The Common Law Admission Test - CLAT 2019

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance test for admission to UG, PG and Integrated law courses. The duration of the exam is of 2 hours which consists of multiple choice questions based on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Legal & Logical Reasoning.

For the UG and integrated course, minimum academic requirement that is required is 10+2 level while for the PG courses; the candidates should have a UG degree in Law.

The online enrollment for CLAT 2019 will open on 13th January 2019 and close on 31st March 2019.

CLAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criterion for CLAT 2019 is as the following:

For UG: The candidates should successfully complete their class 12 or other equivalent examination scoring a minimum of 45% marks while the SC/ST candidates should score a minimum of 40% marks.

For PG: The candidates appearing for the PG courses should successfully complete their LLB or 5 year Integrated LLB degree or other equivalent degree from a recognized university, scoring a minimum of 55% marks. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category should score a minimum of 50% marks.

Age Limit: there is no upper age limit for CLAT examination

CLAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Availability of application forms – 13th January 2019 and close on 31st March 2019
  • Last date of online submission of application form – 31st March 2019
  • Examination date of CLAT 2018 – 12th May 2019 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

CLAT 2019 Application Form

The candidates can only avail online application form for CLAT 2019 from their official website and there are no offline forms available for the candidates. The online forms will be available from 1st week of January 2019 and it is advisable for the candidates to keep checking the CLAT 2019 official website to get regular updates.

How to Apply for CLAT 2019

The candidates are required to apply online for CLAT 2019 examination. Beside online registration, there are no other modes of submitting the CLAT 2019 application.

CLAT 2019 Application Fees

For general candidates: 4000/-
For reserved category candidates: 3500/-

The payment can be made online by logging on to the CLAT 2019 website through net banking, debit card or credit card.

After the CLAT 2019 results are declared, the selected candidates are required to sit for online counselling. The allotment of institutions and seats would be based on the score in CLAT 2019 in merit-list and the choice take by the candidates and availability of seat in desired university.

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

For UG Courses

The CLAT 2019 UG paper will be a 2 hour-long duration paper consisting of 200 multiple choice questions carrying only one mark. However, for every incorrect answer, there will be a provision for 25 % negative marking. The question paper will cover the following subject areas:

  • Reasoning – 40 Q
  • Legal Aptitude – 50 Q
  • English & Comprehension – 40 Q
  • Elementary Mathematics – 20 Q
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs – 50 Q

For PG Courses

The CLAT 2019 PG paper will be of 2 hours duration consisting of 150 multiple choice questions carrying 1 marks each. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. The question paper will cover the following subject areas:
  • Constitutional Law – 50 Q
  • Jurisprudence – 50 Q
  • Other law subjects – 50 Q

List of all National Law Universities

Given below are the list of National Law Universities across India.

National Law School of India University

Nalsar University of Law

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

National Law Institute University

National Law University

Hidayatullah National Law University

Gujarat National Law University
Gandhi Nagar

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University

Chanakya National Law University

National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

National University of Study and Research in Law

National Law University

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

Tamil Nadu National Law School

Maharashtra National Law University

Programmes Offered by the 17 National Law Universities

The National Law Universities across India offer the following programmes to candidates who have qualified the CLAT 2019 examination.
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.S.W. LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.
  • L.L.M.

CLAT 2019 Contact Details

+91 97415 21069, 94825 67257 (Bengaluru)
+91 84807 18979 (Odisha)
10:00 am to 05:00 pm on all working days

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