CLAT Exam Pattern 2018

CLAT-Exam-PatternCLAT Exam Pattern 2018 – The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi will announce CLAT 2018 exam pattern as and when it announces the official brochure. The NUALS Kochi is conducting CLAT 2018 on May 13 and candidates appearing in the Common Law Admission Test need to go through the exam pattern of CLAT 2018. The law aspirants need to understand the paper structure of the national level law exam through the CLAT exam pattern 2018. Candidates need to know CLAT 2018 exam pattern as it'll further help them in getting aware of the question type, number of questions, total marks, marking scheme and subject-wise distribution of questions besides the exam timing, duration and mode. Once the candidates are thorough with the CLAT exam pattern 2018, it will aid them in preparing for the Common Law Admission Test. Careers360, with an objective to guide the aspirants, brings the exam pattern CLAT 2018 for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Check CLAT exam pattern 2018 below in detail.

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CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Overview


Exam Mode

NUALS Kochi is conducting CLAT 2018 in online mode.

Exam Duration

Candidates will be allowed to attempt the online CLAT 2018 in an allotted time of 120 minutes, i.e., two hours.

Number of Questions

The online CLAT 2018 paper will have as many as 200 questions. The questions will be objective nature with multiple-choice answer options. Candidates will need to choose the most appropriate one among the given options which they find to be correct.

Total Marks

The candidates will be attempting the CLAT 2018 paper for scoring a maximum marks of 200.

Marking Scheme

Each correct answer in CLAT 2018 paper will be awarded 1 mark and 0.25 marks each will be deducted for every incorrect response from the total CLAT score. Non-attempted questions will be awarded with zero marks as no marks will be deducted for this.

 

CLAT Exam Pattern 2018: Subjects for UG entrance test

Candidates appearing in CLAT 2018 for BA LLB programme will have to answer questions from the following subjects–

  1. Legal Aptitude

  2. Logical Reasoning

  3. English (including Comprehension)

  4. General Knowledge & Current Affairs

  5. Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Subjects for PG entrance test


Candidates appearing in CLAT 2018 for LLM programme will need to attempt questions from the following subjects–

  1. Jurisprudence       

  2. Constitutional Law       

  3. Law of Contracts         

  4. Law of Torts         

  5. Criminal Law     

  6. International Law           

  7. Family Law

  8. Property Law

  9. Intellectual Property Law

CLAT Exam Pattern 2018: Testing locations/ Exam venues

NUALS Kochi will provide a list of testing locations of online CLAT 2018 in January with the publication of the official brochure. Careers360 will bring you the list of CLAT 2018 exam centres. The online law exam are expected to be held in over 60 cities of India including Agra, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gorakhpur, Hisar, Imphal, Kangra, Mohali, Patna, Ranchi, Srinagar, Tiruchirapalli, Unnao and Vijayawada.

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Subject-wise distribution for BA LLB entrance exam paper

 

As per the exam pattern of CLAT 2018, candidates can find table below mentioning subject-wise distribution of questions–

 

CLAT Exam Pattern 2018 - Subjects

S.No

Subjects

Number of questions

Allotted marks

1.

Legal Aptitude

50

50

2.

Logical Reasoning

40

40

3.

English including Comprehension

40

40

4.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50

50

5.

Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability

20

20

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Subject-wise distribution for LLM entrance exam paper

 

 

As per the exam pattern of CLAT 2018 for LLM, candidates can find table below mentioning subject-wise distribution of questions–

 

CLAT Exam Pattern 2018 for PG Courses

S.No

Subjects

Number of questions

Allotted marks

1.

Jurisprudence

50

50

2.

Constitutional Law

50

50

3.

Other law subjects*

50

50

*Other law subjects including Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc.

CLAT 2018 is being organised by NUALS Kochi for admissions to 2299 undergraduate seats and 604 postgraduate programmes in as many as 19 NLUs including Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) Nagpur and Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad.

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern: Benefits

  1. Knowing the exam pattern of CLAT 2018, makes it easy for candidates to strategise CLAT preparation properly.

  2. With better preparation strategies, candidates can have a competitive edge over other CLAT 2018 aspirants.

  3. Knowing the exam pattern of CLAT 2018 will guide candidates in attempting only those questions about which they will be confident, hence avoid the negative marking.

  4. Attempting correct questions will fetch canddiates more score than blind attempting.

  5. The duration as mentioned in the CLAT exam pattern will further help candidates in keeping a time-check while practicing the questions and eventually leading to complete the exam before time on the actual day.

  6. While the CLAT exam pattern also mentions subject-wise distribution of questions, it guides in strategic practicing of questions which may bring good scores.

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CLAT total no. of seats  are around 2400 for Undergraduate programme in 19 participating NLUs. You can check the further detail with the given below link.

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