CLAT 2020 Notification Date Application Syllabus Results

CLAT 2020 complete details Eligibility Application Important dates Exam pattern Syllabus Admit card Result Cut-off Counselling Fees Scholarships

In this article, we will cover all the essential details about the CLAT 2020, the Common Law Admissions Test, that will be conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities of India for admission to their LLB courses. In addition, the CLAT scores are also accepted by several other Institutions for their own LLB admissions.

We will be launching our CLAT 2020, AILET 2020, DU LLB 2020, BHU LLB 2020 and other 2020 LLB Entrance Mock Test Series shortly.

Enter your details below and we will inform you as soon as we launch the Online Mock Test Series.


CLAT 2020 Notification

National Law School of India University, P.O. Bag 7201,
Nagarbhavi, BENGALURU- 560 072



  • Commencement of submission of Online Application: January, 2020
  • Last date of submission of duly filled in Online Application: March, 2020
  • Date of CLAT 2020 Test : May, 2020


* Refer to the CLAT 2020 calendar given below in this article for detailed list of activities and dates.

Essential Eligibility Criteria – UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAMME Five Year Integrated Law Degree

  • A Pass in 10+2 or an equivalent examination with a minimum of
    (i) Forty Five percent (45%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and
    (ii) Forty percent (40%) of marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020, are also eligible to apply


* Refer to the detailed eligibility criteria given below in this article.

Official website for further details, please visit website :


CLAT 2020 Calendar – Important Activities & Exam Date

Sl. No. Description of Specific Activities Date
1 Date of Issue of Admission Notification December 2019
2 Date of commencement of submission of online application form along with the order of preferences for NLUs January 2020
3 Last date for submission of filled-in online application form along w ith the order of preferences for NLUs March 2020
4 Commencement of downloading of Admit Cards/Hall Tickets April 2020
5 Date of CLAT 2018 Examination May 2020
a. Date of uploading the Answer Key May 2020
b. Representation, if any, relating to the exam, questions or key (Challenge) May 2020
c. Date for uploading the amended answer key (if required) May 2020
6 Declaration of results, i.e., issue of Merit List (Category-wise) May / June 2020
7 Publication of the first indicative seat allocation list based on merit-cum-preference June 2020
8 Date for payment of counselling fee of Rs. 50,000/-(Rupees Fifty thousand only) Note: The candidates failing to deposit the required fees by the specified date will forfeit their right to he considered for admission in CLAT 2020 and their names will be dropped from the CLAT 2020 Merit List. Date for locking of allotted seats or exercising option for shifting against the next indicative seat allocation list. June 2020
9 Publication of the second allotment list after payment of counselling fee. June 2020
10 Date for payment of counselling fee for the candidates whose names appear for the first time in the second provisional allotment list June 2020
11 Publication of the third allotment list June 2020
12 Payment of full fees by the Candidates whose name appear for the first time in the third allotment list to the allotted Universities. June / July 2020
13 Candidates to complete the admission formalities at the allotted NLU’s for admission against allotment list. Candidates to refer to the respective NLU website for date of visit to complete admission formalities and payment of balance fees. As per NLU dates
14 Date for receiving status of admissions from the participating NLU(s) in the CLAT Office. July 2020
15 Date of closure of admission process by the CLAT 2018 Office. July 2020


CLAT 2020 Eligibility Details

  • There will be no upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
  • Minimum Percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or an equivalent examination), the candidates must have secured:
  • Forty five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories
  • Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.


Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April, 2020 are also eligible to appear in CLAT-2020 examination. However, they shall be required to produce an evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission, failing which they shall lose their right to be considered for admission.

The result of the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2) shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission failing which the candidate shall be ineligible for admission to the Course.

In case of equal marks in the CLAT 2020, the break of tie (for allotment of rank in the category of the candidate) shall be by the following procedure and order:

  • Higher marks in the component /section on legal aptitude in the CLAT-2020 exam
  • Higher age
  • Computerised draw of lots


CLAT 2020 Syllabus and pattern overview

The questions in the CLAT 2020 shall be derived from the following subjects / topics :

English including comprehension : The English section will test the candidate’s proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be assessed on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs : The General knowledge will be evaluated on the general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test the candidate’s on their knowledge of national and international current affairs.

