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Know more in detail about CLAT – Common Law Admission Test

18 August,2022  |  By Brainwonders

Table of Contents:

  • About CLAT Exam
  • CLAT Exam Highlights
  • Eligibility Criteria for CLAT
  • CLAT Exam Pattern
  • CLAT Exam Fees
  • CLAT Syllabus
  • Top National Law Universities

About CLAT Exam

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an All India Entrance Examination conducted by the National Law Universities (NLUs) in order to provide admission to their undergraduate and postgraduate programmes like LLB and LLM. The responsibility for administering the exam is cycled among NLUs and assigned based on seniority in the establishment.

CLAT Exam is the most popular law entrance exam among individuals seeking admission to law UG programmes. Around 50,000 candidates take the CLAT Entrance Exam. According to the latest official information, the CLAT 2023 Exam for UG admissions consists of 150 questions from five areas, including English Language and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge, and Quantitative Techniques. So, before going, go through the detailed information about the CLAT exam.

CLAT Exam Highlights

Features Highlights
CLAT Full Form Common Law Admission Test
Conducted By Consortium of NLUs
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Exam Type Law Entrance Test
CLAT Exam Mode Offline
CLAT Exam Duration 2 hours
Test Takers Approx. 59,000
CLAT Official Website https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
Contact Details

Email: [email protected] consortiumofnlus. Ac. in

Phone: 08047162020

Time: 10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days

Eligibility Criteria for CLAT

  • In CLAT 2022, the UG Program will have no upper age limit.
  • In terms of the minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), candidates must have obtained:
  • 45% marks or its equivalent grade in the case of candidates belonging to the General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories; 
  • 45% marks or its equivalent grade in the case of candidates belonging to the General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO
  • In the case of candidates from the SC/ST categories, 40% or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates who take the qualifying test in March/April 2022 are also eligible to take the CLAT 2022 exam. They will be asked to submit proof of passing the qualifying test at the time of admission, failing which they will forfeit their right to be considered for admission.

CLAT Exam Pattern

CLAT 2023 consists of 5 sections and is administered online. Each question is worth one mark, and there is a CLAT Negative Marking of 0.25 points for each erroneous response. CLAT 2023 requires 150 questions to be answered in 120 minutes; however, there are no descriptive-type questions. For a better understanding, consult the most recent CLAT Exam Pattern.

CLAT Exam Sections No. of MCQs Maximum Marks Approximate Weightage (in %)
English Language 28-32 28-32 20
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 35-39 35-39 25
Logical Reasoning 28-32 28-32 20
Legal Reasoning 35-39 35-39 25
Quantitative Techniques (Basic Mathematics up to Class 10) 13-17 13-17 10
Total 150 150 100

CLAT Exam Fees

Category CLAT Exam Fees 2023
General/OBC/SAP and other category candidates ₹ 4000/-
SC/ST category candidates ₹ 3500/-

CLAT Syllabus

Before beginning test preparation, thoroughly review the CLAT Syllabus.

Section-wise CLAT Syllabus CLAT Important Topics to be Covered
English (including Comprehension) Analogies, Spotting Errors, Spelling Errors, Word Rearrangement, Synonyms, Reading Comprehension, Idioms & Phrases, Fill in the blanks, One Word Substitution, Antonyms, Cloze Test, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence Improvement.
Numerical Ability (Elementary Maths) Areas, and Volumes, Percentage, Simplification & Approximation, Partnerships, Ratio, Averages, Surds & Indices, Square Roots, Fractions & Decimals, Number Systems, HCF & LCM, Discounts, Profit & Loss, Proportion, Interest.
General Knowledge & Current Affairs Static GK, Current happenings, Science & Technology, Sports, Economics, History, Geography, Politics
Logical Reasoning Ranking, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Statement & Assumption/ Argument/ Conclusion/ Course of action, Series, Number Test, analogy, Alphabet Test, Classification, Time & Sequence, Blood Relations, Distance and Direction.
Legal Aptitude Important Supreme Court Judgments; Important and recent acts and amendments of the legislature; Legal GK and current affairs; International treaties and conventions affecting national legal framework, Important topics from Contract law, Criminal law, tort law, and Constitutional law, etc.

Top National Law Universities

Listed below are the top law colleges which provide admission on the basis of CLAT score.

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