Documents Required to Fill CLAT 2025 Application Form: Photo Specifications, Scanned Images

Samiksha Rautela

Updated On: April 18, 2024 06:23 pm IST | CLAT

Candidates need to attach certain documents while applying for the CLAT 2025 exam. Get details about the documents as well as the application process in the article given below.

Documents Required to Fill CLAT Application Form

The CLAT 2025 exam is expected to be conducted in December 2024 and the registration process is expected to begin soon in July 2024.

Students planning to sit for the upcoming CLAT exam have to register themselves by providing a list of valid documents which they will be required to attach in the specified format with their application form.

All the students have to make sure that the documents attached or valid and or not illegally procured, as any misinformation or a legal documentation provided will lead to cancellation of candidature or other serious repercussions.

Read the article given below to get complete details of the documents required as well as the CLAT 2025 application process. 

CLAT 2025 Application Process Highlights Form

To get a swift overview of the CLAT 2025 application process refer to the highlights mentioned below. 



Exam Name

Common Law Admission Test

Short Form


Conducting Body

The Consortium of NLUs

Exam Level

UG and PG

Courses Offered



B.Com LL.B


B.Tech LL.B


Application Mode


Exam Mode


Application Date

July 2024

Exam Date

December 2024

Application Fees

General/ OBC/ PwD/ SAP- INR 4000

SC/ ST/ BPL- INR 3500

CLAT 2025 Application Form Important Dates

The crucial dates for CLAT 2025 application process are given below. These dates are tentative. Any notification regarding the schedule will be updated here in accordance with the notification released on the official website of the exam conducting body.


Dates (Tentative)

Start of Online Application

July 2025

Last Date for Online Application

November 2025

CLAT 2025 Exam Date

December 2025

CLAT 2025 Application Process

The detailed CLAT 2025 application process guidelines are given below for your reference.

  • Visit the official website and register yourself for the very first time.
  • Now, using the login credentials received,  login on the official website once again and start filling the application form.
  • While filling the application form, you will need to provide certain documents that you have to ensure are legal and valid.
  • Once you have uploaded the documents in the required format, you must go through the entire application form and make changes if required.
  • After re-checking the application form, proceed with the payment of application fees.
  • The application fees can be paid using both online and offline mode. Candidates have to make sure the fees is paid before the due date as only then will their application form will be considered complete and will be accepted.
  • Do not forget to save a copy of the application, form, acknowledgement and application fee receipt.

Requirements for CLAT 2025 Application Form

Below is a list of information one needs while filling up the application form for CLAT 2025.

Contact Details

Official email ID

Personal Mobile Number

Residential Address


Class 10th

Class 12th

Graduation (if applicable)

ID Proofs

Address Proof (Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Driving License etc.)


Qualification Certificate/ Provisional Certificate

Certificate of Impairment for Specially Abled Persons

Certificate claiming NRI/ NRI Sponsored candidate (if applicable)

Relevant certificate claiming candidate under BPL category

Scanned Documents

Passport Sized Photograph


Caste Certificate (if applicable)

State Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

Also Read: CLAT Application Form Correction: Dates, and Instructions

Documents Required for CLAT 2025 Application Form

Below given is the list of documents needed to fill up the CLAT 2025 application form. 

  • A front-facing passport-size recent photograph of the applicant with a plain background.
  • The signature of the candidate.
  • Candidates applying under SC/ST/OBC quota need to show their category certificate.
  • A PwD candidate needs to present a relevant certificate issued by the competent authority. 
  • Candidates applying under the BPL category must present a relevant certificate issued by the concerned authority. 


  • There is no need of attesting the photograph and signature of the candidate while submitting the online application form. 
  • The documents or certificates required for CLAT 2025 application form must be uploaded in PDF format. 
  • The original documents or certificates issued by the competent authority have to be submitted to the allotted university in the prescribed form and manner as the respective universities have specified at the time of admission. 

Photo Specifications to Fill CLAT 2025 Application Form

While filling out the application form for CLAT 2025, certain document specifications need to be followed by an individual. Mentioned below are the documents and the format and specifications that must be followed while uploading them.

Document Name




File Size: 20 KB - 50 KB

Dimensions: 200 X 230 Pixels



File Size: 10 KB - 20 KB

Dimensions: 140 X 60 Pixels



1.5 MB


Guidelines to Upload Photograph in CLAT 2025 Application Form

Check a few of the crucial instructions on how to upload photographs in the CLAT 2025 Application Form.

