CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)-2010 Entrance Exam


CLAT(2010)-Common Law Admission Test Entrance Exam

The CLAT-2010 is being conducted by National Law Institute University, Bhopal. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2010 will be conducted for admission to the undergraduate programme for eleven National Law Universities and also for the post-graduate programme (LL.M) for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU, CNLU and RGNUL. The details of intake, reservation, courses offered along with the fee structure and further details can be had from the website of concerned University.

UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAMME

Eligibility:

To be eligible for taking CLAT-2010, 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*). Age of candidate should not be more than 20 years in case of General/OBC candidates and 22 years in case of SC/ST* and persons with Disability* on 1st July, 2010.

*Subject to state reservation at the University concerned.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for the Test. But candidate must have passed the qualifying examination at the time of his/her admission.

Pattern of the Test Paper for Undergraduate Programme:

Total Marks : 200
Total number of questions : 200
Duration of examinations : Two Hours

Subject areas with weightage:
English including Comprehension : 40 Marks
General Knowledge/ Current Affairs : 50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics : 20 Marks
(Numerical ability)
Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness : 45 Marks
Logical Reasoning : 45 Marks


POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMME

The CLAT-2010 for the post-graduate programme (LL.M) will be applicable for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU, RGNUL and CNLU only. For NLU, Jodhpur and Cochin 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* and persons with Disability*).

*Subject to state reservation at the University concerned.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for the Test. But candidate must have passed the qualifying examination at the time of his/her admission.

Pattern of the Test Paper for Postgraduate Programme:

Total Marks : 200
Duration of examination : Two Hours
Subject areas : Law of Contracts,Law of Torts,
Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory

Total 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

The important dates for CLAT-2010:

1. Publication of advertisement in leading English/Hindi national daily
Newspapers
a. 1st week of January, 2010
b. Last week of February, 2010
2. Issue of application forms from all CLAT-2010 members universities
and specified branches of State Bank of India ( to be notified later)
From 11th January , 2010 (Monday)
3. Last date for submission of filled-in entrance examination application forms
02nd April, 2010 (Friday)
4. Issue of Hall Tickets to the candidates From 12 April, 2010
5. Date of admission test for UG/PG 09th May, 2010 (Sunday)
From 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
6. Publication of result
29th May, 2010 (Saturday)
7. Last date of acceptance and confirmation of interest in admission by depositing money in SBI specified branches ( to be notified later)
15th June, 2010 (Tuesday)
8. Completion of admission process
28th June, 2010 (Monday)
9. Commencement of classes
01st July, 2010 (Thursday)
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