Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a centralised national level entrance test for admissions to twenty two National Law Universities (NLU) in India. Most private and self-financed law schools in India also use these scores for law admissions. Public sector undertakings in India like ONGC, Coal India, BHEL, Steel Authority of India, Oil India etc. also use CLAT Post Graduation ( CLAT PG) scores for recruitment of legal positions in the companies. The test is taken after the Higher Secondary Examination or the 12th grade for admission to integrated under-graduate degree in Law (BA LL.B) and after Graduation in Law for Master of Laws (LL.M) programs offered by these law schools.
Age: There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
Qualifying Exam: Candidates who have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination for national or state board of education.
Minimum Percentage (%) of marks: They should have obtained minimum 45% marks if belonging to General/ Other Backward Class (OBC) / Specially-abled categories and, 40% marks if belonging to Scheduled Class (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories.
Appearing candidates: Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2020 examination.
Issue of Applications 01.01.2020
Last date for submission of applications 31.03.2020
Availability of admit card – *(Tentative) 1st or 2nd week of September 2020
Exam date *28th September 2020 (10:00 AM to 11:30 AM)
Uploading of answer keys on Consortium of NLUs website – Will be notified later
Inviting objections – Will be notified later
Notification of final answer key – Will be notified later
Declaration of the final results – Will be notified later
* Dates have been rescheduled due to Covid-19 pandemic