CLAT 2014 Exam Pattern
Updated on Aug 7, 2014 - 9:24 a.m. IST by Ishita Parekh

CLAT 2014 Exam Pattern: CLAT 2014 Exam is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014. You can check here for the CLAT 2014 Exam Pattern, along with the duration and the marking scheme which is provided below.

To know Top Law Colleges in India - Click here


CLAT 2014 Admit Cards are now available. Click here to Download CLAT 2014 Admit cards.

To Register  for Mock Test series of CLAT and AILET prepared by the students of NLU’s themselves Click Here or Call @ 011 40360360 .

"Get your personalized preparation report and improvement plan. Analyze your preparation level with CLAT Prepmeter"

Duration: The candidates shall be given 2 hours time duration to take up the CLAT 2014 Exam for both UG and PG Courses.

For any other information call CLAT Helpline: 011-40360360

For end to end expert support from Applications to Admissions, click here.


Number of questions: Following are question distribution for CLAT 2014 Exam for both Undergraduate and Post Graduate Courses.

CLAT 2014 UG Exam - There will be a total of 200 Multiple Choice Questions of one mark each. The Multiple Choice Questions are classified up in 5 different sections. The candidates are supposed to mark the right option among the four with single correct response.

Marking scheme: The candidates must note that for every wrong answers marked, 0.25 mark will be deducted under the system of Negative Marking in CLAT 2014 Exam.

The section wise distribution of questionsin CLAT 2014 UG:



Number of Questions

Marks Alloted


English including Comprehension




General Knowledge/Current Affairs




Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)




Legal Aptitude




Logical Reasoning








In case of CLAT 2014 UG Exam Tie-Breaking: When two or more candidates have scored equal marks, the tie will be broken by the following procedure and order:

  • Higher marks in the section of Legal Aptitude of CLAT 2014 Exam.

  • Higher Age

  • Computerized Draw of Lots


CLAT 2014 PG Exam - There will be two different sections namely the Long Essay Type and MCQ for CLAT 2014 PG Exam.

Marking scheme: The candidates must note that for every wrong answers marked in case of Multiple Choice Questions, 0.25 marks will be deducted under the system of Negative Marking in CLAT 2014 Exam. The section wise distribution of questionsin CLAT 2014 PG:



Number of Questions

Marks Alloted


Long Essay Type Descriptive Questions (Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)




Multiple Choice Questions (Covering all compulsory law subjects prescribed by the BCI for the Under-Graduate Course except Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)




In case of CLAT 2014 PG Exam Tie-Breaking: When two or more candidates have scored equal marks, the tie will be broken by the following procedure and order:

  • Higher marks in the Long Essay Type Descriptive Questions of CLAT 2014 Exam.

  • Higher Age

  • Computerized Draw of Lots

We will keep you updated about CLAT 2014 Exam Pattern. Keep visiting this page for latest information on CLAT 2014 Exam.

For all related queries visit our Official CLAT 2014 Discussion Thread.

More like CLAT

Questions related to CLAT

Showing 6453 out of 6453 Questions

how much time we should have for Lsat preparation

jainsi agrawal 15th Feb, 2020

For Lsat preparation the minimum time one should give is approx 120-150 hours in a 2-3 month period. Some students who wants to top and get best  spends 250-300  hours.

And also it depends on your catching power that how you grab the things and in how much time.

If you are not able to give this much time and you only have 10 hours to give per week so you should start alot earlier.


Is it compulsory to give clat exam to take admission in pu ??

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 13th Feb, 2020
Punjab University offers law courses ,you can take admission in it by giving its on exam PU LLB entrance exam it is not compulsory to give clat examination, but if you want to take admission in ba LLB program then you will have to give PU BA LLB entrance exam your merit will be prepared on the basis of this exam and you can get into it for the above course.
Best of luck.

Hardly 2 months to go for the final exam of CLAT for Postgraduates can i crack the same by giving my attention to main subjects like Constitution, Juris, International Organisation, Contract etc ?

Shareef 12th Feb, 2020

For CLAT PG, the subjects that are covered are Constitution, Jurisprudence, Tort, Criminal law, Administrative law, IPR, Contract and Public International law. All these subjects are important for answering subjective and objective type of questions. Few books that can help you are:


Constitution book by V.N.Shukla

Constitution book by J.N. Pandey

Multiple Choice Questions on Constitution of India


Jurisprudence and Legal theory by V.D.Mahajan

Studies in Jurisprudence and legal theory by N.V.Parajape

Decoding the Jurisprudence


Law of Torts by B.M.Gandhi


IPC bu K.D.Gaur


Law of Contract and Specific Relief

International Law:

Text book on International law by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh

You can also benefit from the previous sample papers available at:


how to ace DI section in clat?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 11th Feb, 2020

Arhan, CLAT syllabus has been changed and to give you a gist of the changed syllabus, the no. of questions asked will be reduced from 200 to 120/125 but the time duration will be the same. If you pay attention to the smallest but most important things, you can easily score good marks.

English: There will be no more direct vocabulary questions. This section will have 40 questions and each carries 1 mark. This section will test your vocabulary and grammar. Reading newspapers on a regular basis will improve your word base and vocabulary.

GK: Static GK will be removed and only your knowledge on current affairs will be tested. This section consists of 50 questions and each question carries 1 mark. Questions will be asked from Current affairs and Static General Knowledge like History, Geography and Sciences. This is the most easiest section if you can read newspapers daily.

Mathematics: Only DI based questions. This section carries 20 marks and is based on Class 10th Mathematics. Constant practise of basic Mathematics is the key. You should practise quantitative aptitude questions like Percentages, Numbers and number systems, Time and work. Time Speed and Distance, Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry and Probability

Logical Reasoning: More emphasis on critical reasoning questions. There will be 40 questions asked, each carrying 1 mark. The questions might include topics like Family tree, Syllogisms, Coding and Decoding, Arrangements and Critical Reasoning. Out of 40, you should atleast aim to answer 35 questions.

So do help us which section exactly do you want us to help you with.


How can I get the State domicile certificate issued

Sudarshan kumar 11th Feb, 2020

Hi Agam,

The prescribed application forms are either available online or from the local authorities, i.e. the Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildar's office/Revenue Department/District Collector's Office, or any other authority as specified in the State/UT of your residence. You will be required to produce proof of continuous residence in the State/UT for a specified minimum period, or that of holding land in the State/UT, depending on the rules in the State/UT concerned. Documents for proving your identity, attestation of the form by officers with the necessary authority, school certificates and the Tehsil Enquiry Report may also be required.

Documents required for obtaining domicile certificate:-

1- P roof of residence-license, voter card,etc.

2-Proof of his Birth- birth certificate, school certificate, or 10th or 12th marks.

3- two latest passport size photographs .

4-Proof of identity-voter card, Aadhar card, Driving license, and others as specified by the State Government.

Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank You.

The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books