(Common Law Admission Test ) CLAT EXAM:
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most coveted of all the law entrances in India after Class 12TH. Its journey started in 2008 and today more than 40,000 students write the entrance every year to secure a seat in one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore.
CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 19 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University-Delhi and HP National Law University-Shimla, which have their own process to select the students.
CLAT Score is also accepted by other law schools including NMIMS, Mumbai, UPES Dehradun and Nirma University, Ahmedabad, to name a few. The following National Law Universities (along with intake) accept CLAT scores to admit students to their five year LLB programs every year
CLAT is a 200 marks examination that goes on for 2 hours. It consists of multiple choice questions under five sections. You can get an overview of the syllabus and score structure below:
* English grammar and comprehension (40 marks)
* General knowledge and current affairs (50 marks)
* Elementary Mathematics (20 marks)
* Legal aptitude (50 marks)
* Logical reasoning (40 marks)
Every correct answer to the MCQs earns 1 mark. But the bad news is every wrong answer earns a negative marking of -0.25.
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1. Candidates should have passed Higher Secondary School/Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC and persons with Disability).
2. There is no age bar for appearing in CLAT
3. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also appear provisionally. However, they shall have to produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination before or at the time of admission with detailed mark sheet.
4. Candidate with compartment/supplementary in any subject in the qualifying examination will not be eligible for admission.