Paper Pattern for CLAT

Published On: 02 Apr 2012

 | Last Updated On: 17 Jan 2014

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance exam conducted by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. CLAT is conducted for admission to the first year under-graduate and post-graduate degree programs (LL.B and LL.M). There is no cut-off mark to clear the CLAT exam. Candidates will be selected to proceed with the admission on the basis of merit list. The admission test will be conducted at 21 cities (cities of the 14 participating universities + 7 cities such as Jaipur, Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Jammu and Siliguri).

Paper Pattern for CLAT Exam 2014 –

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)

Long Essay Type Descriptive Questions (covering subject areas such as Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)

100 Marks (4 questions of 25 marks each)

Multiple-Choice Questions (Covering all compulsory law subjects prescribed by the BCI for the Under-Graduate Course except Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)

50 Marks (50 questions of 1 mark each)

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.

For moreinformation about CLAT exam, please visit here.

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