CLAT 2020 Latest News and Updates - The Consortium of National Law Universities has released the CLAT application form 2020, on January 1, in online mode. Candidates can submit the application form till March 31. The official CLAT website was released on December 23. Earlier, the conducting body had announced the schedule of CLAT 2020. And, accordingly, the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2020) will be conducted on May 10. The Executive Committee of NLUs, in a meeting, held on December 11, has approved some major changes to the CLAT exam pattern 2020 and other particulars of CLAT. As per the latest updates, the CLAT 2020 notification is expected to be out in the last week of December 2019. All CLAT latest news and updates on the exam will be covered in this article. Read below to know more on CLAT 2020 latest news and updates.

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January 1 - The application form of CLAT 2020 has been released at the official CLAT website; candidates can apply till March 31.

December 23 - The Conducting body has updated the official CLAT website 2020 which contains the detailed schedule of CLAT 2020 and other information such as new exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, list of participating institutes etc.

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December 11 - CLAT 2020 schedule and major changes to the exam pattern are approved.

The Executive Committee provided a press release through which major changes to CLAT 2020 were approved along with the approval of date schedule for CLAT 2020. The important points from the press release are mentioned below.

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The conducting body approved the CLAT important dates 2020. And, as per the press release, the CLAT 2020 application form was to be open from January 1 and the last date to submit application form will be March 31; CLAT 2020 will be conducted on May 10 and the final result will be declared on May 24.

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  1. There will be a comprehension based test for CLAT 2020, with 150 objective type test in CLAT UG and 100 questions in LLM admission test.

  2. For CLAT PG (LLM), cut off marks are introduced, i.e, candidates will now have to qualify the objective test with a minimum of 40% (35% for SC/ST/PWD) candidates. Only on the qualification of the objective test, descriptive answers will be evaluated.

  3. In CLAT 2020 UG, the test paper will be prepared while taking the 12th standard of students into consideration.

  4. The section containing quantitative aptitude will be of class 10th standard.

  5. CLAT syllabus 2020 will be asked from areas including English, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Logical reasoning, Legal reasoning and quantitative ability.

  6. The conducting body will provide a general guide to question format to indicate the comprehension based test.

  7. As part of the marking scheme, the negative marking of 0.25 will be there for each wrong answer.

CLAT 2020 Latest news: November 21, 2019 - CLAT press release

The Consortium of NLUs announced the application and exam dates and discussed the proposed changes to the CLAT exam pattern in CLAT UG to introduce comprehensive based questions in sections like Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning.

Explaining the motive, the outgoing president Prof. Mustafa said the changes are being introduced to get better students to National Law Universities with competence in reading texts and demonstrate skills in inferential reasoning.

Further, it was discussed to bring down the number of questions from 200 to around 120-150. The Consortium also authorised the CLAT executive council to discuss the possibility of bringing cut-offs marks for CLAT PG.

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which are the other colleges under clat other than NLUs?

Yash Dev Student Expert 27th May, 2020

Hello student there are more than 90 law colleges which offer admission through clat accept 21 National law University. Some of them are mentioned below -

1)Bennett University Greater Noida

2)CRM University school of legal studies, Banglore

3)school of law UPES dehradun

4)ICFAI Law school hyderabad

5)Institute of law Nirma University.

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what is the procedure for CLAT I am giving exam of class 12th ..ARTS stream. Date of exam and registration..

Shareef 27th May, 2020

CLAT is the entrance examination for admission to 3 year and 5 year Integrated Law courses in National Law Universities, To be eligible for CLAT, you should complete your 12th with atleast 45% aggregate in any discipline. It is 45% for General Category and 40% for SC/ST. There is no upper age limit for CLAT. Students appearing for their 12th also can give CLAT exams. You can still register for CLAT 2020 until July 1st. Use this link for registration: . The exam date will be announced before July 1st.


is clat exam appeared require to tske admission in llb in puri private law college?

Yash Dev Student Expert 26th May, 2020

Hello student I request you to please help me with your preferable college so that I can check and provide you the exact information clat offer admission in more than 90 law college.

Application form extended till July 1 you can fill the application form now, clat constorium will release the examination date on 1st July 2020.

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when is clat 2020 exam going to be held

batchasikkander17 26th May, 2020

Hi Vivek,

Exam date for clat 2020 is not announced yet. The date of examination will be announced by 1st July giving students at least 21 days prior to the exam. Registration for clat 2020 has already started and the last date to register is July 1, 2020.

I hope it helps.


Does the questions r as SIMILAR TO clat XAM

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 25th May, 2020


Clat syllabus has changed from this year, number of questions have come down from 200 to 150, the question pattern still be that of 12th standard, but comprehension based questions will be asked from quantitative section, english,current affairs,deductive reasoning and logical reasoning.

Syllabus of KLEE includes that of General Knowledge, Arithmetic and Mental Ability, General English and Aptitude for legal studies.

CLAT is conducted on a national level while KLEE on the other hand is a state level exam, hence the difficulty level of CLAT is more to that of any other exams.

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