The CLAT 2021 application deadline is at midnight today, 15 June 2021. Therefore, CLAT 2021 candidates must register and submit their applications by the end of the day. Applicants can access the registration form through the CLAT official website (consortiumofnlus.ac.in). After the application window closes, candidates won’t be able to register for the exam.
The CLAT 2021 examination will be held on 23 July 2021, from 2 PM to 4 PM. The board will conduct the exam through an offline, paper and pen-based exam mode. The consortium will provide a window after the application deadline for candidates to change their preferred test center. The PG-CLAT will no longer feature an essay/descriptive section. Additionally, the PG-level CLAT 2021 will feature 120 objective questions in total. Meanwhile, the UG CLAT has no changes in format. The UG-level CLAT 2021 will consist of 150 objective-type questions.
The board will follow the prescribed safety measures regarding the CLAT exam in light of the COVID-19 resurgence in India. These safety protocols will be published shortly on the official website. The consortium has also advised candidates to receive a full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccination.
Steps to Apply for CLAT 2021
The CLAT 2021 application requires applicants to create an account in the official CLAT admission portal. This portal is maintained by the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs). Hence, candidates can follow the given steps below to apply for the CLAT 2021 examination.
- Go to the application portal website.
- Register for an account by filling in details such as mobile number, password, and full name
- Once registered, log in to the portal and open the application form provided.
- Enter the required personal information.
- Upload a recent signature and passport-sized photograph.
- Fill out the education and communication details.
- Provide your category reservation status.
- Select preferred test centers and NLUs
- Save the application form.
- Pay the application fee. Candidates can accomplish this via credit card, debit card, or net banking.
- Print out the registration form for further reference.
In 2021, 22 national law universities will actively participate in the CLAT examination. Additionally, over 50 other law colleges will use the CLAT scores for admissions. The Consortium of NLUs oversees the CLAT exams. The UG-CLAT 2021 is an entrance examination for admissions into LLM and five-year integrated LLB courses.