CLAT 2024 Exam Date Out: Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) is conducted for the students who want to be enrolled in Undergraduate (UG) law courses offered at 22 National Law Universities and other private Law colleges/universities accepting Law scores. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of representative universities, which will be conducted by NUALS Kochi this year. Every year, CLAT Exam is conducted once for providing opportunities to aspirants who are seeking admission to Law Schools & Colleges. Besides NLU, more than 50 private colleges and universities are accepting admission on the basis of CLAT Scores. Go through the below article if you are planning for CLAT 2024 to know the Application Fee, Exam Date, CLAT Courses, CLAT Colleges, Exam Pattern, CLAT Syllabus, Exam Centres etc. This year, CLAT 2024 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd December 2023. The last date to apply for CLAT 2024 is 3rd November 2023.

CLAT 2024 Exam Date Out

CMAT 2024 Exam Date has been announced and it is going to be held on 3rd December 2023(Sunday). Conducting body has already begun the CLAT 2024 registration and CLAT Application Form 2024 is now available on its official website at The Annual Executive Committee and the General Body Meetings of the Consortium of National Law Universities met at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, and decided to schedule the CLAT Exam Date on 3rd December 2023, Sunday. The details about the CLAT syllabus, application process has also been released, which has been discussed further.

CLAT 2024 Notification PDF- Click to Download

CLAT 2024 Important Dates

CLAT 2024 Exam will be held on 3rd December 2023 as per the CLAT Exams schedule announced by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Check the tentative schedule for CLAT 2024 which will be finalised once the notification is released.

Events Dates 
Release of Online Application Form  1st July 2023
Last date of Application Date  3rd November 2023
CLAT Admit Card 2024 Release Date  Last week of November 2023
CLAT Exam Date 2023 3rd December 2023
Answer Key Release Date  December 2023
CLAT 2024 Result  Second week of December 2023
Counselling Sessions  Last week of December 2023

CLAT 2024- Overview

CLAT is a common law admission test conducted every year by the Consortium of National Law Universities and this year also they conducting CLAT exam. Here we present the overview of the CLAT exam to give you a glimpse of the upcoming exam.

Exam Highlights Details
Exam Name CLAT 2024 (Common Law Admission Test)
CLAT Exam Conducting Body Consortium of National Law Universities
CLAT Exam Level UG
CLAT Exam Frequency Once
CLAT Exam Mode Online
CLAT Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Number of Questions UG: 150
Question type MCQs
Marking 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
CLAT Exam Language English
Participating NLUs 22
CLAT Exam Purpose Admissions to BA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB, BBA LLB, BSW LLB, LLM courses
Email [email protected]
Phone 080 47162020 (between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm) all working days

CLAT 2024 Application Form

The Online Application for CLAT Entrance Test has already been started on 1st July 2023 and it will be active till 3rd November 2023 for UG Courses. Candidates can visit the official website, to apply for CLAT 2024 registration or click on the link below to apply directly.

CLAT 2024 Application Form – Click To Apply

Steps to fill CLAT 2024 Application Form

Step-I Registration – The candidate needs to register by entering their name, mobile number, and email id. 

Step-II Login – Log in with your Mobile number and password to access the application form.  

Step-III Choose the program of study – After logging in, the first thing is to select the program of study 5-year LLB or one-year LLB

Step-IV Fill the complete form – There will be different fields like personal information, communication details, qualifying examination status, exam center preferences (THREE centers can be selected in the order of preference), and reservation. All fields need to be filled.

Step-V Submit the form – Once the details are duly filled, agree to the declaration, give consent, and submit the form.    

Step-VI Pay the application fee – In the last step, pay the application fee (which is category-specific) in online mode using credit or debit cards, or net banking. Note that in addition to the exam fee, candidates will have to pay an additional INR 500 if they want to opt for previous years’ question papers.

Step-VII Get registered by entering details like name, email id and mobile number. Upload scanned copies of signature, photograph and other documents in the prescribed specification. The size and format of pic is given below.

Document Size and Format
Photograph 20 kb – 50 kb in JPEG only
Signature 10 kb – 20 kb in JPEG only

Step VIII Next fill in all relevant sections in the application form, including personal, academic and contact details

CLAT 2024 Application Fees

The candidates have to pay the required exam fee at the time of CLAT 2024 Registration process. You can check the details of the CLAT 2024 exam application fees in the table below:

Category Application Fee
General/OBC/SAP and other category candidates ₹ 4000/-
SC/ST category candidates ₹ 3500/-

CLAT 2024 Admission Process

In order to get admission to one of the 22 participating NLU’s, candidates need to appear for the CLAT 2024 online entrance exam, which will be conducted by NUALS Kochi this year.

Post that, the counselling round will start after the declaration of results, where the candidates will be granted a seat in the preference order of the NLU (as filled in the online application form), based on seat availability and merit list.

