CLAT 2015 Exam Analysis by Rajneesh Singh
Updated on May 12, 2015 - 7:43 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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With CLAT 2015 conducted by Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) on May 10 in 42 cities of India, Careers360 brings you CLAT 2015 Exam Analysis by Rajneesh Singh, IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd. Expert Analysis of CLAT 2015 will help you in knowing the paper trend of the most coveted law entrance exam along with the difficulty level and anomalies of the law entrance.

Read here CLAT 2015 Analysis by Rajneesh Singh for expert take on the most sought after law entrance exam including section-wise analysis and expected cutoff of CLAT 2015.

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Before we proceed to read the expert take on Online CLAT 2015, let us glance through the Online CLAT 2015 Paper Pattern and other highlights of the law exam.

  • CLAT 2015 was held on May 10 in online mode for the first time
  • CLAT 2015 being a two hours paper began at 3:00 pm in various exam centres of 48 cities across India
  • CLAT 2015 Paper comprised 200 questions of objective-type (MCQs) carrying a total of 200 marks
  • Candidates were required to choose and click on one of the four responses provided against any question to mark their answers
  • Wherein each correct answer will be awarded one mark, for every incorrect response 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total scored marks
  • CLAT 2015 result is scheduled to be announced by RMLNLU on May 20 in online mode
  • In case if two or more candidates secure the same marks, the tie will be broken by the following procedure and order –
    • Higher marks in section of Legal Aptitude in CLAT 2015
    • Higher Age
    • Computerized draw of lots

CLAT 2015 Sections and Distribution of Questions among the sections – The below pictogram can help you in understanding the distribution of questions among the five sections of CLAT 2015 –

CLAT 2015 Facts and Figures – The below pictogram will now help you in knowing the competition level for Online CLAT 2015 –


As we have glanced through Online CLAT 2015 overall, let us have the expert take on the law entrance exam.


Careers360: How was the overall Online CLAT 2015?
Rajneesh Singh: The law entrance paper was relatively tougher than the last year’s paper. The paper had some anomalies too.

Careers360: What anomalies had the Online CLAT 2015?
Rajneesh Singh: The paper came out to be difficult primarily because of the non-familiar questions as compared to last years’ papers. One Logical Reasoning question had two similar choices. Moreover, some of the CLAT 2015 aspirants also faced technical problems, which resulted in loss of the valuable time. In addition to these, CLAT aspirants were asked to report to their respective centres two hours prior to the commencement of the exam which proved out to be of no use.

Careers360: What is your take on the five-section of CLAT 2015?
Rajneesh Singh: CLAT 2015 Paper consisted of 200 multiple-choice objective type questions from the five-sections including English (including Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Below is the section-wise analysis of CLAT 2015 –

English (including Comprehension) – The section was above average and can be analyzed as one of the toughest sections. There were eight questions from Reading Comprehensions, which were very lengthy and thoughtful. The Grammar based questions covered topics like Para Jumbles, Sentence Correction, Analogies, Vocabulary, Best fit supplement word, Fill in the Blanks, etc.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs – The section was average and easy among all sections. Around 35-40 questions were from Current Affairs, rest was from Static GK. There were very few numbers of questions from Sports and more from Politics and Government. CLAT 2015 aspirants who had kept a good track of current affairs will be on the brighter side.

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) – The questions of this section were not of the same pattern, what it used to be in the last years, which scales this section on a tougher side. Five questions were from Data Interpretation. While there was not a single question from topics like Time, Distance and Speed, Percentage, Profit & Loss, most questions covered Numerical Ability topic. Few questions were also from Probability and Permutation and Combination.

Legal Aptitude – There were around 15 questions based on Principle and Facts. A large number of questions also came from Legal GK, Acts and Amendments and Head of Legal Institutions. The section came out to be an easy one.

Logical Reasoning – The section was quite tough and lengthy. Most number of questions was from various topics including Symbol based Logical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Conditionality, Series and Family Tree. Several questions were tricky and were highly no-familiar.

Careers360: What cutoff do you expect this year for CLAT?
Rajneesh Singh: As Online CLAT 2015 was tough than the last year’s paper, I assume the following cutoff for CLAT –

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Top 3 NLUs


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At least 1 NLU


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please name the books that I prefer for clat 2020 after 12th class of all subjects?

KUNAL LANJEWAR 26th Jan, 2020


CLAT ( Common Law Entrance Test ) is an exam conducted to take admission into the 21 National Law Universities of India and 43 other Educational Institutes. National University of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 in offline mode on May 10, 2020.

Given below are some books suggested by the experts that you can prefer for preparing for the CLAT 2020 examination.

  • Word Power Made Easy

  • Butterworths

  • Lexis Nexis

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Objective Arithmetic

  • GK Today

  • Manorama Year Book

  • India Year Book

  • Universal’s LLB Entrance Guide

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after 12 can i get admission in PU or there is any exam like CLAT for admission

Sanjay Khandelwal 25th Jan, 2020
Punjab university conducts its own entrance examination for admission in law courses. That is for BA LLB or BCOM LLB. One will have to apply for application of the college and will have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by Punjab university for admission.
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Do I need to upload EWS Certificate along with CLAT Application form

Md Azmer 24th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

No there is no notification came out regarding to submit EWS certificate with the CLAT 2020 form. I suggest you to go the link before filling the form.


I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck


can i get admission in Indra Prastha university on the basis of my rank in CLAT

akshat a. jha 24th Jan, 2020

No, IPU or GGSIPU conducts its own exam for entrance in its various courses.

The exam for law courses to get admission in IP university is IPU CET Law.

The Last date of Application submission for the exam is 1st week of May 2020 .

The Date of exam  and Result date would be 3rd  week of May 2020  and 4th week of May 2020  respectively.

The application fees is 1000 Rs for all category students. The exam is of 600 marks and has 150 questions in total to attempt in 150 minutes.

About Clat, The Clat exam provides admission in several other law colleges all over the country including all the NUL's.

For further information on Clat exam you can visit:-

and for For IPU CET Law:-


I am 28 now. Can i get admission in basis of CLAT ot LSAT Score

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 23rd Jan, 2020
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for UG program as well as in CLAT PG exam. So if you are able to fetch decent score, then you can get admission on the basis of that score. There is also no upper age limit for appearing in LSAT India Examination. But you can check the age limit specified by individual colleges wherein you want to seek admission.
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