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The Common Law Admission Test is a national level entrance examination for admission into Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses in various NLUs across India. There are a total of 19 Law Universities that are participating to conduct the exam as per the official website. CLAT Notification for the new session shall expectedly be published in December 2020. The recent updates about the exam are published on the official website of Consortium.

CLAT Latest News 2020

CLAT Results Declared

The Consortium has released the CLAT 2020 result on the official website on 5th October 2020. Just log in to the website with your login credentials and download the result now. Download CLAT Result

Notice for CLAT Result & Counselling 

The exam conducting authorities has released an official notice for CLAT Counselling 2020. The counselling will begin from 6th October 2020 at 9:00 AM. Previously, the counselling had to begin at 12:00 however, the timing has been revised by Consortium. List of candidates who have been selected for counselling will be sent an email and SMS. Check Official Notice

CLAT Response Sheet Released

Candidates who had appeared for the CLAT 2020 can now check their answers by logging into the portal. This way, candidates can check their responses with the provisional answer key released and calculate the scores. Check CLAT Answer Key

CLAT Answer Key Published

Consortium has published the answer key for CLAT 2020 Exam on the official website. Candidates can check the CLAT Answer Key PDF and know if they have qualified the exam. 

Press Release about the CLAT Exam 2020

The consortium of National Law Universities successfully conducted the CLAT 2020 exam for admission to 22 National law Universities including NLSIU, Bangalore. As per the news, the exam was student-friendly and went glitch-free. For more information Check Official Notice.

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CLAT 2021 Highlights

Full-Form Common-Law Entrance Test
Exam Level  National 
Conducting Body  National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi
Official Website  consortiumofnlus.ac.in
Periodicity of the Exam  Yearly 
Application Mode  Online 
Application Fee For General/OBC/PWD/NRI - INR 4000 For SC/ST/BPL - INR 3500 
Exam Mode  Online (pen-paper mode) 
Syllabus English, Legal Aptitude, Maths, Reasoning & GK

CLAT Notification 2021

The Notification for the law entrance test will be released on the official website of the Consortium of NLUs. The National University of Law releases the notification in PDF format. Candidates aspiring to get admission in top Law Colleges across India are suggested to go through the CLAT Notification thoroughly. It includes all the details about the examination like exam dates, how to apply, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, exam centers, and many more.

Check CLAT 2020 Press Release PDF

Before applying for the law entrance exam make sure to read the CLAT notification and understand the eligibility. As per the CLAT 2021 Notification PDF, candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility will not be able to continue with the application process. Candidates applying for CLAT Entrance Exam without checking the eligibility may result in rejection of the candidature.

What is CLAT 2021?

CLAT is a Common Law Admission Test conducted to offer admissions for 21 different National Law Universities across India. It is a national level exam conducted every year for both BA LLB and LLM programs. Candidates clearing this CLAT Consortium Exam will be eligible for receiving admissions to their desired college. If you are aspiring to get admission in the top LAW College, then it is important to be well prepared for the exam and crack it. With proper and dedicated preparation, it is easier to crack the exam in one attempt. 

Until 2018, the Exam was conducted by the Consortium of NLUs on a rotational basis. But, from 2019 it is being conducted by a permanent body formed by the Universities i.e., The CLAT Consortium of NLUs. The headquarters of Consortium is located at NLSIU Bangalore which comprises off

  • An Executive Committee
  • The Common Law Admission Test Convenor of the current year (DNLU Jabalpur for CLAT)
  • The CLAT Convenor of the following year 
  • Two co-opted Vice-Chancellors of NLU

CLAT Exam Dates 2020

Go through the CLAT Exam date for all important events of the Common Law Admission Test from the below table. As the exam is around the corner, check out the CLAT Exam Analysis to know the difficulty level of the exam and the types of questions asked. There are a lot of queries regarding the Exam Postponed and when is the exam. Check out the below table for complete details. 

