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Read the complete article to know all the details of CLAT 2020.
Consortium of National Law Universities on October 5, 2020 announced the result of CLAT 2020 (Common Law Admission Test) at its official website. Candidates who appeared for CLAT 2020 examination can download their results from the link – Click Here
Consortium of National Law Universities on October 5, 2020 announced the result of CLAT 2020 (Common Law Admission Test) at its official website. Candidates who appeared for CLAT 2020 examination can download their results from the link – Click Here
NOTE : Registration for Counselling has started from today, October 7, 2020. Click Here to check the list of the candidates invited for CLAT UG 2020 Counselling.
NOTE : Registration for Counselling has started from today, October 7, 2020. Click Here to check the list of the candidates invited for CLAT UG 2020 Counselling.
Events Dates
Registration Begins 1st January 2020
Registration Ends 10th July 2020
Admit Card 1st week of August 2020
Exam Date 22nd August 2020
Announcement of Result 5th October, 2020 (Updated)
Counselling Date 7th October, 2020 (Updated)
Events Dates
Registration Begins 1st January 2020
Registration Ends 10th July 2020
Admit Card 1st week of August 2020
Exam Date 22nd August 2020
Announcement of Result 5th October, 2020 (Updated)
Counselling Date 7th October, 2020 (Updated)
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a centralized entrance exam for admission to 22 National Law Universities in India. CLAT scores can also be used by 43 other education institutes and two public sector institutes for admission.
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a centralized entrance exam for admission to 22 National Law Universities in India. CLAT scores can also be used by 43 other education institutes and two public sector institutes for admission.
The exam is taken for the admission to integrated under graduation programs in Law and after Graduation in Law for Master of Laws(LL.M) programs conducted by the law universities.
The exam is taken for the admission to integrated under graduation programs in Law and after Graduation in Law for Master of Laws(LL.M) programs conducted by the law universities.
22 NLUs and 47 other Private Universities offer admissions to various courses of law through CLAT 2020.
22 NLUs and 47 other Private Universities offer admissions to various courses of law through CLAT 2020.
Institutes Abbreviation
National Law School of India University, Bangalore NLSIU Bengaluru
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad NALSAR Hyderabad
National Law Institute University, Bhopal NLIU Bhopal
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata WBNUJS Kolkata
National Law University, Jodhpur NLU Jodhpur
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur HNLU Raipur
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar GNLU Gandhinagar
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow RMLNLU Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab RGNUL Punjab
Chanakya National Law University, Patna CNLU Patna
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi NUALS Kochi
National Law University, Odisha NLUO Odisha
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi NUSRL Ranchi
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam NLUJA Assam
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatanam DSNLU Visakhapatanam
Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirappali TNNLU Tiruchirappalli
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai MNLU Mumbai
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur MNLU Nagpur
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad MNLU Aurangabad
Himachal Pradesh National Law University , Shimla HPNLU Shimla
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur DNLU Jabalpur
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Haryana DBRANLU Haryana
Institutes Abbreviation
National Law School of India University, Bangalore NLSIU Bengaluru
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad NALSAR Hyderabad
National Law Institute University, Bhopal NLIU Bhopal
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata WBNUJS Kolkata
National Law University, Jodhpur NLU Jodhpur
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur HNLU Raipur
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar GNLU Gandhinagar
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow RMLNLU Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab RGNUL Punjab
Chanakya National Law University, Patna CNLU Patna
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi NUALS Kochi
National Law University, Odisha NLUO Odisha
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi NUSRL Ranchi
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam NLUJA Assam
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatanam DSNLU Visakhapatanam
Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirappali TNNLU Tiruchirappalli
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai MNLU Mumbai
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur MNLU Nagpur
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad MNLU Aurangabad
Himachal Pradesh National Law University , Shimla HPNLU Shimla
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur DNLU Jabalpur
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Haryana DBRANLU Haryana
Institutes Location
Alliance University, Bangalore Bengaluru, Karnataka
Amity University Noida, Uttar Pradesh
APEX University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Aryans College of Law Rajpura, Punjab
Asian Law College Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Bennett University (Times of India Group) Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
BML Munjal University Kapriwas, Haryana
Delhi Institute of Rural Development Delhi
Geeta Institute of Law Karhans, Haryana
Gitam Deemed to be University Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad & Bengaluru
Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science New Delhi
Indore Institute of Law Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Institute Of Law, NIRMA University Ahmedabad, Gujarat
ISBR Law College Bengaluru, Karnataka
ITM University Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Jaipur National University Jaipur, Rajasthan
JECRC (Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre) University Jaipur, Rajasthan
