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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an entrance exam for admissions to Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate degree programmes in law across India. CLAT 2019 will be held in the month of May. It is held by the Law Univeristies every year for their respective law programmes.
 
CLAT 2019 Participating NLU’s:-
 
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru
National Academy of Legal Study and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata
National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi
National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam
Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad
 
CLAT 2019 Eligibility:-
 
UG Programme:-
 
There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2019.
 
As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:
 
Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
 
Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
 
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2019 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2019 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
 
The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
 
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
 
Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2019 exam;
Higher age; 
Computerised draw of lots.
 
 
PG Programme:-
 
The candidates must have minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination [i.e. LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/any other equivalent exam] as under:
 
Fifty five percent (55%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
 
Fifty percent (50%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
 
The candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission.
 
In case of candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination, he/she may submit his/her final result of qualifying examination within the time frame prescribed by the respective University/Institute. Till then such candidates may be given provisional admission.
 
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by procedure and order as under:
 
Higher age;
Computerized draw of lots.
No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2019.

CLAT Registration / Application Form

CLAT 2019 Application Form / Registration:-
 
 
Apply online at website:- http://www.clat.ac.in
 
Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application.
 
The scanned copies of the documents to be uploaded by the candidates, adhering to the guidelines provided in the online application webpage, are:
 
1. Front facing passport size recent photograph 
2. Signature of the candidate
3. The scanned copy of the certificate in PDF format issued by the competent authority to support the claim of Specially Abled Persons (SAP). 
 
Application Fee / Previous Years Question Papers' Fee 
 
1. Application fee for General/OBC/SAP and other category candidates: Rs.4,000/- 
2. Application fee for SC/ST category candidates: Rs.3,500/- 
 
Application fee can be paid online or by bank challan generated online. 
 
For payment of application fee, candidates are required to login to the CLAT 2019 Online Application Webpage. Application fee shall be paid online through net-banking /debit card / credit card/ pay wallet/ RuPay etc. or through offline mode by way of online- generated bank challan. 
 
Offline payments can be made after registering the application online and generating challans online. The print out of the challans generated have to be taken to the relevant bank for payment over the counter. Offline payments are to be made in CASH only. 
 
The candidates will have to bear additional bank transaction charges, if any, in case they opt for remitting the fee through net-banking payment gateways or any of the other modes of payment, including challan payments 
 
The detailed procedure for payment of fee is also available at the CLAT 2019 online application webpage. 
 

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CLAT Exam Dates

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CLAT Syllabus

CLAT 2019 Syllabus:-
 
For Undergraduate Programme:-
 
English including comprehension:- The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed 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 Current Affairs:- The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
 
Mathematics:- This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.
 
Legal Aptitude:- This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include 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, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
 
English including comprehension:- The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed 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 Current Affairs:- The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
 
Mathematics:- This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.
 
Legal Aptitude:- This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include 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, 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 may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
 
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

 

Paper Pattern

CLAT 2019 Pattern:-
 
The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT 2019:-
 
Maximum Marks - 200
 
Duration - 02:00 Hours
 
Multiple-Choice Questions - 200 questions of one mark each
 
Subject areas with weight-age:
 
1. English including comprehension - 40 Marks
2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 50 Marks
3. Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) - 20 Marks
4. Legal Aptitude - 50 Marks
5. Logical Reasoning - 40 Marks
 
Negative Marking - 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
 
 
The pattern of Question Paper and syllabus for the PG Programme in CLAT 2019:-
 
Maximum Marks - 150
 
Duration -  02:00 Hours
 
Multiple-Choice Questions - 150 questions of one mark each
 
Questions will be asked from the following areas of Law:
 
1. Constitutional Law - 50 Marks
2. Jurisprudence - 50 Marks
3. Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc. - 20 Marks
 
Negative Marking - 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

 

CLAT Preparation

CLAT 2019 Preparation:
 
After getting the paper pattern and syllabus, the exam seems a lot easy right, but caution. Cracking CLAT has never been so easy. Try to solve previous years’ papers as there is no better way to prepare for the exam. Read English passages and practise grammar questions. This exercise will surely help you to improve your proficiency in the language. Try to keep constant touch with current affairs by reading newspapers daily. 
 
 
 

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