Mathematics : This section will test the candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e., maths taught up to 10th Class/Standard. (National level syllabus e.g. CBSE)

Legal Aptitude : This section will test the candidate’s interest towards the study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions may include legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

Logical Reasoning : The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It may include a variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested. (The decision to omit visual reasoning also brings about parity between normal candidates and persons with visual disability, who may use a scribe for the exam.)


CLAT-2020 – pattern of Question Paper

  • Maximum Marks – 200
  • Duration of CLAT-2020 Exam – 02:00 Hours (120 minutes in total, for all sections combined)
  • Multiple-Choice Questions – 200 questions of one mark each
  • English including comprehension – 40 Marks
  • General Knowledge (Static & Current GK) and Current Affairs – 50 Marks
  • Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) – 20 Marks
  • Legal Aptitude – 50 Marks
  • Logical Reasoning – 40 Marks
  • Negative Marking – 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer
  • There is no negative marking for unattempted questions


CLAT 2020 Application Form

The application form will be available online at the CLAT consortium website from January 2020, till mid-March 2020.

Candidates are advised to complete the application process as early as possible, to avoid the last minute rush. Early completion will also allow for enough time for rectification of any errors.


CLAT 2020 Application Fee

  • The Application fees can be paid only online after completion of the application form on the CLAT Consortium website
  • Application fee for General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates is Rs.4,000/-
  • Application fee for SC/ST/BPL category candidates is Rs.3,500/-
  • Candidates themselves will have to bear the bank transaction charges or payment gateway charges for remitting the fee online.
  • The actual bank transaction charges or payment gateway charges will be displayed in the payment gateway page after you choose the mode of payment.
  • The Application Fees is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Candidates are advised to review the details in the application form thoroughly and ensure that any errors are rectified, before completing the online payment.
  • The details of the successful payment should be retained for future reference.


CLAT 2020 Application Instructions

  • The online enrolment for CLAT 2020 will open in January 2020 and close in March 2020. (Exact dates will be confirmed later).
  • The applications has to be submitted ONLINE only from website.
  • The CLAT 2020 examination will be held in May 2020


Registration Process on the CLAT Website
  • The candidates are first required to register themselves at the CLAT-2020 website by using personal mobile number and e-mail Id.
  • Upon registration, an OTP will be sent to the given mobile number for validation.
  • Once your mobile number is validated, you can login using your mobile number and the password you provided at the time of registration.
  • If a candidate has filled-in more than one online application form, the candidate’s last online application form only will be considered. In such cases, the application fee (if paid) for the previous application forms will not be refunded.


Filling in the details in the forms
  • The Name of the candidate and the parents should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/Mark sheets/Identity proof.
  • Any change/alteration found may disqualify your candidature.
  • No alteration/editing in the online application form can be done after successful submission/final submission of the form.
  • The information once furnished by the candidate with regard to the category to which the candidate belongs, the preference for the NLUs and the Centre of the Entrance Test submitted by the candidates through online application mode shall be final and no change whatsoever shall be allowed thereafter under any circumstances.


Authentic & Accurate Information to be provided

The candidates are required to read the instructions carefully and furnish correct and authentic information.

In case the information furnished at any stage of the application, examination and admission process is found to be false or incorrect or if there is any discrepancy or mismatch between the information furnished by the candidate at the relevant section and the certificates/documents produced at the time of admission, the provisional admission offered to the candidate shall stand cancelled with immediate effect without assigning any further reason and the candidate shall stand disqualified from being considered for further admission to the NLUs by the CLAT Consortium Office.


Selection of NLUs – Order of preference.

The candidate shall fill his/her preference order for all 21 NLUs at the time of online application itself. No change shall be allowed in the preference once the form is submitted by the candidate.


Documents to be uploaded with the CLAT 2020 Online Application.
  • Front facing passport size recent photograph with plain background
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC
  • Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are applying if candidate is P.W.D (Person With Disability)
  • Relevant certificate issued by competent authority if you are coming under BPL category
  • Relevant certificate for your respective State of Domicile – Issued by revenue department/taluk office.
  • The photograph and signature of the candidate need not be attested while submitting the Online Application Form.
  • No hard copy of the filled in online application form is to be sent to the CLAT Consortium Office.
  • All documents/certificates should be uploaded in pdf format only.


Submission of documents at the NLU during admissions process

All the original certificates/documents issued by the competent authority as specified in the brochure are to be submitted to the allotted University in the form and manner as specified by the respective universities at the time of admission. Domicile certificate is mandatory if admission is sought under that category.

Candidates are advised to collate all their documents as early as possible, to ensure that all essential documents are available at the time of the application process.

