The Consortium of National Law Universities has released an official notification along with the registration form for CLAT 2023 today, August 08, 2022.
The CLAT 2023 application form is available at the official website – consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
The last date to fill the CLAT application form 2023 is November 13, 2022.
The CLAT 2023 will be conducted on December 18, 2022, in offline mode. This is for the first time that the Common Law Admission Test or CLAT will be as early as December instead of its usual time, i.e., the first week of May.
CLAT Important dates 2023
|Event||Dates for CLAT 2023|
|Release of admission notification||July 15, 2022|
|Opening of CLAT 2023 application form||August 08, 2022|
|Release of first sample question set||September 2022|
|Release of second sample question set||October 14, 2022|
|Last date to submit application form||November 13, 2022|
|Last date to submit fee and edit application form||November 2022|
|Release of admit card||November 2022|
|CLAT 2022 exam date||December 18, 2022 (Announced)|
|Release of provisional answer key||December 19, 2022|
|Release of final answer key||Fourth week of December 2022|
|Declaration of results||Fourth week of December 2022|
|Commencement of counselling||January 2022|
CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who want to appear in CLAT 2023, must meet the eligibility criteria. Candidates who are not eligible for admission to integrated LLB programmes offered by NLUs will not be considered for admission even if they pass the examination. Therefore, it becomes mandatory for the candidates to fulfil the CLAT eligibility criteria.
CLAT Syllabus 2023
Candidates preparing for CLAT 2023 should refer to its syllabus to know about the subjects from which questions will be asked in the examination. Referring to the syllabus of CLAT 2023 will clear all ambiguity regarding the book selection, important topics and test structure. Therefore, candidates should keep referring to the official syllabus during their preparation. The CLAT syllabus covers five subjects, these are – English, general knowledge and current affairs, elementary maths, legal aptitude, and logical reasoning. The subject-wise distribution of marks for CLAT 2023 is given below.
CLAT syllabus 2023 and subject-wise distribution of marks
|Subject/topics||Number of questions||Percentage weightage|
|English Language||28-32 questions||20%|
|Current Affairs, including General Knowledge||35-39 questions||25%|
|Legal Reasoning||35-39 questions||25%|
|Logical Reasoning||28-32 questions||20%|
|Quantitative Techniques||13-17 questions||10%|
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