BLAT 2018 – Banaras Hindu University will conduct BLAT 2018 on May 27, 2018. Candidates interested in admissions to the five-year integrated law programmes in the Law Faculty of BHU need to know the admission process of BLAT 2018. The BHU LLB Admission Test commonly called, BLAT is the entrance examination administered by the central university for admissions to undergraduate law programmes including BA LLB. Candidates appearing for BLAT 2018 will need to register and fill application form of BLAT 2018 that begun on January 20,2018. Candidates eligible for BLAT 2018 will be allowed to appear in BLAT in offline mode. The Banaras Hindu University offers as many as 60 seats in the five-year law programme. Candidates can check here details on BLAT 2018 admission process including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, results and counselling.
Candidates may mark here that the facts and figures (including the number of seats and number of participating institutes) in this article of BLAT 2018 are as per the official brochure for BLAT 2018 released by the central university.
Candidates could check here some important information of BA LLB Admission Test 2018–
BHU Law Admission Test (BLAT) 2018
Exam name – BHU BA LLB Admission Test
Commonly known as – BLAT
Exam type – Undergraduate
Exam conducting body – Banaras Hindu University
Exam mode – Offline
Seats – 60
BLAT Admission Process 2018
Banaras Hindu University follows an admission process of BLAT 2018 for offering admissions into the BA LLB programmes. The central university begins admission process of BLAT 2018 with the commencement of BLAT application form 2018. The applicants of BLAT 2018 will have to download the admit card of BLAT and appear for the law entrance examination. The university will then announce BLAT results 2018 and a merit list will be prepared for the same, based on which the admissions will be offered. The admission process of BLAT 2018 gets completed after the university has organized counselling and candidates have been allotted their seats in the Faculty of Law, BHU for BA LLB programme.
Candidates appearing in BLAT 2018 can check here the important dates of BLAT 2018. The table below mentions the BHU BA LLB admission test events and their scheduled dates. Candidates can refer to the BLAT 2018 calendar as mentioned below for knowing the dates of application availability, issue of admit card, conduct of offline exam, the release of answer key, declaration of results and organizing of admission counselling for BLAT 2018.
BLAT 2018 Important Dates
Events of BLAT 2018
BLAT 2018 Notification
Online Applications for BLAT 2018
January 20 – February 28, 2018
BLAT 2018 Admit Card
April 8, 2018
Conduct of BLAT 2018 offline exam
May 27, 2018 (12noon-2pm)
Release of BLAT 2018 Answer Key
First week of May 2018*
Announcement of BLAT 2018 Results
Last week May 2018*
Issue of BLAT 2018 Merit List
Last week of May 2018*
BLAT 2018 Counselling Schedule
First week of June 2018*
*Tentative dates; Subject to change
The central university has issued the BLAT 2018 admit card on April 8, 2018. The candidates can access admit card of BLAT 2018 in online mode only. The BLAT admit card can be downloaded using the login account of the candidates. BLAT admit card 2018 mentions information of the candidate as well as the examination including the name of the candidate, photograph, signature, examination date and time, besides the name and exact location/ address of the examination centre.
Banaras Hindu University administered law exam, BLAT 2018 will be conducted in an offine mode at exam centres in as many as 16 cities all over India. Candidates will be alloted test centre as per their preferences marked by them during BLAT Application Form 2018 process. However, the central university reserves the right to add or cancel test centres for BLAT as per the requirements. The alloted test centre will be mentioned on the admit cards of the individual candidate who are appearing for BLAT 2018. The list of BLAT Exam Centre 2018 is mentioned below.
BLAT Exam Centre
BLAT Test Cities
Varanasi, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Gorakhpur and Lucknow
BLAT Sample Papers 2018
Candidates appearing for BLAT 2018 need to download BLAT Sample Papers 2018 for practising so that they get an idea of the way questions will be asked to the candidates in BLAT 2018. Candidates need to register themselves here to download BLAT Sample Papers 2018.
