FAQ for CLAT Exam by Career Launcher
Are you preparing for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam? If so, you are probably overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information available and the pressure of studying for the exam. To make your preparation easier, Career Launcher Coaching Institute has compiled some FAQs to help you understand the CLAT exam better and what to expect when taking it.
What is the CLAT exam?
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an entrance exam conducted by a consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law courses. It is conducted annually, usually in the month of May.
What law programs are offered after clearing CLAT?
After clearing the CLAT, several programs are offered. These include the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for three years, the five-year integrated Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB), the Master of Laws (LLM) for two years, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) for three years.
Where can I get admission after clearing CLAT 2023?
Clearing CLAT 2023 opens the door to opportunities in various law schools across India. Students can explore both government and private law colleges depending on their preferences and eligibility criteria. Some of the most popular law colleges, such as the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru, the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) in Hyderabad, the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) in Kolkata, and the National Law University (NLU) in Delhi, offer admissions to students who have cleared CLAT. Additionally, many top private law colleges such as the Symbiosis Law School, ILS Law College, and the Jindal Global Law School also offer admissions to CLAT qualifiers. Students can apply for these colleges directly or through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) website.
How many seats are available in national law universities participating in CLAT 2023?
There are 22 NLUs participating in the examination that offers over 3,000 CLAT seats in undergraduate law programs and around 1200 seats in LLM programs.
Who will conduct CLAT 2023?
CLAT 2023, i.e. Common Law Entrance Test is conducted by the Consortium of NLUs on behalf of the National Law Universities.
CLAT faqs related to eligibility criteria
Who can apply for CLAT UG 2023?
Any Indian citizen who has passed class 12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board in India or abroad is eligible to apply for CLAT UG 2023. Candidates who have passed their 12th exam in 2021 or in 2022 or those who are appearing in their 12th exam in 2022 can apply for CLAT UG 2023. There is no upper age limit for applying for CLAT UG 2023.
Are NRI candidates eligible for CLAT 2023?
Yes, NRI candidates are eligible for CLAT 2023. The National Law University (NLU) has released the official notification for CLAT 2023.
Will clearing CLAT 2023 guarantee me admission to any National Law University of India?
No, clearing CLAT 2023 does not guarantee admission to any National Law University of India. Every year, thousands of students appear for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), and only a few of them are able to secure admission to the top-ranked law schools in the country. To secure admission to a National Law University (NLU), a student must meet the eligibility criteria and score well in the entrance exam. Additionally, NLUs may also consider a candidate's performance in other selection processes such as group discussions, personal interviews, and written tests. Therefore, it is important for a student to prepare well for CLAT and perform well in other selection processes in order to secure admission to an NLU.
We hope this FAQ list has cleared your doubts about the CLAT Exam. All the best for your exam!