CLAT 2020 The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to candidates in undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law courses offered at NLUs and other colleges/ universities accepting exam scores.It is conducted on a rotation basis by 19 national law universities (NLUs) of India.
Through CLAT 2020, appearing candidate can get admission in various universities in all over India. CLAT 2020 Application Form is starting from 1st January 2020.
CLAT 2020 Exam Key Dates
As per the official notification, the CLAT 2020 exam will be held on – 10th of May, 2020. Check tentative CLAT 2020 exam date .
|Start date of filling application form||1st January 2020|
|Last date of filling application form||31st March 2020|
|Last date of online fee payment||Last week of March 2020|
|Release of admit card||Third week of April 2020|
|CLAT 2020 exam date||10th May 2020|
|Answer key released date||11th May 2020|
|Objection window||12th – 15th May 2020|
|Final answer key release||18th May 2020|
|Declaration of result||24th May 2020|
|Start date of counselling process||First week of June 2020|
CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern
For the preparation of the examination, the candidate should know about the Exam Pattern. Information regarding the CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern is given below.
- Duration: 2 Hours
- Maximum Marks: 200
- Type of Questions: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
- Mode of Examination: Online
- Marking Scheme: +1 for each correct answer and -0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
|English including comprehension||40|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||50|
Eligibility Criteria for CLAT 2020
The eligibility criteria for CLAT 2020 for admission in UG and PG program are given below.
Undergraduate Program (Five Year Integrated LLB (Hons) Course)
- Candidates should be Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of (i) Forty Five percent (45%) marks in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP)/NRI/NRI sponsored categories and (ii) Forty percent (40%) marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2020 are also eligible to apply.
- Candidates should be below Twenty (20) years of age in case of Unreserved/NRI/NRI sponsored categories and below twenty-two (22) years in case of SC/ST /OBC/SAP categories as on 01st July 2020.
CLAT 2020 Application Process
Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate law courses offered by the participating NLUs need to fill the application form of CLAT 2020, which will open in online mode sometime in the second week of January. The last date to fill the application form of CLAT will be tentatively 4th week of May. The steps to fill CLAT 2020 application form is given below-
- Online registration
- Filling of the application form
- Uploading of documents
- Application fee payment
CLAT 2020 Application Fees
CLAT 2020 Admit Card
CLAT 2020 Admit Card will release in the month of May 2020. Candidate needs to check the mentioned details in the admit card first if any incorrect details are mentioned in the admit card then that candidate should immediately contact to the releasing authority of the CLAT 2020.
CLAT 2020 Result
CLAT 2020 result is expected to be released in May, 2020. The first merit list of selected candidates is expected to be released by last week of May, 2020.
CLAT results can be accessed by individually logging in to the registered account on the official CLAT website. In the result, the candidate will be able to check their score, All India Rank and category rank (if published).
CLAT Admission Process 2020
The admission process to UG and PG programs in participating universities under CLAT-2020 is completed through centralised online counselling conducted by the CLAT Consortium Office. The admission process for CLAT 2020 starts with filling of application form and then qualifying in the national-level exam. At the time of filling up the form, the candidate has to fill, in order of preference, the choice of NLUs. The seat allotment of CLAT 2020 will be done on the basis of merit-cum-preference.