Since when the notification of CLAT -2020 out in JANUARY 2020, we have come across so many questions about this reputed exam.
As you all know that Divine Team along with its dedicated unit Clatstudy in Chandigarh & Ranchi is bound to help our students as well as known to benefit the maximum at every cost, we are here summing up FAQ’s that we are coming across in the journey to make CLAT possible for everyone.
Here is our first list of FAQ’s regarding CLAT exam
Q. What is the history of CLAT?
A. In the year 2008 CLAT exam was started. Before that, each law school conducted its entrance exam.
Q. What does the CLAT mean?
A. CLAT stands for the Common Law Admission Test conducted by 19 NLUs( National Law Universities) of India.
Q. Which universities/ colleges take part in the CLAT exam?
A. Government College /Universities participating in CLAT:
- National Law School of India University, Bangalore
- National Law Institute University, Bhopal
- National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad
- Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
- Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
- West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata
- Chanakya National Law University, Patna
- Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow
- National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
- Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala
- National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati
- Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakapatnam
- National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
- Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
- Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
- Tamil Nadu National Law School
- Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU)
Private College /Universities participating in CLAT:
- Alliance School of Law, Bangalore
- Amity University. Noida
- Asian Law College, Noida
- Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
- Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
- Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
- Disha Law College, Raipur
- Galgotias University, Greater Noida
- IFIM Law College, Bengaluru
- Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
- Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida
- Indore Institute of Law, Indore
- JECRC University, Jaipur
- Jagannath University, Jaipur
- JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida
- Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
- Manipal University, Jaipur
- Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
- JECRC University, Jaipur
- Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
- Mewar University, Chittorgarh
- NIMT Institute of Method and Law( NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan, Delhi NCR)
- MATS University, Raipur
- Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies(NMIMS)(Deemed to be University), Mumbai
- RNB Global University, Bikaner
- Rennaisance Law college, Indore
- Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore
- Ramaiah Institue of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru
- SRM University, Haryana
- Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
- School of Law, The Northcap University, Gurugram, Haryana
- Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan
- Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur
- Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot
- United world School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar
- Reva University, Bangalore
- Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR
- Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University
Q. Are all the National Law Universities covered by CLAT?
A. No, National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D) conducts its own examination called AILET.
Q. What are the qualifications to appear for the CLAT?
A. Students from any stream can appear for CLAT with or after their 10+2 exam. They must secure an aggregate of 55% or more. Here is a point to note that qualifying students must pass their 10+2 before getting admitted to any NLU’s. If they fail to qualify with the required marks, their admission would be canceled.
Read Here more about the eligibility for CLAT
Q. Being a girl, is it safe to join NLUs or appear in the CLAT exam?
A. Yes, undoubtedly law is appearing as a great career option for girls. Law is the course for the public interest, their rights, crimes. Over the years, the number of girls has been increasing in NLUs.
Q. Is Law a good career option for the future?
A. Yes, definitely Law is one of the finest career options in today’s world. After NLUs, the candidates are appointed at respective jobs and get a handsome salary. This further gets increased with time, experience & expertise.
Very soon we will definitely publish an article about Law as a career option.
Will soon publish more FAQ’s about CLAT & LAW.
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