Everything You Wanted To Know About SET BA LLB


In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about UPES Law Studies Aptitude Test SET BA LLB – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!

SET BA LLB Overview

Symbiosis Law School, Pune stands for excellence in legal education and is nestled in the city of Pune (popularly described as the Oxford of the East, with the glorious heritage of being the capital of the Peshwas). It was conferred with the prestigious Gold Star Award by the Bar Council of India in February. This stature is attained through its various programmes. It offers 5-year integrated Undergraduate Programmes like Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws [B.A, LL.B( Hons)] and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws [B.B.A., LL.B(Hons)], B.A/B.B.A LLB.

Total number of offered seats – 300
Exam mode – Online

Eligibility for SET BA LLB

The candidate should have passed XII (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with minimum 45% marks (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates). Students who have appeared for their Standard XII final examination and awaiting for the result are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate at the time of the final admission.

Pattern of SET BA LLB (Under-graduate Programme) 

Exam Description
Total Marks 200
Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each 200
Duration of Examination Two hours and Thirty Minutes (02:30 hours)
Subject areas with Weightage
English including Comprehension 30 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30 Marks
Analytical Reasoning 30 Marks
Legal Aptitude 30 Marks
Logical Reasoning 30 Marks

Note: There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Subject Areas of SET BA LLB

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 (broadly defined as matters featuring in the mainstream media between March 2015 to April 2016)

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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