CLAT 2025: Registration (Started), Exam (on Dec 1), Syllabus, Preparation & Latest Updates

Common Law Admission Test 2025 ( CLAT )

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CLAT 2025 Exam Date is December 1, 2024. CLAT 2025 application form has been released online. CLAT registration window 2025 opened on July 15, 2024. Read further to know about Common Law Admission Test, latest news and updates, who is eligibile for CLAT 2025, CLAT 2025 Registration, CLAT 2025 Syllabus, CLAT Exam Pattern 2025, preparation tips for CLAT 2025 and other important details.

CLAT 2025 Exam (Latest News): Registration, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

CLAT 2025 Exam (Latest News): Registration, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

CLAT 2025: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level entrance exam for admission to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programs in India. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) conducts the CLAT exam every year. CLAT 2025 Exam Date is December 1. CLAT Exam Date was announced by consortium on its official website. CLAT entrance exam 2025 will be conducted in offline mode from 2 pm to 4pm. The CLAT Application Process 2025 began on July 15.

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Latest: CLAT Registration 2025 Live Updates

As per the CLAT 2025 application form date, candidates will be able to submit the CLAT Application Form until October 15, 2024. The consortium released the detailed CLAT Notification 2025 on July 7. The CLAT application window 2025 can be accessed by visiting the official website; i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in.  Candidates must apply for CLAT UG 2025 on or before the last date. The CLAT 2025 application fee is INR 4,000 for general category candidates and INR 3,500 for SC, ST and BPL category candidates.

Q:   How to fill CLAT entrance exam form?

A:

Before you begin with the CLAT application process, keep the below-mentioned items ready: 

  • A working email ID and mobile number
  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheets
  • ID and address proof (Aadhaar Card/Driving License/PAN Card, etc.)
  • Scanned Passport size photograph (Format: JPEG)
  • Scanned signature (Format: JPEG)
  • Category certificate if applying under SC/ST/OBC category
  • Relevant certificate issued by a competent authority if applying as PwD or BPL candidate

The CLAT 2025 eligibility criteria for admission to UG courses is - a minimum of 45 per cent marks in class 12, and for the PG course is - a bachelor's law degree with at least 50 per cent marks. 

Once you are ready with all the necessary documents and if you think you meet the eligibility criteria then you can visit https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam-application-form to fill the application form.

Q:   When can I fill CLAT form?

A:

The online application form of CLAT 2025 was released on July 15, 2024. The application form of CLAT 2025 is now avaiable on the official website; i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates can fill a single application form for all participating NLUs until the last date of CLAT Registration 2025; i.e. October 15, 2024. 

Q:   What could be the reasons for the rejection of the CLAT application form?

A:
There are multiple parameters for rejection of CLAT application form, and these are: Incomplete application form Non-payment of application fee Blur/unclear uploaded photos or documents Skipping any step of filling application form Apart from these details, if any correction is required then CLAT consortium will provide correction window facility for candidates to cross-check and edit their application form.

Also Read: CLAT 2025 Registration Fees: Check category-wise CLAT fees

CLAT exam pattern 2025 will include 120 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). CLAT 2025 question paper will carry questions from subjects such as English, Legal aptitude, logical reasoning, maths and general knowledge including current affairs. As of now, there is no change in CLAT Question Paper 2025. However, if any changes are brought later on by the Consortium, it will be updated here. In this article, aspirants can find all about CLAT 2025 including exam dates, notification, application process, exam pattern, syllabus and other details. 

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CLAT Notification 2025

Candidates can keep track of all the most recent information on CLAT 2025, including modifications to the syllabus, pattern, marking system, and seating arrangements, below.

CLAT 2025 Registration Begins!

CLAT 2025 Registration Notification Out

The notification for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2025 released on July 7. Check detailed notification below:

CLAT 2025 Exam Date Announced

The Consortium of NLUs have announced the CLAT Exam Date 2025. Check below the official notification:

 

CLAT 2025 Committee Formed

On February 18, the consortium announced the formation of a new CLAT 2025 executive committee. The MNLU Mumbai vice chancellor Dilip Uikey has been chosen to lead CLAT 2025. In contrast, Prof. S. Shantha Kumar, Director of GNLU, has been chosen to serve as Vice-President of the CLAT Consortium, and V.C. Vivekanandan, Vice-Chancellor of HNLU, will preside over CLAT 2025.

