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    CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit, Qualification, Minimum Qualifying Marks

    Edited By Shubham Bhakuni | Updated on Dec 26, 2022 04:20 PM IST | #CLAT

    CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 - The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has announced the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2024. Candidates who want to apply for the national level law entrance exam must meet the CLAT eligibility criteria 2024 before filling the application form. CLAT or Common Law Admission Test is conducted for admission to 5-year LLB and LLM programmes. The CLAT 2024 eligibility criteria for both law programmes are different. The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2024 is expressed in terms of educational qualifications, minimum qualifying marks, age limit and others. Read the complete article below to know more about CLAT eligibility criteria 2024 for both UG and PG law programmes and other relevant information.

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    CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit, Qualification, Minimum Qualifying Marks
    CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit, Qualification, Minimum Qualifying Marks

    CLAT 2024 will be conducted for admission to 5-year integrated LLB programmes and one year LLB programme offered by 22 national law universities and over 70 affiliated law colleges across the country.

    UG-CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

    The following are the CLAT 2024 eligibility criteria for UG law programmes:

    Educational Qualification

    Candidates must have passed class 12 or an equivalent examination from a recognized board or institution.

    Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam (Class 12 exam in April/May, 2024) are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2024. However, such candidates must produce the certificate of qualifying examination at the time of admission failing which their admission will be cancelled.

    Minimum Qualifying Marks Required for UG-CLAT 2024

    Candidates must have passed their qualifying examination (Class 12) with at least 45% aggregate marks.

    SC and ST candidates are required to secure at least 40% or equivalent grade.

    Age Limit

    There is no age limit for appearing in UG CLAT 2024 and for pursuing LLB course in national law universities.

    PG - CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

    The following are the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2024 for PG programme:

    Educational Qualification

    The candidate must have obtained an LLB degree (5-year or 3-year LLB) from a university recognised by the Bar Council of India.

    Candidates appearing in the final year of LLB graduation are also eligible for CLAT LLM 2024. Such candidates will be required to submit the qualification certificate at the time of admission.

    Minimum Qualifying Marks Required for CLAT LLM 2024

    Candidates must secure at least 50% marks its equivalent grade in LLB graduation. Only SC and ST candidates are required to secure at least 45% of marks in the qualifying examination.

    Age Limit for CLAT LLM 2024

    There is no upper age limit for appearing in CLAT 2024 for LLM progrmame.

    CLAT Application Form 2024

    The consortium releases the application form for CLAT on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates need to submit their personal information, communication and educational details, preference of NLU, and other factors while registering for CLAT 2024. Candidates who successfully register for CLAT 2024 will be eligible to appear for the exam. CLAT application fee is Rs. 3500 (Rs. 3,000 for SC and ST candidates).

    CLAT 2024 Preparation Tips

    The following pointers may help applicants ace the CLAT 2024 examination:

    • Go through the CLAT 2024 exam pattern and syllabus carefully and plan your preparation accordingly.

    • To succeed in the examination, practice a large number of previous year CLAT question papers. It will assist students in comprehending the exam's level of difficulty and the kind of questions that will be asked.

    • Examine your mistakes. Candidates should spend as much time as possible working on their weak areas.

    • Concentrate on improving your time management abilities.

    • For any subject, consulting two books are more than sufficient. Candidates should use class notes and handwritten notes in addition to the CLAT books.

    Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

    1. I am studying in Class 12, can I apply for CLAT 2024?

    Yes. you can apply for CLAT 2024. However, you must pass Class 12 examination by April/May 2024 and submit the passing certificates at the time of admission.

    2. What is the upper age requirement to take CLAT 2024?

    There is no upper age limit for taking CLAT 2024, according to the authorities. The exam is open to candidates of any age.

    3. CLAT 2024 will be held in which mode?

    CLAT 2024 will be held in a pen-and-paper format.

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    Questions related to CLAT

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    ILS Law college or Indian Law Society law college, Pune does not accept CLAT scores.Candidates wishing to take admission to B.A. L.L.B and L.L.B courses are required to appear for MH CET Law and obtain a valid score. Indian Law Society Law College admission to the L.L.M programme is done on the merit of the last qualifying examination and performance in a personal interview conducted by the college. Candidates can apply for ILS Law College admission by visiting the admission portal and fill the application form. 

    ILS Law college or Indian Law Society law college, Pune does not accept CLAT scores.Candidates wishing to take admission to B.A. L.L.B and L.L.B courses are required to appear for MH CET Law and obtain a valid score. Indian Law Society Law College admission to the L.L.M programme is done on the merit of the last qualifying examination and performance in a personal interview conducted by the college. Candidates can apply for ILS Law College admission by visiting the admission portal and fill the application form. 

    ILS Law college or Indian Law Society law college, Pune does not accept CLAT scores.Candidates wishing to take admission to B.A. L.L.B and L.L.B courses are required to appear for MH CET Law and obtain a valid score. Indian Law Society Law College admission to the L.L.M programme is done on the merit of the last qualifying examination and performance in a personal interview conducted by the college. Candidates can apply for ILS Law College admission by visiting the admission portal and fill the application form. 

    yes, The candidate need to qualify (MHCET Law) exam conducted by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra.  

    Applicants need to take the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and score high enough to make it onto the MNULA merit list for admission in different courses. If your name appears on the Merit list, you should come to the school immediately to pay the relevant costs and turn in the necessary paperwork. Educators Value Their Time Only Half as Much as Students

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