Paper Pattern for CLAT 2016

Published On: 02 Apr 2012

 | Last Updated On: 19 Jan 2016

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a non-statutory body created for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in the country under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). CLAT is an all India entrance examination, conducted on rotation by 17 National Law Universities (NLUs). CLAT is conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala.

Paper Pattern for CLAT 2016:

For Under-Graduate Program:

Exam Description

Total marks

200

Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each

200

Duration of examination

Two hours (02:00 hours)

Subject areas with Weightage

English including Comprehension

40 Marks

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50 Marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

20 Marks

Legal Aptitude

50 Marks

Logical Reasoning

40 Marks

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.

For Post-Graduate Program:

Exam Description

Maximum marks

150

Duration of examination

Two hours (02:00 hours)

Jurisprudence

50 Marks

Other Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.

50 Marks

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks each will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to Multiple Choice Questions.

Application Procedure for CLAT 2016

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