CLAT 2025 Exam Date Announced: Key Details and What to Expect

By I Jun 19, 2024

The Consortium of National Law Universities (CNLUs) has officially announced the date for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2025. The exam is scheduled to take place on Sunday, December 1, 2024, from 2 PM to 4 PM. This announcement has set the stage for law aspirants across the country to begin their preparations in earnest.

Key Takeaways

  • Exam Date: December 1, 2024
  • Timings: 2 PM to 4 PM
  • Registration Start: Expected in July 2024
  • Official Website:

Official Announcement

The official notice was released on May 6, 2024, by the Consortium of National Law Universities. The notice confirmed that the CLAT 2025 will be held on December 1, 2024, from 2 PM to 4 PM. The registration process is expected to commence in July 2024, although the exact date has not been confirmed yet.

Registration Process

Candidates interested in appearing for CLAT 2025 can follow these steps to register:

  1. Visit the official website at
  2. Click on the CLAT 2025 registration link available on the homepage.
  3. Enter the required registration details and submit.
  4. Log in to your account to complete the application form and pay the application fee.
  5. Submit the form and download a copy for future reference.
  6. Retain a hard copy of the application form for any future requirements.

Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The CLAT exam is divided into two categories: Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG). Here are the details:

Undergraduate (UG) Exam

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total Marks: 120
  • Sections:
    • English Language
    • Current Affairs including General Knowledge
    • Legal Reasoning
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative Techniques
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer

Postgraduate (PG) Exam

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total Marks: 120
  • Sections:
    • Constitutional Law
    • Jurisprudence
    • Administrative Law
    • Law of Contract
    • Torts
    • Family Law
    • Criminal Law
    • Property Law
    • Company Law
    • Public International Law
    • Tax Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Labour & Industrial Law
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate (UG) Courses

  • General Category: Minimum 45% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination
  • SC/ST Category: Minimum 40% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination

Postgraduate (PG) Courses

  • General Category: Minimum 50% marks in LLB degree
  • SC/ST Category: Minimum 45% marks in LLB degree

Important Dates

Event Date
CLAT Notification Release July 2024
Registration Start July 2024
Last Date to Submit Application November 2024
Admit Card Release Last week of November 2024
CLAT 2025 Exam Date December 1, 2024


The announcement of the CLAT 2025 exam date has given law aspirants a clear timeline to prepare for one of the most competitive law entrance exams in India. With the registration process expected to begin in July 2024, candidates should start their preparations early to ensure they meet all the requirements and perform well on the exam day.