CLAT 2023: Application Form (Till Nov 13), Exam Date, Eligibility

Exam Date

Dec 18, 2022

Sep 14, 2022 | Law


CLAT 2023 application form was released by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs). Interested candidates can apply for the exam till Nov 13, 2022. Candidates who intend to appear for the exam must submit the CLAT application form on the official website. Candidates are advised to check their CLAT 2023 eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. 

CLAT 2023 exam will be conducted offline on Dec 18, 2022. Candidates will be provided with three sample papers before the exam to become familiar with the CLAT 2023 exam pattern and the question paper type before the exam. Candidates who register for the exam will also be given a chance for an open campus visit. Check the important dates related to CLAT 2023.

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all-India centralized examination that allows students to get admission to the 21 National Law Universities in India to pursue law courses, such as LLB and LLM. CLAT is an exam attempted by more than 50,000 students annually, as it is a sought-after exam for Law school aspirants. Considering the safety of candidates, the number of exam centres has increased for CLAT 2023.

Keep reading this article to know more about CLAT 2023 examination. 

Latest Updates on CLAT

  • Sep 8, 2022: CLAT 2022 application process for LLB and LLM programs will close on Nov 13, 2022Read More

Table of Contents

CLAT 2023 Application Form

CLAT 2023 application form was released on the official website on Aug 8, 2022, and the last date to submit the application form is Nov 13, 2022. Interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria and apply for the exam before the deadline.

The mode of filling out the CLAT 2023 application form is always online. The candidates must fill in their valid details in the application form. CLAT 2023 application process comprises various steps. It will require candidates to give out their details and qualification details, upload of signature and photograph, and pay the requisite application fee.

CLAT 2023 application form correction window will be open after the last date to submit the application form. Candidates can make corrections on their application form through this facility.

CLAT 2023 Application Details
Mode Online
Registration Fee General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI: INR 4000
CLAT Previous Years Question Papers Request INR 500 (Optional)
Photograph Size 20 KB to 50 KB
Signature Size 10 KB to 20 KB

CLAT 2023 Application Fee

CLAT 2023 application process is incomplete without the payment of the application fee. The fee to be paid by students according to the category they belong in are as given below.

  • INR 4000 for General, OBC, PWD/SAP.
  • INR 3500 for SC/ST.

CLAT 2023 Registration

CLAT 2023 application is done online. The enrolment process for CLAT 2023 exam is divided into 4 parts: registration, application form filling, uploading documents, and payment of the fee. Candidates who fit the eligibility criteria of the exam can go to the official website and register for the exam. The step-by-step procedure for applying to CLAT 2023 is given below.

How to Apply for CLAT 2023?

The steps given below will guide the candidates on how to fill out their application forms conveniently.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of CLAT 2023, and click on the option that reads "New Registration".
  • Step 2: Fill in personal details like name, email address, and mobile number. Choose a password and re-enter the password to confirm it.
  • Step 3: A new account will be created upon the successful completion of the registration. An OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number. This OTP is to be entered into the portal for account activation.
  • Step 4: To complete the application process, log in to the accounts using the registered email ID and password.
  • Step 5: Enter the required details, such as educational and academic details, address of correspondence, permanent address, etc.
  • Step 6: Once all the information has been filled in, check the entered details again before submitting. After verifying the information, click on the "Submit" button.
  • Step 7: Upload scanned copies of the photo, signature, and domicile certificate in the specified dimensions.
  • Step 8: After uploading the documents, make the payment of the application fees. Use a credit card, debit card, or net banking for making the payment.

Read More: CLAT Application Form 2023

About CLAT 2023

CLAT full form is the Common Law Admission Test. It is a national-level Law entrance exam that helps students get admission into government and private law colleges in the country. The National Law University is responsible for conducting the exam every year. This year, CLAT 2023 will be conducted by National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack.


Students willing to pursue Law from the top-tier colleges of India can appear for this entrance exam which is held annually. Through CLAT, candidates can apply for admission at various campuses of the NLU.

Qualification: Candidates who have cleared class 12 are eligible to appear for this LLB entrance exam.

Attempts: There are no restrictions on the number of attempts for CLAT.

Availability of Seats: About 2,700 seats are available for admission under CLAT for the LLB program, while the intake for LLM courses across the national law universities is about 700 seats.

Placements: Some public sector companies (PSUs) like ONGC, BHEL, and Power Grid Corporation of India use CLAT score of LLM aspirants while recruiting candidates for legal posts.

