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Team Careers360 | December 4, 2023 | 10:03 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has released the revised CLAT 2024 answer key today, December 04, 2023 on its official website, consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The objections raising window against the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key is open from December 4 at 7 PM till December 5 upto 7 PM. The CLAT 2024 final answer key would be published on December 9. The Consortium has also published other key dates for CLAT 2024. The CLAT result will be announced on December 10. The registration window for CLAT counselling will be open from December 12 till December 22.

Responding to Careers360, the consortium had earlier said that CLAT 2024 answer key was removed due to some error in the answers and revised provisional answer key would be published later on the same day.

CLAT 2024 Key Dates

ParticularsDetails

Last date to download CLAT admit card 2024

December 3,2023 (1:30 PM)

CLAT 2024 exam date

December 3, 2023 (2 PM to 4 PM)

Release of provisional CLAT answer key

December 4, 2023

Objection window for CLAT 2024 answer key

December 4, 2023 (7 PM)

Last date to file objections against CLAT answer key

December 5, 2023 (7 PM)

CLAT 2024 final answer key

December 9, 2023

CLAT 2024 result

December 10, 2023

CLAT 2024 counselling registration window

December 12, 2023 to December 22, 2023


CLAT 2024 was held on December 3, from 2 pm to 4 pm, in offline mode. The exam was conducted in 139 exam centres across the country as per the Consortium of NLUs. As per the feedback received from students who appeared for CLAT 2024, the exam was easy to moderate this year. According to Harsh Gagrani, co-founder LegalEdge, a good score in CLAT should be around 105+. The CLAT cut-offs too are expected on the higher side. A good score for the top 3 NLUs will be 90+ according to the expert.

CLAT Marking Scheme

Candidates should calculate their probable scores in CLAT 2024 as per the CLAT marking scheme. Given below is the marking scheme in CLAT.

CLAT 2024 Marking Scheme

ParticularsDetails

Marks per question

1 mark

Wrong answer

-0.25 negative marks

Unattempted answer

0 marks

Double marked answers

-0.25 negative marks

Also Read | CLAT 2024 Official Question Paper

How to download CLAT 2024 Answer Key

Candidates can download the CLAT answer key 2024 by following the below-given steps:

  • Visit the official CLAT 2024 website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • Click on "CLAT 2024" link.
  • Click on the CLAT 2024 answer key download link on the notification section.
  • The answer key of CLAT 2024 will appear on the screen.

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The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) has released the revised CLAT 2024 answer key today, December 04, 2023 on its official website. It has also released key dates for CLAT 2024 including the CLAT result date and counselling registration timeline. Check out all the live updates and latest news related to the CLAT 2024 entrance exam, exam analysis, answer key and more here.

December 4, 2023 | 10:03 PM IST

Refund for valid objections against CLAT answer key

It must be noted that the Consortium will refund the amount for valid objections against the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key in the same account from which the money was paid. It will not refund the money into any other account.

December 4, 2023 | 09:36 PM IST

Process to raise objections against CLAT 2024 answer key

  • Visit the official website of the consortium - consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • Next login and select the ‘Submit Objection’ button.
  • Next, candidates must select the Question Booklet set, and Type of Objection’, i.e., ‘About the Answer Key’ or ‘About the Question’, as required
  • Select the desired question number, enter the objection details before clicking on ‘Submit Objection’.
  • After submitting objections, complete the online payment.

December 4, 2023 | 09:11 PM IST

Can objections against CLAT 2024 provisional answer key be submitted through email?

The objections against CLAT 2024 provisional answer key will only be accepted through the official portal for the same. Candidates cannot raise objections through email or any other means.

December 4, 2023 | 08:44 PM IST

CLAT 2024 counselling registration window

CLAT 2024 counselling registration window will be open from December 12 till December 22.

December 4, 2023 | 08:30 PM IST

Fees to raise objections against CLAT 2024 answer key

Candidates must pay a fee of  Rs. 1,000 per objection against the clat provisional answer key. If the objection is deemed valid, the candidate will get a full refund. The objections must be raised through the official portal and payment must also be made online.

December 4, 2023 | 08:11 PM IST

CLAT 2024 result date

The Consortium of NLUs has notified that the CLAT 2024 result will be announced on December 10, 2023.

December 4, 2023 | 07:57 PM IST

Consortium of NLUs has released CLAT 2024 Key Dates

December 4, 2023 | 07:37 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Final Answer Key Date

The Consortium of NLUs will publish the CLAT 2024 final answer key on December 9, 2023 on its official website.

December 4, 2023 | 07:32 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Answer Key Revised Objection Raising Window

The Consortium of NLUs has opened a new objection raising window against the revised CLAT 2024 provisional answer key with a new time schedule. The objections can be now submitted from December 4, at 7 PM till December 5, upto 7 PM.

December 4, 2023 | 07:28 PM IST

CLAT 2024 revised answer key published

The Consortium of NLUs has published the revised CLAT 2024 provisional answer key on its official website consortiumofnlus.ac.in on December 4, 2023.

December 4, 2023 | 06:30 PM IST

Why was the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key removed?

The provisional answer key of CLAT 2024 was removed from the official website of the Consortium of NLUs citing discrepancies in the key. The Consortium will review the answer key and publish an updated CLAT answer key soon.

December 4, 2023 | 06:14 PM IST

What after CLAT provisional answer key release?

The Consortium of NLUs will review all the objections raised against the CLAT revised answer key 2024. After considering the objections, the CNLU will release the final answer key of CLAT. The CLAT 2024 result will be declared shortly after the final answer key is out.

