About LAW

Law is very reputed filed for choose as a career. It is a hard-working and sincere field. A fresher may have to work under the reputed legal firm or lawyer for initial starting of his career.

India has a great demand of skilled lawyer as per the survey done by the Bar Council of India. Only 20% of the Indian law students are eligible to work in court.

A law student can be a public prosecutor, solicitor general or a part of private legal firms after gaining experience. The law students can appear the exam conducted by the Public Service Commissions and get the position of Judge.

A good lawyer can work in ministry, government departments and various legal advice organizations

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most coveted of all the law entrances in India after Class XII. CLAT journey started in 2008 and today more than 45,000 students write the entrance every year to secure a seat in one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore-the Harvard of the East.

CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 21 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University-Delhi, which has their own process to select the students.

CLAT score is also accepted by other law schools including NMIMS- Mumbai, UPES-Dehradun and Institute of Law, Nirma University-Ahmedabad, to name a few.

The following National Law Universities (along with intake) accept CLAT scores to admit students to their five-year LLB programs every year

National Law University Location Intake
National Law School of India University Bangalore 80
NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad 120
National Law Institute University Bhopal 128
WB National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata 133
National Law University Jodhpur 115
Hidayatullah National Law University Raipur 187
Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar 187
Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University Lucknow 178
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Patiala 196
Chankaya National Law University Patna 140
National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi 68
National Law University Odisha Cuttack 180
National University of Study and Research in Law Ranchi 120
National Law University and Judicial Academy Guwahati 60
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Vishakhapatnam 120
Tamil Nadu National Law School Tiruchirappalli 110
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai 60
Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur 60
Dharmashastra National Law University Jabalpur 120
Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla 120

CLAT 2020 Important Dates

Registration Closes: 15 April 2020

Date of Exam: 26 May 2020

CLAT 2020 Eligibility

To be eligible for CLAT, the candidates must have secured:

(a) Forty-five percent (45%) marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII or equivalent) in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.

(b) Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2020 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2020 offline examination. However, they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.

There is no age limit for CLAT

CLAT 2020 Syllabus

CLAT 2020 shall be conducted in offline mode where the paper will have 200 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

English including comprehension: The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs: The General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

Mathematics: This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class/standard.

Legal Aptitude: This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

Logical Reasoning: The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested

CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern

CLAT is a test of one’s aptitude and reasoning abilities. It comprises of five sections namely: Verbal Ability, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude.

Each question carries 1 mark and for every incorrect attempt, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Subject/Section No. of Questions
Verbal Ability 40
Mathematics 20
Logical Reasoning 40
General Awareness 50
Legal Aptitude 50
Total Marks 200
Total Time (min) 120
Negative Marking 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
CLAT Result

CLAT 2020 result is expected to be released in June 2020. The first merit list of selected candidates is expected to be released by Mid-June 2020.

CLAT results can be accessed by individually logging in to the registered account on the official CLAT website. In the result, the candidate will be able to check their score, All India Rank and category rank (if published).

In the second week of June, CLAT will also publish the College Allotment List, after which the candidates who have been allotted the seat in an NLU, will be required to pay the counselling fee of Rs. Fifty Thousand Only, within the stipulated dates, failing which the candidate will lose his/her seat and will not be considered for further process of admission in 2020

MHCET Law 2020

MHCET Law is a national level common entrance exam conducted by Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra to shortlist aspirants for admission in law programmes offered in the state. On the basis of an aspirant’s performance in MHCET Law 2020 exam, candidates can secure admission in BA LLB (5 years integrated course) and LLB (3 years) programmes offered in law colleges of Maharashtra state.

MHCET Law comprises of 150 questions which candidates need to attempt in two hours duration. CET for law test paper consists of objective type questions in English and Marathi language. There is no negative marking in the entrance exam.

MHCET Law 2020 exam dates have been declared tentatively

MH CET Law 2020 – Events and Dates

Events Dates
Issue of Notification 21-Dec-18
Commencement of Application Form for 5 yr LLB January 28, 2020 (Earlier January 10, 2020) (Previously January 1, 2020) (Announced!)
End of Application form for 5 yr LLB March 18, 2020 (closed)
Release of Admit card for 5 yr LLB 10-Apr-20
MH CET Law 2020 exam for 5 yr LLB 21-Apr-20
Declaration of Result for 5 yr LLB 13-May-20
Commencement of Application Form for 3 yr LLB 16-Feb-20
End of Application form for 3 yr LLB March 25, 2020 (by 11:59 pm)
Release of Admit card for 3 yr LLB April 22, 2020 onwards (tentative)
MH CET Law 2020 exam for 3 yr LLB 11-May-20
Declaration of Result for 3 yr LLB May 28, 2020 (tentative)
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 5 yr LLB Last week of June 2020
Counselling and seat allotment ends for 5 yr LLB First week of October 2020
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 3 yr LLB First week of June 2020
Counselling and seat allotment ends for 3 yr LLB First week of November 2020
Commencement of classes Nov-20
MHCET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020

