CLAT Application Form 2023 (Out): Link to Apply Online - Embibe
  • Written By Vidyashree PN
  • Last Modified 04-10-2022
  • Written By Vidyashree PN
  • Last Modified 04-10-2022

CLAT Application Form 2023 (Out): Steps to Apply Online

CLAT Application Form 2023: The Consortium of National Law Universities commenced the online applications for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2023 on August 8, 2022. The last date to fill out the CLAT 2023 application form is November 13, 2022, at consortiumofnlus.ac.in. Candidates must complete all the fields of the CLAT application format and submit it along with the fees on or before November 13, 2022 (11:59 p.m.).

The CLAT application correction window will also be available online on the official website. The CLAT 2023 exam is scheduled for December 18, 2022, in offline mode. The candidates who pass the entrance test will be eligible for admission to UG and PG law courses offered by the 22 National Law Universities. These universities will accept candidates’ CLAT 2023 scores to offer admission to various LLB and LLM courses across India. Read on to learn about CLAT 2023 application process and more.

Latest Update:
– The authorities have included Rajkot as one of the CLAT Test Centres.
– The authorities released the CLAT 2023 Application Form on August 8, 2022, on the official site, i.e. consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The last date to fill out the CLAT application is November 13, 2022.
– CLAT 2023 exam for UG and PG courses will be conducted on December 18, 2022.

CLAT Application Form 2023: Important Dates 

The candidates applying for CLAT 2023 must know all the important dates of the CLAT registration and other events as given below:

EventsDates
Release of CLAT Admission NotificationJuly 15, 2022
CLAT 2023 Application Form Release DateAugust 8, 2022
Last Date to Submit the CLAT 2023 Application FormNovember 13, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application FeeNovember 13, 2022
Closing Date of Application Correction WindowTo Be Announced
CLAT 2023 Exam DateDecember 18, 2022 (Announced)

How to Fill the CLAT 2023 Application Form?

The CLAT application form can be filled out by the candidates seeking admission to law programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The candidates can fill out the application form for the CLAT exam with the help of the following steps:

Steps to Fill the CLAT 2023 Application form

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of the Consortium of NLU at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the candidate’s CLAT Registration link in the notification bar.
  • 3rd Step: Now, fill in the necessary details of the candidate, such as the mobile number and e-mail ID, to register on the website.
  • 4th Step: After submitting, an OTP will be generated on the candidate’s registered mobile no. for validation.
  • 5th Step: Now, the candidate will have to log in using the registered mobile no. or email address.
  • 6th Step: After login, the candidates have to fill in all the necessary details on the page.
  • 7th Step: Now click on submit button (no further editing will be allowed after submitting the form).
  • 8th Step: Now, candidates should enter the preference order for all 22 NLUs as per their preference.
  • 9th Step: Next, upload all the required documents in the specified format and size.
  • 10th Step: Submit the form and pay the CLAT exam fee online by using the Net banking/credit/debit card options.
  • 11the Step: After submitting the fees, the candidates must save the CLAT application form and take the printout for future reference.

How to Update CLAT 2023 Test Centres?

Candidates can follow the steps below to update their test centre preferences in the CLAT 2023 application form.

  1. Go to the CLAT’s official website, i.e., consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
  2. Then, log in to the CLAT account.
  3. On the next window, click the ‘Edit Application‘ button.
  4. Next, go to the ‘Preferences’ tab.
  5. Then, candidates can choose up to 3 test centres for CLAT 2023
  6. Next, click the Next (>) button.
  7. Scroll down and accept the declaration.
  8. Finally, click the ‘Save Form’ button.

Note: Candidates can also take this opportunity to review and update their name, date of birth, and reservations if it needs any correction. Also, the Consortium will not entertain any request to change the test centre and other data after the last date.

