CLAT PG 2016 Exam Pattern
Apratim Chatterjee, 21 Nov 2015, #CLAT PG
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CLAT PG 2016 Exam Pattern – The paper pattern of CLAT PG 2016 shall help you in drawing an overview of the post graduate common law admission test for NLUs. CLAT PG 2016 Exam Pattern details about the PG law entrance including exam mode, duration of the test, number of questions and marking scheme.

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CLAT PG 2016 shall be conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala on May 8 as the admit card can be downloaded from April 15. Check here for other important dates of CLAT PG 2016.

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Paper Pattern of CLAT PG 2016 – Let us have a quick peek over the exam modalities of the post graduate common law admission test for NLUs –

Exam Mode – The law entrance exam for admissions to LLM programme at NLUs will be held in an online mode.

Exam Duration– You will be allotted two hours’ time duration to attempt the questions of the online paper beginning at 3:00 pm.

 

Exam Venues – The coveted post graduate law entrance exam will be conducted in a number of cities across India. We will provide you a complete list of the Test Centres / Testing Venues, once the same has been announced by CLAT 2016 Committee.

Last year, the coveted PG law entrance was conducted in as many as 173 exam centres of 52 cities of India, which included 7 cities of Uttar Pradesh, Amritsar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Imphal, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Ranchi and Vishakhapatnam.

 

Number of Questions – The online paper of CLAT PG 2016 will comprise of a total of 150 questions of objective nature type/Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs).

Total Marks – The 150 question of online CLAT PG 2016 will carry maximum marks of 150, where each question shall be of 1 mark.

 

Marking Scheme – There shall be four options provided against each of the questions. You will be required to mark the most appropriate option among the four proveded.

While every correct answer shall be awarded one mark, for every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks each will be deducted from the total scored marks following a system of negative marking.

 

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Subjects – The 150 questions of online paper of CLAT PG 2016 will be distributed among the following sections –

  • Constitutional Law

  • Jurisprudence

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

Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks – Each of the sections – Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and Other law subjects shall comprise 50 questions.

 

The infograph below will help you in understanding the subject-wise distribution of questions allotted to each subject in CLAT PG 2016 –

 

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT PG) is the national level law PG entrance test conducted every year for shortlisting candidates for as many as 604 seats distributed among the 17 participating NLUs. Last year as many as 5514 candidates had registered for CLAT PG out of which 4863 candidates appeared for the post graduate common law admission test of NLUs.

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