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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
CLAT is an all-India entrance examination conducted by 11 National Law Universities for admissions to their undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes (LLB & LLM). It was setup to simplify the admission process for law programmes. CLAT 2011 is being conducted by The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS). The cost of the centralized application form is 2500. 

 

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Eligibility: A candidate should have passed Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate Examination (10+2) with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. Upper age limit is 20 years as on 1st of July in the respective year.

  • Application deadline: April 02, 2011

  • Exam date: May 15, 2011 

Test pattern and selection: CLAT paper is of 2 hours containing 200 multiple choice questions from the following sections: English including Comprehension: 40 questions, General Knowledge/Current Affairs: 50 questions, Elementary Mathematics: 20 questions, Legal Aptitude: 45 questions, Logical Reasoning: 45 questions. CLAT result will be published with merit lists prepared on the basis of overall merit, gender-wise, state-wise and reservation/special category wise. There will be a centralised admission process at CLAT-2011 office at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.

Website: www.clat.ac.in


LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST INDIA (LSAT - INDIA)
LSAT-India is a standardised test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) to be used by prominent institutions such as IIT Kharagpur – School of Law, Jindal Global Law School and UPES in India for admission to 5-year Integrated BA LL.B, 3-year Bachelor of Law (LLB) and LLM programmes. The test will be held in 16 Pearson VUE test centres across India. The registration fee for the LSAT is Rs.3,500 which can be paid online or through a demand draft.

Eligibility: LSAT India doesn’t have any minimum eligibility but the candidates must check the eligibility requirements of the participating law schools and fill the form accordingly.

  • Application deadline: April 18, 2011

  • Exam date: April 30, 2011

Test pattern and selection: LSAT is a paper-and-pencil test with four sections of 35 minutes duration. All questions are in a multiple-choice format, some with four answer choices and others with five. Two of the sections contain logical reasoning questions; one section contains analytical reasoning questions; and one section contains reading comprehension questions. The total duration of the test is 2 hours and 35 minutes, including a break of 15 minutes. Upon declaration of the result the test scores of all students writing the LSAT-India will be transmitted to the participating colleges and the candidates can apply to individual colleges to participate in their respective admission process.

Website: www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia


SYMBIOSIS ENTRANCE TEST (SET)
Symbiosis Law School is a part of the Symbiosis University and was established in 1977. It has been approved by Bar Council of India and accredited with Grade A by NAAC.

Symbiosis Law School conducts SET every year for admission in to its bachelor courses in law, BA LLB & BBA LLB. Candidates must register online for SET and pay the fee of Rs. 1,000.

Eligibility: Candidate should have passed 12th (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC /ST students) in one attempt. Not more than 20 years of age as on May 07, 2011.
 

  • Application deadline: April 14, 2011

  • Exam date: May 07, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The entrance test is of 2 ½ hours and consists of 150 objective type questions from the following 5 sections: Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Reading Comprehension (30 questions each).

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the SET score and they will be called for group discussion and personal interview. Final Merit list will be drawn on the basis of both.

Website: www.set-test.org

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UNIVERSITY OF DELHI LAW ENTRANCE EXAM
Delhi University is on of the top universities in India and offers various legal programmes such as LLB, LLM, PhD, Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) and Master of Comparative Law (MCL). The Faculty of Law conducts an all-India Entrance Test for admission to the LLB (three years) and LLM courses. Candidates can fill the form online or can obtain the form from the University counter for Rs. 700.

Eligibility: Graduate/ Postgraduate Degree with 50% marks for General and OBC candidates; 45% marks for widows/ Wards of ex-servicemen/serving personnel (CW) and degree with pass marks for SC/ ST candidates.

  • Application deadline: May 16, 2011

  • Exam date: June 12, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The entrance exam paper is of 2 hours duration. It consists of 175 objective type questions for a total of 700 marks. One mark will be cut for a wrong response. The paper has questions from General English, Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness, Legal Aptitude and General Knowledge. Candidates will be called for counselling and granted admission on the basis of merit in the entrance test.

Website: www.du.ac.in

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