CLAT 2020 Notification Released! CLAT 2020 to be held on 10th May, 2020


Are you awaiting the CLAT 2020 Exam Notification?

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most important entrance examination for all Law aspirants. This national level entrance exam is conducted each year for admission to undergraduate and post-graduate Law courses. CLAT 2020 exam notification has been released.

As per the official notification, the CLAT 2020 exam will be held on – 10th of May, 2020.

Currently, there are 22 National Law Universities (NLU) in India. Each of them considers CLAT scores for admissions to their UG and PG programs. For more information on CLAT exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus, application fee and more, please refer to our CLAT exam page.

CLAT 2020 Important Dates

Events Tentative Dates
Start of online application form January 1, 2020
Application form closes March 31, 2020
CLAT 2020 Exam  May 10, 2020
Uploading of answer keys on Consortium of NLUs website May 11, 2020
Inviting Objections May 12, 2020 – May 15, 2020
Notification of Final Answer Key May 18, 2020
CLAT 2020 Results May 24, 2020


CLAT 2020 Exam Highlights         

Exam Highlights Details
Exam Name CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)
CLAT Exam Conducting Body Consortium of National Law Universities
CLAT Exam Level UG and PG
CLAT Exam Frequency Once a year
CLAT Exam Mode Offline
CLAT Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Number of Questions 150
Marking Scheme 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
CLAT Exam Language English
CLAT Exam Purpose Admissions to BA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB, BBA LLB, BSW LLB, LLM courses


CLAT 2020 Exam Areas: –

  • English language
  • Current affairs including general knowledge
  • Legal Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Techniques


The following National Law Universities (along with intake) accept CLAT scores to admit students to their five-year LLB programs every year:

National Law University Location Intake*
National Law School of India University Bangalore 80
NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad 120
National Law Institute University Bhopal 128
WB National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata 133
National Law University Jodhpur 115
Hidayatullah National Law University Raipur 187
Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar 187
Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University Lucknow 178
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Patiala 196
Chankaya National Law University Patna 140
National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi 68
National Law University Odisha Cuttack 180
National University of Study and Research in Law Ranchi 120
National Law University and Judicial Academy Guwahati 60
DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University Vishakhapatnam 120
Tamil Nadu National Law School Tiruchirappalli 110
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai 60
Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur 60
Dharmashastra National Law University Jabalpur 120
Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla 120


*Please Note: Intake includes all categories and special seats.

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