BHU Online Student Portal

bhu online student portal.

The Banaras Hindu University, or popularly known as BHU, is one of India’s oldest universities. Founded by Mahamana Pandit Madanmohan Malaviyaji and Annie Besant BHU is the largest residential university in Asia. BHU has launched a BHU Online Student Portal or BHU Online, to make various services and information easily accessible to the university’s students acting as an information bulletin. Some of the facilities accessible through the website include:

  • Admission procedures- Students can get information about the admission process, access guidelines about the admission, fill up admission forms, make payments, etc.
  • Get information relating to entrance exams- All details relating to the entrance exam like important dates, admit cards, answer keys are accessible through the portal.
  • Stay updated about academic notifications- The portal also provides details about exam dates, courses, syllabi, sample papers, results, admit cards, etc.
  • Scholarships- Students can learn about eligibility for various categories for both academic and non-academic scholarships.

BHU Online Student Portal Registration Process 

Students looking for different information relating to the Banaras Hindu University must register to the BHU Online Student Portal. The steps to register to the Student Portal are given below.

  1. Go to the official BHU online website, or click on
  2. Click on the “Student Portal” option on the top right corner of the homepage.
  3. Under the “Login Panel” of the new page, click on “New User? Register Now”.
  4. Select the relevant login type as registered under the BHU, i.e. UG, PG, PhD, D.Litt or M.Phil, Certificate or Diploma Courses, PG Diploma courses, IMS student, international student etc.
  5. Provide all details in the fields.
  6. Click on the “Proceed” button after reviewing all the provided details.
  7. The system will send the login ID and password to the registered e-mail address of the student.
  8. Carefully take note of the ID and password for future logins.

 BHU Online Portal Login Guide

bhu online student portal.

Students who have successfully registered themselves under the BHU Online Student Portal can access all necessary information relating to the university, courses, curricular, etc. In order to do this, they must log in to their BHU Online account. The steps to log in are:

  1. Visit the BHU website
  2. Click on the button “Student Portal” on the top right corner of the homepage.
  3. Under the “Login Pane”, provide the details of the e-mail ID and password in the given fields.
  4. Press the “Proceed” button

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How to Reset the Password for BHU Online?

Students who have forgotten their password for the BHU Online Student Portal can reset or recover it. Password reset procedures are given below.

Follow the first two steps under the “How to Register” section.

  1. Click on the “Forgot Password?” button under the “Login Panel”.
  2. Provide the details of the registered e-mail address.
  3. Click on the “Send” button.
  4. Follow the steps to recover or reset the password that is now available on the registered e-mail address.
Important Information for Online Application

Students looking for new admissions to study in the Banaras Hindu University have to follow some rules. Following the guidelines and procedures, will ensure that the whole application process proceeds smoothly. Given below are some of the crucial points for the students.

Things Needed to Complete Online Application

Students filling up the application form for BHU will need to keep the following items ready to complete the application process:

  • A valid e-mail ID.
  • A valid mobile number to get updates relating to the admission process and notifications for admit card, entrance test result, admission counselling etc.
  • A computer or laptop with good internet speed, scanner and printer.
  • A recent passport photograph in jpeg format not larger than 100 KB in size.
  • Scanned image of applicant’s signature.
  • Net banking, credit card or ATM or debit card to make online payments. If this facility is not available, cash payments are accepted at any HDFC bank with a challan downloaded from the BHU Entrance portal.


  • Students do not have to submit a printout of the application form to BHU. The students should only retain it for future references.
  • Students need to submit the application form only—no need for submitting any other documents.
  • Original documents for verification of information provided on the application form are asked for only during admissions.
How to Fill the Online Application?

Procedures to Apply for BHU Admission Online are given below.

  1. Register to the BHU Entrance Test portal.
  2. Select the relevant course for admissions.
  3. Fill up the application form for the selected course.
  4. Review all the details provided on the form then click on the “Confirm” button.
  5. Make the payment for the application fees.

How to Register to the BHU Entrance Test Portal?

To register to the BHU Entrance Test portal in order to fill up the application form, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the official BHU online website, or click on
  2. Click on the “Apply for Admission” button on the website’s homepage.
  3. Click on the “Register Yourself” button seen on the new page.
  4. Fill up the form. Ensure to fill up all mandatory fields seen in red letters.
  5. Click on the “Sign Up” button.
  6. Check your mailbox and activate the link sent by the system to confirm the registration.
  7. Provide the validation code sent to the registered mobile number on the new page to complete the process.

How to Select a Course?

To select the course, follow the steps below. Course selection is possible only after completing the registration process is complete.

  1. Login to the BHU online website.
  2. Under the “Status of Submitted Applications” section, select the relevant course type.
  3. Check the eligibility criteria for the course you have chosen.
  4. If all the eligibility criteria are met click on the checkbox.
  5. Click on the “Add Course” button to complete the process.

How to fill the Application Form?

After selecting the relevant course, follow the steps below to fill the application form:

  1. Click on the “Application Details” button on the left side of the screen on the page after the course selection.
  2. Fill up the application form and ensure to fill up all mandatory fields marked with a red asterisk. Details provided during the registration are pre-filled on the application form.
  3. Click on the “Save” button at the end of the form after filling it up.

How to Choose Preferences for Entrance Test Centres?

  1. After filling-up, the application form, click on the “Test Centre Preference” box on the screen’s left side.
  2. Click on the drop-down menu to view the various test centres.
  3. Select the test centres in order of preference.
  4. Click on the “Save and Continue” button.