Courses Offered: BA LLB (Hons), B.Com LLB (Hons), B.Sc LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), BSW LLB (Hons).

As it has already been mentioned, CLAT is a national-level entrance examination through which candidates are granted admission to Law courses. Apart from the NLUs, various other Law colleges and universities consider CLAT scores for admission. The candidates must, however, ensure that they satisfy the eligibility conditions given by those institutions.

Due to the technical challenges encountered in the previous year, the Bar Council of India had earlier decided to take the exam in offline mode. 

Candidates who clear CLAT can obtain seats in 16 of the National Law Universities situated in India. It has been reviewed as one of the toughest entrance exams in India. Some of the key highlights related to the exam are discussed below.

CLAT 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name CLAT
Full Form Common Law Admission Test
Conducting Body National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack
Application Mode Online
Language English
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours or 120 Minutes
Official Website

+91 97415 21069, +91 94825 67257 (Bengaluru)
+91 84807 18979 (Odisha)

Note: The candidates can check other common exams accepted by law colleges to know which exam suits them. The students have to take an entrance exam after completing 12th Science to avail seats at top law colleges.

CLAT 2023 Exam Dates

CLAT 2023 application form was released on the official website on Aug 8, 2022, and the last date to apply for the exam is Nov 13, 2022. Candidates must ensure they apply for the exam before the deadline. The Consortium will release three sets of sample question papers to help the applicants prepare better. The registered candidates will also be given a chance for an open campus visit.

The exam date for CLAT 2023 was released along with the notification for the 2022 exam, and the exam for 2023 is expected to be conducted on Dec 18, 2022, offline. The official portal was activated, and the candidates could fill out the form available online to receive the general information and latest updates through their mobile number.

CLAT 2023 important dates are updated in the table below according to the release of the official notification.

CLAT 2023 Exam Dates
Important Events Exam Dates for CLAT 2023
Official Notification Aug 2022
Online Application Starts Aug 8, 2022
Online Application Ends Nov 13, 2022
Application Form Correction Window Nov 2022
First Sample Question Set Release Sept 2022
First Open Campus Visit Date for Registered Candidates Sept 2022
Second Sample Question Set Release Oct 14, 2022
Second Open Campus Visit Date for Registered Candidates Oct 22, 2022
Third Sample Question Set Release Oct 2022
Admit Card Release Nov 2022
CLAT Exam Date Dec 18, 2022
Provisional Answer Key Release Date Dec 18, 2022 (Tentative)
Objection Window To Be Announced
Final Answer Key Release Date To Be Announced
Declaration of Consolidated CLAT Merit List To Be Announced
Counselling Invite List Publication To Be Announced

CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Bar Council of India decides the eligibility conditions that all applicants are expected to satisfy. It broadly circles the nationality, educational qualifications, and ideal age bracket. CLAT eligibility criteria shall differ for each category. The specifications related to the same are discussed below.

NRI applicants will have a different admission process for CLAT. These candidates will be given admission through the NRI quota in each university or college. NRI candidates are advised to contact the concerned educational institute directly and find out about the eligibility criteria. They may be asked to present a valid passport, a copy of visas for the last 12 months, and a certificate from the local embassy to prove the NRI status of the candidate.

Qualification Criteria for Undergraduate Applicants

The qualifications for appearing for CLAT 2023 to get admission to undergraduate programs are as follows.

  • Candidate should have passed 12th with at least a minimum 45% aggregate for Unreserved/OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.
  • The candidate should have passed the 12th board examinations with a minimum score of 40% aggregate for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
  • Candidates appearing in the 12th class board examination in March/ April of 2023 are also eligible to appear in CLAT entrance exam 2023. Still, the candidate needs to show evidence of them clearing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
CLAT Qualification Requirement -UG
Education 10+2 or Equivalent
Age Limit No Age Limit

Qualification Criteria for Postgraduate Applicants

The applicants must be eligible based on the following criteria for the postgraduate programs offered through CLAT 2023.

  • Candidate should have graduated from a related course (LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exams) with a minimum 55% aggregate score for Unreserved, OBC, or Specially Abled Persons (SAP) categories.
  • Candidate should have graduated from a related course (LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exams) with a minimum 50% aggregate score for Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year examination of their bachelor's degree are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2023 entrance examination. Still, the candidate needs to show evidence of clearing the qualifying examination during the counselling.
CLAT Qualification Requirement -PG
Education  LLB or Integrated LLB (Hons.) or Equivalent
Age Limit No Age Limit

Read More: CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

CLAT 2023 Admit Card

The CLAT 2023 admit card will be released for all those candidates who have successfully enrolled for CLAT 2023. It is released on the official website in the form of a PDF file. The candidates can download it by providing their credentials and printing it out as it has to be taken to the exam centre on the date of the exam.

