CLAT PG 2024 Exam: Dates, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Cutoff, Admit Card, Sample Papers, Syllabus
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About CLAT PG 2024
The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will conduct CLAT LLM 2024 exam on December 3, 2023 for admission to the allotted National Law Universities. The CLAT PG 2024 exam will be conducted offline in pen and paper based test mode. The CLAT LLM application form 2024 is likely to be released in the first week of August 2023. Interested applicants will be able to fill their CLAT PG 2024 application form till second week of November 2023 tentatively. Candidates will required to fill their admission preferences to NLUs before downloading their Admit Card of CLAT 20234. The scores of CLAT PG 2024 will be accepted by 19 national law universities for admission to one-year LLM programmes. Recently, the exam authorities have also added one more campus of Gujarat National Law University, Silvassa to the list of CLAT participating institutes.
CLAT PG Exam Date 2024
CLAT LLM 2024 - Test details
The national-level law entrance exam, CLAT LLM is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) in offline (pen and paper) mode. It is a common entrance test for admission to 19 national law universities.
As per the exam pattern of CLAT PG 2024, the test includes comprehension-based questions from various legal subjects of graduation level. Each question will carry one mark and each incorrect answer will invite a penalty of -0.25 marks. Candidates should check the CLAT 2024 syllabus for PG before starting the exam preparation. For preparatory purposes, candidates can refer to the previous year's CLAT PG question papers.
CLAT previous year highlights
|CLAT Registration||Around 10,000||9,000||No of appeared candidates||No of appeared candidates |
|Number of seats offered||Around 1300||Around 1,072||LLM program - 808 seats||LLM program - 808 seats|
|Participating institutes||22 NLUs + 60 + affiliated colleges||19 NLUs + 60+ affiliated colleges||CLAT PG - Postgraduate courses are available at nineteen (19) NLUs.|
|Highest marks||95.25||94||CLAT PG - 85.75/120||CLAT PG - 72/120|
Address - P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore - 560 072 Karnataka, India
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
CLAT PG 2024 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Common Law Admission Test for LLM|
|Short Exam Name||CLAT PG|
|Conducting Body||Consortium of NLUs|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||4000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
|Number of Seats||742 Seats|
CLAT PG 2024 Important Dates
CLAT PG (Session 2023)
Upcoming Dates and Events
25 May, 2023 - 30 May, 2023
(Target 2023) - Counselling - Payment of university fee for freeze or float options and admission by nlus for the third allotment list | Mode: Online Ongoing
05 Jun, 2023
(Target 2023) - Counselling - Publication of fourth allotment list - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Jun, 2023 - 10 Jun, 2023
(Target 2023) - Counselling - Payment of university fee for freeze or float options and admission by nlus for the fourth allotment list | Mode: Online
15 Jun, 2023
(Target 2023) - Counselling - Publication of fifth and final allotment list - Start Date | Mode: Online
15 Jun, 2023 - 20 Jun, 2023
(Target 2023) - Counselling - Payment of balance university fee for freeze option and admission by nlus for fifth and final allotment list | Mode: Online
CLAT PG (Session 2024)
Upcoming Dates and Events
03 Dec, 2023
Exam | Mode: Offline
The NLU consortium provides official CLAT PG 2024 eligibility criteria on its official website. The eligibility criteria of CLAT PG 2024 provides information such as qualifying exam passed, marks obtained in the qualifying exam, and age limit of candidates required before filling the CLAT 2024 application form. Only those candidates who meet the CLAT PG eligibility criteria 2024 requirements will be able to apply for the exam.
Eligibility criteria of CLAT PG 2024
- Educational Qualification - Candidates should have completed LLB graduation (3-year LLB or 5-year integrated LLB) from any recognized institute by the Bar Council of India.
- Qualifying exam : All candidates must have minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam. However, candidates belonging to the SC and ST category will be given 5% relaxation and can apply for CLAT PG 2024 with 45% marks in graduation (qualifying exam).
- Upper age limit : There is no upper age limit.
- Appearing in qualifying exam : Candidates who are in their final year of the qualifying exam can also apply for the CLAT PG 2024 exam.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The CNLU will release the CLAT PG application form 2024 tentatively in the first week of August 2023, on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates will be able to fill the CLAT LLM 2024 application form till third week of November 2023. The CLAT application form correction window will be open for students till the third week of November 2023 tentatively. The application form of CLAT LLM 2024 can be filled out by following the steps mentioned below.
How to fill CLAT PG application form 2024:
- Online Registration - To register online, the candidate has to create an applicant account by entering details like name, phone number, and email id. On successful registration, a password will be generated for the new account.
- Filling of application form - Next fill in various sections like personal details, correspondence, and address details. Also, select the course of study.
