Organisation : The Consortium of National Law Universities
Exam Name : Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Announcement : UG CLAT Syllabus
Website : https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Welcome to CLAT 2023. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities in India.
Related / Similar Syllabus : Consortium Of NLUs PG-CLAT Syllabus 2023
UG CLAT Syllabus
The UG-CLAT 2023 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. These questions would be divided across the following 5 subjects:
** English Language
** Current Affairs, including General Knowledge
** Legal Reasoning
** Logical Reasoning
** Quantitative Techniques
** In this section of the UG-CLAT 2023, you will be provided passages of about 450 words each. These passages will be derived from contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing, and would be of a standard that a 12th standard student may be able to read in about 5-7 minutes.
** Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your comprehension and language skills, including your abilities to:
** Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage, as well as any arguments and viewpoints discussed or set out in the passage;
** Draw inferences and conclusions based on the passage;
** Summarise the passage;
** Compare and contrast the different arguments or viewpoints set out in the passage; and
** Understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage.
Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
** In this section, you will be provided passages of up to 450 words each. The passages will be derived from news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing.
** The questions may include an examination of legal information or knowledge discussed in or related to the passage, but would not require any additional knowledge of the law beyond the passage.
** Each passage will be followed by a series of questions that will require you to demonstrate your awareness of various aspects of current affairs and general knowledge, including:
** Contemporary events of significance from India and the world;
** Arts and culture;
** International affairs; and
** Historical events of continuing significance.
** In this section, you will be expected to read passages of around 450 words each. The passages may relate to fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries.
** You will not require any prior knowledge of law. You will benefit from a general awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues to better apply general principles or propositions to the given fact scenarios.
** Each passage would be followed by a series of questions that will require you to:
Identify and infer the rules and principles set out in the passage;
** Apply such rules and principles to various fact situations; and Understand how changes to the rules or principles may alter their application to various fact situations.
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