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The Consortium of NLUs will release CLAT Result 2021 only in online mode. Candidates can just enter their login credentials and check their results. This post takes you through all details related to Result and CLAT scorecard.

CLAT Result 2021

After releasing the final CLAT Answer Key, the Consortium will declare the results on their official website. The result will be declared separately for UG and PG program. Along with the results, a consolidated merit list will also be released which includes roll numbers and scores of all candidates appeared for the Common Law Admission Test. 

CLAT 2021 Result Release Dates

Check the below table for result schedule and other important events of CLAT 2021.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Exam Date May 2nd Week 2021
Answer key (Provisional) May 3rd Week 2021
Raising objections on the provisional answer key shall conclude on May 3rd Week 2021
Answer key (Final) May 4th Week 2021
CLAT 2021 Result Date May 4th Week 2021
CLAT Counselling June 1st Week 2021

CLAT Answer Key 2021

The CLAT Answer Key will be released tentatively in 3rd week of May 2021. The students can check and raise objections on the provisional answer key released initially. Follow the steps below in order to know how to download the Answer Key:

  1. Log in to the Consortium of NLU Official website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  2. Click on the tab "Click Here" present on the homepage.
  3. Enter your login credentials in the login window and submit
  4. Click on the answer key to view
  5. Download the Answer key PDF and take the printout for future reference.

What is the difference between the Provisional and Final Answer Key for CLAT 2021?

The provisional answer key has answers to all the questions which might or might not be right. The students can challenge this answer key if they find any error in the same. The final answer key is the final and re-checked version which is published for final score calculation. The answer key can be used to estimate the final result for any candidate.

How to calculate the CLAT Score?

There is a certain Marking Scheme that follows and candidates can calculate their marks result with its help. The marking scheme to evaluate the CLAT Exam Result 2021 is given in the following table:

Correct Answer Incorrect Answer Unattempted Question
+1 Marks -0.25 Marks 0 Marks

How to Check CLAT Result 2021?

The students can follow the steps given below in order to know how to check the result for both UG and PG. 

  • Step 1: Visit the official website consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • Step 2: On the Home page, click on the link "Click Here"
  • Step 3: Enter your Registration Number & Password in the login window and click on the "Submit" button. 
  • Step 4: In the new page, click on CLAT results.
  • Step 5: Candidates can check rank, score and qualifying status.
  • Step 6: Download the CLAT scorecard and take a printout for future reference.

How to Retrieve CLAT Login Details if Forgotten?

In case if any candidate has forgotten the password or user ID, then they can check their result by retrieving the login details. Follow the below steps to retrieve the login details:

  • Visit the official website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in
  • On the homepage, click on the candidate's login
  • In the login window, click on "Forgot Password"
  • In the new window, enter your mobile number and click on "Request OTP"
  • In the next window, enter the mobile number, OTP, new password, confirm the password and click on ‘reset password’.
  • Now login to the account with the newly generated password.

Discrepancies in CLAT Result 2021

If any candidate finds any kind of errors in the Result page, they can contact the law consortium by using the following address.

Address: National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore 

P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,

Bangalore - 560 072 Karnataka, India

Website: consortiumofnlus.ac.in 

Contact Number08047162020 (10:00 am to 05:00 pm)

CLAT Scorecard 2021

The CLAT scorecard is an official document that will be released by the exam conducting authorities along with the result. This document will include the marks scored in each section and also total marks scored. During the counselling, it is mandatory for each candidate to carry this Common Law Admission Test Scorecard without fail. Also, candidates must note that this Scorecard will be valid only for one year. 

Details Mentioned on CLAT Scorecard 2021

The following details will be mentioned on the Scorecard for CLAT Exam 2021. Candidates must ensure to check if the details are correctly mentioned or not. If there are any errors on the scorecard, then candidates must report to the regional office immediately.

  • Name: Name of the student who has given the test
  • Roll Number: the roll number that is allocated to the student
  • Date of Birth: the candidate's date of birth is mentioned
  • All India Rank: the candidate's overall rank across India
  • All India Category Rank: Ranking of candidate belonging respective category like General, SC, etc.
  • NRI Rank (students who had applied under NRI Quota)
  • NRI Sponsored Rank (for the students who had applied under NRI Sponsored Quota)
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What After CLAT Result 2021?

