The deadline for registration for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2021 will expire on June 15. Students who have not yet registered for the exam can now do so on the official Consortium site of the National Law University. Earlier the closing date for the registration process was May 15 but was later extended to June 15 due to the pandemic. The last day of the test will be announced later.
The CLAT exam is intended for admission to law degree programs and courses offered by 22 law universities across the country.
CLAT 2021: Test Pattern, Syllabus
UG: Candidates who qualify for 10 + 2 or equivalent tests can apply for the exam. Eligible applicants will be assessed on the basis of their cognitive and critical thinking skills. A two-hour test with 150 questions to choose 1 answers each will be conducted. There will be a negative mark of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
The questions were to be divided into five categories – the English language, current affairs, legal consultation, logical consultation and accounting techniques.
Prior to the tests, the Consortium will publish a variety of materials to prepare for the UG CLAT 2021 exam which will include sample questionnaires and teaching materials as well as exercises for each lesson that contains the program.
PG: A candidate with an LL.B Degree or equivalent test will be allowed to apply for the exam. The 120-minute test will test students’ cognitive skills. There will be two categories – purpose and meaning. Only those candidates who defend 40 percent (35 percent of SC, ST and PWD) in the target category will be eligible for the second phase.
The first section will include 100 objective type questions that carry 1 mark each. There will be a negative mark of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The second phase will require candidates to write 2 descriptive essays.
This paper will be based on compulsory degree program studies and will cover the Constitution, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Contract Law, Ships, Legal Law, Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Companies Law, International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Industrial and Industrial Law.