CLAT 2018 Form, Exam Date, Notification, Eligibility

CLAT 2018 Notification: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is one of the most prominent and famous common law admission exams managed by 18 National Law Universities (NLU) rotation wise. It is the all India level law common admission exam for the candidates who are trying admission in LLB/ UG (Under Graduate) and LLM/ PG (Post Graduate) educational programs in National Law Universities. Each year, the CLAT is conducted in the month of May. CLAT Scores are granted by many private law colleges and government undertaking colleges over the country. Applicants can get here the complete knowledge regarding CLAT 2018 beginning from application system to admission method.

CLAT 2018 Updates

There is good news for all the aspirants who are willing to appear in CLAT 2018. The CLAT 2018 Application Form will be start getting filled form 1st January 2018. This year CLAT 2018 will be conducted by The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.

Through this exam, the students will get admission to 19 Law Universities/ Schools in India on available seats i.e around 2500 seats. All the eligible students can fill the application form until 31st March 2018 through the official website of CLAT. For more updates, stay connected to our website.

CLAT 2018 Eligibility Standard 

As every candidate knows the only eligible candidate can apply for CLAT, so the candidate must aware with eligibility standard of CLAT 2018 before filling CALT 2018 application form. Here applicants can find details regarding CLAT eligibility standard so that they can find, they are eligible or not eligible for the exam.

For Post Graduation Courses- The candidate who wants to do LLM/ PG from NLU for them here we are providing eligibility standards like  Age Limit, Qualification, and minimum marks etc. For the PG courses, no age limit define by CLAT authorities yet.The candidate of any age can participate in CLAT exam with the qualification for LL.M. is BA LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other similar exam and minimum qualifying marks must be 55% for unreserved /OBC/Specially Abled Persons and the minimum marks would be 50% for SC/ST candidate.

For Under Graduation Courses- If you want to take admission in BA LLB which is an undergraduate program,  here we are providing information regarding LLB/ UG eligibility standard. The candidate should check this. For UG courses candidates have age criteria the upper age limit of the applicant must not be more than 22 years as on 1st July 2018 (SC/ST/OBC/SAP category candidates) and 20 years for General category candidate.

If candidate complete these all then he/ she can eligible for CLAT2018.

CLAT Exam Date 2018

If you are eligible so you must aware of the exam dates of CLAT 2018, here we are providing all the details regarding CLAT exam date, so that candidate can register them on time and prepare themselves too for the exam.

ProgramsExam Dates (official)
Notification Date CLAT 20184th week of December 2017
CLAT 2018 Online Application Form Availability1st January 2018
Last date of Application Submission31st March 2018
Admit Card providing20th April 2018
Examination Date13th May 2018
Answer Key Published15th May 2018
Result Announcement31st May 2018
Counseling7th June 2018
Admission (Last Date)6th July 2018

CLAT 2018 Syllabus

The candidate can check syllabus here, we are providing information regarding CLAT 2018 in PDF format candidate can download that for better preparation and for good guideline. As candidate know CALT providing admission in UG and PG Educational programs in NLU of India here you can check syllabus regarding both.

For UG candidate- The syllabus will include subjects sections like English including Comprehension, General Knowledge(GK), Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, Maths (Only up to 10th class).

For PG candidate- The Syllabus will have to Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects like Human Rights, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law, and Contract.

For more information, you can click on below link

CLAT 2018 Syllabus UG and PG

CLAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The candidate who successfully completed his registration process. They should aware with the exam pattern of CLAT 2018, which gives an idea about the paper and with the help of exam pattern the candidate can secure more marks in the exam. Here you get the knowledge about the CALT exam pattern for UG and PG candidate.

Under Graduation candidate exam pattern

Subjects for UG candidate QuestionsMarks
Logical Reasoning40 Questions40 Marks
Legal Aptitude50 Questions50 Marks
Maths (Up to class 10th)20 Questions20 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs50 Questions50 Marks
English including Comprehension40 Questions40 Marks
Total200 Questions200 Marks

Post Graduation candidate 

Subjects of PG candidate QuestionsMarks
Other law subjects50 Questions50 Marks
Jurisprudence50 Questions50 Marks
Constitutional Law50 Questions50 Marks
Total150 Questions150 Marks

Marks scheme is same for both candidates UG and PG, they have two hours time for the exam and each right answer gives one mark and the wrong answer has 0.25 % of negative marking. The paper has only MCQ(multiple choice questions) type question.The exam is conducted in the only online mode which prefers only English language.

CLAT 2018 Application Form And Fee Structure

The Application Form of CLAT 2018 will be accessible from the official website of CLAT in the first week of January 2018. Applicants need to register themselves by forming a login account using an e-mail i.d. At the time of filling the form, candidates are also needed to fill the preference order for NLU. The candidates must upload the scanned copies of signature and photograph (Passport size) with not more than 100 KB. CLAT office is not accepting any hard copy of filled-in application form is to be sent to them.

The application fee for the general candidate is RS 4000 and for the ST/SC candidate need to pay RS 3500. Also, the Fee Structure of all NLU’s varies for LLB and LLM Courses as almost every NLU has a different fee Structure. For Instance, NLU Kochi and NLU Delhi are having different Fee Structures.

CLAT 2018 Helpline

Above article, you can find all the details regarding CLAT application form, registration, exam dates, eligibility standard and exam pattern. If candidate seeking with any problem about the article and has any query they can drop a message for us. We will revert you as soon as possible.

If the candidate wants to contact with CLAT exam board so they can contact on below references.

Helpline Numbers: 0175-2391666-670, 01752391600-604(NOT A TOLL-FREE NUMBER)
Mobile Number +91 7087629402, +91 7087649702
e-mail: [email protected]


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