Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to be held on 8th May 2016 [ CLAT Updates ]

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The CLAT is an all India entrance examination that conducted on rotation by 16 NLU (National Law Universities) for admission to their UG and PG programs. CLAT-2016 will be conducted by Chanakya National Law University.

Important Date for CLAT 2016:

Important Dates for CLAT 2016

Important Dates for CLAT 2016

CLAT Exam Events

Important Dates

Notification available from

14th December, 2015

Application forms begins

1st January, 2016

Application forms closes

31st March, 2016

Admit Card from

Third week of April, 2016

CLAT Examination

8th May, 2016

Declaration of result

Last week of May, 2016

Admission Process

May to July, 2016

CLAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

For Undergraduate Programs (UG):

  • Must have completed higher secondary or equivalent from a recognized university and secured minimum 45 % of marks (40 % for SC/ST).

For Postgraduate Programs (PG):

  • Candidates should have an LLB or five year integrated LLB degree from a recognized university and scored minimum 55 % of marks (50 % for SC/ST applicants).

Age Limitation:

For Undergraduate Programs (UG):

  • The applicant should have aged below 20 years as on 1st July 2016 (22 years for SC/ST/Disable) as prescribed by the respective statutes of the participating universities.

For Postgraduate Programs (PG):

  • There is no age limitation for PG programs.

How to Apply for CLAT 2016:

  • Step 1: Go to www.clat.ac.in
  • Step 2: fill personal, academics and other details a mentioned in the form.
  • Step 3: upload recent passport size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms) and signature of JPG format within 100kb.
  • Step 4: make the payment online through Debit/Credit Card.

Application Fees for CLAT:

  • For General/OBC/PWD category is Rs. 4, 000/-.
  • For SC/ST category is Rs. 3, 500/-.

Examination Pattern:

For UG Courses:

  • The exam will be of 2 hours.
  • Test consists of 200 MCQ type questions and each question will be of 1 mark.
  • 0.25 marks penalties on each wrong answer.

Pattern of Paper is:

Paper Patterns for CLAT 2016

Paper Patterns for CLAT 2016

Subject

Marks

English including Comprehension

40

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

20

Legal Aptitude

50

Logical Reasoning

40

Total

200

For PG Courses:

  • The exam will be of 2 hours.
  • Test consists of 150 MCQ type questions and each question will be of 1 mark.
  • 0.25 marks penalties on each wrong answer.

Pattern of paper is:

Paper Patterns for PG courses CLAT 2016

Paper Patterns for PG Courses CLAT 2016

Subject

Marks

Constitutional Law

50

Jurisprudence

50

Other law subjects

50

Total

150

- Published on: January 18, 2016