Q:   Is CLAT 2025 registration form out?

A:

No, the CLAT 2025 Application Form was released on July 15. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) began the CLAT 2025 Registration Process from July 15 and candidates can apply until October 15, 2024. CLAT 2025 Exam Date is December 1.Candidates must note that CLAT 2025 Application Form can be filled online only. Only those candidates who have filled CLAT Application Form 2025 successfully, will be able to appear for the CLAT Exam. 

Q:   Can I fill CLAT application form in phases?

A:
Yes, you can fill the CLAT application form in phases. Each step of the CLAT application form will provide a 'Save' option using which candidates can save the filled-in information. In case, candidates want to exit and complete the application form next time then they simply need to log in again and continue from where they left. The application process of CLAT will be complete once candidates pay the fee and submit the form. Moreover, candidates can login again and correct their details in the application form of CLAT as long as the window is open.

Q:   How much is CLAT 2025 application fee?

A:

The application fee for CLAT exam is different as per the category of a candidate. For General/OBC/PWD/PIO/OCI/NRI, the application fee is INR 4,000 and for SC/ST/BPL category, the application fee is INR 3,500. Extra charges of INR 500 are applicable if candidates want to obtain previous years' CLAT question papers from the exam authority. Apart from CLAT application fee and cost of question paper bundle, candidates need not pay any other charges.

Q:   What is the last date to fill CLAT Application Form 2025?

A:

Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at National Law Universities (NLUs) must note that the CLAT 2025 Notification has been released. Along with the CLAT 2025 Official Notification, the Consortium has also released CLAT 2025 Important Dates too. CLAT Registration Process 2025 began on July 15, 2024. The last date to fill CLAT Application Form 2025 is October 15, 2024. CLAT 2025 registration fee is INR 4,000 for general category candidates and INR 3,500 for SC, ST and BPL candidates. In case, aspirant wish to get previous year question papers, they have to pay INR 500 while filling up the CLAT 2025 Application Form.  

Q:   How to register for CLAT 2025?

A:

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to register for CLAT 2025:

  • Go to the CLAT 2025 official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • Open the CLAT 2025 portal and click on the new registration
  • Fill CLAT registration form by entering your contact number, email ID and name and submit
  • Enter the OTP that you have received on your mobile number and email ID to complete registration.

What is CLAT Exam?

The Common Law Admission Test, also known as CLAT is a national-level law entrance exam that is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs for admission to 5-year integrated LLB (UG) and one-year LLM (PG) courses. The exam is conducted for admission to 24 NLUs for UG courses and 21 NLUs for PG courses. The list of participating NLUs includes several top law colleges of the country such as NLSIU Bangalore, NALSAR Hyderabad, WBNUJS Kolkata and NLU Jodhpur.

The exam is conducted in the offline, pen and paper format wherein candidates have to attempt questions from English, Current Affairs and GK, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Quanttitative Mathematics for UG course, and from  Constitutional Law, and other law subjects like Jurisprudence, Torts, IPC, CrPC, CPC,  Family Law, and IPR. 

On the basis of CLAT scores, the admissions are offered by NLUs. Apart from the NLUs in India:

  1. There are 61 other private affiliate colleges that accept CLAT exam scores. Check here complete list.
  2. Some public organizations such as ONGC and BHEL use CLAT-PG scores for recruitment. 

