The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country.

CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities.

The Executive Committee of the Consortium of NLUs met at the Permanent
Secretariat in NLSIU, Bangalore on 11.12.2019 at 10 a.m.
The Executive Committee elaborately discussed the modalities that were
initiated in the previous meeting in planning for the CLAT 2020. The
following agenda was discussed:

  1. The schedule for CLAT 2020 was discussed and approved. The details
    tentative of schedule are given below:
Sl. No.  ParticularsDate
1Issue of Applications 01.01.2020
2Last date for submission of applications 31.03.2020
3Date of CLAT 2020 Test 10.05.2020
4Uploading of answer keys on Consortium of NLUs website11.05.2020
5Inviting objections 12.05.2020 to 15.05.2020
6Notification of final answer key 18.05.2020
7Declaration of the final results 24.05.2020

2. The proposed content for CLAT 2020 was discussed in detail:

a) A general guide to question format was approved to indicate the comprehension based Test;

b) Paper setter shall always keep in mind the 12th standard level of students appearing for CLAT 2020;

c) Quantitative analysis will be based on 10th standard mathematics content.

d) There shall be 150 objective type questions.

e) Areas:

                i)  English language

                ii)  Current affairs including general knowledge

                iii) Legal Reasoning

                iv) Logical Reasoning

                v) Quantitative Techniques.

f) Consortium of NLUs website shall provide the necessary guidelines, sample questions, model question paper, answer keys and online learning    examination materials to registered candidates.

g) Candidates who enroll for CLAT 2020 alone shall be permitted to access these details from the website       of Consortium of NLUs.

h) There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer for both UG & PG.

i) LL.M. Admission Test – The candidates who secure 40% (35% in case of SC, ST & PWD) marks in the objective type test will be qualified for evaluation of descriptive answers. There shall be 100 objective type questions.

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