All about CLAT 2019

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Introduction

Law as a profession and field of study has always been a keen choice for students of any stream.

Common law Admission tests i.e CLAT is a Gateway to the most prestigious law universities in India for undergraduate 5 year integrated law course including BBA LLB and BA LLB

Every year different National Law University conduct CLAT . CLAT 2019 is being conducted by Odisha, cuttack NLUO

CLAT 2019

According to clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in CLAT 2019 has come up with some major points to be noted :

  • The registration can be done from 10th January 2019 till 31st March 2019
  • Due to the technical glitches experienced in the last few years in conducting online CLAT exam CBT (Computer based test ) , 2019 CLAT exam will be pen paper based.
  • CLAT was previously accepted by only 21 National Law universities in India  but from 2019 onwards 21 other private universities will be served by the platform of CLAT for  admissions.
  • The  paper is reschedule to Sunday , the 26th May 2019 from 3pm to 5pm.
  • There will be no upper age limit for under graduate programme in CLAT 2019 ,  
  • CLAT 2019 provides Reservation for state domicile, scheduled Caste (SC),Scheduled Tribe (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC) , Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD) , NRI/Foreign National candidates , Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States and Kashmiri Migrants  
  • Though minimum Qualifying percentage of 10+2 for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories remained 45% or it’s equivalent grade and 40% marks or equivalent for SC/ST categories remain unchanged.   

Syllabus

The 2 hour objective type examination having 200 questions with 1 Mark each for right answer and 0.25 deduction on every wrong answer covers 5 subjects that are

  1. English including comprehension
  2. General knowledge and current affairs
  3. logical reasoning
  4. legal aptitude
  5. and mathematics

where English including Comprehension and logical reasoning is for 40 marks each

General knowledge with  current affairs and legal aptitude is for 50 marks each

Lastly mathematics is for 20 marks

Level of examination

The level of examination has improved throughout the years. With increase in number of candidates appearing, the competitive level has become a major challenge in front of students .

On one hand where this increase in level of examination helps in searching the creamy and most deserving candidates among all , On other hand this may lead to disappointments and less success rate.

The previous year paper analysis is most important before planning any strategy to act upon. So it is highly recommended to check the sites providing previous year analysis for a better understanding and for meeting the level of the examination.

Tips

  • Either it’s a month left or an year focus and determination should be maintained.
  • Try, Try and don’t cry : keep giving mock tests for improvement.
  • Be regular and attached to the syllabus only.
  • Do smart study and don’t over burden yourself.
  • Judge your areas of strength and weakness and plan accordingly to pursue further.

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