CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 –
NUSRL, Ranchi will be announcing CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria for admission to 5-year integrated and LLM courses offered by participating NLUs. Candidates applying for national level law entrance exam can refer to this article for information on eligibility criteria pertaining to academic qualification, age bar, etc. Only such candidate who meets prescribed CLAT eligibility criteria 2020 will be considered for admission. The eligibility of the candidate would be ascertained during the document verification process, which will be held during CLAT 2020 counselling. Also, any candidate trying to fake eligibility will be automatically disqualified if caught. So, one must carefully read the eligibility criteria prior to filling
application form. In this article, the aspirants will find information related to CLAT eligibility criteria 2020 for both undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes.
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The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2020 will different for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Given below is CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria for 5-year integrated law program:
Candidates who have passed their Senior Secondary School Examination/ 12th Board Examination can apply.
Marks in qualifying exam:
A minimum of 45% marks in the qualifying degree is required to appear in CLAT 2020. SC and ST candidates need only 40% marks.
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for UG program
Aspirants applying for admission to the LLM program needs to hold a valid bachelor’s degree in law or any equivalent exam. Both five-year integrated and three-year law degrees are accepted.
Marks in qualifying marks:
Aspirants need to score at least 55% in the qualifying degree. SC/ST category candidates will be granted 5% relaxation in minimum marks.
Like in CLAT UG, there is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for PG program as well.
A candidate can appear in CLAT as many times as he/she wants to.
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The key takeaways from CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria prescribed by CLAT authorities include the following:
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020; and this applies for UG and PG program. So, a candidate of any age can appear for admission in either UG or PG program through CLAT, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.
The candidate will have to pass the qualifying exam as per the course they have applied for admission, for exam PG aspirants need to hold a bachelor's degree in law.
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam in March/April (UG program) or April/May (PG program) may also apply.
SC and ST candidates are eligible for 5% relaxation in minimum marks in the qualifying exam.
As per CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria, a candidate may appear as many times as they want.
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020. The candidate needs to meet other eligibility criteria including that of qualifying exam passed and minimum marks.
SC/ST candidates need to score minimum 50% marks in aggregate in qualifying exam to be eligible to apply for CLAT 2020
Any candidate who doesn't meet the prescribed eligibility criteria will not be given admission, so it is advisable that the candidate must refer to the complete eligibility guidelines before applying for CLAT 2020.
No it will not cause any issue as for 10th there is no eligibility criteria written as such for CLAT. But you have to score atleast 45% if you are unresearved category.
I hope this will solve your query.
You are eligible for CLAT PG because you will be considered as final year student. But you have to pass in all subjects atleast by the time of counselling. You should have all your documents by the time of counselling. Or else your admission will be cancelled.
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