CLAT 2021: Exam Date (Out), Application Correction (Soon), Eligibility

CLAT 2021CLAT 2021 Exam Date has been announced. It will be held on 23rd July 2021. Application Correction is starting soon in June 2021. Exam pattern has been revised.  Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted on rotational basis by 22 National Law Universities (NLU’s) of India. Through CLAT, candidates will get admission into UG & PG degree law programmes. The admission will be offered in various renowned law universities all over India. Here we are providing details regarding application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, and much more regarding CLAT 2021.

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CLAT 2021 Highlights

When can i apply for CLAT 2021? – From 1st January, Check application form

When NLU will conduct CLAT 2021? Postponed

I am in 11th class. Can i apply for CLAT? – No, (12th Passed or Appearing can apply), Check Eligibility

How can i apply? Online mode only.

Will be there any changes in CLAT Exam Pattern? – Yes, Check exam pattern

Exam Dates Application Form Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs Syllabus

CLAT 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table regarding official CLAT Exam Dates for 2021 session:

EventsDates (Announced)
Application form releases1st January 2021
Last date to apply15th June 2021
Last date for online fee payment17th June 2021
Correction processJune 2021
Admit card availability1st week of July 2021
CLAT 2021 Exam23rd July 2021
Answer key publish
Result declaration
Counselling session

CLAT 2021 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding CLAT 2021 Application Form:

  • The application form has been released from 1st January 2021.
  • The last date for registration is till 15th June 2021. Fee can be submitted till 17th June 2021.
  • Applicants can submit the application form via online mode.
  • At the time of registration, candidates must provide valid/ working email ID & phone number in the application form.
  • Also it is mandatory for candidates to upload scanned images of passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format and size.
  • The CLAT Application correction facility will be also provided for limited time period to make necessary changes in the application details.
  • At last, candidates are advised to also take printout of filled in application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates can submit the application fee via online (credit card/ debit card) mode.
  • General/ OBC/ PwD/ SAP category candidates have to submit Rs.4000 as application fee.
  • The application fee for SC/ ST category candidates is Rs.3000.

Check here– How to Fill CLAT Application Form

CLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check following CLAT eligibility norms before applying for exam:

UG Law Programme:

  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify 12th examination with any recognized board or university to be eligible.
  • Percentage: General/ OBC category candidates must score 45% marks in the qualifying exam & 40% marks for SC/ ST category candidates to be eligible.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible for the examination. In this case, candidates also have to prove an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination.

PG Law Programme:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have qualified LLB or any other qualifying examination to be eligible for the examination.
  • Percentage: General category candidates must score minimum 50% marks, 45% for reserved category candidates to be eligible for the examination.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be also eligible for the examination. In this case, candidates will also have to prove an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination.

CLAT 2021 Quick Links

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CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding CLAT Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: CLAT 2021 examination will be organized via offline (Pen-paper based) mode.
  • Time Duration: Candidates will be given 2 hours to complete the exam.
  • Questions Type: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & subjective type questions will be asked in the examination.
  • No. of Questions: There will be 150 questions in UG & 150 questions in PG exam.
  • Medium Language: Questions will be asked in English language medium.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will consist of 1 mark. For each wrong response, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Candidates must check following table to know marks distribution in PG exam:

PG Law course


Other law subjects such as Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, IPR etc.50
Constitutional Law50

CLAT 2021 Syllabus

CLAT Syllabus includes 6 sections – English (including comprehension), General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

Candidates are advised to go through complete CLAT syllabus through the information brochure. Some of the topic included in each section will be as:

  • English including comprehension: It includes topics as understanding of the passage & its central theme, meaning of words using therein, fill in the blanks
  • General Knowledge & Current: It will include topics as static general knowledge, question & current affairs, national & international current affairs and much more.
  • Mathematics: In this section, candidate’s knowledge related to elementary mathematics will be checked.
  • Legal Aptitude: It will include topics as study of law, research aptitude, and problem solving ability.
  • Logical Reasoning: It will include variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogism, logical sequences or analogies etc.

CLAT 2021 Preparation Tips

Here we are providing tips & tricks for CLAT preparation:

  • Make proper schedule & strictly follow it.
  • Prepare as per exam pattern & syllabus.
  • Practice mock test to check speed of solving question paper.
  • Do revision regularly for good preparation.
  • Take nutritious diet & do yoga.

Also Check:

CLAT Preparation Books

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, authority will also provide correction facility for limited time period after completion of application process.

Answer: Yes, you can submit the application fee via net banking also.

Answer: There is no age limit to apply for CLAT 2021.

Answer: Yes, 0.25 marks will get deducted for each incorrect answer.

Answer: No, the exam will be organized via offline mode.

Answer: No, the application fee is non-refundable in any case.

Answer: No, CLAT examination is organized only once in a year.

CLAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download CLAT Admit card via online mode. Candidates will have to use their login credentials to download admit card. It will be mandatory for all applied candidates to carry hall ticket at the examination center.

CLAT 2021 Admit card will contain all the details like candidates name, roll no., exam timing, time to reach examination hall, & all the important instructions. It will be compulsory to follow all the given instructions.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key

CLAT 2021 Answer Key will be released by NLUO Cuttack. It will be released in the month of July 2021. Candidates will have to visit the website to check answer key. It will be published via online mode.

Using the CLAT answer key, candidates will be able to assume their marks even before the result declaration. It will contain answer of all the questions asked in the question paper.

