What is the Latest CLAT Syllabus with Marks Distribution?

What is the Latest CLAT Syllabus with Marks Distribution?

CLAT brochure is released on the Consortium of NLU website. The brochure includes information such as question type and marking method. In India, the CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is a national-level admission examination governed by the Consortium of NLU.  After graduating from law school, this test is required for admissions to different undergraduate legal courses and the Masters of Law program.

In addition to national private law schools and government Law colleges, a number of other institutions take the marks scored by the candidates in CLAT for admission. This article provides you with comprehensive information regarding the latest CLAT syllabus.

CLAT Syllabus  

The CLAT Syllabus includes questions from the English language, including general knowledge, comprehension, legal aptitude, mathematics, and legal reasoning sections for undergraduate courses. In addition, the questions will be drawn from constitutional law, and other legal areas such as contract, international law, environmental law, criminal law, and human rights for postgraduate courses.

 The model papers and previous year’s question papers can be used to prepare for the exam. You can avail them from BYJU’S Exam Prep. Mock tests may assist you in determining the difficulty of the question paper and prepare you for different types of questions. 

CLAT Exam Pattern

  1. Passage questions – The sections in the question paper, excluding the part on Quantitative Techniques, will be between 300 and 400 words in length. These excerpts will serve as the basis for questions.
  2. The section on quantitative data: The questions in this section will be based on brief collections of facts or graphs, propositions.
  3. Descriptive section: There is no subjective/descriptive/essay writing portion when it comes to CLAT UG and CLAT LLM. For the time being, it has been removed from the CLAT pattern.
  4. The total question and the scoring method – CLAT UG will consist of 150 objective-type questions, and the LLM exam will consist of 120 objective-type questions.

CLAT Syllabus Weightage for Examination based on the subject

Subject/topicsThe question is as followsPercentage weightage
Current affairs, as well as general knowledge, are covered.35-39 questions25%
Techniques of quantitative analysis13-17 questions10%
English as a second Language28-32 questions20%
Argumentation based on logic28-32 questions20%
Reasoning in a legal setting35-39 questions25%

CLAT Syllabus – Distribution of questions based on the sections

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks carried by each question (Each question carries 1 mark.)
English28-32 questions28-32
Argumentation based on logic28-32 questions28-32
Legal reasoning35-39 questions35-39
Techniques of quantitative analysis13-17 questions13-17
Current affairs, including general knowledge35-39 questions35-39
Total Marks150150

The paper pattern can be compared to that of the previous year. The UG question paper will have 150 questions and the PG question paper will contain 120 questions. Familiarity with the pattern will give you a good concept of the test format, marking system, number of sections, kind of questions, and other aspects of the examination. CLAT PG exams typically include two subjective questions, which are scored out of 100.

BYJU’S Exam Prep will be your partner on the road to CLAT. You may benefit from a vast number of mock exams and tasks, as well as a thorough understanding of the exam curriculum.

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