NLAT Question Papers PDF - Download Previous Years Papers

NLAT Question Papers PDF - Download Previous Years Papers

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Nov 21, 2020
NLSIU conducted the NLAT 2020 examination for admission into B.A., LL.B. (Hons) and LL.M programmes for National Law School of India (NLSIU), Bangalore. Students must check all details about the exam such as exam dates, exam pattern, seats, syllabus and more.

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NLAT Exam Mode

  • The Test shall be an online home-based Entrance Examination.

NLAT Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2020

NLAT 2020 will be a 45 minutes test, with a total of 40 multiple-choice questions carrying 2 mark each. There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer. 

The NLAT 2020 UG will test candidates on 5 (five) subjects 

  • English Language,
  • Current Affairs Including General Knowledge,
  • Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and
  • Quantitative Techniques


No. of Questions

Total number of Questions

 40 questions

Total number of General Comprehension (GC) passages -

 4 (four) passages 

Total number of questions in each General Comprehension (GC) passages 

 10 questions

Total number of questions in each GC passage from the 5 (five) subjects

 2 questions

Length of the GC passage

 500 words

Type of Questions  

 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total Marks


Duration of the exam 

45 minutes

NLAT Marking Scheme 

  • 2 marks per correct answer
  • -0.25 marks per unanswered question
  • -0.50 marks per wrong answer

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