CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. It is an entrance examination conducted in India for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programs offered by various national law universities (NLUs) and other institutions. CLAT is one of the most popular and competitive law entrance exams in India and is typically taken by students who aspire to pursue a career in law. CLAT is usually taken by students who want to pursue a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) program for undergraduate studies or a Master of Laws (LL.M.) program for postgraduate studies.
Several affiliate universities and organisations also use the CLAT exam for admissions and recruitment respectively.
* For the 5-year integrated LL.B. program, candidates must have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university.
* General category, OBC/PWD/PIO/NRI/OCI candidates should have secured at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
* For candidates belonging to SC/ST categories, the minimum qualifying marks may be relaxed (usually 40%).
* To be eligible for the LL.M. program through CLAT, candidates must have completed their LL.B. or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
* General category, OBC/PWD/PIO/NRI/OCI candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying LL.B. examination.
* For candidates belonging to SC/ST categories, the minimum qualifying marks may be relaxed (usually 45%).
The exam pattern of CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) typically consists of multiple- choice questions (MCQs) and may include other types of questions, such as comprehension passages or legal reasoning questions. Below is the general exam pattern for CLAT:
The CLAT UG exam generally assesses candidates proficiency in the following subjects:
1. English Language (22-26 questions)
2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs (28-32 questions)
3. Quantitive Techniques (10-14 questions)
4. Legal Reasoning (28-32 questions)
5. Logical Reasoning 22-26 questions
The CLAT PG exam generally assesses candidates knowledge in the following areas:
1. Constitutional Law
2. Other areas of law such as Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property Law, Company Law, Public International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Labour & Industrial Law.
• The applications have to be submitted ONLINE only from https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
• The application form, complete in all respects and after payment of fees must be finally submitted and paid on or before 3rd November, 2023 (11:59 P.M.)
• The date of examination is scheduled on 3rd December, 2023 from 2 PM to 4 PM. (Subject to revision in case of necessity).
• The candidates are first required to register themselves at the CLAT 2024 website by using personal mobile number and e-mail Id. Upon registration, an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number for validation. Once the mobile number is validated, candidates can login using the registered mobile number and the password provided at the time of registration.
• Please fill the form carefully. The Name of the candidate and the parents shall be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
• Please note that once the application is submitted and paid, the candidate cannot change the program, category, and BPL field.
• Updates to application form will be not be entertained after the closure date.
• The candidates are required to read the instructions carefully and furnish correct and authentic information
• Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
• Signature of the candidate
• Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
• Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
• Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category
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