Common Law Admission Test [CLAT]

CLAT 2018

Exam Date : 14th May 2018 To 14th May 2018
Result Date : 29th May 2018

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Application form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern for CLAT 2018:

  • Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a centralised test for admission into the most prominent law colleges in the nation.
  • Those candidates who have cleared their 12th are allowed to appear for the examination. 
  • The two-hour admission test comprises of objective type questions with five main sections- Elementary Mathematics or Numerical Ability, English with Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Legal Awareness and Logical reasoning.
  • CLAT scores are often taken into consideration during admission into other private law colleges in India.
  • CLAT is conducted by National Law Universities (NLUs) in India. There is a total of 18 NLUs in the country as of now. The responsibility of carrying out CLAT examination is given to one NLU each year. There are nearly 1,100 seats in NLUs in India.
  • Candidates must note that they complete their Application Process by 31st March 2018

Important details regarding CLAT #year:

Examination Name

Common Law Admission Test

Exam Type

National level

Exam Category

Undergraduate

Exam Mode

Offline

Conducting Body

National Law Universities (NLUs)

Exam Date

May 2018



List of all National Law Universities associated colleges:

Colleges

Located

National Law School of India University

Bangalore

National Academy of Legal Study and Research (NALSAR) University of Law

Hyderabad

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Kolkata

National Law Institute University

Bhopal

National Law University

Jodhpur

Hidayatullah National Law University

Raipur

Gujarat National Law University

Gandhi Nagar

Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University

Lucknow

Chanakya National Law University

Patna

National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Kochi

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

Patiala

National University of Study and Research in Law

Ranchi

National Law University Odisha

Cuttack

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Guwahati

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

Visakhapatnam

Tamil Nadu National Law School

Srirangam

Maharashtra National Law University

Mumbai

Maharashtra National Law University

Nagpur



Courses offered by NLUs:

  • B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • L.L.M.
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

List of Educational Institutions which will be accepting CLAT scores admission:

The institutes listed below will be accepting CLAT scores for their admissions to various Degrees in LAW from 2018 onwards.

Name of Educational Institutions

Delhi Institute of Rural Development (D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi

Amity University, Uttar Pradesh

Asian Law College, Noida

IFIM Law College, Karnataka

Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat.

Indore Institute of Law, Indore

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad

JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus, Greater Noida U.P

Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida, UP

SRM University, Delhi- NCR, Sonipat

Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore.

RNB Global University, Bikaner.

MATS Law School, Raipur

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern



CLAT 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus for CLAT 2018 Examination: 

 

Si No

Subjects

 Questions

Marks alloted

1

English

40

40

2

General knowledge and current affairs

50

50

3

Elementary math

20

20

4

Legal aptitude

50

50

5

Legal Reasoning

40

40

CLAT 2018 Results

CLAT 2018 Results:

The results for CLAT 2018 will be available on the official website and can be viewed by the candidates online. The results will be uploaded two weeks after the examination has been conducted. Applicants will need their application number to log in and view the results. 

  • Applicants are required to enter their CLAT registration ID and password to get access to the results.
  • Merit and preferences based admissions will be undertaken by the RGNUL (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law) after the results are declared.

Tie-Breaker for CLAT:

If two candidates score the same results in the CLAT entrance exam, it is called tie-breaking. The procedure that will be followed in such cases is as follow:

  • Candidates with higher marks in the section of legal aptitude and applicants with higher age will be considered first.
  • There shall be a computerised draw of lot.

CLAT 2018 Counselling

CLAT 2018 Counselling:

Step 1: The university-wise first indicative list based on merit-cum-preference will be published on the CLAT 2018 official website.

Step 2: Payment of Counselling fee

Step 3: The publication of the second list having the names of the finalised candidates will be done after the payment of counselling fee.

Step 4: Publication of third list allotting seats to candidates

Step 5: Completion of admission formalities at the allotted NLUs

Step 6: Publication of fourth and final allotment list

STEP 7: Completion of admission formalities at the allotted NLUs against fourth allotment list

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