GLAT Syllabus 2023

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GLAT Syllabus 2023

The Geeta Law Admission Test, commonly known as GLAT is conducted every year by the Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat for admissions to two courses, i.e. BA LLB and BBA LLB. Both of these courses are five-year integrated law courses. Geeta Institute of Law is affiliated with the Kurukshetra University and is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The Geeta Institute of Law released the applications on 16th January 2023 which will remain active till 14th May 2023. The examination will be conducted on 20th May 2023. Read this blog to know the complete GLAT Syllabus and the recommended books for preparation.

Name of the ExamGeeta Law Admission Test (GLAT)
Examination Conducting BodyGeeta Institute of Law, Panipat
Courses Covered under GLATBA LLB and BBA LLB
Level of ExamNational Level
Application ModeOnline and Offline
Examination ModeOnline and Offline
Examination Duration1.5 hours (90 minutes)
Official Website

GLAT Syllabus 2023

The examination conducting body of GLAT 2023 has released the syllabus for the entrance examination on its official website. To clear this examination, aspirants must cover most of the syllabus to score well and clear the cut-off. The syllabus of the GLAT exam 2023 is given in detail below.

Syllabus for BA LLB and BBA LLB

The exam paper of GLAT 2023 for both the courses, i.e. BA LLB and BBA LLB will be divided into four sections with differing marks distribution. Given below is a table where a section-wise detailed syllabus is given with major topics.

General Knowledge and Current AffairsUN bodies
International events
Eminent personalities
Awards and honours
Development in sports
Environmental issues and development
Current affairs
General English and ComprehensionGrammar
Reading Comprehension
Jumble words and paragraphs
Foreign words and phrases
Blood relations
Number series
Legal Aptitude and Legal AwarenessConstitutional law and polity
International law
Criminal law
Vicarious liability
Strict liability
Intellectual property rights

Section-Wise Weightage

Aspiring candidates for the GLAT exam 2023 must be aware of the section-wise marks distribution and thus, prepare for them accordingly. The paper is divided into four sections. The examinees will have exactly 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam. The below table gives detailed information on the marks distribution of the GLAT exam 2023.

SectionsTotal Number of MarksTotal Number of Questions
General Knowledge and Current Affairs2525
General English and Comprehension2020
Legal Aptitude and Legal Awareness3030

Also Read: GLAT 2023 Exam Dates

Recommended Books

To prepare well for an examination, candidates must have the list of books which are best for the GLAT exam 2023. Here is the list of section-wise recommended books for the entrance examination.

SectionsRecommended Books and Authors/Publishers
General Knowledge and Current AffairsObjective General Knowledge- Lucent, Tarun goyal
Rapidfire General Knowledge 2023 for Competitive Exams- Disha Experts
General English and ComprehensionEnglish Reading Comprehension- RPH Editorial
Word Power Made Easy- Norman Lewis
ReasoningObjective Logical Reasoning- Vikas Experts
Tricky Approach to Competitive Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability- Pratiyogita Kiran
Legal Aptitude and Legal AwarenessLegal Awareness and Legal Aptitude- AP Bhardwaj
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning (LA & LR) for CLAT & other Law Entrance Exams- Wiley’s ExamXpert  

Preparation Tips

The GLAT exam 2023 conducted by the Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat is one of the toughest law exams. However, if a candidate works or plans strategically and keeps working on them vigorously, there’s no stopping them. Here are some tips approved by the experts that will definitely help in qualifying for the said entrance examination.

  • Prepare a timetable according to the various sections.
  • Try to cover the topics and concepts included in the syllabus as much as possible. 
  • Do not procrastinate and keep practising. You never know what might come in the entrance examination. 
  • Do not leave the revision for the last moment. Revise your prepared notes of the topics and concepts at regular intervals to retain the information. Leaving the revision for the end moment is risky as it will become hectic to go through the entire syllabus in one go. 
  • Practise mock tests and practice papers. You will get an idea of what are your strengths and weaknesses. You can then work and improve on your weak areas.


Is negative marking applicable for the GLAT exam 2023?

No, there is no negative marking in the GLAT exam 2023.

What will be the duration of the GLAT exam in 2023?

The total duration for the GLAT exam 2023 will be 90 minutes (1.5 hours).

What is the total mark for the GLAT exam 2023?

The total marks for the GLAT exam will be 100. Each question carries 1 mark.

With which university is the Geeta Institute of Law affiliated?

The Geeta Institute of Law is affiliated with the Kurukshetra University and is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI).

The GLAT exam 2023 is a highly competitive Law exam. Thousands of applicants appear for this exam every year. To clear the entrance examination, the candidates must have a good and strategic study plan to pass with flying colours. Candidates must understand the pattern of the examination and run through the syllabus thoroughly to avoid missing out on anything. The candidates need to visit the official website regularly for the latest updates. 

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