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CLAT Eligibility

For UG- The applicant should have cleared the pattern of higher secondary or its equivalent examination (appearing candidates can also apply) from the government recognized board scoring minimum 45% (40% for SC/ST) as prescribed by the participating university.

For PG- The applicant should have cleared the LLB or 5 year integrated LLB degree or its equivalent degree scoring minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST) from a recognized university as per prescribed by the participating university.

Other eligibility criteria- The candidates have to be an Indian or NRIS only. The applicants clearing the qualifying examination with supplementary or compartment are also eligible but they need to submit the proof of qualifying examination with prescribed or as applicable. The foreign national applicants can contact the university directly who participating in CLAT for admission provision of a foreign national candidate.

Age -The applicant should have aged below 20 years as on 1st July 2016 (22 years for SC/ST/Disable) as prescribed by the respective statutes of the participating universities. There is no upper age limitation for PG programs.


The law entrance exam is conducted for admissions to as many as 2190 seats distributed among the participating 16 NLUs.

The exam committee follows government rules and regulations for reservation criteria. Each NLU offers some seats to the reserved categories and are in accordance of the government regulations.

Scheduled Castes – 15%

Scheduled Tribes – 7.5%

Other Backward Classes – 27%

Total Marks 200
Min Age 20 Years
Max Age 22 Years
Application Fees Rs. 4000
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