National University of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will conduct CLAT 2020 in offline mode tentatively on May 1, 2020. CLAT 2020 will be held at around 40 centres around the country for admitting candidates to undergraduate law programs offered by the 21 participating NLUs. The total seat intake for UG programs at the NLUs is around 2500. The application form of CLAT 2020 will be released on January 1; candidates will have around 3 months time to submit the application form. The admit card of CLAT 2020 will be released around the 2nd week of May.
The CLAT consortium has, on November 21, announced a slew of changes in the exam pattern for the new session, including reducing the number of questions to 120-150 from 200. Also, comprehension-based questions will be asked from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. The reduction in number of questions is done to reduce the mental stress on candidates, explained Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR . Also, the inclusion of comprehension based questions is aimed at attracting candidates with competence in reading texts and demonstrated skills in inferential reasoning.
CLAT 2020 result will be declared around 2nd week of June 2020. Also, apart from the 21 participating NLUs, 52 private universities as well as DBRANLU Sonipat, Haryana, will use CLAT 2020 scores for admission purpose.
Based on CLAT 2020 scores, admission will be offered to various law programs like BA LLB, B.Sc LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, and BSW LLB. The minimum eligibility criteria for appearing in the national-level exam is a 10+2 pass scoring minimum 45% marks (relaxation in minimum marks applies to reserved categories). Also, there is no upper age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020.
Upcoming Dates and Events
01 Jan, 2020
Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
08 May, 2020 (Tentative)
Admit Card | Mode: Online
10 May, 2020
Exam | Mode: Offline
The law aspirants need to check CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria to ensure they follow the right protocols prescribed for the admission process; refer the bullet points given below for complete details.
Eligibility requirement for UG program:
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Mode of Application : Online
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CLAT application form 2020 will be released in online mode on January 1. When filling the CLAT 2020 application form, one must use only genuine and verifiable information; if caught sharing false information, one can be disqualified at any stage of the admission process. Also, it is recommended that the candidate goes through the information brochure and understands all the nuances so that the application process is simple and error free. For example, the candidate can check out what exam centres are available, or what are the specifications of the images that have to be uploaded (which is also included here for the convenience of the candidate).
How to fill CLAT 2020 application form
Registration: The first step in the application process, the candidate has to register by entering details their name, email id, mobile number, and other details.
Fill in relevant details: The application form will have various sections like personal, academic and contact details which have to be duly filled.
Upload documents: Scanned copies of signature, photograph and other documents in prescribed specification (refer table below) has to be uploaded.
Image size (maximum)
State domicile certificate
Application fee: Depending on the category of the candidate, the application fee may vary as shown in the table below.
With the help of CLAT preparation tips 2020, candidates will get a fair idea of how to prepare for the Common Law Admission Test. Candidates can check here the important points of CLAT 2020 Preparation Tips -
In a press conference held on November 21, the CLAT consortium announced some major changes to the CLAT 2020 exam pattern. These include reducing the number of questions to 120-150 from 200. Also, comprehension-based questions will be asked from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. The updated CLAT 2020 exam pattern will be provided here once it is released by the consortium in the last week of December 2019.
Given in the table below is how old CLAT exam pattern looked.
CLAT Exam Pattern 2019
Number of Questions
English including Comprehension
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Elementary Mathematics and Numerical Ability
Candidates appearing in the national-level exam could access the CLAT 2020 mock test online. There are multiple benefits of taking CLAT mock test 2020, some of which are enumerated below:
NUSRL Ranchi will release the CLAT 2020 admit card tentatively in the 2nd week of May, 2020. To download the CLAT admit card, one needs to log-in by entering one's mobile number and password. On exam day, the applicant needs to carry with them the admit card of CLAT 2020 without fail, along with a valid photo ID proof.
The CLAT admit card would carry such details like the name and address of the exam venue, date and time of CLAT 2020 entrance exam, and roll number of the candidate. Candidates are also advised to carefully go through all the exam day guidelines mentioned on the CLAT 2020 admit card to stay out of trouble. Keep the CLAT admit card safe until the admission process is over.
