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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programs offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country.
 
Participating Universities for CLAT 2021 -
 
1) NLSIU Bengaluru
2) NALSAR Hyderabad
3) NLIU Bhopal
4) WBNUJS Kolkata
5) NLU Jodhpur
6) HNLU Raipur
7) GNLU Gandhinagar
8) RMLNLU Lucknow
9) RGNUL Punjab
10) CNLU Patna
11) NUALS Kochi
12) NLUO Odisha
13) NUSRL Ranchi
14) NLUJA Assam
15) DSNLU Visakhapatanam
16) TNNLU Tiruchirappalli
17) MNLU Mumbai
18) MNLU Nagpur
19) MNLU Aurangabad
20) HPNL Shimla
21) DNLU Jabalpur
22) DBRANLU Haryana
 
CLAT UG 2021 Eligibility - 
 
There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2021.
 
As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), the candidates must have secured:
 
45% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
40% marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
 
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2021 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2021 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.
 
CLAT PG 2021 Eligibility - 
 
An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and 45% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
 
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2021 are also eligible to apply.
 
No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT 2021.

 

CLAT Registration / Application Form

CLAT 2021 Application Form / Registration:-
 
 
Apply online at website - https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in from 1st January 2021 and 15th June 2021.
 
Application Fee - 
 
For General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates - Rs 4000/-
For SC/ST/BPL category candidates - Rs 3500/-
 
Application fees can be paid online only.
 
Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application -
 
Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
Signature of the candidate
Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category.
 
 

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CLAT Exam Dates

CLAT 2021 Date:-  The exam date will be notified in due course.
 
 

 

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CLAT Syllabus

CLAT 2021 Syllabus:-
 
CLAT UG 2021 Syllabus -
 
English Language -
 
In this section of the UG CLAT 2021, you will be provided passages of about 450 words each. These passages will be derived from contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing, and would be of a standard that a 12th standard student may be able to read in about 5-7 minutes.
 
Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your comprehension and language skills, including your abilities to:
 
Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage, as well as any arguments and viewpoints discussed or set out in the passage;
Draw inferences and conclusions based on the passage;
Summarise the passage;
Compare and contrast the different arguments or viewpoints set out in the passage; and
Understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage.
 
Current Affairs Including General Knowledge -
 
In this section, you will be provided passages of up to 450 words each. The passages will be derived from news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing. The questions may include an examination of legal information or knowledge discussed in or related to the passage, but would not require any additional knowledge of the law beyond the passage.
 
Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your awareness of various aspects of current affairs and general knowledge, including:
 
Contemporary events of significance from India and the world;
Arts and culture;
International affairs; and
Historical events of continuing significance.
 
Legal Reasoning -
 
In this section, you will be expected to read passages of around 450 words each. The passages may relate to fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. You will not require any prior knowledge of law. You will benefit from a general awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues to better apply general principles or propositions to the given fact scenarios.
 
Each passage would be followed by a series of questions that will require you to:
 
Identify and infer the rules and principles set out in the passage;
Apply such rules and principles to various fact situations; and
Understand how changes to the rules or principles may alter their application to various fact situations.
 
Logical Reasoning -
 
The Logical Reasoning section of the UG CLAT 2021 will include a series of short passages of about 300 words each. Each passage will be followed by one or more questions that will require you to:
 
Recognize an argument, its premises and conclusions;
Read and identify the arguments set out in the passage;
Critically analyse patterns of reasoning, and assess how conclusions may depend on particular premises or evidence;
Infer what follows from the passage and apply these inferences to new situations;
Draw relationships and analogies, identify contradictions and equivalence, and assess the effectiveness of arguments.
 
Quantitative Techniques -
 
The Quantitative Techniques section of the UG CLAT 2021 will include short sets of facts or propositions, graphs, or other textual, pictorial or diagrammatic representations of numerical information, followed by a series of questions. You will be required to derive information from such passages, graphs, or other representations, and apply mathematical operations on such information.

 

Paper Pattern

CLAT 2021 Pattern:-
 
CLAT UG 2021 Pattern - 
 
Maximum Marks - 150
 
Duration - 02:00 Hours
 
Multiple-Choice Questions- 150 questions of one mark each
 
Negative Marking0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
 
Subject Areas with weightage: (approximate number of questions)
 
English Language - 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper
 
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge - 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper
 
Legal Reasoning - 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper
 
Logical Reasoning - 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper
 
Quantitative Techniques - 13-17 questions, or roughly 10% of the paper
 
 
CLAT PG 2021 Pattern -
 
Maximum Marks - 150
 
Duration - 02:00 Hours
 
Multiple Choice Questions - 100 questions of one mark each
 
Subjective Questions- 50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks, 800 words per essay) on the topics of law and contemporary issues
 
Syllabus -
 
1) Constitutional Law
2) Other areas of law such as Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property Law, Company Law, Public International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Labour & Industrial Law
 
Negative Marking0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

 

CLAT Preparation

CLAT 2021 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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CLAT Notification

CLAT 2021 Notification:-

 

Apply online at website - https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in from 1st January 2021 and 15th June 2021.
 
CLAT 2021 Date - The exam date will be notified in due course.
 
 

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