What is CLAT?

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities in India.

CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities comprising representative universities.

Several affiliate universities and organisations also use the CLAT exam for admissions and recruitment respectively.

All admissions to the 5-year integrated Ll.B. and Ll.M. programmes are done through the CLAT 2025.

Who is Eligible for CLAT UG?

  • There is no upper age limit for candidates appearing for UG Programme through the CLAT 2025.
  • Candidates must secure the following minimum percentage of marks in their qualifying examination (i.e. 10+2 or an equivalent examination):
    • Forty-five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
    • Forty percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
  • Candidates who may be appearing for their qualifying examination in March/April 2025 are also eligible to appear for the CLAT 2025 examination. However, they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
  • The result of the qualifying examination (i.e. 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission, failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the course they may have applied for.
  • If more than one candidate secures an equal number of marks in the CLAT 2025, the break of tie shall be by the following procedure and order as under:
    • Higher marks in the component/section on Legal Aptitude in the CLAT 2025 exam;
    • Higher age;
    • Computerised draw of lots.

What is the syllabus & pattern of CLAT UG Exam?

The UG-CLAT would focus on evaluating the comprehension and reasoning skills and abilities of candidates. Overall, it is designed to be a test of aptitude and skills that are necessary for a legal education rather than prior knowledge, though prior knowledge occasionally may be useful to respond to questions in the Current Affairs including General Knowledge section.

The UG-CLAT 2025 shall be a 2-hour test, with 120 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. These questions would be divided across the following 5 subjects:

  • English Language
  • Current Affairs, including General Knowledge
  • Legal Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Techniques
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
English Language28-32 questions28 - 32
Current Affairs, including General Knowledge35-39 questions35 - 39
Legal Reasoning35-39 questions35 - 39
Logical Reasoning28-32 questions28 - 32
Quantitative Techniques13-17 questions13 - 17

Which Institutions take admission through CLAT?

There are 24 NLUs which are as follows:

  • NLSIU Bengaluru
  • NALSAR Hyderabad
  • WBNUJS Kolkata
  • NLIU Bhopal
  • NLU Jodhpur
  • HNLU Raipur
  • GNLU Gandhinagar
  • GNLU Silvassa Campus
  • RMLNLU Lucknow
  • RGNUL Patiala
  • CNLU Patna
  • NUALS Kochi
  • NLUO Cuttack
  • NUSRL Ranchi
  • NLUJ Guwahati
  • DSNLU Visakhapatnam
  • TNNLU Tiruchirappalli
  • MNLU Mumbai
  • MNLU Nagpur
  • MNLU Aurangabad
  • HPNLU Shimla
  • DNLU Jabalpur
  • DBRANLU Sonipat
  • NLUT Agartala
  • NLU Meghalaya

Some other colleges that accept CLAT score:

  • Institute of Law, Nirma University-Ahmedabad.
  • UPES-Dehradun.
  • Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law University Sonipat, Haryana.
  • Shobhit University, U.P.
  • RNB Global University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • ISBR Law College, Bangalore.
  • LLOYD Law College, Greater Noida.
  • Glocal Law School, Glocal University, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Indore Institute of Law, Indore.
  • Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Delhi.

Why should I join CLAT Sankalp 2025 at Kalpavriksha IAS?

  • Expert Faculty including Lawyers from Delhi Bar Council
  • One to One interaction which ensures personal attention
  • 500 + Hours of Intensive Learning
  • Enrichment & Current Affairs Notes
  • Workbooks for Regular practice at home
  • Dedicated Doubt Resolution Sessions
  • Weekly Assessment Tests & Analysis
  • Offline + Online Options for Classes

Course Fee for CLAT Sankalp 2025:

ProgrammeFeeDurationStart Date
CLAT Samkalp 2025₹ 30,000 + GST5 MonthsStarts 7th July

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