Common Law Admission Test-2018


The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted by 19 National Law Schools/Universities for admissions to their under-graduate LL.B :-


The 19 participating NLU’s in the order of their year of establishment are:

  1. National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru
  2. National Academy of Legal Study and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad
  3. National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
  4. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata
  5. National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur
  6. Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur
  7. Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
  8. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow
  9. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab
  10. Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna
  11. The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
  12. National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
  13. National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi
  14. National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam
  15. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam
  16. Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli
  17. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai
  18. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur
  19. Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad


Career Options in Law :-


  • Litigation or Advocacy
  • Law Firm
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Government Jobs
  • Academic Research
  • Assistance in Legal Issues
  • Legal Process Outsourcing ( LPO )
  • Oppourtunity in the field of Business
  • Fighting for Social Causes


Eligibility:- to be eligible to appear in clat-2018, a candidate should have obtained a senior secondary school/intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized board with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of sc/st/obc and pwd).** candidates who have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test.

O age of candidate should not be more than 20 years in case of general/obc candidates (22 years in case of sc/st and persons with disability)**


Pattern of the CLAT Paper for Admission to the U/G Programme :-

Total Marks


Total number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each


Duration of examination

Two Hours

Subject areas with weightage:

English including Comprehension

40 Marks

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs

50 Marks

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

20 Marks

Legal Aptitude

50 Marks

Logical Reasoning

40 Marks


Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 mark will be deducted for each of the wrong answers to multiple choice questions.


The different subject areas of the exam are explained as under:-

  1. English Including Comprehension

The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage given, its central theme and meanings of the words used therein, etc.

  1. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

As far as general knowledge is concerned, the candidates will be assessed on their general awareness including static general knowledge.  Questions on current affairs will test candidate’s knowledge on current affairs.

  1. Mathematics

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. mathematics taught up to Class X.

  1. Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested. 

  1. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions asked may comprise of legal propositions/ principles and a set of facts to which the said proposition/ principle has to be applied to arrive at a most reasonable conclusion. Such propositions may or may not be ‘true’ in the real sense; yet the candidates will have to assume that the given propositions are true and answer the questions accordingly. An example of such legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others who are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theatre across India for one year.



ANUSHKA ACADEMY has been envisioned as an institute dedicated to shape the career of an entire spectrum of students by developing and delivering study  programmes which will enable them to clear the professional entrance tests like CLAT and other All India Test for Law Entrance for five year integrated Law Course.

In Last Eight Years Anushka Academy Gave Many Selections In NLU and other Universitites.


Recruitment Opportunities :

The International firms of Allen & Overy LLP, Clifford Chance LLP, Herbert Smith LLP, Linklaters LLP, Simmons & Simmons LLP, SJ Berwin LLP and Slaughter & May LLP are well-known recruiters in N school campuses.  Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co, Anand & Anand, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates, Juris Corp, Khaitan & Co., Luthra & Luthra, Majmudar & Co., Nishith Desai Associates, Trilegal Wadia Ghandy & Co. constitute a few of the National firms who recruit fresh Law graduates. The famous corporates who recruit include Ansal Housing, Bajaj Allianz, BMR & Associates, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Deloitte, Dr. Reddy’s, Ernst & Young , H5 Asia Pacific, ICICI, Infosys, Indian Oil Corporation, KPMG, Pangea 3, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Quislex, Reliance Communications, Satyam Computer Services Ltd, SDD Global and Wipro.


Practical Aspects:

Considering the huge amount of pending cases in courts across the country there arises the need for more pro-active lawyers who would take the initiative to see the delivery of justice in all the courts. The Law is constantly evolving with the emergence of new areas such as International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Environmental Law, Corporate Law, Arbitration and Mediation, Media Law, Human Rights Law, Cyber Law, Taxation and several other fields which provide for a wide array of opportunities in various fields depending on individual interests. One can choose to specialize in any of these areas or practice in the broad areas of civil law and criminal law. The emergence of socio-legal issues and upsurge in the number of criminals and crimes require the resolution of law, therefore, lawyers prove to be indispensable today.High flying careers with rising amounts in salaries are one of the few incentives which make this career attractive and profitable. Today, the average salary of a National Firm is around Rs. 10 Lakhs p.a, Rs. 27 Lakhs p.a. for an International Firm and Rs. 7 Lakhs p.a. for a Corporate in India. Knowledge   and expertise in Law is a long term investment as the need for Law and the requirement of lawyers will always continue and increase with development levels of the country.


CLAT 2018 Organizing University:-

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, Kerala, India


·CLAT 2018 will be held from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM on 13th May 2018.