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Schedule for CLAT Mock Test Series

The following tests as per the latest pattern of the CLAT 2021 exam will be updated as per the following schedule:

1. CLAT Mock Test- 1 

2. CLAT Mock Test- 2 

3. CLAT Mock Test- 3 

4. CLAT Mock Test- 4 

5. CLAT Mock Test- 5 

6. CLAT Mock Test- 6 

7. CLAT Mock Test- 7 

8. CLAT Mock Test- 8 

9. CLAT Mock Test- 9 

10. CLAT Mock Test- 10

11. CLAT Mock Test- 11

12. CLAT Mock Test- 12

13. CLAT Mock Test- 13

14. CLAT Mock Test- 14

15. CLAT Mock Test- 15

16. CLAT Mock Test- 16

17. CLAT Mock Test- 17

18. CLAT Mock Test- 18

19.CLAT Mock Test- 19

20. CLAT Mock Test- 20

21. CLAT Mock Test- 21

Important Dates for CLAT 2021

Due to the hardships faced by students in the ongoing pandemic The dates of CLAT 2021 and the application deadline have been rescheduled. Below is the conclusion of various notices released by the authorities:

  • As per the official notice dated January 6, 2021, The Executive Committee of the Consortium of National Law Universities rescheduled the date of the CLAT 2021 exam due to clashes with the CBSE Board examination. The date was rescheduled to Sunday, 13 June 2021 from 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM for UG and LL.M. exams.

  • As per the official notice dated April 19, 2021, the date of the CLAT 2021 which was to be held on 13 June 2021 was rescheduled again and the rescheduled dates are to be announced in the first week of May 2021 after taking stock of the COVID- 19 Pandemic situation.

  • As per the official notice dated April 28, 2021,  due to difficulties faced by students arising out of bank closures and lockdowns the last date for submission of CLAT 2021 online applications was extended upto Saturday, the 15 May 2021.

  • As per the official notice, due to difficulties faced by students arising out of bank closures and lockdowns the last date for submission of CLAT 2021 online applications has been extended up to 15 June 2021.

Events

Dates

Application form released

1st January 2021

Last date to apply

15 June 2021 

Last date for online fee payment

15 June 2021  

Admit card availability

To Be Announced

CLAT 2021 Exam

To Be Announced 

Answer key publish

To Be Announced

Result declaration

To Be Announced

 

CLAT Official Sample Questions by NLU 

CLAT Exam Pattern 2021
The Consortium of National Law Universities has introduced some changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2021. The CLAT new exam pattern includes the reduction in the number of questions in the paper, the introduction of comprehensive- type questions, and adjusting the standards of the syllabus to that of Class 12. The additional changes to the CLAT exam pattern 2021 are as follows:

  • Testing Criteria: Prior to 2021, the CLAT exam use to mainly test the knowledge of the candidates on the various subjects and topics as prescribed by the syllabus. For CLAT 2021, the candidates will be tested on their critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Question Type: As of 2021, the questions that will be asked in the CLAT exam will be comprehension-based. Each section will have passages of about 350 to 400 words each. The passages will be followed by multiple-choice queries (MCQ) where candidates will have to choose the right answer. It is not necessary for candidates to know the topics beforehand but having prior knowledge of the subject matter will definitely give an edge to the candidate.

  • Total Marks: The CLAT exam was previously for 200 marks. However, as per the CLAT exam pattern 2021, the total marks of the CLAT exam have been set to 150 marks.


CLAT 2020 Exam to be held on May 10 - Important Updates CLAT Notes | EduRev


CLAT Marking Scheme

The CLAT 2021 marking scheme is as follows:

Response

Marks

Right Answer

+1

Wrong answer

-0.25

Unattempted Question

There is no negative marking for CLAT

 

CLAT Sectional Weightage

Section

No. of Questions

Weightage (%)

English Language

28-32

20%

Current Affairs (including GK)

35-39

25%

Legal Reasoning

35-39

25%

Logical Reasoning

28-32

20%

Quantitative Techniques

13-17

10%

Total

150

-

 

CLAT Syllabus 2021

Since the CLAT 2021 exam will test the candidate's critical thinking and analytical abilities, the CLAT syllabus 2021 won't be confined to a particular set of subjects that a candidate needs to focus on. Candidates will have to spend a lot of time reading various materials related to the law and jurisprudence. The Legal and Logical Reasoning sections carry the most weightage in the paper, accounting for 25% of the total marks each. It will be helpful for candidates to read legal journals, editorials and opinion pieces, and non-fiction writing. Candidates need to stay up to date with their knowledge of current affairs, international events, developments in art and culture, and historical events of continuing significance. For the Quantitative Aptitude section of the paper, candidates will have to brush up on their Class 10 Mathematics.


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