- Uploading of documents - In this step, candidates have to upload scanned photographs, signatures, and domicile certificates as per the format specified in the table below:
Image size (maximum)
State of domicile certificate
Payment of application fee - After confirming the details, proceed to make payment of the application fee. The online payment options through which fees can be paid are net banking, credit, or debit cards.
|General, OBC||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 4000|
|SC, ST||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 3500|
Other areas of law such as jurisprudence, administrative law, law of contract, torts, family law, criminal law, property law, company law, public international law, tax law, environmental law, and labour and industrial law
Essay on topics of law and contemporary issues
CLAT PG exam pattern 2024 is officially provided by the consortium. The exam pattern of CLAT 2024 PG includes details such as the number of questions asked, mode of exam, marking scheme, question type and related information.
Exam pattern of CLAT PG 2024
- There are no descriptive section
- Only multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are asked
- There are 120 MCQs
- Questions are comprehension based
- +1 mark is awarded for correct, while -1/4 mark is deducted for an incorrect answer
Mode of exam : Online
Exam duration : 2 hours
The consortium will rekease the hall ticket cum admit card of CLAT PG 2024 tentatively in the last week of November 2023. The successfully registered candidates will be able to download their CLAT admit card 2024 till December 3, 2023. Candidates are required to fill their admission preferences to NLUs before downloading their Admit Card of CLAT 2024 . The CLAT admit card 2024 PG will be an important document that all candidates need to carry during the national-level exam day . Candidates must safely keep the admit card even after the exam day, as it is also required for post-exam events like counselling.
How to download CLAT PG admit card 2024?
- Go to the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in
- Entering the registration number and password to log in
- Update the admission preferences to NLUs (minimum five)
- The admit card will be displayed on the screen for download
- Download and take a printout of CLAT PG 2024 admit card
- Keep safe it for future reference
How to address discrepancies in CLAT PG admit card 2024
It is vital for candidates to check that the details mentioned in the CLAT PG 2024 admit card such as the name is correctly spelled, the right photo is included and that the information is legible. In case it is not so, candidates need to get in touch with exam officials immediately and get the error rectified.
Details mentioned on the CLAT PG admit card :
- Roll number
- Date and time of CLAT PG 2024 exam
- Name and address of exam centre
- Exam day guidelines
CLAT PG 2024 exam day document checklist : On the day of exam, along with the admit card, the candidate also needs to bring with them a valid photo id proof, including Aadhaar card/PAN card/driving license/passport, etc.
CLAT PG 2024 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- CLAT PG admit card
- A valid photo id proof
The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will release the CLAT PG answer key 2024 tentatively in the last week of December on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. First, the provisional answer key of CLAT 2024 will be released. The CLAT answer key includes all the questions asked in the CLAT PG exam. The candidates can refer to the answers given in the CLAT PG answer key 2024; and thus calculate their expected scores.
For calculating marks, refer to the official marking scheme. In case the candidate feels like there is any discrepancy in any of the keys, they may challenge the provisional key(s) within a given time frame on payment of a fee. Exam officials will notify a window during which challenges can be filed.
All objections are considered by the consortium before officials release the final answer key of CLAT PG 2024. An important distinction between the final and provisional keys is the keys mentioned in the provisional key can be challenged, but no challenges to the final keys are entertained.
The exam conducting authority will declare the CLAT PG result 2024 tentatively in the last week of December 2023. The result is declared in online mode. CLAT 2024 result will be available at the official consortium website in the form of scorecards, which includes details like the score obtained by the candidate, AIl India Rank (AIR), and category of the candidate.
How to check CLAT PG 2024 result
- Click on the result link
- A login window will open
- Enter registration/application number and date of birth
- The CLAT PG result 2024 will be displayed on the screen
- Download and take a print of the result.
Preparation of CLAT PG merit list
The marks obtained by candidates in the CLAT PG exam will later be used to prepare the CLAT PG merit list. This merit list will be further used for counselling and seat allotment process.
In cases where two or more candidates will score the same marks in CLAT PG 2024 exam, the consortium of NLUs will use a tie-breaking procedure to decide the merit rank.
The CLAT PG 2024 cutoff is the minimum rank or score that a candidate will have to secure in order to get admission to the LLM course at any of the participating NLUs. The CLAT PG cutoff 2024 will be category-specific and released separately for the NLUs. Candidates will be required to meet the cutoff criteria (on the basis of their categories) for the applied institute to be considered for admission. Candidates failing to meet the cutoff will not be considered qualified for further admission process.
Factors affecting CLAT PG 2024 cutoff:
- The number of candidates appearing in CLAT PG 2024
- The performance of applicants in the exam
- The number of applicants to the college in question
- Number of sanctioned seats
- The category of the candidate.
NOTE: If any of the above parameters change, the CLAT PG cutoff will also be changed.
