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. The exam is not meant for the ordinary and is formulated in a way that only the best get through. It consists of five sections, namely, English, General knowledge including current affairs, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Legal Reasoning.
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, this year onwards, 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 2019 was conducted on 12th May 2019 and was of two-hour duration, comprised of 200 questions across five different areas and was conducted offline. The result was declared in the last week of May and was available online till 1st week of June 2019.
To view your CLAT result, candidates need to click on the button below, fill their Login Account details, namely their registered username and password that was provided by them while filling CLAT 2019 application form.
Once the CLAT results have been declared, aspirants need to take part in CLAT centralised counselling process which is conducted by the CLAT Consortium. It is through this counselling 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.