The Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi has notified the date for the Pre Ayurveda Entrance Test (PAT) 2015. The exam is scheduled to be held on July 26, and is a gateway for admissions for the upcoming academic year.
The Banaras Hindu University PAT is taken by students who want admission to any of these courses- Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) programme offered at Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Pharmacy in Ayurveda (B.Pharm)Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences (BNYS) at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur.
The paper pattern for the exam is detailed below:

  • There will be a single question paper consisting of 200 questions, the paper will follow a multiple choice question (MCQ) pattern.
  • The paper will be available in both, English and Hindi medium
  • The exam will be for a duration of three hours
  • The paper will be divided into four section, containing 50 questions each and carrying one mark per question
  • These four sections are- Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology

The exam will largely be based on the syllabus prescribed for Class 12 Science stream by CBSE and Intermediate U.P. Board.
The candidates will be granted admission on the basis of their performance in the BHU PAT. The minimum marks for clearing the exam is 50 percent for the candidates under General category, 45 percent for General PC category and 40 percent for OBC (non-creamy layer), SC and ST categories.
Important dates: The BHU PAT is scheduled to be held on July 26.
The results for the exam will be declared on August 17.