Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) being the key for entering into any of the 21 dream National Law Universities, continues to be the most sought after law admission test in India. To crack this exam is quite an uphill task and it is formulated in a way that only a handful of students finally get through. It consists of four sections, namely, English, General knowledge including current affairs, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning . Till 2019, CLAT had five sections with legal aptitude as the fifth section but from 2020 onwards,legal aptitude section will not be there.
Earlier the test was conducted on a rotational basis by the NLUs, generally in the order of their establishment, starting with National Law School of India University which held CLAT-2008, however, there was a change in this trend and the same will be conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Apart from the 21 NLUs, the CLAT score is considered by various private colleges as well for admission into the five-year integrated law program.
CLAT 2020 will be conducted on 10th May 2020 and it will be for a two-hour duration. It will comprise questions betweeen 120-150 questions across four different areas and it will be conducted offline. CLAT result will be declared on 24th May, 2020 and it will be available online .
Following important Points to be noted in order to access the CLAT 2020 result:-
- Students can access the CLAT result from these official websites.
You need to click on the CLAT 2020 result link.
Next, you need to Login with your mobile number and password.
Then you need to Click on view result.
Your CLAT result will be displayed on the screen.
For future counseling process, you should download the result and take a print out.
Note:- If you intend to have an idea of your past performance in the exam, then you can visit the official website and get the answer key to your answer set and then analyze.
Once the CLAT results have been declared, aspirants need to take part in CLAT centralized counseling process which is conducted by the CLAT Consortium. It is through this counseling process that candidates can secure admission in UG and PG programmes offered by different National Law Universities. A total of 4 merit lists are released. Aspirants who do not make it to the first merit list have to wait for the second merit list and so forth. Candidates who make it to the first list have to pay a sum of 50,000 if they want to be considered for the counseling process going forward. This amount is deductible from the college fees students pay once they are made an offer of admission. Students also have an option of requesting a refund of this amount after the third list is out. Once the fourth list is out students cannot avail this option of seeking a refund on the deposited amount.