Dr Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow invites applications for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for the year 2015.
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an yearly exam conducted for admissions to BA LLB and LLM at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow.
CLAT 2015 is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by the sixteen National Law Universities (NLUs) for admission to their undergraduate and post graduate programmes.
Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) is all set to conduct CLAT 2015. RMLNLU has decided to conduct CLAT 2015 in an online mode
CLAT Eligibility Criteria:
Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
CLAT 2015 UG Eligibility Criteria
=> A candidate should have obtained Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates), as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.
=> A candidate should be below 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2015 (22 years in case of SC/ST and Persons with Disability candidates, as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.
=> As per the Statutes of respective participating Universities. Details may be seen in the prospectus of the respective University appended herewith.
CLAT 2015 PG Eligibility Criteria
=> A candidate should have obtained an LL.B./a five year integrated LL.B./any other equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST candidates), as prescribed by the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.
= The participating Universities have not prescribed any upper age limit for PG Programmes.
The result of qualifying examination shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission, failing which, the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
Mode of Examination
CLAT is Computer Based Test (CBT).
Application Procedure for CLAT:
Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. IndCareer.com published details for informational purpose.
=> The CLAT 2015 Online Application Form will be accessible on the CLAT website (www.clat.ac.in) between 1st January, 2015 to 31st March, 2015 along-with the Information Brochure. No hard copy of the Application Form and Information Brochure will be sold.
=> CLAT 2015 Information Brochure (not the application form) will also be accessible from the respective website of all the participating NLU(s).
=> The Online Application Form can be submitted only between 1st January, 2015 to 31st March, 2015 (11:59 P.M.). The submitted Online Application Form in PDF format and other details will be available and accessible in the LOGIN ACCOUNT of the candidate.
Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of CLAT: http://clat.ac.in
Candidates are required to submit following:
The original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the CLAT 2015 Information Brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University only at the time of admission.
The scanned copies of the documents to be uploaded in the PDF/jpg format by all the candidates are:
=> Birth Certificate, if not available then standard 10th passing certificate issued by recognized board or Passport can be uploaded
=> Standard 10th Marksheet
=> Qualifying Examination Marksheet/Certificate such as 10+2 or its equivalent examination certificate from a recognized Board (for UG Courses).
=> Qualifying Examination Marksheet/Certificate such as LL.B. or its equivalent examination certificate from a recognized University (for PG Courses).
=> Front Facing Passport size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms) [JPG Format, SIZE-within 100 KB]
=> Signature of candidate [JPG Format, SIZE-within 100 KB]
ii) The scanned copies of the documents to be uploaded in the PDF format by a candidate depending on the applicability are:
=> Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
=> Disability Certificate (Persons With Disability, P.W.D.)
=> Special Category certificate like E.B.C.; B.C.; W.B.C.; D.F.F.; S.E.B.C.; Ancestral residents of village Sidhuwal, District Patiala; Son / Daughter of Defense Personnel Deployed in U.P. or Defense Personnel of U.P. either retired or killed/ disabled in action; Dependant of Freedom Fighter of U.P. and Kashmiri Migrant.
=> Certificates in support of one’s claim for NRI/NRI Sponsored Candidate.
=> Domicile Certificate in support of one’s claim for consideration under State Quota
For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit http://clat.ac.in for further reference.
=> For Unreserved/OBC/PWD and other category candidates: Rs. 4000/-
=> For SC/ST category candidates: Rs. 3500/-
=> The above application fee includes cost of online application form and e-brochure.
=> Previous year e-Question Papers of CLAT shall be available on the payment of Rs. 250/- only.
For this the mode of payment is Online only.
CLAT Important Dates:
CLAT Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.
- Online registration starts: 1st January, 2015
- Last Date for Online Registration: 14th April, 2015
- CLAT 2015 Admit Card: From 15 April, 2015
- Date of Examination CLAT 2015: 10 May, 2015
- Declaration of CLAT 2015 Results: 20th May 2015
BA LLB and LLM
List of cities where CLAT will be conducted in 2015
CLAT Testing Venues in the following 42 Cities
||Name of City
||Name of City
Results will be announced on 20th May 2015.
For more details please contact
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University
Sec- D1, LDA Colony,
Kanpur Road Scheme,
Lucknow – 226012
|Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each
|Duration of Examination
||Two hours (02:00 hours)
|Subject areas with Weightage
|English including Comprehension
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
Pattern of CLAT 2015 (Post-Graduate Programme)
|Duration of Examination
||Two hours (02:00 hours)
||150 questions of one mark each
Allocation of questions to be asked from different areas of law:
1. Constitutional Law: 50
2. Jurisprudence: 50
3. Other law subjects: 50
such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc.
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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