CLAT Exam 2023: Result (Out), Counselling (Started), Cutoff, Toppers, Final Answer Key

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CLAT INTRODUCTION

CLAT 2023 – On December 6, 2022, at 6 p.m the Consortium of NLUs issued the CLAT 2023 admit card to registered candidates i@aon its official website, consortium onlus.ac.in. Before downloading their CLAT 2023 Admit Card, candidates must fill out their admission preferences to NLUs. NLUs can fill out their preferences on the official website – consortiumofnlus.ac.in – until 11:59 p.m. on December 17, 2022. Candidates can access the official portal by entering their registration number and password. On November 18, the Consortium closed the CLAT 2023 application form. The consortium also made available two CLAT 2023 sample papers to aid candidates in their exam preparation. CLAT 2023 will be held in offline, pen and paper mode on December 18, 2022.The exam will be administered in over 130 locations across the country. The exam authorities recently announced Rajkot (Gujrat) as a new exam center.

CLAT 2023 - Highlights

Particulars

Description

Name of the exam

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Conducting body

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs)

CLAT official website

consortiumofnlus.ac.in

Mode of exam

Pen-and-paper mode

Number of questions

120 for the PG CLAT and 150 for the UG CLAT

Question type

MCQs

Number of seats

seat based on CLAT enrollment: 2538 seats in a 5-year integrated LLB programme.

LLM program – 742 seats

Participating NLUs

22

Purpose of exam

Admission to:

BA LLB, B.Sc LLB, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, BSW LLB, and, LLM



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CLAT 2023 (Important Dates)

Event

Dates for CLAT 2023

Release of admission notification

July 15, 2022

Opening of CLAT 2023 application form

August 08, 2022

Release of first sample question set

 

October 8, 2022

Release of second sample question set

 

October 14, 2022

Last date to register

November 13, 2022

November 18, 2022

The deadline for submitting the registration fee and the application form

November 20, 2022

 

 

Release of admit card

December 06, 2022, 6 pm

Candidates to fill their preferences for admission to NLUs

 

December 06, 2022

CLAT 2022 exam date

18th of December, 2022 (2 pm to 4 pm)

Release of provisional answer key

December 18, 2022

Inviting objections on the provisional answer key

 

December 19, 2022

Release of final answer key

December 24, 2022

Declaration of results

Last week of December 2022

 

Commencement of counseling

January 2022

(Tentative)



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CLAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear in CLAT 2023 must meet the eligibility requirements. Candidates who are not eligible for admission to integrated LLB programmes offered by NLUs will not be considered for admission, even if they pass the examination. As a result, candidates must meet the CLAT eligibility criteria.

 

  • Candidates for UG-CLAT 2023 must have completed Class 12 or an equivalent examination with at least 45% aggregate marks (40% for SC and ST candidates).
  • If you are currently enrolled in Class 12 or an equivalent course and are scheduled to take the board exam in May or April 2023, you are eligible to take CLAT 2023. However, admission will be subject to meeting the eligibility criteria (including a minimum grade point average in Class 12).

CLAT 2023 Syllabus

Subject/topics

Number of questions

Percentage weightage

English Language

28-32 questions

20%

Current Affairs, including General Knowledge

35-39 questions

25%

Legal Reasoning

35-39 questions

25%

Logical Reasoning

28-32 questions

20%

Quantitative Techniques

13-17 questions

10%



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Important CLAT 2023 preparation tips by subject

Candidates preparing for CLAT 2022 should follow the preparation tips provided below.

 

CLAT legal aptitude 2023

 

The CLAT exam includes a section on legal aptitude. Candidates preparing for CLAT 2023 legal aptitude should practise their fundamentals. Legal aptitude is divided into two categories: legal current affairs and legal concepts and terminology. Candidates should concentrate on both aspects and attempt to connect current legal issues with traditional legal concepts.

 

Candidates with legal aptitude may refer to the materials listed below.

 

  • AP Bhardwaj’s Legal Knowledge and Legal Aptitude
  • LexisNexis Butterworths
  • The Hindu or The Indian Express
  • Legal publications, decisions, and editorials

See also: How to Study for the CLAT 2022 Exam Without Coaching

CLAT 2023 preparation without coaching

How to Prepare for CLAT 2023 Without Coaching – A well-established coaching culture in India may persuade any student that it is a necessary prerequisite for success in any exam, including CLAT 2023. This is a common misconception. While coaching may be beneficial for some, students have previously cleared the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) without it. So, for students who are unsure about self-preparation, the previous year’s CLAT LLM topper, Samriddhi Mishra, who secured AIR 1 without coaching, can be mentioned. So, what should students do to prepare for CLAT 2023 without coaching? read the article below

 

Why Self Study for CLAT 2023?