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Events  Dates  Feature of Events
CLAT Notification official notice was published on November 21, 2019 In a press meet, the Consortium announced the CLAT exam date and few changes in the exam pattern
Notification published date January 01, 2020  The consortium of National Law University released a detailed CLAT notification explaining the complete schedule
Starting Date to Apply Online January 01, 2020 The online application window was activated from 1st January
Last Date to Apply Online August 15, 2020 (Extended)  Online Applications can be filled until 10th July
Admit card will be issued on 10 days prior to the exam date Admit Card is an important document issued on the official website
Offline/Written exam date  September 28, 2020 New CLAT Exam Date Announced
Official Answer Key will be released on September 2020 Check the responses from the answer key released after 1 week of the exam
Result and Merit List will be published on October 2020 Results will be declared on the official website along with the merit list
Counselling begins from October 2020  Shortlisted candidates will be eligible for counselling round

CLAT 2021 Exam Dates

Previously, the Consortium of National Law Universities had announced that the CLAT 2021 Registrations will begin from the 3rd week of December 2020. Aspirants willing to apply can keep checking the latest news to know more. The Common Law Admission Test is a national level Law Entrance exam conducted by 21 NLUs on a rotational basis. The below table shows the important events and the tentative schedule.

Events Dates
Application form releases To be Notified
Last date to apply To be Notified
Last date for online fee payment To be Notified
Admit card availability To be Notified
CLAT 2021 Exam To be Notified
Answer key publish To be Notified
Result declaration To be Notified
Counselling session To be Notified

CLAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be able to fill the form. In case if any candidate who fails to satisfy the eligibility criteria, their form will result in cancellation. As the law entrance exam is conducted for both UG and PG, go through the CLAT Eligibility Criteria explained below for both programs separately.

Eligibility for UG Program

The UG exam is the entrance examination for Undergraduate Courses i..e, Bachelor of Legislative Law. Here is the eligibility that one must satisfy to apply for the 3 year BA LLB program:

  • There will be no upper age limit for UG i.e., candidates belonging to any age group can apply.
  • In regards to the minimum percentage of marks in the 10+2 or Equivalent examination, candidates must have secured: Forty-five percent (45%) marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General / OBC / PWD / NRI / PIO / OCI categories; Forty Percent (40%) marks or equivalent in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.
  • Candidates who are appearing for 12th examination in March/April 2021 are also eligible to appear in CLAT 2021 examination. However, they shall be required to produce evidence of their passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission. 

Eligibility for PG Program

The PG exam is conducted for candidates aspiring to secure admission for Post Graduation courses i.e., Master of Law in top Law Universities. Here is the list of eligibility criteria to be followed by candidates for the PG Exam 2021.

  • There is no application of upper age limit for the PG Program
  • The students must have a minimum percentage in the L.L.B Program (or any other exam of equal level) which is the qualifying exam in order to sit in the PG Course
  • The candidates who belong to the Unreserved category and OBC category must have acquired 55% as minimum marks in the Bachelor's Degree and other categories (SC/ST) are compulsory to get at least 50% marks 
  • It is important that the aspirant must have cleared their final semester or final year of the qualifying paper on the admission date

CLAT 2021 Application Form: How to Apply

The Application Process for the new session will begin from January 2021 tentatively. The entire application process was conducted in online mode It was a great chance for all aspirants as they got time to apply for the highly competitive law examination. There were four stages involved in filling the CLAT Application Form 2021 as explained below.

Step 1: Online Registration

This is the first stage of the application process wherein candidates had to register to the official portal. The registration process had to be done by following the below steps carefully

  • Visit the Official website
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Click Here"
  • In the new login page, Click on "Register" button under the login 
  • Enter all the details like name, email id, phone number, and password
  • After entering all the details correctly, click on Activate
  • Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number
  • Now your account will be activated.

Step 2: Filling Application Form

After registration, candidates must log in to the account using the login credentials. The below steps were to be followed for filling the form:

  • After logging in, select any one of the option "UG" or "PG"
  • Now fill all your details like personal details, educational details, communication details, category details, and exam center
  • After checking if all details all entered correctly, click on the "Submit" button

Step 3: Uploading Documents

After filling the form, candidates had to upload certain scanned documents in the specified format. Some of the documents to be uploaded are Passport side photo, signature, State of Domicile certificate, Caste Certificate.

  • The passport size photograph should be uploaded with size between 20KB-50KB in JPG/JPEG format
  • The signature must be done on a white background and scanned. The image should be in size between 10KB-20Kb in JPG/JPEG format
  • The certificates should not exceed 2MB and should be in PDF format only

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee

After filling the form, candidates had to pay the Application Fee either through online or offline mode.

