Attention Aspirants, the CLAT Authority has recently going to conduct written test on 10 May 2020 for admission in its 17 National Law Colleges spread all across the country (CLAT Colleges in India). Throughout the article, we will discuss the CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2020. Get updated information on Age, Nationality, Reservation and Educational Qualification before filling up the form of CLAT 2020.
Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information related to the very prestigious examination. One needs to read the eligibility criteria for the Common Law Admission Test 2020 to get detailed about the selection procedure.
Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to 2020 CLAT UG Admission Notification.
|Major Notification||Eligibility Criteria||Exam Pattern|
|Syllabus||Books||Previous Year Paper|
|Sample Paper||Admit Card||Test Series|
About CLAT 2020 Exam
The Common Law Admission Test is also known as CLAT. The exam is conducted as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in India. The authority will conduct Common Law Admission Test 2020 to provide a list of candidates on the basis of ‘merit-cum- preference’ to each University for admission to their Under-Graduate (UG)/Post-Graduate (PG) programmes, according to eligibility, reservation, and other criteria. Before we go deep with the information, let us first have a look at the Major Features of the Common Law Admission Test 2020 Admission notification.
|Conducting Body||National Law University Odisha, Cuttack|
|Name of the Exam||Common Admission Test (UG) 2020|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
|Online Application Starts From||1st January 2020|
|Frequency||Once in a Year|
Exam Dates (Announced)
|Applications Open||01 Jan 2020|
|Application Deadline||31 Mar 2020|
|Admit Card||Last week of April 2020|
|CLAT 2020 Examination||10 May 2020|
|Uploading of Answer Keys||11 May 2020|
|Inviting Objections||12 May 2020|
|Last date for Objections||15 May 2020|
|Notification of Final Answer Key||18 May 2020|
|Declaration of Final Results||24 May 2020|
Here are the updated CLAT eligibility criteria 2020 for 2020 entrance exam.
Under Graduate (UG)
- An aspirant will be considered eligible for CLAT if he/she has passed the 12th examination with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates).
- Aspirant appearing the 12th examination in March/April will also be eligible for CLAT 2020. Such candidates have to produce the proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
No upper age limit for UG Programme in CLAT 2020.
- The prescribed qualification for LL.M. is LL.B./Five-Year Integrated LL.B. (Hons.)/ any other equivalent exam.
- 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%.
- Aspirant appearing in the qualifying exam in April/May 2020 may also apply.
No prescribed maximum age limit for PG courses.
- Citizen of India, or
- A subject of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
- Candidate’s seeking reservation as SC/ST/OBC shall have to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma ONLY, meant for appointment to posts under the Government of India from the designated authority indicating clearly the candidate’s case, the Act/Order under which the caste is recognised as SC/ST/OBC and the Village/Town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of.
- They must also ensure that the name of their caste/community and its spelling in their caste/community certificate should be exactly as mentioned in the lists notified by the central government from time to time (for OBC category list of castes recognized by the Govt. of India as OBC castes in the central list is available on the site http://www.ncbc.nic.in, for ST category the list caste for each state is available on the site www.ncst.nic.in and for SC category the list of castes for each state is available on the site http://www.socialjustice.nic.in).
- Further, the OBC certificate should also clearly indicate that the candidate does not belong to the creamy layer as defined by the Government of India for applying to posts and services under the Central Government.
- The OBC claim of a candidate will be determined in relation to the State (or part of the State) to which his/her father originally belongs. A candidate who has migrated from one State (or part of the State) to another should, therefore, produce an OBC certificate which should have been issued to him/her based on his/her father’s OBC certificate from the State to which he (father) originally belongs.
- No change in the community status already indicated in the online application by a candidate for this examination will be allowed.
- Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of document verification.
Reservation of seats
The categories considered for the reservation of seats are as follows:
- Scheduled Caste (SC)
- Scheduled Tribe (ST)
- Other Backward Classes (OBC)
- Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD)
- State Quota for the candidates in which NLU is located
- NRI/Foreign National candidates
- Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States
- Kashmiri Migrants
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