CLAT 2023 questions will be based on comprehension passages, so candidates must find their answers within the given passages only. CLAT focuses heavily on testing reading, critical thinking, and analytical skills that are developed over time. Candidates must hone the skills they learned in school in order to prepare for CLAT 2023. By working through the sample questions, they can hone these abilities.

Candidates for legal aptitude are expected to have a basic understanding of various laws and legal current events. They can make use of standard books and daily newspapers. Other sections, such as English and logical reasoning, will be of Class 12th difficulty level. The quantitative section, on the other hand, is of Class 10th level.

Furthermore, the CLAT consortium will release sample papers to help students prepare for the CLAT 2023 exam. Candidates should download the CLAT sample papers and solve them multiple times while preparing for the exam

CLAT Best book 2023

 

Best Books for CLAT 2023 – Candidates taking CLAT 2023 should consult the best available resources for exam preparation. CLAT 2023 is a highly competitive exam, so selecting the right study material for preparation is critical to passing. Referencing a substandard can throw the preparation into disarray. As a result, the books for CLAT preparation should be chosen with caution. CLAT 2023 best books will be those that are relevant and designed in accordance with the exam’s syllabus. The best CLAT 2023 books should be concise, easy to read and contain a sufficient number of practice questions. CLAT 2023 will be held in offline mode on December 18, 2022.CLAT scores will be used by 22 participating NLUs and over 60 law schools across the country.

CLAT Cut off 2023

Candidates taking CLAT 2023 should be familiar with the previous year’s cut offs and trends. This will assist them in properly preparing for the examination. The CLAT cut off is the minimum score required for admission to a national law university. The cut offs vary by college, depending on the candidates’ college preferences and their CLAT exam scores. The previous year’s NLU cut-off is provided below to help candidates understand the trends.

 

CLAT 2023 cut off                                     

Name of NLU

General (All India)

OBC

SC

ST

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

NLSIU Bangalore

1

85

88

638

431

2224

554

3428

NALSAR Hyderabad

8

162

505

7849*

1252

2761

3818

5158

WBNUJS Kolkata

117

257

1989*

11472 *

2503

4933

5084

7238

NLIU Bhopal

241

451

774

1510

3618

4793

6076

10189

NLU Jodhpur

155

378

2318

5881

1727

7620

HNLU Raipur

430

756

1721

1980

4918

8797

11785

12027

GNLU Gandhinagar

175

430

752

1747

3779

6527

6155

12014

RMLNLU Lucknow

377

756

902*

3568*

4565*

10476 *

15889*

19504*

RGNLU Patiala

437

1184

6134

9434

6449

16179

CNLU Patna

932

1498

1882*

9085*

9825

18386*

29956

29956*

NUALS Kochi

413

1315

2114*

20999*

8411*

25640*

16977*

16977*

NLU Odisha

470

1191

5800

9726

13361

17417

NUSRL Ranchi

933

1603

1386

2698

3540*

21084*

13311

31604*

TNNLS Tiruchirappalli

807

1816

1770

3789

6909

12015

15682

16880

DSNLU Vishakhapatnam

1002

1589

8881

11160

10847*

10847*

24160*

24160*

MNLU Mumbai

64

548

1310*

8987*

4874*(W)

16251*(W)

14752*(W)

43608*(W)

MNLU Nagpur

999

1657

6293*

18196*

16251*

36646*

30004*

30479*

MNLU Aurangabad

1390

2323

19850*

34225

20505*

45669*

44623*(W)

46061*(W)

NLUJAA Guwahati

1131

1979

5542*

39724*

25357*

41911*

16817*

40718*

HPNLU Shimla

1056

2302

7229

12507

12778

22145

DNLU Jabalpur

1314

2262

1647

3489

10967

12925

15638

22762

NLU Sonipat

1094

2333

1917

4018

6448

12213

12177

23212

CLAT LLM cut-off 2022

Name of NLU

General (All India)

OBC

SC

ST

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

Opening rank

Closing rank

NLSIU Bangalore

14

163

138

549

353

1388

511

790

NALSAR Hyderabad

25

240

204

664

1014

1618

669

5158

WBNUJS Kolkata

82

579

1498*

3997*

661

3172

1806

3113

NLIU Bhopal

215

379

645*

1609*

1466

3154

3135

4757

NLU Jodhpur

116

666

1433

2626

2037

4800

HNLU Raipur

430

1038

1721

2485

4918

4607

4650

5538

GNLU Gandhinagar

377

514

664

1236

1256

3164

1916*(W)

2347*(W)

RMLNLU Lucknow

3

127

206*

491*

273*

1105*

5554*(W)

5554 *(W)

