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CLAT 2022 Exam: First Merit List (OUT), Result (Out), Cut Off Marks 

What is CLAT?

The Consortium of National Law Universities has released an official notification on its official website confirming its revised CLAT 2022 schedule. The eligibility required to take CLAT Exam is to have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate in 12th class exams. This is defined under CLAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria available on the official website of CNLU. As CLAT 2022 is going to be conducted after a month, so candidates are under pressure of performing well but they still have enough time to solve CLAT Previous Year Question Papers to be able to increase their efficiency of solving the paper. This will also help them get a better understanding of CLAT Exam Pattern, CLAT Syllabus and the difficulty level of the exam.

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CLAT 2022 Exam Highlights

Particular

Detail

Name of the exam

Common-Law Admission Test

Popularly known as

CLAT

Conducting body

The consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs)

What is new in CLAT?

There will be two CLAT exams in 2022.

- CLAT 2022 will be conducted on June 19, 2022 (rescheduled from May 8)

- CLAT 2023 exam will be conducted on December 18, 2022

Courses offered

5-year integrated LLB program

One-year LLM program

Exam fee

Rs 4,000 (General category)

Exam mode

Pen-and-paper exam

Exam duration

2 hours

CLAT 2022 exam date

June 19, 2022

Number of applications

70,277 (2021)

Number of test-takers

62,106 (2021)

Number of seats

UG courses - 2, 644

PG courses - 914

- Not including sponsored, supernumerary, NRI, and extra seats.

Counseling

Candidates will be shortlisted for counseling based on their CLAT 2022 scores.

- The number of candidates invited will be five times the number of available seats in each category.

Accepting colleges

The consortium has 22 participating NLUs that will only accept CLAT scores for admission to 5-year LLB and one-year LLB courses.

In addition, there are 61 affiliate colleges that will offer admission based on CLAT scores.

Top-ranked participating NLU

Here are top-ranking participating NLUs as per NIRF Ranking 2021

 

NLSIU Bengaluru - Rank 1

NALSAR - Rank 3

WBNUJS Kolkata - Rank 4

Exam helpdesk number

08047162020

Official website

https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in/

What is CLAT Exam?

The Common Law Admission Test which is widely known as CLAT exam is a national level online entrance examination for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programs offered by 22 law institutions across the country. The exam is conducted by the consortium of National Law Universities. Not only the National Law University but also various private and self-financed law institutes and colleges in India accept CLAT Score in order to shortlist candidates for admission.

CLAT Key Points

  • Exam will be conducted in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based format.
  • Total No. of questions in UG and PG exam will be 150 and 120 respectively.
  • There will be 5 sections in CLAT 2022 i.e. Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, English Language, and Current Affairs.
  • CLAT LLM Syllabus consists of law subjects such as Company Law, Constitutional Law, Family Law, and many more.

CLAT 2022 Exam Dates

Particular

Detail

CLAT 2022 Exam Date

19th June 2022 (Revised)

CLAT 2023 Exam Date

18th December 2022

CLAT 2022 Registration Starts

1st January 2022

CLAT 2022 Registration Ends

9th May 2022

CLAT 2022 Admit Card Release

1st Week of June 2022

CLAT 2022 Answer Key Release

4th Week of June 2022

CLAT 2022 Result Announcement

2nd Week of July 2022

CLAT 2022 Counseling Registration

4th Week of July 2022

CLAT 2022 Registration

The NLU Consortium began CLAT 2022 Registration Procedure on 1st January 2022 and the last date to fill the application form has been extended till 9th May 2022. The CLAT Application Form has been made available through online mode and students interested in taking the exam can fill the application form by following the link given here. To register for the exam, candidates must possess a valid email id and a phone number. While registering for the exam, candidates must fill the various fields such as Name, DOB, Upload Documents, Educational Details, etc. They must also select Exam Center and process the payment of application fee while filling the form.

Below mentioned are the steps that students must follow to register themselves for the examination:

How to Apply for CLAT 2022 Exam?

Registration – Interested candidates will have to register by providing their personal and academic details. Besides, they must select and confirm a password for their newly created account.

Login – After the registration process is completed, candidates must log in to access their application form.

Select the Program – After logging in, choose the program you wish to take this exam for i.e. 5-year LLB or 1-year LLB.

