How to Crack MNLUAT 2019

30 Oct, 2018

How to Crack MNLUAT 2019 – MNLUAT or Maharashtra National Law University Admission Test will be organized by MNLU to give candidates the admission in undergraduate law programme of LLB which is of 5 years and Post Graduate course of LLM which is of one year. The aspirants need to be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus of MNLUAT 2019 to start their preparations. Cracking this admission test is not a piece of cake as the syllabus is wide and includes large number of topics related to General Knowledge, legal aptitude, logical reasoning, English comprehension etc. The candidates are supposed to study in an organized manner to score high in MNLUAT.

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This article contains the important tips, both general and section wise, of preparation for MNLUAT 2019.

MNLUAT Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019

    The candidates must know about MNLUAT 2019 exam pattern and syllabus before starting their preparation.

    Exam Pattern for 5-Year Integrated LLB Course

    Total Marks

    200

    Total Questions

    200

    Type of Questions

    MCQ

    Time duration of Examination

    2 hours

    Marks for correct answer

    1 Mark

    Negative Marking

    Deduction of 0.33 for every incorrect response

    Syllabus and Section Wise Marks

    Section names

    Marks Allotted

    English Including Comprehension

    40

    General Knowledge and Current Affairs

    50

    Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

    20

    Legal Aptitude

    50

    Logical Reasoning

    40

    Exam Pattern for One Year PG Course of LLM

    Total Marks

    150

    Total Questions

    150

    Type of Questions

    MCQ

    Duration of Examination

    2 hours

    Marks per right answer

    1 Mark

    Negative Marking

    0.33 marks will be cut for every incorrect answer

    Syllabus and Section Wise Marks

    Section names

    Marks Allotted

    Constitutional Law

    50

    Jurisprudence

    50

    Legal Education and Research Method

    50

    How to Crack MNLUAT 2019?

    To crack MNLUAT 2019, the candidates must be aware of the sections that will come in the exam. The pattern of the paper is mentioned above for both the one year LLM course and five year integrated LLB course. Apart from this, the topics that are mentioned in the syllabus must also be read by the aspirants. Note that preparing for MNLUAT is not an overnight affair; rather you need to start from the beginning and give 100% efforts to prepare for the exam. Try to complete the syllabus before 3 to 4 days in advance from the date of examination. With this, you will get the time for revision. The section wise preparation tips are mentioned below:

    English including Comprehension

    • This segment of the paper will assess the competency of the candidates in English language and it will carry the weightage of 40 marks.
    • To prepare for this subject, the candidates must refer to the best books as given in the list of some highly competent authors.
    • Focus more on the part of grammar and comprehension of passages. Try to first read the whole passage and then jump into the questions.
    • Those who first read out the questions and then try to answer the same without going through the passage as a whole will get baffled after some questions.
    • Apprehend the theme and story line of the passage and also focus on the words uasage before answering the given questions.
    • The English understanding skills must be apt for this and to master on this, you should inculcate the reading habit.
    • In the grammar section, the candidates will be asked the questions based on correction of incorrect sentences, filling the given blanks in the sentences with adequate words and much more
    • The grammar books of 12th standard can be referred for best preparation.
    • The topics included in this section are broad and the scope of studying is limitless.
    • The candidates must focus on the basics and try to clear their concepts before jumping into the tough sections of the subject.
    • Revision is the key to success and one should make a note of this fact.

    Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

    • Elementary mathematics or numerical ability of 10th standard will be there in the syllabus.
    • It contains the weightage of 20 marks in MNLUAT 2019.
    • The candidates are supposed to gather the material from the books of best authors and then start studying from the scratch.
    • Though elementary mathematics is not the toughest one, it needs proper time and concentration.
    • It contains the fundamentals of mathematics from class 10th.
    • It is necessary for the aspirants to make a proper understanding of each and every topic included in this section that contains Number system, Decimals and Fractions, HCF and LCM, Interest Calculation, Logarithm, Roots, Average, Ratio and proportion, Discounts, Surds and Indices, Approximation, Profit and Loss, Areas and Volumes etc.
    • One of the best books that the candidates can refer for the elementary mathematics is Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Sharma.
    • It is quite important for the candidates to first apprehend the basic concepts and then try to solve the tough questions.
    • Note that this section is less time taking and you should try to solve all the questions.
    • Some students have a notion that the weightage of this section is only 10% in MNLUAT 2019 and thus do not pay much heed to it which is wrong.
    • Make a proper time table and practice this section sincerely on daily basis.
    • The fact cannot be denied that most of the students find mathematics as the hardest one and thus pay little attention to it, however, elementary mathematics that come in the paper will be of 10th standard and thus the aspirants must refrain their brain with this wrong notion.

