CLAT 2015 Exam Pattern
Apratim Chatterjee, 05 May 2015, #CLAT
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CLAT 2015 Exam Pattern will provide you an overview of the paper details of CLAT 2015 including number of questions, total marks allotted and marking scheme of the most coveted law entrance exam. CLAT 2015 is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2015 in online mode.
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Exam Duration – CLAT 2015 is to be held online, where the exam shall be conducted for 2 hours time duration.

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CLAT 2015 UG –

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Number of Questions –There may be a total of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (objective-type) of one mark each. There questions may be distributed among as many as five sections.

Marking scheme – Candidates need to note that for every wrong answer marked, 0.25 marks shall be deducted under negative marking scheme of CLAT 2015.


Section wise distribution of questions in CLAT 2015 UG – CLAT 2015 Questions may cover the following sections with the number of marks and allotted marks against each section.


Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

English including Comprehension



General Knowledge/Current Affairs



Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)



Legal Aptitude



Logical Reasoning






CLAT 2015 UG Exam Tie-Breaking – In case,if two or more candidates will score equal marks, the tie shall be broken by the following procedure and order:

  • Higher marks in the section of Legal Aptitude of CLAT 2015
  • Higher Age
  • Computerized Draw of Lots

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CLAT 2015 PG –

Number of QuestionsCLAT 2015 PG may comprise as many as 50 questions. There will be two different sections namely Long Essay Type and MCQ.


Marking scheme – Candidates may note that for every wrong answers marked in case of Multiple Choice Questions, 0.25 marks will be deducted under negative marking in CLAT 2015. The section wise distribution of questions in CLAT 2015 PG:


Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

Long Essay Type Descriptive Questions (Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)



Multiple Choice Questions (Covering all compulsory law subjects prescribed by the BCI for the Under-Graduate Course except Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)



CLAT 2015 PG Tie-Breaking – In case,if two or more candidates will score equal marks, the tie shall be broken by the following procedure and order:

  • Higher marks in the Long Essay Type Descriptive Questions of CLAT 2015 PG
  • Higher Age
  • Computerized Draw of Lots

CLAT 2015 is the most sought after law entrance exam for admissions to 2164 seats distributed among 16 NLUs. As per the official data, as many as 39686 candidates have applied for CLAT 2015.

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I am from class 12th science and I want to get admission in NLU Jodhpur in 2020 what should I do for that. is it necessary to give clat

Shareef 20th Oct, 2019
Yes, ofcourse you should give CLAT entrance exam for Admission.when you are going to take an LLB course, CLAT is a mandatory thing for you.
And the University like NLU one of the top universities doesn't cooperate admissions without CLAT.
Check out the eligibility criteria for Admission,
  • One should be 10+2 passed with 45%
  • SC/ST students must be passed with 40%
  • Maximum age for general candidates is 20
  • maximum age for SC/ST is 22
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Which is the best institute for CLAT preparation in Kolkata , is it CLATapult or is it Career Launcher or any other ?

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i have completed my graduation with political science in 2019 . May i appear in CLAT UG Exams .

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

clat exam eligibility criteria is candidate need to pass 10+2 course from a recognized university with 45% marks (general category). candidate from any stream can apply for clat ug irrespective of their age, as age criteria has been removed by BCI. so you may apply for clat. hope I have solved your query.


What is clat exam? What are the courses that it includes?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

CLAT is an entrance examination for admission in NLUs(NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITIES) for their undergraduate course . Its an offline-based exam, CLAT is conducted at around 40 centres around the country for admitting candidates to undergraduate law programs in the 21 participating NLUs.

The application form of CLAT 2020 is expected to be released around the 2nd week of January; candidates will have around 3 months time to submit the application form. The admit card of CLAT 2020 will be released around the 2nd week of May. CLAT 2020 will be of 2 hours duration and include 200 multiple-choice questions of 1 marks each; note each incorrect attempt will invite penalty of 0.25 marks.

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