The Common Law Admission Test for Post Graduates (CLAT PG) is a highly regarded entrance examination in India, designed to facilitate admissions into various postgraduate law programs offered by prestigious national law universities. Serving as a gateway for aspirants seeking advanced legal education, CLAT PG assesses candidates' aptitude for legal studies and critical thinking skills.
CLAT PG evaluates candidates' knowledge in areas such as constitutional law, jurisprudence, administrative law, criminal law, international law, and other specialized legal subjects. The examination aims to identify individuals with a deep understanding of legal concepts and the ability to analyze complex legal scenarios.
|Release of CLAT PG 2024 notification||July 1, 2023|
|Last date to apply for CLAT PG 2024||November 3, 2023|
|CLAT PG 2024 admit card release||November 20, 2023|
|CLAT PG 2024 exam||December 3, 2023|
|CLAT PG 2024 result announcement||January 2024|
|CLAT PG 2024 counselling||February-March 2024|
Online Registration: Visit the official CLAT PG website for the year 2024. Create an account by providing your basic details like name, email, and phone number. You'll receive a unique registration ID and password.
Fill Application Form: Log in using the provided credentials and complete the application form. Enter your personal details, academic information, and preferred postgraduate law programs.
Upload Documents: Scan and upload the necessary documents, which may include your passport-sized photograph, signature, educational certificates, and category certificates (if applicable). Make sure the documents meet the specified size and format requirements.
Application Fee: Pay the application fee online through available payment options like credit/debit card, net banking, or mobile wallets. Keep the payment confirmation for future reference.
Choose Test Centers: Select your preferred examination centers from the available options. It's recommended to choose centers that are convenient for you to travel to.
Review and Submit: Double-check all the entered information for accuracy. Once you're satisfied, submit the application form. Keep a copy of the submitted form or confirmation for your records.
Admit Card: After successful submission, the admit card will be released on the official website. Download and print it. The admit card will contain important details like exam date, time, venue, and your registration details.
Appear for Exam: On the scheduled date, go to the exam center with your admit card and a valid photo ID. Follow the exam instructions and guidelines.
Result and Counseling: After the examination, the results will be announced on the official website. If you qualify, keep an eye out for counseling notifications. Attend the counseling process as per the given schedule to secure a seat in your desired postgraduate law program.
Passport-sized Photograph: A recent passport-sized colored photograph with specific dimensions and format.
Signature: A scanned image of your signature done on white paper with black ink.
Category Certificate (if applicable): If you belong to a reserved category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD), you may need to provide a valid and attested copy of the category certificate.
Educational Certificates: Scanned copies of your relevant educational certificates, including your LLB degree or equivalent.
Transcripts: Transcripts or mark sheets showing your academic performance during your LLB or equivalent degree.
Photo ID Proof: A government-issued photo identification, such as Aadhar card, passport, driving license, or voter ID.
Domicile Certificate (if applicable): Some universities may require a domicile certificate to determine your eligibility for certain categories or quotas.
PWD Certificate (if applicable): If you are applying under the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category, you may need to provide a valid PWD certificate issued by a competent authority.
No Objection Certificate (NOC) (if applicable): If you are employed and pursuing the program, some universities may require an NOC from your employer.
Bank Details: Information such as your bank account number and IFSC code might be required for payment purposes.
Other Supporting Documents: Depending on the specific requirements of the application form, you might need to provide additional documents, such as proof of work experience (if required).
|Nationality||Indian citizen or NRI/PIO/OCI|
|Age limit||No upper age limit|
|Qualifying exam||LLB degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and 45% marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories|
|Final year candidates||Candidates who are in their final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply|
|Tie breaker rule||In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:|
|Constitutional Law||- "Constitution of India" by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar|
- "Introduction to the Constitution of India" by D.D. Basu
|Jurisprudence||- "Jurisprudence: Legal Philosophy" by B.P. Pandey|
- "Jurisprudence and Legal Theory" by V.D. Mahajan
|Administrative Law||- "Administrative Law" by I.P. Massey|
- "Administrative Law" by S.P. Sathe
|Criminal Law||- "Ratanlal and Dhirajlal: The Code of Criminal Procedure"|
- "Ratanlal and Dhirajlal: The Indian Penal Code"
|International Law||- "International Law" by Malcolm N. Shaw|
- "International Law" by Dr. S.K. Kapoor
|Law of Contracts||- "Indian Contract Act" by Avatar Singh|
- "Contract Law" by R.K. Bangia
|Legal Reasoning||- "Analytical Reasoning" by M.K. Pandey|
- "Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning" by R.S. Aggarwal
|Legal GK & Current Affairs||- Newspapers (The Hindu, The Indian Express)|
- "Manorama Yearbook"
|Essay Writing||- "A Handbook for Letter Writing" by Arihant Publications|
- "Essay Writing for Competitive Exams" by Pulkit Khare
The CLAT PG 2024 admit card will be released tentatively in the last week of November 2023. You can download the admit card from the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs): https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
To download the admit card, you will need to enter your registration number and date of birth. The admit card will contain the following details:
Visit the Official Website: Go to the official website of CLAT PG 2024. The specific website URL will be provided in official notifications and information related to the examination.
Login: Look for the link or section that allows you to access your applicant account or login. You'll need the credentials you used during the application process (usually your registration ID and password).
Navigate to Admit Card Section: Once you're logged in, find the section related to the admit card or hall ticket download. This could be prominently displayed on the homepage or under a specific tab for important notifications.
Provide Details: In the admit card section, you might be required to provide additional information to verify your identity. This could include your application number, date of birth, and/or other details.
Download Admit Card: After verifying your details, you should see an option to download your admit card. Click on it, and the admit card will be generated in PDF format.
Check Admit Card Details: Open the downloaded PDF and carefully review all the details mentioned on the admit card. Ensure that your name, photograph, signature, exam date, time, and exam center details are accurate.
Print the Admit Card: If everything is correct, print out a copy of the admit card. Make sure to use a good quality printer and keep the printout in a safe and easily accessible place.
Note Important Instructions: Along with the admit card, there might be specific instructions or guidelines provided by the examination authority. Read and understand these instructions thoroughly.
Additional Copies: It's a good idea to keep multiple copies of the admit card in case one gets lost or damaged.
The CLAT PG 2024 results are expected to be announced in the fourth week of December 2023. You can check the results on the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs): https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
To check the results, you will need to enter your registration number and date of birth. The results will be available in the form of a scorecard. The scorecard will contain the following details:
|National Law University, Delhi||135||120||105||90|
|National Law University, Kolkata||130||115||100||85|
|National Law University, Bangalore||125||110||95||80|
|National Law University, Jodhpur||120||105||90||75|
|National Law University, Gujarat||115||100||85||70|
|1st Round||February 2024|
|2nd Round||March 2024|
|3rd Round||April 2024|
|4th Round||May 2024|
|5th Round||June 2024|
The CLAT PG 2024 counselling will be conducted in an online mode. The candidates who are shortlisted for the seat allotment process will have to participate in the counselling process. The counselling process will involve the following steps:
|Registration for counselling||February 1, 2024|
|Choice filling||February 2-8, 2024|
|Seat allotment||February 9-10, 2024|
|Reporting to the NLU||February 11-12, 2024|
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