CLAT 2021 Important Dates – Exam Date Announced

CLAT 2021 Important Dates have been announced by the Executive Committee of the consortium of NLUs. Know CLAT important dates including exam date, application deadline, admit card dates and CLAT result date here.

Created On: Jun 15, 2021 09:53 IST
Modified On: Sep 6, 2021 12:36 IST
CLAT 2020 Important Dates
CLAT 2020 Important Dates

The Executive Committee of the consortium of NLUs has postponed CLAT 2021 exam date. As per the latest announcement, CLAT 2021 will be held at a later date to be notified by the exam conducting body. The national law entrance exam has been postponed due to the  ongoing COVID29 pendamic. In addition to this, CLAT registration has been extended till 15th June 2021. Candidates can apply online for the Law entrance exam.

The important dates of CLAT 2021 list the events related to the exam such as start and closing of applications, test date, result release date, etc. are mentioned below. Aspirants are advised to keep track of CLAT 2021 important dates so that do not miss out on any crucial events. 

CLAT 2021 - Important Dates

CLAT 2021 aspirants can refer to the table given below with reference to the important dates for the CLAT exam.

CLAT 2021 Events

Important Dates

Online registration begins for CLAT 2021

January 1, 2021

Last date to fill in the application form of CLAT 2021

June 15, 2021

CLAT 2021 Admit Card

To be notified

CLAT 2021 exam date

23rd July 2021

CLAT 2021 Provisional Answer Key

To be notified

Window to file objections to CLAT 2021 answer key

To be notified

CLAT 2021 Final Answer Key

To be notified

CLAT 2021 Result

To be notified

CLAT 2021 – Application Process Begins

The application process began from 1st January 2021. The candidates were able to apply for the exam till 15th June 2021 after it has been extended by the exam organising body. It is advisable to apply for the exam at the earliest to avoid the last minute rush. Moreover, if you apply early you will more relaxed and be focused solely on your preparation for the exam. Aspirants can access the application forms through the official website of the CLAT 2021.

CLAT 2021 – Admit Card Release Date

The candidates will be able to access their admit cards on successful registration. Before that, candidates have to make sure that they fill the right details in the application form. On release of the CLAT admit card 2021, candidates will be required to download the same and take 2 - 3 printouts. CLAT 2021 admit card will have to be carried by the candidates to the exam centre on the exam day.  

CLAT 2021 Exam Date

The CLAT 2021 exam has been revised by the conducting authority and the exam will be conducted on 23rd July 2021 between 2pm to 4pm in pen and paper based mode. The exam will be conducted at various test centres across the country. CLAT is held for admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate program in the field of law. CLAT 2021 exam is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities on a rotational basis. The CLAT score card is accepted by various private & public law colleges in India.

CLAT 2021 – Release of Answer Key

The provisional answer key of CLAT 2021 will be released on soon after the exam is conducted post which candidates will be able to raise objections, if any. The authorities will release the final answer key of CLAT 2021 on after verifying the objections raised. Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to download the CLAT 2021 Answer key:

  • Visit the official CLAT 2021 website
  • Click on the link 'CLAT Answer Key 2021'
  • Enter the login credentials (Your CLAT Registration Number and Date of Birth)
  • Then, click on the ‘CLAT Answer Key’ tab
  • CLAT 2021 Answer key will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and save a copy for future references

CLAT 2021 Result Date

CLAT results are prepared by NLU authorities. Result for CLAT exam is compiled on the basis of an aspirant’s score in the law entrance exam. CLAT merit lists include state merit list and India merit lists. All these merit lists are prepared separately for aspirants belonging to different categories, like, Unreserved/SC/ST/OBC/Women/SAP for CLAT 2021 exam. The date of result for the CLAT 2021 exam is expected to be announced by the authorities soon.

How to check CLAT 2021 Result

  • Visit CLAT 2021 official website.
  • Click on the "CLAT 2021 Result" tab
  • Enter registered email ID and date of birth.
  • Click on 'Login' button.
  • Go the “Score Card” tab in the registered account and click on it.
  • Check CLAT rank, score and qualifying status.
  • Download CLAT 2021 scorecard and result sheet.

CLAT 2021 Counseling Process Dates

After CLAT results are declared, aspirants who meet cutoffs for CLAT exam need to take part in the centralized counseling process that is conducted by CLAT exams authorities. The CLAT 2021 counselling process is expected to commence around the first week of June 2021.

Candidates are allotted seats for CLAT admissions on ‘merit-cum-preference’ basis. This means, that admission in law colleges is done basis their CLAT score and also by going through the preference order of colleges (accepting CLAT scores for admission) as mentioned by the candidate in his/her CLAT 2021 application form. When candidates take part in CLAT counseling process they need to ensure that they are carrying all the important documents as mentioned in the CLAT 2021 information brochure.

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