Law Entrance Exams in India 2019: Dates, Eligibility & Application

Looking for a career in law? Then, you have arrived at the right page to get all your doubts cleared. In India, the law is the third best career prospect after medical and engineering. As a result, a number of institutions in India have bet set up and are equipped with facilities for studying law.

Law Entrance Exams

Overview

List of upcoming law entrance exams in India 2019

There are undergraduate and postgraduate courses available in almost every college/institution. However, to get into those, you need to qualify an entrance test. This may vary for every college and for every course that you’re opting for.

National level law exams

Below mentioned are entrance exams at the national level. Read along to find out.

AIBE

All India Bar Examination is conducted by the Bar Council of India. The application is available online and you can fill out the same and submit it before the due date. After you clear the exam, you will be awarded the ‘Certificate of Practice’ by the Bar Council of India.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be of Indian origin.
  • They must have passed 3 or 5 years LLB degree from a reputed law institute.
  • No age limit and no minimum marks required.
  • They must have enrolled with their respective State Bar Council.

Syllabus:

  • Generally, topics include law and other relevant topics as prescribed in the official syllabus.
  • Major topics such as Constitutional Law, Company Law, Administrative Law, etc are also included.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam is conducted in the offline mode. Each question has 4 options that need to be marked in the OMR sheet.
  • There are 100 questions that are of multiple choice question type.
  • There are 2 parts where category I subjects are included in Part 1 and Part II has category 2 subjects.
  • Exam duration is 3 hours and 30 minutes with no negative marking allotted for the wrong answer.

Fees:

An examination fee of 3560 INR (for all) and 2560 INR (SC/ST) is charged. The payment is accepted in online mode only (SBI Challan) and it nonrefundable or non-adjustable.

Preparation tips:

  • Chalk out a study plan once you have known the syllabus for the exam. Set tour routine accordingly so that you get to cover all the topics within due date and have time for revising.
  • If you have new topics to be covered, then divide them evenly for every day so that along with old topics, you get to study the new ones too.
  • Do not just mug up things; take some time to understand the concepts too. This will help you to be prepared for unexpected questions in the exam hall and lessen your anxiety.
  • Do not miss out on mental and physical health. Therefore, spare some time for other activities too, but don’t over-indulge at leisure.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply the application offline?

A: No, it is purely an online mode of application.

Q: Can I take the exam if I have not been enrolled by State Bar Council

A: No, you cannot take the exam since this is one of the requirements.

Q: Is there a lower age limit to take this exam?

A: No, there is no upper or lower age limit for this exam.

CLAT

Common Law Admission Test is the most popular examination as it is preferred by most candidates. It is conducted alternatively by a group a National Law Universities. The exam is for admission into UG, PG and integrated law courses of those universities. It is an online test.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • No upper or lower age limit.
  • They must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% for all others for UG courses.
  • For PG courses, they must have obtained 50% (SC/ST) and 55% for all other categories.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of four subjects mainly, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and English.
  • The PG syllabus has three sections and they are Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law and other subjects related to law.

Exam Pattern:

  • There is an online exam pattern held with 200 questions for PG courses and 150 multiple choice questions for PG courses.
  • Exam duration is 2 hours.
  • There is negative marking for each wrong answer.
  • The medium is English only.

Fees:

There is an examination fee of 4000 INR (for all) and 3500 INR (SC/ST). The payment is accepted in both online and offline mode and it nonrefundable or non-adjustable.

Preparation guidelines:

  • Start by collecting course materials with reference to the syllabus. Once you are done, it’s time to start studying.
  • Check for the topics that are within your grip and those which require the most attention. Finish up revising the former, and then go for the latter.
  • Take mock tests which are available online. This will give you an overview of your preparation level.
  • Seek help from your seniors who have already taken the exam. Also, go through previous test papers to get acquainted with the exam pattern.

Counseling:

  • The PG & UG program of counseling is a centralized process that is organized by the CLAT office.
  • The probable time for counseling in June.
  • The counseling is conducted in 4 distinct rounds which are guided on the merit and preference of the candidate.
  • The candidate selected for appearing needs to deposit amount of Rs 50,000 with the office that will be later adjusted as the admission fee.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply the application offline?

A: No, it is purely an online mode of application.

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can take the exam since this is one of the requirements.

Q: Is there a lower age limit to take this exam?

A: No, there is neither an upper nor any lower age limit for this exam.

LSAT

Law School Admission Council conducts this test and hence the name Law School Admission Test. You are offered admission to various UG courses in different law colleges of both India and abroad once your clear this test.

