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What is SLAT Exam?

Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) earlier known as SET Law is an entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University to offer admissions into the five-year integrated law courses i.e. BA LLB (Hons.) and BBA LLB (Hons.). The law courses are offered at four law schools of SIU i.e. Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune, SLS Noida, SLS Hyderabad and SLS Nagpur (new campus). 

SLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates who have cleared class 12th qualifying examination from any national or state board of education

  • The minimum marks required in the qualifying examination are 45%, however, if candidates belong to SC/ ST category then the minimum qualifying marks are 40%.  
  • Moreover, candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply however; they should submit the proof of qualification at the time of final admissions.
  • For BA LLB (Hons.) – Candidates should have studied Arts or Social Science subjects
  • For BBA LLB (Hons.) – Candidates should have studied Commerce/ Mathematics/ Science subjects 

SLAT 2021 Highlights

Exam Name

Symbiosis Law Admission Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Accepting Colleges

7 colleges

Official Website

SLAT Important Dates 2021

SIU has announced the exam calendar of SLAT 2021 including application forms, admit cards and results. The exam events will occur as per the schedule below: 



Salient Features

Starting of SLAT 2021 online registrations


Last date of application submission (extended)


Availability of SLAT 2021 admit card


SLAT 2021 exam date


Declaration of SLAT 2021 results


Courses offered through SLAT 2021

The following courses are offered through SLAT are: 

Five-Year Integrated Law Courses

BBA LLB (Hons.)

BA LLB (Hons.)



Colleges accepting SLAT Scores

SIU has added one more campus for law studies and now the new list of colleges offering admission through the exam are as under:

College accepting SLAT

Course Offered

Seat Intake

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune 

BBA LLB (Hons)

180 seats

BA LLB (Hons)

120 seats

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Noida 


180 seats 


120 seats

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad  


120 seats


120 seats 

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Nagpur


120 seats 


120 seats

Total seats 


1080 seats

SLAT 2021 Process 

The admission process through SLAT exam is as under:

SLAT 2021 Exam Centres and Guidelines

The exam will be conducted at more than 80 test cities in India. Candidates will be able to select their preferred SLAT exam centres 2021 while filling up the online application form. They can select up to three cities as their preferred exam centres for SLAT 2021. The university will give the nearest possible test centres to the candidates from their select cities. The candidates appearing for the SLAT exam should carefully check the instructions below: 

Shift timings of SLAT 2021: SIU conducts its entrance exams i.e. SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEE on the same day but in different shifts. Therefore, the candidates are advised to check the shift timings mentioned on their admit card. 

Exam centre and reporting time: The admit card also mentions allotted test centre details, candidates details as well as exam timings. Therefore, candidates should check the details including reporting time which should be at least two hours before the test timings i.e. by 7:30 am for the morning shift. 

Documents for the test day: Along with the admit card of SLAT 2021, candidates should two passport size colour photograph and any one of the following photo ID proof: 

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhaar Card (UID)

Things to avoid: Candidates should avoid carrying any valuable or banned items to the test centres like mobile phones, digital watch, jewellery, earphones etc. 

The paper analysis for SLAT exam is provided by the law experts and the test-takers after the exam has been was conducted. For student reaction, Shiksha covers the examination exclusively from the test centre and student taking the exam share various aspects of the question paper such as difficulty level, subject-wise, type of questions asked etc. Read below exam analysis and student reaction for SLAT 2019:

  • SLAT 2019 exam analysis
  • SLAT 2019 student reaction

Important FAQs regarding SLAT Exam

Q: What will the registrations for SLAT 2021 begin?

A: SIU has started the online application process of SLAT exam on January 22 at its official website.

Q: In which session SLAT 2021 will be conducted? 

A: The SET exam for Law will be conducted in the last week of May or first week of June 2021 in the morning session from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 

Q: How much is the application fee for SLAT 2021? 

A: The application fee for the SLAT exam is Rs 1,750 and candidates also need to pay the programme fee Rs 1, 000 per course selection. The total application fee to be paid for the SLAT exam is Rs 2,750.

Q: How can I apply for SLAT 2021?

A: Candidates can apply to the SLAT 2021 in the simple steps mentioned below: 

  1. Register online at by entering the basic personal details by clicking on ‘new registration’ link.
  2. The application form needs to be filled with academic as well as personal details including category, date of birth, uploading documents and other details. 
  3. In the final steps, candidates have to pay the application fee either in online or offline mode and submit the application form in online mode only.

Q: What type of questions are asked in SLAT question paper?

A: The question paper of SLAT carries objective-type of questions based on Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and General Knowledge subjects. All the section will carry equal weightage. 

Q: What is the exact syllabus of SLAT 2021?

A: The syllabus of SLAT 2021 is based on topics from the Logical Reasoning, law subjects, Analytical Reasoning topics, English including Comprehension, and GK including current affairs. 

Q: How can I download the SLAT 2021 admit card?

A: The SLAT admit card can be downloaded from the official website by entering their login credentials.

Q: How difficult is SLAT exam? 

A: As per the previous years' exam analysis of SLAT, the exam is considered moderately difficult. The test-takers shared that the exam is easier as compared to other law entrance exams like CLAT, AILET etc. The level of questions asked in the question paper is of Class 12th level only and with good preparation strategy, candidates can score well in the exam. 

Q: What is the cut off marks for SLAT 2021? 

A: Symbiosis has not set a cut off marks criteria or minimum passing marks for SLAT. The merit list is prepared on the basis of scaled scores of SLAT, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test to 100 marks. 

Q: Which colleges accept SLAT exam scores? 

A: SIU conducts the law admission test for its four campuses including SLS Pune, SLS Noida, SLS Hyderabad and a new campus SLS Nagpur. 


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