CLAT Application Form 2020
Manashjyoti, 22 Nov 2019, #CLAT
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CLAT Application Form 2020: NUSRL, Ranchi, which is the exam conducting body for the new session, will release the online application form of CLAT 2020 from the 1st January. The CLAT 2020 application form will be the same whether the candidate is seeking admission to undergraduate or postgraduate course; one can select the course at the time of filling the form. Before proceeding to fill the form, it is recommended that the CLAT aspirant ensures their eligibility as per the course they are applying to. If the candidate fills the form but doesn’t meet prescribed eligibility criteria, he/she will not be considered for admission. CLAT application form 2020 is invited for filling around 2500 UG and 720 PG seats offered by the 21 participating institutes. In addition to the NLUs, many private institutes also use CLAT scores for admission. The last date to fill the form is likely to be the 3rd week of April. Go through the rest of the article to learn the full details of CLAT 2020 application form, including step-wise process to fill the form, document checklist and application fee.
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CLAT 2020 Application Form - Important Dates



Issue of Notification

Last week of December, 2019 (Announced)

Start of online application Form

1st January, 2020 (Announced)

Application form closes

3rd week of April, 2020

Issue of admit card

2nd week of May, 2020

CLAT 2020 exam

May 10, 2020 (Announced)

How to fill CLAT application form:

Exam authorities will release the application form of CLAT 2020 in online mode through CLAT Online Application Processing System (CoAPS) on 1st January 2020. Eligible candidates have to fill the CLAT application form within the given deadline, as applications received after the last date will not be accepted. Candidates can check the process to fill CLAT 2020 application form below.

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Stepwise process to fill application form of CLAT 2020

  1. Online Registration

  2. Filling of application form

  3. Uploading of documents

  4. Payment of application fee

Step 1: Registration

To start the registration process, the candidate needs to click on the application link (which will be updated on this page once it is available). The candidate next has to follow the below steps:

  • Click on the “New Registration” option

  • This will take the candidate to a registration form

  • The form will have various fields like name of the applicant, mobile number and email id. The candidate will also have to enter and confirm password.

  • After entering above details, click on the “Register” button

  • On successful registration, new candidate account would be created and OTP will be sent to registered mobile number for account activation. Activate the account using the OTP.

Step 2: Filling of application form

The candidate has to next login into the candidate account to access the CLAT 2020 application using registered mobile number and password. The application form will have various sections like personal, address and educational details that has to be properly filled in; check the bullets below to learn more.

  • Personal details - In this section, one has to enter one’s name, date of birth, parent’s name, nationality, category under which admission is sought, and gender. If the candidate wishes to use the services of a scribe, the request also has to be made on this page.

  • Address of correspondence - Enter address for correspondence, name of the state and district, and pin.

  • Permanent address - Details like permanent address, name of the state and district, mobile number, and email id have to be filled in this section.

  • Select course applied for admission - Choose from the two options - Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG).

  • Educational qualification - In this section, one has to enter name of qualifying exam passed, board, exam status, month and year of passing, percentage of marks obtained in qualifying exam, etc.

  • Preview - Before submitting the application form of CLAT 2020, the candidate can preview entered details.

  • Filling of choices (NLUs) - The candidate has to select their preference of NLUs from the list that will be displayed on screen.

Step 3: Uploading of documents

In this step photograph, signature and state of domicile certificate have to be uploaded in the prescribed specification; refer the table below.

Document specifications


Image size (maximum)



500 KB



100 KB


State of domicile certificate

2 MB


Step 4: Payment of application fee

The candidate has to next pay the application fee of Rs. 4000 (not including transaction charges) via online mode. Payments options available include - net banking, credit and debit cards. The application fee for SC/ST category is Rs. 3500 only.

CLAT 2020 Application Fee



General category/ OBC

Rs. 4000

SC/ST category

Rs. 3500

Once the application fee is paid, the CLAT 2020 application process will be over.

CLAT application form 2020 - Key pointers

  1. Before filling the CLAT application form, it is recommended that candidates ensure their eligibility, as otherwise they will not be considered for admission even if they qualify in the exam (CLAT 2020).

  2. Also, go through the guidelines for filling the application mentioned in the brochure carefully.

  3. To make the application process simpler and error free, it is recommended to keep academic documents, images and bank details handy. Also, the candidate must create an email id in advance, if he/she doesn’t already have one.

  4. The CLAT 2020 application form is for admission to some 2500 UG and 720 PG seats.

  5. To fill CLAT application form, candidates have to go through a four--step process: registration, filling of application form, uploading of documents and payment of application fee.

  6. The application form is the same whether the candidate is applying for UG or PG courses. One can choose one’s desired course during filling of application form.

  7. The application form of CLAT 2020 will be available in online mode only

  8. Finally, note that mere submission of CLAT application form doesn’t mean the candidate is assured of a seat. It is because the candidate has to fulfill other eligibility criteria.

CLAT admit card 2020

Candidates who successfully fill the application form will be issued CLAT 2020 admit cards tentatively in the 2nd week of May. An important document for appearing in the national-level law exam, the CLAT admit card will carry important details like the name of the candidate, roll number, date and time of the exam, and exam centre details. CLAT 2020 will be an offline exam which will be conducted in offline mode around the 4th week of May.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - CLAT Application Form

Question 1: Will CLAT authorities release the application form of CLAT 2020 in offline mode?

Answer: No, the CLAT application form will be available in online mode only. Also, the application will be the same for UG and PG courses.

Question 2: Is there any age limit for filling the CLAT application form?

Answer: CLAT authorities haven’t set any upper age limit for admission to either UG or PG courses. So, candidates of any age group may apply, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria, including that of qualifying exam passed and minimum marks.

Question 3: Does filling the CLAT application form guarantee me a UG or PG seat in a participating NLU?

Answer: Simply submitting the application form doesn’t confer the right of seat to the candidate. In fact, application submission is the first step of a multi-step admission process, which includes appearing in the offline exam, qualifying in the exam, participating in counselling and finally seat allotment.

Question 4: What is CoAPS?

Answer: CoAPS stands for CLAT Online Application Processing System. Application submission will be conducted through this portal.

Question 5: Can the CLAT application filled in phases?

Answer: The CLAT application form has to be completed in one go. Meaning, if the candidate doesn’t complete the form in one single attempt, they have to repeat the process from the beginning, except for registration which is a one-time process.

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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,


how many south Indian government universities of clat

ÑÍthesh 7th Dec, 2019

Hello srikanth !!
There are 6 government universities in south india that accepts clat examination.

here is the list of the government universities accepts clat in India as per state wise,you just go through it you will get the profiles of universities.I hope this helps you.

Good luck!!

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