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Common Law Admission Test- CLAT, is national level law entrance test and is 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.
|CLAT 2017||CLAT 2017 Admit Card||CLAT 2017 Syllabus|
Candidates who have successfully filled the CLAT Form can appear in CLAT 2017 exam on May 14, 2017 at the various exam centers in India. One must carry their CLAT admit card on the exam day. The admit card will be released on April 20, 2017. Admit card can be download through CLAT 2017 website by providing through User ID and Password. User id and password will be generated by the CAPS, CAPS an interface for candidates and CLAT 2017 for any communication.
The schedule for CLAT Exam Dates 2017 for the session 2017 is given below. Candidates can go through the following article to know more.
|CLAT 2017 Event||Date|
|CLAT 2017 Online Registration Starts from||January 01, 2017 (Sunday)|
|Last Date of Submission of CLAT Form||March 31, 2017 (Friday)|
|Download of CLAT 2017 Admit Card/ Hall Tickets||April 20, 2017 (Thursday)|
|CLAT 2017 Online exam Date for UG & PG||May 14, 2017 (Sunday), 3 PM to 5 PM|
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CAPS is an interface for candidates to make the interaction with CLAT 2017, provided at CLAT 2017 website. TThrough CAPS, a candidate can register and apply for CLAT-2017 examination, check the status of the application, download the admit card, know the result and they can also download the result and score card. The CAPS website allows for saving a partially filled application form, logout and resume filling in by logging in again. Do not SUBMIT the application until it is filled completely. Incomplete applications shall not be considered.
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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The following documents and information is required before registering for CLAT 2017 and logging to CAPS.
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Candidates interested in giving CLAT exam will have to register on the CAPS website. They will have to give required information like 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 CLAT 2017 registration, Open CLAT website and click on 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 for complete registrations.
Note: Candidate’s Name, DOB, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and Email ID, and Mobile number cannot be changed at any later stage. Hence, 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. For this 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 computer screen that the candidate has successfully submitted the CLAT 2017 application.
Specifications for Photograph:
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 are detailed 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 2017 website.
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|
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