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Author : Palak Khanna

March 11, 2022

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The Consortium of National Law Universities conducts the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) annually for providing admission to 5-year integrated LLB and LLM courses offered by 22 NLUs.

The private colleges and universities sign an MoU with the CLAT consortium for accepting scores. 

As a law aspirant, it is essential to know the colleges and the number of seats each college offers for UG and PG courses. There are several private law colleges that accept CLAT scores, and with a decent rank in the entrance exam, you will get admission to any of these colleges.

This article will take you through the CLAT participating colleges 2022, reservation criteria, and more.

Types of CLAT Participating Colleges 2022

Generally, three types of law schools in India will accept CLAT Exam 2022 and admit students to UG and PG courses.

  • National Law Universities (NLUs)
  • Law colleges affiliated with CLAT 2022
  • Private Law Colleges

National Law Universities (NLUs)

Currently, there are 22 NLUs that are participating in CLAT 2022 for providing admission to LLB and LLM programs. Check out the table below to know the list of CLAT participating colleges in 2022.

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Name of the college UG Seat Intake PG Seat Intake
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru 120 50
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata 105 60
National Law University, Jodhpur 104 50
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 174 58
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNLU), Patiala 175 58
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 60 60
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 120 50
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam 120 60
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai 100 50
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad 60 60
Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur 120 -
National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad 120 60
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 102 60
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 170 60
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow 169 24
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 132 --
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 159 46
National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam 60 30
The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), Tiruchirapalli 114 18
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 120 20
Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla 120 40
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law University (DBRANLU), Sonipat, Haryana 120 -
Total (not including supernumerary, NRI, extra, and FN seats) 2644 914

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Law colleges affiliated with CLAT 2022

As said above, the affiliated colleges which have signed with Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) will offer admission to UG and PG courses based on CLAT scores.

Check out the table below to know the list of affiliated colleges with CLAT 2022.

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Private Law Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores
Alliance School of Law, Bangalore Amity University. Noida
Asian Law College, Noida Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
Azim Premji University, Bengaluru Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
Disha Law College, Raipur Galgotias University, Greater Noida
IFIM Law College, Bengaluru Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida Indore Institute of Law, Indore
JECRC University, Jaipur Jagannath University, Jaipur
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
Manipal University, Jaipur Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
JECRC University, Jaipur Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
Mewar University, Chittorgarh NIMT Institute of Method and Law( NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan, Delhi NCR)
MATS University, Raipur Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies(NMIMS)(Deemed to be University), Mumbai
RNB Global University, Bikaner Rennaisance Law college, Indore
Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore Ramaiah Institue of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru
SRM University, Haryana Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
School of Law, The Northcap University, Gurugram, Haryana Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan
Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot
United world School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar Reva University, Bangalore
Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University

Top 10 CLAT Participating Colleges in India 2022

Each participating college will have a different closing rank. You are called for the counseling process based on the CLAT Merit List.

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

  • The CLAT consortium will offer 120 seats for the UG program.
  • For the PG program, 50 seats are offered by the university.

Similarly, let us look at the table below to know the top10 CLAT Colleges in India.

Top 10 Law Colleges NIRF Rank
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 3
National Law University, Jodhpur 6
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 9
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 11
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala 10
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata 5
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 14
Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat -
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai -

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CLAT Colleges List 2022 (Rank-Wise)

Each participating college for CLAT has different closing ranks. Hence, based on the rank scored in the entrance exam, the college is allotted to you.

The final step in the CLAT Admission Process is to visit the allotted participating college and complete the admission formalities. 

CLAT Participating Institutes Closing Rank for CLAT 2022
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 58
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 128
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 226
National Law University, Jodhpur 354
Gujarat National Law University 468
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 926
National Law Institute University 376
National Institute of Advanced Legal Science 983

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CLAT Participating Institutes All India Rank
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 3
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 5
National Law University, Jodhpur 6
Gujarat National Law University 9
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 10
National Law Institute University 11
National Institute of Advanced Legal Science 12

Top 10 CLAT Colleges with Seat Intake

The seats in different National Law Universities are segregated according to the category of the student applying for the entrance exam.

You can check the complete details tabulated below to know the number of seats available for the UG and PG courses in various CLAT participating colleges.

