CLAT 2023: Applications (Started), Exam Dates (Out), Result, Seat Allotment, CLAT 2022 Cut Off

Common Law Admission Test 2022 ( CLAT )

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CLAT 2022-2023 - The Consortium of National Law Universities will be begin the online applications for CLAT 2023 from August 08 onwards. Moreover, a detailed CLAT 2023 notification informing candidates about the detailed exam schedule, and test paper details (if any change is made in the pattern or syllabus) will also be available on the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in on the same day. The law entrance exam, Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is being held twice this year. The exam authority shared in CLAT 2022-23 notification that it will be conducting CLAT 2023 on December 18, in the same year as CLAT 2022, which was held on June 19. Candidates can keep checking this page to get latest updates about CLAT 2023 notification. CLAT exam is conducted in more than 80 test cities in India. The exam is conducted in pen-and-paper mode. Candidates need to secure a good rank and get admission into a top NLU. Know here all about CLAT exam including, exam dates, pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, and other details. 

Hear it out from Vartika Mittal- who successfully cleared CLAT PG 2022 on August 4th at 4:30 PM.

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 As per the exam analysis shared by the candidates who appeared for CLAT 2022 on June 19, the exam was moderate to easy level but lengthy. CLAT 2022 results were declared on June 24 around midnight. CLAT 2022 counselling is now over with five rounds for all participating National Law Universities. 

What is CLAT?

The national-level Common Law Admission Test (or CLAT) is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs for admission to 5-year integrated LLB (UG) and one-year LLM (PG) courses offered by 22 participating NLUs. Currently, UG courses are offered by all 22 NLUs, and PG courses are offered at 19 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. 

Latest Update:

CLAT 2022-2023 Highlights

CLAT is the only law entrance exam accepted by the 22 NLUs in India. Therefore, candidates must be know the key elements of the exam as given in the table below:

Features Details
Name of the exam  Common-Law Admission Test
Popularly known as  CLAT
Conducting body The consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) 
What is new in CLAT?

There are two CLAT exams in 2022:

- CLAT 2022 conducted on June 19, 2022 (originally scheduled for May 8)

CLAT 2023 exam, scheduled to be conducted on December 18, 2022 

Courses offered
  1. 5-year integrated LLB program
  2. One-year LLM program
Exam fee

INR 4,000 for General, OCI, PIO, PWD, NRI categories, and INR 3,500 for SC, ST, and BPL/EWS candidates

Exam mode Pen-and-paper exam
Exam duration 2 hours
CLAT 2023 exam date 18-Dec-2022
Number of applications

60,895 (2022), 70,277 (2021)  

Number of test-takers

5,6472 (2022), 62,106 (2021)

Number of seats

For UG courses - 2, 644, and for PG courses - 914

(Not including sponsored, supernumerary, NRI, and extra seats.)

To read more about CLAT score accepting institutes - Click Here

Counseling

Candidates will be shortlisted for counseling based on their CLAT 2022 scores. The number of candidates invited will be five times the number of available seats in each category.

Accepting colleges
The consortium includes 22 participating NLUs that will only accept CLAT scores for admission to 5-year LLB and one-year LLB courses.

In addition, there are 61 affiliate colleges that will offer admission on the basis of CLAT scores.  

Top-ranked participating NLU
Here are top-ranking participating NLUs as per NIRF Ranking 2021
  • NLSIU Bengaluru - Rank 1
  • NALSAR - Rank 3
  • WBNUJS Kolkata - Rank 4
To check the full list - Click Here
Exam helpdesk number  08047162020
Official website https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in/
Preparation

How to prepare for CLAT along with board exams
How to Prepare for CLAT in Class 12
CLAT 2022 rescheduled - Pros and cons, tips to approach preparation

CLAT Eligibility 2022-2023

The consortium has released the updated eligibility criteria of CLAT 2022-23 for admission to 5-year LLB and LLM courses on its official website. These criteria include parameters like academic qualification, minimum marks, age limit, etc. 

Course-wise CLAT 2022-23 eligibility criteria:

Criteria UG program PG program
Qualifying exam The candidate must have passed 10+2 or an equivalent exam The candidate must have passed the 5-year integrated or 3-year LLB exam.
Minimum marks

General - 45%

SC/ST - 40%

General - 50%

SC/ST - 45%

Age limit No upper age limit has been prescribed for UG courses. There is no upper age limit for admission to PG courses.

