CLAT – COMMON LAW ADMISSION TEST
The UG-CLAT 2021 would focus on evaluating the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. Overall, it is designed to be a test of aptitude and skills that are necessary for a legal education rather than prior knowledge, though prior knowledge occasionally may be useful to respond to questions in the Current Affairs section. The UG-CLAT 2021 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. These questions would be divided across the following 5 subjects:
- English Language
- Current Affairs, including General Knowledge
- Legal Reasoning
- Logical Reasoning
- Quantitative Techniques
- There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2021.
As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent
examination), the candidates must have secured:
- Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
- Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
- Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2021 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2021 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
- The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
- Higher marks in the component / section on legal aptitude in the CLAT 2021 exam;
- Higher age;
- Computerised draw of lots.
Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your comprehension and language skills, including your abilities to:
- Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage, as well as any arguments and viewpoints discussed or set out in the passage;
- Draw inferences and conclusions based on the passage;
- Summarise the passage;
- Compare and contrast the different arguments or viewpoints set out in the passage; and
- Understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage.
Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your awareness of various aspects of current affairs and general knowledge, including:
- Contemporary events of significance from India and the world;
- Arts and culture;
- International affairs; and
- Historical events of continuing significance.
Each passage would be followed by a series of questions that will require you to:
- Identify and infer the rules and principles set out in the passage;
- Apply such rules and principles to various fact situations; and
- Understand how changes to the rules or principles may alter their application to various fact situations.
The questions will require you to:
- Derive, infer, and manipulate numerical information set out in such passages, graphs, or other representations; and
- Apply various 10th standard mathematical operations on such information, including from areas such as ratios and proportions, basic algebra, mensuration and statistical estimation.
- Guides to the question paper and sample questions
- Model question papers; and
- Instructional materials and exercises for each of the subjects that the UG-CLAT 2021 comprises.
AILET ( NLU,DELHI) – ALL INDIA LAW ENTRANCE TEST
AILET 2021 exam is conducted by NLU Delhi for admitting candidates to its 5-year integrated BA LLB, one-year LLM, and PhD programs. The national-level exam is conducted in more than 20 cities across the country. The exam duration will be of 90 minutes. The BA LLB question paper of AILET will consist of 150 MCQs picked from topics like GK, maths, legal aptitude, reasoning, and English.
AILET is the All India Law Entrance Test. It is a university level entrance exam conducted by the National Law University Delhi for admission to the 5-year integrated BA LLB programme. Other than BA LLB, the law programs offered by NLU Delhi through AILET are LLM course and PhD in Law.
- All candidates, other than those applying under the Foreign Nationals category, should appear for the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and selection shall be solely on that basis.
- In order to appear for the AILET, candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination and scored a minimum of 50%. However, candidates for 10+2 examinations in the year of the AILET can also apply, provided they meet the above eligibility at the time of admission.
SLAT – SYMBIOSIS LAW APTITUDE TEST
Earlier known as SET Law, Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) is an entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) to offer admissions in the five-year integrated law courses i.e. BA LLB (Hons.) and BBA LLB (Hons.). The law courses are offered at four law schools of SIU i.e. Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune, SLS Noida, SLS Hyderabad, and SLS Nagpur.
Candidates aspiring to join B.A LL.B./B.B.A LL.B/BBA/BCA/BBA(IT)/B.A.(M.C)/B.Sc (Economics) Hons./ B.A. (Liberal Arts) Hons./B.Sc (Liberal Arts) Hons/B.Tech programmes offered by institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) have to appear for the common, mandatory Online Home Proctored Test(s).
- Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board.
- Candidates who belong to the general category must have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate.
- Those candidates who belong to SC/ST category must have scored at least 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exams.
- Candidates who are in their final exams are also eligible to apply for SET BBA 2021.