CLAT 2024: Application Form Available, Exam Date, Syllabus, and Pattern

CLAT Application Form 2024 – On July 1, 2023, the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) posted the CLAT 2024 application form online. Interested candidates may complete the CLAT application form until November 3, 2023. …

CLAT Application Form 2024 – On July 1, 2023, the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) posted the CLAT 2024 application form online. Interested candidates may complete the CLAT application form until November 3, 2023. The actual URL to the CLAT 2024 application form is provided below. Candidates seeking admission to national law schools must complete the CLAT 2024 application form and take the entrance exam.

Examinee’s nameCommon-Law Admission Test
Conducting SystemA consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelNational level
How to ApplyOnline
CoursesUG & PG law courses
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CLAT 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can go through the complete official CLAT exam dates below:

EventsExam Date
Online application1st week of July/August 2023
Release of Second Sample Question Set2nd week of October 2023
Second Open Campus Visit day for registered candidates2nd week of October 2023
Last date to submit the form1st week of November 2023
Last date for application fee payment2nd week of November 2023
Test city updateNovember 2023
Admit card release1st week of December 2023
Exam Date3rd December 2023
Answer KeyDecember 2023
Objection against CLAT 2024 Answer keyDecember 2023
Final answer key releaseDecember 2023
Objections against final keyDecember 2023
Result DeclarationDecember 2023
CounsellingDecember 2023

CLAT 2024 Application Form

Candidates can check out the details given below to know the complete CLAT 2024 application form details:

  • The application form will be released in first week of July/August 2023.
  • Candidates will be able to submit and fill the CLAT registration form through online mode. No offline mode will be provided.
  • For the basic registration, candidates will have to provide the details like name, email ID and mobile number.
  • Login using allotted details at the time of registration to fill out the application form.
  • Fill all the asked details in the application form carefully as once they submit the form, no correction facility will be provided.
  • Upload the scanned documents such as photograph, signature, & other required certificates.
  • To complete the application procedure, submit the application fee through online mode.
  • At last, take a hardcopy of the filled application form for further usage in admission procedure.

Application Fee:

Candidates can refer the given below pointer to know regarding the application fee:

  • The application fee will be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the fee using Credit card/ debit card/ pay wallet/ Ru Pay.
  • The application fee will be non-refundable under any circumstances.
  • We have provided the complete category wise application fee details below:
CategoryApplication Fee
General/ OBC/ SAP+ OtherRs 4000/-
SC/ STRs 3500/-
Previous year question papersRs. 500/-

How to Apply for CLAT 2024

  • Step-1: Visit the website of CLAT (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Enter the valid email ID and phone number to register.
  • Step-3: Now login using allotted details to fill the form.
  • Step-4: Start filling out the application form with necessary details.
  • Step-5: Fill the preference among all the 22 national law universities.
  • Step-6: Upload the required scanned documents as per the given specification.
  • Step-7: Pay the application fee through online mode and submit the form.
  • Step-8: Take a hardcopy of the filled form for further usage.

Check Here – How to Fill CLAT Application Form

CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to fulfill the CLAT eligibility criteria 2024 before filling out the application form:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian Nationals/ NRI/ NRI Sponsored to apply for the exam.

For UG Programme:

  • Qualifying Examination: Applying candidates must passed class 12th level from a recognized board/ university.
  • Minimum Marks: To be eligible for the exam, candidates must have scored 45% aggregate marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in the qualifying exam.
  • Age Limit: There will be no upper age limit to apply for UG law courses.
  • Appearing: The appearing candidates in class 12th level will also be eligible to apply for the entrance exam.

For PG Programme:

  • Qualifying Examination: To be eligible for PG courses, applicants must have passed LLB or 5-year integrated LLB or its equivalent from a recognized institute/ university.
  • Age Limit: No upper age limit will be there to apply.
  • Minimum Marks: For general category, candidate must have scored 50% marks and 45% marks for reserved category (ST/ST) in the qualifying exam.

CLAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Given below will be the details related to CLAT exam pattern 2024:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized through offline (Pen-paper based) mode.
  • Duration: Total 2 hours will be allotted to solve the exam.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Subjective type questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Medium: The questions will be asked in English language only.
  • Number of Questions: In UG exam, total 120 questions will be asked and 120 questions in PG exam.
  • Sections: There will be total 5 sections in the question paper for UG courses.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect response, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Following will be the marks distribution in the exam:

For UG Courses:

English Including Comprehension28-32
G.K & Current Affairs35-39
Quantitative Techniques13-17
Legal Reasoning35-39
Logical Reasoning28-32

For PG Courses:

Constitutional Law50
Other Law Subjects such as Contracts, tort, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR, etc.50

CLAT 2024 Syllabus

Those candidates who want to appear for the CLAT 2024 examination must be aware about the exam syllabus.

There is various sections in CLAT syllabus for in UG courses such as – English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

We are providing some of the topics included in each section of the exam below:

MathematicsIn this section, candidate’s knowledge related to elementary mathematics will be checked.
Legal AptitudeRules and passages of law, application of the rules and passages, etc.
General Knowledge & Current AffairsContemporary events of National and International Significance, Arts and Culture, International Affairs, Historical Events of significance.
English including comprehensionPassages, Reading, Comprehension, Inference, and Conclusion, Summary, Vocabulary, etc.
Logical ReasoningArgument- Premise and Conclusion, Inference, Relationships and Analogies, Contradictions and Equivalence, etc.

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