CLAT 2019 is an online exam organizeed to evaluate an aspirant’s skills of Logical Reasoning, English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude and Mathematics. The paper format for Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses is entirely different. The exam will be organizeed in English language only. Aspirants can check CLAT Exam Format 2019 in detail along with the marking scheme further in this article.
CLAT 2019 is a national-level law entrance exam organizeed by 19 National Law Universities for admission to Bachelor and Master Degree Programs in Law. CLAT 2019 is scheduled to be held in May 2019. CLAT Registration 2019 will start from January 2019 and will end in March 2019. Based on CLAT 2018 Exam Format, you can know more about CLAT Exam Format 2019 here.
|Exam Mode||Online, Computer-Based|
|Number of Sections||LL.B - 5 sections LL.M- 3 sections|
|Number of questions||LLB – 200 LLM - 150|
|Question Paper Type||Objective|
|CLAT 2019 Total Marks||200 marks (1 mark for each question)|
|Negative Marking||0.25 marks for every wrong response|
|Exam Duration||2 hours|
CLAT 2019 will be held in an online method in May 2019. The paper format for Under Graduate and Post Graduate programs is entirely different. The time period for the exam is 2 hours. Aspirants can check CLAT 2019 Exam Format for LLB and LLM courses below.
There are 5 sections in CLAT Exam Format 2019 which test aspirants’ knowledge of the following sections:
Aspirants required to clear 200 questions of CLAT 2019 in a total period of 2 hours. Aspirants can check below the section-wise breakup for CLAT Exam Format 2019 for LLB course. One mark will be honoured for every accurate response while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong response.
|Section||Total Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English (including Comprehension)||40||40|
|GK and Present Affairs||50||50|
|Total||200 Questions||200 Marks|
CLAT 2019 is also organizeed for Post Graduate courses i.e. LLM admission in NLUs. The exam format is similar that of LLB course with MCQs but with fewer questions and various subjects. Check section-wise breakup of CLAT LLM Exam Format 2019 here. Aspirants required to response 150 questions for 150 marks in 2 hours period with similar negative marking scheme.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks allotted|
Note: Other subjects comprise Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Right.
Important Points regarding CLAT Exam Format 2019
Aspirants should also note that the questions in CLAT question paper are randomly selected from a question bank. Thus, all the aspirants get various sets of question paper. NLUs make sure that CLAT question paper sets are of comparable difficulty level and include all types of questions.
There is no prescribed syllabus as such for CLAT 2019 by NLUs. The questions for Under Graduate law courses are asked from English and Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge and Present Affairs, Mathematics of up to 10th class, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning sections.
For Post Graduate courses, the questions are asked from Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights topics.
However, we are sharing some important topics from CLAT Syllabus 2019 for LLB course for each subject based on last year’s question papers:
This section assesses your interest towards law and problem-solving ability. The questions will be based on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. Following are some important topics:
General Knowledge syllabus is really vast and can’t be defined. However, there will be questions about present event form following areas:
Some important topics from CLAT Syllabus 2019 for LLM course for each subject based on last year’s question papers are mentioned below.
CLAT is a topmost competitive law entrance exam and it requires a thorough revision of all the topics. Aspirants should prepare a schedule and go via the important topics from books and other sources to prepare for CLAT 2019. Following are some important books concerned with CLAT 2019 exam.
|Subject||Book Name||Author /Publication||ISBN|
|Legal Aptitude||Legal Aptitude||RK Gupta||978-9350714119|
|Logical Reasoning||Logical Reasoning (CLAT)||RK Gupta||978-9350716205|
|General Knowledge||General Knowledge 2019||Lucent||978-9384761547|
|Mathematics||Mathematics for CLAT||Shailesh Kumar||978-9350716175|
|English||English (CLAT)||RK Gupta||978-9350716199|
Aspirants must abide by certain rules for CLAT 2019 exam and follow a set of instructions and the same have been mentioned below.