About CLAT

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is a National-Level Entrance Exam for admission to Law programs at 22 National Law Universities (NLUs). Many private Law colleges and Institutions in India also use the scores in CLAT in their admission process. It is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs for admission to both: Five-year integrated Undergraduate Program (BA LL.B, B.Com LL.B, B.Sc. LL.B, B.B.A. LL.B, BSW LL.B) and Postgraduate program (LL.M).

Exam Notification

The CLAT 2023 official notification has been released on the https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2023/ website, along with the application form to apply..

CLAT 2023 Important Dates

CLAT 2023 will be held in the year December 2022 by the Consortium of NLUs.

CLAT 2023 Dates
Registration/Application Open 08th August 2022
Last Date for Registration/Application 13th November 2022
Admit Card Release Yet to be Announced
CLAT 2023 Exam Date 18th December 2022
CLAT 2023 Exam Result Yet to be Announced

CLAT Exam Eligibility Criteria


For Undergraduate Programs: Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum aggregate of 45% or equivalent grade (40% for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories) are eligible for the exam. Candidates appearing for the 10+2 in March/April can also apply.

Age: There is no upper age limit for the UG programme in CLAT.

Nationality: Indian Nationals/NRIs/PIO/OCI are eligible to apply for the CLAT examination.

CLAT Exam Pattern

CLAT 2023 is an Offline Exam (Pen & Paper-Based) conducted at multiple centres across India. Test will consist of Five sections: English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning & Quantitative. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark and a Negative marking of 0.25 mark for every incorrect answer will be applicable in the exam. The Medium of Exam is English and the duration will be 02 hours (120 minutes).

Subjects / Sections Weightage
English Language 28-32 Ques. (20% of the paper)
Current Affairs including General Knowledge 35-39 Ques. (25% of the paper)
Legal Reasoning 35-39 Ques. (25% of the paper)
Logical Reasoning 28-32 Ques. (20% of the paper)
Quantitative Techniques 13-17 Ques. (10% of the paper)
Total 150 Ques (150 Marks)

CLAT Syllabus


Classroom Courses



For 10th Passed Students

(Duration : 18 Months)

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For 11th Passed Students

(Duration : 11 Months)

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For 12th Passed Students

(Duration : 8 Months)

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