The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), has been conducted by CLAT committee, on May 14, 2017. The coveted law admission test was conducted at various centres across 63 exam cities as listed by the committee. CLAT 2017 was conducted in an online mode for two hours duration beginning at 3:00 pm. Over 50,000 candidates out of 50,676 applicants have appeared in CLAT 2017 for admissions to BA LLB/BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB and LLM programmes offered at 18 National Law Universities and various law colleges of India. The candidates appearing for CLAT 2017 visited their allotted examination centre of CLAT 2017 at least one and a half hour before the exam timings. Careers360 brings here ’Live Coverage and Updates’ from CLAT 2017 test centres.Related PostCLAT 2019CLAT Application Form 2019CLAT Admit Card 2019
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The application numbers for CLAT 2017 shows an increase of 13 per cent, even as there was no extension in last date as compared to last year’s application dates. In an interview with Careers360, CLAT convener Dr. A Lakshminath shared various factors for CLAT 2017 application rise. Read here the complete interview of CLAT Convener.
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CLAT 2017 was conducted from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in online mode. The test carried 200 multiple choice questions for one mark each. There was to be negative marking of one-fourth i.e. 0.25 marks in case of incorrect attempts. CNLU Patna, the conducting authority for this year will be releasing CLAT answer key 2017 by May 16.
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5.00 pm– CLAT 2017 concludes as candidates come out of the exam centre.
3:00 pm– No more candidates allowed in the examination hall as CLAT 2017 begins in various test centres across 63 cities.
2:55 pm– Last call for candidates, as gates of the test centre are about to be closed.
2:45 pm– The officials make first announcement for closing entry as some candidates rush towards exam centre gate.
1:45 pm– Some candidates are taking refreshments due to scorching heat. The candidates are also seen sharing last minute tips before entering the exam hall
1:35 pm– Candidates queue up at the gate for verification of admit card and security check. Candidates are not allowed to carry water bottles, watches and any other material inside the examination hall.
1:30 pm– The officials at the test centre put instructions and roll number wise seating arrangement details on the board. Candidates check their hall and note it down.
1:15 pm– Candidates start reporting at their allotted test centre as per the guidelines of CLAT conducting body mentioned on admit card of CLAT 2017
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The CLAT exam syllabus has changed this year and shift to more aptitude side then remembering things.The no.of questions reduced from 200 to 120/125 but the time duration will be the same that is 2 hours.
Here are few tips for preparation you must follow to get a good score without coaching:-English: Vocabulary questions will be asked. Word Power Made Easyis the book you can use to improve your vocabulary.
High School Grammar and Composition ( by Wren and Martin)It is a book to improve the grammar skills.
GK: Question on current affairs will be asked. Read newspaper for CURRENT G.K. than trying to grasp all info at once. Some of the newspaper sources which you can use to prepare this section are The Hindu, Financial Express, and The Economist. You can also use some other apps like Inshorts etc for current affairs.Mathematics: Only Data based questions will be asked. Like you have some information and questions on basis of that information.Logical Reasoning: Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis. These are some of the topics on which you can expect questions.
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