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CLAT 2025 Dates: The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has announced the CLAT 2025 Exam Date. The Common Law Admission Test 2025 will be conducted on December 1. The CLAT Application Process 2025 will begin from July 15, 2024. The detailed CLAT 2025 Notification was released on July 7. Candidates will be able to fill CLAT Application Form 2025 until October 15, 2024. The CLAT 2025 Exam timing is 2 pm to 4 pm. The CLAT Exam will be conducted in pen-and-paper mode. The CLAT 2025 Exam will be held in offline mode. 

All those candidates looking forward to admission to undergraduate or postgraduate law courses offered at the participating NLUs are advised to track the important dates of CLAT 2025. Candidates can check here CLAT 2025 Important Dates, CLAT 2025 application form release date, CLAT 2025 Application Dates CLAT 2025 admit card release date, CLAT 2025 Answer Key Date, CLAT 2025 Result Date and others here.

Get all updates regarding CLAT 2025 exam dates and events here

Q:   When will the CLAT 2025 exam be held?

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The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has announced the exam date of CLAT 2025. The Consortium will conduct CLAT 2025 Exam on December 1, 2024. The exam authority will publish the admission notification for CLAT 2025 with details of syllabus, exam pattern and events on the official website. 

 

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

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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 Registration Process 2025 will begin from 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:   When will the results of CLAT 2025 be declared?

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The CLAT 2025 results will be released few days after the exam. The NLU Consortium releases the CLAT Counselling Schedule 2024 along with the CLAT Result. CLAT Counselling Registration Process 2025 will be done and only those candidates who register will be allowed to appear in CLAT 2025 Counselling. CLAT Exam 2025 will be held in offline pen-paper-based mode. Candidates will be given two hours to complete the exam. CLAT 2025 exam will be conducted in more than 139 exam centers in India. Candidates need to secure a good rank in CLAT Exam 2025 to get admission into top NLUs.

 

Q:   When will CLAT 2025 application form be released?

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The online application form of CLAT 2025 will be released on July 15, 2024. The Consortium will provide time to candidates to fill the CLAT 2025 application form. The application form of CLAT 2025 will be made available at consortiumofnlus.ac.in, and candidates can fill a single application form for all participating NLUs until the October 15. Know more about CLAT 2025 application process here.

 

Important CLAT 2025 Exam Events

All those candidates who appeared in CLAT 2025 Exam can check important CLAT exam events and dates below:

CLAT 2025 Application Form Date

The Consortium has announced the CLAT 2025 application form release date. CLAT 2025 Application Dates were released along with the official notification. CLAT Application Form 2025 will be made available on the official website of CLAT; i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates can fill CLAT Application Form 2025 from July 15 to October 15, 2024. CLAT 2025 application process is common for 5-year integrated and 1-year LLM programs. Applicants can select the program of study during the application filling process. The minimum CLAT eligibility criteria 2025 for admission to the 5-year law program is 10+2 pass with a minimum of 45 per cent marks. For LLM program, the minimum requirement is a 3-year or 5-year LLB pass with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Relaxation in minimum marks applies to SC/ST candidates. The CLAT 2025 application fee is INR 4,000 for general and unreserved candidates. Whereas, the CLAT registration fee for SC, and ST candidates is INR 3,500. Candidates must ensure that they fill the application form before the CLAT registration window 2025 closes.

CLAT 2025 Admit Card Date

The CLAT Consortium has not announced the CLAT 2025 Admit Card Release Date. However, if previous years' trends are followed, the CLAT Admit Card 2025 will be released at least 15 days before the CLAT Exam. Only those candidates who have filled the CLAT Application Form properly will be issued the CLAT Hall Ticket 2025. The Admit Card of CLAT can be accessed by entering their login details i.e. mobile number and password. The CLAT Admit Card 2025 will carry details such as the candidate's name, date of birth, roll number, exam date, time and centre location. The CLAT 2025 admit card will be a mandatory document for candidates to gain entry inside the allotted exam centre. 

CLAT 2025 Exam Date

CLAT Exam Date 2025 is December 1. CLAT 2025 will be held in pen-and-paper mode. The offline-based CLAT 2025 will be conducted in 139 CLAT examination centres across the nation. Candidates will have to appear for the CLAT exam with their admit card and a valid photo ID proof. The CLAT exam 2025 is a comprehension-based test. The CLAT question paper 2025 for UG courses contains total 120 passage-based objective-type questions from five subjects - English Language, Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Current Affairs including General Knowledge and Quantitative Techniques. Check here complete CLAT exam pattern for LLM. 