December 4, 2023 | 05:41 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Result Date

The CLAT 2024 result is expected to be declared in the second week of December 2023. Going by the previous years trends, the CLAT result 2024 is declared usually few days after the exam is concluded.

December 4, 2023 | 05:03 PM IST

Is the revised answer key of CLAT 2024 published?

No, the CLAT 2024 revised answer key has not been released yet. However, the consortium had confirmed that the CLAT answer key with corrections will be published today.

December 4, 2023 | 04:28 PM IST

Expected cut off of NLSIU Bengaluru

NLSIU Bengaluru is the top-ranked law college in India according to NIRF rankings 2023. This college has the highest CLAT cut off every year. This year, the CLAT cut off for  NLSIU Bengaluru is expected to revolve around 100.

December 4, 2023 | 04:05 PM IST

Expected cut off of CLAT 2024

This year the CLAT exam was relatively easier compared to previous year exams. This means that the CLAT 2024 cut off will be higher this year. Experts have suggested that the cut off of CLAT 2024 will go above 90 marks for top NLUs.

December 4, 2023 | 03:50 PM IST

When will CLAT 2024 merit list be published?

The CLAT merit list will be published at the time of CLAT counselling in online mode. It will be published for each round of counselling and seat allotment

December 4, 2023 | 03:34 PM IST

Where will the CLAT 2024 revised answer key be released?

The CLAT revised answer key 2024 will be released at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The answer key will be made available for download through the notification section of the CLAT 2024 website.

December 4, 2023 | 03:18 PM IST

Will the CLAT answer key objection window be extended?

There has not been any official confirmation regarding the extension of the window to raise objections. However, given the delay in publishing the revised answer key, there are some chances that the window to raise objections against the provisional answer key will be extended.

December 4, 2023 | 03:01 PM IST

When will the CLAT revised answer key 2024 be released?

The revised answer key of CLAT 2024 will be published today itself according to the Consortium. The discrepancies in the CLAT answer key are expected to be rectified shortly.

December 4, 2023 | 02:47 PM IST

Why has the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key link removed?

The Consortium of NLUs has released the link of the CLAT provisional answer key from its official website. Careers360 got in touch with the Consortium where it was notified that the CLAT answer key has been removed as there were some errors in the same. The revised answer key of CLAT 2024 will be released today itself.

December 4, 2023 | 02:24 PM IST

CLAT 2024 answer key removed from Consortium's website

The Consortium of NLUs has removed the CLAT 2024 answer key link from its official website. The notification had all 4 sets of CLAT UG and PG question papers and answer keys. Details are awaited regarding the sudden removal of answer key from the website.

December 4, 2023 | 02:11 PM IST

What is a good score in CLAT 2024?

With a revised pattern and easier question paper, a good score in CLAT 2024 would be 90+. 

December 4, 2023 | 01:52 PM IST

Affiliate colleges accepting CLAT 2024 scores

Some of the affiliate colleges accepting CLAT 2024 scores include BITS Law School, Alliance University, BML Munjal University, KPMSOL, ICFAI University, NIRMA University and UPES Dehradun. 

December 4, 2023 | 01:21 PM IST

LLM fees at NLUs

The LLM fees at NLUs is in the range of Rs. 1 Lakh to Rs. 4 Lakh p.a. There is not much difference between the UG and PG fees among top NLUs. However, in some NLUs lower down the ranking order the LLM fees p.a. is much lower than the 5-year LLB fees. These include NLUO Cuttack, MNLU Aurangabad, MNLU Nagpur, among others.

December 4, 2023 | 12:44 PM IST

5-year LLB courses at NLUs

The five-year LLB courses at the participating NLUs include BA LLB (Hons), B.Com LLB (Hons), BBA LLB (Hons), BSc LLB (Hons), BSW LLB (Hons). While BA LLB and BBA LLB are the most common courses across the NLUs. Some NLUs such as GNLU Gandhinagar offer B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB and BSW LLB

December 4, 2023 | 12:14 PM IST

5-year LLB Fees in NLUs

The NLU 5-year LLB fees range between Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 4 Lakh p.a. The fees include certain one time components such as admission fee and caution deposit. There are also certain recurring items such as tuition fee, mess fee, and more.

December 4, 2023 | 11:47 AM IST

Is CLAT counselling online or offline?

CLAT 2024 counselling will be conducted through an online centralised process. After obtaining allotment candidates have to report to the concerned NLU.

December 4, 2023 | 11:17 AM IST

When will CLAT counselling 2024 begin?

The CLAT counselling 2024 is expected to begin in the second week of December after declaration of the CLAT result.

December 4, 2023 | 10:43 AM IST

CLAT 2024 analysis - Section wise difficulty level

Analysis by Harsh Gangrani, Co-founder, LegalEdge suggests that english, GK and legal reasoning sections were easy. On the other hand, the questions in the logical reasoning and quantitative techniques sections ranged from easy to moderate.

December 4, 2023 | 10:19 AM IST

CLAT Merit List

The Consortium of NLUs will publish a CLAT 2024 invite list after announcing CLAT result. It will contain details of shortlisted candidates for CLAT counselling. 

December 4, 2023 | 10:04 AM IST

CLAT Cut Off 2024

The expected cut off for CLAT 2024 is likely to be high this year as per CLAT 2024 analysis. Experts predict the CLAT cut off would be close to 75% marks, that is, a score of 90+. In earlier years, the cut off percentage was around 66%.

