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.
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.
Candidates can refer to the following table to learn more about the CLAT 2020 calendar.
|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)|
Before beginning to the CLAT application process, candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready:-
Below are the following steps for filling the CLAT Application Form.
In the CLAT application form 2020, candidates have to fill in the following details:
|Academic qualification details||
|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|
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.
The candidates must upload the above documents in the specified format and size for the registration process:
|Passport size Photograph (Front Facing)||JPEG/JPG|
|State of Domicile Certificate/ reserved category certificates|
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:
|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|
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:-
In the following conditions, the CLAT application form can be rejected:
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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