Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

CLAT entrance examination is conducted for admission to 18 of the coveted National Law Schools. The following national law universities (NLUs) consider CLAT scores for admissions to their under graduate program: NLSIU - Bangalore NALSAR - Hyderabad NLIU - Bhopal WBNUJS - Kolkata NLU - Jodhpur HNLU - Raipur GNLU - Gandhinagar RMLNLU - Lucknow RGNUL - Patiala CNLU - Patna NUALS - Kochi NLUO - Cuttack NUSRL - Ranchi NLUJAA - Guwahati DSNLU - Visakhapatnam TNNLS -Tiruchirappalli MNLU - Mumbai MNLU- Nagpur
Date of Exam:
14/05/18
Date of Admit Card Issue:
20/4/18 to 14/05/18
Date of Counseling:
05/06 to 4/7/2018
Date of Registration:
01/01/18 to 31/03/18

Syllabus:

CLAT 2017 shall be conducted in online 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. 5. 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.

Pattern:

Total Marks: 200 Number of Questions: 200 Duration: 2 hours Marking:There is system of negative marking and for every incorrect answer 1/4th marks will be deducted. CLAT Structure English (including comprehension) 40 marks Elementary Mathematics 20 marks General Knowledge/Current Affairs 50 marks Logical Reasoning 40 marks Legal Reasoning 50 marks

Eligibility:

Candidates need to have qualified Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate or equivalent examination from 10+2 education system Candidates need to secure at least 45% marks in aggregate of the total marks and if belonging to SC/ST category, needed to secure at least 40% marks There is no upper age limit for applying and appearing in CLAT Candidates appearing in their Class 12th or any other equivalent examination are also considered eligible for applying for CLAT

Eligibility For:

National Law Universities
Frequency:
Annual
Level:
UG
Registration Fees:
GEN - 4000 SC/ST/OBC - 3500
Results Date:
29/05/18

Contact Email:
admission2017@clat.ac.in
Contact Number:
0916122361114, 0916122361115
Website:
http://clat.ac.in