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CLAT 2021

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 26 Jul, 2021 09:27

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About CLAT 2021 (Result on July 28)

CLAT 2021 was conducted on July 23, 2021, from 2-4 pm in offline mode. CLAT 2021 final answer key will be out on July 27, CLAT result is expected to be out on July 28 and counselling will begin on July 29. 

It was not mandatory for candidates to get vaccinated before the exam. The provisional answer key of CLAT 2021 had also been released on July 23 and candidates could raise objections until July 24, 2021, by 9 pm. The CLAT 2021 exam analysis, answer key and question paper of CLAT 2021 have been shared below.

CLAT 2021 Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key & Solutions

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CLAT 2021 Answer Key Provisional/ Final for UG & PG - Download PDF Here!

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Last Minute Preparation Tips for CLAT 2021

The CLAT Consortium had opened the window to change the CLAT 2021 exam centre preferences and candidates could alter their preferences by July 4, 2021 (by 11:59 pm). Additionally, the total number of CLAT 2021 test cities has also been increased to 84. BK Bajoria School in Shillong, Meghalaya and Manipur Institute of Management Studies, Manipur University, Manipur are the exam centres for the Northeast. The CLAT 2021 admit card was released on July 14, 2021.

The CLAT 2021 application form was released online on January 1, 2021.

Candidates need to keep an eye on CLAT 2021 important dates to plan their preparation for CLAT 2021. The CLAT PG 2021 exam pattern had been revised and the subjective section had been restored but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CLAT PG will also have only MCQs. Check out how to prepare for CLAT 2021 amid COVID.

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 22 NLUs. CLAT will be a comprehension-based paper where the legal aptitude, skills, and knowledge of an individual will be tested.

 A Consortium of NLUs headed by the National Law School of India University conducts the national level popular law examination 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 2021 exam are available here.

What's New in CLAT 2021?

  • The Consortium has opened the facility to change the preference of CLAT exam centres until July 4, 2021. The number of test cities has also been increased to 84.
  • NLSIU Bangalore has introduced a horizontal compartmentalised reservation of 25% for Karnataka students. Candidates who have studied for at least 10 years in the state of Karnataka will be eligible for this reservation. 
  • The exam date of CLAT 2021 has been announced. CLAT 2021 will be held on July 23, 2021, from 2 to 4 pm in offline mode.
  • The subjective section of CLAT PG has been removed again and the exam will comprise MCQs only. Earlier, the subjective section was restored and a minimum cutoff criterion was set for CLAT PG 2021 for LLM admissions.
  • The last date to apply for CLAT 2021 has been extended until June 15, 2021.
  • The exam date of CLAT 2021 was first set as May 9 and was postponed to June 13, 2021. The date has been postponed again due to the coronavirus pandemic and the new CLAT 2021 date is yet to be announced.
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CLAT 2021 Exam Updates

  • Jul 26, 2021 08:30 AM: CLAT 2021 final answer key will be out on July 27, result will be out on July 28, and the exam counselling will begin on July 29.
  • Jul 24, 2021 09:00 PM: The window to raise objections to the CLAT 2021 provisional answer key is now closed. Candidates will not be allowed to submit their objections anymore.
  • Jul 23, 2021 09:00 PM: The provisional answer key of CLAT 2021 has been released on July 23, 2021. Candidates can raise objections to it until July 24, 2021. by 9 pm.
  • Jul 23, 2021 05:45 PM: CLAT 2021 has been concluded at 4 PM, on July 23, 2021. Candidates can go through the detailed CLAT 2021 exam analysis, answer key and question paper of CLAT 2021 to evaluate their exam performances. 
  • Jul 23, 2021 11:55 AM: Around 4,321 are expected to take the CLAT 2021 across 7 Exam Centres in Bihar! A total of 5 Exam Centres are for admission to the UG course while 2 are for admission to the PG course. Check out more CLAT 2021 Live Updates here!
  • Jul 23, 2021 11:30 AM: CLAT 2021 is all set to be held today, i.e. July 23, 2021 from 2 PM to 4 PM. The exam will be held through an offline mode. Here are the CLAT 2021 Exam Day Guidelines and COVID-19 Related Instructions that you must know before appearing for the exam!
  • Jul 16, 2021 10:00 AM: A list of exam day guidelines was released by the CLAT Consortium on the official website. Candidates appearing for the exam can go through the CLAT 2021 exam day guidelines here.
  • Jul 14, 2021 08:00 PM: The CLAT Consortium released a notification stating the students who are appearing for both JEE Main and CLAT 2021 with clashing exam dates can submit a request to change their JEE Main exam date. The NTA will modify their exam slot of JEE Main 2021.
  • Jul 14, 2021 07:00 PM: The CLAT 2021 admit card of candidates belonging to the Northeast states has also been released.
  • Jul 14, 2021 09:00 AM: CLAT 2021 admit card has been released today. Candidates who registered for the exam can download the admit card using the direct link on this page.
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CLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The Consortium of NLUs (National Law Universities) specifies the


CLAT Result 2021 (July 28)

CLAT 2021 result is expected to be out on July


CLAT Application Form 2021 (Registrations Closed)

