CLAT 2020

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 24 Sep, 2020 13:31

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About CLAT 2020 (Exam on September 28)

CLAT 2020 has activated the DOB correction window on September 24, 2020. Candidates can rectify their date of birth details on the CLAT Application Form until September 26, 2020. The CLAT Admit Card has already been released on September 15, 2020. Candidates will have to log in to the official website of CLAT and download the admit card. CLAT 2020 will be held on September 28, 2020in the centre-based online mode from 2 pm to 4 pm. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be conducted on September 7, 2020, but was postponed due to COVID-19. 

CLAT 2020 Quick Updates

DateLatest Update
September 24 to September 26, 2020CLAT 2020 DOB Correction
September 15, 2020CLAT 2020 Admit Card Released
September 10, 2020CLAT 2020 Seat matrix changes for UG courses
September 8, 2020NLSIU Bangalore disassociates itself from the CLAT Consortium
August 28, 2020CLAT 2020 rescheduled for September 28, 2020
August 10, 2020CLAT 2020 scheduled for September 7, 2020
August 5, 2020CLAT 2020 scheduled for August 22 in Socially Distanced Computer-Based Testing mode postponed
June 30, 2020CLAT 2020 scheduled for August 22, 2020
May 18, 2020CLAT consortium postpones CLAT 2020 again and extends application until July 1, 2020
April 21, 2020CLAT 2020 postponed to June 21
March 27, 2020CLAT 2020 postponed and application extended
January 1, 2020CLAT 2020 registration begins

CLAT is conducted for candidates seeking admission in undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes such as BA LLB,BBA LLB,B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB, five-year integrated, and LLM law courses offered at 21 NLUs now as NLU Bangalore conducted its own exam NLAT 2020 and has opted out of the CLAT consortium. Candidates aspiring to get admission in NLUs must check all the details about CLAT 2020 here. CLAT scores are also accepted by NMIMS-Mumbai, UPES Dehradun, Institute of Law, Nirma University Ahmedabad

Also Read: List of Law Exams Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The Consortium of NLUs had further revised the exam pattern and announced that the exam will be conducted through a computer-based, online, centre-based mode. A Consortium of NLUs headed by National Law School of India University conducts the national level popular law examination CLAT on a yearly basis. All the details about CLAT 2020 exam are available here. 

CLAT 2020 Eligibility

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CLAT Results 2020

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CLAT Preparation Strategy 2020

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CLAT 2020 New Exam Pattern

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CLAT 2020 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the CLAT 2020 exam are as follows

Name of the ExamCommon Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Exam DateSeptember 28, 2020
Mode of ExamOnline Computer Based Test
Number of Questions 150- UG CLAT and 120- PG CLAT
PurposeFor admission to
Participating NLUs21 (NLSIU Bangalore has opted out)
Minimum Eligibility10+2
Exam Duration2 Hours
Exam Time2-4 pm


CLAT 2020 Conducting Body

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) is organising the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020. It was set up on  August 19, 2017, in order to impart standard legal education in India. The Consortium helps in facilitating better relationship amongst 21 NLUs in India to improve the standards of legal education. The serving President of the Consortium of NLUs is Professor V.Vijayakumar, VC, NLIU.

CLAT 2020 Important Dates

CLAT 2020 official notification has been released, and the important dates for CLAT 2020 are available right here.

CLAT 2020 online application submission state dateJanuary 01, 2020
Last Date for Submission of CLAT 2020August 15, 2020 (Extended)
CLAT 2020 Admit Card Availability DateSeptember 15, 2020
CLAT DOB Correction WindowSeptember 24, 2020 to September 26, 2020
CLAT 2020 New Exam DateSeptember 28, 2020 (New Date)
CLAT 2020 Provisional Answer Key Release DateTo be Announced
CLAT 2020 Final Answer Key Release DateTo be Announced
CLAT 2020 Result Announcement DateTo be Announced

Advantages of CLAT 2020

Candidates appearing for CLAT 2020 must know the advantages of CLAT. Hence, we have gathered some information about CLAT and this will help the candidates get an insight into the advantages of CLAT 2020.

  • CLAT will give the candidates an assured career in any law firm. All law firms are recently hiring a lot of candidates. 

  • Another pursuing career in litigation or practice which means a lawyer can fight his own case or the case of the client. 

  • Teaching or lectureship is also opted by law aspirants which can also be done after appearing for CLAT 2020. 

  • CLAT also helps lawyers to get a job in PSUs, Banking and Corporate sectors.

Contact Details

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)

Kathajodi Campus, Sec - 13, CDA, 
Cuttack – 753015, Odisha (India), 
Ph.: +91 671 2338018.
Fax: +91 671 2338004

Important Dates

CLAT 2020 Important EventsDates
Exam Date 22 Aug, 2020
Registration Date 01 Jan to 10 Jul, 2020

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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The cut-off of MNLU Nagpur is released only after the completion of the CLAT exam. The CLAT cut-off 2020 rank for the OBC-MH category is expected to be around 13790 to 17514. The marks of the candidate totally depend on the rank on the difficulty level of the question paper and the exam pattern. 

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Dear Student,

In order to get admission in BBA LLB at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, it is crucial to sit for the CLAT exam. The last date to fill the CLAT application form for the 2020-2021 session was August 15, 2020. The admission in Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar is closed but there are other top law colleges in Gujarat that can cater to your needs. Few of them are specified below.

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Dear Student,

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FAQs about CLAT

Is CLAT easy?

With sufficient preparation and the correct study material, CLAT can be cracked as a moderate exam. The questions are not very difficult but since a lot of students apply for it and the seats are limited, the CLAT competition is quite tough.

Can I give CLAT for admission to other colleges apart from NLUs?

Yes, many law colleges in India accept CLAT scores for conducting admissions. These comprise government as well as private law schools.

What is the validity of a CLAT score?

CLAT scores are valid for a year. You will have to appear for CLAT in the same year in which you seek admission.

Is CLAT conducted every year?

Yes, CLAT is the most popular law entrance exam and it is held annually.

Will CLAT 2020 be cancelled?

CLAT 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on September 28, 2020. In all probability, it is not likely that CLAT 2020 will be cancelled.

Do all NLUs accept CLAT for admission?

All NLUs except NLU Delhi accept CLAT for their admission process. However, for the session of 2020-21, NLSIU Bangalore conducted its individual entrance exam NLAT 2020 for its admissions and opted out of CLAT.

Is CLAT held for UG courses only?

CLAT UG is conducted for the admission process of the bachelor level courses. Another exam, called CLAT PG, is organised for shortlisting candidates for the masters level programmes of law.

Which courses are offered through CLAT?

CLAT is conducted for admission of students to the various UG and PG courses of law. The courses offered through CLAT include LLB, LLM, and 5 year integrated programmes such as BA LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB, and B.Tech LLB.

What is the full form of CLAT?

The full form of CLAT is Common Law Admission Test.

Who conducts CLAT?

CLAT is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs (National Law Universities). Each year, one of the 22 participating NLUs conduct CLAT.

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