Common Law Admission Test CLAT 2017 LawCET
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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 will be conducted for admission to the undergraduate programme at eleven National Law Universities and also for the post-graduate programme (LL.M) for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU and RGNUL.
The details of intake, reservation, courses offered along with the fee structure and further details can be had from the Website of concerned University.
Eligibility: To be eligible for taking CLAT-2017, a candidate should have passed Higher Secondary School/Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC* and persons with Disability*). Age of candidate should not be more than 20 years (in case of General/OBC candidates and 22 years in case of SC/ST* and persons with Disability* on 1st July, 2012.
(*Subject to reservation at the University concerned)Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also appear provisionally. However, they shall have to produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination before or at the time of
Note: Candidate with compartment/supplementary in any subject in the qualifying examination will not be eligible for admission.
Pattern of the Test Paper for Undergraduate Programme
Total Marks: 200
Total number of questions: 200
Subject areas with weightage: English including Comprehension: 40 Marks, General Knowledge/ Current Affairs: 50 Marks, Elementary Mathematics: 20 Marks, Numerical ability Legal Aptitude: 45 Marks, Logical Reasoning: 45 Marks
The CLAT for the post-graduate programme (LL.M) will be applicable for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU and RGNUL only.
For NLU, Jodhpur, candidates are required to apply separately to that University.
Eligibility: To be eligible for appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to the two year LL.M. Degree Course, a candidate should have passed the LL.B/B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST/OBC* and persons with Disability*).
(*Subject to reservation at the University concerned)
Candidates awaiting result of the qualifying examination can also appear for the test on the condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed marks before or at the time of admission.
Pattern of the Test Paper for Postgraduate Programme:
Total Marks: 200
Subject areas: Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory
Total number of questions: (i) Objective Type: 50 questions of one mark each (ii) Short answers: 10 questions of five marks each (iii) Essay: Two questions of 50 marks each (Two sections containing three questions each out of which one from each section to be answered)
At present following 11 National Law Universities are member of CLAT
National Law School of India University, Bangalore, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, National Law University, Jodhpur, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Chanakya National Law University, Patna, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.