CLAT 2019

About CLAT 2019

CLAT 2019 also known as Common Law Admission Test 2019 will be conducted by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO) for the admission year 2019-2020. The CLAT 2019 will be conducted on May 26, 2019. The common law admission test will be administered offline. The national-level law entrance examination will be held to offer admissions into the undergraduate law programme.

CLAT 2019 Syllabus

  1. English including comprehension:

    The English section will test the candidate’s proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

  2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

    The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate’s on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

  3. Mathematics:

    This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard

  4. Legal Aptitude:

    This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

  5. Logical Reasoning:

    The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.

The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT-2019:

  • Maximum Marks: 200
  • Duration of CLAT-2019 Exam: 02:00 Hours
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 200 questions of one mark each
  • Subject areas with weight-age:
    • English including comprehension: 40 Marks
    • General Knowledge and Current Affairs: 50 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability): 20 Marks
    • Legal Aptitude: 50 Marks
    • Logical Reasoning: 40 Marks
  • Negative Marking
    0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

CLAT 2019 Important Dates:

Date Events
10 May, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Online
26 May, 2019 Exam | Mode: Offline
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