The eligibility criteria for CLAT 2021 for admission in UG and PG program are given below:
Educational Qualification for CLAT 2020:
Undergraduate Program (Five Year Integrated LLB (Hons) Course)
Candidates should have Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of
(i) Forty Five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP)/NRI/NRI sponsored categories and
(ii) Forty percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2021 are also eligible to apply.
Post-Graduate Program (One Year LLM Course)
Candidates must be LLB or equivalent degree examination with a minimum of Fifty Five percent (55%) marks in case of Unreserved/OBC/SAP categories and Fifty percent (50%) in case of SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April / May 2021 are also eligible to apply.
Candidates should be below Twenty (20) years of age in case of Unreserved/NRI/NRI sponsored categories and below twenty-two (22) years in case of SC/ST /OBC/SAP categories as on 01st July 2021 .
Scheme of CLAT 2020 Exam
For UG Courses:
It is a computer-based online exam which composes 5 sections for which aspirants shall be provided 2 hours to finish the exam. Negative marking of 0.25 mark is allotted for incorrect answers.
-> English using Comprehension – 40 No. of Questions & 40 Marks
-> General Knowledge /Current Affairs – 50 No. of Questions & 50 Marks
-> Elementary Mathematics – 20 No. of Questions & 20 Marks
-> Legal Aptitude – 50 No. of Questions & 50 Marks
-> Logical Reasoning – 40 No. of Questions & 40 Marks
For PG Courses:
-> The questions paper consists of three sections namely Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and Other Law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, IPR etc.
-> You shall be given 2 hours to complete the exam and negative marking of 0.25 mark will be implied for an incorrect answer.
-> Constitutional Law – 50 No. of Questions & 50 Max Marks
-> Jurisprudence – 50 No. of Questions & 50 Max Marks
-> Other Law subjects – 50 No. of Questions & 50 Max Marks
-> Duration of the Test: 2 hours
-> There will be total 150 Multiple Choice Questions
-> For every correct answer, a candidate will be awarded 1 mark and ¼ mark will be deducted for every wrong answer