Published on 29th January 2024, 11:46 am

Law Entrance Exams: Understanding Legal Aptitude

Legal Aptitude or Legal Reasoning is a section that is included in various law entrance exams. It carries the maximum weightage which is why students must have a good grasp of the fundamentals. Across this section, the exam operating administrations experiment with the legal awareness, analytical skills, and problem-solving proficiency of students.

Here are the other important legal subjects which are covered in the section:

> Constitutional Law

> Contracts Law

> Law of Tort

> Criminal Law

> Family Law

> Intellectual Property Law

> International Law

> Alternative Dispute Resolution

Legal Aptitude is a crucial section for students to be thoroughly prepared as this section tests both the Legal Reasoning and Legal Knowledge of students. The subject is mainly targeted to test students' aptitude in the legal domain and how they analyze, decipher, and nail different case laws. The questions are asked based on landmark cases and decisions where legal views and procedures are crucial. Aspirants who have legal insight are competent to get a good score in the subject with well-planned preparation. 

Nevertheless, preparation for Legal Aptitude or Legal Reasoning for various law entrance exams is not an easy feat. It is considered that the Legal Aptitude section of CLAT is the most difficult section to score as it includes questions that are passage-based in which students have to figure out the facts and principles themselves. So to score well in this subject or section, students should follow a systematic strategy and should be committed to the timetable of at least six months.

Below, we have mentioned the list of various law entrance exams with a legal aptitude section:  

> Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

> All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

> Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT)

> Banaras Hindu University Law Admission Test (BLAT)

> Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET)

> Indraprastha University Common Entrance Exam (IPU CET)

> Law School Admission Test for India(LSAT)

Learn more about the Legal Aptitude section by clicking here.

Best of luck!