CLAT 2025: Exam Date (Dec 1), Eligibility, Form (Till Oct 15), Syllabus

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Jul 16, 2024

Latest Updates for CLAT

  • 16 July 2024 :

    CLAT 2025 application form was released on Jul 15, 2024, and is ongoing till Oct 15, 2024.

CLAT 2025 exam date has been scheduled for Dec 1, 2024. Students must note that the official notification for CLAT 2025 exam date has been released by the conducting authority on the official website.

CLAT application form 2025 started on Jul 15, 2024. CLAT notification 2024 has been released on Jul 7, 2024. CLAT 2025 exam time are 2 to 4 pm. The Common Law Admission Test 2025 will be administered using pen and paper.

CLAT 2025 will be conducted in an offline format. CLAT 2025 registration process will run until Oct 15, 2024. However, candidates must complete and submit the Common Law Admission Test form 2025 on or before the deadline.

According to the CLAT exam pattern 2024, there will be 120 objective-type questions. Candidates must check the CLAT 2025 syllabus and begin preparing for the upcoming legal entrance exam. 

Candidates who have registered for CLAT and have a general category rank of 2800 or higher should consider non-NLUs that accept CLAT scores. CLAT scores will be accepted by more than 60 legal schools across the country, including Delhi University, IIM Rohtak, and Nirma University.

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all-India centralized examination that allows students to gain admission to India's 21 national law universities 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.

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CLAT Application Form 2025

CLAT 2025 application form was released on Jul 15, 2024. The deadline to apply for CLAT application form 2025 will close on Oct 15, 2024. The mode of filling out the CLAT 2025 application form is always online.

CLAT Application Form 2025 Direct Link Apply Here

The candidates must fill in their valid details in the CLAT 2025 application form. 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 2025 Application Fee

CLAT 2025 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 2025 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 2025 Registration

CLAT 2025 application form filling is conducted online. The enrolment process for CLAT 2025 exam is divided into 4 parts: registration, CLAT 2025 application form filling, uploading documents, and payment of the fee.

Candidates who fit the CLAT 2025 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 2025 is given below.

How to Apply for CLAT 2025?

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 2025 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.

CLAT 2025 Exam Date

CLAT 2025 exam date has been announced by the Consortium of National Law Universities. As per the official notification, CLAT exam 2025 is scheduled for Dec 1, 2024. However, the complete schedule is yet to be announced.

Applicants must check the CLAT expected exam date 2025 shared in the table below.

CLAT 2025 Exam Dates
Important Events

Dates for CLAT 2024

Campus Day Vist Jul 2024
Online Application Ends Oct 15, 2024
Application Form Correction Window Oct 2024
Admit Card Release Nov 2024
CLAT Exam Date Dec 1, 2024 (Released)
Provisional Answer Key Release Date Dec 2024
Objection Window Dec 2024
Final Answer Key Release Date Dec 2024
CLAT Results Date Jan 2025
Past Exam Events
Official Notification Jul 7, 2024 (Out)
Online Application Starts Jul 15, 2024 (Out)

CLAT Notification 2025

The Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLUs) has provided vital information about the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2025. The CNLU was supposed to commence the CLAT 2025 application process on Jul 1, 2024. However, according to new information published on the official website, the CLAT notification 2025 has been released on Jul 7, 2024.

CLAT Notification 2025

CLAT 2025 examination date is Dec 1, 2024. The Consortium has not yet specified a time for the release of the CLAT 2025 notification. CLAT notice 2025 will include all critical information such as CLAT syllabus 2025, CLAT eligibility criteria, CLAT Exam Pattern 2025, CLAT marking scheme, and more. CLAT exam will be held in pen-and-paper format from 2 to 4 p.m.

About CLAT Exam

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 2025 will be conducted by the 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 2025 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 Admit Card 2025

CLAT 2025 admit card will probably be released by Nov 2024, on the official website for all those candidates who have successfully enrolled for CLAT 2025. 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 2025 exam.