CLAT Participating Colleges Seats for UG  Seats for PG
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 75 50
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 80 25
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 86 42
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 156 52
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 80 45
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 94 40
Chanakya National Law University, Patna 60 NIL
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow 80 10
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 33 21
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 159 44
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 175 38
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 45 10
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakapatnam 48 10
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 60 10
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 25 Nil
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 30 Nil
Tamil Nadu National Law School 52 Nil
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) 60 Nil

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  • National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University.

Category UG seats PG seats
General 93 seats 38 seats
SC 18 seats 8 seats
ST 09 seats 4 seats
Domicile of Karnataka Up to 25% of total seats in each vertical reservation category, subject to a maximum of 13 seats 0 seats
Total 120 seats 50 seats
  • National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad

The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 75 seats 37 seats
SC 14 seats 7 seats
ST 7 seats 4 seats
General Telangana state 11 seats 7 seats
SC Telangana state 4 seats 2 seats
ST Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC - A Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - B Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - C Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC - D Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - E Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
Women 36 seats -
Total 105 50 seats

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  • National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a law school and center for research in Bhopal, India. Established in 1997 by the State of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the first three law schools to have been established under the National Law School system.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 65 seats 65 seats
SC 8 seats 5 seats
ST 4 seats 2 seats
Gen of MP state 26 seats 15 seats
SC of MP state 8 seats 5 seats
ST of MP state 10 seats 6 seats
OBC of MP state 7 seats 4 seats
Women 30 seats 18 seats
Total 80 seats 80 seats
  • West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 (West Bengal Act IX of 1999) adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July 1999. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of NUJS and is also the Chairman of the General Council, the supreme policy-making body of the University.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 44 seats 18 seats
EWS 6 seats 3 seats
SC 10 seats 4 seats
ST 5 seats 2 seats
Gen of WB state 22 seats 6 seats
EWS of WB state 2 seats 1 seat
SC of WB state 8 seats 3 seats
ST of WB state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC A of WB state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC B of WB state 1 seat 1 seat
NRI 18 seats 0
J & K residents 2 seats 0
Foreign Nationals 4 seats 4 seats
Total 127 seats 44 seats

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  • Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur

HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 62 seats 46 seats
SC 12 seats 9 seats
ST 6 seats 5 seats
Gen of CG state 33 seats 0
SC of CG state 10 seats 0
ST of CG state 26 seats 0
OBC of CG state 11 seats 0
Women 48 seats 18 seats
Dependents of Freedom Fighters of CG state 2 seats 0
Foreign National 4 seats 0
Wards of Kashmiri MIgrants 5 seats 2 seats
Students of J & K 2 seats 2 seats
Total 187 seats 84 seats
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU)

National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated in the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 80 seats 38 seats
SC 16 seats 8 seats
ST 8 seats 4 seats
Total 104 seats 50 seats

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  • Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12b).

Check the table below to know the total seats in CLAT at GNLU.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 11 seats 38 seats
SC 27 seats 9 seats
ST 14 seats 5 seats
Women 47 seats 16 seats
Gujarat Domicile 39 seats 13 seats
NRI/ NRI Sponsored 18 seats 6 seats
Foreign National 6 seats 2 seats
J & K Residents 2 seats 1 seat
Residents from North East India 5 seats 2 seats
Sports Quota - Boys 2 seats 0
Sports Quota - Boys 2 seats 0
Total 187 seats 63 seats
  • Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow

Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University was established by an Act of Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 2005, U.P. Act No.28 of 2005.

The university came into being on the 4th of January 2006 to meet up the new challenges in the legal field and to strengthen the vision that was given by the establishment of the first National Law School of the country.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 80 seats 10 seats
SC of UP state 34 seats 5 seats
ST of UP state 3 seats 6 seats
OBC of UP state 43 seats 1 seat
Women 32 seats 2 seats
Dependents of Freedom Fighters of UP state 3 seats 5 seats
Sons/Daughters of Defence Personnel deployed in UP or Defence Personnel of UP either retired or kill 8 seats 1 seat
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants / Kashmiri Pandits / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) 2 seats 2 seats
Total 178 seats 32 seats

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  • Rajiv Gandhi National Law University (RGNUL), Punjab

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The University acquired the approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006.

