How to Fill CLAT 2021 Application Form, Step by Step Procedure

CLAT 2021CLAT 2021 Application Form has been made available through online mode. It is a national level law admission test known as Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). This examination will be organized to get admission into undergraduate & postgraduate programmes in the field of law. Candidates who will be giving CLAT 2021 exam should fill the application form correctly. CLAT exam will be organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Here, we have mentioned the complete procedure about How to Fill CLAT 2021 Application Form.

How to Fill CLAT 2021 Application Form

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The candidates have to follow the given steps for filling the application form:

Step 1- Register Online
Step 2- Login to Application Form
Step 3- Upload Images
Step 4- Enter Details
Step 5- Preview & Final Submit
Step 6- Payment
Step- 7: Print Confirmation Page

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Step- 1: Register Online

  • Visit the official site.
  • Read the information & click on “Register”.

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  • Register yourself with required details.
  • Enter your Name, Mobile Number, Email ID and password.
  • Click on the “Register” button.

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  • Now, Activate your account.
  • Enter your mobile number and received OTP.
  • Click on the “Activate” button.

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  • Now, enter login details like mobile number and password.
  • Click on login button.

Step- 2: Choose Courses

  • A new page will appear on the screen.
  • Select the preferred course UG or PG.
  • Click on Apply for CLAT 2021 button.

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Step- 3: Upload Images

This step will contain the procedure to upload the images (Photograph & Signature). Before filling the application form the candidates need to collect all the necessary documents.


  • The photograph should be a recent passport size with name and date.
  • Photograph should be colored with clear background (prefer white background).
  • It should be a scanned image in jpg or jpeg format.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).
  • The file size should be more than 20 KB and less than 50 KB.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious head wear is allowed but it must not cover your face.


  • Signature should be done only by the candidate as it may be checked any time.
  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred).
  • Size of file should be between 10KB – 20KB.
  • Scanned image in jpeg/jpg format.

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Step- 4:  Enter Details

  • The candidates have to fill all the details which are asked in the application form such as:
  • They have to fill their personal details category/gender, address etc.
  • Click on save as draft.

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Step 4.1: Enter Communication Details

  • Enter correspondence address, state, district, pin code, permanent address etc.
  • Click on save as draft.

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Step 4.2: Enter Qualification Details

  • Enter year of qualifying exam passing or appearing.
  • Enter board, percentage or university name.
  • Click on save as draft.

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Step 4.3: Choose Test Centre Preferences & Reservation for NLUs

  • Choose at least three test centres for the exam.
  • Choose the reservation of NLUs as per your domicile.
  • Click on the declaration form.
  • Click on submit form button.

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Step- 5: Pay Application Fee

Here we are discussing how to remit the application fee:

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  • Click on the link ‘make payment’.
  • Check the application fee and click on “confirm payment”.
  • Select the payment mode, i.e. debit/credit card, net banking or bank challan.

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Candidate can chooses to pay through online payment mode. In online mode, candidates will be able to make the payment using net banking account by debit card or credit card.

A new window will open which shows you the message that you have successfully submitted the online application form and also paid the CLAT fees.

Step- 7: Print Confirmation Page

  • Click on the link ‘Click here to take print out of the confirmation page’.
  • The confirmation page will be open on the screen.
  • The candidates can take print out of the confirmation page for future use.

Other Important Notes

The candidates must remember their CLAT USER ID & password. The USER ID & Password helps the students to see the status of their application form, download the admit card and know the results.

CLAT 2021 Application Form

CLAT application form 2021 has been released from 1st January 2021. It can be filled till 30th April 2021. The candidates have to fill the application form correctly and completely. Incomplete and incorrect information in the application form lead to disqualification of the candidate.

If you have any doubt regarding How to Fill CLAT 2021 Application Form, you can ask your query in the comment box given below.

Displaying 242 Comments
  1. Prachi agarwal says:

    Can we change the city preference? Or refill the form?.

  2. Yellappa N says:

    I am +2,D.T.Ed,PGDCA .May I apply into five years LLB Course through CLAT Entrance test or not reply sir/madam!

  3. Janvi says:

    What should be the date of photograph taken on or after?

  4. Aishwarya says:

    I don’t have domicile certificate can i apply for clat exam.

  5. AMAR says:

    600 0R 500

  6. Hitaanshi says:

    Will birth certificate do instead of domicile certificate to fill up the clat form…?

  7. Adithi says:

    Sir is it neccesary to submitt 10 class marks for the Clat application

  8. misha p madhu says:

    Sir I could not upload my dob and domicile certificate bcz there is no option available in the application form. Only signature and photo documents can be uploaded..plz help me

  9. rishita says:

    I will be clearing my 12 ths.year. & my dob is 23-02-2000. , Am i eligible for doing clat.

