The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi has announced the official notification for CLAT 2018. The registration window will become functional from January 1. The law entrance test is scheduled for May 13 from 3 to 5 pm.
This year, it is expected that more than 50,000 aspirants will register for the law entrance examination. NUALS Kochi has announced the official schedule for the LLB and LLM exam. Tabulated below are the same:
|CLAT Notification||December 21, 2017|
|Announce of Online Form||January 1, 2018|
|Last Date to submit CLAT online from||March 31, 2018|
|Availability of CLAT Hall Ticket||April 20, 2018|
|CLAT Exam||May 13, 2018|
|Availability of CLAT Response Key||May 16, 2018|
|Representation, if any, relating to exam, questions/ Key||May 17 - May 19, 2018|
|Date for uploading the Amended Response Key (if any)||May 25, 2018|
|Declaration of CLAT Result (Merit List)||May 29, 2018|
|Publication of 1st Allotment list||June 5, 2018|
|Counseling Fee Payment (INR 50000) & Locking Seats||June 6 - June 8, 2018|
|Announce of 2nd Allocation List||June 12, 2018|
|Counseling Fee Payment (INR 50000) & Locking Seats||June 13 - June 14, 2018|
|Announce of 3rd Allocation List||June 19, 2018|
|Counseling Fee Payment (INR 50000) & Locking Seats||June 20 – June 21, 2018|
|Last date to withdraw admission fee||June 21, 2018|
|Announce of 4th Allocation List||June 24, 2018|
|Fee Payment and Completing Admission Procedure||June 28 – June 30, 2018|
|Announce of Admission Status by NLU(s)||July 4, 2018|
|CLAT Admission Procedure concludes on||July 6, 2018|
Check CLAT Exam Schedule
The eligibility criteria require an aspirant to fulfill different standards to apply and thereafter appear for the law entrance exam. The standards will be prescribed by NUALS.
The application form for legal aptitude test will be available at www.clat.ac.in. The form will be available for filling until March 31. Listed below are official information concerned with CLAT Application Form published by NUALS Kochi.
There is a stipulated fee as per aspirant’s category that requires being paid to successfully submit the form. The fee is as follows:
|Category||Application Fee (INR)|
|General/ OBC/ SAP/ Other categories||4000|
The law entrance examination will be of two hours duration. It is an online method exam, having 200 objective type questions. Check CLAT Exam Format
For undergraduate courses, the question paper will contain 5 sections and 200 MCQs. The section wise distribution of questions is mentioned below:
|English (including comprehension)||40 Questions|
|General Knowledge & Present Affairs||50 Questions|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Questions|
|Legal Aptitude||50 Questions|
|Logical Reasoning||40 Questions|
The question paper for postgraduate courses will have a total of 3 sections and 150 multiple choice questions. Distribution of questions in each section is indicated in the table below:
|Constitutional Law||50 Questions|
|Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.||50 Questions|
Marking Scheme for CLAT 2018 – For each accurate response, one mark will be honored. However, for every wrong response, 0.25 mark will be deducted.
Law candidates can go via the detailed syllabus for CLAT here.
We will keep you updated with the latest developments in CLAT 2018!