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CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 will be decided by NLUs, the exam conducting authority for CLAT. The exam pattern of CLAT will provide information regarding mode of exam, type and number of questions asked, time duration of the exam, and marking scheme etc. Candidates appearing for CLAT 2019 are advised to check latest CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 to stay updated.
CLAT 2019 is an online exam conducted to evaluate a candidate’s skills of Logical Reasoning, English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude and Mathematics. The paper pattern for UG and PG courses is entirely different. The exam will be conducted in English language only. Candidates can check CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 in detail along with the marking scheme further in this article.
CLAT 2019 is a national-level law entrance exam conducted by 19 National Law Universities for admission to Bachelor and Master Degree Programs in Law. CLAT Registration 2019 will start from January, 2019 and will end in March, 2019. CLAT 2019 is scheduled to be held in May, 2019. Based on CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern, you can know more about CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 here.
|Exam Mode||Online, Computer-Based|
|Number of Sections||LL.B - 5 sections LL.M- 3 sections|
|Number of questions||LLB – 200 LLM - 150|
|Question Paper Type||Objective|
|CLAT 2019 Total Marks||200 marks (1 mark for each question)|
|Negative Marking||0.25 marks for every wrong answer|
|Exam Duration||2 hours|
CLAT 2019 will be held in online mode in May, 2019. The paper pattern for UG and PG programs is entirely different. The time duration for the exam is 2 hours. Candidates can check CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern for LLB and LLM courses below.
There are 5 sections in CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 which test candidates’ knowledge of the following sections:
Candidates need to complete 200 questions of CLAT 2019 in a total duration of 2 hours. One mark will be awarded for every correct answer while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates can check below the section-wise breakup for CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 for LLB course.
|Section||Total Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English (including Comprehension)||40||40|
|GK and Current Affairs||50||50|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
CLAT 2019 is also conducted for PG courses i.e. LLM admission in NLUs. The exam pattern is similar that of LLB course with MCQs but with less questions and different subjects. Candidates need to answer 150 questions for 150 marks in 2 hours duration with similar negative marking scheme. Check section-wise breakup of CLAT LLM Exam Pattern 2019 here.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks allotted|
Note: Other subjects include Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Right.
Important Points regarding CLAT Exam Pattern 2019
Candidates should also note that the questions in CLAT question paper are randomly selected from a question bank. Thus, all the candidates get different sets of question paper. NLUs make sure that CLAT question paper sets are of comparable difficulty level and comprise all types of questions.
There is no prescribed syllabus as such for CLAT 2019 by NLUs. The questions for UG law courses are asked from English and Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Mathematics of up to 10th class, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning sections.
For PG courses, the questions are asked from Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights topics.
However, we are sharing some important topics from CLAT Syllabus 2019 for LLB course for each subject based on last year’s question papers:
This section assesses your interest towards law and problem-solving ability. The questions will be based on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. Following are some important topics:
General Knowledge syllabus is really vast and can’t be defined. However, there will be questions from current event form following areas:
Some important topics from CLAT Syllabus 2019 for LLM course for each subject based on last year’s question papers are mentioned below.
CLAT is a top most competitive law entrance exam and it requires a thorough revision of all the topics. Candidates should prepare a schedule and go through the important topics from books and other sources to prepare for CLAT 2019. Following are some important books related to CLAT 2019 exam.
|Subject||Book Name||Author /Publication||ISBN|
|Legal Aptitude||Legal Aptitude||RK Gupta||978-9350714119|
|Logical Reasoning||Logical Reasoning (CLAT)||RK Gupta||978-9350716205|
|General Knowledge||General Knowledge 2019||Lucent||978-9384761547|
|Mathematics||Mathematics for CLAT||Shailesh Kumar||978-9350716175|
|English||English (CLAT)||RK Gupta||978-9350716199|
Candidates must abide by certain rules for CLAT 2019 exam and follow a set of instructions and the same have been mentioned below.
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