CLAT 2019

Exam Date : 12th May 2019
Result Date : 31st May 2019

CLAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Results, and Counselling

CLAT 2019 Syllabus, Exam Dates, Registration Form

CLAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an All-India centralised examination that allows the students to get admission in the 19 National Law Universities in India for Law courses such as LLB and LLM.

  • Level: CLAT is a National Level Law entrance exam which helps the students to get admission in government and private law colleges in the country.

  • Conducting Body: CLAT exam 2019 will be conducted by National Law University (NLU) Odisha, Cuttack.

  • Frequency: The examination is conducted once in every academic year.

  • Mode: CLAT exam is conducted through online mode i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT).

  • Qualification: Candidates who have cleared their 12th are eligible to appear for this LLB Entrance Exam.

  • Admissions: CLAT law entrance exam 2019 scores help candidates to get admission in courses such as BA LLB (Hons), B.Com LLB (Hons), B.Sc LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), BSW LLB (Hons) and LLM programmes that are offered by various National Law Universities.

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

CLAT 2019 Summary

CLAT 2019 Summary

CLAT 2019 Highlights

Examination Name

Common Law Admission Test




National level Law Entrance Exam

Courses Offered


Conducting Body

National Law University (NLU) Odisha, Cuttack

Official website

 CLAT Exam Date

12th May 2019 

Number of Participating Institutes


Mode of Exam

Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)

Questions Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)


Elementary Mathematics, English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.

No. of Questions



2 hours i.e. 120 minutes

Marking Scheme

1 mark will be given for the correct answer

0.25 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer

Number of Test Takers

40000 (approximately)

CLAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website from 1st January 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 31st March 2019.

  • Admit Card: The Admit Card will be available online for candidates from 22nd April 2019.

  • Examination: CLAT exam 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on 12th May 2019.

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all the candidates on 31st May 2019.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the examination will be called for the counselling process which will be held on 7th June 2019.

  • Visit CLAT 2019 Important Dates to know more about CLAT exam date 2019, admit card release date and results

CLAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Upper Age Limit: As per the CLAT exam eligibility criteria, there is no upper age limit to apply for CLAT exam 2019.

  • Minimum Qualification: The candidates should have scored minimum 45% in Class XII, and in case of ST/SC category, the minimum marks should be 40%.

  • Final Year: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/ May 2019 are also eligible to appear for this law entrance exam.

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Eligibility

CLAT 2019 Application Form

  • Application Form: CLAT 2019 application forms will be available from 1st January 2019 till 31st March 2019.

  • Registration fee: For General/ OBC/ SAP and other category candidates, application fees will be Rs.4,000/- and for SC/ST category candidates the fees will be Rs.3,500/-

  • Documents: Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature in the application form.

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Application Form.

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: CLAT 2019 is conducted Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT).

  • Total No. of Questions: The UG candidates will have to answer 200 questions whereas, PG candidates will be answering 150 questions.

  • Duration: The candidates will be having a duration of 2 hours to complete the CLAT exam.

  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark is awarded for each correct response. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for an incorrect response.

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern.

CLAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: Admit card will be available on the official website of CLAT from 22nd April 2019.

  • Login Credentials: Enter your CLAT 2019 login credentials i.e. Registration No. and Password to access CLAT Admit Card.

  • Valid Proof: Candidate should carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Driving license) along with the Admit Card to the examination centre.

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Admit Card.

CLAT 2019 Exam Centres

  • Exam Cities: CLAT 2019 will be conducted in 66 cities across the country.

  • Preference: Candidates can choose a maximum of three cities as the prefered Exam Centres while filling their CLAT 2019 Application Form.

  • ID Proof: It is mandatory to carry a valid Photo ID Proof along with the hall ticket to the CLAT Exam Centre.

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Exam Centre.

CLAT Syllabus 2019

  • Subjects: CLAT exam Syllabus 2019 includes topics such as English, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics, Legal Aptitude.

  • Syllabus: The Syllabus for all the undergraduate and postgraduate programs differs from each other.

  • Difficulty: Questions in CLAT exam are framed from the subjects studied in the Higher Secondary Level and Bachelor's Program. The level of questions will be usually moderate to difficult.

  • Check more about reference books for CLAT 2019, preparation tips and CLAT 2019 Syllabus.

CLAT 2019 Results

  • Result Announcement:  Results will be announced on 31st May 2019.

