SLAT 2023: Application Form (Open), Exam Date (6&14 May), Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus, Preparation

SLAT 2023: Application Form (Open), Exam Date (6&14 May), Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus, Preparation

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Feb 1, 2023
SIU has released SLAT 2023 date and notification on its official website. Check all the details related to upcoming SLAT, including pattern, eligibility, application, and more. SIU will conduct SLAT 2023 in two shifts on 6 & 14 May 2023.
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SLAT 2023 is scheduled to be held in 2 shifts, respectively on 6 and 23 May 2023 in the morning shifts from 9-10 AM. SIU has declared SLAT 2023 notification online on its official website on 15 December 2022. SLAT is one of the most popular law exams in India, as it is the key gateway to study law at SIU and its affiliated institutes. As per the latest official updates, SLAT 2023 registration is now ongoing on the official website of SIU. The candidates who wish to appear in the upcoming SLAT Exam 2023 must fill out the application form on or before 12 April 2023.

Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT is a national-level law exam held annually by SIU for admission to SIU and its affiliated colleges. SLAT 2023 will be conducted in CBT mode, for a total of 60 minutes time duration. There are 5 sections in SLAT, from which a total of 60 questions have to be answered. Considering last year's analysis, the overall difficulty level of the SLAT usually remains moderate. SLAT 2023 will allow all the candidates who are dreaming of studying law at SIU and its affiliated colleges. Below we have mentioned all the relevant information that the candidates should know before applying for the upcoming SLAT Exam.

SLAT 2023

Every year, the authorities of SIU conduct SLAT Exam to initiate the admission process in different law courses at SIU and its affiliated colleges. As per the latest official updates, SLAT 2023 notification is already released and the registration process is still ongoing on the official website of SIU. The candidates who are thinking to appear for the upcoming SLAT must complete the registration process and fill out the application form on or before 12 April 2023. Stay tuned with us to get all the updated information regarding SLAT 2023 and its official schedules

SLAT Latest Updates 2023

The Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT registration link is now open on the official website of SIU. All the candidates who are thinking to appear in SLAT 2023 must know the below details to avoid missing any important schedules.

  • 24 May 2023: Declaration of SLAT 2023 result
  • 6 and 14 May 2023: SLAT Exam Date 2023
  • 28 April 2023: SLAT Admit Card 2023 (Test 2)
  • 22 April 2023: Released SLAT 2023 Admit Card (Test 1)
  • 12 April 2023: SLAT Registration 2023 last date
  • 16 December 2022: SLAT 2023 registration start date
  • 15 December 2022: Released SLAT Notification 2023

Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT

The candidates may know that SLAT, a generally used abbreviation for Symbiosis Law Admission Test, is a national-level Law Entrance Exam. Like every year, SLAT 2023 will be administered by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission to BA LLB (Hons.) and BBA LLB (Hons.) in colleges under SIU. Candidates who are interested in pursuing Law from SIU can appear for SLAT 2023. The law courses offered via the SLAT are for four law schools that come under SIU. They are

  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune
  • SLS Noida
  • SLS Hyderabad
  • SLS Nagpur (new campus)

SLAT 2023 is an online computer-based exam, in which questions are asked from 5 exam sections: Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and General Knowledge. A total of 60 questions are asked, which are further divided into 12 questions each. SLAT Exam duration was reduced to 60 minutes. However, WAT is added as a new exam section in SLAT. Note one thing, SLAT is the most opted law entrance exam after CLAT opted by candidates and it is seen that every year more than 30000 applicants participate in the SLAT Exam. Read on to know more about SLAT 2023 exam date, admit card, application form, question paper, and more.

SLAT Exam Date 2023

The SIU authority has declared SLAT 2023 Exam Date online on its official website. The notification of the SLAT states the complete exam schedule for the UG and PG courses from SIU. All the SLAT 2023 important dates, including exam dates, result declaration, and last date to apply, are mentioned below.

