CLAT LLM Eligibility:

The CLAT for the post-graduate programme (L.L.M.) will be applicable for admission to NLSIU, NALSAR, NLIU, WBNUJS, HNLU, GNLU, RMLNLU and RGNUL only.


To be eligible for appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to the two-year LL.M. Degree Course, a candidate should have passed the LL.B. / B.L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University. The minimum required percentage is:

General Candidates: 50% marks in aggregate

SC/ST/ OBC* and Persons with Disability*: 45%

* Subject to reservation at the University concerned.

Note: Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination can appear for the test on the condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed marks before or at the time of counselling.

CLAT LLM Syllabus:

Total Marks: 200


  1. Law of Contracts
  2. Law of Torts
  3. Family Law
  4. Criminal Law
  5. Constitutional Law
  6. Legal Theory

Number of Questions:

i) Objective Type: 50 questions of one mark each

ii) Short Answers: 10 questions of five marks each

iii) Essay: Two questions of 50 marks each

(Two sections containing three questions each out of which one from each section to be answered.)

Cut-off marks at the CLAT for Postgraduate Programme:

To qualify in the Test for admission to the Postgraduate Programme at the above mentioned Universities, a candidate should secure a minimum of 50% marks (40% in case of SC / ST / OBC* and Persons with Disability*) in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

* Subject to reservation at the University concerned.