BHU SET Admission

BHU SET CHS Varanasi Admission 2021 Started

Last date to apply

31 March 2021

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About BHU SET 2021

BHU SET 2021 is an entrance test for BHU School Admission in Central Hindu Girls’ School (CHGS) and Central Hindu Boys’ School (CHBS) of Banaras Hindu University. The BHU SET 2021 was conducted for class 6, 9 and 11 on different dates. The candidates will be admitted to CHS Varanasi based on the marks obtained in the BHU SET 2021. Internal candidates of both the schools can appear in the SET 2021 as external candidate. However, internal candidates can fill a separate application form available at the special counters of the respective schools.

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Candidate must note that separate application forms are required to be submitted for different streams for Class 11 if a candidate wishes to apply for more than one stream. For complete information regarding BHU SET, candidates are advised to scroll down.

BHU SET Dates 2021



Availability of BHU SET Application Form

01 March 2021

Last Date for Online Submission of Application Form

31 March 2021

Date of correction in the Online Application Form

03 April- 07 April 2021

Date of issue of online admit card

05 May 2021 onwards

BHU SET Answer Key (Provisional)

25 June 2021

BHU SET Result Declaration

10 July 2021


BHU SET Exam Date


Exam Dates

BHU SET Class 6 Exam Date

22 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon

BHU SET Class 9 Exam Date

23 July 2021
08:00 AM to  12 noon

BHU SET Class 11 Biology Exam Date

26 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon

BHU SET Class 11 Maths Exam Date

24 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon

Class 11 Arts & Commerce (in CHBS only)

27 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon

Class 11 Commerce (in CHGS only)

27 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon

Class 11 Arts  (in CHGS only) 28 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon
Class 11 Paid Seats (in CHBS only) 28 July 2021
08:00 AM to 12 noon


About Central Hindu Boys School (CHBS) Varanasi and Central Hindu Girls School (CHGS) Varanasi 

  • The Banaras Hindu University was established in 1898, and it empowers the Central Hindu Girls’ School and Central Hindu Boys’ School to provide quality training in Arts, Commerce, Home Science, Science and Agriculture along with sports and extra-curricular activities to train students for a brighter future.
  • CHGS & CHBS also provides NCC training to both boys and girls in the Army and Air Wings. 

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BHU SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Male/Female
Region  India

Age Criteria for BHU SET

As on 30 September 2021

  • For Class 6 Admission: 10-12 Years date of birth will not be before 30.09.2009 and after 30.09.2011
  • For Class 9 Admission: 13-15 Years date of birth will not be before 30.09.2006 and after 30.09.2008
  • For Class 11 Admission: 18 years date of birth will not be before 30.09.2003

Criteria for admission in Class 11 for External Candidates

  • Science Stream: 60% or above marks in Class 10 or an equivalent grade for admission in Science Stream and the student should also secure 50% or above in Science and Mathematics each.
  • Commerce Stream: 55% or above marks in Class 10 or equivalent grade for Commerce Stream Admission.
  • Arts Stream: Class 10 passed for Arts stream.

BHU SET 2021 Application form and Process

SET 2021 Application Form is available online on the official website of BHU. The candidate can also use the link provided below to apply for BHU SET 2021. No application form will be sold offline from BHU Campus. The incomplete application form will not be accepted. Separate application forms are required to be submitted for different streams for Class 11 if a candidate wishes to apply for more than one stream. To apply for SET 2021 candidate has to follow these steps:

CHS Varanasi Admission Form 

  • STEP 1: The first step to fill the application form is to register on the entrance test portal of BHU. 
  • STEP 2: Fill the online Application form -The candidate will have to provide their name, category, class appeared for, parents name and qualifying exam details on the admission form. Here the candidate will also have to Upload the Scanned copy of: 
    • Photograph of the candidate 
    • Signature of Candidate.
    • The online portal will provide information regarding the size of the photograph and signature; the candidates will have to keep a scanned version of it ready for submission.
    • Once all the details are given, the candidates can click on the confirm button, and he/she will be provided payment options for the application fee. 
  • STEP 3: Pay Application Fee: Candidate can deposit the application fee in one of the following ways:
    • Online payment through credit/debit card/net banking will be accepted against the application.
    • Candidates can also pay the application fee through Online Generated Bank Challan and deposit the challan along with the fee at any nearby HDFC branch.
    • The application will be treated successfully only when the candidate has made the payment. 
  • STEP 4: Take a printout of Online filled up BHU SET application form for future reference. All the candidates are required to take a photocopy of the application form and the payment acknowledgement for the future selection process.

