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The Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 14 National Law Universities ( NLUs ) for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes ( LL.B & LL.M ). The 14 participating NLUs in the order of their establishment are: The first CLAT Core Committee consisting of Vice-Chancellors of the seven participating NLUs at that time decided that the test should be conducted by rotation in the order of their establishment. Accordingly, the first Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) was conducted in the year 2008 by the National Law School of India University ( NLSIU ), Bangalore.  Subsequently, CLAT-2009, CLAT-2010, CLAT-2011 and CLAT-2012 have been conducted by NALSAR-Hyderabad, NLIU-Bhopal, WBNJUJS-Kolkata and NLU-Jodhpur, respectively. The CLAT-2013 is being conducted by Hidayatullah National Law University ( HNLU ), Raipur.  

CLAT Important Documents

Important Dates for Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) Entrance Examination – 2015 : Events Dates Date of Issue of First Admission Notification 25th December, 2014 Starting date for submission of online application form 1st January, 2015 Last date for submission of filled- in online application form 31st March, 2015 Download of Admit Cards / Hall Tickets From 15th April, 2015 Date of CLAT – 2015 Online examination 10th May, 2015 Declaration of results i.e. issue of Merit List ( Category- wise ) 20th May, 2015 Dates for indicating University- wise preference 21st-25th May, 2015 Publication of 1st Indicative seat allocation list 31st May, 2015 Dates for payment of counseling fee 4th-10th June, 2015 Publication of 2nd allotment list after payment of counseling fee 15th June, 2015 Dates for locking of allotted seats 16th-19th June, 2015 Publication of 3rd allotment list 22nd June, 2015 Dates for admission against allotment…

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CLAT Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for CLAT Entrance Examination – 2015 For UG Programme Educational Qualification: A candidate should have obtained Higher Secondary School / Intermediate ( 10+2 ) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate  ( 40% in case of SC and ST candidates ), as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities. Age: A candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2015 22 years in case of SC / ST and Persons with Disability candidates, as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities. For P.G. Programme: Educational Qualification: A candidate should have obtained an LL.B. / a five year integrated LL.B. / any other equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate ( 50% in case of SC / ST candidates ), as prescribed by the respective Statutes…

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CLAT PG Exam Pattern

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) LAW Entrance Examination Pattern for UG Programmes- 2015 CLAT- UG Exam Pattern : Exam Description Total Marks 200 Number of multiple- choice questions of one mark each 200 Duration of Examination Two hours Subject areas with Weight age 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 There shall be a system of Negative marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer. The different subject areas of the examination: 1. 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…

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CLAT General Studies and Engineering Aptitude

CLAT LAW Entrance Examination Centers - 2015 S.No. Name of City S.No. Name of City 1 Agra 22 Indore 2 Ahmedabad 23 Jaipur 3 Allahabad 24 Jammu 4 Amritsar 25 Jodhpur 5 Bangalore 26 Kochi 6 Bhopal 27 Kolkata 7 Chandigarh 28 Kurukshetra 8 Chennai 29 Lucknow 9 Cuttack 30 Mumbai 10 Dehradun 31 Noida 11 Delhi 32 Patiala 12 Gandhinagar 33 Patna 13 Gangtok 34 Raipur 14 Ghaziabad 35 Ranchi 15 Gorakhpur 36 Shillong 16 Greater Noida 37 Shimla 17 Gurgaon 38 Srinagar 18 Guwahati 39 Tiruchirappalli 19 Haldwani 40 Varanasi 20 Hyderabad 41 Vijaywada 21 Imphal 42 Visakhapatnam

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CLAT Participating Institutions

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) LAW Entrance Examination Participating Universities - 2015 The following 16 universities are participated in CLAT- 2015, National Law School Of India University, Bangalore ( NLSIU ) National Academy Of Legal Study & Research ( NALSAR ) University Of Law, Hyderabad National Law Institute University, Bhopal ( NLIU ) The West Bengal National University Of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata ( WBNUJS ) National Law University, Jodhpur ( NLU ) Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur ( HNLU ) Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar ( GNLU ) Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow ( RMLNLU ) Rajiv Gandhi National University Of Law, Patiala ( RGNUL ) Chanakya National Law University, Patna ( CNLU ) National University Of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi ( NUALS ) National Law University Odisha, Cuttack ( NLUO ) National University Of Study & Research In Law, Ranchi ( NUSRL ) National Law…

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CLAT Salary

CLAT Law Entrance Examination Syllabus - 2014 For Under-Graduates: 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 assessed on their understanding of the passage given, its central theme and meanings of the words used therein, etc. The grammar section will focus on correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in the given sentences with appropriate words, etc. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs As far as general knowledge is concerned, the candidates will be assessed on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidate’s knowledge on current affairs. Mathematics This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. mathematics taught up to Class X. Legal Aptitude This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions asked may…

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CLAT Application Procedure

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) LAW Entrance Examination Application Procedure - 2015 Application Form and Information Brochure for CLAT- 2015 The CLAT- 2015 Online Application Form will be accessible on the CLAT website ( www.clat.ac.in ) between 1st January, 2015 to 31st March, 2015 along- with the Information Brochure. No hard copy of the Application Form and Information Brochure will be sold. CLAT- 2015 Information Brochure ( not the application form ) will also be accessible from the respective website of all the participating NLU(s). Mode of Payment Through CLAT- 2015 Website A candidate will have to make payment on three occasions through CLAT website viz, Submitting the Online Application Form If interested in downloading the Previous Year’s Question papers and While participating in the counseling session. A candidate will have to make online / offline payment through CLAT website. The online payment can be made through net-…

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CLAT PG - Exam Pattern

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) LAW Entrance Examination Pattern for PG Programmes- 2015 CLAT- PG Exam Pattern : Exam Description Maximum Marks 150 Duration of Examination Two hours ( 02:00 hours ) Multiple- Choice Questions 150 questions of one mark each Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law: 1. Constitutional Law: 50 2. Jurisprudence:          50 3. Other law subjects:   50 such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc. 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. Tie-Breaking ( Post- Graduate Programme ) In the event of equal marks scored by two or more candidates in the CLAT- 2015, the tie will be broken by the following procedure and order: Higher age Computerized draw of lots.

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CLAT PG Admission Procedure

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) Law Entrance Examination Admission procedure - 2015 Admission to the P.G. Programme The admissions to the PG programmes through CLAT- 2015 will be done in a centralized manner from the CLAT Office after the counseling session. The candidates will be allowed to participate in the online counseling session by depositing the adjustable fees of Rs. 50,000/- ( Rupees Fifty Thousand Only ) through the website with the CLAT Office.

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CLAT UG Admission Procedure

Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT ) Law Entrance Examination Admission procedure - 2015 Admission to the U.G. Programme The merit list- cum- preference will be the basic principle of admission for CLAT- 2015 and the allotment of candidates to various NLU(s) will be based on the same. Hence, an online counseling would take place after the announcement of the CLAT- 2015 results from 21st May 2015, wherein the candidates will be able to mark the preferences of the NLU(s) for admission within the stipulated period mentioned in the schedule. The specified number of the candidates from various categories will be allowed to participate in the online counseling against the actual seats available with the participating NLU(s), by logging in to the personal LOGIN ACCOUNT created by them at the time of registration and depositing the adjustable fees of Rs. 50,000/- ( Rupees Fifty Thousand only ) either online /…

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