CLAT 2025 Highlights 

Every year some of the key details of CLAT exam remain the same including exam mode, pattern, syllabus, marking scheme etc. CLAT 2025 can be understood from the table given below which also carries details of CLAT important dates 2025:

Features

Details

Exam Conducting Body

Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs)

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year 

CLAT 2025 exam date

01-Dec-2024

Exam Level

National-level exam

Exam purpose 

CLAT is conducted for:

  1. Admission to UG and PG law courses offered at the participating NLUs
  2. Admissions to Private and self-financed colleges
  3. PSUs recruitment for legal positions

Application Fee

INR 4,000 for General/ OBC category, INR 3500 for all other reserved categories

Mode of Exam

Pen-and-paper mode

Question paper language

English (expected to be held in vernacular/ regional languages too)

Duration of the exam

2 hours

Number of Seats

UG program - more than 3,000 seats

PG program - around 1,000 seats

Official website 

Consortiumofnlus.ac.in 

CLAT 2025 Exam Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of CLAT 2025 exam:

Event

Dates

CLAT 2025 application form release date

15-Jul-2024

Last date of CLAT 2025 Application Process 

15-Oct-2024
CLAT 2025 Application Correction Window To be announced
CLAT 2025 Admit Card date Last week of November

CLAT 2025 exam day 

01-Dec-2024

CLAT 2025 Answer Key Date

01-Dec-2024

Release of CLAT final answer key 2025

First week of December

Declaration of CLAT 2025 results

Second week of December 

What is CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2025?

Candidates are advised to check the CLAT 2025 eligibility criteria before filling out the CLAT Application Form. The CLAT 2025 eligibility for UG and PG courses is as under: 

UG CLAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria: Candidates appearing for CLAT UG 2025 can check the eligibility below: 

  • Candidates must secure the following minimum percentage of marks in their qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination):
  • Forty-five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
  • Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
  • Candidates who may be appearing for their qualifying examination in March/ April 2024 are also eligible to appear for the CLAT 2024 examination. However, they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission"

PG CLAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria: Candidates appearing for CLAT PG 2025 can check the eligibility below:

  • An LL.B. Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty percent (50%) marks or its equivalent grade
  • In case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Forty-Five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade
  • In case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories
  • Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination in April/May 2023 are also eligible to apply

Documents required for CLAT Application Form 2025

Before you begin with the application for CLAT 2025, keep the below-mentioned items ready: 

  • A working email ID and mobile number
  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheets
  • ID and address proof (Aadhaar Card/Driving License/PAN Card, etc.)
  • Document Required for CLAT 2025 application form - Specifications

    Document Image Size (maximum) Format
    Photograph

    500 KB

    jpg/jpeg
    Signature 100 KB jpg/jpeg
    State domicile certificate 2 MB PDF
  • Category certificate if applying under SC/ST/OBC category
  • Relevant certificate issued by a competent authority if applying as PwD or BPL candidate

CLAT 2025 Registration

The registration process for CLAT 2025 is online. Candidates can access the CLAT Application Form by visitng the CLAT registration window 2025 on the official website. Candidates must note that the application process for CLAT 2025 is same for both the UG and PG candidates. The candidate can select the program of study at the time of filling out the application form. Candidates can follow step-by step process mentioned below to fill in the CLAT 2025 Application Form:

Step 1 - CLAT Registration 2025
  • Visit the official website of CLAT Consortium - consortiumofnlus.ac.in and a message will appear on the homepage
  • Click on ‘CLICK HERE’ to visit the application window
  • On the left side of the application window, a login form is given and candidates registering for the first time need to click on ‘Don’t have an account? Register button
  • The online registration form for CLAT 2025 will pop-up on the screen and candidates need to provide the following details to register:

Name – As mentioned on the academic documents (class 10th certificate or name change certificate if any)

Mobile Number – Candidates need to enter a valid mobile phone number either their own or parents/ guardian’s

Password – Candidates need to create a secure and strong password that has at least one numerical, one number, one symbol, an uppercase and a lower case alphabet and it should be at least 8 characters long

After this, candidates need to click on the ‘Register’ button and an OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number. Use this OTP to activate CLAT login account 2025 as under:

CLAT Registration OTP

Step 2 - Account Activation

Candidates have to enter the OTP received on their mobile number to access the CLAT application form.

CLAT application OTP

After this, the account activation window will display a message as under:

CLAT activated
The login window for CLAT 2025 will appear as under: 
CLAT login

Step 3 - Filling up the application form

Candidates can now use their CLAT login to fill up the application form as under:

CLAT form

Upload photograph and signature – Candidates also need to upload their CLAT photograph and signature after they register for CLAT 2025. The photograph should be front-facing and clear image. The signature should be a scanned copy, and file format should be jpg/ jpeg only.

