Consortium of National Law University will start the application process for the CLAT 2020 from today January 1st, 2020. The information brochure has been released on the official website and the application link will get activated at 12.00 noon.

Candidates who are interested in appearing for the Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) 2020 examination can do so at the official website, and

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities.

The CLAT 2020 application process will go on until March 31st and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 10th, 2020. The other pertinent dates for CLAT 2020 are as follows:

CLAT 2020 Schedule

Activity Date
Applications Open January 1st
Application Deadline March 31st
CLAT 2020 Examination May 10th
Uploading of Answer Keys May 11th
Inviting Objections May 12th
Last date for Objections May 15th
Notification of Final Answer Key May 18th
Declaration of Final Results May 24th

CLAT 2020 had switched to offline paper-and-pen mode from online mode after the students experienced a lot of technical glitches over the past few years. This year too the exam will be conducted in offline mode.

The eligibility to appear for the CLAT 2020 UG Entrance exam is that the candidate should have cleared the 10+2 examination with a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST). For PG Entrance exam, the candidate must have LL.B Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) of marks. There is no upper age limit to appear for the CLAT exam.

Candidates are advised to go through the official notification which will be released along with the start of the application process for more details on the exam pattern, eligibility, qualification, application process among others.