The Consortium will release the cutoff marks after the results on their official website. Cut off marks are the minimum marks that need to be scored by candidates to get qualified for the next stage. 

After the declaration of results, candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling process based on the cutoff marks. During this procedure, candidates will be offered admission to UG and PG courses based on the Common Law Admission Test scores. 

CLAT Merit List 2021

The CLAT Merit List will be released in a PDF format that includes candidates shortlisted for admission process based on their exam scores. indicates several things. The Consortium will prepare two lists i.e., General Rank List and category-Wise Rank Lists. The merit list will include:

  • A total number of students appeared for Common Law Admission Test 2021
  • The candidates' performance in the exam individually with the State Rank.
  • The standards considered for the selection of the candidates

Details on CLAT 2021 Merit List

The merit list is usually released after the declaration of the CLAT Result 2021. The candidates must check the merit list thoroughly. There will be some important things mentioned in the merit list:

  • Candidate Name: The names of all the candidates who appeared in the Common Law Admission Test 2021
  • Roll Number: The Application Numbers of all the candidates
  • DOB: Date of Birth of the candidates will be also mentioned in their own separate column
  • Score: Marks scored by the candidate
  • AIR: All India Rank of the candidate at the national level
  • State Rank: The Rank achieved by the student at state-level.
  • Legal Aptitude Score: The marks got by the student in the Legal Aptitude Test
  • Mert Number: Number obtained by the candidate in the merit list. 

CLAT Result Tie Breaking Procedure 2021

Often there are cases when candidates happen to have the same scores, in such cases, there are some tie-breaking rules that are taken into consideration. The following factors will be taken into consideration while resolving the tie in the merit list.

  • The candidate with higher age will be high on the preference scale
  • The candidate who has scored higher in the Legal Aptitude Test will be considered
  • In case the students are of equal age and secured equal marks in the Legal Aptitude Test, there will be a computerized draw of lots

CLAT Cut Off

The CLAT Cut Off will be released separately for 22 NLUs and it will be category-wise. The below table represents the previous year cut-offs to get an idea about the trend in setting qualifying marks. 

Participating NLUs 2019 2018 2017
West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences 203 260 213
National Law University Jodhpur 294 376 343
Hidayatullah National Law University 549 657 574
National University of Advanced Legal Studies 880 928 826
National Law University Odisha 879 1167 1023
National University of Study and Research in Law 966 1255 1051
National Law School of India University 54 66 59
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research 120 135 130
National Law Institute University 380 386 351
National Law University and Judicial Academy 1104 1556 1124
Tamil Nadu National Law School 1186 1571 1151
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University 1263 1432 1180
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 462 503 478
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur 1073 1532 1126
Gujarat National Law University 417 494 453
Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University 617 668 627
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law 805 924 801
Chanakya National Law University 949 1186 909
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad 1167
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CLAT Counselling 2021

The CLAT Counselling 2021 will begin once the results have been declared by the exam conducting body.

  • Firstly, candidates must make an online payment of Rs 50000/- to register for counselling procedure. 
  • Once the first provisional list is released, candidates must choose any of the three options: Accept the allotted seat, Apply for Upgrade or Exit from the Admission Process. 
  • If the first option is chosen then, the candidate needs to upload all the required documents and make payment of a requisite fee to the allotted NLU.
  • If the candidate chooses the second option i.e., Accept for Upgrade then, the candidate must make a payment of Rs 50000/- to the allotted University and upload documents as per the schedule. 
  • If the last option is chosen, then the allotted seat will be lost and the candidate will not be considered for further allotment.

Documents Required for CLAT Counselling 2021

Candidates who will be shortlisted and their names will appear in the merit list should carry these documents at the time of Counseling:

  • Application Form
  • Admit Card
  • Score Card
  • Date of Birth Proof Required (Class 10th Mark sheet)
  • Class 12th Mark sheet required for Academic Qualification /Eligibility Criteria.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Especially – Able Certificate (if applicable)
  • NRI Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sponsored NRI certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • Call letter issued by Common Law Admission Test authority
  • Current passport size photographs

CLAT Seat Allotment 2021

The NLU will process the seat allotment according to the merit-cum-preference. There are always possibilities of fluctuation in the total number of seats:

  • 3 Seat allotment list will be released for admissions on the official website
  • The selected candidates' names, application numbers, admit card number, Vertical Reservation and Horizontal Reservation 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 of CLAT 2021 ends, the students will not get their refund