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CLAT 2025 Answer Key

The Consortium will release the CLAT 2025 Answer Key Date along with the official notification. CLAT provisional answer key 2025 is expected to be out few hours after the CLAT Exam is over.  Through CLAT 2025 answer key, candidates can cross-check their responses marked against each question in the examination. Candidates who have any objection against the given answer of any question, can challenge the CLAT provisional answer key 2025 in online mode on the official website in the prescribed format. CLAT Objection Window 2025 will be opened only for few days, hence, candidates must raise objections within the given timeframe. CLAT 2025 Final Answer Key will be released once the CLAT objection window closes. The answer key will be released in online mode on the official website of the exam. 

CLAT 2025 Result 

The Consortium will declare the CLAT result once the CLAT Final Answer Key is out. The result will be announced in online mode on the official website of the law entrance exam. The result will be released in the form of a scorecard in PDF format. Candidates can download their CLAT scorecard by logging in using their application number and password/date of birth. The CLAT result and scorecard contain important details about the candidates such as their name, roll number, application number, category, total score obtained, section-wise score obtained, exam qualifying status, All India Rank (AIR) and category rank. 

CLAT 2025 Counselling

Counselling and seat allotment is the final stage of CLAT admission process, wherein all candidates who qualify for the law entrance exam will be able to participate in CLAT counselling. The counselling and seat allotment process will be centralised and completely online. Through CLAT counselling, candidates are allotted seats in respective courses and NLUs based on merit. The CLAT counselling process includes the following steps:

  • Registration
  • Seat allotment and acceptance
  • Completion of admission formalities

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Q:   CLAT Application Form 2025 can be filled offline?

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There is no option to fill out the CLAT 2025 application form in offline mode. Also, the candidate does not have the option to take printout of the online application form, fill it, and submit it at the admission office. Instead, the entire application process has to be completed online. So, to fill out the form, go the CLAT 2025 admission portal, click on the application link, and complete the application process. Note that the application form will be hosted at the CLAT 2025 web portal, which will be launched once application form opens.

 

CLAT 2025 Exam Dates & Schedule

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

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

15 Jul '24 -

15 Oct '24

CLAT 2025 online registrations

To Be Notified

CLAT 2025 Application Correction Window

01 Dec '24

CLAT 2025 exam date

DatesPast Exam Dates
To Be Notified

CLAT Fifth Allotment List 2025

To Be Notified

CLAT Fourth Allotment List 2025

To Be Notified

CLAT Third Allotment List 2025 Fee Submission

CLAT 2025 Exam Timings

The event-wise exam timings/ bell timings for CLAT 2025 will be as under:

Particulars Bell type  Timings
Entry inside the examination hall begins Long bell  1:00 pm onwards
Entry of Candidates inside the hall/ classroom Long bell 1:30 pm

Distribution of the sealed Envelopes and announcement of Instructions by the Invigilators

Short bell 1:50 pm 
Exam begins and candidates can open the seal of QB  Long bell 2:00 pm
Last chance to enter inside the exam centre Short bell 2:15 pm
Completion of 60 minutes Short bell 3:00 pm
Warning bell for 10 minutes remaining for the exam Short bell 3:50 pm
Exam ends Long bell  4:00 pm
Candidates allowed to exit from the test centre Short bell 4:15 am

Q:   What are the exam timings for CLAT 2025?

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CLAT 2025 exam timings was confirmed in admission notification. The CLAT exam will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm. The duration of CLAT exam will be two hours, and therefore, the exam authority scheduled exam on the same day for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. On the day of examination, candidates must report at least an hour before the exam timings, so as to complete frisking and check seating plan at the test centre. Know all about exam day events and test timings here - https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam-dates.

 

Q:   When should I reach the exam centre of CLAT 2025?

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All candidates must report at the allotted CLAT exam centre at least 1 hour before the commencement of the exam I. e. 1:00 PM. It may be noted that no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall 15 minutes after the commencement of the exam. Therefore, candidates are asked to reach the exam centre of CLAT on the exam day at least an hour before the exam timings for checking of documents and seating formalities. For this, candidates are asked to estimate the time required to reach the allotted test centre beforehand. They can either use Maps or visit the test centre a days in advance if it is in their the nearest city. If they need to travel to another location from their current location, such as to Delhi from Agra, then they are suggested to look for the nearest accommodation beforehand instead of starting their journey on the exam day. If they plan to start their journey on the exam day, then they were suggested to keep at least 2-3 hours for any exigency or traffic related delays. Know all about CLAT exam centre instructions here - https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam-centre.

 

Q:   Will I be allowed to enter the CLAT exam centre if I reach after reporting time?

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Candidates will not be allowed to enter the CLAT exam centre after 1:30 pm. Thus, candidates must ensure that they reach their exam centre on time. Candidates are not allowed to change their ClAT exam centre if they are late. They will have to take the test at the allotted CLAT exam centre 2024 only which is why, it is important to download the CLAT admit card as soon as it releases and make arrangements for exam centre.