  10. shitanshu says:

    Sir I pursuing my +2 last year and I got compartment in one subject but i cleared that exam and i got 52 % in +2 then sir can i apply for clat ( B.A llb ) i have also a category sc

  11. ajay says:

    hey, i followed the steps but on the last stage it showed that rs.4000 hav been credited from my online account but it does not show so on the application form
    please help

  12. Preeyanka says:

    What is Grading mechanism?

  13. riddhima bisht says:

    how will i deposit the application form fees without net banking process…???????????

  14. rishika goyal says:

    do we need to upload our domicile and birth certificate in the clat form? if we by any chance did not upload it, will our application form be rejected? how can we rectify it?

  15. Trichna says:

    The passport size photo that we have to upload must contain name and date ???

  16. Vivek kumar says:

    Sir I’m applying for U.G. course.I have filled form but I’m getting difficulties in payment.I’m submitting but not working…

  17. Your Name... says:

    when and where do i have to upload the state domicile certificate ?

  18. Komolika Srivastava says:

    Please help me with my problem.
    I filled up my online application form for clat but there was a problem with the online payment. The box in front the payment option shows ‘P’. I got the print out for my form. So now how can I make the payment now?

  19. Samson says:

    respected sir i have done my 12th class i want to know iam eligible for clat Entrance exam and iam also doing office management course from new Delhi YMCA iam Pursuing in 1st year from Delhi university

  20. SK Sanghavi says:

    I want to know – this is directly exam form.
    Shall I give directly exam after this form submission?
    What is the course – syllabus for this?

  21. ritik says:

    All of the filling work in done but there is problem in fee payment .when i open the fee payment page click online then click i agree they page open that show error 404.i dont it is error in filling process or in clat website it is error.

  22. Mrudula says:

    What does UNRESERVED of ANDHRA PRADESH mean? Is it that I ma in general category or that I do not intend to take up domicile reservation? Please explain, someone. IT is urgent!

  23. Shailabi says:

    hanif a help needed can you please contact me over my email. [email protected]

  24. shivendra says:

    Hii sir,I HV a query : I HV submitted my application fee for Clat,bt after that I HV not
    Opened my account since then .sir is my application complete plz reply

    • Sinduja Menon says:

      Dear Sir,
      I am trying to fill in the form for my brother’s son. It is mentioned that payment is to be done from the candidate’s account thorugh Net banking. Is it that we need to open and account in his name and then only make the payment.
      Kindly reply

  25. shivendra says:

    Hi sir,I want to know that I submitted my fee through challan but after that I did not open my account after my application complete plz anss
    One more thing will I need my passing out certificate at the time of admission
    Plzz reply

  26. tania goswami says:

    I want to submit the payment in offline mode.. after downloading the challan for offline payment, in which account I should deposit the amount? Plz reply

  27. Azra nasar says:

    Hello there, I have filled my form of clat and have submitted it and have made the payment too but now I wish to make a change in my form and add my domicile certificate. Can i do that? If yes, then how? Please reply soon.

  28. priyanshu jha says:

    can 10th certificate is profe of DOB can I used in fill of from

  29. Tamanna says:

    Correction: I have already clicked on submit but I haven’t done any payment or uploaded any other stuffs. Also the mistake is the last alphabet of my mother’s name is wrong.will this matter?

  30. Tamanna says:

    How can I edit or correct a spelling error in my application form? I have not yet submitted the form or challan, I’ve just filled in my details. But I cannot seem to figure out how to edit the simple error in spelling?

  31. vipul says:

    What should i hav to choose i m in genral category

  32. Awadhesh k Choudhary says:

    What is ment by birth certificate? Does it mean to board exam passing certificate or issurd by hospital/ registrar?

  33. madhavi says:

    I’m not having birth cirtificate so instead of birth cirtificate can I upload 10nth memo plz reply

  34. Krithika Iyer says:

    Hello! I am a final year student of the 5 year BSL LLB course. I wish to appear for the CLAT examination in May for the PG courses. As of now my percentage is 52.3% (excluding my final year scores which will be determined in July 2016). Am I eligible to apply and appear for the CLAT examination this year?

  35. Singh says:

    I have state domicile certificate. Is domicile certificate not necessary to attach at the time of online form filling ? What are the only documents we need to upload?

  36. Ankit says:

    Is it necessary to upload the SC certificate at the time of filling form or can i be submit it at the time of admission.

  37. ashaq hussain says:

    i have no degree certificate yet but im in my last sem of BALLB 10TH SEM…. wat i have to submit instead of degree

  38. deepa says:

    passport size photo submitted is okay but what about the date ? is it my DOB or what date ?