  • Candidates belonging to General and OBC must pay Rs 4000 while candidates from SC/ST must pay Rs 3500 as application fee.
  • If paying through online mode then use Debit/ Credit Card/Net Banking. 
  • In case if you are willing to pay through offline mode then you need to generate an online challan and go for offline payment.
  • Take a printout of the challan and fill the challan 
  • Make the payment in the Bank

CLAT Form Correction 2021

  • As per the CLAT Notification, there was no news about form correction.
  • It isn't mandatory for the exam conducting authority to provide an option for form correction.
  • The officials had announced that any corrections in the form can be made before the final submission. 
  • Last year, there was no option for correcting the application forms. Hence, it is advised for candidates to fill the form correctly.
  • It was advised for all candidates to take their time while filling the form and fill it properly by entering all details correctly. No changes could be made after submitting the form.
  • In case of any mistakes occurred while filling the form, candidates can apply a freshly once again.
  • Any candidate who had submitted more than one application must remember that the exam conducting authority will accept the last submitted form.
  • Also, no refund will be provided for previously submitted forms.

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CLAT Admit Card 2021

The CLAT Admit Card is always released 10-15 days prior to the examination takes place. This year, the admit card for the Common Law Admission Test is expected to be released in the last week of April 2020. The students without the call letter will not be permitted into the exam hall. Candidates can follow the steps below in order to download the Admit card:

  • Visit the official website i.e www.clatconsortiumofnlu.ac.in
  • Login to your account using the login credentials and click on submit
  • A new page will appear with the Admit Card of the candidate
  • Verify all the details and download 
  • Take print outs of the admit cards and save for future reference.

CLAT Exam Centers 2021

The exam takes place all over India. There are various CLAT Exam Centers spread in different states of the country. 

  • The allocated venue of the exam is assigned and mentioned in the admit card
  • Candidates must ensure to reach the exam center 15 minutes before the time scheduling of the exam.
  • This year, CLAT exam will be conducted with extra safety measures due to the current situation across the globe. 
  • So, it is advised for all candidates to follow the CLAT Exam Day Instructions without fail. 
  • In the exam center, no one shall carry any electronic gadgets like Phone, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Check out the below table to know the exam centers across the country as per the latest CLAT Notification.
Allahabad Aurangabad Bengaluru Bhopal
Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai Dehradun
Ernakulam Faridabad Gandhinagar Ghaziabad
Gurugram Guwahati Hisar Hyderabad
Indore Jabalpur Jaipur Jammu
Jodhpur Kanpur Kolkata Lucknow
Mumbai Nagpur New Delhi Noida
Patiala Patna Pune Raipur
Ranchi Shimla Siliguri Trichy
Thiruvananthapuram Varanasi Vijayawada Vishakhapatnam

PSU Recruitment Through CLAT

Candidates willing to apply for Post Graduate Law Program can register to PSU Recruitment through Common Law Admission Test. The Public Sector Undertaking recruit individuals as an Assistant Legal Advisor, Legal Executive Trainee, Trainee Legal Advisor. These Public Sectors accept the scores for recruiting candidates to various positions of Law Officers/Legal Advisors. Some of the most popular PSUs accepting the Score are:

  • ONGC Ltd, Dehradun
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. (PSOC)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • Oil India Limited (OIL)
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)

CLAT Exam Pattern 2021

This year, there are a lot of changes introduced in the CLAT 2021 Exam pattern. The below table explains the differences and changes in the new Exam Pattern for the Exam. Go through the comparison tabulated below between the old and new patterns of the Common Law Admission Test Exam.

  • The mode of the examination is offline which remains the same
  • There are changes introduced only in the UG exam Pattern
  • The total number of questions in the UG Exam has been reduced to 150.

UG Exam Pattern 2021

The following table shows the question paper pattern for Under Graduate Examination.

Mode of Exam Offline
Medium of Question Paper English (only)
Type of Exam Objective Type
Duration 2hours
Level of the Exam after XII
Type of Questions Objective Type
Total Number of Questions 150
Marks Obtained for Correct Answer +1
Marks Deducted for Incorrect Answer -0.25
Sections in the exam English Language, Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Current Affairs (inc. General Knowledge) and Legal Reasoning
Weightage of Logical Reasoning 28-32 (roughly 20% of the Test Paper)
Weightage of Legal Reasoning 35-39 (roughly 25% of the Test Paper)
Weightage of Current Affairs (inc. General Knowledge) 35-39 (roughly 25% of the Test Paper)
Weightage of English Language 28-32 (roughly 20% of the Test Paper)
Weightage of Maths Section 13-17 (roughly 10% of the Test Paper)

PG Exam Pattern 2021

The following table shows the question paper pattern for Post Graduate Examination

