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    Common Law Admission Test, CLAT - Exam Details

     Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) - Exam Details

    Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most coveted of all the law entrances in India after Class XII. CLAT journey started in 2008 and today more than 50,000 students write the entrance every year to secure a seat in one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore-the Harvard of the East.

     

    CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 19 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University-Delhi and HP National Law University-Shimla, which have their own process to select the students.


    CLAT Score is also accepted by other law schools including NMIMS, Mumbai and Nirma University, Ahmedabad, to name a few.


    The following National Law Universities (along with intake) accept CLAT scores to admit students to their five year LLB programs every year:


     

     

    CLAT 2019 Eligibility:

    • To be eligible for CLAT, the candidates must have secured:
      (a) Forty five percent (45%) marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII or equivalent) in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.
      (b) Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
    • CCandidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2018 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2018 offline examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
    • The result of qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.

    CLAT 2019 will be held from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM on 12th May 2019.

     

     

    CLAT 2019 Syllabus:

    CLAT 2019 shall be conducted in offline mode where the paper will have 200 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:


    English including comprehension: The English section will test the candidates' proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.


    General Knowledge and Current Affairs:The General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.


    Mathematics:This section will test candidate's knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class/standard.


    Legal Aptitude: This section will test candidate's interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be "true" in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the "truth" of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.


    Logical Reasoning: The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate's ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

    CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

    CLAT is of two hour duration, comprising 200 questions across five different areas and is conducted offline.


    Subject/Section

    No. of Questions

    English/Verbal Ability

    40

    Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude

    20

    Logical Reasoning

    40

    General Awareness

    50

    Legal Aptitude

    50

    Marking Scheme

    +1/-0.25

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