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CLAT 2021 final answer key has been released by the Consortium of National Law Universities on 27th July 2021. Download the answer key here . 

CLAT 2021 Answer Key: The CLAT 2021 final answer key has been released on 27th July 2021 at the official website of the Consortium of NLUs. Candidates can check CLAT final answer key now and the result is expected to be declared on 28th July 2021. CLAT provisional answer key was released by the exam conducting authority on 23rd July 2021 at around 9pm.

Candidates should note that the CLAT answer key is released in two phases. The first phase is provisional and the second is Final. By getting access to the answer key of CLAT 2021, candidates would be able to get a fair idea of the number of correct answers marked in the national-level law entrance examination followed by the scores to be got in the examination.

Candidates can cross-check their scores from the provisional CLAT 2021 answer key and raise objections to the same if any. After receiving all the objections and rectifying the same, the Consortium of NLUs will release the final CLAT 2021 Answer Key.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key

The final CLAT 2021 answer key has been released by the conducting Consortium of National Law Universities on 27th July 2021. It consists of the serial-wise answers to the questions asked in the CLAT exam.

Earlier, CLAT provisional answer was released to help aspirants in calculating their tentative score in the exam. Basis draft/provisional answer key for CLAT exam, candidates can raise objections against any question or answer in the national-level law entrance exam and send these objections to the CLAT authorities so that necessary rectifications can be made before CLAT 2021 result is announced.

Steps to download CLAT Answer Key

Step 1: Visit the official website consortiumofnlus.ac.in

Step 2: Click on the 'CLAT answer key' link

Step 3: A PDF will appear on the screen, check the answer key, and download it

CLAT Answer Key - Download Here

After downloading the CLAT answer key, candidates can raise objections as well:-   

1. Log in to your CLAT account

2. Select the type of objection that you want to raise

3. Mention the objection details and Submit them on the website 

4. Make a payment of Rs 1000/- per objection raised in the exam

CLAT 2021 Final Answer Key

The conducting body evaluates the objections raised against the CLAT 2021 provisional answer key and releases the final answer key accordingly, CLAT 2021 Final Answer Key holds great importance for the candidates who have appeared in CLAT 2021 exam. Candidates get a fair idea of the marks to be scored in the Law examination by calculating the number of correct answers marked. With the CLAT 2021 final answer key, test takers can analyze their performance by counting the number of questions marked incorrectly. Candidates can download the final CLAT 2021 final answer key from the official website. By going through CLAT 2021 final answer key, students can calculate their expected CLAT score also. Aspirants can view CLAT cut-off trends and develop an idea regarding the NLU in which they can find admission on the basis of their score in the national level law entrance exam.

How to use CLAT Answer Key to calculate Score?

With the help of the CLAT answer key and marking scheme, candidates can calculate their expected scores. As we know, the question paper of CLAT 2021 will be 150 marks for both undergraduate courses and post-graduate courses. There is a negative marking for objective-type questions. 0.25 marks are deducted for incorrect answers. Check below for the marking scheme:

CLAT 2021 – Marking Scheme

For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded + 1 Marks while 0.25 marks would be deducted from each wrong answer.  An unattempted question will fetch 0 marks that mean neither any marks would be deducted nor any marks would be added.

Marks Calculation Process using CLAT 2021 Answer Key

CLAT Scores = Total numbers of Correct options*1 - Total number of incorrect responses*0.25

For example – If a student attempts 140 questions and correctly attempts 110 questions out of 150, then his/her marks would be calculated in this way.

  • Question attempted: 150
  • Correct Questions: 120
  • Questions Left: 10
  • Wrong questions: 30

That means his total marks would be: 120-(30*.25)+0 = 120-7.5 = 112.5 Marks

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