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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) – Exam Details

CLAT entrance examination is conducted for admission to 17 of the coveted National Law Schools. The following national law universities (NLUs) consider CLAT scores for admissions to their under graduate program:

NLSIU – Bangalore
NALSAR – Hyderabad
NLIU – Bhopal
WBNUJS – Kolkata
NLU – Jodhpur
HNLU – Raipur
GNLU – Gandhinagar
RMLNLU – Lucknow
RGNUL – Patiala
CNLU – Patna
NUALS – Kochi
NLUO – Cuttack
NUSRL – Ranchi
NLUJAA – Guwahati
DSNLU – Visakhapatnam
TNNLS -Tiruchirappalli
MNLU – Mumbai
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I hope this plan really boosts up your CLAT 2016 preparation!

CLAT Eligibility
Candidates should have passed 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).
There is no age bar for appearing in CLAT
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also appear provisionally. However, they shall have to produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination before or at the time of admission with detailed mark sheet.
Candidate with compartment/supplementary in any subject in the qualifying examination will not be eligible for admission.
CLAT 2016 Syllabus
CLAT 2016 shall be conducted in online mode where the paper will have 200 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

Following are the subject-wise syllabus of the common law admission test-
CLAT English Syllabus (including Comprehension): You need to focus over English based comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, you will be questioned on understanding of a passage including its central theme and word-meanings. Some of the questions will also cover questions like correction of the incorrect grammatical sentences, fill in the blanks with appropriate words, etc.

CLAT General Knowledge & Current Affairs Syllabus: This section will test the knowledge of general awareness including static GK. Apart from GK, questions will also cover the recent topics and current affairs broadly featuring between March 2015 and April 2016.
CLAT Mathematics (Numerical Ability) Syllabus: The questions will generally of the numerical ability type of Class 10th standard.
CLAT Legal Aptitude Syllabus: The section will majorly test your interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. The questions will be framed on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. The propositions may not be true in real sense and you will have to assume the true proposition based on the set of facts and answer the questions accordingly.

CLAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus: The questions of this section will test your ability to identify the patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. The section will also cover a variety of logical aptitude questions including syllogism, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, the logical reasoning section will not have visual reasoning questions.
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the national level law entrance exam conducted every year for shortlisting candidates for as many as 2190 seats distributed among the16 participating NLUs. Last year as many as 39686 candidates had registered for CLAT out of which 37358 candidates appeared for the admission test.

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