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CLAT 2016 Syllabus and Paper Pattern

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CLAT 2016 Syllabus and Paper Pattern

CLAT 2016 Syllabus, CLAT Paper Pattern, Subject weightage in CLAT, Marking scheme in CLAT, Subjects in CLAT

ABOUT CLAT-2016

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an All India Entrance Examination conducted by 17 National Law Universities (NLUs) on rotational basis which provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to each University for admission to their Undergraduate (LL.B) and Postgraduate (LL.M) degree programs.

CLAT-2016 will be conducted by  the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab for 2252 seats in UG Program and 632 seats in PG Program. Here, in this article, we have mentioned about the syllabus and Paper Pattern of CLAT 2016 (U.G / P.G.) Examinations.

CLAT Paper Pattern & Syllabus

The candidates, before applying for CLAT 2016 must understand the paper pattern and syllabus of CLAT Exam. This will help students in preparing for the exam as well as attempting the exam paper accordingly.

1. For U.G. Programme (LL.B Course)

  • Maximum Marks : 200 Marks.
  • Duration of CLAT-2016 Examination : 02:00 Hours.
  • Number of Questions : 200 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each.
  • Negative Marking : 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Questions will be asked from the following subjects and the number of marks for each subject is given below:

CLAT 2016 UG Syllabus

(i) English including Comprehension

English section will test the candidates proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar in the comprehension section. Candidates will be questioned 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.

(ii) General Knowledge and Current Affairs

General knowledge will be tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

(iii) Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. math’s taught up to 10th Standard.

⇒  Arithmetic (Number Theory): Number Systems, Surds and Indices, Square Roots, Fractions and Decimals, HCF and LCM, Simplification, Approximations, Ratio and Proportion, Average and Logarithms, Interest, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership and Discounts, Areas and Volumes.

⇒  Commercial Maths: Interest, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership and Discounts.

⇒  Mensuration: Areas and Volumes.

(iv)  Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability.

(v) 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.

2. For P.G. Programme (LL.M Course)

  • Maximum Marks : 150 Marks.
  • Duration of CLAT-2016 Examination : 02:00 Hours.
  • Number of Questions : 150 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each.
  • Negative Marking : 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Questions will be asked from the following subjects and the number of marks for each subject is given below :

CLAT 2016 PG Syllabus

For any queries related to CLAT Exam:

♦  TO CHECK – CLAT Eligibility Criteria (Click on the link)

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