CLAT Eligibility 2024, Age Limit, Academic Qualification & Marks

CLAT Eligibility 2024CLAT Eligibility 2024 must be checked by the candidates before filling the application form. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India level entrance exam. The exam will be held for the candidates who are interested in undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. CLAT exam will be managed by the Consortium of National Law Universities. The test will be conducted for the 22 Law Universities of the country. Through this exam, candidates will get admission in various universities in all over India.In this article, we have mentioned complete information about CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024.

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CLAT Eligibility 2024

The entrance exam will be held for the candidates who are interested in LL.M and LL.B courses offered by the 22 law universities of the country. The eligibility criteria of CLAT 2024 provides an overview of the minimum requirement for applying and appearing in the law entrance exam.

Thus, before filling the CLAT 2024 application form candidates must read the eligibility criteria carefully that whether they will be fulfilling the eligibility norms or not. The CLAT eligibility criteria 2024 is as given below:


  • Candidates must be Indian Nationals.
  • NRIs candidates can also apply for the exam.
  • NRIs may directly contact to the participating universities directly for the admission provision regarding foreign national candidate.

Age Criteria:

  • Age Limit: There will be no upper age limit to apply for CLAT 2024.

Academic Qualification:

For Undergraduate (UG) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have qualified Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate or equivalent examination from 10+2 education system from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate of the total marks and if belonging to SC/ST category, they should have a minimum of 40% marks.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the qualifying exam in March/ April 2024 will be also eligible to apply. Such candidates have to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.

For Postgraduate (PG) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have completed the LL.B or five-year Integrated LL.B degree from a recognized university as prescribed by the participating universities.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum 50% marks and (45% in case of SC/ST candidates).
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in the month of April/ May 2024 will be also eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates who are having supplementary they can also apply for the exam, but they have to clear the supplementary exam and have to show the proof of qualifying exam.

CLAT 2024 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding CLAT 2024 application form:

  • The application form is made available through online mode.
  • Candidates are able to fill the application form from 1st July 2023.
  • The last date to submit the application form is till 10th November 2023.
  • While filling application form, candidates must provide valid/ working email ID & phone number in the application form.
  • It is also mandatory for candidates to upload passport size photograph & other valid documents in the application form.
  • At last, do not forget to take multiple printout of filled in application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to submit the application fee through online mode.
  • General category have to submit Rs. 4000, while reserved category have to submit Rs. 3500.

Through CLAT 2024 Eligibility, candidates can get to know about the eligibility norms which the applying candidates must fulfil to be eligible for law admission. Students must go through complete details provided in the article in order to avoid cancellation of admission later.

If you have any doubt regarding CLAT Eligibility 2024, you can ask you query in the comment box given below.

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  1. ravi prakash says:

    is minimum 60percentage required for clat exam in case of obc

  2. sagar malik says:

    sir main b.a 3rd year ka student hu.. b.a 2nd year me mere only 40% marks hai.. or 12th me 80%… to kya me clat exam 2017 me baith sakta hu… plzz sir inform me…. plz

  3. Manisha says:

    Sir.. I am pursuing B.E(Electronics and Communication Engineering) final year. my d.o.b is 28.03.1996. Am i eligible to attend the CLAT?

  4. narendra mohan bhardwaj says:

    I completed my 12th in 2012 after that i gap 5years because of health problems. …am i eligible for clat 2017?

  5. Anal Mehta says:

    My daughter has physical education as a main subject in 12 class in pkace of maths. Is she eligible to sit for CLAT and other law exams

  6. Anal Mehta says:

    My daughter is in 12th class having commerce with physical education instead of maths. Is she eligible for CLAT and other law entrances ?

  7. Amarnath says:

    My sister is pursuing diploma after 10th.. now she wants to study in NLU.. so can she apply for CLAT???

  8. indu says:

    can I known which mark should considered in llb . I got 12th -61%, bcom – 40% . please give a answer & iam eligible or not.

  9. neerav says:

    now I am giving the papers of 2 class. am I elegible for clat test

  10. sk says:

    Sir,if i would get below 100,marks in clat then may I get seat in law college or not

  11. Pooja says:

    I have completed my LLB from pune University. I want to know if aggregate of all 5 years 55% is required or the marks on the degree are only considered?

  12. indulekha says:

    sir, iam graduate in bcom with 40% .,12th with 61%
    can i eligible for clat exam under graduate course

  13. Vomesh Yadav says:

    I will appear in class 12th in 2016-17.Am I eligible for CLAT exam while appearing in class 12th?