Details Required for CLAT 2023 Application Form

The candidate needs to fill in the following details while filling out the CLAT registration 2023 online: 

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. Selected course (anyone from BBA LLB, BA LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc LLB, BSW LLB, LLB and LLM)
  3. Date of birth
  4. Email address of the candidate 
  5. Gender
  6. Graduation year (for 3 years LLB and LLM students) 
  7. Mobile number
  8. Name of the candidate
  9. Nationality
  10. Parent’s name
  11. Candidate’s category

What Documents are Required To be Uploaded for CLAT Registration? 

Candidates need to upload a few documents on the official website while filling out the Application Form. The list of the documents is given below: 

  1. Passport size recent photograph of the candidate with a plain background (in Pdf format) 
  2. Signature of the candidate (in PDF format).
  3. Category certificate if you are applying under SC/ST/OBC (certificate issued by a competent authority).
  4. Category certificate if the candidate is applying for the PWD (certificate issued by a competent authority).
  5. Category certificate if the candidate is applying for the BPL (certificate issued by a competent authority).

CLAT Application Form 2023 Exam Fees

The candidates will have to pay the CLAT 2023 application fees online as per their category. The fees for the Application Form are as given below:

  1. For General/ OBC/ PWD/ NRI/ PIO/ OCI category candidates, fees is Rs. 4,000.
  2. For the SC/ ST/ BPL category candidates, it is Rs. 3500.

CLAT Application Withdrawal Rule 2023

Considering the COVID-19 situation, the Executive Committee of CLAT 2023 has decided to allow candidates to withdraw their registration for CLAT 2023. The candidates can withdraw their applications. Their application fee will be refunded after deducting processing fees. The processing fee is Rs 400 for ST/ SC and Rs 500 for other category students.

CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The candidates applying for the CLAT 2023 must ensure the following CLAT eligibility criteria:

Educational Qualification

UG Level

  1. For General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories: 10+2 or equivalent examination- 45% marks or its equivalent grade.
  2. For SC/ST categories: 10+2 or equivalent examination- 40% marks or its equivalent grade.

PG Level

  1. For General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories: LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination- 50% of marks or its equivalent grade.
  2. For SC/ST categories: LL.B Degree or an equivalent examination- 45% of marks or its equivalent grade.

Age Requirement

  • UG Level: There is no upper age limit to apply if the applicant has qualified for the 10+2 or equivalent examination.
  • PG Level: There is no upper age limit to apply if the applicant has qualified for the LL.B or equivalent examination.

FAQs on CLAT Application Form 2023

Candidates can check this section to know the frequently asked questions and answers related to CLAT application form 2023:

Q: When will the CLAT registration 2023 form be available on the official website?

Ans: The CLAT 2023 registration form has been made available on the official website since August 8, 2022.

Q: What is the exam fee for applying for CLAT 2023 for both PG and UG levels?

Ans: The exam fees for applying to CLAT 2023 for both PG and UG levels are the same, but there is a difference as per the candidate’s category. The fees for the general category and OBC category candidates are Rs. 4,000, and for the SC/ST category, the fee is Rs. 3,500.

Q: What is the last date to submit the CLAT 2023 application form online?

Ans: The last date to submit the CLAT 2023 application form is November 13, 2022.

Q: Is the CLAT 2023 application form available offline?

Ans: No, the CLAT 2023 application form will not be available offline; candidates can only fill out the form online by visiting the official website.

Q: Can the CLAT 2023 application form be submitted after the last date?

Ans: No, the CLAT 2023 application form cannot be submitted after the last date.

Q: Can I withdraw my registration from CLAT 2023?

Ans: Yes, candidates can withdraw their registration for CLAT 2023, and the fee will be refunded after deducting a processing fee.

Q.7: Is the last date for CLAT 2023 registration and application fee submission the same?

Ans: Yes, candidates have to fill out the complete details of the CLAT application form and also pay the fee on or before November 13, 2022 (11:59 p.m.).

Related Links:

CLAT 2023CLAT Important Dates
CLAT Eligibility CriteriaCLAT Exam Pattern
CLAT Exam CentreCLAT Sample Paper
CLAT Admit CardCLAT Answer Key
CLAT ResultCLAT Cut-off
CLAT CounsellingCLAT Seat Allotment

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