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CLAT 2017 Exam Dates, Notification, Syllabus Pattern and Results

 

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Latest information on CLAT 2017 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, test centres and CLAT result.

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Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) conducts the Common Law Admission Test - CLAT 2016 for admissions to Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate degree programmes.

CLAT 2017 Participating Universities:-

 
National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU).
National Academy of Legal Study & Research University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR).
National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU).
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS).
National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ).
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU).
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU).
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU).
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala (RGNUL).
Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU).
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS).
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO).
National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL).
National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam, Guwahati (NLUJAA).
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU).
Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS).
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU).
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur (MNLU)

 

 
Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in CLAT 2017:-

 


For U G Programme

Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with the minimum of :-

(a) Forty-five percent(45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/(Specially Abled Persons) Categories and

(b) Forty percent(40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST Category

Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2016 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2016 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.

No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2017

For P G Programme

LL.B. or equivalent degree examination with a minimum of 55% marks in case of Unreserved/OBC/(Specially abled persons) categories and 50% marks in case of SC/ST category

Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2016 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2016 examination. However they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination in the respective National Law Universities at the time of admission failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.

No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT-2017
 

CLAT 2017 Notification / Dates:-

Apply online at website:- http://clat.ac.in from 1st January 2017 to 31st March 2017.
 
CLAT 2017 Date (Online):- 14th May 2017, Sunday.
 
Timing -3.00 pm to 5.00 pm.
 

CLAT 2017 Pattern:-


For Undergraduate Programme

Maximum Marks : 200

Duration: 02:00 Hours
   
Total Number of Questions : 200

Sr. No - Subjects - Marks

1  English including Comprehension  - 40 Marks
2  General Knowledge and Current Affairs  - 50 Marks
3  Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)  - 20 Marks
4  Legal Aptitude  - 50 Marks
5  Logical Reasoning  - 40 Marks

Note : 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

For Postgraduate Programme

Maximum Marks : 150

Duration: 02:00 Hours

Multiple-Choice Questions: 150 questions of one mark each

Sr. No. - Subjects - Marks

1  Constitutional Law  - 50 Marks
2  Jurisprudence  - 50 Marks
3  Other Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc. - 50 Marks

Note : 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CLAT 2017 Syllabus:-

For Undergraduate Programme:-

English including comprehension

The English section will test the candidates proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar in the comprehension section. Candidates will be questioned 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.

General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

The General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

Mathematics

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. math’s taught up to 10th Standard.

Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards 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.

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.




