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CLAT 2022 - Exam Date (June 19), Admit Card, Syllabus, Preparation, Updates

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 10 May, 2022 10:44

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About CLAT 2022 (Exam on June 19)

CLAT 2022 has been postponed and it will now be conducted on June 19, 2022, from 2 to 4 pm. The last date to apply for CLAT 2022 was also extended until May 9 from its previous date of March 31, 2022.

CLAT 2022 Postponed: Registration Date Extended till May 9

The application forms of CLAT 2022 were released on January 1 at 2:00 pm. Candidates could visit the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in/ to register for CLAT 2022. The official notification of CLAT 2022 dates was released on December 27, 2021. Earlier, the last date to fill the CLAT 2022 application form was March 31 and the exam was supposed to be conducted on May 8, 2022.

Will CLAT 2022 be Tougher than CLAT 2021?Will CLAT 2022 be Delayed Due to the Omicron Scare?

The Consortium of NLUs had earlier announced the exam date for CLAT 2023 as well. CLAT 2023 will be held on December 18, 2022. The Consortium also reserves the right to change the schedule at any point so candidates are advised to stay updated with the CLAT dates.

CLAT 2022 and CLAT 2023 Exam Dates Announced

CLAT is conducted for candidates seeking admission in undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes such as the five-year integrated courses of BA LL.B, BBA LL.B, B.Com LL.B, B.Sc LL.B and LL.M law courses offered at 22 NLUs. CLAT will be a comprehension-based paper where the legal aptitude, skills, and knowledge of an individual are tested.  

The Consortium of NLUs conducts the national-level law examination of CLAT on a yearly basis. CLAT scores are also accepted by top institutes such as NMIMS-Mumbai, UPES Dehradun, Institute of Law, Nirma University Ahmedabad. All the details about CLAT 2022 exam are available here.

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CLAT 2022 Latest Updates

  • May 10, 2022 10:30 AM: CLAT 2022 registrations are now closed. Candidates who have registered by May 9 but not paid the application fee will be allowed to complete the payment until May 11, 2022.
  • May 09, 2022 12:00 AM: CLAT 2022 application process closes today. Candidates will not be allowed to register for the exam after May 9, 2022 (11:59 pm).

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CLAT 2022 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the CLAT 2022 exam are as follows

ParametersDetails

Name of the Exam

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Exam Date

  • CLAT 2022 - June 19, 2022 
  • CLAT 2023 - December 18, 2022

Mode of Exam

Offline

Number of Questions 

  • CLAT UG - 150 
  • CLAT PG - 120

Courses Offered

  • CLAT UG - BA LL.B, B.Sc LL.B, BBA LL.B, B.Com LL.B, BSW LL.B
  • CLAT PG - LL.M

Participating Colleges

22 National Law Universities (NLUs)

Minimum Eligibility

10+2

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Exam Time

2:00 to 4:00 PM

CLAT 2022 Exam Dates

CLAT 2022 official notification will be released by the Consortium and CLAT 2022 exam dates will be available below.

Events

Dates

Commencement of CLAT 2022 Online Application Submission

January 1, 2022

Last Date for Submission of CLAT 2022 Application Form

May 9, 2022 (Revised)

CLAT 2022 Admit Card Availability Date

TBA

CLAT 2022 Exam Date

June 19, 2022 (Revised)

CLAT 2022 Provisional Answer Key Release Date

TBA

Last Date to Raise Objections to Provisional Answer Key

TBA

CLAT 2022 Final Answer Key Release Date

TBA

CLAT 2022 Result Announcement and Merit List Declaration Date

TBA

CLAT 2022 Admission/ Counselling

TBA

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CLAT 2022 Conducting Body

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) is organising the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2022. 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 22 NLUs in India to improve the standards of legal education. The serving President of the Consortium of NLUs is Professor V.Vijayakumar, VC, NLIU.

Advantages of Qualifying CLAT 2022

Candidates appearing for CLAT 2022 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 2022.

  • 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 2022. 

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

All About CLAT 2022

Captured below is all the vital information about CLAT 2022 exam.