December 4, 2023 | 09:44 AM IST

Fees to raise objections

Candidates must pay a fee of Rs. 1000 per objection. If the objection is sustained, the fees would be refunded. The payment will be refunded to the same account from which it was made.


December 4, 2023 | 09:34 AM IST

How to raise objections against CLAT answer key?

Given below are the steps to raise objections against the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key:

  • Visit the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in and login.
  • Click on ‘Submit Objections’.
  • Select the Question Booklet set, and the ‘Type of Objection’, i.e., ‘About the Answer Key’ or ‘About the Question’
  • Select question number, enter your objection details 
  • Click on ‘Submit Objection’.
  • Once all the objections are submitted, click the ‘Make Payment’ button to make payment

December 4, 2023 | 09:23 AM IST

CLAT Result Date

After release of answer key, now the focus is expected to shift on CLAT 2024 result. The result of CLAT 2024 is expected to be released in the second week of December. 

December 4, 2023 | 09:08 AM IST

Objection raising window opened

The Consortium of NLUs has opened the window to raise objections against the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key at 9 am today. The deadline to raise objections is December 5 until 9 am.

December 4, 2023 | 08:59 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Provisional Answer Key Out

The Consortium of NLUs has published the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key on its official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in.

December 4, 2023 | 08:33 AM IST

Record Number of Candidates for CLAT 2024

As per the notification released by the Consortium of NLUs, 97.03% of the candidates registered for CLAT UG 2024 and 93.92% of the candidates registered for CLAT PG 2024 appeared in the exam

December 4, 2023 | 08:10 AM IST

Good Score in CLAT 2024

As per CLAT 2024 exam analysis, the exam was relatively easy. The CLAT cut off marks are expected to be higher. As per experts a score of 90+ would be a good CLAT score for top NLUs.

December 4, 2023 | 07:53 AM IST

CLAT 2024 answer key objection window

The portal to raise objections against the CLAT 2024 provisional answer key will open at 9 A.M. today. The deadline to raise objections is till 9 A.M. December 05, 2023

December 4, 2023 | 07:39 AM IST

CLAT 2024 marking scheme

As per the CLAT 2024 marking scheme, each question carries one mark. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions. If candidates mark more than one answer for a question, it will be considered as a wrong answer and negative marks would be applied.

December 4, 2023 | 07:26 AM IST

CLAT 2024 answer key releasing soon

The CLAT 2024 provisional answer key is expected to be released soon within the next hour on the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. CLAT 2024 was concluded yesterday.

December 4, 2023 | 12:30 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Answer Key Objection Window to open at 9 am today

The Consortium of NLUs has released an official notification stating that the CLAT answer key will be released on November 4, 2024. The online window to raise objections against the provisional answer key of CLAT 2024 will open at 9 am today. Candidates can file objections till December 5 (9 am).

December 4, 2023 | 12:02 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Answer Key Awaited

The CLAT answer key 2024 was expected to be released on the day of the exam, however, it has not been released yet. The Consortium of NLUs is likely to release a notification about the answer key soon.

December 3, 2023 | 11:25 PM IST

CLAT 2024 website too slow

The CLAT website is too slow at this moment, indicating that answer keys may be uploaded anytime now. 

December 3, 2023 | 11:11 PM IST

CLAT answer key released?

The answer key of CLAT 2024 is going to be published shortly. The official website is not working as of now.

December 3, 2023 | 09:37 PM IST

CLAT answer key - Objection raising fee

The consortium provides the candidates an opportunity to raise objections against the provisional answer key. The objections filed by the consortium are reviewed by the expert committee and subsequently, changes are made. However, each objection raised against the provisional answer key costs Rs. 1000 to candidates. 

December 3, 2023 | 09:08 PM IST

CLAT 2024 answer key - Marking scheme

Since the negative marking plays a key role in CLAT 2024. Candidates should be aware of the marking scheme followed in CLAT 2024. As per the pattern, each question carries one mark whereas, each incorrect answer invites a penalty of -0.25 marks.

December 3, 2023 | 08:42 PM IST

What is a good score in CLAT 2024?

Since the exam was easier than last year's CLAT, the cut-offs are expected to go higher this year. A good attempt in CLAT 2024 will be around 105+. Whereas, a good score will be 90+.

December 3, 2023 | 08:14 PM IST

How to download CLAT 2024 answer key?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to access the answer key of CLAT exam.

  • Visit the official website of consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • Click on CLAT 2024
  • Check the notification section for CLAT answer key
  • Click on provisional answer key and master question paper link 
  • Download and save the PDFs for your reference

December 3, 2023 | 08:08 PM IST

CLAT 2024 answer key release date

The consortium will publish the provisional answer key of CLAT 2024 today, December 03, It will also open a window for objection submission. Meanwhile, candidates can use the Careers360 CLAT answer key to calculate their scores.

December 3, 2023 | 07:20 PM IST

How many candidates appeared in CLAT 2024?

Almost 52,000 candidates are estimated to have appeared for CLAT 2024. A large chunk of this number would have appeared for CLAT UG exam.

December 3, 2023 | 07:05 PM IST

CLAT 2024 English Language Analysis

"The section was easy. The questions were literature-based and to the point and could be solved by elimination. There were no vocab questions", says Harsh Gagrani, co-founder Legal Edge.

December 3, 2023 | 06:47 PM IST

How was CLAT 2024 Legal Reasoning section?

According to expert Harsh Gagrani, co-founder LegalEdge, "The section (Logical Reasoning) was easy with short passages on the Juvenile Justice Act, Void and voidable Marriage, Personal data protection bill etc. One question was case-based and the section mostly had questions on current legal knowledge."