    General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

    • In this section of General Knowledge and Currents Affairs, the questions will come from the general awareness that includes the static general knowledge and current affairs.
    • The questions that come from current affairs are pertaining to the mainstream media.
    • Reading newspaper, getting abreast with the current issues in the world etc will be the best way to get the hold over this section.
    • Devote sometime for this section on regular basis and this is all for the preparation.
    • No need to skip any of the sections for this part of the paper as you can easily master this by simply investing two to three hours daily.
    • Most of the students are scared of this section as the general knowledge is a vast subject and cannot be learnt in a day or two, however, if give few hours on this section regularly, you will start taking interest in it.
    • Make a note that without taking or developing interest, no one can even think of enhancing their knowledge in General awareness.

    Logical Reasoning

    • This section of logical reasoning will carry 40 marks in the paper and contain the topics like illogical and logical patterns identification. Not only this, it also includes analogies, logical sequences, syllogisms etc.
    • The aspirants are supposed to enjoy learning tricks and tactics related to logical reasoning.
    • The questions will be quite simple but the main challenge would be to solve them within time. You cannot invest long time to solve the queries else rest of the sections will be suffered.
    • It is therefore necessary to refer to the books of good authors and then try to apply the given tricks.
    • See there are various ways to solve the logical reasoning questions but the one who gives the answer quickly will win the battle.
    • To master this section, you need to practice like hell, devote as much time as you can on daily or frequent basis and try to devise your own tricks for solving the questions.
    • To remember the tricks, you need to do thorough revision and this can be done on every alternate days, thus you need to make your time table accordingly.

    Legal Aptitude

    • This section is the most important one and carries the weightage of 50 marks in the paper.
    • As MNLUAT exam will be for LLM and LLB courses, having knowledge about legal aptitude is must. 
    • You need to develop the legal aptitude skills through strenuous practice.
    • If you are ready to take law as a profession, pull up your socks to enhance your legal acumen.
    • Try to solve the legal cases from the books, read case studies and make yourself adaptive for the same.
    • Be ready to take any kind of legal case study as the questions will be like this only.
    • Refer to the books of reputed authors and sharp your skills to deal with legal cases.
    • Take interest in discussing about the legal cases with the people around you, this will help you to inculcate a brilliant sense of thinking in that arena.
    • Always remember the fact that choosing law as a career is something that demands you to study from the scratch.

    Constitutional Law

    • The aspirants who apply for one year Post Graduate course of LLM need to learn about the constitutional law as one of the sections with weightage of 50 marks.
    • In this section, the questions will come from the topics like role, structure and powers of various entities that exist within the state such as judiciary, executive, parliament or legislature.
    • The candidates must devote their time to study about this subject as it can be a little tricky to grasp the topics.
    • Do not skip the tough topics rather give more time to them for better understanding.
    • Revision is again necessary for this subject also.
    • To avoid the habit of forgetting the laws and sections, note them into a piece of paper and read them every now and then as a playful learning.

    Jurisprudence

    • Jurisprudenceis the subject of law in which the aspirants are supposed to make the study of theoretical and philosophical aspect of law.
    • This section expects the aspirants to have the complete understanding of legal systems, legal reasoning, legal institutions and also the implementation of law in the society.
    • Again the sections and laws will be there that the candidates need to learn by heart.
    • The tough parts can be left for studying separately but do not skip any of the topics.
    • Remember that there are various books on law in the market but you need to choose the right one.

    Legal Education and Research Method

    • In this part of the paper, the candidates need to understand about the legal education and research methodologies.
    • This section contains 50 marks in the exam.
    • The questions related to statutory literature, legal literacy, law reform, legal survey etc will come in the paper.
    • Try to solve the case studies pertaining to legal education and research techniques.
    • Make notes as and when you feel like doing it.
    • Do not leave any topic due to the reason of difficulty level, rather read the same as long as you get it into your head.

    General Preparation Tips for MNLUAT 2019

    • The aspirants must not be over confident about their preparation and must keep on revising the topics and subjects before the examination.
    • Read the syllabus and exam pattern and study accordingly.
    • Make a proper plan of study before starting your preparation for MNLUAT 2019.
    • Each and every section of the paper must be included in the time table.
    • Never skip and move on in case of any tough part of the topic, rather give it more time for better apprehension.
    • The legal part of the paper would require a little more concentration as far as the laws and sections are concerned.
    • Try to relax your mind and body in every two to three hours or as per your level of concentration.
    • Simply shut down the studies if you feel exhausted and unable to take the thing into your head.
    • Divert your mind to other joyful activities as per your interest and then come back with a refreshed mind.
    • Doing yoga and body relaxing exercises would be of great help during preparation of exam.
    • Try to eat healthy and nutritious food during examination for better energy.
    • Do not pass sleepless nights for the sake of preparations as this will increase your stress level.
    • Make sure that you carry your admit card or hall ticket of MNLUAT 2019 while appearing for the exam.

    This is how you can enhance your morale and crack MNLUAT 2019. In case of any doubt regarding the given preparation tips for MNLUAT, simply contact us.

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