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CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern

CLAT 2021 UG Exam Pattern

  • Maximum Marks :  200
  • Duration of CLAT – 2021 Examination : 02:00 Hours
  • Total Number of Questions : 200
1English including Comprehension40 Marks
2General Knowledge and Current Affairs50 Marks
3Elementary Mathematics ( Numerical Ability )20 Marks
4Legal Aptitude50 Marks
5Logical Reasoning40 Marks

Note : 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CLAT 2021 Syllabus

English including Comprehension

The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned 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 tested on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.


This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class / standard.

Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards 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.

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.

CLAT 2021 PG Exam Pattern

  • Maximum Marks : 150
  • Duration of CLAT – 2018 : 02:00 Hours
  • Multiple-Choice Questions : 150 questions of one mark each
1Constitutional Law50 Marks
2Jurisprudence50 Marks
3Other Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.50 Marks

Note : 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.