What is CLAT Exam?

Common Law admission test (CLAT) is an All India entrance test conducted by fourteen national law schools or universities for admission to the five year integrated undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes. CLAT is the gateway to the best law schools and clearing this examination is part of the admission process.

There are two examinations, one for the undergraduate program and other for post graduation in LAW. Students can also opt for a 5 year integrated program which is in high demand. CLAT exam follows a well defined examination pattern.
CLAT undergraduate program:
CLAT exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions carrying one mark each. The total duration of the examination is two hours and following are the subject areas covered in the examination:
1)   English including comprehension – 40 marks: This section mainly checks English proficiency of the candidate. It includes comprehension and questions related to English grammar.
2)   General Knowledge /Current affairs- 50 marks: This section is mainly looking into candidate’s knowledge in current affairs and GK.
3)   Elementary Mathematics- 20 marks: This section has simple problems on mathematics.
4)   Logical Reasoning- 40 marks: This section consists of questions to test student’s ability to identify patterns, logical sequences and analogies.
5)   Legal Aptitude- 50 marks:  Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which they said proposition has to be applied. 
CLAT post graduate program
This section comprises of 200 marks and duration of the exam is 2 hours.
Section 1(Objective type questions) – 100 questions carrying one mark each. This covers law of contracts, Criminal law, Legal theory, etc.
Section 2 (Short answer questions) – This section consists of 10 questions of 10 marks each. 

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