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SLAT Previous Years Question Paper Highlights & Trends

Anmol Arora
Anmol AroraUpdated On: June 29, 2022 06:52 pm IST | SLAT

SLAT 2022 will be conducted on July 3, 2022. Candidates must know the question paper trends from previous years to perform well in the exam. Go through the important highlights of the SLAT exam to perform better.

SLAT 2022 Exam

Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), is a popular law entrance examination for admission to Symbiosis International University (SIU). SLAT 2022 will be conducted for admission to the five-year integrated BA LL.B (Hons.) and BBA LL.B (Hons.) courses. The law courses are offered by the four schools of Symbiosis International University namely, SLS Nagpur, SLS Noida, SLS Hyderabad and SLS Pune. 

SLAT 2022 is going to be conducted on July 3, 2022. It is an objective-type university-level entrance examination. The exam is conducted every year and the final admission to the law programmes is based on the SLAT 2022 result. The admit card for SLAT 2022 was out on June 22, 2022. It is a one-hour examination and SLAT 2022 results will be out on July 12, 2022.

In this article, we have provided the most important highlights and takeaways from the previous years' question papers of SLAT. All the significant details that will aid you in getting a good SLAT score have been listed below. 

SLAT 2022 Overview

All the relevant details regarding SLAT 2022 are tabulated below. Interested candidates are advised to go through this table to gain insight into the SLAT exam.

Parameter

Details

Exam Name

Symbiosis Law Admission Test

Usually Known As

SLAT

Conducting Body

Symbiosis Law School (SLS)

Exam Level

University-level Exam

Courses Offered

BA LL.B and BBA LL.B

Exam Mode

Online

Duration of the Exam

60 minutes

Medium of Exam

English

Type of Questions

MCQs 

Total No. of Questions

60 QUestions

Total Marks

60 Marks

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct Answers, No Negative Marking

Also Read:What is a Good Score in SLAT 2022?

SLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The students who will be appearing for SLAT 2022 need to know the SLAT 2022 exam pattern in detail. The exam pattern of SLAT has changed and from SLAT 2021 the MCQs were reduced to 60 from 75 and the exam duration was reduced to 60 minutes from 75 minutes. The Written Ability Test (WAT) will be evaluated by the respective institutes for which the candidates have applied and paid their fees. 

The exam pattern of SLAT 2022 consists of the total number of questions, section-wise distribution of questions, total marks, time duration and marking structure of the paper. As already mentioned, there will be a total of 60 questions, the maximum marks are 60, the time duration of the examination will be 60 minutes and for every correct answer, +1 will be given while an incorrect answer will be given 0 marks. 

The detailed exam pattern of SLAT 2022 is given below in a table.

Section Name

Total Number of Questions

Marks for Each Section

Logical Reasoning

12

12

Legal Reasoning

12

12

Analytical Reasoning

12

12

Reading Comprehension

12

12

General Knowledge

12

12

Total

60

60

Also Read:SLAT 2022 Last Minute Preparation Tips

Benefits of Solving SLAT Previous Year Question Papers

The students who will appear for SLAT 2022 must solve the SLAT previous years' question papers. The advantages of solving the last year's questions of SLAT are mentioned below.

  • Students will get a clear idea of the set of questions that comes in the examination. According to the type of questions asked, students can prepare themselves for SLAT 2022.
  • While solving previous year's question papers will help all SLAT aspirants to understand the exam structure, it will also help them get familiar with the nature of the questions and the sections that are easy to attempt. 
  • If the students solve the question papers on a regular basis then they will have a good grip on time management and accuracy and their speed will automatically increase.
  • Solving the question papers will help the students understand their weaknesses and strengths. Based on this, they can prepare themselves, work on their weaknesses and evaluate their performances. 

How to Prepare for SLAT 2022?

The steps mentioned below will help the students to understand how they can prepare themselves for SLAT 2022. 