Fill the Application Form – There are various fields in the exam form such as personal information, communication details, qualifying examination status, exam center preferences (THREE centers can be selected in the order of preference), and reservation.

Submit the Form – Once these exam details are completely filled, candidates must agree to the declaration and give their consent. After all this is done, candidates must submit the form.

Payment of Application Fee - This is the last step to fill CLAT 2022 Application Form. The payment of CLAT Application Fee must be done through online mode i.e. credit card, debit card or net banking. In addition to the exam fee, candidates will also be required to pay an additional amount of INR 500 if they wish to opt for previous years' question papers.

CLAT 2022 Application Fee

Category

CLAT Application Fee 2022

General/OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO/OCI

INR 4000

SC/ST/BPL

INR 3500

CLAT previous years' question papers fee

INR 500

  • CLAT Application Fee must be paid through online mode.
  • CLAT Application Fee will not be refundable in any circumstances.


Documents Upload Guidelines

While filling the online CLAT Application Form, candidates must upload the required documents as per the format mentioned below:

Document

Size

Format

Photograph

500 kB

jpg or jpeg

Signature

100 kB

jpg or jpeg

State of Domicile Certificate

1.5 MB

PDG

CLAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

As per the CLAT 2022 Eligibility defined by the Consortium of National Law Universities, the candidates with at least 45% marks in aggregate in their last qualifying examination will be considered eligible to take the national level entrance examination. Besides, 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks will be gives to candidates belonging to the reserved categories.

CLAT Eligibility Highlights

  • There is no age limit to apply or appear in CLAT Exam.
  • NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals can also apply or appear for CLAT. 

Parameter

Undergraduate Program

Postgraduate Program

Qualifying Exam

The candidate must have passed 10+2 or an equivalent exam

The candidate must have passed the 5-year integrated or 3-year LLB exam.

Minimum Marks

General - 45%

SC/ST - 40%

General - 50%

SC/ST - 45%

 

Age Limit

No upper age limit has been prescribed for UG courses.

There is no upper age limit for admission to PG courses.

CLAT Admit Card

CLAT 2022 Admit Card is made available on the official website i.e. https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in/. CLAT Admit Card is an essential document that students must carry on the date of examination. There are various details mentioned on admit card such as name, dob, exam center, exam time, exam date, type of exam, etc.

Below mentioned are the steps to download CLAT Admit Card 2022:

How to Download CLAT 2022 Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of the National Law University Consortium.
  • Navigate to and click on ‘Click Here' tab.
  • Log in to the site using your login credentials such as your registered mobile number and password.
  • Download the admit card available on the screen.
  • Take a printout of admit card and save it for future reference.

CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The consortium released CLAT Exam Pattern along with its registration form on its official website. The details mentioned on it pertain to the structure and format of the paper including type of questions asked, marking scheme, and topics one would need to prepare for the examination.

Below mentioned are the different parameters of CLAT Exam Pattern:

Category

Undergraduate Program

Postgraduate Program

Duration of the Exam

2 hours

2 hours

Mode of Exam

Offline

Offline

Types of Questions

Objective-type, comprehension-based questions

Objective-type, comprehension-based questions

No. of Questions

150

120

Sections

English Language, Current Affairs, including GK, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques

Constitutional Law, Other Law Subjects, including Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR and Jurisprudence.

 

Total Marks

150

120

Marking Scheme

+1 mark for a correct answer.

-0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

+1 mark for a correct answer.

-0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

CLAT Exam Pattern

Subjects

Marks Allotted

English

40

Current Affairs

50

Legal Reasoning

50

Logical Reasoning

40

Quantitative Techniques

20

CLAT 2022 Syllabus

CLAT Syllabus for Undergraduate and Postgraduate varies from each other as these contain different subjects. Current Affairs, Legal Reasoning, etc. are included in CLAT 2022 Syllabus for Undergraduate programs while CLAT PG Syllabus consists of Criminal Law and International Law topics. The details regarding the important topics of CLAT UG and CLAT PG syllabus are mentioned below:

CLAT 2022 Syllabus Weightage

Subjects

No. of Questions and Marks

Current Affairs & General Knowledge

35-39

English Language

28-32

Logical Reasoning

28-32

Quantitative Techniques

13-17

Legal Reasoning

35-39

Total

150

CLAT 2022 UG Syllabus

Subject

Topics Covered

CLAT English Syllabus

Passages, Reading, Comprehension, Inference, and Conclusion, Summary, Vocabulary, etc.

