COMMAN ADMISSION TEST (CLAT)

Common Law Admission Test popularly known as CLAT is one of most important law entrance exam in India. This test is conducted after class 10+2 or any equivalent examination from recognized board or university. CLAT is conducted every year for admission of students in 19 National Law Universities in India. CLAT is 5 year programme LLB degree.

EXAM SCHEDULE AND DATES

CLAT 2018 SCHEDULEDATE
CLAT 2018 Registration starts on1/JAN/2018
CLAT 2018 Registration closes on31/MARCH/2018
CLAT 2018 application feeRs.1750/-
CLAT 2018 exam date for BBA course13/MAY/2018 from 3:00 PM to 5.00PM
CLAT 2018 Result date14/MAY/2018

CLAT EXAM PATTERN

  • CLAT Exam is divided into 5 sections.
  • All 5 sections are compulsory to attend.
  • CLAT Exam will have 200 Multiple Choice questions (MCQ).
  • Each correct question contains 1 mark.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • Total marks for CLAT Exam is 200.
  • Duration of exam is 2 Hrs.
SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS
English/Verbal Ability4040
Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude2020
Logical Reasoning4040
General Awareness5050
Legal Aptitude5050
TOTAL200200

CLAT 2018 SYLLABUS

CLAT is conducted in online mode with 200 questions from five different subjects including English/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning:

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.

UNIVERSITIES THROUGH CLAT SCORE

UNIVERSITIESLocationSEATS
National Law School of India UniversityBangalore80
NALSAR University of LawHyderabad120
National Law Institute UniversityBhopal128
WB National University of Juridical SciencesKolkata133
National Law UniversityJodhpur115
Hidayatullah National Law UniversityRaipur187
Gujarat National Law UniversityGandhinagar187
Ram Manohar Lohia National Law UniversityLucknow178
Rajiv Gandhi National University of LawPatiala196
Chankaya National Law UniversityPatna140
National University of Advanced Legal StudiesKochi68
National Law University OdishaCuttack180
National University of Study and Research in LawRanchi120
National Law University and Judicial AcademyGuwahati60
DamodaramSanjivayya National Law UniversityVishakhapatnam120
Tamil Nadu National Law SchoolTiruchirappalli110
Maharashtra National Law UniversityMumbai60
Maharashtra National Law UniversityNagpur60
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