Eligibility:

Integrated Law Courses:

  • The student must have passed the 12th board exam of CBSE or any other board with 45% marks which are mostly accepted by colleges.

UG Law Courses:

  • The student should hold a bachelor degree in any subject (trade) from any reputed college or university with 45% marks in the qualifying exam.

PG Law Courses:

  • To apply for PG courses, the student should have cleared UG or integrated law courses from any renowned college with 45% marks

Syllabus:

  • The exam pattern is comprised of 1 paper for analytical reasoning, 2 for logical reasoning, and 1 for reading comprehension.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam helps in the offline mode. There are four sections.
  • There is 100 multiple choice question for which candidates are given 2 hours 20 minutes time.
  • There are 4 sections- 1 analytical reasoning, 2 section of logical reasoning and last, is reading comprehension.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Fees:

  • There is an application fee of 3800 INR for all categories. The payment is accepted only in online mode (no demand draft) and it non-refundable or non-adjustable.

How to take preparation:

  • Get the latest syllabus and the associated books at first. Make a routine that covers all the major topics of the course. Divide them evenly throughout the preparation time.
  • Consult with your professor, if need be. Get your doubts cleared and grip on those concepts you always wanted to.
  • Revise those topics and keep practicing. Take tests at regular intervals and judge your performance each time. This will improve your weak areas.
  • Too much can be dangerous, so give some rest to your brain to rearrange everything that was put inside. Take the final exam with confidence.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply for the examination offline?

A: No, it is strictly an online application.

Q: Can I take the exam if I have just passed my 10+2?

A: Yes, definitely you can take the exam.

Q: Is there any age limit to take this exam?

A: No, there is no age limit for this exam.

University level law exams

Delhi University

The varsity conducts entrance test for admitting candidates into various courses offered by it and it is termed as DU LLB/LLM Entrance Test. Both are conducted on separate dates, though. The application is generally available in June. The English language is the medium of the test.

Eligibility criteria:

    • No age limit is there.
    • The candidate must have passed graduation with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 50% for all others.
    • If the candidate has a PG degree, he/she can also appear for the examination.

 

 

Syllabus:

  • The syllabus consists of subjects like Arithmetic, Legal awareness and aptitude, reasoning and Analytical Abilities, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and English Language and Comprehension.

Exam Pattern:

  • The candidates are needed to answer the multiple choice question on the optical mark recognition sheet.
  • The duration is 2 hours and there are 4 marks credited for every correct answer and 1 marks deducted for every wrong answer.

Fees:

  • A very minimal examination fee of 500 INR (for General/OBC) and 250 INR (for SC/ST) is charged. The payment is accepted in the online mode. The fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable.

How to prepare:

  • Start from the basics. It is very important to have your basics cleared regarding any topic or section.
  • Take help from experienced personnel or peers who are already into this, if needed. Or you may also join a professional coaching institute.
  • Do not just rely on books; keep yourself updated with the changes and latest trends in exam patterns and/or syllabus.
  • Try to cover as much as the syllabus as possible. Refer to the previous years’ papers too. They are available online.

Counseling:

  • The candidates who are chosen from the entrance test to come for group discussion are evaluated on the basis of the merit where 15% preference is given to the group discussion and 85% is given from the entrance examination.
  • The selection is on the basis of preference cum merit.

FAQs:

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: No, you cannot take the exam since this is meant for candidates having a bachelor’s degree.

Q: Can the application be filled offline?

A: No, it is an online procedure.

Q: Can I get my fee back if I am not able to take the exam on the due date?

A: No, the fee for this exam is non-refundable in any case.

Allahabad University

The university offers diploma, UG, PG and research courses and is the famous university in Uttar Pradesh. Law Admission Test (LAT), LLM and LFAT (LAW Five year Integrated Course Admission Test) are organized every year.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be Indian.
  • The lower age limit is 20 years for general and OBC and 22 years for Sc and ST as on the date of application of that particular year. It is only for LFAT candidates.
  • They must have passed 3 years law course with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% for all others to appear for LAT.
  • For LFAT, they must have obtained 45% (SC/ST) and 55% for all other categories in their 10+2 examination.

Syllabus:

  • The LAT syllabus consists of subjects mainly from their undergrad subjects itself.
  • The LFAT syllabus has sections from class 11 and 12 subjects.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam is conducted in both offline and online mode.
  • There will be 2 hours to answer 200 questions.
  • There is negative marking where 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answers whereas 4 marks are credited for every right answer.

Fees:

Name of the exam Fees (Gen / OBC) Fees (SC / ST)
LAT 600 INR 300 INR
LFAT 1200 INR 600 INR

The payment is to be done online only through debit card/credit card/net banking and it non-refundable or non-adjustable.

