[su_heading size=”26″]CLAT 2014 FAQs[/su_heading]


Following are the Frequently Asked Questions  (CLAT 2014 FAQs) raised by law Candidates. We hope every question has been included in this FAQs. If you think we are missing something, please let us know, we will update this page.


FAQs.1 When will be the Common Law Admission Test – 2014 held?

A.1 The date of Common Law Admission Test – 2014 is 11th May, 2014 (Sunday) between 3:00pm to 5:00 pm.

FAQs.2 Which National Law University is the Organizing University of CLAT-2014?

A.2 Gujarat National Law UniversityAttalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382007.

FAQs.3 Which are the National Law Universities/Institutes that are part of the CLAT-2014?

A.3 To know the list of participating institutes, Click here


FAQs.4 What is the eligibility criteria for candidates (Indian Nationals only) seeking admission through CLAT-2014 in Undergraduate Courses?

A.4 To know the eligibility criteria for CLAT 2014, Click here


FAQs.5 What will be the procedure to break the tie in case of equal marks secured by the candidates appearing the CLAT?

A.5 In case of equal marks secured by candidates, the procedure to break the tie will be as per the following order:

       (i) Higher marks in the section of legal aptitude in CLAT-2014

       (ii) Higher age

       (iii) Computerized draw of lots


Q.6 When will be the first Admission Notification of CLAT-2014 be issued?

A.6 The first Admission Notification of CLAT-2014 will be issued in the month of December, 2013.


Q.7 Where will be the Information Brochure of CLAT-2014 available?

A.7 The CLAT-2014 Information Brochure can be downloaded from the CLAT website  as well as the websites of the member NLUs.


Q.8 From which date the online Application Form and Information Brochure can be accessed?

A.8 The Application Forms and Information Brochure will be accessible from 1st January 2014 (Wednesday).


Q.9 What will be the duration between which the online Application From can be submitted?

A.9 The submission of online Application Forms can be done between 1st January, 2014 (Wednesday) to 31st March, 2014         (Monday, 11:59 p.m.).


Q.10 How can the Foreign Nationals take admission in various NLUs?

A.10 Foreign Nationals need not take the CLAT-2014 for admission in various NLUs. They can contact/visit the website of respective NLUs of interest to know the procedure of admission.


Q.11 What is the procedure to take admission under the NRI/NRI sponsored seats in various NLUs?

A.11 The candidate interested in seeking admission in any of the NLUs under the NRI/NRI sponsored seat shall undertake the CLAT-2014. The admission will be based on the merit in CLAT-2014.

The students are also simultaneously required to complete the formalities of the respective universities, if any, for which the candidate need to, contact the respective university of interest for further information.


Q.12 How much fees shall be remitted for filling-up of CLAT-2014 Application Form?

A.12 The fees to be remitted while submitting the Application Form of CLAT-2014 shall be as per the following:

   o    For General/OBC/PWD and other category candidates: ` 4000/-.

   o    For SC/ST category candidates: ` 3500/-.

The candidates will have to bear the bank transaction costs for remitting the fee online while submitting the application form.


Q.13 How much fees shall be remitted for procuring the previous CLAT Question paper Booklets.

A.13 Previous Years Question Paper Booklets can be procured both online and offline by remitting a charge of ` 250/-. For procuring the Booklets via post from CLAT Office (at GNLU) an additional amount of ` 150/- shall be provided towards postal charges. The supply will start after the notification of CLAT-2014.


To download previous years question papers of CLAT 2014, Click here


Q.14 Which will be the various modes of submission of application forms for CLAT-2014 by prospective applicants?

A.14 There will be only one mode of submission of Application Forms i.e. online. To know how to apply for CLAT 2014 Click           here.


Q.15 Which are the cities where the admission test will be conducted?

A.15 The Admission Test will be conducted at 21 cities (cities of the 14 participating Universities + 7 cities such as Jaipur, Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Jammu and Siliguri).


Q.16 What will be the pattern of questions for admission to UG Courses in CLAT-2014?

A.16  To know the question paper pattern of CLAT 2014, Click here


Q. 17 From where is the Domicile Certificate issued?

A. 17 Domicile certificate is issued by Government Offices, which may differ depending on the state. Only those candidates need to upload the domicile certificate who wish to take admission under this category in a specific University. If a candidate has applied for the domicile certificate now and it will take time to get the certificate, then the candidate can even upload the attested photocopy of the payment receipt received from the Government Office.

Q. 18 Is there any cut-off marks to clear the CLAT Exam?

A. 18 No. On the basis of Merit list, the candidate will be eligible to proceed with the admission.

Q. 19 Old CLAT question papers can be available without registration?

A. 19     No.


Q. 20 Do Candidate Photograph, Candidate Signature & Parents/Guardian Signature photocopies are to be attested?

A. 20 No. Apart from the above mentioned photocopies, all the other photocopies are to be attested by a Gazetted Officer not related to the candidate. Click here to know the documents that are to be attested.


Q. 21 What is the minimum percentage (%age) rate required for PWD candidates?

A. 21 Percentage (%age) of disability should be equal to/above 40% for consideration under the PWD category.


Q. 22 How many years of Question Booklets are available on CLAT website?

A. 22 CLAT Previous Year’s Question Booklet (2008-2013).


Q. 23 For Assam Candidates, from where the North-East certificates issued?

A. 23 For North-Eastern states, there Domicile certificate is the proof.


Q. 24 Candidates appearing for their 12th boards (2014) are eligible for CLAT? (Appearing candidate)

A. 24 Yes. Appearing in the 12th board examination in the month of March/April, 2014.



Q. 25 When is the HSC (12th Boards) Certificate not required?

A. 25 For those Candidates who are appearing for their HSC (12th Boards) Examination in 2014, are not required to attach (/upload) the HSC Marksheet/Certificate. The candidates have to select ‘Appearing’ status for the same while filling up the form.





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