Login Credentials: Enter CLAT 2023 login credentials, i.e. registration number and password, to access CLAT admit card.

Valid Proof: The candidate should carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Driving License) along with the admit card to the examination centre.

How to Download CLAT 2023 Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download CLAT 2023 admit card.

  • Step 1: Go to CLAT official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the "Download Admit Card" option.
  • Step 3: Log in using the registered email ID and password.
  • Step 4: Click on the option that says "Login" or "Submit". Once the candidates log in to their accounts, CLAT 2023 admit card can be viewed.
  • Step 5: Download the admit card and take prints of the card for future reference.

Read More: CLAT Admit Card 2023

CLAT 2023 Exam Centres

The Consortium changed the name of the Kolkata exam centre on Jun 10, 2023. Earlier, the exam was supposed to be conducted at the University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata. Now, the exam will be conducted at the Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata. However, the exam centre address remains the same for the institute.

The conducting body will also release exam day instructions for candidates belonging to the PwD/SAP categories. The candidates must arrange a scribe based on the eligibility listed by the conducting body and inform the Regional Coordinator and Zonal Coordinator of the exam centre chosen before the last date. These candidates will be given an additional 40 minutes to complete the exam. The candidates must go through the instructions and complete the formalities to appear for the exam.

The Consortium of National Law Universities for CLAT 2023 made changes in 2 Bhopal exam centres. 

CLAT 2023 exam instructions will be released by the official authority on the official website. CLAT 2023 will be held in about 66 cities across the country. Candidates can choose the city where they reside and/ or the ones closest to their place of residence when filling CLAT 2023 application form. They will be asked to mention three cities where it will be most convenient for them to appear for the exam, in the order of preference.

ID Proof: It is mandatory to carry a valid photo ID proof and the hall ticket to CLAT exam centre.

The authorities will try their best to provide an exam centre in the city of the candidate's first preference. However, the authority reserves all rights to allocate the candidate a test centre in any of the three cities they have already chosen.

Read More: CLAT 2023 Exam Centres

CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern

For a thorough CLAT 2023 preparation, the candidate should also know about the exam pattern. Information regarding CLAT 2023 exam pattern is given below.

CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Duration 2 hours or 120 Minutes
Total Marks UG - 150 Marks PG - 150 Marks
Marking Scheme +1 Marks for Correct Answers -0.25 Marks for Incorrect Answers
Medium English

Read More: CLAT Exam Pattern 2023

CLAT 2023 Syllabus

The candidates must go through the syllabus thoroughly and plan how to cover it within the time they have in hand. CLAT 2023 exam will have 5 sections. These 5 sections are English, Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, and Legal Reasoning. CLAT 2023 syllabus is mainly covered in books up to class 12. Candidates can refer to the class 10 books for the Quantitative Techniques section. In the English section, candidates will be evaluated based on their comprehension skills. The Quantitative Techniques section will test the candidate's mathematical skills, whereas Legal Reasoning will examine candidates in law-related topics. Logical reasoning will test the candidate's analytical skills, and the GK section will test the knowledge of candidates on current happening in the country and around the world.

CLAT UG Syllabus 2023

The topics CLAT 2023 syllabus for students appearing for the undergraduate program admissions is as follows.

  • English: Correcting incorrect grammatical sentences, filling in the blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs: Includes national and international current affairs and GK.
  • Mathematics: Includes 10th Standard maths.
  • Aptitude: Includes legal propositions and a set of facts to which the said proposition must be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense. Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.
  • Logical Reasoning: Includes logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc.

CLAT PG Syllabus 2023

Students appearing in CLAT 2023 for postgraduate programs will get questions based on the following topics.

  • Constitutional Law: Includes laws related to the nation, etc.
  • Jurisprudence: Includes legal systems, legal reasoning, legal institutions, and their role in society.
  • Other Law Subjects such as Contract Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR: This section includes family laws, cyber law, civil law, etc.

Read More: CLAT Syllabus 2023

CLAT 2023 Reference Books

As mentioned in CLAT 2023 syllabus, there are 5 sections in CLAT 2023, which are English, Legal Aptitude, Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques, and General Knowledge. Candidates must be well versed with the syllabus and exam pattern. To do well in the exam, candidates must practice for the exam well in advance. They can use different books and preparation materials for the exam. The following are some books for each section that applicants can use as study material for CLAT 2023 exam.

