Common Law Admission Test 2018

CLAT 2018 is being organised by National University of Advanced Studies, Kochi, Kerala. Notification has already been published in the Leading News Papers. No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2018.

Common Law Admission Test 2018

Scheduled of Events and Dates for CLAT 2018

Important Events Dates
Commencement of Online Registration of Application 01.01.2018
Last date for Registration / Final Submission of Application 31.03.2018
Last date for Printing or downloading application 12.05.2018
Dates for Online fee Payment 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018
Dates for Offline Challan Payment 01.01.2018 to 21.03.2018
Date from which Admission Card can be downloaded 20.04.2018
Last date to download admit card 12.05.2018
Date of Common Law Admission Test 2018 13.05.2018

 

 

 

CLAT 2018 Eligibility

UG Programme
There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2018.


As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2), the candidates must have secured:


- Forty five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and


- Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.


Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2018 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2018 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.


The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.


In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:

- Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2018 exam;
- Higher age;
- Computerised draw of lots.

 

 

PG Programme:
The candidates must have minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination [i.e. LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/any other equivalent exam] as under:


- Fifty five percent (55%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and


- Fifty percent (50%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.


The candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission.


In case of candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination, he/she may submit his/her final result of qualifying examination within the time frame prescribed by the respective University/Institute. Till then such candidates may be given provisional admission.


In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by procedure and order as under:
- Higher age;
- Computerized draw of lots.


No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2018.

 

 

 

Common Law Admission Test 2018 Syllabus

UG Programme
Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

1. English including comprehension
The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.


2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.


3. Mathematics
This section will test the candidate's knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.


4. Legal Aptitude
This section will test the candidate's interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be "true" in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the "truth" of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.


5. Logical Reasoning
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate's ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

 

 

The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT-2018

Maximum Marks 200
Duration of CLAT2018 Examination 2 Hours
Multiple Type Questions 200 Questions of 1 Mark Each
Negative Marking 0.25 Mark for each wrong Answer

 

Subjects and Marks for the UG Courses in CLAT-2018

Subjects Maximum Marks
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

 

The pattern of Question Paper and syllabus for the PG Programme in CLAT-2018

Maximum Marks 150
Duration of CLAT2018 Examination 2 Hours
Multiple Type Questions 150 Questions of 1 Mark Each
Negative Marking 0.25 Mark for each wrong Answer

 

Subjects and Marks for the PG Courses in CLAT-2018

Subjects Maximum Marks
Constitutional Law 50 Marks
Jurisprudence 50 Marks
Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc. 50 Marks

 

 

 

Participating Universities for CLAT 2018

NLSIU, BENGALURU CNLU, PATNA
NALSAR, HYDERABAD NUALS, KOCHI
NLIU, BHOPAL NLUO, ODISHA
WBNUJS, KOLKATA NUSRL, RANCHI
NLU, JODHPUR NLUJA, ASSAM
HNLU, RAIPUR DSNLU,VISAKHAPATANAM
GNLU, GANDHINAGAR TNNLS, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
RMLNLU, LUCKNOW MNLU, MUMBAI
RGNUL, PUNJAB MNLU, NAGPUR
MNLU, AURANGABAD  

 

Link to apply online for CLAT 2018: https://admissions.clat.ac.in/clat2018/

 

 

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