December 3, 2023 | 06:29 PM IST

CLAT Exam Analysis by Expert- Harsh Gagrani

As per CLAT 2024 exam analysis by Harsh Gagrani, Cofounder - LegalEdge by Toprankers, the CLAT 2024 paper was easy to moderate. As per his analysis a score of 105+ is a very good score and a score of 90+ is a good score for top NLUs.

December 3, 2023 | 06:13 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Unofficial Answer Key

Candidates can check out the unofficial CLAT 2024 answer key released by Careers360 by clicking on the given link. This resource can be used to calculate probable scores in CLAT 2024.

December 3, 2023 | 05:49 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Official Question Paper

Candidates can check out the official CLAT 2024 question paper made available by Careers360 by clicking on the given link. 

December 3, 2023 | 05:40 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Paper Analysis- Students Reaction


December 3, 2023 | 05:29 PM IST

Last Year CLAT Cut off

Here is the 5-year LLB cut off for general category in some of the top NLUs last year.

NLU Name

General


Opening Rank

Closing Rank

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

114

NALSAR Hyderabad

25

177

WBNUJS Kolkata

136

260

NLIU Bhopal

186

463

NLU Jodhpur

70

383

GNLU Gandhinagar

147

462

December 3, 2023 | 05:20 PM IST

High Competition Level in CLAT 2024

An initial CLAT 2024 analysis suggests an easy paper. Also, over 1 lakh registrations have been received, as notified by consortium earlier. An easier question paper coupled with high number of candidates will translates to a very strong competition level this time. So, candidates have to perform well to clear the CLAT cut off.

December 3, 2023 | 05:08 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Analysis by Students


December 3, 2023 | 05:01 PM IST

Calculating Probable CLAT 2024 Score

Candidates can calculate their probable CLAT score using the CLAT 2024 answer key which is expected to be out shortly. One must compare their own answers in the candidate OMR sheet with the official answer key and calculate their likely CLAT score as per the CLAT marking scheme. This score is a primary indicator to know one’s chances of making it to the CLAT merit list. 

December 3, 2023 | 04:52 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Result Date

After the conclusion of CLAT 2024, the focus will now shift on CLAT 2024 result date. Going by past trends, the result will tentatively be available in a week from now. But before that, the consortium will also release the CLAT answer key.

December 3, 2023 | 04:44 PM IST

CLAT Expected Cut Off 2024

Going by the student reactions obtained in CLAT 2024, it appears the overall exam was easy. If this remains the case then the expected CLAT cut off 2024 percentage marks are likely to be higher than previous years. 

December 3, 2023 | 04:37 PM IST

Candidate’s copy of CLAT OMR Sheet

It must be noted that candidates will get two copies of the OMR sheet for CLAT 2024. They are allowed to retain the candidate copy of the CLAT OMR sheet after the exam. This would help them to compare their answers with the CLAT 2024 answer key to be released after the exam.

December 3, 2023 | 04:30 PM IST

Student Feedback - Initial Reaction

Another CLAT candidate Shubh felt the exam was easy. But it did not go too well for him due to lack of preparation. The GK section in CLAT 2024 had questions about very recent current affairs.  As per him, legal reasoning and English sections were easy but tricky. Logical reasoning and maths was too tough for him. His NLU preferences included NLSIU Bengaluru, NALSAR Hyderabad, and GNLU Silvassa. 

December 3, 2023 | 04:24 PM IST

Student Feedback - Initial Reaction

Another student, Krishna, found the exam easy. He expects the CLAT cut off to go up to 97 for top NLUs. For him logical reasoning was the toughest section while other sections were relatively easy.

December 3, 2023 | 04:18 PM IST

Documents to be retained after CLAT 2024 exam

Candidates must make sure they take back with them three important documents after the exam. The three documents are their CLAT 2024 admit card, CLAT OMR sheet and the CLAT 2024 question booklet. The admit card must be preserved till the end of the admission process.

December 3, 2023 | 04:13 PM IST

Student Feedback - Initial Reaction

Karthik, who appeared for CLAT 2024 felt the CLAT 2024 was easy, He found Maths to be the most difficult section while legal reasoning was the easiest section for him.

December 3, 2023 | 04:07 PM IST

Initial Student Feedback on CLAT 2024

A preliminary CLAT exam analysis through student feedback suggests that CLAT 2024 was easy to moderate. Some students are expecting higher CLAT cutoffs this time.

December 3, 2023 | 04:03 PM IST

Anxious parents wait outside as candidates will come out soon after end of the CLAT 2024 exam.

December 3, 2023 | 04:00 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Ends

The CLAT 2024 ended at 4 PM. The exam had started at 2 PM in offline mode. Candidates got 2 hours to attempt 120 multiple choice questions. 

December 3, 2023 | 03:53 PM IST

Candidate’s Exit Time

Candidates can only leave the exam hall after the end of CLAT 2024 exam. So no one would be allowed to leave before 4 PM.

December 3, 2023 | 03:47 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Analysis

Careers360 will provide the CLAT 2024 exam analysis after 4 PM today. The analysis will cover the section-wise difficulty, weightage of each section, expected cut off and more.

December 3, 2023 | 03:43 PM IST

CLAT UG and PG Answer Keys

The consortium will release the CLAT UG answer key as well as the CLAT PG answer key separately at the same time. Both are expected to be released a few hours after the exam.

