CLAT Application Form 2020: NUSRL, Ranchi has extended the last date to submit the CLAT 2020 application form from March 31 to April 25 due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the country. The online application form of CLAT 2020 was released on 1st January. The CLAT 2020 application form is the same whether the candidate is seeking admission to an 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 2538 UG and 742 PG seats offered by the 22 participating institutes. In addition to the NLUs, many private institutes also use CLAT scores for admission. 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 - Dates



Start of online application Form

January 1, 2020 (Open now)

Application form closes (Extended)

April 25, 2020

Old date - March 31

Issue of admit card

2nd week of May, 2020 (Tentative)

CLAT 2020 exam

May 24, 2020 (Postponed)

Old date - May 10

How to fill CLAT application form 2020

Exam authorities have released 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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Step-wise process to fill the 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:

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  • 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/ OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO//OCI category

Rs. 4000

SC/ST/BPL 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 on May 24.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Application Form 2020

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


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


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


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: What is CoAPS?


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

Question: Can the CLAT application filled in phases?


The CLAT 2020 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 much marks required for apply in CLAT examination 2020

Smrity 5th Apr, 2020


A minimum marks of 45% in the qualifying exam is to be scored by the candidate to be eligible to take the CLAT exam. The minimum marks required is 40 % for the reserved category and 45 for general category. The candidate must have passed senior secondary that is 12th exam to be eligible to take the paper.

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CLAT and BALLB are on the same date what should i do, as i want to give both exams

Akram Khan 5th Apr, 2020


CLAT is a national level exam. It is conducted for admission to programs offered by the 22 participating NLUs.  PU LLB is a entrance exam for admission to pujab University. The  Entrance exam dates for both the exam are same i.e. 24th may

You can mail to PU LLB entrance authority at about your problem.You must mention your name, application no. and other information related to your problem in the email.

Hope they resolve your problem. If they not hear your problem then you have to give that exam which is your higher priority or deciding institution where you want to take admission.

All the best.


From which app will I get free video lectures for preparing CLAT Examination

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020

We cannot authenticate other video lectures for the lack of authenticity. But CLAT syllabus has changed and t o give you a gist of the changed syllabus,

The no.of questions asked will be reduced from 200 to 150  but the time duration will be the same

English: There will be no more direct vocabulary questions

GK: Static GK will be removed and only your knowledge on current affairs will be tested

Mathematics: Only DI based questions.

Logical Reasoning: More emphasis on critical reasoning questions

Legal Aptitude: No Legal GK questions but the reasoning questions will remain.

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clat exam 2019 question paper and answer

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020
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This past year paper will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .Best of luck for your clat examination.


can i get into jindal only through clat?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020

Admission to Jindal Global Law School is done through LSAT, and this goes for all their law programs such as integrated law program for five year duration,three years LLB program or one year LLM program, in case you're interested register at
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