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CLAT PG Syllabus 2024 @ consortiumofnlus.ac.in Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) is set to publish the CLAT PG 2025 syllabus on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The syllabus for CLAT PG 2025 encompasses various legal areas such as torts, jurisprudence, constitutional law, criminal law, family law, and more.

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Updated Jun 07, 2024


CLAT PG Syllabus 2024 @ consortiumofnlus.ac.in Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here

CLAT PG Syllabus 2024 @ consortiumofnlus.ac.in

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will unveil the CLAT PG syllabus 2025 on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Covering various areas of law such as torts, jurisprudence, constitutional law, criminal law, family law, and more, the CLAT PG 2025 syllabus is crafted to evaluate candidates' legal knowledge and suitability for enrollment in postgraduate law programs at participating NLUs and affiliated colleges. Aspirants are advised to meticulously review the CLAT PG 2025 syllabus to achieve a commendable score in the CLAT PG result, which is anticipated to be announced approximately one week after the examination.

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CLAT PG 2025 Syllabus Details


Constitutional Law

Family Law


Company Law

Labour & Industrial Law

Criminal Law

Law of Contract

Property Law


Public International Law

Administrative Law

Tax Law

Environmental Law

Intellectual Property Rights

Subject-wise CLAT LLM syllabus 2025



CLAT LLM Constitutional Law syllabus

Basic & Salient Features of Indian Constitution/History/ Preamble, Citizenship, Doctrine of Basic Structure, Fundamental Rights- Article 12- Article 30, DPSPs & Fundamental Duties, Important Amendments, Constitutional Remedies, Supreme Court, Ordinance Power, Parliament, Services under Union and State, Emergency Provisions

Trade, Commerce, Intercourse, Executive, Amendment Power, Committee and Commissions, Anti-Defection Law, Center-state Relations, Scheduled Area, Article 300 A, Article 370

Law of Torts

Introduction to General Principles, What is Tort? Origin of Law of Torts in India, Criticism of Winfield, Damnum sine Injuria/Injuria sine Damnum

Tortious Liability, Several and Independent Tortfeasors, Joint Tortfeasors and related cases, Statutory Authority, Consent (Volenti nonfit Injuria)

General Defences, Act of God & Private Defence, Strict Liability, Specific Torts, and Absolute Liability, Negligence, Nuisance and Defamation, Vicarious Liability, Consumer Protection, The distinction between Joint and Several Tortfeasor

Criminal Law

Elements of crime, Actus Reas and Men’s rea, group liability, abetment, criminal conspiracy, exceptions, attempt to commit offenses, offenses against public tranquillity, offenses against the body – culpable homicide, murder, hurt, grievous hurt, wrongful confinement, and wrongful restraint criminal force, assault, abduction, kidnapping, rape & un-natural offenses


Definition/outlook of the subject/Nature of Jurisprudence, Source of Law, School of Jurisprudence, Rights, Duties, Power Liability

Person and Liabilities, Ownership and Possession, Corporate Liability, Theories of Punishment, Law and Morals, Contemporary Jurists & Recent Contemporary Concepts, and Maxims, Hohfeld’s Legal Relation/ Jural Analysis

Law of Contracts

Introduction, Basic elements of Contract, Offer Acceptance Consideration, etc., Communication of Offer, Acceptance, and Revocation of Offer & Acceptance, Consent, Capacity to Contract, Privity of Contract, Element Vitiating Contract, Wagering Agreements and Contingent Contract, Quasi Contract, Breach of Contract and Remedies for Breach of Contract, Bailment, Pledge- Specific Contract, Indemnity, Guarantee and Agency, Force Majure & Doctrine of Frustration

Administrative Law

Meaning Definition Scope and Significance of Administrative Law, Rule of Law, administrative Actions- Meaning and Classifications

Principles of Natural Justice, Meaning, Nature and need of administrative direction, Natural Justice and Statutory Provisions, Control Mechanism of Delegated Legislation Parliamentary, Procedural and Adjudicatory, Liability of Administration, Administrative Discretion and Remedies, Meaning of Delegated, Legislation and its growth, Administrative Adjudication, Enforceability of Administrative Direction, Administrative Direction to Quasi-Judicial and Statutory Bodies, Doctrine of Estoppel, Relationship between Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, Emerging Trends in Administrative Law

Intellectual Property Rights

Nature, meaning, definition and scope of IPR, Trademarks Act 1999, Patents Act 1970, Copyright Act 1957, IPR in International Perspective

Environmental Law

Outline of the Subject, The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, The Environment (Protection) Act 1986

The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1955, Indian Forest Act 1927, The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991, Schedule Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers, (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006, International Environment Law

Labour & Industrial Law

Introduction, Theory, and Concept of Industrial Relations, Industrial Relations Code 2020, Code on Social Security 2020, Code on Occupational Safety Health and Working Conditions 2020, Code on Wages 2020, Industrial Disputes Act, The Factories Act, 1948, The Standing Orders Act, Analysis of Recent amendment made in Labour Laws and their leading cases

Public International Law

Overview of the Subject, Sources of International Law, Relationship between Municipal and International Law, Treaties

International Organisations, State Recognition, State Succession, Human Rights and International Law, Law of Sea, Air and Space, Settlement of Dispute

Property Law

Outline and Applicability of the subject, Types of Properties, Concept of Sale, Lease, Mortgage, Exchange, Gift, Will, etc., Actionable Claims

Family law

Judicial Separation, Divorce, and Maintenance (For both Muslim law and Hindu law)

Company Law

Introduction to Companies Act, Doctrines under Companies Act, 2013, Directors, Shareholder Meeting, Listing/Delisting of Shares, Winding Up, Assessment Answers

Taxation law

Introduction, Residential Status, Income from Salary, Income which do not form part of Total Income, Income from House Property, Income from Business & Profession, Indirect Tax, Recent GST Amendment

CLAT LLM Pattern

Particulars Details

Exam Mode



2 hours

Nature of Questions

Multiple-choice questions

Number of Questions


Total Marks


Marks for each question

1 mark per question

Negative Marking

0.25 marks for every wrong answer

Medium of paper


CLAT PG Syllabus 2024? -FAQ

1. What is the syllabus of CLAT PG exam?

The CLAT LLM syllabus includes subjects such as Constitutional Law, Family Law, Jurisprudence, Company Law, Law of Contract, Property Law, Torts, Public International Law, Administrative Law, Tax Law etc.

2. Is CLAT important for LLM?

Yes, CLAT is the only entrance exam for LLM programmes in most NLUs. Students looking to pursue LLM from NLUs must appear in CLAT.

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