Subhashri Roy Updated On: 16 Jan, 2020 17:17 IST
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The Consortium of NLUs (National Law Universities) is the authority that specifies the eligibility criteria for CLAT 2020, and the candidates aspiring for this top law entrance exam must oblige with the eligibility rules. There are no major or minor changes in the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2020. Only the candidates who fulfil the eligibility conditions laid down by the exam authority shall be considered to appear for the entrance exam. Before filling the online application form for CLAT, the candidates are advised to have a look at the eligibility rules mentioned here. The eligibility criteria describe requirements like age limit, nationality, educational qualification, professional qualification, reservation and relaxation of criteria, etc., for the interested candidates who wish to apply and appear for the CLAT 2020 exam. There are also certain Provision/ Arrangement for Specillay Abled Persons (SAPs) in CLAT
CLAT 2020 eligibility criteria is similar to 2019 exam, and there are no major or minor changes. The candidates aspiring to register for CLAT 2020 must note that he/ she must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified below.
Candidates aspiring for admission in LL.B programme through CLAT 2020 must note the age limit required for the same. According to the official notification of CLAT, there is no upper age limit for the LLB admission in NLUs through CLAT exam. Candidates must note that he/ she must oblige to the other rules pertaining to CLAT eligibility to be eligible for the entrance exam. The age limit is only the primary eligibility condition for the CLAT exam.
Most of the candidates looking for the number of attempts he/ she can take for CLAT exam. However, as per the rules of the consortium, there is no limit on the number of attempts that a candidate can take for CLAT. If any candidate failed to clear CLAT in 2019, and he/ she is willing to appear for CLAT, there is no restriction to fill the online application form and appear for the exam.
The minimum education qualification required for CLAT 2020 for admission in UG programme (LL.B) is as follows -
According to the official CLAT notification, there is no upper age limit to be eligible for admission in LL.M programme through CLAT 2020. However, the candidates need to satisfy the other eligibility conditions as mentioned below to be eligible for the entrance exam as well as the admission process.
The educational qualification mandatory to appear for CLAT PG (LLM) 2020 is as follows -
Specially-Abled Persons will be provided with certain arrangements and provisions in CLAT exam. Even though there is no relaxation in the eligibility criteria and minimum requirements for CLAT 2020 exam, visually impaired candidates can seek the help of a scribe to attempt the CLAT exam. However, such candidates should submit the necessary documents specified by the exam authority. These candidates need to visit the exam centre at least a day before the exam and meet the exam supervisor at the respective centre. After the scrutiny of relevant documents, the supervisor gives the approval to seek the help of a scribe. While filling the application form for CLAT, the candidates need to mention their disability so that necessary arrangements can be made at the exam centre.
After examining the eligibility criteria of CLAT 2020, candidates need to fill the CLAT 2020 Application Form. The CLAT application form 2020 will be issued in the first week of January in online mode. CLAT 2020 online application form filling is expected to close in the last week of March 2020. The official dates of CLAT form filling 2020 will be updated here soon.
Candidate from any board can apply for CLAT 2020?
Yes, candidates from any recognized board can apply for CLAT 2019.
Is it necessary to show graduation proof at the time of admission?
Yes, at the time of admission, it is mandatory for all candidates to show the proof of graduation (done from a recognised Insitute/University).
I appeared in CLAT 2019 but could not crack. Can I again appear in CLAT 2020?
There is no restriction to appear in CLAT 2020. You can appear in the Common Law Admission Test as many times as you want.
Is there any age restriction to appear for the exam?
No, there is no age restriction to appear for the exam.