CLAT 2024 :Exam Date, Application Form ,Eligibility

The application process for CLAT 2024 has officially commenced today, July 1, as announced by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs). Aspiring candidates who are interested in applying for the Common Law Admission Test 2024 can now proceed to fill and submit their application forms for undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programs offered by the 22 NLUs. The application forms are available on the official website of the Consortium at

It is important to note that the last date to submit the CLAT 2024 application form is November 3, 2023. As per the schedule, the CLAT exam for the year 2024 is scheduled to take place on December 3, 2023.

The Common Law Admission Test will likely be administered by the consortium in the third week of December 2023. More than 130 CLAT testing locations will host the test nationwide. CLAT 2024’s entire schedule will shortly be made public. 

CLAT 2024 Overview

Name of examinationCommon Law Admission Test
Popularly known asCLAT
Conducting bodyConsortium of National Law Universities
LevelNational level
PurposeAdmission to 5-year integrated LLB and LLM programmes Recruitment in various Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)
Colleges24 national law universities + over 60 affiliated law schools

CLAT 2024 Application Form Dates

In a recent notification, the consortium has confirmed that the CLAT 2024 examination is scheduled to take place on December 3, 2023. The complete and detailed schedule for the CLAT exam will be announced shortly.

EventDate (Tentative)
CLAT 2024 application formJuly 1, 2023 (Released)
Last date to applyNovember 3, 2023
Release of CLAT 2024 admit cardNovember 2023
CLAT 2024 exam dateDecember 3, 2023 (Announced)
Release of answer keyDecember 2023

How to Apply CLAT 2024

For those interested in registering for CLAT 2024, here are the steps to follow for online registration:

  1. Visit the official website of the Consortium of NLUs-
  2. Locate the CLAT 2024 application form.
  3. Fill in all the required details accurately and completely.
  4. Upload the necessary documents as per the given instructions.
  5. Complete the payment of the application fee using the provided payment gateway.
  6. Review all the entered information before submitting the form.
  7. Keep a copy of the filled application form and the payment receipt for future reference.

For easy access, a direct link to the login window for CLAT 2024 is provided on the official website.

Application modeOnline
Registration feeUR/OBC/NRI/PWD/OCI/PIO- Rs. 4,000
ST/SC/BPL- Rs. 3,500

CLAT 2023-2024 Application Form – Important Points:

When filling the CLAT 2023-2024 application form, candidates must keep in mind several important points:

  1. Valid Email Id: It is crucial to have a valid email id that will be used for the registration process of the CLAT exam.
  2. Personal Mobile Number: The candidate’s personal mobile number is essential as the login id and password for the CLAT portal will be sent to this number.
  3. Scanned Images: Candidates need to scan their recent passport-sized photograph and signature. These scanned copies will be uploaded during the CLAT 2023-2024 application process.
  4. Class 10th and 12th Mark Sheet Details: As part of the application process, candidates must provide the details of their Class 10th and Class 12th mark sheets. It is advisable to keep this information readily available.
  5. Valid Identity Proof: Candidates should possess valid identity proof documents such as PAN card, Aadhaar card, driving license, or passport to furnish accurate identity details.
  6. Miscellaneous Documents: Those applying for CLAT 2023-2024 under a reserved category should have scanned copies of the supporting documents ready to streamline the process and save time.

Keeping these important points in mind will help candidates successfully complete the CLAT 2023-2024 application process and avoid any potential issues during registration.

CLAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

FactorsCriteria for 5-year LLB CourseCriteria for 1-year LLM Course
Age limitNo upper age limit is set 
Qualifying examinationMust have passed 10+2 levelMust possess an LLB degree or equivalent
Minimum score in the qualifying examGeneral: 45% ST/SC: 40%General: 50% ST/SC: 45%
Appearing in the qualifying examinationSuch students are also eligible to apply (subject to clearing the qualifying exam)

CLAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions or MCQs
Duration2 hours
Total Marks150
Marking Scheme+1 Marks for Correct Response-0.25 Marks for Incorrect Response

CLAT 2024 Admit Card

Once the price has been paid in full and the candidate has successfully enrolled, the consortium will issue the CLAT 2024 admission card. For the CLAT 2024 exam, the admission card is a requirement for participation. It provides information about the candidate’s roll number, the name and location of the exam centre, the reporting time, and the exam’s rules. Candidates must select their national law universities for admission before downloading their CLAT 2024 admit card.

CLAT 2024 Exam Centers

Around 131 testing facilities around the nation hosted the CLAT 2023 exam, which was organized by the Consortium. Based on student preferences and the number of seats that were available in the test centers that were chosen, the authorities distributed the exam sites. On their admissions card or hall ticket, students may find the designated testing location.

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