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CLAT

CLAT 2024: Registration, Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Preparation Check at @consortiumofnlus.ac.in

Common Law Admission Test

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2024 is a highly anticipated national-level entrance examination in India for aspiring law students. It serves as a gateway for admission to some of the most prestigious law universities and institutions across the country. CLAT assesses candidates' aptitude and knowledge in various areas of law and determines their eligibility for undergraduate and postgraduate law programs.

CLAT is typically held in an online mode and covers subjects such as English, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Mathematics (for some programs). The examination's comprehensive scope evaluates candidates' critical thinking, logical reasoning, and legal analytical skills.

What is CLAT 2024?

CLAT 2024 is the Common Law Admission Test for the year 2024. It is a national-level entrance exam for admission to 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India, except NLU Delhi, which conducts its own entrance exam, the AILET. The exam is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU).

The CLAT 2024 exam will be held on December 3, 2023, in offline mode. The exam will be a 2-hour, 120-question test, with each question carrying 1 mark. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

CLAT 2024 Exam Date

DateEvent
July 1, 2023Application form opens
August 31, 2023Application form closes
September 15, 2023Admit cards released
December 3, 2023CLAT 2024 exam
January 2024CLAT 2024 results announced
February 2024CLAT 2024 counselling

CLAT 2024 Highlights

HighlightDetails
Exam NameCommon Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Exam ModeOffline
Number of Questions120
Duration2 hours
Negative MarkingYes, 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
Application ProcessOnline
Application Start DateJuly 1, 2023

CLAT 2024 Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognized board with English as one of the subjects.
  • The candidate must have not attained the age of 21 years on or before December 3, 2023.
  • The candidate must have not been awarded any degree in law by any university or institution in India or abroad.

The following categories of candidates are also eligible to apply for CLAT 2024:

  • Persons with disabilities (PwDs)
  • Persons from the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs)
  • Persons from the Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
  • Persons who have passed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses

CLAT 2024 Registration

The CLAT 2024 registration process will begin on July 1, 2023 and will close on August 31, 2023. The registration can be done only online through the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU).

The following documents are required to be uploaded while registering for CLAT 2024:

  • Scanned copy of the candidate's photograph
  • Scanned copy of the candidate's signature
  • Scanned copy of the candidate's Class 12 or equivalent mark sheet
  • Scanned copy of the candidate's caste/category certificate (if applicable)

CLAT 2024 Application Form Correction

The Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) will provide a correction window for the CLAT 2024 application form. The correction window will be available for a few days after the application form closes.

During the correction window, candidates will be able to make changes to the following details in their application form:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID
  • Permanent address
  • Current address
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Candidates will not be able to make changes to the following details in their application form:

  • Exam city
  • Examination centre
  • Application fee

CLAT 2024 Reservation

CategoryReservation
Scheduled Castes (SCs)15%
Scheduled Tribes (STs)7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBCs)27%
Persons with disabilities (PwDs)5%
Persons who have passed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses15%

CLAT 2024 Exam Pattern

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks
English3030
Logical Reasoning3030
Current Affairs and General Knowledge3030
Legal Aptitude3030
Total120120

CLAT 2024 Syllabus

SectionTopics
EnglishComprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary
Logical ReasoningInference, Analogy, Series, Puzzles, Arrangement, Visual Reasoning, Decision Making
Current Affairs and General KnowledgeStatic General Knowledge, Contemporary Events, Legal GK
Legal AptitudeLegal Maxims, Law, Legal GK

CLAT 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for CLAT 2024 will be released online on the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLU) on or around September 15, 2023. The admit card will contain the following details:

  • Candidate's name
  • Date of birth
  • Exam city
  • Examination centre
  • Roll number
  • Photograph
  • Signature

CLAT 2024 Exam Centers

CityState
AhmedabadGujarat
BangaloreKarnataka
BhopalMadhya Pradesh
ChennaiTamil Nadu
DelhiNational Capital Territory of Delhi
HyderabadTelangana
KolkataWest Bengal
MumbaiMaharashtra
PuneMaharashtra
ChandigarhPunjab

CLAT Cut Off 2024 (Expected)

The CLAT cut off 2024 is expected to be around 80-90 for the general category. The cut off for SC/ST/PwD categories is expected to be lower, around 65-75. The cut off for NLU Delhi is expected to be much higher, around 95-100.

The cut off for CLAT 2024 will depend on the following factors:

  • The number of candidates who appear for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • The performance of the candidates
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