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CLAT UG -

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) UG (CLAT UG - 2016)

Online | National Level Exam
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jan 01, 2016
Admit Card Date
Mar 27, 2016
Test Date
May 08, 2016
Result Date
May 23, 2016

CLAT UG 2016 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Online    |     Exam Duration : 2.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
English including Comprehension 25 Minutes 40 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 25 Minutes 50 50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 Minutes 20 20
Legal Aptitude 25 Minutes 50 50
Logical Reasoning 25 Minutes 40 40
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Total Questions: 200
  • Total Duration: 2 Hours
  • Marking system:
    • In CLAT Entrance Exam,there is 1 mark for every correct answer and 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CLAT UG 2016 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Cubes
  9. Matrix
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Matrix Arrangements
  15. Mathematical Puzzles
  16. Venn Diagram
  17. Linear Arrangements
Chapters
  1. Data Sufficiency (statement type)
Chapters
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Course of Action
  6. Causes and Effects
  7. Syllogism
  8. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  9. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  10. Analogies
  11. Logical Sequence of Words
Chapters
  1. Comprehension
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Sentence Improvement
  10. Parallelism
  11. Modifiers
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Analogies
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Homophones
  7. Confusables
  8. Migratory Words
  9. Phrasal Verbs
  10. Word Usage
  11. Antonym
Chapters
  1. Indian Judiciary
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Institutions of India
  5. Defence & Space
  6. Science and Technology
  7. Economics
  8. Geography
  9. History
  10. International Relations
  11. Literature
  12. Awards & Honours
  13. Movies
  14. Current Affairs
  15. Who's who
  16. Indian Constitution
  17. Politics
  18. Indian Industries
  19. Indian Agriculture
  20. Sports
Chapters
  1. Hindu Law And Muslim Law
Chapters
  1. Essential Elements Of Contract
  2. Types Of Contract
  3. Breach Of Contract & Damages
  4. Performance Of Contract
  5. Discharge Of Contract
  6. Specific Contracts
Chapters
  1. General Defenses & Capacity
  2. Vicarious Liability & Vicarious Liability Of State
  3. Remoteness Of Damage
  4. Essentials & Defences & Nuisance
Chapters
  1. General Principles
  2. Stages Of Crime Offences
  3. Right Of Private Defense Of The Body And Of Property
Chapters
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
Chapters
  1. Percentage 
  2. Profit, Loss and Discount
  3. Time, Speed and Distance
  4. Averages
  5. Age
  6. Pipes and Cisterns
  7. Ratio and proportion
  8. Alligation and Mixture
  9. Relative speed
  10. Compound interest
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Partnership
Chapters
  1. Properties of Circles
  2. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  3. BODMAS/Simplification
  4. Quadratic equations
  5. Number System
  6. Probability 
  7. Angles, lines
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

CLAT UG Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) Am I eligible for CLAT?

To be eligible for taking Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), a candidate should have passed Higher Secondary School / Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination. The minimum required percentage is:
General Candidates: 50% marks in aggregate
SC/ST/ OBC* and Persons with Disability*: 45%.

2) Is it possible to alter the sequence of answering the sections?

No. Sections are taken in the order that they appear in the test book. Candidates are allowed to work only on the section being timed by the invigilators, at any given point of time. Candidates are not permitted to go back to an earlier section or go forward to a later section, even if they finish before the section time is called.

3) In case a candidate completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time completion, can he go to the previous or next section(s) to complete?

No, in CLAT—India, candidates are not allowed to work on any section other than the one being timed by the invigilators. In case a candidate completes answering and reviewing a section before the allotted section time gets over, he/she is not allowed to attempt any other section — previous or next. The balance time cannot be used on any other section.

4) What is the age wise eligibility to appear for CLAT?

Candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July 2016 (22 years in case of SC/ST and Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates).

5) Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc.?

Yes, Examination Centre will provide. But no electronic devices are allowed in Examination Hall/Room.

6) How can I get previous years question papers?

The Previous year’s Question Papers can be downloaded from CLAT  website on the payment of Rs. 400/-through online mode only(which is not included in the CLAT-2017 fee of Rs.4,000/-). No hard copy will be provided by the CLAT office.

7) What is the syllabus of CLAT ?

CLAT syllabus includes important topics from each of the offered five sections– English, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.