Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Patiala (RGNUL Patiala) will be conducting CLAT 2016 on May 8. The applications for CLAT 2016 shall begin from January 1, 2016. In an exclusive interview with Careers360, CLAT 2016 Convener, Dr. G.I.S Sandhu informed about Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

RGNUL Patiala Registrar and CLAT 2016 Convener, Dr. G.I.S Sandhu said, “CLAT 2016 shall be held on May 8 for admissions to 17 National Law Universities. Candidates can fill CLAT 2016 Applications in online mode between January 1 and March 31.”

Read CLAT 2016 Exclusive Interview, where the Convener talks on CLAT Conducting Body and exam.

The Convener also said that a new NLU has been added to CLAT 2016 Committee. “Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU) is the new addition to CLAT Committee for the admission year 2016,” informed Dr. Sandhu.


He also said that RGNUL Patiala has started making necessary arrangement for the conduct of CLAT 2016 for admission to Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Courses of Law. He said, “The first step in this direction was holding of meeting of CLAT Core Committee held on November 17 at RGNUL Campus, Patiala. At this meeting, the Vice-Chancellors of member National Law Universities participated. Various matters regarding modalities and tentative schedule for conduct of CLAT 2016 have been worked out.”


The first official advertisement for CLAT 2016 will be released on December 14, 2015. However, Careers360 has exclusively interviewed CLAT 2016 Convener, Dr. G.I.S Sandhu on CLAT 2016.

The Convener also informed that the number of test centres and cities for conducting CLAT 2016 will be decided later on as last year there were 173 test centres in 52 cities of India.

Also Read –

CLAT 2016 to be conducted by RGNUL Patiala; writ petition pending in SC

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Previous year question is helpful for clat ug??

pritamsingh5798 27th May, 2020

Hey there

Definitely previous year questions is going to help you in your exam. Clat generally do not repeat questions as it's a national level exam but you'll get complete Idea about the exam pattern. Also by solving previous year questions you'll get idea of time in the exam as what extra effort you need to put to save time in exam after seeing the real level of the questions.

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which coaching branch for clat must I prefer ?

Yash Dev Student Expert 27th May, 2020

Hello student there are many coaching institutes for clat preparation but as due to lockdowon all coaching institute shift towards online classes you need to join online coaching now.

Some of the best clat coaching are as mentioned below -

1)Career launcher

2)clat Edge

3)lawprep Tutorial

4)Legal Tutorial

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

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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.

For more updates refer to the link mentioned below - https://law.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-law-colleges-in-india-accepting-clat

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

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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: https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2020/ . 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.

For more updates refer to the link mentioned below - https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2020/

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

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