December 3, 2023 | 03:32 PM IST

Abilities Tested through CLAT Syllabus 2024

The syllabus of CLAT 2024 is designed to test a candidate’s suitability for the legal profession. It tests the candidate’s ability to reason logically, their legal aptitude, comprehension ability, and knowledge about current affairs. Proficiency in these skills will decide one’s CLAT marks and position in the CLAT merit list.

December 3, 2023 | 03:18 PM IST

Difficulty level of CLAT question paper

The difficulty level of the CLAT question paper is of 12th grade level. The passages are designed in a way that a class 12 student is able to comprehend them. However, the maths section in CLAT is of a 10th grade level

December 3, 2023 | 02:57 PM IST

NLU Consortium says 1 lakh students have shown interest in CLAT 2024


December 3, 2023 | 02:39 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Pre-Exam Student Reactions


December 3, 2023 | 02:28 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Answer Key Release Time

The Consortium of NLUs will release the provisional answer key of CLAT 2024 soon after the exam. Going by the trend seen in earlier years, the CLAT 2024 answer key is likely to come out by 11 PM today.

December 3, 2023 | 02:15 PM IST

Final Deadline for Entry

The entry to exam hall is closed at 2:15 PM. No candidate will be allowed beyond 15 minutes of commencement of the Common Law Admission Test.

December 3, 2023 | 02:00 PM IST

Commencement of Exam

CLAT 2024 commences at 2 PM. The exam will be conducted over a two hour duration till 4 PM in offline mode.

December 3, 2023 | 01:42 PM IST

Students Entry into Exam Hall

As per the CLAT exam timings candidates will gain entry into exam hall from 1:30 PM onwards.

December 3, 2023 | 01:28 PM IST

Students waiting for CLAT 2024 exam hall gates to open

Students are waiting to get entry inside the exam hall with their documents in hand

December 3, 2023 | 01:19 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Pre-Exam Student Reactions

 

December 3, 2023 | 01:17 PM IST

Last Time to Enter for CLAT 2024 Exam

As per the CLAT exam timings, the exam commences at 2 PM. The final time to enter the exam hall is 15 minutes after the exam. No candidate will allowed to enter the exam hall after 2:15 PM

December 3, 2023 | 01:10 PM IST

Marking Answers in CLAT OMR Sheet

Candidates are allowed to mark their answers in the CLAT OMR sheet by using only blue or black ball point pens only. They should not use pens of other colour or a pencil to mark the answers

December 3, 2023 | 01:01 PM IST

CLAT 2024 exam hall gates opened for entry

The exam hall gates for CLAT 2024 have opened for students. Students will get entry inside the exam hall after showing their CLAT admit card and ID proof at the gates.

December 3, 2023 | 12:56 PM IST

Students checking the seating arrangement at CLAT exam centres

Students have started arriving at their allotted CLAT exam centres 2024. The seating arrangement for CLAT 2024 will be given on the notice board outside CLAT exam centre.

December 3, 2023 | 12:46 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Aspirant Riya Aggarwal shares her preparation strategy

Riya Aggarwal, CLAT 2024 aspirant says  "I am pretty confident for the CLAT exam. I know have prepared for two years." Aggarwal says the Quantitative Techniques section will be the toughest section for her. She is targeting admissions at NLSIU Bengaluru and expects to score above 95 marks.

December 3, 2023 | 12:37 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Live: Student Reactions

CLAT 2024 aspirant Kartik says he is confident for the exam as he has prepared well. He is expecting to score around 80 marks in the CLAT 2024 exam. Kartik is eyeing to get admission at NLU Jodhpur. According to him, Logical Reasoning will be the toughest section in CLAT exam.

December 3, 2023 | 12:37 PM IST

Candidates arriving for CLAT 2024

Candidates have started to arrive at CLAT exam centres. Candidates will be allowed to enter the test centre premises at 1 PM.Candidates arriving for CLAT 2024 - Image 1

Candidates arriving for CLAT 2024 - Image 2


December 3, 2023 | 12:32 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Hall Gates to open at 1 pm

The CLAT exam 2024 will begin at 2 pm. Entry of students inside the exam hall will be allowed from 1 pm.

CLAT 2024 Exam Hall Gates to open at 1 pm

December 3, 2023 | 12:21 PM IST

CLAT 2025 Exam Date

The CLAT 2025 exam is expected to be conducted in the first week of December 2024. The consortium of NLUs has not announced the CLAT 2025 exam date yet. Going by the past trends, the exam will tentatively be conducted in the month of  December next year.

December 3, 2023 | 12:14 PM IST

Printout of CLAT 2024 Admit Card

Candidates can take either a colour or a black and white printout of the CLAT 2024 admit card. There are no specific guidelines about the same. However, it must be ensured that the details mentioned on the admit card are clearly visible. Both colour and black and white copies of the CLAT hall ticket are acceptable.

December 3, 2023 | 12:03 PM IST

CLAT PG Syllabus 2024

The CLAT 2024 LLM syllabus will comprise of topics like Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Torts, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property Law, Company Law, Public International Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, and Labour & Industrial Law.  

December 3, 2023 | 11:55 AM IST

Can I wear accessories during the CLAT 2024 exam?

Although, there is no specific CLAT exam dress code. It is advised that candidates must avoid wearing accessories such as lockets or chains. Candidates are also advised not to use clothing with big buttons which can be potentially used to hide cameras or other equipment. 

December 3, 2023 | 11:48 AM IST

When will the CLAT 2024 question paper be released?

The question paper of CLAT 2024 will be available along with the answer key. The CLAT question paper and answer key will be available shortly after the conclusion of the exam. Students will also be allowed to retain the CLAT 2024 question paper

December 3, 2023 | 11:41 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Official Website

The official website of CLAT 2024 is consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The website is the only official CLAT website of the Consortium of NLUs. The Consortium of NLUs comprises of 24 participating national law universities.  It is the apex body that governs the CLAT exam.