SLAT Events

SLAT 2023 Exam Date

SLAT 2023 Notification

15 December 2022

SLAT Application Form 2023 release date

16 December 2022

SLAT registration last date

12 April 2023

Last date to submit SLAT Exam fee

12 April 2023

SLAT 2023 Admit Card

22 April 2023 (Test 1)

28 April 2023 (Test 2)

Symbiosis SLAT Exam Date 2023

6 May 2023 (Test 1)

14 May 2023 (Test 2)

Declaration of SLAT 2023 Result

24 May 2023

SLAT Notification 2023

SLAT 2023 Notification has been released on the official website on 15 December 2022. Along with the SLAT Exam 2023 notification, all the other important details, including exam application, registration dates, syllabus, and exam pattern is also announced by the exam conducting body SIU. As per the latest official updates, SLAT 2023 will be conducted in two shifts on 6 & 14 May 2023 from 9-10 AM.

SLAT Notification 2023 - Check details here

Latest Changes SLAT

SIU announced a major change in the exam pattern for the SLAT in 2021. Last year, the SLAT authority has followed the same pattern to conduct SLAT 2022. So, the candidates who wish to appear in the upcoming SLAT Exam 2023 can expect the same pattern and syllabus. The new SLAT pattern consists of a total of 60 Questions (12 Qs per 5 sections) and a WAT - Writing Test of 30 min. If the candidate qualifies for the Objective test then only he/she is eligible to appear for the writing test.

SLAT Full Form

The candidates appearing for the upcoming SLAT 2023 must be well-versed with all the details of the exam and the full form of SLAT. You may know that the SLAT Full Form is the Symbiosis Law Admission Test. It is conducted by SIU every year to shortlist the candidates for law admission in different UG and PG courses. The candidates who will clear the cut-off in SLAT 2023 will get a chance to study law at SIU and its affiliated colleges So, before applying for SLAT, go through all the details and be comfortable with the syllabus, exam pattern, and eligibility criteria for this exam.

SLAT 2023 Overview

Note the table below to get important information about SLAT.

Components

Details of SLAT 2023

Name of the Exam

SLAT (Symbiosis Law School Admission Test)

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Symbiosis Law Admission Test

Another Name of SLAT

SET Law Exam, Symbiosis Law Exam, SLAT Symbiosis

Exam Type

Law exam for UG law courses

Exam Duration

60 Minutes

SLAT Total Questions

60 Questions

Programs offered

BA LLB

BBA LLB

Available seats

1080

SLAT application mode

Online

Mode of SLAT

Online CBT

Who is Eligible for SLAT?

Before filling out the application form, candidates need to ensure that they fulfil the SLAT Eligibility 2023. It is a set of eligibility parameters for the candidates to take part in SLAT 2023, which include the age limit and educational qualifications. The candidates must fulfil SLAT eligibility criteria to advance further in the selection process. Here, we have listed download all the basic details of SLAT 2023 eligibility, as prescribed by the exam conducting authority on its official website.

It is essential to note that the final year candidates and the students who are waiting for their final results are also eligible to apply for SLAT. But they have to submit proof of their education by the date as specified by the exam conducting authority.

SLAT Age Limit

The candidates must confirm the official SLAT Age Limit to appear in the exam. As per the official notification of SIU, there is no SLAT 2023 age limit specification to apply for UG and PG courses. If the candidates clear the basic SLAT eligibility they can apply for this exam.

SLAT Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for SLAT 2023 must have the following educational qualification. For BA LLB (Hons) course, the applicant should have studied Arts or Social Science subjects in Intermediate. For BBA LLB (Hons.) courses, candidates should have studied Commerce/ Mathematics/ Science subjects at the Intermediate level.

There is also a requirement for minimum marks required at the Intermediate level.

Category

Minimum marks

General Category

45%

SC/ST category

40%

SLAT Admission Process

The Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT 2023 is scheduled to be conducted in 2 shifts as an online computer-based exam on 6 & 14 May 2023. There are two stages of the SLAT selection process

  • First Stage: SLAT 2023
  • Second Stage: WAT (Writing Ability Test) followed by Personal Interaction (PI)

WAT along with Personal Interaction (PI) carries a 50 per cent weightage in the selection process. The PI is conducted separately by colleges. Once the SLAT result is declared, the PI/ST-PI rounds begin for college allocation. The SLAT 2023 Selection Process includes the SET Law Online exam which is the first round of the SLAT Law Selection Process for admissions to BA LLB as well as BBA LLB courses. Each participating college conducts the selection process separately.