BHU SET Application Fee

Category Fee Amount
General Rs. 600
SC/ ST Rs 300


Application Form Submission

Candidate need not send the printout of the application to the University. After providing all the necessary details required in the application form, the candidates will have to submit the application form online. 

Rejection of the BHU SET 2021 Application Form: The application form will be rejected if the candidate fails to make the payment. If the University finds that the candidate is not eligible for admission. 

BHU SET 2021 Admit Card

BHU SET Admit Card will be available to download on the official website of BHU SET from 05 May 2021 onwards. The admit card will also be emailed to the candidate on their registered E-Mail. Also, SMS alert about the admit card will also be sent to the candidate's registered mobile number. There will be no postal dispatch of the admit card.

After downloading the admit card candidate must affix the same passport size photograph that has been used on the application form.

  • If candidates are unable to download the admit card, they must inform a week before the entrance test on the office phone number of the school. The candidate must carefully examine the Admit card and report immediately if there are any discrepancies on this number 0542-2450549.
  • Test date and venue details would be printed on the admit card.
  • The admit card will be required at the time of counselling.

BHU SET Result 2021, Selection Process

The results for BHU SET will be declared by 10 July 2021 followed by that a counselling session will commence on the stipulated dates. Candidates who have scored a minimum of 33% in the BHU SET will only be considered. This criterion applies to the sons/daughters of BHU staff. The candidates are appearing for class 6, 9 and 11; the candidates will have to come for counselling. The candidates applying for class 11 will have to exercise their choice immediately on the day of the counselling.

  • There will be no separate letter sent to the candidates for counselling.
  • The merit list will be declared, and the candidates will have to ensure that their name is there on the merit list.

Download BHU SET Result 

BHU SET 2021 Selection Process

  • Mode of Examination: Pen and Paper Based
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Writing Equipment: Black and Blue Pen only
  • Language: English/ Hindi
  • There is no negative marking

SET 2021 Exam Pattern

Class Total Questions
Class 6


20 questions each on  English, Hindi, Mathematics,
Social Science and General Science.

Class 9


20 questions each on  English, Hindi, Mathematics,
Social Science and General Science

Class 11 100


BHU SET Syllabus 

Class 6: Entrance test will be of class 5 standard with questions from English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science and General Science.

Class 9: The entrance exam will be of class 8 standard. The questions will be from English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science and General Science.

Class 11: The entrance exam will be based on the syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi for class 10.

  • For Maths Group: English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Gen. Studies
  • For Biology Group: English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Gen. Studies
  • For Commerce and Arts Group: English, Hindi, History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, General Maths and General Studies

CHS Varanasi Seats

The Minimum Number of Available Seats in Central Hindu Boys' (CHB) School and Central Hindu Girls' (CHG) School.

Class CHBS Seats CHGS Seats
Class 6 90 50
Class 9 104 20
Class 11 (Maths) 38+50* 17
Class 11 (Biology) 25 16
Class 11 (Commerce) 13 25
Class 11 (Arts) 12 50


Note For Class 11 Candidates
25% of seats in each stream in class 11 in the Central Hindu Boys’ School are reserved for candidates who compete through the School Entrance Test (SET), In addition to 25% seats, 50* seats are reserved for the Maths group only for external candidates except for BHU Employee category through SET. 

CHS Varanasi Admission Counselling Dates



Class 6


Class 9


Class 11 Maths


Class 11 Biology


Class 11 Arts & Commerce


Class 11 Paid Seats (Only in CHBS)


Documents Required at the Time of Counselling

  • Original mark sheet
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Previous School Leaving Certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Admit card

 You can also read about: Banasthali Vidyapeeth School Admission

BHU SET 2021 Contact Details

Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, UttarPradesh 221005

Helpline Call: 0542-2450549
Email: help@bhuonline.in

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