CLAT Application Form 2020
Manashjyoti, 02 Aug 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 around the second week of 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


Tentative Dates

Issue of Notification

1st week of October, 2019

Start of online application Form

2nd week of January, 2019

Application form closes

3rd week of April, 2020

Issue of admit card

2nd week of May, 2020

CLAT 2020 exam

4th week of May, 2020

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) around the second week of January. 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 20202 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.

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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I am in my final year,B.A. History(Hons.)..Can I give CLAT 2020 Exam?

Payal 14th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt .

here is the eligibility criteria for clat 2020.

A candidate must have passed class 10+2 from any recognized college. Also the cadidate belonging to general category should have 45 percent marks in their qualifying degree and those belonging to obc, scor should have 40 percent marks in their qualifying degree.there is no age limit for this exam.  If yoh follow all these criteria then you are eligible for clat exam.

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck


Hi, iam Harsh. My english was not so great. How to make my English Session Strong? I will go for CLAT .

Anupam Kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hey there

If you want to go for CLAT then ofcourse you need to have good English. For that you'll have to focus on grammar, reading comprehension, vocab also. For grammar you'll have to refer to standard books like rein and Martin etc. For reading comprehension try reading novels and newspapers on a daily basis. Pick difficult words from what you read and then write them in a copy and revise them daily it will boost your vocabulary also.

Good luck


Hi , My name is Harshvardhan Sharma. I will go for CLAT . Now iam in 11th this year . How to start my preparation for CLAT from class 11th?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant.

its good to know that you are preparing for clat from 11th. clat undergraduate exam duration is 2 hours. questions will be total 200 marks, 1 mark for each question. the topics you need to cover is

English including comprehension

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

Legal Aptitude

Logical Reasoning

right now you can practice the english and numerical aptitude.

there is a book available for clat , by arihant publication. you can follow this.


best coachinf for clat in india

Payal 10th Oct, 2019

hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

Here I am providing you list of some top clat coaching centre in India. These are

Teachwell Institute.

Success Mantra.

Universal Institute of Legal Studies (UILS) .

AB Tutorials.

Pahuja Law Academy.

Maansarovar Law Center.

Sriram Law Academy.

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck


date for filling form for CLAT entrance test

Apurv 9th Oct, 2019

Hello Shristi, the form filling process for CLAT for the year 2020 has not begun yet. So, don't panic. The form filling will start by the second week of january 2020 and will end by third week of april. For those who have registered but not yet paid the application fee, the last deadline would be 4th week of april 2020 for payment of fees. Admit cards will be released by second week of may 2020

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