CLAT Application Form 2023NLU Consortium has started Test Center for CLAT 2023 in Rajkot. Candidates who want to select Rajkot exam center can do so by updating their exam preference in CLAT 2023 Application Form. For changes in CLAT 2023 application form login to the account is required. The CLAT 2023 application process was started on 8 August by the NLU Consortium for CLAT 2023 to be conducted in offline mode. The last date to fill CLAT Application Form 2023 is November 13, 2022. CLAT 2023 will be conducted on December 18, 2022. Direct link for CLAT 2023 Application Form is also given on this page. The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2023 December 18, 2022 in offline mode. The consortium has released the CLAT 2023 sample papers for all the candidates who have completed the registration and fee payment. Candidates can use the official sample paper to understand the exam and prepare accordingly.
Correction window information for CLAT Application Form 2023 will be updated in the article as and when it becomes available. Candidates can also check the detailed CLAT 2023 Registration Process given below. CLAT Application Form 2023 Application fee is Rs.4,000 for General, OBC, PWD, NRI, PIO, OCI (General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI) candidates. The CLAT registration fee for SC, ST and BPL candidates is Rs 3,500. Candidates have to pay Rs 500 if they want previous year papers, however, official previous year question papers of CLAT can also be downloaded for free from the link given below.
Common Law Admission Test 2023 (CLAT 2023) will be conducted in offline mode on December 18, 2023. The national level law entrance exam, CLAT 2023 is conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programs offered by 22 national law universities.
CLAT Application Form 2023
CLAT 2023 Application Form has been released on 8th August 2022. CLAT 2023 exam will be conducted on December 18 in pen and paper format. The complete details on CLAT 2023 will be provided by the consortium after the counseling of the current session.
CLAT Online Application Form 2023 – Important Dates
|start of application||August 8, 2022|
|Registration Last Date||November 13, 2022|
|CLAT 2023 exam date||December 18, 2022|
CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Before filling the application form for CLAT 2023, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria to appear in the national level law entrance exam. CLAT 2023 eligibility criteria for UG and LLM can be checked below.
CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2023
|description||CLAT UG||CLAT PG|
|Minimum Educational Qualification||class 12 or equivalent||3 years LLB or 5 years Integrated LLB|
|Minimum qualifying marks||45% (40% in case of SC and ST candidates)||50% (45% in case of SC and ST candidates)|
|CLAT2023 Age Limit||not applicable||not applicable|
CLAT Application Form 2023 – Important Documents to Keep
While filling the application form candidates are required to upload certain documents and provide information related to their educational qualification. Therefore, candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready before filling the application form.
- Marksheet and certificate of class 10th and 12th
- Email ID and Mobile Number
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- Residence certificate (if applicable)
- Photograph and Signature (Scanned in the prescribed format)
- BPL certificate (if applicable)
CLAT 2023 Application Form – Document Specification
|Document||Image size (max)||Format|
|photograph||500 KB||jpg/jpeg या PNG|
|Signature||100 KB||jpg/jpeg या PNG|
|domicile certificate status||1.5 MB|
|Disability/BPL Certificate||1.5 MB|
How to fill CLAT 2023 Application Form?
All eligible candidates can fill CLAT Online Form 2023 (CLAT Application Form 2023) in online mode. The application process for CLAT 2023 consists of the following four steps.
- CLAT 2023 Registration
- CLAT Application Form Filling
- submission of application
- Completing the application process by paying the registration fee
Step 1: CLAT Registration 2023
- Visit the official website of CLAT 2023 – consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
- Click on CLAT 2023 link and open the registration panel
- Click on the “Register” link.
- Fill CLAT Online Form 2023 (CLAT Application Form 2023) by entering your name, mobile number and email ID and submit the details.
- You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number and email id
- Complete your registration by entering OTP on CLAT login page
Step 2: Fill the CLAT 2023 Application Form
After completing the registration candidates can access the CLAT Application Form 2023. The application form will have five sections – personal information, communication details, qualifying exam details, preference and reservation. Candidates have to enter all the relevant information in these sections. The step by step procedure to fill CLAT online form is explained below in a detailed manner.
enter personal details
- Upload recent passport size photograph and signature as per instructions.
