Symbiosis Law Admission Test 2019 was more or less similar in pattern which was expected. We, at Success Mantra GTB Nagar Delhi Center, did had conducted the Mock SLAT on 2nd of May 2019 in Online as well as Offline mode. Actual paper was almost in similar pattern. If you talk about surprises - Questions of NUMERICAL ABILITY was there which stumped many of the students.
SLAT 2019 at a Glance:
Exam Mode: Online
Total Questions: 150 questions
Time duration alloted: 150 Minutes
Total sections asked: 5 (English, Critical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Legal Aptitude & Legal Reasoning)
Overall level of difficulty of the Paper was East to Medium. Students preparing for CLAT & AILET 2019 had found this paper on easy side. 150 minutes were more than enough to attempt all possible questions.
Online exam went on smooth and no glitches were noticed at any of the centers. Almost 5500 students did appear for this all india test (SLAT- 2019).
Section- wise analysis :
1. English: Full Marks of this section was 30.
Students, with good reading speed, would have found this section very easy. QUestions asked were direct. Apart from 6 passages, questions were from Vocabulary, Critical thinking, Identification of Right & Wrong, Fill in the blanks. 18 - 21 Questions right can be a good score.
2. Logical Reasoning: Full Marks of this section was 30.
This section was most scoring of all. Questions were very easy and most of them were same as what we had discussed in classroom coaching. Questions asked were from chapters like direction, coding- decoding, blood relation, series, Venn diagram, critical reasoning- courses of action and so on. 24 - 25 Questions right can be a good score of this section.
3. Critical Reasoning: Full Marks of this section was 30.
This section was the only surprise, out of this whole paper. Arithmatic maths chapters like Percentage, average, ration were asked. None of the pattern was such which was not available and discussed in Success Mantra GTB Nagar Delhi classes. 15 - 17 Questions right can be a good score of this section.
4. General Knowledge & Current Affairs: Full Marks of this section was 30.
As we have seen in CLAT, SLAT 2019 followed the similar pattern. All 30 questions were from current affairs. Questions were on news of national & international importance. World organisations, days, treaties, Railway University, Time Magazine cover picture, e.t.c. were asked to answer. 20 - 22 Questions right can be a good score of this section.
5. Legal Aptitude & Legal Reasoning:
There was a right mix of questions from all sections like Legal Reasoning, Legal GK and Indian Constitution. Our class notes were enough to score 24+ in SLAT- 2019.
In a nutshell, Overall paper was easy to medium. Presence of Numerical Ability Questions were of much surprise. The overall cut-off for any of the Symbiosis campus shpuld be 90+. However, the cut-off for Symbiosis main campus (Pune campus) should be somewhere around 109+ marks.