About: BLAT stands for Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test which is conducted for admission into Law courses. Students who obtain the cut-off marks in the national level entrance test in BLAT 2019 will be offered admission to Five years integrated law course in colleges affiliated to Banaras Hindu University.
Grandiosity: The Banaras Hindu University (BHU), established by Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviyaji in 1916, is a standout amongst the most renowned government universities in the nation. A self-governing organization of refinement having the Hon'ble President of India as its Visitor, BHU is one of the biggest names in the centrally funded universities in India.
Course Offered: BLAT 2019 is a University level undergraduate law entrance exam conducted by Banaras Hindu University to provide admissions to students in the integrated five-year BA LLB (Honours) and LLB (Hons) program offered by the Faculty of Law.
Level: BLAT 2019 is a National Level entrance exam which is usually conducted in the month of may 2019. BLAT 2019 entrance examination is administered by the central University for the admission.
Authority: BHU has the supreme rights for leading BLAT #yea and to choose about modalities of confirmations and allocation of seats.
Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test
Banaras Hindu University
Types of Question
(+3) for a correct answer
(-1) for an incorrect answer
LLB (Hons) Bachelors of Law
BA LLB (Hons)
230 for LLB
60 for BA LLB
No of seats
6 Semesters (3 Years)
BA LLB (Hons.)
10 Semesters (5 Years)
Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website of BLAT from 19th January 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 28th February 2019
Admit Card: After registered successfully for the BLAT 2019 Admit Card will be issued through online for the candidates on 10th April 2019.
Examination: BLAT 2019 will be conducted through offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PPT) on 27th May 2019
Results: Result will be declared on the official website on 12th June 2019.
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Education Qualification: The minimum eligibility requirement for LLB (Hons) is BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ Shastri (at least 10+2+3 pattern) with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Any other degree under the pattern 10+2+3 recognized by the Bar Council of India securing minimum 50% in aggregate considering.
Age Limit: The age restriction for BHU Law has been removed by the Supreme court and hence candidates of all ages are eligible to apply for the test.
The criteria for eligibility on the basis of citizenship in India and for Residential criteria, Migration certificate should be produced from the previous university.
Foreign Nationals can be eligible if they meet the eligibility of 10+2+3 from equivalent university, hold a valid foreign passport and have adequate knowledge of English and Hindi as required for the test.
Number of attempts: There is no restriction on the attempts made by candidates.
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Syllabus: The syllabus for BLAT Entrance includes objective question based on diverse topics.
Subjects: The subjects that the syllabus comprises are English Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Aptitude and Mental Ability and Common Legal Knowledge.
Reference Books: Some of the Reference Books which are suggested are BHU Banaras Hindu University LLB Entrance Exam 2019, General Knowledge 2019, BHU Banaras Hindu University LLB Bachelor of Law & Legislation Entrance Exam.
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Mode: BLAT will be conducted through Offline process i.e. (Pen & Paper-based Test)
Questions: The question paper will contain 150 Multiple Choice Question's (MCQ's)
Sections: The paper contains 4 sections namely General Awareness and Current Affairs, Common Legal Knowledge, Aptitude and Mental Ability and English/ Hindi Comprehension.
Marks: Marks given for the answers are +3 for correct answers and -1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer.
Medium: The question will be conducted in Hindi and English medium.
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Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website of BHU from 19th January 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 28th February 2019
Registration Fee: Registration Fees will be INR 500 for general category and INR 250 for SC/ST category candidates. The Fee can be paid through the following ways below:
Online (Net Banking, Credit/ Debit Card)
Offline (Challan payment at any branch of HDFC)
Document Upload: Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of recent coloured passport size photograph and signature.
No. of Centres: BLAT 2019 is currently conducted in 18 cities and in various Exam Centres.
Change in Centre: The Exam Centre once allotted cannot be changed upon request or under any circumstance.
Note: Candidates should reach the respective Exam Centre at least an hour before the commencement of examination and must carry the Admit Card along with an identity proof is required at the Exam Centre.
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Date: Admit Card will be available on the official website of BHU from 10th April 2019.
Photograph: Once the Admit Card is downloaded, candidates are required to affix a passport size colour photograph on the Admit Card.
