CLAT 2023: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application form, Exam Pattern

Kritika Yadav

Kritika Yadav

CLAT 2023: All national law universities and other private institutes across India will accept your CLAT 2023 score for admission into their 5-year LLB programs as well as their one-year LLM programs.

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CLAT 2023 Exam Dates

CLAT 2023 is being organised & conducted by Consortium of National Law Universities.

  • Date of CLAT 2023 Examination – December 18, 2022, from 3 pm to 5 pm

For detailed calendar of CLAT 2023, about admit card schedule, etc., please visit CLAT 2023 exam schedule page.

CLAT 2023 Eligibility For Undergraduate Program

Eligibility for Under-Graduate Law Courses

To be eligible to appear in CLAT 2023, you should:

  • Have a Senior Secondary School/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent certificate from a recognised board with not less than 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC and ST candidates)
  • No upper age limit (as per orders from Allahabad High Court, please refer notice from CLAT officials)

Candidates who are appearing or have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear for CLAT 2023. However, such candidates are required to have passed the qualifying examination at the time of their admission and must be able to submit proofs in support of their claims.

* Subject to State reservation at the University concerned.

Eligibility for Post-Graduate Law Courses

To be eligible for appearing in CLAT-2023, you should have obtained a LL. B/B. L. Degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks in aggregate (50% in case of SC and  ST candidates).*

The candidates who have passed the qualifying degree examination through supplementary/ compartment and repeat attempts are also eligible for appearing in the test and taking admission provided that such candidates will have to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination with fifty-five/fifty percent marks, as the case may be, on the date of their admission or within the time allowed by the respective universities.

The candidates who are appearing or have appeared in the qualifying degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test. **

*     Subject to State reservation at the University concerned.
** The candidate must have passed/appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination on the date of his/her admission. Such candidates will be provided provisional admission only and they will have to submit their final results of qualifying examination within the time frame prescribed by the respective Universities/Institutes.

CLAT 2023 application form

Online applications will be accepted, by making a payment of Rs.4000 only (Rs.3500 in case of SC/ST candidates on submission of proof) excluding the bank charges.

The online payment for applying for CLAT-2023 can be made through net-banking, debit card, credit card, etc. In case of online application, the candidates will have to bear the additional transaction costs for remitting the fees online through payment gateways.

Online application for CLAT 2023 will be active from August 8, 2022. There won’t be any hard copies of CLAT 2023 application forms or information brochure.

CLAT 2023 exam pattern

CLAT 2023 is all India entrance examination for admission into NLU’s LL.B. and LL.M. programs. For detailed entrance exam pattern Click Here.

The 16 participating Law Schools for CLAT at present are:

CLAT 2023 Exam Centres

CLAT 2023 testing venues would be located in 42 cities across India. Check which is the location closest to you: CLAT 2023 test cities

AgraGandhinagarKolkata
AhmedabadGangtokKota
AllahabadGhaziabadKurukshetra
AmritsarGorakhpurLucknow
AurangabadGreater Noida /NoidaMadurai
BarasatGurugramMohali
BarrackporeGuwahatiMumbai
BangaloreHaldwaniMuzaffarpur
BhopalHisarMysore
BhubaneswarHyderabadNagpur
BilaspurImphalNavi Mumbai
CalicutIndoreNew Delhi
ChandigarhJabalpurVaranashi
ChennaiJaipurPatiala
CoimbatoreJalandharPatna
DehradunJammuPune
DurgJamshedpurRaipur
ErnakulumJodhpurRanchi
FaridabadKanpurShillong
ShimlaSrinagarTiruchirappalli
SiliguriThaneRajahmundry
SonepatThiruvananthapuramPuducherry
VisakhapatnamVijayawadaChittor/Tirupathi
Amrawati (Maharashtra)HooghlyKurnool
SalemHubli / DharwadVellore
KanyakumariSuratMeerut
KottayamCuttackTirunelveli
VadodaraGwaliorMangalore

CLAT Question Papers

Download Previous Years’ CLAT Question Papers, Sample Papers, Mock Test Papers, Click Here.

CLAT 2023 Preparation Books

Preparing for CLAT 2023 entrance exam is obvious choice for law aspirants. Ypur success shall depend on various factors of which most important is your preparation for this law entrance exam. Click Here to know more about help books which you can refer for CLAT 2023 preparation.

CLAT 2023 Results

CLAT 2023 result date here: 4th week of December 2022 (tentative) CLAT results

CLAT 2023 QnA

Have a question related to CLAT 2023? Ask our experts in QnA, Click Here.

CLAT Contact Details

The Convenor
Common Law Admission Test, CLAT 2023
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
Sec- D1, LDA Colony, Kanpur Road Scheme
Lucknow – 226012, Uttar Pradesh, India
Admin:    0522-24 25 902, 903
Vice Chancellor:    0522-24 22 855
Tele Fax:    0522-24 22 841
E-mail: [email protected]

CLAT Website: www.clat.ac.in

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Important Law Entrance Exams in India

  • AIBE : All India Bar Exam
  • ALS : Amity Law School
  • CLAT : Common Law Admission Test
  • DU Faculty of Law : Delhi University Faculty of Law
  • GLC Mumbai : Government Law College Mumbai
  • ILS Pune : Indian Law Society Pune
  • QLTT : Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test
  • SSLC Pune : Symbiosis Society’s Law College Pune
  • TNDALU Chennai : Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Chennai

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