BLAT 2021

Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi that started its operations in 1921-22, is one of the earliest faculties established by the BHU. Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, the founder of the University, served for many years as the Dean of Law School. Legal luminaries like Sir Rash Behari Ghosh and Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, were among the earlier Deans.
Faculty of Law, BHU conducts its own entrance exam every year to select students to its five-year Law program.

BLAT 2021 Highlights

Before we get into the details of BLAT 2021, let’s first take a look at the highlights of the exam.



Exam Name

Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test, commonly known as BLAT

Exam Conducting Body

Banaras Hindu University

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline & Online

Exam Duration

120 minutes

Exam Language

English & Hindi

Exam Purpose

Admission to 5-year Integrated BA-LLB (Hons) course

Type of Questions


Total Number of Question


Maximum Marks


Marking Scheme

+3 for correct answer
-1 for incorrect answer

Total Intake


Course Fees

₹60,000 per year


BLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for BLAT 2021, the following eligibility criteria should be met

  • The candidate needs to have passed 10+2 (or any equivalent exam) from a recognized university
  • The cut-off marks in the qualifying exam is 50% for general, 45% for OBC, and 40% for ST & SC candidates
  • Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam in the exam year may also apply
  • Those who have obtained 10+2, or Graduation/Post-graduation through open Universities System directly, without having any basic qualification for pursuing such studies, shall not be eligible for admission to the 5-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Course.

Age Limit: There is no minimum age requirement


Application Process

Candidates seeking admission to the course need to fill up the application to be able to appear for BLAT 2021. The duly filled form can be submitted in online mode on the official website The steps involved are:

  • Online Registration
  • Filling of form and selection of course
  • Uploading of photograph and signature
  • Payment of fees
  • Submission of application form


Admit Card

The admit card for BLAT 2021 will be released on the official Candidates must take a printout of the application form; and keep it with themselves. .

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