Thus, the CLAT 2024 selection process will be held in the following stages:

1. Online Test

2. Counselling

3. Merit List

Courses offered through CLAT 2024

The National Law Universities (NLUs) in India (except for the NLU Delhi) and other top law colleges offer admissions to five-year integrated LLB courses, as well as LLM courses on the basis of CLAT scores. The courses offered are:

1. BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts LLB)

2. BSc LLB (Bachelor of Science LLB)

3. BCom LLB (Bachelor of Commerce LLB)

4. BBA LLB (Bachelor of Business Administration LLB)

5. BSW LLB (Bachelor of Social Work LLB)

6. LLM (Master of Laws)

Participating Universities

CLAT is conducted for admissions to 22 NLUs and more than 50 private law colleges in India. Below is the list of National Law Universities accepting CLAT Scores for UG Courses:

NLUs Accepting CLAT Scores
National Law School of India University, Bangalore National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata National Law Institute University, Bhopal
National Law University, Jodhpur Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala Chanakya National Law University Patna
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU) Visakhapatnam The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirapalli
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur Dr B R Ambedkar National Law University Sonipat, Haryana

CLAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Check the overview of the exam pattern of the UG Courses under CLAT 2024. Click on the link given below, to check the detailed exam pattern, syllabus and marking scheme of the CLAT 2024.

CLAT Exam Pattern for UG Course

The CLAT question paper for UG Course will only be available in the English language. The UG-CLAT 2024 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

Particulars Details
Maximum Marks 150
No. of Questions 150
Marks per Question 1
Duration 2 Hours
Negative Marking 0.25 for wrong answer

These questions would be divided into the following 5 subjects:

1. English Language

2. Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

3. Legal Reasoning

4. Logical Reasoning

5. Quantitative Techniques

Below you can check out the detailed CLAT 2024 UG exam pattern:

Name of the Sections No. of Questions Duration
English Language 28-32

2 hours (120 mins.)


Quantitative Techniques 13-17
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge 35-39
Logical Reasoning 28-32
Legal Reasoning 35-39
Total 150

CLAT Syllabus 2024: Check Detailed Syllabus, Marking Scheme & Exam Pattern

CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The terms and conditions that the candidate has to fulfill for appearing in CLAT 2024, depending on the course (UG) the candidate is seeking for admission in Law School, are covered by CLAT 2024 eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria for UG program

Education Qualification: The candidate must have passed a 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognised university or board.

Percentage Requirement: A minimum of 45% marks in the qualifying degree is required to appear in CLAT 2024. SC and ST candidates need only 40% marks.

Age limit: There is no upper age limit.

CLAT 2024 Preparation 

To know that your preparation is going effectively it is necessary to asses yourself so here, ADDA247 is providing CLAT 2024 Mock Test Series to know the types of questions being asked in the exam and the difficulty level. Know your strong and weak areas to assess your exam preparation and score good marks in the exam.

CLAT 2024 Online Coaching

To prepare for CLAT 2024, here we are providing an online classroom program in which a team of expert mentors will help you to crack CLAT 2024. Clat Preparation Study Material 2024 Online enables you to understand the live classes’ topics, study material, and mock tests. It is one of the best coachings for CLAT Preparation.

CLAT 2024 Exam Centres

The candidate has generally been allotted a CLAT test centre opted for by him/her at the time of filling out the application form unless there is an unforeseen event, in which case one will be allotted an alternate centre. Candidates will be provided with all the details of the allotted test centre, like name and address, on their CLAT admit card. The list of centres for CLAT 2024 will be released along with the notification. Have a look at the previous year’s exam centres for CLAT Exam. 

CLAT 2024 Exam Centres
Agra Gandhinagar Kolkota Shimla
Ahmedabad Gangtok Kota Siliguri
Allahabad Ghaziabad Kurukshetra Sonepat
Amritsar Gorakhpur Lucknow Srinagar
Aurangabad Greater Noida Madurai Thane
Barasat Gurugram Mohali Thiruvananthapuram
Barrackpore Guwahati Mumbai Trichy
Bangalaru Haldwani Muzzaffarpur Varanashi
Bhopal Hisar Mysore Vijayawada
Bhubaneswar Hyderabad Nagpur Vishakapatnam
Bilaspur Imphal Navi Mubmai New Delhi
Calicut Indore Jabalpur Noida
Chennai Jaipur Patiala Chandigarh
Coimbatore Jalandhar Patna Raipur
Dehradun Jammu Jamshedpur Durg
Faridabad Kanpur Shillong Ranchi
Ernakulum Jodhpur    

CLAT 2024 Admit Card

The CLAT Admit Card will be released around two weeks before the exam dates. As the exam is scheduled to be held on 3rd December 2023, the admit card tentatively will be released in the last week of November 2023.

Availability of CLAT Admit Card November 2023
Mode of Availability Online
CLAT Official Website
Details on Admit Card Test taker and examination details
Acceptable Photo ID Proof PAN Card, Driving License, Aadhar Card Any Government Issued Identity Card
Helpline Number 1800 419 2929 | 09446899010

CLAT 2024 Result

The authority will announce the result of CLAT 2024 once the exam is conducted successfully. Candidates can access the CLAT result in online mode only. The result will consist of the roll number, candidate details, and marks scored by the candidate. To qualify for the CLAT exam, the candidate needs to obtain minimum qualifying marks.

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