CLAT is the common law admission test which is conducted every year for the students who aspiring a career in law. CLAT holds as many seats as 2300 for five years integrated law programmes which includes degrees like BA LLB, B.COM LLB and B.Sc. LLB. This entrance exam is conducted every year by National law University (NLU) for admission into NLUs all across India. CLAT 2016 is being conducted by Rajiv Gaandhi NLU, Punjab.
Colleges under CLAT
CLAT is conducted every year by National Law Universities of India. There are a number of colleges which consider CLAT score for admission. Colleges which come under CLAT are National Law University of Kolkata, Guwahati, Bhopal,Patna,Bangalore, Lucknow, Raipur, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Gandhinagar,Cuttack, Patiala, Vishakapattanam, Kochi, Ranchi, Tiruchirappali, and Mumbai.
Apart from all the seventeen NLUs there are a number of non-participating member colleges which does not conduct CLAT but consider CLAT score for admission. Those colleges are:
1.Department of Laws, Punjab University, Chandigarh
- Government Law College, Mumbai
- National Law University, New Delhi
- Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University
- Faculty of law, JamiaMiliaIslamia
- Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat
- ICFAI Law School, Derhadun
- Symbiosis Law School, Pune
- ILS Law College, Pune
- IndraPrastha University, New Delhi
- Amity Law School, New Delhi
- Faculty of Law, Lucknow
- Faculty of Law, Allahabad University
- Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur
- Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
- SOA National Institute of Law, Bhubaneswar
These colleges are the most reputed colleges of India for pursuing Law degree. CLAT has been the prime source of admission to these colleges. The respected lawyers we see today have once been a part of any of the above universities. Indeed, CLAT is a remarkable way to your glorious future towards law profession.
How to crack CLAT
You will million tips in various websites talking about how to crack CLAT. But the best tip is you, yourself. No one can ever teach you how to crack a test. However there are some basic necessities which you need to follow in order to keep yourself in track during the preparation and this will be your only tip to crack CLAT.
1. Basic Know-how of the syllabus
Unless and until you know what they are going to ask you to become a lawyer you cannot crack CLAT. First of all, get to know the entire syllabus for CLAT. Download the entire syllabus available at CLAT website and start your preparation. Take care of your strong points and your weak point.
2. Maintain a proper time table
If you want to crack CLAT 2016 and get into some best law school of the country, schedule yourself. Make yourself a proper time table according to your convenience. Do not forget to divide your study time between ample amounts of breaks which will help you to keep your concentration intact.
3. Solve previous papers
Once you are done preparing once the entire syllabus now it is your time to test yourself. Best way to test yourself is to solve previous year question papers. Solve previous question papers. Apart from it, also take online CLAT series tests to know better what kind of questions they will ask you.
4. Know current affairs
If you want to crack CLAT, it is important that you know the current affairs and everything going around the world. Read newspapers regularly. For better current affair know how you can refer Times of India and Economic times. Also refer different news channel.
Taking a crash course is not a bad idea. However, the process will become little hectic with you board preparation.
CLAT is a common admission test taken by thousands of law aspirants every year. All reputed colleges of India consider CLAT score for admissions. Unless you score well in CLAT, you won’t be able to get admission in a good law school. To become a good lawyer, it is important you start from the roots and only these reputed colleges will help you start from the roots. Along with it, you will also get exposure to the legal world in terms of time which will be fruitful for your upcoming career.