CLAT General Knowledge Syllabus

Contemporary Events of National and International Significance, Art and Culture, International Affairs, Historical Events of significance

CLAT Legal Reasoning Syllabus

Rules and Passages of Law, Application of the rules and passages, etc.

CLAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus

Argument - Premise and Conclusion, Inference, Relationships and Analogies, Contradictions and Equivalence, etc.

CLAT Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Basic Algebra, Mensuration, Statistical Estimation, Graphs, Numerical Information, Ratio and Proportion etc.

CLAT 2022 PG Syllabus

Subject

Topics Covered

Constitutional Law

Subject-wise and Judicial Power; Constitution of India: Framing, Doctrine, Executive Power; Constitutional Rights; Freedom Rights

Criminal Law

Elements of Crime, Group Liability, Abetment, Criminal Conspiracy, Exceptions, Attempt to Commit Offences, Offences Against Public Tranquility, Offences against Body

Torts

Classification of Torts, Trespass, Nuisance, Defamation, Liability for Misstatements, Negligence

International Law

Origin and Development of International Law and Bodies, International Law of Sea, Air, Land, Overview of International Law

Intellectual Property Rights

Nature, Definition and Scope of IPR, Trademarks Act 1999, Patents Act 1970, Copyright Act 1957, IPR in International Perspective

CLAT 2022 Preparation Books

Below mentioned are the important books for CLAT 2022 Exam to be held in June 2022:

Name of Book

Authors Name

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

Analytical Reasoning (English)

MK Pandey

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Arihant Publications

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Pearson's

CLAT 2022 Mock Test

To prepare for CLAT 2022, candidates need to practice a significant number of mock tests. There are several advantages to take the CLAT practice exam 2022: Mock tests contain similar types of questions to those asked in the exam. So, solving these problems will help candidates judge the difficultly level of CLAT 2022 and plan accordingly.

  • Mock test performance can reveal exam readiness or lack thereof. One might need to draw up their socks and work harder if they are not ready.
  • A candidate who performs well on mock tests will have more confidence going into the real examination.
  • The CLAT mock tests will educate the candidate time management techniques as well as how to get out of a tight situation by remaining calm.
  • By completing the CLAT mock test, you may develop the art of prioritizing questions effectively. Students who understand this technique will be able to answer all the questions that are a lock before going on to more challenging and uncertain ones.

CLAT previous year papers

Additionally, candidates should complete all CLAT previous year papers, particularly those that follow the new exam format. Understanding the types of questions offered in the exam and the subjects that come up frequently in the test paper might also be aided by studying the papers from the previous year. Candidates may purchase the question papers during the CLAT registration process for Rs 500.

CLAT 2022 Result

The Consortium has declared the result of CLAT 2022 in online mode on June 24, 2022. Candidates can access CLAT result 2022 by logging in using their registration/application number and date of birth. The result contains important details like sectional and overall marks, and open and category (if applicable) rank obtained in the exam. 

  • Visit the official website of CLAT and click on ‘Result' link.
  • Navigate to and click on ‘View Result'.
  • Enter your login credentials and click on submit.
  • After CLAT Result 2022 is declared, candidates will receive a provisional admission to an NLU based on their merit rank secured in CLAT 2022 Exam.
  • A merit list containing the name of the colleges will be released on the official website. Candidates can check it from there only.

Details mentioned on the CLAT 2022 result

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Category under which admission is sought
  • Program of study (UG / PG)
  • CLAT score 2022
  • CLAT All India Rank (AIR)
  • CLAT 2022 category rank (CR)

The Consortium has declared the result of CLAT 2022 in online mode on June 24, 2022. Candidates can access CLAT result 2022 by logging in using their registration/application number and date of birth. The result contains important details like sectional and overall marks, and open and category (if applicable) rank obtained in the exam. 

How to download CLAT result 2022?

