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    Jun 2010

    Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

    A group of 11 Universities together conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) across the country. It is a National test, carried out for the selection of eligible candidates for UG and PG programs in the Universities. Those who clear the test can seek for admission to the LLB and LLM programs in any of the institutes that come under it. Aspirants who are willing to write the exam can choose any of the nearest exam centers of their choice. CLAT exam is conducted separately for providing admissions to LLB and LLM candidates.

    Structure and Pattern of the CLAT

    The UG entrance test pattern comprises of questions on legal and numeric aptitude. It also includes questions on GK and current affairs. Students need to have awareness in logical reasoning also. Questions relating to UG curriculum are included in the PG entrance test. The UG test is of objective type and the PG test involves descriptive type questions. Both these tests include 200 questions, carrying 200 marks.

    Qualification Criteria for the CLAT

    The eligibility criterion to apply for the UG CLAT exam is a pass in 10+2 exam with 50% marks. In addition, the applicant should be aged below 20 years. The SC/ST aspirants aged up to 22 years can apply for the test. Graduates in law are eligible to apply for the PG program in law. The percentage requirement is 55% for general category. Applicants of any age can attend the test. There is 5% reduction in percentage for SC/ST, OBC and PWDs in order to apply for both the tests.

    Application Procedure of the CLAT

    Aspirants can procure the forms from any of the Universities that carry out the exam. The forms can be procured by hand or by post on remittance of the application fee. Those who wish to apply for the exam can also rely up on the online procedures.

    Official Information on the CLAT
    • Address: The Convenor, Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Dr. Ambedkar Bhawan, 12 L.B. Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700 098, India.
    • Telephone Number: (033) 2335-0534/2335-7379/2335-0765
    • Fax: (033) 2335-0511
    • Website URL: www.clat.ac.in

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    Vikas abhishek
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Hansraj college,Delhi

    Re: Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

    Please tell me about the number of law colleges along with their rankings.

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