CLAT 2015

CLATCLAT 2015 - The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by the sixteen National Law Universities (NLUs) for admission to their undergraduate and post graduate programmes, i.e., BA LL.B & LL.M, respectively.

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CLAT 2015 was held on 10 May, 2015. The online application process began from January 1, 2015 and the last date for application was April 15, 2015.

Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) conducted CLAT 2015 in an online mode. Click here to read the detailed news.

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Latest News: CLAT 2015 Application deadline was extended till April 14

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Exam Name:
Common Law Admission Test


Commonly known as: CLAT 2015

Exam type
: National

Exam category

Conducting authority
: Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU)

Intake: 2164 seats distributed among 16 NLUs for five-year integrated law programmes and 558 seats distributed among 16 NLUs for post graduate law programmes


CLAT 2015 UG Eligibility Criteria -  A candidate should had obtained a Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates) and should be below 20 years of age as on July 1, 2015 (22 years in case of SC and ST candidates) in order to be eligibile for CLAT 2015. Candidates who were appearing or had appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results were also eligible to appear in CLAT 2015. However, such candidates were required to have passed the qualifying examination at the time of their admission and should be able to submit proofs in support of their claims. (Subjected to State reservation at the University concerned.)


CLAT 2015 PG Eligibility Criteria - A candidate should had obtained a LL. B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and  ST candidates).* The candidates who had passed the qualifying degree examination through supplementary/ compartment and repeated attempts were also eligible for appearing in the law exam, provided that such candidates had to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination with 55% percent marks, as the case may be, on the date of their admission or within the time allowed by the respective universities.

Pattern of CLAT 2015 UG paper:

  • Duration of the examination – 2 hours

  • Total number of MCQs – 200

  • Total marks for CLAT 2015 UG – 200

  • There was a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks were deducted for each of the wrong answers.

  • In the event of equal marks scored by two or more candidates in the CLAT 2015, the tie was broken by the following procedure and order:

    • Higher marks in the section of Legal aptitude.

    • Higher age

    • Computerized draw of lots.

S. No

                             Subject Areas



English including comprehension



General knowledge/ Current Affairs



Elementary Math ( Numerical Ability)



Legal aptitude



Logical reasoning



Pattern of CLAT 2015 PG paper:

Total marks


Duration of the exam

2 hours

Constitutional Law

50 marks


50 marks

Other law subjects (including Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, IPR, etc.)

50 marks

As per CLAT 2015 Brochure, there was a system of Negative Marking where 0.25 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer marked.

Procedure for obtaining and submitting application forms for CLAT 2015

  • Candidates taking CLAT 2015 needed to Apply Online for CLAT 2015 Application Forms. Last year no other mode of submission had been permitted for CLAT 2015 Online Application Forms

  • The CLAT 2015 Online Applications could be made through the official website

  • The candidates needed to remit the CLAT 2015 Application fees, i.e; Rs. 4000/- Only for the General Candidates and Rs. 3500/- Only for the Reserved categories

CLAT 2015 Online Application Forms were available from January 1, 2015. The last date for submission of application was April 15, 2015. Candidates may click here to Apply Online. (CLAT 2015 Applications are now closed)

CLAT 2014 Results were withheld - Click here to know more about this.

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