The Common Law Admission Test or CLAT is the single unified entrance test for 19 NLUs and other a law schools accepting the scores. Candidates want admissions to LLB and LLM Program across India can apply online until March 31, 2018.
A mere 8000 aspirants appeared for the national level law entrance examination in 2008. In 2017, almost 50000 aspirants sat for it. The number is expected to increase in the coming years. This year, NUALS Kochi has scheduled CLAT LLM and LLB for May 13, 2018.
The article offers details of CLAT LLM – Eligibility, Registration, Format, Syllabus. Read On!
|Availability of CLAT 2018 LLM Application Form||January 1 – March 31, 2018|
|Announce of CLAT LLM Hall Ticket||April 20, 2018|
|CLAT LLM 2018 Exam Date||May 13, 2018|
|Uploading CLAT LLM Response Key||May 15, 2018|
|Recurrentation concerned to LLM Exam, Questions & Keys||May 16 – May 18, 2018|
|Uploading amended LLM Response Key||May 26, 2018|
|Declaration of LLM Result and Merit List||May 31, 2018|
|Publication of 1st Indicative Seat Allotment List||June 7, 2018|
|Commencement of CLAT LLM Counseling||From June 8|
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi will define the eligibility criteria for the Post Graduate Program. A brief about the same are listed below:
There is no upper age limit prescribed by the authorities for appearing in CLAT LLM 2018.
The application form is available online at clat.ac.in. The last date to register for Post Graduate Program is March 31, 2018. A stepwise process to fill the online form is as follows:
Visit CLAT Official Website and Click ‘Apply Online’. Register as a new user and enter your Name, Email ID, Mobile No. and Password is sent to the registered ID and Mobile No., use the credentials to log in to reach CLAT Application. and captcha code. A provisional Registration No.
In this step, scan and upload your photograph and signature as per the specifications defined by NUALS Kochi.
|Document||Size and Pattern|
|Photograph||Between 20 kb – 50 kb in JPEG/ JPG|
|Signature||Between 10 kb – 20 kb in JPEG/ JPG|
Check CLAT Guidelines for Uploading Photo and Signature (https://www.meracollege.net/exam/news/e-47-clat-2018-photo-size-dimension-format-and-other-details)
Now, fill in all the sections as per the given order. Listed below are the sections in the online LLM Form:
Individual Details – selecting gender, nationality, state of domicile, nativity etc.
Qualification Details – enter year of passing, board name, marks, and percentage etc.
Preference of NLU – choosing the National Law University as per your preference.
Fee Details – making the payment as per your category through online or offline mode.
The exam format for Post Graduate program is similar to Under Graduate program. Tabulated below are the highlights for LLM Exam Format:
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test i.e. Online|
|Period of CLAT LLM||2 hours|
|Nature of Questions||Objective Type (MCQs)|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|CLAT LLM Marking Scheme||+1 mark for each accurate response|
-0.25 mark for each wrong response
Section-wise distribution of questions are as follows:
|Section||No. of Questions|
|Other Law subjects||50|
Out of total 150 questions, there will be Long Essay Type Questions as well as Multiple Choice Questions. The different topics on which the questions will be based on are –
Questions in the exam will be framed as per the subjects or topics studied at the graduation level. It is suggested to thoroughly go via the entire syllabi of 3 year LLB or 5 year LLB program in order to crack CLAT LLM 2018.