Download & Print: Candidates can download the Admit Card and take multiple printouts of it which should be preserved until the admission process.
Discrepancy: Candidates must thoroughly go through the Admit Card in case there are any printing mistakes should immediately contact the program coordinator.
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Result Date: BLAT 2019 Result will be published by the Banaras Hindu University on the official website on 12th June 2019.
Merit List: Banaras Hindu University is responsible for releasing the merit list for this examination on the basis of candidate’s performance which includes the rank and marks secured.
Tiebreaker: In such a competitive examination, there is always a possibility that two students might score equal marks and rank for which need to follow some tiebreaker rules.
Cut-off: Cut-off marks are the minimum marks which a candidate needs to score in order to get through the examination and to be considered for further counselling.
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Venue & Date: BLAT 2019 Counselling will be held at Banaras Hindu University on 5th July 2019.
Register: Eligible candidates are required to register for the counselling procedure form and fill it including the desired colleges they wish to apply in.
Respective call letter needs to get downloaded by the candidate from the official site of BHU to proceed further with the admission procedure.
Some of the important details like Location, timings and date are mentioned in the call letter.
Counselling: Students are required to report at the given time at the counselling venue with the call letter and all the other educational documents.
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BHU Law Entrance 2019 Admit Card is mandatory and candidates will not be permitted without a valid admit card
The seating arrangement allotted to candidates will be as per the registration number and the order will not be changed.
Candidates are instructed to reach the examination hall when in advance to avoid last minute rush and traffic
Candidates will be expected to sign a list of forms for verification purpose so plan accordingly
Candidates will not be permitted into the exam hall 30 minutes after the exam commences
Candidates will not be permitted to leave the exam hall until the completion of the exam time
Candidates are prohibited from carrying any kind of electronic devices inclusive of Mobile phones, calculators, camera, watch calculators, digital watch, earphones, slide rulers etc. into the exam hall. The same can be handed over to the invigilator before the exam and collected while leaving back
Candidates will be provided with a rough working sheet for calculation purposes. The sheet has to be returned to the faculty at the time of leaving the hall
Candidates are advised to carry an additional set of stationery for safety purposes.
It would be advisable to carry light baggage as it will not be permitted inside the exam hall
Malpractice of any kind will be punishable by the court of Law
Any rough paper or unauthorised electronics will be considered as Malpractice
The photograph attached in the BHU Law entrance admit card should be recent. The candidate can be disqualified if the invigilator finds a difference in the person and the photo given.
Candidates must meet the minimum qualification deemed by the university and can be disqualified if found unfit
All litigations are subject to the Local court of Varanasi and Hon'ble High Court of Allahabad only
Address: The Director, Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Fax No.: +91 542 2369332
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Q: What is BLAT?
Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test (BLAT) is conducted for admission into Law courses. Students who clear the cut-off marks in the national level entrance test in BLAT 2019 will be offered admission to five years integrated law course in colleges affiliated to Banaras Hindu University.
Q: Is there any age restriction to apply for the exam?
No. There is no age bar to appear for the exam
Q: What is the minimum educational qualification required to apply for the exam?
Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:
Eligibility for BA LLB (Hons)
The applicants should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks.
Reserved category candidates must have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks.
Eligibility for LLB (Hons)
Applicants must have passed BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com (at least 10+2+3 pattern) from a recognized college/ university which is recognized by the Bar Council of India.
Q: What is the application fee?
The application fee for General and OBC candidates is RS 500/- and for SC/ST/PC candidates it is Rs 250/-
Q: Is the exam Bilingual?
Yes, the question paper will be in both English and Hindi. Candidates can answer the paper in any one of the two languages.
Q: What is the exam pattern for BLAT?
The exam is conducted in offline mode. Duration of the exam is 2 Hours i.e. 120 Minutes. Paper has 4 sections namely General Awareness and Current Affairs, Common Legal Knowledge, Aptitude and Mental Ability and English/Hindi Comprehension.
Q: What is the marking scheme?
Candidates get three marks for every correct answer and one mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
Q: How many seats are available?
The University has 230 LLB (Hons) and 60 BA LLB (Hons) seats.
Q: Should I send the hard copy of the application form through the post to the university?
No, candidates need not send the hard copy of the application form.
