CLAT 2025 Exam Date (Out) Eligibility, Pattern, Notification

The Consortium of National Law Universities has released the Schedule for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2025) on the official Website –

What is CLAT?

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 in India. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities, comprising representative universities. Several affiliate universities and organizations also use the CLAT exam for admissions and recruitment respectively. All admissions to the 5-year integrated Ll.B. and Ll.M. programmes that commence in the Academic Year 2024-2025 shall be through the CLAT 2024.

CLAT 2025 Exam Schedule

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2025 shall be conducted on Sunday, December 1, 2024 from 2 PM-4 PM. Details of Registration and Other Important information is yet to be Shared by CNLU.

Official Notification Regarding CLAT 2025 Click Here

CLAT 2025 Eligibility

There is be no upper age limit for candidates appearing for UG Programme through the CLAT 2024.

Candidates must secure the following minimum percentage of marks in their qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination):

  1. Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories
  2. Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.

Candidates who may be appearing for their qualifying examination in March/ April, 2025 are also eligible to appear for the CLAT 2025 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.

Documents required during Online Application process

  1. Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
  2. Signature of the candidate
  3. Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
  4. Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D
  5. Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category


  • The original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University in the form and manner as specified by the respective universities at the time of admission.
  • The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.
  • All documents/certificates should be uploaded in pdf format only.

CLAT 2025 Application Fee

  • Application fees can be paid online only.
  • Application fee for General/OBC/PWD/NRI candidates: Rs.4,000/-
  • Application fee for SC/ST/BPL category candidates: Rs.3,500/-
  • The cost of previous years’ question papers is Rs.500/- (not included in the CLAT 2024 application fee of Rs.4,000/- or Rs.3,500/- as the case may be.)
  • The candidates themselves will have to bear the bank transaction charges for remitting the fee online. The actual bank transaction charges will be displayed in the payment gateway page after candidates choose the mode of payment.
  • Application Fees is non-refundable.

If a candidate has filled-in more than one online application form, the candidate’s last online application form only will be considered. In such cases, the application fee for the previous application forms will not be refunded.

CLAT 2025 Exam Pattern

The Undergraduate CLAT 2025,   for   admissions   to   the Undergraduate courses that commence in the Academic Year 2025-2026 at the participating National Law Universities shall comprise 120 (One hundred and Twenty) questions instead of 150 (One hundred and Fifty) questions as in previous years. Candidates will have 2 (Two) hours to complete the test, as in previous years.

The CLAT 2025 examination will be held in OFFLINE mode

The 120 questions will continue to be organized into five sections, that is, English Language, Current Affairs Including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques.

We provide time-to-time updates regarding CLAT 2025. Keep visiting this page regularly.

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