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CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is a common admission test for students aspiring to get admission in National Law Universities in the country.  CLAT is an all India admission test every year by any one of the  18 National Law Universities (NLUs). The admission is based on ‘merit-cum-preference’ where each University admits students to their UG/PG programs, as per the eligibility, reservation and other criteria laid down by the participating Universities.

Courses Offered:

  • B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

Participating National Law Universities in CLAT:

National Law Universities Intake as per CLAT 2017 reports
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala 196
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 187
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhi-nagar 187
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 180
Chankaya National Law University, Patna 140
WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata 133
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 128
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 120
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 120
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam 120
National Law University, Jodhpur 115
Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli 110
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 80
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 68
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 60
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 60
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 60

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:

  • 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.

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:

  • Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2018 exam.
  •         Higher age.
  •         Computerised draw of lots.

UG Programme
The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT-2018:

(a) Maximum Marks 200
(b) Duration of CLAT-2018 Exam 02:00 Hours
(c) Multiple-Choice Questions 200 questions of one mark each
(d) 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
(e) Negative Marking 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

UG Programme

Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

    1. 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.


    1. 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.


    1. Mathematics:
      This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.


    1. 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.


    1. 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.


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