  • Click on the result link (or Click here)
  • In the CLAT login window, enter the registration/application number and date of birth
  • The CLAT result 2022 would be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a printout of the result

Details mentioned on the CLAT 2022 result

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Category under which admission is sought
  • Program of study (UG / PG)
  • CLAT score 2022
  • CLAT All India Rank (AIR)
  • CLAT 2022 category rank (CR)

CLAT 2022 Merit List

Based on the results of the entrance exam, the exam officials will create and release the CLAT 2022 merit list. The CLAT merit list 2022 places candidates in order of their test scores. The tiebreaker, however, is employed to determine the merit rank when two or more candidates receive the same ranks.

CLAT Merit List 2022 - Tie-breaking procedure

  • The candidate with the highest score in the "Legal Aptitude" segment of CLAT 2022 will be put higher in the merit list.
  •  If this step is taken, the candidate who is older will receive a higher rank.
  • If there is still a tie, the merit rank of these applicants will be established by a computerized draw of lots.

 

CLAT Counseling

Below mentioned are the steps to register for CLAT Counseling after qualifying CLAT Exam.

Step 1 – Visit the official website and check the merit list of shortlisted candidates.

Step 2 – Enter your preferences for NLU and choose up to 6 NLU.

Step 3 – Process the payment of prescribed application fee online at the portal.

After the completion, seat allotment results will be announced by the concerned authority and after it, all the shortlisted candidates will be advised to confirm their seat for admission to their desired colleges. Shortlisted candidates will have 3 options:

  • Accept or Lock the seat
  • After accepting/locking the seat, upload the required documents to proceed further.
  • Process the payment of admission fee to the allotted college.
  • Submit all the important documents and process the requisite amount to the NLU.
  • Exit admission process.

 

CLAT Colleges and Seat Intake

Except for NLU Delhi, all of India's National Law Universities (NLUs) accept CLAT scores from applicants for admission to their five-year integrated LLB and LLM programmes. See the list of courses available through the CLAT exam as well as the total number of seats at the 22 participating NLUs:

CLAT Courses

Total Seat Intake at National Law Universities (NLUs)

BA LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Arts LLB Honours)

2,644

BSc LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Science LLB Honours)

BCom LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Commerce LLB Honours)

BBA LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Business Administration LLB Honours)

BSW LLB (Bachelor of Social Work LLB Honours)

LLM (Master of Laws)

914

 

CLAT 2021 Cutoff

Colleges

CLAT Cut Off 2021

CLAT Cut Off 2020

National Law School of India University

59-66

119.5 - 120.5

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research

130-135

114 - 115

National Law Institute University

351-386

107 - 108

West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences

213-260

112 - 113

National Law University Jodhpur

343-376

109 - 111

Hidayatullah National Law University

574-657

103 - 104

Gujarat National Law University

453-494

106 - 107

Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University

627-668

100 - 102

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

801-924

99 - 100

Chanakya National Law University

909-1186

95 - 96

National University of Advanced Legal Studies

826-928

99 - 100

National Law University Odisha

1023-1167

97 - 98

National University of Study and Research in Law

1051-1255

94 - 95

National Law University and Judicial Academy

1124-1556

93 - 94

Tamil Nadu National Law School

1151-1571

92 - 93

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

1180-1432

92 - 93

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

478-503

105 - 106

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

1126-1532

91 - 92

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

-

91 - 92

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur

-

87 - 88

MPDNLU, Jabalpur

-

90 - 91

HPNLU, Shimla

-

89 - 90

CLAT 2022 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 01-Jan-2022
Registration Ends on 09-May-2022
Exam Starts on 19-Jun-2022

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CLAT 2022 Eligibility

Candidates aspiring to appear for CLAT 2022 must satisfy the following requirements: 

  • Candidate must have passed Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent from a recognized Board with minimum 50% marks in aggregate
  • A relaxation of 5% will be provided to the candidates of reserved category i.e. 45% in case of SC/ST/OBC and PWD
  • Candidates who are still appearing for 10+2 equivalent exam are also eligible.
  • During the time of admission, the candidate is required to produce evidence of their passing examination.

CLAT 2022 Application Procedure

CLAT Application Process comprises the following steps:

Step 1: Creating ID

The candidate aspiring to appear for CLAT examination must select the course in which they seek to attain admission. After selecting the course, provide the required information such as their Full Name, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Date of Birth, Email ID and Mobile Number. After providing these details an application number will be generated along with the registration slip.

The Username and Password generated at this stage will be used while registration. The candidate must notice that the mobile number provided during this stage will be registered and further notifications will be sent to the same number.

