NLSIU Bangalore is conducting its own online entrance exam on 12th September 2020 for admission to its undergraduate B.A., LL.B (Hons) program for the academic year 2020-21. The session will begin on 18th September. The NLSIU Bangalore university will not accept CLAT 2020 scored for admission.

All the details of the National Law Aptitude Test 2020 (NLAT 2020) UG are mentioned below.

NLAT 2020 FORM

The online form for National Law Aptitude Test 2020 (NLAT 2020) is available from September 3rd, 2020 and the last date of submission is September 10th, 2020.

The Application Fee for General and PWD Category is Rs 150 and Rs 125 for SC / ST Candidates.

NLAT 2020 Form Link:
https://admissions.nls.ac.in/

NLAT 2020 EXAM DATE

The exam will be conducted on September 12th, 2020
Duration:  45 Minutes

The mock test will be conducted by NLAT 2020 authorities from September 9th to September 11th.

EXAM MODE

The National Law Aptitude Test, 2020 (NLAT 2020) will be an online home-based Entrance Examination i.e. the candidates will attempt this examination using a computer device at their respective locations.

ELIGIBILITY for NLAT 2020 Exam

The candidate must have secured minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent examination) as mentioned below

  • General Category and PWD – 45% in 12th or 10+2 equivalent
  • SC & ST – 40% in 12th or 10+2 equivalent 

There is no upper age limit.

EXAM RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT

12th September 2020Release of  Provisional Answer Key for objection
14th September 2020Final Answer Key
15th September 2020Results & Admission List. Offer letter in Email/SMS
18th September 2020Session Starts
NLAT 2020 Important Dates

TOTAL SEATS & RESERVATION

Total Seats for NLAT 2020 is 120

General57
Karnataka Domocile30
SC18
ST9
PWD6
NLAT 2020 Seats Reservation

EXAM SYLLABUS


The syllabus for NLAT 2020  exam will be the same as CLAT 2020. It will have 5 subjects – English Language, Current Affairs Including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques.

EXAM PATTERN

The NLAT 2020 UG exam will be conducted in online mode. All questions will be in English medium and MCQ based.

  1. The NLAT 2020 UG will comprise 4 General Comprehension (GC) passages.
  2. Each GC passage will be accompanied by 10 questions that candidates will have to answer based on the information provided in the corresponding GC passage and in the questions.
  3. Each GC passage will be of a similar length (i.e., ~500 words) and order of difficulty as in the Mock CLAT 2020 UG papers.
  4. The 10 questions that accompany each GC passage will have 2 questions each from the 5 subjects.
  5.  NLAT 2020 UG will have a total of 40 questions.


So a total of 40 questions are to be attempted in 45 minutes. There is also a  negative marking for not attempting a question. The full marking scheme is mentioned below.

Total Marks80 Marks
Right Answer2 Marks
Wrong Answer-0.50 Marks
Not Attempted-0.25 Marks
NLAT 2020 Marking Scheme

NOTE: All candidates will get only one attempt for each question i.e you can revisit the question once you have attempted or skipped it.

You can also watch the video below to get all the details

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Supported Devices: Desktop computers and laptops, Android Mobile phones and tablets.
  1. Operating System: Windows 7 or above (Windows 10 recommended), Mac OS (10.13 and above), and Linux (Ubuntu versions 18.04, 16.04, 15.04 only). For Android devices: Android Version 6 (Marshmallow) or later.
  2. Minimum Configuration: Processor: Core 2 Duo and above; Processor speed: 1.5 GHz and above; RAM: minimum 1 GB.
  3. Browser: Google Chrome (84.0.4147.135 or later) only.
  4. The user account must have administrator privileges to install the required applications.
  5. Pop-up blockers on the web browser must be disabled.
  6. Java Script must be enabled.
  7. Antivirus software the computer must be disabled.
  8. Minimum Internet Bandwidth: 512 Kbps minimum.
  9. Ensure system time is set in accordance with Indian Standard Time (GMT +5:30).
  10. Integrated webcam with a minimum resolution of 640×480.
  11. The computer must have an Integrated microphone.
  12. Use of wired/ wireless headphones/ earphones/ other audio devices shall not be permitted.
  13. Candidates must download and install the “Safe Assessment Browser (SAB) Tool” – registered candidates shall be provided with a link to download the SAB tool in advance of the examination.

NLAT TEST CENTRES

A lot of students were facing problems due to the technical requirements of the NLAT 2020 exam. Therefore, The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore has arranged for 14 test centers across India in 14 different cities.

Each test center will have a capacity of 350 students and are expected to follow all COVID 19 protocols.

These test centers will be managed by Testpan India Pvt. Ltd. Students who are unable to meet the technical requirements can avail this facility by paying an additional amount of Rs 350

The 14 Test Centers are

  • Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • Bhubhaneshwar, Odisha
  • Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Guwahati, Assam
  • Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
  • Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Nashik, Maharashtra
  • Rohtak, Haryana
  • Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

NLAT TEST SERIES

Law Prep Tutorial is conducting All India NLAT Mock Test Series. The test series is FREE and open for all Law Aspirants.

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