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CLAT Application FormIf you are looking for the procedure for CLAT-2018 Application Form, then, follow this page to know when and how to apply. Chanakya National Law University is the organizer for Common Law Admission Test(CLAT-2018) which offers UG and PG courses in Law. You can apply through online mode in the first week of January, 2018 through official website

CLAT Application Form 2018

It is necessary to keep the important information and documents ready before you apply for the convenience and make sure the scanned documents uploaded are clear enough otherwise your application form may be cancelled. After filling the application form, you have to pay the required application fee to conclude the application process.

Who can Apply?

Age Limit: You must be below the age of 20 years as on July 01, 2018. In case of SC/ ST/ OBC/ Specially Abled Persons, candidates over the age of 22 are not eligible.

Educational Qualification

  • General/ OBC/ Specially Abled Persons (SAP): They must have passed (10+2) examination with at least 45% aggregate
  • SC/ST: They must have secured 40% aggregate in 10+2 examination
  • Aspirants who are going to appear for 10+2 examination shall also apply

Tentative Schedule of CLAT 2018 Application Form

Stay tuned till the official notice rolls-out confirming the dates regarding CLAT-2018 meanwhile refer to the following expected dates:

Event Tentative Dates
Online Application Form Rolls-out First week of January, 2018
Deadline to apply for Online Application form Fourth week of March, 2018
Issue of Admit-Cards Third week of April, 2018
Examination Day of CLAT 2018
(UG and PG)
Second week of May, 2018

Please note that official details of CLAT 2018 application form have not yet been announced. Information on this page is as per previous year brochure and only for reference of such candidates who have started looking for details to get an idea of CLAT 2018. As soon as National Law University releases CLAT 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

How to Apply for CLAT 2018?

Keep the following documents/ information ready prior to filling of the online Application Form-

  1. Personal Information: Enter your name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Date of Birth.
  2. Address Details: Permanent Address, PIN Code
  3. Educational Details: Percentage of Marks/ CGPA of Board Exam
  4. Preferred Course
  5. Preferred three choices of CLAT examination cities.
  6. Recent Passport size photograph as per specification mentioned table.
  7. Your signature as per the specifications mentioned below in the table.
  8. A soft-copy of SAP certificate as per specifications mentioned below in the table


Log onto the official website and register yourself on the CAPS website by providing the following details – Your name, Parent’s Name, Date of Birth, a valid Email address, active mobile number and a password.

The entered details cannot be changed at the later stage therefore you must enter the accurate details. Upon successful registration, you shall receive User ID and Password through mail and SMS sent by CAPS.

Filling the Application Form

Now you are required to login by clicking on “Already Registered”, and enter the User ID and Password to open the application page. Enter the following details-

  • Personal Information: Enter your name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Date of Birth.
  • Address Details: Permanent Address, PIN Code
  • Educational Details: Percentage of Marks/ CGPA of Board Exam
  • Preferred Course
  • Preferred three choices of CLAT examination cities.

Upload the scanned images as per the specifications mentioned below-You are required to upload the images of documents as per the specifications and images uploaded should be clear enough or else the application form shall be rejected.

Images Dimensions Format Size Maximum Pixel Resolution Minimum Pixel Resolution
Photograph 3.5 cm x 4.5 cms JPG Less than 100KB 480 x 640 240 x 320
Signature 7 cm x 2 cm JPG Less than 100 KB 560 x 160 280 x 80
SAP Certificate PDF/ JPG/ JPEG

Once you have filled the application form, check for errors and rule them out as after final submit, you cannot edit the details.

Payment of the Application Fee

Now, proceed to the payment of application form that can be made through online mode only. Last year, aspirants had to pay the fee mentioned in the table below

Category Application Fee
SC/ ST Category Rs. 3500/-
Unreserved/ SAP/ OBC/ Others Rs. 4000/-

Note: The Application-Fee won’t be refunded once paid. This year, there might be changes in the fee structure therefore check the official link time to time.

Aspirants can make the payment through their Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net-Banking or other payment options available on the payment gateway of the CLAT 2018 online application form. After making the payment, you will be redirected back to the CLAT Online Application Interface.

Download the Application Form

You shall download and take the printout of filled Application form for future reference. Keep visiting the official website to stay updated for latest updates.

Important Instructions

  1. Interested aspirants are required to verify whether they are eligible to appear for the entrance exam or not as per stipulated norms.
  2. Appearing in the entrance exam only does not confer your eligibility for admission as there might be verification of documents later during counselling. If there is any discrepancy found in the form then your candidature shall be rejected.
  3. Upload the clear images of documents otherwise your application form may be cancelled.
  4. Extra bank charges shall be be applied for making payment through Net banking.

For other instructions please refer to e-brochure.

If you have any queries regarding CLAT Application Form, please ask in comments below.

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