BHU LLB Eligibility Criteria 2018

Sept. 22, 2017 290 Team EC

bhu llb eligibility criteriaBHU LLB Eligibility Criteria 2018 – The LLB aspirants preparing for Banaras Hindu University (BHU) law exam are advised to know the eligibility norms. The BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018 are the minimum qualifications that applicants must have to take admission to the LLB programmes of the university. Aspirants must note that the BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018 will vary with the candidate’s category. As per the BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018, applicants must have at least 50% in their BA, BSc, BCom or Shastri or any other degree (recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI) eligible for the purpose of admission to LLB programme). Aspirant appearing in the final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for the test. The BHU LLB application process will start from the first week of February 2018 and the exam will be held in the last week of May 2018. Go through this article for complete details on BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018.


BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018

BHU will be conducting the law entrance test in a paper-based mode for admission to the LLB programme of the university. The BHU LLB application form will be available in online mode only. Candidates must make sure that they fulfill all the BHU eligibility criteria 2018 before they apply for the test. To know more about the BHU LLB eligibility norms, aspirants can check the table below

BHU law eligibility criteria

Age As per the Supreme Court’s order, the age criteria has been removed
Qualifying Exam B.A./B.Sc./B.Com/Shastri or any other degree recognised by BCI
Minimum qualifying marks General category: 50%; Other Backward Class (OBC) & Physically Challenged: 45%; Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST): 40%
Educational pattern 10 + 2 + 3

Note: Applicants who have completed their Class 10 + 2, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an open university without any basic qualification for pursuing such studies are not eligible for admission to BHU LLB programmes.

BHU LLB reservation policy

As per the Government of India policy, seats are being reserved for the SC, ST, PC and OBC candidates. Aspirants applying under the reserved categories must make sure they meet all the BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018. Also, at the time of admission, such candidates are required to produce the required documents to support their reservation. The percentage of reservation of seats at BHU is provided in the table below

S.No. Category Reservation (%)
1. SC 15%
2. ST 7.5%
3. OBC 27%
4. Visually Impaired* 1%
5. Hearing Impaired* 1%
6. Orthopaedically Handicapped* 1%

* On horizontal reservation basis

BHU LLB eligibility criteria 2018 – FAQs

[color-box color='white']Q. I am appearing for my B.A. final examinations this year. Can I apply for BHU LLB 2018?

Ans. Yes, aspirants appearing in the final year of their qualifying examination are eligible to appear for the test. However, they must make sure that they secure the required percentage in their Bachelor’s degree. Also, such candidates are required to submit all the necessary documents stating their qualification within the prescribed time-period.

Q. Are grace marks awarded in the qualifying exams are included in the aggregate marks?

Ans. Yes, the aggregate marks in the qualifying exam will also include grace marks awarded to candidates.

Q. My university awards grades instead of percentage. Am I eligible to apply?

Ans. If the qualifying marks are in grades instead of percentage, then they must submit the required documents or formula regarding the conversion of grades into percentages and make sure they fulfill the BHU LLB 2018 eligibility criteria.

Q. Are there any supernumerary seats in BHU LLB 2018?

Ans. Yes, there are supernumerary seats in BHU LLB programmes, and candidates must meet the required eligibility norms as prescribed by the university to apply for such seats.[/color-box]

About BHU LLB 2018

BHU will be conducting the law entrance in pen-paper based for admission to the 230 LLB seats of the university. BHU LLB 2018 will include 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and the duration of the test is 2 hours. For each correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded while 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The test will be held in 16 cities (approx.) across the country. The questions will be divided into two sections i.e. Section I and II. In section I, questions will be based on common legal knowledge, general awareness and current affairs, aptitude and mental ability. Whereas the Section II will include questions that will check the candidate’s command over English vocabulary and grammar. On the day of the test, aspirants must make sure they don’t carry any electronic devices such as mobile phone, radio, laptops, etc. to the examination centre.

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