CLAT 2023 – Application Begins, Exam date out | Check complete details

CLAT 2023 (Common Law Admission Test ) is going to be conducted in OFFLINE mode on 18th December, 2022 from 2 PM to 4 PM for admission into 22 NLUs across India. The online enrolment for CLAT 2023 is open on 8th August, 2022 and close on 13th November, 2022. Indian Nationals/NRIs/PIO/OCI seeking admission in either of the UG programmes shall appear in CLAT 2023.Foreign Nationals need not appear for the test. Get complete details regarding CLAT 2023 application procedure, application link in this blog.


CLAT 2023 – Application Link

Click on the link below to Apply for CLAT 2023

CLAT 2023 – Steps to Apply

  • Candidates must go to the Consortium of National Law Universities’ official website,
  • Click on the CLAT 2023 option to choose it.
  • Select the “Register” option to launch the registration process after the page for logging in displays on the screen or click on the link given
  • Now, provide the information required for registration, including your name, email address, mobile number, and password.
  • To begin, click the “Register” button.
  • Utilize the OTP that was supplied to the applicants to validate your account.
  • You need to input the OTP before you can “Activate” the button.
  • Fill complete the application after logging in with the newly established email address and password.
  • Select the program you wish to apply to at this time.
  • Fill out the form completely, including your contact options, qualifications test results, and reservation requests.
  • You must submit scanned copies of your photo, signature, and other required documents in accordance with the guidelines specified by the appropriate authorities.
  • Before applying, carefully read the statement and the application.
  • Please go ahead and use the online system to pay the application cost right now.

CLAT 2023 : Documents to be uploaded with the Online Application

  1. Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
  2. Signature of the candidate
  3. Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
  4. Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
  5. Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category


  • The original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University in the form and manner as specified by the respective universities at the time of admission.
  • The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.
  • All documents/certificates should be uploaded in pdf format only.

Application Fee

Application fees can be paid online only. The CLAT 2023 application fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable.

CategoryApplication Fee

The cost of previous years’ question papers is Rs.500/- (not included in the CLAT 2023 application fee of Rs.4,000/- or Rs.3,500/- as the case may be.)

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CLAT 2023 Eligibility

Any candidate who wishes to appear or CLAT 2023 Exam, must meet the following Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit for CLAT : There is no Age-limit to apply for CLAT examination.
  • Educational Requirements for CLAT : Candidate must have cleared 12th or equivalent exam from any National or State Education Board. Minimum marks required are 45% for General, OBC & Specially abled candidates. 40% for SC/ST category candidates.

Important dates for CLAT 2023

List of all the Important dates regarding CLAT 2020 Exam is given below:

  • Online Application Start Date: 8th August 2022
  • Online Application End Date: 13th November, 2022.
  • Release of CLAT Admit Card: December 2022
  • CLAT 2023 Online Exam: 18th December, 2022
  • Release of CLAT Online Exam Result: To be updated soon

CLAT 2023 Selection Process

The CLAT selection process can be divided into 4 steps.

  • Step 1: Registration – this started on 8th August 2022 with opening of Online Application Form. It will end on 13th November, 2022 the last day to fill CLAT registration form.
  • Step 2: CLAT Online Exam 2022 – This would happen on 18th December, 2022 in OFFLINE mode
  • Step 3: CLAT Result 2022 – This is expected to be released in the last week of January 2022
  • Step 4: Counselling for Admission. It will start after the result is announced. It would be based on the Merit list to be released based on the Online exam performance of candidates.

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What is CLAT?

As mentioned about CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. It is a National Level entrance exam. It is conducted to grant Under-Graduate & Post-Graduate Course admissions. These courses are offered by 22 National Law Universities & other colleges and universities across India (who accept CLAT exam scores). The Exam is conducted by the Consortium of 22 NLUs. The Full list is given below for your reference

List of 22 NLUs conducting CLAT 2023 Online Exam

List of 22 NLUs for CLAT

CLAT 2023: List of courses

The marks scored in the CLAT Exam are eligible to be admitted to the following list of courses.

  • BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts LLB)
  • BSc LLB (Bachelor of Science LLB)
  • BCom LLB (Bachelor of Commerce LLB)
  • BBA LLB (Bachelor of Business Administration LLB)
  • BSW LLB (Bachelor of Social Work LLB)
  • LLM (Master of Laws)

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Latest CLAT Exam pattern

The CLAT Online exam will have 150 MCQs. These Questions would be based on 5 core Areas listed below:

  1. English language
  2. Current affairs including general knowledge
  3. Legal Reasoning
  4. Logical Reasoning
  5. Quantitative Techniques
  • Quantitative Analysis/Technique Questions would be of 10th Std Level. All other questions would be of 12th Std Level.
  • There would be negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer.
  • The LLM Admission Test would have 120 MCQs. It will not have descriptive section.

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State-wise List of CLAT Exam centres

The list of No. of Exam centres in each state is given below for your reference:

StateNo. of Exam Centres
Andhra Pradesh16
Arunachal Pradesh1
Himachal Pradesh7
Jammu and Kashmir3
Madhya Pradesh7
Tamil Nadu11
Uttar Pradesh17
West Bengal9

CLAT 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

The CLAT consortium has released a notification with the social distancing model to be followed on the day of the exam.

As per the official notification, Candidates will have to follow the following instructions:

  • All candidates with temperature > 99.14 will be directed to the isolation lab for taking the examination.
  • In case of candidate with scribe, both the candidate and the scribe must bring their own N95 mask
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry following items with them into the venue:
  • Mask
  • Gloves
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • A simple pen
  • Exam related documents (Admit Card, ID card, etc.)
  • Candidates will be told to switch off their mobile phones, and deposit it at the designated location, to be collected while exiting.

CLAT 2023 Online Preparation

CLAT would be conducted in online format for the first time. Therefore, we believe students should also prepare for the exam online. To help students do this, we have launched the CLAT Mock Test series on our plat form. The Test series would include 40 full lenth CLAT mock tests. The first mock test would be absolutely free to attempt. All Questions will have detailed solutions. Candidates can access AI-based performance analysis after each mock test.

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That is all from us in this blog about CLAT 2023. We hope you found the information provided above is helpful. Keep checking this space for all the late.


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