BHU Law Entrance Exam or BLAT is a university-level entrance exam conducted by Banaras Hindu University every year to channelise admission into LLB (Hons) and BA LLB (Hons) programs offered by the university. The BLAT 2020 will be organised by the university in the online as well as the online mode to offer admissions to the candidates into a 5-year BA LLB program. The candidates will have a choice to select the mode in which they want to take the test. The total seat intake is in the range of 30 to 60. The paper-pen based BLAT 2020 will be conducted in 45 cities and the computer-based will be held in 115 cities in India. BLAT 2020 will have a total of 150 MCQ-type questions of 3 marks each.
Name of Examination- Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test/BLAT 2020
Conducting Body- Banaras Hindu University
Mode of Examination- Online and Offline
Duration of Examination- 2 hours
The BLAT 2020 has been postponed by Banaras Hindu University till the further notification.
Commencement of Online Application : 30th Jan. 2020
Last Date of Application Submission : 29th Feb. 2020
Release of Admit Card : To be announced
Exam Date : Postponed from 21st May 2020 till further notification
Answer Key Release : Postponed from last week of May 2020 till further notification
Results Declaration : Postponed from the third week of June 2020 till further notification
Counselling : To be announced
* Qualifying exam - Qualification in 10+2 or any equivalent exam from any recognized university.
* Qualifying Marks - The minimum score of 50% for general category, 45% for OBC and 40% for ST and SC category candidates.
* Candidates who are participating in the qualifying exam in the current academic year in which the exam is going to take place, are also eligible.
Note: Qualification in 10+2 exam or Graduation/Post-graduation from Open University does not meet the eligibility criteria.
The application forms for BLAT 2020 were released by Banaras Hindu University (BHU) via online mode on 30th January 2020 to be filled by the eligible candidates who wish to get admission to the 5-year integrated law program offered by BHU before the last date of form submission and application fee payment.
Steps to Apply for BLAT 2020
Step1. Registration on the official website
Step2. User ID Verification
Step3. Entering the required information in the Application Form
Step4. Selecting the course in the Application Form
Step5. Uploading the scanned copies of PP size photograph and signature
Step 6.Payment of Application Fee
Step7. Submission of application form
BLAT 2020 Application Fee for General Category is INR. 600/- and that for the SC/ST Category is INR. 300/-.
* The BLAT 2020 exam will take place offline via OMR based question paper as well as online via computer-based test mode.
* The mode of taking the test will have to be selected by the candidate while filling the application form.
* The total time duration of 120 minutes will be given to the candidate to attempt the one paper.
* The question paper will have a total of 150 MCQ type questions based on English Comprehension, General Awareness, Current Affairs, Legal aptitude and Mental Ability.
* There will be a negative marking system, for each right answer three marks will be awarded whereas, for each wrong attempt, one mark will be deducted.
BLAT 2020 Admit Cards will be released on the BHU entrance portal by the authorities a week before the exam date and the same will also be individually sent to the candidates on their registered email-id.
The BLAT 2020 admit card is a mandatory document to carry along to appear for the exam.
BLAT 2020 Result will be announced online by the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on BHU entrance portal which will be accessible by the candidate after entering the roll number and DOB. BLAT result 2020 will showcase the candidate’s registration & application number, roll number and also the marks obtained. Following the BLAT 2020 Result, the university will prepare the BLAT merit list 2020 for shortlisting the candidates eligible for counselling.
Qualified candidates who will be enlisted in the BLAT 2020 merit list will be called via counselling letter for BLAT 2020 counselling that will take place in an online mode to execute the document verification process and confirmation of admission via payment of admission fee.
BLAT 2020 Cutoff will be released category-wise by the university to enrol the participants into the 5-year integrated law program. The BLAT cutoff 2020 will rely on some benchmarks such as a total number of applicants, category of the candidate, sanctioned seats and so on.
Q. Will I get my BLAT admit card posted at my address?
A. No, the BLAT Admit Card will not be posted individually to the applicants. The candidates will have to download the BLAT 2020 admit card from the BHU entrance portal.
Q. Who all can take part in the BLAT 2020 Counselling?
A. Candidates whose names will be enlisted in the BLAT 2020 Merit List will be called for BLAT 2020 Counselling via Counselling Call Letter.
Q. Can a law aspirant appear in online as well as offline BLAT 2020?
A. BLAT 2020 offline and online will take place simultaneously at the same time and the same date so the law aspirant would not be able to appear via both the modes.