CLAT Exam Pattern 2019
Priyanka Sarangi, 10 Jan 2019, #CLAT

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – National Law University Odisha, Cuttack has announced the CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern on January 13. Candidates need to know the exam pattern of CLAT 2019 as it'll further help the candidates in getting aware of the type of questions, the number of questions, total marks, marking scheme and subject-wise distribution of questions besides the exam timing, duration and mode. The law aspirants with the help of CLAT exam pattern 2019 can prepare for the examination easily being aware of the marking scheme to be followed in CLAT 2019. Moreover, knowing the exam pattern of CLAT 2019 will help the candidates to know the core vitalities of the Common Law Admission Test. Candidates will be examined on the topics like General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, English, Elementary mathematics, Criminal law, law of torts and other types of law mentioned in this article. Careers360, with an objective to guide the aspirants of law, brings the exam pattern CLAT 2019 for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which will help the candidates to get an in-depth knowledge and prepare for the law examination with ease.

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CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Overview

Exam – Common Law Admission Test

Duration – 2 hours

Mode – Offline

Type of Questions – Multiple Type Questions

Number of Questions – 200 for Undergraduate and 150 for Postgraduate

Language – English

Total Marks - 200

Marking scheme – 1 mark for correct answers; 0.25 marks deduction for incorrect answers

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Duration of examination

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Candidates will be given 2 hours to attempt the Common Law Admission Test. 

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern – Mode of examination 

Candidates will have to attempt the paper in offline mode conducted by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Type of Questions 

Candidates will be given multiple choice choice where they need to mark any one of the four choices given.

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern – Number of Questions 

Candidates appearing in CLAT 2019 for seeking admission into the undergraduate law programmes will be given 200 questions to attempt.  And aspirants of postgraduate law programmes will be given 150 questions to attempt to qualify CLAT 2019.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Total marks 

Aspirants of CLAT 2019 will be tested out of total marks of 200 for BA LLB and 150 marks for LLM programme.

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme 

Candidates will be awarded 1 mark each for correct answer in CLAT 2019 paper and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response from the total CLAT score. Non-attempted questions will be awarded zero marks as no marks will be deducted for this.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Sections for Undergraduate law programme

Candidates who will appear in CLAT 2019 to seek admission into the undergraduate law programmes will be examined on the following sections -

  • English (Comprehension & grammar based)

  • Legal Aptitude

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Elementary Mathematics (Including Numerical Ability)

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern – Sections for Postgraduate law programme

Candidates to appear in CLAT 2019 to seek admission into the postgraduate law programmes need to attempt the law examination from the following sections -

  • Law of Torts

  • Family Law

  • Criminal Law

  • International Law

  • Property Law

  • Jurisprudence

  • Law of Contracts

  • Intellectual Property Law

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Section-wise distribution of marks for Undergraduate law programmes 

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

English including Comprehension

40

40

Legal Aptitude

50

50

Logical Reasoning

40

40

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50

50

Elementary Mathematics and Numerical Ability

20

20

Total

200

200

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Section-wise distribution of marks for Postgraduate law programmes

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Jurisprudence

50

50

Constitutional Law

50

50

Other Subjects

50

50

Total

150

150

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Exam Centres 

CLAT 2019 will be conducted in more than 60 cities of India which will include – Delhi, Agra, Srinagar, Coimbatore and others which will be announced on January 10, 2019 along with the application form of CLAT 2019.

 

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 – Importance 

Aspirants of CLAT 2019 might think that why it is so important to look at the exam pattern of CLAT 2019 at the preparation phase. CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern helps the candidates to know all the nitty-gritty of the law entrance examination quiet before. Moreover, it also lets the candidates know their strongest and the weakest section while preparation. Having marking schemes on the top helps candidates to know their status after a certain period of time. CLAT Exam Pattern 2019 includes subjects and their distribution for the convenience of the candidates at the time of preparation.

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