CLAT stands for Common Law Admissions Test. It is an all India entrance examination conducted by the National Law Schools/Universities for admissions to their under-graduate and post graduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M).
CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) was successfully conducted on may via National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS Kochi). CLAT is conducted all over India entrance by 19 National Law Universities/Institutes (NLUs) for admissions to 5-year integrated undergraduate & postgraduate degree programs.
The result will provide the Qualifying status of the aspirants and can be viewed only via the registered applicants. The applicants intending to view their CLAT results are required to go to the official website of CLAT.
The eligibility criteria for the exam of CLAT are given below:
The application fees details for the exam of CLAT are as follows:
For payment of application fees, Online Mode Includes:
Offline Mode Includes:
The application procedure for the exam of CLAT are as follows:
The exam for CLAT would be based on the following features:
Some reference books for the CLAT exam are as follows:
The courses under the exam of CLAT are as follows:
These are some exam centers for the exam of CLAT:
Some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) related to the exam of CLAT are as follows:
Q: What is the mode of CLAT exam?
Ans: It is conducted in the Online mode.
Q: What is the medium of the exam?
Ans: It is conducted only in English.
Q: How many months of preparation one should do to be selected in one of the top 5 Law schools?
Ans: Between 8 - 16 months is good for preparation, depending on the average number of hours invested per day and the quality of preparation.
Q: Is this online examination for CLAT based on the internet?
Ans: No, it is not based on the internet.
Q: Is there any compulsory requirement of computer skills for appearing in online CLAT?
Ans: The candidate appearing in CLAT only needs to operate the computer mouse.
Q: Is there any arrangement for Specially-Abled Persons?
Ans: Yes, the specially-abled persons can opt to arrange for his/ her own scribe or they can make a request to the CLAT office to provide one for them.
Q: Will I be given extra sheets/ papers for rough work and calculations?
Ans: Yes, examination centers will provide rough sheets to candidates for calculations.
Q: How can I practice for CLAT online?
Ans: Candidates can give mock tests.
Q: Is there any negative marking for CLAT?
Ans: Yes, 0.25 marks each will be deducted for every wrong answer.
The syllabus for CLAT can be seen below:
GK and Current Affairs:
The cut-off for CLAT are as follows:
|National Law Universities||Cut-off|
|National Law School of India University||66|
|West Bengal National University of Judicial sciences||260|
|National Academy of Legal Studies and Research||135|
|Hidayatullah National Law University||657|
|Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University||668|
|Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law||924|
|Chanakya National Law University||1186|
CLAT selection process comprises of the following stages:
Candidates will be shortlisted for counseling round based on their scores in the CLAT written exam.
The important documents to be carried for the exam of CLAT are as follows:
The intakes for CLAT can be seen below:
|Category||Number of Seats|
|CLAT All India Seats (UG) in 19 NLUs||1,308|
|State wise total Seats||621|
|Special Category Seats||235|
|Total Seats Under CLAT 2018 (UG)||2,164|
The important dates for CLAT can be seen below:
|Issue of Notification||October 4, 2018|
|Online registration for CLAT 2019 begins||January 13, 2019 [Earlier January 10, 2019] - Available|
|Online window of CLAT 2019 application form opens||January 13, 2019 [Earlier January 10, 2019] - Available|
|Fee payment of CLAT 2019 begins||January 13, 2019 [Earlier January 10, 2019] - Available|
|Online registration for CLAT 2019 ends||March 31, 2019|
|The online window of CLAT 2019 application form closes||March 31, 2019|
|Fee payment of CLAT 2019 ends||March 31, 2019|
|The issue of CLAT 2019 admit card||April 22, 2019*|
|CLAT 2019 offline exam||May 12, 2019 (Sunday) 3pm to 5pm|
|Publishing of CLAT answer key (provisional)||Second week of May 2019*|
|Representation (if any) related to answering key or questions||Second week of May 2019*|
|Publishing of CLAT answer key (final)||Third week of May 2019*|
|The announcement of CLAT 2019 result||Last week of May 2019*|
|CLAT 2019 counseling begins||First week of June 2019*|
|CLAT 2019 counseling ends||First week of July 2019*|
*Tentative dates; Subject to change