CLAT 2019 Syllabus

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 17 Apr, 2019 12:35 IST

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CLAT 2019 Syllabus

CLAT 2019 syllabus includes all the topics that law aspirants must cover in order to prepare for the exam. NLU Odisha, Cuttack will release the official CLAT 2019 Syllabus and there are no changes in the syllabus. The national-level exam grants admission in 3-year and 5-year Integrated LLB and LLM programmes offered by the 19 NLUs and other Law Schools accepting CLAT Scores. The syllabi for all the programmes are different.

The CLAT 2019 Syllabus clearly describes the subject and the sub-topics that the candidates need to prepare in order to face the examination. Once candidates are aware of the syllabus of CLAT 2019, they can start with their exam preparation. With the help of syllabus of CLAT 2019, candidates will get an overview of the CLAT 2019 Exam pattern in order to score well in the entrance exam.

The exam pattern will help candidates to understand the structure of the question paper. The exam pattern for the UG programme is divided into 5 sections while for PG programme, it is divided into 3 sections. The question paper for postgraduate courses will have a total of 150 multiple choice questions whereas undergraduate courses will have 200 questions to attempt. Once candidates are familiar with the CLAT exam pattern, they can then easily relate to the CLAT exam syllabus.

CLAT UG Exam Syllabus

English with Comprehension:

  • The English section analyses the student’s English proficiency based on grammar and comprehension passages. In the Comprehension section, students are given a passage and questions, and they have to answer the questions with their understanding of the passage and meanings of the words given in the passage, its central theme, etc.
  • The Grammar section involves correction of incorrect grammatical mistakes in the sentences, fill-ups in the sentences with suitable words, etc.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

  • The General knowledge section evaluates students based on their awareness.
  • Questions based on the current affairs analyse students on the basis of their knowledge of international and national current affairs.

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This section analyses student’s knowledge of elementary Mathematics (10th Class/standard).

Legal Aptitude:

  • This section analyses student’s knowledge of the study of law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability.
  • Questions may consist of legal propositions and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be 'true' in the real sense, students will have to guess the 'truth' of these propositions and answer the questions properly.

Logical Reasoning:

  • The objective of the logical reasoning section is to analyse the students' ability to identify logical links, examine the patterns, and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as logical sequences, syllogisms, analogies, etc.
  • Visual reasoning will not be tested.

CLAT PG Exam Syllabus


  • It is the study of theoretical law to gain a deeper understanding of legal systems, legal reasoning, legal institutions and their role in society.

Law of Contracts:

  • A contract is able to make one service between two or more parties, provide a product or commit to an act and enforceable by law. There are many types of contracts, and each has specific terms and conditions.

Criminal Law:

  • It is body that deals with crimes. It involves threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering the property, health, safety and the moral welfare of anyone's own inclusive people.

International Law :

  • It is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations.

Law of Torts:

  • It is comparatively a recent common law development in India based on codifying statutes including statutes related to damages.

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