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CLAT Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Question Paper Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - July 23 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CLAT Exam Pattern 2021 is released by CNLUIt comprises types of questions, number of questions, marking scheme. CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an all India level entrance test which regulated by the Consortium of National Law Universities. This exam will be held for admissions into various UG courses in law and after graduation in law for Masters of Law programme. CLAT Score Card will be accepted by various private law colleges and government undertaking colleges across the country.In this article, we are providing the detailed information about CLAT Exam Pattern 2021.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2021

CLAT Exam will be held through online mode on 23 July 2021. The CLAT exam pattern for UG & PG programmes are given below:

CLAT Under Graduate (UG) Exam Pattern:

  • Duration: The duration of the examination will be two hours.
  • Number of Questions: 150 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • Language: The question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will carry one mark.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking process. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The questions will come from the following sections and the number of marks for each section is given below:

CLAT Exam Pattern
SubjectsNumber of Questions
English language 28-32
Current affairs including general knowledge 35-39
Quantitative Techniques13-17
Legal Reasoning 35-39
Logical Reasoning 28-32
Total 150 questions

CLAT Post Graduate( PG) Exam Pattern:

  • Duration: The exam duration will be two hours.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of objective and descriptive type.
  • Medium of Exam: The question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: For correct answer, one mark will be given to the candidates.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking process. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The questions will be asked in the question paper of the given sections:

CLAT 2021 Subjects
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks Allotted per Section
Objective SectionConstitutional Law4040
Other Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights, Jurisprudence6060
Descriptive SectionEssays250 (25 each)
Total 102 questions150 marks

CLAT Syllabus 2021

There is no prescribed CLAT 2021 syllabus, Check below for more information:

  • For UG courses, the questions will be asked from English including Comprehension, General Knowledge, Mathematics , Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning sections.
  • For PG courses, the questions will be asked from  Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights topics.Candidates can prepare from model papers & last year question papers.
  • It can help you to check the difficulty level of question paper & will aware about the type of questions.
  • Candidates are advised not to get panic & also allot sufficient time for sleep. Take healthy diet, and keep last few days only for revision.
  • We have provided complete details about the pattern of exam of CLAT 2021 in this article.
  • Students can check complete details like number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, language of paper, time duration, etc. 
 
 

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