CLAT 2019Set Exam Alert

Application Date : January 13, 2019 to March 31, 2019                                  Exam Date : May 12, 2019 (Sunday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)


Exam Information

CLAT 2019 - The Common Law Admission Test for the admission year 2019-2020 will be held by National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO) on May 12, 2019 (Sunday). Unlike the previous years, the national-level law examination for admissions into NLUs will be administered offline. Further, the most-sought after law entrance exam, CLAT 2019 will be conducted for 21 NLUs including Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU) and Himachal Pradesh National Law University . The CLAT 2019 conducting body, NLU Odisha has announced the admission notification of Common Law Admission Test on January 1, 2019, following by its application process commencing from January 13, 2019. Earlier, it was decided that CLAT 2019 application form would be available on January 10, 2019. The CLAT is held every year by an NLU for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in the participating National Law Universities of the CLAT Core Committee. In addition to the NLUs participating in CLAT, over 25 private law schools will be accepting CLAT 2019 scores for their BA LLB, BBA LLB, BCom LLB BSc LLB and LLM programmes.

Registration & Eligibility

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CLAT Core Committee defines the eligibility for UG and PG Programs. The eligibility is measured on the following grounds

For UG Program

  1. Age Limit: As per revised rules, there is no upper age limit for CLAT 2019.
  2. Academic Qualification: Candidate must have passed 10+2  or any equivalent examination.
  3. Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April/ May 2019 are also eligible to appear in CLAT exam.  

For PG Program

  1. Age Limit: There is no upper age limit for the post-graduate program.
  2. Academic Qualification: Candidate must have an LLB or any other equivalent degree.
  3. Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in March/April 2019 are also eligible to appear in exam. However, they have to show a hard copy of the proof of their passing the qualifying examination in the respective National Law Universities at the time of admission.

News Updates / Preparation Tips

When securing an NLU seat is the goal, CLAT aspirants need a strategic game-plan. A strategic preparation for CLAT will include choice of best books, expert tips and tricks and proper analysis of the exam preparation which all lead to qualify CLAT 2019.

Early bird catches flies - Early the preparation, better the plan, greater the qualifying chances. When law aspirants start preparing for Common Law Admission Test as early as on year and more, they get more days to acquire in-depth knowledge of the subjects, revise their concepts, clear doubts and work more on the weaker sections.

Strong grasp of basics - Candidates need to have a strong hold of all the basics of every section. This is a simple formula stronger the base, clear the subject-concepts, deeper the knowledge. Candidates with a stronger base will know all the nitty-gritty of the subjects, they wonot face any hurdle at least in the understanding part. Once the candidates understand the subject-matter, they can accurately solve any question, no matter how tricky.

Weed out doubts - Its always better to clarify the subject-matter doubts as early as possible. The doubts are not worth keeping they may create confusions and its suggested to clear them through an exam expert or any subject-matter expert. With no doubts and everything as clear as crystal, candidates can solve more number of questions correctly.

Regular revision - The exam experts and CLAT toppers have always advocated for regular revision of the studied topics. The more revision, a CLAT candidate does, the much accurate, question solving skill develops. Besides, with a regular revision, CLAT 2019 aspirants wonot have the risk of forgetting anything even as keeping up a regular update of all that learnt during preparation for the Common Law Admission Test.

Mock tests and Sample papers - Undoubtedly, the mock tests and sample papers of CLAT will help candidates in practicing the questions of Common Law Admission Test. With regular practice of CLAT mock tests, candidates can check their preparation level, even as they also know their weaker and stronger sections. With this, they can work on topics and subjects in which they are weak and improve their question-solving ability. The exam experts and toppers advice taking over 100 mock tests in the last month of CLAT 2019 preparation even as the mock test and sample papers can be taken as early as five months before appearing for the CLAT offline paper.

Preparation analysis - While just appearing for CLAT 2019 mock test won’t do all, an analysis of the mock test will complete the process. A self-analysis of CLAT mock test 2019, will help candidates in looking into the sections which need more focus. The analysis during CLAT 2019 preparation helps in an overall improvement and increasing the accuracy while keeping a check of the time taken to attempt the offline CLAT paper.

Time management skills - Candidates need to work on acquiring the skill of time-management. This is what will help a CLAT 2019 aspirant in scoring more than others. The candidates appearing for CLAT 2019 should not only focus on attempting the offline paper accurately but also keep an eye on the time taken to finish the paper. If it takes more time in attempting questions of the offline CLAT paper, candidates have the risk of non-attempt for most of the questions, thus score less.

Keep panic out and take right pressure - There is no need to panic. The panic for CLAT or even during preparation of CLAT 2019 creates unnecessary hurdles and leads to nothing. Whereas, a cool, calm and composed mind can take the right pressures and improve on weaker sections, leading to qualify the exam.

Self-belief - CLAT 2019 aspirants should always hold the believe of their hard work. One-long year of strategic CLAT preparation won’t go waste even as you have the belief to score good in the offline national-level law exam. At times, this is the self-belief factor only, which helps in giving the best output ever.