Patna: Candidates who took the Common Law Admission Test (Clat) on Sunday found mathematics portion tough compared to the previous year.
Kumar Anshuman, a candidate who appeared for the test, said: “The test was comparatively moderate compared to the previous year barring the mathematics paper. It was tricky and needed too many calculations.”
Another student Saurav Pandey said the questions in the mathematics section were from Class XII but many were from engineering courses. “They needed a lot of calculations,” Pandey said.
This year, the Clat was conducted by National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree law programmes. The examination is being conducted on rotational basis by 19 National Law Universities. Last year, the examination was conducted by Chanakya National Law University, Patna.
In Bihar, there were 15 examination centres – 12 in Patna and three in Muzaffarpur. According to Clat sources at CNLU, the nodal agency for examination in Bihar, the test passed off peacefully without any disturbance.
An official at CNLU said: “Out of the total 2,200 registered examinees in Patna, around 2,000 students appeared for the test. The attendance was more than 90 percent.”
A total of 59,000 students appeared for the online test at 258 examination centres in 65 cities across the country this year.
The two-hour paper consisted of five sections – English, general knowledge and general awareness, mathematics, legal aptitude. The Clat administration will upload it first answer on its website www.clat.ac.in by May 15, while the revised one will be uploaded on May 27. The results will be declared on May 31.
Courtesy: The Telegraph