CLAT Cutoff 2020: (Round 1) Opening and Closing Ranks - General, OBC, SC, ST

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyPublished On: October 20, 2020 | CLAT

Get an idea of the CLAT 2020 cutoff by having a look at the expected cut-off 2020. It is important for an individual to quality the CLAT cut off in order to get admission in the desired law college.

CLAT Cutoff Round 1

CLAT 2020 is held every year for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law courses offered by 22 NLUs across the country. The CLAT 2020 cut-off is released by the NLUs after the online declaration of CLAT 2020 results. Several other law colleges of India also accept CLAT scores for shortlisting students for their courses.

CLAT Cut-Off is determined by factors like the number of seats available, number of candidates who appeared in CLAT 2020, a cut-off of the previous year, number of qualifying candidates and the difficulty level of the exam. Candidates who qualify the cut-off will be considered for the further CLAT Admission Process.

CLAT 2020 was held on 28th September 2020 in the centre-based online mode from 2 pm to 4 pm. The exam was reported to be lengthy and Logical Reasoning section was considered to be the easiest. Check the CLAT 2020 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions to get detailed reviews of experts on the law exam of 2020! CLAT 2020 saw a significant change in the CLAT Exam Pattern which is likely to affect the cut-off for this year.

NLU admissions are based on the candidate's CLAT rank and after the CLAT 2020 result announcement, students often look for the CLAT opening and closing ranks. To give an idea of the CLAT 2020 cutoffs to the aspirants, CollegeDekho has provided the expected CLAT Cut-off 2020 and the opening and closing ranks of CLAT 2019 exam. The CLAT 2020 cut-off will be updated here once it is released. Meanwhile, candidates can go through the expected and previous year's cut-off.

CLAT UG Expected Cut Off 2020

As per the expert's analysis and student's feedback, CLAT 2020 was very different than previous years. The exam was lengthy and had lots of passages that took up a large amount of time of the aspirants. Provided below are the estimated opening and closing cut-offs for CLAT 2020.

College Name

Opening Cut-off

Closing Cut-off

Score

Rank

Score

Rank

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

119.5

58120.560

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

114

130

 115

135

National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

107

355

108

395

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata

112

215

113

240

National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)

109

350

111

400

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur

103

555

104

850

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar

106

450

107

510

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMNLU), Lucknow

100

620

102

800

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNLU), Patiala

99

780

100

1050

National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi

99

900

100

1200

Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna

95

900

96

1600

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam

92

1200

93

2500

National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack

97

1050

98

1600

National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi

94

1050

95

2600

National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA), Guwahati

93

1060

94

3500

The TamilNadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli

92

1160

93

3500

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai

105

575

106

1050

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur

91

1200

92

4000

Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Aurangabad

91

1250

92

4000

Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur

90-91-

Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU), Shimla

89-90-

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University (DBRANLU), Sonepat

87-88-

Also Read: Have a Look at the CLAT Cutoff 2020- Round 2

CLAT UG Cut off 2019 – Round 1 Opening and Closing Ranks - General, SC, ST

The category-wise opening and closing ranks of CLAT 2020 for General, SC, ST categories can be checked below -

National Law Universities (NLUs)

General

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Scheduled Caste (ST)

