CLAT Results Out 2021: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Admission. CLAT 2021 was held on 23rd July in offline mode, and the result is declared on 29th July 2021. Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT) is one of the popular law entrance exams conducted by 18 National Law Universities (NLUs) rotationally. It is the all India level law common entrance exam for the students seeking admission in the integrated LL.B. and LL.M. programmes. CLAT 2021 exam is organised by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies. CLAT Scores are considered by various private law colleges and government undertaking colleges across the country. Candidates can get detailed information about CLAT result 2021, including the Answer key, counselling, etc.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key

  • The authority displayed the CLAT 2021 answer key before CLAT result on 27th July 2021.
  • The official answer key bears all the actual answers to the online examination of CLAT.
  • Candidates was also allowed to submit their request in case of any discrepancy in the answer key.

CLAT Result 2021

  • The CLAT result  was released on 29th July 2021 at the official site.
  • CLAT Result contained candidate’s rank and scores obtained in the entrance exam.
  • Candidates can view their results by entering their login details.
  • Download and save the print out of the result for future refernces.

CLAT 2021 Cut-Off

The candidate will check the CLAT 2021 cut off at the time of CLAT seat allotment. The exam committee considers various factors for calculating the CLAT Result cut-off marks like difficulty level of question paper, the number of candidates who attempted the exam and previous years cut-off trends.

CLAT 2021 Merit List

  • CLAT 2021 Merit list was released on the CLAT Result day only 29th july 2021 .
  • Separate merit list was issued for UG and PG programmes.
  • Category-wise merit list is announced along with the result.
  • The merit list contains admit card number, AIR and scores(CLAT Result) of candidates
  • Merit list will indicate state as well as All India Rank of examinees.

CLAT Counselling 2021

  • Admission to UG and PG programmes in participating NLUs is done through centralized counselling organized by CLAT office.
  • CLAT counselling 2021 was commence from 29th July 2021, onwards.
  • The online counselling shall be conducted in 4 rounds.
  • Allotment of seats will be on the basis of ‘merit-cum-preference’.
  • Candidates who are selected for admission have to pay the counselling fee of Rs.  50,000/- with CLAT-2021 Office. Counselling fee will further be adjusted in admission fee.

CLAT Exam Date 2021

EventsDates (Announced)
Availability of Online Application Form1st January 2021
Last Date of Online Application Form 15th June 2021
Issue Date of Admit Card14th July 2021
Date of Examination23 July 2021 from 02:00 to 04:00 PM
Publishing of Answer Key23rd July 2021
CLAT Final answer key
27th July 2021
CLAT Result (issue of merit list)29th July 2021
Release of first indicative seat allocation list based on merit-cum-preference
29th July 2021

CLAT 2021 Application Form

  • CLAT 2021 application form was filled online only.
  • The application form was released from 1st January 2021
  • Candidates have to firstly register themselves by creating a LOGIN account using an e-mail ID.
  • At the time of filling the application form, students are also required to fill the preference order for NLU’s
  • The candidates must upload the scanned copies of signature and photograph with size not more than 100 KB.
  • The university also offered the correction facility for CLAT 2021 application.
  • No hard copy of filled-in application form is to be sent to the CLAT office.

Application Fee

The application fee of CLAT 2021 is different for different categories, which are as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee: General/OBC/PwD/SAP and other category candidates. 4000/-SC/ST category candidates. 3500/-

The application fee is to be paid online through net banking/credit card or debit card. Payment can also be made through a bank challan. Rs. 500/- will be charged extra if opted for the question paper.

Eligibility Criteria

CLAT 2021 eligibility criteria define the minimum qualification requirement, percentage of marks and age criteria to appear in the CLAT exam. The eligibility for undergraduate and postgraduate law courses is given below:


For UG Integrated Courses

  • Age Criteria: There is no upper age limit to apply for CLAT 2021.
  • Qualification Eligibility: The candidate will be considered eligible for CLAT if he/she has passed the 12th examination with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates appearing the 12th examination in March/April will also be eligible for CLAT 2021. Such candidates have to produce the proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.

For PG Courses

  • Qualifying Examination: The prescribed qualification for LL.M. is LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exam.
  • Minimum Marks: Minimum percentage of marks in qualifying examination should be 55% for unreserved /OBC/Specially Abled Persons (SAP). In case of SC/ST, the minimum marks would be 50%.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in April/May 2020 may also apply.
  • Age Limit: No prescribed maximum age limit for PG courses.

CLAT Admit Card 2021

  • Only successful registered candidates will be eligible for downloading the admit card.
  • Admit card will be available on the website on 14th July 2021
  • Candidates don’t wait for the admit card via post or e-mail; it will be issued online only.
  • Along with the admit card, candidates must carry one identity proof to the examination centre.

CLAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Get details about the CLAT 2021 exam pattern, such as the number of questions asked, areas where the questions will be asked, exam duration, etc. The paper pattern for CLAT UG and PG courses is given below:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English including Comprehension40 Questions40 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs50 Questions50 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)20 Questions20 Marks
Legal Aptitude50 Questions50 Marks
Logical Reasoning40 Questions40 Marks
Total200 Questions200 Marks

For UG Courses:

  • Courses: The online examination of CLAT was held for integrated UG law courses.
  • Mode of Examination: Exam will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test).
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions of maximum 200 marks will be asked from each subject areas.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of CLAT exam will be 2 hours.
  • Question Paper Medium: The language of question paper will be English only.
  • Marking Scheme: Each right answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  • Negative Marking: There is a system of negative marking. 0.25 mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer.
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Constitutional Law50 Questions50 Marks
Jurisprudence50 Questions50 Marks
Other law subjects50 Questions50 Marks
Total150 Questions150 Marks

For PG Courses:

  • Courses: The online examination of CLAT will be held for post-graduate law courses (i.e. LL.M.).
  • Mode of Examination: Exam will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test).
  • Type of Questions: Only multiple-choice questions of maximum 150 marks will be asked from each subject areas.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of CLAT exam will be 2 hours.
  • Question Paper Medium: The language of question paper will be English only.
  • Marking Scheme: Each right answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  • Negative Marking: There is a system of negative marking. 0.25 mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer.

CLAT 2021 Syllabus

UG course will cover subjects areas like English including Comprehension, General Knowledge, Mathematics (taught up to 10th class), Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning. The syllabus for PG courses includes Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and other law subjects such as Contract, Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Environment Law and Human Rights.

How to Prepare for CLAT

Due to the increase in the number of applicants, the level of competition for the CLAT exam has also increased.

  • Make your own strategic plan, prepare your time-table and start preparation according to that.
  • As question paper for UG course will contain General Knowledge questions, therefore, students are advised to make notes of national & international current affairs.
  • Keep yourself abreast with the latest happenings.
  • Go through the previous year’s question papers to know exam pattern and type of questions asked.
  • Prepare all the sections keeping in mind the time constraints.
  • Practicing the mock test is one of the best ways through which you come to know about the difficulty level of question paper. It also helps you to know your lacking areas.
  • CLAT has the system of negative marking so don’t make the guesses, choose only the right one.
  • Most importantly, take care of your health and remain stress-free.

CLAT Question Papers

Candidates can download the previous years’ question papers of CLAT through the CLAT website by paying Rs. 4000/-. The payment can be made in online mode only. The hard copy of the questions papers will not be provided by the CLAT office.

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