Everything You Want To Know About NLET


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

NLET Overview

NEF Law College, affiliated to Gauhati University, conducts NEF law entrance test also known as NLET in order to provide admission to candidates in LLB and LLM programmes offered by the college.

The courses offered by this University are

  • Five Year Integrated B.A., LL.B (Hons)
  • Five Year Integrated B.B.A., LL.B (Hons)
  • Five Year Integrated B.Com., LL.B (Hons)

Eligibility for NLET

  • As per Bar Council of India (BCI) Rule, a candidate opting for admission to the Five Year Course must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) or an equivalent exam securing in aggregate not less than 45% of the total marks for general candidates and not less than 40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • Not completed 20 years of age (22 years for SC/ST) on 1st June of the year of admission
  • Reservation as per norms laid in relevant Act/ rule of Govt/Gauhati University/Bar Council of India

Exam Pattern of NLET

NEF law entrance test (NLET) exam pattern is such that the question paper will contain both multiple choice and long answer-type questions that candidates need to complete in a duration of 2.5 hours. NLET will contain 182 questions that will be divided into six sections as mentioned in the table below.

Marking scheme for multiple choice questions:

  • Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking in the exam.
  • It may be noted that the college does not inform about the marking scheme of long answer-type questions.

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