The Consortium of NLUs has released the CLAT 2021 exam pattern in their official website https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/ To check the updated exam pattern
The exam pattern guides candidates who are preparing for the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT). Through this pattern, candidates will know the type and number of questions asked in the exam.
Last year, the Consortium of NLUs made major changes in the exam pattern. It has introduced comprehension-based questions in both CLAT UG and PG. The number of questions has been reduced from 200 to 150 in CLAT UG.
The exam was held online as a Computer Based Test (CBT). CLAT LLM has two sections; Objective and Subjective. There was no subjective section for the UG paper.
CLAT 2021 test pattern will remain the same as that of last year.
|CLAT EXAM Pattern|
|Exam Duration||120 minutes|
|No. Of questions||
|Type of questions||MCQ|
|Maximum Marks||150( for UG and PG)|
UG-CLAT 2021 is a 2-hour test. It will have 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The questions will come from the following 5 subjects:
|Subject wise Question and Weightage.|
|Sections||Number of Questions||Weightage (in %)|
|Current Affairs, including General Knowledge||35-39||25|
This section will have 450 words in a passage. The passages can be from news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing. The questions will not require any additional knowledge of the law beyond the passage.
Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will test candidates’ knowledge of current affairs and general knowledge.
This section will also have 450 words in a passage. Topics will be from legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries.
This section will have:
The passage will be followed by a series of questions. Students have to find information from such passages and apply mathematical operations to such information.
PG CLAT 2021 emphasizes the comprehension abilities of the students. It shall be of 120 minutes duration, with one section.
Candidates will be provided passage from primary legal materials. These extracts can be important court decisions in various fields of law, statutes or regulations. Each passage will be followed by a series of questions. Candidates will have to:
In this section, candidates will have to write essays. They will have to answer any 2 questions from amongst the list of questions supplied. The answer should be within 800 words. The answer should reflect:
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Apart from CLAT, which is the gateway to the 18 National Law Schools in India' certain other entrance exams which any law aspirant should keep in mind and appear for are:
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