Preparation tactics:

  • The most important thing is the syllabus. Get the latest syllabus from the particular website and stack your study materials accordingly.
  • Make it a habit to study regularly, and do not skip it. The amount may be lesser but do the study. This will keep you enticed and updated about your level of preparation on a daily basis.
  • Check with your seniors or peers who have already taken the test before and gather as much information as possible. You are sure to learn something from them.
  • Take breaks and eat well. If possible, do a little meditation daily. This will improve your concentration power.

FAQ:

Q: How can I correct a mistake done while filling the form?

A: There is no such provision.

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can take the exam since this is one of the requirements for LFAT exam.

Q: Is the lower age limit applicable for LAT candidates too?

A: No, it is clearly mentioned that the age limit is only for LFAT exam.

KIITEE

The Kalinga University in Odisha conducts this exam with the name Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam. Under the courses of law, you get the options of BA LLB, BBA LLB, B.Sc LLB. It has both UG and PG courses and the application is available online.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Only an Indian national can apply.
  • The lower age limit is 21 years for all categories as on the date of application of that particular year. It is only for BA LLB/BBA LLB/B.Sc LLB candidates.
  • They must have cleared 10+2 with 45% marks in any trade and 45% in Science for all others who choose to appear for B.Sc LLB.
  • For LLM, they must have obtained 55% in any bachelor’s degree or must have qualified BA LLB/ BBA LLB/ B.Sc LLB.

Syllabus:

  • For candidates who wish to join the bachelor’s courses (BA LLB/BBA LLB/B.Sc LLB), the syllabus is mainly the subjects from your 10+2.
  • For candidates who wish to join LLM, the syllabus is mainly the subjects from LLB.

Exam Pattern:

  • There are 120 objective type questions which are of online mode and needs to be completed within 3 hours.
  • The paper is in English medium.
  • The right answers are credited with 4 marks and for each wrong question, 1 mark is deducted.

Fees:

  • There is no examination fee.

Tips on preparing for the exam:

  • Do your preparation in an exam specific manner. Do not hover around irrelevant topics. This will only waste your time. For gaining knowledge, go through those once the exam is over.
  • Follow the previous year exam papers to get a rough idea of the question pattern. Practice them once to assess your preparation.
  • Take mock tests available online to boost your preparation. You will be able to know your weak areas through them and it will help you in improving those areas too.
  • Allow yourself to take some breaks too so as to break the monotony; however, do not overdo it as you may lose your concentration that way.

Counseling:

  • The counseling session is held in the month of May and is solely based on the performance of the candidate.
  • The counseling session is only done to verify the document for which the candidate needs to appear in person.

FAQs:

Q: Can I get the syllabus in details?

A: Yes, you can find the detailed syllabus on the university website as soon as the application procedure starts.

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can take the exam for bachelor’s courses in law.

Q: Do I need to post the documents offline?

A: No, there is no need to post them. You only have to upload them to the university website.

Symbiosis Entrance Test

Conducted by the Symbiosis International University, it has its branches in Pune, Noida, and Hyderabad which offer courses of BBA LLB and BA LLB. You are required to submit the application online, but the exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • No upper or lower age limit.
  • For both BA LLB and BBA LLB, the candidate must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% (General/OBC).
  • Candidates awaiting class 12 results can also take the exam, provided they produce their pass certificate during admission.

Syllabus:

  • The syllabus consists of five sections mainly, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
  • The exam will be objective type and will be conducted online and for 150 minutes. There is no negative marking.

Exam Pattern:

  • SET conducts 4 papers- general, Law, Engineering and Design.
  • There are 150 MCQ type questions which have to be answered in 150 minutes.
  • The exam for the law is conducted in morning sessions from 9 to 12 noon.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Fees:

    • You have to pay an examination fee of 1750 INR. The payment has to be made through online mode (either debit card or credit card or net banking or cash or demand draft).

 

  • If you are paying via cash, then take the payment slip for Symbiosis, sign it, stamp it from Indian Bank or Axis Bank and send to:

 

Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International University
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune-412115

  • If you are paying via demand draft, then make it in favor of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ payable at Pune.
  • The amount is neither refundable nor adjustable.

Tips on preparation:

  • Do away with laziness and get up for studying. Do not keep things for tomorrow because tomorrow never comes. Rather you walk to tomorrow.
  • Check the complete syllabus and segregate the topics accordingly and make a plan to follow regularly.
  • Be confident and keep practicing according to the exam pattern given in the concerned website of whichever exam you are going to take.
  • Keep the documents ready that you need to carry to the exam, beforehand in order to avoid the 11th-hour rush.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply offline?

