NLAT Notification 2020 Exam Dates,Admit Card & Result

NLAT Notification 2020: National Law Admission Test (NLAT) is conducted by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore. This exam is conducted to provide admissions in BA LLB (Hons.) and LLM courses. This year, the law school will be a part of the CLAT Consortium, but it will not accept the CLAT scores. It is because the CLAT 2020 selection process will take a long time to conclude admissions which will result in new academic sessions 2020-21.

NLAT 2020 Notification

The NLAT notification will be available on the official site. This year, the students applying for BA LLB, and LLM program should take-up the standard entrance examination, NLAT. NLAT Notification 2020 PDF is also available online for reference. Along with the NLAT 2020 notification, this article will include the NLAT Application Form, NLAT Exam Dates, NLAT Exam Pattern, NLAT Admit Card, and NLAT Result.

NLAT Application Form 2020

The NLAT application form is available on the official website. The application process is only in the online mode, offline mode of the form will not be entertained.

How to apply for the NLAT 2020 exam?

  1. The candidate should register on the official website. He/she should use a valid phone number for registration in the NLAT 2020 exam.
  2. The candidate should log in using the registered mobile number and password.
  3. The candidate should then fill the application form with valid and correct details. In case of any alteration/editing in the NLAT application form can be done after successful submission.
  4. Then, the candidate should upload the scanned copy of the following documents:
    1. Passport size photograph of max size 1 MB, in Jpeg or Jpg format.
    2. Original government-issued photo ID proof (Passport, Driving License, Ration card, Aadhar card) of max size 1.5mb.
    3. Original marks sheet or pass certificate of standard 10 with a max size of 1.5 MB.
    4. Original marks sheet or pass certificate of standard 10+2 with a max size of 1.5 MB.
  5. Finally, the candidate should pay the application form fee.

NLAT Exam Dates 2020

Event NLAT 2020 Exam Dates
NLAT 2020 notification date 03 September 2020
NLAT application form Start Date 03 September 2020
NLAT apply online last date 10 September 2020
NLAT Mock test September 09 – 11, 2020
NLAT exam date 2020 12 September 2020
NLAT Provisional answer key 2020 and inviting objections 12 September 2020


NLAT Final answer key 2020 14 September 2020
NLAT Result 2020 15 September 2020
NLSIU Academic year 2020-21 18 September 2020

NLAT Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates appearing for NLAT 2020 exam should be aware of the NLAT syllabus and the NLAT Exam Dates. The NLAT exam is an online entrance exam, so it will not be conducted at exam centers.

Test Structure

The NLAT 2020 US course comprises of 4 General Comprehension (“GC”) passages. Each passage consists of ten questions reaching a total of 40 questions. These ten questions will have two questions from the following five subjects:

  1. English Language
  2. Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
  3. Legal Reasoning
  4. Logical Reasoning
  5. Quantitative Techniques

Negative Marking

Each correct answer will gain two marks. Each unanswered question will lose 0.25 marks. Also, each wrong answer loses 0.5 marks.

NLAT Syllabus 2020

Subjects Topics
NLAT English Syllabus Comprehension passage
NLAT Current Affairs Including General Knowledge Syllabus


Static GK, current happenings, Books, Authors Science & Technology, Persons and Places, Sports, Economics
NLAT Legal Reasoning Syllabus


Important Supreme Court Judgments; recent acts and amendments of the legislature; Contract law, Criminal law, tort law, and Constitutional law; Legal GK and current affairs; International treaties and conventions affecting national legal framework, etc.
NLAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus


Syllogism, Series, Cause & Effect, Statement & Inference, Statement & Assumption/ Argument/ Conclusion/ Course of action, Weakening & Strengthening arguments, etc.
NLAT Quantitative Techniques Syllabus


Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Table Chart, Mixed Graphs, Caselet D.I. (Passage Based)

NLAT Admit Card 2020

NLSIU Bangalore has not released any official notification on the NLAT admit card. More information regarding the admit card will be available after the conclusion of the registration process i.e 10 September 2020. The information about the admit card disbursement will be provided to the candidates on their registered email-ids.

NLAT Result 2020

The provisional answer key for NLAT 2020 will be released on 12 September 2020. In case of any objection, the candidates can send after the release. Once the provisional answer key is released, the candidates can check it to determine the performance and raise issues if needed. The NLAT Final Answer Key 2020 will be released on 14 September 2020 on the official website.

After the completion of the NLAT 2020 exam, the university will prepare the NLAT Merit list based on their marks secured. The university will also share the merit rank, aggregate marks, and marks of the last admitted candidate in their category. This year, there will only be one merit list.


Q). Which colleges come under NLAT Exam 2020?

A). The NLAT Exam 2020 will only be applicable for admission into NLSIU Bangalore. B.A., LL.B. (Hons), and LL.M are the programs covered under NLAT 2020.

Q). Is it possible to get admission into NLSIU, Bangalore through CLAT 2020?

A). Only this year, the NLSIU will take admission from NLAT 2020 exam only. Hence, it is disassociated from CLAT 2020.

Q). How is NLAT different from CLAT?

A). NLSIU conducts the NLAT 2020 exam for admission into the undergraduate B.A., LL.B. (Hons), and postgraduate LL.M programs for the year 2020. CLAT 2020 is a Common Law Admission Test conducted for admission in NLUs for undergraduate law programs.

Q). Is there any negative marking in the NLAT 2020 exam?

A). Yes, for every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted and for every unanswered question, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Q). What is the full-form of NLAT?

A). NLAT stands for National Law Aptitude Test 2020.

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