CLAT 2021 Participating Colleges

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 24 Nov, 2020 15:49

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CLAT 2021 Participating Colleges

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is one of the most popular law entrance exams conducted in the country. CLAT 2021 is conducted for admission of law aspirants into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. The result of CLAT 2021 will be announced after the exam has been conducted. Candidates must note that there are various CLAT 2021 participating institutes including National Law Universities (NLUs), and some private colleges/institutions where law aspirants can apply for admission.

Candidates appearing in the CLAT 2021 should know that on the basis of their score/rank in CLAT 2021, 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.

Colleges Accepting CLAT 2021 Score and Seat MatrixPrivate Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores

Important Points to Remember about CLAT Participating Colleges

Some of the important points that candidates must know with context to participating colleges of CLAT 2021 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 2021 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)


Private Law Colleges Accepting CLAT Score 2021

Apart from NLUs, there are some private colleges that offer admission to law aspirants on the basis of their CLAT 2021 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 2021 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.

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