CLAT 2017 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Common Law Admission Test- CLAT, is a national level law entrance test and conducted rotationally by 18 NLUs for admission to UG (LLB) and PG (LLM) level courses. The Official Notification for CLAT 2017 Exam Dates released on December 25, 2016. Candidates who fulfill CLAT Eligibility criteria can apply online for the exam before March 31, 2017.
The CLAT Form can be filled through online mode only. The CLAT 2017 application fee is Rs. 4000/-for general category and Rs. 3500/- for reserved category. The fee can be paid through any of the modes i.e. online (Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking) or Offline (E-Challan) as per their convenience.
After successfully filling the CLAT Form, candidates are issued their CLAT Admit Card. The document is available for download on CLAT website from April 20, 2017. Candidates have to first register themselves for the entrance exam via CAPS system. Through this process, a User ID and Password is generated and these credentials are required at the time of downloading the Hall Ticket for CLAT 2017.
The law entrance exam is scheduled on May 14, 2017. Chanakya National Law University will conduct CLAT 2017. The CLAT schedule for the session 2017- 18 is provided below.
|CLAT 2017 Event||Date|
|Start of CLAT 2017 Online Registration||January 01, 2017 (Sunday)|
|Last Date of CLAT Form submission||March 31, 2017 (Friday)|
|Download of CLAT 2017 Admit Card/ Hall Tickets||April 20, 2017 (Thursday)|
|CLAT 2017 Exam Date||May 14, 2017 (Sunday), 3 PM to 5 PM|
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CAPS is an interface for candidates to make interaction with CLAT 2017, provided at CLAT website. Through CAPS, a candidate can to the following things:
Through CAPS website, a partially filled CLAT form can be saved. Also, resume the whole process by logging in again. It is advised that one should not submit the application until it is filled completely. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
Step 1: Register yourself by using ‘Register Yourself’
Step 2: Fill the CLAT Online Form
Step 3: Upload Documents- photograph, signature, DOB certificate, and category certificate (if applicable)
Step 4: Payment of Application Fee either by Online/ Offline Mode
Step 5: Download CLAT Question Paper (After the payment of requisite fee of Rs. 400/-)
The system will generate a CAPS Registration ID and a CAPS password, through this credentials one can login to this interface. Candidates must keep these details safe and must not disclose it to anyone. Candidates must login periodically to see the status of their CLAT form.
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There are few documents and information required before registering for CLAT 2017 and logging into CAPS. It is important to keep oneself prepared to avoid any delays in the whole process.
Candidates interested in giving CLAT exam will have to register on the CAPS website. They have to fill required information- his/her name, father’s name, mother’s name, guardian’s name, date of birth, a valid E-mail address, a working mobile number and a password.
For the law entrance exam registration, open the CLAT website and click on the apply link. As you click on apply button a new window will open. In that window click on “Register yourself” button.
Now enter the following details as mentioned in the image to complete the registration.
Note:Candidate’s Name, DOB, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and Email ID, and Mobile number cannot be changed at any later stage. Therefore, a candidate should carefully enter their details and verify before submitting the same.
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After receiving User ID and password, candidates can apply online by logging through these credentials. Now, open CLAT website, click on apply online tab. After that, click on “Already Registered” button.
Now click on the tab ‘Application Form’.
Enter your personal details
After logging to the website enter the following details
Enter your Educational Details
Note: Candidates are required to convert grade /CGPA (if any) into percentage.
Preference for NLUs
Upload your Documents
In this step, you have to upload your scanned copy of photo, signature and DOB certificate. Scanned copies of SC/ST and/or SAP certificates/ state domicile (in PDF format), Scribe Declaration form in case of SAP candidates are also to be uploaded, if applicable. And also enter the 3 city for CLAT 2017 exam center. After uploading each file successfully click on save and continue button.
As you click on here button given on the page then upload the photo by doing the following:
Upload DOB Certificate
After completing the above section, you can now proceed to make the application fee payment. The details of the application fee are given below.
CLAT 2017 application fee can be paid via two mode either online mode (Debit/ Credit card/ net banking) or offline (e-challan). The fee varies for all the categories and the fee is non- refundable too. For SC/ ST category the fee is Rs. 3,500/- whereas, for Unreserved/SAP/OBC/ any other category, Rs. 4000/- is the fee.
Detail of the each process is given below:
Online Payment Mode
Offline Payment Mode (E-Challan):
If you select offline mode to pay the application fee through e-challan then e-challan will be generated in PDF format. Go to any ICICI branch and pay the fee before March 28, 2017.