The conducting body of MH CET Law 2020, DHE Maharashtra has announced the eligibility criteria of MH CET Law 2020. Candidates appearing in MH CET Law 2020 are advised to read and understand the points mentioned in the MH CET Law 2020 Eligibility Criteria for the undergraduate law programmes as mentioned here

  • As per the MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020 for five-year integrated law programme, candidates should have passed Senior Secondary School Examination/ 12th Board Examination from any recognised educational institution with a minimum of 45 per cent of the total marks in the aggregate of the subjects, which however is 5% less for those belonging to SC/ST categories of Maharashtra state
  • Candidates appearing in MH CET Law 2020 to seek admission into the three year law programme, need to have a graduation degree issued by any university or college recognised by UGC and following a 10+2+3 education pattern with at least 45 per cent in the aggregate of the subjects, and 40 per cent for those belonging to SC/ST categories of the Maharashtra state.
  • There is no age bar to appear in the law examination, MH CET Law 2020 for both five-year integrated and three year law programmes
MHCET Law Application and Registration Form

MHCET Law application form is available online on the official website of Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra. The application form for MH-CET Law is released in the month of March each year.

Step 1: Register for MHCET Law

Candidates need to visit the official website of Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Maharashtra and click on the œNew Registration tab. Thereafter, candidates need to enter their details such as name, email ID, mobile number and other contact information. On submitting these details, candidates are sent their provisional registration number which candidates need to save and keep for future reference. Further, candidates are sent their application number as well as password on the email ID and mobile number provided by them.

Step 2: Fill MH-CET Law Registration Form

Next, candidates need to login on DHE’s official website using the application number and password provided to them. Here, candidates need to provide their details such as their father’s/husband’s name, correspondence address as well as educational details such as certificates/marksheets for SSC/HSC/Convocation/Degree or equivalent degree.

After filling all these details candidates need to click on ˜Validate your Details’ link and after checking all the details provided by them they need to click on the ˜Save’ and ˜Next’ tab.

Step 3: Upload Photo & Signature

Candidates need to then upload scanned copies of their signature and photograph. The signature need to be done with black ink pen on a white paper

Document Format Size
Photograph JPG/JPEG 20 KB to 50 KB
Signature JPG/JPEG 10 KB to 20 KB

Step 4: Pay MHCET Law Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee for MHCET law admissions through Credit Card/Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/Maestro/MasterCard), IMPS, Cash Cards, Mobile Wallets or NetBanking

MH CET Law Application Fee

General Rs. 800
OBC Rs. 400
SC Rs. 400
ST Rs. 400

Step 5: Submit MHCET Application Form

Once candidates submit the application fee they will be provided with an e-receipt informing about the payment received from their end. Candidates are advised to take a clear print of this e-receipt of application fee payment.

After this, candidates can preview the information provided by them and once they are sure that all the information fields are correctly filled they have to click on ˜Final Submit’ button. On completing this step the application process for MHCET Law 2020 is complete.

MHCET Law Pattern

MHCET Law exam pattern is such that the test comprises of 150 objective type questions that candidates need to attempt in two hours duration. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for law admissions has question papers in both English and Marathi languages.

MHCET Law 2020 Exam Pattern for LLB (5 years) Admissions

Subject Total No of Questions Maximum Marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40 40
General Knowledge with Current Affairs 30 30
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40 40
English 30 30
Mathematical Aptitude 10 10
Total 150 150

MHCET Law 2020 Exam Pattern for LLB (3 years) Admissions

Subject Total No of Questions Maximum Marks
Legal Aptitude 30 30
General Knowledge with Current Affairs 40 40
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 30 30
English 50 50

MHCET Law 2020 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for MH-CET for both LLB (5 years) and LLB (3 years) course admissions is such that for every correct answer aspirants are awarded one mark. There is no negative marking in the exam.

MHCET LAW Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of MH CET Law 2020 mentions that the law aspirants will be tested on four different topics namely Basic Mathematics, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Logical and Analytical Reasoning for five-year integrated law programme and for three year LLB, candidates will be given questions from General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, Logical and Analytical Reasoning and English which is common in both the programmes.