Mode of Exam Offline
Medium of Question Paper English (only)
Type of Exam Objective Type
Duration 2 hours
Type of Questions Subjective Type and Objective Type
Number of Multiple Choice Questions 100
Marks Obtained for Correct Answer +1
Marks Deducted for Incorrect Answer -0.25
Number of Subjective Questions 2 (Essay of 800 words each)
Marks Allocated 50 (25 Marks for each)
Negative Marking for Subjective Type No Negative Marking
Topics Asked in MCQ Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Property Law, Company Law, Labour Law, Environmental Law etc.
Topics Asked in Subjective Questions Essay on Law and Contemporary Issues

CLAT Syllabus 2021

Knowing the detailed CLAT 2021 Syllabus will help candidates to be aware of which topics to be studied. The below table explains the important topics from each section of the Exam. Find the separate syllabus for UG and PG below.

UG Syllabus 2021

As per the CLAT Notification, there are certain changes introduced this year. The level of the syllabus for each section will be as follows

  • English language - Class 12th level
  • Current affairs including General Knowledge - Class 12th level
  • Legal Reasoning - Class 12th level
  • Logical Reasoning - Class 12th level
  • Quantitative Techniques - Class 10th level

Under each of these sections, there will be only comprehension based questions.

English Reasoning Legal Aptitude Quantitative Ability General Knowledge
Idioms Analogy International Law Profit & Loss General Science
Synonyms  Coding-Decoding Criminal Law  Interest  Static GK
Fill ups Classification Legal Maxims  Number system Current Affairs
Antonyms  Number Test Series Legal Terms  Surds & Indices Economics
Phrases Assumptions Family Law  Ratio & Proportion  Art & Culture
Cloze Test Arguments Contracts  Percentage  Famous People
Spotting Error  Conclusions Legal Propositions  HCF & LCM Books & Authors
Comprehension  Blood Relations Indian Constitution  Interest  Technology

PG Syllabus 2021

The PG Exam concentrates on improving the comprehension abilities of the students. The examination is conducted for 120 minutes with two sections.

  • The first section includes 100 objective-type questions carrying 1 mark each. There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • The second section would require candidates to write 2 descriptive essays.
  • The question paper is based on mandatory subjects of UG program as tabulated below
Constitutional Law Jurisprudence Administrative Law Law of Contract
Torts Family Law Criminal Law Property Law
Company Law Public International Law Tax Law Environmental Law
Labour Law Industrial Law - -

CLAT 2021 Preparation Tips

In order to crack the exam in one attempt, you must make a proper study plan and follow the expert's preparation tips as follows. Here are a few general Preparation Tips for both UG and PG.

  • Read More to improve language. read books, magazines, newspapers, and novels to enhance your vocabulary.
  • Study the basics of grammar and this can be done even from school level grammar books to strengthen your basics. However, one needs to get your grammar right and fix the mistakes to secure a good rank 
  • The books are the most important aspect whenever it comes to cracking an exam, check CLAT Preparation Books 2021
  • For law aspirants, mathematics may not be a big deal as this is just Class 10 mathematics.
  • Go through NCERT Mathematics textbooks of class 9 and class 10. 
  • Legal aptitude continues to be the most important section.
  • Important book references for this would be the Constitution of India and Legal Penal Code.
  • Importance of Moot Courts: Knowledge of arguing cases and knowing various laws at the tip of your tongue is a great thing to know for all aspiring lawyers

CLAT Subject-Wise Preparation Tips

Here is the brief preparation strategy for each subject in the exam. Check out the below to know How to Prepare and be exam ready. 

English Preparation

  • The best preparation strategy for English is to read newspapers and magazines to enhance your vocabulary.
  • Practice grammar from 10th standard grammar textbooks to understand concepts in a better way.
  • Solve more practice papers and sample papers regularly to know which type of questions can be asked.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

  • To be well versed with general knowledge and current affairs section, aspirants must read newspapers regularly and be aware of the current events.
  • Solve previous year question papers to know the difficulty level of the paper and which type of questions can be asked.

Legal Aptitude

  • This is one of the important subjects for any law aspirant. 
  • Attempting mock tests and solving previous year question papers are the best way to crack this section easily.

Logical Reasoning

  • Candidate's logical thinking is very essential in this subject. 
  • Follow a proper study plan and ensure to be thorough with every topic.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • This section includes questions from various topics of 10th standard maths topics. 
  • Ensure to solve more and more problems regularly to understand concepts.

CLAT Exam Day Instructions 2021

Due to the current situation, there are certain new instructions to be followed by aspirants on the day of the exam. Check out the below CLAT Exam Day Instructions and ensure to follow them. 

