CLAT 2020 Answer Key: Sept 28 (LLB, LLM) Online Question Paper Analysis

Consortium of NLUs after successful conduct of CLAT 2020 for UG & PG admissions, on Sept 28 would display Answer key. Consortium to release 28 September organized UG CLAT and PG CLAT answer keys on the same day of Exam, at website

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 28, 2020 17:41 IST
CLAT 2020 Answer Key: Sept 28 (LLB, LLM) Online Question Paper Analysis
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Consortium of National Law Universities is set to publish CLAT 2020 Answer key for UG and PG courses. After conduct of Common Law Aptitude Tets (CLAT) 2020 online examination on September 28, 2020 Consortium likely display CLAT Provisional answer key in evening, schedule reads. After taking the CLAT 2020 online examination on 28th September, 2020 (Monday) from 02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m, candidates will be able to check availability of Answer key for LLB / LLM from the web site

Consortium on Sept 28, 2020 conducts Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) as a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (LLB & others) and postgraduate (LLM & others) Law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. The online examination was conducted following the Govt of India guidelines for Covid19. The examination was conducted in online mode at allotted exam centres across the country.

The candidates were instructed to reach the exam centre 1 hour before the start of the examination. Candidates were only allowed carrying Blue/ Black Ball Pen, CLAT 2020 admit card, Photo I.D Proof, Transparent water bottle, Own face mask, gloves and personal hand sanitizer (50ml). Students were also asked to carry self-health declaration. It is reported that no candidate was allowed to enter the test Centre after 15 minutes of the commencement of the examination. Candidates tested positive and whose temperature recorded higher were not permitted to take the CLAT 2020 examination, however, the same decision over-ruled by Supreme Court of India on Monday which permitted a Covid-19 student to take CLAT exam in isolation.


Ahead of the declaration of CLAT 2020 Result on October 5, 2020 Consortium would publish the final answer key at web site Date of uploading of the Answer Key is set as same date of exam i.e 28th September in Evening. Further representations, if any, relating to the exam/ questions or key will be saught from 28th September, 2020 Evening to 29th September, 2020 12:00 Midnight. After receiving the representations, CLAT Consortium would publish the amended CLAT answer key (if necessary) on 3rd October, 2020.

CLAT 2020 Question Paper Analysis:

The CLAT 2020 question paper consisted of a total 150 questions for UG and 120 questions for PG candidates. There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

UG CLAT 2020: Conduct of UG CLAT is to evaluate the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. Overall, the Online exam was designed to be a test of aptitude and skills that were necessary for a legal education rather than prior knowledge, though prior knowledge occasionally useful to respond to questions in the Current Affairs section. The UG-CLAT 2020 consisted of a total 2 hour time duration, with 150 multiple-choice based questions, each carrying 1 mark. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Questions were divided across the 5 subjects i.e English Language, Current Affairs, including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Techniques.

The weightage of English Language- 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper, Current Affairs, including General Knowledge- 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper, Legal Reasoning- 35-39 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper, Logical Reasoning- 28-32 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper and weightage of Quantitative Techniques- 13-17 questions, or roughly 10% of the paper.

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PG CLAT 2020: The Online Computer Based test featured an emphasis on the Comprehension abilities of the students. The exam consisted of 120 minutes duration, with one sections: The first section included a total 120 objective-type questions, each carrying 1 mark. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

The CLAT paper was based on the mandatory subjects of the undergraduate program and included Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property Law, Company Law, Public International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Labour & Industrial Law.