Login Credentials: Enter CLAT 2025 login credentials, i.e. registered mobile number and password, to access CLAT admit card 2025.

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 2025 examination centre.

How to Download CLAT 2025 Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download CLAT 2025 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 2025 admit card can be viewed.
  • Step 5: Download the CLAT 2025 admit card and take prints of the card for future reference.

CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2025

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 2025 eligibility criteria shall differ for each category.

In addition, NLU has announced a Tripura to the domicile reservation category. Based on the latest notification candidates from Tripura are eligible for the reservation category. Hence the candidates can update their information on the online portal at

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. The specifications related to the CLAT eligibility criteria 2025 are discussed below.

Qualification Criteria for Undergraduate Applicants

The qualifications for appearing for CLAT 2025 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 2025 are also eligible to appear in CLAT entrance exam 2025. Still, the candidate needs to show evidence of them clearing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
CLAT Qualification Requirement -UG
Particulars Details
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 2025.

  • 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 2025 entrance examination. Still, the candidate needs to show evidence of clearing the qualifying examination during the counselling.
CLAT Qualification Requirement -PG
Particulars Details
Education LLB or Integrated LLB (Hons.) or Equivalent
Age Limit No Age Limit

CLAT Exam Centres 2025

The Consortium of National Law Universities have added two new exam cities that are Diu and Silvassa to the CLAT exam centres 2025 list. In addition, the conducting body for CLAT 2025 has made changes in 2 Bhopal exam centres.

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.

CLAT 2025 exam instructions will be released by the official authority on the official website. CLAT 2025 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 2025 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.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2025

For a thorough CLAT 2025 preparation, the candidate should also know about the exam pattern. Information regarding CLAT 2025 exam pattern is given below.

CLAT 2025 Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
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 2025

CLAT Syllabus 2025

The candidates must thoroughly review the syllabus and plan to cover it within the time they have in hand. CLAT 2025 exam will have 5 sections. These 5 sections are English, Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, and Legal Reasoning.

CLAT 2025 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 2025

The topics CLAT 2025 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 2025

Students appearing in CLAT 2025 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 2025

CLAT Preparation Tips 2025

To 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.

  • 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 to accomplish it.

Read More: CLAT Preparation 2025

CLAT Mock Test 2025

CLAT 2025 sample papers will be released 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 by signing into their candidate portal.

National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack, released the CLAT 2025 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 2025 exam.

Steps to Download CLAT 2025 Sample Papers

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download CLAT sample papers 2025.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of CLAT i.e.,,.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'CLAT 2025' 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 2025 Exam Dates

Read More: CLAT Mock Test 2025

CLAT Reference Books 2025

As mentioned in CLAT 2025 syllabus, there are 5 sections in CLAT 2025, 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 2025 exam.

CLAT 2025 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 2025

CLAT Exam Day Guidelines 2025

Aspirants must check the exam day instructions for CLAT 2025. 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 2025 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 2025 shall be provisional and not create any right of admission in favour of a candidate.

CLAT 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 2025 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 Examination Guidelines 2025

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 2025.
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 2025 exam centre including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc., In case of candidates carry the personal item, they will have to be kept outside the examination hall at your own risk. The examination centre will not be 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 Paper Analysis 2025

CLAT 2025 paper analysis will be shared with the students once the exam is conducted successfully. However, the exam date for CLAT 2025 is scheduled to take place on Dec 1, 2024.

CLAT exam analysis 2025 allows the candidates to understand the sectional distribution of marks, difficulty level and section-wise syllabus weightage. For undergraduate and graduate courses, the detailed CLAT 2025 paper analysis is now accessible.

Read More: CLAT 2025 Paper Analysis

CLAT Answer Key 2025

CLAT 2025 answer key is expected to be released by Dec 2024. The authority will first release the provisional answer key along with the objection window. Candidates can object to any discrepancies in the answer key through the CLAT answer key 2025 objection window. The last date to raise objections will be shared soon. The expert assigned to CLAT 2025 will examine the objections.

