Important Things to Know Before the CLAT Preparation

Every year, the Consortium of National Law Universities conducts the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). Aspiring lawyers who want to secure a place in any National Law College across India must appear for the exam. There is an undergraduate and postgraduate level CLAT. Important things to know before CLAT preparation. Here’s a look at some crucial answers students might be looking for :

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for CLAT 2021?

A: Individuals who have passed their Class 12 exams with at least 45% are eligible to appear for the undergraduate CLAT 2021.
Lawyers who want to apply for the PG CLAT 2021 must complete their LLB graduation and obtain at least 50%.

Q: Can Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) appear for CLAT 2021?

A: Yes, NRIs can apply for the CLAT.

Q: How can I apply for CLAT 2021?

A: To appear for the CLAT, students must fill up the application form online. All applications have to be submitted online. There is no offline submission.

Q: What is the registration fee?

A: The application or registration fee for CLAT is INR 4,000 for all students except those belonging to SC, ST and BPL categories. These students have to pay an application fee of INR 3,500.

Q: What documents do I have to upload with my application?

A: Students must upload a passport-sized photograph and a scan of their signature and domicile certificate with their application.

Q: How many questions do I have to answer in the CLAT 2021?

A: The UG CLAT has 150 objective questions. The PG CLAT has 120 objective questions.

Q: How is the CLAT conducted?

A: Generally, CLAT is conducted offline in a pen and paper format. However, in 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, students took the test online.

Q: How long is the CLAT 2021 exam?

A: The exam takes two hours.

Q: What type of questions can I expect in CLAT 2021?

A: Both the UG and PG CLAT exams are comprehension based. So, students have to answer questions based on the provided comprehension passages.

Q: Is there any negative marking for CLAT?

A: Yes. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks get deducted from the student’s overall score.

Q: What should I carry with me to the exam centre on the day of the paper?

A: Students must carry their admit cards and a valid photo ID proof, such as their passport or Aadhaar card.

Q: What is the best way to prepare for CLAT?

A: The ideal way to prepare for CLAT is by completing mock exams before the final paper. By doing this, students become familiar with the paper pattern and can time themselves as well.

If you’re gearing up for CLAT 2021 or 2022, you can prepare with TG Campus. We have two excellent courses depending on how much time you have. In our 8-month online module, our expert professors dedicate time to clearing doubts. Our quick, one and a half-month crash course focuses more on mock tests, allowing you to become comfortable with the paper pattern. Whichever option you decide, you can rest assured that our educators will help you ace your CLAT exam.

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