The registration process for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2022 has begun from today onwards by the Consortium of National Law Universities (Consortium of NLUs). Candidates can fill the online application form at consortiumofnlus.ac.in.
The application portal for CLAT will remain open till March 31, 2022. The exam will be held in offline mode on May 8, 2022, at 3 pm. Candidates who have passed Class 12 or will appear in the board examination are eligible to apply for UG-CLAT 2022, while candidates who have completed LLB or are in the final year of the LLB programme can apply for CLAT LLM.
CLAT 2022: Steps to apply
Step 1: Visit the official website, consortiumofnlus.ac.in
Step 2: On the homepage, click on ‘click here’ link
Step 3: Click on ‘Register’ button at the bottom of log-in window
Step 4: Register using details, verify
Step 5: Fill form, upload images
Step 6: Submit the form
The application fee for CLAT is Rs 4,000 for those belonging to SC, ST and BPL category the same is Rs 3,500. The cost of previous years’ question papers is Rs 500
In a first, the consortium has scheduled two tests in 2022. The consortium has also reduced the counselling fee from Rs 50,000 to Rs 30,000 for candidates from the unreserved category. For reserved category students, the fee will be Rs 20,000.
CLAT 2022: Exam pattern
There are 120 questions in total for the PG exam and 150 questions for UG. There are 5 sections in CLAT which are – quantitative techniques, English, current affairs and general knowledge, legal reasoning, and logical reasoning. One mark is awarded for the correct answer and the 0.25 mark is deducted for an incorrect answer.