Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the most coveted of all the law entrances in India after Class XII. CLAT journey started in 2008 and today more than 45,000 students write the exam every year to secure a seat in one of the participating National Law University including NLSIU Bangalore-the Harvard of the East.
CLAT is conducted every year to select students for 22 National Law Universities in India, other than National Law University, Delhi, which conduct its own entrance test (AILET), to select the students.
CLAT score is also accepted by other law schools including NMIMS- Mumbai, UPES-Dehradun and Institute of Law, to name a few.
To be eligible for CLAT, the candidates must have secured:
- 45% marks in Qualifying Exam (Class XII or equivalent) in case of candidates belonging to Unreserved /OBC /Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other categories.
- 40% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2019 are also eligible for appearing in CLAT-2019 online examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.
The result of qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.