CLAT 2023 Reference Books
Sections Reference Books Authors
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Six Weeks Wilfred Funk
Objective General English Dr. R. S. Agarwal
Better English Norman Lewis
Legal Aptitude
Vision for a Nation: Paths and Perspectives Dr. Manmohan Singh
Privacy 3.0: Unlocking our Data-driven Future Rahul Matthan
The Constitution of India: Miracle, Surrender, and Hope Rajeev Dhawan
  Madhav Khosla
  Rohit De
Quantitative Techniques
Data Interpretation R.S. Agarwal
Data Interpretation Arun Sharma
Class 6 to Class 10 Mathematics Textbooks NCERT
Logical Reasoning
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Analytical Reasoning M. K. Pandey
Logical Reasoning Arun Sharma
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Newspapers like The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Telegraph, Hindustan Times
India Year Book
Manorama Year Book
Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2022

Read More: CLAT Books 2023

CLAT 2023 Answer Key

CLAT 2023 answer key will be released by the conducting body after the exam is conducted successfully. The candidates will be given an option to raise objections against the answer key released, for a particular period of time. Considering the challenges received, the conducting body will release the final answer key. 

Also, the CLAT 2023 answer key can be used by the candidates who appear for the exam to calculate their probable CLAT scores. After the final answer key is released, the Consortium of NLUs will declare the exam result.

One mark is added for every correct answer, and 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates can raise objections in the provisional answer key if they have doubts regarding any answer.

How to Download CLAT Answer Key 2023?

The steps to download CLAT 2023 answer key are given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of NLU.
  • Step 2: Check the question paper set number and click on the answer key link provided. The answer key PDF will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 3: Download it for reference and start cross-checking the answers.

Read More: CLAT Answer Key 2023

CLAT 2023 Paper Analysis

CLAT 2023 paper analysis allows the candidates to understand the sectional distribution of marks, difficulty level and section-wise syllabus weightage. CLAT 2023 is a highly competitive exam as many candidates apply for the exam. It is advised that the candidates understand the paper analysis for CLAT exam before preparation to get a competitive edge.

CLAT 2023 exam will be conducted on Dec 18, 2022. The exam will include subjects such as English, Logical and Legal reasoning, Quantitative techniques, and Current Affairs, including General Knowledge. The conducting body will release CLAT 2023 provisional answer key on the official website for the candidates' references. 

According to a few candidate's reviews on the exam paper, the following section-wise difficulty level is mentioned below.  

CLAT 2023 Paper Analysis
Subjects Difficulty Level
English Lengthy - Easy
Logical Reasoning Hard
Legal Reasoning Moderate
Quantitative aptitude Moderate and difficult to attempt
Current Affairs and General Knowledge Difficult

Read More: CLAT 2023 Paper Analysis

CLAT 2023 Result

CLAT 2023 result will be declared by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) on the official website. Candidates can check and download the scorecard from the official website.

Credentials: Login ID and password will serve as the credentials to check and download the results once it has been published on the official website of CLAT 2023.

Scorecard: The result will be released in the form of a scorecard, with details such as roll number, category, score, ranks, and qualifying status.

Authority: Admission to both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in participating universities under CLAT 2023 shall be completed through centralized online counselling conducted by CLAT Consortium Office after the declaration of CLAT 2023 results.

Details on the Scorecard: CLAT 2023 result scorecard will have details of the candidate like the name of the candidate, roll number, the application number, date of birth, category of that candidate, CLAT score, category rank, and all India rank. If the candidates have applied through the NRI quota, they will also have NRI rank, NRI sponsored rank and other details.

How to Check CLAT 2023 Result?

Following are the steps that candidates can follow to check their CLAT 2023 result once it is announced.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of CLAT 2023 exam.
  • Step 2: Find the link that says "CLAT 2023 Result" and click on it.
  • Step 3: Enter login credentials and click on the "Submit" button.
  • Step 4: After logging into CLAT account, find a tab that says "Score Card" and click on it.
  • Step 5: Check CLAT 2023 result. It will include rank, score, and the status of the qualification.
  • Step 6: Download CLAT exam scorecard as well as the result sheet for future reference. These documents will be needed at the time of CLAT 2023 Counselling.

Read More: CLAT Result 2023

CLAT 2023 Cut Off

The cut offs for CLAT 2023 will be announced shortly after the declaration of results as per the schedule laid out by the Consortium of National Law Universities. The dates are expected to change a little according to the situation. The cut offs for this year's exam are based on the data and the trends that have been observed in the last few years.

