CLAT 2017 - Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has been successfully conducted by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna on May 14, 2017. The exam was held in the computer based mode in 65 cities across India. CLAT result is scheduled to be announced on May 29, 2017. On the basis of the result of CLAT 2017 exam, the students will be selected for admissions to 18 National Law Universities (NLUs) located in different parts of India.
CLAT is one of the most popular entrance exams for the law aspirants in India. It is conducted by 18 NLUs on a rotational basis. CLAT scores are considered for admission to B.A. LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc. LLB and other UG and PG law programmes offered by NLUs. CLAT 2017 question paper comprised of 5 sections – English, GK & Current Affairs, Elementary Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. There were 200 questions in total and the allotted time to complete the exam was two hours.
Those who have appeared for CLAT 2017 can download the provisional Answer Key on May 16, 2017. It will be released online by CNLU, Patna. With the help of CLAT Answer Key, the students can calculate their expected scores and also report discrepancies, if any, to the CLAT committee. The final Answer Key will be released on May 25, 2017.
CLAT 2017 result will be announced online on May 29. Along with the announcement of the result, CLAT scorecard and the merit list will also be released. CLAT scorecard will contain several details including the candidate’s CLAT score, All India Rank and Category Rank. On the basis of CLAT result, various institutes will release their cutoff scores. Only the candidates who meet the cutoff scores will be invited for counselling.
CLAT counselling 2017 will start from June 6 and will be done through an online centralized system. Depending on the availability of seats, a second or third merit list may also be released. After the verification of all the documents, the candidates will be allotted seats in various NLUs.