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Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) + Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)

Updated: Jan 9, 2024

CLAT: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to candidates in undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law courses offered at 22 NLUs and other colleges/ universities accepting exam scores.

IPM: Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore. The national level test is a gateway for admission to the five- year Integrated Program in Management offered at IIM Indore. 

CLAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

Common Law Admission Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Test Takers

Approx. 59,000

Official Website


CLAT Eligibility for five-year Integrated courses:

  • Candidates who have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination for national or state board of education.
  • They should have obtained minimum 45% marks if belonging to General/ Other Backward Class (OBC) / Specially-abled categories and 40% marks if belonging to Scheduled Class (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. 
  • There is no age limit to apply CLAT 2020 as the Bar Council of India (BCI) as removed the upper or lower age limit criteria for admissions to law courses. 




Salient Features

CLAT 2020 official notification for exam date


In a press meet, CLAT Consortium announced the exam date and few changes in the exam pattern of CLAT 2020.

CLAT 2020 detailed notification


In another press meet held on December 11, the consortium has approved the exam schedule and changes in the exam pattern of CLAT UG and LLM.

Online registrations for CLAT 2020 begins


The online application window of CLAT 2020 started on the official website.

Last date of application submission



All steps of application form need to be completed.

Release of admit cards

By the first or second week of May 2020

Candidates will be issued admit card in online mode to appear for the examination.

CLAT 2020 exam date



Appear for the examination at the allotted test centre as per the scheduled date and time. Carry the admit card along with a valid Photo Id proof.

Display of CLAT 2020 results and merit list

May 2020

CLAT consortium will declare the results of CLAT 2020 as well as publish the merit list for each NLU on the official website.


IPM 2020 Exam Conducting Body

IIM Indore

Course Offered

Five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)

Exam Sessions

Single session

Mode of exam

Online Computer Based Test

IPMAT full form

Integrated Progarmme in Management Aptitude Test

Total Questions in IPMAT Exam


Sectional Division

3 Sections


Quantitative Ability (MCQs), Verbal Ability, and   Quantitative  Ability (SA)

IPMAT Difficulty Level


IPMAT exam application process



General and NC-OBC Category

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 60% in class 10th/SSC and class 12th/ HSC or equivalent examination in case of General and NC-OBC category candidates.
  • The candidate should be of maximum 20 years of age as on July 31, 2020.

SC, ST and PwD Category

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 55% in class 10th/SSC and class 12th/ HSC or equivalent examination in case of SC, ST category candidates.
  • The candidate should be of maximum 22 years of age as on July 31, 2020.

Important points on Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who are likely to complete standard XII/ HSC or equivalent by the end of June 30, 2020, can also apply, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria
  • If selected, such candidates will be offered admission to the programme provisionally.
  • At the time of registration for the programme, such candidate must have to produce X and XII standard mark sheet (securing minimum marks i.e. 60% for General and NC-OBC or 55% for SC, ST, and PwD) along with school-leaving certificate/migration certificate, failing which the candidate’s provisional admission offer will stand cancelled.
  • The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in X and XII Standard would be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the Board’s regulation.
  • In case the candidates are awarded grades or grade points instead of marks, the conversion of grades to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the Board/ Competent Authority explaining the method of conversion from where they have obtained the certificate.
  • Applicants pursuing their X and/or XII standard from international schools affiliated to foreign board’s like IGCSE (International General Certificate for Secondary Education) and IB (International Baccalaureate) can also apply.



Date (Tentative)

Registration start date for IPM exam

17th February 2020

Last date to submit the Application form

20th April 2020 (extended)

Issuance of the admit card

To be Announced Later

IIM Indore IPM 2020 Exam Date

To be Announced Later

Declaration of the IPM result

To be Announced Later

PI Shortlist Announcement

To be Announced Later

Personal Interview (PI)

To be Announced Later

Announcement of final admission offers

To be Announced Later

Commencement of classes

To be Announced Later





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