CLAT 2022 to be conducted on June 19, 2022: Check Details

Harshith Gowda | Last Updated | June 01, 2022, 19:36 IST

Common Law Admission Test, CLAT 2022 exam

As per the notification released on the official website, The Consortium of National Law Universities will hold the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) on June 19, 2022. CLAT 2022 will be conducted in offline mode between 2 pm and 4 pm. The admit card will soon be available to the candidates on the official website.

The aim of conducting ClAT UG is to evaluate the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. CLAT is an aptitude and skill test which is necessary to get admission in the law colleges across the country.

The Consortium of National Law Universities will hold CLAT UG 2022 for a duration of two hours. The question paper will consist of 150 questions which will have a multiple-choice question pattern. Each question carries 1 mark. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. CLAT 2022 UG will carry questions from the following subjects:

  1. English Language
  2. Current Affairs (General Knowledge)
  3. Legal Reasoning
  4. Logical Reasoning
  5. Quantitative Techniques.

Whereas CLAT 2022 PG will have objective-type questions. There will be 120 questions carrying 1 mark each. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The paper will be based on the following subjects:

  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Jurisprudence
  3. Administrative Law
  4. Law of Contract
  5. Torts, Family Law
  6. Criminal Law
  7. Property Law
  8. Company Law
  9. Public International Law
  10. Tax Law, Environmental Law
  11. Labour and Industrial Law.

CLAT 2022 FAQs

Why is CLAT conducted?

CLAT is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to 21 National Law Universities (NLUS) and other private universities in the country.

Who conducts CLAT?

The Consortium of National Law Universities holds CLAT every year.

What is the eligibility criteria for CLAT?

A minimum of 45% aggregate marks is required for qualifying the examination. SC and ST category candidates require 40% marks to qualify for the exam.

Is there negative marking in CLAT 2022?

Yes, 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer.

How many colleges come under CLAT?

CLAT is accepted in more than 60 public and private colleges and universities in India. Colleges and universities have to sign Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with the Consortium of National Law Universities in order to accept CLAT scores.

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