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CLAT Application Procedure 2025

CLAT Application Procedure

This Blog provides the information regarding CLAT 2025
Ritika Tikku 10 Min

CLAT or Common Law Admission Test is a national-level entrance exam for admission to Undergraduate B.A. LL.B., BBA LL.B., B.Com. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B. And Postgraduate LL.M. courses offered by the participating National Law Universities. The entrance exam is conducted in offline mode for a duration of two hours. Candidates qualifying CLAT are then shortlisted for admission to the NLUs through Centralized Counselling Process. CLAT exam scores are also accepted by private universities that have signed MOU with the consortium of NLUs.

Eligibility Criteria

All those candidates who are willing to appear for the CLAT 2025 should meet the eligibility criteria as announced by the Consortium of National Law Universities. All eligible candidates must fill the CLAT 2025 application form before the last date. The consortium released the updated eligibility criteria of CLAT 2025 for admission to 5-year LLB course on its official website. These criteria include parameters like academic qualification, minimum marks, age limit, etc.

Candidates can check the CLAT UG 2025 eligibility criteria in the table given below:

Criteria

Requirement

Educational Qualifications

Class 12 or equivalent exam with at least 45% marks (40% for SC and ST categories)

Age Limit

There is no age limit to take up the CLAT exam.

Minimum marks

General - 45%

SC/ST - 40%

Number of attempts

No limit (Candidates who appeared for CLAT 2024 can also appear in CLAT 2025)

 

NLU PREFERENCE LIST CLAT 2025

  1. NLS , Bengaluru
  2. NALSAR, Hyderabad
  3. WBNUJS, Kolkata
  4. NLIU, Bhopal
  5. NLU, Jodhpur
  6. GNLU, Gandhinagar
  7. MNLU, Mumbai
  8. HNLU, Raipur
  9. RGNUL, Patiala
  10. RMLNLU, Lucknow
  11. NLUO, Odisha
  12. NUSRL, Ranchi
  13. CNLU, Patna
  14. NUALS, Kochi
  15. HPNLU, Shimla
  16. NLUJA, Assam
  17. DSNLU, Visakhapatanam
  18. MNLU, Nagpur
  19. DNLU, Jabalpur
  20. MNLU, Aurangabad
  21. TNNLU, Tiruchirappalli
  22. DBRANLU, Haryana
  23. NLUT, Agartala 

Important Dates for CLAT 2025

CLAT 2025 Application Form

15th July 2024

Last Date to Apply

15th October 2024

Release of Admit Card

Not Yet Released

CLAT 2025 Exam Date

1st December 2024

         Release of Answer Key

           To be Notified Soon.

 

Fees for CLAT 2025

Category

Application Fees

General/OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO/OCI

INR 4,000

SC/ST/BPL

INR 3,500

CLAT previous years' question papers fee

INR 500

 

Documents Required

There are different documents you might require to upload while filling out the CLAT 2025 application form. Make sure all the given documents in the scanned form are available with you at the time of form filling. 

Document

Format

Maximum Size

Class 10th Marksheet or certificate

PDF

2 MB

Class 12th Marksheet or certificate

PDF

2 MB

Domicile certificate (if applicable)

PDF

2 MB

Caste Certificate (if applicable)

PDF

2 MB

Below Poverty Line [BPL] Certificate (if applicable)

PDF

2 MB

Photo

(The background of the photograph must be plain and it should be a front-facing image)

JPG, JPEG, or PNG format

500 KB

Signature

(It must have a plain background)

JPG, JPEG, or PNG format

100 KB

 

Application Link: TO BE RELEASED SOON!

Notification Link: https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2025.html

STEPS

1.Open https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/ and click on CLAT 2025.

2. Click on Register for creating a new account to apply for CLAT 2025

3. Fill all the details and click on Register. Remember to provide mobile number and e-mail id which you are currently using as all the updates will be received on the same.

4. You will receive an OTP on the mobile no. provided by you. Fill the OTP and click on Activate.

5. Choose “Under Graduate (U.G.) 5-Year Ll.B. Programme” and then click on “Apply for CLAT 2024”. Then click Ok to confirm.

6. Fill all the Personal Information asked for. All the fields having a * are mandatory to fill, application will not proceed without filling these fields. Upload the photo and the signature. Then go to Communication Details.

Choose Yes/No for your category and upload the supporting documents for the same (if required).

·        

  • NRI Category
  • NRI Sponsored Category
  • All India Category (General/OBC/SC/ST)
  • If General, whether qualified as EWS category?
  • If OBC, whether belongs to non-creamy layer?
  • PWD Category
  • BPL (Below Poverty Line) Category

7. Fill the details of your Permanent and Correspondence address, an alternate Mobile No. and an alternate E-mail id and then go to Qualifying Examinations Details. If your Permanent and Current (Correspondence) residence is same, then fill same details for both.

8. Fill all the Qualifying Examinations Details. If you have already cleared 12th standard, choose “Passed”. If you are studying in 12th standard, choose “Appearing/Appeared” and choose year of passing as 2024. Percentage of 12th Marks is not compulsory to be filled. Then go to Test Centre Preferences.

9. Choose your Centre City according to your preference. Keep the city you are currently living in at No.1 and other nearby cities at No.2 & 3.  Then go to the last section of Reservation.

10. Now you will be asked to choose college specific reservations. Generally, every college provide state domicile reservation. Some colleges provide other reservations also like

  • J & K Resident
  • J & K Migrant
  • Domicile of J & K
  • Student of J & K
  • Kashmiri Hindu/Pandit (Non-Migrants)
  • Residents from North East India
  • Sports Quota for Boys
  • Sons/Daughters of Defence Personnel deployed in UP or Defence Personnel of UP either retired or killed / Disabled in action
  • Wards of Ex Servicemen/ Defence Personnel

11.Click Submit Form. Then click OK.

12. Choose Update NLU Preferences. A list of preferences will be shown. Select colleges as per your preference. You can update their preferences any number of times until the last date - until 15th October 2024. If the preference is updated, every time you provide new preferences, your previously saved preferences will be deleted. Candidates will be considered for ONLY those NLUs for which they have provided the preference.

13. Click on Make Payment and pay the application fee. Select whether you want previous years’ question papers and then click Confirm Payment.