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Symbiosis Law Admission Test(SLAT)


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1. Overview

About SLAT

Symbiosis Law Admission Testalso known as SLAT is the national level entrance examination that is conducted for the admissions to the B.A LLB programsin colleges/institution affiliated by Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU). Till 2017 SIU conducted a common written entrance exam which was called SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test) to offer admission in undergraduate program. Nevertheless, from 2018 they have started separate entrance test for law courses i.e. SLAT.
The Symbiosis College Pune, Noida and Hyderabad accept and consider the SLAT score to provide admissions in the college for the undergraduate course.

2. SLAT Eligibility

• Those aspirants are required to have finished their 10+2 level of education. Students should have finished successfully at least junior college or 12thfrom a recognized board of institution only.
• The candidates must have passed from the recognized university/board with 45% marks
• In addition, the candidates belonging from foreign national or a NRI candidate are not required to give SLATtest. For them the admission is done through the Symbiosis Center for International Education.
• It is obligatory for the candidates belonging to GEN/OBC to score at least 45% marks in SLAT exam for the admission procedure. At least 40% marks in case candidates belong to SC/ST.

3. SLAT Application Process

To seek admission in the undergraduate program through SLAT students have to follow the following steps:
Online Registration
The students should visit the official website and follow all registration process as expected in the online form.
Upload Your Passport Sized Photograph
Now the students will have to upload the passport-sized photograph.
Fill the SLAT 2019 Application Form
Students will now be required to fill the important details in the application form such as personal details, educational details and contact details of the candidate.
Payment of Application Fee
The application fee that has to be paid for SLAT 2019 is Rs 1750/.Aspirants will also have to pay fees for the course they choose and the institute they are interested to seek admissions in.
Submit the Application Form
Finally after the application is filled completed with all the required details students will have to submit their form.

4. SLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

SLATexamination will be conducted in the morning hours only and the language of attempt will only be English language. The exam duration is 1-hour 30minutes. Only ‘Objective type questions’ will be asked in the exam. There are total 150 questions which totals up to 150 marks
• Negative marking is not applicable. This means students can confidently attempt all the questions.
• The subjects which are tested in the examination includes English, General knowledge, legal aptitude, logical reasoning and elementary mathematics.

Subject/SectionNo. of Questions
English/Verbal Ability30
Analytical Reasoning30
Logical Reasoning30
General Knowledge30
Legal Aptitude30
Total -150 marks150

5. SLAT 2019 Exam Centers

SLAT is conducted in 85 cities all over across India. While filling up the online form aspirants can thus choose their preferred SLAT Exam Centers. One can check his/her final allotted exam center in SLAT Admit Card.
• Nashik – Maharashtra
• Ahmednagar – Maharashtra
• Ajmer – Rajasthan
• Indore – Madhya Pradesh
• Aligarh – Uttar Pradesh
• Mysuru – Karnataka
• Mumbai – Maharashtra
• Gangtok / Bardang – Sikkim
• Gwalior – Madhya Pradesh
• Amritsar – Punjab
• Navi Mumbai – Maharashtra
• Hooghly – West Bengal
• Patiala – Punjab
• Bareilly – Uttar Pradesh
• Nellore – Andhra Pradesh
• Port Blair – Andaman and Nicobar
• Anand – Gujarat
• Panjim – Goa
• Patna – Bihar
• Panipat – Haryana
• Jabalpur – Madhya Pradesh
• Pune – Maharashtra
• Aurangabad – Maharashtra
• Hubli – Karnataka
• Jaipur – Rajasthan
• Guwahati – Assam
• Ambala – Haryana
• Hyderabad – Telangana
• Howrah – West Bengal
• Nagpur – Maharashtra
• Ahmedabad – Gujarat
• Nashik – Maharashtra
• Amravati – Maharashtra
• Jammu – Jammu and Kashmir
• Jalandhar – Punjab
• Belagavi(Belgaum) – Karnataka
• Raipur – Chhattisgarh
• Gandhinagar – Gujarat
• Rajkot – Gujarat
• Bengaluru – Karnataka
• Agra – Uttar Pradesh Kochi/Ernakulam – Kerala

6. SLAT Syllabus

Section 1-English and Comprehension:

This section comprises of questions predominantly in the areas of Comprehension passages, Synonyms, Antonyms, Choosing correct words, Idioms and phrases, Jumble words and sentences, Inference based questions. A very good vocabulary and speed in reading will help the candidates do well in this section. Proficiency in English will be basically tested.

Section 2 -General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

This section contains of questions on your general awareness of what is happening in the world during the last one year, with an emphasis on India and static general knowledge. It includes History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and Current Affairs

Section 3-Mathematics:

This section contains questions based on your knowledge of elementary mathematics taught in school up to Class X. It includes questions from Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, etc.

Section 4 -Legal Aptitude:

The Legal aptitude section consists of questions in the areas of Study of law, Research aptitude and Problem solving ability.Vicarious Liability, Torts, Law of Crimes, Strict Liability, IPC and CrPC are other important topics.

Section 5-Logical Reasoning:

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test your ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It includes a wide variety of critical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences and arguments. A variety of arrangements, blood relations-based puzzles and analogies are in this section.

7. Previous Year SLAT Exam Analysis

  • * The difficulty level of a section is assessed as a function of both the toughness of questions as well as deviation from the expected pattern.Sectional Analysis:1. English & Comprehension

  • The difficulty level of a section is assessed as a function of both the toughness of questions as well as deviation fromthe expected pattern.

  • The difficulty level of a section is assessed as a function of both the toughness of questions as well as deviation from expected pattern.

  • * The difficulty level of a section is assessed as a function of both the toughness of questions as well as deviation from the expected pattern. Sectional Analysis: 1. English & Comprehension : There

  • There were 5 passages which would have been easily handled by an ALP students using skim & scan method. Other questions were from Synonyms/Antonyms, Sentence correction etc.

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