Go through the table below to know the number of CLAT seats available for UG and PG courses in RGNUL.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 133 seats 29 seats
SC 27 seats 6 seats
ST 14 seats 3 seats
Ancestral Resident of Village Sidhuwal, District Patiala 1 seat 0
Resident of Punjab 18 seats 0
Foreign National 5 seats 2 seats
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants 9 seats 2 seats
J & K Residents 2 seats 2 seats
NRI 5 seats 0
Total 196 seats 44 seats
  • Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna

CNLU was established under the Chanakya National Law University Act, 2006 (Bihar Act No. 24 of 2006). The number of retired Judges of the Supreme Court, High Courts, and lower Judiciary, as well as Senior Advocates & educationalists, has offered to assist the CNLU in its teaching and research programs.

Category UG seats
Gen 60 seats
SC of Bihar state 19 seats
ST of Bihar state 1 seat
EBC of Bihar state 22 seats
BC of Bihar state 14 seats
Women of Bihar state 4 seats
Total 140 seats

CLAT Reservation Criteria 2022

The conditions of the CLAT Reservation Policy are taken into consideration and worked over at the time of the allotment procedure.

During the CLAT counseling, those belonging to the following categories are considered for seat reservation.

  • Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD)
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • NRI/Foreign National aspirants
  • Kashmiri Migrants
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC)
  • State Quota for the candidates in which NLU is located
  • Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States

CLAT 2022 Participating Colleges - Important Points

Here, we have provided some essential points related to the CLAT Participating Colleges 2022. You can go through the points to know more about the colleges, such as total seats in CLAT, cut-off marks, etc.

  • Before selecting a particular college, you must be aware of all the information about the participating colleges.
  • It is important for you to know about the CLAT Colleges fee structure, cutoff, selection process of the particular college they have applied for admission.
  • As per the previous trends, the CLAT Participating Colleges cut-off marks vary for each participating college. Hence, you must score above the cut-off specified by the particular college to get shortlisted for the counseling process.
  • Different NLUs will have their selection process for enrolling the aspirants in the law undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

A total of 22 NLUs will participate in CLAT 2022. Apart from these NLU's, several other private institutions and public sector units will also provide admissions for law courses. All the institutions will use CLAT Score to provide admissions in their LLB and LLM courses. The admissions will be provided to the aspirants based on their rank.
You can provide your NLU choices while applying for CLAT Exam. You should be careful while choosing NLU's because if you submit your choice of NLU's, then it can not be changed. In the case of multiple applications filed by you for CLAT, the last submitted form will be treated as final by the authority.
Around 2500 undergraduate seats and 720 postgraduate seats are available in the CLAT participating institutes.  The eligibility criteria, CLAT Colleges cut-off, and selection process will be different for all the institutions. Candidates should choose the institute based on their CLAT score. In addition to these seats, 5% of seats will be reserved for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) at the all-India level as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Some of the private colleges that provide admissions into law courses based on the CLAT Score 2022 as follows:

  • Alliance School of Law, Bangalore
  • Amity University. Noida
  • Asian Law College, Noida
  • Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
  • Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
  • Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
  • Disha Law College, Raipur
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • IFIM Law College, Bengaluru
  • Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida
  • Indore Institute of Law, Indore
  • JECRC University, Jaipur
  • Jagannath University, Jaipur
  • JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida
Yes. All NLUs have reservations for SCs and STs and quite a few of them have seats for OBCs as well. Various institutes have regional quotas and some also have reservations for women, wards of defense personnel, and even NRI-sponsored Candidates. In all the institutions, 5% of seats will be reserved for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) at the all India level as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The admissions will be provided for the students based on the cut-off, eligibility criteria, and CLAT score.

CLAT Score is mainly applicable to National Law Universities. However, the CLAT score is accepted by some other private colleges such as

  • GAIL India Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun
  • Oil India Limited
Yes. There is a reservation policy in CLAT 2022 and it will be taken into consideration at the time of the allotment procedure. Seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST), Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD) Scheduled Caste (SC), NRI/Foreign National aspirants, Kashmiri Migrant, Other Backward Classes (OBC), State Quota for the candidates in which NLU is located, Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States.
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CLAT Participating Colleges 2022 Check Complete List

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : March 11, 2022

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The Consortium of National Law Universities conducts the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) annually for providing admission to 5-year integrated LLB and LLM courses offered by 22 NLUs.

The private colleges and universities sign an MoU with the CLAT consortium for accepting scores. 