  • 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 2019.

  • Scorecard: The result will be released in the form of scorecard, having details such as Roll Number, Category, Score, Ranks, and Qualifying Status.

  • Authority: Admissions will be undertaken by the RGNUL (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law) after the CLAT 2019 Results are declared.

  • Read more about CLAT 2019 Results.

CLAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling: After the declaration of results, candidates need to take part in Centralised Counselling conducted by CLAT authorities which will be held on 7th June 2019.

  • Counselling Rounds: As per previous year trends, there will be a minimum of 3 rounds of Counselling.

  • Seat Allotment: The seat allotment will be done on a merit-cum-preference basis. This means that the admissions are done on the basis of CLAT 2019 score/ rank along with the college preference mentioned by a candidate in their Application Form.

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

  • Get more information about CLAT 2019 Counselling.

CLAT 2019 Important Instructions

  • 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 also from the websites of the participating NLUs.

  • The candidates are, therefore, advised to thoroughly go through the rules, policies and the fee structure of the participating NLUs before filling in the application form for UG as well as PG courses, and also for 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 at the websites of the participating NLUs.

  • In the event of unforeseen incidents resulting in the cancellation of a Test city or centre, or 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 an another City/ Centre.

  • In order 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.

  • The CLAT 2019 Application Fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable.

  • Participating National Law Universities reserve 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.

  • If a candidate has filled-in more than one online Application Form, the candidate's last online application form only will 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 2019 shall be provisional and shall not create any right of admission in favour of a candidate.

  • Candidates are advised to visit CLAT 2019 website regularly for updates.

CLAT 2019 Contact Details

  • Address: The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, NUALS Campus, HMT Colony P.O. Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala, India, Pin - 683503.

  • Toll-Free Number: 1800 419 2929

  • E-mail:

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CLAT 2019 Important Dates

CLAT 2019 Important Dates Summary

CLAT 2019 Important Dates Summary

  • Application forms will be available from the first week of January 2019

  • The exam commences on 12th May 2019 

  • The results will be published on the last week of May 2019 

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CLAT 2019 Eligibility

CLAT 2019 Eligibility Summary

CLAT 2019 Eligibility for UG and PG Courses:

  • Age Limit: There is no upper age limit prescribed for both the undergraduate and post-graduate programs by the conducting authority.

  • Final Year LLB Candidates: The candidates who are in the final year of the LLB program are also eligible for CLAT 2019 if they produce the required documents during the counselling process.



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CLAT 2019 Application Process

CLAT 2019 Application Process Summary

How to Fill CLAT Application Form:

Step 1: Registration

Step 2: Filling the Application Form 

Step 3: Application Fee Payment

Step 4: Download the Application Form

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CLAT 2019 Application Form Details

CLAT 2019 Application Form Details Summary

CLAT 2019 Application Form Details Summary

CLAT 2019 Application Fee

General/OBC/Specially Abled Person INR 4000/-
ST/SC Candidates INR 3500/-
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CLAT 2019 Admit Card

CLAT 2019 Admit Card Summary

CLAT 2019 Admit Card Contents:

Candidate’s Name

Date of Birth


Father’s Name

Mother’s Name



Registration ID/ Roll Number

Exam Date & Timing

Centre of Exam

Course Applied for

Instructions for exam

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CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern Summary

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern Summary

  • CLAT 2019 will be a computer-based online exam

  • The duration of the examination is two hours

  • There is a separate marking scheme for the right and wrong answers

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CLAT 2019 Syllabus

CLAT 2019 Syllabus Summary

CLAT 2019 will focus on the following topics:

  • English Inducing comprehension

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • Mathematics

  • Legal Aptitude

  • Logical Reasoning

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CLAT 2019 Results

CLAT 2019 Results Summary

CLAT 2019 Results Summary

  • The results for CLAT 2019 will be announced on 31st May 2019.

  • Use the credentials to log into the official website of CLAT 2019 to download the announced results 

  • Download and save the result card of CLAT 2019 for future reference.

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CLAT 2019 Counselling

CLAT 2019 Counselling Summary

CLAT 2019 Counselling Process Summary

  • Follow the steps that are involved in applying for the counselling process.

  • Pay the necessary amount for the CLAT 2019 Counselling

  • Bring the necessary documents required during the counselling process.

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