Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

6/19/2013 Exams info



Common Law



Admission


Test
(CLAT) is an all India level entrance exam conducted
for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate level law programmes,
offered in the top eleven law Universities of India. NALSAR University of
Law in Hyderabad is the statutory body for conducting the Common Law
Admission Test. Apart from the top eleven law Universities of India, many
other renowned law institutes across India also offer admission on the basis
of CLAT score.

 


List of top eleven law Universities of India

  • NLSIU (Bangalore)
  • NALSAR (Hyderabad)




  • National


    Law
    Institute University (Bhopal)
  • West Bengal



    National


    University
    of Juridicial Sciences (Kolkata)
  • National Law University (Jodhpur)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University (Raipur)
  • Gujarat National Law University (Gandhinagar)
  • RMLNLU (Lucknow)
  • RGNUL (Patiala)
  • CNLU (Patna)
  • NUALS (Kochi)

Courses




B A LLB - Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws




LLM
� Masters of Laws


  • LLM


Eligibility for CLAT Exam




Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), is conducted for admission into


law

 
 
 
 

program
at under graduate as well as at post graduate level by
eleven national law universities namely National


Law


School
of India University, Bangalore, NALSAR University of
Law, Hyderabad, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, West Bengal
National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, National Law University,
Jodhpur, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Gujarat National Law
University, Gandhinagar, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University,
Lucknow, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala,


Chanakya
National Law University, Patna, and National
University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, in rotation.

 


Eligibility


The entrance examination is mandatory to seek admission in LLB and LLM
program in most of the reputed national universities across the country.

 


For undergraduate LLB program


The applicants should have passed senior secondary or equivalent examination
in any discipline from a recognized Board, with at least 50% aggregate
marks. Relaxation of 5% is there for SC/ST/ persons with Disability (PWD)
candidates. In addition, the candidates belonging to General/OBC category
should not be less than 20 years of age as on 1st July of the year of
admission and 22 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and persons
with Disability category. The candidates appearing in the qualifying
examination are also eligible.

 


For postgraduate LLM program


The applicants should have passed LL.B/B.L. examination or an equivalent
examination from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in
total. Relaxation of 5% is there for SC/ST/OBC and those with physical
disability. The aspirants, who are appearing in the qualifying examination,
are also eligible for the test.


Examination Pattern for CLAT Exam




Common Law Admission Test, popularly known as CLAT, is conducted for
admission into law program at under graduate as well as at post graduate
level. The eleven national law universities, which accepts the scores of
CLAT for admission into under graduate law program are- National Law School
of India University, Bangalore, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad,
National Law Institute University, Bhopal, West Bengal National University
of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, National Law University, Jodhpur,
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Gujarat National Law
University, Gandhinagar, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University,
Lucknow, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Chanakya National
Law University, Patna, and National University of Advanced Legal Studies,
Kochi.

 


Examination Pattern


CLAT is among the most competitive entrance examinations for the study of
law in India.

 


For Undergraduate Program (LLB) �


The test paper includes 200 questions of one mark each making total, 200
marks. The duration of the entrance examination is of two hours. The test
paper is divided into five sections as follows-

 

  • Section I consists of questions related to English including
    Comprehension of 40 marks
  • Section II comprises of questions related to General Knowledge/ Current
    Affairs comprising 50 marks
  • Section III includes Elementary Mathematics, which tests the Numerical
    ability of the applicant. The weight age of this section is 20 marks.
  • Section IV is of Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness, which awards 45 marks
    and
  • Section V also fetches 45 marks. It consists of Logical Reasoning
    Questions.

 


For Postgraduate Program (LLM)


The entrance examination is conducted in below listed disciplines at post
graduate level-

 

  • Law of Contracts
  • Law of Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

 


The exam of two hours of duration fetches 200 marks in total. The test is
divided into the following three sections:

 

  • Objective Type
  • Short answers
  • Essay

 


The first section includes 50 objective questions of one mark each. Second
section consists of 10 questions of five marks each and the third section
comprises of two essays of 50 marks each.





Syllabus for CLAT Exam



Common Law Admission Test, (CLAT) is conducted for the
candidates, who desire to seek admission into law programs at undergraduate
as well as at postgraduate level. Most of the reputed national law
universities across the country consider the scores of entrance examination
for admission. These law universities conduct the Common Law Admission Test
(CLAT) entrance examination in rotation, every year. Through the scores of
this entrance examination, one can seek admission in any of the
participating universities.


 


Syllabus


There is no set/defined syllabus of entrance examination.


 


Undergraduate Program


The applicants can enhance their vocabulary, practice
grammar related rules to attempt English section. In order to crack general
awareness/current affair section and legal awareness section, one can
acquire relevant knowledge by reading newspapers and books related to the
subject, on a regular basis. The scholars can practice mathematics of 10+2
level for Elementary Mathematics section. By studying competitive books, one
can develop logical reasoning skills.


 


Postgraduate Program


The candidates have to thoroughly study the curriculum of
LLB/B.A Law and should keep themselves updated with latest happenings and
current affairs through newspapers and books. Knowledge of basic grammar
rules is also necessary.

Contact Address



NALSAR University of Law

3-4-761, Barkatpura

Hyderabad � 500 027

Ph: 040-23498206 / 9010189400

Email: helpdesk@clat.ac.in

Website: http://www.clat.ac.in/


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