  • All candidates with a temperature of more than 99.14 will be directed to the isolation lab for taking the examination.
  • In the case of candidates with the scribe, both must carry their own N95 masks.
  • Candidates can carry Mask, Gloves, Personal transparent water bottle, Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), A simple pen, Exam related documents (Admit Card, ID card, etc.)
  • Reach the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time
  • carry necessary documents like Photo ID Proof to the examination hall.
  • Do not carry any electronic gadgets to the exam hall. 
  • Any required stationery items will be provided at the exam center.
  • No candidate is allowed to leave the exam hall before the exam timings.

CLAT Sample Paper

By practicing the previous exam papers or sample question papers, candidates can understand the type of questions asked in the paper and also the difficulty level of the exam. So it is very important to practice CLAT Previous Year Question Papers to crack the Exam

  • During the preparation period, it is suggested for all candidates to solve previous year question papers.
  • Take up one question paper and solve it by keeping a timer so that candidates can improve their speed and accuracy.
  • Know your mistakes and try to improvise on them. Check out the below UG Sample Paper released by the Consortium of National Law Universities to help candidates enhance their preparations. 
  • Solve the question paper and be well prepared for the exam.

Download Free CLAT Sample Paper PDF

CLAT Exam Analysis 2021

Common Law Admission Test is the national level exam and hence it is highly competitive. With the proper preparation, it is definitely possible to crack the exam in one attempt. In order to know the difficulty level of the paper and different types of questions asked, going through the CLAT Exam Analysis is the best solution.

  • The Exam Analysis is prepared by taking the feedback from students who appear for the exam.
  • Last year, the examination was Easy and students were able to attempt all the questions
  • Compared to all sections, English was very easy and doable. 
  • All the questions were in expected pattern and easy

CLAT Answer Key 2021

The exam conducting authorities will release a provisional answer key before the official one. The provisional answer key is extremely useful to aspirants as it can help them in calculating their tentative score in the CLAT Entrance Exam 2021. On the basis of this Provisional Key, candidates can raise objections against any question or answer as given in the Answer Key. Follow the steps below to check and download the CLAT Answer Key

  • Visit the official Website
  • Click on answer key tab present on the homepage
  • Click on the course and set a link for which answer key needs to be seen
  • View & download the answer key
  • Take a printout of the answer key PDF for future reference

CLAT Result 2021

The CLAT Result is expected to be announced in the month of October 2020 for the previous session. The candidates can download the result from the official website directly by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the Result Link
  • Enter the Registration Number & Password and click on submit
  • Click on the scorecard tab after logging in
  • A new page will open showing the results & the scorecard
  • Save and download the scorecard PDF for future reference

CLAT Scorecard 2021

The scorecard is released along with the result. The Scorecard PDF for CLAT can be viewed and downloaded only from the official website. There are various details mentioned on the scorecard that are listed below.

  • Name: Name of the student who has given the test
  • Roll Number: the roll number that is allocated to the student
  • Category: the category to which the student belongs like General, SC, etc.
  • Date of Birth: the candidate's date of birth is mentioned
  • Score: the score achieved by the student
  • Exam Qualifying Status: whether the student has cleared the exam or not
  • All India Rank: the candidate's overall rank across India
  • NRI Rank (students who had applied under NRI Quota)
  • NRI Sponsored Rank (for the students who had applied under NRI Sponsored Quota)
  • Legal Aptitude Marks: the candidate's marks in the Legal Aptitude Section

CLAT Result vs CLAT Rank vs CLAT College

The Common Law Admission Test Results will be declared on the official website by the exam conducting authorities. Candidates need to login to the official website to view their results. A candidate is required to score above 115 in order to get a rank between 1-200 to get admission in reputed NLUs. The table below will help candidates to get an idea about the ranks required to get admission in top NLUs by analyzing previous years trends.

National Law Universities (NLUs) 2019(Rank) 2018(Rank) 2017(Rank) 2016(Rank)
NLSIU Bangalore 58 66 59 58
NALSAR Hyderabad 129 137 130 123
NLIU Bhopal 376 390 469 339
WBNUJS Kolkata 227 260 213 221
NLU Jodhpur 354 376 343 347
HNLU Raipur 638 657 576 555
GNLU Gandhinagar 468 494 457 465
CNLU Patna 1098 1186 909 91

CLAT Cut off 2021

The CLAT Cut Off is released after the result. Go through the below table for Common Law Admission Test Previous year category-wise cut off.  

