Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

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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 40,000 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, UPES Dehradun 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 2018 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 2018 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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