CLAT 2017 – CLAT Eligibility Criteria – CLAT Syllabus – How to Apply for CLAT?

CLAT 2017 – CLAT Eligibility Criteria – CLAT Syllabus – How to Apply for CLAT?

CLAT 2017 – Common Law Admission Test 2017 – online application has started from 1st January 2017 for its UG and PG programme. The last date to online application is 31st March 2017.

The CLAT is a non-statutory body consisting of 18 National Law Universities. This body will be conducting CLAT 2017 providing convenience to students to apply to all 18 universities at one place.

There are two categories of Law courses under the CLAT that are 5 Year Integrated LLB Honors course and LLB course. The eligibility criteria and syllabus for both are different.

The Common Law Admission Test is one of the India’s most popular and highly competitive law entrance test. If you’re planning to get admission in law school, then CLAT has to be on the top of the list.

Each year, CLAT core committee select the organizing university for CLAT. This year it is Chanakya National Law University based in Patna city, which is in Bihar state.

There are 18 national law universities under CLAT 2017. The list is given below:

1. Chanakya National Law University Patna

2. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Visakhapatnam

3. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow

4. Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar

5. Hidayatullah National Law University Raipur

6. Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai

7. Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur

8. National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law Hyderabad

9. National Law Institute University Bhopal

10. National Law School of India University Bengaluru

11. National Law University Jodhpur

12. National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam

13. National Law University Odisha Cuttack

14. National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi

15. National University of Study and Research in Law Ranchi

16. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Punjab

17. Tamil Nadu National Law School Tiruchirappalli

18. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata

 

CLAT 2017 – Important Dates

The online application start date – 1st January 2017

Last date to apply online – 31st March 2017

CLAT 2017 exam date and time – 14th May 2017 (Sunday) from 3 pm to 5 pm

CLAT 2017 Result Declaration – 29th May 2017

Download all important dates for CLAT 2017 PDF here

The application has already started. Therefore, students are advised to apply in time.

 

CLAT 2017 – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UG and PG programmes are different for CLAT exam as given below.

UG Programmes CLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Passed 10+2 from a recognized education board with:

  • (i) 45 percent for general, OBC, specially abled persons, NRIs, and NRI sponsored categories
  • (ii) 40 percent in case of SC and ST categories

Age limit: below 20 years for categories in (i) and 22 years for categories in (ii) as on 1st July 2017.

PG Programmes CLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

LLB or equivalent degree passed from recognized university/college in India.

  • Minimum 55 percent marks for general, OBC, specially abled persons, NRIs and NRI sponsored categories
  • Minimum 50 percent marks for SC and ST categories

Age limit: there’s no age limit

Download CLAT 2017 eligibility criteria PDF here

 

CLAT 2017 Syllabus and Pattern for UG and PG Programmes

As per the notification, Undergraduate programmes CLAT 2017 syllabus and pattern as given following:

Total marks – 200

Total duration – 2 hours

Pattern – objective type/multiple choice questions

Subject wise break up:

Topics Marks
English Comprehension 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50
Numerical Ability 20
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning  40

Download full undergraduate CLAT 2017 syllabus and pattern PDF here

As per the notification, Post graduate programmes CLAT 2017 syllabus and pattern as given following:

Total marks – 150

Total duration – 2 hours

Pattern – objective type/multiple choice questions

Subject wise break up:

Topics Marks
Constitutional Law 50
Jurisprudence 50
Other law subject (contract, torts, criminal, international, IPR, environment, and business laws) 50

Download full Postgraduate CLAT 2017 syllabus and pattern PDF here

*negative marking is applicable by 0.25 mark for each wrong answer in both UG and PG CLAT 2017

 

How to apply for CLAT 2017?

Here are step by step procedure to apply for CLAT 2017 online.

  1. Visit CLAT site: http://clat.ac.in
  2. Click on Apply Online: https://cdn.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/1049/51347//index.html
  3. Click on ‘Register Yourself’ button
  4. Fill up the application form accurately
  5. Upload photos, signature, and other relevant documents
  6. Pay application fee online
  7. Download CLAT 2017 admit card

Download detailed CLAT 2017 application procedure PDF here

Keep your registration username and password safe for future reference. You can use it to login to check results, and download CLAT 2017 previous year question papers.

 

We hope this detailed notification has answered all your queries related to CLAT 2017. However, if you have any more queries then please feel free to ask using comment box below.

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