Common Law Admission Test CLAT 2012
Organizing University: National Law University, Jodhpur
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted by 14 National Law Schools/Universities for admissions to their under-graduate and post graduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M). The 14 participating NLUs in the order of their establishment are:
à National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
à NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
à National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU)
à The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
à National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
à Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
à Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
à Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
à Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL)
à Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
à National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
à National Law University, Orissa (NLUO)
à National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
à National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJA)
The first CLAT Committee (consisting of Vice-Chancellors of the participating institutes) decided that the test should be conducted by rotation in the order of their establishment. Accordingly CLAT-2008 (NLSIU, Bangalore), CLAT-2009 (NALSAR, Hyderabad), CLAT-2010 (NLIU, Bhopal) and CLAT 2011 (WBNUJS, Kolkata) were conducted. The CLAT-2012 is being conducted by National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU, Jodhpur).
Any candidate who requires a scribe to write the test should intimate in writing to the Convener, CLAT-2012 at the time of submitting their application form and in any case, not less than two months prior to the CLAT-2012 entrance examination, citing reasonable cause and attaching relevant supporting documents.
There shall be a centralized admission process for CLAT-2012 on the basis of merit-cum-preference. All admissions shall be centrally done at National Law University, Jodhpur. The information relating to date of admission shall be placed on CLAT website from time to time.
UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAMME OFFERED BY THE NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITIES
[Five year integrated B.A./B.Sc.*/B.B.A.^/BSW^^/ B.Com. ^^ LL.B (Hons.) Degree Courses]
*Offered by NUJS, NLU Jodhpur and GNLU.
^Offered by GNLU, NLU Jodhpur and NLUO.
^^Offered by GNLU.
POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMME OFFERED BY THE NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITIES
[Two Year LL.M Degree Course*]
[Important Note: CNLU, Patna and NUSRL, Ranchi do NOT offer this course]
[*NLUO offers Conjoint LL.M. - Ph. D. Programme]
Test Centre: Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patiala, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi
Last date for submission of filled-in forms 31st March 2012
Date of CLAT-2012 Examination p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 13th May 2012