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CLAT-2014

The fourteen NLUs offer a number of five-year integrated under-graduate law courses.

To be eligible to appear in CLAT-2014, a candidate should have obtained a Higher 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 1 July 2014 (22 years in case of SC/ ST / Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates)*.

Candidates who are appearing in March/April, 2014 or have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test. However, such candidates are required to have passed the qualifying examination at the time of their admission and must be able to submit proofs in support of their claims.

 

Pattern of the CLAT Question Paper

Total Marks                                                                                                          200

Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each                            200

Duration of Examination                                                                                Two Hours

Subject areas with Weightage

English including Comprehension                                                             40 Marks

General Knowledge and 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 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.

 

Different Subject Areas of CLAT Question Paper

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 questioned 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.

2. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

As far as general knowledge is concerned, the candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs.

3. Mathematics

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

4. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate's interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions will be framed with the help of 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 (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theatre across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the "truth" of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. 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.

 

Procedure for Application

Application Form and Information Brochure

The CLAT-2014 Online Application Form will be accessible on the CLAT website (www.clat.ac.in) between 1 January, 2014 and 31 March, 2014 alongwith the Information Brochure. No hard copy of the Application Form and Information Brochure will be sold this time.

CLAT-2014 Information Brochure (not the application form) will also be accessible from the respective website of all the participating NLUs.

 

Mode of Payment through CLAT Website

A candidate will have to make payment on three occasions through CLAT website viz., (i) submitting the Online Application Form (ii) if interested in downloading the Previous Year's Question papers and (iii) while participating in the counseling session. The mode of payment through the website is both online and offline.

The online payment can be made through net-banking, debit card, credit card etc. wherein the candidate will have to bear the additional transaction costs for remitting the fees through payment gateways.

For paying the fees offline through website, the candidate will have to download the 'Bank Challan' that will be generated with the required information, as filled in by the candidate, and make the payment with additional bank charges at any branch of the State Bank of India. After making the requisite payment at the bank, the candidate needs to fill-in the details as required at the relevant section of the website.

 Fees

The fees to be remitted while submitting the Online Application Form of CLAT-2014 for General/OBC/PWD and other category candidates is ` 4000/- (for SC and ST category candidates it is`3500/-), excluding the bank charges or additional transaction costs for remitting the fees offline/online through payment gateways.

Mode of Application

  • There is only one mode of application i.e. online which can be accessed by a candidate after registering self on the CLAT website by creating a LOGIN ACCOUNT. The Online Application Form can be submitted only between 1 January, 2014 and 31 March, 2014 (11:59 p.m.). The submitted Online Application Form in PDF format and other details will be available and accessible in the LOGIN ACCOUNT of the candidate.
  • No copies of the filled in Online Application Form or uploaded certificates/documents need to be sent to the CLAT Office.
  • The Hall-Ticket/Admit Card may be accessed/downloaded by the candidate in the personal LOGIN ACCOUNT. The candidate is required to take the printout of the Hall-Ticket/Admit Card to the Examination Hall.
  • Candidates applying must visit and carefully read the instructions given in the CLAT-2014 website (www.clat.ac.in).
  • Incomplete application or application in any mode other than online or application after the last date and time shall not be considered. It shall be the obligation of the candidate to fill the Online Application Form in a timely manner and the Organizing University, i.e. GNLU, Gandhinagar shall not be responsible in anyway.

 

 

 

 NLU  Delhi  Entrance Exam

 

 B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) 

 

About the Programme

Joining a law course is a serious step which will perhaps change the way you look at life, society and more importantly your role in administration of justice and upholding the ideals of the Constitution of India. At NLU, DELHI, the accent is all about equipping you with knowledge to meet the challenges of the emerging global paradigms, and empowering you with methods and discipline which prepare you for the Bar or for any corporate position.

NLU, DELHI students come from diverse backgrounds with aspirations of their own. They are intelligent and our task is to provide them a platform to decide their future course in life. The faculty ensures that the curriculum is stimulating, participative and modern. Listening to students, smoothly molding their minds and imparting knowledge is what the faculty is adept at. Five years at NLU, DELHI is an ideal blend of learning which will prepare you for the tomorrows and the burgeoning needs of the legal world, with broad perspectives and finer details. You will graduate to be one of the finest lawyers. We will ensure that more than this happens.

Eligibility and Admission Procedure

Admission to the First Year of the 5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme is made strictly on merit, based on the All India Entrance Examination.

To be eligible for admission in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme, the candidate should:

a)

Have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an equivalent examination thereto securing in the aggregate not less than 50% of the total marks. The Eligibility condition for admission of students under the Foreign Nationals Category shall be 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination of (10+2) system or an equivalent examination.

b)

Have been selected at the All India Entrance Test held by NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, DELHI.

c)

Be less than 21 years of age on the First day of July of the year of admission. However, in cases of SC or ST candidates the maximum age limit shall be 23 years as on the above date.

d)

Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also appear for the test on condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed marks at the time of interview. Those who do not clear the qualifying examination with the requisite marks will not be considered for admission. Candidates whose statement of marks of the qualifying examination is not available at the time of the interview are not eligible for admission. The University reserves the right to cancel the admission of any candidate in accordance with rules. Candidates who get compartment in any subject in the qualifying examination are not eligible for admission in that year. 
   Note: The admission of foreign nationals however, shall be made based on satisfying the prescribed academic qualifications. They are exempted from taking the admission test. The other rules regarding the eligibility for admission will be applicable as applicable to other candidates. The annual tuition fee shall be in Indian rupees equivalent to 5,000 US Dollars for candidates from SAARC countries and US Dollars 10,000 for students from other countries.