A: No, it has to be applied online.

Q: Can I apply for more than one subject?

A: Yes, you can, but for different sessions.

Q: What is the basic procedure for counseling?

A: After you receive your results, you have to report to your desired institution to take admission in the same.

BVP CET (Bhartiya Vidyapith deemed University)

It is an offline test for admission into different UG courses such as LLB, BBA LLB, and BA LLB. This university has four affiliated colleges under it, such as New Law College, Deemed Bharti Vidyapeeth and two others.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Any candidate of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored can apply for the exam.
  • No age limit is kept for taking this exam.
  • They must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% for other categories for these courses.

Syllabus:

  • The syllabus for CET consists of four subjects mainly, Legal Aptitude, Analytical ability and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Legal news, English Grammar, Usage & Comprehension.

Exam Pattern:

 

  • The medium preferred is English and the exam is conducted in the offline mode.

 

  • 25 marks are allotted for each section making the total marks as 100 and the time is two hours overall.

 

 

  • There is no negative marking and marking right answer will fetch 1 mark each.
  • For LLM courses there will be 2 rounds where one will be an exam which is 140 marks and a GD portion comprising 60 marks.
  • For 3 year LLB courses there is a 100 mark examination.

Application procedure:

  • You can purchase the application in person from the respective centers as mentioned in the brochure or directly from the Admission Office of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Bhavan, Floor-2, Common Entrance Test Cell, L.B.S. Marg, Pune-411030.
  • You are required to fill out the form and make a draft with the application fee and post the same to – Administration Office, C.E.T. Department, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Bhavan, Floor-2, Common Entrance Test Cell, L.B.S. Marg, Pune-411030.

Fees:

  • There is an examination fee of 3000 INR (for all). The payment is accepted only in online mode and it is both non-adjustable and non-refundable.

Preparation tips:

  • Check on the syllabus and make a plan for every day, so that you cover all the topics before your exam.
  • Take regular mock tests to assess your preparation. Do not skip tests. It will not only boost your preparation but also make you prepare for the exam in a professional way. The stage fright will be diminished.
  • Get hold of your basics at first and then move on to higher level problems.
  • Do not procrastinate. Do not restrain from sleeping or eating as this might have adverse effects on you.

FAQs:

Q: Is the exam online or offline?

A: It is purely an offline mode of examination.

Q: I am waiting for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can apply for the exam but have to produce the pass certificate for 10+2 when you seek the admission to this university.

Q: Is there any way to cancel the application form?

A: No, there is no such facility available. Therefore, kindly check all the details before applying.

SAAT

Sikhsha O Anusandhan University Admission Test is conducted by the University of the Same Name. Once you obtain a fairly good score in this test, you are eligible for admission in various courses that are offered by SOA National Institute of Law.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • The age of the candidate must be less than 20 years at the time of appearing for the exam.
  • The student must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% (General/OBC) for both 5-year integrated BA LLB and BBA LLB courses.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of five subjects mainly. They are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, General Knowledge, English Comprehension and Computer Fundamentals.

Exam pattern:

  • Each section has a different set of questions and marks. It is divided as follows:
Sections Marks allotted
Analytical Reasoning 40
Verbal Reasoning 40
General Knowledge 10
English Comprehension 20
Computer Fundamentals 20
Total 130
  • For each correct answer, you will be given 4 marks and 1 mark will be subtracted for every wrong answer.
  • The exam will be conducted in the English language.
  • The exam is held in the online mode.
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Fees:

  • All candidates are exempted from the application fee.

How to prepare for the exam:

  • Check the syllabus thoroughly before starting to prepare.
  • Be specific of your goals. Thus, have an objective in your mind so as to keep the zeal alive every day till you achieve it.
  • Do not give excuses. It is similar to fooling yourself.
  • The study, but alongside, eat healthy, stay fit.

Counseling:

  • Counseling is exercised in the online mode.
  • The probable month of the organization is in the month of May.
  • Candidates are required to bring the entire original document in person to the allotted center.
  • The preference is given merit-wise.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply for two courses at a time?

A: Yes, you can apply, but through separate application forms.

Q: I have made a mistake in selecting my exam center while filling the application form. Is there a way to change it?

A: Yes, you can change both the course code and center anytime before the issue of your admit card.

Q: Is there any validity for the score received?

A: Yes, the score is valid for that particular academic year only.

Q: Is it necessary to print the application?

A: No, it is not necessary, but only for safety purpose.