CLAT Colleges Preference Trends

  • NLSIU Bangalore and NALSAR Hyderabad are the most preferred NLUs by the majority of students willing to apply for Common Law Admission Test.
  • Further, NUJS Kolkata is the most preferred after the top 2 NLUs. After NUJS, students prefer for NLU Jodhpur and NLIU Bhopal followed by GNLU Gandhinagar.
  • As per the previous year's trend, students prefer MNLU Mumbai over HNLU Raipur. The location factor is the biggest when preferring any NLU.
  • Further preference is RMLNLU Lucknow followed by NLU Odisha. In recent times, NLU Odisha has a lot of preferences compared to RGNUL Patiala and NUALS Kochi. CNLU Patna 
  • Students having their ranks near to 1000 have opted for NUSRL Ranchi. 
  • In the next preference, MNLU Nagpur is chosen followed by DSNLU Visakhapatnam.
  • Further preferred colleges are NLUJA Assam followed by TNNLS Trichy and HPNLU Shimla.
  • DDNLU Jabalpur has begun its academic from 2019-20 and this is preferred over MNLU Aurangabad
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CLAT 2019 Gender Ratios

In 2019, a total of 2391 candidates were allotted seats in first seat allotment. Out of these, 1333 are male and1058 are female candidates. In other words, 55.75% of the candidates allotted seats in the first list are males. There are few NLUs in which seats for boys are higher than the seats for girls. But, some NLUs provide a fair ratio of seats in between Males and Females.

NLU No. of boys No. of girls Gender of the highest rank
NLSIU 50 25 Male
NALSAR 65 43 Male
NLIU 56 46 Male
WBNUJS 67 36 Female
NLUJ 60 44 Male
HNLU 86 74 Male
GNLU 88 68 Female
RMLNLU 85 75 Male
RGNUL 107 68 Male
CNLU 77 43 Male
NUALS 33 27 Female
NLUO 88 71 Female
NUSRL 69 51 Male
NLUJAA 31 26 Female
DSNLU 47 61 Female
TNNLS 46 68 Female
MNLU Mumbai 59 41 Male
MNLU Nagpur 64 46 Male
MNLU Aurangabad 31 29 Female
HPNLU 69 51 Male
DNLU 55 65 Female
TOTAL 1,333 1,058 2,391


When will the CLAT 2021 result be declared?

As the exam is scheduled to be held in the month of May 2021, the CLAT Result will be declared tentatively in 4th week of May 2020. Candidates can check the result from the official website.

How to check CLAT 2021 Result PDF?

Students can follow the steps given below in order to know how to check the CLAT Result 2021.

  • Visit the official website of CLAT
  • On the Home page, click on "Click Here" tab.
  • Enter your Registration Number & Password in the login window.
  • Click on the "Submit" button
  • Now, a new page will shoot open viewing the results & the scorecard
  • Candidates can save and download the scorecard

What are the details mentioned on the CLAT Scorecard 2021?

The following details are mentioned on the CLAT Scirecard 2021.

  • Name: Name of the student who has given the test
  • Roll Number: the roll number that is allocated to the student
  • Date of Birth: the candidate's date of birth is mentioned
  • All India Rank: the candidate's overall rank across India
  • All India Category Rank: Ranking of candidate belonging respective category like General, SC, etc.
  • NRI Rank (students who had applied under NRI Quota)
  • NRI Sponsored Rank (for the students who had applied under NRI Sponsored Quota)

What is the counseling fee for CLAT? 

The Counseling Fee for CLAT Exam that candidates have to deposit is INR 50000 which will be adjusted in the Admission Fee afterward in the allocated NLU.

If I do not take admission, will my fee be refunded? 

The candidates must know that there will be no refund of the counseling fee once the last date of withdrawal date has passed. The students who had withdrawn up their seats to a date that is defined by officials will be refunded after the deduction of INR10,000 from the counseling fee of CLAT 

Is there any waiting list for the counseling of CLAT? 

A list of waitlisted students will be released with the Provisional Allotment List, from the first 2500 applicants who undertook the counseling once they had remitted the payment. The officials will select the aspirants from different categories and form a list both from the All India and State (Domicile) category of applicants. 

Can I change my preferred NLU? 

The candidate can only choose it once and once selected, it will be considered as final. In case a candidate has sent final applications, the last application will be taken as the final one.




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