CLAT Exam Date 2024 – The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) made the CLAT 2024 application form available online starting from July 1. Addressing previous speculations regarding the exam month, the consortium has confirmed that CLAT 2024 will take place on December 3, 2023, in offline mode.
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Clat Exam Date Update
The CLAT 2024 exam date along with admission notification has been announced on May 23, 2023 on its official website – consortiumofnlus.ac.in. More details about CLAT 2024 will be released shortly. The application form of CLAT 2024 will open tentatively in the first week of August. Aspirants should track the important dates of CLAT 2024 and plan their preparation for law entrance exam accordingly.
The consortium has officially announced the date for the upcoming CLAT exam, confirming that the Common Law Admission Test will be conducted on December 3, 2023. This significant examination will be hosted in over 130 CLAT exam centers nationwide. The comprehensive schedule for CLAT 2024 will be disclosed in due course. In the interim, candidates can refer to the tentative schedule below, which outlines the application process and the forthcoming CLAT exam date.
CLAT Important Dates 2024
|CLAT 2024 application form||July 1, 2023 (Released)|
|Last date to apply||November 3, 2023|
|Release of CLAT 2024 admit card||First week of December 2023|
|CLAT 2024 exam date||December 3, 2023 (Announced)|
|Release of answer key||December 2023|
CLAT Application Form 2024
The Consortium of NLUs released the CLAT 2024 application form on July 1, 2023, enabling candidates to apply for CLAT 2024 through the online application process. The application window will remain open until November 3, 2023. During the application process, candidates will need to provide personal information, educational background, and contact details. Additionally, they must choose a minimum of three preferred examination centers. The application fee for CLAT 2024 is set at Rs. 4,000 for general and unreserved candidates, while SC and ST candidates are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 3,500.
The Consortium will distribute the CLAT 2024 admit cards exclusively to candidates who have successfully registered and completed the necessary fee payment. This CLAT 2024 admit card is an essential document for gaining access to the examination. It contains crucial information such as the candidate’s roll number, exam center details (including name and address), reporting time, and important exam instructions. Prior to downloading the CLAT 2024 admit card, candidates must indicate their admission preferences for national law universities.
Exam Date 2023
“The national-level law entrance exam, CLAT 2024, is scheduled to take place on December 3, 2023. This offline-based examination will be conducted at over 131 examination centers across the country. Notably, CLAT 2024 has adopted a comprehension-based approach, and in a recent development, the CLAT consortium has revamped the syllabus to enhance its student-friendliness.
Specifically, the CLAT UG exam will consist of 120 objective-type questions based on comprehension passages, a reduction from the previous 150 questions. Meanwhile, the CLAT PG syllabus remains unchanged. The comprehension passages in the CLAT 2024 syllabus will encompass topics such as general knowledge, current affairs, English, mathematics, legal aptitude, and logical reasoning. For CLAT LLM 2024 at the postgraduate level, questions will focus on common law subjects, including Constitutional Law, IPR Law, Law of Torts, Contract Law, and various other relevant topics.
CLAT 2024 exam details
|Subject Areas with weightage:||(approximate number of questions)|
|English Language||22-26 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper|
|Current Affairs, including General Knowledge||28-32 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper|
|Legal Reasoning||28-32 questions, or roughly 25% of the paper|
|Logical Reasoning||22-26 questions, or roughly 20% of the paper|
|Quantitative Techniques||10-14 questions, or roughly 10% of the paper|
CLAT Answer Key Date 2024
The NLU consortium will promptly publish the CLAT 2024 answer key following the examination. Typically, the CLAT answer key is made available in the evening after the test concludes. Candidates can utilize the provisional answer key to assess their performance and gauge their eligibility for counseling. Additionally, in the event of any discrepancies or inconsistencies in the official answers, candidates have the option to raise objections against the provisional CLAT 2024 answer key. The final and revised answer key, incorporating all valid objections, will be released alongside the exam results.
The CLAT result is expected to be officially declared by the Consortium tentatively in the last week of December 2023. CLAT 2024 results will be presented in the form of individual scorecards accessible through the login portal. Candidates can retrieve their scorecards by using their registration number and password. The scorecards will provide comprehensive information, including the candidate’s exam marks, all-India rank, and category rank.
The final step in the admission process for NLUs is the CLAT counselling, which is conducted online via the consortium’s official website. Invited candidates must complete an online registration and document upload process for the counseling. The consortium will subsequently review the submitted documents and allocate seats based on the candidate’s performance in the exam and their college preferences. The detailed schedule for CLAT counselling is released separately following the declaration of results.