The CLAT 2018 exam dates are here. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 will be held on May 13. The online application process will begin in January. CLAT 2018 will be conducted by NUALS Kochi for admission in Integrated LLB and LLM courses offered by 19 National Law Universities of India.
In 2017, the examination was conducted by the Chanakya National Law University, Patna. The official website – clat.ac.in has not started functioning yet, however, it will go live in January.
Aspirants all over the country are busy with solving online mock test paper, often worry about all the dates regarding the examination. Well, to ease all worries, here is a complete list regarding the paper, so that you can focus more on your mock test.
Following is the list of all important dates for the exam:
|Application form release||1st January 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form||31st March 2018|
|Admit card release||20th April 2018|
|Date of examination||13th May 2018 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)|
|Uploading of answer key||15th May 2018|
|Representation, if any, relating to exam, questions or key||16th – 18th May 2018|
|Date for uploading the amended answer key (if required)||26th May 2018|
|Result & merit list release||31st May 2018|
|Release of first indicative seat allocation list||7th June 2018|
|Counselling fee payment & exercising options||8th – 12th June 2018|
|Release of second allotment list||16th June 2018|
|Date for payment ofcounselling fee||17th – 19th June 2018|
|Date for locking of allotted seats after exercising option for shifting or withdrawing from the admission process against the second allotment list||17th – 19th June 2018|
|Last date of withdrawal from the AdmissionProcess||19th June 2018|
|Publication of the third allotment list||24th June 2018|
|Payment of full fees by the candidates whose name appear for the first time in the third allotment list to the allotted Universities||28th – 30th June 2018|
|Receiving status of admissions from the participating NLU (s) in the CLAT office||4th July 2018|
|Closing of admission process||6th July 2018|
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UG programmes: The candidates must have passed class 12 or its equivalent examination from a recognised board. Those students appearing for their board exams this year can also apply. To be eligible for the entrance exams, the students should score minimum 45 per cent marks (40 per cent in case of SC and ST candidates).
PG programmes: The candidates must have completed a five-year integrated LLB programme or its equivalent degree from a recognised university as prescribed by the participating universities. The candidates should score a minimum of 55 per cent marks. For SC and ST candidates appearing in entrance exams, it is 50 per cent.
The notification does not mention any age limit in its section on eligibility criteria in this career.
The application fee will be Rs 4,000 for general, OBC, specially-abled persons and other categories.
For SC and ST category candidates, it is Rs 3,500. The candidates can pay the fees done through debit/credit card and net banking.