Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an entrance exam for admissions to Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate degree programmes in law across India. CLAT 2020 will be held in the month of May. It is held by the Law Univeristies every year for their respective law programmes.
CLAT 2020 Participating NLU’s:-
1. NALSAR Hyderabad
2. NLIU Bhopal
3. WBNUJS Kolkata
4. NLU Jodhpur
5. HNLU Raipur
6. GNLU Gandhinagar
7. RMLNLU Lucknow
8. RGNUL Punjab
9. CNLU Patna
10. NUALS Kochi
11. NLUO Odisha
12. NUSRL Ranchi
13. NLUJA Assam
14. DSNLU Visakhapatanam
15. TNNLU Tiruchirappalli
16. MNLU Mumbai
17. MNLU Nagpur
18. MNLU Aurangabad
19. HPNLU Shimla
20. MPDNLU Jabalpur
CLAT 2020 Eligibility:-
UG Programme -
10+2 or an equivalent examination, the candidates must have secured
Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCIcategories
Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2020 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT 2020 exam;
Computerised draw of lots.
There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
PG Programme -
An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty five percent (55%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/May 2020 are also eligible to apply.
No upper age limit is prescribed for appearing in CLAT 2020.
CLAT Registration / Application Form
CLAT 2020 Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online at website:- https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in
Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application -
Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
Signature of the candidate
Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category
Relevant certificate for your respective State of Domicile
Application Fee -
General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates - Rs.4,000/-
SC/ST/BPL category candidates - Rs.3,500/-
Application fees can be paid only online.
CLAT Application Form
CLAT 2020 Pattern:-
Mode - OFFLINE
CLAT UG 2020 Pattern -
Subject - Marks -
English including comprehension - 40 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) - 20 Marks
Legal Aptitude - 50 Marks
Logical Reasoning - 40 Marks
Maximum Marks - 200
Duration - 02:00 Hours
Type - 200 Multiple Choice questions of one mark each
Negative Marking - 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer.
CLAT PG 2020 Pattern -
Subject - Marks -
Constitutional Law - 40 Marks
Other Law Subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence - 60 Marks
Subjective Questions - 50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks)
Maximum Marks - 150
Duration - 02:00 Hours
Type - 100 Multiple Choice questions of one mark each
Negative Marking - 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
After getting the paper pattern and syllabus, the exam seems a lot easy right, but caution. Cracking CLAT has never been so easy. Try to solve previous years’ papers as there is no better way to prepare for the exam. Read English passages and practise grammar questions. This exercise will surely help you to improve your proficiency in the language. Try to keep constant touch with current affairs by reading newspapers daily.
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