CLAT Common Law Admissions Tests 2020: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 will be held on May 10. The online application process will begin in January. CLAT Exam will be conducted for admission in Integrated LLB and LLM courses offered by 19 National Law Universities of India. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), that holds key to the top ranked national law schools of the country, will undergo changes in the question paper format for the upcoming year. The test will be held on May 10, 2020.
Consortium of National Law Universities has released the schedule of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 on its official website. The law aspirants can visit the official website of Consortium of NLUs – consortiumofnlus.ac.in – to check and download provisional CLAT Admission Test calendar.
CLAT 2020: The number of questions will be reduced from 200 to 120-150. The exam will remain off-line and for two hours. Comprehension based questions will be asked from quantitative techniques, English, current affairs, deductive reasoning and logical reasoning. CLAT will be held on May 10. The official notification regarding CLAT Entrance Exam will be released in the last week of December 2019. Online application forms for the exam will be made available on January 1, 2020.
CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2020: The CLAT will be conducted on May 10, 2020. The entire schedule of the exam will be released soon. CLAT was held for the first time in 2008 and was taken by over 40,000 candidates. The test is conducted by India’s 19 National Law Universities by rotation.
The official website clat.ac.in was started and functioning now. So, CLAT Entrance Test on May 10, Apply online from January 1 for admissions to Law Universities in India. Common Law Admission Test, CLAT dates are out. CLAT would be conducted on May 12, 2020. The online application forms for CLAT Admission Test would start from January 1, 2020, and continue until March 31, 2020. Candidates interested in applying for admissions to 19 national law universities in the country are required to apply for CLAT. CLAT dates would be confirmed in December last week.
CLAT is conducted by the consortium of National Law Universities for admissions to the bachelors in law course across India. Other details of the examination would be released when the official website. For CLAT, there are 19 national law universities that accept the score for a total of 2300+ seats at bachelor’s level.
The consortium of National Law Universities conducts CLAT – a national level entrance exam – for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes offered by 21 National Law Universities in India.
Eligibility for CLAT 2020: The actual details of CLAT 2020 are not released as yet. However, barring changes implemented from this year, any student who have completed or is appearing in his higher secondary certificate or 12th/ equivalent examination from a recognized board. Also, there was an age limit applied for the three and five years integrated courses in law but were changed by the Bar Council of India.
As per the latest notification, the upper age limit for a three-year course has been increased from 30 years to 45 years. As for the 5-year integrated course in BA LLB and MA LLB, the age limit has been increased from 20 years to 22 years. The candidates from general category are required to have scored a minimum of 45 percent in their qualifying examination to be eligible. For candidates belonging to the reserved category, the minimum requirement is 40 percent.
A. UG programmes: The candidates must have passed class 12 or its equivalent examination from a recognised board. Those students appearing for their board exams this year can also apply. To be eligible for the exam, the students should score minimum 45 per cent marks (40 per cent in case of SC and ST candidates).
B. PG programmes: The candidates must have completed a five-year integrated LLB programme or its equivalent degree from a recognised university as prescribed by the participating universities. The candidates should score a minimum of 55 per cent marks. For SC and ST candidates, it is 50 per cent. The notification does not mention any age limit in its section on eligibility criteria.
The application fee will be Rs 4,000 for general, OBC, specially-abled persons and other categories.
For SC and ST category candidates, it is Rs 3,500. The candidates can pay the fees done through debit/credit card and net banking.
CLAT- 2020 or the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 for admission to 19 national law universities’ (NLUs) undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes will be held on May 12, from 3 pm to 5 pm. Here are some important things that candidates should keep in mind for the CLAT 2020 UG or LLM programme.
The pattern of the question paper for admission to the postgraduate (LLM) course is as under:
Duration of the exam: Two hours
Maximum marks: 150
Multiple choice questions: 150 questions of one mark each Areas covered in the paper are:
- Constitutional law (50 marks)
- Jurisprudence (50 marks)
- Other subjects such as: Contract, torts, criminal law, international law, IPR (50 marks).
- 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
Applications for the exam will be available from January 13, 2020, according to a notification by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, the university organising CLAT 2020. You can check the website www.clat.ac.in for the admission forms.
List of National Law Schools that accept CLAT 2020 scores include
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata
National Law University (NLUJ), Jodhpur
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi
National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJAA), Assam
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam
The TamilNadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad
Apart from these universities, CLAT is also accepted by major Law Schools. Candidates are advised to wait for the official prospectus of CLAT 2020 for detailed information. The official website has been started for CLAT 2020..
The all India Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admission to 19 national law universities’ (NLUs) undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes will be held on May 13, 2020. Applications for the exam will be available from January 13, 2020, according to a notification by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, the university organising CLAT 2020. You can check the website www.clat.ac.in for the admission forms. CLAT- 2020 exams will be held on May 12, from 3 pm to 5 pm.Last date for submission of the admission form online with preferred NLUs listed in order of preference is March 31.
Steps to file your application:
- According to information on the website www.clat.ac.in , the CLAT- 2020 application form has to be filled online.
- It can be accessed from the CLAT-2020 website (www.clat.ac.in). Candidates have to register on the CLAT-2020 online application webpage by using their personal e-mail IDs and mobile phone number.
- To register the application, candidates have to choose the tab ‘Click here for new registration’ and enter name, email-id and mobile number. A provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and will be sent to the candidate through email and SMS.
- Candidates have to use this provisional registration number and password to log in to fill the online application.
- It’s important that candidates spell their and their parents’ names correctly and as mentioned in certificates, mark sheets and identify proof. Not doing so would disqualify candidates.
As per the schedule released on the official website, the online application process for CLAT 2020 will commence on January 1, 2020. The last date to submit the online application for CLAT 2020 will be March 31, 2020. The information available on the official website reads “CLAT 2020 exam will be conducted on 10 May 2020. Registrations will open on 1 January 2020 and remain open until 31 March 2020.”
CLAT 2020 examination will be conducted on May 10, 2020. The answer keys for the same would be released on May 11, 2020. Candidates would be able to raise objections against answer key from May 12 to 15, 2020.
Final answer key of CLAT 2020 will be released on May 18, 2020. The CLAT 2020 result will be announced on May 24, 2020.
CLAT 2020 Important Dates
|CLAT 2020 Examination||10.05.2020|
|Uploading of Answer Keys||11.05.2020|
|Last date for Objections||15.05.2020|
|Notification of Final Answer Key||18.05.2020|
|Declaration of Final Results||24.05.2020|