RGNLU Patiala

133

769

1337

2805

2012

6324

NUALS Kochi

545

1440

1682*

4081*

2804*

7253*

3113*

3113*

NLU Odisha Cuttack

550

1333

2578

4329

4618

6668

NUSRL Ranchi

493

1314

955

2560

2661

4315

2337

2350

TNNLS Tiruchirappalli

549

1535

1201

2501

2500

2500

4226

4226

DSNLU Vishakhapatnam

826

1929

3259*

7362*

5374*

5413*

6616*

6982*

MNLU Mumbai

194

735

2096*

5060*

3194*

5631*

6222*

6222*

MNLU Nagpur

131

1561

3103*

7383*

3966*

6755*

6997*

6997*

MNLU Aurangabad

1121

2195

6235*

7776*

5631*

6217*

NLUJAA Guwahati

667

1721

2114*

7764*

6939*

6939*

3542*

7298*

HPNLU Shimla

652

1524

2734

4760

4797

4797



CLAT admit card 2023

Candidates who have successfully registered for CLAT 2023 can download their admit cards on December 6, 2022, at 6 p.m., according to the Consortium of NLUs. CLAT admit card 2023 will be available until 11:59 p.m. on December 17, 2022. The CLAT 2023 admit card will be available for download at – consortiumofnlus.ac.in. CLAT admit card is a required document for taking the exam.

Furthermore, the admit card contains information such as the candidate’s roll number, application number, exam center name, address, CLAT exam reporting time, and instructions. On the exam day, the admit card must be downloaded and printed and brought to the designated CLAT exam center.

 

How do I obtain my CLAT 2023 admission card?

 

Candidates can download their CLAT 2023 admit card by following the steps listed below.

1-Visit the CLAT consortium’s official website.

2-A login screen will appear.

3-Enter your registration or application number as well as your password.

4-Enter your NLUs preferences (at least five) and then click Update NLUs Preferences.

5-The CLAT admit card will appear on the screen in downloadable pdf format.

6-Print the admit card after downloading it.

CLAT admit card login page



CLAT Answer Key 2023

The CLAT 2023 provisional answer key will be released by the consortium on December 18, 2022. CLAT 2023 answer key can be used to calculate exam marks.The CLAT answer key 2023 will be available for download from the official examination portal.

 

Furthermore, candidates will have the opportunity to file an objection if there are any discrepancies in the answer key or question papers. On December 19, 2022, candidates can file an objection to the provisional answer key.The objections will be reviewed by the expert assigned to CLAT 2023. If the raised objections are found to be valid, necessary changes to the answer key will be made, and the results will be prepared accordingly.On December 24, 2022, the final CLAT 2023 answer key will be made public..

How can I get the CLAT 2023 answer key?

Navigate to the CLAT examination portal at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.

Click on the links for the master question paper and answer key.

On the screen, the CLAT answer key will be displayed.

Download and compute your answers

How to Calculate Marks Using the CLAT Answer Key 2023

According to the official CLAT 2023 marking scheme, each correct answer is worth one mark, while incorrect answers are worth 0.25 points. To calculate likely scores, use the formula below.

 

CLAT Scores = total number of correct options*1 – total number of incorrect responses*0.25

 

For example, if the number of correct answers is 100 and the number of incorrect answers is 40, the total marks will be calculated as-

 

Total CLAT Marks = (100*1) – (40*0.25)

CLAT Result 2023

The consortium expects to release the CLAT 2023 results in the last week of December 2023. The CLAT result 2023 will be released in the form of individual scorecards as well as merit lists. Candidates will be able to download their CLAT 2023 results by logging into their registered account. The result will include information such as the candidate’s exam scores, rank, qualifying status, and other pertinent information.

 

CLAT 2023 Application Form

The Consortium of NLUs closed the CLAT 2023 application form on November 18. On August 8, 2022, the application form was made available. CLAT 2023 registration is now open at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.. The CLAT application correction and fee submission window was only open to registered candidates until November 20, 2022. The application procedure for CLAT 2023 is outlined below.

 

CLAT 2023 Registration – Go to the CLAT official website and register with your phone number and email address.

 

Fill out the CLAT application form 2023 – Enter your personal and communication information, as well as your educational qualifications, and then choose your test centres and reservation status.

 

Check all the details on the application form to ensure they are correct.

 

Submit CLAT application form 2023 and payment – After verification, submit the application form and payment. CLAT 2023 application fees are Rs 4,000 for general candidates and Rs 3,500 for SC and ST candidates.

CLAT 2023 Exam Centres

The consortium will administer the CLAT 2023 exam in approximately 131 exam centres across the country. Candidates will be assigned exam centres based on their preferences and the availability of seats in the preferred exam centres. Candidates will be able to check the designated exam centre on their admit card.



