All About CLAT

  1. What will be the mode of CLAT 2024 Exam?

  2. CLAT 2024 will be held in offline mode.

  3. Are there any sample papers availabe for CLAT 2024

  4. Yes, Sample papers for CLAT along with its video analysis is available at the official website for the registered candfidates.

  5. Is there any special arrangement for Specially Abled Persons?

  6. Yes. Need based assistance shall be provided to the Specially Abled Persons(SAP).

  7. What will be the medium of examination?

  8. Medium of examination is English

  9. Should I send the printouts of the application to the CLAT office by post?

  10. No, the applicant is not required to send a hard copy of the print out of his/her application to the CLAT office. However, it is strongly advised that the applicant keeps a hard copy of his /her application for his/her own record and future communication with the CLAT, if required.

  11. How will I get I admit card?

  12. The eligible candidate has to download his/her Admit Card from CLAT website. Please note that the admit cards will not be sent via e-mail or by post. They should carry proof of their identity (issued by GOI or state government) such as identity card, voter identity card, driving license, and passport etc. to the venue of the examination.

  13. I have filled up the form successfully but now, can I change/correct the details as entered on the Application form?

  14. No alteration/editing in the online application form can be done after successful submission/final submission of the form. The information once furnished by the candidate with regard to the category to which the candidate belongs, the preference for the NLUs and the Centre of the Entrance Test submitted by the candidates through online application mode shall be final and no change whatsoever, shall be allowed thereafter under any circumstances.

  15. If I got Blank/Zero Registration Number after submission of application form then what I should do?

  16. It means that the application form has not been submitted successfully and you are required to apply afresh.

  17. Can a candidate apply for CLAT-2024 offline?

  18. No, a candidate can apply only through online mode.

  19. Is there any negative marking in the examination?

  20. Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

  21. Is there any seat available for NRI/NRI sponsored /foreign nationals candidates?

  22. Yes. In some of the participating Law Universities seats are available for NRIs/NRI sponsored/Foreign Nationals. Candidates are advised to refer to CLAT e-brochure and the website of respective NLUs

  23. Is there any minimum cut-off CLAT score prescribed for admission?

  24. No. There is no minimum cut-off score prescribed. Candidature of every candidate shall be considered in order of merit in their respective categories.

  25. Is there any provision of transfer of a student from one participating university to another participating university subsequent to their admission through CLAT?

  26. No. CLAT rules do not provide for such transfers. Shifting of the student to the university of higher choice is done only by the CLAT office during the CLAT counselling. After the closure of counselling process CLAT office does not assist in any shifting of students.

  27. What is the prescribed fee for the CLAT-2024 online application form?

  28. Processing charges for online application for CLAT 2024 for General/OBC/SAP and other category candidates Rs.4,000/- and for SC/ST candidates Rs. 3,500/

  29. What is the Counselling fee?

  30. Counselling fee is the payment (Rs. 50,000/-) made to the CLAT office by a candidate to show his/her seriousness/commitment in taking admission in any of the participating NLU(s). Counselling fee is not a separate fee, it is the adjustable advance paid to the CLAT office which subsequently gets adjusted at the time of admission from the fee payable to the respective University by a candidate.

  31. Can I get my counseling fee refunded in case I don’t want to take admission?

  32. Yes, but Rs. 10,000/- shall be deducted as admission processing charges.

  33. Is there any reservation available on domicile basis in any of the NLUs?

  34. Yes, some of the participating Law Universities have provision of domicile based reservations for which the candidates are advised to refer to the website of the respective NLUs.

  35. Is there any reservation of seats in CLAT 2024 for the women candidates?

  36. Yes, some of the participating universities provide horizontal reservation for the female candidates. Candidates are advised to refer to the website of the respective NLUs in this regard.

  37. Do the CLAT participating universities have the common rules of reservation?

  38. No. The CLAT participating universities are regulated by their respective State Norms and Policies. The candidates are advised to look into the detailed information of the respective University in the CLAT e-brochure/website of the respective NLUs to know about the University specific reservations.