As a law aspirant, it is essential to know the colleges and the number of seats each college offers for UG and PG courses. There are several private law colleges that accept CLAT scores, and with a decent rank in the entrance exam, you will get admission to any of these colleges.

This article will take you through the CLAT participating colleges 2022, reservation criteria, and more.

Types of CLAT Participating Colleges 2022

Generally, three types of law schools in India will accept CLAT Exam 2022 and admit students to UG and PG courses.

  • National Law Universities (NLUs)
  • Law colleges affiliated with CLAT 2022
  • Private Law Colleges

National Law Universities (NLUs)

Currently, there are 22 NLUs that are participating in CLAT 2022 for providing admission to LLB and LLM programs. Check out the table below to know the list of CLAT participating colleges in 2022.

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Name of the college UG Seat Intake PG Seat Intake
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru 120 50
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata 105 60
National Law University, Jodhpur 104 50
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar 174 58
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNLU), Patiala 175 58
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi 60 60
National University of Study & Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi 120 50
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam 120 60
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai 100 50
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad 60 60
Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur 120 -
National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad 120 60
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal 102 60
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur 170 60
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow 169 24
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna 132 --
National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack 159 46
National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam 60 30
The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), Tiruchirapalli 114 18
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 120 20
Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla 120 40
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law University (DBRANLU), Sonipat, Haryana 120 -
Total (not including supernumerary, NRI, extra, and FN seats) 2644 914

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Law colleges affiliated with CLAT 2022

As said above, the affiliated colleges which have signed with Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) will offer admission to UG and PG courses based on CLAT scores.

Check out the table below to know the list of affiliated colleges with CLAT 2022.

Enhance your preparations with Short tricks to enhance your CLAT time management tips

Private Law Colleges Accepting CLAT Scores
Alliance School of Law, Bangalore Amity University. Noida
Asian Law College, Noida Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
Azim Premji University, Bengaluru Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
Disha Law College, Raipur Galgotias University, Greater Noida
IFIM Law College, Bengaluru Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida Indore Institute of Law, Indore
JECRC University, Jaipur Jagannath University, Jaipur
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
Manipal University, Jaipur Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
JECRC University, Jaipur Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
Mewar University, Chittorgarh NIMT Institute of Method and Law( NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan, Delhi NCR)
MATS University, Raipur Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies(NMIMS)(Deemed to be University), Mumbai
RNB Global University, Bikaner Rennaisance Law college, Indore
Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore Ramaiah Institue of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru
SRM University, Haryana Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
School of Law, The Northcap University, Gurugram, Haryana Dr. K.N. Modi University, Rajasthan
Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur Faculty of Law, Marwadi University, Rajkot
United world School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar Reva University, Bangalore
Maharishi University of Information Technology, Delhi NCR Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University

Top 10 CLAT Participating Colleges in India 2022

Each participating college will have a different closing rank. You are called for the counseling process based on the CLAT Merit List.

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

  • The CLAT consortium will offer 120 seats for the UG program.
  • For the PG program, 50 seats are offered by the university.

Similarly, let us look at the table below to know the top10 CLAT Colleges in India.

Top 10 Law Colleges NIRF Rank
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 3
National Law University, Jodhpur 6
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 9
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 11
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala 10
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata 5
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 14
Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat -
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai -

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CLAT Colleges List 2022 (Rank-Wise)

Each participating college for CLAT has different closing ranks. Hence, based on the rank scored in the entrance exam, the college is allotted to you.

The final step in the CLAT Admission Process is to visit the allotted participating college and complete the admission formalities. 

CLAT Participating Institutes Closing Rank for CLAT 2022
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 58
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 128
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 226
National Law University, Jodhpur 354
Gujarat National Law University 468
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 926
National Law Institute University 376
National Institute of Advanced Legal Science 983

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CLAT Participating Institutes All India Rank
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 3
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 5
National Law University, Jodhpur 6
Gujarat National Law University 9
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 10
National Law Institute University 11
National Institute of Advanced Legal Science 12

Top 10 CLAT Colleges with Seat Intake

The seats in different National Law Universities are segregated according to the category of the student applying for the entrance exam.

You can check the complete details tabulated below to know the number of seats available for the UG and PG courses in various CLAT participating colleges.

