In India, several competitive exams are conducted by various institutions. These exams test the knowledge, capability, and determination of all the aspirants. Depending on the nature of the exam and the future it holds, the examination is designed accordingly. For quite some time now, CLAT has become one of the most opted competitive exams for studying Law in India.
CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. The CLAT examination is an all India entrance examination held in the country. 16 National Law Universities conduct this examination throughout the country on a rotational basis. The exam is conducted for the admission of undergraduate and postgraduate aspirants (LL.B & LL.M).
From where can I download the CLAT question papers?
Solving the previous year’s question papers and CLAT sample papers is an effective way of scoring good marks. There are several websites where you can find the CLAT question papers with their solved answers. Some of these websites also provide an explanatory answer to all the questions. You can visit the websites and download the documents directly. Do keep in mind some of them will ask you to subscribe to their website simply and others will easily give you the download link of these papers. Several online portals offer previous year’s question papers to all the students. Some of them are listed below:
- Top Rankers
One of the best places to visit for getting all the previous year’s CLAT question papers is Top Rankers. On this website, you will get the direct download links to these papers. They not just have the online question papers but also provide downloadable PDFs for the candidates.
Career360 is an online portal that houses almost everything for students. One can easily find online questionnaires, question banks, downloadable PDFs and an entire book of questions. If you have any query, visit their website and find the direct links.
Aglasem is comparatively a new website but equally important as the other two in the list. The website is amongst the first few websites which upload the content in a matter of hours after the exam.
Like any other examination, CLAT also has eligibility criteria. All the aspirants willing to appear for this exam will only be eligible if they have obtained an aggregate of 45% in your higher secondary school/ 12th/ Intermediate or any equivalent certificate that too from a recognised board. All the candidates falling in the SC or ST category need to have a minimum aggregate of 40%.
All the general category aspirants appearing for the exam should be below the age of 20 years on the exam date. All the SC/ST candidates and Persons with Disability are given leverage of 2 years which means the age bar for them is 22 years.
All the candidates who have appeared for their 12th exam and are awaiting results can also appear for the CLAT exam but need to show their passing certificate at admission. All the candidates should have the proofs supporting their claims and other required documents as well.
About the CLAT exam
The CLAT exam includes several sections that cover a lot of subject areas. If you are willing to give this exam, these are the subject areas you need to have a grip on.
- English (Grammar and Comprehension included)
- Current Affairs & General Knowledge
- Legal Aptitude
- Logical Reasoning
For more information, you can check here CLAT examination. You will get more details about the upcoming dates and other essential activities at https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam