CLAT 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities has started CLAT 2023 Registration on August 8, 2022. CLAT 2023 exam date is Dec 18, 2022. It is for the first time that the 2022 and 2023 examinations are to be held in the same year. Candidates qualifying minimum eligibility criteria can fill CLAT 2023 Application Forms till November 13, 2022.
What is CLAT? CLAT is a national-level entrance exam. It is conducted by a consortium of NLUs for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by 22 participating NLUs. CLAT 2023 will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
CLAT Counselling had commenced on July 19, 2022. The Consortium of National Law Universities has released five merit list for qualified candidates.
|CLAT 2023 Application Forms Start Date||August 8, 2022|
|CLAT 2023 Application Forms Last Date||November 13, 2022|
|CLAT 2023 Admit card Release Date||1st week of December 2022|
|CLAT 2023 Exam Date||December 18, 2022 (Out)|
|CLAT 2023 Answer key||December 19, 2022|
|Objection against CLAT 2023 Answer Key||3rd week of December 2022|
|CLAT 2023 Result||4th week of December 2022|
|CLAT 2023 Counselling||January 2023|
CLAT 2023 Eligibility details will be released along with the official brochure. However, based on the previous year’s eligibility criteria the important details are mentioned below:
To complete СLАT 2023 Registrаtiоn, candidates are advised to follow the below mentioned steps.
|Previous Years Question Paper (not included with application fee)||INR 500|
CLAT 2023 Admit Card is an important document required during the time of examination. Without an admit card no candidate will be allowed to appear for the examination. Candidates are advised to follow the below-mentioned steps to download the CLAT 2023 Admit Card.
The exact list of CLAT 2023 exam centers will be displayed soon on the official website. Till that time candidates can check the list of previous year’s exam centers provided below. Also to check the complete list of CLAT exam centers, click here.
|CLAT Exam Centres|
|Hubli / Dharwad||Puducherry||Rajahmundry|
CLAT 2023 Exam Pattern is mentioned below as per the official notification by CNLU.
|Category||UG program||PG program|
|Duration||2 hours||2 hours|
|Mode||Offline mode||Offline mode|
|Type of Questions||Objective-type, comprehension-based questions||Objective-type, comprehension-based questions|
|Number of Questions||150||120|
|Total Marks||150 marks||120|
|Marking scheme||+1 mark for a correct answer. -0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.||+1 mark for a correct answer. -0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.|
CLAT 2023 Syllabus for UG examination is mentioned in the table.
|English||Passages, Reading, Comprehension, Inference and Conclusion, Summary, Vocabulary etc.|
|Current Affairs||Contemporary Events of National and International Significance, Art and Culture, International Affairs, Historical Events of significance|
|Legal Reasoning||Rules and Passages of Law, Application of the rules and passages, etc.|
|Logical Reasoning||Argument - Premise and Conclusion, Inference, Relationships and Analogies, Contradictions and Equivalence, etc.|
|Quantitative Techniques||Basic Algebra, Mensuration, Statistical Estimation, Graphs, Numerical Information, Ratio and Proportion etc.|
Find below the syllabus of postgraduate programs under CLAT 2023.
|Constitutional Law||Subject-wise and Judicial Power; Constitution of India: Framing, Doctrine, Executive Power; Constitutional Rights; Freedom Rights|
|Criminal Law||Elements of Crime, Group Liability, Abetment, Criminal Conspiracy, Exceptions, Attempt to Commit Offences, Offences Against Public Tranquility, Offences against Body|
|Torts||Classification of Torts, Trespass, Nuisance, Defamation, Liability for Misstatements, Negligence|
|International Law||Origin and Development of International Law and Bodies, International Law of Sea, Air, Land, Overview of International Law|
|Intellectual Property Rights||Nature, Definition and Scope of IPR, Trademarks Act 1999, Patents Act 1970, Copyright Act 1957, IPR in International Perspective|
The following tips will assist the candidates in acing CLAT 2023.
The following table has been curated to assist the candidates in CLAT 2023 Preparation
|Name of Book||Name of the Author|
|A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning||R S Aggarwal|
|Analytical Reasoning (English)||MK Pandey|
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic||Arihant Publications|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||Pearson’s|
CLAT 2023 Result will be declared after the conclusion of the exam. The candidates are advised to follow the below-mentioned steps once the results are declared.
|List of CLAT Participating Colleges|
|National Law School of India University||National University of Study and Research in Law|
|National Academy of Legal Studies and Research||National Law University and Judicial Academy|
|National Law Institute University||Tamil Nadu National Law School|
|West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences||Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University|
|National Law University Jodhpur||Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai|
|Hidayatullah National Law University||Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur|
|Gujarat National Law University||Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad|
|Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University||Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur|
|Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law||National University of Advanced Legal Studies|
|Chanakya National Law University||National Law University Odisha|
CLAT 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on December 18, 2022. This year both CLAT 2022 and CLAT 2023 will be conducted in the same year only. Hence, the candidates are advised to prepare to their fullest.
CLAT 2023 registration process has started on August 8 as per the schedule released by the authorities. The candidates need to keep certain documents handy before applying for the exam to avoid confusion at the last moment.
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