CLAT Syllabus 2019

CLAT Syllabus 2019

CLAT Syllabus 2019

Together with the 19 NLUs, the CLAT Core Committee formulates the CLAT syllabus. The law review will be regulated by NLU Odisha, Cuttack in pen - paper mode on May 26. CLAT Syllabus will include English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics questions.

National level examination grants admission to integrated LLB and LLM programs offered by National Law Universities (except NLU Delhi) and other law schools that accept CLAT scores in 3 years & 5 years. The syllabi are different for all the programs. However, the basic CLAT Exam Pattern remains similar for all.

Here is the subject-wise CLAT LLM and LLB Syllabus in brief:
  • CLAT Syllabus for LLM  constitutional law topics, jurisprudence, and other law subjects. The section on constitutional law and jurisprudence is given equal weighting. This section asks a total of 150 questions.
  • CLAT Syllabus for LLB  English topics including Understanding, GK & Current Affairs, Elementary Math, Legal Aptitude, and LR. GK, Current affairs, and Legal Aptitude are given high weighting. This section contains a total of 200 questions.

CLAT LLB Syllabus
  • CLAT LLB exam consists of 200 questions.

  • Each question has 1 mark, and for each incorrect answer there is a negative mark of 0.25 marks.

  • All the questions in nature are objective. Check CLAT LLB Exam Pattern
CLAT Syllabus for English - Tests the English skills of a candidate. This section contains 40 questions. Usually the section has three main components, i.e.
  • Vocabulary – it will majorly cover synonyms, antonyms, and analogies.

  • Grammar – you will have to correct the grammatical errors in questions, fill in the blanks with appropriate words etc.

  • Comprehension – will test the understanding of a passage including its central theme and word meanings.
Chapter Important Topics
English Vocabulary Synonyms
Word definitions 
English Proficiency Idioms and Phrases
One-word substitution
Sentence improvement & rearrangement
Fill in the blanks
Subject-Verb Agreement
Noun/ Pronoun/ Articles & Conjunction
English Usage Errors Grammatical errors- tense, voice, preposition usage, speech errors
 Correct Spelling
Spotting errors
Inappropriate usage of words
English Comprehension Questions related to the passage provided. Read questions first and then read the passage to make it easier to point out the answers. 

CLAT Mathematics SyllabusHelps to understand candidates ' basic arithmetic skills. The question level is as high as the 10th standard. From this section, there are 20 questions that are expected to be easy to moderate. To score well, make sure all basic formulas and elementary level concepts are brushed up. Important topics in CLAT for basic mathematics are:
Chapter Important Topics
Mensuration Areas, Volumes
Commercial Mathematics Interest, Profit, loss and Discounts, Percentage, Partnership
Modern Mathematics Permutation & Combination Probability, Clocks & Calendars
Data Interpretation Graphs, Charts
Arithmetic Number system, H.C.F and L.C.M, Logarithms and, Functions, Fractions and decimals, Roots and Indices, Simplification, Ratio and proportions, Time and work, Average

CLAT Syllabus for General Knowledge and Current AffairsThis section is considered as make it or break it a section of the law entrance exam. There are 50 questions from this section that tests a candidates level of awareness within the country and worldwide as well.
  • There are also going to be static GK questions. Static GK means facts about places, people and things that will also remain the same in the future.

  • Questions are being asked from the recent topics and current issues that have been widely discussed between March 2019 and April 2019.
Tabulated below are some important topics that form the CLAT syllabus for GK section:
Chapter Important Topics
Politics Ancient, Medieval, Modern and World History
Geography Economics (Outline of Indian Economy, Five Year Plans, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure)
Science and technology Environment & Ecology
General Science National & International Burning topics
Books and Authors Environment
Industries Major Industries in India
Agriculture Awards and Achievements

CLAT Syllabus for Logical ReasoningThis section is designed to evaluate the ability of a candidate to understand various aspects of a situation or scenario analytically and to derive solutions logically. A total of 40 questions are asked in this paper. There are no visual questions in the section. It covers a variety of questions of logical aptitude including syllogism, logical sequences, analogies, etc.
Chapter Important Topics
Statement & Assumptions Statement & Conclusions
Statement & Arguments Statement & actions
Assertion – Reason Syllogism
Number test Direction and distance test
Coding and Decoding Blood Relationships
Ranking Analogy
CLAT Syllabus for Legal AptitudeThe most interesting study area among aspirants to the law. This section focuses primarily on candidates ' legal ability. It covers 50 questions out of CLAT's total of 200 questions.
  • The questions are framed as legal proposals with a set of facts which satisfy the proposals.

  • It is necessary to analyze the appropriate proposal and answer questions based on the set of facts.
Chapter Important Topics
Indian Constitution Indian Penal Code
Indian Contract Act Family Law
Law of Torts Legal fundamentals and terms
Legal Maxims Important Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements
CLAT LLM Syllabus 2019
There are 3 sections in the PG paper, with a total of 150 questions of objective and subjective type. The paper is running for 2 hours in offline mode. Check detailed CLAT LLM Exam Pattern
  • CLAT LLM questions are framed from the subjects studied in the Bachelors Program.

  • The question level is usually moderate to challenging.

  • In the examination, a candidate's understanding of the basic principles of law in their UG degree is tested.

  • Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence will both have an equal weightage of 50 marks each in paper.

  • Whereas, the rest of the questions are from different topics like Criminal law, International Law, etc.

Constitutional Law consists of various rules, practices, and doctrines that govern the functioning of a modern state and other political communities. Candidates are asked questions based on concepts that they have studied in their graduation.

Jurisprudence can also be called the "law philosophy." It is divided into three branches – analytical, sociological, and theoretical. The questions in this section are determined based on the syllabus prescribed in the course of graduation.

The Tort Law is a recent development of common law in India based on the codification of statutes including damage statutes. Some of the crucial tortious obligations such as Negligence, Nuisance and Defamation should be thoroughly revised.

Contract can be described as a piece of legal document that is a mutual agreement between two or more parties that can be enforced by law. A very important part of this subject is important decisions made by the Supreme Court and the High Court in relation to modern business activities.

Criminal law, also known as the Penal Law, aims to regulate the Social Code of Conduct and prohibit any antisocial activity that poses a threat to citizens ' security, property, health and moral welfare. Significant topics should be given special attention to the principles of criminal liability and men's rea ("guilty mind" in criminal law).

International Law as a subject is focused on the set of legal guidelines and contracts that govern the relations between two states or nations. International Laws can be broadly classified into Public International law, Private International Law and Supranational Law.

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