Is CLAT negative marking?

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Is there any negative marking in the CLAT 2022 exam? A). For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Does CLAT 2020 have negative marking?

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer.

What is the passing marks in CLAT?

The candidate must have secured at least 45% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination (10+2) or an equivalent grade. SC and ST category candidates must secure at least 40% marks or equivalent grades in their qualifying examination.

Does CLAT exam have maths?

A) Yes, there is the Maths section in the CLAT 2022. The Math section is intended to test the knowledge of the applicants who applied for the exam. Click Here (Link of CLAT Mathematics Syllabus) to know complete information about the Maths section of the CLAT 2022.

How can we avoid negative marking in CLAT?

Tips to Minimize Negative Marking in the CLAT 2021 exam
  1. No Guesswork. ...
  2. Solve Previous Year Question Papers. ...
  3. Do not Panic or take Stress. ...
  4. Do not lose your Concentration. ...
  5. Attempt Easier Questions First. ...
  6. Recheck your Answers in the End. ...
  7. Take Calculative Risks (if you may) ...
  8. Practice Mock Tests.

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Is CLAT tougher than Jee?

Firstly, CLAT is much easier to crack as compared to JEE as the difficulty level and competition in JEE is much higher. JEE-Mains consists of 90 MCQ-type questions ( 30 each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) based on 12th standard syllabus.

Is calculator allowed in CLAT?

Do not carry unnecessary items - Candidates must not carry unnecessary articles such as electronic gadgets like mobile phones, digital watches, calculators etc to the exam hall. Only admit card, id proof and basic stationery such as pencil, pen and eraser is permitted.


A: The CLAT exam for UG courses is an offline test of 150 marks. Candidates are asked total 150 MCQs in the exam that they need to complete in a duration of two hours.

What subjects are there in CLAT?

There are five sections in CLAT exam paper which are:
  • English including Comprehension.
  • Current affairs including General Knowledge.
  • Legal Reasoning.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Quantitative Techniques (Mathematics)

Is 120 a good score in CLAT?

As per the CLAT exam analysis , the good score in CLAT will be near 100. It can give the candidates a seat in the top 3 NLUs.

Is 15000 a good rank in CLAT?

Rank 1- – 5000. Rank 5001- – 10000. Rank 10001- – 15000. Rank 15001- – 20000.

Is 40 a good score in CLAT?

Good CLAT Score

General category candidates must fix a target score of around 110 and above in order to get admission to the top NLUs. Reserved category students must keep a goal of scoring 90 and above in CLAT in order to get admission at an NLU.

Does CLAT 2022 have negative marking?

CLAT Marking Scheme 2022

For each correct answer, one mark is awarded. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total score. For no questions attempted, no marks will be awarded or deducted.

Is CLAT compulsory for LLB?

The name of entrance exam is CLAT. There is however no such requirement for LLB course. You can seek direct admission based on the merit. You will have to appear for an interview after which you will be given admission for LLB course.

How many questions is CLAT 2021?

CLAT 2021 had Comprehensive Based Questions which will be asked from Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning, English and Quantitative Techniques. CLAT 2021 had only 150 questions instead of 200, totalling the marks of the exam to 150. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Is there reading time in CLAT?

So read and read and read and as much as you can do so With barelly two months left for CLAT 2020, all the students ideally should be engaging around 2 to 3 hours reading newspapers, blogs, magazines etc.

Is CLAT tough than NEET?

If we are talking about getting a seat for the respective courses, then I'd say that neet would be comparatively harder then CLAT. Firstly neet ug is the only exam by which you can pursue MBBS /BDS. While alongside CLAT there are separate exams conducted by many colleges.

Is shoes allowed in CLAT 2021?

CLAT Exam Dress Code

It is advised to wear slippers or sandals as shoes are not allowed in the examination hall. Females are not allowed to wear any kind of rings, big earrings, nose pins, chains, badges, etc.

Is there interview after CLAT?

There is no Group Discussion or Personal Interview for shortlisting the candidate. The selection is entirely based on the merit scored in the CLAT exam. The better the score, the higher are the chances of getting admission to the top National Law University.

What is the top score in CLAT 2021?

CLAT 2021 exam is topped by Manhar Bansal, who secured 125.5 marks out of a possible 149. In CLAT 2021 results, only one candidate has managed to score 120 or more marks. However, in CLAT 2020 exams, three candidates scored 120 or more marks . The candidate who secured the 200th rank got 98 marks.

What is the highest score in CLAT 2019?

The top ten rank holders for this years exam have obtained scores ranging between 177 and 172 out of a possible 200 marks. After Singh, Harsh Tomar from Madhya Pradesh follows close behind with a CLAT score of 176.75. The third rank holder Anurag Tiwari, also from Madhya Pradesh, has scored 175 marks.