Comments / Reviews / Queries

  • i got 45% in 12th cbse in 2013 , am i eligible for clat entrence exam in 2014 from general category Posted by : shubham kaushik on 22-07-2013 Report Abuse
  • sir,i am graduate from b.com are you provide 2-3 years course of LLB after graduation Posted by : rahul on 09-07-2013 Report Abuse
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  • I Knew from Your site, the fees for The C L A T 2013 coaching Class With Materials & Through On Line Is Rs 7000. what about the fees for Classroom Coaching? When It Will Be Start? Do you Have Any Hostel Facilities for the Candidates Those who Will Be Join This C L A T 2013 entrance coaching class? Posted by : M.SAMRAJ NAYAK on 13-03-2013 Report Abuse
  • what is the procedure to appear in CLAT 2013? and what will be the last date for apply??? Posted by : Sayeef Chowdhury on 03-03-2013 Report Abuse
  • What is the last date of submitting entrance form. Posted by : Mohan Soni on 25-02-2013 Report Abuse
  • goo.gl/hDdB1 I heard that CLAT 2013 will have negative marking. I guess its time we practice as much as we can. Check the above link for resources paid and free as well as other CLAT related guidance. Really helpful! And all the best! :) Posted by : Jay Kaul on 27-12-2012 Report Abuse
  • PLEASE TELL THAT FROM WHEN THE APPLICATION FORMS OF CLAT 2013 WILL BE AVALIABLE AND WHAT IS THE LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION....... Posted by : ROMIKA on 18-12-2012 Report Abuse
  • hii i want to know when will de application form be issued for clat 2013....nd wat is de last day for submission with oll de details...i ll be highly obliged Posted by : Riddhi Bagaria on 18-12-2012 Report Abuse
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  • PLEASE TELL ME WHEN WILL BE APPLICATION FORM OF CLAT WILL BE AVAILABLE Posted by : sarmad aziz on 27-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • May I know when will the application forms for CLAT 2013 be available? and how can I get it when available? Posted by : Rupandhi on 27-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir I appeared 12 this year but failed but i have given the exam from nios board , i am eligible or not to appear for clat or nlu Delhi . Posted by : vishal on 27-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • i will be turning 21 in january is there any possible to give the clat exam in 2013. Posted by : gagandeep on 11-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir, please provide me details about entrance exam for law in nalsar university for the year 2013-2014? i have completed B.Sc (IT) Posted by : jagesh pal singh on 09-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir, please provide me details about entrance exam for law in nalsar university for the year 2013-2014? Posted by : virnchi on 07-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir i wanted to know when online registration for CLAT 2013 is going to be started Posted by : yash raj on 06-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir, i want to know when the clat exam will be held in 2013 and when will online Registration of form will come. Posted by : Kirti mishra on 06-10-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir my d.o.b is 17.10.1994 so m i eligible to attend this exam for next 2 years????????? Posted by : rishabh srivastava on 20-09-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir i completed my btech now i want to do llb,its my personal interest so i humbly requesting u to give a procedure to apply clat and i passed my btech in 2012 with agreegate of 64.9% Posted by : ramya keerthi on 30-07-2012 Report Abuse
  • I have got 58% in +2 board exams. I want to know about any admission in engg. Colleges. Please let me know as soon as possible. Posted by : Dinesh on 28-05-2012 Report Abuse
  • Please may i know, what is the time of publication of clat 2012 results on 28th may 2012???? Posted by : Meghdoot on 28-05-2012 Report Abuse
  • CLAT Entrance Exam 2012- Rool numbers of those attended Kochi Centre.? on 13th May, 2012 Posted by : Raj on 15-05-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir which university is better for "BBA LLB" intregated course IP or KIITS????? Posted by : neha on 15-05-2012 Report Abuse
  • i can not received our roll no. of 13may 2012 clat exams. please chack & inform us. with thanks Posted by : diksha on 23-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • i have just finished my 2nd PU exams and wanted to do LLB can i write CLAT now otherwise what other options i have . Posted by : amrutha on 16-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • people from hyderabad who r trying to crake clat can choose abyas academy. Posted by : hemanth kumar on 08-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • what is the meaning of CLAT???? how i do this????? Posted by : kavita choudhary on 04-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir i got 24 marks in gate(CS). and i m a ST candidate. So may i get an opportunity in IIT kanpur or delhi these are only my choices. Posted by : ram on 28-03-2012 Report Abuse
  • i have secured 31.67 marks in GATE exam 2012 in computer science.which will be the best suitable college for M.Tech course?pls provide rank wise list. Posted by : rupali on 16-03-2012 Report Abuse
  • how we to copmplete the exam Posted by : subodh on 02-03-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir m doing b.com 2nd yr m i able to gve clat xam dis year my date of brth is 11 may 1993 and if i got selected thn is dre ny need to gve d xamz of b.com 2nd yr????? Posted by : tisha on 26-02-2012 Report Abuse
  • I am doing b.com 2nd &want to do an llb..can I continue llb with my bcom. Posted by : Rajan on 23-02-2012 Report Abuse
  • I am preparing with the Opus Way correspondence course. It has been very helpful. My test scores have improved immensely. they have a huge stock available for tests which i have been using for practice. Also, the teachers are very helpful even though it is a distance learning course. You can go onto their website for details. Posted by : Ashok Shah on 21-02-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir, My birth date is 26/12/1991. can i eligible for clat exam 2012 Posted by : Gaurav on 08-02-2012 Report Abuse
