CLAT 2024: Registration (Till Nov 3), Exam (Dec 3)

Sep 4, 2023 | Law


CLAT application form 2024 will be available till Nov 3, 2023 (11:59 PM), on the official website at The exam is scheduled to be held on Dec 3, 2023. Furthermore, the campus visit registration process for registered candidates commenced. CLAT 2024 campus day visit is scheduled between Sep 20 - Nov 3, 2023. In addition, CLAT 2024 second set sample papers will be released soon.

Latest Updates on CLAT

  • Sep 4, 2023: CLAT 2024 second sample paper set will be released soon. Read More
  • Sep 4, 2023: CLAT 2024 campus visit is scheduled from Sep 20 - Nov 3, 2023. Campus visit registration commences. Read More
  • Sep 4, 2023: CLAT 2024 application form will be available till Nov 3, 2023 (11.59 pm).

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 LLBand 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 2024.

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CLAT 2024 Mock Test

CLAT 2024 sample papers for second set will be released soon on the official website by the exam authorities. Candidates registering to appear for the exam can check and download the sample papers from the official website through signing into their candidate portal.

National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack, released the CLAT 2024 first sample paper on the official website. Eligible candidates are advised to log into the official portal and practice the sample papers to understand the exam pattern well. The conducting body is expected to release three sample papers before the exam to help candidates score better in the CLAT 2024 exam.

Steps to Download CLAT 2024 Sample Papers

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download CLAT sample papers 2024.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit to the official website of CLAT i.e.,,.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'CLAT 2024' tab at the page's top-right corner.
  • Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of the page and find 'Sample Questions'under the 'Undergraduate' tab. Click on it.
  • Step 4: Log into the official portal with the credentials and start practising the sample papers.
  • CLAT 2024 Exam Dates

Read More: CLAT Mock Test 2024

CLAT 2024 Exam Date

CLAT 2024 exam date has been announced by the Consortium of National Law Universities. As per the official notification, CLAT 2024 will be conducted on Dec 3, 2023. The application form for the exam will be available till Nov 3, 2023 (11:59 PM). Candidates must ensure to apply for the exam before the deadline. The registered candidates will also be allowed an open campus visit between Sep 20 - Nov 3, 2023.

CLAT exam date 2024 is released along with the notification for the CLAT 2024 exam. The official portal will be activated, and the candidates can fill out the online form to receive general information and the latest updates through their mobile numbers.

CLAT 2024 important dates are updated in the table below based on the official notification released on the official website.

CLAT 2024 Exam Dates
Important Events

Exam Dates for CLAT 2024

Official Notification Jul 1, 2023
Online Application Starts Jul 1, 2023
Campus Day Vist Sep 20 - Nov 3, 2023
Online Application Ends Nov 3, 2023 (11:59 pm)
Application Form Correction Window Nov 2023-First Week
First Sample Question Set Release Nov 2023-First Week
First Open Campus Visit Date for Registered Candidates Nov 2023-First Week
Second Sample Question Set Release Nov 2023-Second Week
Second Open Campus Visit Date for Registered Candidates Nov 2023-Second Week
Official Sample Papers Release Nov 2023-Third Week
Admit Card Release Nov 2023-Third Week
Candidates to Fill the Admission Preference to NLUs Nov 2023-Fourth Week
CLAT Exam Date Dec 3, 2024
Provisional Answer Key Release Date Dec 2023-Third Week
Objection Window Dec 2023-Third Week
Final Answer Key Release Date Dec 2023-Fourth Week
Objection Window for Final Answer Key Dec 2023-Fourth Week
CLAT Results Date Jan 2024-First Week
Declaration of Consolidated CLAT Merit List Jan 2024-First Week
Counselling Registration Jan 2024-Second Week
CLAT 2024 First Admission Round Jan 2024-Third Week
CLAT 2024 Second Admission Round Jan 2024-Third Week
CLAT 2024 Third Admission Round Jan 2024-Fourth Week
CLAT 2024 Fourth Admission Round Jan 2024-Fourth Week
CLAT 2024 Fifth Admission Round Feb 2024-First Week
CLAT 2024 Grievance Filing Feb 2024-Second Week

CLAT 2024 Application Form

CLAT 2024 application form was released on Jul 1, 2023, on the official website. Interested candidates can apply till Nov 3, 2023 before 11:59 PM. NLSIU Bangalore has increased the seat intake for BA LLB and LLM programs. For BA LLB program, seats from 180 to 240 have been increased, and for LLM program, seats from 75 to 100 have increased.

The mode of filling out the CLAT 2024 application form is always online. The candidates must fill in their valid details in the CLAT 2024 application form. CLAT 2024 application process comprises various steps. It will require candidates to give out their details and qualification details, upload signatures and photographs, and pay the requisite application fee. Candidates can choose up to three cities as their preferred locations.

