CLAT 2019 – CLAT Exam, Eligiblity & Participating Institutes

CLAT 2019 – CLAT Exam, Eligiblity & Participating Institutes

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) – CLAT conducted every year offer admission into LL.B. and LL.M. programmes in top rated universities and colleges under central and state government of India. CLAT Started in 2008 and today more than 40,000 students participate in CLAT entrance to secure one seat in National Law University.

CLAT Admission (UG/PG) Online Form 2019

CLAT Participating Institutes

CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 19 National Law Universities in India. more than 50+ others autonomous Law college and universities using it for its admission.

CLAT PG score also used by some public sector companies like Oil India and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation for its recruitment.

No.Name of the InstitutionLocationIntake
1National Law School of India UniversityBangalore80
2NALSAR University of LawHyderabad120
3National Law Institute UniversityBhopal128
4WB National University of Juridical SciencesKolkata133
5National Law UniversityJodhpur115
6Hidayatullah National Law UniversityRaipur187
7Gujarat National Law UniversityGhandhinagar187
8Ram Manohar Lohia National Law UniversityLucknow178
9Rajiv Gandhi National University of LawPatila196
10Chankaya National Law UniversityPatna140
11National University of Advanced Legal StudiesKochi68
12National Law University OdishaCuttack180
13National University of Study and Research in LawRanchi120
14Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law UniversityVishakhapatnam120
15Tamil Nadu National Law SchoolTiruchirappalli110
16Maharashtra National Law UniversityMumbai60
17Maharashtra National Law UniversityNagpur60

CLAT Eligiblity For UG and PG Courses

 All Indian nationals  can appear in the test. The foreign nationals (NRI) interested in taking admission to any course in any of the participating Law Universities may directly contact the concerned University having seats for NRI.

CLAT UG Eligibility For LLB

CLAT Age Limit Criteria : As per the revised standards, there is no upper age limit for UG Program in CLAT 2019.

Earlier, the age criteria for the exam was :

  • Unreserved/ NRIs/ NRI Sponsored category candidates below 20 years of age as on July 01, 2019.
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ Specially Abled Persons (SAP) category candidates below 22 years of age as on July 01, 2019.

CLAT Eligibility : Academic Qualification

In class XIIth or Equivalent Examination, They must have secured :

  • For Unreserved /OBC / other categories – A minimum of 45% marks is required.
  • For SC/ST Category – A minimum of 40% marks is required.

CLAT PG Eligibility For LLM

CLAT offers admissions to both national and NRI candidates in the one Year LLM Course offered at various NLUs and other institutes/ universities accepting CLAT Scores.

CLAT PG Age Limit Criteria :

  • There is no upper age limit set for appearing in the examination.
    Thus, candidates of all ages are eligible.

CLAT PG Eligibility : Academics Qualifications

Law aspirants appearing for CLAT LLM Program should have minimum percentage in qualifying examination (LL.B./ 5-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exam).

  • For Unreserved /OBC /other categories: a minimum of 55% marks are required.
  • For SC/ ST category – a minimum of 50% marks is required.
  • On the date of admission, he/ she must have passed or appeared in the final semester/final year examination of the qualifying examination.
  • Submit the final result of qualifying examination within the time frame prescribed by the respective University/Institute. Till then such candidates are given provisional admission.

CLAT Exam Pattern For UG And PG

CLAT conducted separately to enrol students to 3 year LLB, 5 year Integrated LLB and LLM programs.

CLAT Paper Outline

Duration of examMaximum Time 2 hours
Type of questionsObjective
Medium of examThe paper is set in English only
Marking scheme1 mark is awarded for a correct response. 0.25 marks for an incorrect response


SectionTotal QuestionsMaximum Marks
English (including Comprehension)4040
GK and Current Affairs5050
Elementary Mathematics2020
Legal Aptitude5050
Logical Reasoning4040
Total200 Questions200 marks

CLAT PG Exam Paper Pattern

SectionTotal QuestionsMaximum Marks
Constitutional Law5050
Other Law Subjects5050
Total150 Questions150 Marks

CLAT 2019 Admission Notification

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