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CLAT 2022

Common Law Admission Test is a centralized national level entrance test for admissions to twenty two National Law Universities in India. Most private and self-financed law schools in India also use these scores for law admissions.

Important Dates
1
Registration Begins :
January 1, 2022
2
Last Date for Application :
March 31, 2022
3
Admit Card Release :
April 2022
4
Exam Date :
May 8, 2022
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Result :
May 24-25, 2022 (Tentative)
Exam Details
Website :
https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
Mode :
Classroom
Exam Fee :
General/OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO/OCI ₹4,000 SC/ST/BPL ₹3,500
Reservation :
Yes
Exam Frequency :
Once a year
Duration :
120 minutes.
Conducted By :
Consortium of National Law Universities
Programmes :
B.A LL.B/BBA LL.B/B. Com LL.B
Languages :
English
Eligibility
Min Age : Twenty (20) years of age as of July 1, 2022
Max Age : There is no age limit for appearing in the Common Law Admission Test. CLAT LLM Eligibility Criteria 2022.
Number of Attempts : No limit to the number of attempts.
Qualification Criteria : (Class 12 for CLAT UG and final year of graduation for CLAT PG)
Aggregate Percentage / Marks Required : An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories
Marking Scheme, Pattern & Cut-Offs
Exam Mode :
Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)
Stages :
2
Negative Marking :
1/4
Number of Ques. :
150
Maximum Marks :
150
Cut-Offs :
It will differ because the total marks this in 2021 are 150, whereas in the previous year it was 200.

Syllabus

CLAT 2022 shall be conducted in offline mode where the paper will have 150 questions from five different subjects including English (Comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability), Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:

English language English section will test the candidates' proficiency in English based on comprehension passages. Students will be given passages of about 450 words each and such passages could be fiction/ non-fiction, contemporary/historical, etc. Candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The inference would be key here, candidates will have to comprehend the main idea discussed in the passage including any counter-arguments used in the passage.

Current Affairs including General Knowledge: This section would again consist of passages instead of direct questions that were asked earlier. The passages would again be of 450 words each and the same would be derived from news, journals, etc. Questions based on such passages would be asked. Such a question can cover static portion as well, candidates are therefore advised not to forgo the static portion entirely. Reading Newspapers daily, specifically, articles containing any Bill or Judgments or legal information should help in preparing for this section.

Quantitative Aptitude: The Quantitative Technique or Maths section will include short sets of facts or propositions, graphs, or other textual, pictorial or diagrammatic representations of numerical information, followed by a series of questions. The questions will be in the form of Data Interpretation i.e. candidates would be required to infer information from the given passage and answer accordingly.

Legal Reasoning: This section will test the candidate's interest in the study of law, research aptitude, and problem-solving ability. Questions would again be based on passages relating to facts or scenarios involving legal matters. The passage would contain certain rules and principles which should be identified and accordingly applied to the questions. The passages would be approximately 450 words each.

Logical Reasoning: The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate's ability to identify patterns, logical links, and rectify illogical arguments. The questions would be based on the passage of 300 words.

