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CLAT 2022 Participating Colleges

Updated By Anmol Arora on 06 Jun, 2022 00:36

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CLAT 2022 Participating Colleges

CLAT 2022 is conducted for admission of law aspirants into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. The result of CLAT 2022 will be announced after the exam has been conducted. Candidates must note that there are various CLAT 2022 participating institutes including National Law Universities (NLUs), and some private colleges/institutions where law aspirants can apply for admission.

Candidates appearing for CLAT 2022 should know that on the basis of their score/rank in CLAT 2022, 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.

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Important Points to Remember about CLAT Participating Colleges

Some of the important points that candidates must know with context to participating colleges of CLAT 2022 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 others.

  • 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 2022 Participating Institutes

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

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)

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CLAT 2022 participating NLUs offering integrated LLB programmes

A total of 22 NLUs will participate in CLAT UG 2022 and accept the entrance scores of the candidates for admission to various law programmes. Tabulated below is the list of NLUs granting admission to CLAT UG 2022 qualified candidates.

NLU

CLAT Seats

All India Seats

State Quota

(Domicile and Category) 

NLSIU, Bangalore

180

180

N/A

National Academy of Legal Studies & Research, Hyderabad

132

99

25%

NLIU Bhopal

120

60

50%

NLU Jodhpur

104

104

N/A

Hidayatullah National law University, Raipur

170

85

50%

Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University

169

81

52%

NLU Gujarat

172

129

25%

West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata

132

91

36%

NLU Odisha

180

135

25%

Chanakya National Law University, Patna

138

69

66%

Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

180

162

10%

National Law University & Judicial Academy, Guwahati

60

31

48%

National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

60

29

49%

National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi

120

60

50%

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam

120

54

55%

Tamil Nadu National Law School, Trichy

120

60

50%

Dr. BR Ambedkar National Law University

120

90

25%

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)

120

60

50%

Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

120

90

25%

Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

150

55

63%

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

120

45

62%

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad

60

23

62%

Total

2847

1792

CLAT 2022 participating NLUs offering integrated LLM programmes

There are a total of 20 NLUs which offer LLM programmes to the students in different law specialisations through the CLAT PG entrance examination. The list of the NLUs is mentioned below.

NLU offering LLM Programmes

Seat Availability for LLM Programme

NLSIU Bangalore

75

NALSAR Hyderabad

66

NLIU Bhopal

60

WBNUJS Kolkata

58

NLU Jodhpur

50

HNLU Raipur

60

GNLU Gandhinagar

57

RMLNLU Lucknow

24

RGNLU Punjab

40

NUALS Kochi

60

NLUO Odisha

36

NUSRL Ranchi

40

NLUJA Assam

40

DSNLU Vishakhapatnam

69

TNNLU Tiruchirappalli

18

MNLU Mumbai

50

MNLU Nagpur

60

HPNLU Shimla

80

MPDNLU

50

MNLU Aurangabad

60

Total

1053

Note: CNLU Patna & NLU Delhi conduct separate law entrance tests (AILET) for LLM admission. Only one NLU, Dr. BR Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat does not offer an LLM programme.

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) Accepting CLAT 2022 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

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FAQs about CLAT Participating Colleges

Which National Law University (NLU) has the biggest campus?

Among all the NLUs, the National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) has the biggest campus.

How many LLM seats are offered at NLU Jodhpur?

The National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) provides 80 seats for LLM admissions.

What is the seat intake of NLSIU?

The seat intake of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) for BA LLB is 120 and that of LLM is 50.

How many BA LLB seats are available at NALSAR?

The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) offers a total of 105 seats for the course of BA LLB.

Where are all the NLU campuses located?

The 23 NLU campuses are located in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jodhpur, Delhi, Kolkata, Bhopal, Gandhinagar, Raipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Patiala, Cuttack, Patna, Ranchi, Guwahati, Visakhapatnam, Tiruchirappalli, Mumbai, Nagpur, Shimla, Aurangabad, Jabalpur, and Sonepat.

Is the cutoff of every CLAT participating college the same?

No, the cutoff score for every CLAT participating college varies from each other.

Can I select a college for admission through CLAT?

Candidates who apply for CLAT are given the option to give the preference of their desired college while filling the application form. However, this option is available only for the 22 NLUs and not the other participating colleges of CLAT.

Do all NLUs participate in CLAT?

No, NLU Delhi does not participate in CLAT. It conducts its own entrance exam called AILET.

Do private law colleges accept CLAT?

Yes, almost all the leading private law colleges accept CLAT for their admission process.

How many colleges participate in CLAT?

Many law colleges accept CLAT for admissions but 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) are the official participating colleges of CLAT.

Which are the top institutes that accept CLAT score?

National Law Universities (NLUs) are the top institutions that accept CLAT scores for granting admissions. Other than this, there are many private universities and colleges that consider CLAT score for law admissions. Some of the top names include: GGSIPU Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada Alliance University, Bangalore Institute of Law (Nimra University), Ahmedabad Uttaranchal University, Dehradun ICFAI Deemed University, Tripura Vivekananda Global Deemed University, Jaipur Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat Asian Law College, Noida

Which are the colleges that accept CLAT score?

A total number of 21 National Law Universities (NLUs) accept CLAT 2019 scores for granting admissions. Other than this, there are many private universities and colleges that consider CLAT score for law admissions. Some of the popular names include: Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada Alliance University, Bangalore Institute of Law (Nimra University), Ahmedabad Uttaranchal University, Dehradun ICFAI Deemed University, Tripura Vivekananda Global Deemed University, Jaipur Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat Asian Law College, Noida

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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