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NLSAT Exam Pattern 2022 - NLSIU Bengaluru has released the exam pattern for NLSAT 2022. Candidates preparing for NLSAT 2022 should refer to the exam pattern to know about the test modalities. The NLSAT 2022 is a three-stage admission process, with the first two stages as written exams. There will be a single test paper in National Law School Admission Test 2022, divided into two parts for the first two stages. Questions in NLSAT 2022 will be both MCQ and subjective type. Read the complete article to know about NLSAT exam pattern 2022, syllabus and marking scheme, selection process and more.
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Type of questions
Objective and subjective type questions
Number of questions
Part A (Objective section) - 75
Part B (Subjective Section) - 10 questions + 1 essay type question
Part A (Objective section) - 1 mark for each question, 0.25 marks negative marking for incorrect answers
Part B (Subjective Section) -
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The NLSIU Bengaluru’s 3-year LLB entrance test will have a single paper comprising two parts - Part A and Part B. Candidates will have to attempt both the papers within 150 minutes.
Part A of NLSAT 2022 will have 75 multiple-choice questions, each question will carry one mark.
NLSAT Part B will consist of subjective type questions from legal aptitude and current affairs. The legal aptitude section will have 10 questions, each carrying 5 marks.
The current affairs will however be an essay type question. In this section, candidates will be given three topics, they will have to select one topic and write an essay of not more than 500 words.
Candidates preparing for NLSAT should refer to the syllabus to know about the subjects they need to study. NLSAT syllabus comprises three sections - English, Current affairs and critical reasoning (including legal aptitude). The section-wise syllabus for NLSAT 2022 is given below.
Critical Reasoning (including logical reasoning and legal aptitude)
Number of questions and marks
Maximum marks - 50
Problem-based questions, prior knowledge of the law are not expected
1 question of 15 marks
Three topics will be given, candidates have to write one essay of a maximum of 500 words.
Skills to be tested:
Knowledge of issue
Ability to put arguments in a well-structured manner
NLSIU Bengaluru has given the selection process of NLSAT 2022. The three-stage admission process ends with the interview round. However, candidates are screened and shortlisted from each round. Candidates can check the detailed selection process below.
Number of candidates to be shortlisted
Part A NLSAT 2022
Candidates will be shortlisted for Part B in a ratio of 1:5 (for each seat)
Marks obtained in Part A will not be considered for preparing the final merit list.
Part B NLSAT
Candidates who qualify in Part A will have their Part B evaluated.
Such candidates will be shortlisted in a ratio of 1:2.5 for the interview round
10 marks interview.
60 (number of available seats)
The interview will be conducted by a panel comprising academic professionals and eminent jurists. Candidates shortlisted for an interview will have to submit their documents and appear for an interview as per the instructions given by the university.
The 10 marks interview will assess the candidate’s articulation skills, original thinking, reasoning ability and passion for the law and public service.
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There will be both objective and subjective type questions in NLSAT 2022.
For NLSAT preparation, you should study subjects such as English comprehension, Current Affairs, legal aptitude and reasoning.
In NLSAT 2022, there will be a single paper with two parts. Part A will have 75 questions and part B will have 15 subjective type questions.
In NLSAT 2022, each objective type question will carry one mark. The incorrect answer will be penalised with a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each question. The subjective questions will be evaluated based on the answers written by the candidates.
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