CLAT PG LLM 2018 – Eligibility, Syllabus Analysis & Detailed Exam Overview

CLAT PG LLM - Common Law Admission Test for Post Graduate LLM programs in National Law Schools and Law Universities in India - Eligibility, Detailed Syllabus and Exam Overview

The Common Law Admission Test ( CLAT and CLAT PG LLM ) is conducted every year for admission to courses in the National Law Schools and Universities in India.  The CLAT is conducted on rotational basis by one of the 19 participating National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their UG and PG degree programmes.

CLAT PG 2019 Online Prep - 100 Mock Tests & 10 Previous Question Papers
  • Ten Solved CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with answers - 2009 to 2018
  • Fifty Full Length Mock tests of 150 questions each - drawn from a question bank of over 9500 CLAT PG specific MCQs
  • Fifty Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • Tests are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
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Though there are 21 National Law Schools in India, two of them have their own separate  admissions process : National Law University (NLU) Delhi conducts the AILET – All India Law Entrance Test and the Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla conducts the HPNLET – Himachal Pradesh National Law Entrance Test

The CLAT PG LLM 2018 is the set of papers, which are part of the overall CLAT examination, that are used for the selection process for the Post Graduate – LLM courses offered by the 19 NLS / NLUs.

The specific information about the  LL.M. Degree Courses offered, including the specializations are available on each University’s website and information brochures.

The 19 participating NLU’s in CLAT PG LLM 2018 examination are :
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur
National Academy of Legal Study and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru
National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur
National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab
Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata

CLAT PG LLM 2018 Program Eligibility :

  • The candidates must have minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination [i.e. LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/any other equivalent exam] as under:
    Fifty five percent (55%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially abled Persons (SAP) and other categories, and
    Fifty percent (50%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
  • The candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission.
  • In case of candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination, he/she may submit his/her final result of qualifying examination within the time frame prescribed by the respective University/Institute. Till then such candidates may be given provisional admission.
  • In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by procedure and order as under:
    Higher age
    Computerized draw of lots.
  • No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT PG LLM 2018.
The pattern of Question Paper and syllabus for the Post Graduate Courses and Programs in CLAT PG LLM 2018 :

(a) Maximum Marks : 150
(b) Duration of CLAT PG LLM Exam 02:00 Hours
(c) Question Type : Multiple-Choice Questions 150 questions of one mark each
(d) Negative Marking : 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

CLAT PG LLM 2018 Syllabus:
As per the official announcement, questions will be asked from the following areas of Law:
1. Constitutional Law : 50 Marks
2. Jurisprudence : 50 Marks
3. Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc. : 50 Marks

You can refer to this article for the important dates of the CLAT PG LLM 2018

CLAT PG 2019 Online Prep - 100 Mock Tests & 10 Previous Question Papers
  • Ten Solved CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with answers - 2009 to 2018
  • Fifty Full Length Mock tests of 150 questions each - drawn from a question bank of over 9500 CLAT PG specific MCQs
  • Fifty Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • Tests are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • All tests can be taken unlimited number of times
  • Accessible via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • Immediate access - Login details will be sent via email immediately after purchase
Inclusive of all taxes

Pay through Credit-Debit cards, Net-Banking, UPI or Wallets
We use PayTM gateway for secure payments

CLAT PG LLM 2018 – Eligibility, Syllabus Analysis & Detailed Exam Overview
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