CLAT 2015 goes online – here’s all you need to know

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Law Education in India is gradually emerging as a main stream career option. The top rankers are now consistently exploring this stream of education.

One of the most important exam for budding lawyers, the CLAT has decided to go online from this year onwards.

Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) will conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 online for the first time.The CLAT core committee approved the online medium of the entrance test on November 1st 2014. CLAT qualifying students will be eligible for admission in LLB and LLM in National Law Universities across the India.

Prof Gurdip Singh, RMLNLU vice-chancellor also the CLAT convener, said, “The online process will ensure efficiency and transparency in the examination process. Right from filling up the forms to the final fee submission, everything will be online.” The students can fill the online forms from 1st January -31st March 2015. The CLAT exam will be held on 10th May 2015. CLAT will be conducted in 28 cities. The officials also added, that the university will update an online testing protocol on the website for the students. During the exam, the candidates will be given an orientation on how to appear for the test.Candidates will be competing for 350 seats in LLM and around 1,700 in LLB.

How to Apply for CLAT 2015

1. Online submit the form for CLAT 2015 from 1st January: 31st March 2015

2. No other mode of submission will be entertained for CLAT 2015

CLAT 2015 Application fees

Fees for general category: Rs 4,000
Fees for reserved category: Rs 3,500

Pattern of CLAT 2015 (Under-Graduate Programme)

Exam Description
Total Marks 200
Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each 200
Duration of Examination Two hours (02:00 hours)

 

Subject areas with Weightage
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

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer

Pattern of CLAT 2015 (Post-Graduate Programme)

Exam Description
Maximum Marks 150
Duration of Examination Two hours (02:00 hours)
Multiple-Choice Questions 150 questions of one mark each
Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law:
1. Constitutional Law: 50
2. Jurisprudence: 50
3. Other law subjects: 50
such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc.

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks each will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to Multiple Choice Questions.

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