In 2019 CLAT reverted to the pen and paper test.They had gone online from 2015 to 2018. Around 70,000 candidates appeared for the exam . Things went pretty smoothly in comparison to the clat disaster faced last year when the online test was conducted. The students had to shade the OMR in black or blue pen and could carry back a carbon copy of the OMR sheet that they had submitted. This allowed them to check their results against the released answer key.
First Impressions - Now coming to the CLAT 2019 paper itself. The paper was comparatively easy this year. The English, Maths and Logic sections were a very easy and scoring. The Legal section was lenghty whereas the GK section had nearly all current affair questions, some of which were tricky. This paper can be compared to the CLAT 2016 paper , which was also an easy paper.
CLAT Paper - The paper comprises of 200 MCQs spread across five sections - English, GK, Elementary Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. Each Question carries 1 mark. There was negative marking of -0.25 mark for each incorrect attempt.
Lets go through each section in slight more detail in the next post