Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 Notification Relaeased
Notification Date: 2020-01-01
Last Updated on: 2020-01-19
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. i.e Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Kolkata, Jodhpur, Raipur, Gandhinagar, Lucknow, Punjab, Patna, Kochi, Odisha, Ranchi, Assam, Visakhapatanam, Tiruchirappalli, Mumbai, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Shimla, Jabalpur, Haryana
CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities.
There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
As regards minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), the candidates must have secured:
(i) Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories (ii) Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2020 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.
In case of equal marks, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under: (i) Higher marks in the component / section on legal aptitude in the CLAT 2020 exam; (ii) Higher age; (iii) Computerised draw of lots.
The UG-CLAT 2020 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. These questions would be divided across the following 5 subjects: English Language Current Affairs, including General Knowledge Legal Reasoning Logical Reasoning Quantitative Techniques