The official notification for CLAT Exam 2021 is out now. The registration can be done on the official site of NLUs, so the candidates should apply as soon as possible to avoid the last day traffic congestion on the website.
CLAT Exam Date 2021
The application for the CLAT exam will be out soon. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for Law students. The exam is held to offer admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) organizes the CLAT 2021 exam. Various private and public law colleges in India will accept the scorecard based on their respective cut-off.
CLAT 2021 Exam Dates
The CLAT conducting body released the CLAT notification announcing that the online application for the CLAT exam began soon. Also, the CLAT exam date registration link will be active soon. Check the below table for CLAT exam date 2021.
|Events||Dates (Tentative)||Feature of Events|
|CLAT Exam Date Notification Release||December 27, 2020||The Consortium will release the official notification on their official website in PDF format|
|Starting Date to Apply||January 01, 2021||The Application window will be activated on the official website|
|Last date to apply||March 31, 2021||All the details must be filled before the last date and submitted through online mode.|
|Last date for online fee payment||March 31, 2021||Pay the prescribed application fee either through a different offline mode.|
|Admit Card Release Date||April 3rd Week 2021||Admit cards will be issued to candidates in online mode.|
|CLAT 2021 Exam Date||May 09, 2021||Candidates need to appear at the respective exam center on the scheduled date and time.|
|Answer key Release Date||May 3rd Week 2021||The consortium will release the provisional answer key first and followed by the final answer key.|
|Result Date||May 4th Week 2021||The Consortium will declare the results as well as publish the merit list for each NLU on the official website.|
|Admission Process||June 1st Week 2021||Based on the Merit List, the admission process will begin on the scheduled date.|
CLAT 2021 Exam Details
Check the below points to know the important points of the CLAT exam.
|Exam Name||CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)|
|CLAT Exam Conducting Body||The consortium of National Law Universities|
|CLAT Exam Level||UG and PG|
|CLAT Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|CLAT Exam Mode||Offline|
|CLAT Exam Duration||120 Minutes|
|Number of Questions||UG: 150 and PG: 100|
|Question type||Objective Type|
|Marking||0.25 marks for each wrong answer|
|CLAT Exam Language||English|
|Number of seats||UG: 2538 seats PG: 742 seats|
|CLAT Exam Purpose||Admissions to BA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB, BBA LLB, BSW LLB, LLM courses|
CLAT Exam Pattern 2021
After the discussion held at the Consortium’s Permanent Secretariat, major changes have taken place in the CLAT 2021 examination. In the previous year’s question papers, 200 questions were included which should be attempted in 120 minutes. But, this year the number of questions is reduced to 150. Below are the changes that are effective this year. Download CLAT Sample Papers PDF.
Exam mode: The exam will be conducted in online mode.
Time: The CLAT 2021 exam will be conducted for 120 minutes.
Type of questions: The questions in CLAT 2021 will be objective type questions.
The number of questions: A total of 150 questions will be asked this year.
CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern for UG Course
|No. of Questions||150|
|Marks per Question||1|
|Negative Marking||0.25 for each wrong answer|
CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern for PG Course
|Marks per MCQ||1|
|Marks per Subjective Question||50 marks|
|Negative Marking||0.25 for each wrong answer|
CLAT 2021 Exam Result Date
The results for the CLAT 2021 exam will be announced after the exam. The exact CLAT 2021 exam result date is not yet announced. The candidates can check their results on the official website. Candidates can check their results by entering their registration number and password to download the result and scorecard. Candidates who qualify for the CLAT 2021 exam can further appear for CLAT counseling. Check the best books for CLAT.
|Events||CLAT Exam Date 2021|
|CLAT exam date||Updated Soon|
|CLAT answer key (Provisional)||Updated Soon|
|Raising objections on the provisional answer key||Updated Soon|
|CLAT answer key (Final)||Updated Soon|
|CLAT result||Available Soon|
CLAT Application Fee 2021
|Category||Fee||Mode of payment|
|General Category/ OBC||Rs. 4000||Online|
|SC/ST category||Rs. 3500||Online|
CLAT Exam Date FAQs
Q). When will the application for CLAT 2020 exam begin?
A). The application process has begun from January 1, 2020, and as per the latest announcements, the CLAT exam date 2020 registration last date is extended till July 10, 2020.
Q). What is the mode of examination for CLAT
A). The CLAT 2021 examination will be conducted in online mode for both B.A.LLB and LLM Programs. Also, the descriptive section is removed for LLM programs.
Q). How many NLUs are participating this year in the CLAT 2021 exam?
A). There are 22 NLUs that are participating in CLAT 2021 exam this year.
Q). How many days does a candidate require to crack the CLAT 2021 exam?
A). A candidate can prepare for the CLAT 2021 exam in two months which should include concept clarifications, practicing of questions according to new patterns, and revision of the syllabus.
Q). What is the CLAT exam date and time?
A). The CLAT exam date out soon and is conducted from 3 pm to 5 pm across all test centers in India.
Q). When will the admit card be issued?
A). The exam conducting body will release the admit card at least 10 days before the exam date.