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CLAT 2019 or Common Law Admission Test 2019 is a national level qualifying exam conducted annually on a rotational basis by the NLUs. It provides admission to candidates seeking admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate law courses such as LL.B and LL.M. CLAT 2019 is scheduled for May, 2019. Candidates can check some key features of CLAT 2019 which are stated below.
CLAT 2019, which is one of the most popular law entrance exams is expected to be held across 138 centers in the country. This article will provide aspiring lawyers with all important details for CLAT 2019 and other updates.
|Exam Name||Common Law Admission Test 2019|
|Conducting Body||National Law University (NLU)|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Periodicity of exam||Annually|
|Minimum eligibility criteria|
For LLB: Qualified 10+2 exam
For LLM: An LLB or equivalent degree
|Objective of exam||Admission to LLB and LLM courses offered by NLUs|
|Exam Date||May, 2019|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours|
|NLUs seat intake (approx.)||UG: 2400 PG: 624|
The conducting body for CLAT 2019 will release the official notification soon. However, candidates can till then check the tentative schedule proposed for CLAT 2019 along with important dates regarding admission process.
|CLAT 2019 Online Registration begins||January, 2019|
|Last date for submitting CLAT 2019 Application Form||March, 2019|
|Availability of CLAT 2019 Admit Card||April, 2019|
|CLAT 2019 Exam Date||May, 2019|
|Availability of CLAT 2019 Answer Key||May, 2019|
|Declaration of CLAT 2019 Result||May, 2019|
|CLAT 2019 Counselling begins from||June, 2019|
|Release of Admission Status by NLUs||July, 2019|
|CLAT 2019 Admission Process Concludes in||July, 2019|
CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 are as set up by the core committee. Individuals must ensure that they meet the eligibility norms for LLB and LLM courses before filling CLAT Application Form 2019. The eligibility criteria for UG and PG programs are as stated below-
The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2019 for LLB program are given below:
The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2019 for LLM program are given below:
CLAT 2019 Application Form will be available from January, 2019 at the official website of CLAT. It can be filled by students interested to pursue the various programs offered by NLUs and other participating institutes. In the application form, students will have to fill up general details like personal information and academic qualifications. CLAT 2019 Registration primarily consists of 3 steps which are given below:
To apply online for the national law entrance exam, students can follow the steps give below:
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Filling CLAT Application Form 2019
Step 3: Fee Payment
Individuals can pay the application fees for CLAT 2019 of INR 4000 for the General category and INR 3500 for Reserved Category which can be submitted via cash, card or net banking. Fees should be paid within stipulated time period otherwise the application will not be considered. The process for paying the fees via each mode is given below:
CLAT 2019 Admit Card will be issued to aspirants who have successfully registered for the exam. It will have the details about the candidate such as his Name, Roll number, Date of birth, Time slot and the exam center allotted along with its address. Admit cards should be downloaded from the official website of CLAT.
Steps to download CLAT Hall Ticket 2019 are given below:
CLAT 2019 will be conducted across 138 test centers in India. Aspirants will have to choose their preferred exam center while filling CLAT Application Form 2019 to appear for the online exam. The final center allotted will be printed on the admit cards.
CLAT 2019 will be conducted in the online mode only for a duration of 2 hours. The question paper for LL.B and LL.M courses is set differently. Candidates can check below some of the important highlights of CLAT Exam Pattern 2019.
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Nature of Questions||Objective|
|Sections in paper||LL.B – 5 LL.M – 3|
|Total number of questions||LL.B- 200 LL.M- 150|
|Duration of exam||2 hours|
|Medium of language||English|
|Marking Scheme||+1 mark for every correct answer, -0.25 marks for every wrong answer|
The question paper for LL.B course will be divided into 5 sections which will have 200 MCQs while for LL.M course, question paper will be divided into 3 sections having a total of 150 MCQs. Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark while 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. Candidates can further check subject-wise distribution of marks in CLAT UG and PG courses.
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Questions||20 Marks|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|English including Comprehension||40 Questions||40 Marks|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
|Subjects||No. Of Questions||MaximumMarks|
|Rest of the topics like Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.||50||50|
|Total||150 Questions||150 Marks|
CLAT 2019 Syllabus will cover topics of Class 10 level for LLB program and important topics for the same are given below:
|English (with Comprehension)||Comprehension passages, Grammar, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence correction|
|General Knowledge & Current Affairs||Current Affairs and static GK|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||Number System, Time and Work, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Height and Distance, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry|
|Legal Aptitude||Legal propositions|
|Logical Reasoning||Syllogism, Logical sequences, Analogies, Blood relation, Seating arrangements|
The syllabus for LLM program of CLAT 2019 will have topics covered in LLB program. The important topics are given below:
|Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law|
CLAT Answer Key 2019 will be released within 3 days of conducting the exam on the official website. With this, students will be able to view the correct answers to questions and have a fair idea of their marks. Applicants can follow the steps given below to access CLAT Answer Key 2019:
Candidates can find these details in CLAT 2019 Answer Key:
CLAT 2019 Result will be declared within 2 weeks of conducting the exam at its official website in the form of a rank list. CLAT Result 2019 for LLB and LLM programs can be checked by following these few steps:
CLAT 2019 merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of applicants which will be published on the website. This list will specify the All India, State and Category ranks obtained by students.
Cutoff is the minimum score declared by the institute for admission process. It is calculated considering multiple factors such as availability of seats, average marks scored in the test, difficulty level of the paper and total test population. CLAT Cutoff will be declared by various CLAT Participating institutes individually. CLAT Cut Off forms the basis of CLAT Counselling and Seat Allotment.
CLAT 2019 is scheduled to be held in May, 2019. The 18 NLUs participating and accepting CLAT 2019 scores are as follows:
CLAT Counselling 2019 will be held soon after CLAT Result 2019 is declared. It will be conducted on the basis of the candidates' performance in the entrance exam which will be reflected in CLAT 2019 Merit List. Candidates must be present in person to attend the counselling round as per the schedule uploaded on CLAT website. The highlights of CLAT Counselling 2019 are given below:
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