JIMS Engineering Management Technical campus School of Law Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Kalinga University Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Karnavati University, Unitedworld School of Law (UWSL) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Law College Dehradun faculty of Uttaranchal University Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Lloyd Law College Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Maharshi Law School, Maharshi University of Information Techonology Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Marwadi University Gujarat
Mahaveer Academy of Technology and Science University (MATS University) Aarang, Chhattisgarh
Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) World Peace University Pune, Maharastra
Mody University of Science and Technology Rajasthan
NIMT Institute of Method and Law (NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan) Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Raffles University Neemrana Rajasthan
Renaissance Law College Indore, Madhya Pradesh
RNB Global University Bikaner, Rajasthan
Sai Nath University Ranchi, Jharkhand
Sanskriti University Semri, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Shyam University Dausa, Rajasthan
Siddhartha Law College Dehradun, Uttarakhand
SRM Institute of Science & Technology Tamil Nadu
SRM University Delhi-NCR Sonepat, Haryana
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies (NMIMS) Deemed To be University Mumbai, Navi-Mumbai, Bannerghatta (Bengaluru MAIN CAMPUS), Koramangala (Bengaluru), Tarnaka (Hyderabad), Jadcherla Campus (Hyderabad), Shirpur (Maharastra), Indore(Madhya Pradesh) & Dhule (Maharastra)
Techno India University Kolkata, West Bengal
Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
Teri School of Advanced Studies New Delhi
ICFAI University Dehradun, Uttarakhand
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Xavier University Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Institutes Location
Alliance University, Bangalore Bengaluru, Karnataka
Amity University Noida, Uttar Pradesh
APEX University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Aryans College of Law Rajpura, Punjab
Asian Law College Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Bennett University (Times of India Group) Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
BML Munjal University Kapriwas, Haryana
Delhi Institute of Rural Development Delhi
Geeta Institute of Law Karhans, Haryana
Gitam Deemed to be University Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad & Bengaluru
Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science New Delhi
Indore Institute of Law Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Institute Of Law, NIRMA University Ahmedabad, Gujarat
ISBR Law College Bengaluru, Karnataka
ITM University Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Jaipur National University Jaipur, Rajasthan
JECRC (Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre) University Jaipur, Rajasthan
JIMS Engineering Management Technical campus School of Law Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Kalinga University Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Karnavati University, Unitedworld School of Law (UWSL) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Law College Dehradun faculty of Uttaranchal University Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Lloyd Law College Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Maharshi Law School, Maharshi University of Information Techonology Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan
Marwadi University Gujarat
Mahaveer Academy of Technology and Science University (MATS University) Aarang, Chhattisgarh
Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) World Peace University Pune, Maharastra
Mody University of Science and Technology Rajasthan
NIMT Institute of Method and Law (NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan) Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Raffles University Neemrana Rajasthan
Renaissance Law College Indore, Madhya Pradesh
RNB Global University Bikaner, Rajasthan
Sai Nath University Ranchi, Jharkhand
Sanskriti University Semri, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Shyam University Dausa, Rajasthan
Siddhartha Law College Dehradun, Uttarakhand
SRM Institute of Science & Technology Tamil Nadu
SRM University Delhi-NCR Sonepat, Haryana
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies (NMIMS) Deemed To be University Mumbai, Navi-Mumbai, Bannerghatta (Bengaluru MAIN CAMPUS), Koramangala (Bengaluru), Tarnaka (Hyderabad), Jadcherla Campus (Hyderabad), Shirpur (Maharastra), Indore(Madhya Pradesh) & Dhule (Maharastra)
Techno India University Kolkata, West Bengal
Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
Teri School of Advanced Studies New Delhi
ICFAI University Dehradun, Uttarakhand
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Xavier University Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
The courses offered by various NLUs and other Participating Institutes through CLAT 2020 are :
The courses offered by various NLUs and other Participating Institutes through CLAT 2020 are :
Academic Courses Duration
BA LLB Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BBA LLB Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BSc. LLB Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BCom. LLB Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BSW LLB Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
Academic Courses Duration
BA LLB Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BBA LLB Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BSc. LLB Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BCom. LLB Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
BSW LLB Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Legislative Law 5 years
The CLAT 2020 exam will be conducted by the CLAT Consortium. The Consortium has three permanent members- National Law School of India University, Bangalore(NLSIU), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad(NALSAR), National Law Institute, Bhopal (NLIU) and has a permanent secretariat in Bangalore in NLSIU campus.
The CLAT 2020 exam will be conducted by the CLAT Consortium. The Consortium has three permanent members- National Law School of India University, Bangalore(NLSIU), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad(NALSAR), National Law Institute, Bhopal (NLIU) and has a permanent secretariat in Bangalore in NLSIU campus.

