CLAT Official Website
CLAT Official Website 2021 - The Consortium of National Law Universities has activated the CLAT 2021 official website on December 29, 2020. The direct link is given below. The CLAT website mentions all the details regarding both CLAT UG and CLAT PG. It mentions CLAT 2021 syllabus, test pattern along with tips for preparation. The application form was released on the official website of CLAT 2021 on January 1, 2021. Candidates may register by using the CLAT login portal available on the official website. As per the notification released by the authorities at CLAT 2021 official website, the entrance exam will be held on May 09 (Sunday), in offline mode.
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CLAT 2021 - An overview
Official website URL
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
2020 - 2021
Type of examination
Law entrance exam for UG and PG
BA LL.B, BBA LL.B. BSc LL.B, B.com LL.B and LLM.
Number of seats
CLAT UG - 2596 (approx)
CLAT PG - 783
22 national law universities
Other universities using CLAT score
CLAT affiliated law colleges
The consortium of National Law Universities is a permanent group of 22 national law universities. The consortium of NLUs was created in August 2017 and since its inception, it has evolved into a well organised and transparent organisation. The CLAT consortium also takes steps to reform the examination scheme and NLU admission process from time to time. For example, in 2020, the consortium announced that CLAT will be a test of reading and critical thinking skills. It also reduced the number of questions from 200 to 150 in CLAT UG. The questions in CLAT PG were also reduced from 150 to 120.
CLAT Official Website 2021 - Important Details
The website of CLAT will be the source of official information. It will also provide the admit card, answer key, result, counselling details. All types of official communications will be made through CLAT official website. Some of the important details are mentioned below.
CLAT Eligibility - The official website mentions the eligibility criteria for both CLAT UG and CLAT PG. The CLAT eligibility criteria 2021 are expressed in terms of the educational qualification and minimum marks required in the qualifying exam. The CLAT UG eligibility criteria are different from CLAT PG eligibility criteria. In CLAT UG, candidates are required to have passed Class 12th whereas, CLAT PG, being a graduate-level test requires 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB as educational qualification.
CLAT Exam Pattern and Syllabus - The official website also carries details regarding CLAT syllabus, pattern and marking scheme. Candidates preparing for the exam must be aware of the latest CLAT exam pattern and syllabus published by the CLAT Consortium.
CLAT Admit Card - A few weeks before the examination, the consortium will release the CLAT 2021 admit card at its official website. The admit card will be available for download at the candidate login portal. Candidates will have to use the CLAT 2021 admit card as a hall ticket for appearing in the examination.
Detailed instructions for CLAT exam day
The official website of CLAT Consortium will also release the details of the exam day guidelines for the candidates appearing in the test. Last year, amid COVID-19 pandemic, the consortium shared all instructions through its official website.
Post Exam Activities
The CLAT aspirants will have to see the official website for regular updates regarding the CLAT answer key, result, merit list, counselling schedule and seat allotment process. Most of the post-exam activities are conducted in online mode through CLAT official website of CLAT.
List of Affiliated Law Colleges and Universities
Candidates may also check the list of affiliated law colleges that will sign MoU with the Consortium of NLUs regarding using CLAT scores for admissions. The official website of CLAT has a separate section for affiliated colleges and universities.
Help desk and contact numbers - The CLAT official website has provided the following contact numbers and helpdesk system.
P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore - 560 072 Karnataka, India
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Number - 08047162020
Disclaimer - This is an informative article on the CLAT 2021 website. Candidates are advised to check the official website by visiting the link given on this page.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CLAT Official Website
Question: When will CLAT 2021 be conducted?
CLAT 2021 will be held on June 13, 2021, in offline mode.
Question: What is the official website for CLAT 2021?
The official website for CLAT 2021 is consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
Question: Is NLU Delhi participating in CLAT 2021?
No, the NLU Delhi is not participating in CLAT 2021, it conducts AILET for admissions to UG and PG law programmes.
Question: How many National Law Universities (NLUs) are participating in the CLAT admission process?
There are 22 NLUs that will participate in the CLAT admission process.
Question: Has the CLAT exam pattern changed?
Yes, the CLAT pattern has been changed in 2020. It is now a comprehension based question paper instead of a paper solely based on objective type questions.
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Questions related to CLAT
is 10th marks is matter for competitive exams like neet clat etc.
Hello student ,
Your 10th marks is not taken into account for considering your eligibility for neet examination, it is your marks in class 12th which is taken into account for considering your eligibility for neet examination. For exams like neet and clat only your 12th marks matters a lot . Further your 10th marks only required to get your favourite Stream and for competitive exam it is required only to confirm your dob and address and all .
Hope it helps !
for clat preparation suggest me ?
CLAT is one of the difficult competitive exams.However if you can prepare properly then you can crack the exams.First get a clear idea of the syllabus of the CLAT examination and also check the last year's paper.Familiarity with exam patterns and syllabus will aso make it easier to pay additional attention to topics which carry more weightage.Do regular revision of the syllabus properly and also sit for the mock tests for CLAT.
You can look for more such tips in the following link:
Hope it helps!!
Give me the pattern of CLAT paper and give the link of previous years papers....
CLAT is a 2 hour paper conducted offline. For UG course total 150 MCQ are given and for PG courses 100 questions + 2 essays (Subjective section).
For detailed overview of CLAT syllabus and pattern use the link
All the best
Can i clear the CLAT exam without joining any kind of coaching, If yes. then which book is the best for CLAT exam, (pls. book name) pls. reply in details.
Yes, you can definitely crack CLAT examination without any coaching but yes you will have to prepare with honesty and dedication and remain consistent towards your studies.
Follow the below tips to prepare well for your clat examination:-
*Go well through your CLAT syllabus , don't leave any part just because you find it difficult or boring or you don't like it.
List of best books which you can follow to master CLAT syllabus is given below subject wise :-
GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS
*Manorama Year Book
*General Knowledge by Arihant Publications
*Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant Publications
*A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
*Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by Pearson
*Objective Legal Aptitude by Rs Agarwal
*Fast Track Objective Arithmetic, Arihant Publications
*Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Pearson's
*Objective General English by R S Aggarwal
*Word Power Made Easy by Norman
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*A major part of your Clat question paper are from the gk and current affairs section , so focus more on them, read news papers like The Hindu, Financial Express, and The Economist on daily basis to keep you updated
*Make a routine or a time table and religiously follow it , keep short breaks of 20 to 30 minutes after every 2.5 to 3 hours.
* Plan your studies, and set daily, weekly and monthly goals to cover the syllabus and meet them without any fail.
*Revise at regular intervals as syllabus is wide
*Solve previous year CLAT questions :-it will let you know the examination pattern, type and difficulty level of questions asked in the exam etc
* Once done with complete syllabus, go through CLAT mock test papers , it will let you know your preparation level and and weak areas so that you can work on them and perform well in your CLAT examination
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In clat when will have to provide ews certificate during the process of application filling or during counselling
As of now all the entrance exam has been taking the EWS certificate scanned image during the filling of application form and they will also ask for your certificate during the verification of documents during the counselling.
Only during jee mains in 2020 we were not asked during the filling of application form but from the current year 2021 all the jee candidates are required to upload the EWS certificate during the filling of application form.
So,it's better to be on safer side.