CLAT 2018

Exam Date : 13th May 2018
Result Date : 31st May 2018

CLAT 2018 Application form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern:

CLAT Overview

CLAT 2018 Introduction:

  • About: Common Law Admission Test is one of the most important entrance examinations to gain admission into top law colleges in India. It is also known as CLAT 2018 nationwide by law aspirants. It is conducted as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Benefit of the students searching for admission into various National Law Universities in the country. 

  • Level: CLAT 2018 Exam is a National level exam which is conducted in 66 Major Cities all over India.
  • Authority: The responsibility of Conducting the examination is given to a particular NLU Institution every year. CLAT 2018 is conducted by National Law Universities (NLUs) in India. There is a total of 19 NLUs in the country.

  • Courses: CLAT 2018 is conducted to grant admission to LLB and LLM courses offered at various institutes/universities across India.

  • Frequency: Common Law Admission Test 2018 is conducted once a year. Candidates must be thorough about the CLAT syllabus to Qualify for the exam. 

  • Seats and Exam Pattern: There are around 1100 seats in NLUs all over the country. The CLAT 2018 examination is conducted every year by 19 Law Universities in India in which a candidate’s skills are tested based on multiple choice questions(MCQ) asked from different subjects such as General Knowledge, Mathematics, English, Legal, and logical reasoning. Candidates can refer complete CLAT 2018 Syllabus here.

  • CLAT 2018 Registration: Candidates can fill the CLAT 2018 Application form by paying fees from 1st January 2018.

  • Age Limit: There is no upper age limit for CLAT 2018. Find detailed Eligibility criteria here.

  • Attempts: There is no restriction on the number of attempts for CLAT Exam 2018.


CLAT 2018 Highlights:

Examination Name

Common Law Admission Test

Acronym

CLAT 2018

Exam Level

National level

Exam Date

13th May 2018 

LLB Seats(UG Law Courses)

2342

Exam Category

Undergraduate

Examination Mode

Online (CBC)

Conducting Body

National Law Universities (NLUs)


Courses offered by CLAT 2018:

Courses offered

B.S.W.L.L.B. (Hons)

B.Com.L.L.B.(Hons)

B.Sc.L.L.B.(Hons)

B.A.L.L.B.(Hons)

L.L.M


CLAT 2018 Latest news:

  • CLAT 2018 Result Declared: The Result for CLAT 2018 has been released on 31st May 2018. Find the process to view result below.
  • CLAT 2018 Answer Key: The answer key for CLAT 2018 has been released. Find the steps to view the answer key here.

  • CLAT 2018 Admit card Released: Admit Card 2018  has been Released on 26th April 2018.

  • Exam Date: The online exam for CLAT 2018 will be held on 13th may 2018 from 3 PM to 5 PM. Candidates who want to apply can check the details given below.

  • Offline Payment: The offline payment option will be available only till 28th of February 2018. Those who have generated challans through the payment gateway of HDFC bank on or before 28/02/2018 are required to remit the fees to the bank on or before 07/03/2018.


CLAT 2018 Important Dates:

  • Application form: Candidate can fill the application form for CLAT 2018 Exam from 1st January 2018.

  • Admit Card: Candidates can download CLAT 2018 admit Card from the official website on 26th April 2018.

  • For more information about Exam date and other CLAT 2018 Important dates click here.


CLAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum marks: Candidates who have passed Class XII with a minimum of 45% marks are allowed to appear for CLAT Exam 2018.

  • Age Criteria: There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2018 

  • For more information about CLAT Age limit and other CLAT 2018 eligibility criteria click here.


CLAT 2018 Application Form:

  • Documents Required: In CLAT 2018 Application form, applicants need to upload the Scanned copy of Photograph and Signature. Size of the Image should not be more than 100 KB. It should be in JPEG or PDF format. The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form of CLAT Exam 2018 

  • Application fee: The candidates have to pay CLAT 2018 application form fees of (US$63) INR 4000 and for ST/SC INR 3500.
  • For more information about the process to submit CLAT 2018 application form, click here


CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode & Maximum Marks: CLAT 2018 will be conducted in online mode and the examination will be for 200 marks.

  • Duration: The candidates will get 2 hours to complete CLAT 2018 examination.

