CLAT 2017: 51,000 apply for NLUs; 13 per cent increase in applications
Updated on Apr 1, 2017 - 3 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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CLAT 2017 has recorded over 13 per cent increase in number of applications from the last year. CLAT 2017 Convenor, Dr A Laxminath exclusively told Careers360 that around 51,000 aspirants have applied for the Common Law Admission Test. Last year, a total of 45,041 candidates had registered for the online national-level law entrance test. CLAT application process began on January 1 and was closed on March 31, 2017, with the payment of fees and application submission.

 

Dr A Laxminath shared, “As of now, around 45,000 candidates have applied for CLAT UG programme and 6,000 for the PG programme.” Even as he says, “The state-wise and gender-wise application numbers will be declared soon.”

The CLAT Convenor also said that the number of applications rose exponentially after the Supreme Court stayed BCI’s age bar in the first week of March 2017. In the light of the SC stay order, students who are above 20 years of age in case of General/ NRI/ NRI sponsored category and above 22 years of age in case of SC/ ST/ OBC/ SAP category as on July 1, 2017 were allowed to apply for the undergraduate programmes through CLAT 2017.

Last year, as many as 23,517 male applicants had submitted their CLAT application forms, and 21,520 female candidates and four from transgender category had submitted their applications. Check here last year’s CLAT application numbers.

Chanakya National Law University, Patna is conducting CLAT 2017 on May 14 in a total of 63 examination centres across India.

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Do I need to upload EWS Certificate along with CLAT Application form

Md Azmer 24th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

No there is no notification came out regarding to submit EWS certificate with the CLAT 2020 form. I suggest you to go the link before filling the form.

Link: https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-application-form-what-you-must-know-applying

I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck

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can i get admission in Indra Prastha university on the basis of my rank in CLAT

akshat a. jha 24th Jan, 2020

No, IPU or GGSIPU conducts its own exam for entrance in its various courses.

The exam for law courses to get admission in IP university is IPU CET Law.

The Last date of Application submission for the exam is 1st week of May 2020 .

The Date of exam  and Result date would be 3rd  week of May 2020  and 4th week of May 2020  respectively.

The application fees is 1000 Rs for all category students. The exam is of 600 marks and has 150 questions in total to attempt in 150 minutes.

About Clat, The Clat exam provides admission in several other law colleges all over the country including all the NUL's.

For further information on Clat exam you can visit:-

https://law.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-law-colleges-in-india-accepting-clat


and for For IPU CET Law:-

https://www.careers360.com/exams/ipu-cet

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I am 28 now. Can i get admission in basis of CLAT ot LSAT Score

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 23rd Jan, 2020
There is no age limit for appearing in CLAT 2020 for UG program as well as in CLAT PG exam. So if you are able to fetch decent score, then you can get admission on the basis of that score. There is also no upper age limit for appearing in LSAT India Examination. But you can check the age limit specified by individual colleges wherein you want to seek admission.
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CLAT PG 2020 best books can u please help me with the best books which should be needed for the preparation of CLAT PG i repeat CLAT PG not CLAT UG cause i can not get CLAT PG books in my locality if u suggest me i can purchase it online

Khushi 23rd Jan, 2020

Hi Harsha

These are the best books for CLAT PG 2020

  • Universal’s LLM Entrance Guide
  • Lexis Nexis Butterworths
  • Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2020
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

Hope this helps!

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I am appearing for 12 this year , can i apply for CLAt this year?

ayush mishra 23rd Jan, 2020

Yes, you can surely apply for the Common Law Admission Test while appearing for the board exams of class 12 for admission to UG courses. The eligibility criteria for CLAT states that the candidates who have passed their class12th Board Examination or The Senior Secondary School Examination can apply for the exam. In addition to it, the aspirants have to secure a minimum of 45% marks in the qualifying exam for General Category and for SC and ST candidates, they need to secure 40% marks in qualifying exam. However, not only the students who have passed their class 12 examination can apply but also the candidates who are appearing in their qualifying exam can appear. In the case of admission to UG courses, this qualifying exam refers to Class 12 examination and hence you have all the rights to appear for it and there is no problem in applying for the exam but you also have to ensure that you fulfill the educational (and also other) eligibility criteria for the exam. If you want to know more about CLAT 2020, you can refer this link

https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-eligibility-criteria

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