CLAT is a nation level exam conducted for admissions into UG or PG Law courses | CLAT question paper pattern, preparation and important dates
IITs are the top institutes for engineering education and IIMs for management education. There are 11 National Law universities for law course which are offering bachelor and PG law courses. CLAT exam is the national level exam which is conducted for admissions into PG courses. The notification for CLAT-2011 is released and it is common Law admission test. The institutions which consider CLAT are having good quality facilities, excellent teaching and 100% placements as special features.
CLAT for undergraduate courses
CLAT is conducted by West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata. Under graduate courses are five year BA/ B.Sc/ BBA/ B.Com- LLB honors degree course.
Eligibility for CLAT undergraduate courses
General candidates should have minimum of 50% marks in intermediate and SC, ST and physically handicapped students should have minimum of 45% marks in intermediate. Final year intermediate students are also eligible for the exam. Candidates should be of 20 years by July 1st, 2011 and SC, ST and physically handicapped students are given 2 years of age relaxation.
Selection in National Law universities
Selection of the students into National Law Universities is done based on written exam which is for two hours of duration. The exam is for 200 marks and there will be 200 questions. 40 questions are asked from English and comprehension, 50 questions from general knowledge and current affairs, 20 from mathematics, 45 from logical reasoning and 45 from legal aptitude and legal awareness.
PG courses in National law Universities
Students who complete LLB/BL with minimum of 55% marks are eligible for CLAT in PG level. SC, ST and physically challenged people with minimum of 50% marks are eligible. Exam is for 200 marks and it is for 2 hours duration.
CLAT exam in PG level
There will be two parts in the exam. First part is objective part and second one is essay type. There are 100 questions from objective part and two questions each of 50 marks is to be answered in essay type in the second part. Law of contracts, law of tarts, criminal law, conceptutional law and legal theory are the topics in which questions are asked.
Specializations in PG level in National Law universities
Corporate law, public law, international law, environmental law, cyber law, media law, aviation law, contract administration and real estate administration law, infrastructure and disaster management law, labor law, banking and insurance law, civil law, patent law, international law, real estate law, cyber law and consumer law.