Common Law Admission Test Exam

What is CLAT Exam?

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to 17 prominent National Law Universities in India.

CLAT aspirant can seek admissions in integrated under graduation programmes and post graduation programmes.

The exam is conducted every year by a National Law University (NLU) among the 17 members NLUs of the CLAT Committee. The CLAT scores are used by other private law colleges across the country and Public Sector Undertakings for admissions and recruitment respectively.

CLAT 2019 examination will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2019 (Timings 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM).


Online Registration Starts For CLAT 2019

The online application process started for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019 on the official website. Interested candidates can enrol online for CLAT till March 31, 2019. The link for online application is available on 

According to the official notification, the CLAT 2019 will be held on May 12. The exam will be held in offline or pen and paper mode. Candidates need to use their email ID and password for online registration. 

The CLAT offline exam is conducted for admission to various National Law Universities (NLUs). Candidates need to pay the application fee online. The application fee is INR 4000 and it is INR 3,500 for SC, ST and BPL category candidates. 

15 January 2019
CLAT 2019 To Be Conducted In An Offline Mode

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which is a national level entrance exam that is conducted for admission into law programmes across National Law Universities in India, will be held in an offline mode from next year. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NALSAR) decided to conduct the entrance exam in a pen and paper mode after considering the technical glitches experienced in the past few years. The Consortium took this decision at the 4th meeting held in Hyderabad. 

The Consortium has also decided that those taking the test will witness some subjective questions in the CLAT entrance exam. The organising body has also decided to increase the test centres based on the number of candidates.

CLAT 2019 will be conducted on May 12, 2019. The registrations for the exam will begin in January. Candidates are advised to go through all the important dates of CLAT, prior to preparation. Click here for CLAT exam dates.

The entrance exam is conducted to test the candidates on various aspects such as English language, general knowledge along with current affairs, elementary mathematics, legal aptitude and logical reasoning. The duration of the exam is two hours. To know more about the CLAT exam pattern, click here.

22 October 2018
CLAT 2019 To Be Conducted On May 12

National Law University Odisha, which is an organising institute for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019, is going to conduct the examination on May 12 at 3:00 pm. The institute has released an official announcement after the meeting of CLAT Core Committee Consortium at NUALS in Kochi. They have also decided to establish a permanent CLAT secretariat at NLSIU Bangalore. 

The official press release reads that the CLAT will now be conducted by the newly formed Executive Committee of the Consortium that would consist of NLSIU in Bangalore, NALSAR in Hyderabad and NLIU in Bhopal as its ex-officio members. 

CLAT is a national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to five-year integrated undergraduate law programmes and one-year postgraduate degree programmes in 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) spread across the country. Candidates should have passed class 12 or appearing for the 10+2 can apply for the undergraduate programmes. To know about the eligibility criteria, click here

CLAT is a computer-based test that consists of only objective-type questions. The duration of the exam is two hours and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The CLAT UG exam consists of sections such as general knowledge and current affairs, elementary mathematics, legal aptitude and logical reasoning. Click here to read about CLAT exam pattern

5 October 2018

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