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    Top Law Entrance Examination in India 2020

    Urvashi Singhal Urvashi Singhal
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    Gone are the days when parents used to choose medicine or engineering as a profession for their children. In the past few years, India has seen radical changes in terms of the choices of a profession. Seeking justice for the society is a noble cause; that makes law-a worthy choice. If the law is the path you want to pursue, then look nowhere else. Why settle for mediocrity; when you can be the supreme.

    Like every other profession, you have to crack entrance exams to be the cream of the top. Law exams are conducted at both national and state levels. It isn’t wise to lay all your eggs in one nest. Attempting both of these, would increase the probability of getting admissions at one of the premier law schools. Candidates irrespective of region or nationality can apply and appear for the national level test.On the contrary, only the candidates who are locals of the state can apply and appear for the examination conducted at the state-level.

    Law Entrance exams are usually conducted once in a year: scheduled in the duration of March-June. Mentioned below are some of the top law entrance exams that aspirants can take-up. Carefully look at the dates of the exam, so that they do not clash and plan accordingly.

    Name of law entrance examLast date of applicationExam date
    AMU Law Entrance Exam07-Mar-202013-Apr-2020
    Banaras Hindu University BA LLB Entrance Test (BLAT)12-March-202012-April-2020
    Common Law Admission Test31-March-202010-May-2020
    TS LAWCET06-Apr-202027-May-2020
    All India Law Entrance Test08-April-202003-May-2020
    AP LAWCET10-Apr-202008-May-2020
    Symbiosis Entrance Test for Law/ SLAT16-Apr-202002-May-2020
    DU LLB Entrance Exam30-April-202002-June-2020 - 09-June-2020
    Law School Admission Test - India01-May-202017-May-2020
    UPES Law School Admission Test (ULSAT)03-May-202008-May-2020 - 15-May-2020
    Law Faculty Admission TestFirst week of MayLast week of May
    Law Admission TestFirst week of MayLast week of May
    Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law06-March 2020 for five-year LLB 06-May-2020 for three-year LLB12-April-2020 for five-year LLB (POSTPONED) 21-June-2020 for three-year LLB
    Indian Law Institute Common Admission TestFirst week of JuneSecond week of June
    PU BA LLB Entrance ExamFirst week of JuneThird week of June

    Information of a few top examinations is provided below to make the decisions of aspirants a little easier. These are the popular ones which an aspirant can take up, if their aim is to be at the peak. 


    CLAT-Common Law Admission Test

    NUSRL, Ranchi is the conducting body for this year, administering the exam. CLAT scores are accepted all over India for seeking admission in LLB and LLM programs. 21 NLUs, 53 private colleges and other participating colleges accept CLAT scores. This exam is the priority of every law aspirant and to clear it, a dream. It is conducted offline on a pen and paper-based mode across 40 cities. Approximately 2400 LLB and 550 LLM seats this year are known to fill through CLAT.

    Exam timings3:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Exam DateMay 10, 2020
    SubjectsEnglish including Comprehension, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Quantitative Techniques, Legal Reasoning, and, Logical Reasoning
    Total questions150 MCQs
    Total marks150 marks
    Exam durationTwo hours

    LSAT-Law School Admission Test

    The Law School Admission Council [LSAC] is responsible for conducting LSAT. Admission for Undergraduate and Postgraduate law courses is acceptable through this exam. The exam is administered across 23 centers in India, designed specifically to analyze and assess skills for success in law. This pen and paper test has no negative marking. 85 colleges are known to intake students through this test.

    Exam duration2 hours 55 minutes
    Exam DateMay 17, 2020
    SubjectsAnalytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning 1 & 2, Reading Comprehension and Variable section
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks150 marks

    AILET-All India Law Entrance Test

    National Law University, Delhi is conducting AILET which is a university-level exam. This exam is conducted for admission in three levels-LL.B, LL.M and, Ph.D. program. This is an offline test with a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. 110 seats for LL.B, 70 seats for Ll.M and 8 seats for Ph.D. programs are available.

    Exam timings10:00 am to 11:30 am
    Exam duration90 minutes
    Exam DateMay 3, 2020
    SubjectsEnglish, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning, and, Mathematics
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks150 marks

    SLAT-Symbiosis Law Admission Test 

    SLAT is conducted by the Symbiosis International [deemed] University [SIU] which offers five years of integrated law course BA LLB[Hons.] and BBA LLB [Hons.]. Four law schools of SIU are Symbiosis Law School [SLS]Pune, Symbiosis Law School [SLS] Noida, Symbiosis Law School [SLS] Hyderabad and, Symbiosis Law School [SLS] Nagpur. There is no negative marking for any wrong answer. The exam mode is online and is conducted across 80 cities all over India.

