CLAT Consortium and the 21 National Law Universities (NLUs) has stated the syllabus for CLAT 2020. NUSRL, Ranchi will conduct the CLAT 2020 exam on June 21, 2020 in offline mode (pen-paper based). The Consortium has changed the CLAT examination pattern by reducing the overall number of questions to 150 and increasing the comprehension based questions. CLAT Syllabus 2020 will cover English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Elementary Mathematics. The syllabus for LLB & LLM program will be different, but the basic exam pattern will remain the same for all. The Consortium has also discussed the type of question that would be asked in each section of the CLAT syllabus. Candidates can read out each section of the CLAT 2020 Syllabus as mentioned below.CLAT 2020 UG Sample Paper
|English including Comprehension
|GK & Current Affairs
|The Tort Law
|Criminal law & International Law
|Idioms and Phrases
|Sentence improvement & rearrangement
|Fill in the blanks
|Noun/ Pronoun/ Articles & Conjunction
|English Usage Errors
|Grammatical errors- tense, voice, preposition usage, speech errors
|Inappropriate usage of words
|Questions related to the passage provided. Read questions first and then read the passage to make it easier to point out the answers.
|Ancient, Medieval, Modern and World History
|Economics (Outline of Indian Economy, Five Year Plans, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure)
|Science and technology
|Environment & Ecology
|National & International Burning topics
|Major Industries in India
|Interest, Profit, loss and Discounts, Percentage, Partnership
|Permutation & Combination Probability, Clocks & Calendars
|Number system, H.C.F and L.C.M, Logarithms & Functions, Ratio & Proportions, Time and work
|Legal Aptitude Syllabus
|Indian Penal Code
|Indian Contract Act
|Law of Torts
|Legal fundamentals and terms
|Supreme Court Judgements
|Logical Reasoning Syllabus
|Statement & Assumptions
|Direction and distance test
|Assertion - Reason
|Coding and Decoding
|Statement & actions
|Statement & Arguments
This section comprises various rules, practices, and principles regulating the functioning of a modern state and other political parties. Questions are asked to candidates based on topics they have studied in their graduation.
It is also called the "law philosophy." It is divided into three separate parts- (i) analytical, (ii) sociological, and (iii) theoretical. The questions in this section will be considered as per the syllabus prescribed in the graduation degree.
It is the recent common legislation in India focused on the codification of statutes and their damages. Some of the important tortuous obligations, such as Negligence, Nuisance, and Defamation, should be thoroughly revised.
This can be called a legal document which is a mutual agreement between two or more parties and which can be implemented by law. Important decisions taken by the Supreme Court and the High Court in relation to modern commercial activities form a very important part of this subject.
Also known as penal law which is planned to regulate the Social Code of Conduct and prohibit antisocial behavior which threatens citizens protection, property, health and moral well-being. Special attention should be paid to important topics related to the principles of criminal liability and men's rea ("guilty mind" in criminal law).
As a subject, international law focuses on the set of legal guidelines and contracts regulating the relations between two states and nations. It is broadly classified as Public International law, Private International Law and Supranational Law.