Exam Information & Centers

                                   List of CLAT 2022 Exam Centres
We have mentioned the list of the state-wise and city-wise CLAT Entrance Exam Centres in the following table-
City State
Anantapur Andhra Pradesh
Chirala Andhra Pradesh
Eluru Andhra Pradesh
Guntur Andhra Pradesh
Kadapa Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada Andhra Pradesh
Kurnool Andhra Pradesh
Nellore Andhra Pradesh
Ongole Andhra Pradesh
Rajahmundry Andhra Pradesh
Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh
Tekkali Andhra Pradesh
Tirupathi Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh
Itanagar/Naharlagun Arunachal Pradesh
Dibrugarh Assam
Guwahati Assam
Jorhat Assam
Silchar Assam
Tezpur Assam
Arrah Bihar
Bhagalpur Bihar
Darbhanga Bihar
Gaya Bihar
Muzaffarnagar Bihar
Patna Bihar
Purnea Bihar
Chandigarh Punjab
Bilaspur Chhattisgarh
Bhilai Nagar Chhattisgarh
Durg Chhattisgarh
Raipur Chhattisgarh
New Delhi Delhi
Panaji/Madgaon Goa
Ahmedabad Gujarat
Anand Gujarat
Bhavnagar Gujarat
Gandhinagar Gujarat
Himmatnagar Gujarat
Jamnagar Gujarat
Mehsana Gujarat
Rajkot Gujarat
Surat Gujarat
Vadodara Gujarat
Faridabad Haryana
Gurugram Haryana
Ambala Haryana
Hisar Haryana
Karnal Haryana
Kurukshetra Haryana
Panipat Haryana
Rohtak Haryana
Sonipat Haryana
Yamuna Nagar Haryana
Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh
Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh
Kangra Himachal Pradesh
Kullu Himachal Pradesh
Mandi Himachal Pradesh
Shimla Himachal Pradesh
Una Himachal Pradesh
Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Samba Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir
Bokaro Steel City Jharkhand
Dhanbad Jharkhand
Hazaribagh Jharkhand
Jamshedpur Jharkhand
Ranchi Jharkhand
Ballari(Bellary) Karnataka
Belagavi(Belgaum) Karnataka
Bengaluru Karnataka
Bidar Karnataka
Davanagere Karnataka
Dharwad / Hubli Karnataka
Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) Karnataka
Hassan Karnataka
Mangaluru(Mangalore) Karnataka
Mysuru(Mysore) Karnataka
Shivamogga(Shimoga) Karnataka
Tumakuru(Tumkur) Karnataka
Udupi Karnataka
Vijayapura(Bijapur) Karnataka
Alappuzha Kerala
Ernakulam Kerala
Idukki Kerala
Kannur Kerala
Kasaragod Kerala
Kollam Kerala
Kottayam Kerala
Kozhikode Kerala
Malappuram Kerala
Palakkad Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Thrissur Kerala
Kavaratti Lakshadweep
Siliguri West Bengal
Barasat West Bengal
Barrackpore West Bengal
Kolkata West Bengal
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Indore Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh
Sagar Madhya Pradesh
Satna Madhya Pradesh
Ujjain Madhya Pradesh
Ahmednagar Maharashtra
Akola Maharashtra
Amravati Maharashtra
Aurangabad Maharashtra
Chandrapur Maharashtra
Dhule Maharashtra
Jalgaon Maharashtra
Kolhapur Maharashtra
Latur Maharashtra
Mumbai/Navi Mumbai Maharashtra
Nagpur Maharashtra
Nanded Maharashtra
Nashik Maharashtra
Pune Maharashtra
Raigad Maharashtra
Ratnagiri Maharashtra
Sangli Maharashtra
Satara Maharashtra
Solapur Maharashtra
Thane Maharashtra
Wardha Maharashtra
Imphal Manipur
Shillong Meghalaya
Aizawl Mizoram
Kohima Nagaland
Berhampur-Ganjam Odisha
Bhubaneswar Odisha
Cuttack Odisha
Dhenkanal Odisha
Rourkela Odisha
Sambalpur Odisha
Amritsar Punjab
Bhatinda Punjab
Jalandhar Punjab
Ludhiana Punjab
Mohali Punjab
Patiala Punjab
Sangrur Punjab
Ajmer Rajasthan
Alwar Rajasthan
Bikaner Rajasthan
Jaipur Rajasthan
Jodhpur Rajasthan
Kota Rajasthan
Sikar Rajasthan
Sriganganagar Rajasthan
Udaipur Rajasthan
Gangtok Sikkim
Chennai Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
Madurai Tamil Nadu
Salem Tamil Nadu
Erode Tamil Nadu
Thanjavur Tamil Nadu
Nagercoil Tamil Nadu
Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu
Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
Vellore Tamil Nadu
Namakkal Tamil Nadu
Hyderabad Telangana
Khammam Telangana
Karimnagar Telangana
Warangal Telangana
Nizamabad Telangana
Mahabubnagar Telangana
Agartala Tripura
Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh
Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh
Meerut Uttar Pradesh
Noida Uttar Pradesh
Agra Uttar Pradesh
Aligarh Uttar Pradesh
Bareilly Uttar Pradesh
Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh
Jhansi Uttar Pradesh
Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
Mathura Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad Uttar Pradesh
Muzaffarnagar Uttar Pradesh
Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
Dehradun Uttarakhand
Haldwani Uttarakhand
Haridwar Uttarakhand
Roorkee Uttarakhand
Asansol West Bengal
Burdwan (Bardhaman) West Bengal
Hooghly West Bengal
Howrah West Bengal
Kalyani West Bengal