CLAT 2022 Examination Pattern with Details

Get the CLAT 2022 exam pattern details such as subject bifurcations with marks, their weightage and negative marking. These details help aspirants to understand the CLAT Exam.

CLAT 2022 Examination Pattern

The CLAT examination(s) 2022 would be conducted by NLSIU which is a consortium of National Law Universities. The CLAT 2022 examination is an entrance examination conduction on the national level for students who are seeking admissions in the law courses offered by the 22 National Law colleges and other colleges and universities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The CLAT examination tests the Aptitude and Quantitative reasoning capabilities of the students. There are 5 sections in which the CLAT exam is bifurcated into Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, and Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude.

For every correct answer, the students are awarded 1 mark while for every wrong answer, the students lose 0.25 marks.

Subject/SectionMarks/Weightage
Verbal Ability28 - 32 (20% of the paper)
Quantitative Aptitude13 - 17 (10% of the paper)
Logical Reasoning28 – 32 (20% of the paper)
General Knowledge and General Awareness35 – 39 (25% of the paper)
Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude35 – 39 (25% of the paper)
Total Marks150
Total Time (min)120
Negative Marking0.25 marks for each wrong answer

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