Updated: Jan 21, 2020
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted by National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses (LL.B & LL.M). The entrance exam is held rotationally by the National Law Universities. A CLAT score is used to seek admission to law schools all over India, specifically the National Law Universities except NLU-Delhi which holds a separate entrance test by the name of AILET.
For the eligibility of the CLAT examination, the following parameters have to be cleared.
CLAT exam consists of the 200 questions from the different areas which are from the syllabus.
|Subject/Section||Number of Questions|
|Verbal Ability/English Exam||40|
CLAT 2019 would held in the online mode. The CLAT exam would be carrying 200 questions from 5 different subjects. These subjects are:
The objective behind the comprehension (English) paper is to test the comprehension skills of the students. The students would be asked the questions from the central theme given in the form of the comprehension in the examination.
Moreover, there would be the grammar section in which the students would be required to correct the grammatical errors in the sentences. This would come in the form of correcting the sentences, fill in the blanks, etc.
The objective of the current affairs and General Knowledge paper is to test the knowledge of the candidate regarding the General Knowledge. The General Knowledge paper test the skills of the students over the static GK of the country and international level.
The current Affairs questions test the skills of the students regarding the national and international current affairs.
The objective of the Mathematics test is to test the candidate's knowledge about the elementary Mathematics. This includes the Mathematics up to 10th std.
The objective of this subject is to test the candidate's interest in the problem-solving ability, research aptitude and the study of law. The questions may pop up from the legal propositions which have been described in the paper.
Some of the assumptions may not be true in real life, but the candidates have to take the assumptions as the real state and answer the question in accordance with that.
The aim of the logical reasoning exam is to test the candidate's ability to find logical links, solve the logical problems, identify the problems and other variety of questions based on logical assumptions.
The syllabus of this exam includes the analogies, logical sequences, syllogisms, etc.