SLAT- Symbiosis Law Admission Test for SLS

What is SLAT?
Symbiosis University is one of the branded and internationally recognised institutes when it comes to the education sector. There are 4 Symbiosis Law Schools (SLS) in total in the nation and these are in the four major cities which are, SLS Pune, SLS Hyderabad, SLS Noida, and SLS Nagpur. The competition to get in the SLS are unimaginably high and there is a long queue of law aspirants wanting to get in the internationally acclaimed SLS.  However clearing the Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) is the only mode to procure a seat in the most prestigious private law colleges in India. Along with qualifying the SLAT written the candidates even have to qualify the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) for an assured admission in their choice of law course in one of the SLS.
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Why SLAT?
Symbiosis Law School offers the law aspirants a five year integrated course in law in its 4 centers and the college life in Symbiosis is the exciting and enthusiastic college life that you've always seen around or imagined. Check the inviting features of SLS which may excite you for appearing in the SLAT.
  1. Academics at Symbiosis Law Schools:- Academics in SLS are pretty much balanced which is neither too lenient nor hectic. Students don’t feel burdened by the weight of never-ending academics.  Also, the experienced faculty is great and worth your time. You get a taste of eye-opening discussions that are held by various eminent jurists. The Symbiosis Law Schools has different centers of legal research which are a great learning resource for students. If you choose to stay on the right track, you’ll find yourself conquering the zenith in law and legal education by the end of those 5 precious years.
  2. Placements after passing from Symbiosis Law Schools:- Placement opportunities are the deciding factor for a successful career. Fortunately, at SLS, there is no dearth of opportunities. The institution is committed to ensure students gets the best of opportunities, best of learning and the best slice of life! Students who complete their education from Symbiosis Law School can aim to be hired as corporate lawyers, tax consultants in multinational companies, and even as famous legal practitioners.
  1. Sports at Symbiosis Law Schools:-  You’ll get sufficient time to indulge in different sports and see which sports activity interests you the most. After all, all work and no play makes life unhealthy and boring. At Symbiosis you get opportunities to play all kind of sports form soccer to cricket, and shooting to swimming, in SLS you can grow your sports interest as big as you want.
  1. High on learning opportunities at SLS:-Moot courts, conferences, seminars, courses, internships. You will get in all in Symbiosis Law School. These opportunities are the ones which will shape and turn you into the leaders of tomorrow.
What are SLAT eligibility criteria?
The SLAT aspirants should check their eligibility carefully before filling the form and make sure that they fulfill all the SLAT eligibility conditions for filling the application in all regards.
  • Required Academic Qualification- The candidate should have qualified 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks- The general and OBC category students should have 45% marks in 12th. For the SC/ST candidates of SLAT, the minimum marks required are 40%.
  • Age Limit- There is no upper age limit for SLAT aspirants as per the orders of Supreme Court of India.
  • The SLAT aspirants should have qualified 12th in their single attempt. Candidates with compartment or have previously appeared in the compartment exam, are not eligible to appear in SLAT.
  • Candidates who have completed their 12th exam from distance learning or open school are not eligible to appear in the SLAT.
  • SLAT aspirants must keep their documents ready as they are required during admission and need to be produced during the counseling, which also is a determinant of their SLAT eligibility conditions.
What is selection procedure after qualifying SLAT?
Knowing what constitutes the SLAT exam is the first step towards its preparation. Given below is the table which lets you know the various sections along with their marks distribution. Take a look and read the steps of selection to the 4 SLS.
Nomenclature
Details of the SLAT sections
Mode of Examination
Pen- Paper Based/ Offline
Number of Sections
5
Sections
Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge
Total no. of questions
150
Total marks
150
Total time
2hr. 30 mins (150 mins)
Marks per question
1
Negative Marking
No Negative Marking
Once the SLAT results are declared in the second week of May, the students who make it through the written test are called for the WAT and PI. Thereupon for the admission to SLS, students need to make it to the SLAT cut-off list which is the bench-mark for the admissions. When a student clears the Personal Interview and Written Ability Test then a cut-off is released separately by the SLS Pune, SLS Hyderabad, SLS, Noida and SLS Nagpur. Based on the performance in PI-WAT, a final merit list is drawn for admission to the law courses in Symbiosis Law Schools.
Hoping that the given information about the Symbiosis Law Schools encourages law aspirants to consider SLS as their top choice for education and an exciting career in law. Wishing a great luck to the law aspirants for SLAT!!