CLAT today, 23K candidates to appear

CLAT today, 23K candidates to appear

This year, the examination is being organised by the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. A total of 23,875 candidates have registered to appear for this exam, which is being held for the fourth time.

11 Law varsities
Through CLAT, students can apply to 11 national law universities at Bangalore (NLSIU), Hyderabad (NALSAR), Bhopal (NLIU), Kolkata (WBNUJS), Jodhpur (NLU), Raipur (HNLU), Gandhinagar (GNLU), Lucknow (RMLNLU), Patiala (RGNUL), Patna (CNLU) and Kochi (NUALS).
This year’s UG examination will consist of 200 questions for 200 marks. A few changes have been introduced in the paper pattern from last year, in weightage given to English (40 marks), General Knowledge or Current Affairs (50), Mathematics (20), Logical Reasoning (45), Legal Aptitude / Legal Awareness (45).

The PG exam will consist of 100 questions for a mark each, and two essay type  questions for 50 marks each. The subject areas include law of contracts, law of torts, criminal law, constitutional law and legal theory.

CLAT organisers have asked candidates to report to the assigned test centre at least an hour before the commencement of the exam. Candidates will be allowed to carry their original admit card, a black HB pencil, a sharpener, an eraser and a ball point pen.
Candidates have been strictly instructed not to carry any electronic devices including mobile phone and calculator to the examination hall. Candidates are also advised to use only HB pencil for shading the ovals on the OMR sheet.

Results on May 28
The results will be announced on May 28. This year, centralised admission process will be held at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.