CLAT 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.
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 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.
|English including Comprehension||40|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50|
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20|
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.
|Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, property Law, IPR etc.||50|
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.
Counselling 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.
- Greater Noida
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 2015 – clat.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.