rdf:langString National Law Universities
rdf:langString National Law Universities (NLU) or National Law Schools are public law schools in India, founded pursuant to the second-generation reforms for legal education sought to be implemented by the Bar Council of India. The first NLU was the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), located at Bangalore, which admitted its first batch in 1988. Since then, most of the states in India have established a NLU. Currently there are 25 NLUs across the country. Since their inception, these law schools have continuously been ranked as India's most prestigious and premier law schools by various agencies.The admissions to these universities is conducted through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and is extremely competitive, with an acceptance rate of as low as 2 to 3 percent.CLAT is an offline pen paper multiple choice questions (OMR) based exam, that tests the candidate's logical and reasoning skills and is heavily focused on reading complex texts. Syllabus of CLAT is as follows: * English (Reading comprehension) * Current affairs and General Knowledge. * Legal reasoning * Logical Reasoning * Quantitative Aptitude Time given to candidates is 120 minutes and Maximum marks are 150. Each right answer is given 1 mark with a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.