CLAT Answer Key 2020
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CLAT Answer Key 2020 - National University of Study And Research In Law Ranchi will release the CLAT 2020 answer key separately for undergraduate (BA LLB) and postgraduate (LLM program). The answer key of CLAT 2020 will be released in two parts - first will be CLAT provisional answer key, which will be followed by the final answer key. The provisional CLAT 2020 answer key will be released in PDF format around the last week of May. The answer keys will be uploaded in the CLAT consortium website, Candidates can raise objections against the answers given in provisional answer key. It should be noted that there shall be a limited time period of 3-4 days for raising the objections on provisional answer key. After that, no modifications or objections will be accepted. Following this, the final answer key of CLAT 2020 will be released that shall be modified based on the accepted objections.

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Latest: CLAT 2020 to be conducted on May 10 with modified exam pattern. CLAT application form to commence on January 1.

The CLAT 2020 exams for undergraduate and postgraduate law courses will be conducted on May 10, 2020. To know more about CLAT answer key 2020 please read the detailed article below.

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CLAT Answer Key 2020 - Event Calendar



CLAT 2020 entrance exam

May 10, 2020 (Announced)

Release of answer key

Last week of May, 2020

Last to challenge answer key

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Publication of final CLAT 2020 answer key

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CLAT 2020 provisional answer key and its importance

The CLAT 2020 answer key is the detailed document containing the answers to all questions asked in the exam. The conducting body releases the provisional answer key of CLAT for all paper sets (A, B, C, D). One must go through it to verify whether all given answers are correct or not. If any answer is incorrect according to the provisional answer key, it is advised to cross-check it through a reliable source. Students can also raise objections against answers of provisional key; for this, a 3-4 days window will be provided. Candidates can raise their objections by providing a supporting document for their answers.

Release of final CLAT 2020 answer key

After the release of provisional answer key, candidates will be able to send their objections. Once the objections are taken into consideration the conducting body will release CLAT final answer key 2020 by the end of the first week of June (for BA LLB program) and 2nd week of June (for LLM program). On the basis of final answer key candidates will get clarity on the marks they might score in CLAT exam 2020. Knowing estimated marks will help students in analyzing their chances of getting admission or a higher preference seat; to help their cause candidates may consult previous years’ CLAT cutoff trends.

How to download CLAT Answer Key 2020

The exams will be conducted in different sets/series, and the consortium website will release the keys for all sections. To download CLAT Answer Key 2020 for 5-year Law Programme and LLM Programme, please follow the simple steps given below.

  • Click on the answer key download link (will be updated once link is activated)

  • The provisional answer keys will be displayed on screen.

  • Click on the relevant answer key code

  • The pdf file of the answer key containing the tabular list of question wise correct options will appear on screen

  • Download and take a printout

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CLAT Answer key 2020 - Marking scheme

After downloading the answer key candidates need to evaluate their answers and make a rough estimate of marks they may score. Here, one should be aware of the exam pattern and marking scheme.

The CLAT 2020 exam will be of 200 marks and the topics will include logical reasoning, English comprehension, Legal aptitude, General knowledge and Elementary maths. The detailed marks distribution is given below.

Marking scheme for CLAT 2020


Marking Scheme

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Incorrect answer


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How to calculate the marks through CLAT Answer Key

Since every correct answer is awarded 1 marks and every incorrect answer will deduct 0.25 marks, one can use the formula given below.

CLAT Scores = Total numbers of Correct options*1 - Total number of incorrect responses*0.25

For e.g.

If the number of correct answers is 130 and incorrect answers is 30 then the total marks will be calculated as-

Total CLAT Marks = (130*1) - (30*0.25)

Therefore; Total marks = 130 - 7.5 = 122.5

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CLAT Answer Key 2020- points to remember

  • The answer key will be released in two phases, provisional and final answer key.

  • There will be a window of 3 to 4 for raising objections.

  • Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark while for every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted

  • After the release of the final answer key, no further objections or communication will be entertained by the conducting body.

  • After the release of CLAT answer key 2020, the conducting body will publish the CLAT 2020 result.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Answer Key 2020

Question: What should I do if the answers given in the CLAT answer key 2020 are also not correct?


In such cases, the candidate is allowed to raise objections within 3-4 days of publish of provisional answer key.

Question: What will happen if a question given in CLAT 2020 exam was incorrect?


Generally there are all correct question, still if any incorrect question appears in the CLAT 2020 exam, the marks of that will be given to all or none.

Question: What will happen after the release of CLAT answer key 2020?


After the release of CLAT 2020 answer key, the conducting board will release the CLAT result and merit list based on the marks obtained by the candidates. This will be followed by counselling and admission process.

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exam date of clat & colleges for gate

thomas joy 11th Dec, 2019
Hi Ruchika,
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), for the asmission of Law courses is conducted by NLU's
For CLAT 2020 the important dates are
  • Application opening -Jan,1 2020
  • Application closing- 3rd week of April
  • CLAT Admit card- 2nd week of may 2020
  • CLAT Exam- May 10 ,2020

some of the Top colleges in India accepting GATE score are
  • NITK, Surathkal
  • GNDU, Punjab
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT, Madras
  • Cillege of Engineering, Pune
  • PSG College of Engineering, Coimbatore
  • Bahra University
  • BIT, Coimbatore
  • OPJU , Chattisgarh
  • SKP, Tamilnadu
  • DIET, west Bengal
  • KCET, Punjab
  • VIT, Vellore
  • Delhi Technological University
  • Indian institute of Engineering shibapur

Hope you get it, please do comment If you have any doubts.
Thank you

How can I give CLAT after failing NEET?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019


Yes, you must fulfill the eligibility criteria for CLAT to be eligible to appear for CLAT and the eligibility criteria is that a candidate must have passed 10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognised board or university. Candidates belonging to general category must have passed with atleast 45% aggregate and candidates belonging to SC/ST must have atleast 40% aggregate in 10+2.

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clat paper hindi me bhi hota h kya

Sanjay Khandelwal 11th Dec, 2019
CLAT common law admission test is conducted for law entrance exam. The exam is conducted in offline mode. The paper comes is in English. Paper doesn't come in Hindi or any other regional language. So, Hindi is not an option here. You have to give the exam in English only.

clat paper hindi me hota h kya

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019
The Common Law Admission Test or CLAT is an offline entrance exam conducted by NLUs in India. CLAT paper doesn't come in Hindi. CLAT paper is conducted in English only. There are around 2500 for UG and 720 for postgraduate (NLUs only) through CLAT.

whose branch of carrier lancher is the best in Delhi for clat 2020

Sanjanaleekha 9th Dec, 2019

Hi there,

Career launcher has many branches in Delhi one of its main branch is in Connaught place, for preparation of CLAT 2020 you can also go through the previous year CLAT question paper for analysing the previous year paper pattern which can be accessed here,

If you want to prepare for CLAT 2020 yourself then also we have compiled a list f books which you can refer for your CLAT preparation,

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