CLAT 2024 Notification – Common Law Admission Test
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CLAT 2024 Notification – Common Law Admission Test

CLAT 2024


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. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities, comprising representative universities. Several affiliate universities and organisations also use the CLAT 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. 

CLAT Highlights


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: clat@consortiumofnlus.ac.in | 08047162020

Eligibility Criteria of CLAT


The CLAT 2024 qualifying criteria for UG and PG Programmes are as mentioned below.

UG Programme:

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.

PG Programme:

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 CLAT application . The fee can be paid using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-challan/ UPI. 
 
Category
Application Fee
General/ OBC
Rs 4000/-
SC/ ST
Rs 3500/-

How to Apply for CLAT Exam ?

 
Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 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.
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# 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

 
CLAT Admit Card
Click Here
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 CLAT 2024 examination must be aware about the exam syllabus. This section describes the syllabus of both CLAT 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 ReasoningRoughly 25% of the paper
Logical ReasoningRoughly 20% of the paper
Quantitative TechniquesRoughly 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 CLAT 2024?

The starting date to apply online for CLAT 2024 is 1st July, 2023.

What is the last date to apply online for CLAT 2024?

The last date to apply online for CLAT 2024 is 3rd November, 2023.

When will the CLAT 2024 be conducted?

CLAT 2024 will be held on 3rd December, 2023.