CLAT Application Form 2017

CLAT Application Form 2017CLAT Application Form 2017 - CNLU Patna began CLAT 2017 application form from January 1, 2017 for admissions to five-year integrated and two-year postgraduate law degree programmes. Candidates could fill CLAT application form 2017 in only online mode after they have registered themselves for the CLAT 2017. The candidates received a CLAT 2017 user id and password after they have registered for the national level law entrance exam. The user id and password could be used as login details for filling CLAT 2017 application forms through CLAT Online Application Processing System (CoAPS). The application processing system was facilitated by CLAT 2017 committee to help candidates in knowing status of application, admit card, results and other events of the law admission process. COAPS allowed aspirants to enter and save partially filled details in the application form of CLAT, and resume filling the form later on. Candidates could submit the CLAT applications only after they have entered complete details including uploading of photograph and signature besides remittance of fees. Candidates searching for CLAT application process could find below process to fill CLAT 2017 applications including payment the fees. The last date for registering clat 2017 online application form was March 31, 2017.

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Candidates who wished to apply for law admission test were advised to go through CLAT eligibility criteria 2017, as non-eligible candidates are supposed to lose their candidature if found at later stages of the admission process.

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Admissions through CLAT 2017 were completely online including the application process, exam mode and admission counselling. The application forms of CLAT 2017 could only be filled only if candidates had a valid CLAT 2017 user id and password.

CLAT 2017 Application Form (Available) - Click here to apply online or you can register for Common Law Admission Test through the official window below


Important dates for CLAT Applications 2017


Candidates can find date schedule for filling CLAT 2017 application form. CLAT important dates 2017 are an easy way to track the events and dates of the common law admission test.

CLAT Application Form 2017 Dates



Online registration begins

January 1, 2017

Last date of registering online for CLAT 2017

March 31, 2017

CLAT application 2017 window begins

January 1, 2017

CLAT 2017 application window ends

March 31, 2017

Payment of CLAT 2017 application fee begins

January 1, 2017

Payment of CLAT 2017 application fee ends

March 31, 2017

Eligibility for CLAT Applications 2017


Candidates were required to read CLAT Eligibility Criteria before filling in the online application form.

  • Candidates should have passed 12th examination from any educational board securing a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate of the subjects, if applying for five-year integrated law programmes.

  • Moreover, they should also meet the age criteria, if applying for the undergraduate law programmes.

  • In case, candidates are applying for postgraduate law programmes, they need to have a LL.B degree with a minimum of 55% marks in the final year examination of 3-year or 5-year LL.B programme.

CLAT Application Form Fee 2017


Aspirants could check below the application form fee for CLAT 2017 law entrance exam -


CLAT 2017 Application Fee


Fee amount for CLAT 2017 applications (in INR)











Instructions for filling CLAT Application Form 2017


  • CLAT 2017 application form was available online only.
  • Candidates needed to go through online registration process before applying for CLAT 2017.
  • During registering online for CLAT 2017, candidates had to provide various details including name, date of birth, mobile number and e-mail id.
  • Once the candidates had successfully registered, they received a CLAT 2017 user id and password, which was to be utilized while applying for the common law admission test.
  • During the CLAT application process 2017, candidates were also needed to upload photograph and signature of the prescribed size and limit.
  • The candidates after filling in all the details in online application form of CLAT 2017 had to pay a fee against the applications.
  • The application fee of CLAT 2017 could be remitted in any of the modes- online or offline.
  • After the candidate had remitted the CLAT 2017 application fee, he/ she needed to submit the form, however, need not send any hard copies to CLAT 2017 office.


How to fill CLAT application form 2017 - CLAT Online Application Processing System


  • Candidates who are interested in seeking admission to undergraduate as well as postgraduate law programmes in NLUs can follow the step-by-step procedure given below to apply for CLAT 2017.

  • Click on the given official link of CLAT 2017 application form as provided above.

  • Click on ‘New Registration’ button.

  • Enter various details including your name, date of birth, mobile number and e-mail id for getting registered for CLAT 2017.

  • Check inbox of your registered e-mail account for CLAT 2017 user id and password. You may also check your mobile message box as a message mentioning the user id and password will be sent at your registered mobile number as well.

  • Once a user id and password has been generated, you need to enter the same as the login details for applying for CLAT 2017. You’ll also have to enter captcha code to begin filling in CLAT application form 2017.

  • You will need to fill other details in CLAT 2017 application form including your basic information, educational qualification and communication address besides choosing test centre and NLUs, and uploading photograph and signature.

  • Once the application details of CLAT 2017 have been filled, you’ll need to pay application fees.

  • After remitting the application fee of CLAT 2017, you will be required to cross-check all the filled-in information of the application form and make necessary changes by click on ‘Edit/Update’ option.

  • If no more changes are required, then you can click on ‘Save and Submit’ button on CLAT 2017 application window to submit the form.


CLAT Application Form 2017: How to pay the fees of CLAT 2017


Candidates are offered only online mode to fill CLAT 2017 application fee.

How to pay CLAT application fees online – Candidates can remit the fees of CLAT 2017 using any of the facilities– Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking


CLAT Online Application Form 2017: Important documents required


Candidates need to keep a scanned copy of each of the below mentioned documents at hand before beginning to apply for CLAT 2017.