LPU NEST

Lovely Professional University conducts this exam and it is common for anyone willing to seek admission in courses like LLB, B.Com LLB, BA LLB, and BBA LLB. Here, you have to appear for an online test.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Only citizens of Indian origin are eligible to apply for this exam.
  • No upper or lower age limit.
  • The applicants must have passed/appeared 10+2 with 50% marks (SC/ST) and 60% (others) with English as a compulsory subject for the courses mentioned in the description above.
  • Candidates awaiting their final results must possess their results during admission to avoid termination of the same.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of three subjects mainly, General Aptitude, General Awareness, and English.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam will be taken online and the duration of the exam is 120 minutes. The mark division is as follows:
Name of subject Number of Qs Marks for each question Total marks for each subject
Legal Reasoning 20 2.5 50
Quantitative and Logical Aptitude 20 2.5 50
English 20 2.5 50
Logical reasoning 20 2.5 50
  • There is no negative marking; neither for unanswered questions nor for negative answers.
  • The duration of the exam is 150 minutes hat is allotted for 200 questions.
  • The question paper is both in English and Hindi medium.

Fees and application process:

  • The application has to be filled up online. You need to register first, in order to generate a username and password for future logins.
  • You will be required to select the exam center preference and code according to your wish.
  • The application is charged differently for males and females irrespective of caste or any reservations. For males, it is 700 INR and for females, it is fixed at 400 INR.
  • The payment is acceptable in demand draft too which is to be made in favor of “Lovely Professional University” payable at Jalandhar. Thereafter, you have to send it to the following address: Division of Admissions (LPUNEST – year)
    Lovely Professional University
    Jalandhar – Delhi G.T. Road,
    Phagwara, Punjab – 144411
    India
  • However, you can also pay it online through debit or credit card. The amount is non-refundable or non-adjustable.

Procedure of preparation:

  • Each and every topic must be covered well. Do not try to skim through the sections.
  • Be very specific while studying and do not indulge in unnecessary details of any topic.
  • Make a plan for the study and follow it properly. Do not procrastinate.
  • Maintain a sleep schedule too without compromising on your health.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply the application form offline?

A: No, it has to be done in online mode. Only the payment mode is flexible.

Q: I am in the final semester of 10+2, can I apply?

A: Yes, you may apply. Please check the details for the criteria required for marks related criteria.

Q: Is there a facility for migrated students to take admission here?

A: Yes, there is a facility for transferred or migrated students, if they have been studying in a government institution already.

Q: Can I change if I do not want to continue with the previously chosen course?

A: Yes, surely. You will have to log in again and select your desired course.

DU LLB

The Faculty of Law in Delhi University conducts this exam for admission of candidates into LLB courses for three years.  It is usually organized in June after the candidates have passed their respective class 12 exams.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • No upper age limit.
  • He/she must possess a graduation from DU or any other reputed organization.
  • Minimum marks for general is 50%, fir OBC is 45% and for SC/ST is 40%
  • Final year candidates are also eligible to apply.

Application procedure and Syllabus:

  • The application has to be made online. Under no circumstances, will an offline application be accepted by the authority.
  • Register yourself on the concerned website with a valid email id, phone number, and a secure password.
  • You have to upload your scanned photos of your passport size photo and signature.
  • Keep a print-out of the final application for your convenience.
  • The UG syllabus consists of four subjects mainly, Legal Awareness and Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Analytical abilities, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and English Language Comprehension.
  • The exam will be objective type and held offline (pen and paper mode). You score 4 for every correct answer marked by you and negative 1 mark if marked wrong by you.
  • The total number of questions will be 175 and the total duration will be 2 hours.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam duration is 2 hours in which 175 question needs to be answered.
  • 4 marks will be credited for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for incorrect answer.
  • The medium of paper is only in English.
  • The questions are objective type.

Fees:

  • An examination fee of 500 INR (for all) and 250 INR (SC/ST) is levied.
  • The payment is accepted online through any one of the following: debit card, credit card, net banking.
  • It can also be paid offline, through NEFT or Demand draft.

Preparation tips:

  • Nothing can beat the power of practice. So, go through the chapters regularly.
  • Do not skip any chapter or topic.
  • Time management is the key both while studying and take the exam. Do not get derailed and study unnecessary things.
  • Make a complete routine of the whole syllabus and push your limits to complete those in time.
  • Eat and sleep properly to remain healthy and active.
  • Manage your time; both at the exam hall and while preparation. Make a routine of the topics you need to cover and do them every day.
  • Try to get hold of the basics of every chapter or topic. If you have less time, then do not go for something totally new. Instead, stick to what you already know and emphasize on those.
  • Follow the pattern as mentioned in the official notification, in order to avoid confusion in the exam hall.
  • Invest. Invest in your preparation for the exam. Time, energy and if you can, then money too.
  • Look after your health. Get a sound sleep every night to ensure better results the next day.

