UPES Legal Studies Aptitude Test 2016 (ULSAT)

UPES Legal Studies Aptitude Test 2016 (ULSAT 2016):

ULSAT 2016 is also called as UPES Legal studies Aptitude Test is a Law entrance test conducted by University of Petroleum and Energy studies (UPES) for the admission of five year integrated law courses such as B.A L.L.B, B.B.A L.L.B, B.Com L.L.B and L.L.M.

Students those who are interested in applying the ULSAT 2016 exam can check the official website of ULSAT http://www.upes.ac.in from November 2015.

ULSAT is the examination which is conducted by UPES in association with UGC, DSIR, NAAC, AIU, IGNOU, the Energy Institute (United Kingdom), ISO, bar council of India, CUSAC and International Association of Universities.

ULSAT 2016 is expected to be held in the 25 examination centres across India.

The registration for the ULSAT 2016 has been started from November 5th, 2015 and exam is planned to be scheduled on May 15th, 2016.

This is an online examination and the participating institute is College of Legal Studies, UPES.

More about the exam:

  1. UPES Legal Studies Aptitude test is an online test and thus it is not a paper and pen version exam.
  2. This exam can be taken by the candidate from any convenient place either from his home or through any safe cyber café.
  3. The only thing the candidate need is the computer with webcam and internet connected throughout the test.
  4. The test will be centrally observed by the University control room through a webcam to make sure that the integrity of the test is not compromised.

Important dates for ULSAT 2016(Tentative)

Official notification of ULSAT 2016: November 5th, 2015

Application form available from: November 5th, 2015 to last week of May 2016

Choice of ULSAT test slots: Third week of April 2016

Admit card available for download from: May 2016 or 24 hours prior the commencement of the exam

ULSAT 2016 Test date: May 15th 2016 (Tentative)

Result declaration: Last week of May 2016

Group discussion and Personal Interview: Second week of June 2016

Rank list release: Last week of June 2016

Please check the official website of ULSAT 2016 for official announcement of the examination.

Eligibility criteria:

Just like BLAT, CLAT law examinations, the eligibility criteria are more or less similar.

They are:

  1. Applicants must have cleared higher secondary education from a recognized board of school.
  2. Such applicants should have secured at least 50% of marks in the qualifying examination.
  3. Students those who are born on or after October 1st, 1994 can apply for this exam.

Syllabus for ULSAT 2016:

Let us check few important topics covered under the ULSAT 2016:

Language comprehension:

The most important topics to be covered under this section are synonyms, antonyms, one word substitution, sentence completion, spotting errors, comprehension and idioms and phrases.

Quantitative and Numerical Ability:

The most important topics which are covered under this ULSAT syllabus are odd man out, numbers, compound interest, simple interest, percentage and Mensuration.

Legal General Knowledge:

The most important topics to be concentrated for this section are Legal awareness, general awareness, history, geography, economics and general science.

Logical reasoning:

The most important topics are blood relation, seating arrangements, completion of series, logical venn diagrams, analytical reasoning, coding and decoding, etc.,

Legal aptitude:

The topics to be covered are Fundamental rights, constitution of India, centre state relationships, intellectual property protection, reasonable foresee ability and negligence, etc.,

How to apply for the ULSAT 2016:

Here the step by step procedure to apply for the ULSAT Examination:

  1. Visit the official site of ULSAT. http://www.upes.ac.in
  2. Applicants must click on the link called “Apply online” and read the instructions below carefully.
  3. Please fill all the required details such as correct contact number or mobile number, correct email id, residential address, full name of the applicant, parents name, educational qualification, etc.,
  4. Please check these details twice before your click on the submit button.
  5. Now upload the passport size photograph and digital signature of the applicant as per official notification. The size and format of these files must be correct and must be as per the guidelines of the official website.
  6. The applicants can pay their application fee either through online or through offline.
  7. If the applicant prefers to submit the application form online, then pay a fee of Rs.1750/- through net banking, debit or credit card.
  8. If the applicant wishes to pay the fees of the application form through offline process then pay a fee of Rs.1850/- via post or DD in favor of “UPES Fee Account, Payable at Dehradun or Delhi”.
  9. If paying online, click on the submit button to complete your application process.
  10. For offline application, please attach the demand draft along with the duly filled application form enclosed in an envelope and send it to the following address before the last date of the application submission. The address is:

 

Enrollment office,

UPES Campus,

P.O.Bidholi, Via Prem nagar,

Dehardun-248 007,

Uttarakhand

Courses offered by UPES Legal Law studies:

  1. A.L.L.B (Hons) Energy Laws (Five year course)
  2. Com L.L.B (Hons) Taxation Laws (Five year course)
  3. B.A L.L.B (Hons) Criminal Laws/ Labour laws (Five year course)
  4. A L.L.B (Hons) Taxation Laws (Five year course)
  5. B.A L.L.B (Hons) International Trade and Investment/ Banking, Finance and Insurance (Five year course)
  6. Tech Energy Technology + L.L.B (Hons) with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (Six year course)
  7. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering + LLB (Hons) with Specialization in Cyber Law (six year course)

Admission to few of the above courses are also done with the merit list of other Law examinations such as CLAT, LSAT-India or Board merit.

Such students are exempted from the UPES Law Studies Aptitude test and will be directly called for Group discussion and Personal Interview.

ULSAT 2016 Exam pattern:

Mode of the examination: Online only

Total duration of the examination: 2 hours (9.30 A.M to 12.30 P.M)

Total number of questions: 200 multiple choice of questions

Total sections: 5

Sections in detail: Language comprehension, Quantitative and numerical ability, Logical Reasoning, Legal General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude.

Each section carries 40 questions.

There is no negative marking scheme applicable.

The exam question paper is available only in English language.

Admit card for ULSAT 2016:

Admit card will be available from May 2016 before the examination date. This is a very important document for a candidate without which he/she is not allowed to enter the examination hall.

Admit card contains the details of the candidate such as full name, residential address, registration number, test centre, exam duration, and language of the exam and so on.

Please keep this admit card safely even after the exam gets over. This is a very important document necessary during the admission process.

Results of ULSAT 2016:

The results of ULSAT 2016 will be declared one month after the examination gets over. The candidates can check the results of ULSAT 2016 in the official website of ULSAT http://www.upes.ac.in

Those who have scored in the merit list are called for the Group discussion and Personal interview process. The students who clear above processes are considered to be selected and given admission in the UPES College of Legal studies.

The rank list of ULSAT will be the final list which is prepared after the three processes such as Main exam, Group discussion and Personal Interview.

UPES admits as many as 400 students for the five year integrated law course. Almost 20% of seats are reserved with the help of other law examinations such as CLAT, LSAT-India and Board merit.

Official contact address for ULSAT 2016:

University of Petroleum and Energy studies,

P.O.Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar,

Dehradun-248007

Telephone number: 0135-2770137/0135-2776061

Email id: [email protected]

Official website: http://www.upes.ac.in

How to prepare for ULSAT:
  1. Just like other law examination, this exam also requires more presence of mind and critical thinking power.
  2. Please take online mock test through different websites available in the internet. One of such site is below:

http://www.wisdom24x7.com/entrance_exams/law/ulsat-online-practice-test.html

  1. Keep yourself updated with daily newspapers and magazines.
  2. Refer to books such as Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Aggarwal, Logical Reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal, Word Power made easy by Norman Lewis, Universal’s Guide to L.L.B examination, Person’s concise GK manual, LST’s Legal Reasoning Module.
  3. Work hard to improve your vocabulary in English language.