CLAT Important Dates 2018

CLAT Important DatesCLAT Important Dates 2018 – CLAT 2018 was conducted on May 13, 2018. The NUALS Kochi (National University of Advanced Legal Studies) announced CLAT 2018 important dates on December 20, 2017, along with the official notification of CLAT (Common Law Admission Test). However, Careers360 brought you the official important date of CLAT 2018 as the NLU Kochi had exclusively shared the CLAT important dates and events, a month in advance. In an exclusive interview with Careers360, CLAT Convenor shares CLAT 2018 calendar. CLAT 2018 Important Dates provide an overview of the national-level law entrance exam events and their scheduled dates. With the help of CLAT important dates 2018, candidates can keep a check of the events of the NLU administered law entrance. Further, the CLAT important dates (CLAT 2018 events calendar) will also help candidates in avoiding miss any of the exam events even as keeping them ready in time for the event. Take for reference, if a CLAT aspirant knows that the exam notification is to be announced in a particular date of a specific month, the candidate will be aware and keeps a close watch on CLAT 2018 notification. Moreover, in case of any change in CLAT important dates 2018, candidates will be informed about the same as Careers360 vows to keep a watch on CLAT 2018 dates and its events. Candidates can check the important dates of CLAT 2018 events including the issue of notification, availability of application form, issue of admit card, entrance test, declaration of results and counselling schedule.
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CLAT Important Dates 2018: Importance


It’s always smart to know the exam dates. If candidates are law aspirants and appearing for the national-level law exam, it’s mandatory for them to be aware of CLAT important dates 2018. Moreover, candidates knowing important dates of CLAT 2018 cannot find themselves stuck in any of the exam event processes. It has been found that those who apply for CLAT application form or download CLAT admit card in the last moment face different issues pertaining heavy traffic, slow speed and server down. Therefore it’s advisable to law aspirants to keep an eye on CLAT dates.


CLAT 2018 Important Dates: Calendar of events


Issue of CLAT Notification – The official notification of CLAT 2018 will be announced on December 20, 2017.

Availability of CLAT Application – NUALS Kochi is opening the online window for CLAT 2018 application form on January 1. The candidates will have to register online for Common Law Admission Test. They will also need to submit the application forms of CLAT by March after filling it completely including paying the fees.

Issue of CLAT Admit Card – The candidates can download CLAT 2018 admit card from April 26. The admit card of CLAT is available till the conduct of the online paper on May 13, 2018.

Conduct of CLAT 2018 – NUALS Kochi on behalf of the participating NLUs has conducted CLAT 2018 online on May 13.

Publication of CLAT Answer Key – The NLU has published the answer key of CLAT 2018 on May 15. CLAT answer key 2018 is to be published in two phases. While the first phased CLAT answer key is provisional, second will be the final answer key of CLAT 2018 to be announced on May 26. Between the provisional and final answer keys of CLAT 2018, candidates will be offered an online window to file their objections against the error(s) in CLAT 2018 answer key, the provisional one between May 16 and May 18, 2018.

Declaration of CLAT Results – CLAT Committee will announce results of the Common Law Admission Test on May 31. CLAT 2018 result will be announced along with the scorecard of the exam takers.

Schedule of CLAT Counselling – Candidates who will be shortlisted in as per results and merit list of CLAT 2018 can participate in online counselling. The CLAT Committee will organise CLAT 2018 counselling from June 7. The online CLAT counselling 2018 will be held for as many as three rounds where the admission process shall close by July 6, 2018.

CLAT Important Dates 2018

Candidates can check below the calendar of events and dates of Common Law Admission Test.

CLAT 2018 Important Dates



CLAT 2018 Notification

December 20, 2017

Online registration for CLAT 2018 begins

January 1, 2018

Online window of CLAT 2018 application form opens

January 1, 2018

Fee payment of CLAT 2018 begins

January 1, 2018

Online registration for CLAT 2018 ends

March 31, 2018

Online window of CLAT 2018 application form closes

March 31, 2018

Fee payment of CLAT 2018 ends

March 31, 2018

Issue of CLAT 2018 admit card

April 26, 2018 (Earlier April 20, 2018)

Online test of CLAT

May 13, 2018

Publishing of CLAT answer key (provisional)

May 15, 2018

Representation (if any) related to answer key or questions

May 16-May 18, 2018

Publishing of CLAT answer key (final)

May 26, 2018

Announcement of CLAT 2018 result

May 31, 2018

CLAT 2018 counselling begins

June 7, 2018

CLAT 2018 counselling ends

July 6, 2018

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Any government college taking admission on the basis of clat marks except nlus plzzz tell me

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Hi Sakshi.The government colleges that accept CLAT rank for admissions are only the National law universities. No other government law college considers clat rankk for admissions. There are many priva...Read More
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I hv applied for ug tslawcet exam 2 preferances are given for test centres which of the two will be given as test centres?

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See you study for the exam dont worry about the center as of now you will come to know once admit card is out.There is 90 % chance that you will get your 1st choice of center.

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Hello Shailja,You can get online notes on Maths,Reasoning and English on : For the legal section you should visit the following websites : More

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