CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2017 – The application process for CLAT 2017 has started and the last date to apply for the test is March 31, 2017. Before the candidates start with the registration, they are advised to check the CLAT 2017 eligibility norms. The eligibility criteria for CLAT are the minimum eligibility norms that the candidates must fulfill in order to be eligible for the test. If the candidates fail to meet any of the CLAT 2017 eligibility criteria, then their candidature will be cancelled. The application form is available online and the candidates can apply from this article. The test is scheduled to be held on May 14, 2017. Know more about the CLAT eligibility criteria 2017, from this article.
CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2017
Common Law Admission Test will be conducted by one of the 17 National Law Universities for admission into their and various other law schools. These Universities offers admission into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. However, the eligibility norms will differ with the Institutes/Universities. Check the CLAT eligibility norms from the points given below.
- The candidates must have qualified the Class 12th board examination/intermediate examination from any recognized board.
- The candidates must score a minimum of 45% marks (SC/ST: 40%) in their Class 12th board examination.
- The candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the test. At the time of document verification, these candidates are to submit the mark sheet for Class 12th board or other equivalent exams.
- The candidates must be below 20 years of age (SC/ST/OBC/SAP: 22 years of age) as on July 1, 2017.
- The candidates must have a degree in LL.B or five-year integrated LL.B from a recognized Institute.
- They must have a minimum score of 55% (SC/ST: 50%) in their LL.B degree.
- The candidates in the final year of their LL.B programmes are also eligible to apply.
- Also, there is no age limit for the postgraduate law programmes.
Apart from the other private Law schools, there is a total of 17 National Law Universities that will be accepting the CLAT 2017 scores. The registration is expected to start from the 1st week of January 2017. The candidates must make sure that they go through the eligibility norms carefully before they start applying for the test. It must be noted that the CLAT 2017 application fee is non-refundable. Last year, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala conducted CLAT for admission into the 2252 seats of the UG and PG law programmes.
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