The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national entrance test conducted by the 17 National Law Universities (NLU’s) on rotation for admission to graduate and post graduate programmes – L.LB and L.L.M. Law universities under Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in India conduct the CLAT exam enabling a guideline for admitting students who wish to pursue Law studies. The ninth Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2016) shall be conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab on Sunday, 8th May, 2016.
For UG – Students who have completed their 10+2 (any stream) from a recognized board with minimum 45% marks for general category and 40% marks for reserved category.
For PG – Students who have completed their L.L.B or 5-years integrated L.L.B degree from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks for general category and 50% marks for reserved category.
Note: There is no upper age limit to take the CLAT exam.
Application: Aspiring students must apply online on the official CLAT 2016 website.
For UG Course -
|Number of Questions||200|
|Topics||i. Reasoning – 40 Questions
ii. Legal Aptitude – 50 Questions
iii. English & Comprehension – 40 Questions
iv. Elementary Mathematics – 20 Questions
v. General Knowledge & Current Affairs – 50 Questions
Note: For every wrong answer, 25% marks would be deducted.
For PG Course -
|Number of Questions||150|
|Topics||i. Constitutional Law – 50 Questions
ii. Jurisprudence – 50 Questions
iii. Other Law Subjects – 50 Questions
Note: For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks would be deducted.
Venue of the exam: Across test centers in India.
Application Fee: Students need to be the fee online via net banking, credit card or debit card.
General – Rs. 4000/-
Reserved – Rs. 3500/-
|Starting date for submission of online application form alongwith order of preferences for NLUs||1st January, 2016 (Friday)|
|Last date for submission of filled-in online application form alongwith order of preferences for NLUs||31st March, 2016 (Thursday) till 11.59 PM|
|Download of Admit Cards/Hall Tickets||From 15th April, 2016 (Friday)|
|Date of CLAT – 2016 Online examination||8th May, 2016 (Sunday) 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM|
|Declaration of results, i.e., issue of Merit List (Category-wise)||23nd May, 2016 (Monday)|
|Date of closure of admission process by CLAT-2016 office||6th July, 2016 (Wednesday)|