Banaras Hindu University has announced BLAT 2018 exam pattern in the month of February. The exam pattern of BLAT 2018 provides an overview of pen-paper based test including the number of questions, total marks, exam mode, duration and subjects. Check the BLAT exam pattern in the table below–
BLAT Exam Pattern
BLAT Paper Pattern 2018
Pen-Paper mode with OMR sheet
English and Hindi
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
One mark for each wrong attempt will be deducted from total scores marks
Banaras Hindu University will release BLAT 2018 answer key by the first week of May 2018. The university will release answer key of BLAT 2018 for all sets of question paper. The BLAT answer key will be published in two phases– provisional and final. The provisional answer key of BLAT 2018 will be announced a week later the conduct of exam and the final answer key of BLAT will be published once after the rectification has been done against the discrepant answer codes and questions. Candidates can know here the process to download BLAT answer key 2018.
The University will announce BLAT 2018 result in the last week of May 2018. The university will publish the result of BLAT 2018 only after releasing the final answer key. The BLAT result will be declared online. Candidates after checking the result of BLAT 2018 can know their qualifying status in the law examination. Candidates can also download BLAT score card 2018 along with BHU LLB result 2018. Candidates can check their results of BLAT 2018 by logging into their account. Check here the process to download BHU LLB 2018 scorecard and check BHU LLB result 2018.
The Banaras Hindu University will determine the cut off of BLAT 2018 on the result of BLAT 2018. Candidates may note that BLAT 2018 cut off will the minimum marks required to secure a seat in the BA LLB programme of the university. The BLAT cut off is also considered the last rank to be admitted in the five-year integrated law programme of the university. Candidates may also note that BLAT cut off 2018 will be different for each of the categories. Candidates can check here BLAT 2018 cutoff marks and closing ranks for each category as mentioned in table below -
BLAT Cut off
Cut off Marks*
*The minimum marks required for admissions in BHU BA LLB programme for the year 2017.
^The last rank at which admission was confirmed for BHU BA LLB programme in the year 2017.
The central university will announce BLAT 2018 merit list after the announcement of result by the last week of May 2018. The candidates obtaining higher marks will be ranked higher in the BLAT merit list 2018. Candidates can check here the merit list of BLAT 2018 in pdf format. Candidates may note that the BLAT merit list will mention a number of details including Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Qualifying Status, All India Rank and Category Rank. Check here the process to check BLAT merit list 2018.
Banaras Hindu University will organize BLAT 2018 counselling in the first week of June 2018. Candidates who meet the cut off of BLAT 2018 will have to register for the admission counselling of BLAT 2018. The university will announce a schedule of BLAT counselling. Candidates will also be sent a call letter to attend BLAT counselling 2018 where terms of eligibility, counselling venue, time and instructions will be imprinted. Candidates will be required to attend the BLAT 2018 counselling in person along with the required documents which will be cross-examined and verified at the BLAT counselling venue. Candidates may check here the BLAT counselling 2018 process and schedule.
Banaras Hindu University mentions BLAT 2018 eligibility criteria for admissions to BA LLB programme. The eligibility criteria of BLAT 2018 has been announced on January 20, 2018 along with the release of the official brochure. Candidates can check here the BLAT 2018 eligibility criteria which mention academic qualification and age required to appear in the BHU BA LLB admission test. As per the eligibility criteria of BLAT 2018, candidates need to have passed 12th board examination of 10+2 schools system and should have secured a minimum of 50 per cent marks in aggregate of the subjects in the qualifying examination.
Banaras Hindu University has opened an online window for BLAT 2018 Application Form on January 20, 2018. The candidates interested in filling the application form for BLAT 2018 will need to register for BHU LLB 2018 admission test. Candidates will also need to submit the duly filled in BLAT application form after uploading scanned copies of photograph and signature in the specified format. Further, the candidates will also need to pay the fees for BLAT 2018 application form in the available modes. Candidates may note that no application form of BLAT 2018 can be submitted after the last date of receiving the application form, i.e., February 28, 2018.