CLAT 2021 Result

The exam conducting authority will release the CLAT 2021 Result. Candidates will be able to check their result by entering their roll number & name. It will be declared in August 2021.

Result will contain all the details like candidates name, roll number, marks secured in each subject, total marks, percentage, & result status (pass or fail).

CLAT 2021 Cut Off

Cut Off will be based on various factors such as no. of candidates, candidates marks scored in the examination, difficulty level of examination and much more. CLAT 2021 Cut off will be the minimum marks which candidates have to score to qualify the examination.

Cut Off will be made available after the declaration of the result. Only those candidates will be invited for counselling who will reach the cut-off criteria.

CLAT 2021 Counselling

After declaration of CLAT Result & cut off, the authority will release counseling process. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of ranks, category and no. of available seats. To participate in the CLAT 2021 Counselling process, candidates will have to submit the counselling fee of Rs. 50, 000 for participation.

It will be mandatory for all category candidates to participate in the counselling process. The admission will be given to candidates after the fee payment & verification of the documents.

If you have any other query regarding CLAT 2021, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 52 Comments
  1. Likhitha says:

    When we download the admit card? Please tell me .

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We will let you know as soon as authority will release anything on this regards, till then stay tuned and keep checking our article regularly for latest updates.

  2. Kamal says:

    Can pursue l.l.b With Govt service. Is it approved by bar council of India. Can I do in evening shift.

  3. r s negi says:

    I am a graduate and want to pursue three years LLB course, can you suggest the college or university

  4. Monica says:

    Now I’m studying MSc final yr i can apply clat exam or not

  5. AGNISIKHA RAY says:

    Sir , I am in my B.A.LLB(H) final year and my 9th semester exam in March and the 10th semester in probably July sir my question is that as I am in my final year which going to complete in August of this year can I apply for the LLM PG Course of the clat.

  6. Yuvraj Singh says:

    Can anyone take admission on LLB on the bases of post graduation percentage. If someone have not scored 45% as a general candidate in Graduation?

  7. Harish says:

    on which site to be applied for CLAT 2021

  8. R.mahesh says:

    I did my graduation from NCHMCT in hotel management can I eligible to do LLB and how to do this if I’m eligible

  9. Rimjhim says:

    Detailed number of universities in CLAT

  10. Surendra gupta says:

    Iam final year BA but the exam has not yet conducted so can I give CLAT exam before my final year and can be do LLB

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You can apply as an appearing candidates however you have to show the proof of passing the required qualification at the time of counselling.

  11. REENA JHA says:

    Can i appear CLAT PG as iam pursuing b.com3rd year?

  12. MallelaNarasimharao says:

    Best information to the youth

  13. Dhriti Pandey says:

    I will be giving my 12th board this year. So can I apply for CLAT?

  14. Peter Paul says:

    LLB के लिए graduate वाले clat exam दें सकते हैं क्या?
    Please advise.

  15. Onkar naik says:

    Cet if maharash board and nlu is diffrent or what .. are these tow exams diffrent?

  16. aradhya says:

    i am in class 11 this year .can i appear for clat 2021 for an experience?

  17. prashant says:

    i have done my graduation, so can i get the admission in LLB direct not in BA LLB, BBA LLB etc?

  18. Sumit says:

    In the year 2021,exams of class12th will conduct in the may
    So I will not have the qualifying certificate of class12
    So am I be able to give the entrance test??

  19. Vivek pal says:

    I am 12th class What would you do if the board paper and clat exam went on the same date

  20. SHIVANGI says:


  21. Akankshya kaushik Mishra says:

    We are also appearing boards in may.. it should be postponed

  22. Ujjawal says:

    I m in class 12 (will give board in 2021) can i give clat exam 2021

  23. Bishal Das says:

    Is the pattern in CLAT 2021 remain to be same as 2020?

  24. Lakshmi kumari khera says:

    It is nesesryto pay counseling fee

  25. Premkali parte says:

    जो 12 वी पढाई कर रहे हैं वो भी आवेदन कर सकते हैं

  26. Suruchi Kumari says:

    Is admission confirm if you are called for councelling

  27. Khushi singh says:

    I want to apply clat form

  28. SUNIL NINAMA says:


  29. Shivani srivastava says:

    I want to know whole detail about CLAT.. FROM ENTRANCE OF CLAT TO SETTLEMENT OF CLAT

  30. Rina Waman says:

    I have done B A in English language & Literature. Can I do 3 years course? PG course?

  31. Keni Ete says:

    sir,i am now graduating(BA,POL HONRS) this year(2020-21)
    I have not done my LLB,can I eligible for CLAT exam(LLM or it should be) even though?

  32. Mahadev Maruti Mane says:

    Is the counselling fees Rs.50000 itself….

  33. Jeeva VS says:

    Now I am studying plus two. Can I apply for clat in 2021

  34. Swati Patil says:

    I have BA completed can I eligible to low 3 year course and clat was compalsury to the admission for low 3 year

  35. Rishav Kumar bharti says:

    How many fee I have to pay for Counseling

  36. Ankit Kumar says:

    All information Clat infrom me dailly . Clat update information
    Dailly news inform me

  37. Atif sheikh says:

    If my 12 exam will conduct in march then How i will give my Eligibility criteria

  38. Sayantani Ghosh says:

    What rank would I have to secure to get admitted in Calcutta NUJS ?

  39. Abhishek parmar says:

    What is structure of fees after clat selection in a 5 year integrated course .Is their any scholarship facility for clarifying candidates

  40. Priya says:

    What are cutoff of last year of CLAT exam??

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