CLAT Application Form 2019 - Apply Now

CLAT Application Form 2019  - Apply Now

CLAT Application Form 2019 - Apply Now

CLAT Application Form 2019 is available online from 13 January to 15 April 2019 (Extended) at As of January 2019, law seekers who are intermediate graduates (LLB) or LLB graduates (LLM programs) and who are seeking admission to 19 NLUs or other participating universities may register. Applicants must ensure that they meet CLAT Eligibility before starting to fill out the online form.

NLU Odisha will be holding CLAT 2019 in offline (pen - paper) mode this year on May 26. The application fee is INR 4000 for the general category / OBC and other categories, whereas applicants for the SC / ST category must pay INR 3500. Candidates can download their admit card on May 15, 2019 after successful registration. Read on to learn more about the CLAT Application Form, Registration, Required Documents, Important Dates, Application Steps, Application Fees and other important details.

CLAT Important Dates 2019
The official dates for the 2019 CLAT application form are listed below:
Event Date
Availability of CLAT Application Form January 13 – April 15, 2019 (Date Extended)
Last date for printing/ downloading application April 16, 2019
Offline Challan Payment January 1 – April 10, 2019
Availability of CLAT 2019 Admit Card April 26 – May 15, 2019
CLAT 2019 Exam Date May 26, 2019
Pre-requisites for CLAT Registration
  • Personal details (Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No., Email ID, Parent’s Name, Parent’s Mobile No., and Address etc.)

  • Address for Communication with PIN Code

  • Academic Details (Percentage and marks in School/ Institute/ College)

  • Front Facing Passport size photograph and signature in a specified format.

  • Scanned copy of caste certificate (for SC/ ST/ SAP candidates) in PDF format only.

  • Scanned copy of Certificate of impairment for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) in PDF/ JPG/ JPEG format only (if applicable).

  • Program in which candidate wishes to appear (UG Course or PG Course)

  • Certificates in support of Candidate’s claim for NRI/NRI sponsored candidate

  • Domicile Certificate in support of candidate's claim for consideration under State Quota

  • Scanned copy of Domicile Category in PDF format only (if applicable)
Note: No hard copy of the application form should be sent to the CLAT Office.

How to Fill CLAT Form 2019?
CLAT Registration for LLB Program increases by 4 - 5 percent each year. Whereas there is a substantial decline in registration of around 2 percent for the LLM Program. The percentage for both programs is expected to remain the same.

Step 1: Filling Basic Information
  • Visit the CLAT Official website and click on “Apply Online”.

  • A new screen will appear, on the top right a tab ‘Click Here For New Registration’ is placed. Click on it.

  • Enter Name, Email ID, Mobile No. and captcha code.

  • A Provisional Registration No. and Password will be sent to the registered email and mobile. Use these credentials to log in to fill the online application.
1) Name of the applicant and parents should be correctly spelled as mentioned in the certificates/ mark sheets/ ID proof.
2) Any alterations found may result in rejection of the application.
3) Candidates submitting more than one application with the same ID and Mobile No., the last successful submission will be considered by the authorities.  

Step 2: Scanning and Uploading of Documents
  • Use the provisional User ID and password to log in again.

  • Next, proceed to upload Photo and Signature as per the specifications provided by NLU Odisha, Cuttack. Check Guidelines for Photo & Signature.

Step 3: Fill the CLAT Application Form
  • Proceed to fill other details on the Online Form.

  • The details are to be filled in any order on the page.
The following details are to be provided:

Program Applying For
  • Select any program, i.e. Undergraduate Program (LL.B) or Postgraduate Program (LL.M).
Note: No PG Program is offered by CNLU Patna. If you select PG Program from the list of preferences, it will be ignored.

All India Category Applied for
  • There are four options for choosing categories.

  • All NLUs will automatically select the General / Unreserved category if the candidate does not check the relevant box.

  • The reservation category must be carefully selected as any future claims in CLAT 2019 will be based on the options registered in the application.
Note: No category change will be permitted after the online application has been submitted.

Gender and Nationality
  • Select/check the box according to your gender.

  • If Female is selected, the applicant will automatically be considered in the NLUs offering the same for Women Reservation under All India. CheckCLAT Policy for Reservations.

  • Choose Indian as your nationality as well.