The second round comprises participating colleges conducting the PI and WAT rounds. The SLAT 2023 merit list is announced as per the overall performance.

SLAT Stages

SLS Pune

SLS Hyderabad

SLS Noida

Entrance test scores

50

50

50

Personal interview

25

25

30

Writing Ability Test

20

20

20

Academic Profile

5

5

Not Applied

Total

100

100

100

SLAT 2023 Application Form

SLAT registration is now ongoing on the official website of SIU. The application form can be filled only in online mode before the scheduled deadline, which is 12 April 2023. The candidates appearing in SLAT 2023 must check the exam notification in detail to avoid later stage cancellation of their candidature. Note the below section to complete SLAT Registration 2023 to fill out the application form.

How to Apply for SLAT 2023?

Follow the steps mentioned below to complete the online registration process for SLAT Exam 2024.

  • Visit the official website SIU: set-test.org
  • Click on "Apply Now" as candidates are required to register themselves on the website using a valid email id and other relevant information.
  • On the next page, click on New User Registration
  • Terms and Conditions will be displayed
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and agree to the same.
  • Login using the credentials provided.
  • Fill out the complete SLAT 2023 Application Form.
  • Upload the required documents

Documents Required to fill SLAT Application Form

Below are documents which are required at the time of filling out the application form for SLAT 2023.

Document

Requirement

Photograph

A scanned colour passport-size photo

with size between 10 KB to 500 KB

in .jpg, .jpeg, .png or .gif format

  • Payment of SLAT 2023 registration fees using online payment mode only.

[Important Note: Candidates are advised to print the receipt for future reference. After successful payment, students shall take the printout of the online SLAT 2023 Application Form. Keep a copy of your application no., SLAT login ID & password.]

SLAT Exam Fee

The fee for the Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT 2023 is ₹1950. Applicants can pay their SLAT exam fee through both online mode and offline modes. For offline mode, candidates need to submit a DD in favour of the 'Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ payable at Pune. There is also a SLAT 2023 fee for each program of ₹1000.

SLAT Exam Pattern 2023

SLAT 2023 consists of 5 sections, including Logical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Analytical Reasoning, GK and Legal Reasoning. SLAT exam duration is 60 minutes, in which a total of 60 questions need to be answered. Below we have shared the latest SLAT 2023 Exam Pattern for a better understanding.

SLAT Subjects

Number of questions

Total Marks

Logical Reasoning

12

12

Reading Comprehension

12

12

Analytical Reasoning

12

12

General Knowledge

12

12

Legal Reasoning

12

12

Written Ability Test

Yes

NA

Total

60

60

[Important Note: There is no negative marking for wrong answers in the SLAT. As per the official SLAT Marking Scheme, the candidates will get +1 for every correct answer.]

SLAT Year-wise Changes

Note the table below to get highlights of the year-wise changes in the SLAT exam pattern

SLAT Year

Changes in SLAT

SLAT Exam 2021

Total Questions: 60

Time Duration: 60 Min

SLAT 2020

The total number of questions was reduced from 150 to 90 to 75

The time duration allotted for the exam was also reduced from 2 hours 30 minutes to 105 minutes (75 minutes for MCQ followed by 30 minutes for WAT).

SLAT Exam 2019

Total Questions: 150 Questions

Time Duration: 150 Minutes

SLAT Syllabus

The candidates appearing for the SLAT 2023 must be well-versed with all the chapters and topics covered in this exam, Check the detailed SLAT Syllabus 2023 below.

