CLAT is known as Common Law Admission Test. CLAT is one of the popular law entrance examination after 12th. Every year many candidates fill the application form of CLAT to get admission in a good National Law University of India. There are almost 19 National Law Universities across India that accept CLAT score card for their 5 year LLB program every year. Let’s get some more information about the eligibility of CLAT and for the preparation of this exam.
|CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)|
|The candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent exam
scoring minimum 45% (40% in case of SC/ST)
marks from a recognized Board.
|The candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination
can also apply for CLAT (provided they have to produce
an evidence of passing the examination at time of admission).
|The candidates also have to submit the result
of qualifying examination at the time of admission.
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Pattern of CLAT (Under-Graduate Programme)
|Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each||200|
|Duration of Examination||Two hours (02:00 hours)|
|Subject areas with Weightage|
|English including Comprehension||40 Marks|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Marks|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Marks|
|Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.|
- English including comprehension
The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
- General Knowledge and Currents Affairs
The candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs.
This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class X.
- Legal Aptitude
This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving abilities. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theater across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
- Logical Reasoning
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
Pattern of CLAT (Postgraduate Programme)
|Duration of Examination||Two hours (02:00 hours)|
|Multiple-Choice Questions||150 questions of one mark each
Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law:
1. Constitutional Law: 50
2. Jurisprudence: 50
3. Other law subjects: 50
such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc.
|Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks each will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to Multiple Choice Questions.|
- NLSIU – Bangalore
- NALSAR – Hyderabad
- NLIU – Bhopal
- WBNUJS – Kolkata
- NLU – Jodhpur
- HNLU – Raipur
- GNLU – Gandhinagar
- RMLNLU – Lucknow
- RGNUL – Patiala
- CNLU – Patna
- NUALS – Kochi
- NLUO – Cuttack
- NUSRL – Ranchi
- NLUJAA – Guwahati
- DSNLU – Visakhapatnam
- TNNLS – Tiruchirappalli
Best coaching centre for the preparation of CLAT
Once you have applied for an examination, the next step will be to start preparation for that examination. CLAT is one of the high rated entrance examinations in India, that is why the candidates should start its preparation from day one after they apply for the examination. CLAT preparation needs proper guidelines and for that you need to join a good coaching institute.
Options Coaching Academy is one of the best options to choose for the preparation of CLAT. Options Dehradun is known for its quality education. It provides the best coaching classes for various competitive examinations such as SSC, CDSE, Bank PO/Clerk exams etc. If you are planning to sit in upcoming CLAT exam then you should take admission in Options Dehradun to start preparation at the earliest. Before that do not miss to go through the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
Now you might be thinking “how Options Dehradun will help you in preparing for CLAT”. Well, the faculty at Options Dehradun focuses on the core areas that are really important to crack a competitive examination such as-
- More and more practices as practice brings the perfection eventually.
- Clarification of the concepts of topics.
- New and simple techniques to solve questions.
- More emphasis on the formulas, squares, cube, tables etc. of Mathematics section.
- Weekly tests to track the performance of the students.
- Daily updates on current affairs.
- Focuses on active participation of all the students in the class etc.
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