Note that the affiliate colleges may have different eligibility criteria from the ones mentioned above; so you need to visit the website of the concerned university to get the latest information.

To read the detailed eligibility criteria of CLAT 2022-23 - Click Here

CLAT 2023 Online Registration

The NLU Consortium will begin CLAT 2023 applications in online mode. To register for the exam, candidates need a valid email ID and phone number. Upon registration, the candidate need to fill various fields in the form like applicant details, upload documents, select the exam center, and pay the application fee. 

How to fill the CLAT 2023 application form?

  1. Registration - The candidate can register by entering their name, mobile number, and email id. Also, select and confirm a password for the newly created applicant account. 
  2. Login - Log in to access the application form.  
  3. Select the program of study - After logging in, the first thing is to select the program of study 5-year LLB or one-year LLB
  4. Fill the form - There will be different fields like personal information, communication details, qualifying examination status, exam center preferences (THREE centers can be selected in the order of preference), and reservation. All fields need to be filled.
  5. Submit the form - Once the details are duly filled, agree to the declaration, give consent and submit the form.    
  6. Pay the application fee - In the last step, pay the application fee (which is category-specific) in online mode using credit or debit cards, or net banking. Note that in addition to the exam fee, candidates will have to pay an additional INR 500 if they want to opt for previous years' question papers.

CLAT 2023 application fee will be as under:

Category

CLAT Application Fee (in INR)

General/OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO/OCI 

INR 4,000

SC/ST/BPL

INR 3,500

CLAT previous years' question papers fee

INR 500

CLAT 2023 Admit Card 

The Consortium will release the admit card for the law entrance exam, CLAT 2023 at least 10 days before the exam date. Candidates will be able to download the admit card for CLAT 2023 from the official website as per the steps below: 

  1. Go to the official website of CLAT or click here for direct link
  2. On the login window, enter the registered phone number and password to access the admit card
  3. Next, download the admit card, and cross-check all details mentioned on it.

CLAT admit card 2023 is an important document to be carried on the exam day. Candidates must carry a valid ID proof (with photo on it) along with the admit card on the exam day. 

Also read: Exam Day Tips for CLAT 2022-23 - Last minute prep tips, exam day instructions, admit card

CLAT Preparation in One Month

CLAT Syllabus 2023

The CLAT syllabus is shared by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) to inform candidates about the subjects, important topics for the pen-and-paper exam. Further, the CLAT syllabus will help you:

  • Identify the important topics
  • Check the topic-wise distribution of marks or weightage carried by various topics.

The awareness of topics that have maximum weightage in CLAT 2023 will help in preparing more effectively and increasing chances to score high. In the table below, check the subject-wise topics and the number of questions asked.

CLAT 2023 Syllabus - Subjects, subject-wise, and total questions

Here's an overview of the question paper pattern for the upcoming CLAT exam:

Subjects Number of Questions Marks Weightage (%)
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 35-39 35 - 39 23.33 - 26
English Language 28-32 28 - 32 18.66 - 21.33
Logical Reasoning 28-32 28 - 32 18.66 - 21.33
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 13 - 17 8.66 - 11.33
Legal Reasoning 35-39 35 - 39 23.33 - 26
Total 150 150 100

To Read Exam preparation tips by experts - Click Here

The key takeaway from CLAT syllabus 2022

  • The Legal Reasoning and Current Affairs sections carry maximum weightage. 
  • The second most important sections are the English and Logical Reasoning. 
  • The least important section is Quantitative Techniques 
  • While the weightage varies between sections, do not ignore any section.
  • In CLAT LLM, questions are asked from Law subjects such as Constitutional Law, Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence, and more. Check the complete CLAT syllabus for LLM.

Download complete section-wise CLAT UG syllabus in PDF format - Click Here

Download complete section-wise CLAT LLM syllabus in PDF format - Click Here

CLAT Exam Pattern 2023

The consortium has released the CLAT exam pattern mentioning details about the question paper structure such as, types of questions asked, marking scheme, and topics. Candidates appearing for CLAT 2023 can check out the detailed exam pattern below:

CLAT 2023 exam pattern - Mode, Topics, Marking Scheme, Number of Questions

Category UG program PG program
Duration Two hours Two hours
Mode Offline mode Offline mode
Type of Questions Objective-type, comprehension-based questions
Objective-type, comprehension-based questions
Number of Questions 150 120
Subjects 
  1. English Language
  2. Current Affairs, including GK
  3. Legal Reasoning
  4. Logical Reasoning
  5. Quantitative Techniques
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Other Law Subjects, including Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence.
Total Marks 150 marks 120 marks
Marking scheme

+1 mark for a correct answer. 