Note: No changes can be made in the application form after it is submitted and the bank challan is generated by the system. The candidate must ensure that the formalities for offline payment are completed before the due date.
Preview of CLAT Application Form
You can preview your filled application form by clicking on ‘Preview Application’ button and then check ‘I Agree’ box below the Declaration before clicking on ‘Submit’ button. Once the candidate submits the application form, no further changes can be made to the application.
After CAPS acknowledges the successful payment of the CLAT 2017 application fee through Online/offline, a confirmation mail will be sent to your registered email id. Candidate can download the complete filled application form or confirmations acknowledge slip in PDF format. It can be downloaded by clicking on “Click here to take print out of confirmation page”. Filled application form will contain the fee details also.
Candidates should keep this application form for their personal records and any other further communication. There is no need to send the print out the application form to the CLAT office. On the submission of CLAT form, a message will appear on the computer screen that the candidate has successfully completed the CLAT 2017 registration.
Specifications for Photograph:
Photo must be passport and coloured and must be taken after or on January 01, 2017
Specifications for Signature:
Note: Candidates try to avoid taking the photographs of the signatures using mobile phone or digital cameras.
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There is category wise application fee for the CLAT Exam which is mentioned below:
|For General/ OBC/ Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and other Category Candidates||Rs. 4000/-|
|For SC/ ST Category Candidates||Rs. 3500/-|
|CLAT 2017 Previous Years' Question Papers Cost (Other than CLAT 2017 Fee)||Rs. 250/-|
Note: The candidates will have to bear the bank transaction charges for remitting the fee online/ offline.
Due to the following any one of the reason, your CLAT form will be rejected.
(i) An incomplete application form in any respect without uploading photo and signature
(ii) An incomplete application form in respect of without fee payment will be rejected
(iii) If face of the candidate in the photograph or signature is unclear in the application, it may be rejected
If any candidate forgot his/ her password of CLAT 2017 login page, it can be retrieved by following some simple steps:
After doing the all above steps, you will receive a mail containing your password. Use this password for logging to the CLAT 2017website.
Applicants who claim to be in any of the category SC/ST have to submit valid document issued by competent authority, to qualify for the reduced fee.
Specially Abled Persons (SAP) Category
The following 17 National Law University (NLUs) conduct the CLAT entrance exam on rotation basis. This year CLAT 2017 exam will be conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala. Candidates wish to apply for CLAT will have to fill the NLUs list (while filling the application form) according to their preference by reading the brochure of each Law University, link is given below:
|University Name||City||Brochure||University Name||City||Brochure|
|National Law School of India University (NLSIU)||Bangalore||E-Brochure||Chanakya National Law University (CNLU)||Patna||E-Brochure|
|National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law (NALSAR)||Hyderabad||E-Brochure||The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)||Kochi||(-)|
|The National Law Institute University (NLIU)||Bhopal||(-)||National Law University Odisha (NLUO)||Cuttack||E-Brochure|
|The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS)||Kolkata||E-Brochure||National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL)||Ranchi||E-Brochure|
|National Law University (NLUJ)||Jodhpur||E-Brochure||National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJAA)||Assam||(-)|
|Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)||Raipur||E-Brochure||Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU)||Visakhapatnam||E-Brochure|
|Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)||Gandhinagar||(-)||Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS)||Tiruchirappalli||E-Brochure|
|Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU)||Lucknow||E-Brochure||Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU)||Mumbai||E-Brochure|
|Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL)||Punjab||E-Brochure|
|Institute of Law, Nirma University||Ahmedabad||Gujarat|
|SRM University, Delhi-NCR||Sonipat||Haryana|
|Indore Institute of Law||Indore||Madhya Pradesh|
|Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law||Indore||Madhya Pradesh|
|RNB Global University||Bikaner||Rajasthan|
|Galgotias University||Greater Noida||Uttar Pradesh|
|Lloyd Law College||Greater Noida||Uttar Pradesh|
|IMS Unison University||Dehradun||Uttarakhand|
|IFIM Law College||(-)||Karnataka|
|JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus||Greater Noida||Uttar Pradesh|
|MATS Law School||Raipur||Chhattisgarh|
|Prestige Institute of Management & Research||Indore||Madhya Pradesh|
|Asian Law College||Noida||Uttar Pradesh|
|Delhi Institute of Rural Development (D.I.R.D.)||Holambi||Delhi|
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