Fill up the form – Candidates need to fill the following details in the application form:

  • Enter Applicant Name – as per the class 10+2 certificate
  • Select gender
  • Select Date of Birth in MM/DD/YY format
  • Enter the father’s name
  • Enter the mother’s name
  • Select nationality
  • Select All India Category – General/ OBC/ SC/ ST (If you select the category other than general then, a new field will open up for uploading a supporting document as issued by the competent authority. The document should be in pdf file format and the size should be less than 1.5 MB)
  • Select if belonging to PWD or BPL (Below Poverty Line) category – If yes, then respective documents need to upload in pdf file format and size not more than 1.5 MB)

After this, candidates need to proceed on the next step as under:

Communication details – Candidates need to enter the communication address related information as under:

  • Correspondence address – present residential address
  • Select state/ UT, District
  • Enter PIN code of your corresponding address
  • Enter Permanent Address – fill the same details as correspondence if the address is same.
  • Enter mobile number and email ID

Qualifying examination details – In this form, the candidates need to provide the following details related to their academics:

  • Qualifying examination
  • Board/ University
  • Status of qualifying examination – whether already appeared, appearing or passed
  • Select month of passing the examination
  • Select year of passing
  • Enter the qualifying marks in percentage

Test Centre Preference – Candidates have to select at least three cities from the list of CLAT 2025 test centres in order of preference.

College Preferences – In this step, candidates need to mark the National Law Universities (NLUs) in order of preference. 

Reservation – Candidates in this step will be able to select reservation quota available in each NLU. Fill in the required details if seeking admission under reserved category.

Step 4 - Fee payment

After filling up the application form, candidates need to pay the CLAT application fee as under:

  1. Click on the green coloured ‘Make Payment’ button available on the dashboard
  2. On clicking this, a pop-up will appear
  3. Make the required select and proceed to pay the application fee

The application fee for each category is as under:

Category

Application fee (in INR)

Application fee with question papers

General/OBC/PWD/NRI/ PIO/ OCI

INR 4000

INR 4500

SC/ ST/BPL

INR  3500

INR 4000

Candidates should note that additional bank charges INR 50 or more will be included in the application fee. After making the application fee payment, the message will appear that CLAT 2025 application form is complete now and candidates can download the submitted application form from the dashboard.

CLAT 2025 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Candidates preparing for the CLAT exam 2025 must adhere to the prescribed syllabus and format. Five main areas comprise the CLAT course. There will be five sections on the CLAT 2025 exam paper as well.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2025 - Key Features

Candidates can check the CLAT Exam Pattern important points below:

  • Passage-based questions: Except for the CLAT Quantitative Technique section, the remainder of the four sections will include passage-based questions. The CLAT English, CLAT Current Affairs, and CLAT Logical Reasoning sections will include 450-word passages. The Logical Reasoning section will have short passages of about 350 words. Each passage will be followed by a series of questions. 
  • Quantitative Techniques section: The section will include short sets of facts, propositions, graphs, pictorial representation, etc. The candidate has to derive answers from such passages, representations, etc.
  • CLAT 2025 total number of questions and marking scheme:The CLAT UG exam will contain 120 multiple-choice questions; each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Negative marking: There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for an incorrect answer.
  • Total marks: CLAT 2025 exam is conducted for 120 marks.
  • Exam difficulty level: The difficulty of the CLAT exam 2025 will be of Class 12. Questions asked in Quantitative Techniques are of Class 10 difficulty level.
  • Skills to be evaluated: The CLAT UG question paper will test the comprehension and reasoning skills of candidates. So, rote learning won't cut the ice.  

