CLAT 2021; Notification, Eligibility & Application Form Details

CLAT 2021 Application Form: The Consortium of National Law Universities has announced the CLAT 2021 Notification. Therefore the interested students who want to appear for this entrance test must register within the deadline. The Online Application is online and is available at the official website www.consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Thus, here on this page, get to know the Common Law Entrance Test Notification, Eligibility & Application Form on this page.

UPDATE On 15/05/2021: The CLAT-2021 scheduled to be held on June 13, 2021 stands postponed. New date of the Test will be notified in due course. Further, the last date for submission of online application has been extended to June 15, 2021.

Overview of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Entrance TestCommon Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Organising BodyConsortium of National Law Universities
Mode of TestComputer Based Offline Test
Purpose of TestAdmission to UG & PG Law Programmes
Score / Grade Range-37.5 to 150
Duration of Test2 hours
Score / Grade Validity1 year
CategoryEntrance Test

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted for the admission to the Undergraduate and Post Graduate Programmes in law. For undergraduate programmes, the test is termed as CLAT UG while for Post Graduate Courses it is termed as CLAT PG. Below we have discussed the eligibility conditions which the interested students must posses to apply for this entrance test.

Eligibility for CLAT 2021 Application

For CLAT UG – Undergraduate Programmes10+2 or equivalent examination passed with  45% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories and 40% marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
For CLAT PG – Post Graduate ProgrammesAn LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/ OBC/ PWD/ NRI/ PIO/ OCI categories and 45% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.

Note: The Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2021 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2021 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.

Important Dates of CLAT 2021 Notification

Here are the important dates in connection to CLAT 2021, so the interested ones can refer the table below to get an overview of the schedule.

Start Date of Application1st January 2021
C;losing Date of Application15th June 2021
Test DateJune 13, 2021 ( Postponed )
Result DateUpdate Soon

How to Apply for CLAT 2021 Online ?

The application process for CLAT 2021 Registration is online at www.consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Willing candidates who want to appear for the CLAT 2021, must complete the registration within the deadline. The registration process has commenced from 1st Jan 2021 and it will continue until 15th June 2021. Here are the necessary steps which can be followed by the interested ones to fill the registration form.

Steps to Apply Online for CLAT Registration

  1. At first visit the official website at www.consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  2. Now, click on the ” CLAT 2021 ” Option on the menu.
  3. A new web page will open on the screen.
  4. Locate the registration option on the page.
  5. On the registration page, click on register option.
  6. Now, enter the details and click on register.
  7. The Registration process is complete by now.
  8. Now, the applicants should relogin to the portal using Mobile Number & OTP received.
  9. After login, enter the qualification details, select the exam and upload the details.
  10. Then proceed to pay the required application fees.
  11. After confirmation of the application fees, recheck the details and submit the form.
  12. Finally, take a print of the application submitted.

Necessary Documents Required during CLAT Online Application

The applicants should upload the following documents/certificates in pdf format during the online application for CLAT Registration.

  • Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
  • Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
  • Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category

Application Fees

CategoryFee
General/ OBC/ PwD/ NRI/ PIO/OCI categoryRs. 4000
SC /ST/ BPL categoryRs. 3500

CLAT 2021 Notification – Important Links

Here are the important links following which the applicants can easily download the details and apply within the closing date. In addition the Helpline information is also enclosed here which can be referred in case the applicants need it.

Official NotificationClick Here
Apply OnlineClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Exam Date / Admit CardClick Here
Result / Merit ListClick Here

About CLAT

Common Law Admission Test or CLAT as the name reads is a common entrance test for admission to UG & PG Programmes in Law offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. This a National Level Entry Test which is a prerequisite for admission to 22 ( Twenty two ) National Law Universities and 37 ( Thirty Seven ) Private Universities in Law Courses. CLAT 2021 is organised for Undergraduate Courses as CLAT UG and while for Post Graduate Courses as CLAT PG.

Aspirants must also know that the Public sector undertakings in India like ONGC, BHEL, Coal India, SAIL, Oil India etc. uses the CLAT Post Graduation ( CLAT PG) scores for recruitment of legal positions in the companies.

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