Online CLAT-2015 Exam schedule and paper pattern


The exam schedule for Indian level law exam which is Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2015) is out. The organizing institute for the exam is Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU). Moreover, The Online admissions for this exam, which is set to go online for the first time, will start on 1st January, 2015.

This year, the number of test cities has been increased to 42 from 20 for CLAT 2014. 16 law schools/ universities will be accepting CLAT 2015 scores (up from 15 last year.)

No subjective questions this time-

Since CLAT 2015 is going online for the first time, there would be slight changes in the exam pattern, especially for the LL.M program’s CLAT. There will only be objective questions for the online CLAT, hence no more subjective questions for CLAT 2015 (for post graduate law courses).

Duration of the test: 2 hours

200 multiple questions of 1 mark each.

Following are the subjects and their respective weightage-

  • English including Comprehension: 40 Marks
  • General Knowledge/ Current Affairs: 50 Marks
  • Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability):20 Marks
  • Legal Aptitude: 50 Marks
  • Logical Reasoning: 40 Marks

Please note: – There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.


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