Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most coveted of all the law entrances in India after Class XII. CLAT journey started in 2008 and today more than 45,000 students write the entrance every year to secure a seat in one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore-the Harvard of the East.
CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 21 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University-Delhi, which has their own process to select the students.
Registration Closes: 15 April 2019
Date of Exam: 26 May 2019
To be eligible for CLAT, the candidates must have secured:
(a) Forty-five percent (45%) marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII or equivalent) in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.
(b) Forty Percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2019 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2019 offline examination. However, they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
There is no age limit for CLAT
CLAT 2019 will be held from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on 26th May 2019.
CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern
CLAT is a test of one's aptitude and reasoning abilities. It comprises of five sections namely: Verbal Ability, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude.
Each question carries 1 mark and for every incorrect attempt, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
|Subject/Section||No. of Questions|
|Total Time (min)||120|
|Negative Marking||0.25 marks for each wrong answer|
CLAT 2019 result is expected to be released in June, 2019. The first merit list of selected candidates is expected to be released by Mid June 2019.