Amid all the chaos happening inside the country due to the ongoing pandemic situation, the Common Law Admission Test – CLAT-UG 2020 examination was successfully conducted on 28th October. CLAT 2020 was conducted via online mode this year. Students willing to get admitted to various NLUs wrote the examination.

The Question paper was based on the new pattern which carried 150 Questions only. (Previously 200 Questions):

The CLAT 2020 examination could be considered as “Moderate yet Lengthy “, as most of the question were based on passages.

CLAT-Peeps is an initiative by Lexpeeps. CLAT-Peeps presents you a brief section-wise Paper Analysis. Keep reading in order to see the detailed analysis.

First Impression – Paper was lengthy(Even Questions and Options were lengthy)

Difficulty -Moderate (Overall)

Total No. of Questions -150

Time Allotted -120 minutes (No section wise time-limit observed)

Section Wise Break Down of Questions:

Current Affairs – Moderate to Difficult

  • The questions were analytical rather than just factual. Excerpts from various newspapers were seen.

Key Areas-

  • COVID- 19
  • Atma Nirbhar Bharat Scheme
  • National Education Policy
  • Peace Deal between UAE & Israel
  • Indo-Pak SAARC Virtual meet held on September 24.
  • Inaguration of Road to Kailash Mansarovar.

Legal Reasoning – Moderate to Easy

Key Areas-

  • Force Majeure
  • COVID -19
  • Obscenity
  • Excerpts based on landmark cases
  • Principal Of Natural Justice
  • Mob Lynching
  • Defamation
  • Common Intention
  • Article 20 (1)

Logical Reasoning– Moderate to Easy

Reasoning was mainly focused on logical deductions.

Key Areas-

  • Premise Arguments
  • Statement-Arguments
  • Statement-Assumptions
  • Statement -Course of Action
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Deriving Conclusions from passages
  • Theme detections
  • Cause and Effect Reasoning
  • One Question from Analogy
  • One from PuzzleTest (Classification type Question)

English Language -Moderate

A set of passages were given, The questions were set to test the students’ ability to understand the content of the passage and to infer information and meaning from it.

Key Areas-

  • No Grammar questions were seen.
  • The comprehensive part was lengthy.
  • Boys Locker Incidence, Climate Change, etc (current issues based).

Quantitative Techniques -Moderate to Difficult

Key Areas

  • Five Questions from Tabulation
  • Five Questions from bar diagram
  • One Question from Geometry based on Area

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