Application Form (Out), Exam Date is 08 May, Eligibility, Pattern, Cut Off


CLAT 2022: The consortium of NLUs has released the application form for CLAT 2022. The last date to submit the CLAT 2022 application form is March 31, 2022. Whereas, CLAT 2022 Admission Test (Offline) will be held on May 08, 2022 from 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the national level law entrance exam for admission to 22 National Law Universities (NLUs). Admission is offered to their UG ( BA LLB, BBA LLB), and PG (LLM) programs. To apply for the UG exam, the candidates should have passed 10+2, whereas, to apply for PG examination the candidates should possess LL.B or equivalent degree. You can get CLAT exam dates, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, and more details on this page.

Latest – CLAT 2022 application form has been released. Scroll down to apply online.

CLAT 2022

The admission in the participating institutes is granted on the basis of merit-cum-preference basis of CLAT exam. However, fulfilling the eligibility criteria is equally important for the candidates.

CLAT 2022 Application Form

Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of the as per schedule. No other forms of applications will be entertained. Direct link to apply for CLAT 2022 exam is given below:

Apply Online: Click here to fill the CLAT 2022 Application Form.

Check out the complete guide to the process of filling up the CLAT 2022 Application Form below.

How to apply online?

In order to apply for CLAT 2022, applicants have to register at the website first. Follow the steps below to do it easily.

  1. Go to the official website at to apply for CLAT 2022.
  2. Click on the link to “Register” and complete the registration process by entering Name, Mobile Number, Email ID and setting a password.
  1. Confirm the OTP received on the provided mobile number by to complete the registration process.
  2. Now log on to the website using the registered mobile number and password to access the CLAT 2022 Application form.
  3. Fill up the application form and upload the necessary scanned images of supporting documents, photographs, and signatures as applicable.
  4. Make the payment of the fees using one of the online modes to complete the application process.

CLAT 2022 Application Fee

The amount of the CLAT 2022 Application Fee is mentioned here. Candidates have to pay the below amount to be charged as the application fee for CLAT 2022.

Category: Application fee
General / OBC / PWD/ Rs. 4000
NRI / PIO / OCI candidates Rs. 4000
SC / ST / BPL candidates Rs. 3500

Check the schedule of the important events regarding CLAT 2022 from the table below.

Event Important Date
Release of online application form 01 Jan 2022
Application last date 31 Mar 2022
Hall ticket releases to be announced
CLAT 2022 08 May 2022
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Answer Key releases to be announced
Answer key objection last date to be announced
Results to be announced

For complete details of CLAT 2022 – Click here,

CLAT 2022 Notification

CLAT 2022 Notification

CLAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the UG and the PG examination are given below.

Eligibility Criteria for UG

  • 45% marks in 10+2 for general categories
  • 40% for SC and ST categories

Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination in Mar / Apr 2022 are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria for PG

  • Applicant should possess LL.B / Five Integrated LL.B. (Hons.) / Equivalent Degree.
  • In the degree course, the minimum marks secured by the candidates should be 50% for general
  • 45% for SC and ST categories

Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in Apr / May 2022 are also eligible to apply.

CLAT 2022 Exam Pattern

To qualify in the examination candidates need to understand the exam pattern. Comprehension based questions would be asked from Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. The number of questions are also reduced from 200 to 120-150 questions. Similarly, the PG admission test will also have comprehension based questions. The descriptive portion will remain the same as last year.

For Undergraduate:

  • Mode of Exam –Offline
  • Duration – 2 hours
  • Language – English
  • Total no of questions – 120 to 150
  • Type of questions – Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
  • Section – 5 section (Quantitative Techniques, English, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning)
  • Marking Scheme – 1 marks for a correct answer and 0.25 negative marking for the wrong answer.

For Postgraduate:

  • Mode of Exam –Offline
  • Duration – 2 hours
  • Language – English
  • Maximum Marks – 150
  • Type of questions:
    1. Multiple choice questions (MCQs) -100 questions of one mark each
    2. Subjective Questions – 50 Marks (Two Essay type questions each of 25 Marks, 800 words per essay) on the topics of law and contemporary issues
  • Section – 2 sections (Constitutional Law and other law subjects such as contract, torts, criminal law, international law, IPR, and jurisprudence)
  • Marking Scheme – 1 marks for a correct answer and 0.25 negative marking for the wrong answer.

CLAT Cut Off

NUALS will announce the cutoff for the examination later on. However, until then the candidates may check the previous year cutoff from below:

NUALS Last Year’s CLAT Cut Off Closing Rank of CLAT
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences 213 7556
National Law School of India University 59 1779
Hidayatullah National Law University 574 29835
Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University 627 28216
Chanakya National Law University 909 16614
National Law University Odisha 1023 15734
National Law University and Judicial Academy 1124 17322
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University 1180 38156
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 1126 39573
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research 130 5098
National Law University Jodhpur 343 8051
Gujarat National Law University 453 10585
National Law Institute University 351 17348
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law 801 12580
National University of Advanced Legal Studies 826 24087
National University of Study and Research in Law 1051 28174
Tamil Nadu National Law School 1151 25604
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 478 17294


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