List of NLUs for Rank between 1-1000 in CLAT 2024


Updated On: December 03, 2023 04:59 pm IST | CLAT

Are you looking for NLUs that offer admission to candidates from CLAT Rank 1 to 1000? If yes, check out the list of NLUs that accept CLAT Rank between 1 and 1000 here!

List of NLUs for Rank between 1-1000 in CLAT

The CLAT 2024 exam will be conducted by the Consortium of the NLUs on December 03, 2023,  in offline mode.If you have scored a rank between 1-1000 then you must check out this article to know which top NLUs accept candidates with a CLAT 2024 rank between 1-1000. Candidates must also check the CLAT 2024 Toppers list to get to know which candidate scored the highest marks.

CLAT is one of the toughest and most popular law entrance exams in India. It is not easy for candidates to acquire a good CLAT score or rank in the CLAT exam. Students who manage to obtain a CLAT rank between 1-1000 have a 100% chance of securing a spot in the top NLUs. The top 5 law colleges in India according to the NIRF rankings are:

  • NLSIU Bengaluru
  • NLU Delhi
  • NALSAR University of Law

CLAT is a national-level law entrance examination that is conducted every year by the Consortium of the NLUs (National Law Universities). 22 NLUs except NLU Delhi are participating in the CLAT 2024 UG exam and 21 NLUs are offering the LL.M course to the students. For CLAT 2024, a total of 3241 seats are available in undergraduate law programmes and around 1248 seats are available for the LLM programmes. This time around 1 lakh candidates have shown interest in appearing in the CLAT exam. The NLUs have limited seats and the competition to get a seat in one of the NLUs is huge. 

Candidates who will secure a rank between 1 to 1000 in CLAT 2024 will be offered admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law courses provided by the best NLUs and Non-NLUs in India. These students will easily meet the CLAT 2024 cutoff released by different NLUs. They will also get into the top NLUs that have higher cutoff scores. The students who will clear the cutoff can participate in the CLAT 2024 counselling process. We have also composed a list of private colleges and NLUs for Ranks between 1-1000 in CLAT 2024. Keep scrolling to explore your possible college options.

List of NLUs for CLAT Rank 1- 1000

The NLUs that accept students for CLAT rank between 1-1000 are as follows:

National Law Universities

Expected Closing Rank (General Category, All India)Closing Marks (General Category, All India)

Course Name

Course Fee (Annual)

NLSIU Bangalore


INR 2,62,000 (UG)

 INR 1,89,500 (PG)

WBNUJS Kolkata

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,52,000 (UG)

INR 1,75,000 (PG)

NALSAR Hyderabad

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,27,000 (UG)

INR 1,55,000 (PG)

NLIU Bhopal

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,48,750 (UG)

INR 2,14,750 (PG)

NLU Jodhpur


INR 1,44,000 (UG)

INR 1,14,000 (PG)

GNLU, Gandhinagar36693

INR 2,37,000 (UG)

INR 2,07,000 (PG)

HNLU, Raipur


  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,00,000 (UG)

INR 1,50,000 (PG)

RGNLU Patiala

  • BA LLB (Hons)
  • LLM

INR 8,30,000 (UG)

INR 1,27,000


RMLNLU Lucknow

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 1,19,000 (UG)

INR 79,000 (PG)

MNLU Mumbai

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 3,07,000 (UG)

INR 2,26,000 (PG)

MNLU Nagpur

  • BA LLB(Hons)
  • LLM

INR 1,76,000 (UG)

INR 2,36,000 (PG)

Also Read: Colleges Offering Admission in Law Courses Based on Class 12 Marks

Popular Private Colleges for CLAT Rank 1- 1000

The list of popular private colleges that accept CLAT rank between 1-1000 are as follows:

College Name


Course Fee (Annual)

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara

  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,40,000

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) University, Dehradun

  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • B.Com LLB (Hons.)
  • B.Tech LLB
  • LLB
  • LLM

INR 2,08,000 to INR 3,30,000

Sanskriti University, Mathura

  • B.Com LLB
  • BA LLB

INR 60,000

Sushant University (Erstwhile Ansal University), Gurugram

  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • LLB (Hons.)
  • LLM

INR 1,65,000 to INR 1,78,000

Sharda University, Greater Noida

  • BA LLB
  • LLM

INR 1,50,000 to INR 1,67,000

NIMS University, Jaipur

  • BA LLB
  • LLB
  • LLM

INR 52,000 to INR 80,000

Amity University, Lucknow

  • BA LLB
  • B.Com LLB
  • LLM
  • LLB

INR 70,000 to INR 1,88,000

Mody University, Sikar

  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • B.Com LLB (Hons.)
  • LLB
  • LLM

INR 80,000 to INR 1,65,000

SRM University, Delhi NCR

  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • LLB (Hons.)
  • LLM

INR 99,000 to INR 1,88,000

Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur

  • BA LLB
  • LLB
  • LLM

INR 40,000 to INR 1,05,000

The colleges listed above were only a few institutes that accept CLAT rank between 1-1000. Numerous other colleges offer admission based on the CLAT 2024 scores.