CLAT Syllabus 2025 - Overview

Candidates can check the details on CLAT Syllabus below:

  • Skills Tested - Comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of the candidate.
  • Prior knowledge of legal subjects - The CLAT Examination will test whether the candidate has the aptitude and skills required for legal education, rather than test his knowledge of legal subjects. That being said, prior knowledge may be useful for answering questions in the Current Affairs section.   
  • Sections - The question paper will have FIVE sections - 1) English Language 2) Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 3) Legal Reasoning 4) Logical Reasoning, and 5) Quantitative Techniques.
  • Duration of the exam - 2 hours
  • Types of questions asked - Multiple-choice questions
  • Number of questions - 120
  • Marking scheme - 1 mark to be awarded for a correct answer; 0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer. 
  • Mode of exam - Offline

CLAT Syllabus 2025 - Subjects & Weightage

The question paper of the CLAT 2024 exam will carry different weightage for all subjects, therefore, the candidates taking the exam need to take a look at the table below:

Section Questions Marks Weightage (%)
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 28-32 35 - 39 23.33 - 26
English Language 22-26 28 - 32 18.66 - 21.33
Logical Reasoning 22-26 28 - 32 18.66 - 21.33
Quantitative Techniques 10-14 13 - 17 8.66 - 11.33
Legal Reasoning 28-32 35 - 39 23.33 - 26
Total 120 120 100

How to Prepare for CLAT exam 2025?

Candidates must begin early in their CLAT 2025 preparation. Because there is competition for the exam and a limited number of seats available at famous NLUs, thorough CLAT preparation is necessary to achieve a good CLAT rank. One of the longest law admission tests in India is the CLAT, which assesses applicants' advanced reading, analytical, and critical thinking abilities.

CLAT 2025 Section-wise preparation tips

Candidates must understand each section before beginning their preparation. Check Section-wise tips for CLAT 2025 below:

Tips to prepare for CLAT Legal Reasoning Section 2025

The legal reasoning and aptitude component of the CLAT is one of the most crucial ones, requiring applicants to show both a fundamental comprehension of the law and the capacity for critical thought. Candidates should begin by studying the fundamentals of political science, the constitution, and the law when preparing for the CLAT legal reasoning exam. It is more important to comprehend ideas than to memorise phrases and facts.

Candidates should read legal publications, news items, editorials, and judgements in the later phases of their training. Those who study and comprehend legal scenarios and cases presented in newspapers and periodicals will be better prepared for this portion because the majority of the questions are based on those examples. Lastly, study past years' CLAT question papers to learn how the legal reasoning questions are phrased and what subjects are covered far too often.

Tips to prepare for CLAT English Language Section 2025

Not only is there a portion on English language proficiency, but the entire CLAT question paper is written in English and calls for advanced reading and comprehension skills. Concerning the English language portion, questions will be based on comprehension passages that can be found in periodicals, journals, or recent news stories.

It is recommended that candidates focus on honing their foundational grammar throughout the first phase of preparation. To increase their reading comprehension and speed, they should read journals and newspapers. It's critical to have a solid vocabulary for every CLAT section. Furthermore, there can be direct questions on CLAT English about idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, and synonyms and antonyms of terms. To complete them, candidates should allow enough time. Finally, but just as importantly, in order to pass the exam, you must practise answering comprehension-based questions.

Tips to prepare for CLAT Logical Reasoning Section 2025

The purpose of this segment is to assess candidates' critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The majority of the CLAT logical reasoning section comprises questions from comprehension paragraphs, with the exception of a few that ask candidates to make one-liner statements or conclusions. In order to answer, candidates must comprehend the arguments and make inferences, correlations, or parallels. Only with consistent practice can one be ready for logical thinking. Students are urged, however, to build a core understanding before practicing from prior papers and taking mock exams, rather than diving straight into practice papers.

Tips to prepare for CLAT Maths Section 2025

Although it only has a 10% weight, candidates for the CLAT may base their decision on this part. Despite assessing fundamental mathematical abilities, the format of the questions can be altered to resemble prose filled with numbers. However, these questions shouldn't be too challenging for kids with above-average math ability. It would be advisable to take some time to carefully read each question.

Topics covered in CLAT maths questions include sets, algebra, profit and loss, time and distance, HCF, and LCM, among others. The majority of these subjects are covered in great detail in Class 10. Thus, it is recommended that applicants stick to the foundational textbooks for elementary mathematics and regularly practise the problems. Candidates with strong math abilities have a decent possibility to excel in this section and receive all 10% of the possible points, which could have a significant effect on their performance.

