CLAT 2021 Notification: Important dates and related information

Due to COVID-19 outbreak, CLAT 2020 dates had been postponed. The exam was conducted on 28 September 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The admit cards for CLAT 2020 were available for download from 15 September 2020. Seeing the rise in COVID cases in the country, Test conducting authority used proper measures and adhered to social distancing norms.

For the session 2021, it is expected that the exam is likely to be conducted in the second week of May 2021. CLAT 2021 aspirants shall keep checking the official website for CLAT 2021 Notification to get further information. CLAT 2021 Notification is expected to release in the first week of January 2021.


The Common Law Admission Test or as it is commonly referred to, ‘CLAT’ is the main exam for admission in any of the 21 National Law Universities. The exam is conducted annually and after the coming in of a secretariat for NLUs', a permanent website has taken over for the better management of the exam. Earlier, CLAT was conducted on a rotational basis by the National Law Universities (NLUs). However, from 2019, the exam is being organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities and conducted by various NLUs on a rotational basis.

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CLAT 2021 Important Dates
Date of Notification First week of January 2021
Online Application First week of January 2021
Last Date of Submission Fourth week of March 2021
Issue of Admit Card Third week of April 2021
CLAT Exam Date Second week of May 2021
CLAT Exam Time 2.00 PM to 4:00 PM
Uploading of Answer Key Third week of May 2021
Result and Rank List Fourth week of May 2021
Counseling and Seat Allotment First week of June 2021
Payment of CLAT Counseling Fee To be notified
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CLAT 2021 Important Facts
Name of the Exam Common Law Admission Test
Exam Type Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Exam Level National
Exam Mode To be Notified
Exam Duration 120 minutes
Conducting Authority Consortioum of NLUs
Total number of participating institutes All NLUs except National Law University-Delhi
Total number of seats Approximately 2420

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