  • RESPECTED SIR, MY SON WAS PASSED H.S.E. EXAM WITH SCIENCES SUBJECT IN 2010.HE WAS GOT 43% INH.S.E. EXAM. AND NOW HE IS STUDY IN D.PHARM IN SECOND YEAR. SO I WANT TOASK THAT WE CAN APPLY FOR CLAT EXAM2012 ? Posted by : Kapasi nuruddin on 04-02-2012 Report Abuse
  • Dear sir, i have done BA From G.N.D.U Amritsar. Now i want to do BA.LLB From distance learning university which is approved by the BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA. What is the procedure of admission and when applied. What is the fees structure? Which is the distance learning centre in north india. Pls advice me. Thanx Posted by : Gurmeet on 29-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • The Opus Way has a very comprehensive correspondence (distant learning) course AND a great online student zone where one can write tests for the CLAT...I was part of their student zone for some time. Posted by : Jay on 27-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir, i have completed m.com and icwa inter . looking for a job . if any vacancy , send me e mail. Posted by : sweta on 25-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir, I want to do CLAT with C.S.(Company Secretary). Whether is it possible to go for both the courses simultaneously. Kindly reply soon. Posted by : Deepti Singh on 22-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir...i m in 12th ....n i want to appear 4 clat 2012 dis year ......can u tell me vch buks wud help me prepare d best for clat....... Posted by : alisha on 18-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • THIthis is raviteja n i mpursing b.com 1st year n my age is 19 so can i continue my graduation along with clat n ba llb Posted by : raviteja on 12-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir, i am studying in class 12 and i am interested for CLAT exam. I want to know best coaching for preparation of CLAT in ALLAHABAD. Posted by : rishi kumar singh on 11-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir i want to know coaching of clat in gujarat and frm where i will get study materials to prepare for clat????????? sir plzzz inform me. Posted by : Al farhad mansuri on 09-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • I doing m schooling from opean so m i able 2 give ctal paper or nt? Posted by : vatsal garg on 08-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • im b.com 3rd year student n also pursuing CS i want to know wheather im eligible for CLAT post graduate prgram.i hv still not completed graduation so am i eligible for doing law Posted by : kratika khandelwal on 06-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir please tell me in which cities the application forms of CLAT 2012 is available Posted by : Ashish Sharma on 05-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • I JUST WANT TO KNOW THAT I AM GOING TO COMPLETE MY 3YDC LLB IN SEPTEMBER N THE CLAT EXAM IS GOING TO BE CONDUCT IN APRIL..SO M I ELIGIBLE TO SIT FOR CLAT2012?? Posted by : Deepshikha Johri on 04-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • i have completed my MBA. Am i eligible for LLM course. Also, let us know best coaching institutes in hyderabad for CLAT LLM exam Posted by : Prashanth on 04-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Dear Sir, My Son is in class XI. He is aspiring for CLAT. I want him to appear in CLAT 2012 exam. Im fully aware that he cant get admission in law school without completing his Higher Secondary. Will he be allowed to appear in the examination. Deepak Dubey Posted by : Deepak Dubey on 03-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Hi, Sir/Madam Please help me :- i have done my 12th with 50% marks from Punjab School Education Board in the year 2000 now i am 32 years old can i do llb correspondence from any university in India...i will be obliged thanks...Deepak Sharma.... Posted by : Deepak on 02-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Hi, Sir/Madam Please help me :- i have done my 12th with 50% marks from Punjab School Education Board in the year 2000 now i am 32 years old can i do llb correspondence from any university in India...i will be obliged thanks...Deepak Sharma.... Posted by : Deepak on 02-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir , will you please inform me the date of the exam CLAT 2012? If you , I will be highly obliged Posted by : parul verma on 01-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • sir i want to how much mark is deducted for every wrong ans in clat plzz kindly do reply Posted by : shraddha on 01-01-2012 Report Abuse
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  • Hi I am B.E graduate and having 3 years of work experience in IT industry but now planning to go for LLB 3 year course so can you suggest me the top colleges name where i can go for the 3 year LLB course or Distance Learning would be the good option for me? Posted by : Pranav on 24-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, i m bbm graduate can i take admission for LLM ,plz sir reply Tks. Posted by : Rakesh Kumar on 23-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • im in 12 student and also preparing aieee. i want to come clat in bhopal... Posted by : ankit on 19-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • Hi I have completed my B.tech(U.G) in ECE Stream, But I am Glad to Write CLAT Exam, Could you kindaly Tell me that Am I Elgible or Not. Posted by : Venkata Chiranjeevi gorle on 14-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • PLEASE INFORM ME ABOUT 2012 CLAT EXAM DATE &SYLLABUS AND CUTUFMARKS AND TOP COLLAGE NAW I READ IN CLASS 12th Posted by : BITTU on 13-12-2011 Report Abuse
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  • it is written that "Age of candidate should not be 'more than' 20 years in case of General".. but can it be 20 by the time CLAT 2012 takes place? kindly treat this as URGENT!! Posted by : sana khan on 07-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • My son is appearing Class XII final Exam.Interested for appearing CLAT Exam Bow much will be course fee and other expanses for the entire course and when will be the entrance Exam Posted by : Shyamkishore Ghosh on 06-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • cn i knw how to apply for clat 2012 ????? Posted by : r sahana on 04-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • Where to get the CLAT entrance form inorder to appear for the may 2011 examination? Posted by : Ananya on 03-12-2011 Report Abuse