  • The provision for the same is different in the case of NRI / NRI Sponsored.
State of Residence

The residence is decided in accordance with each NLU's policies.

For NLUJA Assam
1) The university extends State reservation based on permanent residence.
2) For claiming reservation under this quota, choose Assam as the State of Residence.

State of Domicile
  • Domicile is decided in accordance with NLU policies

  • NLUs such as NLIU Bhopal, WBNUJS Kolkata, HNLU Raipur, and MNLU Mumbai extend state reservations based on domicile.

  • To claim the rights of reservation, the respective State must be selected as its State of Domicile.

State of Nativity

It is also based on the policies stated by each NLU. It is important to choose the State of Nativity, whether it is relevant for any claim or not.
The University especially extends State reservation based on the nativity. For claiming reservation under this quota, choose Kerala as the State of Nativity. 

For NUALS Kochi
The University especially extends State reservation on the basis of the nativity. For claiming reservation under this quota, choose Kerala as the State of Nativity. 

Are you a Person with Disability (PWD/SAP/ Divyang)?
  • The authorities have predefined terms for PWD candidates.

  • It is important to satisfy all the standards in order to avail benefits by NLUs that provide such reservations.

  • Candidates must upload the certificate of disability from the competent authority before final submission.
Percentage of Disability
Only applicants with 40% or more disabilities are entitled to benefit from the benefits. A competent authority's certificate must clearly indicate the percentage of disability.

Would you bring a Scribe?
Visually impaired or cerebral palsy or candidates with a locomotive impairment who are affected by the speed of writing/keyboard/mouse use may take the help of a scribe during the offline exam. There will be an option to introduce your own scribe or opt to provide a scribe for the CLAT authority.

Note: The option is to be chosen in the CLAT Application Form

Other Details to be mentioned are as follows:
  • Would you like to have access to the CLAT question paper in e - format from previous years? – Candidates will have the option of downloading Question Paper from the previous year by paying the required INR 500 fee.

  • University Category – General / Unreserved category is a pre-checked default option if a candidate fails to select his / her category. Each NLU has its own seats to break up and reserve. Before selecting the university category, it is necessary to check the official brochures.

  • Exam City Preference – Candidates can preferably select three exam centers. The authorities are entitled to allocate or not allocate any of the preferred cities.

  • Personal Details – Provide all your personal details accurately and completely as mentioned in your official documents.
  • Educational Qualifications – Enter the passing year, board name, marks, and percentage obtained at the intermediate or graduate level.
Note: Candidates are required to convert grade /CGPA (if any) into a percentage.
  • NLUs Preference – The list of all the Universities of National Law will be listed according to their establishment year. Choose NLUs according to your choice. During CLAT counseling, the same preferential choices will be considered.
Step 4: Payment of CLAT Application Fee
Payment can be made online (debit / credit / net banking) or offline (e - challan) mode. The fee varies and is non - refundable for all categories.

CLAT Form Fees Details
Category Fee(INR)
SC/ST 3500
General 4000
OBC/ PWD/SAP/ Other categories 4000
Question Paper Fee (if opted) 500
Online Payment Mode Details
The fee can be paid using the Debit/ Credit card/ net banking. Bank Transaction Charges may vary depending upon the payment option selected.
  • Card mode: Enter card details (select card type, card number, expiry date, and CVV number)

  • Net Banking Mode: Choose preferred bank, enter user ID & Password and make the payment.

Offline Payment Mode Details (E-Challan)
  • Offline payments can be made after the application has been registered online and the challans have been generated online.

  • The printing of the generated e - challans must be taken over the counter to the bank concerned for payment.

  • Checks, DDs or other payment tools/modes are not acceptable.

  • e-challan is generated in PDF format only.

  • Offline payments should only be made in cash.

Note – Overhead charges for online or offline payment
Candidates who fill in CLAT Application must bear additional fees while making the payment online or offline. The following table is the same:
Transaction charges on Credit card 0.75%
Transaction charges on Debit card 1.00%
Transaction charges on Net Banking INR 5 for all banks
INR 0 for HDFC Bank
Transaction charges on Diner cards 0.75%
Transaction charges for offline (challan) payment INR 0
Take a print out of the document for future processes after completing all the steps.

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