CLAT 2021 Answer Key – Download Provisional, Final Answer Keys Here

CLAT 2021 Answer Key – Consortium of NLUs release the CLAT 2021 provisional and final answer key. They are released online at Candidates who appear in the exam can download the CLAT answer key PDFs from direct links below as per release date. Challenges can be submitted by the last date, before declaration of CLAT results. Add 1 marks for the correct answer and deduct 0.25 marks for incorrect answers. Know all about CLAT 2021 answer key including release date, how to download, how to challenge, calculate marks and more details from this page.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key

Date of release of answer key of CLAT 2021 is expected to be same day as exam, by the night.

Expected change in CLAT 2021 answer keys release: Last time the Consortium of NLUs said that they received too many non-genuine requests. Therefore they may implement a fee to challenge the answer key this time. Till last time, the answer key challenge was free.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key Release Date

The CLAT answer key 2021 are published separately for UG and PG papers. They are available as pdf files. All the important dates for CLAT 2021 answer key are follows:

CLAT Answer Key 2021Important Dates (expected)
CLAT exam date 202113 Jun 2021 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Release of the provisional answer keyOn exam day, after exam
Last date to raise objections Till 1-2 days
Release of Final Answer Key 3-4 days after exam
Declaration of Result 5-6 days after exam

Download Answer Key Here: Candidates can download the official answer keys of CLAT 2021 as per schedule from

Last year the CLAT answer key was released on 28 September, and exam was held on the same day, in the morning.

How to Calculate Score Using CLAT 2021 Answer Key?

Candidates can cross-check and calculate their score using the answer key of Common Law Admission Test 2021. The main elements to calculate score are answer key, question paper, carbonized OMR sheet which was given after the completion of exam and marking scheme of the exam. Check the steps to calculate score from below:

  • First, candidates have to download the answer key and question paper of their set.
  • Then, cross-check the answer and mark the correct answer and incorrect answer.
  • After that, according to the given below marking scheme mark the scores:
Answer TypeMarks
Correct Answer+1
Incorrect answer-0.25
No answer marked0
  • On scoring marks, calculate the total no. of correct answers and incorrect answers. Then use the given below formula to calculate the probable score

CLAT Raw Score = +1 (total no. of correct answers) – 1/4 (total no. of incorrect answers)

How to Download CLAT 2021 Answer Key?

It is possible that the answer key of CLAT 2021 might be released in the candidates login. However, if it is released as pdf then the process to download it is as given below.

1st Step – Check your SET and click on the direct link which will be provided on this page.

2nd Step – Then page will be redirected to the PDF

3rd Step – Download the Pdf and start chechking the answers from the question paper.

How to Raise an Objection on CLAT Answer Key?

NLU also provides facility for candidates to challenge the answer key. Candidates can raise the objection by following the mentioned below steps:

1. Go to the official website and click on the candidate’s login

2. Login with your mobile number and password same as the one used for downloading the admit card.

3. After that, click on the ‘Provisional Answer Key’ tab to raise an objection

4. Once thats done, Choose the answers you want to raise objection and upload the proof to support your objection.

5. At last submit your objection and wait for the final answer key.

CLAT 2021 Question Paper

NLUs also release CLAT questions paper on the official website. It is released in the pdf format. Candidates can download the pdf online. It is released set-wise along with answer key. These question papers are the same, which were given in the CLAT exam. Using question paper and answer key, candidates can cross-check their score.

CLAT 2021 Final Answer Key 

After all the objections are received, NLUs releases CLAT final answer key. Final answer key is prepared by the experts on the basis of the challenges raised by the candidates. It will be relased along with the declaration of result. Candidates who have raised the objections can check whether their challenge is correct or not. On the basis of the final answer key, result is compiled. Once the final answer key is published no futher objections is accepted by the examination cell.

Last year Consortium of NLUs dropped some questions to calculate the final results.

CLAT 2021 Result

On the basis of the final answer key, result of CLAT is compiled. The result is released in scorecard on the official website To download the scorecard, candidates need to enter application number and date of birth or mobile number and password. NLU also releases the merit list of the qualified candidates for admission process. After that, the provisional allotment list is displayed on the basis of the choices filled in CLAT application form

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national admission test conducting rotationally by 23 National Law Universities of India. The motive behind this is to take quality admission in the different courses offered by universities. Other than that the score of this test is also used by 43 different universities and 2 public sectors as well. Applicants applying for this has to be eligible by completing an examination in 10+2 or an examination equivalent for undergraduate programs and An LLB degree or an equivalent examination for postgraduation programs. 

CLAT Answer Key Archive

Check the answer keys from the past years in the tables below.

CLAT 2020 Answer Keys

Final Answer KeyFinal Answer Key Press Release
Provisional Answer Key of UGProvisional Answer Key of PG

CLAT 2019 Final Answer Key

 5 – Year Integrated Law ProgrammeLL.M. Programme
 Set A Final Answer KeySet A Final Answer Key
 Set B Final Answer KeySet B Final Answer Key
Set C Final Answer KeySet C Final Answer Key
Set D Final Answer KeySet D Final Answer key

CLAT 2019 Provisional Answer Key

  • 5 – Year Integrated Law Programme
Question PaperAnswer key
 Set A Question Paper Set A Answer Key
Set B Question Paper Set B Answer Key
Set C Question Paper Set C Answer Key
Set D Question Paper Set D Answer key
  • LL.M. Programme
Question PaperAnswer key
 Set A Question Paper Set A Answer Key
Set B Question Paper Set B Answer Key
Set C Question Paper Set C Answer Key
Set D Question Paper Set D Answer key

Frequently Asked Questions on CLAT Answer Key 2021

Q1: What is the official website to download the answer key?

Ans : Candidates can download the answer key at the official website of CLAT i.e.

Q2: What is the difference between a provisional and final answer key?

Ans : A provisional answer key is released just after the examination for candidates to evaluate their score which they can object. After that, the final answer key is released without previous mistakes.

Q3: Where is the question paper released?

Ans : Candidates can download the different sets of question papers on the official website.

Q4: In which format the answer key releases?

Ans : CLAT answer key releases in a PDF format.

Q5: How can I object to the CLAT answer key?

Ans : Candidates have to log in to the official website and raise the objection with a proof without that the objection is not going to be valid.

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