SLAT Section

Section-wise SLAT 2023 Syllabus

Logical Reasoning

Assertion Reason

Cause & Effect

Statement & Assumption

Statement & Arguments

Statement & Conclusion

English Language

Reading Comprehension

Cloze Test

One Word Substitution

Para jumbles

Error Spotting

Synonym, Antonym

Sentence Rearrangement

Para Summary

Analytical Reasoning

Analogy, Odd-one out

Arithmetic Reasoning

Clock, Calendar

Series – Number, Alphabet, Alphanumeric

Number series

Distance & Directions

Figure counting

Legal Reasoning

Constitution

Legal Terms

Law of Contract

International Law

Family Law

Law of Crimes

General Knowledge

Current Affairs

Static GK

SLAT 2023 Admit Card

The exam conducting authority also declared SLAT admit card date on its official website. The candidates who will successfully register for the exam and complete the payment process can download their admit cards on 22 and 28 April 2023 for SLAT tests 1 and 2. The SIU authority only releases the SLAT exam admit card on online mode and the candidates have to download it from the official website of SIU by using their login details.

How to download SLAT Admit Card?

You can follow the steps below to download SLAT 2023 Admit Card.

  • Visit the official website of SIU: www.set-test.org
  • Click on the ‘Print SLAT 2023 Admit Card’ tab on the main page
  • A new window will be displayed
  • Enter SLAT Login ID
  • Click on the 'Submit' button
  • The admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download the SLAT 2023 admit card (even if errors are found)
  • Keep extra copies for future references

SLAT Slot Booking

As per the latest update, the SLAT 2023 slot booking option will be available online. Candidates who have successfully registered for the Symbiosis Law Admission Test SLAT 2023 must log in to book the exam day slot on the official website. SLAT Slots are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. As a result, if a candidate has a preference for a certain spot, they should reserve it as soon as possible. Once a spot has been awarded to an applicant, it will not be offered to the next contender. Candidates who successfully registered for the exam and have done SLAT Slot Booking, are only able to download admit cards online.

How to Prepare for SLAT?

To prepare for SLAT 2023 in an effective manner, you must go through the exam pattern and syllabus in an exhaustive manner. Along with systematic completion of the syllabus, you must refer to the SLAT previous Year's papers to practice the mock test. Analyze your papers and constantly work on them to improve your score.

☛ See Also: SLAT Preparation Tips

Additionally, conceptual clarity is very important to crack this exam with a good rank. Here, we have listed some experts' recommended tips to prepare for SLAT 2023.

  • Complete the syllabus and other important topics on time so that you can get enough time for revisions.
  • Understand the exam pattern well and gain an idea of the sectional weightage of SLAT sections
  • Solve previous year's question papers and sample papers to improve your confidence to solve the questions
  • Read the newspaper daily to stay updated with the current events, which are required to solve GK questions in SLAT.

SLAT Exam Books

Below we have listed some important SLAT Books that you can follow in your preparation.

  • Objective English for Competitive Examination by Tata McGraw Hill
  • Objective General English by S P Bakshi
  • Objective GK by Lucent
  • Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson
  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
  • Universal's Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and Other Law Entrance Exam by Jain Prateek
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal

SLAT Previous Year Question Paper

To enhance the solving speed, you must rehearse SLAT Question Papers lots of time after finishing the syllabus. It provides useful insight into the types of questions asked on each topic, difficulty level, and how you can enhance your SLAT 2024 preparation.

  • If you solve SLAT papers regularly, you will comprehend the areas in which you have to give more concentration.
  • Solving SLAT exam papers will improve your solving speed and exactness.
  • The candidates can easily apprehend whether they have completed the syllabus or not.
  • It will help you to review your preparation level.

SLAT 2023 Cut Off

SIU and its affiliated colleges will declare SLAT Cut Off after the declaration of the result. Based on the exam analysis and student feedback. The SLAT 2023 Cut Off marks will provide a better idea about the performance and how should you approach the further stages of selection. The below table highlights the expected cut-off of last year's SLAT, based on the student's feedback on the exam difficulty level.

Name of the Insitute

Expected SLAT Cut Off 2022

SLS Pune

50-52

SLS Noida

43-45

SLS Nagpur

41-43

SLS Hyderabad

32-35

SLAT Seat Matrix

Note the table below to get an idea about the total number of seats at SIU to study Law after SLAT.

