Are you looking to make a career as a law professional? If yes, then you need to crack CLAT 2022 in order to get into the top NLUs and secure your future as a lawyer.
The right time to prepare for CLAT is now! The strategy, along with the timetable, should be prepared and adhered to strictly.
The online CLAT registration will commence tentatively from January 2022. There are a total of 23 National Law Universities in India, of which 22 NLUs consider CLAT scores for admission, and NLU Delhi is the sole exception that conducts AILET for the admission.
Before starting the CLAT preparation, candidates must know the latest CLAT updates and details about exam dates, exam pattern and the latest exam syllabus. So to know more, read further.
CLAT Exam Highlights
Let’s look at the CLAT 2022 exam highlights:
|Exam Name||CLAT – Common Law Admission Test|
|Exam Conducting Body||Consortium of National Law Universities|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Level||UG and PG|
|Exam Duration||120 Minutes|
|Exam Purpose||Admissions to BA LLB, BBA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB, BSW LLB, LLM courses|
CLAT 2022 Important Dates
Note the tentative timetable for CLAT 2022.
|Events||Tentative Dates||Feature of Events|
|Release of CLAT 2022 Notification||December 2021||The Consortium will release the notification on their official website|
|CLAT 2022 Online Registration Starts||January 2022||The Application window will be activated on the official website|
|Last Date to apply for CLAT 2022||March 2022||All the details must be filled and confirmed before the last date and submitted through online mode.|
|Last Date for online fee payment||To be notified||Pay the prescribed application fee online or through a different offline mode.|
|CLAT 2022 Admit Card Release||To be notified||The admit cards will be issued online.|
|CLAT 2022 Exam Date||To be notified||Candidates will have to appear at the respective exam center on the scheduled date and time.|
|Answer key release date||To be notified||The Consortium will release a provisional answer key first followed by the final answer key.|
|Result Declaration||To be notified||The Consortium will declare the results and publish the merit list for each NLU on the official website.|
|Admission Process||To be notified||Based on the student’s merit list, the admission process will commence on the scheduled date.|
CLAT Exam Pattern 2022
The CLAT for UG program shall be a 2-hour duration test that will test your aptitude and reasoning ability. The paper will consist of 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer and 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
|Current Affairs including General Knowledge||35-39||35-39|
|Total||150 Questions||150 Marks|
CLAT 2022 Syllabus
Candidates appearing for the exam must thoroughly know the syllabus to be able to start their preparation. Let’s look at the exam syllabus.
CLAT Syllabus includes five subjects, namely, English Language, General Awareness, Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning.
Candidates are advised to go through the complete CLAT syllabus in detail. Some of the topics included in the syllabus are:
English Language: Comprehensive passages will be given and students have to answer the questions based on the passage. Questions are also asked on Idioms and Phrases, Sentence Rearrangement, Fill in the Blanks, etc.
General Awareness: It includes questions on static general knowledge, current events and happenings, national & international current affairs and much more.
Quantitative Techniques: In this section, the level of questions will be similar to elementary-level mathematics. The questions will be in the form of Graphical Representation; therefore, candidates will have to infer information from the passage and answer accordingly.
Legal Reasoning: This section will test the student’s interest in the area of law, and their problem-solving ability. Questions will be based on facts and scenarios involving legal matters.
Logical Reasoning: The CLAT logical reasoning section will test the candidate’s logical ability. It will include questions on topics such as syllogism, arguments and inferences, analogies, etc.
Stay tuned for latest CLAT news and more information on law related articles.
Also read – CLAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria
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