MAH Law CET (5-Year Law Program) – 2018: Exam Analysis

MAH Law CET (5-Year Law Program) – 2018: Exam Analysis

Total Questions: 150
Total Marks: 150
Total Duration: 120 minutes (No sectional Time Limit)
Marking System Marking: +1 for Correct, No Negative Marking

Paper Pattern

Sr No Section Questions Marks
1 Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40 40
2 General Knowledge with Current Affairs 30 30
3 Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40 40
4 English 30 30
5 Mathematical Aptitude 10 10
  Total 150 150

Section 1: Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

No. of Questions: 40

Majority of the questions were based on Principle and Facts.

Around 19-20 questions were based on contracts and Partnership act, 13-14 questions based on criminal act and rest were individual questions from various topics. The legal section was comfortably handled by students who had practiced principle-based questions well. There were no traces of Legal GK or Legal Maxims.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Ideal attempts: 36+
Ideal correct: 32+
Time to be allotted: 40 minutes

 

Section 2: General Knowledge with Current Affairs

No. of Questions: 30

This section had a mixture of questions from Current Affairs and Static part. The Static portion was moderately tough. There were questions about Brahmo Samaj, NITI Aayog, an article declaring Hindi as the official language of the Union etc. However, a majority of questions in this section were from Current Affairs. The questions about 36th National Games, Vajra Prahar joint military exercise, Cartosat-2 launch by ISRO, first transgender appointed in police, Zoji La pass etc. were mostly on expected lines. A student with a thorough reading of last six months’ current affairs (October 2017–March 2018) would have found the section scoring.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Ideal attempts: 25+
Ideal correct: 20+
Time to be allotted: 10 min

 

Section 3: Logical and Analytical Reasoning

No. of Questions: 40

Questions based on Arrangements and Puzzles dominated the section. 3 sets of arrangements including Linear & Circular arrangements were asked. Most of these questions were moderate to tough but could be solved easily by someone who has had a lot of practice. The topic of syllogisms contributed 6-7 questions all of which were relatively easy. Statement – assumptions and statement – conclusions, which are generally a staple in such exams. 1 set of Data Structure (Input-Output) was difficult to crack. There were few questions based on mathematical inequality-based puzzles too which increased the heat in this section. There were few questions based on coding-decoding, directions and blood relations too.

Level of difficulty: Difficult
Ideal attempts: 30+
Ideal correct: 24+
Time to be allotted: 40 minutes

 

Section 4: English

No. of Questions: 30

The Verbal Ability section was relatively easier compared to other sections. One passage of reading comprehension based on China Labour Law and Struggles with 10 questions asked from it was present in the test. All 10 questions were directly answered from the passage with few questions being synonyms and antonyms. 5-6 questions based on finding grammatical errors out of the fragments given. Also, there were 4-5 questions on sentence correction, Parajumbles and spotting the incorrect spellings.

Level of difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Ideal attempts: 25+
Ideal correct: 22+
Time to be allotted: 20 minutes

 

Section 5: Mathematical Aptitude

No. of Questions: 10

Majority of the questions were Arithmetic including topics from Applications of Time, Speed & Distance (Trains, Boats & Stream), Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, SICI & other Arithmetic equations. There were a couple of questions on Data Sufficiency.

Level of difficulty: Moderate
Ideal attempts: 8+
Ideal correct: 6+
Time to be allotted: 10 minutes

 

Overall Analysis

Ideal Attempts – 120+

Good Score – 105+

Sr No Section Questions Ideal Time Good Attempt Good Score Level of Difficulty
1 Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40 40 min 36+ 32+ Easy
2 General Knowledge with Current Affairs 30 10 min 25+ 20+ Easy
3 Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40 40 min 30+ 24+ Difficult
4 English 30 20 min 25+ 22+ Easy to Moderate
5 Mathematical Aptitude 10 10 min 8+ 6+ Moderate
  Total 150 120 min 124+ 104+  

 

In the overall analysis, MAH Law CET (5 years) was a balanced paper along expected lines. Logical and Analytical Reasoning was tough compared to last year and was a surprise element. The questions were well framed and so far, no error is observed/reported in any of the questions.

A student scoring 104+ would end up getting into Top 5 Law Programs of DHE, Maharashtra.

Note: As there was no negative marking, a lot of students would have attempted all questions. The suggested good attempt and good score are the net genuine attempts and score obtained from it.

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