Interesting facts about CLAT 2023

  • This is the first time that two CLATs are being held in the same year. CLAT 2022 was held on June 19, 2022. CLAT 2023 is scheduled for December 18, 2022.
  • Candidates who took CLAT 2022 may take it again in CLAT 2023.
  • CLAT 2023 will be held for admission to 22 national law schools. Only National Law University Delhi will not take the CLAT 2023 exam because it has its own entrance exam, the All-India Law Entrance Test.
  • CLAT attracts approximately 70,000 candidates each year, making it one of the most difficult examinations in the country.
  • Candidates taking CLAT 2023 may use their CLAT scores to gain admission to law schools other than NLUs. As they sign agreements with the NLU Consortium, these colleges will be referred to as CLAT-affiliated colleges.
  • The academic year at national law universities will begin in July or August 2022. Counseling will be based on CLAT scores.

CLAT Seat Allotment 2023 - Check Status Here, Documents Required, NLU Course Fees

CLAT Seat Allotment 2023 – The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) will announce the CLAT 2023 seat allotment shortly after the CLAT 2023 result is announced, which is expectedto occur in the final week of December 2022. Candidates will be shortlisted for CLAT 2023 seat allocation based on their CLAT merit list and preferences.By logging into the candidate’s registered account, the seat allotment status can be checked. The direct link to download the CLAT 2023 seat allotment will be provided in the article below. CLAT seat allotment occurs in five rounds, after which candidates can accept the seat, apply for an upgrade, or withdraw from the CLAT 2023 admission process. In the final round of CLAT seat allocation in 2023,Candidates do not have the option of upgrading to colleges. They can either accept or decline the CLAT counselling 2023. Candidates should be aware of the CLAT seat allocation 2023 as well as the admission process of National Law Universities (NLU).

Examine previous session CLAT seat allotment

CLAT 2023 seat allotment list will be released once the CLAT 2023 results are released, which is expected to be in the last week of December 2022. Meanwhile, candidates can review the previous year’s list of seat allotment below:

CLAT seat allocations for June 2022

 

5-year LLB

LLM

National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru

National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru

NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), Hyderabad

NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), Hyderabad

B.A.LL.B. from the National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal (Hons.)

The National Law Institute University(NLIU), Bhopal

The National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal (B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.) [Cyber Security])

Kolkata’s West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS)

Kolkata’s West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS)

National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur

National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur

Hidayatullah National Law University(HNLU), Raipur

Hidayatullah National Law University(HNLU), Raipur

Gujarat National Law University(GNLU), Gandhinagar

Gujarat National Law University(GNLU), Gandhinagar

Lucknow’s Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU)

Lucknow’s Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU)

Punjab Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL)

Law school in Punjab: Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

The NUALS, Kochi, National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna

National Law University Odisha (NLUO)

The NUALS, Kochi, National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Ranchi’s National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL)

National Law University Odisha (NLUO)

Assam’s National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA)

Ranchi National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL)

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam

Assam’s National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA)

Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), Tiruchirappalli

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai

Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), Tiruchirappalli

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad

Nagpur’s Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) offers a B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)

Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla

Nagpur’s Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) (B.B.A.LL.B. (Honours))

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (M.P.)

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad

Faq's

  1. When will CLAT 2023 take place?

 CLAT 2023 will be held on December 18, 2022, in an offline, pen-and-paper format.

  1. I am in Class 12, can I apply for CLAT 2023?

Yes. If you are in Class 12 and will be taking the board exam in April-May, you can apply for CLAT 2023.

  1. Is the CLAT exam difficult?

Yes, CLAT is one of the most difficult law school entrance exams. However, by consistently preparing for 6-7 months, one can achieve a good CLAT score.

  1. How many candidates take the CLAT exam?

Every year, approximately 60,000 candidates sit for the CLAT exam. The exam is held for admission to both UG and PG courses offered by national law universities.

  1. How many seats are available at national law schools through CLAT?

Through the CLAT exam, the NLUs offer around 2622 seats in 5-year integrated LLB programs. The universities offer approximately 850 seats for LLM.

  1. When will the CLAT 2023 application form be available?

On August 8, 2022, the CLAT 2023 application form was made available.

  1. When will the official CLAT 2023 notification be made available?

CLAT 2023 official notification was issued on August 8, 2022.

8. How many questions will be asked in CLAT 2023?

Ans – The CLAT UG will consist of 150 objective-type questions, while the CLAT PG will consist of 120 objective type questions.

9. What is the CLAT 2023 examination mode?

CLAT is administered offline, on paper.

10. What types of questions are asked in the CLAT examination?

Ans – As of last year’s exam pattern change, CLAT is now a comprehension-based test. CLAT UG and LLM questions are drawn from comprehension passages.

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