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CLAT 2018 Date - Exam Schedule, Counselling Dates etc.

CLAT 2018 Date for the starting and ending of application form filling, the release of admit card, holding of the exam, counselling etc. are given on this page. The candidates who have made their mind to appear in CLAT 2018 exam are suggested to go through the complete schedule for different events. The application process for the CLAT 2018 will start from 1 January 2018 and the candidates would be able to fill the form until 31 March 2018. Go through the complete CLAT 2018 Date to know the complete schedule for CLAT. The following dates have been announced by National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NLUALS).

About CLAT Exam
CLAT 2018 is an all India law entrance exam conducted on rotation by 19 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India for admissions to their undergraduate and postgraduate law degree programmes (LL.B. & LL.M.). This year, the CLAT 2018 exam would be conducted by Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU).

CLAT 2018 Dates - Exam Schedule, Counselling Dates etc.



CLAT Online Application Begins

1 January 2018

CLAT Online Application Ends

31 March 2018

CLAT Admit Card

20 April 2018

CLAT Exam Date

13 May 2018 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

CLAT Answer Keys Upload

15 May 2018

Challenging answer keys if any

16 to 18 May 2018

Dates for uploading amended CLAT Answer keys

26 May 2018

CLAT Result Date/ Merit List

31 May 2018


CLAT 2018 Counselling Dates

The counselling process will start after the declaration of result. The admission to UG and PG programmes in participating universities under CLAT 2018 shall be completed through centralised online counselling. The schedule for CLAT counselling is given in the table below



Publication of 1st Allotment List

7 June 2018

Online Payment of counselling fee of
Rs 50,000 

8 to 12 June 2018

Publication of 2nd Allotment List

16 June 2018

Online Payment of counselling fee/ 
Locking Allotted Seats

17 to 19 June 2018

Last date of withdrawal from the
Admission Process

19 June 2018

Publication of 3rd Allotment List

24 June 2018

Payment of Fees/ Admission to NLU's

28 to 30 June 2018

Receiving status of admissions from the
participating NLU (s) in the CLAT Office

4 July 2018

Date of Closure of Admission

6 July 2018


CLAT Quick Links

Application Form

Admit Card

Seat Intake for CLAT Colleges

Test Centres

Answer Keys



Preparation Tips


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