Other instructions for CLAT 2020
  • Indian Nationals/NRIs/PIO/OCI seeking admission in either of the UG/PG programmes shall appear in CLAT-2020; as admission to all these categories is through the CLAT exam.
  • Foreign Nationals need not appear for the test. (Contact the respective NLUs directly for details of the admissions process for Foreign Nationals.)
  • The application form, complete in all respects and after payment of fees must be finally submitted by the cut-off date.
  • Incomplete application forms shall not be considered. The candidates shall fill and submit the application form well in time to avoid last minute hassles.
  • The CLAT Office or the organizing University shall in no case be responsible for any incomplete information or misinformation or inconvenience faced by the candidate in this regard.
  • For any information relating to the 21 NLUs, the candidate may refer to the e-brochure of the respective Institutions available in the CLAT Consortium website or contact the NLU through their email, phone or website.


CLAT 2020 Admit Card or Hall ticket

The CLAT Admit Card/Hall ticket can be downloaded by the candidate by logging into his/her account. The exact date on which the hall tickets will be made available will be intimated on the CLAT Consortium website.

The exam-hall instructions for all candidates may also be mentioned on the CLAT Admit card or hall ticket.

Candidates are advised to download the admit card as soon as it is available and ensure that all the details mentioned therein are correct.

ID proof to be carried to the exam center

Candidates must carry at least one (preferably two) of the photo ID proofs along with CLAT 2020 Admit Card.

  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Valid and current Identity Card issued by a recognized College / University
  • Bank Passbook with photograph
  • Aadhar card with a photograph / Employee ID with photograph
  • Bar Council Identity Card (For CLAT PG candidates who have enrolled as Advocates with their local Bar Council)


The name and other details on the ID proof should match the details provided in the application form. Carrying at least two ID proofs will ensure redundancy.

CLAT 2020 NLU Admission Procedure

The admission to UG and PG programmes in participating universities under CLAT-2020 shall be completed through centralised online counselling conducted by the CLAT Consortium Office.

The basis of allotment of seats shall be ‘merit-cum-preference’, i.e., the CLAT Rank, the order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form and the category/categories selected by the candidate in the online application form and the number of seats and their division/break-up as available in each of the participating NLU.

Online counselling shall start after the declaration of CLAT-2020 results. The details about the counselling process are given below in this article.

Other Important Instructions about the admissions procedure

Information regarding the details of intake, reservation policies and the courses offered along with the fee structures of various participating National Law Universities is available in the Information Brochure which can be accessed from the official website of CLAT and also from the websites of the participating NLUs. The candidates are, therefore, advised to thoroughly go through the rules, policies and the fee structure of the participating NLUs before filling in the application form for UG as well as PG courses, and also for the NRI and Foreign National seats.

Information provided in the e-Brochure regarding the intake, reservation policy, fee, courses offered and the subjects taught at various levels including the areas of specialization, etc., may be specified very briefly. For detailed information regarding the same, the candidates may refer to the information available at the websites of the participating NLUs.

In the event of unforeseen incidents resulting in the cancellation of a Test city or centre, or insufficient or extra number of candidates opting to appear from a particular Test Centre, the Convenor, CLAT-2020 reserves the right to cancel such a City/Centre and shift the applicant to another City/Centre

In order to claim the benefit of reservation, the candidate must produce the relevant certificates as prescribed by the Government of India/State Government and as required by the respective NLU at the time of admission, as notified by them.

Participating National Law Universities reserve the right to change the total number of seats and break-up of seats as per their policy before the final allotment. The reservation policy is subject to change as decided by the concerned Government from time to time.

The allotment of seats and the offer for admission under CLAT-2020 shall be provisional and shall not create any right of admission in favour of a candidate.

Candidates are advised to visit CLAT-2020 Consortium website regularly for updates.

CLAT 2020 Results

The CLAT 2020 results will be published in late May 2020 or early June 2020. The overall rank list – All India Rank (AIR) and the category wise rank lists will be published and the candidates can download their individual score cards from the official website.

Candidates are advised to download their score cards and check for any discrepancies. The score card will be required for applying to any other institutions that accept the CLAT 2020 scores for admissions.

Score Card for CLAT 2020 – Downloading and Printing

You can either download it by logging into your account on the official CLAT 2020 portal OR you can download by providing your registration number and date of birth (dd-mm-yyyy) as entered in your application form.

