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CLAT Syllabus

CLAT Syllabus 2018 - For UG and PG Admissions

CLAT Syllabus for the Undergraduates and Postgraduates students are officially released by the organising body i.e. The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi. The CLAT Syllabus will be helpful for the applicants going to attempt CLAT 2018 Exam which will be held on 13 May 2018. Along with the Syllabus, there are question papers and the up to date exam pattern can also be found below. CLAT 2018 is an all India law entrance exam conducted on rotation by 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India for admissions to their undergraduate and postgraduate law degree programmes. Common Law Admission Test is conducted by the The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi at the national level for admission to 5 years undergraduate law programmes (L.L.B and L.L.M) in participating national law universities. Complete CLAT Syllabus is given on this page below.

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The CLAT 2018 Syllabus for both the categories i.e. for Undergraduate Admission and Post Graduate Admission via CLAT 2018 Exam are available below. Candidates can find the complete syllabus with the description of each and every topic below and its Exam pattern as well. Candidates are advised to go through the whole syllabus of each and every topic of the subjects for the most effective preparations.

CLAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern for (LLB) UG Admission

The detailed official syllabus and exam pattern for the CLAT Exam 2018 for the admission to the undergraduate courses can be checked out and downloaded from the link below. The details of the CLAT 2018 Syllabus are as follows.

  • English including ComprehensionThe candidates need to focus on English based comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, they will be questioned on the understanding of a passage including its central theme and word-meanings. Some of the questions will also cover questions like correction of the incorrect grammatical sentences, fill in the blanks with appropriate words, etc.
  • General Knowledge and Currents AffairsThis section will test the knowledge of general awareness including static GK. Apart from GK, questions would be asked from the recent topics and current affairs broadly with the latest news.
  • MathematicsBasic knowledge of mathematical problems at the elementary level is a necessity. The questions will generally of the numerical ability type of Class 10 level. So it is better to prepare from the NCERT books for preparation of this section.
  • Legal AptitudeCLAT 2018 will also test the basic knowledge and interest of students towards a study of law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability. Candidates will be given situations related to legal propositions and candidates will be required to judge the truth behind these situations and answer accordingly.
  • Logical ReasoningCandidates appearing for CLAT 2018 will also have to solve logical questions which involve identifying patterns, logical links and rectification of illogical arguments. The logical reasoning section of CLAT 2018 will also include questions related to syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc.

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern for Admissions to (LLB) UG Courses

 

Total Marks Marks  200 Marks
Total Number of MCQ Questions 200 Questions
Duration of Exam 02:00 Hours
Maximum Marks for each Question 1 Mark
Negative Marking For the wrong attempt -0.25 Marks
Total Sections in Question Papers 5 Sections
Marks Per Sections
  • 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

  

CLAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern for (LLM) PG Admission

 

The detailed official syllabus and exam pattern for the CLAT Exam 2018 for the admission to the postgraduate courses can be checked out and downloaded from the link below. The details of the CLAT 2018 Syllabus are as follows.

  • Law of Contracts
  • Law of Torts
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Theory

 

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern for Admissions to (LLM) PG Courses

 

Total Marks Marks  150 Marks
Total Number of MCQ Questions 150 Questions
Duration of Exam 02:00 Hours
Maximum Marks for each Question 1 Mark
Negative Marking For the wrong attempt -0.25 Marks
Total Sections in Question Papers 5 Sections
Marks Per Sections
  • Constitutional Law: 50 Marks
  • Jurisprudence: 50 Marks
  • Other Law Subjects: 50 Marks
    (such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights)

 

CLAT Previous Year Question Papers

The candidates who are preparing for the CLAT 2018 need to practice from the previous year question paper as well as the sample papers. Therefore, the candidates will get an idea of the exam pattern and kind of questions asked in the CLAT exam. The candidates will get the previous year question papers by following the link given below.

CLAT Previous Year Question Paper

CLAT 2018 Question papers along with the marked answers of the students will be mailed individually to the candidates after the completion of the exam schedule. Candidates can toggle back and forth between sections while attempting CLAT 2018 Online Examination.

CLAT Cut Off

The CLAT cut-off for the year 2018 has not been released yet. Once the cut-off gets released, it will be updated on this page. However, the candidates can check the CLAT previous year cut-off list. The table below shows the CLAT cut-off for each National Law University. The highest cut-off for CLAT is of NLSIU Bangalore.

National Law University

Cut Off

NLSIU Bangalore

118.25

NALSAR Hyderabad

111.5

NLIU Bhopal

100.5

WBNUJS Kolkata

107

NLU Jodhpur

102.75

HNLU Raipur

97.75

GNLU Gandhinagar

78.25

 

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