-0.25 marks for an incorrect answer. 

+1 mark for a correct answer. 

-0.25 marks for an incorrect answer. 

To read more on CLAT 2022 exam pattern - Click Here

CLAT Exam Centres 2023

The NLU Consortium will share the details related to CLAT 2023 exam centers along with the admission notification. Moreover, candidates will be able to select their nearest location as the CLAT 2023 exam centre for taking the exam. For CLAT 2023, the consortium arranged 131 test centres in 81 cities allover India. In 2021, the Law entrance exam was held in 84 cities across India. In each city, there were multiple test centers depending on the number of candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates could choose three test cities in order of preference in the CLAT application form. 
Also read: CLAT 2023 exam centers 

CLAT 2022-23 Exam Dates and Events

The consortium has announced the exam dates for CLAT 2022 and CLAT 2023. Refer to the table below to check the exam schedule.

Events

CLAT Exam Dates 2022

CLAT 2023 Dates

Release of admission notification 

14-Nov-2021

14-Nov-2021

Online registration starts 

01-Jan-2022

08-Aug-2022 (Monday)

Last day to submit applications 

09-May-2022

To be notified

CLAT application correction window

12-May-2022 to 30-May-2022

To be notified

Release of admit cards

06-Jun-2022 

To be notified

CLAT exam date

19-Jun-2022 (2 pm to 4 pm)

18-Dec-2022 

Release of CLAT answer key 

20-Jun-2022

To be notified

Window to raise objections

20-Jun-2022 to 21-Jun-2022

To be notified

Release of final answer key

23-Jun-2022 

To be notified

Declaration of CLAT results 

24-Jun-2022

To be notified

Commencement of counseling

25-Jun-2022 to 17-Jul-2022 (Five rounds)

To be notified

CLAT 2022-23 Preparation 

While preparing for CLAT, it is important for candidates to have a plan in mind. 

Section-wise CLAT preparation tips for UG courses:

  1. CLAT preparation tips for English Section - The difficulty level of questions in this section is the same as that of Class 12 English. The important topics in this section include Vocabulary, Antonyms/Synonyms, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, and Idioms and Phrases. Develop a habit of reading the editorial section of reputed newspapers such as The Hindu. Practice grammar questions daily and clear the basics. To read more - Click Here
  2. CLAT preparation tips for Current Affairs including GK - Regularly keep a track of all the latest news and events by reading newspapers and magazines such as The Chronicles and Outlook India. Keep a track of all important legal judgments. For GK, focus more on History and Art & Culture subjects. To read more - Click Here
  3. CLAT preparation tips for Legal Reasoning - Improve reading and analytical skills by reading newspapers and blogs related to static and current legal issues. You can also read newspaper and magazine columns by some of the prominent lawyers of India. Practice a Legal Reasoning passage daily. While practicing, do not let your biases or previous knowledge of law affect your answer. Remember that the answer to the question is present in the given passage only. To read more - Click Here
  4. CLAT preparation tips for Logical Reasoning - Few important topics to prepare for the section include Relationships, Analogies, Logical Sequences, and Arguments. Learning shortcuts to solve Logical Reasoning questions can prove extremely helpful. While attempting the passage, identify the premises and sets of arguments first. Practice at least one passage of Logical Reasoning daily. To read more - Click Here
  5. CLAT preparation tips for Quantitative Techniques - The difficulty level of questions in this section is the same as that of Class 10 Maths. To ace the section, it is important to have conceptual clarity of all the topics of the Class 10 Maths syllabus. Important topics to prepare for the section are Basic Algebra, Ratios and Proportions, Mensuration and Statistics
    Learning shortcuts to solve questions can prove helpful in this section as well. To read more - Click Here

CLAT PG Preparation Tips 

In the CLAT PG exam, questions are asked from Law subjects that are taught at the graduation level. Given below are important CLAT preparation tips for PG courses:

  • Know the CLAT syllabus and exam pattern for LLM well 
  • Read and refresh your knowledge of important judgments
  • Gain complete knowledge of important constitutional and legislative provisions
  • Practice essay writing with a clear presentation of issues, facts, arguments, and conclusions

To read CLAT PG exam preparation tips in detail - Click Here

How to Attempt CLAT 2022 Questions?

