CLAT

CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. It is an entrance exam conducted all over India for admission into various law courses in participating law schools. CLAT exam was started in 2008, before that each law school conducted there own entrance exam.

There is written exam (online objective type test) followed by online counseling.

The Pattern of Exam for undergraduate programme

The test will be online objective type and time duration is 2 hours, consisting of

Sr. No. Name of Subject Marks Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 40 Marks
2 General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50 Marks
3 Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 Marks
4 Legal Aptitude 50 Marks
5 Logical Reasoning 40 Marks
Total 200 Marks

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer.

The Pattern of Exam for postgraduate programme:

The test will be online objective type, consisting of 150 questions of one mark each and the time duration is 2 hours.

Sr. No. Name of Subject Marks Allotted
1 Constitutional Law 50 Marks
2 Jurisprudence 50 Marks
3 Other law subjects (such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environmental Law and Human Rights) 50 Marks
Total 150 Marks

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer. There will be no descriptive type questions

Age

For UG Programmes:

There is no age bar for CLAT applications 2017.


For PG Programmes:

No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2017

Educational Qualification

For UG Programmes:

  1. Candidate has to qualify their 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum 45% marks (in case of General/OBC/SAP categories) and 40% marks (in case of SC/ST category).

  2. Appearing candidates of Class 10+2 or equivalent examination are also eligible to appear in the entrance exam.

  3. At the time of admission, the candidates would have to produce an evidence of their passing qualifying examination.

For PG Programmes:

  1. Candidates must have passed LL.B or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks(Unreserved/OBC/SAP categories) and 50% marks (SC/ST category).

  2. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for CLAT.

  3. Candidates would have to produce the evidence of their qualified examination at the time of admission.