CLAT 2024 Application Fee

CLAT 2024 application process is incomplete without the payment of the application fee. The fee to be paid by students according to the category they belong to are given below.

CLAT 2024 Application Fees and Specifications
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 2024 Registration

CLAT 2024 application form filling is conducted online. The enrolment process for CLAT 2024 exam is divided into 4 parts: registration, CLAT 2024 application form filling, uploading documents, and payment of the fee. Candidates who fit the CLAT 2024 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 2024 is given below.

How to Apply for CLAT 2024?

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

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of CLAT 2024 i.e.,, 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 to 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 2024

About CLAT 2024

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 2024 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 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 can also refer LSAT vs CLAT

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 2024 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 of seats at top law colleges.

CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The Bar Council of India decides the eligibility conditions that all applicants are expected to satisfy. It broadly cirles the nationality, educational qualifications, and ideal age bracket. CLAT 2024 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 2024 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 2024 are also eligible to appear in CLAT entrance exam 2024. 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

CLAT applicants must be eligible based on the following criteria for the postgraduate programs offered through CLAT 2024.

  • 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 2024 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 2024 Eligibility Criteria

CLAT 2024 Admit Card

CLAT 2024 admit card will be released on the official website for all those candidates who have successfully enrolled for CLAT 2024. The candidates will be able to 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 CLAT 2024 exam.

Login Credentials: Enter CLAT 2024 login credentials, i.e. registration number and password, to access CLAT admit card 2024.

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 CLAT 2024 examination centre.

How to Download CLAT 2024 Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download CLAT 2024 admit card.

  • Step 1: Candidates must go to CLAT official website i.e,
  • 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 2024 admit card can be viewed.
  • Step 5: Download the CLAT 2024 admit card and take prints of the card for future reference.

Read More:CLAT Admit Card 2024

CLAT 2024 Exam Centres

The Consortium will conduct CLAT exam for Kolkata exam centre 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 2024 made changes in 2 Bhopal exam centres.

CLAT 2024 exam instructions will be released by the official authority on the official website. CLAT 2024 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 2024 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 a CLAT 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 2024 Exam Centres

CLAT 2024 Exam Pattern

For a thorough CLAT 2024 preparation, the candidate should also know about the exam pattern. Information regarding CLAT 2024 exam pattern is given below.

CLAT 2024 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 2024

CLAT 2024 Syllabus

The candidates must thoroughly review the syllabus and plan to cover it within the time they have in hand. CLAT 2024 exam will have 5 sections. These 5 sections are English, Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, and Legal Reasoning. CLAT 2024 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 2024

The topics CLAT 2024 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 must 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 2024

Students appearing in CLAT 2024 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, and IPR: This section includes family laws, cyber law, civil law, etc.

Read More:CLAT Syllabus 2024

CLAT 2024 Preparation Tips

To successfully complete their CLAT exam preparation, candidates occasionally require a little help. For instance, the candidate might be interested in learning about various technologies that can help them increase their accuracy or speed.

CLAT 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Candidates must be familiar with the material and exam format.
  • Practice enough practice exams and sample papers to improve learning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Aspirants for the CLAT are also recommended to create a comprehensive preparation schedule.
  • To prepare for the exam, candidates should select books that are simple to follow, adhere to high standards, and have a tonne of practice material.
  • The secret to getting high grades on tests is consistent revision.
  • Ease of mind is essential for successful planning. Stay present rather than looking ahead or back in order to accomplish it.

Read More: CLAT Preparation 2024

CLAT 2024 Reference Books

As mentioned in CLAT 2024 syllabus, there are 5 sections in CLAT 2024, 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 2024 exam.

CLAT 2024 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 2024

CLAT 2024 Paper Analysis

CLAT 2024 paper analysis allows the candidates to understand the sectional distribution of marks, difficulty level and section-wise syllabus weightage. For undergraduate and graduate courses, the CLAT 2024 paper analysis is now accessible. CLAT 2024 exam was easier than previous year's, yet the Quantitative Techniques for UG examination had a few challenging problems. Test-takers shared their exam analyses. On the other hand, the CLAT PG 2024 paper was straightforward and was based on the three-year LLB course's fundamental legal courses. For the UG test, the predicted cutoff for CLAT 2024 is 100, and for the UG paper, 80–90.

CLAT 2024 is a highly competitive exam as many candidates apply for the CLAT exam. It is advised that the candidates understand the paper analysis for CLAT exam before preparation to get a competitive edge.

CLAT 2024 exam was 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 2024 provisional answer key on the official website for the candidates' reference.