  • For more information about CLAT 2018 exam pattern and marking scheme click here.

CLAT 2018 Admit Card:

  • ID Proof: Candidates need to carry ID Proof (Aadhar Card, Pan Card, License) along with the CLAT 2018 Admit Card.

  • Authorization: Any discrepancies in the CLAT Admit Card 2018 should be brought to the examination authorities immediately.

  • For more information about CLAT 2018 admit card download process click here.

CLAT 2018 Exam Centres:

  • Availability of exam centre: CLAT 2018 will be conducted across 66 Cities around India.(approx)

  • Election: Students Appearing for CLAT 2018 can Select 3 centres while filling the Application form in the Preference.

  • For more information about CLAT 2018 Exam centres and their location on the Map click here.


CLAT 2018 Syllabus:

  • Subjects: CLAT syllabus for 2018 consists of topics related to English, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Elementary Mathematics, Legal Aptitude.

  • Topics: CLAT syllabus is English - Vocabulary, proficiency, usage errors. Mathematics - Arithmetic, commercial maths, modern maths. GK - Current affairs. Legal Aptitude, Logical reasoning - Reasoning test, logical test.

  • PDF: To download CLAT 2018 examination syllabus PDF and know more about syllabus click here.

  • For more information about CLAT 2018 Syllabus click here.

CLAT 2018 Results:

  • Result date: The result of CLAT 2018 exam will be announced on 31st May 2018.
  • Credentials: Applicants need to enter there Login ID and password to check CLAT 2018 results.

  • For more information about CLAT 2018 results and cut off click here

CLAT 2018 Counselling:

  • Counselling registration: The candidates will have to pay the counselling fees and register on the CLAT 2018 official website for the counselling process.

  • Selection: The candidates can refer the cut-off list college wise which is available on the official website in order to apply for the required college in Common Law Admission Counselling 2018 

  • For more information about online CLAT counselling and CLAT 2018 counselling Procedure click here.

CLAT 2018 Answer Key:

  • Availability: CLAT Answer Key is now available to download on the official website.

  • Steps to Download: 

    • Visit the official website www.clat.ac.in

    • Click on "Answer Key"

    • Enter your Roll Number, Password, Date of Exam and Security key and click on login. 

    • The answer key will be displayed.


CLAT 2018 Paper Analysis:

Section

Number of Questions

Attempts(Expected)

Score (Expected)

Difficulty Level

Legal Aptitude

50

40-42

37-38

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

40

35-36

32-34

Easy

Elementary mathematics

20

10-12

8-10

Moderate-Difficult

G.K/Current Affairs

50

37-40

30-32

Moderate

English

40

33-35

30-32

Moderate

Total

200

160-165

140-145

Easy-Moderate


CLAT 2018 Participating Institutes and Seats Available:

Popular Name

Participating NLU

Location

Seats offered in the UG Programme (B.A. LL.B/ B.B.A. LL.B)

NLSIU

National Law School of India University

Bangalore

80

NALSAR

National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law

Hyderabad

120

NLIU

The National Law Institute University

Bhopal

128

WBNUJS

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Kolkata

127

NLUJ

National Law University

Jodhpur

115

HNLU

Hidayatullah National Law University

Raipur

185

GNLU

Gujarat National Law University

Gandhinagar

187

RMNLU

Dr.

Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University

Lucknow

176

RGNUL

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

Patiala

196

CNLU

Chanakya National Law University

Patna

140

NUALS

National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Kochi

136

NLUO

National Law University Odisha

Cuttack

180

NUSRL

National University of Study and Research in Law

Ranchi

120

NLUJAA

National University of Study and Research in Law

Assam

60

DSNLU

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

Vishakhapatnam

120

TNNLS

Tamil Nadu National Law School

Thiruchirapalli

110

MNLU

Maharashtra National Law University

Mumbai

60

MNLU

Maharashtra National Law University

Nagpur

60

MNLU

Maharashtra National Law University

Aurangabad

To be Declared in January 2018

TOTAL

 

 

2300

To know the list of Institutes, which are using CLAT 2018 score, Click here.


CLAT 2018 Contact Details:

  • Adress:

Sidhuwal campus,

Bhadson Road,

Patiala-147 006 (Punjab)

  • Toll-Free Number:

1800-1200-711


CLAT 2018 Examination Guidelines:

CLAT Guidelines

  • Reporting Time: The candidate is Advised to report to the exam venue as per the reporting time mentioned on the admit card.