Documents Required at Counselling
- CLAT PG admit card
- CLAT PG application form
- CLAT PG score card
- Class 12th marksheet (academic qualification/ eligibility criteria)
- Class 10th marksheet (date of birth proof)
- Domicile certificate (if applicable)
- Sponsored NRI certificate (if applicable)
- NRI certificate (if applicable)
- Specially-abled certificate (if applicable)
- Caste Certificate (If applicable)
- L.L.B marksheet
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:How many questions will be asked in CLAT PG 2024?
A total of 120 questions will be asked in CLAT PG 2024. Each question carried one mark and incorrect answers attract a penalty of 0.25 marks.
Question:What educational qualification is needed for appearing in CLAT PG 2024?
For CLAT PG 2024 exam, candidates should have a graduation degree in Law.
Question:Is there any upper age limit for appearing in CLAT PG 2024?
No, there will be no upper age limit for appearing in the postgraduate exam.
Question:What is the full form of CLAT PG?
CLAT PG is the short form of the Common Law Admission Test for Post Graduate.
Question:Will CLAT PG scores used for admission to NLUs only?
There are 22 NLUs that are participating institute of CLAT PG exam and use CLAT PG scores for admission purposes. In addition to this, over 60 law colleges across the country accept the CLAT LLM scores.
Question:When will CLAT PG 2024 entrance exam be conducted?
The offline-based CLAT PG 2024 exam will be conducted on December 3, 2023.
Question:Were there any changes to the exam pattern for the last session?
The CLAT PG question paper included comprehension-based questions in last year's exam. It is same as previous year's exam pattern.
Question:Can candidates who haven't yet appeared in their qualifying exam still appear in CLAT PG 2024?
As per the eligibility criteria, any candidate who will be appearing in the final LLB or any equivalent exam in April/May 2024 will be eligible to take CLAT PG 2024.
Question:When will CLAT LLM application form be released?
The application form of CLAT 2024 will tentatively be released in the first week of August 2023, in online mode.
Questions related to CLAT PG
how much rank in clat pg exam is required to get admission in nmims mumbai?
NMIMS Mumbai accepts both CLAT and LSAT scores. You can apply through either of them. The selection process, however, is based completely on merit.
For clarity on whether or not you will make it to NMIMS Mumbai with a certain score/rank, use CLAT College Predictor - https://law.careers360.com/clat-college-predictor?utm_source=qna&utm_medium=clat_cp
I got 5972 rank in CLAT PG 2022. Will I be able to get admission in NLU or GGSIPU (with respect to specialization in Corporate Law)? Im from general category.
Through CLAT PG 2022 exam student has to secure 95-100 rank for admission in top national universities. For National law University admission student has to secure at least 85 to 90 ranks inCLAT PG exam. In your rank in clerk PG 5972 there is little hope of chance getting top National University and Government colleges for law. You can admission in the private Law University under the supervision of National Law University or College.GGSIPU Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University is the First Government Law University established in the year of 1998. to take admission in Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University which is a government university also is not possible to take admission in your rank.
if i graduate in 2023 August September, will I be eligible to sit for clat pg 2023 exam? or will i have to wait and sit for clat pg 2024 exam?
Hope you are doing well.
The Consortium of National Law Universities c onducts the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
For this particular year, Registrations for the examination was opened on 1st January 2021 and closed on 15 June 2021. The exam was conducted on 23rd July, from 2 PM to 4 PM.
eligibility criteria:( as per 2021)
- There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2021.
- Minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination of 10+2 or an equivalent examination, the candidates must have secured 45% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
- 40% marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
- Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2021 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2021 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
- The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
- In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:Higher marks in the component / section on legal aptitude in the CLAT 2021 exam;Higher age;Computerised draw of lots
Same is for PG level Clat, [point 04.]
The students applying for a particular year CLAT exam can be among the same year graduates. But you need to produce a certified proof of graduation for this.
So, if you are graduating in the year 2023, you can give the CLAT exam in the same year, providing the evidence of graduation.
Hopefully this cleared your query.
BEST wishes ahead.
clat pg 2021 rank is 248 general category..wbnujs possible?
Hope you are doing well
Now let me go through your question
Every time clat pg cutoff varies it depends on some factors like number seats intake and category but
If we analysis previous year cut ff clat pg 2021
Which is show below
Cutoff Rank (AIR)
You have rare chance to get it
If you want to know more about it check out the link given in below https://www.google.com/amp/s/law.careers360.com/articles/clat-cutoff/amp
I suggest you to use predictor college
Hope it helps
my score in clat pg 2021 is 70..is there any chance of getting wbnujs
You scored 70 marks in CLAT PG 2021 then your rank will be around 1412-2318. According to the previous year, the rank cutoff of WBNUJS ( West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences ) for PG programme are 70 for general , 2031 for general pwd , 906 for ST and 613 for SC.
To more information about WBNUJS Kolkata :-
WBNUJS Kolkata Fee Structure 2021-22 - BA LLB & LLM fees, seats, admission process (careers360.com)
Hope this information helps you...