The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to candidates in undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law courses offered at 21 NLUs and other colleges/ universities accepting exam scores.

Till 2018, the exam was conducted by NLUs on a rotational basis. However, from 2019 onwards it is being conducted by a permanent body formed by the universities, i.e.The Consortium of NLUs. The consortium has its headquarter at NLSIU Bangalore and comprises:

  • An Executive Committee

  • The CLAT Convenor of the last year (DNLU Jabalpur for CLAT 2020)

  • The CLAT Convenor of the following year 

  • Two co-opted Vice-Chancellors of NLU

  1. CLAT 2021 Highlights
  2. CLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
  3. CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern

CLAT 2021 Highlights

Name of ExamCLAT UG / CLAT PG
Name of OrganizationCLAT Consortium, Bar Council of India
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeeGen/OBC/PWD/NRI - INR 4,000 SC/ST/BPL - INR 3,500
Mode of ExamOffline
Courses OfferedBA LLB/BBA LLB/B.Sc LLB/LLM
Acceptance Rate3%

CLAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

ExamAge LimitEducational QualificationMinimum Marks
CLAT UGNo Upper Age Limit10+2 or EquivalentGen/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI - 45% SC/ST - 40%
CLAT PGNo Upper Age LimitLLB or EquivalentGen/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI - 50% SC/ST - 45%

CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern?

CLAT 2021 is held for both Undergraduate as well as Postgraduate courses and is called UG CLAT and PG CLAT Respectively. 

SubjectsMarks Allotted
English (with Comprehension)40
Current Affairs50
Legal Reasoning50
Logical Reasoning 40
Quantitative Techniques20

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