The questions asked in the CLAT exam can be grouped into three levels - easy, moderate, and tough. If candidates know the right technique to attempt passage-based questions and are prepared well, then a majority of the questions can be attempted. The tips to attempt passage-based questions in CLAT exam is given section-wise in the table below: 

How to attempt section-wise CLAT questions 2022?
How to attempt questions in CLAT English Language section How to attempt questions in CLAT Current Affairs & GK section
How to attempt questions in CLAT Legal Reasoning section How to attempt questions in CLAT Logical Reasoning section
How to attempt questions in CLAT Quantitative Techniques section -

Download CLAT Question Papers & Sample Papers

For CLAT 2023, only past 3 years question papers are relevant as per the exam pattern. Candidates can download the CLAT question papers and sample papers for current and previous years below:

Download CLAT Question Paper & Sample Paper PDFs
CLAT 2022 Question Paper 

Download CLAT 2022 UG Question Paper PDF

Download CLAT 2022 PG Question Paper PDF

CLAT 2021 question paper Click Here
Official CLAT sample paper  Click Here
CLAT 2020 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2019 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2018 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2017 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2016 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2015 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2014 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2013 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2012 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2011 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2010 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2009 question paper Click Here
CLAT 2008 question paper Click Here

CLAT Topper Tips

One of the best ways to keep yourself motivated during the preparation of the exam is by reading success stories of past years' CLAT toppers. Click on the links below to go through the preparation tips shared by previous years' CLAT toppers.

CLAT Topper Tips
CLAT 2022 Topper Interview: Harshit Gupta, secured AIR 4 CLAT PG 2022 Topper Interview: AIR 1, Samriddhi Misra
CLAT 2021 topper interview: From a doctor’s family, Manhar Bansal, AIR 1, chooses a different path CLAT 2021 topper, Sukarm, AIR 5, says improve reading speed to manage time
CLAT 2021 Topper Interview: Garima Banka, AIR 9, says take mocks most seriously CLAT 2020 Topper Interview: AIR 1, Aprajita says Regular practice, consistency is key to success
CLAT, AILET 2020 Topper Interview: Take mocks, manage time to score good, says Anhad Kaur AILET & CLAT 2019 Topper Interview: AIR 1, Saumya Singh shares prep tips
CLAT 2019 Topper Interview: AIR 2, Harsh Tomar wants to become a corporate lawyer CLAT Topper Interview 2019: AIR 5 Mouli Jain used Pomodoro technique for preparation
CLAT 2019 Topper Interview: AIR 8, Shubh Mittal wants to be a politician

CLAT 2022 Answer Keys 

The exam authority publishes CLAT answer keys soon after the examination. The answer keys mention correct options against each question asked in the question paper. Moreover, the exam authority also asks the test-takers to verify their responses with CLAT answer key, and raise objections in case there are any discrepancies. 

CLAT 2022 answer keys both provisional and final keys have been released, and the exam authority has revised some of the questions objected against the answer keys as under: 

CLAT UG Question number objected and revised  CLAT PG Question number objected and removed
Question number 22 Question number 30
Question number 28
Question number 139

CLAT Exam Analysis 2022

It is common knowledge that CLAT is one of the toughest law entrance exams in the land. But do you know the reasons why the exam is tough, or why do so many students struggle to decipher the exam code. Here we take a closer look at the CLAT exam and see the various component of the question paper that will help you crack the exam. 

  • The difficulty level of the was moderate
  • The question paper was lengthy for Logical Reasoning, and Legal Aptitude
  • There were a few tricky questions in Logical Reasoning, Legal Aptitude, and Quantitative Techniques
  • The paper was lengthy and required candidates to read through passages and questions fast. Candidates taking CLAT 2022, the exam duration was not sufficient to attempt all questions.
  • The General Knowledge section also contained many static GK but some unexpected questions based on Ukraine War, Drone Shakti, ISRO, and Corporate Social Responsibility were asked. 
  • The Quantitative Aptitude and English section were easy 

CLAT Sections

Number of MCQs

Number of Passages

Difficulty Level

English 

30  Easy 

GK including Current Affairs

35 Moderate to Difficult

Logical Reasoning

30  6 Moderate 

Legal Reasoning

40 Moderate 

Quantitative Techniques

30  Easy

Total 

165 (15 optional questions) 33 Moderate 

To read CLAT exam analysis in detail - Click Here

Here's an overview of section-wise CLAT UG exam analysis: 

CLAT 2022 Sections

Difficulty Level

Questions details

English Language

Easy

All the questions were based on the syllabus. 

