candidates applying for more than one course must enclose the necessary documents along with each application form separately.
NOTE: For any interpretational difficulties, the interpretation through English language shall be deemed as correct.
(a) Non-submission of Challan of requisite amount of State Bank of India.
(b) Non-submission of photocopy of High School/equivalent Certificate.
(c) Non-submission of Photocopy of Higher Secondary / Intermediate / +2 examination mark sheet.
(d) Non-submission of self-signed recent (current year) photograph at appropriate place. (Photo copy of photograph shall not be accepted).
NOTE: All supporting documents may be attested by the candidate himself/herself.
Admissions shall be made strictly in order of merit which will be based on weighted marks in the qualifying Examination/ other Examinations/ written test/ interview/ any other criteria as per the decision of concerned Faculty/ Department/Centre.
(i) In case the merits are equal, the candidate having higher percentage of marks at qualifying examination will be preferred.
(ii) In case the aggregate percentages of marks at the qualifying examination are also equal then preference shall be given to a candidate who has higher marks in the concerned subject (if applicable).
(iii) In case the candidates have equal marks in the above stated examinations, then the candidate senior in age shall be given preference.
Only those candidates who are selected/ waitlisted shall be informed by the concerned Dean/Head of the Department/Coordinator, BHU about the counseling for their admission. If a candidate is called for admission to a particular course on a particular date/dates, he/she shall have to bring with him/her all the necessary documents mentioned below in Original failing which his/her admission shall not be considered.
NOTE: No certificate or document shall be accepted by the University after the last date of submission of the application form except the mark-sheet of qualifying examination of the candidates appearing this year. However, the last date for submission of mark-sheet of qualifying examination shall be intimated by the concerned Faculty/Department/Centre.
PLEASE VERIFY THE FOLLOWING BEFORE SUBMITTING/MAILING THE APPLICATION FORM
1. Have you purchased a valid application form for the course desired only from the Office of the Controller of Examinations or some other designated offices of Banaras Hindu University?
2. Have you mentioned the name of the course you are applying?
3. Have you filled relevant course code on your application form?
4. Have you checked your eligibility for the course applied for?
5. Have you submitted recent passport size photograph (of current year) signed by you duly pasted (not pinned) at the prescribed place as per instructions?
6. Have you attached challan for requisite amount issued by State Bank of India?