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CLAT Exam 2018

CLAT Exam 2018

For admission to 18 National Law Universities in India (NLU), Common Law Admission Test is conducted. By conducting CLAT Exam, National Law Universities provides admission in UG and PG courses to the individuals who qualify it. There are prerequisites / eligibility criteria for appearing in CLAT Entrance exam that is individual must have done Senior Secondary Exam (12th) for LLB and for admission in LLM candidate must have degree of LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.). To qualify in Common Law Admission Test Examination, applicants need to go through proper exam pattern, CLAT books for preparing Common Law Admission Test. By going through CLAT Exam question papers will also be very helpful for participants who are going for exam.

Overview Of Page:
  • CLAT Eligibility Criteria
  • Application Fee
  • CLAT Exam Admission
  • CLAT 2018Exam Pattern
  • CLAT Exam 2018 Syllabus
  • How to Prepare for CLAT
  • Coaching Institutes For CLAT In India
  • CLAT Preparation Books
  • Process To Fill CLAT Online Application Form
  • CLAT Exam 2018 Date
  • CLAT Question Papers
  • CLAT Admit Card
  • CLAT Answer Key
  • CLAT Exam Result
  • CLAT Exam Cut-Off
  • CLAT Exam Merit List
  • CLAT Counselling 2018
Common Law Admission Test is the all India level law common entrance exam for the students who are interested to get admission in integrated LL.B. and LL.M. programme. In Common Law Admission Test, Knowledge/ skills tested of candidates will be examine in exams which contains Legal aptitude, Logical reasoning, English, General knowledge, Elementary mathematics sections. Scores/ grades used by National Law Universities, Private Law Colleges, PSU's. Validity of Common Law Admission Test exam is for 1 year. CLAT Scores are considered by various private law colleges and government undertaking colleges across the country. To fetch all details about CLAT Exam details, individual can go through below mentioned page that is well prepared by the dedicated and committed team members of www.privatejobshub.in

CLAT Exam 2018

CLAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

To appear in CLAT exam, it is necessary to satisfy the CLAT Exam eligibility norms of the organization. In the following section, eligibility for CLAT UG courses and eligibility for CLAT PG courses are well mentioned below. Before appearing in exam, candidates can go through CLAT exam Qualification and CLAT Exam Age Limit carefully. 

For CLAT UG Courses:
  • Applicants, who has passed the 12th examination with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates appearing the 12th examination in March/April will also be eligible for CLAT 2018. Such candidates have to produce the proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
  • Upper age limit of applying candidate should not be more than 20 years as on 1st July 2018 (for unreserved category candidates/NRIs/NRI Sponsored candidates) and 22 years for SC/ST/OBC/SAP category candidates.
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For CLAT PG Courses:
  • Those who want to get admission in PG courses must have prescribed qualification for LL.M. is LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exam.
  • Minimum percentage of marks in qualifying examination should be 55% for unreserved /OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP). In case of SC/ST, the minimum marks would be 50%.
  • Final semester/final year examination appearing candidates may also apply.

Application Fee:

Before submitting CLAT Application Form it is necessary to pay application fee. CLAT Exam Fee is to be paid through online mode through net banking/credit card or debit card. Category wise fee is mentioned below individuals can go through it and pay the requisite amount of fee according to their category.  

Application Fee
General/OBC/SAP and other category candidates
Rs. 4000/-
SC/ST category candidates
Rs. 3500/-

CLAT Admission Process:

For getting admission to Integrated L.L.B and L.L.M Courses candidates will be screened to CLAT Entrance Exam and further qualified candidates in entrance exam will need to undergo CLAT Counselling process for providing admission in applied courses.

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern:

Before appearing any examination it is necessary to know about its exam pattern, syllabus and other important details. So here CLAT Exam pattern is well furnished below, individuals can go through it and prepare for CLAT Exam Paper accordingly.

For UG Courses:

CLAT online examination will be held for integrated UG law courses. CLAT Exam 2018 will be held in online mode that is computer Based Test. Only objective type questions are asked in examination that are of maximum 200 marks from each subject areas. Total time duration for completing Common Law Admission Test exam will be 2 hours. Medium of language in Common Law Admission Test exam will be English only. Each right answer will be awarded with 1 mark on every wrong answer 0.25 mark will be subtracted.

Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
40 Questions
40 Marks
50 Questions
50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
20 Questions
20 Marks
Legal Aptitude
50 Questions
50 Marks
40 Questions
40 Marks
200 Questions
200 Marks

For PG Courses:

Common Law Admission Test online examination will be held for post-graduate law courses (i.e. LL.M.). Common Law Admission Test Exam will be held as per CLAT Online Test Series that is computer Based Test. Only multiple-choice questions of maximum 150 marks will be asked from each subject areas. Time duration of CLAT exam will be 2 hours. The language of question paper will be English only. Each right answer will be awarded with 1 mark and on every incorrect answer 0.25 mark will be subtracted.

Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
Constitutional Law
50 Questions
50 Marks
50 Questions
50 Marks
Other law subjects
50 Questions
50 Marks
150 Questions
150 Marks

CLAT Exam Syllabus:

In the following section CLAT syllabus 2018 is well mentioned below, applicants can go through it and check the detailed CLAT Entrance Exam Syllabus for upcoming exam. Candidates are advised to must go through updated topics only that are mentioned below in the table.

English including Comprehension
English Vocabulary
Synonyms, Antonyms and Analogies.
Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Improvement, Rearrangement of Words in Sentence, Rearrangement of Sentence in Paragraph, Fill in the blanks and Cloze Tests.
English Usage Errors
Common Errors, Spotting Errors, Inappropriate Usage of Words and Spelling Mistakes (English Usage).
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Events of National and International importance also covering current events in area of Economics, Science, Technology, Sports, Persons and Places, Books and Authors.
Arithmetic (Number Theory)
Number Systems, Surds and Indices, Square Roots, Fractions and Decimals, HCF and LCM, Simplification, Approximations, Ratio and Proportion, Average and Logarithms.
Commercial Maths
Interest, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership and Discounts
Areas and Volumes.
Legal Aptitude
International Law, Criminal Law, Indian Constitution, Legal Terms, Legal Maxims, Family Law, Contracts and Torts.
Logical Reasoning
Reasoning Tests
 Direction and Distance Test, Analogy Test, Classification (Odd Man Out) Test, Coding Decoding Test, Number Test, Series Test, Relationships Test, Alphabet Test, Ranking Tests and Time Sequence Test.
Logic Tests
Statements Assumptions, Statements Arguments, Statements Conclusions and Statements Action.

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How to Prepare for CLAT:

As the no. of applying candidates in Common Law Admission Test are increasing every time and also the level of examination is increasing so here we are discussing some points on How To Crack CLAT 2017, individuals can go through it and take the tips to score good marks in examination.
  • First of all individuals must know complete exam pattern and syllabus for the exam and also collect all books from where you need to study.
  • Then, make your strategies and give time to all the sections that are coming in examination.
  • After you have prepared your entire syllabus then it’s time to revise it again and again.
  • For practicing, individuals should go for online study and solve various CLAT Sample papers/ CLAT Previous year question paper/ CLAT question paper for making your preparation strong.
  • By going through online study you will know your week sections and also in which you are good.
  • After that you can work hard for the sections in which you are weaker.

Top 10 Coaching Institutes For CLAT In India:

Coaching classes have became a vital a part of each student's life for any competitive or entrance exam. Those who are looking for CLAT Coaching Institute can help you in preparing for exam as it will be your guidance in qualifying CLAT Entrance exam. Individual can go through the list and get registered them in any CLAT Institute.

Institute Name
Official Website
Tara coaching Institute
B-1, 1st Floor,, Najafghar Main Road,, Near Uttam Nagar Metro Station, (East),Uttam Nagar,, DL 110059 
IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd
Jaya Nagar, Bangalore
Career Launcher
Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bangalore
SK Engineering Academy
Anna Nagar East, Chennai
Vista Mind Centre
Nungambakkam, Chennai
Endeavor Careers Pvt Ltd
Navi Mumbai
Achievers Point
Anderi West, Mumbai
1st Floor, Bhanu Estate, Kukatpally, Hyderabad - 500072 
Success Mantra
A-1/89, 2nd Floor RajaTower, Guru Nanak Pura, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi
Sai Ganesh Institute
Super Bazar Bus Stop, Malakpet, Hyderabad - 500036

CLAT Preparation Books:

Here we have provided some preparation books from where you can prepare for you CLAT Exam 2018. Links of CLAT Exam Books are mentioned below, select the book for which you have to study and go ahead. It’s time to kick back your old books and study from new books.

