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CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2024

CLAT 2024 Exam: CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is a national-level exam conducted by National Law University Odisha(NLU), Cuttack. This exam is for candidates who wish to pursue 5 years integrated law course and postgraduate course. The entrance test is held to offer admissions in undergraduate law programs which include, B.A LL.B, B.B.A LL.B, B.Com LL.B, and B.Sc LL.B.

The exam will be administered offline. The exam is conducted for 10+2 qualified candidates with an aggregate of 50% marks and graduates with a minimum of 55% marks.

Common-Law Admission Test is administered by the 19 Indian National Law Universities (NLUs) on a rotation basis. On the basis of CLAT Scores, applicants can get admission into various government & private law colleges across the country.

After qualifying for the Common Law Admission Test exam, you will become eligible to take admission to the NLUs. After the exam, the exam conducting authority also conducts counseling for applicants. They provide you with the best college according to your marks. At the time of form filling, you must choose your exam preference so, that you will get into your desired college at the time of counseling.

CLAT 2024 Exam: Highlights



Name of the examination

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)

Level of examination

National level

Conducting Body

National Law University Odisha (NLUO)


Once a year

Examination type

Undergraduate and postgraduate

Mode of examination


Participating Institutes

21 NLUs and over 25 Private Law Schools

Total no. of offered seats




Duration of exam

2 Hours

No. of appearing candidates (approx.)

Over 50,000

Official Website

CLAT Exam 2024: Eligibility Criteria 

Common-Law Admission Test is conducted once a year for UG and PG courses. Before applying for the test, the candidates must be aware of the eligibility criteria as for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses the norms are different. Intermediates with 45% marks can apply for the exam.

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for the candidates to appear in CLAT 2024.

Education qualification: Cleared 10+2 from any recognized board.  

Marks required: The candidates who belong to Unreserved/ OBC/ Specially Abled Persons (SAP) categories must have passed the qualifying examination with an aggregate of 45% marks.

SC/ST Candidates Must have Acquired a Minimum Aggregate of 40% of Marks



Minimum marks

Qualifying exam

For UG integrated courses

Cleared 10+2 from any recognized board.

Minimum 45% marks for Unreserved/OBC/SAP and 40% marks for SC/ST classes.

For PG courses

Cleared  LLB/5 years Integrated LLB (Hons.)

Minimum 55% marks for Unreserved/OBC/SAP and other categories. Whereas 50% marks for SC/ST classes.

CLAT Exam Centers 2024

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kashmir
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Meghalaya
  • Odisha
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Sikkim
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • West Bengal


There are a large number of educational institutes suitable for conducting the CLAT exam 2024. All these institutions are affiliated with some government universities. The CLAT exam is a national-level examination. So, a large number of exam centers are required for candidates all across the country.

Following are some exam centers selected by the exam conducting authority.

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore

  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law, Hyderabad

  • National Law University, Jodhpur

  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal

  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow

  • The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab

  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna

  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam

  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam

  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli

  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

CLAT Exam Notification 2024

CLAT Exam Registration Form

CLAT Exam Dates

Common Law Admission Test Pattern

CLAT Exam Syllabus

CLAT Admit Card

CLAT Exam Answer Key

CLAT Result

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