CLAT UG 2022 Current Affairs Analysis

1 Jul 2022  Read 6396 Views

For 2022, out of 60,895 registered candidates, 56472 candidates appeared for CLAT UG 2022. Based on the overall analysis, this year the paper for CLAT 2022 was a bit lengthy yet moderately easy. Given this, in this article, let’s do a quick & detailed analysis of the entire question paper of CLAT UG 2022, which contains:

  1. Subject Syllabus

  2. Format of the Question Paper

  3. Section wise difficulty level of paper

  4. Division of Passages topic-wise

  5. CLAT UG 2022 Question Paper & Answer Key

  6. Expected cut-off

The CLAT UG exam consisted of 150 questions, allotted 150 marks which were to be answered in 120 minutes, with a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The general division of questions & weightage is as follows-


No. of Questions


English Language

30 questions

Roughly 20%

Current Affairs & General Knowledge

34 questions

Roughly 25%

Legal Reasoning

39 questions

Roughly 25%

Logical Reasoning

29 questions

Roughly 20%

Quantitative Techniques

14 questions

Roughly 10%




CLAT UG Question Paper Format

  1. Maximum Marks-150

  2. Duration of CLAT 2022 Exam-02:00 Hours

  3. Multiple-Choice Questions-150 questions of one mark each

  4. Negative Marking-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

CLAT UG 2022 Question Paper & Answer Key

You can access the question paper from-

And the answer Key from the following link:

No.of Questions & Difficulty Level (Current Affairs)

In all the question paper consisted of 42 pages and since the Current Affairs & GK section is the most tricky one!

Let's have a look at this section’s analysis.


Number of Questions

Difficulty Level



Easy to Medium



Easy to Medium

Science and Technology


Easy to Medium

Awards and Honours






Other (static)






Here are the topics covered in CLAT UG 2022

Most of the questions asked were surrounding a specific topic but related questions of that area from were also from static portions, and events that happened a few years ago. Thus, a comprehensive study becomes more relevant

The paper covered various topics of:

  • Space (ISRO)


  • Russia Ukraine

  • Sustainable Energy

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Drone Rules, and 

  • Maritime Security

What all did we cover? 

Of the total topics and areas from where questions were asked, we explicitly covered the 

  • Russia Ukraine conflict extensively (along with live session)

  • AFSPA and recent updates

  • Some sub-topics from other areas like- Green Energy Corridor (a separate explanatory video); drone rules, Index (under monthly compilation)

If you’re planning to appear in CLAT UG 2023, then to more about the trending important news, monthly coverage of important events, with static knowledge, etc. enroll in our course on Current Affairs for Law Entrance Exams. Here your get video lectures on detailed analysis with comprehensive coverage which comes with Assessments (on each topic), along with tips to prepare for Current Affairs

How to Prepare Current Affairs for CLAT 2023?

To ace better in your next attempt, brace yourself well with following tips:

  • Detailed & comprehensive study on the news that makes headlines

  • Brief knowledge on static topics like India’s nuclear programmes, Important International organisations, etc

  • Regular practice with assessments

  • Revision

What about the Results!

Cut offs are the minimum marks required for admission to the national law universities. The CLAT result was announced on June 24, 2022. The CLAT merit list will be released soon. With the results, the toppers list is also released. Counselling is tentatively scheduled by 25th June 2022

You can check your result from:

CLAT scores will be used by 22 national law universities for admission to integrated LLB and LLM programmes

What is the expected Cut-off?

According to the experts the CLAT 2022 cut-offs are likely to remain similar to the previous year cut offs. For top 3 NLUs, the CLAT cut-offs may be around 98-105 marks and to secure admission to one of the the NLU, your score must vary between 80-85 marks in CLAT 2022 exam.


Overall, the exam was lengthy, and the candidates who appeared for the exam rated it one the difficulty scale as moderate. The length made it difficult for the students to complete within the stipulated time. Students found the Current Affairs & GK section easy and with sufficient preparation, candidates would have attempted well . Next in the row is the determination of CLAT’s cut-off for 2022 which will secure the admissions of students in the NLUs.

About the Author: Himanshi Nandanwar | 2 Post(s)

Himanshi is a Content writer at Finology Legal, a passionate learner with Masters in Sociology and core interests in worldly affairs.

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