CLAT 2023 syllabus, exam pattern for admission to NLUs

CLAT 2023 registration last date to apply will be announced at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates can check CLAT syllabus PDF, exam pattern here.

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Anu Parthiban | Aug 20, 2022 - 5:01 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will be conducting Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2023) on December 18, 2022, for admission to 22 national law universities for 5-year LLB and LLM programmes for the academic year 2023-24. CLAT 2023 registration began from August 8, 2022.

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CLAT 2023 registration last date to apply will be announced on the official website, consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Students who have scored at least 45% or its equivalent in the Class 12 exams will be eligible to apply for the exam. However, SC and ST candidates are required to secure at least 40% marks or equivalent grades.

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CLAT 2023 question paper format, syllabus

The UG-CLAT 2023 would focus on evaluating the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. The CLAT UG 2023 will 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.

Maximum Marks

150

Duration of CLAT 2023 Exam

2 hours

Multiple-Choice Questions

150 questions of one mark each

Negative Marking

0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

English Language

28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper

Legal Reasoning

35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper

Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper

Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions, or roughly 10% of the paper


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