SLAT Colleges

Course Offered

Seat Intake

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune

BBA LLB (Hons)

180 seats

BA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Noida

BBA LLB (Hons)

180 seats

BA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad

BBA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

BA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Nagpur

BA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

BBA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

Total seats

-

1080 seats

SLAT Exam Analysis

SLAT 2023 analysis will be available after the exam. BYJU'S Exam Prep Expert will provide an in-depth SLAT exam analysis based on the below things exam difficulty level and candidates' feedback. The following points are included in the SLAT 2023. As of now, you can refer to the previous year's SLAT Analysis, in the table below.

SLAT Sections

Difficulty Level of SLAT

Logical Reasoning

Easy

Legal Reasoning

Easy-Moderate

Analytical Reasoning

Easy

Reading Comprehension

Easy

General Knowledge

Easy-Moderate

WAT

Moderate

Overall

Moderate

SLAT 2023 Analysis will include the below details:

  • Sectio-wise SLAT Analysis
  • The difficulty level of all the sections
  • SLAT 2023 expected cutoff
  • Topics asked in the exam
  • Good attempts overall and in each section.

SLAT 2023 Result & Scorecard

As per the latest official updates, the SLAT result will be declared by SIU on 24 May 2023. The candidates who will appear in SLAT 2023 can download their results from the official SLAT Website. They only have to log in to the official website to download their SLAT result, as it is only available online. Candidates can check the SLAT 2023 Result by entering their login details such as SET ID and password.

How to Download SLAT Score Card?

Notes the steps below to check and download the result of the SLAT 2023.

  • Log in to the official website using your SLAT login
  • The result will be available on the same dashboard as per the schedule.
  • You can also download the SLAT result for future reference.

SLAT Mock Test

Practice the SLAT 2023 Test Series =to ensure that you have revised the complete syllabus in a structured manner. The BYJU'S Exam Prep online SLAT mock test is curated as per the latest paper pattern and provides proper syllabus coverage. You can attempt a free SLAT Mock Test 2023.

FAQs on SLAT 2023

  • Symbiosis Law Admission Test, abbreviated as SLAT, is a national-level exam to pursue a Law degree from SIU. The candidates who are interested to join SIU, have to appear for SLAT 2023 Exam. It is 60 minutes entrance exam and the questions are asked from

    • Logical Reasoning
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Analytical Reasoning
    • General Knowledge
    • Legal Reasoning
  • As per the latest official update, SLAT 2023 Exam Date is 6 and 14 May 2023. SIU will conduct SLAT Exam 2023 in two days in the morning shifts from 9 to 10 am..

  • The candidates have to pass the 10+2 exam in any stream from a recognized board with at least 45% marks in aggregate (40% for Reserved Category). Note that there is no upper age limit for SLAT 2023.

  • There are no specifications for SLAT age limit. If the candidates qualify for the basic educational criteria, then they can appear for the exam. It is recommended to check all the details for SLAT 2023 eligibility to avoid cancellation at the final stage.

  • Note the steps below to fill SLAT 2023 Application Form.

    • Visit the official website of SIU 
    • Click on the “Apply Now” option to register on the official website
    • Click on the “New Registration” tab
    • Scroll Down the terms and conditions
    • Login to the portal again
    • Fill out the SLAT 2022 Application Form
    • Upload all the documents
    • Complete the payment.
  • Use your free time to revise important notes and chapters, as home preparation is extremely important to prepare effectively for the SLAT. Apart from this, the aspirants can join BYJU’S Exam Prep online classes to access updated study material for the upcoming exam.

  • There are 5 exam sections, from which, a total of 60 questions will be asked (12 questions each). Note the belwo chapters are needed to be completed to ace the SLAT.

    • Logical Reasoning
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Analytical Reasoning
    • General Knowledge
    • Legal Reasoning
  • You can apply for SLAT as many times as you want. The only thing is that you have to clear the basic SLAT 2023 eligibility to avoid the cancellation of your candidature. Note that the SLAT Exam happens only once a year, so you will only have one chance every year to crack this exam.

  • SIU will conduct SLAT 2023 from 9-10 am, which is the morning shifts. The exam will be conducted in two days on 6 & 14 May 2023.

  • SIU conducts SLAT only in online mode. The timetables, exam types, and exam structures are subject to vary according on the COVID-19 pandemic situation, and SIU reserves the right to administer all tests wholly online, entirely offline, or in a hybrid of both modes.

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