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CLAT 2019 : Key Facts

About CLAT 2019

CLAT 2019 also known as Common Law Admission Test 2019 will be conducted by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO) for the admission year 2019-2020. The CLAT 2019 will be conducted on May 26, 2019. Earlier it was scheduled to be held on May 12, 2019, but due to General Elections (Lok Sabha Elections) date coinciding with the examination date, it has been rescheduled. The common law admission test will be administered offline. The national-level law entrance examination will be held to offer admissions into the undergraduate law programmes including B.A LL.B, B.B.A LL.B, B.Com LL.B, and B.Sc LL.B. The NLU Odisha will administer the Common Law Admission Test to offer admissions into 21 NLUs including Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU) and Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla (HPNLU). Admissions to as many as 2600 undergraduate seats will be offered through CLAT 2019.

CLAT 2019 Important Dates

Date Event
13 Jan, 2019 – 15 Apr, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
20 Apr, 2019 – 25 May, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Online
26 May, 2019 Exam | Mode: Offline
31 May, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online
07 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Counselling – Start Date | Mode: Online
04 Oct, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online

CLAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The law aspirants need to check CLAT 2019 eligibility criteria which mentions that candidates should have passed 10+2 board examination from any recognised educational institution. According to the CLAT eligibility criteria 2019, candidates belonging to the General category need to score at least 45 per cent marks in their qualifying degree. Those belonging to SC and ST categories, need to score at least 40 per cent marks in the aggregate of the subjects. Further, there is no age bar to appear in the Common Law Admission Test.

CLAT 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 4000
SC, ST Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 3500

CLAT Application Form 2019 has been announced by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack on January 13, 2019 at 9:30 am. NLUO Cuttack has opened an online window for the application form of CLAT 2019. To seek admission into the undergraduate law programmes, candidates need to fill CLAT 2019 Application Form which will be available till April 15, 2019. Candidates will be required to register themselves with all the required details. After successful registration, candidates will receive user id and password which will help them further to check their application status, admit card, eligibility criteria, exam dates, result and counseling schedule and procedure. After filling up all the details required, candidates need to remit the prescribed application fee. Aspirants should be very careful while filling the details in the application form of CLAT 2019, as their would be no scope of rectifications once submitted. Candidates need to keep a printout as well as a copy of the CLAT Application Form 2019 for future references.

CLAT 2019 Syllabus

Section Unit Topic
English including comprehension
General knowledge and current affairs
Elementary mathematics (numerical ability)
Legal aptitude
Logical reasoning

CLAT 2019 Preparation Tips

With the help of CLAT Preparation Tips 2019, candidates will get a fair idea of how to prepare for the Common Law Admission Test. Candidates can check here the important points of CLAT 2019 Preparation Tips –

  • Candidates need to be well-versed with the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Practice more and more mock tests and sample papers for better score in exam.
  • CLAT aspirants are also advised to make a proper time-table for preparation.
  • Candidates should choose best books before starting to prepare for the exam.
  • Regular revision is the key to score good marks in exam.

CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern

As per the CLAT 2019 Exam Pattern, the test will be held in offline mode on May 26, 2019, where the candidates will be given two hours to attempt the law examination. There will be as many as 200 questions having multiple-choice answer options. The candidates will be required to choose one correct option among the given answer options. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark each and 0.25 marks each will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The questions of CLAT 2019 will be provided in English language only.

Let us now look into the subject-wise distribution of questions.

CLAT Exam Pattern 2019


Number of Questions


English including Comprehension



Legal Aptitude



Logical Reasoning



General Knowledge and Current Affairs



Elementary Mathematics and Numerical Ability






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