CLAT 2015 – Common Law Admission Test

CLAT 2015 - Common Law Admission TestCLAT 2015 or Common Law Admission Test, is an all India level law entrance exam. CLAT 2015 is being organized by RMLNLU and is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2015 in various test centers across the country, in online mode. Each year it is held in rotation by the National Law Universities. Complete details of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2015) are given here for law aspirants.

CLAT Counselling 2015

CLAT-15 online counseling process shall start from 21.05.2015. In the first phase candidates shall be required to indicate their preferences for NLU(s) where they want to take admission.

 

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All the candidates who have appeared in CLAT-15 examination are advised to read carefully ‘Counseling and admissions – Instructions for candidates’ available on the CLAT website before proceeding for online counseling process.

Activities Form To
Indicating University Wise Preference 21/05/2015 25/05/2015
Seat Allotment – First Roud 31/05/2015
Payment of CLAT Counselling Fee 04/06/2015 10/06/2015
Seat Allotment – Second Roud 15/06/2015
Locking Allotted Seats / Up-gradation / Withdrawal against second Allotment List 16/06/2015 19/06/2015
Seat Allotment – Thrid Round 22/06/2015
Admission against allotment list to be completed by the participating NLU(s) 24/06/2015 27/06/2015
Details of vacancies for participating NLU(s) 28/06/2015
Admission against 4th allotment list to be completed by the participating NLU(s) 02/07/2015 04/07/2015
Closure of admission process by CLAT-2015 office 06/07/2015

The merit-cum-preference will be the basic principle of admission for CLAT 2015 and the allotment of candidates to various NLU(s) will be based on the same, wherein the candidates will be able to mark the preferences of the NLU(s) for admission within the stipulated period mentioned in the schedule, failing which their right to be considered for admission shall be forfeited.

The candidates failing to deposit the required fees by the specified date will forfeit their right to be considered for admission in CLAT – 2015 and their names will be dropped from the CLAT – 2015 Merit List.

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015

CLAT 2015 application form can be filled online at www.clat.ac.in from January 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015. Five year integrated UG law courses offered are B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.), B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.), B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.). PG law program, LL.M., is offered under various specializations.

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Important Dates

Important dates for Common Law Admission Test are given below.

Event Related to CLAT 2015 Dates
Application form submission 1 Jan to 31 March, 2015
Admit card available online from 15 Apr 2015
CLAT Exam (Online) 10 May 2015
Result to be announced on 20 May 2015

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CLAT 2015 Application Form

Candidates must first determine their eligibility for the Common Law Admission Test. Thereafter, they can fill in the online application form of CLAT 2015 at www.clat.ac.in. Once candidate has filled in each details asked in the form, he/she will be required to upload necessary documents.

Details such as candidate’s name, parents’ names, address, educational qualification, will have to be filled in the application form. Final stage of CLAT 2015 application form submission is to pay the application fees.

  • Unreserved/OBC/PWD and other category candidates Rs 4000.
  • SC/ST category candidates, application fee is Rs 3500.

This year, the CLAT 2015 application form is only be available online from January 1, 2015. Last date to submit the form is March 31, 2015. Hard copies of the form will not be issued. However, applicants are advised to keep hard copies (print out) of the filled in form for future reference.

To apply, go to the following page

CLAT 2015 Examination Pattern

Pattern of CLAT 2015 (Under Graduate Programme)

The exam will contain 200 MCQs of one (1) mark each. Total duration of Common Law Admission Test for UG course would be 2 hours. For incorrect answers, 0.25 mark shall be deducted.

Section Marks
English including Comprehension 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning 40
Total 200

Pattern of CLAT 2015 (Post Graduate Programme)

The exam will contain 150 MCQs of one (1) mark each. Total duration of Common Law Admission Test for UG course would be 2 hours. For incorrect answers, 0.25 mark shall be deducted.

Section Marks
Constitutional Law 50
Jurisprudence 50
Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc. 50
Total 150
CLAT 2015 will be held online. In the Computer Based Examination questions will appear on computer screen along-with the answer options. There will four options of each question. The candidate has to click one of the options using computer mouse which can be reviewed or re- answered any time during the duration of the examination.

For more details on the exam pattern, go to the following page

CLAT 2015 Admit Card

The hall tickets will be issued to such candidates who have submitted the online application form along with fees, before the last date. CLAT 2015 Admit card will be available for download at www.clat.ac.in from April 15, 2015.

The candidate must remember CAPS enrolment ID and CAPS password, and must login periodically to see the status of his application, to download the admit card and to know the results later. He/she is also advised to keep visiting CLAT 2015 website for any query or updated information.

To download admit card, go to the following page

CLAT 2015 Result

Final score shall determine the performance of each candidate in the Common Law Admission test. CLAT 2015 Result will be declared on May 20, 2015. Separate merit lists are drawn for UG and PG programmes.

CLAT 2015 result will include Merit List (Category-wise) along with the notice to the candidates for indicating their choices of University preferences using online candidate portal.

CLAT Counselling 2015 for NLU Admissions 2015-2016 will begin on May 21, 2015. Candidates will have to indicate their college preferences online. There shall be a centralized admission process for CLAT 2015 on the basis of merit-cum-preference. All admissions shall be centrally done through the Organizing University, i.e. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.

To check results, go to the following page

The information relating to various dates of the admission shall be placed on CLAT 2015 website (www.clat.ac.in) from time to time.

Test Cities

  1. Agra
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Allahabad
  4. Amritsar
  5. Bangalore
  6. Bhopal
  7. Chandigarh
  8. Chennai
  9. Cuttack
  10. Dehradun
  11. Delhi
  12. Gandhinagar
  13. Gangtok
  14. Ghaziabad
  15. Gorakhpur
  16. Greater Noida
  17. Gurgaon
  18. Guwahati
  19. Haldwani
  20. Hyderabad
  21. Imphal
  1. Indore
  2. Jaipur
  3. Jammu
  4. Jodhpur
  5. Kochi
  6. Kolkata
  7. Kurukshetra
  8. Lucknow
  9. Mumbai
  10. Noida
  11. Patiala
  12. Patna
  13. Raipur
  14. Ranchi
  15. Shillong
  16. Shimla
  17. Srinagar
  18. Tiruchirappalli
  19. Varanasi
  20. Vijaywada
  21. Visakhapatnam

Participating National Law Universities (NLU)

  • NLSIU Bangalore
  • NALSAR Hyderabad
  • NLIU Bhopal
  • WBNUJS Kolkata
  • NLU Jodhpur
  • HNLU Raipur
  • GNLU Gandhinagar
  • RMLNLU Lucknow
  • RGNUL Patiala
  • CNLU Patna
  • NUALS Kochi
  • NLUO Cuttack
  • NUSRL Ranchi
  • NLUJAA Guwahati
  • DSNLU Visakhapatnam
  • TNNLS Tiruchirappalli

CLAT 2015 Selection Procedure

Admission in UG and PG law courses in the NLUs shall be only on the basis of CLAT exam.

  • Candidates will have to appear and qualify in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015.
  • On the basis of marks scored in the test, candidates will be called for counselling.
  • There shall be a centralized admission process for CLAT 2015 on the basis of merit-cum-preference.
  • All admissions shall be centrally done through the Organizing University, i.e. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.

Official Website of CLAT 2015clat.ac.in.

The first CLAT Core Committee consisting of Vice-Chancellors of the seven participating NLUs at that time decided that the test shall be conducted by rotation in the order of their establishment. Accordingly, the first Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) was conducted in the year 2008. Now there are 16 participating NLUs and following the practice the eighth Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2015) will be conducted by the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National University, Lucknow.

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