Opening

Closing

Opening

Closing

Opening

Closing

NALSAR Hyderabad

50

120

144

3010

1777

4275

NLSIU Bengaluru

1

54

363

1892

69

1857

WBNUJS Kolkata

82

203

1862

3994

2853

5531

NLIU Bhopal

148

380

3097

4628

5840

6780

HNLU Raipur

329

549

4940

6877

7712

10719

NLU Jodhpur

76

294

2268

4930

4533

6849

RMLNLU Lucknow

342

617

4259

10948

12311

24763

GNLU Gandhinagar

124

417

4984

6791

5569

9640

CNLU Patna

623

949

7313

16834

20349

20349

RGNUL Punjab

442

805

5207

9330

10435

13334

NLUO Cuttack

465

879

6276

9550

9832

17610

MNLU Mumbai

383

462

5734

13378

18152

35981

TNNLS Tiruchirappalli

436

1186

5681

10397

13383

16827

NUSRL Ranchi

688

966

7707

9991

7207

15028

NUALS Kochi

474

880

4891

14281

19528

19528

DSNLU Visakhapatnam

830

1080

20733

22340

20413

33221

MNLU Aurangabad

710

1167

14219

20104

41201

46928

MNLU Nagpur

589

1073

11256

18940

33321

46781

HPNLU Shimla

622

1225

6896

10738

13464

16879

NLUJAA Guwahati

968

1104

12648

28565

21542

41841

DNLU Jabalpur

991

1263

8550

10822

11121

18000

CLAT PG Cutoff 2019 – Round 1 Opening and Closing Rank - PwD, SC, ST

The table provided below gives the CLAT PG 2019 cutoff for other categories. 

National Law Universities (NLUs)

PwD

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Opening

Rank

Closing

Rank

Opening

Rank

Closing

Rank

Opening

Rank

Closing

Rank

NLSIU Bangalore

83

443

115

196

254

404

NALSAR Hyderabad

-

-

118

444

411

567

NLIU Bhopal

551

609

584

643

597

765

WBNUJS Kolkata

624

891

720

965

783

1000

NLU Jodhpur

1643

2052

730

1091

655

1155

HNLU Raipur

1089

2216

1130

1326

1189

1623

GNLU Gandhinagar

1225

1225

640

1408

1177

2126

RMLNLU Lucknow

1040

1040

445

880

4222

4222

RGNLU Patiala

2212

2221

428

1373

2049

2187

HPNLU Shimla

245

245

1202

1202

2700

2700

NUALS Kochi

2467

2484

3338

4189

4079

4079

NLU Odisha Cuttack

2342

2768

1346

1449

1836

2508

NUSRL Ranchi

1628

2593

1454

1470

2719

2719

TNNLS Tiruchirappalli

2165

2165

738

738

2652

2652

DSNLU Visakhapatnam

2587

2587

-

-

-

-

MNLU Mumbai

3138

3158

1110

2224

5303

6292

NLUJAA Guwahati

2879

2904

2306

2422

1354

3667

MNLU Nagpur

2831

2831

2246

2788

5728

5728

Also Read: Analyze the CLAT Cutoff 2020- Round 3

Before choosing an NLU on the basis of CLAT score, candidates must refer to the closing ranks of all the National Law Universities (NLUs) in India. Aspirants can also check out the Rank Predictor of CollegeDekho as it helps in providing a rough idea of the rank that a candidate might score in the exam.

If a candidate is unable to meet the CLAT cut-off, he/she can consider Admission to Law Colleges Despite Low Rank in CLAT. To apply for admission in any law college with CLAT score or without CLAT score, dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form. Our admission experts will be glad to help you out. In case of any queries, write to us on the QnA zone.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for updates!

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FAQs

What should I do if I do not satisfy the CLAT cut-off?

If a candidate does not satisfy the CLAT cut-off, he cannot participate in the counselling process of the exam. However, such candidates can apply in top private law colleges for admission such as Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune, Mansarovar Global University, Sehore, KL University (KLU), Guntur, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai etc.

When do the participating colleges release their CLAT cut-off?

The CLAT cut-off is released by the participating colleges soon after the result declaration. Candidates are required to satisfy the cut-off criteria before proceeding with the further admission process.

Do all NLUs release a separate cut-off?

Each year, every NLU releases a separate cut-off. It is further ramified as per the category of the candidate.

Is CLAT Cutoff different for the General Category and Reserved Category?

Yes, the CLAT cut-off for the General and Reserved Categories are different. The reserved category candidates have lower CLAT cut-off as compared to the general category candidates.

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