The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities in India. Common Law Admission Test is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities, comprising representative universities. Several affiliate universities and organisations also use the Common Law Admission Test exam for admissions and recruitment respectively.
All admissions to the 5-year integrated Ll.B. and Ll.M. programmes that commence in the Academic Year 2024-2025 shall be through the CLAT 2024. The Consortium of NLUs has released the CLAT 2024 application form from July 1, 2023. The last date to fill the CLAT 2024 registration is November 3, 2023. CLAT 2024 exam will be conducted on December 3, 2023, in offline mode.
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Table of Contents
- 1 CLAT Details
- 2 Eligibility Criteria of CLAT 2024
- 3 CLAT Application Fee 2024
- 4 How to Apply for CLAT Exam?
- 5 Important Dates of CLAT Online Application 2024
- 6 Important Web-Links of CLAT
- 7 About CLAT Exam 2024
- 8 Syllabus of CLAT Exam
- 9 FAQs of CLAT 2024 Exam
- 10 What is the starting date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024?
- 11 What is the last date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024?
- 12 When will the Common Law Admission Test 2024 be conducted?
Name of exam: CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)
Name of exam conducting body: The Consortium of NLUs
Date of exam: December 3, 2023
Mode of application: Online
Mode of exam: Offline
Duration of exam: 2 Hours
Total marks of exam: 120 marks
Total number of questions: 120 (MCQ Based)
Participating institutes: 24 NLUs and 61 affiliated colleges
Official website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in
Helplines: email@example.com | 08047162020
Eligibility Criteria of CLAT 2024
The Common Law Admission Test 2024 qualifying criteria for UG and PG Programmes are as mentioned below.
Age Limit: There is be no upper age limit for candidates appearing for UG Programme through the CLAT 2024.
Educational Qualification: 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 case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
Age Limit: There is be no upper age limit for candidates appearing for PG Programme through the CLAT 2024.
Educational Qualification: 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.
CLAT Application Fee 2024
Interested and eligible candidates have to pay an application fee of amount as mentioned below during online submission of Common Law Admission Test application . The fee can be paid using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-challan/ UPI.
|General/ OBC||₹ 4000/-|
|SC/ ST||₹ 3500/-|
How to Apply for CLAT Exam?
Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for Common Law Admission Test may follow below mentioned steps.
|➥ Scroll down, go to Important Web-Link’s section.|
|➥ Next click on Online Application Form link and register yourself.|
|➥ Then login through Online Application Form link.|
|➥ Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.|
|➥ Make payment of application fee as per your category and submit the form.|
|➥ Take a print out of CLAT application form for future reference.|
Important Dates of CLAT Online Application 2024
|Starting Date for Online Registration & Payment of Fee||1st July 2023|
|Last Date for Online Registration & Payment of Fee||3rd November 2023|
|Date of CLAT 2024 Exam||3rd December 2023|
Important Web-Links of CLAT
|Online Application Form||Click Here|
|Official Notification||Click Here|
|Participating University List||Click Here|
|Official Website||Click Here|
About CLAT Exam 2024
Date of exam: 3rd December, 2023
Timing of exam: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)
Duration of exam: 120 minutes (02 hours )
Mode of exam: Pen & Paper-based Test
Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions
No of MCQs: 120 MCQs
Full mark: 120 Marks
Negative marking: 1/4 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Syllabus of CLAT Exam
Candidates who want to appear for the Common Law Admission Test 2024 examination must be aware about the exam syllabus. This section describes the syllabus of both Common Law Admission Test UG and PG Syllabus.
CLAT UG Syllabus
The UG-CLAT 2024 would focus on evaluating the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. Overall, it is designed to be a test of aptitude and skills that are necessary for a legal education rather than prior knowledge, though prior knowledge occasionally may be useful to respond to questions in the Current Affairs including General Knowledge section.
|Subject Area||No of questions|
|English Language||Roughly 20% of the paper|
|Current Affairs, including General Knowledge||Roughly 25% of the paper|
|Legal Reasoning||Roughly 25% of the paper|
|Logical Reasoning||Roughly 20% of the paper|
|Quantitative Techniques||Roughly 10% of the paper|
CLAT PG Syllabus
The PG-CLAT 2024 will feature an emphasis on the comprehension abilities of the students.
The paper will be based on the mandatory subjects of the undergraduate program and include Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property Law, Company Law, Public International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Labour & Industrial Law.
FAQs of CLAT 2024 Exam
What is the starting date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024?
➲ The starting date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024 is 1st July, 2023.
What is the last date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024?
➲ The last date to apply online for Common Law Admission Test 2024 is 3rd November, 2023.
When will the Common Law Admission Test 2024 be conducted?
➲ Common Law Admission Test 2024 will be held on 3rd December, 2023.