CLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit to be Fixed at 20 Years.

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 16 May 2017
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The latest news on CLAT 2017 eligibility criteria is that there will be an age limit of 22 years for aspirants who wish to take the law entrance exam next year. Full story here.

CLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

CLAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria- CLAT 2017 exam will be conducted by Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU). In 2016, it was conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. The exam is scheduled to be held on May 14, 2017. The application forms are now available on the official website of CLAT.

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The examination is conducted for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate Law courses offered by the 17 Law universities in India. The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses are as follows:

For UG programmes:

  • Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised board with minimum 45% marks, which is 40% in the case of SC/ST category.
  • Candidates who are still appearing for 10+2 or equivalent examination can also apply.
  • At the time of admissions, the candidate has to provide the passing/qualifying examination certificate.

For PG Programmes:

  • Candidate should have passed LL.B or an equivalent degree from a recognised university with minimum 55% marks, which is 50% for candidates of SC/ST category.
  • Candidates who are in their final semester/year can also apply for CLAT 2017.
  • The candidate has to provide the passing/qualifying examination certificate at the time of admissions.

Age Limit Criteria: CLAT core committee has proposed the inclusion of age limit criteria in CLAT exam. For the 3 year LLB course, the upper age limit is set at 30 years. For the 5 year LLB course the upper age limit has been set at 20 years (22 years for the reserved category candidates). 

The admit cards will be available for download from April 20, 2017. CLAT 2017 exam will be conducted on May 14, 2017.

Stay tuned for further updates on CLAT 2017!

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