- Enter Personal Details – Applicant’s Full Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category, Nationality, Residential Status, NRI Category Status (if applicable).
- After filling the details, click on NEXT to go to the communication page
CLAT Application Form 2023 – Communication Details
- Enter your permanent address and correspondence address
- Enter email id and mobile number
- Save the details and go to the next page
Click on NEXT to proceed to the new section
Enter education details
Candidates have to enter their education details. For UG CLAT, candidates need to enter class 10th and class 12th details. Candidates applying for LLM need to enter graduation details apart from school education details. Candidates have to enter the following education details.
- aptitude test
- Name of the Board or University
- Passing Status – Appearing / Appearing or Passing
- month of passing
- year of passing
CLAT Application Form 2023 – Enter Exam Center Preference
Candidates have to select any three exam centers for CLAT 2023 in order of preference. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted in more than 80 cities across the country. Hence, candidates can select the nearest exam cities as their exam center preference. The cities where CLAT 2023 will be conducted are listed below.
CLAT Exam Center 2023
|Amravati (Maharashtra)||Hubli / Dharwad||Puducherry|
|Chittor / Tirupati||Kolkata||Thane|
|Greater Noida / Noida||Muzaffarpur||Navi Mumbai|
CLAT 2023 Application Form – NLU Preference
The consortium gives an option to the candidates to select the National Law University in the order of their preference. The preference given by the candidates at the time of application process will be used at the time of counseling for the purpose of seat allotment. Hence, candidates are advised to select NLU wisely. The top ranked NLUs should be given preference over the rest of the universities. For reference, candidates can check the list of top ranked NLUs under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by the Government of India.
Top Ranked National Law Universities Participating in CLAT 2023
|NIRF 2021 Rank||College||city||Score|
|1||National Law School of India University (NLSIU)||Bangalore||78.06|
|2||NALSAR University of Law||Hyderabad||72.39|
|3||The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences||Kolkata||71.24|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology||Kharagpur||71.09|
|5||Gujarat National Law University||Gandhinagar||65.18|
|6||National Law University, Jodhpur||Jodhpur||63.41|
|7||National Law Institute University, Bhopal||Bhopal||52.89|
|8||Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University||Lucknow||51.44|
|9||The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala||Patiala||50.98|
|10||National Law University||cuttack||50.31|
|11||National Law University and Judicial Academy||Kamrup||49.26|
|12||National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)||Kochi||45.66|
CLAT 2023 Application Form – Entering Reservation Details
Most of the National Law Universities provide domicile reservation facility. So, candidates should select their reservation status if they are eligible for reservation given by any NLU. Candidates applying for domicile reservation or any other type of reservation must have a valid document issued by the competent authority.
Presently, among the CLAT participating institutes, all National Law Universities except NLU Jodhpur are offering domicile reservation.
Step 3 – Submit CLAT Online Form 2023
After filling all the sections of the application form, candidates have to sign the declaration box given at the end of the application form and submit the details.
Step 4 – CLAT 2023 Application Fee Payment
To complete the application process, the candidate has to deposit the registration fee. CLAT application fee is Rs 4,000 for general and Rs 3,500 for SC and ST candidates. Candidates can submit their application fee in online mode using net banking, credit card or debit card options.
CLAT 2023 Application Fee
|grade||charge||mode of payment|
|General / OBC / PwD / NRI / PIO / / OCI Category||4000 rupees||Online: Net BankingCredit CardDebit Card|
|SC/ST/BPL Category||Rs 3500|
CLAT 2023 Help Desk
In case of any difficulty in filling the application form for CLAT 2023, candidates are advised to make use of the official helpdesk of NLU Consortium. The CLAT Helpdesk details are given below.
Phone: 08047162020 (10 AM to 5 PM on all working days)
CLAT 2023 Application Correction Window
The union cannot allow the candidates to make corrections in their application form after the last date. Hence, candidates are advised to fill the application with utmost care and complete the application process before the deadline.
CLAT Admit Card 2023
NLU Consortium will make available the CLAT 2023 Admit Card for the registered candidates before the exam in online mode. The admit card of CLAT is issued a few days before the exam. It is a mandatory document to appear in the exam. CLAT admit card also informs the candidates about their roll number, exam center and exam day guidelines.
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