CLAT Admit Card

Is CLAT 2021 admit card released? How can I download CLAT 2021 admit card? For all the law aspirants who have been preparing for the CLAT exam, the admit card for this year’s exam has been released by the Consortium of NLUs.

The countdown has begun for admission to the country’s most prestigious law universities. The exam will commence on the 23rd of July from 2 pm and will end at 4 pm. The admit cards for the examination are available for download now. 

Here, you will find the direct link with the step by step process on how to download CLAT admit card 2021. We have also briefed the exam pattern, number of questions expected for each subject, and how to attempt the question paper to achieve maximum marks.

Steps to Download CLAT Admit Card 2021

Students can download the admit cards from CNLU’s official website-

Here is the direct link for CLAT 2021 admit card.

Candidates need to enter their registration number/application number, and date of birth while downloading the admit card.

  • Visit the official website of CLAT at 
  • Then click on the download admit card tab.
  • Fill in the required details like CLAT registration number/application number and date of birth. 
  • After entering the credentials, your admit card appears on your screen to download.

Candidates can now download and save it on their device or they can take a printout of the same for additional safety.

If you have applied for the exam, you are advised to read all the instructions carefully before heading to the examination centre. You need to carry the admit card to the examination hall to ensure efficient examination conduct. Authorities are also advised with the Coronavirus guidelines so that students can be protected. 

CLAT examination is one of the most prestigious Law entrance exams in our country. This exam is conducted every year for all the higher secondary and college graduate students to get admission in India’s premier institutes for legal studies to pursue Graduation (UG) Post Graduation (PG) and Doctorates. The aim of this examination is to pick the finest brains of the nation and offer them the colleges of their choice, provided they have the required AIR for the same. The exam is conducted by the Consortium of National Law Universities. Currently, 22 universities including NLU’s have been a part of the Consortium. 

What is CLAT exam pattern?

The Consortium has set up the pattern of both CLAT UG and PG in such a way that they can easily evaluate the reading ability, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. They can test the overall knowledge of the participating candidate. To discuss in detail, the pattern of CLAT UG and PG is quite different from each other. CLAT UG broadly covers the subjects from your higher secondary syllabus, while CLAT PG covers the subjects from the different branches of LLB.

CLAT 2021 Detailed Exam Pattern:-
Duration2 hours
ModeOffline mode (Pen and Paper based)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Type Questions (MCQs)Questions will be asked from given passages (Each section has the 300 to 400 words of passage except the Quantitative section, as it has the pie-charts and pictorial graphs) 
Number of QuestionsCLAT UG – 150 MCQsCLAT PG – 120 MCQs (Descriptive section removed)
Subjects (UG)English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques
Total MarksUG – 150 marksPG – 120 marks
Marking schemeObjective questions (both UG and PG) each will reward you with 1 mark for the right answer and deduction of 0.25 marks for an incorrect one.

As shown above, both CLAT UG and PG are pen and paper based offline examinations with the same duration of 2 hours. For CLAT UG there are 150 MCQ’s and for CLAT PG there is a provision of 120 MCQ’s. Previously, CLAT PG has the descriptive section also where applicants have to write the answers based upon subjects and case studies but the section has been removed recently to shorten the exam duration so that there will be no chances for virus infection.

You can always download the detailed syllabus of CLAT for both UG and PG through the official website.  

Guide to attempt CLAT 2021

Every year around 60,000 candidates fight for 2500 seats for different Law colleges of legal studies. You should prepare distinctively in order to crack this exam in your very first attempt. 

Below are few tips for you to crack this exam in the first attempt;-

  • You should always begin your preparation with a detailed study of the syllabus. 
  • CLAT preparation usually takes 7 to 8 months of dedicated study in order to cover the whole CLAT syllabus.
  • A holistic approach is required to complete each section of the syllabus. You should divide time for different subjects as per your level of mastery. Tough subjects usually require more time to cover.
  • Make a habit of reading the newspaper on a daily basis, it will not only increase your reading ability but also make a strong foundation for the current affairs section.
  • Legal reasoning is a part where you have to read from multiple sources in order to tackle the section well. Everything news and happening in the legal arena should be in your book of ethics. Legal news from the newspaper, legal journals, and some personal discussion with qualified lawyers is all you need to master this section. 
  • The quantitative technique is a section that has around 15 to 27 questions, meaning 7 to 9 marks directly coming from this section making it one of the most crucial parts of preparation. Prepare it thoroughly from reliable sources.
  • Lastly, make sure to do as many mock tests as possible in a simulated environment so that you won’t face mental pressure while entering the examination hall.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) –

Question: Is there any negative marking in CLAT 2021?

Answer:   Yes, there is a provision for the 0.25 mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Question: Does it require you to attempt all the sections?

Answer:    Yes, you should always attempt all sections of the question paper, because a single correct answer can make or break your dream to study in your favourite college. 

Question: What are the steps we should keep in mind while solving CLAT Question papers?

Answer:    Always try to solve those answers first in which you are very confident and sure about their correctness. Please do not take the risk of ticking those questions in which you are not sure because if marked incorrect, will surely take a 0.25 mark from your sheet.

Question: How to prepare in 15 days?

Answer:   There is no possible way by which you can prepare for one of the toughest exams in the country. But you can surely revise in 15 or fewer days. How? Well, the answer is simple, you have to prepare from your notes which you have made during the preparation. Those are written by you and hence can be revised easily. Don’t forget to give the mock test as this will be your sure shot bet to excel in the exam with flying colours.  

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