CLAT Syllabus 2017 PG, LLB, LLM New Exam Pattern PDF

By | April 3, 2017

CLAT Syllabus 2017

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab has recently updated CLAT Syllabus 2017 for the aspirants who will attend the Common Law Admission Test this year. This test will be conducted at a national level and those preparing for it, are going to attend the written exam in the 14th May 2017.

Those who are getting ready to appear in the test must require proper topics for studies. Here on this page, we have marked important contents that will be useful for CLAT Test 2017 point of view. Registrants can check out the recently added/updated syllabus for the upcoming Law Test.

 Latest Updates:  Here are the recent updates for the applied candidates who have been waiting for CLAT PG, LLB, LLM New Exam Pattern PDF 2017 download. The registered candidates can have a detailed look at the important subjects here on this web page. The online examination is going to be held in the 14th May 2017 (Expected). Here are the link to the exam patterns and the syllabus.  

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Declaration About CLAT Syllabus 2017
Exam Date 14th May 2017
Status Available below

CLAT PG, LLB, LLM New Exam Pattern PDF 

Law aspirants that have registered successfully for the Common Law admission Test are now recommended to go through the details that are given in the following section of this page. For the convenience of our candidates, CLAT PG, LLB, LLM New Exam Pattern PDF download link has been aligned here.

CLAT Exam Pattern For UG Programme

Maximum Marks: 200

Duration of CLAT-2017 Exam: 02:00 Hours

Type of Question: Multiple-Choice Questions

Number of Questions: 200 questions of one mark each

Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

English including Comprehension 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning 40

CLAT Exam Pattern For PG Programme

Maximum Marks: 150

Duration of CLAT-2017 Exam: 02:00 Hours

Type of Question: Multiple-Choice Questions

Number of Questions: 150 questions of one mark each

Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer

Constitutional Law 50
Jurisprudence 50
Other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights. 50

CLAT Exam Syllabus 2017

The exam syllabus will include these following topics:

  • English
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
  • Legal Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning

Subjects explained according to CLAT Exam 2017:


  • Comprehension
  • Unseen passages and Grammar
  • Word-meanings
  • Correction in grammatical sentences
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Error Omission

GK and Current Affairs:

  • Historical Dates
  • Recent events
  • GK up for the last year till now


  • Class 10th Level

Legal Aptitude:

  • Law
  • Research Aptitude
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Questionnaire based upon legal Propositions

Logical Reasoning:

  • Patterns
  • Illogical arguments
  • Syllogism
  • Logical Sequence
  • Analogies etc.

A total of 17 National Law Universities will be participating in the examination and law aspirants will get admission opportunity in these respected institutions. As for the examination process, it is crucial to crack for the participants. Those getting through the exam will be shortlisted for counseling procedure and will get admission to the applied course..

Also See: Best Preparation tips for Law aspirants

How to download CLAT Syllabus 2017

  • Aspirants must log on to the official website for the examination authority which is, “”
  • On the homepage, find a recent notification related to the above-stated exam and download it in a pdf.
  • Along with this notice, there will be a paper pattern for the coming test.
  • Participants can note it duly and are recommended to follow further preparation procedure accordingly.

Complete list of Participating Universities in Law Exam

  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)
  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research-University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA)
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL)
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal(NLIU)
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)

For further reference, please visit the Official website

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