CLAT 2021 Answer Key (Final Out) – Download PDF Here

CLAT 2021 Answer Key – Consortium of NLUs has released the final answer key of CLAT 2021. The direct link to download the final answer key will be provided here. The candidates who appeared in the test can check the final answer keys from Previously, the provisional answer keys for UG and PG courses were released. The candidates were given one day to submit their objections. Based on the final answer keys, the result will be compiled. In order to calculate the score using the CLAT 2021 answer key, add 01 marks for each correct answer and deduct 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. Check more details about CLAT 2021 answer key from this page.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key

Download Answer Key Here:

>> Click here to download CLAT 2021 Final answer key.

>> Click here to download CLAT 2021 UG answer key.

>> Click here to download CLAT 2021 PG answer key.

CLAT 2021 Answer Key Date

The CLAT answer key 2021 is 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
CLAT exam date 202113 Jun 2021 (2 PM to 4 PM) 23 Jul 2021
Release of the provisional answer key23 Jul 2021
Last date to raise objections 24 Jul 2021 (Till 9.00 PM)
Release of Final Answer Key 27 Jul 2021
Declaration of Result 28 Jul 2021

Important points regarding CLAT 2021 answer key

  • The objections can be submitted till 9.00 PM on July 24, 2021. After this, the link to submit the challenges will be de-activated.
  • If the objections that have been submitted against CLAT 2021 answer key are found to be correct, the challenging fee will be refunded to the same account from which amount was paid. Note that no requests for depositing the amount in any other account will be considered.
  • Objections submitted without the challenging fee shall not be entertained.

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?

CLAT answer key releases at The candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer key.

1st step: First of all, check the course-wise answer key given above on this page

2nd step: Next, download the answer key.

3rd step: Now, a pdf will open.

4th step: Save the pdf for future reference and start cross-checking the answers.

CLAT 2021 Provisional Answer Key Vs Final Answer Key

The official authority release two types of answer keys. Check the details given below.

Provisional answer key: CLAT provisional answer keys are released just after the exam. These answer keys can be challenged if there are any errors in it.

Final answer key: After checking all the objections, Consortium of NLUs releases the final answer key of CLAT. On the basis of the answers indicated in the final answer key, CLAT result is compiled. The candidates cannot challenge the final answer key.

Significance of CLAT 2021 Answer Key

Check the importance of CLAT 2021 answer key given below.

To calculate the estimated score: The candidates can have an idea about their probable score with the help of CLAT 2021 answer key.

To compile the result: The final answer key of CLAT is used to compile the result.

To get an idea about cut-off: After the release of the answer key, the candidates can get an idea about CLAT cut-off.

Challenging CLAT 2021 Answer Key

NLU gives an opportunity to the candidates who appeared in CLAT 2021 to challenge the provisional answer key, if they find any error in it. Check the steps given below to challenge the answer key.

  • Visit the official website,
  • Then, login to the CLAT account. Enter the registered mobile number and password
  • Next, click on the ‘submit objections’ button.
  • Then, select the type of objection, about the question or answer key.
  • Next, enter the objection details and click on the ‘submit’ objection button.
  • After submitting all the objections, click on the ‘make payment’ button to submit the objections.

Challenging Fee: Rs 1000 per objection

Some important points for submitting objections against CLAT 2021 answer key

  • The candidates need to tally the question number from their own question booklet (as there are 4 different series of question booklet) with the Master Question booklet.
  • Raise objection only on appopriate question number (s) from master question booklet.
  • If candidates raise objections on their own question booklet and the question number does not match with the Master question booklet, CLAT office will not respond to those objections.

CLAT 2021 Revised Answer Key

Last year, on the basis of the recommendations by the expert committee, the executive committee and Consortium of NLUs approved some modifications in CLAT questions and answer keys for UG and PG programmes both.

  • From UG question paper, some questions were dropped because of some discrepancies in the questions.
  • From PG question paper, only one question was dropped.

Also, there were some modifications in the answer key. The answers mentioned in the answer key of UG programme were revised.

CLAT 2021 Question Paper

Along with CLAT answer key, the question paper is also released. The candidates can download the question paper from With the help of question paper and answer key, the candidates can calculate their scores.

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

Ques. When will CLAT 2021 answer key?

Ans. CLAT 2021 answer key for UG and PG course is now available.

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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.

Ques. In which format the answer key releases?

Ans. CLAT answer key releases in a PDF format.

Ques. Can I submit objections against CLAT answer key

Ans. Yes, you can submit the objections against the answer key. To do so, log in to the official website and raise the objection with a proof.

Ques. What is the significance of CLAT 2021 answer key?

Ans. With the help of CLAT 2021 answer key, the candidates can get to know about their scores before the declaration of the result.

Ques. How to calculate scores using the answer key?

Ans. To calculate the scores, add 01 marks for each correct answer. Deduct 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.

Ques. Do I need to pay any challenging fee?

Ans. Yes, you are required to pay Rs 1000 for each objection. If the objection is found to be correct and valid, then the amount will be refunded.

Ques. Till when can I submit the objections against CLAT 2021 provisional answer key?

Ans. You can submit the challenges against the provisional answer key till July 24, 2021. The objection link will remain activated till 9.00 PM only. After this, it will be de-activated.

Ques. Can I submit challenges over mail or phone call to the Consortium of NLUs?

Ans. No, you are required to submit the challenges online only.

Ques. When will final CLAT 2021 answer key be released?

Ans. The final answer key will be released once the challenging window is closed.

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