CLAT Consortium - The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted by the consortium of National Law Universities, also known as CLAT consortium. The national-level law entrance exam, CLAT is a gateway for admissions to the 22 national law universities of India. CLAT consortium was established on August 19, 2017, with an aim to improve the system of legal education in India and ensure better management and coordination among all the national law universities. Since the inception of CLAT consortium, the national-level law entrance exam has become more organised, transparent and effective. To know more about CLAT consortium, exam modalities and others, read the complete article.
What is the CLAT consortium?
To make the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) more effective and transparent and to better the legal education system in India, the 18 national law universities came together to form a body, Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) on August 19, 2017. In later years, 4 more national law universities have joined the consortium. Till date, all national law universities, except the National Law University Delhi, are part of the CLAT consortium.
CLAT consortium - Contact Information
Address: P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,
Bangalore - 560 072 Karnataka, India
Mail ID: email@example.com
Helpline Number: 08047162020
Official Website: www.consortiumofnlus.ac.in
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level law entrance exam conducted every year by the CLAT consortium. The law entrance exam is conducted for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities.
Candidates must note the acceptability of CLAT is beyond national law universities as more than 50 law colleges consisting of both government and private institutions accept the CLAT scores for admissions into law courses.
CLAT consortium - Participating members
At present, there are 22 national law universities that are participating members of CLAT consortium. The names of all NLUs are mentioned in the table below.
List of National law universities participating in CLAT
National Law Universities
Total UG seats
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University (earlier known as National Law University Haryana), Rai, Sonepat (Newly added)
This year, the consortium has postponed CLAT 2020 from May 10 to May 31 in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. The entrance exam will be conducted in offline mode, with an updated CLAT exam pattern 2020. During the screening process, candidates will be tested for their knowledge of different subjects like Legal aptitude, English language, Mathematics, Current affairs and General knowledge.
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Questions related to CLAT
I want the new syllabus for Clat
The new syllabus for CLAT focuses on 5 core subjects including:-
- Current affairs and general knowledge
- Logical reasoning
- Legal aptitude
The Examination is divided into 150 questions with each question carrying 1 mark. The examination is 2 hours long and MCQ based.
In order to learn more about the subjects and the topics they cover, click on the link below.
In the link above, you'll find detailed information about the new syllabus for CLAT UG as well as CLAT PG.
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age limit for NLU S, through clat and Ailet exams.
As of 2020, there is no upper age limit for CLAT examination and any candidate that has finished their 10+2 with a minimum 45% aggregate score.
For AILET, assuming one is applying for UG degree, there is no upper age limit either. A candidate that has finished their 10+2 for a recognised board with a minimum 50% aggregate score can appear for this examination.
In order to learn more about the eligibility criteria of these examinations, click on the link below:-
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I want clat free class and free moke test
You can check the sample papers at the official page: https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2020/ug-sample-questions.html and for the mock test, login to the official website https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2020/ with your login credentials and you will be routed to the mock test.
can i give both Clat and Ailet enterance exam or i had to choose one
Check the eligibility criteria-
how many candidates are there in clat enterance examination and how many are selected
Consortium of NLUs conducts CLAT for admission to various Law colleges for different undergraduate and postgraduate law courses.
There are total 2538 seats for undergraduate law courses in different NLUs and 738 seats for LLM is offered through CLAT. For above intake near about 50,000-55,000 students appear for CLAT 2020.
For more details about CLAT 2020 you should refer to the link given below :-
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