  • The photograph of the candidate must be front faced.
  • Caps, dark glasses and hats are not acceptable in the passport-size photograph.
  • Religious headwear is allowed but in a manner that does not cover the applicant’s face.
  • ‘Red-Eye’ on the photograph should be avoided.
  • The photograph of the candidate should not be black and white. Only coloured images are allowed in the form.
  • The photograph must be clicked with a clear and white background.

Guidelines to Upload Signature in CLAT 2025 Application Form

Provided below are guidelines on how to upload the signature in the application form of CLAT 2025.

  • The signature of the applicant must be on white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The signature must not be in the block or capital letters.
  • Documents of the candidates must follow the format and size prescribed above.
  • Documents must be scanned in a manner that all the details mentioned on them are clearly visible.

Instructions to Scan Documents for CLAT 2025 Application Form

Provided below are the instructions mentioning how to scan documents for CLAT 2025 Application Form.

  • Set the resolution of the scanner to a minimum of 200 dots per inch or dpi.
  • The file size must follow the specified format mentioned above.
  • Set Colour to True Colour
  • After scanning, crop the images to remove the unwanted area.
  • The resolution or size of the images can be modified using MS Paint, Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

Also Read: CLAT Login - Forgot Password, Username, Steps to Retrieve

How to Change Images for CLAT 2025 Application Form

Candidates are advised to upload the documents carefully while filling up the application form for CLAT 2025. Once the form is submitted, no changes can be made to the uploaded image. Applicants willing to sit for the CLAT exam can also go through the List of Documents Required for CLAT Counselling.

For any queries related to the application form, feel free to drop your questions in the QnA zone.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more details on CLAT 2025!

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What will be the mode of CLAT 2025 exam?

The CLAT 2025 exam will be conducted in an offline mode in allocated venues across India.

How many national law universities will participate in the CLAT 2025 exam?

A total of 22 national law universities will participate in the CLAT 2025 exam.

What is the time slot for the CLAT 2025 exam?

The time slot for the CLAT 2025 exam will remain the same as the previous CLAT exams, that is 2:00-4:00pm.

Who will conduct the CLAT 2025 exam?

The CLAT 2025 exam is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs every year for a duration of two hours for both CLAT UG and CLAT PG.

Is there any application form correction window for CLAT 2025 exam?

Yes, there is a provision of application form correction window for CLAT 2025 exam. Using this, candidates can correct their details if entered incorrectly due to any means. Though one should fill the application form very carefully without committing any mistakes. However, if still due to exam pressure, or any reason, there has been any mistake in the application form, corrected or edited by following a proper procedure as laid down by the official conducting body.

What is the application fees for the CLAT 2025 application form?

The application fees for the CLAT 2025 application form is INR 400 for general, OBC, PwD, and SAP candidates and INR 3000 for SC, ST and BPL candidates.

What are the documents required for the CLAT 2025 application process?

The list of documents required for CLAT, 2025 application process includes the following:

  • Scanned copy of recent passport size photograph
  • Scan copy of signature
  • Class X marksheet and certificate
  • Class XII marksheet and certificate
  • Graduation marksheet and certificate, if applicable
  • Identity proof (Aadhaar Card)
  • Address proof (Aadhaar Card/ Voter ID/ Driving License/ Passport)
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Domicile certificate, if applicable
  • NRI/ NRI sponsored certificate, applicable

What will be the mode of CLAT 2025 application process fee payment?

The CLAT 2025 application process fee payment can be paid both via online as well as offline mode. Through online mode, candidates can pay the application form using credit card, debit card, net banking, phone banking, wallet/ UPI etc. Candidates can also fill their application fees online by bank challan. The printout of CLAT 2025 bank challan generated has to be taken to the relevant bank for payment over the counter. Candidates must be aware that offline payments are to be made in cash only. Further, one must be aware that the application fees are non-refundable.

What will be the mode of CLAT 2025 application process?

The CLAT 2025 application process will be in an online mode. There is no other way through which candidates can register themselves for the CLAT 2025 exam.

When will the CLAT 2025 registration process begin?

The CLAT 2025 registration process is expected to begin in July 2024. The exact dates or not out yet. To stay informed about the CLAT 2025 exam, it is recommended to frequently check the official website as well our CLAT exam page.

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