Law Entrance Exams 2021: LLB Exams, Syllabus, Application Forms, CLAT UG, SLAT & Other Law Exams

By : Neeraj Mishra

Updated : Sep 27, 2021, 17:52

Law entrance exams in India are conducted at a national, state, and university level. The entrance exam for Law lets the students choose from a variety of courses such as LLB, BA LLB, BBA LLB, LLM, and others. If you wish to pursue it and become a lawyer, you must qualify the recognized entrance exam for law after the 12th and get admission into the top colleges of India. 

Law is upcoming and is highly popular among students as a career choice. In this article, you will get a list of Law entrance exams in India and other relevant information required to be prepared for them. Every aspirant must have clarity about the law entrance exam syllabus, Exam pattern to be followed, the eligibility for various exams, notification dates, and other important dates.

Students must apply for more than one examination to improve their chances and also to keep their options open. You must be equipped with all the possible information to make better plans and succeed in the exam. Get the latest information on Law entrance exam notifications in India 2021 with their exam dates & last date to apply. 

Law Entrance Exam 2021-2022

Here is the list of Law entrance exams in India. 

Law Entrance Exams

Exam Dates

CLAT UG Exam 2022

2nd week of May 2022

SLAT 2022

July 2022

MH CET Law 2021 (5 Years LLB)

08 October 2021

AILET 2022

July 2022

JMI BA LLB Exam 2022

August 2022

BHU BLAT 2021

29 September 2021

CLAT UG Exam 2022

CLAT is an all Indian National level law entrance examination that is held once a year. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) conducts the CLAT. CLAT 2022 will be conducted for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in 22 NLUs across the country. It is the most popular LLB entrance exam in the country. Apart from the NLUs,  53 private universities also accept admission in LLB courses via CLAT.

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CLAT 2022 notification will be released on the official website. The CLAT 2022 application will be released along with the notification. Candidates preparing for CLAT 2022 must ensure that their exam preparation is in full flow. 

CLAT UG 2021 Examination Mode

Online

Exam time duration

120 minutes

Total section and subjects

  1. English Language
  2. Quantitative Techniques
  3. Current Affairs including General Knowledge
  4. Logical Reasoning
  5. Legal Reasoning

Total marks

One mark for each question
Total marks: 150

Negative Marking

0.25 marks

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Every year approx 2500 UG and 720 PG law seats are offered by the participating NLUs through CLAT. The eligibility for CLAT 2022 demands that the candidate should qualify the class 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum 45% marks. Also, note that there is no age limit to apply for CLAT 2022

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SLAT 2022 (SET Law Entrance Exam)

SLAT is a university-level LLB Entrance Examination conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). SLAT is held every year for college admissions into Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune, SLS Noida, SLS Hyderabad and SLS Nagpur (new campus). The SLAT Exam is conducted for admissions into BA LLB (Hons.) and BBA LLB (Hons.) 

SLAT 2022 notification and application form will be released. Check SLAT Syllabus to get started.

SLAT 2022 Exam 

Time Duration 

60 minutes for MCQ followed by 30 minutes for WAT

Total Marks

60 marks

Number of papers 

One paper held yearly

Subjects and Number of questions

  • Logical Reasoning- 12 questions
  • Reading Comprehension- 12 questions
  • Analytical Reasoning- 12 questions
  • General Knowledge- 12 questions
  • Legal Reasoning- 12 questions

Written Ability Test

Negative Marking 

no negative marking 

To be eligible for the SLAT 2022 Examination, the student must have passed Intermediate with at least 45% marks. However, there is no age limit prescribed in the SLAT 2022 notification. There has been a change in the SLAT 2022 Exam pattern. If the candidate qualifies the Objective test then only he is eligible to appear for the writing test.

MAH CET LLB Exam 2021

MH CET 2021 is a state-level law entrance examination held yearly for admissions to law colleges such as government colleges, government-aided colleges, Govt. Aided Minority, University Departments, University Managed & Unaided Minority Institutions in the state of Maharashtra. MH CET 2021 Examination is held for undergraduate courses for both 3 year LLB Course and 5 year LLB Course.

MH CET Law 5 Years LLB course Notification and application form has been released. MH CET 2021 Application is now closed. 

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MH CET 2021 Exam mode

Online MCQ Type

Time Duration 

2 hours

Total Marks

150 marks

Subjects and Number of questions

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning - 40 questions

General Knowledge with Current Affairs - 30 questions

Logical and Analytical Reasoning - 40 questions

English - 30 questions

Mathematical Aptitude - 10 questions

Negative Marking 

No negative marking

Language

English & Marathi

To be eligible for MH CET 2021, the applicant must have passed the intermediate or equivalent exam with a minimum of 45 % marks. There is no upper age limit to be eligible for MH CET 2021. You must check all the relevant information like MH CET 2021 syllabus, Exam pattern, etc before beginning the preparation.

AILET 2022

AILET is an entrance exam for the law after 12th, held as an all-India level university exam. AILET Exam is conducted by National Law University Delhi (NLU Delhi) for admission to various law courses at all levels. NLU does not accept any other law entrance exam and only accepts admissions through AILET. This year, the NLU will accept 123 candidates out of the total number of applicants based on their performance in the AILET exam

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AILET 2022 Exam mode

Offline

Time Duration 

1 hour 30 minutes

Total Marks

150 marks

Subjects and Number of questions

  • English- 35 questions
  • Logical Reasoning- 35 questions
  • Legal Aptitude- 35 questions
  • General Knowledge- 35 questions

Elementary Mathematics

Negative Marking 

0.25 marks

To be eligible for AILET 2022, the applicant must have passed the intermediate or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50 % marks. There is no upper age limit to be eligible for AILET 2022. You must check all the relevant information like AILET 2022 syllabus, Exam pattern, etc before beginning the preparation.

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  • The most popular law courses in India are CLAT- (Common Law Admission Test), AILET (All India Law Entrance Test), NLAT (National Law Aptitude Test), Delhi University LLB Entrance Exam. These are the most sought after and the most valued law entrance exams in India.

  • BA LLB is a five-year integrated course pursued after completing class 12 while LLB is a three-year course of Bachelor of Laws that is pursued after Graduation.

  • LSAT is the Law School Admission Test which is conducted by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). It is a standardised test for admission into law schools approved by the American Bar Association. The LSAT scores are considered by a few Indian Colleges as well.

  • LSAT is considered the toughest Law Entrance Test.

  • The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most valued Law Entrance Test in India. It is a national level test conducted once a year for admission to 22 NLUs or the National Law Universities.CLAT is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Many  private universities consider CLAT scores for admission.

  • You need to study English including Comprehension, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Quantitative Techniques, Legal Reasoning, and, Logical Reasoning to crack a Law Entrance Test.

  • Some Universities accept admission on the basis of Class 12th or Graduation marks for admission into a Law College. However, you have to pass the entrance exam in order to get admission into a top law college.

  • There are a few state-level law entrance tests that you can appear for. You can appear for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For Law (MH-CET), Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET), Kerala Law Entrance Exam, PU LLB Entrance Exam.

  • You need at least 45% to get admission to a law college.

  • The best law college in India is any National Law University. However, as per the latest law survey, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore has emerged as the best one.

  • There is no maximum age limit to appear for the CLAT Exam for any category of candidates.

  • Harvard Law School is the law school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts is considered as the best Law School in the World. 

  • You will get to know about the Law Entrance Test Notification through the official site of the Law Entrance Exam.

  • Delhi University Law Entrance Test or DU LLB Entrance Exam is a national level entrance exam for which the application form is released in June.

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