Age Limit :

Age Limit :

No upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
No upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.

Academic Qualification :

Academic Qualification :

The candidate must have qualified (10 + 2) or equivalent Exam from a Govt. recognized Board with a minimum of –
The candidate must have qualified (10 + 2) or equivalent Exam from a Govt. recognized Board with a minimum of –

Other Criteria :

Other Criteria :

Documents required for NRI Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI sponsored Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI sponsored Candidates at the time of admission:

Click on the subjects given below to know detailed syllabus of CLAT 2020 along with best book suggestion and preparation tips.
Click on the subjects given below to know detailed syllabus of CLAT 2020 along with best book suggestion and preparation tips.
In this section, students will be given few passages each of 450 words. These passages can be of contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing.
The passages will cover the following sections:
Sections Topics
English Vocabulary Synonyms, Antonyms and Analogies
English Proficiency Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Improvement, Rearrangement of Word in Sentence, Rearrangement of Word in Paragraph, Fill in the Blanks and Cloze Tests
English Usage Errors Common Errors Spotting, Errors Inappropriate, Usage of Words and Spelling Mistakes (English Usage)
English Comprehension Types of Comprehension Based Questions and Strategies for Comprehension Based Questions

Best Books of English :

  • High School English Grammar and Composition Key by Wren & Martin
  • Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Word power made easy by Norman Lewis
  • Study Package for CLAT and LLB by A. P Bhardwaj
  • Universal Law Publishing – An imprint of LexisNexis by Manish Arora

Preparation Tips:
English is considered to be much easier than other sections of CLAT 2020. Hence, you should start you preparation with this section.

  • Start reading newspapers and magazines in order to improve your vocabulary.
  • Start practicing basic grammar rigorously using your Class 10th and 12th English Grammar textbooks. It will help you to solve common errors is the passage
In this section, students will be given few passages each of 450 words. These passages can be of contemporary or historically significant fiction and non-fiction writing.
The passages will cover the following sections:
Sections Topics
English Vocabulary Synonyms, Antonyms and Analogies
English Proficiency Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Improvement, Rearrangement of Word in Sentence, Rearrangement of Word in Paragraph, Fill in the Blanks and Cloze Tests
English Usage Errors Common Errors Spotting, Errors Inappropriate, Usage of Words and Spelling Mistakes (English Usage)
English Comprehension Types of Comprehension Based Questions and Strategies for Comprehension Based Questions

Best Books of English :

  • High School English Grammar and Composition Key by Wren & Martin
  • Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Word power made easy by Norman Lewis
  • Study Package for CLAT and LLB by A. P Bhardwaj
  • Universal Law Publishing – An imprint of LexisNexis by Manish Arora

Preparation Tips:
English is considered to be much easier than other sections of CLAT 2020. Hence, you should start you preparation with this section.