How to Upload Images?

To upload the necessary documents required on the application form, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the “Upload Photograph and Signature” button on the left side of the screen.
  2. Choose the relevant image files for the passport photograph and signature in the given formats.
  3. Click on “Upload Photo” and “Upload Signature”.
  4. Click on the “Preview before Confirmation” button to check all the information and uploaded files.
  5. Check the “I confirm the above” box if all details are accurate. No further edits are entertained after this stage.
  6. Click on the button “Confirm and Submit.”
How to Make the Payment of the Entrance Test Fee?

The last step of the application process is payment. To make the payment, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the “Make Payments” button on the dashboard.
  2. Click on the checkboxes to make payments.
  3. Click on the relevant mode of payment option. Two options are available for making the payment, “Continue for online Payment” or “Cash Payment through HDFC Bank”.
  4. For online payment, provide all the necessary payment details on the given spaces.
  5. For cash payment, press the “Generate and Print Challan” link. Make the payment in any HDFC branch and submit the receipt online.

How to Check Status of Application?

  1. Click on the “My Applications” button from the dashboard.
  2. After the payments are made, the application status section displays a message saying “Entrance Test Fee Paid”.
  3. An e-mail is also sent to the registered e-mail address confirming the submission of the application.

Computer Based Test

The entrance test for Banaras Hindu University is through a computer-based test or CBT. The procedure to appear for this test is as follows:

  1. Applicants will be allotted a specific computer with their roll numbers.
  2. Provide login ID and password
  3. A detailed explanation of all the instructions is displayed on the screen after logging in.
  4. Applicants must go through all the instructions carefully to learn about the marking scheme, types of questions, procedure to change answers, etc.
  5. Click on the “I am ready to begin” box after reading all the instructions.
  6. The test will automatically start only at the scheduled time.
  7. The left side of the screen details the Question Palette. The applicant can see each question’s status, i.e. which questions are answered, marked for review, unanswered, etc.
  8. Applicants can collapse and maximise the question palette, view all the questions, zoom in and out, navigate different sections, etc.
  9. To answer a question, choose the answer options provided and then click on the link “Save and Next” and go to the next question. Then click on the link “Mark for Review and Next” to review the answer later. The answer will be saved and evaluated after choosing an option.
  10. To change an answer, click on the “Clear Response” button, choose the new answer, click on “Save and Next”, or “Mark for Review and Next”.
  11. Students can do all rough work on a sheet of paper provided at the exam hall during the entrance test.

BHU Student Portal Online – FAQ

1.What is the required qualifying marks for candidates belonging to SC, ST, PC and OBC candidates?
Answer: Applicants belonging to SC and ST categories only need to have passed their qualifying exam. Applicants belonging to PC and OBC categories get a 5% relaxation on the aggregate as compared to General category.

2.What is the course fee at BHU?
The course fee varies on the course. Course fees for the first year are given below.

  • MBA- INR 50,000
  • B.Sc Nursing- INR 3,385
  • B.A.M.S- INR 22,369
  • B.ScHons- INR 4,400
  • M.C.A INR 1.2 Lakhs
  • BA Hons- INR 3,420
  • M.Sc- INR 6,720

3.Are scholarships available at BHU?
Yes, BHU provides scholarships to deserving students.

4.What are the top courses at BHU?
Some of the top courses offered at BHU include:

  • MBA
  • MBBS
  • BPA
  • B.Voc.
  • B.Ed.

5. What are the eligibility criteria for MBBS?
Applicants looking to study MBBS in BHU must have at least 50% marks in 10+2 with PCB and English.

6.How is admission into BHU for MBBS and BDS granted?
The admission of applicants for MBBS and BDS is made through the NEET exams.

7.What are the postgraduate courses available at BHU?
Some of the postgraduate courses offered at BHU include Acharya, M.A., MBA, M.P.A., M.Sc, M.Li.Sc MCA and M.Tech in various specialisations including vocational courses like LLM, M.Com, MFA, M.Ed, M.P.Ed and MABM.

8.What are the eligibility criteria to study PhD in BHU?
The PhD applicant must be a postgraduate degree in Social Sciences or Humanities with a minimum of 55% marks.

9. How to find e-books at BHU?
The BHU Library has subscriptions to over 65,000 e-books from renowned publishers worldwide on various topics and subjects.

10.What is the application fee at BHU?
Applicants have to pay around ₹ 500/- to ₹ 600/- as application fee depending on the courses.

11.When are the M.Phil and PhD entrance tests for BHU?
Entrance tests for the various M.Phil and PhD courses at BHU will be conducted on 6th October 2021.

12.Can applicants get admission into BHU without appearing for the entrance test?
No, all applicants must appear for the entrance test to get admission into BHU.

13.What is the qualifying mark for the BHU entrance test?
Gen and OBC category must secure at least 35%, while SC and ST category must score at least 25% to qualify for the entrance test.

14.What amenities are available at BHU?
Students at BHU can avail of the following amenities:

  • Computer Centre
  • International Centre
  • Hostel Accommodation

15.Does BHU offer Diploma courses?
Yes, there are various diploma courses offered by BHU. These include:

  • Microfinance and Entrepreneurship
  • Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Naturopathy and Yoga
  • Vastu ShastraEvamJyotish
  • Seed Technology
  • Office Management and Business Communication
  • Dental Mechanic
  • Dental Hygienist

BHU Online Student Portal Direct Links

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Student Registration Click Here
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BHU Helpline Number 9836219994

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