Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a non-statutory body created for the convenience of the students seeking admission to the various Law Universities in the Country under Memorandum of Understandings (MoU). An entrance test is conducted to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to each University for admission to their UG/PG programs, as per the qualifications, reservation, and other conditions laid down under the respective Statutes of the participating Universities.
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 16 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their undergraduate and post-graduate degree programmes (LL.B. & LL.M.).
About Conducting Body
In the State of Bihar, where the seeds of the earliest republic were sown and the crop of democracy cultivated, a need was felt by the government for a university which would provide quality legal education and strive to raise national legal standards to competitive international level and promote legal awareness in the community, which will lead to the realization of goals embodied in the Constitution of India. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is going to conduct CLAT 2016. This examination is national level entrance examination for the admission of UG, PG and integrated law programs.