CLAT 2020: Law Counseling (Started), 3rd Seat Allotment (Out), Admission, Process

Latest Applications Open 2020:


CLAT 2020 3rd Provisional Seat Allotment has been released on 14th October 2020. The Result has been Declared on 5th October 2020. The Final Answer Key has been released on 3rd October 2020 for UG/PG Courses. The Exam Date has been Announced now, the Exam was held on 28th September 2020. This admission test is organized under the regulation of 19 National Law Universities known by NLUs.

The CLAT score is considered by numerable private law colleges and government colleges nationwide. The aspirants should complete the application process beforehand. CLAT 2020 Exam will be held through Online Mode. There is no upper age limit to apply for the entrance test. CLAT is a computer-based test which will consist of MCQ type questions.

CLAT 2020 entrance exam is managed by the 19 Indian National Law Universities (NLUs) on a rotation basis. Through CLAT 2020 entrance exam score Candidates can get admission into various reputed government & private law colleges across the country.

CLAT 2020 Notification – 3rd Seat Allotment Released

New CLAT 2020 3rd Provisional Seat Allotment has been released on 13th October 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

New CLAT 2020 Result/Merit List has been released on 5th October 2020. Click Here to Check Merit List Details.

New CLAT 2021 Notification will be released in January 2021. Click Here to Check 2021 Exam Details.

CLAT 2020 Quick Links

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2021:

    1. UPES UG, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    2. UPES PG, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
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Application Correction Click Here
Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Available) Click Here
Answer key (Released) Click Here
Result/Merit List (Declared) Click Here
Rank Predictor Click Here
Cut Off Click Here
Counseling/ Admission Procedure (Started)  Click Here
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Preparation Click Here
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CLAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name CLAT
Full-Form Common-Law Admission Test
Exam Types UG & PG Level
Exam Level National
Courses Offered UG & PG Law Courses
Conducting Body A consortium of National Law Universities
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Date (Out) 28th September 2020
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Official Website OR
Helpline 09446899010, 09446899050

CLAT 2020 Important Dates

Given below are various dates relating to CLAT 2020 which are based on speculations. For more information regarding the CLAT 2020 candidate can see the below-mentioned schedule-

Events Exam Dates (Revised)
Date of announcement of the notification 11th December 2019
The online application form available from 1st January 2020
Last date of submission of the form along with the order of preferences for NLUs 10th July 2020
Admit card will be available from 15th September 2020
Online Examination Date (Out) 28th September 2020
Uploading of Answer Keys 28th September 2020
Inviting Objections To be Announced
 Final Answer Key To be Announced
Date of Release of the Result 5th October 2020
The counseling process will be commenced from 6th October 2020
The admission process will be closed 7th October 2020

CLAT 2020 Application Form 

The CLAT 2020 Application Form will be filled by those aspirants who have become eligible for fulfilling their criteria. The application form will be available only through online mode from the official website. The aspirants must reach the website of CLAT which is

First things first, they need to register on the homepage. CLAT Registration 2020 has been started from 1st January 2020 to the 10th July 2020.

  • The application form will be available through online mode only.
  • CLAT 2020 application form has been available from 1st January 2020.
  • Candidates can be submitted the Application Form till 10th July 2020.
  • The candidate needs to fill the valid details in the application form.
  • The candidate will need their email id for the online registration.
  • Once the candidate will create the login id and password after that they have to upload the scanned copies of documents, signature, and passport size photograph.
  • Submit the application form and take the printout of it. Keep the printout until the admission procedure.

Those wanting to check the procedures of an application must go to the website and fill the form. The application form is provided with necessary details including aspirant’s name, date of birth, category, gender, and many more. They must fill in all the required credentials discreetly. After the completion of registration, you get registration no and password. Now submit the fee along with the attachment of documents.

CLAT 2020 Application Fee

The students belonging to a general category will require paying Rs. Four thousand and the ones from SC/ST will have to pay Rs.3500/- The fee payment will be done through credit card/debit card/net banking/pay wallet/RuPay, etc.

CLAT 2021

The CLAT 2021 Examination is organized through National Law University Odisha, Cuttack to provide admission to the applicants in various undergraduate and postgraduate law programs. In the 21 National Law Universities and various private colleges and universities, the admission will provide to the candidates through the CLAT score. The CLAT 2020 Application Form will be available from the 2nd week of January to the 2nd week of April 2021.

CLAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria 


  • National sponsored nominees/NRI/NRI can apply.
  • Candidates sponsored by NRI/NRI can apply for these NLUs when that category is accepted.
  • Foreign candidates must not take the CLAT exam; they can apply directly to the interested institutions.