  • Start reading newspapers and magazines in order to improve your vocabulary.
  • Start practicing basic grammar rigorously using your Class 10th and 12th English Grammar textbooks. It will help you to solve common errors is the passage
This section is considered to be one of the most important part of any competitive exam.
This section tests the awareness level of candidates about the current events/ happenings in the country and worldwide.
Parts covered in this sections:
Sections Topics
General Knowledge Indian History (Ancient, Medieval & Modern)
World History
Geography
Art & Literature
Economy & Industries
Science & Technology
Current Affairs National & International News
Government Policies
Sports & Movies
Business & Economy
Awards
Science & Technology

Best Books of Current Affairs :

  • Manorama Yearbook 2020
  • Mega Yearbook 2020
  • Lucents General Knowledge (English) by Sanjeev Kumar, Renu Sinha, Manwendra Mukul, Vinay Karna, R. P. Suman
  • Concise General Knowledge 2020
  • Newpapers -The Hindu, Indian Express
  • Magazines – Pratiyogita Darpan, Manorma, India Today.
Preparation Tips:
  • One of the best way to prepare for this section is to read newspaper daily.
  • Go through previous years papers.
  • Watch newspaper regularly.
  • Participate in online quiz competitions.
  • Regularly take online mock tests.
This section is considered to be one of the most important part of any competitive exam.
This section tests the awareness level of candidates about the current events/ happenings in the country and worldwide.
Parts covered in this sections:
Sections Topics
General Knowledge Indian History (Ancient, Medieval & Modern)
World History
Geography
Art & Literature
Economy & Industries
Science & Technology
Current Affairs National & International News
Government Policies
Sports & Movies
Business & Economy
Awards
Science & Technology

Best Books of Current Affairs :

  • Manorama Yearbook 2020
  • Mega Yearbook 2020
  • Lucents General Knowledge (English) by Sanjeev Kumar, Renu Sinha, Manwendra Mukul, Vinay Karna, R. P. Suman
  • Concise General Knowledge 2020
  • Newpapers -The Hindu, Indian Express
  • Magazines – Pratiyogita Darpan, Manorma, India Today.
Preparation Tips:
  • One of the best way to prepare for this section is to read newspaper daily.
  • Go through previous years papers.
  • Watch newspaper regularly.
  • Participate in online quiz competitions.
  • Regularly take online mock tests.
In this section, candidates will be given passages of 450 words which will be related to the fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. For this section candidates are not required to have prior knowledge of law however, knowledge of general awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues may benefit you.
Parts covered in this section are :
Topics
Indian Constitution
Indian Penal Code
Indian Contract Law
Legal Terms
Family Laws
Law of Torts
Legal Maxims
Supreme Court Judgements
Legal fundamentals & terms

Best Books for Legal Reasoning :

  • Legal Awareness & Legal Reasoning by Pearson
  • Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations by Bhardwaj
  • Objective Legal Aptitude by R S Aggarwal
  • Legal Awareness Legal Reasoning by Bhardwaj
  • Legal Aptitude by RK Gupta
In this section, candidates will be given passages of 450 words which will be related to the fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. For this section candidates are not required to have prior knowledge of law however, knowledge of general awareness of contemporary legal and moral issues may benefit you.
Parts covered in this section are :
Topics
Indian Constitution
Indian Penal Code
Indian Contract Law
Legal Terms
Family Laws
Law of Torts
Legal Maxims
Supreme Court Judgements
Legal fundamentals & terms

Best Books for Legal Reasoning :