  14. khushboo says:

    I will be passing my 12th board this year (2016). Am I eligible for CLAT 2016?

  15. Revathi says:

    Hi..I have completed my and am perusing MBA 4 th sem which can be completed in 3 months hardly…so have I to do LLB and can’t I join in LLM with out LLB

  16. samiksha says:

    I would like to know that I am currently studying in grade 12 so can I apply because when I did they asked for my 12 result

  17. Arun Tiwari says:

    Dear Sir,
    I have completed arts graduation through Mumbai University Distance Learning can i take adxmission in LLB first year.

  18. Preeti Mishra says:

    Respected jury,
    I had qualified class 12 with 58% in 2014 and now I am appearing in ba bdp 2nd year from ignou. I want to know that am I eligible for appearing in flat this year. And I want to know the full eligibility criteria and fee criteriof flat and llb for 3 years. Pls tell me

  19. praveeen kumar says:

    I want to know about one year LLM COURSE.
    Shall i have to take part in CLAT 2016 for take admission in one year LLM course ???

  20. vaishnavi says:

    sir we had 6 sub in cl 12 which %ge would be accepted for clat ug course the best of 5 one or the aggregate ohf all the 6 subjects or that of 5 main subjects?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate of the total marks and if belonging to SC/ST category, they should have a minimum of 40% marks.

  21. HIMAAN says:

    i am 22 years old , comlpeted in 2015, am i eligible?

  22. parth says:

    is domicile certificate compulsory for applying for CLAT EXAM

  23. mohith reddy says:

    sir ,i have already secured a seat in nit but I do have passion in law wat should i do now??

  24. ishu says:

    is there any reservation for girls too….

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, 54 seats are reserved for girls in GNLU.

      • Nosheeba says:

        Sir,I am 22 years old and had done +2with 80% but afterthen due to personal reasons I couldnot study but now I m interested in CLAT…Am I eligible for that?

  25. Shaan says:

    I’ve passed my LLB in 2010 by securing 54.5 % marks as mentioned in my degree. I belong to general category am I eligible to take admission in LLM through CLAT ?

  26. Shaan says:

    I’ve cleared my llb in 2010 scoring exactly 54.5% marks as mentioned in my degree. I want to pursue LLM, Am I eligible ?

  27. Tauseef Jawed says:

    Presently I am in class 12.
    I will be passing my 12th board this year (2016).
    Am I eligible for CLAT 2016?

  28. ajay says:

    i am appearing in class 12th am i eligible for clat

  29. aashka says:

    my % is 49 but not in aggregrate.

  30. Samareshsahoo says:

    Sir I am reading +2 2nd yr now can I apply for clat

  31. My daughter will appear 10 th semistar of five years intigrated law in May 2016, can she appear clat 2016 for llm course. says:


  32. ankita says:

    Sir i’hv done bscIT with 80% marks and also done gniit in 2013. Can i do llm course? Nd what is the educational qualification of llm.

  33. Debasish Acharjee says:

    whether a candidate appearing for 10th and final semester in July2016 in LLB course, can apply for CLAT 2016 for admission in LLM course.
    An early reply is requested.

  34. sagar says:

    i have completed llb with 48% in aggregate from university. So am i eligible to register for PG ??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates must have completed the LL.B or five-year Integrated LL.B degree with not less than 55% marks and (50% in case of SC/ST candidates) from a recognized university.

  35. Sara says:

    Studied in India and is a USA citizen. Is also an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). Can she do CLAT?

  36. vikas says:

    Sir i completed my bcom in 2015 with 54% can i appear in clat on the basis of bcom nd what is the duration of llb after bcom…if i take admission in law on the basis of bcom my 12 marks will consider or not

  37. sunil kumar says:

    Dear Sir,
    i have been completed my graduate in 2005, now am i eligible for this test. if eligible then what will be requirement

  38. catherine pangging says:

    sir i am in 10th sem of ballb, can i apply for the clat exam of 2016?

  39. kanchan sharma says:

    My son dob 28/8/1998
    And he is 12 standard
    Can he apply clat exam this year
    Please sir advice me

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The candidates must have qualified Higher Secondary School/ Intermediate or equivalent examination to appear for this exam.

  40. janmejoy dutta roy says:

    Sir, i am in class 12 science , can i apply for clat 2016

  41. Sevak nath says:

    I have completes my graduation (bachelor of engineering )from mechanical branch.Am i eligible for the fill the form for clat exam 2016 for the courses of llb?
    Please help me.

