In what may invite more controversy surrounding CLAT 2017, the officially announced question paper suggests that National Law Universities (NLUs) lifted a Reading Comprehension (RC) passage from the Common Admission Test (CAT) held in 1999 for CLAT question paper 2017 along with the same questions as well as answer options.

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Experts, after examining CLAT 2017 question papers, confirmed about the copied RC from CAT 1999 question paper. “The RC passage and its tail questions are exactly the same as it was in CAT 1999 official question paper. The question numbers, however, have been changed but the questions and their answer options remain exactly the same,” remarks Rajneesh Singh, renowned CLAT mentor.

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CLAT 2017: NLUs copy RC passage from CAT 1999 question paper

 

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Tail questions of RC passage from CAT 1999 Question Paper

 

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RC passage from CLAT 2017 Question Paper

 

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Tail questions from RC passage from CLAT 2017 Question Paper

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As the RC passage was lifted from a CAT paper which is held for admissions to Postgraduate Management level courses, experts suggest that the same being copied for CLAT paper may also be an injustice, given the higher difficulty level of CAT paper, to the examinees aspiring for undergraduate programmes.

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“While attempting CLAT 2017 Reading Comprehension question, I felt that it was somewhat tough and I had to go through it thrice to understand the crux,” shares Harshit, a CLAT 2017 taker.

 

Clarifying on the ensuing controversy over CLAT question paper, CLAT convenor, Dr A Lakshminath said that CNLU Patna was only responsible for smooth and fair conduct of the exam on behalf of all participating NLUs. He added that “It was an expert committee which set the question paper and no one particular NLU can be held responsible for that.” He however added that all such concerns are being noted by CLAT committee which will take appropriate action very soon.

 

After CNLU Patna published CLAT answer key on May 16, 2017, several test takers and experts raised their doubt on the question paper and answer options. Read here what happened.

 

CLAT repeats history!

 

Last year also CLAT was embroiled in controversies on similar grounds where 135 out of 150 questions were allegedly copied from various public domain sources. CLAT committee had also admitted to several copied questions from different CLAT preparation-related websites. Read here to know more.

 

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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.

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Does the questions r as SIMILAR TO clat XAM

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 25th May, 2020

Hello,

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.

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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

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