  • Legal Awareness & Legal Reasoning by Pearson
  • Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations by Bhardwaj
  • Objective Legal Aptitude by R S Aggarwal
  • Legal Awareness Legal Reasoning by Bhardwaj
  • Legal Aptitude by RK Gupta
This part is quite interesting and easy. But it requires a lot of practice to solve the problems based on logical reasoning.
Parts covered in this section are :
Sections Topics
Logical Test Statements Assumptions
Statements Assumptions
Statements Conclusions
Statements Action
Reasoning Test Direction and Distance Test
Analogy Test
Classification (Odd Man Out) Test
Coding Decoding Test
Number Test
Series Test
Alphabet Test
Blood Relations
Assertion-Reason
Time Sequence Test
Ranking

Best Books for Logical Reasoning :

  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K Pandey
  • Logical Reasoning by R K Gupta and Samiksha Gupta
  • Universal’s Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance Exams by Jain Prateek

Preparation Tips:

  • Practice regularly.
  • Solve Previous Years Question Papers.
  • Take online mock tests regularly.
This part is quite interesting and easy. But it requires a lot of practice to solve the problems based on logical reasoning.
Parts covered in this section are :
Sections Topics
Logical Test Statements Assumptions
Statements Assumptions
Statements Conclusions
Statements Action
Reasoning Test Direction and Distance Test
Analogy Test
Classification (Odd Man Out) Test
Coding Decoding Test
Number Test
Series Test
Alphabet Test
Blood Relations
Assertion-Reason
Time Sequence Test
Ranking

Best Books for Logical Reasoning :

  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K Pandey
  • Logical Reasoning by R K Gupta and Samiksha Gupta
  • Universal’s Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance Exams by Jain Prateek

Preparation Tips:

  • Practice regularly.
  • Solve Previous Years Question Papers.
  • Take online mock tests regularly.
This section requires a lot of practice. But it’s easy score marks in this section if you have practiced regularly.All the topics given in this section are equally important.
Parts covered by this section :
Section Topics
Arithmetic (Number Theory) Number Systems
Surds & Indices
Square Roots
Fractions & Decimals
HCF & LCM
Simplification
Approximations
Time & work
Ratio & Proportions
Average
Logarithms & Functions
Age Problems
Data Interpretation Graphs & Charts
Mensuration Area & Volume
Commercial Maths Profit & Loss
Simple & Compound Interest
Discounts
Percentage
Partnership

Best Books for Quantitative Techniques :

  • Quicker Maths by M.Tyra
  • Mathematics for CLAT by Shailesh Kumar
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal
  • Mathematics for CLAT & AILET by LAWGICIANS

Preparation Tips:

  • Practice Daily
  • Solve Previous Years Question Papers
  • Take online mock tests regularly
This section requires a lot of practice. But it’s easy score marks in this section if you have practiced regularly.All the topics given in this section are equally important.
Parts covered by this section :
Section Topics
Arithmetic (Number Theory) Number Systems
Surds & Indices
Square Roots
Fractions & Decimals
HCF & LCM
Simplification
Approximations
Time & work
Ratio & Proportions
Average
Logarithms & Functions
Age Problems
Data Interpretation Graphs & Charts
Mensuration Area & Volume
Commercial Maths Profit & Loss
Simple & Compound Interest
Discounts
Percentage
Partnership

Best Books for Quantitative Techniques :

  • Quicker Maths by M.Tyra
  • Mathematics for CLAT by Shailesh Kumar
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal
  • Mathematics for CLAT & AILET by LAWGICIANS

Preparation Tips:

  • Practice Daily
  • Solve Previous Years Question Papers
  • Take online mock tests regularly

Structure of Exam:

Structure of Exam:

CLAT 2020 consist of One Paper divided into five subjects :
CLAT 2020 consist of One Paper divided into five subjects :
Subject No. of Questions Weightage
English Language 28-32 20% of the paper
Current Affairs 35-39 25% of the paper
Legal Reasoning 35-39 25% of the paper
Logical Reasoning 28-32 20% of the paper
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 10% of the paper
Subject No. of Questions Weightage
English Language 28-32 20% of the paper
Current Affairs 35-39 25% of the paper
Legal Reasoning 35-39 25% of the paper
Logical Reasoning 28-32 20% of the paper
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 10% of the paper

Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern:

CLat 2020
Mode of Exam Offline
Duration 2 hours
Total no. of Questions 150
Subjects English Language, Current Affairs (including General Knowledge), Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques
Total Marks 150
Marking Scheme Correct Answer – (+1)
Wrong Answer- (-0.25)
No Response – 0

CLAT 2020
Mode of Exam Offline
Duration 2 hours
Total no. of Questions 150
Subjects English Language, Current Affairs (including General Knowledge), Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques
Total Marks 150
Marking Scheme Correct Answer – (+1)
Wrong Answer- (-0.25)
No Response – 0

Exam Day Guidelines:

Exam Day Guidelines:

Candidates must following the guidelines given below on the day of examination:
Candidates must following the guidelines given below on the day of examination:

Registration Fees:

Registration Fees:

Category Fees
General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates Rs. 4000/-
SC/ST/BPL category candidates Rs. 3500/-
Previous Year Question Papers : Rs. 500/- (not included in the Application Form Fees)
Category Fees
General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates Rs. 4000/-
SC/ST/BPL category candidates Rs. 3500/-
Previous Year Question Papers : Rs. 500/- (not included in the Application Form Fees)

Documents required for Application Form fill up:

Documents required for Application Form fill up:

How to apply ?

CLAT 2020 Registration consists of three steps:
CLAT 2020 Registration consists of three steps:

Step 1: Registration

Step 1: Registration

Step 2: Application Form Fill Up

Step 2: Application Form Fill Up

Sections Details to be filled
Personal Details
  • Full Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Nationality
  • All India Category
  • If NRI sponsored category
  • Whether the candidate is a Person with Disability (PwD)
  • Percentage of Disability (if applicable)
  • Scribe requirement (if applicable)
  • Whether Below Poverty Line (BPL)
  • State of Domicile
  • State of Residence
  • State of Nativity
Communication Details
  • Address for correspondence
  • Pin Code of correspondence address
  • Permanent Address
  • Pin Code of permanent address
  • Mobile number of the applicant
  • Alternative contact number (mobile number/ Landline number)
  • Email ID of the applicant
Academic Details
  • Qualified Exam
  • Name of Board/ University
  • Month of Passing
  • Exam Status
  • Year of passing
  • Percentage
Course Selection
  • Select the course of admission i.e. (Undergraduate or Postgraduate course in law)
If require previous years CLAT question papers
  • Yes/ No
Reservation Policy
  • General/ OBC/ PwD/ NRI/ SC/ ST/ PIO/ BPL/ OCI
CLAT exam centre preference
  • Select 3 cities as per your order of preference
NLU preference
  • Mark NLUs in order of preference from most preferred to least preferred
Sections Details to be filled
Personal Details Full Name
Gender
Date of Birth(DOB)
Father's name
Mother's name
Nationality
All India category
If NRI sponsored category
Whether the candidate is a Person with Disability (PwD)
Percentage of disability (if applicable)
Scribe requirement (if applicable)
Whether Below Poverty Line (BPL)
State of domicile
State of residence
State of nativity
Communication Details Address for correspondence
Pin of correspondence address
Permanent address
Pin of permanent address
Mobile number of the applicant
Alternative contact number (mobile number/ Landline number)
Email ID of the applicant
Academic Details Qualified exam
Name of board/ university
Month of passing
Exam status (appearing/ appeared or passed)
Year of passing
Percentage
Course Selection Select the course of admission i.e. (Undergraduate or Postgraduate course in law)
If require previous years CLAT question papers Yes/ No
Reservation category General/ OBC/ PWD/ NRI/ SC/ ST/ PIO/ BPL/ OCI
CLAT exam centre preference Select 3 cities as per your order of preference
NLU preference Mark NLUs in order of preference from most preferred to least preferred

Step 3: Payment of Application Fees

Step 3: Payment of Application Fees

How to download CLAT 2020 Admit Card ?

How to download CLAT 2020 Admit Card ?

