Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 31 Dec, 2019 11:31 IST
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CLAT 2020 exam pattern is revised, and the candidates can check the revised and detailed exam pattern of the exam here (scroll down to check the changes in the exam pattern of CLAT). Firstly, the candidates must note that the Mode of CLAT 2020 Exam is offline, i.e., pen & paper-based exam. There are some major changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2020. For the preparation of CLAT 2020, students must know the exam pattern and syllabus first. It is very important to understand the CLAT exam pattern because it will help in examining the structure of the examination which is to be faced. The exam pattern of CLAT 2020 comprises a total number of questions, total marks, time duration, marking scheme, the number of questions section-wise, exam timing, etc. Understanding the CLAT exam pattern will help in better exam preparation. You can also find out the Reasons for Re-Implementing Offline Mode of CLAT Exam
CLAT 2020 exam pattern for UG and PG exam has been revised, and let us have a look at the revised pattern of CLAT UG exam 2020. The following are the changes that have been made in the UG exam of CLAT 2020 -
The following sections are included as per the CLAT New Exam Pattern for UG -
These are the changes that have been made in the exam pattern of CLAT UG 2020.
The following changes have been made in the PG exam pattern of CLAT 2020 -
The following sections are included as per the New Exam Pattern of CLAT PG -
The revised section-wise division of CLAT 2020 question paper is expected to be released the Consortium of NLUs. The section-wise CLAT 2020 weightage, the total number of questions, marking scheme etc shall be updated here shortly.
Candidates appearing for CLAT 2020 must note that the mode of the examination is pen & paper-based, i.e., offline examination. The candidates are provided with a question booklet and OMR sheet. The candidates will have to mark the answers in the OMR sheet with a ballpoint pen. After the exam, the candidates need to handover the OMR sheet to the invigilator and retain the question booklet.
In 2018, the online or computer-based exam of CLAT led to several issues. The technical glitches and improper management irked the candidates as a result of which the offline mode of the exam has been re-introduced in 2019. In 2018, a plea was also filed in Supreme Court seeking the re-conduct of CLAT exam. However, the Supreme Court rejected the plea and confirmed that CLAT 2018 re-test is not possible. At the same, the Supreme Court had also rejected the stay on CLAT 2018 results.
According to the official website of CLAT, the exam pattern has not been changed from its previous version. As the examination is to take place in May 2020, candidates must now start preparing for it keeping in mind the latest exam pattern and marking scheme along with the CLAT 2020 Syllabus.
|Correct Answer||+ 1 Marks|
|Incorrect Answer||0.25 Mark|
|Unanswered/ Unaemptted Question||0 Mark|
Will I be provided with any scratch paper for rough work and calculations during the test?
At the test centre, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. On completion of the test, candidates will have to hand over the scratch paper to the administrator.
What will be the medium of CLAT Exam?
Like previous years, the medium of the Common Law Admission Test will be English only.