- Entrance Exams
CLAT 2019: Common Law Admission Test
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance test for admission to UG, PG and Integrated law courses. The duration of the exam is of 2 hours which consists of multiple choice questions based on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Legal & Logical Reasoning.
For the UG and integrated course, minimum academic requirement that is required is 10+2 level while for the PG courses; the candidates should have a UG degree in Law.
The online enrollment for CLAT 2019 will open on 13th January 2019 and close on 15 April 2019.
CLAT 2019 Eligibility CriteriaThe eligibility criterion for CLAT 2019 is as the following:
The candidates should successfully complete their class 12 or other equivalent examination scoring a minimum of 45% marks while the SC/ST candidates should score a minimum of 40% marks.For PG:
The candidates appearing for the PG courses should successfully complete their LLB or 5 year Integrated LLB degree or other equivalent degree from a recognized university, scoring a minimum of 55% marks. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category should score a minimum of 50% marks.Age Limit:
there is no upper age limit for CLAT examination
CLAT 2019 Important Dates
- Availability of application forms – 13 January 2019 and close on 15 April 2019
- Last date of online submission of application form – 15 April 2019
- CLAT 2019 Exam Date – 26 May 2019 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
CLAT 2019 Application Form
The candidates can only avail online application form for CLAT 2019 from their official website and there are no offline forms available for the candidates. The online forms will be available from 1st week of January 2019 and it is advisable for the candidates to keep checking the CLAT 2019 official website to get regular updates.
How to Apply for CLAT 2019
The candidates are required to apply online for CLAT 2019 examination. Beside online registration, there are no other modes of submitting the CLAT 2019 application.
CLAT 2019 Application Fees
For general candidates: 4000/-
For reserved category candidates: 3500/-
The payment can be made online by logging on to the CLAT 2019 website through net banking, debit card or credit card.
After the CLAT 2019 results are declared, the selected candidates are required to sit for online counselling. The allotment of institutions and seats would be based on the score in CLAT 2019 in merit-list and the choice take by the candidates and availability of seat in desired university.
CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus
For UG Courses
Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:
English including comprehension:
The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.Mathematics:
This section will test the candidate's knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.Legal Aptitude:
This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.Logical Reasoning:
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
Question Paper Pattern UG Courses CLAT-2019
- Maximum Marks: 200
- Duration of CLAT-2019 Exam: 02:00 Hours
- Multiple-Choice Questions: 200 questions of one mark each
- Subject areas with weight-age:
- English including comprehension: 40 Marks
- General Knowledge and Current Affairs: 50 Marks
- Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability): 20 Marks
- Legal Aptitude: 50 Marks
- Logical Reasoning: 40 Marks
- Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
Question Paper Pattern & Syllabus PG Courses CLAT 2019
The pattern of the question paper for admission to the Post-Graduate Course for CLAT-2019 is as under:
Maximum Marks: 150
Duration of CLAT-2019 Exam: 02:00 Hours
Multiple-Choice Questions: 100 questions of one mark each
Subjective Questions: 50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks, 800 words per essay) on the topics of law and contemporary issuesSyllabus:
Constitutional Law: 40 Marks
Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence: 60 Marks
Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
List of all National Law UniversitiesGiven below are the list of National Law Universities across India.
National Law School of India University
Nalsar University of Law
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
National Law Institute University
National Law University
Hidayatullah National Law University
Gujarat National Law University
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University
Chanakya National Law University
National University of Advanced Legal Studies
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law
National University of Study and Research in Law
National Law University
National Law University and Judicial Academy
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University
Tamil Nadu National Law School
Maharashtra National Law University
Programmes Offered by the 17 National Law Universities
The National Law Universities across India offer the following programmes to candidates who have qualified the CLAT 2019 examination.
- B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
- B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.)
- B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
- B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.)
- B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.
Private Universities accepting CLAT 2019 Score
- Shobhit University, NH-58, Modipuram, Meerut, U.P.
- RNB Global University , Bikaner, Rajasthan
- ISBR Law College, Bangalore
- LLOYD Law College, 11, K.P.-II, Greater Noida-201304, U.P.
- GLOCAL University, Delhi-Yamuna Marg, Mirzapur Pole, Saharanpur, U.P.-247001
- Indore Institute of Law, Indore
- Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, AU-Block, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura, Delhi-110034
- Xavier Law School, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
- Amity University, U.P.
- Law College Dehradun
- Alliance School of Law, Alliance University, Bangalore-562106
- Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law, Indore
- GITAM SCHOOL OF LAW, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam
- Kalinga University, Naya Raipur, CG
- ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, Dehradun
- Asian Law College, Noida
- Siddharth Law College, Dehradun
- Aryans College of Law, Punjab
- School of Law, JIMS Engineering and Management Technical Campus Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
- GLA University Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
- REVA University, Bangalore, Karnataka
- Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
- School of Legal Studies, Mody University, Lakshmangarh Rajasthan
- Marwadi University, Rajkot, Gujrat
- Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
CLAT 2019 Contact Details
+91 97415 21069, 94825 67257 (Bengaluru)
+91 84807 18979 (Odisha)
10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days
CLAT Consortium of NLU
P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,
Bangalore - 560 072