There are 2 options in CLAT:
1. Under-Graduate Program for 5-year integrated Law Degree (Hon’s)
2. Post Graduate Program for 1-year LLM degree
Eligibility for CLAT:
1. For Under-Graduate Program: 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST). Candidates appearing for qualifying exams in March/April can also apply.
2. For Post-Graduate Program: LL.B. Degree or equivalent with minimum 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST). Candidates appearing for qualifying exams in March/April can also apply.
Scheme of Examination for Under-Grad Program:
Sr. no. Subject Marks Duration
1 English 40 -
2 General Knowledge 50 -
3 Elementary Mathematics 20 -
4 Legal Aptitude 50 -
5 Logical Reasoning 40 -
Total 200 2 Hours
Syllabus for CLAT:
English: Proficiency in English based on Comprehension passages and grammar, meaning of words used, correction of sentences, fill in the blanks with appropriate words, etc.
General Knowledge: Knowledge of National and International current events and static general knowledge.
Mathematics: Matriculation level (10th Standard) i.e. Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration and Statistics.
Legal Aptitude: Interest in Law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions like legal propositions (described in the paper) with given set of facts to which the proposition is applied. Candidate has to understand the proposition and apply them to given situation then answer the given questions.
Logical Reasoning: To test pattern recognition, logical links and ability to rectify illogical arguments. Questions may include Syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. No visual questions will be asked.
Selection will be based on merit list and preference of candidate