CLAT Guidelines

  • Note: Candidates are not allowed to enter in the examination hall after the commencement of examination.

CLAT Guidelines

  • Rough Work: Scratch papers are provided to all candidate for rough work at the examination hall. Rough work cannot be done any other paper sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. Upon completion of the test, candidates will have to hand back all the scratch paper to the administrator.

CLAT Guidelines

  • Personal Belongings: The candidate is not allowed to carry any personal belongings to the CLAT 2018 exam centre including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc., In case of candidate carry the personal item, it will have to be kept outside the examination hall at your own risk. The examination centre will not responsible for any loss or damage of such items.

CLAT Guidelines

  • Punctual: If the candidate completes the exam before the scheduled end time, he/she will not be allowed to leave the exam hall. The candidate is allowed to leave the exam only after the scheduled three hours of the exam are over.

CLAT Guidelines

  • Photograph and Signature: Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs uploaded by them in their Application Form and Admit Card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.

CLAT Previous Year Question papers

 

CLAT 2018 Important Dates

CLAT 2018 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application dates: Registration for CLAT 2018 start on 1st January 2018 to 31st March 2018.

  • Admission: CLAT 2018 admission Start in the Fourth week of May 2018 to First Week of July 2018.

  • Admit Card: Admit Card can be downloaded from 26th April 2018. 

  • Exam Date: CLAT 2018 Examination begins on 13th May 2018.

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CLAT 2018 Eligibility

CLAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria Summary:

CLAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria for UG Law Courses:

  • Essentials: Candidates would be eligible to apply for CLAT 2018 if they have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination.

Minimum marks:

  • Category: Minimum 45% marks in case of candidates belonging to General/ OBC/ Specially-abled person categories.

  • Reservation Quota: Minimum 40% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

 

 

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CLAT 2018 Application Process

CLAT 2018 Application Process Summary:

Registration:

  • Visit the official website for CLAT 2018 examination and fill out the Application form with the required details.

Documents required during the Application process:

  • Photograph of the candidate with clear lenses 30 mm x 45 mm and size should not more than 100 KB, JPG/JPEG format. Signature of the candidate should not be more than 80 KB in JPG/JPEG format. 
  • SC/ST Certificates (if applicable), Domicile Certificates (if required), Birth Certificate, Passport size photographs, Uploaded signature. 
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CLAT 2018 Application Form Details

CLAT 2018 Application Form Details Summary:

  • Mode: Application for CLAT 2018 examination can be done through an online registration process. Offline mode is not available.

  • Avaialbility: The form will be available from 1st January 2018 till 31st March 2018.

  • Documents Required: The scanned version of documents like Passport size photograph with the specified format, Valid Signature, SC/ST certificate (if applicable) and Domicile certificate (if applicable) should be ready with candidates before applying for the form online.

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CLAT 2018 Admit Card

CLAT 2018 Admit Card Summary:

Where to obtain:

  • Candidates should log into the official website of CLAT 2018, Enter their application number and DOB to download the Admit Card.

Admit card Details:

  • Name 

  • Date of Birth

  • Father's Name 

  • Mother's Name

  • Roll Number or Registration Number 

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CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Duration: CLAT 2018 Exam will be for 2 hours.

  • Marking:  For each correct answer, candidates get 1 mark whereas for a wrong answer 0.25 or ¼ mark is deducted(for both PG and UG).Authority taking responsibility: Examination pattern for undergraduate programs is predefined by the examining authority.

Course

Questions

Marks

PG

150

150

UG

200

200

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CLAT 2018 Syllabus

CLAT 2018 Syllabus Summary:

  • English including comprehension: The first section covers English Vocabulary, English Proficiency, English Usage Error.

  • General Knowledge and Currents Affairs: The second section covers General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

  • Mathematics: The third section covers Elementary Mathematics, Commercial Maths, Modern Math.

  • Legal Aptitude: The fourth section covers Legal Aptitude.

  • Logical Reasoning: The last section covers Reasoning tests and Logic Tests.

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CLAT 2018 Results

CLAT 2018 Results Summary:

  • Date: The CLAT 2018 results will be announced on 31st May 2018. The result will be announced on the CLAT 2018 official website.

