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BLAT 2017 Application Process
BLAT 2017 (BHU Law Admission Test) is an exam conducted by Banaras Hindu University for a five year undergraduate course in law. BLAT 2017 will be conducted on May 22, 2017. BLAT 2017 will be conducted in offline mode for total number of 60 seats for BA LLB.
Application process for BLAT 2017 will begin from January 29, 2017. Candidates seeking admission to five year undergraduate course for LLB will have to register themselves on the official website.
After successful registration candidate have to fill the application form that is divided in 4 sections - Applicant Details, Correspondence Address and Details of Parents, Preference of Entrance Test Center, Uploading scanned images of documents (Passport size coloured photograph and scanned image of candidate’s Signatures).
The candidates must check their BLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the entrance exam. BLAT 2017 Results will be declared on June 19, 2017. Only qualified candidates will be called for BLAT 2017 Counselling Process.
BLAT 2017 Important Dates
BHU (Banaras Hindu University) came up with the schedule to invite applications from candidates seeking admission to 5 year LLB course on January 29, 2017. Given below is the detailed table highlighting all the important events and their corresponding dates:-
Candidates applying for BA LLB from prestigious Banaras Hindu University must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria for BLAT 2017. For appearing in BLAT 2017, BHU has announced following list of eligibility criteria:
Candidate must have successfully passed 10+2 examinations from a recognized Board/ University.
A general candidate must secure at least 50% marks in qualifying examination.
Candidates belonging to OBC and SC/ST category must secure at least 45% and 40% (for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination.
Candidates appearing for their class 12 or equivalent course will also be termed eligible for the exam.
For BLAT 2017, BHU invited applications from the candidates on January 29, 2017 through online medium by visiting the official website. By visiting the official website candidates has to first register himself/herself and then proceed with the application process.
Payment for the application process of BLAT 2017 could be made either online or offline. Check the table below for more details on the method of payment that should be followed in either of the cases:
How to pay?
Use Credit/Debit Card and pay 500 INR
Generate HDFC Bank Challan Slip and pay 500 INR
If candidate opts for offline payment method, he/she is required to first generate the challan from entrance test portal and take its print out.
The details on the challan will include candidate’s details, bank account details of Banaras Hindu University.
The challan will then be deposited by the candidate at the nearest HDFC bank.
BLAT 2017 Registration Process
Before applying for BLAT 2017 examination, candidate has to register himself/herself by visiting the BHU entrance test portal. Here are the steps in detail to register for BLAT 2017 examination:
Candidate must click on “Apply for Admission” button to begin with the registration process for BLAT examination.
On the newly directed page, candidate must click “Register Yourself” button.
A registration form will appear asking for candidate’s details such as name, date of birth, sex, father’s name, mother’s name, address, mobile number and email id.
After filling all the details carefully, candidate must click on “Sign Up” button.
It is very important to note that candidates must carefully register all the details as they cannot be altered after successful registration.
A confirmation message will be sent on the registered email id or mobile number for verification.
After clicking on the verification link validation will be granted to the candidate and then he/she must proceed with the formalities of the application form.
How to fill BLAT 2017 Application Form?
To apply for BLAT 2017, candidate must register himself/herself on the link available for applying on the official website. Successful registration will take the candidate to his/her application section. The candidate must follow below mentioned steps for BLAT 2016 Application Process:
Candidate must first select the course (BA LLB- 5 years) while filling the BLAT 2017 Application form from the dropdown menu.
After selecting the course field, candidate will be shown his/her application status. A form demanding candidate’s details will appear afterwards.
Before filling BLAT 2017 Application Form, candidate must keep following documents with himself/herself:
A recent passport size coloured photograph of 100 KB file size. The photograph should be in jpeg format.
Candidate’s signature using blue/black pen on white sheet must be scanned and made available in jpeg format with file size of 100 KB).
Candidate must fill “Applicant Details” first. The details for this category will include candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, sex, category, address, etc.
Next, exam center preferences will be asked from the drop down menu. Here is a table which specifies exam state and cities:
Varanasi, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Gorakhpur and Lucknow
Candidate must upload his/her passport size coloured photograph after he/she select’s the exam center preference. The file should be in jpeg format and file size should not exceed more than 100 KB. Click on “Upload photograph” to complete the procedure.
A scanned image of candidate’s signature needs to be uploaded in jpeg format and file size should not be more than 100 KB. Click on “Upload Signature” to complete the process of uploading signature.
Before confirming the details candidate must carefully preview all the information that he/she has filled in. once previewed candidate must click on “confirm and submit” button.
BLAT 2017 Photograph and Signature specifications
To upload the image file of scanned passport size coloured photograph and signature candidate must click the button 'Upload Photograph and Signature' button available on the left panel.
Scanned passport photo should be within 3.5 x 4.5 cm in size, scanning resolution should be within 100 dpi & file size should be less than 100 KB. If the candidate faces any problem to upload his/her photo or gets rejected by the system then he/she should try to resize the photograph as per the sample images.
To resize the scanned photo candidate must follow these steps:
Candidate must right click on the scanned photo file and then click on the “open with” option and go to Microsoft Picture Manager.
At the top menus, candidate must click on “Picture” and then on the “resize” option.
Now look at the right panel and Select the radio button Custom width x height, and write width = 138px, height = 177px. Then Click “OK” to complete.
If a candidate is not able to do this properly, he/she can try 'Crop' feature for the 'Picture' menu
Then candidate must click on “save” option.
Similarly, for uploading the signatures candidate must follow these steps:
Click on “choose file” option to upload the scanned image file of the signatures.
If the signature size varies from the prescribed size, candidate must click on the “open with” option and go to Microsoft Picture Manager.
From there candidate must go to “picture” option and resize the signature size by clicking on “resize” option.
At the right panel an option of “radio” button to customize width and height as per instructed dimensions i.e. width=138px and height=177px. After the dimensions are set click on “OK” button.
Candidate has an alternate option of cropping the image by using “crop” feature from the “picture” menu.
After all the changes are made click on “save” option
BLAT 2017 Payment Method
Candidates can make payments both in offline and online mode for BLAT 2017.
If the candidate chooses to pay online fee, he/she must click “Continue for Online Payment”.
After opting for online payment method, candidate must tick on the checkbox column with the heading “select to pay”.
Candidate can pay the fee via net banking, credit card, and debit card through payment gateway.
When the payment is made candidate is advised to check his/her application status.
For those opting for offline payment method must click on “cash payment through HDFC bank” option.
This will redirect them to another page which will help them generate Challan. Candidate can then click on “generate and print Challan”.
After getting the Challan printed, he/she must visit nearest branch of HDFC bank and submit the payable fee on any banking day.
A confirmation email will be sent after the payment is made offline assuring the submission of application fee.