The Symbiosis International University has scheduled the entrance examination for the law course from July 10-13, 2021. To get a deep insight into the difficulty level and good attempts, this post shall take you through the SLAT Exam Analysis details. 

Our subject matter experts from LegalEdge have provided a detailed review of the SLAT question paper. If you appeared for the exam, we hope this to be helpful for you to estimate the scores you might get!

SLAT Exam Analysis 2021 - Key Highlights

  • The General Knowledge section included indirect questions, and it was in-depth. 
  • The exam was not on aligned with the dry run check, which was unexpected. 
  • SIU conducted the entrance exam on Internet-based remote proctored mode. 
  • There were 75-60 questions in the exam, which were to be attempted in 90 minutes (60 minutes for MCQ and 30 minutes for WAT)
  • There was no sectional timing. 

Attempt Questions Asked in SLAT Exam

SLAT Exam Analysis July 12, 2021

  • The question paper was not lengthy as compared to the previous two days.
  • Overall it was a moderate level of difficulty.
Subject No. of Questions Asked Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 12 9-10 Easy to Moderate
Legal Reasoning 12 8-9 Moderate
Analytical Reasoning 12 9-10 Easy to Moderate
Reading Comprehension 12 10-12 Easy to moderate
General Knowledge 12 7-8 Moderate to Difficult
Total 60 46-48 Moderate

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Subject-wise Analysis

Check out the topics from which questions are asked in each subject. 

  1. Analytical Reasoning - Classic Data Arrangement, Coding-Decoding, Number Series, Alphanumeric Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Order & Ranking.
  2. Logical Reasoning - Odd one out, Blood Relation, Coding and Decoding, Analogy, Number Series & Alphabet Series
  3. Reading Comprehension - 3 passages appeared short in length, picked from editorials, all questions were direct. Passages were based on Rudyard Kipling & Colonialism, Downsides & Modern Technological changes on our environment, maternity Benefit Act. 
  4. Legal Reasoning - This section was lengthy. Questions were based on Principal Fact-based, Legal GK, Constitution, Contract Law, Torts, IPC.
  5. General Knowledge - Current affairs were more than static GK. Questions were asked from Geography, International Affairs, History.
  6. WAT - First topic was Ban on Plastic: Ecology vs Economy. The second topic was Does Comedy qualify to be protected under freedom of speech and expression? Discuss in light of recent events. 

SLAT Exam Analysis July 11, 2021

  • Overall the second day of SLAT was moderate but lengthy. 
Subject No. of Questions Asked Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 12 9-10 Moderate
Legal Reasoning 12 8-9 Moderate
Analytical Reasoning 12 9-10 Moderate
Reading Comprehension 12 11-12 Easy
General Knowledge 12 8-9 Moderate to Difficult
Total 60 46-48 Moderate

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Subject-wise Analysis

Check out the topics from which questions are asked in each subject. 

  1. Analytical Reasoning - Direction sense test/ Classic Data Arrangement, Coding-Decoding, Series, Age
  2. Logical Reasoning - Syllogism, Odd one out, Direction sense, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation
  3. Reading Comprehension - 3 passages appeared short in length, picked from editorials, all questions were direct.
  4. Legal Reasoning - This section was lengthy. Questions were based on Principal Fact-based, Torts, Criminal Law, Constitution, Contract Law.
  5. General Knowledge - Current affairs were more than static GK. Questions were asked from Geography, International Affairs, History, COVID Drug Controller General of India. 

SLAT Exam Review July 10, 2021

  • In the English section, Reading comprehension passages appeared from the Hindu newspaper. 
  • Based on the analysis, the cut-off for SLAT is expected around 45-50. 
Subject No. of Questions Asked Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 12 9-10 Moderate
Legal Reasoning 12 10-11 Easy-Moderate
Analytical Reasoning 12 10-11 Easy
Reading Comprehension 12 8-10 Easy-Moderate
General Knowledge 12 8-9 Difficult
Total 60 45-48

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Subject-wise Analysis

WAT

  • The overall difficulty level of WAT was moderate
  • Topics in WAT included: Use of information and communication technology in the Indian Judicial Process. 
  • The second topic was Law had unfolded many shades of dignity for women. However, women continue to be within patriarchy, discrimination and violence.

Legal Reasoning

Topics Number of questions
Principles & Facts 7
Situation-Based 3
Assertion & Reason 1
Misc 5
Total 12

General Knowledge

  • Current affairs questions were mainly asked after November 2020.
Topics Number of questions
Current Affairs 8
Static GK 4
Total 12

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English Language

Reading comprehension was based on

  1. Misinformation & Media
  2. COVID 19 & Nation Static (April 7: The Hindu - MK Narayanam)
  3. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (April 4: The Hindu) 

Analytical Reasoning

Topics Number of questions
Missing Numbers 1
Age 1
Number 2
Assignment 2
Misc 6
Total 12

FAQ's

Was SLAT conducted in online or offline mode?

SLAT was conducted in online remote proctored test mode. 

What was the overall difficulty level of SLAT 2021?

Overall, the difficulty level of SLAT Exam was moderate. The question paper was lengthy which made it moderate. 

What could be the expected cut off marks for SLAT?

By analyzing all three days of SLAT, the cut off marks can be around 45-50. 

Which was the most difficult section in Symbiosis Law Admission Test 2021?

General Knowledge section was the most difficult as the questions were unexpected. 

Were the passages in Reading Comprehension too lengthy?

No, all the passages were short and included direct questions. Hence RC was the easiest section among all five sections in SLAT 2021.