CLAT 2015
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CLAT 2015 - The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by the sixteen National Law Universities (NLUs) for admission to their undergraduate and post graduate programmes, i.e., BA LL.B & LL.M, respectively.

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CLAT 2015 was held on 10 May, 2015. The online application process began from January 1, 2015 and the last date for application was April 15, 2015.

Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) conducted CLAT 2015 in an online mode. Click here to read the detailed news.

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Exam Name:
Common Law Admission Test


Commonly known as: CLAT 2015

Exam type
: National

Exam category

Conducting authority
: Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU)

Intake: 2164 seats distributed among 16 NLUs for five-year integrated law programmes and 558 seats distributed among 16 NLUs for post graduate law programmes


CLAT 2015 UG Eligibility Criteria -  A candidate should had obtained a Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates) and should be below 20 years of age as on July 1, 2015 (22 years in case of SC and ST candidates) in order to be eligibile for CLAT 2015. Candidates who were appearing or had appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results were also eligible to appear in CLAT 2015. However, such candidates were required to have passed the qualifying examination at the time of their admission and should be able to submit proofs in support of their claims. (Subjected to State reservation at the University concerned.)


CLAT 2015 PG Eligibility Criteria - A candidate should had obtained a LL. B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and  ST candidates).* The candidates who had passed the qualifying degree examination through supplementary/ compartment and repeated attempts were also eligible for appearing in the law exam, provided that such candidates had to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination with 55% percent marks, as the case may be, on the date of their admission or within the time allowed by the respective universities.

Pattern of CLAT 2015 UG paper:

  • Duration of the examination – 2 hours

  • Total number of MCQs – 200

  • Total marks for CLAT 2015 UG – 200

  • There was a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks were deducted for each of the wrong answers.

  • In the event of equal marks scored by two or more candidates in the CLAT 2015, the tie was broken by the following procedure and order:

    • Higher marks in the section of Legal aptitude.

    • Higher age

    • Computerized draw of lots.

S. No

                             Subject Areas



English including comprehension



General knowledge/ Current Affairs



Elementary Math ( Numerical Ability)



Legal aptitude



Logical reasoning



Pattern of CLAT 2015 PG paper:

Total marks


Duration of the exam

2 hours

Constitutional Law

50 marks


50 marks

Other law subjects (including Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, IPR, etc.)

50 marks

As per CLAT 2015 Brochure, there was a system of Negative Marking where 0.25 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer marked.

Procedure for obtaining and submitting application forms for CLAT 2015

  • Candidates taking CLAT 2015 needed to Apply Online for CLAT 2015 Application Forms. Last year no other mode of submission had been permitted for CLAT 2015 Online Application Forms

  • The CLAT 2015 Online Applications could be made through the official website

  • The candidates needed to remit the CLAT 2015 Application fees, i.e; Rs. 4000/- Only for the General Candidates and Rs. 3500/- Only for the Reserved categories

CLAT 2015 Online Application Forms were available from January 1, 2015. The last date for submission of application was April 15, 2015. Candidates may click here to Apply Online. (CLAT 2015 Applications are now closed)

CLAT 2014 Results were withheld - Click here to know more about this.

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which books are best for clat preparation

Mayank Chowdhary 11th Nov, 2019

Yes I'll enlist down some of the top books that will help you in the CLAT preparation. For improving your English and Grammar you can go with High School English Grammar by Wren and Martin, you can take help of Word Power made Easy by Norman Lewis as well. For Analytical and Logical reasoning, go with RS AGGARWAL AND MK PANDEY books. For Legal Aptitude, AK Bharadwaj is quite famous. For mathematics, use RS AGGARWAL and for GK and Current affairs, use Pearson GK Today and read newspapers and blogs regularly to keep yourself updated.

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i started the clat 2020 preparation yet so when i should start current affairs section ? what in the ideal time to start it?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019


current affair is a section which you need to revise every day. other wise there is chances for forgetting it. so I would suggest you to daily follow any one of the news paper or you may follow bankers adda magazine. every day spend 1 hr for studying. you will surely get success.


can I prepare on my own for the CLAT exam 2021 ? if yes how much time should I give to study for clat?

Apoorva Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

Hello dear student,

Yes you can prepare for the exam just consistency should be maintained . The law aspirants need to check CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria to ensure they follow the right protocols prescribed for the admission process; refer the bullet points given below for complete details.

Eligibility requirement for UG program:

Qualifying exam: The candidate must have passed 10+2 or an equivalent exam from a recognised university or board.

Marks in qualifying exam: General category candidates need minimum 45% marks in the qualifying exam,  while SC and ST candidates need only 40% marks.

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020

Candidates who are appearing in qualifying exam in March/April 2020: Such candidates may also apply, subject to the condition they produce evidence of passing the qualifying exam at time of admission

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Are CLAT or LSAT marks required for ifim law college Bangalore?

Siddhi Shenoy 10th Nov, 2019

Hello aspirant,

As per my knowledge, to get admission in IFIM Law college in Bangalore, you need to fulfill the eligibility criteria, which includes that the candidate must qualify either of the entrance exams (CLAT, LSAT, AILET or ILAT).

Also, the applicant should have passed PUC with atleast 45% marks.

Good luck.


can I apply for llb course by giving clat after my graduation for nlu collage..

Manisha Gupta Expert 8th Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

CLAT is the entrance exam for the admission to 5 years Integrated law program & LLM (PG) program. CLAT is not for the admission to three years law program, If you want to apply for CLAT entrance exam then you can apply as there is no any age limit.

Good Luck!

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