Application form: The Availability of BLAT 2019 Application Form will be made available on the official website on 19th January 2019.
Admit card: The admit card will be issued once the application form is processed and will be available from 10th April 2019 on the official website.
Results: The results of BLAT 2019 exam will be announced on 12th June 2019 on the official website.
Qualification: The candidate must Complete graduation with minimum 50% in LL.B. (Honours) and for B.A. LL.B. (Honours) the candidate must Complete 10+2 with minimum 50%.
Age: There will be no restrictions on the age limit in BLAT 2019 exam.
Following are the procedure to apply for BLAT 2019:
The application form for BLAT 2019 will be available online on the official website of the university.
Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam after filling the form online for BLAT 2019.
The application form for BLAT will be out on 19th January 2019.
The candidate must enter all the mandatory details on the application form.
Once the application form is filled, the applicant must pay some amount as application fee using online payment mode.
The application fee for general category is INR 500/- and for SC/ ST and OBC, the application fee is INR 250/- for BLAT 2019.
Payment for BLAT 2019:
The application fee for BLAT can be paid using any of the following modes of payment.
The candidate needs to log on to the official website of the BLAT 2019.
The candidates need to register themselves into the official website by online.
Fill all details like personal and academic details.
The application fee must differ from the category.
The application fee for general category candidates is INR 500 and for SC/ ST and OBC applicants, the application fee is INR 250/-.
The application fee is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another other program and cannot be reserved for any succeeding year.
Applicants who have fulfilled the eligibility criteria for BLAT 2019 are required to take the printout of the filled application form for future reference.
Important points regarding the admit card:
The candidate can download the BLAT 2019 admit card from the university’s official website from 10th April 2019.
The candidate who has covered the eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card.
The admit card will not be delivered in any offline means like post or email.
After receiving the admit card, students can check their roll number, exam dates, instruction, the exam center venue and other instructions on the admit card.
Exam pattern for BLAT 2019:
BLAT 2019 examination duration is of 120 minutes
BLAT 2019 examination is conducted in the offline mode
Type of question for BLAT 2019 is Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of questions asked for BLAT 2019 examination is 150
Total marks for BLAT 2019 is 450
Subjects for BLAT 2019 examination are English Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Mental Ability
Negative marking 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer in BLAT 2019 examination
The BLAT 2019 examination are English Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Mental Ability.
All the 150 MCQs Questions that are asked in BLAT 2019 Paper are framed from these topics.
English Comprehension: It covers basics of the English grammar only.
General Awareness: This topic covers the basic knowledge about the general awareness.
Current Affairs: This topic shows the current happenings in the society.
Legal Aptitude: This helps us to provide knowledge about the legal facts and events related to law
The BLAT 2019 results will be declared on the official website on the 12th June 2019.
Candidates can view their results at the university’s official website by submitting their admit card number.
The BLAT 2019 results will be made available on the official website so that the candidates can take a copy for future reference.
Counseling process will commence from 5th July 2019 soon after the announcement of results.
The Candidates who have been selected must log-on to the official website and view the counseling dates.
In order to get admissions to different courses offered by the university, the candidate must compulsorily attend the counseling process.
Candidates will be selected for further courses during the counseling process of BLAT 2019 exam.
The counseling is done for candidates who have cleared the exam and fulfilled all the eligibility criteria and seats are allotted on the basis of the marks scored.
The candidates who have satisfied the eligibility criteria must bring their original mark sheets/ result sheet and certificates otherwise their admissions will be canceled.
The candidates who have covered the eligibility criteria of BLAT 2019 are not allowed to bring downloaded mark sheets/ result sheet and certificates on the counseling date.
For taking admission in Banaras Hindu university entrance exams were held. For taking admission in the b.a.llb course, BLAT entrance test was taken.
What is the BLAT application fee for reserved category candidates?
I have done 12th from Open university. Am I eligible for the exam?
What a candidate should do if his/her name in Aadhaar is not same as in school records?
Candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre and apply for BLAT 2018 by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Update Request No (followed by a slash) printed on the slip issued by Aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.
Do I need to send a copy of application form of BLAT 2018 to the university?
NO, you do not have to send any copy of the application form to the exam authorities. However, you are advised to take a print out and keep it safe for further process.