Scope and coverage of questions under different subject areas:
The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate's on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.
This section will test the candidate's knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught upto 10th Class/Standard.
This section will test the candidate's interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be "true" in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the "truth" of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate's ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.
|(b)||Duration of CLAT-2018 Exam||02:00 Hours|
|(c)||Multiple-Choice Questions||200 Qest. of one mark each|
|(d)||Subject areas with weight-age:|
|1.||English including comprehension||40 Marks|
|2.||General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50 Marks|
|3.||Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)||20 Marks|
|4.||Legal Aptitude||50 Marks|
|5.||Logical Reasoning||40 Marks|
|(e)||Negative Marking||0.25 Mark for each wrong answer|