NOTE: In case photo or signature is not visible clearly on admit card, then the candidate must carry two printouts of the admit card. He/ she should paste his/her recent color passport size photographs and sign them.
NOTE: In case photo or signature is not visible clearly on admit card, then the candidate must carry two printouts of the admit card. He/ she should paste his/her recent color passport size photographs and sign them.

Details mentioned on CLAT 2020 Admit Card:

Details mentioned on CLAT 2020 Admit Card:

Section-wise Expected Cut Offs

Section-wise Expected Cut Offs

After analyzing previous years UG and PG papers of CLAT, experts have shared the expected cut offs for CLAT 2020 for UG courses as given below:
Sections Expected Marks Total Marks
English 28-30 40
Current Affairs 30-35 50
Quantitative Techniques 12-15 20
Legal Aptitude 35-40 50
Logical Aptitude 28-30 40
After analyzing previous years UG and PG papers of CLAT, experts have shared the expected cut offs for CLAT 2020 for UG courses as given below:
Sections Expected Marks Total Marks
English 28-30 40
Current Affairs 30-35 50
Quantitative Techniques 12-15 20
Legal Aptitude 35-40 50
Logical Aptitude 28-30 40

Tie Breaking Policy

In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be made by the following procedure and order as under-
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be made by the following procedure and order as under-
CLAT 2020 Counselling Process will start on 7th October 2020.
CLAT 2020 Counselling Process will start on 7th October 2020. (Updated)
(Updated)
CLAT Counselling consists of 5 steps which have been enumerated below:
CLAT Counselling consists of 5 steps which have been enumerated below:

Step 1 : Publication of 1st Merit List

Step 1 : Publication of 1st Merit List

Step 2 : Payment of Counselling Fees

Step 2 : Payment of Counselling Fees

After the payment of the counselling fees, candidates will have exercise any one of the following options:

After the payment of the counselling fees, candidates will have exercise any one of the following options:

(i) Candidates can simply not deposit the Counselling Fees. This will automatically drop their names from the merit list.
(i) Candidates can simply not deposit the Counselling Fees. This will automatically drop their names from the merit list.
(ii) Or else candidates can choose an option “Withdrawal” before final seat allotment list i.e. during the 4th round of CLAT Counselling.
(ii) Or else candidates can choose an option “Withdrawal” before final seat allotment list i.e. during the 4th round of CLAT Counselling.
CLAT Fees Refund Policy : All those candidates who will opt out of the counselling process at any stage or who have been allocated a seat in a particular NLU, but did not join the institute will be refunded Rs. 40,000. In both these cases, the Consortium of National Law Universities will deduct Rs. 10,000/- as a processing fee. However, if a candidate exercises withdrawal after the specified time period then the whole amount will be fortified.
CLAT Fees Refund Policy : All those candidates who will opt out of the counselling process at any stage or who have been allocated a seat in a particular NLU, but did not join the institute will be refunded Rs. 40,000. In both these cases, the Consortium of National Law Universities will deduct Rs. 10,000/- as a processing fee. However, if a candidate exercises withdrawal after the specified time period then the whole amount will be fortified.

Step 3 : Publication of 2nd Merit List & additional Waiting List

Step 3 : Publication of 2nd Merit List & additional Waiting List

Step 4 : Publication of 3rd Merit List

Step 4 : Publication of 3rd Merit List

Step 5 : Completion of Admission formalities of NLUs

Step 5 : Completion of Admission formalities of NLUs

Documents required for verification at Allotted Institutes :

Documents required for verification at Allotted Institutes :

The following documents will be required for verification at the allotted candidates :
The following documents will be required for verification at the allotted candidates :
NOTE : Candidates must carry scanned copies of the above mentioned documents alongwith the original copies.
NOTE : Candidates must carry scanned copies of the above mentioned documents alongwith the original copies.

Documents required for NRI Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI sponsored Candidates at the time of admission:

Documents required for NRI sponsored Candidates at the time of admission:

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