Eligibility Criteria of CLAT 2022

The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2022 is the minimum marks or score that an individual needs to acquire in order to sit for the exam. The eligibility conditions of CLAT 2022 are different for the UG and PG programmes. Check out the detailed CLAT Eligibility here.

How to Apply for CLAT 2022

An individual has to meet the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2022 before filling up the application form of the exam. The application process of CLAT is conducted online and aspirants have to submit the application form before the last date. Find out how to apply and steps to apply for CLAT 2022!

Exam Pattern of CLAT 2022

It is important to be aware of the marking scheme, type of questions, format and exam pattern of CLAT 2022 to do well in the exam. The more an individual will be familiar with the number of questions and the nature of questions, the higher are his/her chances of scoring well in the exam. Here is the entire exam pattern of CLAT 2022.

Syllabus of CLAT 2022

The syllabus of CLAT 2022 carries the important topics and concepts an individual needs to be aware of in order to sit for the exam. It is crucial to be well equipped with the subjects and topics that might pop up in CLAT 2022 as it helps in preparing a better strategy and performing well. Check the syllabus of CLAT 2022.

Mock Test of CLAT 2022

CLAT 2022 Mock Test is a drill exam session through which an individual can build the exam spirit and understand the time-management. The pattern of the mock test is similar to the actual exam. Know about the mock test of CLAT 2022!

Sample Papers of CLAT 2022

Sample papers of CLAT 2022 are also commonly known as model papers or practise papers. They possess questions covering the syllabus of CLAT 2022. Here are a few sample papers of CLAT 2022.

Previous Year's Question Papers of CLAT 2022

The previous year's question papers of CLAT 2022 are the last year's question papers that an individual must attempt before the exam in order to understand the exam better. They also help in increasing speed and accuracy. Get the previous year's question papers of CLAT 2022!

Participating Colleges of CLAT 2022

CLAT is accepted by several law colleges and universities in India. Find out the top participating colleges of CLAT 2022 that accept the score of the exam to shortlist the deserving students for admission.

Cutoff of CLAT 2022

Cutoff of CLAT 2022 is the minimum marks that an individual need to acquire in order to be eligible for admission to the desired college. The cutoff keeps varying every year depending on the factors such as the number of applicants, difficulty level of exam, previous year's trends and vacant seats. Here is detailed information about the cutoff of CLAT 2022.

Merit List of CLAT 2022

The merit list of CLAT 2022 will carry the name of those students who have been shortlisted for admission. A candidate's name on the merit list does not guarantee admission. An individual needs to participate in the counselling process in order to secure their admission through the exam. Here is all the crucial information about the merit list of CLAT 2022.

Contact Details

Address: National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO), 

Kathajodi Campus, Sec - 13, CDA, 

Cuttack – 753015, Odisha (India), 

Phone Number: +91 671 2338018.

Fax Number: +91 671 2338004

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FAQs about CLAT

Who is the conducting body for CLAT?

CLAT is conducted on a rotation basis by the National Law Universities (NLUs) of India.

Who conducts CLAT?

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

What is the full form of CLAT?

The full form of CLAT is Common Law Admission Test.

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.

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.

Do all NLUs accept CLAT for admission?

All NLUs except NLU Delhi accept CLAT for their admission process. However, for the session of 2022 - 23, NLSIU Bangalore conducted its individual entrance exam NLSAT 2022 for its admissions.

Will CLAT 2022 be conducted online or offline?

CLAT 2022 will be conducted offline as a comprehension based test. It will have a duration of 2 hours.

Is CLAT conducted every year?

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

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.

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.

Is CLAT easy?

With sufficient preparation and the correct study material, CLAT 2022 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.

WIll CLAT 2022 be conducted in other languages?

As of now, the medium of instruction for CLAT 2022 is English. But there are reports which suggest that the BCI might look into introducing vernacular languages as a medium of instruction in future.

Who will conduct the CLAT 2022 exam?

The Consortium of National Law Universities, comprising of the representative universities will organizes CLAT 2022 exam.

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