What happens if an abstract modifier is applied to class. Explain?

The classes which have one or more abstract methods are abstract. To declare a class as abstract, use the abstract keyword in front of the class keyword, before the class declaration. Abstract classes cannot be instantiated. Similarly the new keyword cannot be used to create an object of the abstract class. Remember that the constructors and static variables cannot be declared as abstract. Any subclass of an abstract class must either implement all of the abstract methods in the superclass or be itself declared abstract.