Posted by: Kunal | January 30, 2008

How to fill the APPLICATION FORM (NEW)

• Candidate’s Name:

Write your name as mentioned in your original 10th Pass or equivalent Certificate. Leave a space between each part of your nameand then darken the appropriate box given below the name. If your full name, exceeds 30 characters and does not fit in the space provided, shorten your name by using initials. Use a blank space between initials. Do not use any titles like Mr., Mrs., Dr., and Miss/Ms. etc.
shorten it as, K S S VARAPRASAD

• Name of the Father/Mother/Guardian:

First select the option given and then write the name clearly. Leave one space between each part of the name and then darken the appropriate box given below the name.

• Date of Birth:

Write your date of birth as recorded in the 10th Pass High School Certificate/Birth Certificate issued by the competent authority in format provided and then darken the appropriate circle provided below it.
e.g.: If your date of birth is 3rd September 1987, fill as 03/09/1987

• Sex:

Darken the appropriate circle.

• Residence:

Darken the appropriate circle that residence you belong to.

• Annual income of Parents:

Darken the appropriate circle the total annual income of your parents.

• Belongs to:

Darken the appropriate circle category you belong to.

• Test centre Code:

Fill in three test centre options as per the preference and then darken the appropriate circle provided below it.

List of Test Centers and Coded are given below:
Code Test Centre
01 Bangalore
02 Bhopal
03 Chandigarh
04 Chennai
05 Cochin
06 Cuttack
07 Dehradun
08 Gandhinagar
09 Guwahati
10 Hyderabad
11 Jammu
12 Jodhpur
13 Kolkata
14 Lucknow
15 Mumbai
16 New Delhi
17 Patiala
18 Patna
19 Raipur
20 Shillong

• Domicile:

Darken the appropriate circle the domicile you belong to.

• Qualifying Exam:

Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination have to Darken the appropriate circle.

Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in the year 2008 have to Darken the appropriate circle of the examination they have appeared.

• Percentage of Marks & year of Passing:

Candidates who have passed the qualifying Examination should enter the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination and the year of Passing.

Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination or awaiting result, should leave these columns blank and then darken the appropriate circle provided below it.

• Address for Communication:

Provide your address for communication. All formal communications from CLAT will be sent to you at this address only. Use blank spaces to separate words. Specify the name of your city, state and pin code in the columns provided.

e.g.: If you address for communication is :
# 32, H.F. Colony, 5th Cross, 3rd Main Road SP Nagar, 2nd Phase HAL.
Use the Three lines given to fill up the information appropriately.

• NRI Sponsored:
Darken the circle Yes if you are an NRI sponsored candidate or darken No.

NRI sponsored candidates should download the form from the CLAT website, fill it and send it along with the application form to the address given below.

• Occupation:

Darken the appropriate circle for occupation of your parent.

• Preference of the Institutions / Courses based on the relevant Qualifications:

Darken the appropriate circle to indicate the order of preferences to take admission at different institutions and courses.
Procedure for sending the Filled Physical Application Form:
1) Fill all the fields in the Application form

2) Paste (do not staple) recent Passport size (3cm X 4cm) Color photograph.
Kindly do the signatures where ever asked.
With the application enclose the required copies of certificates

a) Attested copies All Educational Qualification certificates with mark sheets.
b) Caste Certificate (if applicable)
c) NRI Sponsorship certificate (if applicable)
d) Persons with Disabilities (if applicable)

Application with all the enclosures should be sent through Registered/Speed Post/Courier, so as to reach on or before 10th April, 2008, by 5.00 p.m. to the address mentioned below:

The Convener
Common Law Admission Test, 2008
National Law School of India University
Nagarbhavi, Bangalore – 560242.

CLAT Information Brochure available here.

CLAT Information Brochure 



  1. what about pattern ?

    Kunal: As the saying goes slow and steady wins the race. Unlike notifications & admission news, this (Academic Inputs such as pattern etc) is not a game of who delivers the first blow, but who hits the nail, gets closest to the target. So unlike some other people we aren’t rushing up to tell you what the pattern will be. As you know law schools never reveal the pattern, and they aren’t planning to make an exception this year.
    Our academic team is already working intensively on chalking out format for CLAT, a predicted pattern to the best of our judgement. Just like life there are no gurantees, (this isn’t about buying a pressure cooker). Very soon you will hear from us on this, not that we are using it as an excuse to twiddle thumbs. We just want to be sure and don’t want to take any chances. When it comes to giving you information especially when they are academic in nature, I’d rather be the guy coming second in the race, than give you an incorrect one. I don’t want to be part of a rat race, the problem with them is that even if you win, you are still a RAT

  2. Sir could you please tell me that while filling the OMR sheet do we’ve to write with a black ball point pen or blue boll pen in the boxes given there??

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