If it is determined that the raised objections are valid, the CLAT 2025 final answer key will need to be changed, and the final answer keys will be generated accordingly.

How to Download CLAT 2025 Answer Key?

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the CLAT answer key 2025.

  • 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 2025

According to the official CLAT 2025 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 2025 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 2025

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official CLAT 2025 exam website.
  • Step 2: Use your mobile number and password to log in.
  • Step 3: Select "Raise" to object.
  • 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.

CLAT Result 2025

CLAT 2025 result will be declared by CLAT officials on the official website on, probably by Jan 2025. 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 from the official website of CLAT 2025.
  • 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 2025 shall be completed through centralized online counselling conducted by CLAT Consortium Office after the declaration of CLAT 2025 results.
  • Details on the Scorecard: CLAT 2025 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 Result 2025?

Students must download their results from the official website. Following are the steps that candidates can follow to check their CLAT 2025 result.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of CLAT 2025 exam i.e,
  • Step 2: Find the link that says "CLAT 2025 Result" and click on it.
  • Step 3: They must enter login credentials and click on the "Submit" button.
  • Step 4: After logging into CLAT account, candidates can find a tab that says "Score Card" and click on it.
  • Step 5: Check CLAT 2025 result. It will include rank, score, and the status of the qualification.
  • Step 6: Students can download CLAT exam scorecard as well as the result sheet for future reference. These documents will be needed at the time of CLAT 2025 Counselling.

CLAT Cut Off 2025

CLAT cut offs for CLAT 2025 will be announced shortly after the declaration of results as per the schedule laid out by the Consortium of National Law Universities. 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 2025 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 2025 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 2025 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.

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 details like opening rank and closing rank.

What is a Good Score in CLAT 2025?

They must first decide which NLU they wish to be admitted to 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 2025 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 2025 Cut off Marks for General Category

The CLAT 2025 Cutoff Scores will determine student's qualification to further rounds. CLAT 2025 expected cutoff scores for the general category are stated below:

CLAT 2025 Expected Cut Off for General Category
NLUS General Opening Rank General Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore 1 130
NALSAR Hyderabad 8 162
WBNUJS Kolkata 117 257
NLIU Bhopal 241 451
NLU Jodhpur 155 500
HNLU Raipur 430 756
GNLU Gandhinagar 175 430
RMLNLU Lucknow 377 756
RGNLU Patiala 437 1184
CNLU Patna 932 1498
NUALS Kochi 413 1315
NLU Odisha 470 1191
NUSRL Ranchi 933 1603
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 807 1816
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 1002 1589
MNLU Mumbai 64 548
MNLU Nagpur 999 1657
MNLU Aurangabad 1390 2323
NLUJAA Guwahati 1131 1979
HPNLU Shimla 1056 2302
DNLU Jabalpur 1314 2262
NLU Sonipat 1094 2333

CLAT 2025 Cut off Marks for OBC Category

Students can go through the expected 2025 Cutoff for OBC category for their reference it is tabulated below.

CLAT 2025 Expected Cutoff Marks OBC Category
NLUS OBC Opening Rank OBC Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore 88 638
NALSAR Hyderabad 505 7849*
WBNUJS Kolkata 1989* 11472 *
NLIU Bhopal 774 1510
NLU Jodhpur - -
HNLU Raipur 1721 1980
GNLU Gandhinagar 752 1747
RMLNLU Lucknow 902* 3568*
RGNLU Patiala - -
CNLU Patna 1882* 9085*
NUALS Kochi 2114* 20999*
NLU Odisha - -
NUSRL Ranchi 1386 2698
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 1770 3789
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 8881 11160
MNLU Mumbai 1310* 8987*
MNLU Nagpur 6293* 18196*
MNLU Aurangabad 19850* 34225
NLUJAA Guwahati 5542* 39724*
HPNLU Shimla - -
DNLU Jabalpur 1647 3489
NLU Sonipat 1917 4018

CLAT 2025 Cut off Marks for SC Category

The CLAT 2025 Expected Cutoff for SC Category is stated below for student's reference.