    Thanking you

  42. ratna says:

    im completed my in 2005 and now my age is 31 am i eligible for clat entrance exam im from vijayawada

  43. llb says:

    sir i msatydindg in ty and i m intrsted llb so what i do and ?

  44. monu devi says:

    Sir,I am a housewife,my age is 32,I completed my hs in 2002 from board and graduation through distance education last year,am I eligible for clat exam for 3 years llb….pls suggest

  45. saleem says:

    in class 12 engish is compulary or not

  46. M. Shakir li says:

    sir, is there negative marking in clat-2016

  47. pvs rama says:

    Sir can I appear for CLAT after BCOM.

  48. rajan singh says:

    i am student of b.a.3rd year with the subject of political science and mih, am i eligible to appeare in the clat exam for llb 3 year .

  49. Bhavesh says:

    I am From Maharastra and I am Appearing For the 12th State Board exam in Feb. So Am I Eligible or Not?

  50. Archana says:

    sir I’m in final year i.e 6th semester of Bachelor with honours in English. Am I eligible to appear in CLAT?

  51. sir i have got 42% in XII std. and 65% in BA. Am i eligible to take up any course by appearing for CLAT 2016 or by state CAT for law. pls tell. i have done my three years BA from Mumbai Univerity thru distance education. says:

    Sir i have got 42% in XII and 65% in BA (three years thru Mumbai university distance education.) am i eligible to take up any Law course be it UG 5 years or three years after graduation. pls inform

  52. Krishnarao Varanasi says:

    Thanks for reply with guidance. What is probable date of order reg. Age.

  53. Parmita says:

    sir m in final semester i.e 6th semester of 3 years LLB. m i eligible to appear in CLAT?

  54. Durgesh says:

    Sir i belong to lower-middle class family. What are the scholorship will you provide??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      To avail the benefit of scholarship, there is certain schemes set by the government of the State/Union Territory. If candidate meets that eligibility conditions then he/she is eligible for scholarship.

  55. deepali says:

    which is the best author for clat 2016 books

  56. deepali says:

    i completed my L.L.B with a percentage above 65 interested in clat 2016. let me know is OBC covered under reserved seats or not

  57. Md.Modassir azam says:

    I am doing graduation with chemistry.I want to know can I eligible to give exam of CLAT?

  58. varun says:

    i am in class 12. Can i apply for clat ??

  59. Divyanshi Tanwar says:

    Sir I am 10+2 student may I eligible for clat 2016

  60. krishnarao Varanasi says:

    What is duration of under graduation course of llb. Plz.give a consolidated reply to my 03 comments

  61. krishnarao Varanasi says:

    By 30-06-16 I am attaining 60 years. I am a state government employee in andhra Pradesh. What are nearest colleges of law to Visakhapatnam and vizianagaram after eligible in clat.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Salute your dedication towards education. Andhra Unversity offers Law education in vishakhapatnam and beside this there is another like Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University.

  62. krishnarao Varanasi says:

    I am government employee going to be retired by 30-06-2016. I am graduate. Can I apply.

  63. Neha Singh says:

    Sir my background is bba can I apply for the clat 2016

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, you can apply for the UG courses through CLAT.

      • Ankita says:

        I’ll complete my graduation in English honours this year and will get the result by August 2016. Can I apply for CLAT 2016 and if yes will it be a 3 year course or 5 year thing? Thanks.

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        Yes, you can apply.
        LLB is the 3-year course while the duration of integrated course is 5 years.

  64. I am in class 11th, May I eligible for 2016 CLAT exam? says:

    Harshita sharma

  65. piyush agarwal says:

    Can I practice law after completion of this course

  66. priyanka says:

    I have completed with 46%.. May I eligible for 2016 CLAT exam?

  67. Anjan says:

    Sir, my dob 22.01.1994 and i completed…..may i eligible for 3 year llb course through clat 2016?

  68. Priyesh patel says:

    sir I m 22 years old and I have done 12th with 58% marks last year..but I have heard that there is age limit of 20 years for apply 5 years llb course in clat m I illigible

  69. laxmi says:

    sir , I dropped 3 years for aipmt exam preparation but after not getting mbbs seat.. I took admission in I will complete my bdv degree in 2017 .. can I go for CLAT 2016 for LLB ??? what is the upper age limit for LLB ?

  70. Yatindra sharma says:

    Sir, I have completed b.s.c course at this year[52%]. I want to be appearing in clat exam. Can I eligible for clat exam?

  71. Rekha.R says:

    i would like to know whether there is any age limit to join and write clat entrance exam

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