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  • Last Modified 16-09-2022

CLAT Sample Paper 2023: Practice Tests for Free

CLAT Sample Paper 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) has begun the CLAT 2023 registration on August 8, 2022. The CLAT 2023 exam will be held in offline mode on December 18, 2022. The best way to improve CLAT preparation is by practicing sample papers and mock tests. The exam authorities have not released the CLAT 2023 sample papers yet. Hence, candidates can attempt the previous year’s sample papers. The Consortium of National Law Universities has issued the CLAT 2023 exam pattern on its official website.

The Consortium of National Law Universities released an official notification along with the registration form for CLAT 2023 on August 08, 2022. It has opened the CLAT 2023 examination portal where candidates can register themselves to get the latest updates on the date, application form, exam pattern and syllabus. Continue reading the article to access the direct links to the sample papers and more.

Latest Update:
– The authorities released the CLAT 2023 Application Form on the official website, i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates appearing for the exam must submit the application form before November 13, 2022.
– CLAT 2023 Exam will be held on December 18, 2022.

CLAT Question Paper Format 2023

Candidates can go through the below table to get an overview of CLAT 2023.

ParticularsDetails
Exam ModeOffline Test (Pen-Paper Based)
Question TypeMultiple-Choice Questions
Total MarksUG: 150 Marks
PG: 120 Marks
Exam Duration120 Minutes
MediumEnglish
Marking Scheme1 Mark Will Be Rewarded for Every Correct Answer
0.25 Marks Will Be Deducted for Every Incorrect Answer

CLAT Sample Papers 2022

Candidates can refer to sample papers for CLAT 2022 with the Answer Key given below: Candidates can download the PDFs for free and solve papers to score well in the examination.  

CLAT Question Paper 2022CLAT Answer Key 2022
CLAT UG Sample PaperClick Here
CLAT PG Sample PaperClick Here
CLAT Answer Key 2022

CLAT Previous Year Sample Papers 2021

The previous year’s question paper 2021 PDFs is given in the table below:

CLAT Question Paper 2021Download Here

How to Download the CLAT Undergraduate Level Sample Paper?

The CLAT applicants at the undergraduate level need to follow the steps below to download the CLAT sample paper.

  • 1st Step: Visit the ‘Consortium of National Law Universities‘ official website.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the Undergraduate tab.
  • 3rd Step: The sample paper column will appear on the screen.
  • 4th Step: Click on the sample paper option.
  • 5th Step: The sample paper will appear on the screen. Download it and save it for future reference.

How to Download the CLAT Postgraduate Level Sample Paper?

The postgraduate level CLAT applicants must follow the steps below to download the CLAT sample paper.

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities.
  • 2nd Step: Now, click on the Postgraduate tab.
  • 3rd Step: The sample paper column will appear on the screen. 
  • 4th Step: Click on the sample paper option.
  • 5th Step: The sample paper will appear on the screen. Download it and save it for future reference.

CLAT 2023 Preparation Tips 

The candidates are advised to follow some preparation tips, which are recommended keeping in mind the CLAT 2023 sample paper. As per the detailed analysis of the CLAT 2023 sample paper, the following are the preparation tips recommended for all candidates.

  1. The candidates are advised to prepare a timetable as per the exam pattern and subjects.
  2. They should study with the reference of CLAT sample paper 2023 in order to learn the exam paper strategy. 
  3. The law section should be covered from the bare acts for better understanding.
  4. Any candidate of undergraduate level is advised to do the sectional study as per the CLAT sample paper.
  5. The candidate of post-graduate level is advised to give complete attention to the law part as their syllabus contains only law in both objective and subjective modes. 
  6. Reference to case laws will be helpful for a better understanding of the acts of candidates of both levels.

FAQs on CLAT Sample Paper 2023

Let us take a look at frequently answered questions on CLAT Sample Paper 2023.

Q1: Is CLAT 2023 an online exam?
Ans: CLAT 2023 is an offline exam as a pen and paper-based test. 

Q2: Is there any negative marking in CLAT 2023?
Ans: CLAT 2023 has a negative marking. The candidate will get 1 mark for every correct answer, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. 

Q3: Where can I find the books for the CLAT exam?
Ans:
The candidates can find the best books for CLAT 2023 exam online. Some of the best books recommended for preparation are Universal’s CLAT Guide, Constitution of India Bare Act by Common-Law Publications and Universal’s LL.M. Examination Including Previous Years’ Solved Papers.

Q4: What is the duration of CLAT 2023?
Ans: The duration of CLAT 2023 is two hours, i.e. 120 minutes.

Q5: What are the subjects in the CLAT exam?
Ans:
CLAT exam paper comprises five sections- English, General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques (Mathematics).

Q6: How many questions will be asked in CLAT 2023?
Ans: The question paper of CLAT 2023 UG will have 150 multiple-choice questions, and CLAT 2023 PG will have 120 multiple-choice questions.

Q7: When will the CLAT 2023 be conducted?
Ans: The CLAT 2023 will be conducted on December 18, 2022, from 2 PM to 4 PM.

Related Links:

CLAT 2023: Application FormCLAT Preparation 2023
CLAT Exam Pattern 2023CLAT Syllabus

For the first time, CLAT will be conducted in December, instead of being scheduled for the first week of May. On one hand, it will be beneficial for the candidates since the CLAT exam date will not clash with the board exams. However, owing to being conducted earlier, candidates will have lesser time to prepare for CLAT 2023. That is why candidates are strongly advised to begin their CLAT preparation and know the CLAT 2023 syllabus and exam pattern with preparation tips.

We hope the above article on CLAT Sample Paper 2023 has answered all your doubts and queries. Embibe wishes you good luck and all the best for CLAT 2023.

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