CLAT 2017 Exam Pattern & Syllabus Check Pattern of Test for UG & PG Programme Scheme of Common Law Admission Test 2017 Chanakya National Law University CLAT 2017 Pattern of Questions & Marks Distribution
CLAT Syllabus 2017
?? What’s CLAT ?? The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 16 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes (LL.B. & LL.M.). An entrance test is conducted to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to each University for admission to their UG/PG programs, as per the qualifications, reservation and other conditions laid down under the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.
CLAT-2017 : Now there are 16 participating NLUs and following the practice the 9th Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2017) will be conducted by the Chanakya National University of Law, Punjab.
Exam Date : 14 May 2017
““As we all know, this is not a simple game to chase an entrance test, as standard of competition level is going upwards day per day, now its become tough to crack the nut of any entrance test and achieve a better score. So, aspirants must know that what stuff will they face in their exam. Now, here we are providing latest and prescribed syllabus and pattern of questions for CLAT-2017.””
Exam Pattern : Pattern of Common Law Admission Test will be as follows :
► The written test will be multiple choice objective type.
► There will be total 200 questions for UG programme and 150 questions for PG programme carrying 01 mark each.
► The time duration of test will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
► There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks each will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to Multiple Choice Questions.
|English including Comprehension||40 Marks|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Marks|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Marks|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Marks|
Exam Syllabus : Syllabus for Common Law Admission Test 2017 will be as follows :
1. English including comprehension
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.
2. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs
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 2016 to April 2017)
This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class X.
4. Legal Aptitude
This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving abilities. 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 theater 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.
Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law:
1. Constitutional Law ……………………………….50 Marks
2. Jurisprudence ……………………………….50 Marks
3. Other law subjects : such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc. ……………………………….50 Marks
For More Information Please Visit : http://clat.ac.in/
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