13th CLAT 2020 exam is being organized by The National Law University Jharkhand, Ranchi (NUSRL). This year 21 National Law Universities (NLUs) is participating in CLAT for admissions to their LAW UG and PG degree programmes.
For better coordination amongst National Law Schools to achieve highest standards of legal education in the country, "The Consortium of National Law Universities" was established on 19th August, 2017 with its headquarters in NLSIU, Bengaluru.
Admission in NLUs will be provided on the basis of merit-cum-preference i.e. CLAT Rank and order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form. The important dates for CLAT 2020 are given below.
CLAT 2020 Important Change Notice
- CLAT 2020 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on Sunday, 10th May 2020, from 3pm to 5pm. Read out official notification
- CLAT aspirants can apply till 31st March 2020.
||Description of Specific Activities
||Date of Issue of Admission Notification
||1st Jan, 2020
||Starting date for submission of online application
||1st January, 2020
||Last date for submission of online application
||31st March, 2020
||Download of Admit Cards/Hall Tickets begins
||Date of CLAT – 2020 offline examination
||10th May, 2020, 3 pm to 5 pm
||Date of uploading the Answer Key
||11th May, 2020
||Declaration of results, i.e., issue of Merit List (Category-wise)
||24th May, 2020
||CLAT Official Website
Eligibility Criteria for Under-Graduate (5 Years) Program
Qualification: Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognized Board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates). Students whose results are awaited can also appear in the test.
- From 2020, as per the new rules, there will be no upper age limit for UG Programme.
CLAT Exam Pattern
||No. of Questions
|English including Comprehension
|General Knowledge and Current
|Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
Negative Marking Scheme: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.