ULSAT Syllabus 2021: Subject-wise Syllabus and Weightage PDF Download

Exam Date

Jun 17, 2021

Jun 14, 2021 | Law


UPES will conduct the ULSAT 2021 examination from June 17, 2021, to June 19, 2021. Those who wish to appear for the ULSAT 2021 are advised to check the syllabus. The aspirants who want to pursue any of the law courses offered by the university must refer to the details of the ULSAT 2021 syllabus given below. ULSAT 2021 will be conducted in online mode and will contain objective-type questions. The question paper consists of the following five sections, and each section carries 30 questions. 

  1. Language Comprehension
  2. Quantitative and Numerical Ability 
  3. Logical Reasoning 
  4. Legal General Knowledge 
  5. Legal Aptitude

ULSAT 2021 Detailed Syllabus

The details of the ULSAT Syllabus for 2021, along with the number of questions each section shall carry are tabulated below. Refer to the table to get a detailed analysis of the syllabus for the ULSAT 2021 examination.

Language Comprehension

  1. Vocabulary, 
  2. Reading Comprehension, 
  3. Synonyms, 
  4. One-word substitution, 
  5. Spellings, 
  6. Idioms, 
  7. Phrases, 
  8. Figures of speech, 
  9. Legal terms

Quantitative and Numerical Ability 

  1. Mental Ability and Logical/Mathematical Analysis, 
  2. Odd-Even Discretion, 
  3. Series, 
  4. Data Interpretation, 
  5. Mensuration, 
  6. Basic Arithmetic, 
  7. Commercial Mathematics

Logical Reasoning 

  1. Statement & Assumptions, 
  2. Assertion-Reason, 
  3. Direction and distance test, 
  4. Number test, 
  5. Statement & Conclusions, 
  6. Blood Relationships, 
  7. Ranking, 
  8. Syllogism, 
  9. Analogy-Statement & Arguments, 
  10. Coding and Decoding, 
  11. Statement & actions, 
  12. Deductive Reasoning

Legal General Knowledge 

  1. General Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity, 
  2. Important Landmarks Judgements, 
  3. Supreme Court Judgements, 
  4. Indian Constitution

Legal Aptitude 

  1. Law of Torts, 
  2. Legal Maxims, 
  3. Vicarious Liability, 
  4. Strict Liability, 
  5. Law of Crimes, 
  6. Contracts and Constitutional Law, 
  7. International Law, 
  8. Intellectual Property Rights, 
  9. Family Law, IPC, 
  10. Legal fundamentals and terms

ULSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

To successfully qualify the ULSAT 2021, the candidates need to be aware of the exam pattern and prepare for the exam. ULSAT Exam Pattern for candidates to prepare well is mentioned below.

ULSAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Section Number of Questions
Language Comprehension 30
Quantitative & Numerical Ability 30
Logical Reasoning 30
Legal General Knowledge 30
Legal Aptitude 30
Total Marks 150

The candidates must also refer to the ULSAT exam pattern to enhance their exam preparation. 

ULSAT 2021- Preparation tips

Students who wish to secure admission to the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, scoring well in the ULSAT 2021 examination, are advised to read the preparation tips before appearing for ULSAT 2021. 

  1. The candidates should start preparing for the exam at least 6-7 months before the examination. This will ensure complete coverage of the syllabus, and the candidate will be able to perform well on the day of the examination. 
  2. Solve previous year's question papers to get the hang of the types of questions asked in ULSAT. 
  3. Go through the ULSAT 2021 exam pattern to avoid any confusion. 
  4. Try to complete the syllabus at least a month before the examination. This will leave ample time for revision. 
  5. Keep an eye on current affairs by reading newspapers, magazines, and legal journals. This will give you an edge over other candidates appearing for ULSAT 2021. 
  6. Take the mock test provided by the institute. (https://cocubes.in/ulsatdemo)

ULSAT 2021- Preparation material 

UPES Dehradun conducts the ULSAT examination. The exam acts as a gateway for admission to various law courses offered by the institute. Since the structure of ULSAT is similar to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), the All India Law Entrance Test (AILET), and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India therefore, candidates can prepare for ULSAT with the books referred for these exams. However, for additional practice, candidates can refer to the following books. 

Name of the book  Author
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning AP Bhardwaj
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
English Reading Comprehension RPH Editorial
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Aggarwal
Legal Awareness & Legal Reasoning (LA & LR) for CLAT & other Law Entrance Exams Wiley's ExamXpert


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