The first Online Common Law Admission Test will be held on 10th May 2015. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University is conducting the examination this year.
Here is the complete information relating to CLAT .
16 Universities are participating in CLAT 2015.
NLSIU - Bangalore
NALSAR - Hyderabad
NLIU - Bhopal
WBNUJS - Kolkata
NLU - Jodhpur
HNLU - Raipur
GNLU - Gandhinagar
RMLNLU - Lucknow
RGNUL - Patiala
CNLU - Patna
NUALS - Kochi
NLUO - Cuttack
NUSRL - Ranchi
NLUJAA - Guwahati
DSNLU - Visakhapatnam
TNNLS – Tiruchirappalli
The Sixteen NLUs offer a five-year integrated under-graduate law courses leading to the award of B.A. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B., B.B.A. LL.B., B.S.W. LL.B., B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) degrees. While B.A. LL.B. is offered by most of the universities, B.Sc. LL.B. Course is offered by WBNUJS (Kolkata), NLU (Jodhpur) and GNLU (Gandhinagar). B.B.A. LL.B. is offered by NLU (Jodhpur), GNLU (Gandhinagar), CNLU (Patna) and NLUO (Cuttack); whereas B.S.W. LL.B. and B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) degree courses are offered by GNLU (Gandhinagar) alone.
The Post-Graduate Programme Offered By National Law Universities
The information of the LL.M. degree course offered at the various NLUs with the duration and the specializations have been provided in detail under the sections of each University. The candidates are also advised to check the websites of respective Universities from time to time to keep themselves updated about the changes in the course structure and other details.
Eligibility criteria for admission to UG/PG programme
The different subject areas of the examination are explained as under:
The 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.
As far as general knowledge is concerned, the candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs (broadly defined as matters featuring in the mainstream media between March 2014 and April 2015)
This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class X.
This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theatre across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
5. 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 will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
CLAT 2015 CALENDER
CLAT-2015 Computer Based (Online) Examination
Important Points To Be Noted By The Candidates
FAQ Examination :
18.Can candidate apply for CLAT-2015 offline? A.No, a candidates can apply only through online mode.19. How can I get previous year question papers? A.Previous year question papers can be downloaded from CLAT website at the payment of Rs. 250/-through online mode only. No hard copy will be provided by the CLAT office. 20.Is there any negative marking in examination? A.Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.21.What is the procedure of allotment of Law School for admission? A.During the online counselling session, the candidates will be required to fill up all the available choices of National Law Universities for the UG/PG course in order of their preference. Seats shall be allotted taking into consideration candidate’s choice and merit. 22. Can the candidate change his/her choice subsequently. A.No, Choice once indicated and submitted shall be treated as final. 23. Is there any seat available for NRI/NRI sponsored /foreign nationals candidates? A.Yes. In some of the participating Law Universities seats are available for NRIs/NRI sponsored/Foreign Nationals. Candidates are advised to refer to CLAT e-brochure. 24. Is there any minimum cut-off CLAT score prescribed for admission. A.No. There is no minimum cut-off score prescribed. Candidature of every candidate shall be considered in their respective category, in order of merit. 25. Is there any provision of transfer of a student from one participating university to another participating university subsequent to their admission through CLAT. A.No. CLAT rules do not provide for such transfers. Up-gradation to the university of higher choice is done only by the CLAT office during the admission process. After the closure of admission process mobility shall not be possible.