Grievances relating to CLAT – 2020

Grievances, if any, relating to CLAT-2020 exam, score card or any other issues, may be sent to the following email:

CLAT 2020 – Scribe for PWD Candidates

PWD Candidates who have requested Scribe : The CLAT consortium will provide you with a scribe for those students who have indicated that they are PWD (Person with Disability) and requested for a scribe in the application form. Students have to bring with them the supporting medical records issued by the competent medical authority.

As per the Govt. Of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities memorandum, the qualification of the scribe will not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. The qualification of the scribe will at least be matriculate.

An additional time of 40 minutes will be provided for the candidates who have availed scribe.

PWD Candidates who have not requested Scribe : An additional time of 40 minutes will be provided for the candidates who have indicated that they are PWD (Person with Disability) and have not asked for a scribe in the application form.

Students have to bring with them the supporting medical records issued by the competent medical authority.

Important Information for Candidates from Persons with Disabilities category

1. As per the rules already communicated, this to further clarify that the candidates from Persons with Disabilities category, who want to avail the facility of own scribe should inform the Centre Superintendent by the specific date mentioned in the official notification.

2. Such candidate and the scribe will be required to sign and submit the attached format to the Centre Superintendent for allowing the scribe. In case, the scribe is to be provided by the Centre Superintendent, the request in this regard must be sent to the Centre Superintendent by the specific date mentioned in the official notification, so that arrangements may be made accordingly.

3. Further, the candidates from Persons with Disabilities category are entitled to extra time of 40 Minutes for two hours duration of examination. Please take a print out of the Appendix-II form and submit it to your test centre along with relevant medical records by by the specific date mentioned in the official notification.

Note: The dates for the above actions will be confirmed in the official notifications by the CLAT Consortium. Candidates are advised to contact the CLAT Consortium for any clarifications.

CLAT 2020 Answer Keys – Provisional and Final

Provisional Answer Key for CLAT 2020

The candidates who have appeared for CLAT 2020 may view and verify the provisional answer key on the Consortium website at :

The provisional answer key will be released in May 2020.

In case of objections over any of the answers in the provisional key, login to your CLAT Consortium website account and follow the process to register your objection before the specific cut-off date mentioned.

Objection can be raised against the provisional answer keys only; and within the cut-off date. No claims will be entertained thereafter.

Final Answer Key for CLAT 2020

The Final answer key for the CLAT 2020 will be released at : in June 2020.

The All India Rank (AIR) and the category wise rankings will be based on the scores calculated against the final answer keys. There is no scope for any objections to be raised against the final answer keys.

The candidate’s score card will be available shortly after the final answer keys are published.

CLAT Counselling and Merit List 2020

The two frequently asked questions about the Counselling process are answered below.

What is CLAT 2020 counselling ?

Counselling is just a name given to the process where the candidate will have to confirm the allotted seat by paying the counselling fees.

The candidate will also have an opportunity to discuss and clarify any doubts that she / he may have at this stage.

The candidate will thereafter have to liaise with the specific NLU where the seat has been allotted, to complete the documentation and admissions formalities.

Will there be any other screening or interviews of GD at this stage ?

No there are no further interviews, tests or screenings during or after the counselling stage. The candidate can confirm the allotted seat by paying the counselling fees. The next steps that are to be completed at the allotted NLU will be to verify the candidate’s documents and ensure eligibility for the specific category or domicile as claimed in the application form.

How are seats allotted in the NLUs through CLAT ?

Seats are allotted based on the CLAT ranking of the candidate (In the specific category of the candidate) and multiple parameters that are applicable to the specific NLUs. The allocation will be on the basis of the order of preference chosen by the candidate at the time of filling the application form.

The key factors affecting the seat allocation are – Candidate’s order of preference, Number of seats in the NLU, CLAT Category ranking, Reservation of seats under various categories e.g. EWS, Domicile, SC/ST, OBC; and Drop outs from the previous allotment lists.

Note: Though NLUs are called ‘National Law Universities’, they are established by an act of the specific State Governments. The rules and policies of the State Governments will therefore be applicable at the time of the admission. For example, the EWS reservations are based on the timelines of the specific state Governments.

CLAT Cut off 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016

The details below are the General Category cut-off ranks for various NLUs in the previous years and the expected (safe) cut-off for CLAT 2020.

These numbers are provided for general indication only and the actual cut-offs will vary, depending on the number of seats for the specific academic year and the order of preference by the candidates.

