BLAT Exam Preparation 2021: How to Prepare for BHU LLB Exam

BLAT Exam Preparation 2021: How to Prepare for BHU LLB Exam

ByAman Prakash  |  Updated on: Aug 18, 2021Candidates must check complete details about the BHU BLAT exam 2021 such as important exam dates, admission process, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, counselling process and more.
Candidates must check complete details about the BHU BLAT exam 2021 such as important exam dates, admission process, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, counselling process and more.
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How to Prepare for BLAT 2021

National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts BHU Law Admission Test, or BLAT, for admission to LLB (Hons) and BA-LLB integrated programs. On August 14, 2021, NTA announced the BLAT 2021 and invited applications from students interested in admission to BA LLB integrated program at Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

While you complete the BLAT application process, you should also remain focused on your BHU LLB entrance preparation 2021. As there are very few seats, you will have to score high marks in BLAT 2021 so that you figure in the merit list despite tentatively high cut-off marks. The total marks are 450 while the cut-off for the general category students is expected to be above 300. This should give you an idea of how scoring high marks is important for your admission.

Check all the details about BHU BA LLB preparation along with the best BHU LLB entrance preparation book mentioned below. 

BHU LLB Entrance Exam Pattern 2021

BLAT 2021 will have multiple-choice questions. There would be 150 questions to solve and answer and the time would be 2 hours. Each question will carry 3 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for each wrong answer. The examination would be held in both online and offline mode and you have to choose which mode of the examination suits you. 

Clarity about the structure of the BHU LLB examination will help you a lot in your preparation and how confidently you take the examination.

How to Prepare for BLAT 2021: Structure of the test

Type of questions


Total number of questions


Total marks


Minus marking

Yes. 1 mark for every wrong answer

Marks each question carries


Duration of the examination

2 hours

The difficulty level of the questions asked in BHU BLAT 2021 is Class 12. The questions would be asked mainly from 4 broad categories:

  • General awareness and current affairs
  • Mental ability
  • Legal aptitude
  • English comprehension

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How to prepare for BLAT 2021: General Awareness and Current Affairs

To be strong in the General Awareness and Current Affairs section of the BHU LLB Entrance test, candidates should read the basic textbooks of history, political science, economics, and environment up to the class 12 level.

  • Science books such as physics, chemistry, and biology should be studied to the extent possible.
  • They should also make a habit of reading a newspaper regularly.
  • Reading an English newspaper can help them in English comprehension tests as well.

Besides, candidates should also read all-on-one books on General Awareness. Many publications have brought out this kind of voluminous books and guides. For Current Affairs, there are monthly magazines such as GK Today that should be consulted regularly.

How to prepare for BLAT 2021: Mental Ability

A lot of material for the preparation of mental ability appears in monthly magazines for competitive exams. These materials are in the form of questions of the previous years in various examinations. Candidates should practise with these question papers with the help of answers given.

  • Mental ability tests are based on reasoning, puzzles, tricky mathematical calculations, sets, arguments, and patterns.
  • Regular practice of trying to solve BHU LLB sample papers will lead to better results and speed.

Both are very important in BLAT 2021 where negative marking is used and the cut-off is very high.

How to prepare for BLAT 2021: English

The English section of the BHU LLB Exam 2021 will test the candidates for their ability to understand the written text correctly and express themselves effectively. For this, questions will be asked on sentence correction, English grammar, word choices, vocabulary, idioms, and phrases.

  • While you should read as many grammar books as possible, you should also find and read English grammar books that deal exclusively with the correct “usage” of English words and phrases.
  • Besides, reading regular as well as finance and sports topics in daily newspapers can keep you on the high notes of BLAT 2021 preparation.

Best Book for BHU BA LLB Preparation

It always helps to be a voracious reader. However, as you get closer to the examination date, you should narrow down your studies to specialized BLAT books, guides, notes, and solving sample papers. There are other law admission tests and their question papers and preparation guides are available in the market, you should procure and read them to get a feel of the kind of questions you are going to be asked. These exams are CLAT, AILET, and SLAT.

Besides your regular preparations, there are some books on each subject that are highly recommended for BLAT 2021 preparations.

Here is our subject-wise pick of some of the best books in each section:

  • General Awareness: General Knowledge 2021 (Arihant Publications), Concise General Knowledge Manual 2021 (Pearson Education)
  • Current Affairs: Competitive magazines such as GK Today, Pratiyogita Darpan, and daily newspapers
  • Legal Aptitude: Books by A. P. Bhardwaj on legal aptitude, legal awareness, and legal reasoning
  • Mental Ability: Books by R. S. Agarwal on logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude
  • English: Objective General English (S.P. Bakshi), Objective English for … (Hari Mohan Prasad and Uma Sinha)

BHU LLB Entrance Preparation Tips

  • Must check syllabus in official BLAT 2021 notification
  • Always make short notes while reading books
  • Always practice with previous years’ sample papers
  • Revise your notes and what you’ve studied regularly

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  • BLAT 2021 score is exclusively used for the 5-year BA-LLB integrated program at BHU. For other undergraduate admissions, BHU organizes Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET).

  • Any knowledge and preparation in the test areas are useful. You must check BHU BLAT Online Coaching 2021 to level up your preparation. 

  • BHU admission officials decide the cut-off marks based on the number of applicants and available seats.

  • Practically, if someone misses the cut-off marks he/she is out of the admission process. However, one should wait till the admissions are closed.