CLAT 2023: Registration (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


 

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CLATCLAT 2023 Online Registration has been Started on 8th August 2022. A Consortium of National Law Universities conducts the Common-Law Admission Law exam. This exam is performed once a year. This exam offers candidates to apply for UG and PG courses. 

The Examination will be held on 18th December 2022. The registration for CLAT has begin on 8th August 2022. This is a National level Law Exam. The courses will be provided to candidates in UG and PG programs by 22 participating NLUs. 

The application form for CLAT 2023 will be released online on the official website only. All the other details about the exam are given in this article below. 

CLAT 2023 Notification – Registration Started

New CLAT 2023 Online Registration has been Started on 8th August 2022. Click Here to Check Registration Details.

New CLAT 2023 Exam Dates has been Announced now, the Examination will be held on 18th December 2022. Click Here to Check Exam Dates Details.

CLAT 2023 Quick Links

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2022:

    1. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    2. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | 2022 Admissions Open for All Courses. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    4. DIT University, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    5. MIT WPU, Pune | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    6. Parul University, Vadodara | UG & PG Admission Open 2022. Apply Now
    7. Bennett University, Greater Noida | Admission Open at Bennett University 2022. Apply Now
    8. Sharda University, Greater Noida |  Admission Open at Sharda University 2022. Apply Now
    9. GD Goenka University, Gurugram | UG & PG Admission Open 2022. Apply Now

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CLAT 2023 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 Offline (PPT)
Exam Date 18th December 2022
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Official Website http://www.clat.ac.in/ OR https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/
Helpline 09446899010, 09446899050

CLAT 2023 Dates 

Dates are significant to candidates as it helps them in planning and preparing for the exam. All the dates and events for CLAT 2023 are given in the table below. 

Events Date (Announced)
Online application form availability 8th August 2022
Release of First Sample Question Set September 2022
First Open Campus Visit day for registered candidates September 2022
Release of Second Sample Question Set 14th October 2022
Second Open Campus Visit day for registered candidates 22nd October 2022
Release of Third Sample Question Set October 2022
Last date to submit the form 13th November 2022
Admit card release To be announced
Exam Date 18 December 2022
Answer Key
Objection against CLAT 2023 Answer key
Result Declaration
Counseling Procedure
Admission closing date

CLAT 2023 Application Form 

The application form for every candidate is a very important step. The application form for CLAT 2023 would be released online on the official website only. All the other details about CLAT 2023 application form are given below. 

  • The application form for the CLAT 2023 will be available online on the official website.
  • The start date to submit the application form is on 8 August 2022.
  • The last date to submit the application form is on 13 November 2022
  • One candidate can fill out only one application form. 
  • While filling out the application form you have to upload all the documents. 
  • All the candidates will have to fill in the information on the application form very carefully so that it does not get rejected in any case. 
  • Your details like Name, Date of birth, and address should be filled with concentration.  
  • Upload the documents that are required in the application and they should be in the format that is prescribed in the form itself. 
  • Do not forget to note down your registration number, User ID, and Password as they would be used of use in the future. 
  • Make sure to take out the printout of the application form after submitting it on the official website. 
  • No Candidates will have to send any hard copy to anyone. 

CLAT 2023 Application Fees

The application fee is the last step in the application process. All the candidates who will the application form have to pay the application fee as well. The application fee is compulsory for every candidate as per their categories. 

If you submit the application form without paying the application fee then there are chances your application form would be canceled. The application fee for CLAT 2023 is given below. 

  • For OBC Category: INR 2300/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD Category: INR 1150/-

CLAT 2023 Application From Correction 

The candidates can make changes to their CLAT application form after submitting it. The application form correction facility is provided by the exam conducting body. The dates for correction would be released online on the official website along with instructions. 

CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility criteria is set by the official exam conducting authorities. All the candidates who are applying for the exam will have to follow the criteria. If the candidate fails to do then their application form will be canceled. 

