CLAT 2020: Complete Information

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Complete Information: CLAT

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a centralised test for admission to 21 National Law Universities in India. 43 other education institutes and two public sector institutes are also eligible to use the score of CLAT for admission to their Law course. The CLAT is conducted by the 21 participating law schools in rotation, in the order of their establishment, starting with National Law School of India University, Bengaluru which conducted CLAT-2008. National Law University of Odisha conducted CLAT-2019.

The CLAT is taken after the Higher Secondary Examination or the 12th grade for admission to integrated under graduation programs in Law, and after Graduation in Law for Master of Laws (LLM) programs conducted by these law universities. The two-hour admission test consists of objective type questions covering Elementary Mathematics or Numerical Ability, English with Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 21 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate degree programmes. The 21 participating NLUs in the order of their year of establishment are:

  1. National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  2. NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  3. National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU)
  4. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
  5. National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  6. Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
  7. Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  8. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  9. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL)
  10. Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  11. National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  12. National Law University, Orissa (NLUO)
  13. National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  14. National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJA)
  15. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  16. The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  17. Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
  18. Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
  19. Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
  20. HP National Law University, Shimla
  21. Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur

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