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Attention Aspirants, the notification for Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test 2020 (BLAT 2020) entrance exam is published on 30 January 2020. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has postponed the BLAT 2020 due to the outbreak of COVID-19, fresh dates would be notified later on the official website. Those who want to appear for BHU BLAT 2020 entrance exam need to visit the official website and apply for BHU BLAT 2020 Admission Form until 12th March 2020. Hope you all have applied for the exam and now you all are looking to take admission in Banaras Hindu University.

If you want to score great on Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test 2020 and looking to have a better preparation strategy, then you are in the right place. This post will let you know about the BHU BLAT 2020 Admission, Syllabus, CutOff, Preparation tips, Counselling Schedule, Result declaration, Datesheet etc. Have a look.

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BHU (Banaras Hindu University) will conduct BLAT 2020 for candidates to get admission in its 5-year LLB (Hons), BA LLB (Hons) program; seat intake is anywhere between 37 and 286. BLAT 2020 entrance exam which was to be conducted on 19th May 2020, has now been postponed till further notice. The BHU UET 2020 will be conducted in the CBT (Computer Based Test) mode only. The CBT would be conducted in 200 cities across the country. BLAT exam which comes under BHU UET will be MCQ-type and include 150 questions of 3 marks each.

The candidates can check here the details of BLAT admission process including the eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, result and counselling of Banaras Hindu University Entrance Exam. Read below to know more about BLAT 2020 including the syllabus and cutoff.


Exam Details Exam Particulars
Exam Name Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test
Acronym BLAT
Exam Level  University level
Conducting Authority Banaras Hindu University
Official Website http://bhuonline.in/
Mode Online 
Types of Question Objective MCQ’s
Marking Scheme 1. (+3) for a correct answer
2. (-1) for an incorrect answer
Courses offered 1. LLB (Hons) Bachelors of Law
2. BA LLB (Hons)
Total Seats 1. 286 for LLB
2. 74 for BA LLB

Why Choose BHU BLAT 2020?

Before going deep, let us have a look at some of the salient features of BHU BLAT 2020 Which will give you the answer why choose this Entrance Exam.

  • Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test is one of the most popular law entrance examinations conducted in  Online mode in India for admission in UG law courses.
  • BLAT 2020 scorecard is your entry ticket for Banaras Hindu University.

So, if you have already made your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about the BHU BLAT 2020 Admission Test. Let us first have a brief look at the Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test 2020.

Important dates

Banaras Hindu University will release the detailed notification for BHU BLAT 2020 along with the application form. Refer the following table below for the tentative schedule:

Events Tentative Dates
Start of online application 30 January 2020
Last date to submit the application form 12 March 2020
Availability of admit card To be notified 
BLAT 2020 exam date To be notified (Postponed)
Release of BLAT 2020 answer key To be notified 
Announcement of BLAT 2020 Results To be notified 
Start of counselling To be notified 

Course offered

1. LLB Course– 6 Semester
2. BA LLB Course– 10 Semester

Eligibility Criteria

Admission to the BA LLB program is open to those candidates who meet the BLAT eligibility criteria prescribed by the Banaras Hindu University relating to qualifying exam passed and marks obtained in the qualifying exam. Any candidate who doesn’t meet the eligibility criteria of BLAT will not be offered admission under any circumstances.

Qualifying exam – The candidate must be passed 10+2 or any equivalent exam from a recognized university.

  • For Candidates belonging to General/ OBC categories: Not less than 35% of the marks obtained by the topper of the
    concerned categories in the concerned Entrance Test
  •  For Candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories: Not less than 25% of the marks obtained by the topper of the
    concerned categories in the concerned Entrance Test

More information about Eligibility Criteria: Click Here

Application Form

BHU (Banaras Hindu University) will release the application form of BHU BLAT 2020 in online mode on 30 January 2020. The candidates seeking admission to the 5-year integrated law program duly fill the BLAT 2020 application form before the last date and submit the application fee.

Steps to fill the application form

  1. Registration
  2. Authentication of user ID
  3. Filling of form and selection of course
  4. Uploading the photograph and signature
  5. Fee payment
  6. Submission of application form

Registration fee

Category Fees
General/OBC Rs. 600
SC/ST Rs. 300

Exam Pattern

The candidate will now be able to know what types of questions will be asked in the exam, subjects covered, marking scheme and other such major important details by consulting the exam pattern of BLAT 2020. This information will enable the candidate to prepare for the exam with more effectively and clearly. As per the BLAT 2020 exam pattern, the exam will be held in both pen-based (OMR based) and computer-based test (CBT) mode.


S.No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
1. General Awareness and Current Affairs 150 450 120  Minutes
2. Legal Aptitude
3. Mental Ability
4. English Comprehension
5. Total

More information about Exam Pattern: Click Here

Admit Card

Exam authorities will upload the admit card of BLAT 2020 on the BHU entrance portal and also send it to the registered email id of the candidate. The BLAT 2020 admit card will be released about a week before the exam, Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the BHU Entrance Test Portal (www.bhuonline.in). It will carry important information like the name and roll number of the candidate, date and time of the exam, and also exam centre details.

How to download admit card?