Candidates will get ample time to make arrangements for the exam day, if their test centre is far off. CLAT 2025 exam will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm. The reporting time is mentioned in every candidate's admit card. It must also be noted that candidates will be allowed to take the exam only at the centre mentioned on their CLAT admit card. They will not be allowed to enter the exam centre at any other exam venue. 

 

CLAT Exam Date 2025

CLAT is one of the most competitive entrance exams for admissions to law courses including five-year integrated LLB and one-year LLM courses in law colleges in India. CLAT or Common Law Entrance Test will be held on December 1, 2024. The exam will be held in more than 139 cities listed as CLAT 2025 test centres in 22 states and UTs. The complete schedule of CLAT 2025 has been announced.

Q:   Is CLAT 2025 registration form out?

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No, the CLAT 2025 Application Form will be released on July 15. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will begin 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 only online. Only those candidates who have filled CLAT Application Form 2025 successfully, will be able to appear for the CLAT Exam. 

 

Q:   Why it is important to fill CLAT 2025 Application Form carefully?

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It is important to fil the CLAT 2025 Application Form carefully as during the CLAT Counselling 2025 the documents mentioned in the CLAT Application Form will be verified by the authorities.The exam officials ask for original documents during the counselling process. In case of any discrepancies in the information given in the application form, the candidate may be disqualified. 

Candidates must note that just meeting the eligibility criteria is no guarantee for admission, as the final CLAT seat allotment is based on the merit rank of the candidate in the online exam.

 

Q:   Can I fill CLAT application form in phases?

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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.
 

CLAT 2025 Exam Day Schedule

Check out the schedule followed on the CLAT 2025 exam day. 

Particulars Timings
Reporting begins  1:00 pm onwards
Exam begins 2:00 pm onwards
Last entry allowed 1:45 pm 
Exam ends 4:00 pm
Exiting examination halls 4:15 pm onwards

Q:   When will the admit card for CLAT be issued?

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The CLAT admit card will be released atleast 15 days before the exam. Before releasing the admit card, the exam authority will open the CLAT application correction window. For CLAT 2025, the admit card is expected on November 19 as the exam will held on December 1, 2024. Candidates can download the CLAT admit card by entering their login details on the official website. Know here all about CLAT admit card - https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam-admit-card.

 

Q:   Is CLAT 2025 hall ticket released?

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The consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT 2025 Admit Card atleast 15 days before the exam. Candidates can download CLAT 2025 admit card from the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates must note that they will not be allowed to appear in the exam without CLAT Admit Card 2025. The Consortium will issue CLAT 2025 Admit Card to only those who have filled the CLAT Application Form 2025 carefully. 

 

Q:   When can I apply for CLAT 2025?

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The Consortium of National Law Universities is expected to begin the application process of CLAT 2025 on July 7, 2024. Candidates can know about exact timeline of CLAT application process on this page - https://www.shiksha.com/law/clat-exam-application-form. Candidates can fill the CLAT 2025 application form until the last date Candidates can check the list of documents required for filling CLAT Application Form 2025 below: 

  • 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. 

 

CLAT 2025 Dates - Frequently Asked Questions

Candidates can check FAQs on CLAT 2025 below:

Q:   Will there be any break in between CLAT 2025 exam duration?

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No, the candidates were not allowed to take breaks or exit the exam centre while they are attempting CLAT exam. Candidates were allowed to drink water, eat or use the washroom only before or after the exam timings. Therefore, on the day of examination candidates should prepare themselves to sit for two hours straight without any breaks. They should use washroom right before entering the examination hall. They were allowed to carry a transparent water bottle for themselves. However, they should limit the amount of water intake to avoid taking break in between. No request to leave examination hall will be allowed by the centre officials to avoid cheating or any other activities. If you have any medical condition that requires you to take a break, it will be allowed only at prior notification and permission by the exam authority.

 

Q:   Will there be any correction window for CLAT application form?

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Yes, the Consortium of NLUs opens the CLAT application correction window 2025 for all registered candidates so they can cross-check and edit their form. Once the CLAT application correction window 2025 opens, candidates will be able to make changes in their preferred test cities, and other details. CLAT application correction window is a facility for candidates to modify their details and avoid rejection due to misinformation at the time of admission process. The option to edit applications was enabled from CLAT 2021 onwards so that candidates can to make changes in choice of test cities, their name, date of birth, preferred NLUs and reservation category, if required.

 

Q:   Will CLAT be held twice in 2025?

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In 2022, CLAT exam was held twice, I. e. on June 19 as CLAT 2022, and on December 18, 2022 as CLAT 2023. However, from 2024 onwards, CLAT exam is to be conducted once in a year only, as confirmed by the exam officials in the latest notification. Earlier, CLAT exam was conducted in May or June, but from 2024 onwards the entrance exam will be conducted in December (of preceding year to the admission year) itself for concluding admissions on time. Therefore, CLAT counselling process will be completed by May of each academic year.

 

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