CLAT 2023 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Merit List, Counselling Schedule

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2023 is an all India level entrance exam test which is organized on a rational basis by 19 National Law Universities (NLUs). Through this CLAT entrance exam, candidates can get the opportunity for joining to their under-graduate and post graduate degree courses of Law. In NULs there are 1308 number of seats for undergraduate candidates and 621 seats available for postgraduate candidates.

For special category students, 235 seats are reserved. After qualifying this entrance exam 2021, candidates can get admission into various Law Universities all over India. Here we have given all the details about the CLAT 2023 entrance exam. Check the article and get the information about CLAT Exam 2021.

CLAT 2021


National Law Universities (NLUs) has announced the CLAT 2023 entrance exam dates. It offers integrated undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Those Integrated UG courses like B.A, LLB (Hons), B.B.A LLB (Hons) and PG course like LLM. Every year CLAT 2023 exam is conducted by one of the universities from NLUs.


Through the CLAT exam 2021, candidates are also considered by many other Governments and Private Law Universities for taking admissions into their Law courses. Interested candidates can apply for CLAT 2023 exam through official websites only.

CLAT 2023 Important Dates

NLU has released the CLAT exam dates 2021. Candidates, who are interested in joining in Law courses, check the details about exam dates and submit your application form before the last date.

Events Important Dates
Releasing date of application form January 1st week, 2021
Closing date of application form March last week, 2021
Last date for fee payment March last week, 2021
Admit card released date April 3rd week, 2021
Examination date May 2nd week, 2021
Release date of Answer key May 3rd week, 2021
Result Declaration date May last week, 2021
Starting date for Counselling  June 1st week, 2021

Eligibility Criteria: CLAT 2023 has divided its eligibility criteria for undergraduate candidates and postgraduate candidates. Before applying for CLAT exam 2021, check the eligibility criteria first, if you are eligible then apply for this exam through the official website.

For Under-Graduate Candidates:

  • There are no age limitations for CLAT 2021.
  • Candidates must have complete +2 by scoring a minimum of 45%.
  • SC/ST candidates should be scoring at least 40% marks in Intermediate.
  • Those candidates, who are appearing +2 exam in March/April 2023 are also eligible for CLAT.

For Post-Graduate Candidates:

  • CLAT 2023 has no age limitation for Postgraduate candidates.
  • Candidates must have completed their graduation (LL.B/ 5 years Integrated LL.B/ any other equivalent exam) with aggregate 55% marks.
  • SC/ST candidates should have completed their graduation with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates, who are appearing graduation in the current year, are also eligible for CLAT exam 2021.

CLAT 2023 Application Form

It has released a notification about the application Form. That is the students who are interested and wants to apply can fill the application form from the 1st week of January 2021. CLAT 2023 Application Form 2023 will be available only in online mode. Candidates have to check their eligibility criteria before applying the application form. CLAT 2023 application form needs valid details about the applicants.

Candidates have to complete the Registration process. At the time of registration, valid email id of the candidate must be needed.

  • After registration, it generates a onetime login id/ registration number and password.
  • Log in with the registration number and password, fill up all the details and upload the scanned copy of all required documents, candidates signature and passport size photocopy.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • After payment is successful, submit the CLAT Exam 2023 application form and take a print out for future use.

Application Fee: CLAT 2023 application fee is equal for both graduation and post-graduation candidates. Applicants can pay the application fee only through the online mode.

Candidates Application Fee
For General/OBC/PWD/SAP Rs. 4000/-
For SC/ST Rs. 3500/-

CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern: This year CLAT 2023 exam will be held in offline mode. Applicant must have to check the exam pattern before attending the exam.  In CLAT 2021, each correct answer will carry 1 mark and for every negative answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Mode Of Examination Offline
Type Of Questions Objective
Language Only English
Time Duration 2 Hours
No. of questions 200 – UG Candidates

and 150 – PG candidates


CLAT 2023 Syllabus: The syllabus is different for undergraduate and postgraduate candidates. Prepare yourself according to the syllabus, before attending the exam.

Candidates Course
Under Graduate English, General knowledge, Mathematics, Current Affairs, and Aptitude.
Post Graduate Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence


CLAT Result 2021

The minimum marks scored by the candidates will consider as the cutoff mark. The cutoff mark will release after the exam. Selected candidate lists will be published on the official website. To participate in the CLAT 2023 counseling process, candidates have to submit the counseling fee of Rs. 50,000. Candidates can check their cutoff mark, merit list and all the details about the counseling process from the official site by clicking on CLAT Result 2021.

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