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

CLAT 2024 Analysis


Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty Good Attempt Expected Cut offs

English Language

28-32 questions

Easy but lengthy To be notified soon -

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

35-39 questions

Easy to moderate To be notified soon -

Legal Reasoning

35-39 questions

Easy To be notified soon -

Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions

Moderate - Difficult To be notified soon -

Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions


To be notified soon


Read More: CLAT 2024 Paper Analysis

CLAT 2024 Answer Key

CLAT 2024 answer keywill be released on the official website post exam conclusion. Candidates will have the chance to object to any discrepancies in the answer key or question sheets. The expert assigned to CLAT 2024 will examine the objections. If it is determined that the raised objections are valid, the CLAT 2024 answer key will need to be changed, and the results will be generated accordingly.

How to Download CLAT 2024 Answer Key?

  • Step 1: Candidates must open the CLAT examination portal.
  • Step 2: Select the links for the master answer key and question bank.
  • Step 3: On the screen, the CLAT answer key will appear.
  • Step 4: Download and figure out your solutions.

How to Calculate Marks using CLAT Answer Key 2024

According to the official CLAT 2024 scoring system, each correct response will receive 1 point, while each erroneous response will receive 0.25 points less. For calculating likely scores, use the formula below.

  • CLAT Scores are calculated as follows:
  • Total Correct Options * 1 - Total Incorrect Responses * 0.25

For instance, if there were 100 correct answers and 40 incorrect ones, the overall score would be determined as follows:

  • Total CLAT Marks = (100*1) - (40*0.25)
  • As a result, the total marks are 100 - 10 = 90.

How to Raise Objections Against CLAT 2024 Answer Key?

Candidates will have around two days to voice any complaints to the key. There is a 1000 rupee per question CLAT objection fee. The objection money will be reimbursed if the objections are accepted.

Steps to Raise Objections Against CLAT Answer Key 2024

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official CLAT 2024 exam website.
  • Step 2: Use your mobile number and password to log in.
  • Step 3: Select "Raise" to make an objection.
  • Step 4: Choose whether your criticism is over the question or the answer key.
  • Step 5: Choose the question ID, then enter a remark.
  • Step 6: Submit the objection.

Read More:CLAT Answer Key 2024

CLAT 2024 Result

CLAT 2024 result will be declared by CLAT officials on the official website after the exams are conducted on Dec 3, 2023. Candidates will be able to 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 2024.
  • Scorecard: The result has been 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 2024 shall be completed through centralized online counselling conducted by CLAT Consortium Office after the declaration of CLAT 2024 results.
  • Details on the Scorecard: CLAT 2024 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 2024 Result?

Students must download their result once released after the conclusion of the exams. Following are the steps that candidates can follow to check their CLAT 2024 result.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of CLAT 2024 exam i.e,
  • Step 2: Find the link that says "CLAT 2024 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 2024 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 2024 Counselling.

Read More:CLAT Result 2024

CLAT 2024 Cut Off

CLAT cut offs for CLAT 2024 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. CLAT 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 2024 expected cut off to get an idea of what to expect from the official announcement.

The minimal score needed for admission to a national law university taking part in the counselling will be the CLAT 2024 cut off. Depending on the number of seats offered by the NLU, the number of CLAT applications, and the NLU's reservation policy, the CLAT cut off will vary for each NLU.

CLAT 2024 cut off will be the minimum mark required for admission to a national law university participating in the counselling. CLAT cut off will be different for each NLU, depending on the number of seats offered by NLU, the number of applicants and the reservation policy.

In order to secure admission to a desired NLU, candidates must clear the cut-off. Meanwhile, candidates can check the NLU-wise cut-off trends of previous years to know about the expected cut offs for this year. Mentioned below are the details of the previous year's cut-off of CLAT exam with the details like opening rank and closing rank.

What is a Good Score in CLAT 2024?

You must first decide which NLU you wish to be admitted to in order to determine what a decent score is. Additionally, a good score might be regarded as the last rank (or cutoff rank) for which admission is provided in that institute. Nevertheless, the cutoff varies based on a variety of factors, including the number of available seats, the performance of applicants in the overall CLAT 2024 applicant pool, and the CLAT merit rank of these applicants. Therefore, you won't be in the safe zone until your score is slightly higher than the CLAT cut off rank from the previous year.