Current Affairs including General Knowledge

Moderate, due to a few unexpected questions

Unexpected questions for current affairs. Some questions were based on Ukraine war, Drone Shakti, CSR for Business, ISRO etc. 

Logical Reasoning

Moderate, due to lengthy questions

A few tricky questions but lengthy section. There were short passages, and contextual. 

Legal Reasoning

Easy to Moderate, due to a few tricky questions

A few tricky questions but lengthy section. Some questions were based on Special Marriage Act, 2-3 passages based on Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Bigamy, Monism and Dualism from International Law etc. 

Quantitative Techniques 

Moderate, due to a few tricky questions

All the questions were based on the syllabus, and easy to attempt. Some questions were based on data interpretation and sufficiency. However, there were no graph based questions. 

Overall difficulty level

Moderate

Moderately difficult and lengthy questions

CLAT Cutoff 2022-23

The Consortium of NLUs releases the NLU-wise CLAT cut-off for the 5-year integrated and one-year LLM programs. The cutoffs would be category-specific and indicate the minimum marks (or ranks) one needs to secure in one's given category to be considered for admission.

CLAT cutoff 2022-23 for participating NLUs is determined considering the following points:

  • The seat intake for the program applied for admission
  • Total number of candidates seeking admission to that course
  • The CLAT 2022 merit rank of the applicants
  • Category under which admission is sought
  • NIRF Ranking (if available) of the applied NLU.

Candidates may check the previous years' CLAT cutoff here

CLAT Colleges and Seat Intake

All the National Law Universities (NLUs) in India (except  NLU Delhi) accept CLAT scores of candidates for admission to five-year integrated LLB courses and LLM courses. Check out the list of courses offered through CLAT exam along with the total seat intake at the 22 participating NLUs:
CLAT Courses Total Seat Intake at NLUs

BA LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Arts LLB Honours)

2,644

BSc LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Science LLB Honours)

BCom LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Commerce LLB Honours)

BBA LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Business Administration LLB Honours)

BSW LLB (Bachelor of Social Work LLB Honours)

LLM (Master of Laws)

914

CLAT 2023 Participating NLUs

Every year, 22 NLUs participate in the counselling and seat allotment process of CLAT exam for UG and PG course admission. Here's the list of NLUs for CLAT 2023:

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

CLAT Exam FAQs

Q. What will CLAT 2023 application form be released?

A. The online application form of CLAT 2022 is expected to begin from August 08 onwards. The last date of application will be notified in the admission notification on the same day. CLAT 2022 application form was available till May 30.

Q: When will the CLAT 2023 exam be held? 

A: The CLAT 2023 will be held on December 18, 2022 as the exam authority has decided to conduct two CLATs this year. CLAT 2022 was held on June 19 in a pen-paper based mode. 

Q: When will the CLAT 2023 exam be held? 

A: The CLAT 2023 exam is scheduled for December 18, 2022. Candidates can check all updates related to the exam on this page. 
Q. How many times is the CLAT exam conducted in a year?
A: in 2022, there will be two CLAT examinations. CLAT 2022 will be held on May 8, followed by CLAT 2023 on December 18.  
A. The candidate can download questions papers for CLAT 2022 and previous years from here

Q: Will CLAT 2023 be conducted as an online exam?

A: The CLAT 2023 for UG and PG courses will be conducted in offline, pen-and-paper-based mode. 

Q: What changes have been made in CLAT exam pattern? 

A: No changes have been made in the CLAT pattern 2023 for UG courses. The question paper will be on similar lines as previous series i.e. 150 passage-based objective-types questions of 1 mark each. In 2021, the Consortium had removed the descriptive section from the CLAT LLM exam pattern. All LLM candidates had to attempt 120 multiple-choice questions of 120 marks in a duration of two hours.

Q: Is 'Legal Aptitude' section removed from the CLAT question paper? 

A: As per the CLAT exam pattern released by the NLU Consortium, Legal Reasoning remains a part of the question paper along with Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs including General Knowledge and Logical Reasoning. 

Q: How many candidates take CLAT exam every year?

