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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

About CLAT

CLAT 2013

National Law School of Indian University (NLSIU), Bangalore

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

West Bengal National University of Jurisdical Sciences (Kolkata)

National Law University, Jodhpur

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

CLAT 2009

Common Law Admission Test 2009

CLAT-2009 will be conducted by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

Under-graduate Programme

Eligibility:

To be eligible for taking CLAT-2009, a candidate should have passed Higher Secondary School / Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/ OBC* and Persons with Disability*) and should not be more than 20 years of age on 1st July, 2009 (22 years incase of SC/ST/OBC* and Persons with Disability*).

*Subject to reservation at the University concerned.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also appear provisionally. However, they shall have to produce proof of having passed the qualifying exam before or at the time of counselling with detailed mark sheet.

Note: Candidates with compartment / supplementary in any subject in the qualifying examination are not eligible for admission.

Pattern of the Test Paper for Undergraduate Programme:

Total Marks : 200

Total number of questions : 200

Subject areas with weightage:

English including Comprehension : 40 Marks

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs : 50 Marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical ability): 20 Marks

Legal Aptitude : 45 Marks

Logical Reasoning : 45 Marks

Post-graduate Programme

The CLAT-2009 for the post-graduate programme (LL.M.) will be applicable for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU and RGNUL only.

For NLU, Jodhpur, candidates are required to apply separately to that University.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to the two-year LL.M. Degree Course, a candidate should have passed the LL.B. / B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC / ST / OBC* / Persons with Disability*).

*Subject to reservation at the University concerned.

Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination can appear for the test on the condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed marks before or at the time of counselling.

Pattern of the Test Paper for Postgraduate Programme:

Total Marks : 200

Subject areas : Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

Number of Questions:

i) Objective Type : 50 questions of one mark each
ii) Short answers : 10 questions of five marks each
iii) Essay : Two questions of 50 marks each (Two sections containing three questions each out of which one from each section to be answered.)

Cut-off marks at the Test for Postgraduate Programme:

To qualify in the Test for admission to the Post-graduate Programme at the above mentioned Universities, a candidate should secure a minimum of 50% marks (40% in case of SC / ST / OBC* and Persons with Disability*) in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT-2009).

*Subject to reservation at the University concerned.

Important dates

12th January, 2009: Issue of Application Forms (SBI, Indian Bank, CLAT Member National Law Schools)
10th April, 2009: Last date for submission of filled-in Application Form
17th May, 2009: Common Law Admission Test, CLAT-2009 (from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.)
30th May, 2009: Publication of result
25th June, 2009: Last date for confirmation by the candidates for attending the counseling
1st - 3rd July, 2009: Counselling for Undergraduate
4th July, 2009: Counselling for Postgraduate
9th July, 2009: Closing of admissions
10th July, 2009: Commencement of Classes

Contact details

For any clarification regarding CLAT-2009 contact:
The Convenor
Website: www.clat.ac.in.
Email: helpdesk@clat.ac.in
Common Law Admission Test, CLAT-2009
NALSAR University of Law
3-4-761, Barkatpura, Hyderabad - 500 027, A.P., INDIA
Ph: 040-23498206, Mob: 9010189400 Fax: 08418-245161/245174

Examination Timetables and Schedules are subjected to change and are to be taken for indicative purpose only. Students are advised to contact with the University for the exact and latest examination information.

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