CLAT 2022 Analysis: Difficulty level, Questions Asked, Expected Cut Off

By Aditi Joshi|Updated : June 17th, 2022

CLAT Analysis 2022 was held on 19th June 2022 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The CLAT 2022 Paper Analysis discusses in detail the difficulty level of the CLAT Exam, Good Attempts, Questions Asked, and Expected cut-off. As per the CLAT 2022 Analysis given by the BYJU’S Exam Prep Experts, the overall difficulty level of the exam was Moderate which is similar to last year's paper.

The CLAT 2022 paper was conducted in an offline mode. Candidates can also download the CLAT 2022 question paper along with the answer key. It is important to go through the detailed CLAT 2022 analysis to have a better idea of the level of the exam and the expected cutoff. 

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Candidates aspiring for admission into any of the 22 NLUs must ace the CLAT 2022. In the given article, we will be covering the following:

  • Important Highlights
  • CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern
  • CLAT 2022 Difficulty Level
  • CLAT 2022 Analysis- section-wise
  • Expected CLAT Cutoff 2022

CLAT 2022 Analysis

CLAT 2022 Analysis was conducted on 19th June 2022 on the BYJU'S Exam Prep App. The following table gives an overview of the the CLAT 2022 Analysis:

Lengthy Section

English Language

Easiest Section

Quantitative Techniques

Total Number of Questions

150

Total Marks

150

Candidates attempting the CLAT 2022 question paper need to have an overview of the exam. Check the details given below to have a better understanding of the exam:

  • The total questions in CLAT 2022 were 150
  • The CLAT 2022 exam pattern remained the same as compared to CLAT 2021
  • The total duration of the exam is 2 hours
  • The CLAT 2022 exam will be held in 1 slot- 2 PM - 4 PM

CLAT Exam Analysis 2022: Questions Asked

The candidates had to solve 150 questions in 120 minutes. All the questions were MCQ-based. 

Name of the Section

Number of Questions

English Language

30

Current Affairs including General Knowledge

35

Legal Reasoning

40

Logical Reasoning

30

Quantitative Techniques

15

Total

150

Note:

  • Each correct answer will be awarded +1 mark
  • Each incorrect answer will be penalized with -0.25 mark

CLAT Analysis 2022: Total Number of Passages

Candidates can check the total number of passages asked in the CLAT 2022 exam below. 

Sections

Total no. of passage/sets

English Language

6

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

7

Legal Reasoning

8

Logical Reasoning

6

Quantitative Techniques

3

Sectional CLAT 2022 Analysis

 The CLAT 2022 exam section-wise analysis is given below:

CLAT 2022 Analysis: English Language

As per the CLAT 2022 Analysis of the English Language section, the difficulty level was Moderate but lengthy. The English Language consisted of 30 questions. There were no questions on Grammar. Vocab tested a broader horizon - not just synonyms/antonyms. The English Language section consisted of 6 RC passages. The Passages were lengthy and some options were closerChoosing the passages mattered. The RC Passages were on the following topics:

Reading Comprehension

Questions

Difficulty Level

Narrative

5

Easy

Cryptocurrencies

5

Easy

Public Speaking

5

Easy & Interesting

Modern Animal Rights

5

Moderate

Creativity Honored Posthumously

5

Easy

Role of Fossil Fuels on Geopolitical Order

5

Moderate

CLAT 2022 Analysis: Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

As per the CLAT Analysis 2022, the Current Affairs section consisted of 35 Questions. The difficulty level of the Current Affairs including General Knowledge was Easy-Moderate. Current Affairs dominated this section with 20 questions. The segregation of this section is given below:

Sections

Number of Questions

Current Affairs 

20

Static GK 

15

Total 

35

The GK Topics included the following:

  • Union Budget – DRONE Shakti
  • ISRO & Communication Satellite
  • SAGAR Initiatives
  • Russia-Ukraine War
  • AFSPA 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Green Technology

CLAT 2022 Analysis: Legal Reasoning

As per the CLAT Analysis 2022, the Legal Reasoning consisted of 40 Questions. The difficulty level of the Legal Reasoning section was Moderate. The Legal Reasoning consisted of 8 passages on the following topics:

Passages

Questions

Criminal  Law (Bigamy)

5

Monism & Dualism (International Law)

5

Special Marriage Act (Misc.)