    Exam timings9:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Exam duration2 hours 30minutes
    Exam DateMay 2, 2020
    SubjectsGeneral Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks150 marks

    DU LLB Entrance exam - Delhi University 

    The examination is a university-level exam to shortlist aspirants for a 3-year LLB program admission. The program is under Delhi University offered at the Faculty of Law. The exam scheduled is conducted by the National Testing agency [NTA] in computer-based mode. 4 marks are awarded for the right answer, but 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Total seats available is 2922.

    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam DateJune 2-9, 2020
    SubjectsEnglish including Comprehension, Analytical Ability, Legal Awareness and Aptitude, and General Knowledge
    Total questions100 questions
    Total marks400 marks

     BLAT-Banaras Hindu University[BHU] BA LLB Entrance Test

    By clearing this test, a candidate will be eligible to be admitted into a 5 year BA LLB program offered at BHU. Seat intake for this academic year ranges between 30-60. This test is unique as the choice is given to students to opt between pen-based and computer-based tests. 45 cities are covered for pen-based test whereas 115 across India are available for the computer-based test. One mark is deducted for wrong answer.The questions are of objective type.

    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam DateMay 21, 2020
    SubjectsGeneral awareness and Current affairs, Legal aptitude and Mental ability, and English Comprehension.
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks450 marks

    AIL Entrance Test- Army Institute of Law

    The entrance test is conducted for admission to five-years integrated law course BA LLB. This online-based entrance exam is conducted by the Army Institute of Law, Mohali, Punjab. Seats available are 80, of which 60 are reserved towards army personnel. No negative marking in this exam. Exam centres are 48.

    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam Date2nd week of June 2020 (tentative)
    SubjectsGeneral awareness and Current affairs, Legal aptitude, Mental ability, and English Comprehension.
    Total questions200 questions
    Total marks200 marks

    AMU-Aligarh Muslim University Law Entrance Exam

    The test is held to grant admission to students for a five-year integrated BA LLB program. This is a pen-paper based test with both objective and subjective type of questions. The objective type has 0.25 negative marking and subjective type has no negative marking. A total of 220 seats are available in three colleges affiliated to the university- Aligarh campus, Malappuram campus and, Murshidabad campus.

    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam DatePostponed; Dates to be notified Earlier Date: April 13, 2020
    SubjectsGeneral knowledge, Current affairs, General English, Reasoning and Aptitude
    Total questions85 questions
    Total marks100 marks

    MH CET Law Exam- Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell

    State-level exam conducted by the Common Entrance Test Cell (CET Cell) by Maharashtra for admission to five-year integrated as well three year BA LLB program. The law entrance exam is computer-based. Through the entrance exam, law aspirants are shortlisted for admissions to around 10000 seats of Five-year LLB courses offered at 120 law colleges.

    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam Date5 Year Program: Postponed; Date to be announced 3 Year Program: June 21, 2020
    SubjectsEnglish, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge including Current Affairs, Mathematical Aptitude and Legal Aptitude.
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks150 marks

    ULSAT or UPES Law School Admission Test

    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies is conducting the exam for admission to law courses. The exam is available in computer-based mode. There’s no negative marking and the nature of the question is objective type. 560 seats are available to be snatched by the aspirants.18 exam centres are there.

    Exam duration3 hours
    Exam DateMay 8-15, 2020 (tentative)
    SubjectsLanguage Comprehension, Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Logical Reasoning, Legal General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude.
    Total questions150 questions
    Total marks150 marks

    Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test

    Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu on behalf of APSCHE conducts AP LAWCET. It is a state level examination providing admission to students in 3 year and 5 year integrated courses. The exam is conducted online, with more than 50 law colleges of the state participating in it.

    Exam duration90 Minutes
    Exam DateMay 8, 2020
    SubjectsGeneral Knowledge, Current Affairs, Mental Ability, and Aptitude for Study of Law
    Total questions120 questions
    Total marks120 marks

    Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test 

    Osmania University, Hyderabad will administer TS LAWCET 2020. The exam opens the door for admission to 3 year and 5 year integrated courses offered by universities of the state. The paper is conducted in pen and paper mode across 12 examination centers in the state.

    Exam duration90 Minutes
    Exam DateMay 27, 2020
    SubjectsGeneral Knowledge, Current Affairs, Mental Ability, and Aptitude for Study of Law
    Total questions120 questions
    Total marks120 marks

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