  • The cut off is decided based on various factors like difficulty level of the exam, number of seats, and the number of students appearing for the exam.
  • In order to shortlist candidates for the number of available seats, the exam conducting authority decides the cut off marks.

CLAT Cut Off Trends

National Law University Cut Off 2019 Cut Off 2018
NLSIU Bangalore 139.5 132
NALSAR Hyderabad 132.75 129
WBNUJS Kolkata 124 126
NLIU Bhopal 119.75 120
NLU Jodhpur 119 123

CLAT Ranks 2021

Participating NLUs Opening Rank 2018 Closing Rank 2018 Opening Rank 2017 Closing Rank 2017
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1 66 59 177
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 155 390 351 17348
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 11 137 130 5098
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 43 260 213 7556
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 401 657 574 29835
National Law University, Jodhpur 129 376 343 8051
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 358 668 627 28216
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 142 498 453 10585
Chanakya National Law University, Patna 718 1186 909 16614
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala 358 924 801 12580
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 564 1167 1023 15734
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 290 928 826 24087
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 1016 1556 1124 17322
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 705 1255 1051 28174
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam 223 1432 1180 38156
Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy 459 1571 1151 25604
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 246 503 478 17294
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 520 1532 1126 39573

CLAT Merit List 2021

After the declaration of results, the National University of Study and Research of Law, Ranchi will release the Merit List. The merit list will released only on the official website. 

  • The Merit list of CLAT 2021 will be released separately for UG and PG programs. 
  • For all the three rounds of Counseling, the merit list will be released separately.
  • The Merit List includes the category-wise merit rank of the applicant who has qualified in the exam
  • This list is prepared by using the scores of all candidates with the higher scores placed at the top and followed by the lowest scores.

Details Mentioned on Merit List 

The merit list includes various details that are tabulated below

Name of the Candidate Application Number Roll Number Program Applied for Admission
CLAT Score All India Ranking Category Rank Score in Legal Aptitude Section

CLAT Counseling 2021

The CLAT Counseling 2021 will start when the results have been announced. The candidates who have their names in the first allotment can pay their Counseling Fee.

  • The counseling is conducted in online mode.
  • A Counselling Fee of INR 50000 is charged if any student wants to have their name in 1st seat allotment list
  • In the very first round of the counseling, the candidates would need proper access to the account
  • The next list will have the names of those candidates who are shortlisted and who have already paid the counseling fee in the last round along with the waitlisted candidate’ names

Documents Required in CLAT Counseling 2021

Candidates must carry the following documents at the time of counseling:

  • Application Form
  • Scorecard
  • 10th & 12th Marksheets
  • Admit Card
  • Specially-abled Certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • NRI Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sponsored NRI Certificate (if applicable)

CLAT College Predictor

It is common that students would like to know the chances of getting admission into their desired Law College. In order to help you know in which college you can gain admission, the College Predictor is designed by experts. 

  • The College predictor of CLAT 2021 will let you know the chances of getting admission into your dream college.
  • There is an advanced algorithm used in this predictor to predict the best possible college for you.

CLAT Colleges and Seats

As per the CLAT Notification 2021 PDF, the list of 19 NLU's is listed below. Candidates can check the below table to know where are these Law Universities located. The NLU begins the CLAT Seat Allotment according to the merit-cum-preference. The seat allotment procedure goes on for around a month. There are always possibilities of fluctuation in the total number of seats:

  • 3 Seat allotment lists are released for admissions on the official website
  • The selected candidates' names, roll numbers and all the information will be mentioned in the list
  • The students can either finalize the allocated seat or go with the option of shifting
  • Once the last date of withdrawal of admission process ends, the students will not get their refund
  • Common Law Admission Test for the previous year was held for total 2342 seats(All India Seats 1480, Sate wise seats 604, and Special Seats 258) in participating NLU's.

