CLAT

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is an all India law entrance exam conducted on rotation by 21 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India for admissions to their undergraduate and postgraduate law degree programmes. The first Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) was conducted in the year 2008, the Twelfth Common Law Admission Test (CLAT - 2019) is being organized by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack.

CLAT 2019, conducted this year by the CLAT Consortium of NLUs headed by NLSIU, was held on May 26, 2019 between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. 

Eligibility for UG Programme in CLAT 2019:

CLAT 2019 Educational Qualification: Any candidate who has completed 10+2 or equivalent examination is eligible to apply for CLAT 2019 Exam. Minimum marks required for different categories are listed below:

  • 45% marks for General/ Other Backward Class (OBC)/ Specially abled persons categories
  • 40% marks for Scheduled Class (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories

Note: Candidates appearing for their Class 12th examination in March/ April 2019 are also eligible for CLAT 2019 Exam. Such candidates need to give evidence of passing their Class 12th exam at the time of admission. Candidates who fail to fulfill this will lose their right for admission through CLAT exam.

CLAT 2019 Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for CLAT 2019 Exam.

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

Verbal Ability

40

Mathematics

20

Logical Reasoning

40

General Awareness

50

Legal Aptitude

50

Total Marks

200

Total Time (min)

120

Negative Marking

0.25 marks for each wrong answer

National Law Universities (along with intake) accept CLAT scores to admit students to their five-year LLB programs every year

National Law University

Location

Intake#

National Law School of India University

Bangalore

80

NALSAR University of Law

Hyderabad

120

National Law Institute University

Bhopal

128

WB National University of Juridical Sciences

Kolkata

133

National Law University

Jodhpur

115

Hidayatullah National Law University

Raipur

187

Gujarat National Law University

Gandhinagar

187

Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University

Lucknow

178

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

Patiala

196

Chankaya National Law University

Patna

140

National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Kochi

68

National Law University Odisha

Cuttack

180

National University of Study and Research in Law

Ranchi

120

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Guwahati

60

DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University

Vishakhapatnam

120

Tamil Nadu National Law School

Tiruchirappalli

110

Maharashtra National Law University

Mumbai

60

Maharashtra National Law University

Nagpur

60

Dharmashastra National Law University

Jabalpur

120

Himachal Pradesh National Law University

Shimla

120

Students are advised to read the official brochure carefully and regularly visit the official site for the latest updates and last minutes changes.

Official Website: https://clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in/

Previous Year Paper

Mock Test