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CLAT Important Dates 2023: Check Application Process & Exam Date


CLAT Important Dates 2023: The Consortium of NLUs has released the CLAT 2023 important dates along with the official notification. The authorities released the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2023 counselling first allotment list on January 18, 2022. The Consortium of NLUs earlier released the final answer key and results on its official website, i.e., consortiumofnlus.ac.in. The last date to file a grievance regarding the CLAT 2023 final answer key was December 29, 2022 (09:00 a.m.).

The first allotment list for CLAT 2023 was published on January 18, 2023, the second on January 27, 2023, the third will be on May 25, 2023, the fourth on June 05, and the fifth (final) allotment list will be added on June 15, 2023. The admit card was released on December 6, 2022. The important dates of CLAT 2023 provide an account of all events such as registration, admit card, exam date, result, counselling etc. Go through the article below to check all updates related to the exam and other related events.

Latest Updates:
-The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) released Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) counselling 2023 round-2 allotment list on January 27, 2023.
– First allotment list for CLAT 2023 was released on January 18, 2023.
– NLUs declared CLAT 2023 results on December 23, 2022.
– CLAT 2023 final answer key was released on December 22, 2022.

CLAT Important Dates 2023: Exam Dates and Events

Candidates seeking admission to either undergraduate or postgraduate law programs must go through the CLAT 2023 important dates and events. The list of the important dates and events are as given below: 

CLAT Important Dates and Events

CLAT 2023 Online Application Form Release DateAugust 8, 2022
Last Date to Submit the CLAT 2023 Application FormNovember 18, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application FeeNovember 18, 2022
Last Date to Update Test Centre PreferencesNovember 18, 2022
CLAT 2023 Admit Card Release Date December 6, 2022
CLAT 2023 Exam Date December 18, 2022
Official Answer Key Release Date December 19, 2022
Objections Raising DateDecember 19, 2022 (09:00 a.m.)
Last Date to Submit an ObjectionDecember 20, 2022 (09:00 a.m.)
The Final Answer Key Release DateDecember 22, 2022
CLAT 2023 Result DateDecember 23, 2022
CLAT 2023 Counselling Registration DatesDecember 28, 2023
CLAT First Round of Seat Allotment (Publication)January 18, 2022
Second Round of Seat Allotment January 27, 2023
Third Round of Seat Allotment May 25, 2023
Fourth Round Seat AllotmentJune 05, 2023
Fifth Round Seat AllotmentJune 15, 2023

Highlights of CLAT 2023 Important Dates

CLAT 2023 Notification Date – The notification of CLAT 2023 was issued on the official website of the Consortium of National Law Universities. The candidates seeking admission to the law colleges that accept the exam score are suggested to follow the dates and adhere to them without any excuses.

CLAT 2023 Application Form Dates – The Consortium of National Law Universities issued the registration form on August 8 on their official website. The last date to submit the application was November 18, 2022. The candidates could able to fill out the application form only after the registration process. The fees for undergraduate and postgraduate levels are as below: 

  • For general/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI candidates, the fee is Rs.4,000/-.
  • For the SC/ST/BPL category candidates, it is Rs.3500/-.

CLAT 2023 Admit Card Dates- All registered candidates who have paid the application fee are issued the admit card at least two weeks before the exam date. The admit card can be downloaded by logging into the CLAT candidates portal. It informs about the exam centre address, roll number, application number, and exam instructions.

CLAT 2023 Exam Date-  As per the official announcement, the examination was conducted on December 18, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in pen and paper-based mode. The exam date and time are the same for undergraduate and postgraduate aspirants.

CLAT 2023 Answer Key Release Date- The Consortium of NLUs releases the provisional answer key on the next exam day. The answer key is released in two phases one is provisional, and another one is the final answer key. After releasing the provisional answer key, candidates can raise their objections against the answers. The final answer key is released later after considering the validity of the objections.

CLAT 2023 Result Dates- The exam results have been declared on the website. The applicants are not notified of the result separately; they will have to download the result from the official website of the University only. The applicant must enter the registration number and password in the candidate’s portal to download the exam result. Candidates should keep a print of the downloaded result for future reference.

CLAT 2023 Counselling Dates- The exam’s counselling round commences after the result’s release. The eligible applicants are individually sent the counselling call letters on their registered mail ID. The counselling of the exam is conducted online. The applicants who score above or equal to the CLAT cut-off marks can appear for counselling.

FAQs for CLAT 2023 Important Dates

Following are some of the common questions on the CLAT 2023 exam important dates:

Q: Does NLU Delhi accept CLAT?

Ans: No, NLU Delhi does not accept CLAT. The university conducts its own entrance exam, AILET (All India Law Entrance Test).

Q: What is the CLAT 2023 exam date for UG programmes?

Ans: UG and PG both courses entrance exams were held on December 18, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Q: What is the CLAT admit card release date?

Ans: The CLAT admit card was released on December 6, 2022, on the official website.

Q: When can I expect the result of the CLAT 2023?

Ans: The CLAT result were announced on the official website on December 23, 2022.

Q: How many exam centres are there for the CLAT 2023 exam?

Ans. CLAT 2023 exam is conducted in 85 exam centres all across India.

Related Links-

CLAT 2023CLAT Application Form
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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