The last date to fill the CLAT 2021 application


CLAT Preparation Strategy 2021: Study Plan, Time Table

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CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern (Revised)

The Consortium of National Law Universities has updated the


CLAT Exam Centres 2021

As per the latest update, around 4321 candidates appeared for the


CLAT Syllabus 2021

CLAT 2021 syllabus includes all the topics that law


CLAT 2021 Dates

CLAT 2021 exam was conducted on July 23, 2021. The


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CLAT 2021 Mock Test

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CLAT 2021 Participating Colleges

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CLAT Merit List 2021 (July 28)

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CLAT Counselling 2021 (July 29 onwards)

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CLAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the CLAT 2021 exam are as follows

Name of the Exam

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Exam Date

July 23, 2021

Mode of Exam


Number of Questions 

CLAT UG - 150

CLAT PG - 120


For admission to

Participating NLUs

22 NLUs

Minimum Eligibility


Exam Duration

2 Hours

Exam Time

2-4 PM

CLAT 2021 Exam Dates

CLAT 2021 official notification has been released by the Consortium and CLAT 2021 exam dates are available right here.



Commencement of CLAT 2021 Online Application Submission

January 1, 2021

Last Date for Submission of CLAT 2021 Application Form

June 15, 2021

CLAT 2021 Admit Card Availability Date

July 14, 2021 (Out)

CLAT 2021 Exam Date

July 23, 2021

CLAT 2021 Provisional Answer Key Release Date

July 23, 2021

Last Date to Raise Objections to Provisional Answer Key

July 24, 2021 (by 9 pm)

CLAT 2021 Final Answer Key Release Date

July 27, 2021

CLAT 2021 Result Announcement and Merit List Declaration Date

July 28, 2021

CLAT 2021 Admission/ Counselling

July 29, 2021

CLAT 2021 Conducting Body

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) is organising the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2021. 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 2021

Candidates appearing for CLAT 2021 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 2021.

  • 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 2021. 

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

All About CLAT 2021

Captured below is all the vital information about CLAT 2021 exam.

Eligibility Criteria of CLAT 2021

The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2021 is the minimum marks or score that an individual needs to acquire in order to sit for the exam. The eligibility conditions of CLAT 2021 are different for the UG and PG programmes. Check out the detailed CLAT Eligibility here.

How to Apply for CLAT 2021

An individual has to meet the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2021 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 2021!

Exam Pattern of CLAT 2021

It is important to be aware of the marking scheme, type of questions, format and exam pattern of CLAT 2021 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 2021.

Syllabus of CLAT 2021

The syllabus of CLAT 2021 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 2021 as it helps in preparing a better strategy and performing well. Check the syllabus of CLAT 2021.

Mock Test of CLAT 2021

CLAT 2021 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 2021!

Sample Papers of CLAT 2021

Sample papers of CLAT 2021 are also commonly known as model papers or practise papers. They possess questions covering the syllabus of CLAT 2021. Here are a few sample papers of CLAT 2021.

Previous Year's Question Papers of CLAT 2021

The previous year's question papers of CLAT 2021 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 2021!

Participating Colleges of CLAT 2021

CLAT is accepted by several law colleges and universities in India. Find out the top participating colleges of CLAT 2021 that accept the score of the exam to shortlist the deserving students for admission.

Cutoff of CLAT 2021

Cutoff of CLAT 2021 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 the detailed information about the cutoff of CLAT 2021.

Merit List of CLAT 2021

The merit is of CLAT 2021 carries 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 in order to secure their admission in the exam. Here is all the crucial information about the merit list of CLAT 2021.

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

Important Dates

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Exam Date 23 Jul, 2021

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Dear Student,

Since the syllabus of AILET and CLAT are almost the same, you can study from the same books for both exams. However, while preparing make sure to solve the last year's question papers, sample papers and mock tests for both the exams separately. It would strengthen your preparation and make you understand both the exams better. Go through the link below to make your preparation easy.



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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

To take admission at a UG level law course of SKJ Law College, Muzaffarpur, an indvidual needs to fill-up and submit the application form online. Admission will be granted based on the scorecard of CLAT and a counselling process. 

There are plenty of Private Colleges in India that Offer Scholarships for Law Admission. To explore such options either call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form (CAF). Our admission experts will be glad to assist you. You can also ask more questions in the QnA zone.

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Dear Student,

It is crucial to sit for the CLAT exam in order to take admission in D.S.R. Hindu Law College, Hyderabad. Applicants are shortlisted for admission to LLB programme offered by the institute through marks acquired in the CLAT exam and the counselling process. An individual cannot skip the entrance exam as it is one of the major criteria to shortlist the deserving students.

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FAQs about CLAT

Who will conduct the CLAT 2021 exam?

CLAT is conducted by the 22 NLUs of India on a rotational basis. The name of the NLU which will conduct CLAT 2021 has not been officially announced yet.

WIll CLAT 2021 be conducted in other languages?

As of now, the medium of instruction for CLAT 2021 is English. But there are reports which suggest that the BCI might look into introducing vernacular languages as a medium of instruction in future.

Will CLAT 2021 be conducted online or offline?

CLAT 2021 will be conducted offline as a comprehension based test. It will have a duration of 2 hours.

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.

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.

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