CLAT Cutoff for Different NLUs

Candidates who have appeared for the CLAT 2024 exam need to understand the cutoff scores required to get a chance into one of the National Law Universities. The cutoff scores are, however, different for different NLUs. The top NLUs like NLSIU Bangalore, NALSAR Hyderabad, NLU Jodhpur and WBNUJS Kolkata will have higher cutoffs as compared to the less popular NLUs. Presented below are the links to the detailed analysis of the previous years' CLAT cutoff scores.

Also Read:

Admission to Law Colleges Despite Low Rank in CLAT

Private Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores

Popular private institutes such as LPU, UPES, Sharda University, NIMS University, Mody University, and SRM University also offer either full or partial law scholarships to students who have secured CLAT ranks between 1-1000.

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Which are the top 3 NLUs that offer admission for CLAT Rank between 1 to 1000?

The top 3 NLUs that offer admission for CLAT Rank between 1 to 1000 are NLSIU, Bengaluru, NALSAR, Hyderabad and NUJS, Kolkata. Some other NLUs that offer admission to candidates with 1 to 1000 CLAT Ranks are HNLU, Raipur, RMLNLU, Lucknow, NLIU, Bhopal, GNLU, Gandhinagar, RMLNLU, Lucknow etc.

Does NLU Jodhpur provide admission for CLAT Rank between 1 to 1000?

Yes, NLU Jodhpur offers admission if a candidate has secured a rank between 1 to 1000. The closing cutoff rank at NLU Jodhpur is usually around 343-376.

Which National Law Universities offer admission for CLAT Rank more than 1000?

The National Law Universities that can be considered for CLAT Rank more than 1000 are NLUJAA, Guwahati, DSNLU, Vizag, TNNLU, Tiruchirappalli, MNLU, Nagpur, MNLU, Aurangabad, NLUO, Cuttack, NUSRL, Ranchi etc.

Can I secure admission in RMLNLU Lucknow with a CLAT Rank between 1 to 1000?

Yes, RMLNLU Lucknow offers admission to candidates who have secured a CLAT Rank between 1 to 1000. The closing cutoff rank of the college generally is around 627-668.

Do private law colleges offer admission for CLAT Rank between 1-1000?

Yes, private law colleges such as LPU, UPES, Sharda University, NIMS University, Mody University, SRM University not only offer admission but also provide partial or full scholarship to students with CLAT Rank between 1-1000.

Are CLAT exams competitive?

Yes, the CLAT exam is a very competitive exam as almost 70,000 candidates appear for the exam every year. To get into a top-ranked NLU, law aspirants have to score good marks. Someone scoring between 1-1000 in CLAT 2023 can easily get into one of the top-ranked NLU (National Law University).

Which is the best NLU to get into with a 1-1000 rank in CLAT 2023?

One of the best NLUs the students prefer with a rank between 1-1000 is NLSIU, Bangalore. Candidates with Rank 1 opt for NLSIU Bangalore and the closing rank in this NLU is 83 as per the last cutoff trend. Other than this, other NLUs like NALSAR and WBNUJs are also great options for studying law. 

With a rank of 1-1000, should I choose NLU Delhi or NALSAR?

According to the NIRF ranking, NLU Delhi is better than NALSAR, Hyderabad. So, those candidates who will rank between 1-1000 can opt for NLU Delhi. Although NALSAR is also a very good law college if you compare the two, you should go for NLU Delhi. A rank within 1-1000 is a very good rank when looking for the best law colleges. 

Is it possible to get into NLU without CLAT?

To secure admission in one of the 22 NLUs (out of the 23 NLUs) in India, it is required for candidates to appear for the CLAT exam. However, for admission to NLU Delhi, candidates do not need to appear for CLAT as a separate law entrance test is conducted known as AILET. Students must take note that NLUs do not offer direct admission to students. It is mandatory to appear for CLAT to get into any one of the NLUs. 

If I am not able to rank between 1-1000, can I get into any one of the NLUs?

There are 22 NLUs that offer admission to law aspirants based on the rank scored by them in the CLAT exam. The top NLUs are however NLSIU, NALSAR and WBNUJS but apart from that candidates can also apply to the other NLUs if they could not score within 1-1000. You need to check the opening and closing ranks of all the NLUs to get an idea of the cutoff scores.

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