XLAT 2022- Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam pattern, Books

XLAT 2022– St. Xavier’s University is conducting its entrance exam, Xaviers Law Admission Test (XLAT), at the institutional level for admission in law courses. This law entrance exam is expected to be held in July. The exact date has not been released yet. Based on this exam, admission will be provided to B.Com + LLB and BA + LLB courses in the Law College of Xavier’s. Candidates can apply for this exam online at sxut.edu.in. XLAT 2022 will be a computer-based test of 100 marks and 100 questions. There will be no negative marking in XLAT 2022. The exam will be held in overall 9 cities. Here, you will get the details about the exam date, syllabus, previous year’s question papers, and books.

XLAT 2022

The details of the XLAT Exam 2022 are yet to be out, the tentative dates of XLAT 2022 is given below:

XLAT 2022Expected Dates
XLAT Application Form ReleaseApr 2022
XLAT Application Form Closes May 2022
XLAT Exam DateJune 2022
XLAT ResultJuly 2022

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XLAT 2022 Overview

ExamXLAT(Xaviers Law Admission Test)
OrganizationSt. Xaviers, Kolkata
AimAdmission to the law colleges of Xaviers
FrequencyOnce in a year
Exam LevelAll India Level
CoursesB.Com LLB and B. A LLB
Qualification RequiredPassed Class-XII in any stream with English 
Percentage required in +2Above 45%
Age Limit20 years
Mode of ApplicationOnline
FeesRs. 1000 (as per last year’s data)
Mode of ExaminationCBT(Computer Based Test)
Duration2 hours
SyllabusEnglish, Legal Awareness, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, Logical reasoning
Number of Questions100
Total Marks100
Marking SchemeEach question carries 1 mark with no negative marking.
Official Websitesxuk.edu.in

XLAT Application Form

The application form is only available online in their official website. The candidates will be provided with the login details after submitting the aplication form successfully.

  • How to Apply- The applicants, first, have to fill the registration form. After that, the candidates have to fill the online application form with the help of registration details, name, date of birth and other personal details. Candidates are requested to fill the application form before the last date. 
  • Application Fee– As per previous year’s details, the application fee for the candidates is Rs 1000. The fees should be provided after successfully submitting the application form.
  • Image Specification– The  size of softcopy of imoage ranges 4KB-40KB.

XLAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to be able to apply for XLAT 2022

  • Age Limit : Candidate must not be more than 20 Years of Age
  • Educational Qualification: Candidate must be 10+2 pass (or appearing) with minimum 45% of aggregate marks

XLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam ModeCBT(Computer Based Test)
Duration2 hours
Application ModeOnline
Total number of Questions100
Total marks100
Marking SchemeEach question carries 1 mark
Negative MarkingNo negative marking

XLAT 2022 Sectional Distribution of Marks

There are 4 sections- English, Logical reasoning and legal awareness, General Awareness, Mathematical aptitude

SubjectB.A. LLBB.Com LLB
General Awareness1030
Legal awareness and Logical reasoning4545
Mathematical Aptitude3010
Total marks100 marks100 marks

Syllabus of XLAT 2022

XLAT 2022 Syllabus would consist of 4 subjects – English, General Awareness, Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning, and Mathematics Aptitude. The detailed syllabus is given below.


Grammar, Comprehensions, Parts, and figure of speech, Questions based on vocabulary, Active and passive voice, tenses, prepositions, Spotting the errors, Articles, Subject-Verb Agreement, Modals.

General Awareness:

History, Geography, Static GK, Science and technology, International events, Sports, Arts, Economics, Books and Authors, Eminent Personalities, Awards and achievements, Environmental Issues, Politics, Social factors.

Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning

Legal Terms, Legal maxima, Facts related to the constitution of India, contracts, Landmark Judgements, Criminal Laws, Current Affairs related to Law.

Mathematical Aptitude:


Number System, Ratio and Proportion, HCF and LCM, Percentage, Simplification, Age Calculation, Average, Time and Distance.


 Quadratic Equations, Sequence, and series, Permutation, and Combination.


 Lines, Angles, Circles, triangles.


 Areas and volumes of squares, rectangles, circles, triangles, cuboids, cubes, spheres, cylinders, and cones.

Trigonometry: Ratios, Height and Distance

Admit Card of XLAT 2022

The admit card will be released one to two weeks before the exam date. The admit card will be available on their official website. The candidate has to download and print the admit card before the exam. Candidates will be able to download their admit cards by logging in to their profiles. The detailed address of the exam center and time will be mentioned in the admit card. Candidates have to carry the printed copy of the admit card along with the original copy of ID proof.

Exam Centres of XLAT 2022

The XLAT exam is arranged in 9 cities. Candidates can put two choices while filling out the application form. The exam centers are listed below

  • Kolkata
  • Durgapur
  • Patna
  • Guwahati
  • Siliguri
  • Patna
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi

How to prepare for XLAT 2022

Candidates can prepare for XLAT by following the preparation plan for CLAT, as CLAT UG and XLAT are similar exams. Following study materials of different coaching institutes provided for CLAT UG can be helpful for XLAT as well. Using Youtube for gaining knowledge can also be helpful. Also, CLAT UG books can also be helpful. Some examples of books are provided here.

Books for XLAT 2022 Preparation

Since CLAT UG and XLAT share almost the same exam pattern, it is better to prepare from CLAT books as they are both easily available and exceptionally well written. Few books for XAT 2022 Exam Preparation are given below.

UG CLAT Mock TestsOswaal Editorial BoardClick Here
Legal Awareness and Legal ReasoningAP BhardwajClick Here
Complete CLAT CompanionGagrani HarshClick Here


The XLAT 2022 result will be released in the official website. The result will be released in the form of asmission list containing the name of shortlisted students. The admission will be given based on that list. The shortlisted students will be informed through mail by the university. 


The exam is mainly conducted to provide admission to the Law college of Xavier’s. Direct admission will be provided to the selected candidates based on the admission list published by the university.

FAQs about XLAT 2022

What is the full form of XLAT?

The full form of XLAT is Xavier’s Law Admission Test.

What courses will be offered through XLAT 2022

XLAT 2022 is conducted to provide admission to B.Com LLB and B.A. LLB courses in the Law College of St. Xaviers, Kolkata.

If I have a decent score in CLAT can I get admission to the law college of St. Xaviers without appearing for XLAt 2022?

Yes, You can get direct admission to St. Xaviers with your CLAT scorecard, and without appearing for XLAT 2022

When will the XLAT 2022 exam form will release?

XLAT Application Form is yet to be announced by the institute.

What are the eligibility criteria for XLAT 2022?

Candidates have to pass the 10+2 examination from any stream along with English. They have to score at least 45%. The maximum age limit for appearing in the exam is 20 years.

What is the fee for XLAT 2022?

The application fee is Rs. 1000.

What is the official website of XLAT?

The official website for the application is sxuk.edu.in

Who will conduct the exam?

St. Xaviers, Kolkata will conduct the XLAT, 2022

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