The Consortium of NLUs has announced CLAT 2021 exam pattern on its official website. The exam pattern of CLAT 2021 is an essential guide for applicants preparing for the CLAT 2021. The exam pattern gives all information related to the test modalities of CLAT 2021 for the UG Exam and PG exam.
This article will get to know about the detailed CLAT UG & PG 2021 Exam Pattern. We provide detailed information about exam pattern for both the exam like marking scheme, type of question, negative marking and much more.
Latest Updates: Registrations for the examination closed on 15th June 2021.
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1. CLAT UG 2021 Useful Resources
2. Brief Description
3. Important Dates (Announced)
4. CLAT UG 2021 Exam Pattern
5. CLAT PG 2021 Exam Pattern
6. Sample Questions
7. Other Exams
8. Contact Details
9. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
CLAT UG 2021 Useful Resources
Aspirants May Also Check the Clat 2021 Useful Resources to the CLAT UG Examination.
|CLAT 2021 Notification||Click Here|
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|CLAT 2021 Syllabus||Click Here|
|CLAT 2021 Books||Click Here|
|CLAT 2021 Previous Year Paper||Click Here|
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|CLAT 2021 Admit Card||Click Here|
|CLAT 2021 Cut-Off||Click here|
|CLAT 2021 Counselling||Click Here|
|CLAT 2021 Seat Matrix||Click Here|
|Conducting Body||Consortium of National Law Universities|
|Name of the Exam||Common Law Admission Test (UG) 2021|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
|Online Application Starts From||1st January 2021|
|Frequency||Once in a Year|
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Important Dates (Announced)
|Applications Open||01 January 2021|
June 15, 2021
|Admit Card||Not Announced Yet|
|CLAT 2021 Examination|
Postponed – A new date to be announced in the first week of May after taking stock of the COVID-19 situation in the country.
|Uploading of Answer Keys||Not Announced Yet|
|Inviting Objections||Not Announced Yet|
|Last date for Objections||Not Announced Yet|
|Notification of Final Answer Key||Not Announced Yet|
|Declaration of Final Results||Not Announced Yet|
|Enrollment for Counselling||Not Announced Yet|
The aspirant can check CLAT 2021, including the application form, exam pattern, exam dates, syllabus and preparation tips below.
CLAT UG Exam Pattern 2021
CLAT UG 2021 consists of different exam pattern for UG and PG. The CLAT authority has approved some major changes to the CLAT UG 2021 exam pattern. These include:
- Multiple-Choice Questions 150.
- Maximum Marks 150.
- Duration of CLAT 2021 Exams.
- Negative Marking 0.25 Marks for each question.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English including Comprehension||28-32 Questions||20%|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||35-39 Questions||25%|
|Quantitative Techniques||13-17 Questions||10%|
|Legal Reasoning||35-39 Questions||25%|
|Logical Reasoning||28-32 Questions||20%|
Old Exam Pattern
|Subjects||No.of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English including Comprehension||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Questions||20 Marks|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
CLAT PG Exam Pattern 2021
CLAT PG 2021 consists of different exam pattern for UG and PG. The CLAT authority has approved some major changes to the CLAT 2021 exam pattern. These include:
- Exam Duration: 2 hours.
- Question Paper Medium: English only
- Marking Scheme: Each right answer will be awarded 1 mark.
- Negative Marking: There is a system of negative marking. 0.25 mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer
PG Exam Pattern
|Multiple-Choice Questions||100 questions|
|Maximum Marks||150 Marks|
|Subjective Questions||50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks, 800 words per essay) on the topics of law and contemporary issues|
|Negative Marking||0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer|
|Syllabus||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
Note: Only candidates who secure 40% (35% in the case of SC, ST, and PWD) marks in the objective section will qualify to evaluate their answers in the descriptive section.
Que: In pari delicto
(a) Where the lawyer is at fault
(b) Where the petitioner is at fault
(c) Where the judge is at fault
(d) Where both parties to a dispute are equally at fault
Que: Pari passu
(a) Diverse nature
(b) On an unequal status
(c) Supremacy of law
(d) On equal footing
Que: ‘Jus Gentium’ means:
(a) Law of Societies
(b) Law among Nations
(c) Global justice
(d) Global administrative law
Que: ‘Punctum Temporis’ means:
(a) Point of time
(c) Timely assistance
(d) Functional authority
Que: Turpis arbiter’ means:
(c) Corrupt judge
(d) Inefficient lawyer
Que: Caveat venditor
(a) Buyer beware
(c) Trporter beware
(d) Manufacturer beware
Que: ‘Sine die’ means:
(a) Adjourned without fixing any date for the next meeting.
(b) Adjourned for the day and scheduled to meet the next day again.
(c) Adjourned for the day and meet after one month.
(d) Adjourned for the day and meet after one week.
Que: Animus posssi dendi’ means:
(a) Intention to harm
(b) Intent to contract
(c) Intention to possess
(d) Intention to return
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
A. CLAT stands for Common Law Admissions Test. It is an all India entrance examination conducted by the National Law Schools/Universities for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M).
A. Importance of CLAT Preparation Like every other competitive exam, CLAT has a remarkably high demand. Moreover, with the desire to get admission to one of the best NLUs, students work very hard. The determination power is in full charge and they are willing to compromise on anything for their seat.
A. CLAT Eligibility. Candidates should have passed the 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). Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also appear provisionally.
A. Yes, you can give CLAT UG after your 12 class exams. The CLAT or Common Law Admission Test is a National Level Law Entrance Exam held each year for the law aspirants of the country to get admissions and start their careers with the top and most prestigious law institutes of the country.
A. The starting salaries at most other places are alright, but not astronomical. Sadly, neither the media nor the CLAT mentors tell you about this. Renowned firms like Kochhar & Co., Crawford Bayley & Co. have a salary package of 4-6 lakhs per annum. A Supreme Court judicial clerkship pays Rupees 30,000 a month.
A. Yes, Each question will carry one mark. Negative Marking: There will be a negative marking process. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
A. With over 40000 applicants and around 600 seats (for top NLUs), I would say pretty hard. Because of this, clearing the exam will be tough regardless of the level of the paper. Chose CLAT over procrastination This exam is based on std X level so it is easy for almost everyone.
A. To be eligible for CLAT, the students must have secured: (A) Forty-five per cent (45%) marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII examination) in case of students belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories. (B) Forty Percent (40%) marks in the case of students belonging to SC/ST categories.