What is CLAT Exam, Syllabus, Pattern ,Selection

Almost We have seen a large number of talented  lawyers in courts . If you are interested to start your career in the field in law then you need to clear CLAT  Exams. Learn to know details about  this examination . Lets Start!

What is CLAT Exam?

CLAT Stands for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). It is a national level governmental entrance test for admissions to National Law Universities in India. It is organized by Consortium National Law. Most private and self-financed best law schools in India also use the scores of CLAT Entrance Exam for law admissions.

The CLAT exam is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities, which is a body representing 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India.

The UG law program offered through CLAT is the five-year integrated Bachelor of Laws (LLB) course, while the PG law program is the Master of Laws (LLM) course.

Eligibility for CLAT exam
The eligibility requirements as follows to appear in CLAT Entrance
For Under-Graduate Courses
Candidates should have Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent from a recognized Board with 45% marks in aggregate (40% for SC and ST candidates).
Post-Graduate Courses
Candidates should have LL. B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and ST candidates)
Age Limit:
There is no upper age restriction for appear in the test.
Application Fee :
₹4,000 for Gen , OBC , PWD/ Rs. 3500 for SC/ST
Exam Patterns and Syllabus for CLAT Exam
The exam is conducted in an online mode and consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from the following areas: English Language, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.
There are five sections in CLAT exam
Duration: Two hours duration
Question of the CLAT Exam: 150
Question Type: Multiple Choice Questions.

here’s the syllabus for CLAT exam organized in a table:

Subjects Topics
English Language Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading Comprehension
General Knowledge Current Affairs, Static General Knowledge (History, Geography, etc.)
Mathematics Algebra, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Geometry, Statistics
Legal Aptitude Legal Principles, Facts and Situations, Reasoning questions
Logical Reasoning Syllogism, Analogies, Blood Relations, Logical Games, etc.

Note: The table above is based on the latest syllabus for the CLAT exam , it is important to note that the exam syllabus may be subject to change, so it is advisable to refer to the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities for the most up-to-date information on the CLAT exam syllabus.

List of universities after CLAT Exam

After appearing for the CLAT exam, students can apply for admission to various National Law Universities (NLUs) in India, based on their CLAT score and rank. In addition to the NLUs, some other universities and colleges in India also accept CLAT scores for admission to their law programs.

Here are some of the top law universities in India that accept CLAT scores for admission to their law programs:

  1. National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
  2. National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad
  3. National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
  4. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata
  5. National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur
  6. Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
  7. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala
  8. National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
  9. National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
  10. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai

Apart from these NLUs, some other universities and colleges that accept CLAT scores for admission include Symbiosis Law School, Pune, and Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat.

It is important to note that the admission process for each university may vary, and students are advised to check the respective university websites for further details regarding admission procedures and requirements.

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