About Symbiosis Law School

Symbiosis Law School is a constituent college of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) which was established in 1977. It is one of the premier law institutes of India and has six Centers of Specialization in Public Law & Governance, Private Laws, Transnational & Global Legal Studies, Corporate Laws, Justice Education and Technology & Innovation Laws. It has been ranked seventh in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2019.

Four law colleges come under the umbrella of Symbiosis International University: 

  • Symbiosis Law School Pune
  • Symbiosis Law School Noida
  • Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, and 
  • Symbiosis Law School Nagpur

About the course

SLS offers two 5 year long undergraduate courses in law, namely Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (BB.A. LL.B) (Hons.) and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (B.A. LL.B) (Hons.) programmes. It is recommended that candidates who have studied Arts/Social Sciences in high school pursue B.A. LL.B (Hons.), while candidates who have studied Commerce/Accounts/Mathematics/Sciences pursue BB.A LL.B (Hons.) programme. However, candidates may apply for either or both courses as per their preference. Both programmes differ only in the first Degree contents, having either Humanities or Business Studies, but the law component remains the same.  

Eligibility Criteria

CriteriaGeneral / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categoriesSC/ST categories
Higher Secondary/XII/+2/ Equivalent level45%40%
AgeNo age limitNo age limit

Students who are awaiting their results at time of application are also eligible. However, they would need to show proof of marks at time of admission, if selected.

SLAT Exam Pattern

Time: 2.5 hours

Mode: Online

Sections: 5

Total Questions: 150

Total marks: 150

SectionMarksDuration (in minutes)
Logical Reasoning3030
Legal Reasoning3030
Analytical Reasoning3030
Reading Comprehension3030
General Knowledge3030

Marking Scheme

There is no negative marking in the exam

Written Aptitude Test (WAT)

The WAT is a written aptitude test where you have to write an essay on a topic in around 800-1000 words. 4-5 general yet thought-provoking topics are provided, out of which you have to choose one.

Personal Interview (PI)

The PI is a personal interview where the interview panel will ask you about your curriculum vitae, qualifications and extra-curricular activities in academic life.

Both SLAT and WI-PAT have equal weightage in the final merit list of selected candidates.

Exam Centres

The entrance exam is held in 80 centres all over India. Here are the centres given by the institute:

S. No.CityS. No.CityS. No.City
1Agra – Uttar Pradesh28Gangtok / Bardang – Sikkim55Nagpur – Maharashtra
2Ahmedabad – Gujarat 29Guwahati – Assam56Nashik – Maharashtra
3Ahmednagar – Maharashtra30Gwalior – Madhya Pradesh57Navi Mumbai – Maharashtra
4Ajmer – Rajasthan31Hooghly – West Bengal58Noida – G Noida – Gaziabad – Delhi NCR
5Aligarh – Uttar Pradesh32Hyderabad – Telangana59Panipat – Haryana
6Allahabad – Uttar Pradesh33Indore – Madhya Pradesh60Panjim – Goa
7Ambala – Haryana 34Jabalpur – Madhya Pradesh61Patiala- Punjab
8Amravati – Maharashtra35Jaipur – Rajasthan62Patna – Bihar
9Amritsar – Punjab36Jalandhar – Punjab63Port Blair – Andaman and Nicobar Island
10Asansol – West Bengal37Jammu – Jammu and Kashmir64Pune – Maharashtra
11Aurangabad – Maharashtra38Jamshedpur – Jharkhand65Raipur – Chhattisgarh
12Bareilly – Uttar Pradesh39Jhansi – Uttar Pradesh66Rajkot – Gujarat 
13Bengaluru – Karnataka40Jodhpur – Rajasthan67Ranchi – Jharkhand
14Bhilai – Chhattisgarh41Kanpur – Uttar Pradesh68Roorkee – Uttarakhand
15Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh42Karnal – Haryana69Shillong – Meghalaya
16Bhubaneswar – Odisha43Kochi / Ernakulam – Kerala70Shimla – Himachal Pradesh
17Bilaspur – Chhattisgarh44Kolhapur – Maharashtra71Siliguri – West Bengal 
18Chandigarh / Mohali – Punjab45Kolkata – West Bengal72Surat – Gujarat
19Chennai – Tamil Nadu46Kota – Rajasthan73Thane – Maharashtra
20Coimbatore – Tamil Nadu47Kottayam – Kerala74Thiruvananthapuram – Kerala
21Cuttack – Odisha48Kozhikode – Kerala75Thrissur – Kerala
22Dehradun – Uttarakhand49Lucknow – Uttar Pradesh76Udaipur – Rajasthan
23Delhi Gurugram – Delhi NCR50Ludhiana – Punjab77Vadodara – Gujarat
24Dhanbad – Jharkhand51Madurai – Tamil Nadu78Varanasi – Uttar Pradesh
25Dibrugarh – Assam52Meerut – Uttar Pradesh79Vijayawada – Andhra Pradesh
26Faridabad – Delhi NCR53Mumbai – Maharashtra80Visakhapatnam – Andhra Pradesh
27Gandhinagar – Gujarat54Mysuru – Karnataka

Important Dates

Exam EventDate
Online registration startJanuary 22, 2020
Online registration deadlineMay 10, 2020
Registration fee payment deadlineMay 10, 2020
Admit CardTo be declared
SLAT DateTo be declared
SLAT Time9.30 am to 12.00 noon
SLAT ResultTo be declared

Total Seats

College NameCourseSeats
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune BBA LLB (Hons)180 seats
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), PuneBA LLB (Hons)120 seats
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NoidaBBA LLB180 seats 
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NoidaBA LLB120 seats
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), HyderabadBBA LLB 120 seats
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), HyderabadBA LLB120 seats 
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NagpurBA LLB120 seats 
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NagpurBBA LLB120 seats
Total seats 1080 seats

Admission Process

  1. Register online: Register online at www.set-test.org
  2. Upload documents: Upload latest scanned passport photograph
  3. Fill application form: Enter correct personal, educational and contact details 
  4. Pay the application fees: Registration fees is Rs. 1750 for students. The fees is payable online only, through debit/credit cards and netbanking
  5. Select institute and programme: Select the institute and programme you would like to apply for.
  6. Pay Registration fees: The registration fees for each programme is Rs. 1000.
  7. Generate details, admit card and print application form and admit card: Download and print your application form!
  8. Appear for exam: Appear for your exam. Don’t forget to carry your application form signed by guardians, originals and photocopies of class Xth and XIIth marksheets, transfer certificates, migration certificates and photo ID!
  9. Check results: Check your results on the official website.
  10.  PI-WAT round: Go in for Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) rounds once you qualify in the SLAT

Check final results: Check final results for selection, course and institute.