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Exam Duration-                                            120 Minutes
No. of Questions-                                         120
Maximum Marks-                                         120
Marking-                                                        1 Mark for correct, 0.25 Negative for Wrong


SUBJECT                                                      WEITAGE OF MARKS
1. English Language-                                          20%
2. General Knowledge-                                       25%
3. Legal Reasoning-                                            25%
4. Logical Reasoning-                                         20%
5. Quantitative Techniques (Maths)-                  10%

(I) English Language

  • Contemporary or historically significant fiction and non fiction writings.
  • 450 words passage
  • 12th standard student read passage within 5-7 minutes.
  • Read and comprehend main points/aspects in passage; inferences and conclusions derived; summary of passage; Synonyms, Meanings; Correcting Grammar, Sentences, Spot error; Active and Passive voice; Tenses, etc.

(II) General Knowledge

  • News, Journalistic sources and other nonfiction writings (Example – reading from Economic times, Hindustan times, The
    Hindu, etc.)
  • General Knowledge including current and static.
  • Comprehension based passage – 450 words.
  • Contemporary topics of significance to India and World; Arts and Culture; International Affairs; Historical Events of Continuing Significance .

(III) Legal Reasoning

  • Comprehension – type passage of 450 words each followed by objective type questions.
  • Fact situation or scenes involving legal matters, public policy, Moral or philosophical inquiries.
  • Rule and principle application to different fact situation.

Key Topics :-
(1) Indian Constitution (with special focus on Fundamental Rights Chapter)
(2) Important Amendments in legal sphere including important legal issues which are subjected to debates and discussion on regular times.
(3) Important and Landmark Supreme Court Judgement which brought or impacted social change.
(4) Important Provisions always in news. Example President’s Rule; S.144 Cr Pc, etc.
(5) Legal Current Affairs.
(6) Other important law subjects includes Law of Torts; Law of contracts; IPR, Family Law; IPC; Legal Arms and Maxims.

(IV) Logical Reasoning

  • 300 word long objective questions
  • Draw relationships and analogies; series; seating arrangements; syllogism; Blood relations; logical sequencing and matching calendars and clocks.
  • 12th standard ability tested.

(V) Quantitative Techniques

  • Sets of facts or propositions graphs, or other textual pictorial, or diagrammatic representations of numerical information, followed by series of Questions.
  • Rations & Proportions; Basic Algebra; Mensuration; Statistical Estimation; Algebra on class 10th standard.

22 COLLEGES UNDER CLAT                                                                                             Seats
National Law School of India University, Bengaluru                                                          180
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad                                                                              132
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata                                  132
National Law University, Jodhpur                                                                                      120
National Law Institute University, Bhopal                                                                          120
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar                                                                  205
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala                                                                180
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow                                               187
National Law University, Odisha                                                                                         180
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai                                                                  150
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi                                                 140
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi                                                        60
Chanakya National Law University, Patna                                                                           145
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur                                                                   120
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam                                     120
National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam                                                            60
Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli                                                               120
Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla                                                            60
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur                                                             120
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad                                                            60
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat                                                       120
~60 other private colleges also accepting CLAT Score                                               +3000

1. National Law University, Delhi                                                                                        123
2. Symbiosis Law School : ~Pune, Hyderabad, Noida & Nagpur                                       1080
3. GGS IP University                                                                                                            2940
4. Christ University, Bengaluru                                                                                            300
5. Government Law College, Mumbai                                                                                 240
6. Indian Law School, Pune                                                                                                 240
7. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi                                                                                       120
8. IIM Rohtak (Five Year Integrated Programme in Law)                                                     NA
9. UPES Dehradun                                                                                                               480
10. New Law College (BVP) Pune                                                                                        360
11. Kirit P. Mehta School of Law (NMIMS), Mumbai                                                          1080