Tips to prepare for CLAT General Knowledge and Current Affairs Section 2025

The general knowledge and current events component of the CLAT 2025 exam is one of the most important ones. It significantly affects legal aptitude and English. It is because the skills examined in these areas would primarily overlap rather than because the syllabus is similar in these sections. Quick reading is a crucial talent for English and legal thinking, as well as for CLAT GK and current events. There will be questions about current legal affairs in addition to some simple questions on social, political, and economic matters that are part of the CLAT current awareness exam.

Acquiring preparation for general knowledge and current affairs can be achieved very easily by referring to common study materials. For current affairs, a Lucent general information book is useful, but daily newspapers like The Hindu or The Indian Express are better. Monthly publications on the topic should be used to further solidify the preparedness for current affairs.

CLAT 2025 Preparation Strategy

In this article, we will provide you with some quick tips to prepare for CLAT:

Tip 1: Take a Fresh Look at CLAT Syllabus and Pattern

Before starting your preparation, it is important to take a fresh look at the CLAT syllabus and pattern. The exam pattern has changed over the years, and it is important to understand the new pattern and marking scheme. This will help you identify the important topics and focus on them.

Tip 2: Prepare a Proper Study Plan

CLAT is a comprehensive exam that covers a wide range of topics. To prepare for the exam, you need to create a proper study plan. Start by dividing the topics into sections and allocate time for each section. Make sure you cover all the important topics and practice as many questions as possible.

Tip 3: Practice CLAT Sample Papers and Mock Tests

Practicing CLAT sample papers and mock tests is essential to prepare for the exam. These papers will give you an idea about the exam pattern and the type of questions that may be asked. It will also help you analyze your weak and strong areas for the exam.

Tip 4: Stay Away from Studying Completely New Topics

With only one month left for the exam, it is not advisable to start studying completely new topics. Instead, focus on revising the topics you have already studied. This will help you retain the information and recall it during the exam.

Tip 5: Be Determined to Achieve Your Set Goal

Preparing for CLAT in one month requires dedication and determination. Make sure you set a goal for yourself and work towards achieving it. This will help you stay motivated and focused throughout your preparation.

Tip 6: Take Care of Your Mental and Physical Health

CLAT preparation can be a stressful and time-consuming process. Therefore, it is important to take care of your mental and physical health. Make sure you eat and sleep well, and keep your mind calm.

CLAT Admit Card 2025

The consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT Admit Card at least 15 days before the exam date. Candidates will be able to download CLAT 2025 admit card from the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. To download the CLAT hall ticket, candidates will have to enter their registration number/ application number and date of birth. Candidates will also be required to correct/ update their application form with respect to the exam centre before downloading the admit card for CLAT 2025.

How to Download CLAT Admit Card 2025?

Candidates can download the admit card for CLAT 2025 in the following ways:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the exam - https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in.

Step 2: Enter registered mobile number and password in the space provided. 

Step 3: Click on the Login button.

Step 4: Click on the Download Admit Card link given at the top right of the screen. 

Step 5: Download and save the admit card PDF on your device.

Step 6: Take at least three printouts of the admit card on an A4 sheet for future references.

OR

Step 1: Log on to the admit card portal of the CLAT Consortium - consortiumofnlus.ac.in

Step 2: Enter registration/application number and date of birth.

Step 3: Click on the Download Admit Card button.

Step 4: Download, save and print the admit card PDF.