While providing this information, the candidate is advised to cross-check the details as the information once saved cannot be edited later.

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Application Fees

The CLAT 2022 Registration Fees is different for the candidates of General Category and Reserved Category. The NLUs considers OBC and Other Categories under Unreserved Category.

Here are the details about CLAT 2022 Application Fees:

Unreserved/OBC/PWD and Other Categories 4000 INR
SC/ST 3500 INR
  • The above application fee includes the cost of online application form and e-brochure.
  • Previous year e-Question Papers of CLAT shall be available on the payment of Rs. 250/- only (Non-refundable / non-adjustable). For this, the mode of payment is Online only.

Fees Payment

CLAT 2019 Registration Fees can be paid through Online as well as Offline Mode of payment. 

Online Mode Includes:

  • Debit Card 
  • Credit Card
  • Net banking

Offline Mode Includes:

  • Bank Challan

CLAT 2022 Admit Card

  • CLAT 2022 admit cards were released in April 2022.
  • The admit card was issued online and no hard copies were delivered.
  • The candidates were able to download their admit card from the official website of CLAT by entering their Login id and password.

CLAT 2022 Preparation Tips

Looking at the entire preparation subject wise, here are the objectives and the work you need to put in to achieve them:

English: 

The English section will test the candidate's proficiency in English based comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling in of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc. Go through the word list of the Module, words of one letter of the alphabet per day, and tick those words that you are not familiar with. Use those words in your conversation or in any writing. Do read a good newspaper, like the Hindu, every day without fail and a news magazine like the Frontline. This, in any case, is essential for your GK preparation. You will come across words that you are not too familiar with or have not come across earlier. You have to note such words in your English notebook, look up the meaning, and do what has been given above for new words.

General Knowledge/Current Affairs:

CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The test will consist of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs).

The questions cover the following topics:

  •  English Language Comprehension
  •  Logical Reasoning
  •  General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  •  Legal Aptitude
  •  Elementary Mathematics

CLAT 2022 Syllabus

CLAT Examination is conducted through online mode.

CLAT 2019 Question Paper will comprise of 200 questions further sub-sectioned into 5 topics. 

CLAT 2019 Question paper will carry the following sub-sections:

  • English
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Mathematics
  • Legal Aptitude 
  • Logical Reasoning

English:

You will be tested in terms of vocabulary, proficiency and the usage errors made in the language across following types:

  1. Antonyms, synonyms, and analogies

         2. Idioms

         3. Phrases, fill in the blanks, cloze tests

         4.Rearrangement of sentences and words

         5. Common usage errors, spelling, use of inappropriate words

GK and Current Affairs:

News which are of importance in the national and international context for the past one year need to be understood in-depth. These

CLAT 2022 Study Material

  • Books like RS. Agarwal for Mathematics and Reasoning.
  • Universal guide to LLB  by Arihant for general preparation.
  • Books like Pratiyogita Darpan for current affairs.
  • A.P Bhardwaj is also a useful book for this exam.

CLAT 2022 Result

CLAT 2018 Result is expected to be released on May 31, 2018.

To check the result, candidates had to visit the official website of the university conducting the exam. NUALS, Kochi was the conducting body this year.

Steps to view CLAT 2019 Results:

  • Visit the official website of CLAT i.e clat.ac.in
  • Enter your email id, password, and other required information 
  • Click on the Login Link
  • Your scorecard along with CLAT 2018 Result will appear on the screen
  • Download it and save for future reference

CLAT Cut-Offs

CLAT 2019 Cut Off will soon be released by the Board after the release of CLAT 2019 Result.

Here are the details about CLAT 2018 Cut Off to provide an idea about the CLAT 2019 expected cut off

National Law University

2018 cut off

Ranking ranks

National Law University 

59

1779

National Academy of Legal Studies and research

130

5098

West Bengal National University of Judicial sciences

213

7556

NLU Jodhpur

343

8051

NLU Gujarat

453

10585

Ram Manohar Lohia NLU

627

28216

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

801

12580

Chanakya NLU

909

16614

NLU Orissa

1023

15734

 

CLAT 2022 Counseling Details

  • CLAT Committee is conducting CLAT 2022 Counselling. The Counselling has begun from the first week of June. It is an online process and candidates have to choose and lock in their preferred choices at the specified date.
  • The candidates have to also a deposit an amount of 50,000 INR to show their interest in the counseling. The candidate can drop the seat offered, lock or upgrade.He/she must have participated in the previous counseling to upgrade.
  • Candidates who withdraw before the date mentioned in the prospectus will get their counseling fee back after a deduction of 10,000 INR.
  • There will be four lists published(subject to availability). The candidates must report to the NLU selected and confirm their seat before the 30th of June.
  • The CLAT admissions office will also close on the 6th of July and no admissions will take place after that.

