CLAT Syllabus 2020, Common Law Admission Test
CLAT Syllabus 2020: CLAT 2020 Syllabus for Common Law Admission Test includes English, Current Affairs, GK, Legal Aptitude, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning. GK and current affairs syllabus constitutes of 50 marks each. English including comprehension, logical reasoning are of 40 marks each. Mathematics questions are of 20 marks. Overall, the CLAT 2020 exam paper is of 200 marks. CLAT 2020 syllabus given here is for the information of all law aspirants who will be appearing in the upcoming entrance exam.
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CLAT Syllabus 2020 UG Programme
Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:
English including comprehension: The English section will test the applicant’s proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, applicants will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs: The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate’s on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
Mathematics: This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.
Legal Aptitude: This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
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Logical Reasoning: The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
The pattern of Question Paper for the UG Courses in CLAT 2020
|(b)||Duration of CLAT-2018 Exam||02:00 Hours|
|(c)||Multiple-Choice Questions||200 questions of one mark each|
|(d)||Subject areas with weight-age:|
|1. English including comprehension||40 Marks|
|2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Marks|
|3. Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Marks|
|4. Legal Aptitude||50 Marks|
|5. Logical Reasoning||40 Marks|
|(e)||Negative Marking||0.25 Mark for each wrong answer|
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CLAT Syllabus 2020 PG Programme
The pattern of Question Paper and syllabus for the PG Programme in CLAT 2020.
The pattern of the question paper for admission to the Post-Graduate Course for CLAT 2020 is as under:
|(b)||Duration of CLAT-2020 Exam||02:00 Hours|
|(c)||Multiple-Choice Questions||150 questions of one mark each|
|(d)||Syllabus||Questions will be asked from the following areas of Law:|
|1. Constitutional Law||50 Marks|
|2. Jurisprudence||50 Marks|
|3. Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.||50 Marks|
|(e)||Negative Marking||0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer|
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