The eligibility criteria for CLAT 2023 are given below:

For UG program

Qualification 

The candidates must have passed the exam of the 12th class from a recognized board. 

Age Limit 

There is no age limit to applying for the UG program. 

Minimum Marks 

A candidate should have 45% Aggregate marks in Qualifying exams. For SC/ST it is 40%. 

For PG Candidates 

Age Limit 

There is no upper age limit for the PG program.

Qualifications 

A candidate should have passed LLB or 5 years integrated LLB or Equivalent from a recognized University. 

Minimum Marks 

The minimum marks a candidate should score should be 50% in the qualifying exam and for SC/ST is it 45%. 

CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern 

Exam pattern contains all the information about the exam like Exam Duration, Total Marks, Total Questions, and many others. The CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern is given below.

  • Total Marks: The maximum marks for UG are 150 and for PG are 120. 
  •  Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Duration: 2 hours 
  • Medium: English 
  • Type of Questions: MCQs
  • Number of Sections: 5 Sections for UG 
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for every right answer and a -0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. 

UG Course 

Subject Questions
English Including Comprehension 28-32
G.K & Current Affairs 35-39
Quantitative Techniques 13-17
Legal Reasoning 35-39
Logical Reasoning 28-32

PG course 

Subject Marks
Constitutional Law 50
Jurisprudence 50
Other Law Subjects such as Contracts, tort, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR, etc.

 

50
Total 150

CLAT 2023 Syllabus 

The syllabus is very important information for a candidate. Every candidate who is preparing for CLAT 2023 should prepare for the exam as they get their hands on the syllabus. The syllabus for CLAT 2023 is given below:

CLAT 2023 Syllabus for the UG examination is mentioned in the table.

Subject Topics Covered
English Passages, Reading, Comprehension, Inference and Conclusion, Summary, Vocabulary etc.
Current Affairs Contemporary Events of National and International Significance, Art and Culture, International Affairs, Historical Events of significance
Legal Reasoning Rules and Passages of Law, Application of the rules and passages, etc.
Logical Reasoning Argument – Premise and Conclusion, Inference, Relationships and Analogies, Contradictions and Equivalence, etc.
Quantitative Techniques Basic Algebra, Mensuration, Statistical Estimation, Graphs, Numerical Information, Ratio, and Proportion, etc.

Find below the syllabus of postgraduate programs under CLAT 2023.

Subject Topics Covered
Constitutional Law Subject-wise and Judicial Power; Constitution of India: Framing, Doctrine, Executive Power; Constitutional Rights; Freedom Rights
Criminal Law Elements of Crime, Group Liability, Abetment, Criminal Conspiracy, Exceptions, Attempt to Commit Offences, Offences Against Public Tranquility, Offences against Body
Torts Classification of Torts, Trespass, Nuisance, Defamation, Liability for Misstatements, Negligence
International Law Origin and Development of International Law and Bodies, International Law of Sea, Air, Land, Overview of International Law
Intellectual Property Rights Nature, Definition and Scope of IPR, Trademarks Act 1999, Patents Act 1970, Copyright Act 1957, IPR in International Perspective

CLAT 2023 Preparation Tips 

Preparation Tips are the best thing a candidate can root for before the exam. As much as hard work is required for the exam the preparation tips for the exam are equally important. All the candidates should read all the preparation tips to ace the exam.

The CLAT 2023 preparation tips are given below. 

  • Remember the exam pattern as it is important. 
  • You should start preparing the moment they get the syllabus.
  • Plan out your time accordingly so that you do not miss out on any topic as every topic holds marks. 
  • Make a timetable to sort the syllabus and prepare each topic accordingly and as per weightage. 
  • Do not forget to check the previous year’s question papers and answer keys to get an idea of what kind of questions would be asked in the CLAT exam. 
  • Start preparing for the exam on time so that you do not feel burdened.
  • Get the best CLAT books for better preparation.
  • Revision is the key to scoring well so revise the topics as per the syllabus.
  • Solve mock tests and sample papers to analyze your preparation of the syllabus. 
  • Give your best in the exam and be confident in yourself. 

