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CLAT 2024 Application Form (Out) - Dates, Fees, Process

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 07 Aug, 2023 11:30

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CLAT 2024 Application Form (Out)

CLAT 2024 Registration: The CLAT 2024 application form process was released on July 1, 2023. Candidates can apply for CLAT 2024 online until November 3, 2023, from the official website of CLAT 2024. They can also access the application form through the link given below.

CLAT 2024 Application Form Direct Link - Click Here!

CLAT is organised for both undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes and before beginning with the CLAT application process, candidates must check the detailed CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria. The applicants of CLAT 2024 must know that they do not have to send the printout of the filled-out and submitted CLAT 2024 application form to the CLAT office. However, for reference purposes, they must take a printout of the CLAT application form.

The main stages of the CLAT application process are - candidate registration, filling out the application form, paying the application cost, uploading the necessary documents and submitting the form. Candidates must carefully fill in the fields of the online form and cross-check the data thoroughly before clicking on the submit button. Candidates who have cleared class 12 with at least 45 per cent aggregate marks are eligible to apply for the CLAT UG exam. On the other hand, candidates who have an LL.B degree are eligible to apply for the CLAT PG exam. 

Video on How to Apply for CLAT 2024

The video provided below will guide you through the entire application process of CLAT. Aspirants will find the step-by-step guide to submit their CLAT application form 2024 here.

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CLAT 2024 Application Dates

Find the CLAT 2024 application dates below -



CLAT Application Form 2024 Released

July 1, 2023

CLAT 2024 Release of First Set of Sample Questions

August 5, 2023

CLAT 2024 Release of Second Set of Sample Questions


CLAT 2024 Release of Third Set of Sample Questions


CLAT Application Form 2024 Submission Last Date

November 3, 2023

CLAT 2024 Exam Date

December 3, 2023

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Pre-Requisites for CLAT 2024 Application Form

Enlisted below are the pre-requisite details and documents required to fill up the CLAT application form 2024.

  • A valid email address and contact details
  • A computer system/ laptop with good internet connectivity 

  • A recent photograph in the prescribed size and format

  • Mark-sheets or Degree certificates (10th, 12th and graduation or any other higher qualification).

  • Scanned copy of caste certificate (for SC/ ST/ SAP candidates) in PDF format only.

  • Domicile Certificate in support of candidate's claim for consideration under State Quota.

  • Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking details for online fee payment of CLAT.

Step by Step Process to Apply for CLAT 2024

The detailed process to fill the CLAT 2024 application form -

Step 1: Registration:

  • Visit the official website of CLAT.

  • Click on 'New Registration' under 'Registration Info' section.

  • Register yourself by providing asked details.

  • Enter required details including Name, Parents' Name, Date of Birth, and Email Id.

  • A Provisional Registration No. and Password will be sent to the registered email and mobile. Use these credentials to log in to fill the online application.

  • You are now ready to log in and get access to the CLAT 2024 Application Form.

Step-2: Fill the Application Form:

  • In this step, you have to fill in the following details mentioned below:

  • Personal details such as date of Birth, Gender, Age, Nationality, Marital status, Parents’ Name, and Correspondence Address, postal address, Contact details.

  • Next, you have to fill programme choice applying for, choose any one program i.e. Undergraduate or Postgraduate.

  • Then, provide education details such as class 10, Class 12, Graduation details, Master/PG Details, Experience details, etc.

  • Enter the State of Residence, the State of Domicile, State of Nativity, Percentage of Disability (if applicable), University Category, Exam City Preference, etc.

  • Note: You have to fill your preference order for all nineteen NLUs.The same preferential choices will be considered during CLAT Counselling.

  • After that, you have to upload scanned documents in the prescribed format and size.

Step-3: Uploading of Documents:

  • You have to upload your documents and scanned images of your recent passport-sized photograph in the prescribed format and size as adhering to the guidelines provided below:

    • Photograph: Applicant has to upload their scanned photocopy of the Front facing recent passport size photograph. 

    • Signature: Applicant has to upload their scanned photocopy of the Signature.

    • The scanned copy of the certificate in PDF format issued by the competent authority to support the claim of Specially Abled Persons (SAP). 

Specification for Signature and Photograph:

Photograph Specification:

  • The photograph should be in colour and must have been taken in a professional studio.

  • File size should be more than 20 KB and less than or equal to 50 KB.

  • Resolution for JPEG: 200 x 230 Pixels

  • The photograph should have a white or very light background.

  • The photograph must not be a recent one.

  • In the photograph, the length of the face (between the chin and the top of the forehead) should cover up to 50% of the length of the photograph.

  • The candidate's photograph with glare on glasses or with spectacles will not be acceptable.

Signature Specification: 

  • Design a rectangular box having a size of 7 cm × 2 cm (Width x Height) on an A4 sheet of paper. The signature has to be in black or dark blue ink pen in the required box.

  • Signature's digital image must be scanned by a professional using a scanner.

  • The scanned photograph must have:

    • Dimensions: 140x 60 Pixels

    • File size should be more than 10 KB and less than or equal to 20 KB.

  • Signature images taken from mobile phones or from digital cameras are not allowed. 

Note: The photograph and signature of the applicant need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.

  • You can preview the application form, edit or modify the necessary changes in the application, using the 'Edit/Update' tab.

  • If no other changes are required in the CLAT 2024 application form,  you can go for the fee payment page, before submitting the CLAT application form.

Step-4: Payment of CLAT 2024 Fees:

  • The application fee can be paid online or by bank challan generated online. 