Counseling:

  • The candidates shortlisted after the exam will be counseled merit-wise.
  • The seat is allotted according to the rank secured in the examination.
  • Candidates are required to appear with the following documents- graduation mark sheet, passing certificate, category certificates, character certificate, admit card of entrance exam, age proof certificate and 8 copies of passport sized photograph.

FAQs:

Q: When is the counseling done?

A: Soon after the announcement of results, you will be intimidated about the counseling dates through email and messages (if you qualify the entrance test).

Q: I am going to appear for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: no, you cannot. You need to have a minimum bachelor’s degree to pursue this course.

Q: Is there an age relaxation for the physically challenged or widows to take this exam?

A: No, there is no age relaxation for this exam. However, there is a relaxation of 5% marks for them.

Q: I am 29 years old. Can I apply for this exam?

A: Yes, certainly, since there is no upper age limit.

BHU UET

It is organized by the Banaras Hindu University. It is a common entrance test for all UG law courses. This exam is organized in April and if you are willing to get into a three-year’s law course (LLB) then, you have to take this exam.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be of Indian origin.
  • He/she should not be more than 30years as on the exam date. For SC/ST, a 5 years age relaxation is there, and a 3 years age relaxation is there for OBC.
  • For LLB course, the candidate must have passed 10+2+3 with 40% marks overall (SC/ST) and 50% for all other categories.
  • For the LLM course, he/she must have passed 3 years LLB after graduation in 10+2+3 pattern o at least LLB in 10+2+5 pattern.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

  • The exam will be objective in nature and the questions will be given in both English and Hindi language.
  • The total duration of the exam is 150 minutes and you will be required to answer 150 questions.
  • For each correct answer, you will be awarded 3 marks, which, if wrong, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • The law exam generally comprises of General Awareness and Current Affairs, Common Legal, Aptitude and Mental Ability sections.

Fees:

  • There is an examination fee of 500 INR (for all) and 250 INR (SC/ST). The payment can be made in both online and offline mode and it non-refundable or non-adjustable.
  • For online mode, you can use your debit card or credit card or net banking. For offline transfer, use Challan mode from any of HDFC Bank.

Preparation tips:

  • Go through the complete syllabus before you start preparing.
  • Chalk out a routine as per your daily schedule and try to work on that.
  • Do not daydream about the possibilities of the past and waste time. Instead, go for motivation.
  • Talk to your peers who are also engaged in similar struggles. Take lessons from professionals, if needed, o clear your basics.
  • Practice regularly. Only practice makes a man perfect. So work hard till you achieve what you want.

Counseling:

  • The counseling is done on the basis of the result of the entrance examination.
  • The university conducts their counseling session online.
  • The seat is allotted merit-wise and the availability of seats.
  • Candidates are needed to bring their allotment letter while they report to the college that has been allotted.
  • The document that needs to be submitted is- Qualifying mark sheet and passing certificate, category certificate (if any), character and transfer certificate, migration certificate and the entrance admit card.

FAQs:

Q: Can I submit the application offline?

A: No, it is an online application.

Q: Do I need to upload any documents?

A: Yes, you need to upload clear and scanned images of recent your photograph and signature.

Q: I have just passed the 10+2 exam, how do I apply for the exam?

A: You cannot take the exam until you finish a graduation course.

Q: How will this exam be held?

A: The exam will be conducted offline.

AILET

Army Institute of Law Entrance Test is abbreviated as AILET and is conducted by the renowned Punjabi University. It offers admission in law courses such as Integrated BA LLB and LLM.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • No upper or lower age limit.
  • They must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% for all others for UG courses.
  • For PG courses, they must have obtained 50% (SC/ST) and 55% for all other categories.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of four subjects mainly, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and English.
  • The PG syllabus has three sections and they are Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law and other subjects related to law.

Exam Pattern:

  • The exam is conducted for 1 and half hours where the candidate appearing for L.L.B needs to answer 150 questions while candidates appearing for L.L.M needs to answer 100 objective type question and 1 essay type question of 50 marks.
  • There is 1 mark allotted for the correct answer and 0.5 marks are deducted for each incorrect attempt.

Fees:

There is an examination fee of 4000 INR (for all) and 3500 INR (SC/ST). The payment is accepted in both online and offline mode and it non-refundable or non-adjustable.

