BLAT Exam Pattern 2018

BLAT Exam Pattern BLAT Exam Pattern 2018 - Banaras Hindu University has released BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern on January 20, 2018. The test conducted by BHU will be held in an offline mode where the candidates will be required to attempt the examination with pen and paper. The candidates who will appear in BLAT need to know exam pattern of BLAT 2018 including type of questions, total marks, marking scheme and subject-wise distribution of questions besides exam timing, duration and mode and all these information will be provided by BLAT Exam Pattern 2018. Getting to know the BLAT 2018 exam pattern well in advance helps a candidate to be aware of the examination which also helps him/her to fetch good marks.


The candidates are hereby informed that BLAT exam pattern 2018 being provided here are as per the official brochure for the academic year 2018-2019released by the central university.


BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Overview

Exam Mode: BLAT 2018 will be conducted in an offline mode where the candidates will be required to attempt the examination in pen and paper mode

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Exam Duration: The candidates appearing for BLAT 2018 will be alloted a set duration of 120 minutes, 2 hours to complete the law entrance exam

Type and number of Questions: The candidates appearing for BLAT 2018 will be tested on different topics namely, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Mental Ability and English Comprehension. Moreover, the candidates will be provided with 150 questions to answer.


Topic/ Section


General Awareness and Current Affairs


Legal Aptitude


Mental Ability


English comprehension

Total Marks: The candidates will be marked out of 450 marks in BLAT 2018.

Marking Scheme: As per the BLAT exam pattern 2018 and marking scheme, there will be a negative marking of one mark for every incorrect answer. Three marks will be given to every correctly marked answer. The non-attempted question will be awarded zero mark.

Methods to attempt BLAT 2018

1. The candidate will be provided with a question booklet containing questions and a separate answer sheet to mark the answers.

2. Within ten minutes of the issue of the BLAT 2018 question booklet, candidates will need to check the pages and instructions provided on it.

3. Candidates will need to write their Roll Number, Question Booklet No. and Set No., at the space provided on the answer sheet by ink/ball pen only.

4. Candidates needed to select the correct answer from the options provided below each question, and mark the same in their answer sheets. They needed to answer by darkening the appropriate oval in the answer sheet with blue/black pen only.

5. As per the BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern, any answer which was marked or darkened wrongly were treated as an incorrect answer. Students need to mark the answers in an appropriate way, as described by the officials, and any other way of marking the answers like tick mark, cross or lined etc, if found was not evaluated.

6. Candidates need to submit the answer sheets to the invigilator once they completed the test.

BLAT Exam Pattern 2018: Rules to follow

1. The candidates are advised to keep safe their Admit Card of BLAT 2018 as without it no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall.

2. Carrying mobile phone, cellular phone, calculator, or any material that might help in cheating will not be allowed inside the examination hall.

3. Any candidate found cheating will not be allowed to continue the examination even in the later hours.

BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Benefits of knowing

  • After knowing the exam pattern of BLAT 2018 it becomes easy for the candidates appearing to make preparation strategies and getting marks as per their expectations.

  • With the help of BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern, the candidates could have a competitive edge over other BLAT 2018 aspirants.

  • Attempting correct questions will fetch you more marks than blind attempting.

  • Knowing the BLAT Exam Pattern 2018 let you attempt only those questions about which you were confident hence, decrease in negative marking.

  • As the BLAT 2018 Exam Pattern also mentions subject-wise distribution of questions, it assists you in strategic practice of questions which may bring good scores.

  • The duration as mentioned in the BLAT Exam Pattern 2018 further helped you in keeping a time-check while practicing the questions and eventually leading you to complete the exam before time on the actual day.

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AANYA KHAN 5 days ago

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Can I apply after the closure of admission form

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Anjalika soam 4 days ago

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hello Aanya....!!!'

most of the universities does not accept the late admission form application, once last date for online application is closed you cannot apply for the same.  

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Abass Dar 6 days ago

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What's previous year cutoff for BALLB at BHU?

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Manisha Gupta 6 days ago

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BLAT Cutoff is determined by Banaras Hindu University along with the exam committee keeping  in view various factors like number of test takers, difficulty level of the BLAT  paper and cut o...Read More

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Ujjwal tiwari 23 days ago

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I have applied for ba llb in BHU. And what's the difference between ba llb and BLAT

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Yashul Gupta 23 days ago

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Hi ujjwal.Firstly, its good to know you applied for law.and now coming over to your query, BLAT is the entrance test for the admission to BALLB course in Banaras Hindu University. BLAT is Banaras hind...Read More

Aniket Singh 1 month ago

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Blat entrance exam will be conducted on?

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Hi Aniket ,I am glad that you are keen to know more about law and also want to pursue law as your career. Coming to your question, Banaras Hindu University will conduct BLAT 2018 on May 27, 2018 and t...Read More

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What is the link for BLAT entrance application form ?

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Sonali rathi 1 month ago

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Hello Kashyap,

You can find the link below to apply for BLAT entrance application form

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