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning for the CLAT and LLB Examinations
Mastering the National Admissions Test for Law
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT
The Pearson Guide to the LLB Entrance Examinations
Universal's Guide for Higher Judicial Service Examination

Process To Fill CLAT Application Form:
  • First of individual are required to open official site of organization that is www.clat.ac.in.
  • After reaching on home page move towards “Apply Online” section and hit the link.
  • On next page candidates are required to select appropriate link to apply online.
  • If you are a new user then hit on “Register Yourself” link.
  • Fill in the details in CLAT registration form and submit the form to receive the User ID and Password through Mail and/or SMS
  • Registered candidates can hit on “Already Registered” link and login with previous id and password.
  • After receiving User ID and Password again login to fill the application form
  • Further, fill CLAT Application Form with all essential details correctly and also need to upload photograph and signature and all other required documents and certificates.
  • Then make the payment of application fee through proper mode.
  • At last recheck the details once and then hit submit tab. Also take the hard copy of it as it will be useful in future.
CLAT Exam DATE 2018:

Exam Dates (Tentative)
Notification Date
4th week of December 2017
Availability of Online Application Form
1st week of January 2018
Closing date of Application Submission along with order of preferences for NLUs
4th week of March 2018
Issue Date of Admit Card
3rd week of April 2018
CLAT Exam Date
2nd week of May 2018
Publishing of Answer Key
3rd week of May 2018
Announcement of Result (issue of merit list)
4th week of May 2018
Counselling Commence
1st week of June 2018
Closure of Admission
1st week of July 2018

CLAT Question Papers:

If individuals need to prepare form previous year question papers or want to get an idea of questions that come in exam then candidates can download CLAT Entrance Exam question papers by going through official website and by making the payment of Rs. 4000/-. The payment can be done through online mode only. The hard copy of the questions papers will not be provided by CLAT office.

CLAT Admit Card 2018:

After, CLAT registration process is done, candidates can download CLAT 2018 admit card to appear in examination. It is the necessary to have CLAT hall ticket while appearing for examination. By going through online mode of official website, individuals can get their call letters easily.

CLAT 2018 Answer Key:

After 4-5 days of examination, candidates can check their performance of exam through CLAT Answer Key. CLAT exam solution will be available in the third week of May 2018. So, candidates can stick to official page on regular basis to check their performance in examination before Common Law Admission Test exam results comes.

CLAT 2018 Result:

After the commencement of Common Law Admission Test exam, it is assumed that CLAT Results will appear in the last week of May 2018. So, candidates can go through official website and get their CLAT Score card for further process to get final admission in applied courses. Only selected candidates will be allowed to attend further CLAT Admission process.

CLAT 2018 Cut-Off:

When the declaration of CLAT results is done then CLAT cut off list will be prepared. After co9nsidering various factors for calculating the cut-off marks like difficulty level of question paper, number of candidates attempted the exam and previous year’s cut-off trends CLAT cut off list will be prepared.

CLAT 2018 Merit List:
When the separate cut off list is issued for UG and PG programmes, category-wise merit list will be announced along with the result. CLAT Merit list will indicate state as well as All India Rank of examinees. So, participated candidates can check the merit list to examine their overall performance in examination.

CLAT Counselling 2018:

Qualified candidates in exam will get admission to UG and PG programmes in participating NLUs will be done through centralized counselling organized by CLAT office. Commencement of CLAT Counselling will be done in the first week of June 2018 tentatively. CLAT online counselling shall be conducted in 4 rounds. Allotment of seats will be on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’. Candidates who are selected for admission have to pay the counselling fee of Rs. 50000/- with CLAT-2018 Office. Counselling fee will further adjusted in admission fee.

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