SLAT Preparation 2022: Subject Wise Preparation Tips, Important Topics

SLAT Preparation 2022: Subject Wise Preparation Tips, Important Topics

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Aug 24, 2021Know SLAT exam date 2022, SLAT meaning, application form process, fee detail, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, PI-WAT/ST-PI rounds, and much more regarding the SLAT 2022 exam refer below.
Know SLAT exam date 2022, SLAT meaning, application form process, fee detail, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, PI-WAT/ST-PI rounds, and much more regarding the SLAT 2022 exam refer below.
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SLAT Preparation & Strategy 2022

The Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) is an entrance test conducted by the symbiosis International (deemed) University to offer admission in the five-year law integrated B.A.LL.B.(H) & BBA.LL.B. (H) Course. The aspirants who are preparing for SLAT 2022 should know about the basics of question paper as well as preparation strategy and material to crack the entrance test.

The first step to productive exam preparation is to be well versed with the SLAT Exam pattern & Syllabus. Below mentioned are all the details about the paper pattern, syllabus, section-wise details and tips to crack the SLAT 2022 Exam

SLAT Exam Pattern 2022

Understand the SLAT Paper pattern in detail to have a better understanding of how to approach the exam preparation and questions. 



Mode of exam

Online Home Proctored Mode

Test duration

60 min

Test medium

English only

Nature of questions

Multiple-choice questions

Sectional wise marks 

Each section carries 12 questions for sections as under: 

  • General English
  • General Knowledge 
  • Legal Reasoning 
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Analytical Reasoning

Total questions

60 questions 

Total marks

60 marks

Negative marking

There will be no negative marking.

SLAT Syllabus 2022

The syllabus for the SLAT Exam will give you a clear understanding of the topics to be covered under each section. Analyse and understand the SLAT Syllabus comprehensively to prepare an effective strategy. 



General English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Word Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Inference-based questions
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Foreign Words/Phrase
  • Para Jumbles

General Knowledge 

  • International events
  • UN bodies
  • Current affairs
  • Eminent personalities
  • Sports
  • Awards and honours

Legal Reasoning 

  • Legal terms
  • Indian Constitution, its structure, sections and schedules
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • IPC and the CrPC
  • Strict Liability
  • Law of Crimes
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity

Analytical Reasoning 

  • Mental Ability and Logical/Mathematical Analysis
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Algebra
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Odd-Even Discretion
  • Logical Fallacy
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Agreement and Disagreement

Logical Reasoning 

  • Blood Relations
  • Series
  • Directions
  • Critical Reasoning 
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy

How to prepare English for SLAT 2022?

The General English syllabus overview and tips to prepare the section is mentioned below. 

  • This section contains 12 questions (Earlier 30 Questions) asked from varying sub-heads like Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Verbal ability, Idioms and Phrases etc.
  • The Reading comprehension may include long passages as well as short reading comprehension and sometimes Central theme spotting.
  • The grammar part includes questions asked from tenses, correct spelling, the figure of speech, prepositions etc.
  • The English Proficiency part includes Sentence Rearrangement, Idioms & Phrases, Noun, pronoun, Conjunctions etc.
  • The difficulty level of this section is hardcore and it is the most typical section out of the five sections in this examination.
  • A month or two months long preparation is not enough to crack this section. Scoring well in this section requires at least a year-long oriented preparation.

Also, check SLAT Booklist 

Tips to excel:

  • Read Novels and quality literature.
  • Watch English movies & shows.
  • Always Keep a pocket dictionary with you & memorize 10-15 words a day in your free time (like travelling by bus, metro etc.)
  • Concepts of Grammar must be memorized & clarified too.

How to prepare Analytical Reasoning for SLAT 2022?

  • When compared to all the other sections of SLAT, the Analytical Reasoning section is the easiest and the most scoring one. The Analytical Reasoning section has a sum of 12 questions (Earlier 30 Questions).
  • The questions will be asked from topics such as Number system, Probability, Algebra, Height and Distance, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Mass and Volume, Logical Fallacy. Analogy, Syllogism, Agreement and Disagreement etc.
  • Due to its high scoring probability often times this section plays as the decider that whether the merit list will feature your name or not. As suggested by its very name, the difficulty level of questions in this section is restricted to the Elementary level, i.e. Class 10th level.
  • However, it must be noted that only the concepts asked in this section are limited to Class 10th but the questions asked are not direct and simple and requires complex reasoning and a sense of understanding to solve.

Tips to Excel:

  • All the formulas and concepts of Mathematics that have been taught till high school should be brushed up.
  • Since the questions in this section are easy but time-consuming so practice as more as possible so the time taken per minute could be reduced.

How to prepare General Knowledge for SLAT 2022?

The General Knowledge section contains 12 questions (Earlier 30 Questions). The topics are vast covering from Political Science, History, geography, General science etc. from static G.K and National & International affairs, important events happening around the world etc. from Current affairs section.

The difficulty level of this section is high and the syllabus is too vast to cover. However, it is the most inexpensive section in terms of time consumption.

Tips to Excel:

  • Make a daily habit to read the newspaper.
  • Keep yourself aware of news and important happenings around the world by way of New Channels and other social media platforms.
  • In the examination attempt this section either in the beginning or at the end. Not more than 15 minutes should be devoted to this section.
  • Refer to quality books and magazines, including the NCERT social sciences books you read during school.
  • Be aware of the important appointments and personalities in news.

How to prepare Logical Reasoning for SLAT 2022?

The Reasoning or Logical Reasoning section also consists of 12 questions (Earlier 30 Questions). The primary aim of this section is to test the candidate’s analytical and interpretation skills and his/her sense of understanding and comprehending skills.

  • The topics covered by this section include Statement & Conclusion, Blood Relation, Family tree, Analogy, Assertion and Reasoning etc.
  • The assertion and Reasoning and statement-conclusion questions require a special focus.
  • Other than those listed above some relatively easier topics like Coding and decoding, Ranking, Directions and Distance, Number test etc. are also asked in this section.

Tips to Excel:

  • The difficulty level of this section is Mediocre but solving these questions consumes a lot of time, so practice as more as possible in order to enhance your efficiency.
  • The series of topics given above is not exhaustive and some other topics related to testing your Reasoning ability might also be included in this section, so prepare your mind for the same.

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