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CLAT 2026 Exam Date: Check Complete Schedule

CLAT 2026 Exam Date: Check Complete Schedule

Edited By Sansar Singh Chhikara | Updated on Jun 11, 2024 02:43 PM IST | #CLAT

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will tentatively conduct the CLAT 2026 exam on December 06, 2025. The CLAT 2026 exam date notification will be released around June 2025. Candidates preparing for the CLAT 2026 exam should keep abreast of the complete schedule covering the dates for various events including examination, registration, admit card, result etc. CLAT registration will begin in the first week of July 2025, at its official website, Read the complete article to know more about CLAT 2026 dates, and various crucial events related to the examination.

When will CLAT 2026 be conducted?

The Consortium of NLUs usually conducts the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam on the first Sunday in the month of December. Considering this, the CLAT 2026 exam is expected to be held on December 06. 2025. The CLAT exam will be held in offline mode, and the exam timings will be from 2 pm to 4 pm. Candidates can check the complete schedule below.

CLAT 2026 Dates


Date (Tentative)

CLAT notification release date

Third week of May, 2025

Release of CLAT 2026 application form

First week of July 2025

Last date to apply

November 2025

Release of CLAT 2026 admit cards

Last week of November, 2025

CLAT 2026 exam date

December 06, 2025

Announcement of CLAT result

Third week of December, 2025

CLAT 2026 Important Events — Highlights

CLAT Notification 2026

The consortium usually holds a meeting of its governing body in March-April and announces the NLU admissions through CLAT notification. The notification also mentions the CLAT 2025 exam date and any changes in the governing body, including announcing the convenor for CLAT 206.

CLAT 2026 Application Form

The registrations for CLAT exam 2026 will begin tentatively in the first week of July 2025. The CLAT 2026 application form will be available online at the official website, Eligible candidates can register themselves using their mobile number and email address. The application form for CLAT 2026 can be filled in fives steps as mentioned below.

  • Enter personal information - name, date of birth, photo, phone number, email, caste status etc.

  • Communication details - Provide a current and permanent address

  • Education - Enter school education details and college education details if applicable

  • Select exam centres - Candidates can select three exam centres in the order of preference. The CLAT exam will be held in 130+ test centres across the country, the complete list of exam centres will be displayed on the application form only.

  • Provide reservation details - Candidates have to select NLUs based on their preferences. Some of the NLUs also offer domicile reservation for which candidates can provide their reservation status.

  • Submit CLAT application form and fees - The application fee for CLAT 2026 is Rs. 4000 for general candidates and Rs. 3500 for SC/ST/BPL candidates

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CLAT Admit Card 2026

The consortium will issue the admit cards for CLAT around 10 days before the exam. The CLAT 2026 admit card is mandatory for appearing in the exam. Candidates can download their hall tickets using CLAT registration ID/mobile number and password/date of birth.

CLAT Exam Dates and Key Details

As mentioned above, CLAT 2026 exam date will likely be December 06. The CLAT 2026 will be an offline exam where candidates will be provided with question booklets and OMR sheets. The CLAT question paper will have 120 questions from various topics mentioned in the syllabus. The CLAT syllabus has five sections — English language, general knowledge and current affairs, maths, legal aptitude, and logical reasoning. The distribution of questions and marks for CLAT 2026 is given below.

CLAT 2026 Answer Key

The answer key is released either in the late evening, on the day of examination or on the next day. CLAT answer key will be hosted on its official website, The initial answer key will be provisional and candidates will have the opportunity to raise their objections against it. CLAT final answer key 2026 will be released subsequently after taking into consideration the validity of objections.

CLAT Results 2026

The consortium will announce the CLAT 2026 results around the third week of December. Usually, CLAT results are announced along with the final answer key. Candidates will be able to download CLAT scorecards online from the login portal. The result of CLAT mentions roll number, marks obtained by the candidate, all-India rank and category rank.

Along with the CLAT results 2026, the consortium will also prepare an invite list. Candidates included in the CLAT invite list will be eligible for participation in the counselling. The details of CLAT counselling and dates are announced separately.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the syllabus of CLAT PG 2026?

The syllabus of CLAT 2026 has five sections. These are English, maths, legal reasoning, logical reasoning and general knowledge with current affairs.

2. How many questions will be asked in CLAT 2026?

The CLAT 2026 exam will have 120 questions. All questions will be multiple choice type.

3. What is the CLAT 2026 registration date?

The CLAT 2026 registration will begin in the first week of July.

4. The CLAT 2026 registration will begin in the first week of July.

CLAT 2026 will be conducted only once a year. It will be held in December 2025.

5. Is CLAT 2026 tough?

CLAT is undoubtedly one of the most difficult law entrance exams. Considering the vastness of the syllabus, the CLAT exam remains moderately challenging for students.


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Questions related to CLAT

Have a question related to CLAT ?

Hello aspirant,

Yes, you can definitely give clat exam in 2026 as according to the guidelines a student passed or appearing in class 12 th can give clat exam. So you are definitely eligible for clat in 2026.

I wish you all the best for your future journey.

Work hard!

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.


