Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

CLAT is a national level entrance exam for admissions into top National Law Universities (NLU) in India. Even the scores is accepted in private law institutes as well candidates looking for job in govt. PSU companies such as BEML, BEL, ONGC,NTPC can get it clearing CLAT PG exam for occupying top legal positions. The courses offered in law branches are BA.LLB, B.Com.LL.B, BBA.LLB and LL.B which are integration of two courses with duration of 5 years where they can learn both law as well as other fields related to science, arts & commerce.

Details of the exam Explanation related to CLAT
Mode of exam Offline in Pen & Paper based
Conducted by Bar Council Of India
Subjects tested Logical aptitude, English, G.K, mathematics, Current Affairs, Legal reasons, Quantitative techniques
Purpose of exam Admissions to NLU, PSUs, private collg.
Duration of exam 2 hours with break intervals in it
Exam conducted Once in a year in the month of May
Validity of the score Valid for 1 year after the results out
Mode of language English only
Eligibility required
  • 12th pass for UG courses
  • Graduation for PG courses
Scores used by NLUs, PSUs, Private law universities
Examination fees INR 4,000 for all categories

Students looking for higher studies can purse masters in law (LL.M) with appearing CLAT PG exam conducted every year with around lakhs of students appearing for the exams to seek admissions to prestigious NLUs. CLAT is considered as one of the toughest exam in India to crack due to the subjects.

NOTE: Students seeking direct admissions in top private law colleges must have appeared in CLAT exam to become eligible for admissions.

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