Institution 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
NLSIU Bangalore 50 54 66 59 58
NALSAR Hyderabad 110 120 137 130 123
WBNUJS Kolkata 200 203 260 213 221
NLU Jodhpur 250 294 376 343 347
NLIU Bhopal 375 380 390 469 339
GNLU Gandhinagar 400 417 494 457 465
MNLU Mumbai 400 462 503 478 1161
HNLU Raipur 450 549 657 576 555
RMLNLU Lucknow 600 617 668 627 626
RGNLU Patiala 750 805 924 1264 759
NLU Odisha Cuttack 850 879 1167 1023 1038
NUALS Kochi 850 880 928 826 918
CNLU Patna 900 949 1186 909 911
NUSRL Ranchi 950 966 1255 1051 1037
MNLU Nagpur 1000 1073 1532 1126
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 1050 1080 1432 1151 1132
NLUJAA Guwahati 1100 1104 1556 1124 1103
MNLU Aurangabad 1100 1167 1588
TNNLS Tiruchirappalli 1100 1186 1571 1180 1160
HPNLU Shimla 1200 1225
DNLU Jabalpur 1200 1263


CLAT 2020 – Confirm or Lock Seat / Upgrade Seat / Withdraw seat

The allotment of seats in various NLUs is done through three lists. Students who have been allocated seat have the option to either Lock the seat or apply for upgrade. The subsequent lists are created after tabulating the Lock, Upgrade or Withdraw (Drop-out) options exercised by the students allotted seats in the previous lists.

These various options available at the time of counselling are explained below.

Lock Seat

Lock means you are happy with the seat allocated and want to accept it. If you choose the Lock option, you will need to make payment of INR 50,000. (If you have already made a payment of Rs. 50,000 in a previous list, you do not have to pay again). If you lock your seat, there will be no further changes in your seat allocation.

You can change between Lock and Upgrade before making the payment. If you lock and make payment, you will not be subsequently allowed to change the option to Upgrade.

Students who lock their seat are further advised to find out from the respective NLU about the dates on which they have to visit the NLU to complete the admission formalities, the fees to be paid and documents to submit.

The INR 50,000 paid as counselling fees will be adjusted against the college fees.

Students who have locked their seat in a previous list will not have to do anything during the subsequent lists.

Upgrade Seat

Upgrade option means, you want to apply for upgrade to a higher college as per your list of preferences. This means, you may be allotted a seat in a college which is higher up in your preference, if available.

If seats are not available in the higher colleges, your current seat will be retained.

If you choose Upgrade option, you will need to make a payment of 50,000. (If you have already made a payment of Rs. 50,000 in a previous list, you do not have to pay again)

If you had opted for Upgrade option in a previous list, you need to select either Lock (if you accept to the seat) or Upgrade (if you want to apply for higher option again) in the subsequent list.

Also, if you apply for upgrade and get a seat allotted in a higher college as per your preference list, you cannot revert to the seat allotted in the previous list. Requests for retaining the old seat will not be considered.

The upgrade option will be tried ONLY for those colleges which are HIGHER up in order than the current allotted college, as per your preference at the time of the filling the application form. Upgrade cannot happen to a college which is below your current allocated college in your preference.

If you choose Upgrade and make payment, you will not be allowed to change option to Lock. You can change between Upgrade and Lock before making the payment.

Requests for change between Upgrade and Lock after making payment will not be considered.


Withdraw means you want to withdraw entirely from the CLAT seat allotment process and DO NOT want the seat allotted to you from CLAT.

If you choose to withdraw, Further, it means that you do not wish to participate in any further seat allocation and your name will be removed from the CLAT allotment process.

If withdraw option is confirmed, subsequent requests to restore the status of the seat after Withdraw will not be considered.

You have to provide your Bank name, account holder name, Account no and IFSC code of the bank account to which you want to get the refund. (Refer to the refund policy below for details.)

CLAT Refund policy

The refund policy is applicable for the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000 paid at the time of exercising Lock or Upgrade options only. There is no refund for the CLAT 2020 Exam registration fees.

Students who opt to withdraw from the CLAT admission process during any list will be provided with a refund of INR 40,000 after deducting an amount of INR 10,000 as processing fee.

Students who were assigned a seat in a NLU, and paid the amount and have not joined any NLU will be given a refund of INR 40,000 after deducting an amount of INR 10,000 as processing fee.

