Admissions of MBBS in BENARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY (BHU) | Eligibility, Seats reservation, purchase the application forms of BHU-MBBS | Model question paper of BHU entrance test

November 20th, 2012| Education.

Admissions of MBBS in BENARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY (BHU) | Eligibility, Seats reservation, purchase the application forms of BHU-MBBS | Model question paper of BHU entrance test

National Medical Education Institute
Varanasi is one among the sacred places in our country. It has got a long history of 2500 years. In the same fashion, Benares Hindu University is one among the renowned universities. BHU, of Varanasi, has started the medical course through the college of Sciences. It is recognized by the Medical Council of India and also General Medical Council of Great Britain. This is the only medical college present within the University campus in India. Owing to the appreciable efforts made, this college is promoted to Institute level in 1971 by President of India.

MBBS is four and a half year course in this Institute. According to the rules of Medical Council of India, one year of internship is followed after the course. Admission is based on the nation wide conducted entrance exam. In addition to the four foreign students nominated by the Indian Government, there are a total of 88 seats in this Institute. There are 136 seats together in MD, MS and MDS. 20 seats are present in super specialty courses of DM and MCH. Along with them, there are some researches being conducted in the various subjects of medicine. Recently, Indian Government has provided the status as like the AIIMS of New Delhi. So there is a chance of improving the facilities. Trauma center is also being developed.

Admission into this prestigious college is based on the entrance test conducted national wide. This test will be in two stages. Screening Test is conducted yearly in April/May while the final test is conducted in June.


  • Candidate should be Indian Citizen.
  • Should have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects.
  • A minimum of 50% marks should be got in the above four subjects altogether.
  • SC/ST candidates have the relaxation of 10% in regard with the minimum marks.
  • Students writing Intermediate exam that year are also eligible to appear to this exam.
  • Candidate should have at least 17 years and should not exceed 25 years of age as on 31st December 2010.

Where can we buy / purchase the application forms?
This test is intended for admission into first year of MBBS, B. Pharmacy course. Application forms can be bought from main branch of Bank of Baroda, Hyderabad in Abid’s circle till 1st of March. Or applications can be got by sending a DD for Rs. 1200 (For SC/ST candidates Rs. 800) to Director (PMT Cell), Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi-221005 within 19th of February. Screening Test is conducted on 12 May from 9:30 to 12:30 in the test centres of Varanasi, Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad.

Seats reservation:
88 seats of Medicine are categorized as 42 for general, 23 for OBC, 13 for ST and 66 seats for SC. Physically handicapped students have three percent reservation that comes to 3 seats. Four seats allotted for foreign students are filled by the Foreign Affairs Minister of Indian Government.

Model question paper: Question paper of screening test will be in English and Hindi languages. Objective questions from physics, chemistry, botany and zoology are asked. 50 questions from each subject totaling to 200 questions are asked. Two marks will be awarded for every correct answer. One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Selection will be based on the aggregate marks obtained by the student. If there is a tie in the marks of two students, selection will be done according to marks in the subjects of zoology, botany, chemistry and physics in the same order. Further more, the date of birth of the two students will be considered for tie braking and the elder student is selected.  First 2037 candidates from general category, 1115 from OBC, 630 from ST, 291 from SC and 127 from physically handicapped students are allowed for main test. Main test is conducted in only Varanasi on June 13th.

Main test is also conducted in these four above mentioned subjects with 200 objective test. Question paper will be in English only. Two sections are present in every question paper. 25 questions from each subject totaling to 100 questions are present in the first section. Only one answer will be correct in the four options given.  Second section will also be in the model of first section. But there will be more than one correct answer. In this section also, two marks will be given for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Final list will be made by giving ranks based on performance as like in screening test. Selected candidates list will be published in the popular newspapers in the third week of June. The list will also be placed in the website and www. The candidates are informed about the list of selected candidates personally through post.