CLAT 2023 Books 

Books are an easy source from which a candidate can prepare for the exam. The books for CLAT 2023 are given below and all the candidates should prepare to form it only. 

Section Books recommended by experts
Quantitative Techniques
  1. Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
English including Comprehension
  1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  2. English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  1. Manorama Yearbook
  2. Pratiyogita Darpan
  3. Lucent’s GK
Legal Reasoning
  1. Universal’s CLAT Guide
  2. Bare Acts on Indian Constitution
  3. Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj
  4. LexisNexis Butterworths
Logical Reasoning
  1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  2. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

CLAT 2023 Admit Card 

Admits card is a very document for the exam. The candidate who would have filled out the application form and also paid the application fee will only get the admit card for CLAT 2023. Those candidates who would have not done this will not get access to their to admit cards. 

The amidst card for CLAT 2023 would be released online on the official website only. All the candidates can download their admit cards online. The candidates will have to take their admit card to the exam hall and if they fail to do so they will not be allowed to give the exam. 

CLAT 2023 Answer Key 

The answer key for CLAT 2023 would be released online on the official website. Candidates can easily download the answer key by filling up the login details online. After a few weeks of the exam, the answer key would be released. 

The exam authority would provide the candidates with the facility to raise objections against the Answer key. And after this, the final answer key would be released

CLAT 2023 Result 

As the exam would be conducted the result for CLAT 2023 would be released. The result would be released online on the official website only. After the result declaration, the merit list would be prepared. 

The candidates whose names would appear on the merit list would be called for a further process of centralized counseling. All the candidates should keep checking the online website to miss any updates. 

CLAT 2023 Cut-Off

The cut-off is set by the exam conducting authorities. To secure a position in counseling and get admission a candidate needs to get more marks than the cut-off. If any candidate does not get the CLAT cut off then they would not be allowed for counseling.

The candidates who miss out might be considered in subsequent rounds. The cut-off for CLAT 2023 would be released only after the result is announced

CLAT 2023 Counselling 

The counseling for CLAT 2023 as the other dates would be announced online. The counseling for CLAT 2023 would be conducted in various rounds in online mode. The candidates will require to show they prefer either UG or PG course. 

The seats would be allotted based on merit-cum-preference. There are some documents that would be needed for CLAT 2023 counseling and those are given below:

  • 10th and 12th Scorecard 
  • CLAT application form 2023
  • CLAT admit card 2023
  • CLAT scorecard 2023 
  • Caste certificate 
  • Payment receipt of CLAT counseling fee
  • NRI certificate ( if applicable )
  • PwD certificate  ( if applicable )

FAQs

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2022:

    1. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    2. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | 2022 Admissions Open for All Courses. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    4. DIT University, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    5. MIT WPU, Pune | Admissions Open for All Courses 2022. Apply Now
    6. Parul University, Vadodara | UG & PG Admission Open 2022. Apply Now
    7. Bennett University, Greater Noida | Admission Open at Bennett University 2022. Apply Now
    8. Sharda University, Greater Noida |  Admission Open at Sharda University 2022. Apply Now
    9. GD Goenka University, Gurugram | UG & PG Admission Open 2022. Apply Now

Question:- The CLAT 2023 exam would be conducted online or offline?

Ans- The CLAT 2023 exam would be offline. 

Question:- What is the time duration for the CLAT 2023 exam?

Ans- The time duration for CLAT 2023 exam is 2 hours.

Question:- In which language will CLAT 2023 be conducted?

Ans- The CLAT 2023 would be conducted in English. 

Question:-How many marks would be allotted for each right answer?

Ans- 1 mark would be allotted for each right answer.

Question:- How many marks would be deducted for every wrong answer?

Ans- -0.25 marks would be deducted for every wrong answer.

For any other queries about CLAT 2023, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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