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CLAT 2018: Common Law Admission Test

CLAT Overview

CLATCLAT 2018 Application Form has been released on 1st January 2018.

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test), is an entrance exam which is one of the most popular exams among students seeking admission in India’s best Law Colleges.

It is considered to be student’s all-time favourite exams in order to achieve their aim of studying in India’s best colleges.

It provides them with an opportunity for the students to make their dream come true.

The major factor which makes it an important Examination is that 18 NLU (National Law Universities) conducts it rotationally.

It is the All India Level Examination and scores obtained here helps the student seeking admission in one of the finest Law Colleges in India, whether it is a private college or government college.

Now, the details related to the application form, registration, exam dates, and syllabus is provided here for the students seeking admission in integrated L.L.B. and L.L.M. program.

Overview

* An Examination for L.L.B. and L.L.M. integrated course.
* Conducted by 18 NLU.
* Scores are considered by private and government colleges too.


CLAT 2018 Important Exam Dates

Here we have mentioned all the official exam date and events related to CLAT 2018:

EventsDates (Announced)
Online Application Form1st January 2018
Online Fee Payment1st January – 31st March 2018
Offline Challan Payment1st January – 21st March 2018
Closing date of Application Submission31st March 2018
printing/downloading application12th May 2018
Admit Card20th April 2018
Examination20th April 2018
Publishing of Answer Key15th May 2018
Result31st May 2018
Closure of Admission6th July 2018


CLAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

This section will define the qualifications required for appearing in CLAT 2018 examination.

The eligibility criteria for undergraduate and postgraduate law courses is given below.

For UG Courses:

  • Age: No upper age limit for CLAT 2018
  • Qualification: The candidate should have passed the 12th examination with minimum 45%(40% for SC/ST)
    Candidates appearing for 12th class examination are also eligible for filling the application form.

For PG Courses:

  • Qualifying Examination: The minimum qualification to apply for LLM is LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exam.
  • Minimum Marks: Minimum percentage of marks is 55% in the qualifying examination for unreserved /OBC/Specially-abled Persons (SAP). For SC/ST, the minimum marks are 50%.
  • Applicants: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in April/May 2018 can also apply.
  • Age Limit: No prescribed maximum age limit for PG courses

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The pattern for CLAT 2018 UG and PG exams are given below.

The student should be clear about the exam pattern so that they can focus on how to prepare for the exams.

For UG Courses:

  • Courses: The exam will be held for integrated UG law courses.
  • Mode of examination: The mode of exam is online.
  • Type of questions: MCQ type questions will be there with maximum marks 200
  • Exam duration: it is a two-hour exam
  • Question paper medium: The question paper will be in English only
  • Marking Scheme: For each write answer 1 mark will be awarded
  • Negative marking:0.25 negative marking in case of wrong answers.
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English including Comprehension40 Questions40 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs50 Questions50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics20 Questions20 Marks
Legal Aptitude50 Questions50 Marks
Logical Reasoning40 Questions40 Marks
Total200 Questions200 Marks

For PG Courses:

  • Courses: The examination of CLAT will be held to get admission in post-graduate law courses (i.e. LL.M.).
  • Mode of Examination: the exam will be held only in online mode  (Computer Based Test).
  • Type of Questions: MCQ type questions will be there in the paper of maximum marks 150.
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours will be the time given for completing the exam.
  • Question Paper Medium: English is the only medium.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer.
Subjects Number of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Constitutional Law50 Questions50 Marks
Jurisprudence50 Questions50 Marks
Other law subjects 50 Questions50 Marks
Total 150 Questions150 Marks

CLAT 2018 Application Form

* The forms have been uploaded from 1 January 2018
* It can only be filled online, no other options are allowed.
* Fee
* Rs 4000 for General and OBC
* Rs 3500 for SC/ST categories


CLAT 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus for CLAT UG course is quite understood as it is a law relating exam so it must contain some wide area. Namely, subjects are mentioned below:
*English including Comprehension
*General Knowledge
*Mathematics(till class 10)
*Legal Aptitude
*Legal Reasoning

And for PG courses there are subjects like Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights which must be covered.



CLAT 2018 Admit Card

* It will be available on 28 April 2018 online itself.
* Admit is compulsory to carry in the examination hall.
* Candidates must preserve the admit card till the end of admission process


CLAT 2018 Result

* Will be declared on 31 may 2018 online on the official site itself.
* Score and rank will be mentioned in the result.


CLAT 2018 Counseling

* Counseling will take place from 7 June 2018.
* It shall contain 4 rounds.
* Seats will allot on the merit basis.
* Selected candidates will have to pay Rs 50,000 with the CLAT office.

About Nishant Chaudhary

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You have lots of quality content. Must recommend for exam preparation