BLAT Exam Pattern 2017

BLAT Exam PatternBLAT Exam Pattern 2017- The exam pattern of BLAT 2017 was presecribed by the official test conducting body- BHU. According to the exam pattern of BLAT 2017, the test was conducted in an offline, paper-pencil, based mode across test centres. BLAT 2017 exam pattern also mentioned, that the test was of two hours or 120 minutes duration with 150 questions. The questions in the paper, as per the BLAT Exam Pattern 2017, were objective in nature, that is they had options to select the correct answer from four options. BLAT 2017 was conducted on May 17, 2017 from 8 am to 10 am. Candidates who had registered for the test could check the details about the BLAT Exam Pattern 2017 in this article.


BLAT Exam Pattern 2017: As mentioned in the official brochure, the exam pattern of BLAT 2017 was as given below.

  • Objective type test

  • Duration of the test- Two hours

  • Total number of questions- 150

  • Total marks of the test- 450

  • Topics of the test- Five

BLAT Exam Topics 2017


Topic/ Section


General Awareness and Current Affairs


Legal Aptitude


Mental Ability


English comprehension

BLAT Exam Pattern 2017- Method Of Answering the test

  1. At the test centre, students were given a question booklet containing the questions and a separate answer sheet to mark the answers.

  2. Within ten minutes of the issue of the BLAT 2017 question booklet, candidates needed to check the pages and instructions provided on it. 

  3. Candidates needed 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 2017 Exam Pattern, any answer which was marked or darkened wrongly were treated as an incorrect answer. Students needed 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 needed to submit the answer sheets to the invigilator once they completed the test.

BLAT Exam Pattern 2017- Description

  1. Candidates needed to carry their BLAT 2017 Admit Card to be able to appear in the test.

  2. The BLAT 2017 question booklet were given to the candidates once the test was over and the answer sheets were submitted.

  3. No Candidate was allowed to leave the Test Hall till the invigilator asked to do so.

  4. Use and bringing items such as Calculators, watch calculators, electronic diary, pager, mobile phones, earphones, alarm clock, digital watches with memory, slide rule, etc. were not allowed in the exam hall and during the test.

BLAT Marking Scheme 2017: As per the BLAT exam pattern and marking scheme, there was negative marking of one mark for every incorrect answer. Three marks were given to every correctly marked answer. The unattempted question were awarded zero mark.


BLAT 2017 Answer key: After the test was conducted as per the BLAT exam pattern, the officials released a provisional BLAT answer key within four to five days of the test on May 22. In case candidates found any discrepency, they could report about the same within five days to the Office of the Controller of Examinations.


BLAT 2017 Result: After the test, the officials have announced the results on June 19, 2017. The result has been announced in oonline mode and soon a merit list will be available by July 4.


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