CLAT 2025 Exam Date Out by CLAT Consortium

7 May 2024  Read 2383 Views

Each year, more than 1 lakh applicants appear for the CLAT exam. This national-level exam not only allows candidates to study in top colleges, including 22 NLUs in India, but also offers a good career in law, including judicial services, legal practice, research, civil services, and company secretary. 

The CLAT exam opens doors to excellent placement offers in law also, CLAT scores are widely accepted by various private institutes. As CLAT 2025 exam date has been released by CLAT Consortium, read ahead to learn more about CLAT 2025.

CLAT EXAM 2025 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Eligibility for CLAT UG 2025:

  • There is no upper age limit for the UG Program. 
  • Candidate must have completed your 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 45% marks if a candidate belongs to the General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories.
  • A candidate in the SC/ST category must have scored at least 40% marks.
  • Students appearing for the 10+2 examination in the academic year (March/April 2025) are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility for CLAT PG 2025:

The PG exam is for those who want to take post-graduation courses, such as the Master of Law, at top Law Universities.

  • There is no upper age limit for the PG Program.
  • Those belonging to the General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories must have a minimum of 50% of marks in the LLB degree or its equivalent grade.
  • Those belonging to SC/ST categories must have secured 45% marks in an LLB degree or equivalent grade.
  • Students taking their final exams in April/May 2024 can also apply.
  • To qualify for the exam, one must be an Indian citizen, and NRIs and foreign nationals might also qualify to apply. However, it's essential to review the eligibility requirements for each college individually since they can differ from one college to another.

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CLAT 2025 Notification

The CLAT exam date has been officially announced. CLAT 2025 is scheduled for 1 December 2024, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Application forms are tentatively expected to be released in July.

CLAT 2025 REGISTRATION

The application form for the CLAT 2025 exam is accessible online. The CLAT registration process includes these steps:

Step 1: Visit the CLAT's official website at consortiumofnlus.ac.in .

Step 2: Click on the CLAT 2025 registration link available on the home page.

Step 3: Enter the registration details, then submit it.

Step 4: Once registration is done, log in to the account.

Step 5: Complete the application form and upload the required documents, such as a photograph, signature, and domicile certificate.

Step 6: Select test centres and pay the application fee.

Step 7: Click on submit and download the page.

Step 8: Keep a hard copy of the same for further need.

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CLAT UG 2025 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

2 hours

Question Type

Multiple-choice questions (comprehension-based)

Total Questions

120 

Sections

Five sections

1. English Language

28-32 questions (comprehension passages, grammar, vocabulary)

2. General Knowledge & Current Affairs

35-39 questions (current events, general knowledge)

3. Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions (basic mathematical skills)

4. Legal Aptitude

35-39 questions (legal propositions, law-related facts)

5. Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions (analysing and solving problems logically)

CLAT UG 2025 Syllabus 

English Language

  • Passage of 450 words on contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing
  • 5-6 questions testing comprehension and language skills
  • Read and comprehend the main points, arguments, and viewpoints in the passage
  • Make deductions and conclusions, summarise, compare arguments or viewpoints
  • Understand the meaning of words & phrases from the passage

Current Affairs and GK

  • Passage of 450 words based on news, journalistic sources, current affairs, and general knowledge
  • Covering contemporary events of significance from India and the world, Arts and Culture, International affairs, Historical events of continuing significance

Legal Reasoning

  • Passage of 450 words based on legal matters, public policy questions, or moral philosophical enquiry
  • Identify and infer rules and principles in the passage
  • Apply rules and principles to various fact situations
  • Understand how changes to laws/principles can change their application to different fact situations

Logical Reasoning

  • Series of short passages of 300 words
  • Recognise arguments, premises, and conclusions
  • Read and identify arguments in the passage
  • Critically analyse patterns of reasoning and evaluate how well arguments work.
  • Infer from the passage, apply inferences to new situations, draw relationships, and identify contradictions or equivalences.

Quantitative Techniques

  • Short sets of facts or propositions, graphs, or other textual representations of numerical data
  • Derive, infer, and manipulate numerical information from passages, graphs, or other representations.
  • Apply 10th-standard mathematical operations, like introductory algebra, measurement, ratios and proportions, and statistical estimation.

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CLAT PG 2025 Exam Pattern 

Mode of Exam

Offline

Medium of Question Paper

English (only)

Type of Exam

Objective (comprehension-based questions)

Duration

2 hours

Type of Questions

Objective Type

No. of MCQs

120

Marks 

+1 for Correct Answer

-0.25 for Incorrect Answer

CLAT PG 2025 Syllabus

The paper will be based on the mandatory subjects of the undergraduate program, which includes:

Constitutional Law

Jurisprudence

Torts

Family Law

Company Law

Public International Law

Labour Law

Industrial Law

 

Preparation Tips for CLAT UG Aspirants

  • Practice the last five years of CLAT exam papers and attempt to analyse at least 50 mock tests to enhance skills and performance.
  • Understand important subjects like the Law of Contract, the Law of Torts, Family Law, and Constitutional Law. 
  • Reading newspapers, editorials, and legal journals to improve reading speed, grammar skills, and vocabulary and be thorough with monthly current affairs and news analysis.
  • For the Math section, start with NCERT and revise all the major concepts taught till the 10th standard, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

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Preparation Tips for CLAT PG Aspirants

  • Give priority to core subjects such as Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Contract Law, Criminal Law, and Legal Theory. These subjects carry significant weightage in the CLAT PG exam.
  • Engage in regular practice sessions and solve five previous years' question papers and mock tests.
  • Read newspapers or legal magazines to stay updated with recent legal developments, landmark judgments, and current affairs related to law and governance. 
  • Incorporate revision into your daily, weekly, and monthly schedule to reinforce your learning.

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Conclusion

As the Consortium of National Law Universities has released the official notification for the examination date for CLAT 2025, start your CLAT PG preparation well in advance. This allows you to choose your legal path, be it aiming for elite NLUs or pursuing public sector jobs. 

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Stay tuned for such essential updates and detailed information about CLAT 2025.

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