CLAT Application Form 2022 - Steps to Apply Online Registration, Fees, Eligibility

CLAT Application Form 2022 - Steps to Apply Online Registration, Fees, Eligibility

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CLAT Application Form 2022 - Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) will release the CLAT 2022 application form tentatively in the first week of January. CLAT aspirants will be able to register and fill the application form online at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The detailed CLAT 2022 registration process is given below.

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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT 2022) will be conducted around the first week of May, in offline CLAT Application Form 2022 - Steps to Apply Online Registration, Fees, Eligibility

mode. The national-level law entrance examination, CLAT is conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes offered by 22 national law universities.

CLAT 2022 Application Form - Important Dates

Event

Date (Tentative)

Release of admission notification

Third week of December, 2021

Commencement of application form

First week of January, 2022

Last date to register

Last week of March, 2022

Last date to complete fee payment

Last week of March, 2022

CLAT 2022 exam date

First week of May, 2022

CLAT 2022 - Eligibility criteria

Before filling the application form for CLAT 2022, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria for appearing in the national-level law entrance examination. The CLAT 2022 eligibility criteria for UG and LLM include the following.

CLAT eligibility criteria 2022

Particulars

CLAT UG

CLAT PG

Minimum educational qualification

Class 12 or equivalent

3-year LLB or 5-year integrated LLB

Minimum qualifying marks

45 % (40% in case of SC and ST candidates)

50% (45% in case of SC and ST candidates)

Age limit

Not applicable

Not applicable

CLAT Application Form 2022 - Important documents to keep handy

While filling the application form candidates will be required to upload some documents and provide information related to their educational qualifications. Therefore, candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready before filling the application form.

  1. Class 10th and 12th mark sheets and certificates

  2. Email Id and mobile number

  3. Caste certificate (if applicable)

  4. Domicile certificate (if applicable)

  5. Photo and signature (scanned in prescribed format)

  6. BPL certificate (If applicable)

CLAT 2022 Application Form - Document Specification

Document

Image size (maximum)

Format

Photograph

500 KB

jpg/jpeg or PNG

Signature

100 KB

jpg/jpeg or PNG

State of domicile certificate

1.5 MB

PDF

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How to fill CLAT 2022 Application Form

All the eligible candidates can fill the CLAT 2022 application form in online mode. The application process for CLAT 2022 includes the following four steps.

  1. CLAT 2022 registration

  2. Filling CLAT application form

  3. Submitting the application form

  4. Completing the application process by submitting the registration fees

Step 1: CLAT Registration 2022

  • Visit the official website of CLAT 2022 - consortiumofnlus.ac.in.

  • Click on CLAT 2022 link and open the registration panel (will be displayed after the announcement of admission).

  • Click on the “Register” link.

  • Fill the CLAT 2022 registration form 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 the OTP on the CLAT login page

Step 2: Fill CLAT 2022 Application Form

After completing the registration candidates can access the application form of CLAT 2022. The application form will have five sections - personal information, communication details, qualifying examination details, preference and reservation. candidates will have to enter all the relevant information in these sections. The step by step process of filling CLAT application form is elaborated below.

Enter personal details

  1. Upload a recent passport size photograph and signature as per the instructions.

  2. Enter the 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).

  3. After filling in the details, click on next to move to the communication page

CLAT Application Form 2021 - Communication Details
  1. Enter your permanent address and correspondence address

  2. Enter the email ID and mobile number

  3. Save the details and move to next page

Click next to proceed to the new section

Enter Education Details

Candidates will have to enter their education details. For UG CLAT, candidates have to enter Class 10th and Class 12th details. Candidates applying for LLM will have to enter the graduation details in addition to the school education details. Candidates will have to enter the following education details.

  • Qualifying exam

  • Name of board or university

  • Passing status - Appearing/Appeared or Passed

  • Month of passing

  • Year of passing

  • Percentage

Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam need not enter the percentage of marks in the qualifying exam

CLAT Application Form 2022 - Enter Exam Centres Preference

Candidates will have to select any three exam centres for CLAT 2022, in the order of preference. The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted in more than 80 cities across the country. Therefore, candidates may choose the nearest exam cities as their test centre preference. Some of the cities where CLAT 2022 will be conducted are listed below.