CLAT Participating Colleges Seats for UG  Seats for PG
National Law School of India University, Bangalore 75 50
National Law Institute University, Bhopal 80 25
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad 86 42
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 156 52
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 80 45
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata 94 40
Chanakya National Law University, Patna 60 NIL
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow 80 10
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 33 21
National Law University Odisha, Cuttack 159 44
Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala 175 38
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 45 10
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakapatnam 48 10
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 60 10
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 25 Nil
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 30 Nil
Tamil Nadu National Law School 52 Nil
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) 60 Nil

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  • National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University.

Category UG seats PG seats
General 93 seats 38 seats
SC 18 seats 8 seats
ST 09 seats 4 seats
Domicile of Karnataka Up to 25% of total seats in each vertical reservation category, subject to a maximum of 13 seats 0 seats
Total 120 seats 50 seats
  • National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad

The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 75 seats 37 seats
SC 14 seats 7 seats
ST 7 seats 4 seats
General Telangana state 11 seats 7 seats
SC Telangana state 4 seats 2 seats
ST Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC - A Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - B Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - C Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC - D Telangana state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC - E Telangana state 1 seat 1 seat
Women 36 seats -
Total 105 50 seats

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  • National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a law school and center for research in Bhopal, India. Established in 1997 by the State of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the first three law schools to have been established under the National Law School system.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 65 seats 65 seats
SC 8 seats 5 seats
ST 4 seats 2 seats
Gen of MP state 26 seats 15 seats
SC of MP state 8 seats 5 seats
ST of MP state 10 seats 6 seats
OBC of MP state 7 seats 4 seats
Women 30 seats 18 seats
Total 80 seats 80 seats
  • West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 (West Bengal Act IX of 1999) adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July 1999. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of NUJS and is also the Chairman of the General Council, the supreme policy-making body of the University.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 44 seats 18 seats
EWS 6 seats 3 seats
SC 10 seats 4 seats
ST 5 seats 2 seats
Gen of WB state 22 seats 6 seats
EWS of WB state 2 seats 1 seat
SC of WB state 8 seats 3 seats
ST of WB state 2 seats 1 seat
OBC A of WB state 1 seat 1 seat
OBC B of WB state 1 seat 1 seat
NRI 18 seats 0
J & K residents 2 seats 0
Foreign Nationals 4 seats 4 seats
Total 127 seats 44 seats

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  • Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur

HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 62 seats 46 seats
SC 12 seats 9 seats
ST 6 seats 5 seats
Gen of CG state 33 seats 0
SC of CG state 10 seats 0
ST of CG state 26 seats 0
OBC of CG state 11 seats 0
Women 48 seats 18 seats
Dependents of Freedom Fighters of CG state 2 seats 0
Foreign National 4 seats 0
Wards of Kashmiri MIgrants 5 seats 2 seats
Students of J & K 2 seats 2 seats
Total 187 seats 84 seats
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU)

National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated in the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 80 seats 38 seats
SC 16 seats 8 seats
ST 8 seats 4 seats
Total 104 seats 50 seats

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  • Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12b).

Check the table below to know the total seats in CLAT at GNLU.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 11 seats 38 seats
SC 27 seats 9 seats
ST 14 seats 5 seats
Women 47 seats 16 seats
Gujarat Domicile 39 seats 13 seats
NRI/ NRI Sponsored 18 seats 6 seats
Foreign National 6 seats 2 seats
J & K Residents 2 seats 1 seat
Residents from North East India 5 seats 2 seats
Sports Quota - Boys 2 seats 0
Sports Quota - Boys 2 seats 0
Total 187 seats 63 seats
  • Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow

Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University was established by an Act of Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 2005, U.P. Act No.28 of 2005.

The university came into being on the 4th of January 2006 to meet up the new challenges in the legal field and to strengthen the vision that was given by the establishment of the first National Law School of the country.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 80 seats 10 seats
SC of UP state 34 seats 5 seats
ST of UP state 3 seats 6 seats
OBC of UP state 43 seats 1 seat
Women 32 seats 2 seats
Dependents of Freedom Fighters of UP state 3 seats 5 seats
Sons/Daughters of Defence Personnel deployed in UP or Defence Personnel of UP either retired or kill 8 seats 1 seat
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants / Kashmiri Pandits / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) 2 seats 2 seats
Total 178 seats 32 seats

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  • Rajiv Gandhi National Law University (RGNUL), Punjab

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The University acquired the approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006.

Go through the table below to know the number of CLAT seats available for UG and PG courses in RGNUL.