MHCET Law Participating Institutes

MH CET Law 2020 will witness participation of 10 state government law colleges for admission into the three year law programme and 11 state government law colleges for five-year integrated law programme. Candidates can take a look here for the list of MH CET Law 2020 Participating Institutes given here.

MH CET Law Participating Institutes for three year LLB

Participating Institutes Cities
Dr Bhabhasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
Gondwana University Gadchiroli
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon
Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur
Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune
Shivaji University Kolhapur
Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University Mumbai
Solapur University Solapur
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University Nanded
University of Mumbai Mumbai

MH CET Law Participating Institutes for five-year integrated law programme

Participating Institutes Cities
Dr Bhabhasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
Gondwana University Gadchiroli
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon
Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur
Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune
Shivaji University Kolhapur
Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University Mumbai
Solapur University Solapur
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University Nanded
University of Mumbai Mumbai
MHCET Law Seats and Reservation 2020

DTE Maharashtra will be offering reservation to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories including scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and other backward class. Also, candidates should belong to the Maharashtra state, which means a candidate from any of these reserved categories but belonging to other state or Union Territory of India will not be able to avail the benefits and will be treated as General/ Open Category candidates. Candidates can take a look here for the percentage of seats reserved for each of these categories –

OBC 27 per cent of total seats

SC 15 percent of total seats

ST 7.5 per cent of total seats

MHCET Law Exam Centres

DTE Maharashtra has announced the exam centres of MH CET Law 2020. The law entrance examination will be conducted in as many as 53 cities of different states. After taking a glance at the MH CET Law 2020 Exam Centres, candidates need to choose any three centres as per their proximity and convenience. It should also be kept in mind that there will be no possibilities of changes to be made once the exam centre is being allocated. Therefore it is advised to the aspirants to choose the MH CET Law Exam Centres 2020 carefully. Rest of the details regarding the exam centres of MH CET Law 2020 will be inscribed on the back of the admit card of MH CET Law 2020

MH CET Law Admit Card

Aspirants of MH CET Law 2020 can access their admit card of MH CET Law 2020 on April 10, 2020 for five-year integrated law programme and for three year law programme, the admit card will be released on April 22, 2020. DHE Maharashtra will announce the hall ticket in online mode. The hall ticket of the state level law entrance exam will  mention the candidature and examination details including roll number of the candidate, exam date and timings besides the address of the exam centre.

MHCET Law Preparation

Candidates need to follow certain guidelines to successfully crack MH CET Law 2020. The guidelines are as follows

« Set a timetable

« Chalk out the topics that are difficult and easy for you

« Practice Sample papers and Mock Test

« Update yourself on Current affairs and General Knowledge

« Complete the syllabus and then work on the shortcomings

« Take proper diet and sleep

SLAT

Symbiosis International University will conduct SLAT 2020 on May 4, 2020. SLAT 2020 is to be conducted in online mode across 85 cities of India. The Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) or earlier called as Symbiosis Law Entrance Test (SET Law) will be administered by the university to offer admissions into the undergraduate law programmes on offer in the university. The SLAT 2020 is the single-entrance test held for admissions into the BA LLB and BBA LLB programmes offered in three law schools of Symbiosis University including SLS Pune, SLS Noida and SLS Hyderabad.

The official notification of SLAT 2020 has been announced on January 24, 2020 followed by SLAT application form 2020 . Admissions to as many as 840 seats are offered through SLAT 2020. Till the year 2018, SLAT was known as SET Law.

However, besides the change in name of the Symbiosis University Law Entrance Test no other changes have been made in SLAT admission process. The candidates who wish to seek admissions into any of the three law schools of Symbiosis University need to appear for SLAT 2020.

The candidates can check here the details of SLAT admission process including the eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, result and counselling of Symbiosis Law Admission Test. Read below to know more about SLAT 2020 including the syllabus and cut off.

SLAT 2020 Overview

Elements Particulars
Name of the examination Symbiosis Law Admission Test
Commonly known as SLAT
Conducting Body Symbiosis International University, Pune
(SIU)
Level University
Type of Exam Undergraduate Examination
Mode of exam Online
Participating Institutes 3 (SLS Pune, SLS Noida and SLS Hyderabad)
Course offered BBA LLB, BA LLB
Seats 840 seats
SLAT Reservation Policy

Symbiosis International University reservation policy for SLAT 2020 is as given below

With Sanctioned Intake

Category Reservation
Schedule Caste (SC) 15%
Schedule Tribe 7.50%
Differently abled 3%

Over and Above Intake

Kashmiri Migrants 2 seats per programme
International Candidates 15%
Defence Quota 5% for SLS-PUNE,SICSR and SCMS- Pune
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