CLAT UG Seats Intake 2021

S.No. National Law Universities General Category Seats Total seats
1 National Law School of India University, Bangalore 53 80
2 National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 81 105
3 National Law Institute University, Bhopal 65 122
4 West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 74 115
5 National Law University, Jodhpur 75 104 + 16 seats for NRI/ NRI sponsored candidates
6 Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 62 180
7 Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 115 180
8 Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 80 178
9 Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 133 180
10 Chanakya National Law University, Patna 60 120
11 National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 31 60
12 National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 114 180
13 National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 60 140 (including 20 special category seats)
14 National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 47 60
15 Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam 72 120 (including 12 seats for Foreign Citizens / Non-Resident Indians.)
16 Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy 62 120 (including 6 seats for NRI/OCI quota)
17 Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 69 100
18 Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 39 130
19 Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad 19 60
20 Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU) 76 120
21 Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla 46 60

CLAT PG Seats Intake 2021

S.No. National Law Universities General Category Seats Total seats
1 National Law School of India University, Bangalore 38 50
2 National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 38 50
3 National Law Institute University, Bhopal 35 60
4 West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 31 42
5 National Law University, Jodhpur 37 50
6 Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 35 45
7 Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 38 60
8 Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 10 27
9 Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 29 40
10 National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 20 40
11 National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 32 50
12 National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 20 50 (10 Special category seats)
13 National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 23 30
14 Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam 16 24 (including 2 seats for Foreign Citizens / Non-Resident Indians)
15 Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy 10 18
16 Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 10 50
17 Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 6 20
18 Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla 15 20

CLAT UG Placement Statistics (5 year Program)

Check out the below table to know about the placement statistics. Know the number of students being placed in the year 2017, 2018, and 2019.

NIRF Ranking  Name of NLU  No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.) No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.) No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.)
2019 2018 2017
1 National Law School of India University 82 51 15,20,000 77 39 14,50,000 69 42 14,50,000
2 National Law University 81 26 13,80,000 81 30 15,00,000 73 15 11,80,000
3 Nalsar University of Law 74 58 15,00,000 73 58 15,00,000 78 53 14,00,000
4 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 29 24 7,40,000 37 26 8,00,000 29 20 7,25,000
5 The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences 114 87 15,00,000 117 76 15,00,000 103 87 15,00,000

CLAT PG Placement Statistics (1 Year Program)

Here is the Placement Statistics for Common Law Admission Test PG Program. Know the number of students placed and their package in the year 2017, 2018, and 2019.

NIRF (ranking)  Name  No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.) No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.) No. of students graduating No. of students placed Median Placement Package(Rs.)
2019 2018 2017
1 National Law School of India University 49 16 6,00,000 53 8 4,71,000 48 8 6,00,000
2 National Law University 23 2 6,00,000 39 20 7,00,000 47 15 5,50,000
3 Nalsar University of Law 63 46 8,50,000 57 45 7,00,000 54 42 6,00,000
4 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 8 4 6,00,000 13 7 6,00,000 NA NA NA
5 The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences 35 10 6,00,000 36 12 5,00,000 40 11 4,00,000

FAQ's

Do the NLUs cosnider Class 12 marks for admission?

The NLUs which are part of CLAT has the basic eligibility condition of 45% or above marks in aggregate in Class XII. Other than that, no consideration is given to class XII marks.

Can I get extra sheets or papers for calculations and rough work in the exam?

Yes, the students who will appear in the exam hall to write the paper shall get the sheets for calculations or rough work by the invigilators themselves. So, candidates are advised not to carry any kind of papers/notebooks, etc with them in the paper

Are there any items which are banned in the CLAT exam hall?

Yes, there are many times which are not permitted in the exam center. Read the following for the same:

  • Electronic Devices (Mobile Phones/Laptops/Bluetooth/Pager/Health Band/Camera, etc)
  • Metallic Items
  • Stationery Items (Pens/Pencil/Notebooks/Textual Material/Books/Chits/Calculator, etc.)
  • Jewelry Items (all sorts)
  • Watches

How does the allotment of NLUs happen through CLAT?

While applying for CLAT, every candidate is required to submit the preference of the National Law Universities. The preference matching to the rank of the candidate is considered while allotting the National Law University. Apart from domicile, gender, caste category is also considered as each NLU has different seat allocation for each category of student.

What is the mode of CLAT 2020 Exam?

The CLAT 2020 Exam is conducted in online mode at different test cities. This year, the Consortium is also taking extra precautions for the conduction of the exam. 

What is the age eligibility condition to apply for CLAT 2020?

There is no upper age limit applicable to anyone who wants to apply for the exam. This practice has been started in the year 2016. The lower age limit has to be 20 years old and for the candidates who belong to SC/ST and PhD (Physically Disabled) categories, the lower age limit is 22 years old.

What are the changes introduced in CLAT 2020?

