CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted for admission to 22 National Law University (NLU) and private Law Colleges in India. This exam is given by is conducted for students who want to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate law colleges in India. CLAT UG (Under Graduate) for LLB is given after the 12th Exam. It is considered one of the most difficult entrance examinations in India with the acceptance rate being as low as 1 percent.
Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized
Board with 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates). There is no age
restriction for the exam anyone at any age can appear for the exam.
B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less
than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC and ST candidates). The candidates
who have passed the qualifying degree examination through supplementary/
compartment and repeat attempts are also eligible for appearing in the test and taking
Admission provided that such candidates will have to produce the proof of having
passed the qualifying examination with fifty-five/fifty percent marks.
The Duration of Law examination is 2 Hours. The CLAT question paper consists of 150
CLAT Syllabus will be based on five sections:
1. English including Comprehension
2. Current affairs including General Knowledge
3. Legal Reasoning
4. Logical Reasoning
5. Quantitative Techniques (Mathematics)
1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.