  • Birth Certificate or Passport

  • High School marks-sheet

  • 10+2 Qualifying examination marks sheet

  • Recent colored passport sized photograph

  • Candidate’s signature

  • Category Certificate for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category

  • Disability Certificate for Physically handicapped candidates

  • Special Category Certificate of Bihar; Dependent of Freedom Fighter of Bihar and Kashmiri migrant (if applicable)

  • NRI/NRI sponsored candidate (if applicable)

  • Domicile certificate under State Quota (if applicable)

CLAT Online Application Processing System (CoAPS): FAQs


What is CoAPS?

CLAT Online Application Processing System or CoAPS is an interface designed by CLAT Committee with which candidates can do most of their interactions during the admission process of CLAT. Using CoAPS/ CAPS, an aspirant can fill the application form of CLAT 2017, check the registration and application status, download admit card, score card, check result and even participate in counselling.


How is CoAPS beneficial?

The online interface, CAPS/ CoAPS, a CLAT aspirant can do the following–

  • Register online for CLAT 2017
  • Fill online application form of CLAT 2017
  • Upload photograph, signature and other necessary documents
  • Pay CLAT application fees using online payment options (Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card)
  • Download Admit card/ Hall ticket of CLAT 2017
  • Download Question Papers of CLAT 2017
  • Check results of CLAT 2017
  • Download score card of CLAT 2017

How can I access CoAPS/ CAPS?

In order to get an access to CAPS (CoAPS), candidates need to have a login id and password. The login id and password can be generated by registering online for CLAT 2017. Candidates are further advised to keep their login details safe and should not to disclose to anyone.


CLAT Application Form 2017: What you need to do before online registrations

You need to keep a number of documents ready at hand before you begin registering online for CLAT 2017. While there are several important documents (refer to the information above), we discuss here technicalities attached to some of them–


Examination cities – Candidates should check exam centres of CLAT 2017 and choose at most three of them.


Photograph – Front-facing passport sized colour photograph with clear lenses should be scanned. The dimensions of passport coloured photograph should be 3.5 cms X 4.5 cms. The scanned image should be in either .jpg, or .jpeg format and the image file size should not be larger than 100 kb. The pixel resolution for photograph should be between 240 X 320 pixels and 480 X 640 pixels. The background of the photograph should be white or light coloured. The photograph needs to be taken on or after September 30, 2016. The height of the face should cover 50 per cent of the height of the photograph. Candidates should not be wearing glare glasses in the photograph, however, spectacles (with normal glass lenses) are permissible.


Signature – The signature should be legible and the image needs to be scanned. The scanned image should be in either .jpg, or .jpeg format and the image file size should not be larger than 80 kb. The candidate should sign within a box size of 7 cms X 2 cms with a blue or black ink ball-point pen. The resolution of the scanned image of signature should be between 280 X 80 pixels and 560 X 160 pixels.


SAP Certificate – The candidates who are applying for CLAT 2017 under Specially–Abled Persons (SAP) category need to upload scanned image of their certificates. The scanned copy of the SAP certificate should be in either .pdf, or .jpeg, or .jpg format only and the file should not be more than 100 kb. The SAP certificate should be in the name of candidates having at least 40 per cent permanent physical impairment of a body part or the whole body.


Benefits to SAP candidate


A SAP candidate, if needed, can take the assistance of a Scribe during CLAT 2017. Scribe is a person assigned to SAP candidate for his/ her assistance during the online common law admission test. The scribe help can be taken only for reading the test instructions and online question paper displayed on the computer screen verbatim, and even in mouse-clicks, if the candidate is not able to do so. In requirement of a scribe, a SAP candidate should confirm the requirement of a scribe while filling up the CLAT 2017 application form. SAP candidates are required to fill in a declaration form from the scribe.


CLAT Online Application Processing System: Guide to fill online application form of Common Law Admission Test 2017



FAQs on CLAT Application 2017


Ques. How can I fill CLAT application form 2017?
Ans. You can fill the application form of CLAT 2017 only after online registration. After registering for CLAT 2017 successfully, you’ll receive a login id and password that will be your CLAT 2017 candidate account credentials. By logging into your CLAT 2017 candidate account, you can fill the application form. In case of edit or modifications needed in the CLAT applications, you will need to login to the account and make the necessary changes. No application can be submitted after the last date, i.e., March 31, 2017.


Ques. What do I need to do for online CLAT registration 2017?
Ans. You need to have an active e-mail id and a mobile number, mandatorily for online registration process of CLAT 2017. The user id (CLAT 2017 login id) and password will be sent to the email account and mobile number.


Ques. I haven’t received CLAT 2017 user id or password at my e-mail account and mobile number. What should I do?
Ans. You are advised to wait for at least two hours as it can be a case of network jam or any server related issue. In case, you don’t receive the login credentials within 24 hours of your online registration, you need to re-register for CLAT 2017 and ensure that you are providing the correct mobile number or (and) e-mail account.


Ques. How can I remit the application fee for CLAT 2017? If I don’t use any online mode for paying fee, will there be any problem?
Ans. You can pay CLAT 2017 application form fee in any of the modes– online or offline using debit card/ credit card/ net banking payment options or bank challan. No there won’t be any problem in case of depositing the application fee in offline mode as you’ll only need to print a bank challan after filling CLAT 2017 application form and pay the fees by visiting the nearest bank branch.


Ques. What is the fee amount of CLAT 2017? Why is it so expensive?
Ans. You need to pay an application fee of Rs. 4000 (Rs. 3500 for SC/ST candidates) against CLAT 2017 application form. The CLAT committee fixes the application fee and it is approved by the core committee. It might seem to be expensive when you compare it with other entrance examinations like NEET and JEE Main but CLAT is regulated by autonomous law schools called NLUs and they have their own regulations.

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