CLAT

CLAT - The Common Law Admission Test

About CLAT:
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 14 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programs (LL.B and LL.M).
The first CLAT Core Committee consisting of Vice-Chancellors of the seven participating NLUs at that time decided that the test shall be conducted by rotation in the order of their establishment.
 
Accordingly, the first Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) was conducted in 2008.
Now there are 14 participating NLUs and following the practice the seventh Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will be conducted by the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar in 2015.
 
CLAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria:
For UG Programs:
  • Applicants must be passed by Higher Secondary Examination or Intermediate or its equivalent examination from a recognized University with at least 45% of aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates).
  • Applicants who are pursuing for the qualifying examination are also eligible for the examination.
  • Applicant must be below 20 years as on 1st July, 2015 and 22 years in case of SC/ ST/ PH as arranged by their respective university.
For PG Programs:
 
  • Applicants must be passed in LL.B/ a 5 year integrated LL.B or any other equivalent degree in Law from a recognized University with at least 55% of aggregate (50% in case of SC and ST candidates).
  • Applicants who are pursuing for the degree examination are also eligible for the examination.
CLAT 2016 Paper Pattern:
For UG Exam:
  • The test consists of 200 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
  • Total time or the examination is 2 hours.
  • Applicants will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer attempted.
  • In the event of equal marks scored by two or more candidates in the CLAT 2015, the tie will be broken by the following procedure and order:
  • Higher marks in the section of Legal aptitude.
  • Higher age
  • Computerized draw of lots.
The Distribution of subject and weight age of marks are as follows:
 
Subject Marks
English including Comprehension 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning 40
Total 200
For PG Exam:
  • The test consists of 150 multiple choice question of 1 mark each marks.
  • Total time or the examination is 2 hours.
  • Applicants will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer attempted.
  • The Distribution of subject and weight age of marks are as follows:
 
Subject Marks
Constitutional Law 50
Jurisprudence 50
Other law subjects 50
Total 150
 
CLAT 2016 Application Form:
Step 1: Go to www.clat.ac.in
Step 2: Applicants are required to fill their personal, academics and other details a mentioned in the form.
Step 3: Applicants are required to upload their recent passport size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms) and signature of JPG format within 100kb.
Step 4: Applicants are required to make the payment online through Debit/ Credit Card.
For any further information regarding application form applicant can visit official website
 
CLAT Application fees: To complete the application process successfully applicants need to pay their application form fees for General Category Rs 4000/-and for Reserved Category Rs 3500/-
CLAT 2016 Exam Dates:
 
CLAT Exam Events Important Dates
Application forms begins
January, 2016
 
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Application forms closes March, 2016
Admit Card from April, 2016
CLAT Examination May, 2016
Declaration of result May, 2016
Admission Process May to July, 2016
Closure of Admission July, 2016

 

 
 
 
 
 

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