How to fill CLAT Application Form 2022- A Step by Step Guide

The CLAT registration process began on 1 January, 2022. Candidates who are interested in getting admission into undergraduate and postgraduate Law courses can apply for CLAT Exam. Before applying for CLAT Exam, candidates need to check the eligibility criteria. In this article, the candidates will get complete information about How to fill the CLAT Application Form, details required while filling the form, and other important details.

CLAT Application Form 2022

Candidates applying for CLAT 2022 must fill out the application form carefully. Candidates who fill in their details incorrectly may lead their application form towards cancellation. The CLAT registration started on 1 January, 2022 and has the extended till 9 May, 2022.

How to Fill the CLAT Application Form?

The CLAT Application form consists of the following steps:

  1. Register Online
  2. Login process
  3. Upload Images
  4. Enter Details
  5. Preview & Final Submit
  6. Payment
  7. Acknowledgment Page

Step 1: Register Online

  • Visit the official website of CLAT Exam.
  • Read the complete instruction and click on Apply Online Button.
  • Click on “Click Here for New Registration”.
  • Read the registration instruction clearly.
  • Fill all the details asked in the application form like candidate’s name (as per the class 10th mark sheet), email id for future reference, and contact number etc.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • A new window will be displayed on your computer screen from where you need to save application number of Password (The details will be sent to you via registered mobile number or password).

Step 2: Login Process

  • Candidates need to login their dashboard through their application number/user id or password.

Go to Application Form

  • Candidates need to read the complete instruction carefully and click on the “Next” button to fill their application form.

Step 3: Upload Images

This step will contain the procedure to upload the images (Photograph & Signature). Before filling the application form, the candidates need to keep all the necessary documents handy.


  • Candidates need to mention their name and date of photographs on the uploaded photograph.
  • The passport size photograph must be clear and with a coloured background.
  • The scanned passport size photograph format should be jpeg/jpg.
  • The scanned images dimension 200 x 230 pixels.
  • The scanned passport size should fall under 20KB and less than 50 KB.
  • Candidates who wear Caps, hats and dark glasses at the time of photo click are not acceptable.


  • This signature will be verified by the authority at the time verification when candidates enter in the examination hall.
  • The signature should be done by the candidates running hand via Black/blue ballpoint pen.
  • The scanned images dimension 140 x 60 pixels.
  • The scanned images size should fall under 10KB – 20KB.
  • The scanned signature images format should be jpeg/jpg.

Step 4: Enter Details

  • First candidates need to login in their dashboard which they have created previously.
  • Candidates need to fill personal details in the application form:
  • Category (gender)
  • Address
  • Then need to click on save and next button.

Enter Qualification Details

  • Candidates need to fill their qualification related details (board of the qualifying examination marks in the qualifying examination).
  • Then need to click on save and next button.

Choose Preferences for NLUs

  • Candidates need to choose their preference of NLUs where they want to get admission.
  • Once you have selected your choices, then you need to click on save and next button

Step 5: Preview & Final Submit

In this step, you need to click on the preview or submit button where you need to review your application form and check whether the detail which you have filled is correct or not. If it looks fine for the candidates, then candidates can click on the final submit button.

Step 6: Pay Application Fee

In this step, the candidates need to pay the application fee. There are two payment modes available for application fee submission:

  • Online Mode Payment
  • Offline Mode payment

In online mode, the candidates can pay their application fee through the help of credit card, debit cards, visa card, and net banking. In Offline mode, the candidates need to download the e-challan of the application fee and then take a printout of this e-challan which is used as a reference by the bank. While candidates have paid their application fee in both the processes candidates will receive a message saying “Your application fee has been successfully submitted”.

Step 7: Acknowledgement Page

  • Candidates need to take the printout copy of the acknowledgment page for future reference.
  • Click on the ‘Click here to take a printout of confirmation page’ link and download it.

Important Facts regarding CLAT Application Form

If in case candidates can forget their application number or password, how can he/she retrieve it?

There is a very simple process for retrieving the application number or password. On the login page two other options are also available, i.e. Retrieve Application Number or Forgot Password Link. You need to simply click on that link and need to follow the simple steps which are given below:

For Application Number

  • After clicking on the link you will be redirected to the new window, where you need to verify your details.
  • Then you need to answer the security question which you have previously selected.
  • Then click on the retrieve link.
  • Your application number will be forwarded to your registered mobile number or email ID.

For PasswordFirst, you need to click on forget password link.

  • Then a new window will appear where you need to enter either your registered mobile number or registered email id.
  • Then click on the reset-password button.
  • Your password will be sent to your registered mobile number or your registered email ID.


Candidates applying for CLAT exam must fill the application form correctly. Not filling the application form correctly can lead to the cancellation of the application.

To help you better, here we have provided a step-by-step guide on how to fill the CLAT application form.

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