National Law School of India University, Bengaluru will conduct the National Law School Admission Test (NLSAT) tomorrow on April 24, 2022, for admissions to 3 year LL.B. courses. The admission process consists of a three-stage selection process including two written tests and an interview. About 60 candidates will be admitted to the programme after the selection procedure. Candidates who have registered for the examination can access the sample question papers released by NLSIU on the official website as well as in their email.
NLSAT Sample Papers
NLSIU has released two sets of sample papers for the students to be acquainted with the examination pattern. The first set can be accessed directly from the official website as a pdf file whereas the second set of questions can be accessed by candidates by logging in to their registered email ids.
The first set details the candidates about the paper pattern and other necessary instructions.
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The second set of sample paper has been sent via email to the registered candidates who can access the questions from there.
NLSAT Paper Pattern
The selection process consists of two written tests followed by an interview. The question paper will consist of Part A and Part B to be answered within a duration of 150 minutes. Part A contains objective questions and Part B contains subjective questions. Part B of the answer paper will only be evaluated if students qualify Part A of the written test. The detailed pattern is as follows:
Part A will consist of Multiple-Choice Questions for a maximum of 75 marks. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer as well as unattempted questions. Part A will contain questions from English Comprehension, Current Affairs, and Critical Reasoning (including logical reasoning and legal aptitude). Candidates shall be selected in a ratio of 1:5 for evaluation of Part B of NLSAT i.e. five candidates per seat will qualify for Part B of the examination. Marks secured in Part A is only qualifying in nature and will not be counted for the final selection.
Part B shall consist of subjective questions for a maximum of 65 marks. The questions will be from two areas: (a)) 10 Legal Aptitude/ Reasoning problem-based questions with short answers, and (b) 1 Current Affairs essay of no more than 500 (five hundred) words. Candidates will be selected in a ratio of 1:2.5 per seat for the interview.
Candidates will be shortlisted for an interview based on the rank secured by them in Part B of the NLSAT. The interview will be for a maximum of 10 marks. The final rank list shall be prepared by consolidating marks secured in Part B and the interview.