Details on CLAT Admit Card 2025

The admit card of CLAT exam will mention CLAT 2025 exam details like: name, candidates DOB, test centre name, location, as well as test date and timings. Once candidates download their admit card, they must check all the information mentioned on the document carefully. The information given on the admit card should match with the one provided by candidates on the CLAT application form. The admit card for CLAT will contain relevant details related to candidates and the exam such as:

  • Candidate details including name, admit card number, reservation category, date of birth, guardian's name, postal address

  • Candidate’s photo and signature

  • CLAT course applied by a candidate
  • Exam details including course, date, and time of the exam

  • CLAT exam centre name, location and address

  • Reporting time for candidates at the allotted exam centre

  • CLAT exam day guidelines

CLAT 2025 Answer Key Date

The Consortium of NLUs will release the answer key of  CLAT within a few hours of conducting the examination. Candidates will be able to download the answer key for CLAT 2025 from the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The Consortium will first release the CLAT provisional answer key 2025 and then CLAT final answer key 2025. The exam authority will invite objections from candidates to identify discrepancies with respect to the question paper and CLAT answer key

How to Download CLAT 2025 Answer Key ?

Candidates can download the CLAT 2025 answer key by following the steps below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of CLAT Consortium - consortiumofnlus.ac.in 

Step 2: Click on CLAT answer key link present on the official website.

Step 3: View, download and save CLAT 2025 answer key and question paper PDF.

Link to download CLAT 2025 answer key will be provided here.

CLAT Result 2025

The Consortium of NLUs has not announced the CLAT 2025 Result Date yet. However, the Consortium is expected to announce the CLAT 2025 Result within a month after the exam. Candidates must note that CLAT results 2025 will be prepared on the basis of the final answer key. The final answer key is released after reviewing objections made by candidates. CLAT result mentioning the qualifying status of all test-takers will be available on the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates will also be able to download the scorecard by logging in.

How to Check CLAT 2025 Result?

Candidates can download the CLAT result 2025 following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Click on the result link given above
  2. A log-in window will open
  3. Fill in the following details:
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    2. Date of birth 
  4. On successful login, the results would be displayed on the screen
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CLAT cutoff 2025 

The Consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT 2025 Cutoff marks for all the participating National Law Universities after each round of counselling. Consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT cutoff marks for all the participating National Law Universities after each round of counselling.

It must be noted that CLAT 2025 Cutoffs will be released separately for the Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) courses. CLAT Cutoff 2025 Marks will also be released for each category (Open, PwD, SC, ST, OBC). The CLAT cut-off is the minimum score/rank for which a candidate is offered admission; so, those scoring marks or ranks below the cutoff would typically not get admission to their preferred law colleges.

CLAT Colleges 2025

Twenty-four national law universities (NLUs) will accept the CLAT 2025 results. The only universities outside the CLAT framework are NLU Delhi and NLU Meghalaya. More than sixty private law schools accept CLAT scores in addition to NLUs. Candidates who meet the requirements for admission and the deadlines for admission may apply to any of these CLAT colleges. The list of national law universities (NLUs) taking part in the test is provided here.

List of CLAT NLUs 2025

CLAT participating National Law Universities (NLUs)

National Law School of India University, Bangalore 

National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

National Law University, Jodhpur

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

Chanakya National Law University Patna

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi

National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU) Visakhapatnam

The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirapalli

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur

Dr B R Ambedkar National Law University Sonipat, Haryana

NLU Silvassa (w.e.f from 2023 session)

NLU Tripura (w.e.f 2024 academic session)

CLAT Counselling 2025

The counselling process of CLAT will be conducted in online mode on the official website of Consortium of NLUs; i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac. The Consortium has not announced the CLAT 2025 Counselling Dates yet. Candidates who will be shortlisted for CLAT 2025 admission process will be asked to exercise their options to accept, revise or withdraw from the seat allotment process before the last date. Those accepting or applying for seat upgrades will be asked to pay the confirmation fee to hold the seat. The admission process for CLAT 2025 is expected to conclude with five rounds of the counselling process if past year trends are followed.

CLAT 2025 counselling process is completely online including, registration, publishing of the merit list, and then seat allotment as per the preferences marked by candidates. Candidates can accept or upgrade or exit from their allotted seat in any round of counselling. Once their choice of seat is allotted then they can complete their admission by paying the counselling and admission fee as required. CLAT 2025 counselling process was conducted in five rounds.

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Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at National Law Universities (NLUs) must note that the CLAT 2025 Notification has been released. Along with the CLAT 2025 Official Notification, the Consortium has also released CLAT 2025 Important Dates too. CLAT Registr

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