  • Tie-breaking: If tie happened between two candidates then other procedure will be considered are higher marks in the section of legal aptitude in CLAT 2018, Higher age, the Computerised draw of lots.
  • Cutoff: Category wise cutoff will be announced by the CLAT 2018 board which depends on the 2018 results.

  • Preserve:  Candidates are advised to download the result for further use and take a printout.
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CLAT 2018 Counselling

CLAT 2018 Counselling Summary:

CLAT 2018 Counselling process includes the following steps:

  • Step 1: The university-wise first indicative list based on merit-cum-preference will be published on the CLAT 2018 official website.

  • Step 2: Payment of CLAT 2018 Counselling fee.

  • Step 3: The publication of the second list having the names of the finalized candidates will be done after the payment of counselling fee.

  • Step 4: Publication of third list allotting seats to candidates.

  • Step 5: Completion of admission formalities at the allotted NLUs.

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Colleges which accept [CLAT]


Want to get in ?
Hrishika
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Bachelor of Laws [L.L.B.], batch of 2022
08 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

The course is for a period of 5 years. The first two years will deal with both BBA and LL. B subjects, and from the third year it will be exclusively for the law subjects. If you have a good percentage in 12th standard(distinction), you can surely get in the college. The college also accepts CLAT marks.



Want to get in ?
Shweta
BA.LLB, batch of 2021
14 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

MOHANLAL SUKHADIA UNIVERSITY is one of Rajasthan's highly reputed University situated in Udaipur. There are several Departments . University offers courses of arts ,commerce, humanities, social sciences,science and law. To get admission in University college of law, in any course students need to either clear CLAT or RULET or they must pass 12th class by either 45% or more percentile for BA/B.COM, LLB .



Want to get in ?
Paritosh
B.Com LLB Honours specialisation in taxation laws, batch of 2021
01 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

The eligibility criteria for B.Com LLB are as follows Eligibility Criteria Admission CriteriaMinimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and Minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th) Admission procedure is UPES is that either you can get admitted through CLAT examination or you can appear for UPES entrance exam that is UPESAT I had given CLAT but score was not good enough so I had appeared for the UPESAT examination. It flactuates from 75% to 80 %



Want to get in ?
Shrey
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB], batch of 2021
05 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10

There is no entrance exam as they take admission on CLAT scores It doesn't matter that what your score is they eventually take you



Want to get in ?
Bhava
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB], batch of 2022
04 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

The admissions in the college are based solely on the ranking in the Common law admission test (CLAT).The closing rank is generally around 900.



Want to get in ?
Anjudavis
BBA,LLB (Hons), batch of 2020
03 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

CLAT or LSAT score along with the senior secondary board exam score will be considered. There will be a Group Discussion & Personal Interview for the final selection.



Want to get in ?
Alvin
B. A., LL.B,(Hons.), batch of 2020
02 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

Admission to National Law University Jodhpur is through appearing for an exam called Common Law Admission Test (more details on http://www.CLAT.ac.in, this year exam is on May 13).It is an aptitude based test consisting of 200 and 120 minutes. There will 50 questions on GK, 50 on basic legal knowledge, 40 on English, 40 on logic and 20 on Mathematics. Students of any academic background can appear for this. It is a normal aptitude tertiary which can be cracked easily. Admission is happening to 19 Universities, which are considered to be topmost law schools in India is happening through CLAT this time. Any person who complied 10+2 can appear for same( can also appear when results for 10+2 is awaited). Application details available on the website. Cutoffs changes each year, still less than 300 out of more than a lack is needed to get into top 5 colleges. NLU offers BBA LLB and BA LLB and LLM of Law also



Want to get in ?
Siddharth
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Bachelor of Laws [L.L.B.], batch of 2021
27 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I took admission in the college on the basis of class result where I scored 108...cut off was 100...people who don't qualify through CLAT..they can take admission through LSAT or on the basis of CLAT which their own entrance test. after clearing test followed by Personal interview.