CLAT 2024 Expected Cut off Marks

The CLAT 2024 Cutoff Scores will determine students qualification to further rounds. CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff scores for general category is stated below:

CLAT 2024 Expected Cut Off for General Category


General Opening Rank

General Closing Rank

NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



WBNUJS Kolkata



NLIU Bhopal



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow



RGNLU Patiala



CNLU Patna






NLU Odisha



NUSRL Ranchi



TNNLS Tiruchirappalli



DSNLU Vishakhapatnam



MNLU Mumbai



MNLU Nagpur



MNLU Aurangabad



NLUJAA Guwahati



HPNLU Shimla



DNLU Jabalpur



NLU Sonipat



The expected 2024 Cutoff for OBC category is stated below:

CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff Marks OBC Category


OBC Opening Rank

OBC Closing Rank

NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



WBNUJS Kolkata


11472 *

NLIU Bhopal



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow



RGNLU Patiala



CNLU Patna






NLU Odisha



NUSRL Ranchi



TNNLS Tiruchirappalli



DSNLU Vishakhapatnam



MNLU Mumbai



MNLU Nagpur



MNLU Aurangabad



NLUJAA Guwahati



HPNLU Shimla



DNLU Jabalpur



NLU Sonipat



The CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff for SC Category is stated below:

CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff for SC Category


SC Opening Rank

SC Closing Rank

NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



WBNUJS Kolkata



NLIU Bhopal



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow


10476 *

RGNLU Patiala



CNLU Patna






NLU Odisha



NUSRL Ranchi



TNNLS Tiruchirappalli



DSNLU Vishakhapatnam



MNLU Mumbai



MNLU Nagpur



MNLU Aurangabad



NLUJAA Guwahati



HPNLU Shimla



DNLU Jabalpur



NLU Sonipat



The CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff for ST Category is mentioned below:

CLAT 2024 Expected Cutoff for ST Category


ST Opening Rank

ST Closing Rank

NLSIU Bangalore



NALSAR Hyderabad



WBNUJS Kolkata



NLIU Bhopal



NLU Jodhpur



HNLU Raipur



GNLU Gandhinagar



RMLNLU Lucknow



RGNLU Patiala



CNLU Patna






NLU Odisha



NUSRL Ranchi



TNNLS Tiruchirappalli



DSNLU Vishakhapatnam



MNLU Mumbai



MNLU Nagpur



MNLU Aurangabad



NLUJAA Guwahati



HPNLU Shimla



DNLU Jabalpur



NLU Sonipat



Read More: CLAT Cut Off 2024

CLAT 2024 Toppers

CLAT 2024 toppers list is yet to be announced by the CLAT officials on the official webpage. The CLAT toppers list 2023 has not yet been officially released by the Consortium of NLUs authorities. The following candidates are listed in the table below who achieved scores higher than the impressive 97 percentile.

CLAT Toppers UG 2023
Name of the Topper Rank of the Topper Percentile Score
Abhinav Somani AIR 1 100 Percentile
Sahil Gupta AIR 2 99.99 Percentile
Shubham Thakare AIR 3 99.99 Percentile
Arnav Maheshwari AIR 4 99.99 Percentile
Navya Nair AIR 6
(Rajasthan Rank 1)
99.99 Percentile
Piyush Gupta AIR 8 99.98 Percentile
Upmanyu Chatterjee AIR 10 99.97 Percentile
Kshitika Tyagi AIR 12 99.97 Percentile
Priyam Mitra AIR 13 99.97 Percentile
Shruti Bhukar AIR 16
(AIR 2 in OBC category)
99.96 Percentile
Ayesha Khan ( AIR 17 98.75 Percentile
Arunav Ghosh AIR 40 -
Komal Ghadwal AIR 96 -
Gnanankit AIR 1 in SC Category -

Read More: CLAT Cut Off 2024

CLAT 2024 Counselling

CLAT counselling 2024 dates will be announced by official authorities after the results are released on the official website. The counselling for CLAT 2024 is conducted centrally by CLAT authorities. Candidates can check the counselling schedule from the official website. The Consortium of NLUs conducts 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 2024 rank, the order of preference given by the candidate in CLAT 2024 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.

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CLAT 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

Aspirants must check the exam day instructions for CLAT 2024. 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.

  • 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.
  • The 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.
  • 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 2024 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 2024 shall be provisional and not create any right of admission in favour of a candidate.

CLAT 2024 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 2024 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 2024 Examination Guidelines

Students must follow these exam day guidelines to ensure that they don't miss anything important on the exam day. 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 2024.
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 2024 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 2024 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:


When will CLAT 2024 be conducted?

CLAT 2024 is scheduled to be conducted on Dec 3, 2023, as per the recent notification.

What is the examination mode for CLAT 2023?

CLAT 2023 was held online, on Dec 18, 2022, as a Computer Based Test (CBT) again as per the Consortium of NLUs.

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.

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.

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.

How many questions were asked in the CLAT 2023 exam paper?

The number of questions for CLAT UG 2023 is 150 MCQs which is for the undergraduate programs.

When CLAT 2023 result will be declared?

CLAT 2023 results for UG and PG programs have been declared on Dec 23, 2022, on the official website of the Consortium.


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