CLAT 2020 Participating Colleges 2019

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 26 Aug, 2019 15:54 IST

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CLAT 2020 Participating Colleges

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is one of the most popular law entrance exams conducted in the country. CLAT 2020 is going to be held in May 2020 for admission of law aspirants into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. The result of CLAT 2020 will be announced in the second week of June 2020. Candidates must note that there are various CLAT 2020 participating institutes including National Law Universities (NLUs), and some private colleges/institutions where law aspirants can apply for admission.

Candidates appearing in the CLAT 2020 should know that on the basis of their score/rank in CLAT 2020, they can secure admission in various undergraduate as well as postgraduate law programmes namely, BA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB and LLM offered at participating universities and colleges/institutions. Until now, there are 20 National Law Universities (NLUs) offering admission to deserving law aspirants.

Important Points to Remember about CLAT Participating Colleges

Some of the important points that candidates must know with context to participating colleges of CLAT 2020 are mentioned below:

  • Before selecting a particular college, it is very essential for a candidate to know everything about CLAT participating colleges/institutes.

  • Candidates must also know the cut-off, eligibility criteria and selection process of that particular college/institute where they've applied.

  • The cut-off of every participating institute varies from each other.

  • Candidates must note that different NLUs will have their own selection process to enrol the candidates in the law undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

  • Candidates who fail to turn up for the final admission procedure will automatically lose their candidature.

CLAT 2020 Participating Institutes

The following table mentions the list of participating National Law Universities (NLUs) that accept CLAT scores.

National Law School of India University, Bangalore

National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati

National Law University, Jodhpur

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Chanakya National Law University, Patna

Ram Manohar Lohiya National law University, Lucknow

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)

Private Law Colleges Accepting CLAT Score 2020

Apart from NLUs, there are some private colleges that offer admission to law aspirants on the basis of their CLAT 2020 ranks. The table below mentions the list of such colleges.

Azim Premji University, Bengaluru

Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies (RILS), Bengaluru

Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida

School of Law, The NorthCap University, Gurugram, Haryana

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS] (Deemed to be University), Mumbai

Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur

Asian Law College, Noida

Amity University, Noida

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore

Delhi Institute of Rural Development (D.I.R.D.), Holambi, Delhi

JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus School of Law, Greater Noida

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad

Galgotias University, Greater Noida

Indore Institute of Law, Indore

Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida

Alliance School of Law, Bangalore

Jagannath University, Jaipur

IFIM Law College, Bengaluru

JECRC University, Jaipur

Disha Law College, Raipur

Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat

MATS University, Raipur

Manipal University, Jaipur

Disclaimer: Please note that this list is not exhaustive and it only includes some of the popular private colleges in India that accept CLAT scores.

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) Accepting CLAT 2020 Scores

In addition to colleges and institutions, there are some Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) that accept CLAT scores, which are mentioned below:

  • GAIL India Limited

  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun

  • Oil India Limited


Do CLAT participating institutes have common rules of reservation?
The reservation rules of all NLUs accepting CLAT score are almost similar. However, a separate merit list is released by NLUs after applying the domicile rules/ reservation for home state quota.

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