CLAT 2020 Important Dates – Know Exam Date, Application Deadline, Admit Card Date here

CLAT 2020 Important Dates have been announced by the Executive Committee of the consortium of NLUs. Know CLAT important dates including exam date, application deadline, admit card dates and CLAT result date here.

Aug 11, 2020 09:32 IST
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CLAT 2020 Important Dates
CLAT 2020 Important Dates

The Executive Committee of the consortium of NLUs has announced the CLAT 2020 important dates. The important dates of CLAT 2020 list the events related to the exam such as start and closing of applications, test date, result release date, etc. Aspirants are advised to keep track of CLAT 2020 important dates so that do  not miss out on any crucial events. 

CLAT 2020 - Important Dates

CLAT 2020 aspirants can refer to the table given below with reference to the important dates for the CLAT exam.



Online registration begins for CLAT 2020

January 1, 2020

Last date to fill in the application form of CLAT 2020

July 31, 2020

CLAT 2020 Admit Card

Last week of August 2020

CLAT 2020 exam date

September 7, 2020

CLAT 2020 Provisional Answer Key

To be notified

Window to file objections to CLAT 2020 answer key

To be notified

CLAT 2020 Final Answer Key

To be notified

CLAT 2020 Result

To be notified

CLAT 2020 – Application Process Begins

The application process began from 1st January 2020. The candidates were able to apply for the exam till 31st July 2020. It is advisable to apply for the exam at the earliest to avoid the last minute rush. Moreover, if you apply early you will more relaxed and be focused solely on your preparation for the exam. Aspirants can access the application forms through the official website of the CLAT 2020.

CLAT 2020 – Admit Card Release Date

The candidates will be able to access their admit cards on successful registration. Before that, candidates have to make sure that they fill the right details in the application form. On release of the CLAT admit card 2020, candidates will be required to download the same and take 2 - 3 printouts. CLAT 2020 admit card will have to be carried by the candidates to the exam centre on the exam day.  

CLAT 2020 Exam Date

The CLAT 2020 exam has been revised by the conducting authority and will now be conducted on 7th September 2020 for UG as well as OG programmes. The exam will be conducted at various test centres across the country. CLAT is held for admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate programme in the field of law. CLAT 2020 exam is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities on a rotational basis. The CLAT score card is accepted by various private & public law colleges in India.

CLAT 2020 – Release of Answer Key

The provisional answer key of CLAT 2020 will be released on soon after the exam is conducted post which candidates will be able to raise objections, if any. The authorities will release the final answer key of CLAT 2020 on after verifying the objections raised. Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to download the CLAT 2020 Answer key:

  • Visit the official CLAT 2020 website
  • Click on the link 'CLAT Answer Key 2020'
  • Enter the login credentials (Your CLAT Registration Number and Date of Birth)
  • Then, click on the ‘CLAT Answer Key’ tab
  • CLAT 2020 Answer key will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and save a copy for future references

CLAT 2020 Result Date

CLAT results are prepared by NLU authorities. Result for CLAT exam is compiled on the basis of an aspirant’s score in the law entrance exam. CLAT merit lists include state merit list and India merit lists. All these merit lists are prepared separately for aspirants belonging to different categories, like, Unreserved/SC/ST/OBC/Women/SAP for CLAT 2020 exam. The date of result for the CLAT 2020 exam is expected to be announced by the authorities soon.

How to check CLAT 2020 Result

  • Visit CLAT 2020 official website.
  • Click on the "CLAT 2020 Result" tab
  • Enter registered email ID and date of birth.
  • Click on 'Login' button.
  • Go the “Score Card” tab in the registered account and click on it.
  • Check CLAT rank, score and qualifying status.
  • Download CLAT 2020 scorecard and result sheet.

CLAT 2020 Counseling Process Dates

After CLAT results are declared, aspirants who meet cutoffs for CLAT exam need to take part in the centralized counseling process that is conducted by CLAT exams authorities. The CLAT 2020 counselling process is expected to commence around the first week of June 2020.

Candidates are allotted seats for CLAT admissions on ‘merit-cum-preference’ basis. This means, that admission in law colleges is done basis their CLAT score and also by going through the preference order of colleges (accepting CLAT scores for admission) as mentioned by the candidate in his/her CLAT 2020 application form. When candidates take part in CLAT counseling process they need to ensure that they are carrying all the important documents as mentioned in the CLAT 2020 information brochure.

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