CLAT 2020 Notification: Important dates and related information

On 15th September 2020, NLU Consortium has released CLAT 2020 Admit Card. CLAT Aspirants can now download the CLAT 2020 Admit Card from the official website of CLAT Consortium by entering the required details –Mobile Number and Password.

CLAT 2020 is scheduled on 28th September 2020 from 2 PM - 4 PM. As the exam will be in Online, centre-based mode, officials have informed that the CLAT 2020 centres will be sanitised properly and all the staff members will be issued Thermo Guns for the entry check. Aspirants must wear masks, maintain social distancing and carry their sanitisers.

CLAT 2020 centres have also been increased from 67 to 203 to accommodate social distancing norms.


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.

Important Instructions for candidates appearing for CLAT 2020 exam:- (Latest Updates)
  • Students cannot request a change in the test centre and the test centre allotted in the candidate’s Admit card is deemed final.
  • Candidate’s Admit card and Identity Proof should be ready for verification as these documents will be checked at the gate of the entrance of the allotted centre. Next step involves the Bar Code Scanning which will be done inside the test centre.
  • Candidates are advised to follow the Invigilator’s instructions very carefully and no clarifications or queries relating to the main exam will be entertained. In case the candidate faces any technical issues, he/she need to inform the Invigilator immediately.
  • Candidate should sign on the Admit Card in the presence of the Invigilator and signatures should be same assigned in the Filled in Online Application Form.
  • A Medical Self- Declaration document with one’s signatures should be shown at the entrance and should be submitted to the Invigilator.
  • Candidate’s seating arrangement like the Room/Hall/Lab Number will not be displayed outside the test centre. But once the candidate enters the test centre premises and verification process is complete then they will be informed about their seating plan arrangements.
  • All personal belongings have to be left outside the examination hall.The candidates are responsible for the safety of their belongings and the centre will not be held responsible for any loss.
  • Those candidates(SAP- PWD) opting for Scribe have to submit the SAP (PWD) certificate as per Appendix-1 and other documents such as a letter of undertaking for using own Scribe as per Appendix-II. Documents such as proof of educational qualifications and identity of the Scribe has to be submitted to the Invigilator as well.
  • Kindly note that candidate can plan to visit the test centre in advance but he /she will not be allowed to go inside the centre.
Note: The above information was shared by Prof. Balraj Chauhan who is the convenor for CLAT 2020.
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CLAT 2020 News & Highlights
  • NLSIU Bangalore opts out of CLAT 2020 and is no longer a part of NLU Consortium.
  • NLSIU Bangalore conducted NLAT UG 2020, which was held on 12th September 2020, for the current academic session.
  • CLAT 2020 Admit Card has been released on 15th September 2020.
  • CLAT 2020 will now be conducted on 28th September 2020.
CLAT 2020 Important Dates
Date of Notification Last week of December 2019
Online Application 1st, January, 2020
Last Date of Submission July 10, 2020
Issue of Admit Card September 15, 2020
CLAT Exam Date September 28, 2020
CLAT Exam Time 2.00 PM to 4:00 PM
Uploading of Answer Key To be notified
Result and Rank List To be notified
Counseling and Seat Allotment To be notified
Payment of CLAT Counseling Fee To be notified
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CLAT 2020 Important Facts
Name of the Exam Common Law Admission Test
Exam Type Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Exam Level National
Exam Mode Online
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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