December 3, 2023 | 11:33 AM IST

How to corect discrepancies in CLAT admit card 2024?

If candidates find any discrepancies in the CLAT 2024 admit card, they should immediately contact the exam conducting authorities. The helpdesk details of CLAT 2024 have been given below:

Phone number: 08047162020

Email: clat@consortiumofnlus.ac.in

December 3, 2023 | 11:21 AM IST

Login Credentials required to download CLAT 2024 admit card

Candidates will have to enter their registered mobile number and password to enter their CLAT admit card 2024. The admit card of CLAT exam 2024 will be available for download at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Students can access the hall ticket of CLAT from the candidate portal.

December 3, 2023 | 11:05 AM IST

How many Candidates appearing for CLAT 2024?

As per the notification put out by Consortium of NLUs on its official website close to 100000 candidates have shown interest to appear for CLAT 2024. There has been a rise of 34.7% in undergraduate applications and 25.8% in PG applications for CLAT 2024.

December 3, 2023 | 10:58 AM IST

Negative Marking in CLAT

As per the CLAT 2024 marking scheme, there is a negative marking of -0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. If candidates mark two circles in the OMR sheet, it would also be treated as a wrong answer and negative marks would be applied. However, there is no negative marking for unattempted answers.

December 3, 2023 | 10:52 AM IST

Is a digital copy of the admit card allowed?

No, candidates must carry a physical copy of the CLAT 2024 admit card. Digital copies are not accepted. As per CLAT exam instructions, candidates cannot carry any digital devices such as mobiles or digital watches inside the exam hall. 

December 3, 2023 | 10:42 AM IST

Number of NLUs in top 10 NIRF law rankings

As per the NIRF law rankings 2023, there are a total of 10 NLUs in the top 30 law institutes. NLSIU Bengaluru, NALSAR Hyderabad, and WBNUJS Kolkata are among the top 5 institutes. Other NLUs included in top 30 include GNLU Gandhinagar, NLIU Bhopal, RGNUL Patiala, RMLNLU Lucknow, NUSRL Ranchi, NLUJA Assam, and NLUO Cuttack.

December 3, 2023 | 10:32 AM IST

How important is legal reasoning in CLAT 2024?

Legal reasoning carries a 25% weightage in CLAT exam. There will be 22-26 questions. The Consortium stipulates that candidates do not need prior legal knowledge to attempt the section. However, a good understanding of basic legal concepts and legal terms would help one to score well in this section. 

December 3, 2023 | 10:26 AM IST

What is the lowest NLU Fees?


As per the general trend observed, it is noticed that lower ranked and newer NLUs charge lesser fees. Among the NLUs participating in CLAT 2024, DBRANLU Sonipat, TNNLU Tiruchirappalli, and RMLNLU Lucknow charge the lowest fees. The fees at these NLUs range between 1.50 Lakh p.a. To 2 Lakhs p.a.

December 3, 2023 | 10:17 AM IST

CLAT exam dress code for female

The CLAT dress code specifies that female candidates should not wear any ornaments like nosepins, bangles etc for the CLAT exam today. Female CLAT candidates must wear half-sleeved clothes without large buttons. Students should wear slippers or sandals instead of shoes for footwear in CLAT exam paper.

December 3, 2023 | 10:04 AM IST

New NLUs in CLAT 2024

When compared to NLUs, last year, there is an addition of one more NLU participating this year - NLU Tripura. It must be noted that NLU Tripura did not participate in CLAT 2023. However, it will be accepting CLAT 2024 scores for its law admissions. In total there are 24 participating NLUs in CLAT 2024.

December 3, 2023 | 09:56 AM IST

CLAT passing marks out of 120

There are no specified passing marks for CLAT 2024. Admissions to NLUs will be done on the basis of CLAT 2024 cut off. To get admissions in top 5  NLUs candidates must score between 78-85 marks out of 120.

December 3, 2023 | 09:43 AM IST

When will CLAT 2024 result be declared?

The CLAT  2024 result is likely to be declared on December 8, 2024. The answer key of CLAT exam is expected to be released today itself. Once the objection window is closed, the consortium will review them, publish the final answer key and release the CLAT result 2024.

December 3, 2023 | 09:29 AM IST

CLAT 2024 for recruitment

CLAT 2024 exam is also a path to obtain jobs as many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) also conduct recruitment through this exam. Power Grid Corporation issued a job notification in October for filling up vacancies of  Officer Trainee-Law. It is using scores obtained in CLAT PG 2024.

December 3, 2023 | 09:22 AM IST

CLAT 2024 exam duration

The total exam duration of CLAT 2024 is 120 minutes. Candidates will be given a time of 120 minutes to attempt the 120 questions given in the exam. Each question will carry one mark each. It must also be noted that there is negative marking in CLAT for each incorrect response.

December 3, 2023 | 09:05 AM IST

Total Number of CLAT Candidates Last Year

In CLAT 2023, a total of 42,766 candidates appeared for the exam. The authorities have released this figure in response to an RTI query. There were close to 4000 total seats available last year for UG and PG programmes. It indicates a ratio of 10 candidates for every one seat. 

December 3, 2023 | 08:51 AM IST

CLAT 2024 exam dress code

The Consortium of NLUs has not instructed any specific dress code for the CLAT 2024.  However, candidates are advised to wear half-sleeved clothes for the exam so that there are no chances of concealing any study material. Furthermore, candidates must not wear any ornaments like nosepins, bangles etc.