Age Criterion:

Higher age limit: There will be no age limit for the UG Integrated and PG courses.

Qualification Criteria:

Candidates that appear: the candidates that appear in the qualification exam are also eligible.

Course Eligibility

Minimum Examination Criteria

For integrated UG courses Take the 10 + 2 exam of the recognized board. Safe brands of at least 45% (for unrestricted people / OBC /especially disabled people (SAP) and other categories) and 40% (for SC / ST categories).
For PG courses, pass the LLB / 5 years of LLB Integrated (Hons.) / Any other equivalent exam. A minimum of 55% guaranteed points (for unrestricted people / CBOs /especially disabled people and other categories) and 50% (for SC / ST categories).

For UG Programs

Aspirants who are opting for UG courses must complete their 20 on 1st July 2020, and those who are from OBC/SC/ST/SAP category must be completing 22 years.

  • The aspirants should who bear a passing certificate of 12th with 45% marks will be eligible for the exam.
  • The aspirants who are studying their 12th at the time of admission will also be considered for the exam.

For PG Programs 

The aspirants with any age group can apply for the exam.

  • They must be qualifying LLB/Five Year LLB(Hons.) or any other related exam to gain admission in LLM course.
  • The aspirants who are under the general/OBC/Especially Abled Persons (SAP) category will need to attain a 55% mark. On the other hand, aspirants who are under SC/ST will have to obtain at least 36% in the exam.

UG Programme:

  • Age Limit: There will be no upper age limit for the UG program in CLAT 2020.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should qualify the class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board or university.
  • Percentage: 45% marks in case of the candidates belonging to unreserved/OBC/specially-abled person (SAP) and other categories and 40% marks in case of the candidates belonging to SC or ST categories.
  • Appearing candidates: Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam in March/April 2019 also eligible for the appearing in CLAT 2020 online examination. They shall be required to produce evidence of the passing of their qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.

PG Programme:

  • Age limit: No upper age limit prescribed for appearing CLAT 2020.
  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate must have a minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination, i.e., LL.B or any other equivalent exam.
  • Minimum Marks: 55% marks in the case of the candidate are belonging to unreserved categories/OBC and other categories. 50% marks in case of candidate belonging to scheduled caste/ scheduled tribe.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidate must pass/appeared in the final semester or final year of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission.

CLAT 2020 Exam Pattern  (Changed)

The exam is held in the online medium.

  • Exam Mode: As per the CLAT 2020 exam pattern, the test will be held in Online Mode.
  • Duration: Candidate will be given two hours to attempt the law examinations.
  • Number & Type of Questions: There will be a total of 150 (for UG) & 150 (for PG) of multiple-choice questions.
  • Marking: Each correct answer will be awarded one mark each and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • Language: The questions of CLAT 2020 will be in the English language only.
  • There will only be objective questions in the CLAT 2020.
  • The question paper will be adorned in primary language- English.
  • The aspirants will get one mark for the correct answer, and 0.25 marks are removed for the wrong attempt.
List of Subjects No. of Questions Associated marks
English including Comprehension 40 Questions 40 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50 Questions 50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 Questions 20 Marks
Legal Aptitude 50 Questions 50 Marks
Logical Reasoning 40 Questions 40 Marks
Total 200 Questions 200 Marks

For PG programs 

The aspirants opting for PG will attempt the exam in an online way.

  • The exam paper will consist of objective questions
  • The CLAT 2020 Exam will have two hours’ duration.
  • One correct attempt will get you one mark, and for the wrong effort, 0.25 marks will be removed.
List of Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Constitutional Law 50 Questions 50 Marks
Jurisprudence 50 Questions 50 Marks
Other law subjects 50 Questions 50 Marks
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks

CLAT 2020 Syllabus

The CLAT 2020 Syllabus for UG course- The questions will be covering the topics of General Knowledge, English including Comprehension, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, and Legal Reasoning.

The CLAT 2020 Syllabus for PG course will be covering the topics on Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law, and Human Rights.

The CLAT 2020 UG course program will include the following sections, namely English, which includes comprehension, general knowledge, and current affairs, mathematics, legal capacity, and logical reasoning.

For PG courses, candidates can study in these sections, namely, constitutional law, jurisprudence, and other legal matters.

A brief program is Provided Below:

English, including understanding. It includes passages of understanding and grammar, such as the meaning of the words used, the understanding of the passage, the filling of spaces in sentences with appropriate words, the correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, etc.

General knowledge and Current Affairs

Includes general knowledge such as static general knowledge, questions about national and international issues, etc.