Want to get in ?
Deepshikha
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [B.A.L.L.B.] {Hons}, batch of 2020
26 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Chanakya National Law University is one of the National Law Universities.The exam you need to take admission in one of these universities is The Common Law Admission Test more commonly known as CLAT which is conducted by different NLUs on a rotation basis typically in early May. The 10+2 with minimum 45% qualification is necessary to appear in the CLAT. It tests on you on your basic knowledge of Law (50 marks) ,English(40 marks), General Knowledge(50 marks) ,Mathematics(20marks) and Logical Reasoning(40 marks) for total of 200 marks. 1 mark is awarded for every right answer and a -0.25 for every wrong one. The colleges are alloted based on your score and preferrence which is filled by the candidates in the admission form. The typical cutoff for admission to Chanakya National Law University is in the range of 110-120 marks. There are total 140 seats inclusive of B.A LLB and B.B.A LLB.There is also domicile quota and reservations for SC/ST, OBC, EBC.



Want to get in ?
Pritam
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB], batch of 2023
25 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

The eligibility criteria is very simple for general categories 50% matriculation mark is required and age of the applicant must be below 23. This university can be cracked by CLAT. The cutoffs for this collage vary from year to year but the latest was 104.



Discussion Forum



Q
Will I get the extra sheets or rough paper in the CLAT Exam for calculations?

Will I get the extra sheets or rough paper in the CLAT Exam for calculations?

Asked By: Yogesh Anand,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Yogesh,

Yes, you will get extra rough papers in the examination hall for calculations. To know more about the CLAT exam Click Here.


Q
do i need computer skills to write the CLAT exam?

do i need computer skills to write the CLAT exam?

Asked By: Pooja Jain,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Pooja,

Not any such computer skills required. You should know how to operate a mouse. To know more about the CLAT exam Click Here.


Q
Which are the best books to prepare for CLAT 2018?

Which are the best books to prepare for CLAT 2018?

Asked By: uma shankar,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Uma,

Arihant and Universal are the best books for the preparation of CLAT 2018. You can also refer Reference books for more books.

Good Luck!


Q
Is Kolkata one of the exam centres for CLAT 2018?

Is Kolkata one of the exam centres for CLAT 2018?

Asked By: abigail jhala,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Abigail,

Yes, Kolkata is one of the exam centres for CLAT 2018. To know more about exam centres, click here.

Good Luck!


Q
CLAT 2017 practise and mock tests

Is there any way that I could practise for CLAT 2017?

Asked By: Ankit Ramesh,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Mock Test will be available on the Official Website (www.clat.ac.in) shortly.

The candidate can use the same and practise as many times as he/she wants. This will give look and feel of the format of online examination (Computer Based Test) in a simulation environment.

It can also be downloaded and can be installed on a stand-alone computer with NO COST.


Q
CLAT 2017 exam level

Is the CLAT exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Jatin Manohar,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the CLAT exam is a National Level exam.


Q
Age criteria for CLAT 2017.

What is the age criteria for the CLAT 2017?

Asked By: Arun Vijay,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

To be eligible to appear for the CLAT examination 2017, candidates from general category must not be older than 20 years as on July 1st, 2017. Candidates from SC and ST category should not be less than 22 years as, on July 1st, 2017 or they aren't eligible. There is no upper age limit specified and candidates above the specified age limit are eligible to apply for the CLAT exam.

Note: 

Only Indian candidates are eligible to apply for the examination. Students with a compartment in 12th also are eligible to apply for CLAT 2017.

Even NRI's are eligible to appear for the exams.

Only candidates who have appeared and passed the in the qualifying exam are eligible to write the CLAT. The candidates who have written the supplementary are also eligible to appear for CLAT provided they produce proof of having cleared the supplementary.


Q
National Law Universities associated college in Bangalore.

What is the name of the Law University associated college in Bangalore for CLAT 2017?

Asked By: Shekar C,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

National Law School of India University is the name of the Law University associated college in Bangalore. 


Q
National Law Universities associated colleges.

How many National Law Universities associated colleges are there In India for CLAT 2017

Asked By: Nanda K,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There is 16 National Law Universities association in India for CLAT 2017 examination. 


Q
Courses offered by NLUs for CLAT.

What are the courses offered by NLUs for CLAT 2017?

Asked By: Athul M,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  1. B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.)
  2. B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)
  3. B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.)
  4. L.L.M.
  5. B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
  6. B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

These are the courses offered by the NLUs for CLAT 2017.



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