CLAT Exam Centres 2022

Agra

Haldwani

New Delhi

Ahmedabad

Hisar

Patiala

Allahabad

Hooghly

Patna

Amrawati (Maharashtra)

Hubli / Dharwad

Puducherry

Amritsar

Hyderabad

Pune

Aurangabad

Imphal

Raipur

Barasat

Indore

Rajahmundry

Barrackpore

Jabalpur

Ranchi

Bengaluru

Jaipur

Salem

Bhopal

Jalandhar

Shillong

Bhubaneshwar

Jammu

Shimla

Bilaspur

Jamshedpur

Siliguri

Calicut

Jodhpur

Sonepat

Chandigarh

Kanpur

Srinagar

Chennai

Kanyakumari

Surat

Chittor/Tirupathi

Kolkata

Thane

Coimbatore

Kota

Thiruvananthapuram

Cuttack

Kottayam

Tiruchirappalli

Dehradun

Kurnool

Tirunelveli

Durg

Kurukshetra

Vadodara

Ernakulam

Lucknow

Varanasi

Faridabad

Madurai

Vellore

Gandhinagar

Mangalore

Vijayawada

Gangtok

Meerut

Visakhapatnam

Ghaziabad

Mohali

Mysore

Gorakhpur

Mumbai

Nagpur

Greater Noida/ Noida

Muzaffarpur

Navi Mumbai

Gurugram

Guwahati

Gwalior

CLAT 2022 Application Form - NLU Preference

The consortium allows the candidates to select national law universities in the order of their preference. The preference given by the candidates at the time of the application process will be used at the time of counselling for the purpose of seat allotment. Therefore, candidates are advised to select the NLUs wisely. The top-ranked NLUs should be given preference over the remaining universities. For reference, candidates can check the list of top-ranked NLUs under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which is released by the Government of India.

Top-ranked national law universities participating in CLAT 2022

NIRF 2021 Rank

Colleges

City

Score

1

National Law School of India University (NLSIU)

Bengaluru

78.06

3

NALSAR University of Law

Hyderabad

72.39

4

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Kolkata

71.24

5

Indian Institute of Technology

Kharagpur

71.09

6

Gujarat National Law University

Gandhinagar

65.18

8

National Law University, Jodhpur

Jodhpur

63.41

14

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Bhopal

52.89

15

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University

Lucknow

51.44

16

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

Patiala

50.98

18

National Law University

Cuttack

50.31

20

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Kamrup

49.26

26

National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)

Kochi

45.66

CLAT 2022 Application Form - Enter Reservation Details

Most of the national law universities are offering domicile reservations. So, candidates will have to select their reservation status if they are eligible for the reservation offered by any of the NLUs. candidates applying for domicile reservation or any other type of case reservation must have a valid document issued by the competent authority.

At present, among the CLAT participating institutes, all national law universities except NLU Jodhpur are offering domicile reservations.

Step 3 - Submit CLAT Application Form 2022

After filling all sections of the application form, candidates will have to sign the declaration box given at the end of the application form and submit the details.

Step 4 - CLAT 2022 Application Fee Payment

To complete the application process, the candidate must submit the registration fees. The CLAT application fee is Rs. 4,000 (Rs. 3,500 for SC and ST candidates. Candidates can submit their application fees in online mode, using net banking, credit card or debit card options.

CLAT 2022 Application Fees

Category

Fee

Mode of Payment

General/ OBC/PwD/NRI/PIO//OCI category

Rs. 4000

Online: Net Banking

Credit Card

Debit Card

SC/ST/BPL category

Rs. 3500

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CLAT 2022 Help Desk

In case of any difficulty in filling the application form for CLAT 2022, candidates are advised to use the official helpdesk of NLU Consortium. The details of the CLAT helpdesk are given below.

Email: clat@consortiumofnlus.ac.in

Phone: 08047162020

Click here to contact CLAT Help desk

CLAT 2022 Application Correction window

The consortium may not allow the candidates to make corrections to their application form after the closing date. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill the application with utmost care and complete the application process before the deadline.

However, if the consortium provides a correction window, it will be available for all. The notification regarding the correction window will be released separately on the admission portal.

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CLAT Admit Card 2022

NLU Consortium will release the CLAT 2022 admit card to the successfully registered candidates. The admit card of CLAT is released a few days before the examination. It is a mandatory document for appearing in the examination. The CLAT admit card also informs the candidates about their roll number, exam centre and exam day guidelines.

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