The provisional answer key of CLAT 2020 will be released within a few days of conclusion of the CLAT 2020 exam. By consulting keys given in the provisional CLAT 2020 answer key, the candidate will be able to calculate the number of questions they managed to respond correctly. Now using the official CLAT 2020 marking scheme, the candidate will be able to calculate probable score, and in turn their chances of admission (use previous years' cutoff data for the purpose). Any candidate who has any objections regarding any of the key (s) will be allowed to filed objections against within a given time-frame. Authorities after considering all such complaints will release the final answer key of CLAT 2020. The keys given in the final CLAT 2020 answer key will be considered to be the final authority or correct answers to questions asked in the exam.
National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will announce the result of CLAT 2020 tentatively in the 2nd week of June, 2020. Candidates can access to the CLAT 2020 result in online mode by logging in using their registration/application number and date of birth. The result would contain important details like the qualifying status of the candidate, section-wise and overall marks. After the declaration of the result, candidates will shortlisted for the counselling and seat allotment process.
National University Of Study And Research In Law (NUSRL), Ranchi will release the cutoff of CLAT 2020 after the declaration of the CLAT result. The CLAT Cutoff 2020 is usually the minimum marks (or lowest rank) for which admissions into an NLU is offered. The various parameters on which CLAT 2020 cutoff would depend include - number of applications received for admission, sanctioned seat intake, performance of applicants in the entrance exam, etc.
CLAT 2019 Cutoff
NLU Odisha Cuttack
Mode of Counselling:
Candidates who have qualified in the CLAT 2020 exam will be eligible to participate in the CLAT 2020 counselling process, which will be conducted in online mode sometime in 2nd week of June 2020. All eligible candidates will be issued counselling call letters, which has to be downloaded and taken a printout of. Next the candidate has to register for CLAT counselling 2020 online by clicking on the counselling link and providing user id/ registration id and password. As part of the counselling registration, one has to enter their choices of colleges and courses. The CLAT 2020 seat allotment will be based on both the merit rank of the candidate and choices opted for admission, so one needs to bear caution and only enter the best matches.
Another feature of the CLAT 2020 counselling and seat allotment process is document verification, wherein all candidates need to get their documents verified. Only such candidates who successfully complete the verification will be deemed eligible for allotment, while rest will be disqualified.
CLAT 2020 will be held on May 10 next year, and the online applications will start from January 1, 2020 .
Till 2018, the exam was conducted by NLUs on a rotational basis. However, in 2019 onwar
ds it is being conducted by a permanent body formed by the universities i.e. The Consortium of NLUs. The consortium has its headquarter at NLSIU Bangalore and comprises:
An Executive Committee
The CLAT Convenor of the current year
The CLAT Convenor of the following year
Two co-opted Vice-Chancellors of NLUs
CLAT 2020 notification
November 21, 2019
In a press meet, CLAT Consortium announced exam date and few changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2020.
Online registrations begin
January 1, 2020
The online application window of CLAT 2020 will begin on the official website.
Last date of application
By the third week of April 2020
All steps of application form need to be completed.
Last date of fee payment and form submission (registered candidates only)
By the fourth week of April 2020
All registered candidates must pay the application fee in online mode using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking and in offline mode Bank Challan.
Release of admit cards
By the first or second week of May 2020
Candidates will be issued admit card in online mode to appear for the examination.
CLAT exam date
May 10, 2020
Appear for the examination at the allotted test centre as per the scheduled date and time. Carry the admit card along with a valid Photo Id proof.
CLAT result announcement
By the third week of June 2020
The results will be announced on the official website and also, merit list for each NLU.
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CLAT Common Law Admission Test is conducted to give admission to LLB and LLM programs offered by 21 National law Universities and other private Colleges. CLAT 2020 will be conducted on May 10, 2020. CLAT Application form will be available from Jan 1,2020.
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Common Law Admission Test(CLAT) conducted by 21 NLUs in India ,It's an all india entrance exam to get admission in law schools/universities for undergraduate and post graduate programmes (LL.B&LL.M).Eligibility criteria for undergraduate is a candidate should secure minimum 45% for Obc and for sc/st 40% in 10+2 ,candidates who are appearing for the board examinations in march/april can also eligible to appear for clat 2020 .I can provide the links of important dates ,notifications ,exam pattern of clat and for more information just go through the links provided below:
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