Category UG seats PG seats
Gen 133 seats 29 seats
SC 27 seats 6 seats
ST 14 seats 3 seats
Ancestral Resident of Village Sidhuwal, District Patiala 1 seat 0
Resident of Punjab 18 seats 0
Foreign National 5 seats 2 seats
Wards of Kashmiri Migrants 9 seats 2 seats
J & K Residents 2 seats 2 seats
NRI 5 seats 0
Total 196 seats 44 seats
  • Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna

CNLU was established under the Chanakya National Law University Act, 2006 (Bihar Act No. 24 of 2006). The number of retired Judges of the Supreme Court, High Courts, and lower Judiciary, as well as Senior Advocates & educationalists, has offered to assist the CNLU in its teaching and research programs.

Category UG seats
Gen 60 seats
SC of Bihar state 19 seats
ST of Bihar state 1 seat
EBC of Bihar state 22 seats
BC of Bihar state 14 seats
Women of Bihar state 4 seats
Total 140 seats

CLAT Reservation Criteria 2022

The conditions of the CLAT Reservation Policy are taken into consideration and worked over at the time of the allotment procedure.

During the CLAT counseling, those belonging to the following categories are considered for seat reservation.

  • Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD)
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • NRI/Foreign National aspirants
  • Kashmiri Migrants
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC)
  • State Quota for the candidates in which NLU is located
  • Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States

CLAT 2022 Participating Colleges - Important Points

Here, we have provided some essential points related to the CLAT Participating Colleges 2022. You can go through the points to know more about the colleges, such as total seats in CLAT, cut-off marks, etc.

  • Before selecting a particular college, you must be aware of all the information about the participating colleges.
  • It is important for you to know about the CLAT Colleges fee structure, cutoff, selection process of the particular college they have applied for admission.
  • As per the previous trends, the CLAT Participating Colleges cut-off marks vary for each participating college. Hence, you must score above the cut-off specified by the particular college to get shortlisted for the counseling process.
  • Different NLUs will have their selection process for enrolling the aspirants in the law undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

A total of 22 NLUs will participate in CLAT 2022. Apart from these NLU's, several other private institutions and public sector units will also provide admissions for law courses. All the institutions will use CLAT Score to provide admissions in their LLB and LLM courses. The admissions will be provided to the aspirants based on their rank.
You can provide your NLU choices while applying for CLAT Exam. You should be careful while choosing NLU's because if you submit your choice of NLU's, then it can not be changed. In the case of multiple applications filed by you for CLAT, the last submitted form will be treated as final by the authority.
Around 2500 undergraduate seats and 720 postgraduate seats are available in the CLAT participating institutes.  The eligibility criteria, CLAT Colleges cut-off, and selection process will be different for all the institutions. Candidates should choose the institute based on their CLAT score. In addition to these seats, 5% of seats will be reserved for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) at the all-India level as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Some of the private colleges that provide admissions into law courses based on the CLAT Score 2022 as follows:

  • Alliance School of Law, Bangalore
  • Amity University. Noida
  • Asian Law College, Noida
  • Delhi Institute of Rural Development(D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi
  • Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
  • Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat
  • Disha Law College, Raipur
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • IFIM Law College, Bengaluru
  • Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • Harlal Law of School, Greater Noida
  • Indore Institute of Law, Indore
  • JECRC University, Jaipur
  • Jagannath University, Jaipur
  • JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus of Law, Greater Noida
Yes. All NLUs have reservations for SCs and STs and quite a few of them have seats for OBCs as well. Various institutes have regional quotas and some also have reservations for women, wards of defense personnel, and even NRI-sponsored Candidates. In all the institutions, 5% of seats will be reserved for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) at the all India level as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The admissions will be provided for the students based on the cut-off, eligibility criteria, and CLAT score.

CLAT Score is mainly applicable to National Law Universities. However, the CLAT score is accepted by some other private colleges such as

  • GAIL India Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun
  • Oil India Limited
Yes. There is a reservation policy in CLAT 2022 and it will be taken into consideration at the time of the allotment procedure. Seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST), Physically Disabled Candidates (PwD) Scheduled Caste (SC), NRI/Foreign National aspirants, Kashmiri Migrant, Other Backward Classes (OBC), State Quota for the candidates in which NLU is located, Candidates belonging to the North-Eastern States.

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