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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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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.
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 University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MPDNLU)
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.
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National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi
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
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.
Apart from NLUs, there are some private colleges that offer admission to law aspirants on the basis of their CLAT 2022 ranks. The table below mentions the list of such colleges.
Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur
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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.
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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Since the syllabus of AILET and CLAT are almost the same, you can study from the same books for both exams. However, while preparing make sure to solve the last year's question papers, sample papers and mock tests for both the exams separately. It would strengthen your preparation and make you understand both the exams better. Go through the link below to make your preparation easy.
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Among all the NLUs, the National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) has the biggest campus.
The National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) provides 80 seats for LLM admissions.
The seat intake of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) for BA LLB is 120 and that of LLM is 50.
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) offers a total of 105 seats for the course of BA LLB.
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.
No, the cutoff score for every CLAT participating college varies from each other.
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.
No, NLU Delhi does not participate in CLAT. It conducts its own entrance exam called AILET.
Yes, almost all the leading private law colleges accept CLAT for their admission process.
Many law colleges accept CLAT for admissions but 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) are the official participating colleges of CLAT.
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
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
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.