CLAT 2020 - Application Form (Extended Date 25 April), Registration, Fee, Exam Pattern


 
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CLAT 2020 - Application Form (Extended Date 25 April), Registration, Fee, Exam Pattern


The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 online registration has started from 1 January 2020. Candidates can fill out the application form in online mode only on the official website of CLAT Consortium. The last date of submission of the CLAT registration form is 25 April 2020 (Extended Date). The CLAT 2020 application form will be similar for both UG and PG courses. Candidate must check their eligibility for the course before filling out the form otherwise their application gets canceled.

New changes in exam pattern - Check Here

The application fee for General, OBC, NRI candidates is Rs. 4,000 and for SC, ST and BPL category candidates the fee is Rs. 3,500. CLAT application form 2020 is invited to fill in 2500 UG and 742 PG seats offered by the 21 NLUs of India along with the private institutes which use CLAT score for admission.

New Updates:

  • CLAT 2020 will take place in offline mode (Pen & Paper).
  • The total duration of the exam is 120 Minutes (2 Hours).
  • CLAT 2020 score will be approved by a total of 21 NLUs and about 53 private universities.

Check: Previous Year CLAT Papers

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CLAT 2020 Registration Dates

Candidates can refer to the following table to learn more about the CLAT 2020 calendar.

Events Dates
Availability of CLAT Application Form 1st January 2020
Last date for CLAT Registration 25 April 2020 (Extended Date)
Availability of CLAT 2019 Admit Card 4th week of April 2020
CLAT 2020 Exam Date 24 May 2020 (Extended Date)
 

Pre-requisites to fill out the CLAT Application Form 2020

Before beginning to the CLAT application process, candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready:-

  • Email ID
  • Mobile Number
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • Details given in the ID and address proof i.e. aadhaar card, driving license, pan card
  • Scanned front-facing passport size photograph (Format: JPEG, Maximum size: 500 KB)
  • Scanned signature (Format: JPEG, Maximum size: 100 KB)
  • Scanned copy of the state of domicile certificate (Format: PDF, Maximum size: 2 MB)

Note: No need to send a hard copy of the application form to the CLAT Consortium Office.

 

Process to fill CLAT Application Form 2020

Below are the following steps for filling the CLAT Application Form.

Step 1 - Register Online on the CLAT website

  • Visit the Official website of the CLAT Consortium. Click Here
  • Candidates will then click on the 'Register' tab and fill out information such as name, mobile number, e-mail address and password.
  • Candidates need to click on the 'Register' button after filling in the information. Once the details are sent, a pop-up opens on the screen to confirm that candidates want to sign up for CLAT 2020.
  • Activate account: After the successful registration, candidate has to activate the account by entering the OTP sent to the mobile number given at the time of registration. Once the details have been submitted, a dialog box will appear mentioning "You are going to activate your account, Please confirm”. Candidates have to click the 'OK' button.
  • Login: After account activation, candidate has to login to their account by entering the mobile number and password. Once the details are entered, the candidates will be redirected to a page containing instructions on the CLAT application process. Candidate must go through all the given instructions and then click the 'Apply for CLAT 2020' button.

CLAT Application Form 2020

Note: 
  • The name of the candidate and the parents should be spelled correctly, as indicated in the certificates/mark sheets / ID proof.
     
  • Officials will find the last successful application for candidates sending more than one application with the same ID and Mobile No.
 

Step 2 - Fill CLAT 2020 Application Form

In the CLAT application form 2020, candidates have to fill in the following details:

Category Details
Personal details
  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Nationality
  • All India category
  • If NRI sponsored category
  • Whether the candidate is a Person with Disability (PwD)
  • Percentage of disability (if applicable)
  • Scribe requirement (if applicable)
  • Whether Below Poverty Line (BPL)
  • State of domicile
  • State of residence
  • State of nativity
Communication details
  • Address for correspondence
  • State of correspondence address
  • District of correspondence address
  • Pin of correspondence address
  • Permanent address
  • State of permanent address
  • District of permanent address
  • Pin of permanent address
  • Mobile number of the applicant
  • Alternative contact number (mobile number/ Landline number)
  • Email ID of the applicant
Academic qualification details
  • Qualified exam
  • Name of board/ university
  • Month of passing
  • Exam status (appearing/ appeared or passed)
  • Year of passing
  • Percentage
Course selection Select the course of admission i.e. Undergraduate or Postgraduate course in law
If require previous years CLAT question papers Yes/No
Reservation category General/ OBC/ PWD/ NRI/ SC/ ST/ PIO/ BPL/ OCI
CLAT exam centre preference Select three cities from the list
NLU preference Mark NLUs in order of preference from most preferred to least preferred
Preview and submit the application form for CLAT 2020

When all details have been filled out, candidates can preview the completed application form before submitting it. Once candidates have checked all the details mentioned in the form, they need to click the 'Submit' button. After clicking on the 'Submit' button, a dialogue box opens that asks candidates to verify that all of the data they entered is right as aspirants are not permitted to make any adjustments to the data until they send their application form.
 

Step 3 - Documents Upload

The candidates must upload the above documents in the specified format and size for the registration process:

Documents Format
Passport size Photograph (Front Facing) JPEG/JPG
Signature JPEG/JPG
State of Domicile Certificate/ reserved category certificates PDF
 

Step 4 - Payment of the Application Fee for CLAT

Candidates can use online mode (debit card/credit card / Net Banking) and offline (bank challan) modes to pay the application fee. As listed in the following table, the CLAT application fee for various categories is:

Category Fee
General/Other Backward Class (OBC)/ Persons with Disability (PwD)/ Non-Resident Indians (NRI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas citizens (OCI) Rs 4,000
Scheduled Class (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL) Rs 3,500
 

CLAT 2020 Application Form FAQs

The last date to fill the CLAT Application Form is 25 April 2020 (Date Extended due to COVID-19 Pandemic).

The application fee for the CLAT exam is different for categories:-

  • General/ OBC/ PWD/ PIO/ OCI/ NRI - Rs 4000
  • SC/ ST/ BPL - Rs 3500

In the following conditions, the CLAT application form can be rejected:

  • If the application form is incomplete.
  • If fail to pay the application fee.
  • If the candidate's face in the photo or signature is unclear.

If you forget the CLAT login password, then you can quickly recover it by clicking on the button 'Forgot Password' at the bottom of the login window. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number to recover the password or to reset the account. To create a new password, you must enter the OTP and press the 'Reset Password' button.

No, you cannot fill the CLAT application form in offline mode. It can be filled only in online mode on the official website of the Consortium of NLUs.

No, candidates should retain their own hard copy of the CLAT application form but do not need to submit it to the CLAT Consortium office.

You will receive a confirmation email and SMS on your registered email ID and mobile number after successful registration for CLAT exam.


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