CLAT PG 2020 LLM Syllabus, Pattern Objective & Subjective

CLAT PG 2020 LLM Official Syllabus Detailed Exam Pattern Previous Question Paper Mock Test Series LawMint
CLAT PG 2020 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers
  • 11 CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with official answer keys - 2009 to 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock tests of 100 questions each - from a question bank of 9500 selected MCQs
  • 50 Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • List of Indicative / Likely Subjective Type Questions & Topics
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • Summary list of Important (Recent) Supreme Court Judgments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • Eighty Three (83) LawMint users were offered seats across various NLUs in CLAT PG 2019 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR & NLU Delhi

The right time to start your preparation for the CLAT PG 2020 LLM entrance exam is today. In the most recent exam, Eight Three LawMint users were offered seats across various NLUs, including NLSIU and NALSAR. Our users were also selected for NLU Delhi and the DU LLM programs. This article is part of a series, which will discuss about the various aspects of the CLAT LLM exam, including the syllabus, pattern and other FAQs.

Pattern of the CLAT PG 2020 Question Paper for LLM Admission

The pattern of the question paper for CLAT PG 2020 (CLAT LLM 2020) will be as below.

  • The overall CLAT PG LLM 2020 question paper will be for 150 marks
  • Total time allowed for the complete paper is 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • There will be two main parts, the Objective part and the Subjective part
  • The Objective part will consist of 100 MCQs, each carrying one mark
  • The Subjective Questions or Descriptive part will consist of Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks each; adding up to 50 marks
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for any wrong answers in the Objective part
  • There is no negative marking for unanswered questions
  • In the OMR response sheet, if a candidate marks multiple answers for any question,
  • There is no negative marking for the Subjective part

 

Official Syllabus for the CLAT PG 2020 LLM entrance exam

The syllabus for the Objective part MCQs for the CLAT LLM 2020 is as below.
  • Constitutional Law – 40 Marks (i.e. 40 questions)
  • Other Law Subjects – such as Contract Law, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence – 60 Marks (i.e. 60 Questions)
  • Note the mention of ‘Other Law Subjects’ in the Official Syllabus, which indicates that the list above not exhaustive, there will be questions from other areas as well
  • Our LawMint Online CLAT PG 2020 mock tests database includes MCQs from all the expected syllabus for the exam
  • More than 10% of the objective questions in the recent previous paper were about various Legal terms, including Latin Legal Terms
Syllabus for Subjective Part of the CLAT LLM 2020:

In the official announcement, there is no specific syllabus mentioned for the Subjective or the Essay type part of the CLAT PG 2020 exam. However, there are two points of information provided:

  • The recommended length of each essay is 800 words (Which translates to around 2.5 to 3 handwritten A4 pages.)
  • The essay questions will be on the topics of law and contemporary issues

Based on the assessment of the previous year’s question papers, the questions were usually framed around Jurisprudence or Constitutional Law related topics. In the most recent exam, the essay topics were a mix of generic law related issues and Constitutional law.

VVPAT i.e. Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail & EVM and the concept of Generic Drugs were general topics. The question around the ordnance making power is aligned with Constitutional Law. The remaining two questions were of general legal nature such as the concept of Victim’s Compensation.

Refer to other articles on LawMint.com that list out the detailed syllabus for each topic mentioned in the previous exam’s official announcement. This article will be updated once the announcement for CLAT PG 2020 is published by the CLAT Consortium.

The list of NLUs which will be admitting candidates for their LLM programs through the CLAT PG 2020. The number of LawMint users selected into each of these Institutions is also mentioned in bold numbers.

  • National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru – 8 Selected
  • NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), Hyderabad – 7 Selected
  • The National Law Institute University(NLIU), Bhopal – 5 Selected
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata – 6 Selected
  • National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur – 8 Selected
  • Hidayatullah National Law University(HNLU), Raipur – 2 Selected
  • Gujarat National Law University(GNLU), Gandhinagar – 5 Selected
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow – 1 Selected
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab – 3 Selected
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi – 7 Selected
  • National Law University Odisha (NLUO) – 9 Selected
  • National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi – 3 Selected
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam – 4 Selected
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam – 3 Selected
  • Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), Tiruchirappalli – 1 Selected
  • Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai – 2 Selected
  • Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur – 1 Selected
  • Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla – 8 Selected
CLAT PG 2020 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers
  • 11 CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with official answer keys - 2009 to 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock tests of 100 questions each - from a question bank of 9500 selected MCQs
  • 50 Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • List of Indicative / Likely Subjective Type Questions & Topics
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • Summary list of Important (Recent) Supreme Court Judgments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • Eighty Three (83) LawMint users were offered seats across various NLUs in CLAT PG 2019 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR & NLU Delhi

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