Counseling:

  • After the results are announced the National Law University is responsible to conduct the counseling session.
  • The seats in the college or university are offered based on the merit rank.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply the application offline?

A: No, it is purely an online mode of application.

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can take the exam since this is one of the requirements.

Q: Is there a lower age limit to take this exam?

A: No, there is neither an upper nor any lower age limit for this exam.

AMU Law Entrance Exam

Aligarh Muslim University organizes this entrance test which includes three of its institutes, namely AMU Aligarh, AMU Murshidabad and AMU Malappuram. Mainly BA LLB is offered here. You can check the relevant details for the application procedure in the official website.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • No upper or lower age limit.
  • They must have passed 10+2 with 40% marks (SC/ST) and 45% for all others for UG courses.
  • For PG courses, they must have obtained 50% (SC/ST) and 55% for all other categories.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of four subjects mainly, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and English.
  • The PG syllabus has three sections and they are Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law and other subjects related to law.

Exam Pattern:

  • The entrance test has objective type questions which are conducted in English language only.
  • The exam is conducted offline where 2 hours is allotted for answering.
  • There are 100 marks allotted for 3 section- General English, Teaching Aptitude and Reasoning, Current affairs and

Fees:

There is an examination fee of 4000 INR (for all) and 3500 INR (SC/ST). The payment is accepted in both online and offline mode and it nonrefundable or non-adjustable.

Counseling:

  • The candidate has to appear in-person in the allotted college with all the documents.
  • The candidate’s list is shortlisted on the basis of merit which can be displayed in the controller website or notice board in the college or center.

FAQs:

Q: Can I apply the application offline?

A: No, it is purely an online mode of application.

Q: I have just appeared for my 10+2 exam, can I apply?

A: Yes, you can take the exam since this is one of the requirements.

Q: Is there a lower age limit to take this exam?

A: No, there is neither an upper nor any lower age limit for this exam.

State level law exams

AP LAWCET

Andhra Pradesh conducts a law entrance exam for its state candidates for admission into courses like LLB, LLB (Hons), BA LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB. You have to register online first and then fill out the application form and finally submit it online to complete the application process.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate has to be of Indian origin. They should also correspond with the local or non-local status of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The minimum age of the candidate must be 20 years (other categories) and 22 years (SC/ST) at the time of taking the exam for both the programs.
  • The student must have passed 10+2+3 with 45% marks for getting into 3 year LLB course.
  • He/she should have 45% in 10+2 pattern for taking admission in 5 year LLB course.
  • However, SC/STs have an age relaxation of 5years and OBC of 3years.

Exam Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of five subjects mainly. They are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, General Knowledge, English Comprehension and Computer Fundamentals.
  • The topics are generally general knowledge, current affairs, aptitude and mental ability to study law.

Exam pattern:

  • Each section has a different set of questions and marks. It is divided as follows:
PART Sections Marks allotted No. of questions
A General Knowledge and mental ability 30 30
B Current affairs 30 30
C Aptitude for the study of Law 60 60
  • For each correct answer, you will be given 1 mark and there are no marks deducted for wrong answers. The exam will be conducted in the English and Telugu language.
  • It will be objective type and 90 minutes will be allotted in total.
  • There will be a total of 120 questions.

Fees:

  • All candidates are exempted from the application fee.

Preparation guide:

  • Get the proper syllabus from the website. Also get the exam pattern along with the marks distribution for each section.
  • Accordingly, create a skeleton of the routine that you are going to follow for the upcoming days till your exam.
  • Follow the sample tests and tests papers and quizzes that are available both online and offline. If possible, buy test papers published by professionals.
  • Follow the routine daily and do not leave things for the next day. This will create a heap of burden. Face every day with courage and determination.

Counseling:

  • On declaration of the result, the student will be called on the basis of their position in the merit list.
  • The preference of colleges that the candidate has made will be addressed on the availability of seat and their rank.

FAQs:

Q: Where will I get my result?

A: On declaration of the result, you will be intimated through message and email. You can check the same on the official website too.

Q: By mistake, I selected a wrong exam center in my application form. Can I correct it?

A: Yes, you can correct it. You just have to log in to your account and make the due changes. But it is valid until admit cards are issued.

Q: For how long are the scores valid?

A: The score is valid until the end of that particular academic year.

Q: Do I need to send the printed application?

A: No, it is not needed. You may keep it for own use.