CLAT 2022 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their CLAT 2022 Score.

In the case of a tie, the tie will be broken in the following way:

  1. Higher marks in legal studies
  2. Elder in age
  3. A computerized draw of lots.

Intake

Category

Number of Seats

CLAT All India Seats (UG) in 19 NLUs

1308

State wise total Seats

621

Special Category Seats

235

Total Seats Under CLAT 2018 (UG)

2164

Reservation

There are reservations on the basis of domiciles.The candidates have to go to the prospectus of each National Law University to know about their reservations.Some law universities offer horizontal reservation for women.However, there are no common rules.Each university follows the rules prescribed by the state governments.

Documents to be Carried

The CLAT counseling is mostly done through an online procedure. The candidates have to lock in their choices in the month of June and report at the NLU's at the designated date.

The candidate must report with all the necessary documents listed below:

  1. CLAT admit card
  2. CLAT scorecard
  3. Class 10th Marksheet
  4. Class 12th Marksheet
  5. Category/NRI/specially abled certificates and documents must be carried. 

Test Centres

CLAT 2022 will be conducted in all major cities as mentioned below:
  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Allahabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Gandhinagar
  • Gangtok
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gorakhpur
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurgaon
  • Guwahat
  • Haldwani
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Kochi
  • Kolkata
  • Kurukshetera
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Noida
  • Patiala
  • Patna
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Srinagar
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Varanasi
  • Vijaywada
  • Visakhapatnam

Applicants

A record number of 50,000 applicants applied for the CLAT exam in 2018. This was around a 13%increase in the number of applicants from last year.

Exam Toppers

CLAT 2017 AIR- 1 - RAJAT MALOO

A science student, realisedRajat discovered his true calling after completing class 12th and decided to take up realized hiss interests didnt lie in engineering.He dropped a year, took coaching, worked hard and succeeded with flying colours as the exam topper. He stayed away from all distractions for a year and studied diligently, giving at least 6-7 hours.This was his first attempt at CLAT and AILET.He has also secured the 12th rank in AILET.He kept himself updated for GK by reading newspapers and read 'word power made easy' for the English section.

Courses Under CLAT 2022

CLAT Examination provides admission to Under Graduate as well as Post Graduate programmes.

Courses offered by the colleges accepting CLAT scores are following:

  • B. A. LLB. (Hons)
  • B. Sc. LLB (Hons)
  • BBA LLB (Hons)
  • BSW LLB (Hons)
  • B. Com. LLB (Hons)
  • LLM Programmes

The CLAT Score is accepted by 19 National Law Universities offering 632 Seats in LLM and 2352 Seats in LLB

What's New ?

According to the notification issued by the Bar Council of India, the students above 20 years of age in case of NRI/UR category and those above 22 years in the Sc/ST/PwD categories will not be eligible to apply for the undergraduate program. In a recent turn of events, the Supreme Court of India has stayed this order. The candidates above this age can apply but their final selection will be in the hands of the Supreme Court after the hearing scheduled for the third week of July. 

Top Colleges accepting CLAT 2022

Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 14,44,275 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 7,29,000 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 9,83,000 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 65,000 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 7,25,500 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 5,00,000 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 18,17,500 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 8,15,000 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: Integrated Law
Fees: Rs. 4,55,000 /-
Duration : 5 years

FAQs

  • What is the mode of CLAT exam?

It is conducted in the Online mode.

  • What is the medium of the exam?

It is conducted only in English 

  • Will I get extra sheets for rough work?

Yes, sheets will be provided at the exam center. However, no digital devices are allowed.

  • How can I get previous year questions on the CLAT website?

Candidates can get previous year questions by paying an extra 400/- INR. They will be able to download the questions but no hard copy will be provided.

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