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  • Please,inform me about 2012 CLAT exam date and syllabus. Posted by : anup talukdar on 29-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, pl let me know the syllabus for 2012 CLAT exam Posted by : akshay jangid on 28-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i did B.Tech and want to do LL.B 3 year program.so please any one suggest me that which exams2012 and college would be the best for me. please suggest....plz Posted by : aditya kumar on 27-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want to appear for clat i would like to know when will the forms come out and which is the last date of submition Posted by : Annesha Das on 25-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir,I Have Completed my Graduation in B.Com{Computers} through Osmania University.I Want to study crminal law,for this i need ur help,regarding providing me the information abt this course.Do ineed to do L.L.B and then do specialization in Criminal Law?How many years will it take to complete L.L.B and specialization in criminal law?The Purpose of doing criminal law for me is,Its my aim to study criminal law,want to deal with the cases in court.Sir i need ur help regarding this,plz suggest me,i am in need of ur help.Hopefully waiting for ur suggestion,Thanking u Posted by : zaheera amreen on 23-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i am in class 12 and i am also preparing for clat so how much time i should give in my clat study and in which subject i should give more importace. Posted by : shubham on 21-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir/madam i am a class 12 student .will be i am able to give clat exam or not,please tell . Posted by : divya on 21-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • good evening sir.i want to know whether i am eligible for the clat )undergraduate (l.l.b).as my age is 21 years 14 days on 19th of november 2011 Posted by : om prakash pandey on 19-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • gadho 2011 khatam hone ko aa rha h aur abhi tk 2011 ki xam dates ki details de rakhi h aage kb badoge Posted by : sHIVAM on 19-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, please tell me the pattern of clat 2012......? Posted by : shalu on 19-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • pls , tell me the dates and procedure for CLAT 2012 ????? Posted by : Yamini Naruka on 18-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • wcan u tell me how to get forms for clat enterance and th edate of examand the centre please??/ Posted by : karishma on 17-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want to do law from reputed university Pls.guide me. Posted by : Isha Agarwal on 15-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want study short period interior design course Posted by : U.S.A.DASS on 13-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • From which date are the CLAT 2012 forms are available on the Internet? Posted by : Utkarsh Dwivedi on 06-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i would like to know some specifications for Clat 2012 & how should i get started for the exam .which is the best option if i m living in meerut (u.p.) to prepare? Posted by : Aman bhardwaj on 06-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I WANT TO KNOW THE DETAILS OF CLAT EXAM 2012-13 Posted by : satyam cheruku on 05-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I m doing my Sr.secondary study in science. so can i appear this clat , pls inform me about the procedure and dates............ Posted by : Dhaval on 03-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want to appear in CLAT exam. now i m doing Sr. Secondary by commerce faculty. pls inform me about procedure and exam syllabus and date Posted by : aditya sharma on 03-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, i wanted to know how can i apply for CLAT 2012...???? Posted by : gurjot singh on 01-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir,what is cut off for nls Bangalore ? Posted by : nagendra yadav on 23-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • respected sir, i belong to OBC category so are there any reservation for admission in national law school of india university,banglore for 5 years LLB course? Posted by : sukruti on 19-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir,will you please inform me the date of the exam clat 2012?and also when the admission forms will be issued and from where....? Posted by : susmita sen on 17-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir what is the last day for registration in clat exams 2012? Posted by : KIRTI on 15-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • Stop It Guys n gals ..stop giving same ques in some or another way..if there is age doubt so let me tell u that if u had completed 19 n running in 20 then u cant give clat (for general ) here you must be less than 20 or exacetly 20 on 1 july hope age issue is cleared....besk of luck Posted by : Sir on 14-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i am in ggits college of jabalpur i want to give clat exam for 2012 but my date of birth is 17/02/1992.can i give clat exam plz suggest me Posted by : neelesh patel on 09-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i am in ggits college of jabalpur i want to give clat exam for 2012 but my date of birth is 17/02/1992.can i give clat exam plz suggest me Posted by : neelesh patel on 09-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, pl let me know the syllubus for 2012 clat exam Posted by : seshagiri on 07-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir, i am in 12th class & i want to know coaching institutes for CLAT in rajasthan Posted by : shubhendu chauhan on 02-10-2011 Report Abuse
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