NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law Initiates NLAT 2020, Exam on September 22, Check Details Here

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NMIMS will conduct NLAT 2020 for students seeking admission in BA LL.B (Hons.), BBA LL.B. (Hons), LL.M and PhD Law. To ensure safety of each law aspirant amid COVID-19, the university opted for a remotely proctored test. 


NMIMS (Deemed University) will host its first-ever admission exam in a completely online mode on September 22, 2020.

University has taken this righteous step to conduct a remotely proctored online test, NMIMS Law Admission Test (NLAT) 2020. This will ensure law aspirants continue with education from the comfort of their homes even amid pandemic. Registration link below.

September 8, 2020: NLAT 2020 registration deadline for BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), LL.M is September 13; PhD law is September 20.

NMIMS NLAT 2020: Important Dates and Events 

For online, remote-proctored exams, it is important to verify whether students have sufficient infrastructure for NLAT. As a fact, NMIMS School of Law has adopted a 3-Step Process to check the infrastructure readiness of candidates and prepare them before the test day. 

The schedule for 3-Step Process of NLAT 2020 is as follows:

Event Date
Step-1: Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC)16 September 2020
Step-2: Data Quality Check (DQC)16 September 2020
Step-3: Exam Dry Run Check (DRC)19 September 2020
Exam Date22 September 2020

NMIMS NLAT 2020: Major Highlights 

NLAT 2020 for admission to Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, Mumbai is a 2 hours exam slated for September 22, 2020. Students have to attempt 150 Multiple Choice Question (MCQs).

Check other details below:

Name of ExaminationNMIMS Law Admission Test (NLAT) 2020
Name of Institute NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law
Admission Year2020-21
CoursesBA LL.B., BBA LL.B., LL.M, PhD Law
Exam Duration2 Hours
Question PatternMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)- 150
Marking Scheme+1/Right Answer, -0.25/ Wrong Answer
Question Paper Segments 

English Language 

Current Affairs (also General Knowledge)

Legal Reasoning 

Logical Reasoning 

Quantitative Techniques

NLAT 2020 will be available to all the paid applicants of NMIMS School of Law at no additional fee. Other law aspirants across India can also register and appear for NLAT 2020. The last date of application for new applicants is 13th September 2020.

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NLAT 2020 Launch Event at NMIMS

At the launch event of NLAT 2020, Dr Alok Misra, Dean, Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, Mumbai said, “We want to provide candidates with a platform to start their legal journey with NMIMS School of Law. We care about the well-being of candidates in the time of the pandemic. The online admission test will ensure they take a step towards their education, from the safety and comfort of their homes, without the inconvenience of travel.” 

Dr Ramesh Bhat, Officiating Vice-Chancellor, SVKM’s NMIMS and Provost & Dean, School of Business Management, believes, “We at the NMIMS School of Law partner with the students in their aspiring journey of legal education, to learn the intricacies of practice of law and build skills in written and oral advocacy. 

We provide them with opportunities to get feedback on critical strategies, debate on issues of national importance, achieve remarkable personal growth, build character through teamwork and collaborative writing. The students gain first-hand experience in analyzing and researching law topics, developing arguments, drafting appellate and providing advice/counsel under highly qualified faculty mentors to ensure a successful law career.”

About NMIMS School of Law

NMIMS University laid the foundation stone of its first-ever School of Law in the year 2013, Kirit P. Mehta School of Law. Approved by the Bar Council of India, it aims to provide quality legal education. NMIMS University further expanded and started NMIMS School of Law in more locations across India - Navi Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Dhule (upcoming).

Interested candidates can contact on the following for more details on NLAT 2020:

Toll Free Number - 1800 102 5138/022 4235 5555, Email ID - enquiry.kpmsol@nmims.edu / Lawadmissions@nmims.edu

Direct Link:  NMIMS NLAT 2020 Registration

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