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CLAT 2025 Exam Notification

clat online coachingEvery Year Consortium of NLUs releases notification for CLAT entrance exam to grant admission to students in LLB and LLM programs. CLAT 2025 exam will be conducted in offline mode tentatively in the month of Dec 2024. If the clat exam date is not extended, then clat 2025 exam will be conducted on 1st Dec 2024, Sunday between 2 pm to 4 pm.

Based on CLAT 2025 scores, admission will be offered to various law programs of LLB & LLM in 25 NLUs & by the other universities & institutions who are authorised to use clat score for admission in same law ug & pg courses.

12th CLAT 2019 exam was organized by The National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO). But from 2020, NLUs formed a Consortium & decided that besides any particular NLU, the Consortium will be responsible for conducting the clat entrance exam every year. This 2025 Entrance Exam will be 18th edition of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

In this article, you will find the important details like CLAT online application process, clat application fees, clat exam centres, clat exam date, list of documents, clat admit card & list of colleges accepting CLAT scores. It is advisable to students that to complete online registration for clat 2025, they have to open Consortium of NLUs official website after reading all details here.

Trivia - In 2020, CLAT exam was conducted online centre based computerised test.

CLAT Exam Highlights

Key Points Details
Exam Name CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)
Exam Conducting Body Consortium of National Law Universities
Exam Type UG and PG
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
Courses Offered LLB and LLM
Exam Mode Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)
Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Exam Language English
CLAT Website

CLAT 2025 Important Dates

We have concise all important dates for CLAT 2025 exam in below table.

Events Dates
CLAT 2025 notification 1st July 2024
CLAT 2025 online registration begins 1st July 2024
Last date of clat 2025 application 10th November 2024
Release of admit cards for clat 2025 exam A week before exam
CLAT 2025 exam date 1st December 2024 from 2 PM to 4 PM
CLAT 2025 result announcement  2nd week of December 2024 (Expected)
CLAT 2025 online application link Apply

Colleges accepting CLAT scores

CLAT is conducted for admissions to 25 NLUs and more than 50 private law colleges in India. Below is the list of colleges participating in CLAT 2025:

CLAT participating National Law Universities (NLUs)
  1. National Law School of India University, Bangalore
  2. National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad
  3. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
  4. National Law University, Jodhpur
  5. Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  6. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala
  7. National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
  8. National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi
  9. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU) Visakhapatnam
  10. Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
  11. Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
  12. Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur
  13. National Law University, Agartala, Tripura
  1. National Law Institute University, Bhopal
  2. Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur
  3. Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
  4. Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  5. Gujarat National Law University, Silvassa
  6. National Law University Odisha, Cuttack
  7. National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam
  8. The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirapalli
  9. Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
  10. Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla
  11. Dr B R Ambedkar National Law University Sonipat, Haryana
  12. Dr. Rajendra Prasad National Law University Prayagraj

CLAT 2025 Application Process & Fees

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application fee : Depending on the category of the candidate, the application fee may vary as shown in the table below.

Category Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC & NRI Online Female, Male, Transgender Rs.4,000/-
SC, ST & BPL category Online Female, Male, Transgender Rs.3,500/-

List of Documents to be uploaded


CLAT 2025 Exam Centres

The CLAT consortium has mentioned 40 test cities (clat 2024 conducted at 139 Test Centres in 25 States and 4 Union Territories across India) where candidates can take the exam. However, it can add more exam cities to the list; refer the table below for tentative test centres:

  • Allahabad
  • Aurangabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Dehradun
  • Ernakulam
  • Faridabad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gurugram
  • Guwahati
  • Hisar
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Patiala
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Shimla
  • Siliguri
  • Trichy
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Varanasi
  • Vijayawada
  • Vishakapatnam

CLAT 2025 Admit Card

The clat 2025 admit card / hall ticket can be downloaded by the candidate by logging into his / her account. The exact date on which the hall tickets will be made available will be intimated on the clat website. However, it is expected that one week prior to clat 2025 exam, the clat admit card will be available to download.

Consortium of NLUs Contact

If you seek any help or information or clarification regarding clat 2025 application, candidature, terms etc. candidates can contact Consortium of NLUs in person or over telephone no.

on working days between 10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.

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