What CLAT 2016 answer key reflects?
Apratim Chatterjee, 12 May 2016, #CLAT
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Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala has released CLAT 2016 Answer Key along with the response sheets of individual test-takers on May 8, as scheduled earlier. Careers360 brings ‘What CLAT 2016 answer key reflects’ to help law aspirants with important features of answer key and response sheets of the common law admission test (CLAT).

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Features of CLAT 2016 Answer Key / Response sheets

  1. With CLAT 2016 answer key test-takers can check their responses marked in the CLAT test paper.

  2. The answer key of CLAT also helps you in knowing your correct vis-à-vis incorrect responses in the law entrance exam.

  3. Moreover, the answer key and response sheets, also comes with their estimated scores. Based on their estimated score candidates can also check their CLAT 2016 estimated Rank.

  4. The response sheet of CLAT 2016 has the following–The option marked in ‘green correct sign’ relates to the correct answer option as per CLAT committee.

    1. Question id – It’s the id number of question.

    2. Chosen Option – It’s the answer option which the test-taker had marked during the test

    3. Marks – It’s the marks awarded or deducted for the response made to a particular question

  5. The option marked in ‘green correct sign’ relates to the correct answer option as per CLAT committee

  6. While, the options marked in ‘red wrong sign’ relates to incorrect answer options.

  7. CLAT 2016 test-takers, after verifying their response sheets with the official answer key of the common law admission test may file their objections for erroneous questions / answers with the exam conducting committee by May 15.

Candidates can find below the screen-shot for clarity–


CLAT 2016 answer key


How to represent / file your objections regarding CLAT answer key 2016

Once you have checked your answer keys / response sheets of CLAT 2016, you can send your doubts to the official exam conducting body between May 13 and May 15, following the procedure detailed below–

  1. Candidates can file their objections regarding CLAT 2016 answer key through the official window below

  2. Enter your login credentials including registered e-mail id and password

  3. Click on ‘Response Tab’ button

  4. Fill in the box with providing question id and your response

  5. Post the reasons in support of your response

  6. If there are any supporting document (in .jpeg format), upload it

Representations can be sent through the official window below -


Points to be noted while filing objections

  1. RGNUL Patiala, the CLAT 2016 conducting body has arranged an online automated process for representing the erroneous questions and answers.

  2. No other form for filing objections will be entertained other than this.

  3. Candidates need to file their responses individually.

  4. The representations claiming CLAT 2016 answer key and response sheets should be supported with authentic documents or reasons, else may not be entertained.

What now?

CLAT committee and RGNUL Patiala have asked the test-takers to file their objections by May 15, 2016 in the prescribed format, following which the committee shall be uploading the amended answer key of CLAT 2016 by May 20.


After the release of amended answer key by the exam body, the results of CLAT 2016 shall be announced on May 23 along with issue of category-wise CLAT 2016 merit list.

CLAT is the common law admission test conducted by one of the 17 NLUs in rotation, every year for admissions to 2252 five-year integrated undergraduate seats. As many as 45,041 candidates have reported to appear for the coveted law entrance examination.


CLAT 2016 erroneous questions

As CLAT committee releases the official question papers and individual response sheets for candidates on May 12, experts and test takers have raised doubts on many questions and answer options. Several test-takers have doubted about 10 contradictory answers including one question which was out of CLAT 2016 syllabus. CLAT experts also suggested many errors in the answer key released by CLAT body.


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