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Some of them said 1 year is enough to get through and ace the competition, it is only applicable who thought late and delayed their preparation, but we suggest if you have time then why not prepare yourself more deeply to boost your confident. The strategy along with the study schedule should be prepared and adhered to strictly. The Online Registration for CLAT 2024 will begin from soon. There are total of 25 National Law Universities in India, of which 24 NLUs take intake of their batches through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), and the sole exception that conducts its separate entrance exam is NLU, Delhi.

Know all about CLAT 2024! The official notification of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2024 will be out on 3rd December 2023. The notification of the CLAT 2023 exam will be available on the official website. We have shared the details of CLAT 2024 Important exam dates, eligibility criteria for different NLUs as well as the official dates of CLAT Notification in this post. So, read the complete post now to know the complete details of CLAT 2024!

Candidates must go through the following table regarding tentative CLAT Exam Dates for the 2024 session:

CLAT 2024 Important Dates

Note the tentative timeline for CLAT 2024 Exam to ensure a better preparation plan.



Tentative Dates (2022)

Release of CLAT Notification 2024

23 May 2023

CLAT 2024 Online registration starts

to be announced

Last date to apply for CLAT 2024

to be announced

Last date for online fee payment

to be announced

CLAT Admit card 2024 availability

to be announced

CLAT 2024 Exam Date

3 Dec, 2023

CLAT 2022 Answer key publish

to be announced

Result declaration

to be announced

Counselling session

to be announced


CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

Check the CLAT 2024 Qualification & Eligibility for the CLAT UG - Programmes


CLAT Educational Qualification 2024

Candidates must qualify 12thexamination with any recognized board or university to be eligible.

  • Percentage: General/ OBC category candidates must score 45% marks in the qualifying exam & 40% marks for SC/ ST category candidates to be eligible.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be also eligible for the examination. In this case, candidates will also have to prove evidence of their passing the qualifying examination.

CLAT Age Limit 2024

  • As per revised rules, there is no upper age limit for CLAT 2024.

All about CLAT UG


CLAT Exam Pattern 2024

The UG-CLAT 2022 shall be a 2-hour test, with 150 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. There must be conceptual clarity in the applicants regarding the questions asked in the paper and complete CLAT Exam Pattern.


CLAT 2024: Pattern for Undergraduate Course



No. of Questions

English Language

28-32 questions,

Current Affairs, Including General Knowledge

35-39 questions

Legal Reasoning

35-39 questions

Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions

Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions


The changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2024 include reducing the number of questions to 150 from 200 as asked earlier. Also, the question paper will now include comprehension-based questions from English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Techniques sections.

The clarity will come from a thorough reading of the basics of law besides the aptitude section i.e. reasoning along with quantitative and legal aptitude. The CLAT UG 2024 will check the aptitude along with the reasoning and comprehension skills of the applicants. The question paper will not test the prior knowledge of law rather will focus on the analytical/logical skills required for legal education.

Download CLAT Question Papers for better clarity on the exam pattern and practice.

CLAT Syllabus 2024

Check the detailed CLAT Syllabus and all the sections to be covered for comprehensive preparation.


1. English Language

  • In this section, passages of about 450 words will be given to test the comprehension skills of the applicant. The difficulty level of passage will pertain to the general understanding of a class 12th student. The passage can be derived from non-fiction and fiction. The average reading time for a passage pertains to 7-8 minutes.

The given passage will test the ability of the applicants regarding:

  • Language skills Comprehension
  • Drawing an inference from the given passage
  • Identifying the core issues on which the passage is based.


2. Current Affairs/General Knowledge

  • This section will also contain a passage of around 450 words.
  • It will be containing information from news and non-fiction not particularly based on the legal domain as prior knowledge of the law is not tested in CLAT.

The question that will follow the passage will test the applicant on the knowledge of:

  • Indian Polity & Government
  • Science & Technology
  • Modern History (1600-1947)
  • Art and Culture (India)
  • Contemporary International Relations/Affairs
  • Current Legal Affairs of national and international importance


3. Quantitative Techniques

  • This section deals with analysing the basic arithmetic of the applicants by assigning 5-6 passages to interpret the data given thereto with a total of 15 - 17 questions.
  • Graphical representation or passage follows a set of questions derived from that data to test the analytical ability of the applicant. Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Profit & Loss along with time & work determine the maximum chunk of questions in this section.
  • The questions will be of elementary that is up to the level of 10th standard, there is no need to further dive into the secondary stage of mathematics that is there in the syllabus of class XI & XII.


4. Logical Reasoning

  • This section deals with analysing the basics of critical aspects of the applicants by assigning 9-10 passages with a total of around 29-30 questions.
  • This section requires lots of practice and applicants need to get themselves acquainted with the questions that are asked to solve them in less time.

Analytical Reasoning

  • Puzzles, Circular Arrangements, Syllogism, and Inequality determine the maximum chunk of questions in this section.
  • Only through guidance and practice, one can master the art of solving logical reasoning questions as it is set on a definite pattern.


5. Legal Reasoning

  • It is the core of the question paper. One needs to excel in reading and comprehension to attempt the paper holistically.
  • The knowledge regarding fundamental legal principles enshrined in the constitution can vastly enhance the chance of an applicant in securing good marks in the CLAT.
  • Legal awareness of an applicant helps him/her in understanding the background of the questions as CLAT now focuses more on comprehension and drawing relevancy along with inferences from given passage/circumstance.

This section tests the legal awareness of applicants in the Legal Aptitude section which is divided into three parts namely Legal Facts, Legal G.K, and Legal Reasoning. Additionally, the whole section of the Legal Aptitude section acts as a tie-breaker in deciding the rank if the score of applicants matches. This section should be on priority for the applicants to secure a good institute.

Tips for CLAT 2024 Preparation

  • Revision is one of the most important aspects of any competitive exam preparation to retain the concepts that have been read by the applicant. Practice CLAT Test Series to ensure a better understanding of all the sections.
  • Early identification of problematic areas with the help of experts is required to divide the concentration and time as per the relatively weaker part of the applicant.
  • Regular practice of the CLAT Test Series will ensure regular revision & practice.
  • A good pear group enhances both the competitive environment along with making it easy for the applicant to assess his/her performance. CLATATHON community comes very handily in this situation as it is the largest community-based e-learning platform in India.
  • Candidates preparing for CLAT 2024 can also seek guidance from CLATATHON experts via CLAT Online Classes.
  • The importance of asking questions must not be neglected and the effort an applicant puts in asking a relevant question derives good suggestions from his/her peers along with the mentors.


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