A: More than 60,000 candidates from different cities across India appear for the CLAT exam every year. For CLAT 2023, 56,472 candidates apppeared out of 60,895 registrations. In 2021, 62,106 candidates appeared for the CLAT exam. 

Q: What is CLAT exam?

A: CLAT or Common Law Admission Test is a national-level entrance exam for admission to UG and PG law courses offered by the participating NLUs. CLAT exam scores are also accepted by 61 affiliates, which are private universities, and have signed MOU with the consortium. Meanwhile, many popular PSUs use CLAT PG scores for recruitment purposes. 

Q: Which exam is more difficult - CLAT or AILET?

A: The difficulty level of CLAT is typically moderate while the  AILET paper is usually difficult, as per students' feedback and experts' views. Note that around 3000 UG and 1000 PG seats offered by the NLUs will be filled through CLAT. However, NLU Delhi conducts the AILET exam for fiilling around 120 UG seats and 80 PG seats offered by the university. Given fewer seats, competition in AILET is higher. 

Q: From where can I download the CLAT 2022 question paper?

A: Check and download the  CLAT 2022 question paper with answer key here - https://www.shiksha.com/law/articles/clat-2021-question-paper-blogId-64709

Q: Why is CLAT exam important?

A: CLAT is one of the most popular  law entrance exams for admission to top law schools in India including the 22 NLUs. Various other private law colleges and universities across India also offer admission to candidates in UG and PG law courses on the basis of CLAT scores. Therefore, with just one law entrance exam, candidates can be eligible for admission to most of the prominent law schools of India.  Apart from this, many Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs) in India accept  CLAT LLM scores for the recruitment of candidates. 

Q: What kind of questions are included in CLAT question paper?

A: The CLAT question paper for UG courses includes objective-type questions from subjects such as Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques, English and Current Affairs including General Knowledge. The CLAT paper for the LLM course includes both objective questions from law subjects such as Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, etc.

Q: Will CLAT 2022 be conducted in other languages?

A: No, the CLAT exam will be held in the English language only like in previous years. However, as per media reports, the Bar Council of India is planning to include vernacular languages as medium of paper in the coming years. 

Q: Where to apply for CLAT 2023? 

A: Candidates can apply for CLAT 2023 at the official website once the application window is enabled at - consortiumofnlus.in. The link for CLAT 2023 online application will also provided on this page. 

CLAT 2022 Contact Information

Official Address Official Phone Number Official E-mail ID
CLAT Consortium of NLU
PO Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,
Bangalore - 560 072
Karnnataka, India

08047162020

clat@consortiumofnlus.ac.in

 

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Is there any age limit for CLAT exam? Are distance regular course students eligible to sit for the entrance?

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Vinay kr Pandey

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Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. There is no age limit to apply or appear for CLAT. NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals can also apply or appear for CLAT. Minimum marks in the qualifying exam required to apply for CLAT 2023 will be 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category c...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. There is no age limit to apply or appear for CLAT. NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals can also apply or appear for CLAT. Minimum marks in the qualifying exam required to apply for CLAT 2023 will be 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category candidates. Eligibility criteria for CLAT UG :
Qualifying Examination: Must have passed class 12th from a recognised institution
Age Limit: No upper age limit
Minimum Marks: Must have secured at least 45% marks in the aggregate. For CLAT PG:
Qualifying Examination: Must have passed LL.B. From a recognised institution
Age Limit: No upper age limit
Minimum Marks: Must have secured at least 55% marks in the aggregate. Hope it helps.

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How to crack CLAT and what are the alternatives?

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Hrishabh Sahu

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Hi Arup
Start your CLAT Preparation Early. Make and follow a Study Plan. Check out the CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. Clear Your Doubts. Do Regular Revision.

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I have 7548 AIR in CLAT. Can I get admission for LLM at KIIT School of Law?

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Hrishabh Sahu

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Hey puspa it is a good rank
For information about college
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How to crack CLAT in 1st attempt?

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Hrishabh Sahu

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Hi Tanisha
For clearing exams like CLAT
Start your CLAT Preparation Early. Make and follow a Study Plan. Check out the CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. Clear Your Doubts. Do Regular Revision.

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Who can apply for CLAT? Are class 12th passed students apply for it?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

3 days ago

Dear aspirant, Yes you are eligible for CLAT UG. Eligibility criteria for CLAT UG:Qualifying Examination: Must have passed class 12th from a recognised institutionAge Limit: No upper age limitMinimum Marks: Must have secured at least 45% marks in the aggregate. CLAT 2023: The Consortium of Nation...Dear aspirant, Yes you are eligible for CLAT UG. Eligibility criteria for CLAT UG:
Qualifying Examination: Must have passed class 12th from a recognised institution
Age Limit: No upper age limit
Minimum Marks: Must have secured at least 45% marks in the aggregate. CLAT 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities is expected to start CLAT 2023 Registration soon. CNLU had earlier announced CLAT 2023 Exam Date. CLAT 2023 is to be held on Dec 18, 2022. It is for the first time that the 2022 and 2023 examinations are to be held in the same year. Candidates qualifying minimum eligibility criteria can fill CLAT 2023 Application Forms tentatively from the month of August. Check CLAT Eligibility Criteria
CNLU will release the syllabus for CLAT 2023 along with official notification. The major subjects in CLAT Syllabus will be Legal Reasoning Logical Reasoning, English Language, and Current Affairs. CLAT 2023 aspirants can also download subject or year CLAT Practice Papers to get a better understanding of the syllabus and pattern of exam. A total of 200 MCQ type questions will be asked in the paper and for every correct 1 mark will be awarded and 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. Hope it helps.

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When should I apply for CLAT? I haven't finished 12th yet.

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

3 days ago

Dear aspirant, CLAT is a national-level entrance exam. It is conducted by a consortium of NLUs for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by 22 participating NLUs. CLAT 2023 will be conducted in pen and paper mode. For CLAT UG eligibility criteria:Qualifying Examination: Mus...Dear aspirant, CLAT is a national-level entrance exam. It is conducted by a consortium of NLUs for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by 22 participating NLUs. CLAT 2023 will be conducted in pen and paper mode. For CLAT UG eligibility criteria:
Qualifying Examination: Must have passed class 12th from a recognised institution
Age Limit: No upper age limit
Minimum Marks: Must have secured at least 45% marks in the aggregate
CLAT 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities is expected to start CLAT 2023 Registration soon. CNLU had earlier announced CLAT 2023 Exam Date. CLAT 2023 is to be held on Dec 18, 2022. It is for the first time that the 2022 and 2023 examinations are to be held in the same year. Candidates qualifying minimum eligibility criteria can fill CLAT 2023 Application Forms tentatively from the month of August. CNLU will release the syllabus for CLAT 2023 along with official notification. The major subjects in CLAT Syllabus will be Legal Reasoning Logical Reasoning, English Language, and Current Affairs. CLAT 2023 aspirants can also download subject or year CLAT Practice Papers to get a better understanding of the syllabus and pattern of exam. Hope it helps.

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What is Mark required for CLAT PG exam?

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Anam hamda

Beginner-Level 3

3 days ago

If the score of the candidate is less than 50% in graduation (45% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) he or she is not eligible to apply for CAT.

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Which entrance exam can I give for LLB if I have not appeared for CLAT or any other exam? I want admission in Asian College of Law.

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Adv. Ved Vinayak

Contributor-Level 7

a week ago

ALC Admission Test (ALCAT), which will be administered by Asian Law College, is required of candidates seeking admission to BALLB and LLB degree programmes at Asian College of Law,. Candidates must take it and pass with a certain score. Exam results from the CLAT and LSAT in India are also recogn...ALC Admission Test (ALCAT), which will be administered by Asian Law College, is required of candidates seeking admission to BALLB and LLB degree programmes at Asian College of Law,. Candidates must take it and pass with a certain score. Exam results from the CLAT and LSAT in India are also recognised.

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Ishaan Mahajan

Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

Applicants seeking admission in Asian College of Law to LLB degree programs need to appear and achieve the score in the ALC Admission Test (ALCAT) to be conducted by Asian Law College.

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My CLAT rank is 44,787, May I know in which college I can get a seat for LL.B?

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Ishaan Mahajan

Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

Hello Friend, it is difficult for you to get into CLAT colleges, you can try and go for other colleges like Punjab University, Symboisis, Delhi University Law etc.

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Do B.A. LLB colleges accept CLAT scores in Chhattisgarh?

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Ishaan Mahajan

Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

The following colleges accept CLAT scores in Chhattisgarh:-
1. HNLU Raipur - Hidayatullah National Law University
2. ITM University, Raipur.

137 Institutes accepting CLAT

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