The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) in Brief

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is held on a rotational basis by 18 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India. CLAT 2017 was led by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna. All candidates need to clear CLAT to secure admissions in BSc LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), BSW LLB (Hons), BA LLB (Hons), BCom LLB (Hons) and LLM programs on offer at the 18 NLUs. Based on the scores obtained by the candidate in the CLAT exam, he/she can secure admission to fill any of the available 632 LLM seats and 2352 LLB seats.

In 2015, CLAT center board of trustees shared that this law placement test would be led just through the online mode. The last two releases of the national level selection test have been conducted in the online mode. Exam dates for CLAT 2018 are not published yet, exam is estimated in may month of 2018.

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  1. Fill the CLAT Application Form
  2. Download CLAT Admit Card
  3. Appear For the Exam
  4. Check The Result
  5. Appear For CLAT Counseling

CLAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates might be underneath Twenty (20) Years of age as on the first July 2018 in the event of all Unreserved/NRIs/NRI Sponsored classifications hopefuls.
  • Candidates should be beneath Twenty-Two (22) years old as on first July 2018 in the event of SC/ST/OBC or Specially Abled Persons (SAP) class applicants.

A candidate need to secure the minimum marks in qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2):

  1. Forty-five percent (45%) of aggregate marks for any of the applicants having a place with Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and different classes.
  2. Forty Percent (40%) aggregate marks in the event of applicants having a place with SC/ST classifications.

Candidates who are showing up in the qualifying examination in March/April 2018 are additionally qualified for showing up for CLAT-2018 online examination. In any case, they are required to deliver a proof of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admissions, and for coming up short with marks of the same, they might lose their chance of entitlement to be considered for admission.

The outcome of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) should be presented by the candidate at the time of application, without which the applicant might be ineligible for admission to the Course.

In the instance of equivalent marks, the breaking of the tie should be by the following technique and request as under:

  1. Higher scores in the segment of legitimate inclination in CLAT-2018 exam.
  2. Higher age.
  3. Computerized draw of parts

CLAT Syllabus

CLAT 2018 might be directed in online mode where the paper will have 200 questions from five distinct subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Degree and scope of inquiries under various branches of knowledge are:

English including comprehension: The English segment will test the candidate’s capability in English in view of comprehension passage and linguistic use. In the same segment, applicants will be questioned on their comprehension of the section and its focal topic, implications of words utilized in that, and so forth. The linguistic use segment requires amendment of mistaken grammatical sentences, filling of spaces in sentences with proper words, and so forth.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs: The candidate’s base for general knowledge will be tried on the general awareness including general static learning. Inquiries on current affairs will test candidates on their insight into national and global current issues.

Mathematics: This section is specifically designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of elementary mathematics, that is mathematics taught up to 10th Class/standard.

Legal Aptitude: This area will test applicant’s enthusiasm towards the investigation of law, research aptitude, and critical thinking capacity. Inquiries may incorporate legitimate recommendations and an arrangement of certainties to which the said suggestion must be connected.

Logical Reasoning: The motivation behind the coherent thinking segment is to test the candidate’s capacity to distinguish designs, sensible connections and amend unreasonable contentions. It might incorporate an assortment of intelligent thinking questions, for example, syllogisms, coherent groupings, analogies, and so on. Be that as it may, visual thinking won’t be tested under the test.

CLAT Counseling

The Counseling for CLAT 2018 will be directed online after the outcomes for the exam are reported. Competitors shortlisted for advising should show up for web-based counseling to fill seats accessible in the participating NLUs. Competitors can participate in web-based counseling through their own login account. Applicants need to pay Rs 50,000 as a charge for directing either on the web or offline by methods for bank challan on the official site.