TS LAWCET

Kakatiya University conducts this exam. You are offered two major courses of 3-year and 5-year LLB program In Telangana. You have to first get yourself registered online with the official website and then, complete the application process. The exam is conducted in both English and Telugu language.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should be Indian. He/she should also satisfy the domicile (local or non-local) status of Telangana.
  • There is no age bar to apply for these exams.
  • The applicant should have a graduation degree in 10+2+3 with 45% marks, for 3 years LLB course.
  • For 5 years LLB course, he/she should have 45% in class 12 from any reputed institute of either Telangana or elsewhere.

Syllabus:

  • The UG syllabus consists of five subjects mainly. They are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, General Knowledge, English Comprehension and Computer Fundamentals.
  • The test determines the basic ability of the candidate to pursue law. The basic concepts of constitution and law of India are tested.

Exam pattern:

  • Each section has a different set of questions and marks. It is divided as follows:
Sections Marks allotted
General Knowledge 30
Aptitude to study law 30
Current affairs 60
English Comprehension 20
Computer Fundamentals 20
Total 130
  • The exam will be conducted in the English and Telugu language.
  • 90 minutes are provided where each question is objective type and there is 120 question.
  • The exam is conducted via online mode.

Fees:

  • All candidates are exempted from the application fee which is about 800 rupees for general candidates and 500 for SC/ST candidates. The payment is accepted via the online mode.

Tips on how to prepare:

  • Make a schedule and follow it strictly. Keep pushing your limits.
  • Right from the basics to the higher level, try to cover them all before the actual exam.
  • Take help from professionals or seniors. Follow the syllabus specifically and go for a brief, but the quality study of relevant topics.
  • Meditate, if you get time. It will increase your patience, lessen your anxiety and improve your concentration.

Counseling:

  • The student who has qualified the entrance exam will be called for the counseling and seats will be allotted on the basis of rank in the merit list, preferable choices, and the seat availability.
  • Counseling is generally scheduled in the month of September.

FAQs:

Q: Where will we obtain the admit card?

A: Once you have filled the form successfully, you will get the admit card from the admit card from TS LAWCET official page.

Q:  When will be the admit card be available?

A: The probable time to get an admit card is in the month of May.

Q: Is it necessary to print the application?

A: No, it is not necessary, but only for safety purpose.

MH CET

Maharashtra also conducts its own state level entrance test for admissions in law courses. The conducting authority is the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Govt. of Maharashtra. Once you qualify for this exam, you can get admission in LLB (3 years) or LLB (Integrated 5 years) course.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate can be of Indian origin/NRI/NRI Sponsored.
  • There is no age restriction for the integrated or 3-year law program.
  • A student having a graduation or post graduation degree with 45% marks and 40% for the reserved category are eligible to apply.
  • For the LLB integrated course candidate requires a 12th mark sheet or its equivalent to apply.

Syllabus:

  • The syllabus to appear in the examination is law-related.
  • Candidate needs to be well-versed in General Knowledge, Current affairs, Legal aptitude and reasoning, analytical and logical reasoning and English.
  • Candidate needs to hold on to the syllabus.

Exam pattern:

  • The UG LLB exam contains4 sections only. They are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, English Comprehension, and mathematics.
  • Each section has a different set of questions and marks. It is divided as follows:
Sections Marks allotted
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 30
Current affairs and General Knowledge 40
English Comprehension 50
Legal reasoning and aptitude 30
Total 150
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • The exam will be conducted in the English language and Marathi language.
  • The question paper consists only 150 objective type question for which two hours are given.
  • The mode of examination is online.

Fees:

  • The application fee for general candidate is 800 rupees and 400 for reserved category. The payment is made via online mode through internet banking, debit card or credit card, cash cards, IMPS or mobile wallets.

Preparation tips:

  • Check out for the topics that you are yet to revise. Do this, once you have got the latest syllabus for the exam.
  • After you have revised them, now practice them. The more you practice, the more you get better with the lessons.
  • In order to check your preparation, take mock tests that are prepared in relevance to the actual exams’ interface.
  • Do not postpone your schedule. Do things which are allotted for that day; this will minimize your last minute burden before the exam.

Counseling:

  • Candidates are called for counseling on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance examination.
  • A centralized counseling is conducted via the online process.
  • The allotted seat will be on the basis of the merit ranking, candidate preference, and availability of the seat in the desired college.

FAQs:

Q: How can I get access to the application form if I have forgotten the password?

A: if you have forgotten your password reset your password by entering your application ID and date of birth. It can also be done via the security question.

Q: How can I get the application form?

A: The application form is available on the website.

Q: What is the higher threshold of age for 5-year law integrated program?

A: There is no upper age limit for the application of Integrated courses.

Q: Can I change the data in the application form?

A: Yes, you can edit by just logging in to your application form.

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