CLAT 2012 To Be Held On 13 May 2012 (Sunday)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India law entrance examination conducted by 14 National Law Schools / Universities for admissions to their undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M).  This year CLAT will be conducted by National Law University, Jodhpur. CLAT 2012 is scheduled to be held on 13 May 2012 (Sunday).

List of participating Institutes

  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(NLU)
  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
  13. National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
  14. National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam

CLAT 2012 Paper Pattern (UG Courses)

Total Marks 200
Total number of questions (MCQ’s) 1 mark each 200
Duration of examination Two Hours
Subject areas with weightage
English including Comprehension 40 Marks
General Knowledge/ Current Affairs 50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 Marks
Logical Reasoning 40 Marks
Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness 50 Marks

CLAT 2012 Paper Pattern (PG Courses)

Total Marks 200
Duration of examination Two Hours
Multiple-choice Questions
(100 questions of 1 mark each)
Pertaining to subject areas, viz,
Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law,
Constitutional Law and Legal Theory
Short-answer questions
(100 Marks)
10 questions of 10 marks each

Availability of CLAT 2012 Application Forms

  1. CLAT 2012 application forms can be obtained from designated branches of State Bank of India
  2. Application forms can also be requested by writing to, Convener, CLAT-2012, National Law University, Jodhpur by enclosing a DD for Rs. 3000 (Rs. 2500 in case of SC / ST / PWD). DD should be drawn in favour of the “National Law University, Jodhpur CLAT A/C and payable at Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
  3. Apply online
  4. Download application form online and send offline

Eligibility for Under-Graduate Programmes

To be eligible to appear in CLAT-2012, a candidate should have obtained a Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent qualification from a recognised Board with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC and PWD).**

Candidates who have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test.o Age of

candidate should not be more than 20 years in case of General/OBC candidates (22 years in case of SC/ST and persons with Disability)** as on 1st July, 2012.

The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination at the time of his/her admission and be able to submit its proof.

** Subject to State reservation at the University concerned.

Eligibility for Post-Graduate Programmes

To be eligible for appearing in CLAT-2012, a candidate should have obtained a LL.B/B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognised University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST /OBC and persons with Disability)*.

Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test**.

*Subject to state reservation at the University concerned

**The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination at the time of his/her admission and be able to submit its proof.

Important dates for CLAT 2012

Event Date (s)
Issue of application forms 02 January 2012
Last date to receive application forms 31 March 2012
Issue of Hall Tickets to the candidates from Till 14 April 2012
Date of CLAT 2012 12 May 2012 (Sunday)
CLAT 2012 Results 28 May 2012

Download CLAT 2012 brochure

http://www.clat.ac.in/clatbrochure.pdf

CLAT previous year question papers

http://www.clat.ac.in/notice.aspx

CLAT 2012 application forms

http://www.clat.ac.in/onlineinstr.aspx

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