List of NLUs and Colleges Participating in the CLAT

There are 21 NLUs from across the country that will admit students through the CLAT 2020. NLU Delhi admissions are not through CLAT, they conduct a different entrance exam, AILET 2020.

Apart from the NLUs, around 60 other Law Colleges and Universities accept the CLAT 2020 scores for admission into their LLB programs. Refer to this article for the tentative list of other institutions that accept CLAT scores :



Institution Approx Annual Fees
NLSIU Bangalore 2,62,000
NALSAR Hyderabad 2,42,000
WBNUJS Kolkata 2,81,400
NLU Jodhpur 2,54,000
NLIU Bhopal 2,40,250
GNLU Gandhinagar 2,36,000
MNLU Mumbai 3,07,000
HNLU Raipur 2,01,360
RMLNLU Lucknow 1,61,000
RGNUL Patiala 2,40,000
NLU Odisha Cuttack 1,21,000
NUALS Kochi 2,07,000
CNLU Patna 2,04,000
NUSRL Ranchi 2,27,000
MNLU Nagpur 2,47,000
DSNLU Vishakhapatnam 2,00,000
NLUJAA Guwahati 2,19,000
MNLU Aurangabad 2,45,250
TNNLU Tiruchirappalli 2,23,000
HPNLU Shimla 2,63,500
DNLU Jabalpur 2,50,000
  • The fees are for indicative purposes only; the actual amount will be published by the NLUs in their CLAT 2020 brochures and official websites
  • The first year fees will be nominally higher than the other semesters, due to inclusion of one time payments & refundable deposits in the first year’s totals
  • The fees are as per the 2019 brochures and include explicitly mentioned components. Some NLUs may charge additional fees such as hostel fees, Mess charges, utility bills and other expenses at actuals
  • Some of the NLUs have an established fee escalation matrix, such as an increase of Rs.5000 for every subsequent academic year
  • The amounts mentioned in this article are just for an overview of the normal expenses for the first year of LLB and the fees of subsequent years may increase depending on the policies of the NLUs


CLAT Scholarships

The cost of Legal Studies in the best institutions of India is relatively more reasonable than colleges in other countries like US, UK, Australia etc. However, the fees may still be unaffordable for candidates from the economically weaker sections of our society.

Many NLUs have various in-house scholarships, free-ships and earn-while-you-learn programs to assist students with financial difficulties. Refer to this article for details from all the NLUs :

There are also several scholarships offered by various trusts, corporates and Government agencies for LLB students of various categories. Refer to this article for an overview of various external scholarship programs :

CLAT Test Centres

The CLAT 2020 will be conducted in multiple cities and towns across the country. Candidates are advised to check the official CLAT Consortium website frequently to ensure that they are aware of any changes to the list of test centres.

The test center will be allotted basis the order of preference given by the candidate and depending upon the availability of seats in the specific centres / locations.

Candidates are advised to complete their application forms as early as possible, since the allocation of specific test centres may be done on the basis of the application number.

In case of any unforeseen circumstances or reasons such as too many / too few candidates opting for a particular location, the CLAT Consortium may increase, decrease or change the test centres. Candidates are advised to check the notifications on the CLAT website frequently and keep themselves updated.

State / Union Territory Centres
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Muzaffarpur
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Gujarat Gandhinagar
Haryana Faridabad
Haryana Gurgaon
Haryana Hisar
Haryana Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bangalore
Karnataka Mysore
Kashmir Srinagar
Kerala Kozhikode
Kerala Kochi
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Maharashtra Mumbai
Maharashtra Nagpur
Maharashtra Pune
Maharashtra Thane
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Odisha Cuttack
Punjab Amritsar
Punjab Chandigarh
Punjab Jalandhar
Punjab Mohali
Punjab Patiala
Rajasthan Jaipur
Rajasthan Jodhpur
Rajasthan Kota
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu Madurai
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur
Uttar Pradesh Greater Noida
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Noida
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Uttarakhand Haldwani
West Bengal Kolkata
West Bengal Siliguri

Frequently Asked Questions

We collated the most frequently asked questions about the CLAT 2020 and answered all of them in a series of six articles. You can read them at the links below. If you have any question that is not already answered, feel free to contact us at


If you have any question that is not covered in this article, you can reach us through this contact form or you can also email us at

We will be launching our CLAT 2020, AILET 2020, DU LLB 2020, BHU LLB 2020 and other 2020 LLB Entrance Mock Test Series shortly.

Enter your details below and we will inform you as soon as we launch the Online Mock Test Series.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *