The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country.
CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities.
The CLAT 2020 exam will be conducted on Sunday, 21st June, 2020 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM. Registrations are open since 1st January, 2020 and will remain open until 18th May, 2020.

CLAT 2020 Highlights
Important Events
01 Jan, 2020 Applications Open
18 May, 2020 Application Deadline
21 June, 2020 CLAT 2020 Examination

CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

To appear for CLAT exam, candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria as under:

CLAT Eligibility for five-year Integrated courses:

  • Candidates who have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination for national or state board of education.
  • They should have obtained minimum 45% marks if belonging to General/ Other Backward Class (OBC) / Specially-abled categories and 40% marks if belonging to Scheduled Class (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. 
  • There is no age limit to apply CLAT 2020 as the Bar Council of India (BCI) as removed the upper or lower age limit criteria for admissions to law courses.



Exam Name

Common Law Admission Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Test Takers

Approx. 59,000

Accepting Colleges

121 colleges

Official Website


CLAT 2020 Dates and Events

The exam calendar of CLAT 2020 is out now, and the exam will be held as per the schedule below:




Salient Features

CLAT 2020 official notification for exam date


In a press meet, CLAT Consortium announced the exam date and few changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2020.

CLAT 2020 detailed notification


In another press meet held on December 11, the consortium has approved the exam schedule and changes in the exam pattern of CLAT UG and LLM.

Online registrations for CLAT 2020 begins


The online application window of CLAT 2020 started on the official website. 

Last date of application submission 


All steps of application form need to be completed.

Release of admit cards

By the last week of May 2020

Candidates will be issued admit card in online mode to appear for the examination.

CLAT 2020 exam date


Appear for the examination at the allotted test centre as per the scheduled date and time. Carry the admit card along with a valid Photo Id proof.

Display of CLAT 2020 results and merit list


CLAT consortium will declare the results of CLAT 2020 as well as publish the merit list for each NLU on the official website. 





Application fee

General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI candidates

Rs. 4000

SC / ST / BPL candidates

Rs. 3500