  1. Click on the admit card download link (will be updated here once link goes live)
  2. Log-in using unique registration id.
  3. After successful log-in, the admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  4. Check that details mentioned on it are clear and correct.
  5. Download and take a printout.
  6. A passport size photograph is affixed (same passport size photograph which has been used for online submission) in the space provided on the printout of the Admit Card under self-attestation.

More information about Admit Card: Click Here


The syllabus for BHU Law Entrance includes objective question based on diverse topics. The subjects that the syllabus comprises are English Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Aptitude and Mental Ability and Common Legal Knowledge.

  • The exam paper will include two sets of multiple-choice questions based on Language Comprehension in Hindi and English.
  • For candidates who have opted English as the medium of answering will have to attempt English Comprehension questions given in the paper.
  • For candidates who have opted for Hindi as the medium of answering will have to attempt Hindi Comprehension questions provided in the question paper.

More information about Syllabus: Click Here


The BHU BLAT 2020 Expected Cut off is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the selection of candidates in colleges accepting BHU BLAT Scorecard. The Merit list of the candidate will be designed on these Cut off scores. Aspirants who apply for the colleges need to clear the Cut off to finally get selected for their dream college. The previous year BHU BLAT Cut off was based on various parameters like numbers of appearing candidates, total numbers of seats, and the difficulty level of the examination.

More information about Cutoff: Click Here

Answer Key

First BHU will release a provisional answer key for all answers of all 150 MCQs asked in the entrance exam. Using the answer key of BLAT 2020, the candidate will be able to calculate probable scores before the declaration of result and thus their chances of admission. When calculating probable scores, one must refer to the official marking scheme. Any candidate who is not satisfied with a key given in provisional BLAT answer key 2020, they will be able to file their complaints. Exam officials after considering all such complaints or challenges received by it will then release the final BLAT answer key.


Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will declare the result of BLAT 2020 in online mode on BHU entrance portal; alternately the result link will also be updated on this page for the benefit of the candidate. To check the BLAT 2020 result, the candidate needs to enter the roll number and date of birth. BLAT result 2020 will include details like the registration and application number of the candidate, roll number, and also marks obtained in the entrance exam. Based on aggregate marks secured in the entrance exam by candidates, BLAT merit list 2020 will be prepared, which will be used to shortlist candidates for counselling.

Exam Centres

BHU authorities will conduct a BLAT 2020 exam in only online modes. The BHU UET 2020 will be conducted in the CBT (Computer Based Test) mode only. The CBT would be conducted in 200 cities across the country. Considering once an option is exercised it cannot be changed afterwards, one needs to be careful when selecting a test city.

S. No. States Cities
1 Andaman and
Nicobar (1)
Port Blair
2 Andhra Pradesh (17) Anantapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Madanapalle, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam & Vizianagaram
3 Arunachal Pradesh
4 Assam (5) Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
5 Bihar (12) Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Chhapra, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
6 Chandigarh (1) Chandigarh 
7 Chhattisgarh (5) Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur, Rajnandgaon
8 New Delhi (1) New Delhi 
9 Goa (1) Panaji
10 Gujarat (7) Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhi Nagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
11 Haryana (9) Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
12 Himachal Pradesh
Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Shimla, Solan
13 Jammu & Kashmir (3) Jammu, Leh, Srinagar
14 Jharkhand (5) Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
15 Karnataka (12) Bellary, Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru (Bangalore), Bidar, Dharwad, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli) Kalaburgi (Gulbarga), Mangaluru, Mysuru (Mysore), Shivamogga (Shimoga), Udupi
16 Kerala (8) Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
17 Lakshadweep Island
18 Madhya Pradesh (10) Bhopal, Betul, Chindwara, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
19 Maharashtra (20) Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Thane, Wardha
20 Meghalaya (1) Shillong
21 Mizoram (1) Aizawal
22 Nagaland (2) Dimapur, Kohima
23 Odisha (7) Balasore, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
24 Puducherry (1)  Puducherry (Pondicherry)
25 Punjab (9) Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur
26 Rajasthan (9) Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sriganganagar, Udaipur
27 Sikkim (1) Gangtok
28 Tamil Nadu (10) Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore
29 Telangana (4) Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
30 Tripura (1) Agartala
31 Uttar Pradesh (19) Aligarh, Ayodhya (Faizabad), Banda, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Sitapur, Varanasi
32 Uttarakhand (4) Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
33 West Bengal (8) Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

Contact Details

The Director

Institute of Management Studies,

Banaras Hindu University (BHU),

Varanasi – 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Website: http://bhuonline.in/

Telephone Numbers- +91 542 2369332 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the BLAT?

Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test is the university level exam conducted for admission into Law course.

Is there any age criteria to appear in BLAT Exam?

There are no age criteria to appear in the exam.

How many seats available for LLB and BA LLB courses?

For LLB courses- 74 Seats and for BA LLB course- 286 Seats

What is the last date for the submit application form?

12 March 2020

Is there any negative marking in BLAT exam?

Yes, for each wrong answer 1 marks will be deducted.

Can I change my preference options after having submitted it online?

Yes, the list of preference can be altered again at the venue of counselling, but once after the candidate signs and submit this altered list, no more changes will be accepted.

Will the exam be pen-paper based or computer-based?

The BHU UET 2020 will be conducted in the CBT (Computer Based Test) mode only. The CBT would be conducted in 200 cities across the country.

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