For example, the most sought-after universities of law, NLSIU Bangalore and NALSAR Hyderabad tend to close their admissive ranks by the count of 100-120. Candidates can refer to CLAT 2023 expected cut off to get an idea of what to expect from the official announcement.

Read More: CLAT Cut Off 2023

CLAT 2023 Counselling

The counselling for CLAT 2023 will be conducted centrally by CLAT authorities. The CLAT counselling registration will begin after the exam results are declared. Candidate can check the counselling schedule from the official website. The Consortium of NLUs is expected to conduct 5 rounds of counselling to fill all the seats of undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Seat Allotment: The seat allotment will be done on a merit-cum-preference basis. This means that the admissions are done based on CLAT 2023 rank, the order of preference given by the candidate in CLAT 2023 application form and the category/ categories selected by the candidate in the online application form and the number of seats and their division/ break-up as available in each of the participating NLU.

Counselling Fees: Candidates must deposit INR 50,000 for securing allotted seats during the admission procedure.

The candidates must prepare a folder of all the documents they would require at the time of counselling.

Read More: CLAT Counselling 2023

CLAT 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

Aspirants must check the exam day instructions for CLAT 2023. Information regarding the details of intake, reservation policies, and the courses offered, along with the fee structures of various participating National Law Universities, is available in the information brochure, which can be accessed from the official website of CLAT and the websites of the participating NLUs.

Therefore, the candidates are advised to thoroughly go through the rules, policies, and fee structure of the participating NLUs before filling in the application form for UG and PG courses and the NRI/ NRI Sponsored and Foreign National seats. Information provided in the e-brochure regarding the intake, reservation policy, fee, courses offered, and the subjects taught at various levels, including the areas of specialization, etc., has been specified very briefly. For detailed information regarding the same, the candidates may refer to the information available on the websites of the participating NLUs.

Over 59,300 candidates appeared in CLAT 2018 for LLB and LLM seats, with around 300-500 students attempting at each test centre. And last year, there were 260 test venues across the country. In the event of unforeseeable incidents resulting in the cancellation of a test city or centre, or an insufficient or extra number of candidates opting to appear from a particular test centre, the Convenor, CLAT reserves the right to cancel such a city/ centre and shift the applicant to another city/ centre.

To claim the benefit of reservation, the candidate must produce the relevant certificates as prescribed by the Government of India/ State Government and as required by the respective NLU at the time of admission, as notified by them. Participating in National Law Universities reserves the right to change the total number of seats and break up of seats as per their policy before the final allotment. The reservation policy is subject to change as decided by the concerned Government from time to time.

CLAT 2023 application fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable. If a candidate has filled in more than one online application form, the last online application form will only be considered. In such cases, the application fee for the previous application forms will not be refunded.

The allotment of seats and the offer for admission under CLAT 2023 shall be provisional and not create any right of admission in favour of a candidate.

CLAT 2023 COVID-19 Specific Instructions

When entering the exam hall, the temperature of the candidates will be checked. Candidates having a temperature above 99.14 will be taking CLAT 2023 exam from the isolation lab. Due to COVID-19, candidates will be allowed to carry items like gloves, N95 masks, transparent water bottles, hand sanitisers, pens, and other necessary documents like hall tickets and ID proof.

CLAT 2023 Examination Guidelines

Candidates are advised to keep the following pointers in mind while writing the exam.

Reporting Time: The candidate is advised to report to the exam venue as per the reporting time mentioned on CLAT admit card 2023.

CLAT Exam Guidelines

Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall after the commencement of the examination.

CLAT Exam Guidelines

Rough Work: Scratch papers are provided to all candidates for rough work at the examination hall. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. Upon completion of the test, candidates will have to hand back all the scratch paper to the administrator.

CLAT Guidelines

Personal Belongings: The candidate is not allowed to carry any personal belongings to CLAT 2023 exam centre including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc., In case of candidate carry the personal item, they will have to be kept outside the examination hall at your own risk. The examination centre will not responsible for any loss or damage to such items.

CLAT Guidelines

Punctual: If the candidate completes the exam before the scheduled end time, they will not be allowed to leave the exam hall. The candidate is allowed to leave the exam only after the scheduled three hours of the exam are over.

CLAT Guidelines

Photograph and Signature: Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs uploaded by them in their application form and admit card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.

CLAT Guidelines

CLAT 2023 Contact Details

In case of any queries or doubts candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details. 

