- The number of questions has been reduced to 150 from earlier figure of 200.
- The reduction in the number of questions has been done because "asking students to answer 200 questions in 120 minutes is not right as it puts students under a lot of mental stress" said Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR
- The standard of entrance test for CLAT - IG will be of 12th standard.
- Quantitative aptitude will be of class 10th standard.
- Comprehension-based questions from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning will be part of the paper.
- The changes in exam pattern have been made with an eye on attracting students who have improved competence in reading texts and who have demonstrated skills in inferential reasoning.
CLAT 2020 Syllabus
- The CLAT 2020 Registration is going to start by online mode only at the official website www.clat.ac.in or www.clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in
- The aspirants need to register first and then proceed to fill in the details in the CLAT 2020 Application Form. The application process for CLAT 2020 is a four-step process. The aspirants first register for the exam by providing their personal details.
- The second step is to fill in other necessary information in the Application Form and upload images. The third and final step is to pay the requisite amount of the Application Fee
- The online enrollment for CLAT 2020 will open on 2nd week of January 2020 and close on 4th week of March 2020. The application has to be submitted ONLINE only from clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in website.
- The CLAT 2020 examination will be held on Sunday, the 2nd week of May 2020 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
- The CLAT 2020 examination will be held in OFFLINE mode
- The candidates are first required to register themselves at the CLAT-2020 website by using personal mobile number and email Id. Upon registration, an OTP will be sent to the given mobile number for validation. Once your mobile number is validated, you can login using your mobile number and the password you provided at the time of registration.
- Please fill the form carefully. The Name of the candidate and the parents should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify your candidature.
- 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.
- The candidate shall fill his/her preference order for all 21 NLUs at the time of online application itself. No change shall be allowed in the preference once the form is submitted by the candidate.
Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application
- Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
- Signature of the candidate
- Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
- Relevant certificate issued by the competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
- Relevant certificate issued by the competent authority if you are coming under BPL category
- Relevant certificate for your respective State of Domicile. Issued by revenue department / taluk office
- Application fees can be paid only online.
- Application Fee for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates: Rs.4000/-
- Application Fee for SC/ST/BPL category Candidates: Rs.3500/-
- The cost of previous years’ question papers is Rs.500/- (not included in the CLAT-2019 application fee of Rs.4,000/- or Rs.3,500/- as the case may be.)
- The candidates themselves will have to bear the bank transaction charges for remitting the fee online. The actual bank transaction charges will be displayed in the payment gateway page after you choose the mode of payment.
- Application Fees are non-refundable.