This test will verify the candidate’s knowledge of elementary mathematics (mathematics study in class 10).

Legal Capacity

This test will be evaluated to verify the candidates’ interest in the study of the law, the ability to solve problems, the legal proposals (described in the document), the aptitude for research, etc.

Logic Reasoning

It includes syllogisms, identifies patterns, logical sequences, corrects illogical arguments, logical links, analogies, etc.

CLAT Preparation Tips

  • To pass an entrance exam, preparation is mandatory. See below for some tips and suggestions on how to prepare for the CLAT exam:
  • Time management is the most important factor in the preparation of an exam. So divide your time for each section, including the review.
  • Prepare good books that are related to topics and keep up with the news of the day today.
  • Try to solve last year’s questionnaires and sample documents for CLAT to get an idea of the exam.
  • Candidates also practice for various online simulation tests. This helps the candidates get good grades on the exam.
  • Make short notes that include important tips and formulas.

CLAT 2020 Admit Card 

The admit card will be issued by the concerned body at the website for all students who are eligible and registered at the site.

The CLAT 2020 Admit Card has been available on 15th September 2020. The aspirants who have not downloaded the admit card will not get permission to appear for the exam.

It can be downloaded in the presence of log information- registration no and password. The aspirants must check that all details are incorporated accurately.

Those having any inquiry about CLAT 2020 Admit Card must contact with those in authority. Along with the copy of the admit card, you must also bring two passport photos with a signature on it.

How to Download CLAT Admit Card? 

  • Firstly visit the CLAT 2020 official website.
  • Log in by entering your registration number and password.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • After clicking on the submit button candidate’s admit card page will get open.
  • The download option will be there by clicking on the download option candidate can download his/her admit card.
  • Take a print of the admit card as it is mandatory for the c

CLAT Answer Key 2020

Answer Keys has been released on 28th September 2020 in online mode on the official website. Candidates will see the CLAT 2020 answer key through a candidate’s login window when entering their username and password. If the candidates have any objection to the published correction key, they can contact the officials until May 2020.

The Final Response key will be published in October 2020 (if necessary). Candidates will verify the answer key in the third week of May 2020 in online mode on the official website. Candidates will see the CLAT 2020 answer key through a candidate’s login window when entering their username and password.

If the candidates have any objection to the published correction key, they can contact the officials until May 2020. The Final Correction key will be published from October 2020 (if necessary).

CLAT 2020 Result

The CLAT Result or Scorecard has been published on 5th October 2020 on the website of CLAT. The students who have succeeded in qualifying the exam will require login details for downloading the result.

The result will be containing total marks, percentage, and the overall status of the students in the printed form. After downloading it, they must keep a copy of the achievement of the counseling process.

After the result, aspirants will be on the watch for a merit list through which it becomes possible to take part in the exam.

The students will only be able to take part in the counseling after getting selected in the rank list.

CLAT 2020 Cut Off

CLAT 2020 Cut Off will be the minimum marks to be scored by candidates for securing admission into the law universities. Cut off will be based on the rank scored to be the candidate in the CLAT 2020 Entrance Examination. It will be released after the declaration of the result.

Here the candidates verify the details of the activation mode CLAT 2020, the date, the previous year, etc.

The university will release the cut for the exam after the announcement of the result.
It can be published in October 2020 in online mode. With the help of cutting marks, candidates must know their possibilities of admission to different colleges and universities in India.
Candidates should then verify last year the notes of the cuts announced by the training institutions:

Coaching Institutions Cut Off
Career Launcher 145+
LegalEdge Tutorials 142-145
Edit 150
Rajneesh Singh (DO-Zen/ CLAT Essentials) 144.5
Crack CLAT 145-148

CLAT 2020 Counseling

The CLAT 2020 Counseling will take place on 6th October 2020.

The aspirants will be given seats as per merit-cum-preference. The aspirants who have been selected for admission will be eligible for counseling.

The online counseling will be conducted in four stages.

The candidate needs to submit the counseling fee of Rs. 50,000 for participation in CLAT 2020 counseling. The final admission will be offered only after the verification of documents.

Number of Seats

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2021:

    1. UPES UG, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    2. UPES PG, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now

As per the last year’s data, CLAT offered the 2175 total number of seats for the UG and PG program. The reservation of the seats for the different categories will vary by the different institutes.

  • The total number of seats for the undergraduate program in NLUs is 1308.
  • The total number of seats offered to candidates of the state where the NLU is located is 621.
  • The number of Special Category seats available is 235.

If you any queries regarding CLAT 2020, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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