BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- Check details of Banaras Law Entrance Test 2018 with exam dates, eligibility, application process, etc.

BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- The Banaras Law Entrance Test (BLAT) is a university level undergraduate law entrance test conducted by Banaras Hindu University (BHU). This entrance test is conducted for admissions to the integrated five-year B.A. LL.B (Honours) program offered by the Faculty of Law. The Applicants who wish to apply for this entrance exam can apply in online mode on or before last date of submission of the BLAT application form. The BLAT application form 2018 will be available from the month of January 2018 and the candidates can start filling up the forms.

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BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018 Important Highlights

Exam Name Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test
Commonly known as BLAT
Exam level University level
Conducting Authority Banaras Hindu University
Stream of Exam Undergraduate law courses

BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- BLAT Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of BLAT 2018 exam is as follows

  • The total time duration of BLAT exam duration is of 120 minutes.
  • The BLAT exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • The types of questions asked in BLAT exam are MCQs.
  • Number of question asked for BLAT are 150 questions.
  • Total mark for BLAT is 450.
  • The subjects asked are English Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Mental Ability.
  • Negative marking is applicable for every incorrect response in BLAT examination.

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BLAT 2018 Important Dates

The important dates of BLAT 2018 exam are as follows-

Events Dates
Online application process (commencement) 19th January 2018
Registration (Last Date) 5th March 2018
Call Letter date 7th May 2018
Exam date 22nd May 2018
Result Declaration 19th June 2018
Counselling process 9th July 2018


BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- BLAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of BLAT 2018 is as follows-

  • The applicant must have passed class XII exam from a recognized Board or University to meet the eligibility criteria of BLAT.
  • The applicants belonging to the general category must have passed the exam with min. qualifying marks of 50 percent marks as per the eligibility criteria.
  • In case of the applicants who belong to OBC category, a minimum of 45 per cent marks is required and 40 per cent in case of SC or ST categories as per the eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants who have to appear for class XII exam can also apply provided they should satisfy the BLAT eligibility criteria while attending the counselling process for BLAT.
  • The age of the applicant should be less than 22 years to appear for BLAT 2018 exam.
  • Those who have already done bachelor’s degree and are applying for BLAT for other courses should be less than 25 years.

BLAT 2018 Application Procedure

The application process of BLAT 2018 is as follows-

  • The application form for BLAT 2018 will be available online on the university’s official website.
  • Candidates who will satisfy the BLAT eligibility criteria can apply for the exam after filling the application form.
  • The BLAT application form will be published on 29th January 2018.
  • Enter all the details asked in the application form.
  • After filling the application form, the candidate must proceed to pay the application fee via online method.
  • For the applicants of General category, the application fee is Rs. 500/- for BLAT.
  • For SC/ST and OBC applicants, the application fee is Rs. 250/- for BLAT.

The BLAT 2018 application fee payment can be made via any of those payment methods-

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Net banking
  • Bank Challan at HDFC branches


BLAT Law Entrance Exam 2018- BLAT Exam Centres 2018

Given below is the list of BLAT exam centres of 2018-

  • Varanasi
  • Gorakhpur
  • Lucknow
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Chennai

Reference Books for BLAT 2018

The books recommended for BLAT 2018 are-

  • Constitution of India by Bakshi P. M.
  • Study package for CLAT and LLB by A. P. Bhardwaj.

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