 

i)

The total number of seats for B.A., LL.B (Hons.) Degree Programme is eighty. Out of the eighty seats, ten seats are for Foreign Nationals.

(ii)

The selection shall be strictly on the basis of merit as determined by the Entrance Test subject to reservation of 15% for Scheduled Caste candidates, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates and 3% for Persons with Disability out of the 70 seats to be filled through Entrance Examination.

(iii)

The unfilled seats reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates shall be assigned to Scheduled Tribes and Vice-versa. If sufficient number of eligible SC and ST candidates are not available to fill such seats, they shall be filled by General candidates.

(iv)

The candidate shall secure minimum of 40% (30% for SC and ST candidates) of the total marks in the All India Entrance Test to become eligible for the admission. The University has a right to keep the seats vacant if there are no candidates who secured minimum cut off marks.

(v)

If two or more candidates secure the same percentage of marks in the Entrance Test, their merit will be determined on the basis of % of marks in the Intermediate Examination (10+2)/ Higher Secondary School or its equivalent recognized by the University.

(vi)

If the merit remains the same, then the marks of X standard will be taken into consideration. If still there is no change in rank, then the higher in age shall get preference. 
 At least 30% of the total seats shall be filled by eligible horizontal reservation for women candidates including those selected in reserved and foreign national categories.
Selected candidates shall be arranged in the order of merit in each category. A waiting-list shall be added to each category, so that in the event of a selected candidate not joining, the candidates in the waiting-list shall be admitted in the order of merit. Admission process shall be completed latest by 25th of July of the year or any date which may be decided by the University. 

(vii)

Candidates who are selected shall be intimated about the selection, immediately, by the University through email/post/courier/phone/ Telegram/ Teleprinter/ Fax and by posting the result on the website of the University. The candidates will be given stipulated time for getting admission, failing which, the offer of admission stands cancelled.

(viii)

The wait-listed candidates shall be intimated of their position. If any vacancy to be filled by a wait listed candidate arises, (S)he shall be similarly informed of the date for him/her to report and join by paying the prescribed fee. If (s)he fails to join by that date, the next eligible wait listed candidate shall be similarly informed. 

Entrance Test (AILET)

Total Marks

: 150

Total number of questions

: 150

Duration of the Examination

: 1 hour 30 minutes

Subject areas and marks distribution

• English

: 35 Marks

• General Knowledge

: 35 Marks

• (Current Affairs, General Science, 
  History, Geography, Economics, Civics)

: 35 Marks

• Legal Aptitude

: 35 Marks

• Reasoning

: 35 Marks

• Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

: 10 Marks

Academic Regulations For 5 Year Law Course Leading To The Award of B.A., Ll.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme

 1. Duration of the course and semester system

1.1

The duration of the course shall be Five academic years.

1.2

Each academic year is divided into two semesters. Each semester having a minimum of ninety (90) working days.

1.3

The academic semesters shall be announced in advance each year and shall ordinarily be between August-December and February-June, with winter break and summer vacations during which the student will do their internship for four weeks each.

2. Scheme of study of the course

Each semester shall carry five courses and the details of paper and semester wise distribution is as follows:

The following will provide an overview of the B.A., LL.B (Hons.) Course at the NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, DELHI:

Number of semesters

:

10

Number of courses per semester

:

5

Total number of courses

:

50

Number of regular law courses

:

32

Number of clinical courses

:

4

Number of social science courses

:

8

Number of optional courses

:

6

 

       

 

 

S.No.

Semester-I

Course Credits

1

Legal Method

3

2

Law of Torts-I

3

3

History of Legal and Constitutional Development

3

4

Political Science-I

3

5

English-I

3

 

S.No.

Semester-II

Course Credits

1

Law of Contracts-I

3

2

Law of Torts-II

3

3

Criminal Law-I

3

4

Political Science-II

3

5

English-II

3

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Semester-III

Course Credits

1

Law of Contracts-II

3

2

Family Law-I

3

3

Criminal Law-II

3

4

Economics & Law-I

3

5

Sociology-I

3

S.No.

Semester-IV

Course Credits

1

Law of Property

3

2

Family Law-II

3

3

Law and Poverty

3

4

Economics & Law-II

3

5

Sociology-II

3

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Semester-V

Course Credits

1

Jurisprudence-I

4

2

Constitutional Law-I

4

3

Administrative Law

4

4

CPC & Law of Limitation

4

5

Law of Evidence

4

S.No.

Semester-VI

Course Credits

1

Jurisprudence-II

4

2

Constitutional Law-II

4

3

Clinic-I (ADR)

5

4

International Law

3

5

Labour Laws

3

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Semester-VII

Course Credits

1

Corporate Law-I

3

2

Environmental Law

3

3

Intellectual Property Rights Law

3

4

Banking Law and Negotiable Instruments

3

5

Seminar Course-I

5

S.No.

Semester-VIII

Course Credits

1

Corporate Law-II

3

2

Taxation Laws

3

3

Cyber Laws

3

4

Clinic-II

6

5

Seminar Course-II

5

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Semester-IX

Course Credits

1

International Trade Law

3

2

Judicial Process & Interpretation of Statutes

3

3

Clinic-III

6

4

Seminar Course-III

5

5

Seminar Course-IV

5

S.No.

Semester-X

Course Credits

1

Law of Insurance

3

2

Human Rights, International Humanitarian & Refugee Law

3

3

Clinic-IV (Court Management & Practical Training)

6

4

Seminar Course-V

5

5

Seminar Course-VI

5

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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