Everything You Wanted To Know About KLSAT


In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about KLSAT – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!

KLSAT Overview

The KLSAT (KIIT Law School Admission Test) is the university level entrance exam conducted for selecting eligible applicants in the different law courses available in the Kalinga Institute of Industry Technology. The candidates can appear and qualify in the concerned entrance exam scheduled to be held every year in the months of April/ May respectively. The candidates who wish to appear in the concerned entrance exam may go through the examination pattern and selection criteria from the details as given here below.

Eligibility for KLSAT

  • 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks.
  • For B.Sc. LL.B. candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent in the science stream with at least 45% marks.
  • The age of the candidate should be less than 21 years.

Pattern of KLSAT (Under-graduate Programme) 

Exam Description
Total Marks  480
Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each  120
Duration of Examination Three hours (03:00 hours)
Subject areas with Weightage
English including Comprehension 40 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 20 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 30 Marks
Logical Reasoning 30 Marks

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 1 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.

Subject Area of KLSAT

1. English including comprehension

The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

2. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

The candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs.

3. Mathematics

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class XII.

4. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving abilities. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theater across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.


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