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This article provides complete information about CLAT PG Entrance Exam. It deals with Eligibility, Marking Scheme and Exam Pattern in detail. Subscribe to Legal Bites and Stay Updated.
I. About CLAT Entrance Exam
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by National Law Universities (NLUs) around the country. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities headed by NLSIU for admissions to twenty-two National Law Universities (NLUS) in India. Many private universities accept CLAT scores as well.
If you are planning to pursue an LL.M or are focused on getting a job in PSUs, clearing the CLAT-PG exam will be your stepping stone to success. The registrations for CLAT PG are likely to begin in the first week of January 2022.
The examination is 2 hours long (120 minutes) and contains 120 multiple-choice questions. CLAT-PG 2022 exam is scheduled for May 8, 2022.
- An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty per cent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Forty-Five per cent (45%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
- Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2022 are also eligible to apply.
- No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT 2022.
- Tie Breaker Rule: In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
i. Higher age;
ii. Computerised draw of lots.
IV. Marking Scheme
Every correct answer in the examination rewards a 1 mark to the student, but an incorrect answer leads to a deduction of 0.25 marks.
V. Examination Fee
The examination fee for the general category/ OBC/ PWD/ NRI is 4000 rupees and for Scheduled castes/ Scheduled tribes is 3500 rupees.
VI. How to apply
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VII. Exam Pattern
- CLAT PG paper will consist of only one section i.e. Objective type questions.
- There are no descriptive questions.
- Maximum Marks allotted for the paper: 120
- The duration of the exam will be 02:00 Hours.
- The objective type section would include 120 questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.