There are a few changes introduced in CLAT Exam that are listed below

  1. The total number of questions in the CLAT Exam has been changed to 150.
  2. The new exam pattern is designed as per class 12 student's mental ability and understanding.
  3. In GK & Current Affairs Section previously only current affairs was asked but now it will include both General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
  4. Previously Legal Aptitude was removed from the exam pattern but now it is added back with the same number of questions. 
  5. In Maths Section, only bar graph and tabulation were included but now class 10 Maths is included for 10 marks only.
  6. In the English Section, vocabulary was removed but now it is not yet announced whether it would be included or not.
  7. The Logical Reasoning section has no change

How many seats are usually there in the NLUs?

From the year 2019 onwards, the National Law Universities give admissions to the candidates based on their score in CLAT Exam. They offer around 2900 seats (not total). The number can fluctuate.

If I do not clear CLAT exam according to their cut off, will I be eligible for the final admissions?

No, it is actually not important to clear the minimum CLAT cut off for the proceedings of the admission. If any student who fails this step, it will make them uneligible to get admitted in any law school that only accept candidates on the basis of CLAT score.

What is Horizontal Reservation?

Horizontal Reservation refers to reservation of seats from each category of seats available. For e.g., many NLUs offer horizontal reservation for female students, which refers to seats reserved for women candidates from the list of seats in all the categories (Gen., SC, ST, etc.).

I have submitted my form for CLAT already, but want to make some changes. Can I?

Generally, it is not possible. But, CLAT 2020 has however allowed to edit the form until the last date of registration i.e., July 10, 2020. 

Which all NLUs have NRI or NRI sponsored quota available?

Following NLUs under CLAT have NRI, NRI Sponsored seats available.

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) Kolkata
National Law University (NLU) Jodhpur
National Law Institute University (NLIU) Bhopal
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) Gandhinagar
Maharashtra National Law University(MNLU) Mumbai
National Law University Odisha (NLUO) Cuttack
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Patiala
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) Lucknow
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) Raipur
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL) Ranchi
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi
Damodaran Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU) Vishakhapatnam
Maharashtra National Law University(MNLU) Nagpur
Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU) Trichy
Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) Shimla
Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU) Jabalpur
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law University (DBRANLU) Sonepat

Who can sponsor me for NRI Sponsored seats?

Only a first-degree relative (Parents, Grandparents & Siblings) or second-degree relatives (Cousins, Paternal Uncle/ Aunt, Maternal Uncles/Aunt) can sponsor your candidature for NRI Sponsored Seats.

Who can apply for EWS seats?

To apply for EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) seats, one must have the EWS certificate. To be eligible for EWS, one’s family income should be less than 8 lacs per annum and other criteria in terms of ownership of land/plot/flat must be fulfilled.

Once I have been alloted a NLU, what is the further process?

Once a candidate has been allotted a National Law University, basis his/her rank and preference order as given in the CLAT application, the student has three choices to make:

  • Lock: the candidate will pay the counseling fee of Rs. 50,000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only) and book the seat at the allotted National Law University. After locking, candidate will lose the option of upgrading to a higher NLU in the preference given.
  • Upgrade: Under this option, the student pays the counselling fee of Rs. 50,000 and wait for the upgrade to happen, in case of a vacancy in the National Law University, higher in the preference order by the candidate. 
  • Withdraw: This is not a choice but is dependent on whether the candidate has paid the counselling fee or not. If the candidate has not paid the requisite counselling fee within the stipulated time frame, the candidate loses his candidature from CLAT 2020.

What if I dont want to take admission to the allotted University? Will the counselling fee be refunded?

If you do not wish to take admission this year as the NLU allotted to you is not to your liking for any reason, you must show your interest to withdraw from the process within the stipulated time frame. CLAT will deduct Rs. 10000 and the balance amount will be refunded.

Do I need to go to the NLU allotted to me to pay the counselling fee?

No, the payment of the counselling fee must be done online through the link given. You do not need to go to the National Law University to make the payment.

What happens if I dont pay the counselling fee within the stipulated time?

If any candidate doesn’t pay the counselling fee within the stipulated time frame against the allotment list, one loses the candidature for allotment of National Law Universities in the subsequent lists too. 

I have not been allotted any seat in the first list. Do I have a chance in the second list?

It depends on the number of vacant seats after the first allotment. The allotment in the second list will depend on your rank and the number of seats available

What is the process Spot Counselling?

  • Under the spot counselling, National Law Universities, depending on the vacant seats across the different categories will notify on their respective websites. 
  • Candidates who wish to apply for such seats must submit their interest within the time frame given for such interest to be shown. 
  • After which, the NLUs give a timeline to such candidates who will be admitted against such seats to visit the campus and complete the admission process. 
  • The allotment for such seats is done based on ranks secured by such candidates who have shown interest for such seats

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