CLAT Exam Pattern 2022, Marking Scheme, Question Paper Pattern

CLAT 2022 Exam PatternCLAT Exam Pattern 2022 will be released with information brochureIt will be be checked through online mode on the website. It comprises types of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an all India level entrance test which regulated by the Consortium of National Law Universities. This exam will be held for admissions into various UG courses in law and after graduation in law for Masters of Law programme. CLAT Score Card will be accepted by various private law colleges and government undertaking colleges across the country.In this article, we are providing the detailed information about CLAT Exam Pattern 2022.

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CLAT Exam Pattern 2022

CLAT Exam will be held through online mode in May 2022. The CLAT exam pattern for UG & PG programmes are given below:

CLAT Under Graduate (UG) Exam Pattern:

  • Duration: The duration of the examination will be two hours.
  • Number of Questions: 150 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • Language: The question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will carry one mark.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking process. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The questions will come from the following sections and the number of marks for each section is given below:

SubjectsNumber of Questions
English language 28-32
Current affairs including general knowledge 35-39
Quantitative Techniques13-17
Legal Reasoning 35-39
Logical Reasoning 28-32
Total 150 questions

CLAT Post Graduate( PG) Exam Pattern:

  • Duration: The exam duration will be two hours.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of objective and descriptive type.
  • Medium of Exam: The question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: For correct answer, one mark will be given to the candidates.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking process. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The questions will be asked in the question paper of the given sections:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks Allotted per Section
Objective SectionConstitutional Law4040
Other Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights, Jurisprudence6060
Descriptive SectionEssays250 (25 each)
Total 102 questions150 marks

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CLAT Syllabus 2022

There is no prescribed CLAT 2022 syllabus. For UG courses, the questions will be asked from English including Comprehension, General Knowledge, Mathematics (taught up to 10th class), Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning sections. For PG courses, the questions will be asked from  Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights topics. Candidates can prepare from model papers & last year question papers.

It can help you to check the difficulty level of question paper & will aware about the type of questions. Candidates are advised not to get panic & also allot sufficient time for sleep. Take healthy diet, and keep last few days only for revision.

We have provided complete details about the pattern of exam of CLAT 2022 in this article. Students can check complete details like number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, language of paper, time duration, etc. Students must check this article briefly for complete information before appearing for CLAT. Also, check details of CLAT syllabus in this article.

If you have any doubt regarding CLAT Exam Pattern 2022, you can ask your query in the comment box given below.

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  1. Gokulavasan says:

    I’m studying in 12 th standard. So the correct age for apply to CLAT

  2. Ashish sharma says:

    Plzz help me with the subjects for ug in clat aall the subject which are required for clat ug.

  3. Prasad says:

    Is admission to llb finished or any chance to apply for a degree holder.

  4. Haripriya says:

    Can we learn llb with out writing clot exam and by writing cet exam

  5. Deepk N Gowdru says:

    I will pass 2nd puc on 2021 but I don’t know how to prepare for clat and which books I must study ?✏ to write the exam ?

  6. Jinal says:

    After the CLAT is clear .colleges will alloted by the authorites or the student have to select the college .

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Students will ask to submit their college preference and then authority will allot seats on the bases of Rank scored by candidates in CLAT Exam.

  7. Ruchi Sharma says:

    Chapter and topics in examination last year comes..

  8. Naveen Reddy says:

    I want to write clat exams software intermediate 2nd year how I want to keep application try to help me

  9. Riya says:

    For UG CLAT syllabus is??

  10. Priya says:

    Plz tell me the detailed subject of clat in llm apart from const nd juris

  11. Priya says:

    Plzz help me with the subjects for pg in clat aall the subject which are required for clat pg

  12. Harshita says:

    How much precent do we require in 12 th STD to appear for clat?

  13. Pratibha says:

    hello. i would like to know what is the cutt off marks for NALSAR-HYD and NLSIU-BLR. Which author books would be preferable for the preparation of exam. i have completed 10+2 this year and pursuing B.Com and cleared CA-CPT 2016.

  14. REDDISANTOSHKUMAR says:

    How many students are applied for llm and Wt about sports qota

  15. S.Prudvi Kanth says:

    Whether clat 2016 exam is conducted in online or offline ??

  16. arsalan says:

    Is the exam online or on paper..?
    And how many students are appearing for LLM..??

  17. gkc says:

    please provide the detailed syllabus of clay llm syllabus apart from constitutional & jurisprudence(100 marks)..(i.e) other subjects include 50marks..what are all the subjects in detail in this?

  18. piyush choudhary says:

    The question paper in both medium hindi and english ???
    About the medium of question paper

    • Anitha P says:

      Are there CLAT entrance exam preparatory courses for students who would like to join the UG course after their 12th ? if simultaneous preparation for the same is carried out during the 2nd half of the 12th grade itself…. it would benefit the children who do not have any sort of link to the subject beforehand.

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        Yes there are many coaching centres which a providing courses for CLAT exam preparation.

  19. Uday says:

    The question paper for the PG courses will have objective questions or subjective questions.

  20. shruti maheshwari says:

    i am persuing economic honours (3rd yr) and i am thinking to do post graduation from law. is that possible and if i give the clat entrance which exam should i give for ug or pg?

  21. Ankita says:

    These subjects for PG entrance keep on changing evry year? Actually i am bit confused abt this thing…

  22. Your Name...akanksha singh says:

    can u tell me that what other subjects are there in llm exam…

  23. Nishant sharma says:

    Can you please clearly specify that in other laws except constitution and jurisprudence how many and what are those other subjects of law which comes in clat.

  24. gurpreet says:

    What is the exam pattern of clat ll.m 2016 and which is the best book for preparation?

  25. Aradhya says:

    Respected Team
    What are the subjects comprised in Other laws for the PG course

  26. K.K.Y.Giri says:

    In PG course how many subjects are there ( except costitutiinal law and jurisprudence).

  27. aparna says:

    for LLM Clat, for how many marks do we have the essay type questions?

  28. Ruchi Sharma says:

    Would CLAT 2016 for LLM be multiple questions paper or subjectve ?

  29. rajasree says:

    please let me know what are the topics for the pg entrance

  30. krishnarao Varanasi says:

    What are the colleges to be joined after clat eligibility. What is the duration for under graduation law course

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