December 3, 2023 | 08:42 AM IST

Importance of CLAT 2024 Exam Instructions

It is very important for candidates to adhere to CLAT 2024 exam instructions. The instructions can be found printed on the CLAT hall ticket. The consortium also issues additional instructions to candidates. Failure to adhere to exam instructions can cause problems to candidates and may even lead to their disqualification from the exam. 

December 3, 2023 | 08:24 AM IST

CLAT Paper Timings

Candidates must be aware of the CLAT paper timings before appearing for the exam. The CLAT paper is of 2 hours duration. CLAT 2024 will commence at 2 PM and end at 4 PM. However, candidates must be seated in their respective classrooms by 1:30 PM. The CLAT question booklet will be distributed at 1:50 PM. It must be noted that no candidate will be allowed to leave the exam hall before 4 PM.

December 3, 2023 | 08:01 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Admit Card Deadline Today

The deadline to download the CLAT admit card 2024 is today i.e. December 3 by 1:30 PM. CLAT 2024 will commence at 2 PM sharp. It is advised to not wait for the last minute and download the CLAT hall ticket safely beforehand. A copy of the admit card must be carried to the exam hall.

December 3, 2023 | 07:42 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Today

The long wait for law aspirants is finally ending today. The Common Law Admission Test will be conducted today on December 3, 2023 from 2 PM to 4 PM. The exam will be conducted in around 131 CLAT exam centres across the country in offline mode.

December 3, 2023 | 07:18 AM IST

Which NLU has the highest fees?

Going by the available fee details, NLSIU Bengaluru has the highest fees among all NLUs in CLAT 2024. The fee is close to Rs.4.10 lakhs p.a. for both 5-year LLB and LLM programmes.

December 3, 2023 | 07:05 AM IST

CLAT 2024 Result Date

The result of CLAT 2024 will be published tentatively a week after the exam. The consortium of NLUs will release the CLAT result in online mode. It will also publish a CLAT 2024 invite list containing the name of shortlisted candidates for CLAT counselling.

December 2, 2023 | 11:22 PM IST

CLAT Cut Off 2024

The CLAT 2024 cut off will be released by the Consortium of NLUs for each NLU separately in a category wise manner. The cut off will be released for each round of counselling. It would contain opening and closing ranks of candidates admitted into a particular category.

December 2, 2023 | 10:50 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Seats

In CLAT 2024 there are around 3200+ seats for five year LLB and 1300+ seats for the LLM programmes. These seats are spread across 24 participating NLUs. NLSIU Bengaluru has the highest LLB intake with 300 seats for UG and 120 seats for PG programmes.

December 2, 2023 | 09:23 PM IST

CLAT 2024: Top NLU Choices

Past trends show that NLSIU Bengaluru has been the number one choice of candidates when filling up NLU preferences. It is closely followed by NALSAR Hyderabad and WBNUJS Kolkata in the second and third position. NLU Jodhpur is the fourth most popular NLU choice. 

December 2, 2023 | 09:01 PM IST

Are there any changes in CLAT PG paper?

There are no changes in the CLAT PG paper. The Consortium of NLUs has revised only the CLAT UG pattern. The CLAT PG paper will have 120 multiple choice questions on different areas of law, to be attempted in a duration of two hours.

December 2, 2023 | 08:39 PM IST

What is agood Score in CLAT?

This year, as per the revised CLAT pattern, the UG question paper will be for 120 marks instead of 150 earlier. A good score in CLAT 2024 will be around 78-85 marks. This calculation is based on past trends. In previous years, a score of around 66% percent (100-110 out of 150) has been considered as a good CLAT score.

December 2, 2023 | 07:54 PM IST

Does CLAT 2024 have Maths?

Yes, CLAT 2024 has a maths section in the form of CLAT Quantitative Techniques. It is assigned 10% weight in the question paper. As per the CLAT UG question paper paper, there will be 10-14 questions. The difficulty level of the questions would be of 10th grade.

December 2, 2023 | 07:46 PM IST

CLAT 2024 question paper format

CLAT 2024 question paper format will have 4-6 passages in each of the five sections. Each passage would be followed by multiple choice questions that are based on the information given in the passage. The Common Law Admission Test is reading intensive and one of the lengthiest exams.

December 2, 2023 | 07:17 PM IST

What are the most important gk topics for clat 2024?

Some of the most important topics of General Knowledge for CLAT 2024 are National and international current affairs, General knowledge about world leaders, industrialists, lawyers, Contemporary events from India and the world, Important historical events and, Arts and culture of India and the world.



December 2, 2023 | 06:47 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Affiliated Colleges

In addition to participating NLUs, several other law colleges in the country accept CLAT scores. At present around 65 private colleges are accepting CLAT scores. If a candidate fails to make it to an NLU, then they can consider admission to the affiliated colleges. The wide pool of available colleges makes CLAT a very popular exam.

December 2, 2023 | 06:14 PM IST

Addition of two new CLAT exam centres

The Consortium of NLUs has added two new exam centres for CLAT 2024 at Diu and Silvassa. Candidates were given the option to update their test centre preferences after the announcement of the two new exam centres.

December 2, 2023 | 05:38 PM IST

What are the fees for NLSIU Bengaluru?

The 5-year LLB fees at NLSIU Bengaluru is Rs. 4,13,100 p.a. However, the fees payable by SC/ST students is Rs 4,08,700. The LLM fees per annum at NLSIU Bengaluru is also the same as its 5-year LLB fees.

