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NLUS CLAT 2020 Common Law Admission Test :

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Organisation : Consortium of National Law Universities
Exam Name : CLAT 2020 Common Law Admission Test
Applicable For : Seeking admissions in Law Colleges
Last Date : 10th July, 2020
Exam Date : 22nd August 2020
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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 around the country.

Related / Similar Exam : NLUS CLAT 2021 Exam

CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities.


UG :
** There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
** As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 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 / OCI categories
** 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;
** Higher age;
** Computerised draw of lots.

** An LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Forty-Five percent (45%) 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.

How To Apply?

** The online enrollment for CLAT 2020 will open on 1st January 2020 and close on 10th July, 2020.
** The applications has to be submitted ONLINE only from website.
** The date of examination is 22nd August 2020.
** The CLAT 2020 examination will be held in ONLINE mode
** The candidates are first required to register themselves at the CLAT 2020 website by using personal mobile number and e-mail Id.
** Upon registration, an OTP will be sent to the given mobile number for validation.
** Once your mobile number is validated, you can login using your mobile number and the password you provided at the time of registration.
** Please fill the form carefully.
** The Name of the candidate and the parents should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/Mark sheets/Identity proof.
** Any change/alteration found may disqualify your candidature.
** No alteration/editing in the online application form can be done after successful submission/final submission of the form.
** The information once furnished by the candidate with regard to the category to which the candidate belongs, the preference for the NLUs and the Centre of the Entrance Test submitted by the candidates through online application mode shall be final and no change whatsoever, shall be allowed thereafter under any circumstances.
** The candidates are required to read the instructions carefully and furnish correct and authentic information.
** The candidate shall fill his/her preference order for all 22 NLUs at the time of online application itself. No change shall be allowed in the preference once the form is submitted by the candidate.

Documents Required

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

** The original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University in the form and manner as specified by the respective universities at the time of admission.
** The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.
** All documents/certificates should be uploaded in pdf format only.

Application Fee

** Application fees can be paid only online.
** Application fee for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates : Rs.4,000/-
** Application fee for SC/ST/BPL category candidates: Rs.3,500/-
** The cost of previous years’ question papers is Rs.500/- (not included in the CLAT 2020 application fee of Rs.4,000/- or Rs.3,500/- as the case may be.)
** The candidates themselves will have to bear the bank transaction charges for remitting the fee online.
** The actual bank transaction charges will be displayed in the payment gateway page after you choose the mode of payment.
** Application Fees is non-refundable.


** Indian Nationals/NRIs/PIO/OCI seeking admission in either of the UG programmes shall appear in CLAT 2020.
** Foreign Nationals need not appear for the test
** The application form, complete in all respects and after payment of fees must be finally submitted on or before 10th July, 2020 (11:59 P.M.).
** Incomplete application forms shall not be considered. The candidates shall fill and submit the application form well in time to avoid last minute hassles.
** The CLAT Office or the organizing University shall in no case be responsible for any incomplete information or misinformation or inconvenience faced by the candidate in this regard.
** For any information relating to the 22 NLUs, the candidate may refer to the e-brochure of the respective Institutions available in the Consortium website.
** For NRI/Foreign National seats, the applicants are advised to refer to the e-brochures as well as the websites of the respective NLUs for more details.
** All NRI Category candidates have to appear for the CLAT 2020 examination for those NLUs where such category is admitted through CLAT 2020 rankings and not admitted directly by the concerned Universities.

Admit Card/ Hall Ticket

The Admit Card/Hall ticket can be downloaded by the candidate by logging into his/her account. The exact date on which the hall tickets will be made available will be intimated on the website.

Important Dates

Registrations are open since 1st January, 2020 and will remain open until 10th July, 2020. The exam will be conducted on 22nd August 2020.


For registration related queries:
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Call : 08047162020
10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days

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