The Common Law Admission Test CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme and Syllabus for UG and PG Law Admission in NLU and other Law Institutes, CLAT Post Graduate (PG) Exam Pattern, CLAT UnderGraduate (UG) Exam Pattern, CLAT 2020 Exam Important Dates
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CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme and Syllabus for UG and PG Law Admission

CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern: The Common Law Admission Test, CLAT is an all India level entrance test which regulated by the Consortium of National Law Universities. CLAT is the well-known law entrance exam conducted by National Law Universities (NLUs) on the rotational basis every year for admission to Under-Graduate (UG) courses and postgraduation (Masters of Law) programme in law.

The next CLAT Exam will be held through offline mode on 10th May 2020. On the basis of CLAT score, a candidate can also get admission into various government & private law colleges all over the country.

CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern comprised of types of questions, a number of questions, marking scheme, etc. The CLAT exam paper pattern is different for UG and PG course admission. Candidates can check details of CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern along with the marking scheme, Syllabus further in this article.

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CLAT 2020 Exam Important Dates

Below are the important dates related to CLAT 2020:


Exam Dates (tentative)

Issuing for the first admission notification

Second week of Dec 2019

Availability of the online application

First week of Jan 2020

Last date to submit the application form

Last week of Mar 2020

Availability of the Admit Card

Third week of Apr 2020

 CLAT 2020 Entrance Exam

May 10, 2020

Availability of the Answer Key

Second week of May 2020

CLAT 2019 result declaration

third week of May 2020

The release of Merit List

first week of June 2020

Starting for the Counseling

first week of June 2020

CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The CLAT exam pattern for UG & PG programmes admission are given below:

CLAT Under Graduate (UG) Exam Pattern:

  • Number and Type of Questions: 200 questions of objective type (multiple choice questions) will be asked in the examination.
  • Language: The question asked in the exam paper will be in English language only.
  • Total Marks:The maximum marks for CLAT 2020 UG entrance exam is 200.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong response.
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours will be given to complete the test.

The questions will come from the following sections and the number of marks for each section is given below:



English including comprehension

40 marks

General knowledge & current affairs

50 marks

Elementary mathematics (numerical ability)

20 marks

Legal aptitude

50 marks

Logical reasoning

40 marks


200 marks

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CLAT Post Graduate (PG) Exam Pattern:

  • Questions: 150 MCQ type questions
  • Total Marks: The maximum marks for CLAT 2020 PG entrance exam is 150.
  • Type and Number of Questions: 150 questions of MCQ type will be asked in the exam.
  • Medium of Exam: The questions asked in the exam paper will be in English language only.
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be rewarded and there will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.



Constitutional Law

50 marks


50 marks

Other subjects such as contract, torts, criminal law, international law, IPR etc.

50 marks


150 marks

 CLAT Syllabus 2020

There will be no prescribed CLAT 2020 syllabus. For UG courses, The paper of CLAT 2020 will contain 200 questions and from five different subjects involving English (Comprehension passgae, Grammer), General Knowledge & Current Affairs (Static general knowledge, Knowledge of national and international current affairs), Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability, taught up to 10th class), Legal Aptitude (study of law, research aptitude, Legal propositions and problem-solving ability) and Logical Reasoning (identification of patterns, logical links, rectify illogical arguments, Syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc.)

For PG courses, the questions will be asked from Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights topics. 

From the model papers & last year CLAT question papers, Candidates can check the difficulty level of question paper & type of questions for better preparation.

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