5

Voidable Contract

5

Fundamental Rights

10

Constitutional Writ

5

Environmental

5

CLAT 2022 Analysis: Logical Reasoning

As per the CLAT 2022 Analysis, the Logical Reasoning section consisted of 30 questions. The CLAT 2022, level of difficulty of Logical Reasoning was Moderate similar to last year's.There were 6 passages in the Logical Reasoning Section. The topic-wise breakup is given below:
 

Passages

Questions

Difficulty Level

COVID & Online Education

5

Easy

POCSO & Age of Consent

5

Moderate

Negative Impact of College Education System

5

Moderate

Biodiversity (Global Biodiversity Framework)

5

Moderate

Creativity in Humour & its impact

5

Moderate

India's reliance on Fossil Fuel

5

Moderate

CLAT 2022 Analysis: Quantitative Techniques

As per the CLAT 2022, Paper Analysis of Quantitative Techniques section consisted of 15 questions. The CLAT 2022 difficulty level of the Quantitative Section was Easy. However, the difficulty level of the Quantitative Techniques section of CLAT 2021 was Moderate- Difficult. There were 3 DI sets consisting of 5 questions each. The topic-wise breakup of the the section is given below:

DI Set

Topic

LOD

DI Set 1

Percentage 

Easy- Moderate

DI Set 2

Percentage

Easy 
(Direct & less 
calculative)

DI Set 3

Percentage + Ratio

Easy
 (Direct & less calculative)

 

Expected CLAT Cutoff 2022

The expected cutoff CLAT 2022 is the minimum score that is required by the candidate to get admission into the college accepting CLAT scores. The expected CLAT Cutoff 2022 is given below

Cut-offs for NLUs

Expected Cut-offs (Gen.)

Expected Cut-offs (SC/ST)

For top 3 NLU’s

95+

86+

For top 10 NLU’s

87+

80+

For at least 1 NLU

80+

72+

CLAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis: Good Attempts

As per the CLAT Exam Analysis 2022 and review shared by the students who have appeared in the exam, reasonable attempts are given below:

Sections

Good Attempts

English Language

22-23

Logical Reasoning

20-21

Legal Reasoning

27-28

Current Affairs including General Knowledge

26-27

Quantitative Techniques

11-12

Total 

106+

CLAT 2022 Detailed LIVE Analysis Schedule

Candidates can check the Detailed LIVE Analysis schedule given below: 

DateDayTimeFacultySession NameSession Link
19-June-2022Sun6:00 PMSrinivas &
Nivedita
CLAT 2022 AnalysisClick Here
19-June-2022Sun7:15 PMSrinivas AkkapeddiCLAT 2022 Section Wise Analysis- QuantClick Here
19-June-2022Sun8:00 PMNivedita RajeCLAT 2022 Section Wise Analysis- Legal AptitudeClick Here
19-June-2022Sun9:00 PMAbhimanyu RajpurohitCLAT 2022 Section Wise Analysis- Current AffairsClick Here
19-June-2022Sun10:00 PMKrishnendu DuttaCLAT 2022 Section Wise Analysis- English & Critical ReasoningClick Here

 

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FAQs on CLAT 2022 Analysis

  • As per CLAT 2022 Analysis, the easiest section was Quantitative Techniques. As per the CLAT 2022, Paper Analysis of Quantitative Techniques section consisted of 15 questions.  However, the difficulty level of the Quantitative Techniques section of CLAT 2021 was Moderate- Difficult.

  • As per the CLAT 2022 Analysis, the most difficult section was English Language. This section was found to be lengthy. However, as per CLAT 2021 Analysis, it was found that Quantitative Techniques had a Moderate-Difficult level of difficulty.

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