    • In Online Mode:

      • The fee can be paid using the Debit/ Credit card/ net banking/ pay wallet/ RuPay etc. 

      • The Bank Transaction Charges may vary depending upon the payment option selected.

    • In Offline Mode (by bank challan):

      • The payment of the application fee can be made after registering the application online and generating the challans online. 

      • The printout of the challans generated has to be taken to the relevant bank for payment over the counter. 

      • Offline payments are to be made in cash only.

  • The application fee is non-refundable.

Step-5: Downloading the Application Form

  • After completing the application online payment, the candidate will be able to download the application form with the detail of the fee payment in PDF format. 

  • The candidate must save a printout for further use. 

  • No printout of the CLAT application form is needed to be sent to CLAT Office.

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  • If the data in the application form of a candidate is found false or does not meet the mentioned eligibility criteria, his/her application will be cancelled by the conducting Institute.

  • The original educational documents must be submitted to the university by the candidate at the time of admission. 

  • The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested.

Mandatory Documents:

  • Scanned photocopies of the certificate of impairment in a PDF format for Specially Abled Persons (SAP).

  • The documents/certificates are mandatory for admission to both UG and PG courses.

CLAT 2024 Application Fee

The application process of CLAT is incomplete unless the application fee has been paid. Candidates can submit the CLAT application fee online through a credit card, debit card, or net banking. If the fee is not submitted before the deadline, the CLAT 2024 application form of the candidate will not be accepted and he / she will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

CategoryCLAT 2024 Application Form Fee (Approximate)
General / OBC / PwD / SAPRs. 4,000
SC / ST / BPLRs. 3,500

Steps to Recover CLAT 2024 Login Password

If an individual has forgotten or lost CLAT log-in password, he/she has to visit the registered account. The steps provided below need to be followed to recover the CLAT 2024 Login Password.

Step 1: Visit the official website of CLAT Consortium.

Step 2: Select on 'Log-in' option.

Step 3: Next, click on 'Forgot Password?'. 

Step 4: A new window will pop-up on the screen.

Step 5: Enter your registered mobile number and click on 'Request OTP'.

Step 6: After receiving the OTP, select the option that says 'Reset Password'.

Step 7: Enter the registered mobile number, received OTP and new password.

Step 8: Click on 'Change Password'.

Your password will be changed and an e-mail will be received on the registered e-mail address regarding the same.

Important Instructions for CLAT 2024 Application Form

Check out the important instructions related to CLAT 2024 application form below.

  • Candidates do not have to send the hard copy of the CLAT Application Form 2024 to the CLAT Consortium Office.
  • It is not a compulsion to complete the entire CLAT Application Process in one go. Applicants can save the application form at any point and come back to continue filling it.
  • Application correction of CLAT 2024 application form is not available so candidates need to be extra careful while saving and submitting it.
  • All the spellings and information need to the same as that on the certificates/ mark sheets/ identity proof. Any changes or misinformation can lead to disqualification of candidature.
  • All the information or details provided by the applicants must be correct and authentic.
  • Once the application form has been submitted, no changes in the preference order for the 21 NLUs is allowed.
  • If an individual fills more than 1 CLAT 2024 application form, only the last online application form is considered.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.

CLAT 2024 Application Form Correction

Candidates who are applying for CLAT 2024 must note that the CLAT 2024 application form must be filled carefully. The candidates need to enter the exact details as per his / her academic records in the application form. There is no provision for making changes or editing the application form of CLAT 2024 after submission. Therefore, the candidates are advised to crosscheck all the details before submitting the application form.

Any change in category or personal details in the CLAT application form 2024 will not be allowed once submitted. 

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FAQs about CLAT Application Form

What is the CLAT 2024 exam date?

CLAT 2024 exam date is announced, and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 03, 2023.

When is the last date to apply for CLAT 2024?

The last date to apply for CLAT 2024 is November 03, 2023.

Are CLAT 2024 applications filled online only and has the application process for this year started?

Yes, the CLAT 2024 application process can be completed online only. The CLAT 2024 exam application process started on 01 July 2023.

From where can I fill the CLAT 2024 application form?

The application form of CLAT 2024 is released on the official website of the CLAT Consortium. You can also apply for CLAT 2024 through the direct link mentioned above on this page.

What is the application fee of CLAT 2024?

The CLAT 2024 application fee is INR 4,000 for the general and OBC category candidates. Students belonging to the SC and ST categories have to pay INR 3,500 as CLAT 2024 registration fee.

Which documents are required for filling CLAT 2024 application form?

The documents required for filling the CLAT 2024 application form include the mark sheet of class 10, mark sheet of class 12, mark sheet of graduation (for CLAT PG), identity proof, passport sized photograph, signature, caste certificate (if applicable), and domicile certificate (for admission under State quota).

Will I get the fee back if I withdraw my CLAT 2024 application form?

The application fee of CLAT 2024 is non-refundable. Once you have submitted the fee, you will not get it back regardless of withdrawing from the exam.

What if I make a mistake in CLAT application form and submit it?

You must check your CLAT application form carefully before submitting. However, if you end up making a mistake, you can rectify it later on when the application correction window of CLAT is opened.

What is the recommended size of photo to be uploaded on the CLAT 2024 application form?

The photograph of the candidate has to be scanned and uploaded on the CLAT 2024 application form in the following specifications: Size 20 - 50 KB and Dimensions 200 * 230 pixels.

Do I have to attest my photograph for uploading it on the CLAT 2024 form?

No, you are not required to attest your photograph while uploading it on the CLAT 2024 application form.

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