Yes, you are eligible for CLAT exam if you have cleared your class 12 examination from a recognized board with minimum of 45% marks. For SC/ST category students, only 40% aggregate score is required to be eligible for this exam. In addition, students who are currently in their class 12 and are due to pass out in 2025 are also eligible to apply.

For more information, please visit the website by clicking on the link given below:

Hope this information will help you. Best wishes ahead!


To prepare for the CLAT exam:

1. Focus on Legal Aptitude, English Language, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Quantitative Techniques, and Legal Reasoning.

2. Practice solving mock tests and previous papers.

3. Stay updated with current affairs and legal developments.

Hope this helps,

Thank you

Hii There,

Yes, after completing a B.Sc. degree from any recognized university, you are eligible to apply for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admission to various National Law Universities (NLUs) in India for their integrated LLB programs. You can also pursue a traditional LLB program (3-year) from any university that offers it, provided you meet their specific eligibility criteria. It's important to check the individual university's or college's eligibility requirements for their LLB program.

I hope this answers your question.


Hello aspirant,

Hope you are doing great.

As per your question, NO you are not eligible to give CLAT exam this year. Because the eligibility criteria for the CLAT exam provides that, you need to complete your 12th grade and during the filling of application form for the CLAT, you need to put your marks, and without completing 12th you cannot get your marks.

Hope this helps!

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125 toffees cost Rs. 75, Find the cost of one million toffees if there is a discount of 40% on the selling price for this quantity.


Option: 1


Option: 2

Rs. 3,20,000

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14. Find the present value (in Rs.) of Rs.3000 due after 5 years at 10% p.a. simple interest.

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24. Raju took a loan at 8% per annum simple interest for a period of 5 years. At the end of five years he paid Rs.10640 to clear his loan. How much loan did he take?

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'A' carelessly left an iron pole across a public road 300 m from that spot was a traffic signal indicating speed limit to be 20 kmph. B, riding a scooter at 80 kmph, noticed the protrusion from a distance, but still could not avoid it, collided with the pole and was injured. In an action by B against A.

Option: 1

B will lose as he was driving very fast

Option: 2

B will lose for some other reasons

Option: 3

B will succeed, because A was careless

Option: 4

B will succeed, because A could have avoided the mishap by putting up a warning

'A' was having a get together with his old friends and on his friend's suggestions, he consumed some alcohol. On his way back to home at night, 'A' heard some footsteps and turning back, he imagined he saw a figure moving towards him with a spear. In fact, it was only a man, 'B' with an umbrella, who was telling 'A' to walk carefully since 'A' appeared to be unsteady. However, 'A' proceeded to attack 'B' with an iron rod leading to grave injuries to 'B'. Is 'A' guilty of causing grievous hurt to 'B'?

Option: 1

No, 'A' is not guilty because in his intoxicated state, the umbrella appeared a spear to him and he exercised his right of private defence.

Option: 2

No, 'A' is not guilty because 'B' could have attacked 'A' with his umbrella

Option: 3

No, 'A' is not guilty because he was intoxicated on the suggestions of his friends and was incapable of knowing that he was savagely attacking a man, who was carrying only an umbrella

Option: 4

Yes, 'A' is guilty because he got intoxicated voluntarily and under the effect of this voluntary intoxication, he attacked and caused grievous injuries to 'B' who posed no threat to him in fart

'A"s cattle was being regularly stolen and 'A' was unable to apprehend the thief. One night, 'A' finally manages to catch 'B' untying his cow from the cowshed under the cover of darkness. 'A' slowly crept up to 'B' and slashed his neck with a sickle leading to the death of 'B' Is 'A' guilty of the offence of culpable homicide?

Option: 1

No, 'A' was only exercising his right of private defence of property

Option: 2

No, 'B' continued stealing of his cattle would have rendered his business inoperable

Option: 3

Yes, 'A' had no reasonable apprehension that 'A' could suffer any grievous hurt if he did not kill 'B'

Option: 4

Yes, 'A' should have first challenged 'B' to surrender before taking any steps to cause 'B's death

A, a 15 year old girl, having been rebuked by her mother leaves her house. At railway station she met the accused who takes her to his house. He provides her clothes, money and ornaments at his house and has sexual intercourse with the girl with her consent. What offence has been committed?

Option: 1

The mother is accused of maltreatment.

Option: 2

The accused is guilty of rape.  

Option: 3

The accused is not guilty.

Option: 4

None of the above.

A, a 15 year old girl, left her mother’s house and joined the accused because her mother has turned down the proposal of her marriage with the accused on the ground that she was too young. While she was with the accused he had sexual intercourse with her against her will. What offence has been committed?

Option: 1 None

Option: 2 None

Option: 3 None

Option: 4 None

A, a chain snatcher, forcibly pulled the ear rings from the ears of an old lady. Both the ear lobes were torn and the old lady suffered pain and suffering for over three weeks. For what offence can A be prosecuted? What offence have been committed?

Option: 1

He is guilty of theft.

Option: 2

A is guilty of voluntarily causing ‘grievous hurt’.

Option: 3

He is guilty of rash and negligent.

Option: 4

None of the above.

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