Common Law Admission Test Exam

CLAT Examination Pattern

Pattern for Undergraduate Programme:

 Exam Description

Total Marks



Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each


Duration of Examination

2 Hours

Subject areas with Weightage


English including Comprehension

40 marks

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50 marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

20 marks

Legal Aptitude

50 marks

Logical Reasoning

40 marks

Pattern for Postgraduate programmes:

Exam Description

  • Maximum Marks : 200

  • Duration of Examination : 2 hours

  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 200 questions of one mark each Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law (1. Constitutional Law, 2. Jurisprudence and 3. Other law subjects (such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc)

Please Note

There shall be a system of negative marking wherein 0.25 marks each will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to Multiple Choice Questions.

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