CLAT 2020 Registration will open on 1st January 2020: Check Details


CLAT 2020
Dear Reader, CLAT 2020 Notification is expected to release soon. The online enrollment for CLAT 2020 will open on 1st January 2020 and close likely on 1st week of February 2020. The applications has to be submitted ONLINE only from clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in website. The CLAT 2020 examination will be held on Sunday, the 10th May 2020 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM). The CLAT 2020 examination will be held in OFFLINE mode.
CLAT 2020 News Highlight
“The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), that holds key to the top ranked national law schools of the country, will undergo changes in the question paper format for the upcoming year. The test will be held on May 10, 2020. The number of questions will be reduced from 200 to 120-150. The exam will remain off-line and for two hours. Comprehension based questions will be asked from quantitaive techniques, English, current affairs, deductive reasoning and logical reasoning. The decision was made at the consortium of NLUs at the Consortium’s permanent secretariat in Bengaluru on Thursday.
News Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/clat-to-be-held-on-2020-changes-in-question-paper-format/articleshow/72171705.cms”
CLAT 2020 UG Programme Exam Pattern and Syllabus:
Subject Name
No. of Questions/No. of Marks
English including comprehension
40 Questions/Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
50 Questions/Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability
20 Questions/Marks
Legal Aptitude
50 Questions/Marks
Logical Reasoning
40 Questions/Marks
Maximum Marks/Questions
200
More Information-
Type of Questions
Multiple-Choice Questions
Duration of CLAT-2020 Exam
02:00 Hours
Negative Marking
0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
1.English including comprehension:
The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
2.General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
3.Mathematics:
This section will test the candidate's knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.
4.Legal Aptitude:
This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
5.Logical Reasoning:
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
CLAT 2020 PG Programme Exam Pattern and Syllabus:
Multiple-Choice Questions
100 questions of one mark each
Subject Name
No. of Questions/No. of Marks
Constitutional Law
 40 Questions/Marks
Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence
 60 Questions/Marks
Subjective Questions
50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks, 800 words per essay) on the topics of law and contemporary issues
Maximum Marks
150
More Information-
Type of Questions
Multiple-Choice Questions and Subjective Questions
Duration of CLAT PG-2020 Exam
02:00 Hours
Negative Marking
0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
CLAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria for UG Programme:
1.There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
2.As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), the candidates must have secured:
i.Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCIcategories
ii.Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
3.Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2020 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
4.The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
5.In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
i.Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2020 exam;
ii.Higher age;
iii.Computerised draw of lots.
CLAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria for PG Programme:
1.An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty five percent (55%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
2.Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2020 are also eligible to apply.
3.No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2020.
Admit Card/Hall ticket:
The Admit Card/Hall ticket can be downloaded by the candidate by logging into his/her account. The exact date on which the hall tickets will be made available will be intimated on the website.
Admission Procedure:
The admission to UG and PG programmes in participating universities under CLAT-2020 shall be completed through centralised online counselling conducted by the CLAT Consortium Office. The basis of allotment of seats shall be 'merit-cum-preference', i.e., the CLAT Rank, the order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form and the category/categories selected by the candidate in the online application form and the number of seats and their division/break-up as available in each of the participating NLU. Online counselling shall start after the declaration of CLAT-2020 results.
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Application Fee:
>>Application fees can be paid only online.
>>Application fee for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates : Rs.4,000/-
>>Application fee for SC/ST/BPL category candidates: Rs.3,500/-
>>The cost of previous years' question papers is Rs.500/- (not included in the CLAT-2020 application fee of Rs.4,000/- or Rs.3,500/- as the case may be.)
>>The candidates themselves will have to bear the bank transaction charges for remitting the fee online. The actual bank transaction charges will be displayed in the payment gateway page after you choose the mode of payment.
>>Application Fees is non-refundable.
Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application:
>>Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
>>Signature of the candidate
>>Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
>>Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
>>Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category
>>Relevant certificate for your respective State of Domicile. Issued by revenue department/taluk office. Please note that this upload is optional at the time of application. However, you will need to produce this document at the time of admission, if you are claiming reservation under the domicile category.
NOTE:
>>The original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University in the form and manner as specified by the respective universities at the time of admission.
>>The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.
>>No hard copy of the filled in online application form is to be sent to the CLAT Consortium Office.
>>All documents/certificates should be uploaded in pdf format only.
Application Dates:
The online enrollment for CLAT 2020 will open on 1st January 2020 and close likely on 1st week of February 2020.
Application Link:
The applications has to be submitted ONLINE only from clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in website.
Exam Date and Shift Timing:
The CLAT 2020 examination will be held on Sunday, the 10th May 2020 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
Mode of Examination:
The CLAT 2020 examination will be held in OFFLINE mode
Study Materials:
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Mock Test Series:
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Handwritten Notes PDF:
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Quizzes:
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Video Lecture:
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Preparation Tips:
Study for 5 Hours Daily(Study Weaker Section for 2 Hours and divide rest hours by number of sections and study accordingly.)
Best Books:
Reasoning: R S Aggarwal and B S Sijwali
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Maths Subject: R S Aggarwal and Dinesh Khattar
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Legal Aptitude: Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning For the CLAT and LL.B. Entrance Examinations by A. P. Bhardwaj
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English Subject: Nitu Singh
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Static GK: Lucents and NCERT 6 to 10 class
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Current Affairs: Arihant Monthly Current Affairs
Result:
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February 2020
Notification Date:
1-01-2020
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