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du llb online coaching NLSAT is a popular national level entrance test for 3 years llb course started by NLSIU, Bengaluru in 2022. This 3 years llb course is structured around interdisciplinary study of the law combined with experiential learning. The programme bridges theory and rigorous practice.

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Overview of NLSAT Exam

Features Exam Pattern Details
Exam mode Pen-paper based test mode
Papers Single question paper in two parts - Part A and Part B
Test medium English only
Total Subjects 5 subjects
Type of questions MCQs for Part A, and subjective (short answer type and Essay) for Part B of the question paper
Duration of exam 2 hour 30 minutes
Total questions 75 questions for Part A and 11 questions for Part B
Total marks 150 marks
NLS Registration Website
National Law School Website
Helpline Email
Contact number 080-23010000

NLSAT Application Form 2024 Important Dates

Events Dates
Release of NLSAT Application Form 2024 29 December, 2023
Deadline for applying and paying the application fee 24 February, 2024
Extended last date for application submission 28 February, 2024
Admit card release date 15 March, 2024
Exam date 17 March, 2024, (Sunday), from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
Classes Commence 1 July, 2024

NLSAT LLB Eligibility Criteria

For Indian Students



For International Students

Candidates can apply for the NLSAT– International Examination for “international student” category, if they fulfil the following conditions:

NLSAT LLB Exam Pattern

There is a single question paper comprising two parts – Parts A and B. All candidates shall be required to attempt both parts of the question paper. The examination shall be for a duration of 150 minutes.

Part A:- Part A of NLSAT is comprise between 8 (eight) and 10 (ten) General Comprehension ("GC") passages & each GC passage will be accompanied by MCQ questions that candidates will answer based on the information provided in the question paper.

Sr. No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks
1 Comprehension 25 25
2 Current Affairs 25 25
3 Critical reasoning 25 25
Total 75 75

Part B:- Part B of NLSAT is comprise of 10 subjective questions to write short answers in response (300-350 words ) & to write an essay of no more than 500 words.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Legal Aptitude and Reasoning 10 questions 50 marks
Analytical Ability 1 essay based question 15 marks
Total 11 questions 65 marks

Note: The applicable reservations policy shall be applied at each stage of the admissions process.

In Part B, candidates will be tested on the following:

  1. Legal Aptitude/Reasoning (60 marks): Legal aptitude will consist of problem-based questions. Students will be expected to write short answers in response (300-350 words). Prior knowledge of law is not expected. This section will have 6 questions of 10 marks each.
  2. Analytical Ability (15 marks): Candidates will be required to write an essay of no more than 500 words on the topic/question. They will be tested on their knowledge of the issue, the ability to make cogent written arguments and the ability to write a well-structured essay. Knowledge of the law is not expected.

Seats and Reservation Criteria

The total number of seats available are120 (One hundred and twenty). Seats shall be reserved as follows:

NLSAT Application Form 2024 Fees

The application fee for NLSAT 2024 is as follows:

Category Fee
Unreserved/General category Rs.2,500
SC, ST, EWS and PwD Rs.2,000

Admission Process

The maximum intake for the 3-year LL.B (Hons.) programme in the Academic Year 2024-25 is 120 and ONLY students qualifying as per the criteria set out below will be admitted. Admission to the programme will be through an all-India written admissions test, the National Law School Admissions Test (NLSAT-LLB).

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