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Common Law Admission Test 2016

 

CLAT 2016

 

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

 

Eligibility Criteria:

 

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. 

 

Exam Pattern and Duration:  

 

For UG Course - 

Duration 2 Hours
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 - 

Duration 2 Hours
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/- 

 

Important Dates: 

Events Dates
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)

 

Website: www.clat.ac.in 

 

Radhika Kulkarni
Counseling Psychologist