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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)[edit]

Candidates seeking admission to the Under Graduate (LLB) and Post Graduate (LLM) Programmes must appear in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

Eligibility[edit]

Under-Graduate Programmes (LL.B)[edit]

  • A candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary School / Intermediate Examination

(10+2) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.

  • Candidates taking qualifying examination at the year of admission are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must be less than 20 years of age of as on 1st July, of the year of admission.

Post-Graduate Programmes (LL.M)[edit]

  • Candidates should have secured a LL.B. degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, having obtained not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
  • Candidates in the final year of their LL.B. course can also apply but their admission would be confirmed only after they submit LL.B. results with the required 50% marks in aggregate.

Application Procedure[edit]

Printed application forms along with the information brochure will be available at the designated branches of the Corporation Bank and State Bank of India. Applications can also be downloaded from the clat website.

Exam Details[edit]

B.A LLB Entrance[edit]

The test will be of 2 hours duration and carries a total of 200 marks. There is no negative marking and the paper contains objective type of short answer questions of a standard expected of 10+2 students with the following break up of marks.

  • English - 40 marks
  • General Knowledge - 50 marks
  • Mathematics - 20 marks
  • Legal Aptitude - 40 marks
  • Logical Reasoning - 50 marks

LLM Entrance[edit]

The paper will consist of four sections, each carrying 50 marks. The first section is intended to test the competency in English Language. All questions will be objective type. In the second section, the student will be asked to write short-notes on various topics having a bearing upon law. In the third section, the student will be asked to write a short essay on one of the topics in Indian Constitutional Law. In the fourth section, the student will write a short essay on one of the topics in Jurisprudence.

Admission Procedure[edit]

The admission is based on the rank of the candidate in the entrance examination.

Dates[edit]

The entrance exams are normally conducted in the month of May

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