About CLAT 2016, Eligibility Criteria for CLAT, Courses offered through CLAT, Important dates in CLAT, How to apply for CLAT, Registration Process for CLAT, Participating NLUs in CLAT, No. of seats through CLAT, Conducting body of CLAT exam, CLAT Syllabus & Paper pattern, CLAT Application Fees, etc. will be explained in this article.
CLAT (Common Law Admission Test), started in 2008, 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 exam is conducted by any one of the National Law University (NLU) in chronological order (in order of their year of establishment). 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 Various Details of CLAT 2016 like Eligibility Criteria for CLAT, Paper Pattern, Syllabus of CLAT, No. of seats available with all the NLUs and its break-up, etc.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAT-2016
1. For U.G Programme (LL.B Course)
- The candidates must have completed 12th or its equivalent (students appearing for 12th can also apply) from the recognized board with minimum 45% marks (in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved / OBC / Specially Abled Persons) and 40% marks for SC / ST candidates.
2. For P.G Programme (LL.M Course)
- The candidates must have completed the LL.B or 5 year Integrated LL.B degree or its equivalent degree from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks (in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved / OBC / Specially Abled Persons) and 50% marks for SC/ST candidates.
- As per the recent judgement of honorable Supreme Court of India, there is No Upper Age Limit for appearing in CLAT (U.G. / P.G.) examination.
CHECK – Eligibility Criteria for CLAT for more details.