June 23, 2018

CLAT Coaching Centers in Hyderabad | Visakhapatnam | Nellore

CLAT Coaching Centers in Hyderabad | Visakhapatnam | Nellore

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in the country. An entrance test is conducted to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum- preference’ to each University for admission to their Under-Graduate (UG)/Post-Graduate (PG) programmes, as per the eligibility, reservation and other criteria laid down under the respective statutes of the participating Universities.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), is an all India common entrance examination, conducted on rotational basis by 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their UG and PG degree programmes.

CLAT Eligibility:

UG Programme
1.There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2018.
2.As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:
– i.Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
– ii.Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
3.Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2018 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2018 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.
4.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.
5.In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
-i.Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2018 exam;
-ii.Higher age;
-iii.Computerised draw of lots.

PG Programme:
a.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:
-i.Fifty five percent (55%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
-ii.Fifty percent (50%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
b.The candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission.
c.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.
d.In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by procedure and order as under:
– i. Higher age;
– ii. Computerized draw of lots.
e. No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2018.

CLAT 2018 will be held from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM on 13th May 2018.

CLAT 2018 Syllabus:
CLAT 2018 shall be conducted in online mode where the paper will have 200 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

English including comprehension: The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned 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 tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

Mathematics:This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class/standard.

Legal Aptitude: This section will test candidate’s interest towards 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.

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern

CLAT is of two hour duration, comprising 200 questions across five different areas and is conducted online.

Subject/Section No. of Questions
English/Verbal Ability 40
Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude 20
Logical Reasoning 40
General Awareness 50
Legal Aptitude 50
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