  • First, students must check the SLAT 2022 syllabus to understand the subjects that will be asked in the examination.
  • Prepare a day-to-day study timetable and follow it every day.
  • Devote a specific amount of time to your SLAT preparation but take breaks in between to keep your mind fresh. 
  • You can divide your study hours for preparation and solving question papers.
  • The last one or two months should be devoted to revision and practice only. Solve lots of last years' question papers, mock tests and practice papers and evaluate your performance. 
  • Since mobile phones and TVs can cause distraction, try to avoid them for one month. 
  • Make sure to cover the entire syllabus well in advance so that you have enough time for revision. Do not skip any topic as that might affect your overall score.
  • Try to note down important concepts and topics in a notebook. Revisit them whenever you get time so that your memory does not fade away. 
  • Take small breaks after studying for 1.5 hours and a large break can be taken after you have studied for 6-7 hours as it will refresh your mind. 
  • Read newspapers daily as there is a General Knowledge section in the exam. 

General Highlights From Previous Year SLAT Question Papers

All important takeaways have been curated after analysing the previous year's questions and trends of SLAT. Candidates appearing for SLAT 2022 must take note of all these points provided below:

  • Time Management: One of the primary highlights of SLAT question papers is that time management is an essential factor in solving the questions to get a good score. Candidates must ensure that they manage their time well while giving the exam in an efficient way so that all questions can be answered.

  • Understanding of Exam Pattern: Knowing the latest exam pattern of SLAT will make it easier for applicants to gauge the nature of the question paper.

  • Attempting Maximum Questions: Since there is no negative marking in the SLAT exam, it is advisable for the candidates to attempt as many questions as possible because this may increase their chances of getting a good score.

Specific Highlights From Previous Year SLAT Question Papers

The SLAT 2021 exam was conducted on three days, July 10, 2021, July 11, 2021, and July 12, 2021. The detailed exam analysis for each day is explained below:

Note: 

  1. Even though the question paper is based on the Class XII level and SLAT syllabus, the difficulty level of the exam varies every year.

  2. The difficulty level can affect the minimum qualifying marks and cut-off scores.

  3. Section-wise difficulty level and overall difficulty level of the SLAT question are two different aspects.

How to Use SLAT Previous Years' Papers?

The previous year's SLAT papers can be used for practising on a daily basis. Solving previous year’s papers and mock papers regularly will help the students to secure good marks in the SLAT 2022 examination. Previous years’ question papers are an effective way to know more about the SLAT 2022 exam pattern and the type of questions expected in SLAT 2022. The candidates will get an idea of how to attempt questions from different sections.  

SLAT 2021 Exam Analysis

SLAT 2021 was held for 3 days and the question pattern was more or less similar. The detailed exam analysis of SLAT 2021 is given below. 

SLAT 2021 Detailed Exam Analysis (July 10, 2021)

The first slot of SLAT 2021 was held on July 10, 2021. The detailed analysis is tabulated below:

Section Name

Difficulty Level

Analytical Reasoning

Easy

Logical Reasoning

Easy

Legal Reasoning

Easy To Moderate

General Knowledge

Easy To Moderate

Reading Comprehension

Easy

Written Ability Test (WAT)

Moderate

Overall

Easy To Moderate

SLAT 2021 Detailed Exam Analysis (July 11, 2021)

The second slot of SLAT 2021 was held on July 11, 2021. The detailed analysis is tabulated below:

Section Name

Difficulty Level

Analytical Reasoning

Easy

Logical Reasoning

Easy To Moderate

Legal Reasoning

Easy To Moderate

General Knowledge

Moderate To Difficult

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

Written Ability Test (WAT)

Moderate

Overall

Moderate To Difficult

Also Read:How to Prepare for SLAT 2022 WAT and PI?

SLAT 2021 Detailed Exam Analysis (July 12, 2021)

The third slot of SLAT 2021 was held on July 12, 2021. The detailed analysis is tabulated below:

Section Name

Difficulty Level

Analytical Reasoning

Easy

Logical Reasoning

Easy

Legal Reasoning

Difficult

General Knowledge

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

Easy

Written Ability Test (WAT)

Easy To Moderate

Overall

Easy To Moderate

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Mentioned above are all the important takeaways from the previous year's question paper for SLAT, if you need any assistance in your preparation or have any doubt regarding the exam feel free to call on the toll-free helpline number 1800-572-9877 or visit our Q&A Zone.

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