December 2, 2023 | 05:38 PM IST

What are the fees for NLSIU Bengaluru?

The 5-year LLB fees at NLSIU Bengaluru is Rs. 4,13,100 p.a. However, the fees payable by SC/ST students is Rs 4,08,700. The LLM fees per annum at NLSIU Bengaluru is also the same as its 5-year LLB fees.

December 2, 2023 | 05:35 PM IST

Are there any qualifying marks for CLAT 2024?

The consortium does not specify any qualifying marks for CLAT 2024. Candidates are placed in the merit list in the order of their marks and ranks in their respective categories. Shortlisted candidates will be placed in the CLAT 2024 invite list and called for CLAT 2024 counselling.

December 2, 2023 | 05:30 PM IST

CLAT exam centres 2024

The Common Law Admission Test will be conducted in around 131 CLAT exam centres spread across 23 states and 4 union territories in the country. The exam is conducted in offline mode and candidates must be physically present at the exam venue to appear for the exam. 

December 2, 2023 | 05:14 PM IST

CLAT Admit Card 2024 Last Date

The deadline to download the CLAT 2024 admit card is December 3, until 1:30 PM. Candidates can download the admit card by logging in with their credentials on the official website - consortiumofnlus.ac.in. A printout of the CLAT hall ticket must be carried to the exam.

December 2, 2023 | 04:57 PM IST

CLAT exam 2024 reporting time

Even though the CLAT 2024 exam will start only at 2 PM, candidates have to report to the CLAT exam centre much before that. From 1 PM candidates will be allowed to enter the test centre premises and they will have to be seated in their respective classrooms by 1:30 PM.

December 2, 2023 | 04:46 PM IST

Non-participating NLUs in CLAT exam 2024

NLU Delhi and NLU Meghalaya are not participating in CLAT 2024. Both these universities have their own law entrance exams to admit students into their 5-year LLB and LLM courses. Candidates must also note that CNLU Patna participates in CLAT for admitting students into its 5-year LLB programmes. However, its LLM admissions are not done through CLAT 2024.

December 2, 2023 | 04:30 PM IST

CLAT 2024 courses

Through CLAT 2024 candidates would be able to get admission into 5-year integrated LLB and LLM programmes of participating National Law Universities and other affiliated colleges. It must be noted that candidates cannot get admission into a 3-year LLB course through the Common Law Admission Test. 

December 2, 2023 | 04:10 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Answer Key Expected Date

The answer key of CLAT exam is usually released on the day of the exam shortly after the conclusion. The online window to raise objections against the provisional answer key of CLAT exam will also open shortly after the release.

December 2, 2023 | 03:58 PM IST

What is the seat intake of NLSIU Bangalore?

NLSIU Bengaluru offers 300 seats for admissions in UG courses. Furthermore, NLSIU Bangalore also offers 120 seats in the LLM course. Admission to these courses will be done through CLAT 2024

December 2, 2023 | 03:49 PM IST

Expected cut off of top NLUs

Students appearing for the CLAT 2024 entrance examination can check the expected cut off  of  top NLUs to know how many marks they need to score to get admission to their preferred NLU.

CLAT cut off 2024 for top  5  NLUs

Name of Law School

CLAT score

National Law School of India University

80+

NALSAR University of Law

78+

The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences

75+

NLU Jodhpur

72+

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

71+


December 2, 2023 | 03:39 PM IST

Is there any limit to number of attempts for CLAT?

No, there is no limit for the number of times candidates appears for the CLAT entrance examination. Candidates can appear for the CLAT exam as many times as they want.

December 2, 2023 | 03:32 PM IST

Will I get entry inside CLAT exam hall after 2 pm?

In the admit card of CLAT 2024, it has been clearly mentioned that no student will be allowed entry inside the exam hall after 2:15 pm. However, late entrants will be allowed for a period of 15 minutes from the time of the commencement of the examination.

December 2, 2023 | 03:26 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam: Items allowed to be carried

Candidates can carry the below-given items on the day of the exam:

  • CLAT 2024 admit card
  • A pencil
  • A blue/black ballpoint pen
  • A government photo ID card such as an Aadhar card, voter ID, driving license or passport
  • A transparent water bottle

December 2, 2023 | 03:21 PM IST

CLAT Exam Live 2024: Subject wise weightage

There are a total of five subjects that will be covered in the CLAT 2024 exam. The names and weightage of subjects of CLAT 2024 have been given below:

CLAT 2024 Subject-wise Weightage

Subject Areas with weightage:

No of Questions

Weightage (%)

English Language

22-26

20%

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

28-32

25%

Legal Reasoning

28-32

25%

Logical Reasoning

22-26

20%

Quantitative Techniques

10-14

10%


December 2, 2023 | 03:15 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam: Prohibited Items

According to the exam day instructions of CLAT 2024, students are not allowed to carry any electronic devices like mobile phones, smartwatches, calculators etc. Students are also not allowed to carry any eatables inside the examination hall.

December 2, 2023 | 03:10 PM IST

CLAT Exam Dress Code

Candidates appearing for the CLAT exam must wear light-coloured clothes. Students must wear half-sleeved clothes so there is no chance of concealing any study material. Candidates must also not wear any ornaments like nose rings, bangles etc.

December 2, 2023 | 03:05 PM IST

CLAT 2024 Exam Date and Timings

CLAT 2024 exam will be held on December 3,2023. The exam will be conducted offline in pen and paper-based test mode. The CLAT exam timings are 2 pm to 4 pm. The gates of the exam hall will open at 1 pm.

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