CLAT 2025 Expected Cutoff for SC Category
NLUS SC Opening Rank SC Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore 431 2503
NALSAR Hyderabad 1252 2761
WBNUJS Kolkata 2503 4933
NLIU Bhopal 3618 4793
NLU Jodhpur 2318 5881
HNLU Raipur 4918 8797
GNLU Gandhinagar 3779 6527
RMLNLU Lucknow 4565* 10476 *
RGNLU Patiala 6134 9434
CNLU Patna 9825 18386*
NUALS Kochi 8411* 25640*
NLU Odisha 5800 9726
NUSRL Ranchi 3540* 21084*
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 6909 12015
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 10847* 10847*
MNLU Mumbai 4874*(W) 16251*(W)
MNLU Nagpur 16251* 36646*
MNLU Aurangabad 20505* 45669*
NLUJAA Guwahati 25357* 41911*
HPNLU Shimla 7229 12507
DNLU Jabalpur 10967 12925
NLU Sonipat 6448 12213

CLAT 2025 Cut off Marks for ST Category

The CLAT 2025 Expected Cutoff for ST Category is tabulated below for the candidate's reference.

CLAT 2025 Expected Cutoff for ST Category
NLUS ST Opening Rank ST Closing Rank
NLSIU Bangalore 554 3821
NALSAR Hyderabad 3818 5158
WBNUJS Kolkata 5084 7238
NLIU Bhopal 6076 10189
NLU Jodhpur 1727 7620
HNLU Raipur 11785 12027
GNLU Gandhinagar 6155 12014
RMLNLU Lucknow 15889* 19504*
RGNLU Patiala 6449 16179
CNLU Patna 29956 29956*
NUALS Kochi 16977* 16977*
NLU Odisha 13361 17417
NUSRL Ranchi 13311 31604*
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 15682 16880
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 24160* 24160*
MNLU Mumbai 14752*(W) 43608*(W)
MNLU Nagpur 30004* 30479*
MNLU Aurangabad 44623*(W) 46061*(W)
NLUJAA Guwahati 16817* 40718*
HPNLU Shimla 12778 22145
DNLU Jabalpur 15638 22762
NLU Sonipat 12177 23212

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CLAT Counselling 2025

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will announce the CLAT Counselling 2025. The counselling schedule for 2025 is yet to be announced by the conducting authority. However, the official date list will be shared once it is released.

CLAT Counselling 2025 will have five rounds, and the counselling procedure is conducted online on a centralized system for UG and PG programs. After each round, the consortium will announce the CLAT seat allotment.

  • Seat Allotment: The seat allotment will be done on a merit-cum-preference basis. This means that the admissions are done based on CLAT 2025 rank, the order of preference given by the candidate in CLAT 2025 application form 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 to secure allotted seats during the admission procedure.

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

Additionally, CLAT 2024 counselling fourth provisional allocation list has been released by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) for 5-year LLB and LLM programs.

CLAT Toppers 2025

CLAT 2025 toppers list is yet to be announced by the CLAT officials on the official webpage. However, applicants must check the CLAT 2023 toppers list shared for reference. 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 -

CLAT Contact Details 2025

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)


Official Website:


When will the CLAT 2025 exam take place?

The exam for CLAT 2025 is scheduled for Dec 1, 2024.

When will the CLAT 2025 application form start?

CLAT 2025 application form was open from Jul 15, 2024. Candidates can apply online from the official website. The last date for CLAT 2025 registration is Oct 15, 2024.

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?

The Consortium of National Law Universities is the conducting authority for CLAT 2025.

What are the changes introduced for CLAT 2025?

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 Exam 2025?

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 exam paper?

The number of questions for CLAT UG 2025 is 150 MCQs which is for the undergraduate programs.

What are the new changes introduced to CLAT UG 2025?

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.


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