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CLAT Colleges: Check Colleges Accepting CLAT Score


CLAT Colleges: The Common Law Admission Test, commonly known as CLAT, is the entrance exam for admission to undergraduate law programs, like BA-LLB, BBA-LLB, B.Com-LLB, and B.Sc-LLB as well as postgraduate law programs, like LLM, in a number of law colleges across the country. These institutes which offer admissions to law aspirants on the basis of CLAT scores are known as CLAT Colleges. 

According to the complete list of CLAT Colleges, there are as many as 21 National Law Universities (commonly called as NLUs) which accept CLAT score. The score of CLAT is accepted by more than 60 private colleges. A candidate’s CLAT score will determine their admission to the Undergraduates and Postgraduates program in one of these CLAT colleges. CLAT is conducted every year in offline mode. Read this article to find out which are the CLAT score accepting colleges in India.

Latest Update: CLAT 2023 will be held on December 18, 2023.

CLAT Colleges: Participating NLUs

CLAT Score is accepted by various private as well as government institutes. These are 21 NLUs or National Law Universities present across the country where a candidate can get admission to through CLAT. The table also provides an insight on the number of seats available for UG students for the five-year integrated course in the NLUs.

National Law UniversitiesCommonly Known asUG Seat Intake
National Law School of India University, BangaloreNLSIU Bengaluru180
NALSAR University of Law, HyderabadNALSAR Hyderabad132
National Law Institute University, BhopalNLIU Bhopal120
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, KolkataWBNUJS Kolkata132
National Law University, JodhpurNLU Jodhpur104
Hidayatullah National Law University, RaipurHNLU Raipur170
Gujarat National Law University, GandhinagarGNLU Gandhinagar174
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, LucknowRMLNLU Lucknow169
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, PunjabRGNUL Punjab180
Chanakya National Law University, PatnaCNLU Patna138
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, KochiNUALS Kochi60
National Law University, Cuttack, OdishaNLUO Odisha180
National University of Study and Research in Law, RanchiNUSRL Ranchi120
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati, AssamNLUJA Assam60
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, VisakhapatnamDSNLU Visakhapatnam120
Tamil Nadu National Law University, TiruchirappalliTNNLU Tiruchirappalli120
Maharashtra National Law University, MumbaiMNLU Mumbai150
Maharashtra National Law University, NagpurMNLU Nagpur120
Maharashtra National Law University, AurangabadMNLU Aurangabad60
Himachal Pradesh National Law University, ShimlaHPNLU Shimla120
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Rai, Sonepat DBRANLU

State-wise CLAT College

Here is the list of state-wise universities. Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have 2 NLUs while Maharashtra has 3 NLUs.

Andhra PradeshNALSAR Hyderabad
DSNLU Visakhapatnam
AssamNLUJA Assam
BiharCNLU Patna
ChhattisgarhHNLU Raipur
GujaratGNLU Gandhinagar
Haryana DBRANLU Sonepat
Himachal PradeshHPNLU Shimla
JharkhandNUSRL Ranchi
KarnatakaNLSIU Bengaluru
KeralaNUALS Kochi
Madhya PradeshNLIU Bhopal
MPDNLU Jabalpur
MaharashtraMNLU Mumbai
MNLU Nagpur
MNLU Aurangabad
OdishaNLUO Odisha
PunjabRGNUL Punjab
RajasthanNLU Jodhpur
Tamil NaduTNNLU Tiruchirappalli
Uttar PradeshRMLNLU Lucknow
West BengalWBNUJS Kolkata

CLAT Colleges: 1 Year PG-LLM Seats Offered

For 1-year PG-LLM courses, the number of seats in each of the NLUs is tabulated below:

National Law UniversitiesCLAT SEATS
NLSIU Bengaluru50
NALSAR Hyderabad 60
NLIU Bhopal 60
WBNUJS Kolkata
NLU Jodhpur
HNLU Raipur
GNLU Gandhinagar
RMLNLU Lucknow 24
RGNUL Punjab 38
CNLU Patna
NUALS Kochi 60
NLUO Odisha 44
NUSRL Ranchi 40
NLUJA Assam 30
DSNLU Visakhapatnam24
TNNLU Tiruchirappalli18
MNLU Mumbai50
MNLU Nagpur20
HPNLU Shimla20

Private Colleges Affiliated With CLAT

More than 60 colleges participated in accepting the CLAT 2022 score for the admission process. The colleges are listed below:

Name of Law College
Alliance School of Law, Bangalore
Amity University, Noida
APEX University, Jaipur
ARKA Jain University, Jharkhand
Aryans College of Law, Chandigarh
Asian Law College, Noida
Bennett University
BM Law College, Jodhpur
Delhi Institute of Rural Development
Fairfield School of Law, New Delhi
Gitam University
Galgotias University, Greater Noida
GLA University, Mathura
Gujarat Maritime University, Gandhi Nagar
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi
Harlal School of Law, Greater Noida
IFIM Law College, Bengaluru
IMS Unison University, Dehradun
Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak
Indore Institute of Law, Indore
Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad
IPS Academy College of Law, Indore
ITM University, Raipur
Jaipur National University
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus School of Law, Greater Noida
Kalinga University, Raipur
Karnavati University, Gandhinagar
KL Deemed To Be University, Guntur
Uttaranchal University
Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
Maharshi Law School
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur
Manipal University, Jaipur
Mangalayatan University, Jabalpur
Marwadi University, Rajkot
Mewar University,Chittorgarh
MIT World Peace University, Pune
MODY Institute of Science and Technology, New Delhi
Nancy College of Law, Patiala
National Forensic Sciences University, New Delhi
NIMT Institute of Method & Law (NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan), Delhi NCR
Oriental University, Indore
Presidency University, Bangalore
Punjab College of Law, Amritsar
Raffles University, Neemrana
Rashtriya Raksha Academy,
Renaissance Law College, Indore
RNB Global University, Bikaner
Sai University, Chennai
Sanskriti University, Mathura
Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Law, Bareilly
Shyam University, Rajasthan
Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law, Indore
SVKM’S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun
SRM University, Haryana
Techno India University, West Bengal
The ICFAI University, Dehradun
Universal Law College, Chandigarh
UPES, Dehradun
Usha Martin University, Jharkhand

PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) Accepting CLAT scores

There following PSUs accept CLAT scores for recruiting law students at legal advisors.

  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).
  • GAIL India Limited.
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC).
  • THDC India Limited.

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FAQs on CLAT Colleges

Here are some of the frequently asked questions on CLAT colleges:

Q.1: How many NLUs participated in CLAT 2022?
Ans: 21 NLUs participated in CLAT 2022.

Q.2: When will the CLAT 2023 be conducted?
Ans: CLAT 2023 is scheduled for December 18, 2022. 

Q.3: Are there any other options available to get admission in NLUs without CLAT?
Ans: NLU Delhi conducts separate entrance examinations. Candidates can attempt it to get admission to NLU Delhi. Other NLS offers admission through CLAT scores only. 

Q.4: How many seats does NLSIU Bangalore offer for UG admission?
NLSIU Bengaluru offers 180 seats for UG students.

Q.5: Can I get admission to law colleges without CLAT?
Ans: Several universities conduct their own entrance examinations, for example, SLAT.

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