  39. priscilla says:

    sir, iam from general category … what is domicile certificate?
    should i give it

  40. unknown says:

    Sir, currently I am pursuing m.a. final year, so can I apply for ba(llb) course as it is mentioned that there is no age limit to apply for CLAT exam.

  41. AFSAJ says:


  42. aparent says:

    Is it necessary to attach the domicile certificate at the time of form fill up.I’m trying to fill up the form but not happening

  43. ABRAR says:

    i have changed my sur name as mohammad abrar by gazette declaration.what should i write in application form whether graduate certificate name or new surname

  44. aditya says:

    Where should we write exam whether online or at exam centre????????

  45. shaikh Faizal says:

    I have completed my in 2015 with 50% in both sems from Mumbai university can I take admission in llb.
    Is it compulsory to give clat exam.

  46. MAUSAM KUMAR says:

    I am from Bihar and I am attaching my domicile certificate but I am not understanding what should I fill for first preference whether NLSIU Bangalore as first preference could create any problem during seat allotment.

  47. Chandranath Banerjee says:

    is it compalsury to pay the fee online ? can i also pay the fee in the nearest Bank ?

  48. seema agarwal says:

    after successful submission of form, not able to get print link

  49. Shrestha shraff says:

    Sir, I belong from OBC category.. So it is mandatory to submit a scanned copy of my caste certificate and domicile ?

  50. oindrila says:

    What is d upper age limit for clat? Why state exam of law required below 20yrs.till now?

  51. Sanchit Raina says:

    On the basis of Clat, Can I only get admission in these 17 NLU’s or I can get admission in some other colleges also..

    • Hanif Khan says:

      You can get the admission in these universities, But beside these there are many law colleges those refer the CLAT score to offer admission.

  52. Sanchit Raina says:

    On the basis of clat will I only get admission in those 17 NLU’s or I can get admission in some other colleges also …plz reply

  53. w. Diengdoh says:

    can a parent or guardian apply on behalf of the candidate who is not present in station

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, parent can also fill the application form but you will need the required details of the candidate to fill the application form.

  54. Abhishek Bansal says:

    I don’t have a DOB certificate. What is the solution?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      In case of non-availability of the Birth Certificate, the candidate may upload the copy of the certificate of matriculation issued by a recognized board, containing his/her Date of Birth or the copy of his/her Passport).

  55. zoni says:

    sir i m BA 3rd years studant , filling clat aplication for LLB 3year which option i choose under graduate or post graduate

  56. G.srinivas yadav says:

    I am inter 2nd year I want to take Clat so for applying exam is birth certificate compulsary

  57. Abhishek says:

    I completed my 12th in 2015(t.s board).at the time of filling the application form is it necessary to attach 12th marks sheet and d.o.b certificate???

  58. Nalini bhadwal says:

    hey! i’m 95 born (4/10/95) nd I want to know,m I eligible for CLAT (jammu university)
    is there any age limit in JU?

  59. Kuberang singh thind says:

    I am in class 12th so can i give a copy of my 10th standard mark sheet

  60. Dinesh says:

    I am pursuing B.A., LL.B. (HONS)from NLU, Assam. session will be end 31May,2016. will I eligible for the same.

  61. lisa chan says:

    Sir how much we have to pay for the exam fees??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The candidates must have to remit the application fee (4000/- for general candidates and 3500/- for reserved category) by online

  62. Nishu says:

    I’m in 12 class. at the time of entrance form submission when they ask 4 marksheet can I give them
    10 marksheet .

  63. Rishabh says:

    I’m 12th appearing student & my age is 16 yrs. , Am i eligible for clat exam nd clu admission

  64. Prakhar agarwal says:

    What is clat original link

  65. keerthi says:

    i had completed mca degree in 2013 i am eligible to apply LL.B plz refer me

  66. Meenu johnson says:

    Is’t have any -ve marks in entrance exam? How will be it calculate? Is’t add with +2 or 10th marks?

  67. Shubham Singh says:

    Now, I am studying in Class 12 with Humanities stream….and how much marks is required for admission 🙂

  68. Ramarao says:

    I am i eligible for the llb.this is the third i commented here .but no one can give reply

  69. Pratikesh says:

    Now i’m studying in 12th so how can i submit my marksheet withing the marach? And my result will declare on march ending n Clat exam on 8th may

  70. chanru says:

    now iam studying 12th how i can submit my 12thmarksheet within march

  71. Priyesh patel says:

    What is the age limit for clat UG course.. M 22 years old m I eligible for clat entrance examination for ba llb???

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