As Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) committee released question paper and answer sheets of CLAT 2016 on May 12, CLAT takers alleged that the paper had multiple discrepancies. After the question paper was made public on May 12, candidates also claimed that one of the questions was out of prescribed syllabus.

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CLAT 2016 test-takers have alleged that around five answer responses are wrong in the official answer sheet released by CLAT authorities. Besides this, the CLAT 2016 question paper carried a visual reasoning question which was restricted area for CLAT question paper, according to the official announcements earlier.

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CLAT 2016: test-takers raise doubts on answer key

In its website, the CLAT Committee had clearly mentioned that “However, visual reasoning will not be tested.” But still question id– 2185952598 in Reasoning Section had Visual Reasoning question.

Find below was the official website reads on test paper pattern–


But the below question in CLAT 2016 paper had Visual Reasoning

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In conversation with Careers360, Arghya Samadhar, one of the CLAT 2016 test-taker said, “I had not prepared for visual reasoning question. But the same in the question paper surprised me and I could not solve that.” The Visual-Reasoning question carried 1 mark.

The test-takers of the coveted law entrance examination have also raised their doubts related to CLAT 2016 question paper and answer key on different social media platforms. Careers360 brings you details on the alleged erroneous official answer-sheet of CLAT 2016.

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Careers360 brings you a table of wrong answer options / questions as alleged by the test-takers.


Question Id

Errors claimed by test takers


by test takers

Effect on Marks*

Legal Reasoning


Answer option wrong; Given answer option no. 3

Answer should be option no. 2

+0.75 / -0.25

Logical Reasoning


Answer option wrong; Given answer option no. 3

Answer should be option no. 2, 3 and 4

+0.75 / -0.25

Logical Reasoning


Answer option wrong; Given answer option no. 4

Answer should be option no. 2, 3 and 4

+0.75 / -0.25

Logical Reasoning


Answer option wrong; Given answer option no. 1

Answer should be option no. 1, 2, 3 and 4

+0.75 / -0.25

Logical Reasoning


The question is alleged to be out of syllabus

Test-takers claim for one bonus marks


*Tentative change in scores of CLAT 2016

Careers360 has contacted CLAT 2016 Committee and RGNUL Patiala seeking responses to this.


Read here what CLAT 2016 answer key reflects?


The CLAT conducting body, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala has offered 3-days’ time for candidates to raise objections regarding any erroneous questions or response sheets of CLAT 2016 paper. The representations may be sent at the earliest by May 15, 2016, after which the CLAT committee will be releasing the amended answer key on May 23, 2016. The result of CLAT 2016 is scheduled to be announced on May 23 along with the publication of category-wise CLAT 2016 merit list.


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is clat exam appeared require to tske admission in llb in puri private law college?

Yash Dev Student Expert 26th May, 2020

Hello student I request you to please help me with your preferable college so that I can check and provide you the exact information clat offer admission in more than 90 law college.

Application form extended till July 1 you can fill the application form now, clat constorium will release the examination date on 1st July 2020.

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when is clat 2020 exam going to be held

batchasikkander17 26th May, 2020

Hi Vivek,

Exam date for clat 2020 is not announced yet. The date of examination will be announced by 1st July giving students at least 21 days prior to the exam. Registration for clat 2020 has already started and the last date to register is July 1, 2020.

I hope it helps.


Does the questions r as SIMILAR TO clat XAM

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 25th May, 2020


Clat syllabus has changed from this year, number of questions have come down from 200 to 150, the question pattern still be that of 12th standard, but comprehension based questions will be asked from quantitative section, english,current affairs,deductive reasoning and logical reasoning.

Syllabus of KLEE includes that of General Knowledge, Arithmetic and Mental Ability, General English and Aptitude for legal studies.

CLAT is conducted on a national level while KLEE on the other hand is a state level exam, hence the difficulty level of CLAT is more to that of any other exams.


what is the duration of clat courses I meant the study period

Rehan Alam Student Expert 25th May, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

CLAT is not a course but an entrance test for admission in law course in the National Law Universities. The Full Form of CLAT is Common Law Admission Test Candidates can take undergraduate law programs offered by the 22 participating NLUs. The total CLAT-based seat intake for UG is 2538.

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Plz provide Question paper CLAT 2015,2016,2017,2018 for PG COURSE

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 25th May, 2020


You can get clat PG previous year question papers by going to our page the link for the same is provided below

These  papers will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .Best of luck for your examination.


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