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How to get onto a path to become a Lawyer?

How to get onto a path to become a Lawyer?

By / Feb 13, 2019

If you are planning to pursue a career in law, you need to attempt the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). It is a centralized test for admission to 16 prominent National Law Universities in India. Private law colleges across the country also use CLAT scores for admission into its courses.

CLAT is an online exam with duration of 2 hours for 200 questions. Table 1 illustrates the various sections in the exam and their weight-age in the exam.

Distribution of CLAT Exam

English: This section tests the proficiency of test takers in English. It includes Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Vocabulary based questions. One needs to have a hold over the language to get through the section with a good score.

Elementary Mathematics: This section consists of 20 questions of class 10 level. The weight-age of this section is very less as compared to other sections. The topics included in this section are Number system, Algebra, Probability and Permutation and Combination. Along with Data interpretation, block is included.

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs: This section includes 50 questions to test the general awareness including static general knowledge as well as current events of the test takers. Most of the questions in this section are based on legal general awareness.

Legal Aptitude: The Legal Aptitude section will test the test takers on their interest towards the study of law, research aptitude, and problem-solving ability. The questions in the exam are based upon the legal frameworks. This section mainly comprises of principal facts and assertion reasoning type questions.

Logical Reasoning: The Logical Reasoning section tests the candidates on their ability to identify patterns, logical links, and rectify illogical arguments. This section includes a wide array of logic-based questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, coding-decoding, arrangement, blood relations, etc.

With all these sections, CLAT tests the candidates for an overall aptitude level. It evaluates the potential of the candidates. Therefore, one must devote proper time for preparation and go through previous year CLAT papers so that he can ace the exam.

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Last updated on : Jun 16, 2019