National Law University Odisha (NLUO),
Kathajodi Campus, Sec – 13, CDA,
Cuttack, Odisha, India, Pin - 753015.

Helpline: +91 97415 21069, 94825 67257 (Bengaluru), +91 84807 18979 (Odisha)

Email: [email protected]

Official Website:


What is the examination mode for CLAT 2023?

CLAT 2023 is going to be a Computer Based Test (CBT) again as per the Consortium of NLUs.

How many questions will be asked in the exam paper?

The number of questions for CLAT UG is 150 MCQs which is for the undergraduate programs.

What are the new changes introduced to CLAT UG 2023?

The conducting body has introduced cut-offs for the test and as per the new pattern the evaluation of the descriptive paper will be done only if the candidate has crossed the cut-off of 40% (35% incase of SC/ST).Previously, CLAT Exam used to have 200 questions but the number of questions has been reduced from 200 to 150 multiple-choice questions.

Can I get extra sheets for rough work in CLAT Exam?

Yes, candidates will receive sheets for doing calculation and rough during CLAT Exam. Candidates are not allowed to carry their sheets or notebook or notepad as they will be provided with the sheets in CLAT Exam hall.

Who is the conducting authority for CLAT 2023?

The Consortium of National Law Universities is the conducting authority for CLAT 2023. The conducting authority has not been announced yet.

What are the changes introduced for CLAT 2023?

Previously, CLAT Exam used to have 200 questions but the number of questions has been reduced from 200 to 150 Multiple choice questions.

How do I practice for offline CLAT exam?

Candidates can solve mock tests and CLAT sample papers as they will help in improving the skills required for the offline CLAT. Candidates can put their answers down on paper instead of on a computer and this will allow them to get an idea of how the exam will be.

Is there any age criteria for CLAT Exam?

No. There are no age criteria for CLAT Exam, although candidates should go through other eligibility criteria for CLAT Exam.

How can I apply to CLAT 2023 Exam?

Candidates can go to the official website link which is given above in the highlights table and apply for CLAT Exam from the website. The instructions for filling CLAT application form are also given above.

How many seats are available in the National Law Universities through CLAT Exam?

There are a total of 19 National Law Universities i.e NLUs across the country. These NLUs will be offering admission to students based on their scores in CLAT Exam. As of 2022, there are a total of 2984 seats available in the NLUS. The seats have been increased as 2 new NLUs have been added.

Which are some of the best colleges through CLAT in terms of placement?

Some of the colleges which are accepting CLAT score and have great placement record are NALSAR Hyderabad National Law School of India University, Bangalore The National Law Institute University, Bhopal The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Are there any facilities for Persons with Disabilities appearing for CLAT Exam?

Yes, CLAT authorities provide special facilities for differently-abled persons. The PwD candidates will be provided an extra 40 minutes in the duration of CLAT Exam. Apart from this, PwD candidates can request a scribe from CLAT authorities or they are also allowed to arrange a scribe for themselves on their own. In case applicants choose to arrange their own scribe, they will have to download scribe declaration form at the time of filling CLAT Exam form.

Can I get a refund for CLAT Counselling fee if I choose not to get admission?

Yes, candidates will be able to receive a refund for CLAT Counselling fee. Candidates who will withdraw their seats from admission process will get a refund of the fees after the deduction of INR 10,000. Candidates will not be able to get a refund of CLAT Counselling fees after the last date of the withdrawal from admission process has passed. It is advisable to have knowledge of all the important dates of CLAT Exam.


Colleges Accepting CLAT VIEW ALL


CUET PG 2022

Exam Date: Sep 1, 2022

Result Date: Sep 25, 2022


Exam Date: May 25, 2022

Result Date: Jun 20, 2022

SUNAT 2022

Exam Date: Jun 26, 2022

Result Date: Jun 28, 2022

VUNET 2022

Exam Date: May 28, 2022

Upcoming Law Exams VIEW ALL

KLEE 2022

Exam Date: Sep 25, 2022

DU LLB 2022

Exam Date: Oct 19, 2022

AILET 2022

Exam Date: Dec 11, 2022

Popular Exams

CUET 2022

Exam Date: Aug 24, 2022

Result Date: Sep 16, 2022

NEET 2022

Exam Date: Sep 4, 2022

Result Date: Sep 7, 2022

DUET 2022

Exam Date: Oct 17, 2022

JEE Main 2022

Exam Date: Jul 25, 2022

Result Date: Sep 1, 2022

RELATED Articles

Latest News