CLAT Exam Pattern

The CLAT Consortium of NLUs has Changed the CLAT Exam Pattern 2020 in this year. The changes in the exam pattern of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020, include reducing the number of questions to 150 from 200 as asked earlier. Also, the question paper will now include comprehension-based questions from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning sections. Rahul IAS Academy is a one step place to satisfy your need to learn CLAT Exam Pattern , to get a Job, to develop to be classy. To be a leader at all platforms and the most important to develop those abilities and attitudes  and learn here new CLAT Exam Pattern 2020 which is very important to qualify the exam.

Important Note: Students who are appearing in CLAT Post Graduation  must note that the conducting body has introduced cut off marks in CLAT 2020 LLM. Only on qualifying the objective paper, the subjective answers will be evaluated.

Check New CLAT Exam Pattern 2020

The number of questions has been condensed to 150 from earlier figure of 200.

The decrease in the number of questions has been done because “asking students to answer 200 questions in 120 minutes is not right as it puts students under a lot of mental stress

The standard of entrance test for CLAT – IG will be of 12th standard.

Quantitative aptitude will be of class 10th standard.

Comprehension-based questions from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning will be part of the paper.

Under CLAT 2020 LLM, the conducting body has, from this year, introduced the minimum cut off marks as 40% (35% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) for objective test paper. The evaluation of descriptive/essay type paper is now subject to the candidate’s qualification status in the objective test paper,

The changes in exam pattern have been made with an eye on attracting students who have improved competence in reading texts and who have demonstrated skills in inferential reasoning.

 Name of the Subject/topics No. of questions Percentage weightage
English Language 28-32 questions 20%
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 35-39 questions 25%
Legal Reasoning 35-39 questions 25%
Logical Reasoning 28-32 questions 20%
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 questions 10%

 Marks Distribution for CLAT (PG) (MCQs only)

Subjects Number of MCQ questions Marks
Constitutional Law 40 40
Other Law Subjects including Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence. 60 60
Total 100 100