About CLAT Exam
CLAT is the Common Law Admission Test. It is conducted by a consortium of 22 National Law universities (NLUs). The CLAT exam is conducted to grant admissions to the following Under-Graduate (UG) & Post-Graduate (PG) courses:
- BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts LLB)
- BSc LLB (Bachelor of Science LLB)
- BCom LLB (Bachelor of Commerce LLB)
- BBA LLB (Bachelor of Business Administration LLB)
- BSW LLB (Bachelor of Social Work LLB)
- LLM (Master of Law).
These courses are offered by the 22 NLUs & other universities and colleges throughout the country.
The CLAT notification is released once every year with a detailed schedule of the exam and selection process.
CLAT 2021 - Important Dates
|Online Application Start||To be announced|
|Online Application End||To be announced|
|CLAT 2021 Online Exam||To be announced|
CLAT 2021 Mock Test
CLAT 2021 Mock Test has the following features:
- CLAT Online Test series with 5 mock tests
- Sectional, topics & GK Tests
- Analyse your performance using our AI-Based Detailed Performance Analysis
- These mock tests will help you identify your strong and weak areas
CLAT Online Exam Pattern
The CLAT online exam is of 150 marks. It is divided into 5 sections:
|Section||Total Questions / Marks|
|English language||150 MCQs / 150 Marks|
|Current affairs including GK|
Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
The LLM Admission Test would have 120 MCQs. It will not have a descriptive section.
Eligibility Criteria for CLAT
- There is no age limit to apply for CLAT
- Candidate must have cleared 12th or equivalent exam from any National or State Education Board. Minimum marks required are 45% for General, OBC & Specially abled candidates. 40% for SC/ST category candidates.
CLAT Online Exam Syllabus
The below-given syllabus details are as per the information provided on the official CLAT consortium website
It would include 450 words of Passages derived from contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing. The difficulty level of the passages would be of the 12th standard level. The passages would be followed by questions based on passage comprehension, inference & conclusions, the meaning of words & phrases, Passage Summary, Comparison.
Current affairs including GK:
This section would include passages derived from news, journalistic sources and other non-fiction writing. It would be followed by questions based on Contemporary events of significance from India and the world, Arts and culture, International affairs and Historical events of continuing significance.
It would contain passages related to fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. Candidates would not require legal knowledge or training to answer the questions based on these passages. The passages would check the candidates general, moral & philosophical awareness.
This section would have short passages to test the candidate's ability to identify Logical arguments, conclusions, pattern analysis, inferences, relationships and analogies of different arguments & conclusions, etc.
It would contain short sets of facts or propositions, graphs, or other textual, pictorial or diagrammatic representations of numerical information, followed by a series of questions. The level of questions would of 10th Standard.
CLAT Online Application Process
Prerequisites & Documents required
- Valid Email ID
- Valid Mobile number
- Passport size photograph
- Category certification for SC/ST/OBC candidates
- Relevant certificate for PWD candidates
- Relevant certificate for BPL candidates
- General / OBC / Specially abled & other category candidates - ₹4000/-
- SC/ST category candidates - ₹ 3500/-
How to Apply Online for CLAT
Step 1: Register on CLAT 2021 Official Website
Step 2: Validate your Mobile Number through OTP
Step 3: Login with your email-id & password
Step 4: Carefully fill the online application form.
Step 5: Submit Online Application
Step 6: Make online payment of Application fees
Step 7: Take a copy (print or pdf) of the submitted online CLAT application form.
To be announced